J S Gill

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preemptive kidney transplantation: the advantage and the advantaged
    Bertram L Kasiske
    The United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1358-64. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for de novo anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies in nonsensitized kidney transplant recipients does not predict acute rejection
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Transplantation 89:178-84. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Financial incentives to increase Canadian organ donation: quick fix or fallacy?
    John S Gill
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:133-40. 2014
  4. pmc A pilot study of reduced dose cyclosporine and corticosteroids to reduce new onset diabetes mellitus and acute rejection in kidney transplant recipients
    Edward H Cole
    Toronto General Hospital, 190 Elizabeth Street, M5G 2C4, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Transplant Res 2:1. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Quantification of the early risk of death in elderly kidney transplant recipients
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:427-32. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Income of living kidney donors and the income difference between living kidney donors and their recipients in the United States
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Transplant 12:3111-8. 2012
  7. pmc Design and implementation of the Canadian Kidney Disease Cohort Study (CKDCS): A prospective observational study of incident hemodialysis patients
    Aminu K Bello
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 12:10. 2011
  8. pmc Trace elements in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med 7:25. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Managing patients with a failed kidney transplant: how can we do better?
    John S Gill
    St Paul s Hospital, Providence Building Ward, Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 20:616-21. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The older living kidney donor: Part of the solution to the organ shortage
    John S Gill
    Department of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Transplantation 82:1662-6. 2006

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Preemptive kidney transplantation: the advantage and the advantaged
    Bertram L Kasiske
    The United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1358-64. 2002
    ..Alterations in the payment system, emphasis on early referral, and changes in cadaver kidney allocation could increase the number of patients who benefit from preemptive transplantation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for de novo anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies in nonsensitized kidney transplant recipients does not predict acute rejection
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Transplantation 89:178-84. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Financial incentives to increase Canadian organ donation: quick fix or fallacy?
    John S Gill
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:133-40. 2014
    ..In contrast, it would be premature to contemplate a regulated system of organ sales that would require a paradigm shift in the current approach to organ donation and legislative change to implement. ..
  4. pmc A pilot study of reduced dose cyclosporine and corticosteroids to reduce new onset diabetes mellitus and acute rejection in kidney transplant recipients
    Edward H Cole
    Toronto General Hospital, 190 Elizabeth Street, M5G 2C4, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Transplant Res 2:1. 2013
    ..New onset diabetes mellitus (NODM) and acute rejection (AR) are important causes of morbidity and risk factors for allograft failure after kidney transplantation...
  5. doi request reprint Quantification of the early risk of death in elderly kidney transplant recipients
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:427-32. 2013
    ..Early posttransplant mortality risk is eliminated in low- and intermediate-risk patients, and markedly reduced in high-risk patients with LD transplantation...
  6. doi request reprint Income of living kidney donors and the income difference between living kidney donors and their recipients in the United States
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Transplant 12:3111-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that most donors and recipients have similar modest incomes, suggesting that the costs of donation are a significant burden in the majority of living donor transplants...
  7. pmc Design and implementation of the Canadian Kidney Disease Cohort Study (CKDCS): A prospective observational study of incident hemodialysis patients
    Aminu K Bello
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 12:10. 2011
    ..This study focuses on delineating potentially reversible determinants of adverse outcomes that occur in patients receiving dialysis for end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  8. pmc Trace elements in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med 7:25. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review to summarize existing literature on trace element status in hemodialysis patients...
  9. doi request reprint Managing patients with a failed kidney transplant: how can we do better?
    John S Gill
    St Paul s Hospital, Providence Building Ward, Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 20:616-21. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The older living kidney donor: Part of the solution to the organ shortage
    John S Gill
    Department of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Transplantation 82:1662-6. 2006
    ..Strategies to increase kidney transplantation are urgently needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint The importance of transitions between dialysis and transplantation in the care of end-stage renal disease patients
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Kidney Int 71:442-7. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Deceased organ donation in Canada: an opportunity to heal a fractured system
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Transplant 8:1580-7. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Access to kidney transplantation among patients insured by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2592-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that VA-insured patients are less likely to receive transplants than privately insured patients, and that further studies are needed to identify the reasons for this disparity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular events and investigation in patients who are awaiting cadaveric kidney transplantation
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Providence 6a, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:808-16. 2005
    ..Initial cardiac investigations have limited value in guiding the timing of patient reevaluation after wait-listing. Periodic surveillance cardiac investigation after wait-listing may be unnecessary and requires further study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Access to kidney transplantation: the limitations of our current understanding
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
    J Nephrol 20:501-6. 2007
    ..The information provided will aid the reader to critically assess issues related to patient access to KTX...
  16. pmc Cardiovascular disease in transplant recipients: current and future treatment strategies
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Providence Building, Ward 6a, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6Z 1Y6
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:S29-37. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint The pregnancy rate and live birth rate in kidney transplant recipients
    J S Gill
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Transplant 9:1541-9. 2009
    ..The live birth rate was substantially lower than reported in voluntary registries of transplant recipients, and the proportion of pregnancies resulting in unexpected fetal loss increased over time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Potential advantages and limitations of applying the chronic kidney disease classification to kidney transplant recipients
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Transplant 6:2821-6. 2006
    ..The CKD classification thus represents an exciting potential strategy to improve clinical outcomes that should be adopted, further studied and modified to incorporate considerations unique to KTRs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Why do preemptive kidney transplant recipients have an allograft survival advantage?
