Catherine M Clase

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Warfarin use in hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation: decisions based on uncertainty
    Salima Juma
    Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, 800 Commissioners Rd E, London, Ontario N6A 5W9, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:174. 2013
  2. pmc Cohort profile: Canadian study of prediction of death, dialysis and interim cardiovascular events (CanPREDDICT)
    Adeera Levin
    University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard Street Room 6010A, Vancouver, BC V6Z1Y6, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:121. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Should patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation receive chronic anticoagulation?
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3719-24. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of low glomerular filtration rate in nondiabetic Americans: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1338-49. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between glomerular filtration rate and the prevalence of metabolic abnormalities: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Nephron Clin Pract 105:c178-84. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria as predictors of outcomes in patients with high cardiovascular risk: a cohort study
    Catherine M Clase
    McMaster University and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 154:310-8. 2011
  7. pmc Classifying kidney problems: can we avoid framing risks as diseases?
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ 329:912-5. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and renal outcomes with telmisartan, ramipril, or both in people at high renal risk: results from the ONTARGET and TRANSCEND studies
    Sheldon W Tobe
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 123:1098-107. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence, prevalence and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in patients on dialysis
    Deborah Zimmerman
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3816-22. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Development of end stage renal disease following an acute cardiac event
    Tammy M Keough-Ryan
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Kidney Int 74:356-63. 2008

