HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Winter , 2002  

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Rapid decline in renal function reflects reversibility and predicts the outcome after angioplasty in renal artery stenosis Am J Kidney Dis  
Leptin and renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events: Recommendation and rationale Ann of Int Med  
Elevated cardiac troponin levels in patients with submassive pulmonary embolism Arch Int Med  
Forecasting the impact of a clinical practice guideline for perioperative beta-blockers to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality Arch Int Med  
For debate: Preventing atherosclerotic events with aspirin Br Med J  
Impact of infectious burden on extent and long-term prognosis of atherosclerosis Circulation  
Increased plasma C-reactive protein in familial hypoalphalipoproteinemia Circulation  
The treatment of hypertension in adult patients with diabetes Diabetes Care  
Evidence-based nutrition principles and recommendations for the treatment and prevention of diabetes and related complications Diabetes Care  
Emerging excitatory role of cardiovascular sympathetic afferents in pathophysiological conditions Hypertension  
Relationship between muscle sympathetic nerve activity and diurnal blood pressure profile Hypertension  
Randomized trial of a medical food for the dietary management of chronic, stable angina J Am Coll Cardiol  
Growth hormone corrects vascular dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure J Am Coll Cardiol  
High coronary artery calcium scores pose an extremely elevated risk for hard events J Am Coll Cardiol  
Association of a sodium channel alpha-subunit promoter variant with blood pressure J Am Soc Nephrol  
Morphologic and functional magnetic resonance imaging of renal artery stenosis: A multireader tricenter study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Ambulatory blood pressure after therapeutic and subtherapeutic nasal continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized parallel trial Lancet  
NSAIDS and the risk of serious coronary heart disease: an observational study Lancet  
Microalbumin measurement alone or calculation of the albumin/creatinine ratio for the screening of hypertension patients? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Alcohol consumption and risk of congestive heart failure in the Framingham Heart Study Ann Intern Med  
Association of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with first occurrence of heart failure: The Rotterdam Study Arch Int Med  
VA cooperative studies program clinical trial comparing combined warfarin and aspirin with aspirin alone in survivors of acute myocardial infarction: Primary results of the CHAMP study Circulation  
Cell membrane trans-fatty acids and the risk of primary cardiac arrest Circulation  
Calcineurin inhibition attenuates mineralocorticoid-induced cardiac hypertrophy Circulation  
Weight loss reduces C-reactive protein levels in obese postmenopausal women Circulation  
Caffeine can decrease insulin sensitivity in humans Diabetes Care  
Sulfonylurea inadequacy: Efficacy of addition of insulin over 6 years in patients with type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 57) Diabetes Care  
Association between pulse pressure and C-reactive protein among apparently healthy US adults Hypertension  
Low-renin hypertension, altered sodium homeostasis, and alpha-adducin polymorphism Hypertension  
Prevalence of hypertension in Hispanic and non-Hispanic White populations Hypertension  
Ethnic differences in coronary atherosclerosis J Am Coll Cardiol  
Angiotensin receptor blockers in heart failure: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials J Am Coll Cardiol  
Immunohistologic evidence of myocardial disease in apparently healthy relatives of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy J Am Coll Cardiol  
Raloxifene and cardiovascular events in osteoporotic postmenopausal women: Four-year results from the MORE trial J Am Med Assoc  
Chelation therapy for ischemic heart disease J Am Med Assoc  
Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes with lifestyle intervention or metformin N Engl J Med  
Benefit of atrial pacing in sleep apnea syndrome N Engl J Med  
Inhibition of inducible nitric oxide synthase during high dietary salt Am J Hypertens  
Dietary sodium and target organ damage in essential hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Effect of calcium supplementation on serum lipid concentrations in normal older women: A randomized controlled trial Am J Med  
J-shaped relationship between blood pressure and mortality in hypertensive patients: New insights from a meta-analysis of individual patient data Ann Intern Med  
Physician-related barriers to the effective management of uncontrolled hypertension Arch Int Med  
Prognostic value of systolic and diastolic blood pressure in treated hypertensive men Arch Int Med  
Systolic and diastolic blood pressure control in the hypertensive patients of the PAMELA population Arch Int Med  
