HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Spring , 2002  

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Losartan and perindopril effects on plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and fibrinogen in hypertensive type 2 diabetic patients Am J Hypertens  
Echocardiographic comparison of left ventricular structure and function in hypertensive patients with primary aldosteronism and essential hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Reduction in arterial stiffness with angiotensin II antagonist is comparable with and additive to ACE inhibition Am J Hypertens  
The role of spironolactone in the treatment of patients with refractory hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Is there an association between hypertension and cancer mortality? Am J Med  
Change in coronary flow reserve on transthoracic Doppler echocardiography after a single high fat meal in young healthy men Ann Intern Med  
Effect of aerobic exercise on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials Ann Intern Med  
Benefits of beta-blocker therapy for heart failure: Weighing the evidence Arch Int Med  
Coffee intake and the risk of hypertension Arch Int Med  
Chlamydia pneumonia seropositivity and systemic and renovascular atherosclerotic disease Arch Int Med  
Metoprolol CR/XL in female patients with heart failure: analysis of the experience in the MERIT-HF trial Circulation  
Switching off embolization from carotid plaque using S- nitrosoglutathione Circulation  
Statin attenuates the increase in C-reactive protein during estrogen replacement therapy in postmenopausal women Circulation  
Percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion to prevent stroke in high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation: Early clinical experience Circulation  
Biological gradient between long-term arsenic exposure and carotid atherosclerosis Circulation  
UKPDS 50: Hyperglycemia and other potentially modifiable risk factors for peripheral vascular disease in type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care  
Effect of a chicken-based diet on renal function and lipid profile in patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomized crossover trial Diabetes Care  
A low sodium diet potentiates the effects of losartan in type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care  
Effects of chronic calcium channel blockade on sympathetic nerve activity in hypertension Hypertension  
Diagnostic value of the post-captopril test in primary aldosteronism Hypertension  
Familial aggregation of low-renin hypertension Hypertension  
Effects of celecoxib on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive patients on ACE inhibitors Hypertension  
Ambulatory blood pressure in 12-year old children born small for gestational age Hypertension  
Association between CYP2C9 genetic variants and anticoagulation- related outcomes during warfarin therapy J Am Med Assoc  
Fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease in women J Am Med Assoc  
Dairy consumption, obesity, and the insulin resistance syndrome in young adults: The CARDIA Study J Am Med Assoc  
Diuretic therapy, the alpha-adducin gene variant, and the risk of myocardial infarction or stroke in persons with treated hypertension J Am Med Assoc  
Enhanced responses of blood pressure, renal function, and aldosterone to angiotensin I in the DD genotype are blunted by low sodium intake J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effects of vitamin C and E on progression of transplant-associated arteriosclerosis: a randomized trial Lancet  
Effect of nicorandil on coronary events in patients with stable angina: the Impact of Nicorandil in Angina (IONA) randomized trial Lancet  
Long-term effectiveness of pravastatin in 9014 patients with coronary artery disease and average cholesterol concentrations: the LIPID trial follow-up Lancet  
HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) and aortic valve calcium Lancet  
Blood levels of long-chain n-3 fatty acids and the risk of sudden death N Engl J Med  
Estrogen-receptor polymorphisms and effects of estrogen replacement on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in women with coronary disease N Engl J Med  
Overexpression of renin-angiotensin system in human visceral adipose tissue in normal and overweight subjects Am J Hypertens  
Prevalence of hyperhomocysteinemia in an elderly population Am J Hypertens  
Selective COX-2 inhibitors, NSAIDs, aspirin, and myocardial infarction Arch Int Med  
Factors associated with hypertension control in the general population in the United States Arch Int Med  
Elevated C-reactive protein values and atherosclerosis in sudden coronary death: Association with different pathologies Circulation  
Calcineurin in human heart hypertrophy Circulation  
Elevated C-reactive protein in patients with obstructive sleep apnea Circulation  
