Scott W Klarenbach

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Characteristics of the population eligible for and receiving publicly funded bariatric surgery in Canada
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, T6G 2B7, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:54. 2012
  3. pmc The impact of nocturnal hemodialysis on sexual function
    Adam Bass
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 13:67. 2012
  4. pmc Health status, quality of life, and satisfaction of patients awaiting multidisciplinary bariatric care
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:139. 2012
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc The Alberta population-based prospective evaluation of the quality of life outcomes and economic impact of bariatric surgery (APPLES) study: background, design and rationale
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:284. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation in renal disease
    Scott W Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
    J Nephrol 20:251-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anemia related to cancer
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 116:3224-32. 2010
  10. pmc Identification of factors driving differences in cost effectiveness of first-line pharmacological therapy for uncomplicated hypertension
    Scott W Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 26:e158-63. 2010

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Characteristics of the population eligible for and receiving publicly funded bariatric surgery in Canada
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, T6G 2B7, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:54. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify and characterize the bariatric surgery-eligible population in Canada in comparison to surgery-ineligible subjects and surgical recipients...
  3. pmc The impact of nocturnal hemodialysis on sexual function
    Adam Bass
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 13:67. 2012
    ..We compared sexual activity and responses to sexual related questions in the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Short Form questionnaire among patients randomized to frequent nocturnal or thrice weekly conventional hemodialysis...
  4. pmc Health status, quality of life, and satisfaction of patients awaiting multidisciplinary bariatric care
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:139. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine wait-listed patients' health status and perceptions regarding the consequences of prolonged wait times using a cross-sectional study design nested within a prospective cohort...
  5. 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)...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc The Alberta population-based prospective evaluation of the quality of life outcomes and economic impact of bariatric surgery (APPLES) study: background, design and rationale
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:284. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that lower indirect, out of pocket and productivity costs will offset increased direct health-care costs resulting in lower total costs for bariatric surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation in renal disease
    Scott W Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
    J Nephrol 20:251-9. 2007
    ..Greater understanding of economic evaluations and their potential pitfalls will enable appropriate interpretation, and further their use as a tool to maximize health benefits, given finite health care resources...
  9. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anemia related to cancer
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 116:3224-32. 2010
    ..Concerns about toxicity have led to more restrictive recommendations for ESA use; however, the incremental costs and benefits of such a strategy are unknown...
  10. pmc Identification of factors driving differences in cost effectiveness of first-line pharmacological therapy for uncomplicated hypertension
    Scott W Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 26:e158-63. 2010
    ..The drivers of these disparities are not clear. Greater understanding is needed for clinicians, researchers and policy makers to determine the most effective and sustainable strategies...
  11. doi request reprint Is living kidney donation the answer to the economic problem of end-stage renal disease?
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3 Canada
    Semin Nephrol 29:533-8. 2009
    ..Strategies to increase kidney donation are underfunded, and even costly strategies are likely to lead to net health care savings. However, demonstration of efficacy of these strategies is required to ensure efficient use of resources...
  12. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of dialysis therapies
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3 Canada
    Semin Nephrol 29:524-32. 2009
    ..There is some evidence to suggest that the modality of home nocturnal dialysis may offer improvements in clinical outcomes including quality of life, but further study of the cost effectiveness of this modality is required...
  13. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of continuous renal replacement therapy in acute renal failure
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:331-8. 2009
    ..Controversy exists regarding the optimal method of providing dialysis in critically ill patients with acute renal failure. We sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies...
  14. ncbi request reprint International comparison of health resource utilization in subjects with diabetes: an analysis of Canadian and American national health surveys
    Scott W Klarenbach
    University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:1116-22. 2003
    ..To compare health resource utilization in patients with diabetes between the U.S. and Canada...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of renal insufficiency on workforce participation in the United States: an analysis using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III data
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1132-7. 2002
    ..End-stage renal disease is associated with workforce nonparticipation, but no previous study has assessed the impact of renal insufficiency on employment status from a population standpoint...
  16. doi request reprint Adverse renal outcomes in subjects undergoing nephrectomy for renal tumors: a population-based analysis
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Immunology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Urol 59:333-9. 2011
    ..There has been increasing interest in determining renal outcomes after nephrectomy for renal tumors. Previous studies have not assessed all relevant risk factors, including proteinuria...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint A simple prediction rule for all-cause mortality in a cohort eligible for bariatric surgery
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada2Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA Surg 148:1109-15. 2013
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  19. pmc Association between routine and standardized blood pressure measurements and left ventricular hypertrophy among patients on hemodialysis
    Jaspreet Khangura
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 11:13. 2010
    ..We sought to determine agreement between various blood pressure measurement methods, as well as identify which method was the strongest correlate of LV hypertrophy among patients on hemodialysis...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Nocturnal hypoxia and loss of kidney function
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e19029. 2011
    ..Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is more common in patients with kidney disease, whether nocturnal hypoxia affects kidney function is unknown...
