Matthew T James

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of a multifaceted "resident-as-teacher" educational intervention to improve morning report
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:20. 2006
  2. pmc Renal outcomes associated with invasive versus conservative management of acute coronary syndrome: propensity matched cohort study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMJ 347:f4151. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury and risk of adverse clinical outcomes after coronary angiography: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:37-43. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Associations between acute kidney injury and cardiovascular and renal outcomes after coronary angiography
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Circulation 123:409-16. 2011
  5. pmc Associations among estimated glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and adverse cardiovascular outcomes
    Aminu K Bello
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1418-26. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Validating a case definition for chronic kidney disease using administrative data
    Paul E Ronksley
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1826-31. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Higher estimated glomerular filtration rates may be associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes, especially with concomitant proteinuria
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 80:1306-14. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and the incidence and consequences of acute kidney injury: a cohort study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 376:2096-103. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Nephrology visits and health care resource use before and after reporting estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:1151-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of coronary events in people with chronic kidney disease compared with those with diabetes: a population-level cohort study
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Lancet 380:807-14. 2012

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Publications32

  1. pmc Evaluation of a multifaceted "resident-as-teacher" educational intervention to improve morning report
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:20. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effect of a resident-as-teacher educational intervention on the educational and teaching experience of morning report...
  2. pmc Renal outcomes associated with invasive versus conservative management of acute coronary syndrome: propensity matched cohort study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMJ 347:f4151. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury and risk of adverse clinical outcomes after coronary angiography: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:37-43. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to characterize the associations between CI-AKI and subsequent clinical outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Associations between acute kidney injury and cardiovascular and renal outcomes after coronary angiography
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Circulation 123:409-16. 2011
    ..Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with early mortality after percutaneous coronary revascularization procedures, but its prognostic relevance to long-term clinical outcomes remains controversial...
  5. pmc Associations among estimated glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and adverse cardiovascular outcomes
    Aminu K Bello
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1418-26. 2011
    ..Most studies of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and outcomes focus on mortality and ESRD, with limited data on other adverse outcomes. This study examined the associations among proteinuria, eGFR, and adverse cardiovascular (CV) events...
  6. doi request reprint Validating a case definition for chronic kidney disease using administrative data
    Paul E Ronksley
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1826-31. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the validity of an algorithm derived from administrative data for identifying chronic kidney disease (CKD) compared to the reference standard of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)...
  7. doi request reprint Higher estimated glomerular filtration rates may be associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes, especially with concomitant proteinuria
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 80:1306-14. 2011
    ..We do not know, however, whether the finding at higher eGFR could be due to inadequacies of the eGFR formula at low serum creatinine levels...
  8. doi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and the incidence and consequences of acute kidney injury: a cohort study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 376:2096-103. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate how eGFR and proteinuria jointly modified the risks of acute kidney injury and subsequent adverse clinical outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Nephrology visits and health care resource use before and after reporting estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:1151-8. 2010
    ..Laboratory reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) has been widely implemented, with limited evaluation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of coronary events in people with chronic kidney disease compared with those with diabetes: a population-level cohort study
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Lancet 380:807-14. 2012
    ..We assessed whether chronic kidney disease should be regarded as a coronary heart disease risk equivalent...
  11. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury following coronary angiography is associated with a long-term decline in kidney function
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 78:803-9. 2010
    ..8 ml/min following moderate to severe acute kidney injury. Thus, acute kidney injury following coronary angiography is associated with a sustained loss and a larger rate of future decline in kidney function...
  12. doi request reprint Rates of treated and untreated kidney failure in older vs younger adults
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 307:2507-15. 2012
    ..Studies of kidney failure in older adults have focused on receipt of dialysis, which may underestimate the burden of disease if older people are less likely to receive treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint CKD and risk of hospitalization and death with pneumonia
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:24-32. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the associations between estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and hospitalization or death with pneumonia...