Clinical efficacy of orlistat therapy in overweight and obese patients with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: A 1-year randomized controlled trial Diabetes Care  
Longitudinal association of glycemia and microalbuminuria: The Framingham offspring study Diabetes Care  
Growth of left ventricular mass in African American and European American youth Hypertension  
Resistant hypertension: comparing hemodynamic management to specialist care Hypertension  
Aldosterone is produced from ventricles in patients with essential hypertension Hypertension  
A prospective, multicenter, randomized trial of percutaneous transmyocardial laser revascularization in patients with nonrecanalizable chronic total occlusions J Am Coll Cardiol  
Effects of moderate alcohol intake on fasting insulin and glucose concentrations and insulin sensitivity in postmenopausal women J Am Med Assoc  
Retinal arteriolar narrowing and risk of diabetes mellitus in middle- aged persons J Am Med Assoc  
Plasma ghrelin levels after diet-induced weight loss or gastric bypass surgery N Engl J Med  
Germ-line mutations in nonsyndromic pheochromocytoma N Engl J Med  
Greater intima media thickness in the carotid bulb is associated with reduced baroreflex sensitivity Am J Hypertens  
The relationship between body mass index and pulse pressure in older adults with isolated systolic hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Relationship between physical activity and inflammation among apparently healthy middle-aged and older US adults Arch Int Med  
Nut consumption and decreased risk of sudden cardiac death in the Physicians' Health Study Arch Int Med  
Reduction of left ventricular hypertrophy after exercise and weight loss in overweight patients with mild hypertension Arch Int Med  
Plasma total homocysteine and hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease. The Hordaland Homocysteine Study Arch Int Med  
Reliability of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide assay in diagnosis of heart failure: cohort study in representative and high risk community populations Br Med J  
Imaging atherosclerotic plaque inflammation with [18F]- fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography Circulation  
Obesity accelerates the progression of coronary atherosclerosis in young men Circulation  
Five-year clinical follow-up after intracoronary radiation: results of a randomized clinical trial Circulation  
Prospective study of C-reactive protein, homocysteine, and plasma lipid levels as predictors of sudden cardiac death Circulation  
Omapatrilat reduces pulse pressure and proximal aortic stiffness in patients with systolic hypertension Circulation  
Roxithromycin treatment prevents progression of peripheral arterial occlusive disease in Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositive men: A RDBPCT Circulation  
Smoking and the kidney J Am Soc Nephrol  
Glucose metabolism in patients with acute myocardial infarction and no previous diagnosis of diabetes mellitus: a prospective study Lancet  
Cardiac resynchronization in chronic heart failure N Engl J Med  
A randomized comparison of a sirolimus-eluting stent with a standard stend for coronary revascularization N Engl J Med  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Hemodialysis access assessment with intravascular ultrasound Am J Kidney Dis  
Value of corrected QT interval dispersion in identifying patients initiating dialysis at increased risk of total and cardiovascular mortality Am J Kidney Dis  
Salvage of poorly developed arteriovenous fistulae with percutaneous ligation of accessory veins Am J Kidney Dis  
Bone density and heel ultrasound testing do no identify patients with dialysis-dependent renal failure who have had fractures Am J Kidney Dis  
Can a reduction in extracellular fluid volume result in increased serum albumin in peritoneal dialysis patients? Am J Kidney Dis  
Predialysis versus postdialysis hematocrit evaluation during erythropoietin therapy Am J Kidney Dis  
Efficacy and safety of a 7.5% icodextrin peritoneal dialysis solution Am J Kidney Dis  
Exercise during hemodialysis decreases the use of antihypertensive medications Am J Kidney Dis  
Gastroenteritis-associated hyperamylasemia Arch Int Med  
Randomized trial of endoscopy with testing for Helicobacter pylori compared with non-invasive H pylori testing alonne in the management of dyspepsia Br Med J  
Does oral folic acid lower total homocysteine levels and improve endothelial function in children with chronic renal failure? Circulation  
Unexpected high risk of contamination with Staphylococci species attributable to standard preparation of syringes for intravenous drug administration in a simulation model in ICUs Crit Care Med  
Fibrin sheath enhances central venous catheter infection Crit Care Med  
Impact of simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation on progression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with end-stage renal failure due to type 1 diabetes Diabetes Care  
