HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Spring , 1999  

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Use of electronic pill boxes to assess risk of poor treatment compliance: results of a large-scale trial Am J Hypertens  
Journal Club: Cigarette smoking and renal function impairment Am J Kidney Dis  
The role of leptin in human obesity and disease: a review of current evidence Ann Intern Med  
Ethnic differences in incidence of stroke: prospective study with stroke register Br Med J  
Hyponatremic-hypertensive syndrome with renal ischemia: an underrecognized disorder Hypertens  
Epithelial sodium channel activity is not increased in hypertension in whites Hypertens  
Inhibition of carbonic anhydrase accounts for the direct vascular effects of hydrochlorothiazide Hypertens  
A prospective study of egg consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease in men and women J Am Med Assoc  
Trends in the prevalence of hypertension, antihypertensive therapy, and left ventricular hypertrophy from 1950 to 1989 N Engl J Med  
Stroke incidence and survival among middle-aged adults: 9-year follow -up of the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) cohort Stroke  
Lifestyle modifications to prevent and control hypertension Can Med Assoc J  
Preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation J Am Med Assoc  
Meta-analysis of trials comparing beta-blockers, calcium antagonists, and nitrates for stable angina J Am Med Assoc  
The Gly460Trp variant of alpha-adducin is not associated with hypertension in white Anglo-Australians Am J Hypertens  
Tissue inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme activity stimulates angiogenesis in vivo Circulation  
Muscular strength training is associated with low arterial compliance and high pulse pressure Hypertens  
Cortisol effects on body mass, blood pressure, and cholesterol in the general population Hypertens  
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition restores hepatocyte growth factor production in patients with congestive heart failure Hypertens  
Plasma normetanephrine and metanephrine for detecting pheochromocytoma in von Hippel-Lindau disease and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 N Engl J Med  
Effects of tissue plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke at one year N Engl J Med  
Atenolol and fetal growth in pregnancies complicated by hypertension Am J Hypertens  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Role of home blood pressure monitoring in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
A comparison of the calcium-free phosphate binder sevelamer hydrochloride with calcium acetate in the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Review: Morbidity and mortality in redefining adequacy of peritoneal dialysis: a step beyond the National Kidney Foundation Dialysis Outcomes Initiative Am J Kidney Dis  
Double-blind, placebo-controlled study of growth hormone treatment in elderly patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis: Anabolic effect and functional improvement Am J Kidney Dis  
Teaching Case: Unexpected severe hypocalcemia during continuous venovenous hemodialysis with regional citrate anticoagulation Am J Kidney Dis  
Ultrasonography of the catheter tunnel in peritoneal dialysis patients: What are the indications? Am J Kidney Dis  
Effects of intracoronary beta-radiation therapy after coronary angioplasty: an intravascular ultrasound study Circulation  
An international study of patient compliance with hemodialysis J Am Med Assoc  
Anabolic effects of nandrolone decanoate in patients receiving hemodialysis J Am Med Assoc  
Serum levels and metabolic clearance of the isoflavones genistein and daidzein in hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Supervised atenolol therapy in the management of hemodialysis hypertension Kidney Int  
Sudden and cardiac death rates in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Influence of excess weight on mortality and hospital stay in 1246 hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Salvage of non-functioning arteriovenous fistula Am J Kidney Dis  
Midodrine and cool dialysate are effective therapies for symptomatic intradialytic hypotension Am J Kidney Dis  
Proteinuria, albuminuria, risk, assessment, detection, elimination (PARADE): A position paper of the National Kidney Foundation Am J Kidney Dis  
Persistent lupus activity in end-stage renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Associations of elevated interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein levels with mortality in the elderly Am J Med  
Cost-effectiveness of transesophageal echocardiography to determine the duration of therapy for intravascular catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia Ann Intern Med  
Use of tunneled femoral catheters to prevent catheter-related infection: a randomized, controlled trial Ann Intern Med  
Clinical review: Recent advances in hepatology Br Med J  
Impact of aortic stiffness on survival in end-stage renal disease Circulation  
FDA Safety Alert: Potential cross-contamination linked to hemodialysis treatment FDA Alert  
Management of bacteremia associated with tunneled-cuffed hemodialysis catheters J Am Soc Nephrol  
In chronic nephropathies prolonged ACE inhibition can induce remission: dynamics of time-dependent changes in GFR J Am Soc Nephrol  
Plasma total homocysteine and hemodialysis access thrombosis: a prospective study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Association of morbidity with markers of nutrition and inflammation in chronic hemodialysis patients: a prospective study Kidney Int  
Regional citrate anticoagulation in continuous venovenous hemofiltration in critically ill patients with a high risk of bleeding Kidney Int  
Reduction of sympathetic hyperactivity by enalapril in patients with chronic renal failure N Engl J Med  
