HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Winter , 2000  

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Effects of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and digoxin on health outcomes in very old patients with heart failure Arch Int Med  
Is diabetes associated with cognitive impairment and cognitive decline among older women? Arch Int Med  
Male pattern baldness and coronary heart disease: the Physicians' Health Study Arch Int Med  
Chinese trial on isolated systolic hypertension in the elderly Arch Int Med  
The effect of mini-dose aspirin on renal function and uric acid handling in the elderly Arthritis Rheum  
Ambulatory ventricular arrhythmias in patients with heart failure do not specifically predict an increased risk of sudden death Circulation  
Effect of obesity on electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients: The Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction (LIFE) Study Hypertension  
Systolic blood pressure and mortality Lancet  
Comparison of sibrafiban with aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular events after acute coronary syndromes: a randomized trial Lancet  
Effects of an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor ramipril, on cardiovascular events in high risk patients N Engl J Med  
Letters: Spironolactone in patients with heart failure N Engl J Med  
REVIEW: The diastolic blood pressure in systolic hypertension Ann Intern Med  
LETTERS: Management of hypertension: Response to Britain's Hypertension Treatment Guidelines Br Med J  
CLINICAL REVIEW: ABC of heart failure. Acute and chronic management strategies Br Med J  
Spironolactone increaces nitric oxide bioactivity, improves endothelial vasodilator dysfunction, and suppresses vascular ang I/ang II conversion in patients with chronic heart failure Circulation  
Hyperfibrinogenemia is associated with specific histocytological composition and complications of atherosclerotic plaques in patients affected by transient ischemic attacks Circulation  
AHA Science Advisory: Resistance exercise in individuals with and without cardiovascular disease Circulation  
Apparent heart failure: a syndrome caused by renal artery stenoses Heart  
Long-term effects of weight loss and dietary sodium reduction on incidence of hypertension Hypertension  
Potassium-magnesium citrate versus potassium chloride in thiazide-induced hypokalemia Kidney Int  
REVIEW: Angiotensin II receptor antagonists Lancet  
Plasma homocysteine concentrations and risk of coronary heart disease in UK Indian Asian and European men Lancet  
Large-scale test of the hypothesized associations between ACE insertion/deletion polymorphism and myocardial infarction in about 5000 cases and 6000 controls Lancet  
Effect of homocysteine-lowering treatment with folic acid plus vitamin B6 on progression of subclinical atherosclerosis: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial Lancet  
Effect of exercise on coronary endothelial function in patients with coronary artery disease N Engl J Med  
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor associated elevations in serum creatinine Arch Int Med  
Beta-adrenergic blocking agents in heart failure Arch Int Med  
Olive oil and reduced need for antihypertensive medications Arch Int Med  
Consumption of NSAIDS and the development of congestive heart failure in elderly patients Arch Int Med  
Replacing the mercury sphygmomanometer Br Med J  
Allopurinol normalizes endothelial dysfunction in type 2 diabetics with mild hypertension Hypertension  
Glomerular hyperfiltration in hypertensive African Americans Hypertension  
Causes and severity of ischemic stroke in patients with internal carotid artery stenosis J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of controlled-release metoprolol on total mortality, hospitalizations, and well-being in patients with heart failure J Am Med Assoc  
Editorial: Thrombolytic therapy for ischemic stroke J Am Med Assoc  
Risk of untreated and treated isolated systolic hypertension in the elderly: meta-analysis of outcome trials Lancet  
Decision analysis and guidelines for anticoagulant therapy to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation Lancet  
Hypertension and antihypertensive therapy as risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus N Engl J Med  
Doxasozin arm of ALLHAT study suspended NIH/NHLBI Clinical Alert  
Transforming growth factor beta-1 hyperexpression in African American hypertensives: a novel mediator of hypertension and target organ damage Proc Natl Acad Sci USA  
Effects of stress reduction on carotid atherosclerosis in hypertensive African Americans Stroke  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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In vivo effects of dialysate flow rate on Kt/V in maintenance hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Improved dialyzer reuse after use of a population pharmacodynamic model to determine heparin doses Am J Kidney Dis  
Body size, dose of dialysis, and mortality Am J Kidney Dis  
Comparison of new fecal antigen test with (13)C-urea breath test for detecting Helicobacter pylori infection and monitoring eradication treatment Br Med J  
Chronic proteinuric nephropathies: II. Outcomes and response to treatment in a prospective cohort of 352 patients: women vs. men and ACE gene polymorphism. GISEN Group Investigators J Am Soc Nephrol  
ACE genotype and ACE inhibitor induced renoprotection in chronic proteinuric nephropathies Kidney Int  
Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin - Illinois Morb Mortal Weekly Rep  
beta-2 microglobulin kinetics in nocturnal hemodialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Fatal outcome after ingestion of star fruit (Averrhoa carambola) in uremic patients Am J Kidney Dis  
REVIEW: The role of angiotensin II and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 in progressive glomerulosclerosis Am J Kidney Dis  
Life expectancy benefits of cancer screening in the end stage renal disease population Am J Kidney Dis  
Noni Juice (Morinda citrifolia): Hidden potential of hyperkalemia? Am J Kidney Dis  
Improved urea reduction ratio and Kt/V in large hemodialysis patients using two dialyzers in parallel Am J Kidney Dis  
Use of standardized ratios to examine variability in hemodialysis vascular access across facilities Am J Kidney Dis  