Use of ramipril in preventing stroke: double-blind randomized trial Br Med J  
Alteplase for stroke: money and optimistic claims buttress the "brain attack" campaign Br Med J  
Early evidence of ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk: cross sectional comparison of British South Asian and white children Br Med J  
Homocysteine induces 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase in vascular endothelial cells Circulation  
Effect of azithromycin treatment on endothelial function in patients with coronary artery disease and evidence of Chlamydia pneumonia infection Circulation  
Relationship between lipid levels and clinical outcome in the long- term intervention with pravastatin in ischemic disease (LIPID) trial Circulation  
Mechanism of the blood pressure raising effect of cocaine in humans Circulation  
Change in diastolic left ventricular filling after oneyear of antihypertensive treatments: LIFE Study Circulation  
Differential effects of metformin and troglitazone on cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care  
Effect of a high-protein, high monounsaturated fat weight loss diet on glycemic control and lipid levels in type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care  
Plasma F-2 isoprostanes: Direct evidence of increased free radical damage during acute hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care  
Biochemical diagnosis of pheochromocytoma. Which test is best? J Am Med Assoc  
Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension study (LIFE): a randomised trial against atenolol Lancet  
Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension study (LIFE): a randomised trial against atenolol Lancet  
Relation between use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and muscle strength and physical function in older women: an observational study Lancet  
Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance among children and adolescents with marked obesity N Engl J Med  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Hemodialysis vascular access survival: Upper arm native arteriovenous fistula Am J Kidney Dis  
Evaluation of DOQI guidelines: Early start of dialysis treatment is not associated with better health-related quality of life Am J Kidney Dis  
Treatment outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: A prospective study of 278 cases Arch Int Med  
Low-flux versus high-flux synthetic dialysis membrane in acute renal failure: Prospective randomized study Artif Organs  
Getting more for their dollar: a comparison of the NHS with California's Kaiser Permanente Brit Med J  
Sonodynamic therapy decreased neointimal hyperplasia after stenting in the rabbit iliac artery Circulation  
Resistive index in chronic nephropathies: predictive value of renal outcome Clin Nephrol  
Biocompatible membranes do not promote graft recovery following cadaveric renal transplantation Clin Nephrol  
A phase II randomized, controlled trial of continuous hemofiltration in sepsis Crit Care Med  
Reliability of a new algorithm for continuous cardiac output determination by pulse-contour analysis during hemodynamic instability Crit Care Med  
Clinical utility of blood cultures drawn from central venous or arterial catheters in critically ill surgical patients Crit Care Med  
Dual blockade of the renin-angiotensin system in diabetic nephropathy: A randomized double-blind crossover study Diabetes Care  
Utility of a rapid B-natriutretic peptide assay in differentiating congestive heart failure from lung disease in patients presenting with dyspnea J Am Coll Cardiol  
Plasma total homocysteine levels among patients undergoing nocturnal vs. standard hemodialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Magnetic resonance imaging on the peritoneal cavity among peritoneal dialysis patients using the dialysate as contrast medium J Am Soc Nephrol  
Prophylaxis of hemodialysis graft thrombosis with fish oil: Double-blind, randomized, prospective trial J Am Soc Nephrol  
Glycyrrhetinic acid decreases plasma potassium concentrations in patients with anuria J Am Soc Nephrol  
Contribution of volume overload and angiotensin II to the increased pulse wave velocity of hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Adiponectin, metabolic risk factors, and cardiovascular events among patients with end-stage renal disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Outcome and prognostic factors of restenosis after percutaneous treatment of native hemodialysis fistulas J Vasc Interven Radiol  
Identical decline in residual renal function in high flux biocompatible hemodialysis and CAPD Kidney Int  
Vascular access use in Europe and the United States: Results from the DOPPS Kidney Int  
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are associated with reduced mortality in ESRD patients Kidney Int  
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori and risk of peptic ulcers in patients starting long-term treatment with non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs: a randomized trial Lancet  