  14. doi request reprint Risk of bloodstream infection in patients with chronic kidney disease not treated with dialysis
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Center, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 168:2333-9. 2008
    ..Whether patients with chronic kidney disease who are not receiving dialysis are also at increased risk of bloodstream infection is less clear...
  15. pmc Estimated GFR and fracture risk: a population-based study
    Meghan J Elliott
    Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1367-76. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine the association between estimated GFR (eGFR) and fracture rates...
  16. doi request reprint Relation between kidney function, proteinuria, and adverse outcomes
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:423-9. 2010
    ..Although proteinuria is also associated with adverse outcomes, it is not used to refine risk estimates of adverse events in this current system...
  17. pmc Validation of a case definition to define chronic dialysis using outpatient administrative data
    Fiona M Clement
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:25. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the validity of outpatient physician billing derived algorithms for defining chronic dialysis compared to a reference standard ESRD registry...
  18. pmc Overview of the Alberta Kidney Disease Network
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 10:30. 2009
    ..The Alberta Kidney Disease Network is a collaborative nephrology research organization based on a central repository of laboratory and administrative data from the Canadian province of Alberta...
  19. pmc Cardiovascular effects of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition or angiotensin receptor blockade in hemodialysis: a meta-analysis
    Davina J Tai
    Division of Nephrology, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 2T9
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:623-30. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis was performed to determine whether angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) reduce fatal and nonfatal CV events and left ventricular (LV) mass in patients receiving HD...
  20. pmc Associations between hemodialysis access type and clinical outcomes: a systematic review
    Pietro Ravani
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:465-73. 2013
    ..In conclusion, persons using catheters for hemodialysis seem to have the highest risks for death, infections, and cardiovascular events compared with other vascular access types, and patients with usable fistulas have the lowest risk...
  21. doi request reprint Early recognition and prevention of chronic kidney disease
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 375:1296-309. 2010
    ..Novel clinical methods to better identify patients at risk of progression to later stages of chronic kidney disease, including kidney failure, are needed to target management to high-risk subgroups...
  22. doi request reprint Quality of care and mortality are worse in chronic kidney disease patients living in remote areas
    Diana Rucker
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 79:210-7. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint What's next after fistula first: is an arteriovenous graft or central venous catheter preferable when an arteriovenous fistula is not possible?
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Dial 22:539-44. 2009
    ..Specifically, we examine whether findings from previous studies are valid and applicable to patients for whom an AVF is not possible, and outline the need for future randomized clinical trials addressing this question...
  24. doi request reprint Ascorbic acid for anemia management in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vinay Deved
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:1089-97. 2009
    ..Ascorbic acid is believed to improve anemia in patients with end-stage renal disease, but its overall effectiveness is unclear...
  25. doi request reprint Propensity score methods and their application in nephrology research
    Lianne Barnieh
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Canada
    J Nephrol 24:256-62. 2011
    ..Propensity score methods are often used in observational studies in nephrology, thus understanding their appropriate implementation, strengths and limitations is important...
  26. pmc Weekend hospital admission, acute kidney injury, and mortality
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:845-51. 2010
    ..In conclusion, among patients hospitalized with AKI, weekend admission is associated with a higher risk for death compared with admission on a weekday...
  27. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease following acute kidney injury-risk and outcomes
    Kelvin C W Leung
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Nat Rev Nephrol 9:77-85. 2013
    ..We also identify areas of active investigation and future directions for research...
  28. doi request reprint Financial aspects of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Dial 24:215-9. 2011
    ..To clarify the true incremental cost-effectiveness of these therapies, future RCTs should collect data on long-term survival, the need for chronic dialysis, and detailed information on costs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: antibiotics for prophylaxis against hemodialysis catheter-related infections
    Matthew T James
    University of Calgary, Calgary, and University of Alberta and Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 148:596-605. 2008
    ..Catheter-related infections cause morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing hemodialysis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Early-invasive strategies for the management of coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease: is acute kidney injury a consideration?
    Matthew T James
    aDepartment of Medicine bDepartment of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta cDepartment of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 23:283-90. 2014
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the risks and outcomes of early-invasive versus conservative strategies, and to consider how contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) should factor in treatment decisions for people with CKD...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker use prior to major elective surgery and the risk of acute dialysis
    Mitesh Shah
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 15:53. 2014
    ..Some studies but not others suggest angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) use prior to major surgery associates with a higher risk of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) and death...