HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Summer , 2002  

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Ethnicity and unprovoked hypokalemia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Am J Hypertens  
Multi-year follow-up of abciximab therapy in three randomized, placebo-controlled trials of percutaneous coronary revascularization Am J Med  
Effect of 6-month adherence to a very low carbohydrate diet program Am J Med  
Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of once-daily niacin for the treatment of dyslipidemia associated with type 2 diabetes Arch Int Med  
Dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure in overweight US men and women Arch Int Med  
Vitamin supplement use in a low-risk population of US male physicians and subsequent cardiovascular mortality Arch Int Med  
Successful blood pressure control in the African American study of kidney disease and hypertension Arch Int Med  
Allopurinol improves endothelial dysfunction in chronic heart failure Circulation  
Cross-reactivity of anti-cagA antibodies with vascular wall antigens: possible link between Helicobacter pylori infection and atherosclerosis Circulation  
Cardiorespiratory fitness and C-reative protein among a tri- ethnic sample of women Circulation  
B-type natriuretic peptide and clinical judgment in emergency diagnosis of heart failure:analysis from breathing not properly (bnp) multinational study Circulation  
Effect of Orlistat in overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin Diabetes Care  
Amiloride, a specific drug for hypertension in Black people with T594 variant? Hypertension  
Effect of pravastatin on proteinuria in patients with well-controlled hypertension Hypertension  
Aldosterone breakthrough during angiotensin II receptor antagonist therapy in stroke-prone hypertensive rats Hypertension  
Long-term, dose-dependent effects of spironolactone on left ventricular function and exercise tolerance in patients with chronic heart failure J Am Coll Cardiol  
U-curve relationship between orthostatic blood pressure change and silent cerebrovascular disease in elderly hypertensives: Orthostatic hypertension as a new risk factor J Am Coll Cardiol  
Cardiovascular disease outcomes during 6.8 years of hormone therapy: Heart and estrogen/progestin replacement study follow-up (HERS II) J Am Med Assoc  
The continuing unethical conduct of underpowered clinical trials J Am Med Assoc  
Adherence with statin therapy in elderly patients with and without acute coronary syndromes J Am Med Assoc  
Hypertensive nephrosclerosis in African Americans versus Caucasians Kidney Int  
MRC/BHF heart protection study of cholesterol lowering with simvastatin in 20,536 high-risk individuals: a randomised placebo- controlled trial Lancet  
Aspirin and coumadin after acute coronary syndromes: (the ASPECT-2 study): a randomized controlled trial Lancet  
Widespread coronary inflammation in unstable angina N Engl J Med  
Toll-like receptor 4 polymorphisms and atherogenesis N Engl J Med  
Rapid measurement of b-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure N Engl J Med  
The effect of magnesium supplementation on blood pressure: a meta- analysis of randomized clinical trials Am J Hypertens  
Prognostic application of arterial stiffness: task forces Am J Hypertens  
Ethnic differences in electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study Am J Hypertens  
Eplerenone, a selective aldosterone blocker, in mild-to-moderate hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Recent developments: Management of chronic heart failure Br Med J  
Comparison of acceptability of and preferences for different methods of measuring blood pressure in primary care Br Med J  
Comparison of agreement between different measures of blood pressure in primary care and daytime ambulatory blood pressure Br Med J  
Influence of lipid-lowering therapy on the progression of coronary artery calcification: A prospective evaluation Circulation  
Aspirin plus coumarin versus aspirin alone in the prevention of reocclusion after fibrinolysis for acute myocardial infarction Circulation  
Distinct renal injury in early atherosclerosis and renovascular disease Circulation  
Effect of rosiglitazone treatment on nontraditional markers of cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Circulation  
Elevated plasma aldosterone levels despite complete inhibition of the vascular angiotensin-converting enzyme in chronic heart failure Circulation  
Association of Chlamydia pneumoniae with coronary artery disease and its progression is dependent on the modifying effect of mannose-binding lectin Circulation  
Microalbuminuria reduction with valsartan in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A blood pressure-independent effect Circulation  
Efficacy of eplerenone added to renin-angiotensin blockade in hypertensive patients Hypertension  
Renal perfusion in blacks: Alterations caused by insuppressibility of intrarenal renin with salt Hypertension  
Effect of homocysteine-lowering therapy with folic acid, vitamin B12, and vitamin B6 on clinical outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention J Am Med Assoc  
Obesity and the risk of heart hailure N Engl J Med  
