HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Summer , 2001  

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Review Course: Laragh's lessons in pathophysiology and clinical pearls for treating hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Excluding pulmonary embolism at the bedside without diagnostic imaging: Using a simple clinical model and D-dimer Ann Intern Med  
Ineffective secondary prevention in survivors of cardiovascular events in the US population Arch Int Med  
Relation between insufficient response to antihypertensive treatment and poor compliance with treatment: A prospective case-control study Br Med J  
A score for predicting the risk of death from cardiovascular disease in adults with raised blood pressure, based on individual patient data from randomized controlled trials Br Med J  
C-reactive protein, insulin resistance, central obesity, and coronary heart disease risk in Indian Asians from the United Kingdom compares with European whites Circulation  
Effect of lipid lowering by simvastatin on human atherosclerotic lesions: A longitudinal study by high-resolution, noninvasive magnetic resonance imaging Circulation  
Short- and Long-term black tea consumption reverses endothelial dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease Circulation  
C-reactive protein is an independent predictor of increase in early carotid atherosclerosis Circulation  
Abciximab suppresses the rise in levels of circulating inflammatory markers after percutaneous coronary revascularization Circulation  
Simvastatin induces regression of cardiac hypertrophy and fibrosis and improves cardiac function in a transgenic rabbit model of human hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Circulation  
Prognostic significance of endothelial dysfunction in hypertensive patients Circulation  
Cerebral protection with filter devices during carotid artery stenting Circulation  
Impact of viral and bacterial infectious burden on long-term prognosis in patients with coronary artery disease Circulation  
Transepithelial sodium absorption is increased in people of African origin Hypertension  
6-18-f-Fluorodopamine positron emission tomographic (PET scanning for diagnostic localization of phemochromocytoma Hypertension  
Initiation of hormone replacement therapy after acute myocardial infarction is associated with more cardiac events during follow-up J Am Coll Cardiol  
Effect of statin therapy on C-reactive protein levels J Am Med Assoc  
C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus J Am Med Assoc  
Long-term effects of arterial stenting on kidney function for patients with ostial atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis and renal insufficiency J Am Soc Nephrol  
Remission and regression in the nephropathy of type 1 diabetes when blood pressure is controlled aggressively Kidney Int  
Full text: Monogenic hypertension: Lessons from the genome Kidney Int  
Long-term beneficial effect of ACE inhibition on diabetic nephropathy in normotensive type 1 diabetic patients Kidney Int  
Apolipoprotein E4 and coronary heart disease in middle-aged men who smoke: a prospective study Lancet  
Neighborhood of residence and incidence of coronary heart disease N Engl J Med  
Reduction of left ventricular mass by lisinopril and nifedipine in hypertensive renal transplant recipients: A PRDB Study Transplantation  
Review: Ongoing trials of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition: What they can tell us Am J Hypertens  
Primary aldosteronism: Factors associated with normalization of blood pressure after surgery Ann Intern Med  
Hormone replacement therapy and longitudinal changes in blood pressure in postmenopausal women Ann Intern Med  
Dietary patterns and risk of coronary heart disease in women Arch Int Med  
Review: Long-term pharmacotherapy of obesity 2000: A review of efficacy and safety Arch Int Med  
Better psychological functioning and higher socioeconomic status may largely explain the apparent health benefits of wine Arch Int Med  
Antioxidant supplements block the response of HDL to simvastatin- niacin therapy in patients with coronary artery disease and low HDL Arterioscl Thromb Vasc Biol  
Improving endothelial vasomotor function Br Med J  
Risk of macular degeneration in users of statins: Cross sectional study Br Med J  
Mortality and smoking in Hong Kong: Case-control study of all adult deaths in 1998 Br Med J  
Impact of smoking on angiographic restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention Circulation  
Effect of aging on prognostic significance of ambulatory systolic, diastolic, and pulse pressure in essential hypertension Circulation  
Decreased coagulability has no clinically relevant effect on atherogenesis Circulation  
Postchallenge hyperglycemia and mortality in a national sample of U.S. adults Diabetes Care  
Diet and exercise dramatically delay type 2 diabetes mellitus: Diabetes medication, metformin, also effective HHS News  
Raised urinary glucocorticoid and adrenal androgen precursors in the urin of young hypertensive patients: possible partial glucocorticoid resistance Heart  
Iron supplementation inhibits cough associated with ACE inhibitors Hypertension  
Development of left ventricular hypertrophy in adults with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy caused by cardiac myosin-binding protein C gene mutations J Am Coll Cardiol  
Risk of cardiovascular events associated with selective COX-2 inhibitors J Am Med Assoc  
Cost-effectiveness of vitamin therapy to lower plasma homocysteine levels for the prevention of coronary heart disease: Effect of grain fortification and beyond J Am Med Assoc  
Effects of physical activity counseling in primary care: A randomized controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Efficacy and safety of tenecteplase in combination with enoxaparin, abciximab, or unfractionated heparin: the ASSENT-3 randomized trial in acute myocardial infarction Lancet  