Association between pulse pressure and mortality in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis J Am Med Assoc  
Improving the quality of hemodialysis treatment: A community-based randomized controlled trial to overcome patient-specific barriers J Am Med Assoc  
The ADEMEX Study: Make haste slowly J Am Soc Nephrol  
Prevalence of low glomerular filtration rate in nondiabetic Americans: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) J Am Soc Nephrol  
The calcimimetic agent AMG 073 lowers plasma parathyroid hormone levels in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism J Am Soc Nephrol  
ACE inhibitors versus AT1 receptor antagonists in patients with chronic renal disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Postdialytic rebound of serum phosphorus: Pathogenetic and clinical insights J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effects of increased peritoneal clearances on mortality rates in peritoneal dialysis: ADEMEX, a prospective, randomized, controlled trial J Am Soc Nephrol  
Dialysis dose and body mass index are strongly associated with survival in hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Feasibility of resuming peritoneal dialysis after severe peritonitis and Tenckhoff catheter removal J Am Soc Nephrol  
Probiotics and prebiotics: A brief overview J Ren Nutr  
Severe dietary protein restriction in overt diabetic nephropathy: Benefits or risks? J Ren Nutr  
Moderate renal insufficiency and the risk of cardiovascular mortality: Results from NHANES I Kidney Int  
A placebo-controlled trial examining atorvastatin in dylipidemic patients undergoing CAPD Kidney Int  
Role of the alpha-adducin genotype on renal disease progression Kidney Int  
Is folate a promising agent in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients with renal failure? Kidney Int  
Parathyroid-hormone independent osteoclastic resorptive bone disease: a new variant of adynamic bone disease in hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Long-term impact of renal transplantation on carotid artery properties and on ventricular hypertrophy in end-stage renal failure patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Dialyzing the elderly: Issues and concerns. Comparison and survival of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in the elderly Sem Dialysis  
Dialyzer fiber bundle volume and kinetics of solute removal in continuous venovenous hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Chronic dialysis patients have high risk for pulmonary embolism Am J Kidney Dis  
Prognostic role of serum ACE activity on outcome of type 2 diabetic patients on chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Alcohol-based handrub improves compliance with hand hygiene in intensive care units Arch Int Med  
Intravascular catheter-related infections: New horizons and recent advances Arch Int Med  
Outcomes of patients with chronic renal insufficiency in the bypass angioplasty revascularization investigation Circulation  
Effect of therapeutic footwear on foot reulceration in patients with diabetes: A randomized controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Needlestick transmission of hepatitis C J Am Med Assoc  
Value of static venous pressure for predicting arteriovenous graft thrombosis Kidney Int  
Methodological issues in studying the epidemiology of mild to moderate chronic renal insufficiency Kidney Int  
Hypocholesterolemia is a significant predictor of death in a cohort of chronic hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Sodium ferric gluconate complex in hemodialysis patients: Adverse reactions compared to placebo and iron dextran Kidney Int  
Increased cortisol metabolites and reduced activity of 11- hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in patients on hemodialysis Kidney Int  
High bone density due to a mutation in LDL-receptor related protein 5 N Engl J Med  
Hyperhomocystinemia therapy in hemodialysis patients: folinic versus folic acid in combination with vitamin B6 and B12 Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Daily hemodialysis improves indices of protein glycation Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Insomnia in maintenance hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effects of simvastatin on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and serum albumin in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Impaired secretion of parathyroid hormone, but not refractoriness of osteoblast, is a major mechanism of low bone turnover in hemodialyzed patients with diabetes mellitus Am J Kidney Dis  
Native arteriovensous fistula: preoperative evaluation Am J Kidney Dis  
A comparison of standardized vs. usual blood pressure measurements in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Prevalence of constipation in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients and comparison with hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Chlorhexidine compared with povidone-iodine solution for vascular catheter site care: A meta-analysis Ann Intern Med  