Optimal dose of losartan for renoprotection in diabetic nephropathy Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Reduced bone mass in children with idiopathic hypercalciuria and in their asymptomatic mothers Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Excess dietary glucose alters renal function before increasing arterial pressure and inducing insulin resistance Am J Hypertens  
The relationship of waist circumference to blood pressure: the Olivetti heart study Am J Hypertens  
Patient survival after renal transplantation III: The effects of statins Am J Kidney Dis  
Relationship of antihypertensive treatment regimens and change in blood pressure to risk for heart failure in hypertensive patients randomly assigned to doxazosin or chlorthalidone Ann Intern Med  
Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism is associated with vulnerability to alcoholic cardiomyopathy Ann Intern Med  
Overweight and obesity as determinants of cardiovascular risk: The Framingham experience Arch Int Med  
Utility of Captopril renal scans for detecting renal artery stenosis Arch Intern Med  
Systematic review of long term effects of advice to reduce dietary salt Brit Med J  
Identification of genetic variants in endothelial lipase in persons with elevated high-density lipoprotein cholesterol Circulation  
Oxidation but not atherosclerosis: The vitamin E atherosclerosis prevention study Circulation  
Dose response of almonds on coronary heart disease risk factors: Blood lipids, oxidized low-density lipoproteins, lipoprotein(a), homocysteine, and pulmonary nitric oxide Circulation  
Simvastatin lowers C-reactive protein within 14 days: An effect independent of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol reduction Circulation  
Noninvasive study of endothelial function in white coat hypertension Hypertension  
Neonatal blood pressure and salt taste responsiveness Hypertension  
Marked bradykinin-induced tissue plasminogen activator release in patients with heart failure maintained on long-term angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitor therapy J Am Coll Cardiol  
Plasma natriuretic peptides for community screening for left ventricular hypertrophy and systolic dysfunction J Am Med Assoc  
Risk of new-onset diabetes in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension study J Hypertens  
Alpha-adducin Gly460Trp polymorphism, left ventricular mass and plasma renin activity J Hypertens  
Influence of smoking and obesity on the development of proteinuria Kidney Int  
Effects of losartan and captopril on mortality and morbidity in high- risk patients after acute myocardial infarction: the OPTIMAAL randomised trial Lancet  
Increase in nocturnal blood pressure and progression to microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetes N Engl J Med  
Walking compared with vigorous exercise for the prevention of cardiovascular events in women N Engl J Med  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Outcome of peritoneal dialysis in cirrhotic patients with chronic renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
Once-weekly compared with three-times-weekly subcutaneous epoetin: Results from a randomized, multicenter, therapeutic-equivalence study Am J Kidney Dis  
An analysis of dialysis training in the United States and Canada Am J Kidney Dis  
How to adjust for comorbidity in survival studies in ESRD patients: A comparison of different indices Am J Kidney Dis  
Troponin is related to left ventricular mass and predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Improvement of nutritional status after initiation of maintenance hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Randomized, controlled trial of darbepoetin alfa for the treatment of anemia in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Updated definitions of healthy ranges for serum alanine aminotransferase levels Ann Intern Med  
The hospital water supply as a source of nosocomial infections: A plea for action Arch Int Med  
Chronic renal disease (Review) Br Med J  
Haemoglobin and ferritin concentrations in men and women: cross sectional study Br Med J  
Norepinephrine and concentric hypertrophy in patients with end-stage renal disease Hypertension  
Intravascular ultrasound evaluation of coronary plaque regression by low density lipoprotein-apheresis in familial hypercholesterolemia J Am Coll Cardiol  
Anemia as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study J Am Coll Cardiol  
Sevelamer attenuates the progression of coronary and aortic calcification in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Hyperkalemia: An adaptive response in chronic renal insufficiency Kidney Int  
Proactive monitoring of pediatric hemodialysis vascular access: Effects of ultrasound dilution on thrombosis rates Kidney Int  
Effect of dietary protein restriction on prognosis in patients with diabetic nephropathy Kidney Int  
Depression as a predictor of mortality and hospitalization among hemodialysis patients in the United States and Europe Kidney Int  
Effects of feeding on albumin synthesis in hypoalbuminemic hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Advanced glycation end products and mortality in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Randomized comparison of split tip versus step tip high-flow hemodialysis catheters Kidney Int  