Prevalence of left-ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart failure in the Echocardiographic Heart of England Screening Study: A population based study Lancet  
Relation between drug treatment and cancer in hypertension: The Swedish Trial in Old Patients with Hypertension 2: A PRCT Lancet  
Effects of pretreament with clopidogrel and aspirin followed by long- term therapy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: PCI- CURE Study Lancet  
Cholesterol and all-cause mortality in elderly people from the Honolulu Heart Program: A cohort study Lancet  
Effects of clopidogrel in addition to aspirin in patients with acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation N Engl J Med  
Prognostic importance of elevated jugular venous pressure and a third heart sound in patients with heart failure N Engl J Med  
Characteristics of patients with uncontrolled hypertension in the United States N Engl J Med  
Diagnostic tests for renal artery stenosis in patients suspected of having renovascular hypertension: A meta-analysis Ann Intern Med  
A prospective study of asymptomatic carriers of Factor V Leiden mutation to determine the incidence of venous thromboembolism Ann Intern Med  
Oral contraceptive use and hormone replacement therapy are associated with microalbuminuria Arch Int Med  
Drug interactions with oral hypoglycemic drugs Austr Prescr  
Randomized controlled trial of an interactive multimedia decision aid on hormone replacement therapy in primary care Br Med J  
Oxidative stress and platelet activation in homozygous homocystinuria Circulation  
Effect of once-daily angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition and calcium channel blockade-based antihypertensive treatment regimens on LVH and diastolic filling in hypertension Circulation  
Smoking cessation strategies for the 21st century Circulation  
Point mutation in the stalk of angiotensin-converting enzyme causes a dramatic increase in serum angiotensin-converting enzyme but no cardiovascular disease Circulation  
Alterations of cardiac structure in patients with isolated office, ambulatory, or home hypertension: Data from the PAMELA Study Circulation  
Coronary heart disease prediction from lipoprotein cholesterol levels, triglycerides, lipoprotein(a), apolipoproteins A-I and B, and HDL density subfractions Circulation  
Treatment satisfaction with inhaled insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus Diabetes Care  
Advanced glycation end products in nondiabetic patients with coronary artery disease Diabetes Care  
Overweight and sympathetic overactivity in Black Americans Hypertension  
Blood pressure and inflammation in apparently healthy men Hypertension  
Birth weight influences blood pressure values and variability in children and adolescents Hypertension  
Aspirin use and all-cause mortality among patients being evaluated for known or suspected coronary artery disease J Am Med Assoc  
The continuing epidemics of obesity and diabetes in the United States J Am Med Assoc  
Long-term weight loss with sibutramine: A randomized, controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Renal vascular function in hypercholesterolemia is preserved by chronic antioxidant function J Am Soc Nephrol  
Prediction of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in elderly people from one low serum thyrotropin result: a 10-year cohort study Lancet  
Effect of levodopa in combination with physiotherapy on functional motor recovery after stroke: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study Lancet  
Trial of invasive vs. medical therapy in elderly patients with chronic symptomatic coronary artery disease (TIME_: A randomized trial Lancet  
Diet, lifestyle and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women N Engl J Med  
Systolic blood pressure response to exercise stress test and risk of stroke Stroke  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Quantitation of dialysis: A historical perspective Seminars Dial  
A preceding exchange with polyglucose versus glucose solution modifies peritoneal equilibration test results Am J Kidney Dis  
Recreational drug use: A neglected risk factor for end-stage renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Long-term outcomes of revascularization for peripheral vascular disease in end-stage renal disease patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Hepatitis C screening strategies in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Nonreferral and nonacceptance to dialysis by primary care physicians and nephrologists in Canada and the United States Am J Kidney Dis  
Residual renal function and mortality risk in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Significant association between the progression of coronary artery calcification and dyslipidemia in patients on chronic hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
A crossover study of gabapentin in treatment of restless legs syndrome among dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Noninvasive stool antigen assay can effectively screen Helicobacter pylori infection and assess success of eradication therapy in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and progression of nondiabetic renal diseases: A meta-analysis of patient-level data Ann Intern Med  
Diabetes-induced accelerated atherosclerosis in swine Diabetes  
Kidney disease and arthritis in a cohort of workers exposed to silica Epidemiology  
Prevalence and clinical correlates of coronary artery disease among new dialysis patients in the United States: A Cross-sectional study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Cardiac natriuretic peptides are related to left ventricular mass and function and predict mortality in dialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Vascular access for hemodialysis: An in-depth review J Nephrol  