Effects of chronic intake of vegetable protein added to animal or fish protein on renal hemodynamics Nephron  
Cigarette smoking predicts faster progression of type 2 established diabetic nephropathy Am J Kidney Dis  
Hemodialysis-associated hypertension: Pathophysiology and therapy Am J Kidney Dis  
Comorbidity and other factors associated with modality selection in incident dialysis patients: The CHOICE Study Am J Kidney Dis  
Body composition and energy metabolism in chronic renal insufficiency Am J Kidney Dis  
Mupirocin resistance after long-term use of Staphylococcus aureus colonization in patients undergoing chronic peritoneal dialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Safety and efficacy of simvastatin in hypercholesterolemic patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Surprisingly small effect of antiviral treatment in patients with hepatitis C Ann Intern Med  
The stool antigen test for detection of Helicobacter pylori after eradication therapy Ann Intern Med  
Correlates of urea kinetic modeling during hemodialysis in patients with acute renal failure Blood Purif  
Performance of twin central venous catheters: Influence of the inversion of inlet and outlet on recirculation Blood Purif  
Detection of vascular access stenosis by measurement of access blood flow from ionic dialysance Blood Purif  
Vitamin D analogs for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism Blood Purif  
Recombinant human parathyroid hormone Br Med J  
Advanced glycation end-products activate endothelium through signal- transduction receptor RAGE: A mechanism for amplification of inflammatory responses Circulation  
Complications of central venous catheters: Internal jugular versus subclavian access. A systematic review Crit Care Med  
Erectile dysfunction and quality of life in type 2 diabetic patients: A serious problem too often overlooked Diabetes Care  
Epidemiology of anemia associated with chronic renal insufficiency among adults in the United States: Results from NHANES III J Am Soc Nephrol  
Asymmetric dimethylarginine, C-reactive protein and carotid intima- media thickness in end-stage renal disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
The metabolic conversion of phenylalanine to tyrosine in the human kidney: Does it have nutritional implications in renal patients? J Ren Nutr  
Food intake characteristics of hemodialysis patients as obtained by food frequency questionnaire J Ren Nutr  
Medicare medical nutrition therapy: Legislative process and product J Ren Nutr  
Is peritoneal dialysis adequate for hypercatabolic acute renal failure in developing countries? Kidney Int  
Cigarette smoking and vascular pathology in renal biopsies Kidney Int  
Medial artery calcification in ESRD patients is associated with deposition of bone matrix protein Kidney Int  
Phosphate kinetics during hemodialysis: Evidence for biphasic regulation Kidney Int  
Peritoneal and hemodialysis: I. Differences in patient characteristics at initiation Kidney Int  
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition therapy in altitude polycythemia: a prospective randomized trial Lancet  
Vitamin D poisoning by table sugar Lancet  
Pure red cell aplasia and antierythropoietin antibodies in patients treated with recombinant erythropoietin N Engl J Med  
Mild therapeutic hypothermia to improve the neurologic outcome after cardiac arrest N Engl J Med  
Intravenous zoledronic acid in postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density N Engl J Med  
Daily hemodialysis and the outcome of acute renal failure N Engl J Med  
Use of a Staphylococcus aureus conjugate vaccine in patients receiving hemodialysis N Engl J Med  
Calcimimetic agents and secondary hyperparathyroidism Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Osteoprotegerin and parathyroid hormone as markers of high-turnover osteodystropy and decreased bone mineralization in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Increased circulating levels of osteoclastogenesis inhibitory factor (osteoprotegerin) in patients with chronic renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
What action should be taken to prevent spread of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in European hospitals? Br Med J  
Long-term survival of dialysis patients in the United States with prosthetic heart valves: Should ACC/AHA practice guidelines on valve selection be modified? Circulation  
Plasma norepinephrine predicts survival and incident cardiovascular events in patients in patients with end-stage renal disease Circulation  
Randomized comparison of nasojejunal and nasogastric feeding in critically ill patients Crit Care Med  
Central pulse pressure and mortality in end-stage renal disease Hypertension  
Rebound thrombin generation after heparin therapy in unstable angina: A randomized comparison between unfractionated and low-molecular- weight heparin J Am Coll Cardiol  
