Wai Lim

Summary

Affiliation: Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Remote indigenous peritoneal dialysis patients have higher risk of peritonitis, technique failure, all-cause and peritonitis-related mortality
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3366-72. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Five-year decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate associated with a higher risk of renal disease and atherosclerotic vascular disease clinical events in elderly women
    W H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
    QJM 106:443-50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of kidney transplantation from older living donors
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Transplantation 95:106-13. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Association between initial and pretransplant dialysis modality and graft and patient outcomes in live- and deceased-donor renal transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Transpl Int 25:1032-40. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen mismatches associated with increased risk of rejection, graft failure, and death independent of initial immunosuppression in renal transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin Transplant 26:E428-37. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Patients' perceptions of subcutaneous delivery of darbepoetin alfa by autoinjector prefilled pen versus prefilled syringe: a randomized, crossover study
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Clin Ther 34:1948-53. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Lack of impact of donor age on patient survival for renal transplant recipients ≥60years
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Transpl Int 25:401-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Interleukin-2 receptor antibody does not reduce rejection risk in low immunological risk or tacrolimus-treated intermediate immunological risk renal transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:368-76. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Comparable transplant outcomes between local and shipped deceased-donor kidneys in Australia: analysis of Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry 1992-2007
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:124-32. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Interleukin-2 receptor antibody reduces rejection rates and graft loss in live-donor kidney transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Transplantation 88:1208-13. 2009