Cardiac arrest and sudden death in dialysis units Kidney Int  
Risk factors and mortality associated with calciphylaxis in end-stage renal disease Kidney Int  
Noninvasive transcutaneous determination of access blood flow rate Kidney Int  
Differential survival after coronary revascularization procedures among patients with renal insufficiency Kidney Int  
Simplified citrate anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement therapy Kidney Int  
Linezolid resistance in a clinical isolate of Staphylococci aureus Lancet  
Long-term CAPD patients are volume expanded and display more severe left ventricular hypertrophy than hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Methylene blue, a nitric oxide inhibitor, prevents hemodialysis hypotension Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Autonomic insufficiency as a factor contributing to dialysis- induced hypotension Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The role of iron status markers in predicting response to intravenous iron in hemodialysis patients on maintenance erythropoietin Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A novel technique to demonstrate disturbed appetite profiles in hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effect of L-carnitine supplementation in hemodialysis patients Nephron  
Short daily hemodialysis: Blood pressure control and left ventricular mass reduction in hypertensive hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Excess mortality in women with hospital-acquired bloodstream infection Am J Med  
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus associated with cephalosporins in patients with renal failure Am J Med  
Pathophysiologic determinants of third heart sounds: A pospective clinical and Doppler echocardiographic study Am J Med  
Effectiveness of the diabetic foot risk classification system of the international working group on the diabetic foot Diabetes Care  
Opportunities for improving the care of patients with chronic renal insufficiency: Current practice patterns J Am Soc Nephrol  
High adenosine and deoxyadenosine concentrations in mononuclear cells of hemodialyzed patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Screening for subclinical stenosis in native arteriovenous fistulae J Am Soc Nephrol  
Unintentional platelet removal by plasmapheresis J Clin Apheres  
Consequences of late referral of patients with end-stage renal disease J Intern Med  
Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (Alteplase) for restoration of flow in occluded central venous access devices: A DBPCT - The COOL Trial J Vasc Interven Radiol  
Novel erythropoiesis stimulating protein for treatment of anemia in chronic renal insufficiency Kidney Int  
Sustained low efficiency dialysis for critically ill patients requiring renal replacement therapy Kidney Int  
Clinical performance characteristics of hemodialysis graft monitoring Kidney Int  
Erythropoietin-mediated neuroprotection involves cross-talk between Jak2 and NF-kappaB signalling cascades Nature  
Timing of nephrologist referral and arteriovenous access use: The CHOICE Study Am J Kidney Dis  
Gender modulates responsiveness to recombinant erythropoeitin Am J Kidney Dis  
Increases in mass transfer area coefficients and urea Kt/V with increasing dialysate flow rate are greater for high-flux dialyzers Am J Kidney Dis  
Relationship between effective ionic dialysance and in vivo urea clearance during hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Cocaine use, hypertension, and end-stage renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Hemodialysis access placement with preoperative noninvasive vascular mapping: Comparison between patients with and without diabetes Am J Kidney Dis  
Successful use of Tesio catheters in pediatric patients receiving chronic hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Needlestick injuries in primary care Austr Prescr  
Mechanism of syncope in patients with isolated syncope and in patients with tilt-positive syncope Circulation  
Arterial wave reflections and survival in end-stage renal disease Hypertension  
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a rural American Indian community J Am Med Assoc  
Basal muscle amino acid kinetics and protein synthesis in healhty young and older men J Am Med Assoc  
Thermal effects and blood pressure response during postdilution hemodiafiltration and hemodialysis: The effect of amount of replacement fluid and dialysate temperature J Am Soc Nephrol  
Association of inflammation and malnutrition with cardiac valve calcification in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Vascular access blood flow monitoring reduces access morbidity and costs Kidney Int  
A randomized trial of continuous versus intermittent dialysis for acute renal failure Kidney Int  
Peginterferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin compared with interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin for initial treatment of chronic hepatitis C: a randomized trial Lancet  
Effect of losartan on renal and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and nephropathy N Engl J Med  
Renoprotective effect of the angiotensin-receptor antagonist irbesartan in patients with nephropathy due to type 2 diabetes N Engl J Med  
Measurement of blood urea concentration during dialysis is not an accurate method to determine equilibrated post-dialysis concentration Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Technical survival of CAPD catheters: comparison between percutaneous and conventional surgical placement techniques Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effects of ultrapure dialysis fluid on nutritional status and inflammatory parameters Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Erectile dysfunction and the effects of sildenafil treatment in patients on hemodialysis and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Coadministration of losartan and enalapril exerts additive antiproteinuric effect in IgA nephropathy Am J Kidney Dis  