Iron administration and clinical outcomes in hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effects of l-cartinine supplementation in maintenance hemodialysis patients: A systematic review J Am Soc Nephrol  
Short- and long-term functional effects of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in hemodialysis vascular access J Am Soc Nephrol  
Renal insufficiency and subsequent death resulting from cardiovascular disease in the United States J Am Soc Nephrol  
Nocturnal hypoxemia predicts incident cardiovascular complications in dialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Thoracic duct injury associated with left internal jugular vein catheterization: Anatomic considerations J Vasc Interven Radiol  
Management of hemodialysis catheter-related bacteremia with an adjunctive antibiotic lock solution Kidney Int  
Detection of microemboli in the subclavian vein of patients undergoing hemodialysis and hemodiafiltration using pulsed Doppler ultrasound Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Cardiac troponins: Utility in renal insufficiency and end-stage renal disease Sem Dial  
Phosphate binders in uremia: pharmacodynamics, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoethics Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Predictive value of initial histology and effect of plasmapheresis on long-term prognosis of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis Am J Kidney Dis  
Steroid-free immunosuppression in kidney transplantation: An editorial review Am J Transplant  
Controlled prospective trial of prednisolone and cytotoxics in progressive IgA nephropathy J Am Soc Nephrol  
Glucose metabolism in renal transplant recipients on tacrolimus: The effect of steroid withdrawal and tacrolimus trough level reduction J Am Soc Nephrol  
Antiphospholipid syndrome nephropathy in systemic lupus erythematosus J Am Soc Nephrol  
Gastrointestinal complications of transplant immunosuppression J Am Soc Nephrol  
Diurnal variations of glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria in diabetic nephropathy Kidney Int  
Ischemic heart disease after renal transplantation Kidney Int  
Comparison of two diets for the prevention of recurrent stones in idiopathic hypercalciuria N Engl J Med  
Prothrombin coagulation abnormalities preceding the hemolytic- uremic syndrome N Engl J Med  
Chimerism of the transplanted heart N Engl J Med  
Segmental infarction with graft dysfunction: an emerging syndrome in renal transplantation? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Reversal of diabetes in mice by xenotransplantation of a bioartificial pancreas in a prevascularized subcutaneous site Transplantation  
Prevention of contrast-media associated nephropathy: Two hydration regimens compared Arch Int Med  
Improvement in cholesterol emboli syndrome after iloprost therapy Br Med J  
Challenges in managing profound hypokalemia Br Med J  
Aristolochic acids induce chronic renal failure with interstitial fibrosis in salt-depleted rats J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mesangial IgG glomerulonephritis: A distinct type of primary glomerulonephritis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mutations in NPHS2 encoding podocin are a prevalent cause of steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome among Israeli-Arab children J Am Soc Nephrol  
Clinical features and outcomes in children with ANCA-positive glomerulonephritis associated with propylthiouracil treatment J Am Soc Nephrol  
Novel mutations in NPHS2 detected in both familial and sporadic steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome J Am Soc Nephrol  
Open randomized trial comparing early withdrawal of either cyclosporine or mycophenolate mofetil in stable renal transplant recipients initially treated with a triple-drug regimen J Am Soc Nephrol  
Nephrology Forum: Acute renal failure and the sepsis syndrome Kidney Int  
Drug-induced systemic lupus erythematosus associated with etanercept therapy Lancet  
A long-term study of prognosis in monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance N Engl J Med  
Prevalence of monoclonal gammopathy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism Arch Int Med  
Evaluation of prescribing practices: Risk of lactic acidosis with metformin therapy Arch Int Med  
Successful prospective prediction of type 1 diabetes in schoolchildren through multiple defined autoantibodies: 8 year follow up of WA Diabetes Prediction Study Diabetes Care  
The pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationship for total and free mycophenolic acid in pediatric renal transplant recipients J Am Soc Nephrol  
New insights into diuretic use in patients with chronic renal disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mycophenolate mofetil treatment for primary glomerular diseases Kidney Int  
Progression rate of Chinese herb nephropathy: impact of Aristolochia fangchi ingested dose Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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