HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Autumn , 1998  

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Treatment of atherosclerotic ostial renal artery stenosis with the intravascular stent Am J Kidney Dis  
Nurse case management to improve glycemic control in diabetic patients in a health maintenance organization Ann Intern Med  
Oral delivery of anticoagulant doses of heparin: A randomized, double -blind, controlled study in humans Circulation  
Isolation of a chromosome 1 region that contributes to high blood pressure and salt sensitivity Hypertension  
Adenovirus-mediated kallikrein gene delivery reverses salt-induced injury in Dahl salt-sensitive rats Kidney Int  
Prevention of dementia in randomised double-blind placebo-controlled Systolic Hypertension in Europe (Syst-Eur) trial Lancet  
Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of thrombolytic therapy with intravenous alteplase in acute ischemic stroke (ECASS II) Lancet  
Effect of bradykinin receptor blockade on the response to angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor in normotensive and hypertensive subjects N Engl J Med  
Journal Club: Screening for renal artery stenosis: hypertension and more... Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of pravastatin on cardiovascular events in older patients with myocardial infarction and cholesterol levels in the average range Ann Intern Med  
A clinical prediction rule for renal artery stenosis Ann Intern Med  
ACC/AHA Practice Guidelines Executive Summary: Management of patients with valvular heart disease Circulation  
Hyperhomocysteinemia after an oral methionine load acutely impairs endothelial function in healthy adults Circulation  
Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA): A novel risk factor for endothelial dysfunction: Its role in hypercholesterolemia Circulation  
Cardiovascular outcome in white-coat versus sustained mild hypertension: A 10-year follow-up study Circulation  
Influence of the angiotensin II antagonist valsartan on left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with essential hypertension Circulation  
Review article. Race and hypertension: science and nescience Hypertens  
Importance of the renin system in determining blood pressure fall with salt restriction in black and white hypertensive patients Hypertens  
Benefit of carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic moderate or severe stenosis N Engl J Med  
Prevention of cardiovascular events and death with pravastatin in patients with coronary heart disease and a broad range of initial cholesterol levels N Engl J Med  
Risk of valvular heart disease among users of fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine who underwent echocardiography before use of medication Ann Intern Med  
A dose-dependent increase in mortality with vesnarinone among patient with severe heart failure Ann Intern Med  
Prospective study of atherosclerotic disease progression in the renal artery Circulation  
Effect of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors on coronary artery disease as assessed by electron-beam computed tomography N Engl J Med  
Does treated primary hypertension lead to end-stage renal disease? A 20-year follow-up of the primary prevention study in Goteborg, Sweden Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Timing for fever-related brain damage in acute ischemic stroke Stroke  
Total homocysteine concentration and the likelihood of nonfatal stroke: Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994 Stroke  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia during continuous renal replacement therapy Am J Kidney Dis  
Prospective evaluation of an anemia treatment algorithm in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Risk of death among chronic dialysis patients infected with hepatitis C virus Am J Kidney Dis  
Low molecular weight heparin reduces triglyceride, VLDL, and cholesterol/HDL levels in hyperlipidemic diabetic patients on hemodialysis Am J Nephrol  
Mortality in end-stage renal disease is associated with facility-to- facility differences in adequacy of hemodialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Parathyroid hormone treatment can reverse corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis: Results of a randomized controlled clinical trial J Clin Invest  
Effects of estrogen replacement therapy on the lipoprotein profile in postmenopausal women with ESRD Kidney Int  
Influence of hematocrit on measurement of lipoproteins demonstrated by the example of lipoprotein(a) Kidney Int  
Outbreak of sterile peritonitis among continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis patients Kidney Int  
Renal function and requirement for dialysis in chronic nephropathy patients on long-term ramipril: REIN follow-up trial. Gruppo Italiano di Studi Epidemiologici in Nefrologia (GISEN). Lancet  
Does long-term treatment of renal anemia with recombinant erythropoietin influence oxidative stress in hemodialyzed patients? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Evidence of hepatitis C virus passage across dialysis membrane Nephron  
Editorial Review: Malnutrition, cardiac disease, and mortality: an integrated point of view Am J Kidney Dis  
Blood pressure control in dialysis patients: importance of the lag phenomenon Am J Kidney Dis  
Treatment of malnutrition with 1.1% amino acid peritoneal dialysis solution: results of a multicenter outpatient study Am J Kidney Dis  
Controlling the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in chronic renal disease: What do we know? What do we need to learn? Where do we go from here? Am J Kidney Dis  
Hypertension in the ESRD patient: Pathophysiology, therapy, outcomes, and future directions Am J Kidney Dis  
Influence of pH on in vitro disintegration of phosphate binders Am J Kidney Dis  
Dental and cardiac risk factors for endocarditis Ann Intern Med  
Dose of hemodialysis and survival: Differences by race and sex J Am Med Assoc  
Long-term evolution of cardiomyopathy in dialysis patients Kidney Int  
Initial results of a new access device for hemodialysis - technical note Kidney Int  
Change in access blood flow over time predicts vascular access thrombosis Kidney Int  
Enterobacter cloacae bloodstream infections associated with contaminated prefilled saline syringes -- California, November 1998 Morb Mort Weekly Rep  
Seasonal changes in blood pressure in patients with end-stage renal disease treated with hemodialysis N Engl J Med  
Daily home hemodialysis in the Netherlands; effects on metabolic control, hemodynamics, and quality of life Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A parallel, comparative study of intravenous iron versus intravenous ascorbic acid for erythropoietin hyporesponsive anemia in hemodialysis patients with iron overload Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Journal Club: Intravenous infusion of total dose iron in peritoneal dialysis patients: a critical appraisal Am J Kidney Dis  
Reinforced intradermal hepatitis B vaccination in hemodialysis patients is superior in antibody response to intramuscular or subcutaneous vaccination Am J Kidney Dis  
All currently used measurements of recirculation in blood access by chemical methos are flawed due to intradialytic disequilibrium or recirculation at low flow Am J Kidney Dis  
Caloric intake in a group of peritoneal dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Cooling effect of continuous renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Effects of multidisciplinary case management in patients with chronic renal insufficiency Am J Med  
Pharmacokinetics of alpha interferon-2b in chronic hepatitis C virus patients underoing chronic hemodialysis or with normal renal function: clinical implications J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effects of dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition, and blood pressure control on chronic, non-diabetic nephropathies. GISEN participants J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of serum phosphate on parathyroid hormone secretion during hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Prevention of peritonitis with disconnect systems in CAPD: a randomized controlled trial. The Mexican Nephrology Collaborative Study Group Kidney Int  

