HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Summer , 1997  

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Impact of postmenopausal hormone therapy on cardiovascular events and cancer: pooled data from clinical trials Br J Med  
Randomixed, double blind, multicentre comparison of hydrochlorothiazide, atenolol, nitrendipine, and enalapril in hypertensive treatment: results of the HANE study Br J Med  
Report of the Expert Committee on the diagnosis and classification of diabetes mellitus Diabetes Care  
Neurovascular compression of the rostral ventrolateral medulla related to essential hypertension Hypertension  
Lisinopril vs. hydrochlorothiazide in obese hypertensive patients: a multicenter placebo-controlled trial (TROPHY Study Group) Hypertension  
Safety of nifedipine in patients with hypertension: a meta-analysis Hypertension  
Effect of beta-blockade on mortality in patients with heart failure: A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials J Am Coll Cardiol  
Chinese adults are less susceptible than white to age-related endothelial dysfunction J Am Coll Cardiol  
Thromboxane antagonism and cough induced by angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor Lancet  
Trial of calcium to prevent preeclampsia N Engl J Med  
Plasma homocysteine levels and mortality in patients with coronary artery disease N Engl J Med  
Influence of night-time blood pressure on left atrial size in uncomplicated arterial systemic hypertension Am J Hypertens  
New onset hypertension after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: age related incidence and prediction by intrarenal resistive index J Urol  
Recurrent strokes in a 34-year-old man Lancet  
Randomised trial of roxithromycin in non-Q-wave coronary syndromes: ROXIS pilot study Lancet  
Systematic review of evidence on thrombolytic therapy for acute ischaemic stroke Lancet  
Evidence for circulating bufenolide in a volume-expanded patient Lancet  
Valvular heart disease associated with fenfluramine- phentermine N Engl J Med  
Renal artery stenosis: evaluation with colour duplex ultrasonography Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Treatment of childhood syndrome X Pediatrics  
ACE gene polymorphism as a risk factor for ischemic cerebrovascular disease Ann Int Med  
Update in cardiology Ann Int Med  
Differences in the effect of cigarette smoking on endothelial function in Chinese and white adults Ann Int Med  
Hormonal regulation of lipoprotein (a) levels: effects of estrogen replacement therapy on Lp(a) and acute phase reactants in postmenopausal women Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol  
A common prothrombin variant (20210 G to A) increases the risk of myocardial infarction in young women Blood  
Effects of blood pressure control on progressive renal disease in blacks and whites. Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study Group Hypertension  
Angiotensin II stimulates expression of the chemokine RANTES in rat glomerular endothelial cells J Clin Invest  
Double-blind randomised trial of modest salt restriction in older people Lancet  
Randomized double-blind comparison of placebo and active treatment for older patients with isolated systolic hypertension. The Syst- Eur Trial Lancet  
Clinical Alert: Periodic transfusions lower stroke risk in children with sickle cell anemia Nat Heart Lund Blood Inst Clinical Alert  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Clinical outcome relative to the dose of dialysis is not what you think: the fallacy of the mean Am J Kidney Dis  
Blood volume changes during three different profiles of dialysate sodium variation with similar intradialytic sodium balances in chronic hemodialyzed patients Am J Kidney Dis  
More on the inhibition of the urease reaction by boric acid Ann Clin Biochem  
Protection from gentamicin ototoxicity by iron chelators in guinea pig in vivo J Pharmacol Exp Ther  
Reticulocyte hemoglobin content in the evaluation of iron status of hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Interim guidelines for prevention and control of Staphylococcal infection associated with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin Morbid Mortal Weekly Report  
Microcytic anemia mice have a mutation in Nramp2, a candidate iron transporter gene Nat Gen  
Interferon treatment for hepatitis C in patients on hemodialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Assessment of nutritional status in CAPD patients: serum albumin is not a useful measure Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Autonomic neuropathy predisposing to arrhythmias in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Long-term performance and complications of the Tesio twin catheter system for hemodialysis access Am J Kidney Dis  
Catheter-related bacteremia and outcome of attempted catheter salvage in patients undergoing hemodialysis Ann Int Med  
Prevention of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection by use of an antiseptic-impregnated catheter Ann Intern Med  
Increasing numbers of AV fistulas for hemodialysis access Clin Nephrol  
Impaired delivery of hemodialysis prescriptions: an analysis of causes and an approach to evaluation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Impact of increasing dialysis volume on adequacy targets: a prospective study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Outcomes of single organism peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis: gram negatives vs. gram positives in the Network 9 Peritonitis Study Kidney Int  
