HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Winter , 2001  

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Nonhypoglycemic effects of thiazolidinediones: Review Ann Intern Med  
Long-term weight loss and changes in blood pressure: Results of the Trials of Hypertension Prevention, Phase II Ann Intern Med  
Glycated hemoglobin, diabetes, and mortality in Norfolk cohort of European Prospective Investigation of Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Norfolk) Br Med J  
The renaissance of C-reactive protein (Editorial Review) Br Med J  
Prophylactic treatment of migraine with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor lisinopril: randomised placebo-controlled, crossover study Br Med J  
Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in circulating human monocytes is refractory to antibiotic treatment Circulation  
Immunomodulating therapy with intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with chronic heart failure Circulation  
Aldosterone production is activated in failing ventricle in humans Circulation  
Left ventricular hypertrophy with exercise and ACE gene insertion/deletion polymorphism: A randomized controlled trial with losartan Circulation  
Effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus on left ventricular geometry and systolic function in hypertensive subjects Circulation  
The phytoestrogen genistein produces acute nitric-oxide dependent dilation of human forearm vasculature with similar potency to 17-beta- estradiol Circulation  
Low-dose aspirin and vitamin E in people at cardiovascular risk: a randomized trial in general practice Lancet  
The pathogenesis of acute pulmonary edema associated with hypertension N Engl J Med  
Effects on blood pressure of reduced dietary sodium and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet N Engl J Med  
Coffee consumption and serum lipids: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials Am J Epidemiol  
Inhaled human insulin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Ann Intern Med  
REVIEW: Recent advances in genetics, diagnosis, localization, and treatment of pheochromocytoma Ann Intern Med  
Prevalence of overweight and obese children between 1989 and 1998: population-based series of cross-sectional studies Br Med J  
Antiplatelet drugs for prevention of pre-eclampsia and its consequences: systematic review Br Med J  
Results of targeted anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy with etanercept (ENBREL) in patients with advanced heart failure Circulation  
Pravastatin treatment increases collagen content and decreases lipid content, inflammation, metalloproteinases, and cell death in human carotid plaques Circulation  
Chronic infections and the risk of carotid atherosclerosis Circulation  
Effects of ramipril and vitamin E on atherosclerosis: SECURE Study Results Circulation  
Antibodies to human heat shock protein 60 are associated with the presence and severity of coronary artery disease Circulation  
Hormone replacement therapy, prothrombotic mutations, and the risk of incident nonfatal myocardial infarction in postmenopausal women J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of aggressive versus conventional lipid lowering on atherosclerosis progression in familial hypercholesterolemia (ASAP): a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial Lancet  
Longitudinal assessment of neurocognitive function after coronary- artery bypass surgery N Engl J Med  
Use of Doppler ultrasonography to predict the outcome of therapy for renal artery stenosis N Engl J Med  
Variation in the progression of diabetic nephropathy according to racial origin Nephrol Dial Transplant  
ACC Press Release: Beta blocker reduces hospitalizations in patients with the most advances chronic heart failure Am Coll Cardiol PR  
ACC Press Release: Statin appears to reduce inflammatory markers in patients with cardiovascular risk factors Am Coll Cardiol PR  
ACC Press Release: New drug indication will provide major treatment advance for certain types of heart attack (Clopidogrel - CURE trial report) Am Coll Cardiol PR  
Effects of reduced sodium intake on hypertension control in older individuals Arch Int Med  
Are aneroid sphygmomanometers accurate in hospital and clinic settings? Arch Int Med  
Adverse drug effects, compliance, and initial doses of antihypertensive drugs recommended by the JNC vs. the Physicians' Desk Reference Arch Int Med  
High-normal serum creatinine concentration is a predictor of cardiovascular risk in essential hypertension Arch Int Med  
Randomized trial of folic acid supplementation and serum homocysteine levels Arch Int Med  
Full Text Review: Proinflammatory cytokines and heart disease Blood Purif  
Blood pressure measuring devices: recommendations of the European Society of Hypertension Br Med J  
Does the relation of blood pressure to coronary heart disease risk change with aging? The Framingham Heart Study Circulation  
Enhanced progression of early carotid atherosclerosis is related to Chlamydia pneumoniae (Taiwan Acute Repository) seropositivity Circulation  
Ticlodipine pretreatment before coronary stenting is associated with sustained decrease in adverse cardiac events Circulation  
Distribution of Chlamydia pneumoniae in the human arterial system and its relation to the local amount of atherosclerosis within an individual Circulation  
C-reactive protein- mediated low density lipoprotein uptake by macrophages: Implications for atherosclerosis Circulation  
