HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Summer , 2000  

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Non-traditional risk factors for coronary heart disease incidence among persons with diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study Ann Intern Med  
Do triglycerides provide meaningful information about heart disease risk? Arch Int Med  
Exercise and weight loss reduce blood pressure in women with mild hypertension Arch Int Med  
Angiotensin II receptor blockers: Equal or preferred substitutes for ACE inhibitors? Arch Int Med  
Cocaine and Buerger disease: Is there a pathogenetic association? Arch Int Med  
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty versus medical treatment for non-acute coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Br Med J  
Low grade inflammation and coronary heart disease: prospective study and updated meta-analyses Br Med J  
Thiazolidinediones for type 2 diabetes Br Med J  
Determination of who may derive most benefit from aspirin in primary prevention: subgroup results from a randomised controlled trial Br Med J  
Orlistat associated with hypertension Br Med J  
Morbidity and mortality in patients randomized to double-blind treatment with a long-acting calcium channel blocker or diuretic in the International GITS Study (INSIGHT) Lancet  
Randomized trial of effects of calcium channel antagonists compared with diuretics and beta-blockers on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertension: the NORDIL study Lancet  
Activating mineralocorticoid receptor mutation in hypertension exacerbated by pregnancy Science  
Long-sterm safety of hepatic hydroxymethyl glutaryl (HMG) coenzyme A reductase inhibitors: the role of metabolism - monograph for physicians Arch Int Med  
The role of hormone replacement therapy in the prevention of postmenopausal heart disease Arch Int Med  
Association of systolic blood pressure with macrovascular and microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 36): prospective observational study Br Med J  
UK magement guidelines for erectile dysfunction Br Med J  
Herpesvirus infection accelerates atherosclerosis in the apolipoprotein E deficient mouse Circulation  
Effect of dietary patterns on serum homocysteine: results of a randomized, controlled feeding study Circulation  
Cost-effectiveness of treating hyperlipidemia in the presence of diabetes: who should be treated? Circulation  
Infections, immunity, and atherosclerosis: Associations of antibodies to pathogens and immune reactions to heat-shock protein 60 and carotic and femoral atherosclerosis Circulation  
Differential effects of beta-blockers in patients with heart failure: A prospective, randomized double-blind comparison of the long-term effects of metoprolol versus carvedilol Circulation  
Effect of plasma homocysteine concentration on early and late events in patients with acute coronary syndromes Circulation  
Health risks associated with cigar smoking J Am Med Assoc  
Glucose challenge stimulates reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation by leucocytes J Clin Endocr Metab  
Serum uric acid, diuretic treatment, and risk of cardiovascular events in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program J Hypertens  
Dihydropyridine calcium antagonists and renal function in hypertensive renal kidney transplant recipients J Hypertens  
Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy by lisinopril after renal transplantation: role of ACE gene polymorphism Kidney Int  
Evaluation of duplex ultrasound and captopril renography for detection of renovascular hypertension Kidney Int  
Relationship between weight at birth and number and size of renal glomeruli in humans: A histomorphometric study Kidney Int  
Comparison of vasopeptidase inhibitor, omapatrilat and lisinopril on exercise tolerance and morbidity in patients with heart failure: IMPRESS randomized trial Lancet  
Rate of heart failure and 1-year survival for older people receiving low-dose beta-blocker therapy after myocardial infarction Lancet  
Effects of estrogen replacement on the progression of coronary artery atherosclerosis N Engl J Med  
Pravastatin therapy and the risk of stroke N Engl J Med  
Dynamic renal function testing by compartmental analysis: assessment of renal functional reserve in essential hypertension Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Riboflavin deficiency and preeclampsia Obstet Gynecol  
Press Release: World leaders in cardiology meet to discuss potential cardiovascular benefits of chocolate Press Release  
Spoonful of cinnamon may help diabetics Reuters Health  
Review: Update in cardiology Ann Intern Med  
Types of alcohol consumed and mortality from all causes, coronary heart disease, and cancer Ann Intern Med  
Renal insufficiency should not preclude the use of ACE inhibitors for patients with myocardial infarction and depressed left ventricular function Arch Int Med  