Mutation (677 C to T) in the methylene-tetrahydrofolate reductase gene aggravates hyperhomocystenemia in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Dietary protein, urea nitrogen appearance and total nitrogen appearance in chronic renal failure and CAPD patients Kidney Int  
Randomised controlled study of the effect of parathyroid hormone on vertebral-bone mass and fracture incidence among postmenopausal women on oestrogen with osteoporosis Kidney Int  
Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin -- U.S. Morb Mort Weekly Rep  
Initial subcutaneous embedding of the peritoneal dialysis catheter: a critical appraisal of this new implantation technique Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Hemodialysis vs. peritoneal dialysis: A comparison of adjusted mortality rates Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on the progression of nondiabetic renal disease: a meta-analysis of randomized trials Ann Int Med  
Validation of a revised slow-stop flow recirculation method Kidney Int  
Effect of dietary protein restriction on nutritional status in the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study Kidney Int  
Dialysis-related amyloidosis of the tongue in long-term hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Update: Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin -- United States, 1997 Morb Mort Weekly Rep  
Staphylococcus aureus carriage in adult peritoneal dialysis patients and their spouses Perit Dial Int  
Effect of dialysate modality and membrane transport characteristics on dialysate protein losses of patients on peritoneal dialysis Perit Dial Int  
Oral vs. intraperitoneal application of clindamycin in tunnel infections: a prospective, randomized study in CAPD patients Perit Dial Int  
25-hydroxyvitamin D3 1-alpha hydroxylase and vitamin D synthesis Science  

Clinical Nephrology
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Race and creatinine excretion in chronic renal insufficiency Am J Kidney Dis  
Demonstration of the proliferation marker Ki-67 in renal biopsies: correlation to clinical findings Am J Kidney Dis  
Response to high dose interferon-alpha after failure of standard therapy in MPGN associated with hepatitis C virus infection Am J Kidney Dis  
Crystalluria and urinary tract abnormalities associated with indinavir Ann Int Med  
Serum hyaluronan levels follow disease activity in vasculitis Clin Nephrol  
Zafirlukast (Accolate) and Churg Strauss Syndrome FDA Talk Paper  
Effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition in HIV- associated nephropathy J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mutation in mitochondrial tRNA(Leu(UUR)) gene associated with progressive kidney disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Enhanced collagen synthesis in cultured skin fibroblasts from insulin -dependent diabetic patients with nephropathy J Am Soc Nephrol  
Use of urine specific gravity to improve screening for albuminuria Kidney Int  
Aminoguanidine prolongs survival in strepotozotocin-induced diabetic rats Am J Kidney Dis  
End-stage renal failure from mushroom poisoning with Cortinarius Orellanus: Report of four cases and literature review Am J Kidney Dis  
Monitoring warfarin therapy in patients with lupus anticoagulants Ann Intern Med  
Intracranial arterial dolichoectasia in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Severe hepatitis in patients with AIDS and hemophilia B treated with indinavir Lancet  
Treatment of ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis: initiatives of the European Community Systemic Vasculitis Clinical Trials Study Group (ECSYSVASTRIAL) Mayo Clin Proc  
Intermittent etidronate therapy to prevent corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis N Engl J Med  
Autosomal dominant Alport syndrome linked to the type IV collagen (alpha)3 and (alpha)4 genes (COL4A3 and COL4A4) Nephrol Dial Transplant  
CTLA4-Ig and anti-CD40 ligand prevent renal allograft rejection in primates Proc Natl Acad Sci USA  
Multicenter randomized trial comparing tacrolimus (FK506) and cyclosporine in the prevention of renal allograft rejection: a report of the European Tacrolimus MR Study Group Transplantation  
Combination therapy with interferon alpha and ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C virus infection in thalassaemic patients Br J Haematol  
Association of the angiotensin I converting enzyme gene deletion polymorphism with early onset of ESRD in PKD1 adult polycystic kidney disease Kidney Int  
Congenitally small kidneys with reflux as a common cause of nephropathy in boys Kidney Int  
Angiotensin II blockade decreases TGF-beta1 and matrix proteins in cyclosporine nephropathy Kidney Int  
A candidate gene for familial Mediterranean fever Nat Gen  
Brief report. Autoantibodies against a kidney-liver protein associated with quinolone-induced acute interstitial nephritis or hepatitis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A large TSC2 and PKD1 gene deletion is associated with renal and extrarenal signs of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Incomplete distal renal tubular acidosis coinherited with a mutation in the band (AE1) gene Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Stabilization of glomerular filtration rate over 2 years in patients with diabetic nephropathy under intensified therapy regimens Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Maintenance cyclosporin monotherapy after renal transplantation - clinical predictors of long-term outcome Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Rapid screening assay for anti-GBM antibody and ANCAs: an important tool for the differential diagnosis of pulmonary renal syndromes Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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