Lesson of the week: Unsuspected nephrogenic diabetes insipidus Br Med J  
Protein C anticoagulant pathway and its role in controlling microvascular thrombosis and inflammation Crit Care Med  
Increased prevalence of microthromboses in retinal capillaries of diabetic individuals Diabetes  
Pharmacologic inhibition of diabetic retinopathy: aminoguanidine and aspirin Diabetes  
Analgesic use and renal function in men J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of ibandronate on bone loss and renal function after kidney transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody - associated glomerulonephritis in children J Am Soc Nephrol  
Renal monoclonal immunoglobulin deposition disease: The disease spectrum J Am Soc Nephrol  
Frequency of renal phosphate leak among patients with calcium nephrolithiasis Kidney Int  
Amyloid load and clinical outcome in AA amyloidosis in relation to circulating concentration of serum amyloid A protein Lancet  
Yellow fever vaccine: Is it really safe? Lancet  
Three months versus one year of oral anticoagulant therapy for idiopathic deep venous thrombosis N Engl J Med  
Safety and efficaty of recombinant human galactosidase A replacement therapy in Fabry's disease N Engl J Med  
Neointimal and tubulointerstitial infiltration by recipient mesenchymal cells in chronic renal allograft rejection N Engl J Med  
Better microvascular function on long-term treatment with lisinopril than with nifedipine in renal transplant recipients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Removal of contrast media by different extracorporeal treatments Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Review: The complement system in renal diseases Nephron  
Outcome of cadaveric renal transplant patients treated for 10 years with cyclosporine Transplantation  
Promising early outcomes with a novel complete steroid avoidance immunosuppression protocol in pediatric renal transplantation Transplantation  
Dose optimization of mycophenolate mofetil when administered with a low dose of tacrolimus in cadaveric renal transplant recipients Transplantation  
Cystatin C is not more sensitive than creatinine for detecting early renal impairment in patients with diabetes Am J Kidney Dis  
Ethylene-glycol mediated tubular injury: Identification of critical metabolites and injury pathways Am J Kidney Dis  
Follow-up of patients with epidemic poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis Am J Kidney Dis  
Combination therapy with pulse cyclophosphamide plus pulse methylprednisolone improves long-term renal outcome without adding toxicity in patients with lupus nephritis Ann Intern Med  
Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella infections associated with sprouts in California, 1996-1998 Ann Intern Med  
Patient survival after human albumin administration Ann Intern Med  
Review: Lesson of the week: Causes of hematuria in adult polycystic kidney disease Br Med J  
Plasma clearance of iodine contrast media as a measure of glomerular filtration rate in critically ill patients Crit Care Med  
Use of dopamine in acute renal failure: A meta-analysis Crit Care Med  
Mycophenolate mofetil does not modify the incidence of cytomegalovirus (CMV disease) after kidney transplantation but prevents CMV-induced chronic graft dysfunction J Am Soc Nephrol  
A controlled trial comparing two doses of cyclosporine in conjunction with mycophenolate mofetil and corticosteroids J Am Soc Nephrol  
Biochemical profile of idiopathic uric acid nephrolithiasis Kidney Int  
FULL TEXT: Drug-induced acute interstitial nephritis Kidney Int  
Diagnosis of nut-cracker phenomenon using renal Doppler ultrasound in orthostatic proteinuria Nephrol Dial Transplant  
ANCA titers, even of IgG subclasses, and soluble CD14 fail to predict relapses in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Recurrent IgA nephropathy in renal transplant allografts Am J Kidney Dis  
Subclinical renal injury induced by transient cyclosporine exposure is associated with salt-sensitive hypertension Am J Transplant  
Rapid discontinuation of steroids in living donor kidney transplantation: A pilot study Am J Transplant  
Premature osteonecrosis and sirolimus treatment in renal transplantation Br Med J  
Fortnightly review: Beneficial effects of potassium Br Med J  
Reversible hypophosphatemia during moderate hypothermia for brain-injured patients Crit Care Med  
Combined treatment with mycophenolate mofetil and an agiotensin II receptor antagonist fully protects from chronic rejection in a rat model of renal allograft J Am Soc Nephrol  
Reduction of oxaluria after an oral course of lactic acid bacteria at high concentration Kidney Int  
Prolonged cold preservation augments vascular injury independent of renal transplant immunogenicity and function Kidney Int  
Evidence of a PTH-independent humoral mechanism in post-transplant hypophosphatemia and phosphaturia Kidney Int  
FULL TEXT: An appraisal of antiretroviral drugs in hemodialysis Kidney Int  
A family-based study of metabolic phenotypes in calcium urolithiasis Kidney Int  
Radical nephrectomy plus interferon-alfa-based immunotherapy compared with interferon alfa alone in metastatic renal cell carcinoma: a randomised trial Lancet  
Effect of sympathetic reinnervation on cardiac performanct after heart transplantation N Engl J Med  
Helical CT angiography in evaluation of live kidney donors Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Clinical features and long-term outcome of obesity-associated focal segmental glomeruslosclerosis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Low tacrolimus concentrations and increased risk of early acute rejection in adult renal transplantation Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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