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Transplantation 78:873-9. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of waiting time and comorbid conditions on the survival benefit of kidney transplantation
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Kidney Int 68:2345-51. 2005
    ..Longer waiting times may limit the survival benefit of kidney transplantation in older patients or those with a high burden of comorbid disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of maintenance immunosuppression medication on the change in kidney allograft function
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Kidney Int 65:692-9. 2004
    ..In this study we determined the effect of maintenance immunosuppression medications on the rate of kidney allograft function loss defined by the annualized change in glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient and allograft survival of Indo Asian and East Asian dialysis patients treated in Canada
    M Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 72:499-504. 2007
    ..These findings warrant further study, especially given the good graft outcomes in these individuals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nephrectomy after transplant failure: current practice and outcomes
    O Johnston
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Am J Transplant 7:1961-7. 2007
    ..The role of nephrectomy in the management of dialysis treated transplant failure patients, and the implications of nephrectomy for repeat transplantation should be further studied in prospective studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mortality of Canadians treated by peritoneal dialysis in remote locations
    M Tonelli
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 72:1023-8. 2007
    ..Further study into the quality of care delivered to remote-dwelling patients on peritoneal dialysis is needed...
  25. doi request reprint The survival benefit of kidney transplantation in obese patients
    J S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Transplant 13:2083-90. 2013
    ..Although most obese patients selected for transplantation derive a survival benefit, the benefit is lower when BMI is ≥ 40 kg/m(2), and uncertain in Black patients with BMI ≥ 40 kg/m(2)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between residence location and likelihood of kidney transplantation in Aboriginal patients treated with dialysis in Canada
    M Tonelli
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, and Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:924-30. 2006
    ..In conclusion, remote location of residence does not explain the lower rate of kidney transplantation among Aboriginal people treated for ESRD in Canada...
  27. doi request reprint The impact of pancreas transplantation on kidney allograft survival
    S Browne
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Transplant 11:1951-8. 2011
    ..We conclude that PAK is associated with improved kidney allograft survival, and pre-PAK GFR 30-39 mL/min should not preclude PAK. Expanded use of PAK is warranted...
  28. ncbi request reprint Recipient outcomes for expanded criteria living kidney donors: the disconnect between current evidence and practice
    Y Iordanous
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 9:1558-73. 2009
    ..This disconnect between donor selection and a lack of knowledge of recipient outcomes should give transplant decision-makers pause and sets an agenda for future research...
  29. pmc H-Y incompatibility predicts short-term outcomes for kidney transplant recipients
    S Joseph Kim
    Division of Nephrology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:2025-33. 2009
    ..In conclusion, compared with other recipient-donor gender combinations, female recipients of male donor kidney transplants in the United States have an increased short-term risk but not long-term risk for adverse outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint The advanced age deceased kidney donor: current outcomes and future opportunities
    Y Mun Woo
    Divisions of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Kidney Int 67:2407-14. 2005
    ..Due to the aging general population, deceased donors > or =55 years will form an increasingly larger proportion of the deceased kidney donor pool...
  31. doi request reprint A matched cohort pharmacoepidemiological analysis of steroid free immunosuppression in renal transplantation
    Katherine A Barraclough
    Division of Nephrology, Vancouver General Hospital, Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver BC, Canada
    Transplantation 87:672-80. 2009
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  32. ncbi request reprint Economic consequences incurred by living kidney donors: a Canadian multi-center prospective study
    S Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Am J Transplant 14:916-22. 2014
    ..The economic impact of living kidney donation for some individuals is large. We advocate for programs to reimburse living donors for their legitimate costs. ..
  33. doi request reprint Cancer mortality in kidney transplantation
    B A Kiberd
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Transplant 9:1868-75. 2009
    ..These findings challenge the notion that cancer is a major cause of premature death in all kidney transplant recipients and has implications for design of cancer prevention strategies in kidney transplant recipients...
  34. doi request reprint The long-term quality of life of living kidney donors: a multicenter cohort study
    K Clemens
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 11:463-9. 2011
    ..Our findings are reassuring for the practice of living transplantation. Those who donate a kidney in centers that use routine pretransplant donor evaluation have good long-term quality of life...
  35. doi request reprint Survival among nocturnal home haemodialysis patients compared to kidney transplant recipients
    Robert P Pauly
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2915-9. 2009
    ..To date, no studies have compared survival in patients treated with NHD and kidney transplantation...
  36. pmc Sirolimus is associated with new-onset diabetes in kidney transplant recipients
    Olwyn Johnston
    Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1411-8. 2008
    ..Given the negative impact of NOD on posttransplantation outcomes, these findings should be confirmed in prospective studies or in meta-analyses of existing trials that involved sirolimus...