Catheter replacement in continuous arteriovenous hemodiafiltration: The balance between infectious and mechanical complications Crit Care Med  
Anemia is associated with worse symptoms, greater impairment in functional capacity and a significant increase in mortality in patients with advanced heart failure J Am Coll Cardiol  
Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy after conversion to nocturnal hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Relationships among inflammation, nutrition, and physiologic mechanisms establishing albumin levels in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Calcium channel blocker use and mortality among patients with end-stage renal disease Kidney Int  
Hemodialysis vascular access preferences and outcomes in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) Kidney Int  
Therapeutic angiogenesis with recombinant fibroblast growth factor -2 for intermittent claudication (the TRAFFIC study): a randomised trial Lancet  
Intranasal mupirocin to prevent postoperative Staphylococcus aureus infections N Engl J Med  
Troponin T levels in patients with acute coronary syndromes, with or without renal dysfunction N Engl J Med  
Isothermic dialysis for hypotension-prone patients Semin Dial  

Clinical Nephrology
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Renal transplant in patient with Alport syndrome Am J Kidney Dis  
Different patterns of renal damage in type 2 diabetes mellitus: A multicenter study on 393 biopsies Am J Kidney Dis  
Ultrasonography in renal transplantation Am J Kidney Dis  
Call for revolution: A new approach to describing allograft deterioration Am J Transplant  
Duration of donor brain death and its influence on kidney graft function Am J Transplant  
Circadian pattern in occurrence of renal colic in an emergency department: analysis of patient notes Br Med J  
Frequent development of lupus anticoagulants in critically ill patients treated under intensive care conditions Crit Care Med  
Withdrawal of cyclosporine or prednisone six months after kidney transplantation in patients on triple drug therapy: a randomized, prospective, multicenter study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Use of the albumin/creatinine ratio to detect microalbuminuria: implications of sex and race J Am Soc Nephrol  
Identification and characterization of a gene with base substitutions associated with absorptive hypercalciuria phenotype and low spinal bone density J Clin Endocrinol Metab  
Cyclophosphamide pharmacokinetics and dose requirements in patients with renal insufficiency Kidney Int  
Sirolimus does not exhibit nephrotoxicity compared to cyclosporine in renal transplant recipients Am J Trans  
Adrenal function in the human immunodeficiency virus infected patient Arch Int Med  
Incidence and prognostic importance of acute renal failure after percutaneous coronary intervention Circulation  
Effect of intensive therapy on the microvascular complications of type 1 diabetes mellitus J Am Med Assoc  
Comparison of blood group versus HLA-dependent transplantation and its influence on donor kidney survival Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Dietary fish oil does not infuence acute rejection rate and graft survival after renal transplantation: a randomized placebo-controlled study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Lack of renoprotective effect of theophylline during aortocoronary bypass surgery Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A new acute inflammatory syndrome related to the introduction of mycophenolate mofetil in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Albumin to creatinine ratio: A screening test with limitations Am J Kidney Dis  
Clinicopathologic correlates predict the outcome in children with steroid -resistant idiopathic nephrotic syndrome treated with pulse methylprednisolone therapy Am J Kidney Dis  
Acute lead intoxication from a mug with a ceramic inner surface Am J Med  
Fever of unknown origin caused by multiple myeloma: A report of 9 cases Arch Int Med  
Clinical review: ABC of clinical electrocardiography. Conditions not primarily affecting the heart Br J Med  
Adrenal insufficiency in critically ill patients with human immunodeficiency virus Crit Care Med  
Oral sulodexide reduces albuminuria in microalbuminuric and macroalbuminuric type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients: the Di.N.A.S. randomized trial J Am Soc Nephrol  
Creatinine reduction ratio and 24-hour creatinine excretion on posttransplant day two: simple and objective tools to define graft function J Am Soc Nephrol  
Promising effects of ischemic preconditioning in renal transplantation Kidney Int  
Acarbose for prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the STOP- NIDDM randomised trial Lancet  
Misdiagnosis of hereditary amyloidosis as AL (primary) amyloidosis N Engl J Med  

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