Aspirin for primary prevention of coronary heart disease: safety and absolute benefit related to coronary risk derived from meta- analysis of randomized trials Heart  
Ascorbic acid status and subsequent diastolic and systolic blood pressure Hypertension  
Effect of smoking cessation on changes in blood pressure and incidence of hypertension Hypertension  
Hypothesis: beta-adrenergic receptor blockers and weight gain: A systematic analysis Hypertension  
Predominance of isolated systolic hypertension among middle-aged and elderly US hypertensives: Analysis based on NHANES III Hypertension  
Adverse cardiac effects of salt with fludrocortisone in hypertension Hypertension  
Relation of gemfibrozil treatment and lipid levels with major coronary events: VA-HIT: A randomized controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Renal perfusion in healthy African Americans Kidney Int  
Clinical reality of coronary prevention guidelines: a comparison of EUROASPIRE I and II in nine countries Lancet  
Effect of alcohol consumption on systemic markers of inflammation Lancet  
Relation between plasma ascorbic acid status and mortality in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk prospective population study Lancet  
Effect of fenofibrate on progression of coronary artery disease in diabetes: The Diabetes Atherosclerosis Intervention Study (DAIS) Lancet  
Urinary sodium excretion and cardiovascular mortality in Finland: A prospective study Lancet  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Staphylococcal peritonitis in CAPD: Colonization with identical strains at exit-site, nose and hands Am J Kidney Dis  
Preliminary observations of sildenafil treatment for erectile dysfunction in dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Environmental lead exposure and progressive renal insufficiency Arch Int Med  
Effect of recolonization with interfering alpha streptococci on recurrences of acute and secondary otitis media in children: randomized placebo controlled trial Br Med J  
Clinical review: Chronic viral hepatitis Br Med J  
Lack of neointimal proliferation after implantation of sirolimus- coated stents in human coronary arteries Circulation  
HCFA posts on the web a comparative database of U.S. dialysis facilities with their achieved quality indicators HCFA/Medicare  
Interferon and ribavirin vs interferon alone in the re-treatment of chronic hepatitis C previously nonresponsive to interferon: A meta- analysis of randomized trials J Am Med Assoc  
Renal function and nutritional status at the start of chronic dialysis treatment J Am Soc Nephrol  
Impact of sodium and ultrafiltration profiling on hemodialysis- related symptoms J Am Soc Nephrol  
Long-term reduction in plasma homocysteine levels by super flux dialyzers in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Nasal carriage as a source of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia N Engl J Med  
Improvement of sleep apnea in patients with chronic renal failure who undergo nocturnal hemodialysis N Engl J Med  
Intracoronary radiotherapy for restenosis N Engl J Med  
Low-potassium and glucose-free dialysis maintains urea but enhances potassium removal Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Treatment of severe intradialytic hypotension with the addition of high dialysate calcium concentration to midodrine and/or cool dialysate Am J Kidney Dis  
Efficacy and safety of iron sucrose for iron deficiency in patients with dialysis-associated anemia: North American Clinical Trial Am J Kidney Dis  
Use of erythropoietin before the initiation of dialysis and its impact on mortality Am J Kidney Dis  
Increasing dialysate flow rate increases dialyzer urea mass transfer area coefficient during clinical use Am J Kidney Dis  
Mortality risk by hemodialyzer reuse practice and dialyzer membrane characteristics: results from the USRDS dialysis morbidity and mortality study Am J Kidney Dis  
Prokinetic agents increase plasma albumin in hypoalbuminemic chronic dialysis patients with delayed gastric emptying Am J Kidney Dis  
Peritoneal transport status correlates with morbidity but not longitudinal change in nutritional status of CAPD patients: A 2-year prospective study Am J Kidney Dis  
REVIEW: Antibiotic resistance in the intensive care unit Ann Intern Med  
Update in hepatology Ann Intern Med  
Interdialytic weight gain and dry weight Blood Purif  
Review: Vascular disease and atherosclerosis in uremia Blood Purif  
Debate: Should the hematocrit (hemoglobin) be normalized in pre-ESRD dialysis patients? Blood Purif  
Indications for dialysis in the ICU: Renal replacement vs. renal support Blood Purif  
Debate: Daily hemodialysis: Is it a complex therapy with unproven benefits? Blood Purif  
First clinical experience with an adjunctive hemoperfusion device designed specifically to remove beta-2 microglobulin in hemodialysis Blood Purif  
Review: Malnutrition and chronic inflammation as risk factors for cardiovascular disease in chronic renal failure Blood Purif  
Outpatient vancomycin use and vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in maintenance dialysis patients Kidney Int  
Treatment of hyperhomocysteinemia in hemodialysis and renal transplant patients Kidney Int  
Relationship between hematocrit and renal function in men and women Kidney Int  
Effect of cause and time of dropout on the residual GFR: A comparative analysis of the decline of GFR on dialysis Kidney Int  