  37. ncbi request reprint The change in allograft function among long-term kidney transplant recipients
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1636-42. 2003
    ..Strategies to improve long-term kidney allograft survival that increase baseline allograft function may be more effective than strategies to slow the decline in GFR...
  38. pmc Death and renal transplantation among Aboriginal people undergoing dialysis
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 171:577-82. 2004
    ..We evaluated differences in survival and rate of renal transplantation among Aboriginal and white patients after initiation of dialysis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Colon and rectal cancer after renal transplantation
    Manstein Kan
    Department of Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, C303 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:1339-46. 2008
    ..This article reviews the current literature evaluating CRC diagnosed in PRTPs, focusing on clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Differences in use of peritoneal dialysis and survival among East Asian, Indo Asian, and white ESRD patients in Canada
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:964-71. 2006
    ..Racial differences in health outcomes in general are well documented; however, few studies examined the impact of East Asian and Indo Asian race on choice of dialytic modality and survival among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  41. doi request reprint Treatment of polyomavirus infection in kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review
    Olwyn Johnston
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Transplantation 89:1057-70. 2010
    ..However, the evidence base is poor and highlights the urgent need for adequately powered randomized trials to define the optimal treatment of this important condition...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevention of sepsis during the transition to dialysis may improve the survival of transplant failure patients
    Olwyn Johnston
    University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1331-7. 2007
    ..93; 95% CI 2.64 to 3.24; P < 0.001). Strategies to prevent sepsis during the transition from transplantation to dialysis may improve the survival of patients with allograft failure...
  43. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease progression in native and transplant kidneys
    Y Mun Woo
    Nephrology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B C Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:607-11. 2004
    ..It also highlights the need for prospective studies to determine the importance of nonimmune factors that are established risk factors for progression of native kidney disease in the transplant setting...
  44. ncbi request reprint C4d deposition in acute rejection: an independent long-term prognostic factor
    Andrew M Herzenberg
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:234-41. 2002
    ..Peritubular C4d deposition is a significant predictor of graft survival rates and is independent of histologic rejection type and a variety of clinical prognostic factors...
  45. pmc Residence location and likelihood of kidney transplantation
    Marcello Tonelli
    Division of Nephrology and Transplant Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 175:478-82. 2006
    ..Within each region we also determined whether distance from the closest transplant centre was associated with the likelihood of transplantation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Opportunities to improve the care of patients with kidney transplant failure
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 61:2193-200. 2002
    ..Exposure to immunosuppressive medications differentiates these patients from the general incident end-stage renal disease (ESRD) population...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mortality after kidney transplant failure: the impact of non-immunologic factors
    John S Gill
    Department of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1875-83. 2002
    ..Non-immunologic factors that predict mortality among non-transplant patients also may be potentially modifiable risk factors for mortality among patients with transplant failure...
  48. ncbi request reprint Death in the first year after kidney transplantation: implications for patients on the transplant waiting list
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 75:113-7. 2003
    ..As the kidney transplant waiting list continues to expand, maintaining the medical fitness of transplant candidates will become increasingly difficult...
  49. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and the transplant recipient
    John S Gill
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Blood Purif 21:137-42. 2003
    ....
  50. pmc Association between proximity to the attending nephrologist and mortality among patients receiving hemodialysis
    Marcello Tonelli
    Division of Nephrology and Transplant Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 177:1039-44. 2007
    ..We investigated whether patients receiving hemodialysis who live farther from their attending nephrologist are more likely to die than those who live closer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of kidney transplantation from older living donors to older recipients
    Jagbir Gill
    Division of Nephrology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:541-52. 2008
    ..As waiting times for a deceased donor kidney increase, these older candidates are disadvantaged by rapidly deteriorating health, often resulting in death or removal from the wait list before transplantation...
  52. pmc Impact of acute rejection and new-onset diabetes on long-term transplant graft and patient survival
    Edward H Cole
    Division of Nephrology and Multiorgan Transplant Programme, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:814-21. 2008
    ..Development of new therapeutic strategies to improve long-term transplant outcomes requires improved understanding of the mechanisms by which these complications limit long-term transplant survival...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use and outcomes of peritoneal dialysis among Aboriginal people in Canada
    Marcello Tonelli
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta, 7 129 Clinical Science Building 8440, 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3 Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:482-8. 2005
    ..Future studies should address barriers to the initiation and maintenance of PD in the Aboriginal population, especially those who reside in rural locations...
  54. doi request reprint Outcomes of dual adult kidney transplants in the United States: an analysis of the OPTN/UNOS database
    Jagbir Gill
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Transplantation 85:62-8. 2008
    ..There are limited data comparing outcomes of DKT to single kidney ECD transplants, making it unclear where DKT fits in the current allocation scheme. Our purpose was to compare outcomes of DKT and ECD transplants in the United States...

Research Grants1

  1. Regulation of GnRH Neuronal Development by FGF Signaling
    John Gill; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Critical stages of GnRH neuron development will be evaluated in mice to discern the functional contribution of FGF signaling in this important neuroendocrine system. ..