Clinical Nephrology
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Rapid development of drug-induced lupus nephritis in the absence of extrarenal disease in a patient receiving procainamide Am J Kidney Dis  
Journal Club: Antidiuretic hormone and renal clearance of uric acid Am J Kidney Dis  
Role of down-regulated CHIF m-RNA in the pathophysiology of hyperkalemia of acute tubular necrosis Am J Kidney Dis  
Update in nephrology (Review article) Ann Intern Med  
Determinants of renal outcome in anti-myeloperoxidase-associated necrotizing crescentic glomerulonephritis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of single-dose resin-cathartic therapy on serum potassium concentration in patients with end-stage renal disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Serum total homocysteine concentration before and after renal transplantation Kidney Int  
Effects of an ACE inhibitor/calcium antagonist combination on proteinuria in diabetic nephropathy Kidney Int  
Effects of ribavirin on hepatitis-C associated nephrotic syndrome in four liver transplant recipients Kidney Int  
Detection of urinary tract infections by reduction of nitroblue tetrazolium Kidney Int  
Randomised trial of interferon alpha2b plus ribavirin for 48 weeks or for 24 weeks versus interferon alpha2b plus placebo for 48 weeks for treatment of chronic infection with hepatitis C virus Lancet  
Incidence of dilated cardiomyopathy and detection of HIV in myocardial cells of HIV-positive patients N Engl J Med  
Primary immunosuppression with mycophenolate mofetil and antithymocyte globulin for kidney transplant recipients of a suboptimal graft Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Renal pathology patterns in type II diabetes mellitus: relationship with retinopathy Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Autosomal dominant medullary cystic disease: a disorder with variable clinical pictures and exclusion of linkage with the NPH1 locus Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Serum ionized versus total magnesium in patients with chronic renal disease Nephron  
Renal Biopsy Teaching Case: A 17-year old with rash, fever, myalgias and nephritis Am J Kidney Dis  
Assessment of the frequency and costs of posttransplantation hospitalizations in patients receiving tacrolimus versus cyclosporine Am J Kidney Dis  
Converting enzyme inhibition causes hypocitraturia independent of acidosis or hypokalemia Kidney Int  
Persistent secondary hyperparathyroidism after renal transplantation Kidney Int  
Interferon alpha-2b alone or in combination with ribavirin as initial treatment for chronic hepatitis C N Engl J Med  
Renal transplantation in systemic lupus erythematosus. A case control study of 45 patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) and their target antigens in Chinese patients with lupus nephritis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Regulation of renal urate excretion: a critical review Am J Kidney Dis  
Genetic testing for renal diseases: Medical and ethical considerations Am J Kidney Dis  
Cystic fibrosis and the phenotypic expression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Immunoablative high dose cyclophosphamide without stem cell rescue for refractory, severe autoimmune disease Ann Intern Med  
New approaches for treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus Ann Intern Med  
The antiproteinuric effect of angiotensin antagonism in human IgA nephropathy is potentiated by indomethacin J Am Soc Nephrol  
Human complement factor H deficiency associated with hemolytic uremic syndrome J Am Soc Nephrol  
Functional characterization of renal chloride channel CLCN5 mutations associated with Dent's Japan disease Kidney Int  
Haff disease (rhabdomyolysis) associated with eating buffalo fish -- United States, 1997 Morb Mortal Week Rep  
Photopheresis for the prevention of rejection in cardiac transplantation N Engl J Med  
The effect of tolerance to noninherited maternal HLA antigens on the survival of renal transplants from sibling donors N Engl J Med  
Letter: Hyperkalemia due to a potassium-based water softener N Engl J Med  

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