Changing hemodialysis thresholds for optimal survival Kidney Int  
Test dose no longer required in labeling for Ferlecit - sodium iron gluconate Press Release  
Strict volume control normalizes hypertension in peritoneal dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Serum ferritin is a marker of morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Cardiac risk factors and use of cardioprotective medications in patients with chronic renal insufficiency Am J Kidney Dis  
Losartan reduces hematocrit in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and secondary erythrocytosis Ann Intern Med  
A comparative study of blood pressure control with short in-center vs. long home hemodialysis Blood Purif  
Medicare Coverage Policy Decision: Venofer (iron sucrose injection) HCFA Dec Memo  
Linezolid and reversible myelosuppression J Am Med Assoc  
Preventing dialysis hypotension: A comparison of usual protective maneuvers Kidney Int  
Anthropometry-based equations overestimate the urea distribution volume in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Oral vitamin B12 and high-dose folic acid in hemodialysis patients with hyper-homocysteinemia Kidney Int  
Role of diuretics in the preservation of residual renal function in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis Kidney Int  
A synthetic pentasaccharide for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis after total hip replacement N Engl J Med  
Full text review / CEU: Arterial and venous pressure monitoring during hemodialysis Nephrol Nursing J  
Full text review: A molecular mechanism of erythropoietin signaling Nephron  
Full text review: Ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in end-stage renal disease patients on chronic hemodialysis Nephron  
NKF 2001 Spring Clinical Meeting abtract links Am J Kidney Dis  

Clinical Nephrology
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Breaking the camel's back: Multicenter clinical trials and local institutional review boards Ann Intern Med  
Sifting the evidence: what's wrong with significance tests Br Med J  
Urine detection of survivin and diagnosis of bladder cancer J Am Med Assoc  
Hypertension in autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease: Early occurrence and unique aspects J Am Soc Nephrol  
Physiologic and immunologic hurdles to xenotransplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Long-term results of TPMT activity monitoring in azathioprine-treated renal allograft recipients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Hyponatremia as a complication of colonoscopy Lancet  
Risk factors for cerebral edema in children with diabetic ketoacidosis N Engl J Med  
A latex d-dimer reliably excludes venous thromboembolism Arch Int Med  
The molecular basis of familial hemolytic uremic syndrome: Analysis of factor H gene reveals a hot spot in short consensus repeat 20 J Am Soc Nephrol  
Downregulation of hepatic cytochrome P450 in chronic renal failure J Am Soc Nephrol  
Gitelman's syndrome revisited: An evaluation of symptoms and health- related quality of life Kidney Int  
Replacement of calcineurin inhibitors with mycophenolate mofetil in liver-transplant patients with renal dysfunction: a randomized controlled study Lancet  
Efficacy and safety of recombinant human activated protein C for sepsis N Engl J Med  
Fomepizole for the treatment of methanol poisoning N Engl J Med  
Effect of grapefruit juice on Sandimmun Neoral absorption among stable renal allograft recipients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Laparoscopic or open surgery for living donor nephrectomy Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Propranolol rapidly reverses paralysis, hypokalemia, and hypophosphatemia in thyrotoxic periodic paralysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Anti-C1q antibodies may help in diagnosing a renal flare in lupus nephritis Am J Kidney Dis  
Coadministration of ketoconazole and cyclosporine for kidney transplant recipients: long-term follow-up and study of metabolic consequences Am J Kidney Dis  
Should all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and microalbuminuria receive angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors?: A meta-analysis of individual patient data Ann Intern Med  
Acute hyponatremia in children admitted to hospital: retrospective analysis of factors contributing to its development and resolution Br Med J  
Influence of tacrolimus on glucose metabolism before and after renal transplantation: A prospective study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Trends of analgesic nephropathy in two high-endemic regions with different legislation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Survival in recipients of marginal cadaveric donor kidneys compared with other recipients and wait-listed candidates J Am Soc Nephrol  
Lowering of microalbuminuria in diabetic patients by a sympathoplegic agent: Novel approach to prevent progression of diabetic nephropathy? J Am Soc Nephrol  
Elevated blood pressure predicts the risk of acute rejection in renal allograft recipients Kidney Int  
Bone mineral density and histology in distal renal tubular acidosis Kidney Int  
Effects of hydroxyethylstarch and gelatin on renal function in severe sepsis Lancet  
Noninvasive diagnosis of renal allograft rejection by measurement of messenger RNA for perforin and granzyme B in urine N Engl J Med  

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