Left ventricular hypertrophy, cardiac remodeling and asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Strict volume control in the treatment of nephrogenic ascites Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A comparative analysis of nutritional parameters as predictors of outcome in male and female ERSD patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Pulmonary diffusing capacity in chronic dialysis patients Respir Med  
Meta-analysis of subcutaneous versus intravenous epoetin in maintenance treatment of anemia in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
PTH 1-84 and PTH "7-84" in the noninvasive diagnosis of renal bone disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Behavior of non-protein-bound and protein-bound uremic solutes during daily hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Increased risk for cardiovascular mortality among malnourished end -stage renal disease patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Comparison of clinical outcome and ease of handling in two double-bag systems in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: A prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter study Am J Kidney Dis  
The effects of control of thermal balance on vascular stability in hemodialysis patients: Results of the European randomized clinical trial Am J Kidney Dis  
Time-averaged concentration of dialysate sodium relates with sodium load and interdialytic weight gain during sodium-profiling hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
How does it work?: Bone mineral density scans Br Med J  
Efficacy of handrubbing with alcohol based solution versus standard handwashing with antiseptic soap: randomised clinical trial Br Med J  
Comparison of multiple organ dysfunction scores in the prediction of hospital mortality in the critically ill Crit Care Med  
Assessment of cardiac output from systemic arterial pressure in humans Crit Care Med  
Animal versus plant protein meals in individuals with type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria: Effects on renal, glycemic, and lipid parameters Dial Care  
Effect of treatment with low doses of hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone on mortality in patients with septic shock J Am Med Assoc  
Predictive performance of renal function equations for patients with chronic kidney disease and normal serum creatinine levels J Am Soc Nephrol  
Prevention of tunneled hemodialysis catheter-related infections using catheter-restricted filling with gentamicin and citrate: A randomized controlled study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Early initiation of dialysis fails to prolong survival in patients with end-stage renal failure J Am Soc Nephrol  
Increased serum ferritin is common in men with essential hypertension. J Hypertens  
Bile acid binding to sevelamer HCl Kidney Int  
Recombinant human growth hormone post-renal transplantation in children: A randomized controlled study of the NAPRTCS Kidney Int  
A novel association between residual renal function and left ventricular hypertrophy in peritoneal dialysis patients Kidney Int  
Update on vitamin D and its newer analogues: Actions and rationale for treatment in chronic renal failure Kidney Int  
Vascular access and increased risk of death among hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Intercurrent clinical events are predictive of plasma C-reactive protein levels in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Comparison of volume of blood processed on haemodialysis adequacy measurement sessions vs regular non-adequacy sessions Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Elevations of serum phosphorus and potassium in mild to moderate chronic renal insufficiency Nephrol Dial Transplant  
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of a new dialyzer Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Ionic mass balance and blood volume preservation during a high, standard, and individualized dialysate sodium concentration Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Influence of the cyclic variation of hydration status on hemoglobin levels in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Intravenous and subcutaneous weight-based dosing of the low molecular weight heparin tinzaparin (Innohep) in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Efficacy of a 1-week course of proton-pump inhibitor-based triple therapy for eradicating Helicobacter pylori in patients with and without chronic renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
Long-term sodium balance in humans in a terrestrial space station simulation study Am J Kidney Dis  
The timing of specialist evaluation in chronic kidney disease and mortality Annals  
Nephrologist care and mortality in patients with chronic renal insufficiency Arch Intern Med  
Acidic drinking water and risk of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes Diabetes Care  
Seasonal variations in clinical and laboratory variables among chronic hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Low-intensity warfarin is ineffective for the prevention of PTFE graft failure in patients on hemodialysis: A randomized controlled trial J Am Soc Nephrol  
Excess risk of chronic kidney disease among African-American versus white subjects in the United States: A population-based study of potential explanatory factors J Am Soc Nephrol  
