HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Spring , 1997  

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Health effects of obstructive sleep apnea and the effectiveness of a continuous positive airways pressure: a systematic review of the research evidence Brit Med J  
End-stage renal disease in African-American and white men J Am Med Assoc  
Health outcomes associated with antihypertensive therapies used as first-line agents J Am Med Assoc  
Randomised study of the effect of ibopamine on survival in patients with advanced severe heart failure Lancet  
Effect of renal artery stenting on the progression of renovascular renal failure Lancet  
Inflammation, aspirin, and the risk of cardiovascular disease in apparently healthy men N Engl J Med  
A clinical trial of the effects of dietary patterns on blood pressure New Engl J Med  
Proposal of reference values for home blood pressure measurement: Prognostic criteria based on a prospective observation of the general population in Oshsama, Japan Am J Hypertens  
Radiofrequency volumetric reduction of the tongue: a porcine pilot study for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome Chest  
Kidney vascular damage and cocaine Clin Nephrol  
Contrasting effects of calcium channel blockade versus converting enzyme inhibition on proteinuria in African Americans with NIDDM nephropathy J Am Soc Nephrol  
Grapefruit juice increases felodipine oral availability in humans by decreasing intestinal CYP3A protein expression J Clin Invest  
The International Stroke Trial (IST): a randomised trial of aspirin, subcutaneous heparin, both, or neither among 19345 patients with acute ischaemic stroke Lancet  
Defective excitation-contraction coupling in experimental cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure Science  
Evaluation of social status as a contributing factor to the stroke belt region of the United States Stroke  
Is hypertriglyceridemia a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease?: A simple question with a complicated answer Ann Int Med  
24-hour blood pressure monitoring to evaluate the effects of nifedipine in pre-eclampsia and in chronic hypertension in pregnancy Br J Obstet Gynaecol  
Prevalence of undiagnosed NIDDM and impaired glucose tolerance in a cohort of older persons with hypertension J Am Geriatr Soc  
Plasma homocysteine as a risk factor for vascular disease J Am Med Assoc  
Randomised placebo-controlled trial of lisinopril in normotensive patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and normoalbuminuria or microalbuminuria Lancet  
Silent brain infarction on magnetic resonance imaging and neurologic abnormalities in community-dwelling older adults Stroke  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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High C-reactive protein is a strong predictor of resistance to erythropoietin in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
The importance of dietary calcium and phosphorus in the secondary hyperparathyroidism of patients with early chronic renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of ketoconazole plus low-dose prednisone on progression of chronic renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
End-stage renal disease among silica-exposed gold miners J Am Med Assoc  
Bone health of adult hemodialysis patients is related to vitamin K status Kidney Int  
Are glycopeptide-resistant enterococci in animals a threat to human beings? Lancet  
Orthostatic hypoxaemia in dialysed adult polycystic kidney disease patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Technical report: indwelling silicone femoral catheters: experience of three hemodialysis centres Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Preliminary evidence for a role of apolipoprotein E alleles in identifying hemodialysis patients at high vascular risk Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Left ventricular hypertrophy and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in chronic renal failure Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Gynecologic and reproductive issues in women on dialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
A cost-effectiveness analysis of anemia screening before erythropoietin in patients with ESRD Am J Kidney Dis  
Determinants of albumin concentration in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Simultaneous removal and replacement of infected peritoneal dialysis catheters Am J Kidney Dis  
Correction of acidosis in hemodialysis patients increases the sensitivity of the parathyroid glands to calcium J Am Soc Nephrol  
Subacute infusion of physiologic doses of parathyroid hormone raises blood pressure in humans Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Hepatitis G virus infection in a haemodialysis unit: prevalence and clinical implications Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Survival in long-term haemodialysis patients: results from the annual survey of the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Current status of renal replacement therapy in Japan: results of the annual survey of the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Sudden death in chronic dialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Aluminum neurotoxicity in preterm infants receiving intravenous feeding solutions New Engl J Med  
Pharmacokinetics of oral glyburide in subjects with non-insulin- dependent diabetes mellitus and renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
Prevention of bacterial endocarditis: Recommendations by the American Heart Association J Am Med Assoc  
Hemodialyzer mass transfer-area coefficients for urea increase at high dialysate flow rates. The Hemodialysis (HEMO) Study Kidney Int  
Blood transfusion during heparin-free hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Splanchnic erythrocyte content decreases during hemodialysis: a new compensatory mechanism for hypovolemia Kidney Int  
Randomised placebo-controlled trial of effect of ramipril on decline in glomerular filtration rate and risk of terminal renal failure in proteinuric non-diabetic nephropathy Lancet  
Intradermal vs. intramuscular hepatitis B re-vaccination in non- responsive chronic dialysis patients: A prospective randomized study with cost-effectiveness evaluation Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Technical report. Ultrasound-guided cannulation versus the landmark- guided technique for acute hemodialysis access Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Comparison of lactate and bicarbonate buffered haemofiltration fluids: use in critically ill patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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The impact of renal transplantation on survival in hepatitis C- positive ESRD patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Nonacidotic proximal tubulopathy transmitted as autosomal dominant trait Am J Kidney Dis  
Comparison of dietary calcium with supplemental calcium and other nutrients as factors affecting the risk for kidney stones in women Ann Int Med  
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with ticlodipine therapy J Am Soc Nephrol  
A randomized study comparing three cyclosporine-based regimens in cadaveric renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Cyclophosphamide therapy for lupus nephritis: poor renal survival in black Americans Kidney Int  
Spinal meningeal diverticula in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Lancet  
A trial of three regimens for primary amyloidosis: colchicine alone, melphalan and prednisone, and melphalan, prednisone, and colchicine N Engl J Med  
Prevention of mucosal Escherichia coli infection by FimH- adhesin-based systemic vaccination Science  
Pentoxifylline promotes replication of human cytomegalovirus in vivo and in vitro Blood  
Glycosaminoglycans delay the progression of nephropathy in NIDDM Diabetes Care  
Acute hypertension as an adverse effect of pyrazinamide J Am Med Assoc  
Isoform switching of type IV collagen is developmentally arrested in X-linked Alport Syndrome leading to increased susceptibility of renal basement membranes to endoproteolysis J Clin Invest  
Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism with magnetic resonance angiography New Engl J Med  
Weekly CPC: Case 17-1997: A 67-year-old woman with vomiting, bloody diarrhea, and azotemia New Engl J Med  
Histologic subclassification of IgA nephropathy: a clinicopathologic study of 244 cases Am J Kidney Dis  
Prevalence of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in a large inception cohort of patients with connective tissue diseases Ann Int Med  
Predictors of mortality from kidney cancer in 332,547 men screened for the multiple risk factor intervention trial Cancer  
Polycystic kidney disease: an unrecognized emerging infectious disease? Emerging Inf Dis  
Pancreatorenal syndrome associated with combination antiretroviral therapy in HIV infection Lancet  
PKD1 interacts with PKD2 through a probable coiled-coil domain Nature Genetics  
Von Hippel-Lindau disease: an important differential diagnosis of polycystic kidney disease Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection of bone marrow dendritic cells from multiple myeloma patients Science  

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