  23. pmc Prioritization and willingness to pay for bariatric surgery: the patient perspective
    Richdeep S Gill
    The Department of Surgery and Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery CAMIS, University of Alberta, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alta
    Can J Surg 57:33-9. 2014
    ..Access to publicly funded bariatric surgery is limited, potential candidates face lengthy waits, and no universally accepted prioritization criteria exist. We examined patients' perspectives regarding prioritization for surgery...
  24. pmc Health care costs in people with diabetes and their association with glycemic control and kidney function
    Kerry A McBrien
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 36:1172-80. 2013
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  25. doi request reprint Health care costs of peritoneal dialysis technique failure and dialysis modality switching
    Betty K Chui
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:104-11. 2013
    ..Although there is a strong economic rationale in favor of peritoneal dialysis (PD) over hemodialysis (HD), the potentially costly effect of PD technique failure is an important consideration in PD program promotion that is unknown...
  26. pmc Adding specialized clinics for remote-dwellers with chronic kidney disease: a cost-utility analysis
    Natasha Wiebe
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:24-34. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine whether opening a new clinic in a remote region would be a cost-effective means of improving care for remote-dwellers with CKD...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Kidney stones and kidney function loss: a cohort study
    R Todd Alexander
    7 129 Clinical Science Building, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2G3, Canada
    BMJ 345:e5287. 2012
    ..To investigate whether the presence of kidney stones increase the risk of end stage renal disease (ESRD) or other adverse renal outcomes...
  29. doi request reprint Economic analysis of epoetin alfa in critically ill trauma patients
    Betty K Chui
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:195-201. 2012
    ..This study evaluates the cost-effectiveness of epoetin alfa in surgical trauma patients in an intensive care unit setting...
  30. pmc Kidney stones and cardiovascular events: a cohort study
    R Todd Alexander
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, and, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, and, Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:506-12. 2014
    ..This study sought to assess the association between one or more kidney stones and the subsequent risk of cardiovascular events...
  31. pmc Prevalence and predictors of self-reported sexual abuse in severely obese patients in a population-based bariatric program
    Danielle L Gabert
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Obes 2013:374050. 2013
    ..Sexual abuse may be associated with poorer weight loss outcomes following bariatric treatment. Identifying predictors of abuse would enable focused screening and may increase weight management success...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life in 500 severely obese patients
    Lindsey M Warkentin
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:1367-72. 2014
    ..To characterize health-related quality of life (HRQL) impairment in severely obese subjects, using several validated instruments...
  34. pmc Acute dialysis risk in living kidney donors
    Ngan Lam
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3291-5. 2012
    ..Reduced kidney function confers a higher risk of acute kidney injury at the time of an inciting event, such as sepsis. Whether the same is true in those with reduced renal mass from living kidney donation is unknown...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of frequent nocturnal hemodialysis vs conventional hemodialysis on left ventricular mass and quality of life: a randomized controlled trial
    Bruce F Culleton
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 298:1291-9. 2007
    ..Morbidity and mortality rates in hemodialysis patients remain excessive. Alterations in the delivery of dialysis may lead to improved patient outcomes...
  36. doi request reprint Oral estrogen therapy in postmenopausal women is associated with loss of kidney function
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 74:370-6. 2008
    ..Our study shows an independent association in a dose-dependent manner of estrogen use and loss of kidney function in this elderly population...
  37. ncbi request reprint A population-based analysis of health behaviours, chronic diseases and associated costs
    Arto Ohinmaa
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:17-24. 2006
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  38. doi request reprint Cancer screening among the overweight and obese in Canada
    Rebecca S Mitchell
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 35:127-32. 2008
    ..S. studies have reported the reduced use of cancer screening among these subjects. We sought to analyze the relationship between overweight/obesity and cancer screening practices using population-based Canadian data...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of hemofiltration to prevent contrast nephropathy in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Scott W Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 34:1044-51. 2006
    ..We sought to explore the potential scope and cost-effectiveness of this strategy...
  40. 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
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Development of a survey to identify barriers to living donation in kidney transplant candidates
    Lianne Barnieh
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Prog Transplant 19:304-11. 2009
    ..Numerous barriers may impede the identification of, and transplantation from, living donors...
  42. doi request reprint Comparative survival literature in intensive hemodialysis: limitations and future directions
    Robert P Pauly
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Dial 24:629-33. 2011
    ..The most feasible and definitive study design to compare NHD or SDHD to other treatment modalities (and to each other) is a large, prospective, matched cohort study...
  43. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking performance in organ donation programs: dependence on demographics and mortality rates
    Lianne Barnieh
    Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:727-31. 2006
    ..We sought to determine if variance in organ donation rates, reported as DPMP could be accounted for by differences in population demographics, specifically age and gender-specific mortality rates...
  44. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status and undiagnosed diabetes
    Ronald P Wilder
    Department of Economics, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 70:26-30. 2005
    ..To test the association of undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes mellitus with education and income level...