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Remote indigenous peritoneal dialysis patients have higher risk of peritonitis, technique failure, all-cause and peritonitis-related mortality
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3366-72. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the association between race and PD outcomes stratified by location...
  2. doi request reprint Five-year decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate associated with a higher risk of renal disease and atherosclerotic vascular disease clinical events in elderly women
    W H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
    QJM 106:443-50. 2013
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that eGFR decline over time may improve prediction of ASVD-associated mortality risk in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients...
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of kidney transplantation from older living donors
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Transplantation 95:106-13. 2013
    ..We compared graft and patient outcomes of patients on maintenance dialysis after transplantation with OLD kidneys to those receiving younger live donor (YLD) kidneys and deceased donor (DD) kidneys...
  4. doi request reprint Association between initial and pretransplant dialysis modality and graft and patient outcomes in live- and deceased-donor renal transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Transpl Int 25:1032-40. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen mismatches associated with increased risk of rejection, graft failure, and death independent of initial immunosuppression in renal transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin Transplant 26:E428-37. 2012
    ..Our results corroborate and extend the previous registry analyses demonstrating that HLA mismatches are associated with poorer transplant outcomes independent of immunosuppression and transplant era...
  6. doi request reprint Patients' perceptions of subcutaneous delivery of darbepoetin alfa by autoinjector prefilled pen versus prefilled syringe: a randomized, crossover study
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Clin Ther 34:1948-53. 2012
    ..Different delivery devices are available, although their impact on patient-reported outcomes is limited...
  7. doi request reprint Lack of impact of donor age on patient survival for renal transplant recipients ≥60years
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Transpl Int 25:401-8. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Interleukin-2 receptor antibody does not reduce rejection risk in low immunological risk or tacrolimus-treated intermediate immunological risk renal transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:368-76. 2010
    ..However, the effect of IL-2Ra induction on graft and patient outcomes in renal transplant recipients with differing immunological risk remains unclear...
  9. doi request reprint Comparable transplant outcomes between local and shipped deceased-donor kidneys in Australia: analysis of Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry 1992-2007
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:124-32. 2010
    ..In this study, the effect of shipping of well-matched (0-2 human leucocyte antigen (HLA) mismatches) and poorer-matched (3-6 HLA mismatches) deceased-donor kidneys on transplant outcomes in Australia were examined...
  10. doi request reprint Interleukin-2 receptor antibody reduces rejection rates and graft loss in live-donor kidney transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Transplantation 88:1208-13. 2009
    ..However, the longer term effect of IL-2Ra induction on estimated glomerular filtration rates and graft and patient survival remains unclear...
  11. doi request reprint A review of utility-based allocation strategies to maximize graft years of deceased donor kidneys
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 16:368-76. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Parental donors in live-donor kidney transplantation associated with increased rejection rates and reduced glomerular filtration rates
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Western Australia, Australia
    Transplantation 84:972-80. 2007
    ..However, the effect of donor-recipient relatedness in living-related and unrelated kidney transplantation on graft and patient survival remains uncertain...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of interleukin-2 receptor antibody therapy on acute rejection risk and severity, long-term renal function, infection and malignancy-related mortality in renal transplant recipients
    Wai Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Transpl Int 23:1207-15. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Compared with younger peritoneal dialysis patients, elderly patients have similar peritonitis-free survival and lower risk of technique failure, but higher risk of peritonitis-related mortality
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, SA, Australia
    Perit Dial Int 31:663-71. 2011
    ..The reluctance of elderly ESKD patients to consider PD may be related to a perception that PD is associated with greater rates of complications. In the present study, we compared outcomes between younger and older PD patients...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of donor-recipient age difference on graft function and survival in live-donor kidney transplantation
    Paolo Ferrari
    Department of Nephrology, Fremantle Hospital, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:702-8. 2011
    ..However, the impact of donor-recipient age difference on live-donor kidney transplant outcomes, where donors are older than recipients, remains unclear...
  16. pmc Recent peritonitis associates with mortality among patients treated with peritoneal dialysis
    Neil Boudville
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:1398-405. 2012
    ..4-8.7). In conclusion, peritonitis significantly associates with mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients. The increased odds extend up to 120 days after an episode of peritonitis but the magnitude is greater during the initial 30 days...
  17. doi request reprint Donor-recipient age matching improves years of graft function in deceased-donor kidney transplantation
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3082-9. 2010
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  18. pmc Acute kidney injury: controversies revisited
    Kenneth Yong
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
    Int J Nephrol 2011:762634. 2011
    ..In addition, further studies of peritoneal dialysis in AKI addressing dialysis dose and associated complications are required for this therapy to be accepted more widely by clinicians...
  19. pmc Estimated glomerular filtration rate as an independent predictor of atherosclerotic vascular disease in older women
    Joshua R Lewis
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Unit, Perth, Australia
    BMC Nephrol 13:58. 2012
    ..We sought to investigate the role of renal function in the prediction of 10-year atherosclerotic vascular hospitalization and deaths in an unselected population of elderly women in and compared these predictions to Framingham equations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Subjective and quantitative assessment of patient fitness for cadaveric kidney transplantation: the "equity penalty"
    Mark A B Thomas
    Department of Nephrology, Royal Perth Hospital, PO Box X2213, Perth, WA 6001, Australia
    Transplantation 75:1026-9. 2003
    ..The variation between institutions in assessment of fitness is not known, nor is the potential impact on mean graft survival of incorporating patient fitness into local adult cadaveric-kidney transplant-allocation algorithms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chronic renal vein thrombosis in a renal allograft
    Wai H Lim
    Renal Unit, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 8:248-50. 2003
    ..Chronic renal vein thrombosis can occur insidiously many years after transplant without significant deterioration in renal allograft function or symptoms...
  22. doi request reprint Hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D deficiency predispose to bone loss in renal transplant recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Transplantation 88:678-83. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to identify modifiable factors contributing to bone disease in long-term renal transplant (RT) recipients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect on graft and patient survival between shipped and locally transplanted well-matched cadaveric renal allografts in Australia over a 10-year period
    Wai H Lim
    Renal Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 11:73-7. 2006
    ..The national sharing of well-matched cadaveric renal allografts has been established since 1992 in Australia. It remains uncertain whether the shipment of renal allografts interstate has a detrimental effect on graft and patient survival...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of cidofovir in polyomavirus BK viral nephropathy in two renal allograft recipients
    Wai H Lim
    Renal Unit and Department of Pathology, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 8:318-23. 2003
    ..There were no significant side-effects from this treatment in either patient...
  25. ncbi request reprint Higher rate and earlier peritonitis in Aboriginal patients compared to non-Aboriginal patients with end-stage renal failure maintained on peritoneal dialysis in Australia: analysis of ANZDATA
    Wai H Lim
    Renal Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:192-7. 2005
    ..Peritonitis accounts for the bulk of these technique failures, but it is uncertain whether the increased risk of peritonitis in Aboriginal patients was independent of associated comorbid conditions, such as diabetes mellitus...
  26. ncbi request reprint Renal transplantation reverses functional deficiencies in circulating dendritic cell subsets in chronic renal failure patients
    Wai H Lim
    Transplantation Immunology Laboratory and Department of Medicine, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Transplantation 81:160-8. 2006
    ..These important antigen-presenting cells have not been extensively analyzed in chronic renal failure (CRF), during dialysis, or before and after renal transplantation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lean body mass-adjusted Cockcroft and Gault formula improves the estimation of glomerular filtration rate in subjects with normal-range serum creatinine
    Wai H Lim
    Renal Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 11:250-6. 2006
    ..g. inulin clearances), but is inconvenient. The aim of the present study was to determine whether serum creatinine-based prediction formulae adjusted for lean body mass (LBM) could improve the accuracy of GFR estimation in these subjects...
  28. ncbi request reprint Review of Epstein-Barr virus and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder post-solid organ transplantation
    Wai H Lim
    Department of Nephrology and Transplantation Services, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 11:355-66. 2006
    ..This review focuses on the developments and progress in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of PTLD...