HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Summer , 2003  

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Urinary tetrahydroaldosterone as a screening method for primary aldosteronism : a comparative study Am J Hypertens  
How much exercise is required to reduce blood pressure in essential hypertensives: a dose-response study Am J Hypertens  
Prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with mild hypertension in primary care: impact of echocardiography on cardiovascular risk stratification Am J Hypertens  
Effect of body weight changes on 24-hour blood pressure and left ventricular mass in hypertension: a 4-year follow-up Am J Hypertens  
Treatment with rosiglitazone reduces hyperinsulinemia and improves arterial elasticity in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Am J Hypertens  
The verapamil versus amlodipine in nondiabetic nephropathies treated with trandolapril (VVANNTT) study Am J Kidney Dis  
A meta-analysis of the effects of treatment on left ventricular mass in essential hypertension Am J Med  
Routine vitamin supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease : A summary of the evidence for the U.S. preventive services task force Ann Intern Med  
Effect of losartan on microalbuminuria in normotensive patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus : A randomized clinical trial Ann Intern Med  
Symptoms and the distress they cause: Comparison of an aldosterone antagonist and a calcium channel blocking agent in patients with systolic hypertension Arch Int Med  
Inflammation modifies the effects of a reduced-fat low- cholesterol diet on lipids : Results from the DASH-Sodium Trial Circulation  
Increased levels of C-reactive protein after oral hormone replacement therapy may not be related to an increased inflammatory response Circulation  
Management of dyslipidemia in children and adolescents with diabetes Diab Care  
Utility of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) as a screen for left ventricular dysfunction in patients with diabetes Diab Care  
Acarbose treatment and the risk of cardiovascular disease and hypertension in patients with impaired glucose tolerance: the Stop-NIDDM trial J Am Med Assoc  
Effects of a dietary portfolio of cholesterol-lowering foods vs lovastatin on serum lipids and C-reactive protein J Am Med Assoc  
Metformin and thiazolidinedione use in Medicare patients with heart failure J Am Med Assoc  
CYP11B2 polymorphisms and cardiovascular risk factors J Hypertens  
Microalbuminuria : how informative and reliable are individual measurements ? J Hypertens  
Can glycaemia affect blood pressure? J Hypertens  
Angiotensin peptides : Ready to re(de)fine the angiotensin system ? J Hypertens  
Prospective, randomized, open-label, blinded-endpoint (PROBE) designed trials yield the same results as double-blind, placebo-controlled trials with respect to ABPM measurements J Hypertens  
Diagnosis of renal artery stenosis with magnetic resonance angiography: update 2003 Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effects of pentoxifylline administration on urinary N-acetyl-- glucosaminidase excretion in type 2 diabetic patients: A short-term, prospective, randomized study Am J Kidney Dis  
Regression of carotid and femoral artery intima-media thickness in familial hypercholesterolemia : Treatment with simvastatin Arch Int Med  
Cardiovascular risk factors and increased carotid intima-media thickness in healthy young adults : The Atherosclerosis Risk in Young Adults (ARYA) Study Arch Int Med  
Parvovirus B19 infection mimicking acute myocardial infarction Circulation  
Regression of electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy by losartan versus atenolol : The Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) Study Circulation  
Relation between cardiac sympathetic activity and hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy Circulation  
Low incidence of end-stage renal disease and chronic renal failure in type 2 diabetes: A 10-year prospective study Diab Care  
Effect of nurse-directed diabetes care in a minority population Diab Care  
Management of uncontrolled hypertension in a nurse-led clinic compared with conventional care for patients Diab Care  
Renoprotective effects of adding angiotensin II receptor blocker to maximal recommended doses of ACE Diab Care  
Late-onset apparent mineralocorticoid excess caused by novel compound heterozygous mutations in the HSD11B2 gene Hypertension  
Primary aldosteronism and hypertensive disease Hypertension  
Effect of a high-fat ketogenic diet on plasma levels of lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins in children J Am Med Assoc  
Ultralow-dose micronized 17-Estradiol and bone density and bone metabolism in older women : A randomized controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Cholesterol and the risk of renal dysfunction in apparently healthy men J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of losartan on sudden cardiac death in people with diabetes : Data from the LIFE study Lancet  
Estrogen plus progestin and the risk of coronary heart disease N Engl J Med  
Thiazide diuretics and the risk for hip fracture Annals  
An update on aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease Arch Int Med  
Clinical spectrum and prevalence of neurologic events provoked by tilt table testing Arch Int Med  
Inhibition of clinical benefits of aspirin on first myocardial infarction by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs Br Med J  
Sustained reduction of aldosterone in response to the angiotensin receptor blocker Valsartan in patients with chronic heart failure:Results from the Valsartan Heart Failure Circulation  
Long-term results of the radial artery used for myocardial revascularization Circulation  
Serum amyloid A in obstructive sleep apnea Circulation  
Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion and multiple daily injection therapy are equally effective in type 2 diabetes : A randomized, parallel-group, 24-week study Diabetes Care  