Changes in diet, weight, and serum lipid levels associated with Olestra consumption Arch Int Med  
Sensitivity of diagnostic and localization tests for pheochromocytoma in clinical practice Arch Int Med  
Dietary nutrients and blood pressure in urban minority adolescents at risk for hypertension Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med  
Prolonged cholestasis associated with irbesartan Br Med J  
Periodontal disease and coronary heart disease risk J Am Med Assoc  
Aldosterone modulates plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and glomerulosclerosis in vivo Kidney Int  
Effects of current smoking and smoking discontinuation on renal function and proteinuria in the general population Kidney Int  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Efficacy of tissue plasminogen activator administration on patency of hemodialysis access catheters Am J Kidney Dis  
Ultrafiltration profiling and measurement of relative blood volume as strategies to reduce hemodialysis-related side effects Am J Kidney Dis  
Natural history of arteriovenous grafts in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Timing of nephrology referral: influence on mortality and morbidity Am J Kidney Dis  
Safety and efficacy of iron sucrose in patients sensitive to iron dextran: North American Clinical Trial Am J Kidney Dis  
Plasma exchange for the removal of digoxin-specific antibody fragments in renal failure: timing is important for maximizing clearance Am J Kidney Dis  
Failure to develop HIV infection after receipt of HIV-contaminated blood and postexposure prophylaxis Ann Intern Med  
Epidemiology of the restless leg syndrome in adults Arch Intern Med  
Minimizing hemodialysis vascular access trauma with an improved needle design J Am Soc Nephrol  
Increased risk of hip fracture among patients with end-stage renal disease Kidney Int  
Comparing different methods of assessing body composition in end- stage renal failure Kidney Int  
A calcimimetic agent lowers plasma parathyroid hormone levels in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism Kidney Int  
Peritoneal dialysis adequacy and risk of death Kidney Int  
Fungal peritonitis in children receiving peritoneal dialysis: A report of the NAPRTCS Kidney Int  
Effect of different doses of continuous veno-venous hemofiltration on outcomes of acute renal failure: a prospective randomised trial Lancet  
Insufficient penetration of vancomycin into the PermCath lumen Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Randomized trial of high-flux vs. low-flux hemodialysis: effects on homocysteine and lipids Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Extended daily dialysis: A new approach to renal replacement of acute renal failure in the intensive care unit Am J Kidney Dis  
High creatinine excretion ratio predicts a good outcome in peritoneal dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Isothermic hemodialysis and ultrafiltration Am J Kidney Dis  
Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in reduced serum albumin concentrations in patietns with end-stage renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Length of stay and costs for hospitalized hemodialyssis patients: nephrologists versus internists J Am Soc Nephrol  
Energy transfer is the single most important factor for the difference in vascular response between isolated ultrafiltration and hemodialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Food restriction prevents advanced glycation end product accumulation and retards kidney aging in lean rats J Am Soc Nephrol  
Insulin restores neuronal nitric oxide synthase expression and function that it lost in diabetic gastropathy J Clin Invest  
HCFA denies payment for outpatient vascular procedures Nephrol Listserve  
Use of locked-in antibiotic to treat an unusual gram-negative hemodialysis catheter infection Nephron  
Persitent contamination of fabric-covered furniture by vancomycin- resistant enterococci: implications for upholstery selection in hospitals Am J Infect Control  
Intermittent doxercalciferol (1-alpha-hydroxyvitamin D2) therapy for secondary hyperparathyroidism Am J Kidney Dis  
Low-functioning hemodialysis patients improve with exercise training Am J Kidney Dis  
Lead content of calcium supplements J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of hemoglobin levels in hemodialysis patients with asymptomatic cardiomyopathy Kidney Int  
Chronic metabolic acidosis in azotemia rats on a high-phosphate diet halts the progression of renal disease Kidney Int  
Total nitric oxide production is low in patients with chronic renal disease Kidney Int  
Effect of growth hormone treatment on the adult height of children with chronic renal failure N Engl J Med  