Allergic skin and systemic reactions in a patient with pure red cell aplasia and anti-erythropoietin antibodies challenged with different epoetins J Am Soc Nephrol  
Comparing mortality of elderly patients on hemodialysis versus peritoneal dialysis: A propensity score approach J Am Soc Nephrol  
Therapeutic effects of oral nutritional supplementation during hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Anti-inflammatory interleukin-10 genotype protects dialysis patients from cardiovascular events Kidney Int  
Predictors of the rate of decline of residual renal function in incident dialysis patients Kidney Int  
Dual renin-angiotensin system blockade at optimal doses for proteinuria Kidney Int  
Effect of high dose ramipril with or without indomethacin on glomerular selectivity Kidney Int  
Multicenter clinical trial results with the LifeSite hemodialysis access system Kidney Int  
Cardiovascular disease risk status in elderly persons with renal insufficiency Kidney Int  
Blood volume controlled hemodialysis in hypotension-prone patients: A randomized, multicenter controlled trial Kidney Int  
Blood volume monitoring in intermittent hemodialysis for acute renal failure Kidney Int  
Hemofiltration and peritoneal dialysis in infection-associated acute renal fialure in Vietnam N Engl J Med  
Electrocardiography is unreliable in detecting potentially lethal hyperkalaemia in haemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Erythropoietin therapy may retard progression in chronic renal transplant dysfunction Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Minireview: Management of patients with advanced secondary hyperparathyroidism: the Japanese approach Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The contradiction of stable body mass despite low reported dietary energy intake in chronic haemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Uncontrolled hypertension due to volume overload contributes to higher left ventricular mass index in CAPD patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Minireview: Initiation of dialysis is the problem solved by NECOSAD? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A prospective study of combination therapy for hyperphosphataemia with calcium-containing phosphate binders and sevelamer in hypercalcaemic haemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Continued transplant immunosuppression may prolong survival after return to peritoneal dialysis: Results of a decision analysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Autosomal recessive distal renal tubular acidosis caused by G701D mutation of anion exchanger 1 gene Am J Kidney Dis  
Using antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody testing to diagnose vasculitis: Can test-ordering guidelines improve diagnostic accuracy? Arch Int Med  
An ethically defensible market in organs Br Med J  
Acetylcysteine and contrast agent-associated nephrotoxicity J Am Coll Cardiol  
ANCA-positive vasculitis: Review J Am Soc Nephrol  
Cardiac and renal effects of standard versus rigorous blood pressure control in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: results of a seven-year prospective randomized study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Risk of renal allograft loss from recurrent glomerulonephritis N Engl J Med  
Kidney transplantation from donors without a heartbeat N Engl J Med  
Adult haemolytic and uraemic syndrome: causes and prognostic factors in the last decade Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Contrast media nephropathy: Intravenous CT angiography versus intraarterial digital subtraction angiography in renal artery stenosis: A prospective randomized trial Am J Kidney Dis  
Long-term outcomes in acute renal failure patients treated with continuous renal replacement therapies Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets on acid-base balance, stone-forming propensity, and calcium metabolism Am J Kidney Dis  
Nephropathy in siblings of African Americans with overt type 2 diabetic nephropathy Am J Kidney Dis  
Cryptococcosis in organ transplant recipients: and overview Am J Transplant  
Risk of hemolytic uremic syndrome after antibiotic treatment of escherichia coli O157:H7 enteritis: A meta-analysis J Am Med Assoc  
Clinical course of polyoma virus nephropathy in 67 renal transplant patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Renal tubular acidosis: The clinical entity J Am Soc Nephrol  
The adult kidney 24 years after childhood Henoch-Schönlein purpura: a retrospective cohort study Lancet  
Prospective study of polyomavirus type BK replication and nephropathy in renal transplant recipients N Engl J Med  
Derivation of nephrogenic adenomas from renal tubular cells in kidney-transplant recipients Am J Kidney Dis  
Clinical xenotransplantation: Pigs might fly? Am J Transplantation  
Genetics and Pathogenesis of Polycystic Kidney Disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Black swan in the kidney: Renal involvement in the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome Kidney Int  
Pathophysiologic basis for normouricosuric uric acid nephrolithiasis Kidney Int  
Rituximab for idiopathic membranous nephropathy Lancet  
Nephrolithiasis and osteoporosis associated with hypophosphatemia caused by mutations in the type 2a sodium-phosphate cotransporter N Engl J Med  

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