One-year outcome of a combination of weight loss therapies for subjects with type 2 diabetes : A randomized trial Diabetes Care  
Antiatherogenic effect of pioglitazone in type 2 diabetic patients irrespective of the responsiveness to its antidiabetic effect Diabetes Care  
Diuretic versus alpha-blocker as first-step antihypertensive therapy: final results from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) Hypertension  
Hyperuricemia in childhoold primary hypertension Hypertension  
A genome-wide scan for urinary albumin excretion in hypertensive families Hypertension  
Azithromycin for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease events The WIZARD Study : Arandomized controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Aldosterone in chronic kidney and cardiac disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Efficacy of perindopril in reduction of cardiovascular events among patients with stable coronary artery disease: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial (EUROPA study) Lancet  
Effects of candesartan on mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure: the CHARM-Overall programme Lancet  
Inhibition of food intake in obese subjects by peptide YY3-36 N Engl J Med  
Coronary microvascular dysfunction and prognosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy N Engl J Med  
Effect of intensity of oral anticoagulation on stroke severity and mortality in atrial fibrillation N Engl J Med  
Catheter management protocol for catheter-related bacteremia prophylaxis Semin Dial  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Estrogen stimulates dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase activity and the metabolism of asymmetric dimethylarginine Circulation  
Effects of selective decontamination of digestive tract on mortality and acquisition of resistant bacteria in intensive care: A randomised controlled trial Lancet  
Sirolimus-eluting stents for treatment of patients with long atherosclerotic lesions in small coronary arteries : Double-blind, randomised controlled trial Lancet  
Effect of ascorbic acid administration in hemodialysis patients on in vitro oxidative stress parameters : Influence of serum ferritin levels Am J Kidney Dis  
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-titration, phase III study assessing the efficacy and tolerability of lanthanum carbonate Am J Kidney Dis  
A 3-year, prospective, randomized, controlled study on amino acid dialysate in patients on CAPD Am J Kidney Dis  
Relationship between C-reactive protein, albumin, and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Routine replacement of tunneled, cuffed, hemodialysis catheters eliminates paraspinal/vertebral infections in patients with catheter-associated bacteremia Am J Nephrol  
Statin use, clinical fracture, and bone density in postmenopausal women : Results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study Ann Intern Med  
Effects of an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor on residual renal function in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis. A randomized, controlled study Ann Intern Med  
Effects of blood pressure level on progression of diabetic nephropathy : Results From the RENAAL Study Arch Int Med  
Aspirin-angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor coadministration and mortality in patients with heart failure : A dose-related adverse effect of aspirin Arch Int Med  
Progression to overt nephropathy in type 2 diabetes: The Casale Monferrato Study Diab Care  
Mild renal dysfunction and subclinical cardiovascular damage in primary hypertension Hypertension  
Aspirin, beta-blocker, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy in patients with end-stage renal disease and an acute myocardial infarction J Am Coll Cardiol  
Cardiac troponin T and C-reactive protein for predicting prognosis, coronary atherosclerosis, and cardiomyopathy in patients undergoing long-term hemodialysis J Am Med Assoc  
Is a single time point C-reactive protein predictive of outcome in peritoneal dialysis patients? J Am Soc Nephrol  
Excellent outcome of lamivudine treatment in patients with chronic renal failure and hepatitis B virus infection. J Clin Gastroenterol  
Cardiovascular trophic effects from the sympathetic nerve cotransmitter neuropeptide Y in end-stage renal disease? J Hypertens  
Retarding the progression of renal disease Kidney Int  
Toxic acute tubular necrosis following treatment with zoledronate (Zometa) Kidney Int  
A randomized controlled trial of blood flow and stenosis surveillance of hemodialysis grafts Kidney Int  
Nonadherence in hemodialysis: Associations with mortality, hospitalization, and practice patterns in the DOPPS Kidney Int  
Pharmacokinetics of oral micronized -estradiol in postmenopausal women receiving maintenance hemodialysis Kidney Int  
The cost-effectiveness of maintaining higher hemoglobin targets with erythropoietin in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Survival of patients undergoing hemodialysis with paricalcitol or calcitriol therapy N Engl J Med  
Different effects of enoxaparin and unfractionated heparin on extrinsic blood coagulation during haemodialysis: a prospective study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Is it really good to be fat on dialysis? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Characteristics of hypotension-prone haemodialysis patients: is there a critical relative blood volume? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Access flow measurement during surveillance and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty intervention Semin Dial  
A multicenter, prospective, randomized, comparative evaluation of dual- versus triple-lumen catheters for hemodialysis and apheresis in 485 patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Leukocytosis, hypoalbuminemia, and the risk for chronic kidney disease in US adults Am J Kidney Dis  