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Publications38

  1. pmc Warfarin use in hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation: decisions based on uncertainty
    Salima Juma
    Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, 800 Commissioners Rd E, London, Ontario N6A 5W9, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:174. 2013
    ..The literature lacks clarity on the balance of warfarin therapy between prevention of thrombotic strokes and the increased risks of bleeding in hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation...
  2. pmc Cohort profile: Canadian study of prediction of death, dialysis and interim cardiovascular events (CanPREDDICT)
    Adeera Levin
    University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard Street Room 6010A, Vancouver, BC V6Z1Y6, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:121. 2013
    ..This information could then be used to better understand biological variation in outcomes, to develop clinical prediction models and to inform enrolment into interventional studies which may lead to novel treatments...
  3. doi request reprint Should patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation receive chronic anticoagulation?
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3719-24. 2012
    ..Randomized trials of new agents are needed in this area...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of low glomerular filtration rate in nondiabetic Americans: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1338-49. 2002
    ..The prognosis (in terms of risk for progression and end-stage renal disease) of low clearance in unreferred populations may differ from that in referred populations and requires further study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between glomerular filtration rate and the prevalence of metabolic abnormalities: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Nephron Clin Pract 105:c178-84. 2007
    ..73 m(2) undergo evaluation for anaemia and metabolic bone disease. We aim to report the prevalence of metabolic complications in adults with low GFR...
  6. doi request reprint Estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria as predictors of outcomes in patients with high cardiovascular risk: a cohort study
    Catherine M Clase
    McMaster University and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 154:310-8. 2011
    ..Glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria are risk factors for cardiovascular disease and markers of renal function...
  7. pmc Classifying kidney problems: can we avoid framing risks as diseases?
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ 329:912-5. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and renal outcomes with telmisartan, ramipril, or both in people at high renal risk: results from the ONTARGET and TRANSCEND studies
    Sheldon W Tobe
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 123:1098-107. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that dual therapy would be more effective than monotherapy in patients with low glomerular filtration rate and elevated albuminuria...
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence, prevalence and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in patients on dialysis
    Deborah Zimmerman
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3816-22. 2012
    ..The risks and benefits of warfarin anticoagulation need to be defined as the risk of bleeding in ESRD patients may overwhelm the benefits of embolic stroke prevention. We undertook a systematic literature review to clarify these issues...
  10. doi request reprint Development of end stage renal disease following an acute cardiac event
    Tammy M Keough-Ryan
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Kidney Int 74:356-63. 2008
    ..We found that patients with stage 4 disease are at high risk of ESRD after a cardiac admission while those at stage 3 are far more likely to die than to develop ESRD...
  11. pmc Low-intensity adjusted-dose warfarin for the prevention of hemodialysis catheter failure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Trevor J Wilkieson
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1018-24. 2011
    ..To determine whether warfarin prolongs the time to first mechanical-catheter failure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of acute coronary syndrome in a large Canadian cohort: impact of chronic renal insufficiency, cardiac interventions, and anemia
    Tammy M Keough-Ryan
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:845-55. 2005
    ..Studies in the United States reported decreased survival and decreased use of surgical and medical interventions after myocardial infarction in patients with CRI...
  13. ncbi request reprint Progression of internal carotid artery stenosis in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    Afshin S Jahromi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Guelph General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 50:292-8. 2009
    ..To study the risk factors and rate of progression of asymptomatic carotid stenosis in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Albuminuria and renal insufficiency prevalence guides population screening: results from the NHANES III
    Amit X Garg
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 61:2165-75. 2002
    ..S. non-institutionalized population. Such knowledge guides the utility of population screening to prevent ESRD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of warfarin in people with low glomerular filtration rate or on dialysis
    Rachel M Holden
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Dial 22:503-11. 2009
    ..It is possible that it may contribute also to accelerated vascular calcification. Large randomized studies are needed to assess the risk-benefit ratio of warfarin in people with low GFR or on dialysis for a range of indications...
  16. doi request reprint The fluid study protocol: a randomized controlled study on the effects of bioimpedance analysis and vitamin D on left ventricular mass in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Winnie S Su
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Perit Dial Int 31:529-36. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Screening for prostate, breast and colorectal cancer in renal transplant recipients
    Bryce A Kiberd
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Transplant 3:619-25. 2003
    ..Transplanted patients at above-average cancer risk in good health may achieve the benefits of screening that are seen in the general population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Coagulation disorders and blood product use in patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Claudio S Cina
    Division of Vascular Surgery, and Division of Nephrology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Transfus Med Rev 19:143-54. 2005
    ..In TAAA repair, an average blood loss of 5000 to 6000 mL and average transfusion of allogeneic blood products of 50 to 60 U are to be anticipated...
  19. doi request reprint Management of hypophosphatemia in nocturnal hemodialysis with phosphate-containing enema: a technical study
    Winnie S Su
    Division of Nephrology, McMaster University and St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hemodial Int 15:219-25. 2011
    ..Bacterial and endotoxin testing met sterility standards. The addition of Fleet® enema to dialysate increases phosphate concentration in a predictable manner, and no safety problems were observed in our in vitro studies...
  20. doi request reprint Endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Tara M Mastracci
    Departments of Surgery and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 47:214-221. 2008
    ..EVAR may similarly benefit patients with RAAA. We aimed to summarize studies of patients undergoing EVAR for ruptured aneurysms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Subclavian carotid transposition and bypass grafting: consecutive cohort study and systematic review
    Claudio S Cina
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 35:422-9. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Muscle weakness and falls in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie D Moreland
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1121-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate and summarize the evidence of muscle weakness as a risk factor for falls in older adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Water-soluble vitamins in people with low glomerular filtration rate or on dialysis: a review
    Catherine M Clase
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Semin Dial 26:546-67. 2013
    ..Vitamins for dialysis patients contain most or all of the B vitamins and low-dose vitamin C. We are not aware of any medical reasons to choose one over another. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism and anticoagulant management in hemodialysis patients: a practical guide to clinical management
    Dorothy S Lo
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 25 Charlton Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Thromb Res 118:385-95. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint Cumulative risk for developing end-stage renal disease in the US population
    Bryce A Kiberd
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1635-44. 2002
    ..Exploring new screening and treatment strategies may be warranted to prevent ESRD, particularly in the US black population...
  26. pmc Open versus endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a survey of Canadian vascular surgeons
    Tara M Mastracci
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:142-8; quiz 149. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a prospective cohort study of 121 cases
    Claudio S Cina
    Division of Vascular Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:631-8. 2002
    ..Long-term survival after elective TAAA repair is excellent...
  28. ncbi request reprint Low-intensity warfarin is ineffective for the prevention of PTFE graft failure in patients on hemodialysis: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark A Crowther
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2331-7. 2002
    ..Furthermore, low-intensity, monitored-dose warfarin does not appear to prolong PTFE graft survival...
  29. ncbi request reprint Renal pathology at autopsy in patients who died after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Somaya El-Seisi
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 9:683-8. 2003
    ..Although we did not demonstrate associations of these histologic changes with clinical variables before death, larger studies with prospectively collected renal tissue are warranted...
  30. pmc Waist-to-Hip Ratio, Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Death in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
    Winnie S Su
    Division of Nephrology, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 4A6
    Int J Nephrol 2010:831243. 2010
    ..The results of this study suggest WHR may be a risk factor for increased CV events and mortality in PD patients. Abdominal obesity is also associated with inflammatory markers. Larger studies are warranted to confirm these findings...
  31. doi request reprint Transfusion premedication to prevent acute transfusion reactions: a retrospective observational study to assess current practices
    Jessica L Fry
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 50:1722-30. 2010
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  32. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of aerobic and muscle strength training in patients receiving hemodialysis and EPO: a randomized controlled trial
    Vince DePaul
    Physiotherapy Department, St Joseph s Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1219-29. 2002
    ..Individuals with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis therapy have reduced aerobic exercise capacity and reduced muscle strength...
  33. doi request reprint Mercury-associated nephrotic syndrome: a case report and systematic review of the literature
    Saul Miller
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:135-8. 2013
    ..Mercury exposure can lead to various glomerular lesions; we emphasize the importance of a careful occupational and dietary history in elucidating a cause for the undetermined nephrotic syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of hypoglycemia and cardiovascular events: a comparison of glyburide with other secretagogues and with insulin
    Azim S Gangji
    Division of Nephrology, McMaster University and St Joseph s Healthcare, 708 25 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3P7, Canada
    Diabetes Care 30:389-94. 2007
    ..Glyburide is the most widely used sulfonylurea but has unique pharmacodynamic properties that may increase harm. We hypothesized that glyburide causes more hypoglycemia and cardiovascular events than other secretagogues or insulin...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of color duplex ultrasound measurement in the estimation of internal carotid artery stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Afshin S Jahromi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, McMaster University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 41:962-72. 2005
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  36. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin variability in dialysis patients
    K Scott Brimble
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2218-20. 2007
  37. pmc Glomerular filtration rate: screening cannot be recommended on the basis of current knowledge
    Catherine M Clase
    BMJ 333:1030-1. 2006
  38. pmc Statins for people with kidney disease
    Catherine M Clase
    BMJ 336:624-5. 2008