Christian G Rabbat
Affiliation: McMaster University
- Prognostic value of myocardial perfusion studies in patients with end-stage renal disease assessed for kidney or kidney-pancreas transplantation: a meta-analysisChristian G Rabbat
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Am Soc Nephrol 14:431-9. 2003..It is concluded that positive MPS are useful in identifying patients with significantly increased risk of future MI and CD in both diabetic and nondiabetic ESRD patients...
- Red blood cell transfusion and increased length of storage are not associated with deep vein thrombosis in medical and surgical critically ill patients: a prospective observational cohort studyChristina Katsios
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
Crit Care 15:R263. 2011..The objective of this study was to determine if RBC transfusions or RBC storage age predicts incident DVT in medical or surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
- Venous thromboembolism and bleeding in critically ill patients with severe renal insufficiency receiving dalteparin thromboprophylaxis: prevalence, incidence and risk factorsDeborah Cook
Department of Medicine, 1200 Main Street, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Crit Care 12:R32. 2008..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence, incidence and predictors of DVT and the incidence of bleeding in intensive care unit (ICU) patients with estimated creatinine clearance <30 ml/min...
- Dalteparin thromboprophylaxis for critically ill medical-surgical patients with renal insufficiencyChristian G Rabbat
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
J Crit Care 20:357-63. 2005..If dalteparin does not bioaccumulate, it may be an attractive alternative agent for thromboprophylaxis...
- Protocolized anemia management with erythropoietin in hemodialysis patients: a randomized controlled trialK Scott Brimble
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2654-61. 2003..This study demonstrated that a protocolized approach to anemia management in hemodialysis patients results in comparable Hgb levels and may reduce rHuEpo requirements, independent of iron use...
- Thrombocytopenia in medical-surgical critically ill patients: prevalence, incidence, and risk factorsMark A Crowther
Department of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
J Crit Care 20:348-53. 2005..Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia was frequently suspected but did not develop in these critically ill patients...
- Meta-analysis: peritoneal membrane transport, mortality, and technique failure in peritoneal dialysisK Scott Brimble
25 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8N 1Y2
J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2591-8. 2006..96 to 1.46; P = 0.12) for every 0.1 increase in the D/Pc. This meta-analysis demonstrates that a higher peritoneal membrane solute transport rate is associated with a higher mortality risk and a trend to higher technique failure...
- Impact of haemoglobin and erythropoietin dose changes on mortality: a secondary analysis of results from a randomized anaemia management trialJoanne H Lau
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:4002-9. 2010..To date, no study has evaluated the impact of Hgb variability on mortality in the setting of a uniform Hgb target and erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESA) dosing strategy...
- Thromboembolism and anticoagulant management in hemodialysis patients: a practical guide to clinical managementDorothy S Lo
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 25 Charlton Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Thromb Res 118:385-95. 2006....