Clinical evaluation of heme iron polypeptide: Sustaining a response to rHuEPO in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound dilution access blood flow measurement in detecting stenosis and predicting thrombosis in native forearm arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
The effects of sevelamer and calcium acetate on proxies of atherosclerotic and arteriosclerotic vascular disease in hemodialysis patients Am J Nephrol  
Argatroban anticoagulation in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia Arch Int Med  
New approaches to preventing restenosis Br Med J  
Ultrasonic locating devices for central venous cannulation : meta-analysis Br Med J  
Endothelial dysfunction induced by hyperhomocyst(e)inemia : Role of asymmetric dimethylarginine Circulation  
APOE polymorphism and the progression of diabetic nephropathy in Japanese subjects with type 2 diabetes: results of a prospective observational follow-up study Diab Care  
Hyperbaric oxygenation accelerates the healing rate of nonischemic chronic diabetic foot ulcers: a prospective randomized study Diab Care  
Racial differences in diabetic nephropathy, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in a national population of veterans Diab Care  
Noninvasive interventions to decrease hospitalization and associated costs for pediatric patients receiving hemodialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Oral sodium bicarbonate for the treatment of metabolic acidosis in peritoneal dialysis patients: a randomized placebo-control trial J Am Soc Nephrol  
Chronic kidney disease, anemia, and incident stroke in a middle- aged, community-based population: The ARIC Study Kidney Int  
Infective endocarditis in dialysis patients: New challenges and old Kidney Int  
Effect of Kt/V on survival and clinical outcome in CAPD patients in a randomized prospective study Kidney Int  
Impact of surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of permanent vascular access Kidney Int  
To have and have not: Health and health care disparities in chronic kidney disease Kidney Int  
Differences in bone turnover and intact PTH levels between African American and Caucasian patients with end-stage renal disease Kidney Int  
A double-blind randomized crossover trial of two loop diuretics in chronic kidney disease Kidney Int  
Reduction of hypotensive side effects during online-haemodiafiltration and low temperature haemodialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Repeated femoral vein puncturing for maintenance haemodialysis vascular access Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Interactions between dialysis-related volume exposures, nutritional surrogates and mortality among ESRD Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Serum troponin T measurement in patients with chronic renal impairment predicts survival and vascular disease: a 2 year prospective study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A randomized, controlled study of the consequences of hemodialysis membrane composition on erythropoietic response Am J Kidney Dis  
Flow monitoring: Performance characteristics of ultrasound dilution versus color Doppler ultrasound compared with fistulography Am J Kidney Dis  
The clinical course of culture-negative peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Dietary glycotoxins correlate with circulating advanced glycation end product levels in renal failure patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Clinical identifiers of complicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia Arch Int Med  
One-day quadruple therapy compared with 7-day triple therapy for helicobacter pylori infection Arch Int Med  
Lesson of the week: Spurious hyperglycaemia and icodextrin in peritoneal dialysis fluid Br Med J  
Diabetic retinopathy : Contemporary prevalence in a well-controlled population Diabetes Care  
Effect of dalteparin on healing of chronic foot ulcers in diabetic patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease : A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study Diabetes Care  
Volume status and blood pressure during long-term hemodialysis: role of ventricular stiffness Hypertension  
A randomized trial of aspirin on the risk of embolic events in patients with infective endocarditis J Am Coll Cardiol  
Nocturnal but not short hours quotidian hemodialysis requires an elevated dialysate calcium concentration J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effects of body size and body composition on survival in hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Impact of timing of initiation of dialysis on mortality J Am Soc Nephrol  
Icodextrin improves the fluid status of peritoneal dialysis patients : Results of a double-blind randomized controlled trial J Am Soc Nephrol  
Randomized controlled trial of clopidogrel plus aspirin to prevent hemodialysis access graft thrombosis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Chronic kidney disease, mortality, and treatment strategies among patients with clinically significant coronary artery disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Racial differences in early-onset renal disease among young adults: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Anthropometrically estimated total body water volumes are larger than modeled urea volume in chronic hemodialysis patients: Effects of age, race, and gender Kidney Int  
Alpha and gamma tocopherol metabolism in healthy subjects and patients with end-stage renal disease Kidney Int  
Chronic renal disease : A growing problem Kidney Int  
The quality of life and cost utility of home nocturnal and conventional in-center hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Impact of dialysis modality on survival of new ESRD patients with congestive heart failure in the United States Kidney Int  