Mouse to elephant: biologic scaling and Kt/V Am J Kidney Dis  
Updated cisapride (Propulsid) warning label: ECG, electrolytes FDA-Medwatch  
LETTERS: Clinical diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome J Am Med Assoc  
Race is a major determinant of secondary hyperparathyroidism in uremic patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of gender on the progression of nondiabetic renal disease: a meta-analysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Anemia management of adult hemodialysis patients in the U.S. Results from the 1997 ESRD core indicators project Kidney Int  
Clonal spread of staphylococci among patients with peritonitis associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis Kidney Int  
Comparison of cellulose diacetate and polysulfone membranes in the outcome of acute renal failure. A prospective, randomized study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Morphology of coronary atherosclerotic lesions in patients with end- stage renal failure Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Dialysate made from dry chemicals using citric acid increases dialysis dose Am J Kidney Dis  
A multicenter study of noncompliance with CAPD exchanges in US and Canadian patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Presence of sonographically detectable parathyroid glands can predict resistance to oral pulsed-dose calcitriol treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism Am J Kidney Dis  
Access recirculation in native fistula in spite of a seemingly adequate access flow Am J Kidney Dis  
REVIEW: Advanced glycation end products: A nephrologist perspective Am J Kidney Dis  
C-reactive protein predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
FDA Talk Paper: Janssen Pharmaceutica stops marketing cisapride in the US FDA Talk Paper  
FDA: Revised labeling for cisapride J Am Med Assoc  
Optimization of epoietin therapy with intravenous iron therapy in hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Predictors of loss of residual renal function among new dialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Naltrexone does not relieve uremic pruritus J Am Soc Nephrol  
Vitamin E attenuates oxidative stress induced by intravenous iron in patients on hemodialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of intravenous fluids on blood pressure course during hemodialysis in hypotensive-prone patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Percutaneous treatment of thrombosed primary arteriovenous hemodialysis access fistulae Kidney Int  
Treatment of failed native arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis by interventional radiology Kidney Int  
Allergic reactions to polymeric glucose-based peritoneal dialysis fluid icodextrin in patients with renal failure Lancet  
C-reactive protein and other markers of inflammation in the prediction of cardiovascular disease in women N Engl J Med  
The contribution of residual renal function to overall nutritional status in chronic hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Tubular lesions determine prognosis of IgA nephropathy Am J Kidney Dis  
ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II antagonists in renal transplantation: An analysis of safety and efficacy Am J Kidney Dis  
Chronic subdural hematoma in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Prevalence of subclinical cryoglobulinemia in maintenance hemodialysis patients and kidney transplant patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Systematic lung scans reveal a high frequency of silent pulmonary embolism in patients with proximal deep vein thrombosis Arch Int Med  
Progression of microalbuminuria to proteinuria in type 1 diabetes: nonlinear relationship with hyperglycemia Diabetes  
Serum total homocysteine and cardiovascular disease occurrence in chronic stable renal transplant patients: a prospective study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Lack of renoprotective effets of dopamine and furosemide during cardiac surgery J Am Soc Nephrol  
Modification of polycystic kidney disease and fatty acid status by a soy protein diet Kidney Int  
REVIEW: Nephrotoxicity of immunosuppressive drugs: long term consequences and challenges for the future Am J Kidney Dis  
REVIEW: Nephropathy and herbal medicine Am J Kidney Dis  
Evidence of zoonotic transmission of Cryptococcus neoformans from a pet cockatoo to an immunocompromised patient Ann Intern Med  
Modulation of humoral islet autoimmunity by pancreas allotransplantation influences allograft outcome in patients with type I diabetes Diabetes  
Impact of cyclosporin A pharmacokinetics on the presence of side effects in pediatric renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
REVIEW: Metabolic alkalosis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Renoprotective effects of angiotensin II receptor blockade in type 1 diabetic patients with diabetic nephropathy Kidney Int  
Pretransplantation assessment of renal viability with NADH fluorimetry Kidney Int  
Pamidronate therapy as prevention of bone loss following renal transplantation Kidney Int  
Acute heart transplant rejection due to Saint John's wort Lancet  
Retinopathy and nephropathy in patients with type I diabetes four years after a trial of intensive therapy N Engl J Med  
Shiga-like toxins are neutralized by tailored multivalent carbohydrate ligands Nature  
Effect of antihypertensive therapy on renal function and urinary albumin excretion in hypertensive patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Etiologies and outcome of acute renal insufficiency in older adults: a renal biopsy study of 259 cases Am J Kidney Dis  
Emphysematous pyelonephritis: clinicoradiological classification, management, prognosis, and pathogenesis Arch Int Med  
The relationship between pyuria and infection in patients with indwelling urinary catheters Arch Int Med  
Severe hypertension and renal atrophy associated with indinavir Clin Infect Dis  
Comparison of ciprofloxacin (7 days) and trimethoprim- sulfamethoxazole (14 days) for acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis in women J Am Med Assoc  
REVIEW: Long-term complications of renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  

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