Molecular epidemiology of a hepatitis C virus outbreak in a hemodialysis unit Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Preliminary report. The benefits of hormone replacement therapy in pre-menopausal women with estrogen deficiency in hemodialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Broadly protective vaccine for Staphylococcus aureus based on an in vivo expressed antigen Science  
Special Report: Erythropoietin and iron use in peritoneal dialysis patients: Report from the 1997 HCFA End-Stage Renal Disease Core Indicators Project Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of intradialytic parenteral nutrition on delivered Kt/V Am J Kidney Dis  
Tolerance of large exchange volumes by peritoneal dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Review: Evaluating novel cardiovascular risk factors: can we better predict heart attacks? Ann Intern Med  
Impairment of endothelial functions by acute hyperhomocysteinemia and reversal by antioxidant vitamins J Am Med Assoc  
Prevalence, predictors, and consequences of late nephrology referral at a tertiary care center J Am Soc Nephrol  
Hematocrit levels and hospitalization risks in hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
The effect of dialysate temperature on energy transfer during hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Is low plasma 25-(OH)vitamin D a major risk factor for hyperparathyroidism and Looser's zones independent of calcitriol? Kidney Int  
Intravenous ascorbic acid as an adjuvant therapy for recombinant erythropoietin in hemodialysis patients with hyperferritinemia Kidney Int  
Prevalence of hypertension in patients on peritoneal dialysis: results of an Italian multicentre study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Accumulation of advanced glycation end products in the peritoneal vasculature of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients with low ultrafiltration Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Prognostic value of cardiac troponin T and I elevations in renal disease patients without acute coronary syndromes: a 9-month outcome analysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Pregnancy in women receiving renal dialysis or transplantation in Japan: a nationwide survey Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Comparison of icodextrin and glucose solutions for daytime dwell in automated peritoneal dialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Renal biopsy teaching case: Hematuria, proteinuria, hypertension, and renal failure in a 10-year old boy Am J Kidney Dis  
Humoral hypercalcemia associated with a uterine fibroid Ann Intern Med  
Tacrolimus vs. cyclosporin for immunosuppression in renal transplantation: meta-analysis of randomised trials Br Med J  
Effect of renal disease and hemodialysis on foscarnet pharmacokinetics and dosing recommendations J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol  
Mycophenolate mofetil therapy in lupus nephritis: clinical observations J Am Soc Nephrol  
New approaches to modify glomerular inflammation J Nephrol  
Renal vasculitis: Multimedia symposium J Nephrol  
Letter: Human herpesvirus 8 and renal transplantation N Engl J Med  
Hyperkalemic metabolic acidosis Am J Kidney Dis  
Renal Biopsy Teaching Case: Refractory graft dysfunction in the early posttransplant period Am J Kidney Dis  
Reduced incidence of acute renal graft failure in patients treated with peritoneal dialysis compared with hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Incidence and long-term cost of steroid related side effects after renal transplantation Am J Kidney Dis  
Serial measurement of antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies in patients with systemic vasculitis Am J Med  
Rising incidence of renal cell cancer in the United States J Am Med Assoc  
Polyomavirus infection of renal allograft recipients: from latent infection to manifest disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Trichloroethylene exposure and specific somatic mutations in patients with renal cell carcinoma J Natl Cancer Inst  
Changing patterns in the histopathology of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children Kidney Int  
Glucose transporter (GLUT1) allele (XbaI-) associated with nephropathy in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus Kidney Int  
Bone histology in patients with nephrotic syndrome and normal renal function Kidney Int  
Dialysis modality and risk of allograft thrombosis in adult renal transplant recipients Kidney Int  
Valacyclovir for the prevention of cytomegalovirus disease after renal transplantation N Engl J Med  
Technical report. Glomerular filtration rate estimation from plasma creatinine after inhibition of tubular secretion: relevance of the creatinine assay Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Journal Club: Autosomal dominant distal renal tubular acidosis and the AE1 gene Am J Kidney Dis  
Exacerbation of glomerulonephritis in subjects with chronic hepatitis C infection after interferon therapy Am J Kidney Dis  
Dramatic inhibition of retinal and choroidal neovascularization by oral administration of a kinase inhibitor Am J Pathol  
Chronic hyponatremic encephalopathy in postmenopausal women: Association of therapies with morbidity and mortality J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of danaparoid sodium on proteinuria, von Willebrand factor, and hard exudates in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 J Am Soc Nephrol  
Multicenter clinical trial of recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I in patients with acute renal failure Kidney Int  
Cyclosporine-associated thrombotic microangiopathy in renal allografts Kidney Int  
Renal insufficiency and failure associated with IGIV therapy Morb Mortal Weekly Rep  
Anti-DNA antibodies in the urine of lupus nephritis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The effect of protein restriction on albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized trial Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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