Serum isoflavones and soya food intake in Japanese, Thai and American end-stage renal disease patients on chronic haemodialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Arterial media calcification in end-stage renal disease: Impact on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Monoclonal gammopathy : Significance and possible causality in renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Predictive value of kidney stone composition in the detection of metabolic abnormalities Am J Med  
The report of a national conference on the wait list for kidney transplantation Am J Transplant  
Extended oral anticoagulant therapy after a first episode of pulmonary embolism Ann Intern Med  
Lesson of the week: Wegener's granulomatosis presenting as a pleural effusion Br Med J  
Fluconazole improves survival in septic shock : A randomized double-blind prospective study Crit Care Med  
Chymase is upregulated in diabetic nephropathy: implications for an alternative pathway of angiotensin II-mediated diabetic renal and vascular disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Rituximab in idiopathic membranous nephropathy: a one-year prospective study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Immunosuppression minimization: current and future trends in transplant immunosuppression J Am Soc Nephrol  
A randomized trial of maintenance therapy for vasculitis associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies N Engl J Med  
Effect of verification bias on screening for prostate cancer by measurement of prostate-specific antigen N Engl J Med  
The renal arterial resistance index and renal allograft survival N Engl J Med  
Molecular heterogeneity in acute renal allograft rejection identified by DNA microarray profiling N Engl J Med  
The influence of finasteride on the development of prostate cancer N Engl J Med  
A randomized trial of bevacizumab, an anti-vascular endothelial growth factor antibody, for metastatic renal cancer N Engl J Med  
Analgesic use and change in kidney function in apparently healthy men Am J Kidney Dis  
Long-term outcome of live donor kidney transplantation for renal amyloidosis Am J Kidney Dis  
Comparison of sirolimus vs. mycophenolate mofetil on surgical complications and wound healing in adult kidney transplantation Am J Transplant  
Diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency Ann Intern Med  
NIH Conference. Pathogenesis and treatment of HIV-associated renal diseases: lessons from clinical and animal studies, molecular pathologic correlations, and genetic investigations Ann Intern Med  
The effect of selective intestinal decontamination on the hyperdynamic circulatory state in cirrhosis. A randomized trial Ann Intern Med  
Acute renal failure and myocarditis associated with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy Annals  
Increased risk of Achilles tendon rupture with quinolone antibacterial use, especially in elderly patients taking oral corticosteroids Arch Int Med  
Islet transplantation is associated with improvement of renal function among uremic patients with type i diabetes mellitus and kidney transplants J Am Soc Nephrol  
Acute renal failure definitions and classification: time for change? J Am Soc Nephrol  
Acetylcysteine for prevention of contrast nephropathy: Meta-analysis Lancet  
Everolimus for the prevention of allograft rejection and vasculopathy in cardiac-transplant recipients N Engl J Med  
Comparison of low-intensity warfarin therapy with conventional-intensity warfarin therapy for long-term prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism N Engl J Med  
Interferon and ribavirin treatment in patients with hepatitis C- associated renal disease and renal insufficiency Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A tricontinental view of IgA nephropathy Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The emerging role of VEGF in diabetic kidney disease Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The radical treatment of paraprotein disorders affecting the kidney Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Clinical outcomes in patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism and negative helical computed tomographic results in whom anticoagulation was withheld Arch Int Med  
Pharmacists on rounding teams reduce preventable adverse drug events in hospital general medicine units Arch Int Med  
Drug points: Fatal lactic acidosis associated with tenofovir Br Med J  
Effect of an oral shiga toxin-binding agent on diarrhea- associated hemolytic uremic syndrome in children : A randomized controlled trial Circulation  
Effect of awareness of a randomized controlled trial on use of experimental therapy J Am Med Assoc  
Long-term renal prognosis of diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome : A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of St John's Wort on drug metabolism by induction of cytochrome P450 3A4 enzyme J Am Med Assoc  
The stability of the glomerular filtration rate after renal transplantation is improving J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mycophenolate mofetil dose reduction and the risk of acute rejection after renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Conversion from cyclosporine to azathioprine at three months reduces the incidence of chronic allograft nephropathy Kidney Int  
Renal structure in early autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) : The consortium for radiologic imaging Studies of Polycystic Kidney Disease (CRISP) cohort Kidney Int  
Antiphospholipid antibodies as a risk factor for atherosclerotic events in renal transplant recipients Kidney Int  
Hydroxyethyl starch and change in renal function in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery Kidney Int  
A comparison of two intensities of warfarin for the prevention of recurrent thrombosis in patients with the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome N Engl J Med  
Chronic renal failure after transplantation of a nonrenal organs N Engl J Med  
Hyperkalaemia in congestive heart failure patients using ACE inhibitors and spironolactone Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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