Effect of high-flux dialysis on the anemia of hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effects of hemoglobin normalization on quality of life and cardiovascular parameters in end-stage renal failure Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Vitamin B6 supplementation can improve peripheral neuropathy in patients with chronic renal failure on high-flux hemodialysis and human recombinant erythropoietin Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Effect of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition on renal function in elderly persons receiving a low-salt diet: A randomized, controlled trial Ann Intern Med  
Prophylactic antithrombotic therapy for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with or without antiphospholipid antibodies Arch Int Med  
Rapid diagnosis of genitourinary tuberculosis by polymerase chain reaction and non-radioactive DNA hybridization J Urol  
A prospective randomized trial of three different sizes of core-cutting needle for renal transplant biopsy Kidney Int  
Prevention of radiocontrast induced reductions in renal function by acetylcysteine N Engl J Med  
NIH announces new clinical trials of promising transplant therapy for diabetes (Edmonton islet cell transplantation protocol) NIH-NIDDK Press Release  
Withdrawal of steroids from triple-drug therapy in kidney transplant patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Long-term prevention of renal insufficiency and mesangial matrix expansion by treatment of diabetic mice with monoclonal anti-transforming growth factor-beta antibody Proc Natl Acad Sci USA  
Review: Update in general internal medicine Ann Intern Med  
Where's the beef? The role of cross-contamination in four chain restaurant-associated outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in the Pacific Northwest Arch Int Med  
Sex inequality in kidney transplantation rates Arch Int Med  
Is laparoscopic donor nephrectomy the new criterion standard? Arch Surg  
Association of glycemia with macrovascular and microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 35): prospective observational study Br Med J  
Nephrolithiasis associated with the ketogenic diet J Urol  
Emergence of ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus disease among recipients of solid-organ transplants Lancet  
Hyponatremia associated with lamotrigine in cranial diabetes insipidus Lancet  
Treatment of severe systemic lupus erythematosus with high-dose chemotherapy and hemopoietic stem-cell transplantation: a phase I study Lancet  
Nondirected donation of kidneys from living donors N Engl J Med  
Permanent life support by kidneys perfused with a vitrifiable (7.6 molar) cryprotectant solution Transplantation  
Effects of dietary fat on the urinary risk factors of calcium stone disease Urology  
Highly active antiretroviral therapy improves survival of HIV- infected hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Prospective study of urinalysis abnormalities in HIV-positive individuals treated with indinavir Am J Kidney Dis  
Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality among women with end-stage renal disease attributable to lupus nephritis Am J Kidney Dis  
height="12" border="0"> Hyponatremia associated with quinupristin-dalfopristin Ann Intern Med  
Diagnosis and treatment of chronic abacterial prostatitis: A systematic review Ann Intern Med  
Outpatient urine culture: Does collection technique matter? Arch Int Med  
The potential clinical and economic benefits of silver alloy urinary catheters in preventing urinary tract infection Arch Int Med  
Editorial: Infection in xenotransplantation Br Med J  
Review: Liver involvement in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Explained and unexplained heart disease risk after renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Review: Advanced glycation and lipoxidation end products: Role of reactive carbonyl compounds generated during carbohydrate and lipid metabolism J Am Soc Nephrol  
Type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy show structural - functional relationships that are similar to type 1 disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Reassessing the efficacy of the dornier MFL-5000 lithotriptor J Urol  
Evaluation of the urologic complications of living-related renal transplantation at a single center during the last 10 years: Impact of the double-J stent J Urol  
Cohort study of the treatment of severe HIV-associated nephropathy with corticosteroids Kidney Int  
Regression of metastatic renal cell carcinoma after nonmyeloablative allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation N Engl J Med  
Letter: Response to hyponatremia review article by Adrogue and Madias N Engl J Med  
Immunoadsorption onto protein A induces remission in severe systemic lupus erythematosus Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Sonographic pattern of recessive polycystic kidney disease in young adults. Differences from the dominant form Nephrol Dial Transplant  
African American renal transplant recipients experience decreased risk of death due to infection: possible implications for immunosuppressive strategies Transplantation  

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