Michele Kessler

Summary

Affiliation: CHU de Nancy
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Improving treatment adherence in kidney transplantation: A major challenge]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Néphrologie Dialyse Transplantation, Hopitaux de Brabois, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nancy, 54500 Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France Electronic address
    Nephrol Ther 10:145-50. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Heparin-grafted dialysis membrane allows minimal systemic anticoagulation in regular hemodialysis patients: a prospective proof-of-concept study
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, Hopital Brabois, CHU, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Hemodial Int 17:282-93. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Trends in the characteristics of ESRD patients at the initiation of dialysis]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, CHU de Nancy, Hopitaux de Brabois, rue du Morvan, 54500 Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 8:521-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity of biopharmaceuticals
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:v9-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Legal and regulatory aspects of living-donor transplantation]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 4:49-51. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Darbepoetin-alfa treatment of anemia secondary to chronic renal failure in dialysis patients: Results of a French multicenter study]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, CHU de Nancy Brabois, 8, rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy Cedex, France
    Nephrol Ther 2:191-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Excess risk of cancer in renal transplant patients
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Nancy, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Transpl Int 19:908-14. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [How do we optimally evaluate iron stores in dialyzed patients treated with erythropoiesis stimulating agent?]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 2:S261-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [Issues related to iron replacement in dialyzed patients]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 2:S266-73. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Safety of parenteral iron therapy]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, 4, rue du Morvan, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy
    Nephrol Ther 2:S350-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint [Improving treatment adherence in kidney transplantation: A major challenge]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Néphrologie Dialyse Transplantation, Hopitaux de Brabois, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nancy, 54500 Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France Electronic address
    Nephrol Ther 10:145-50. 2014
    ..Ways of improving adherence are examined, leading to the conviction that helping patients take their medications regularly would probably have a greater impact on graft survival than marketing a new immunosuppressive agent. ..
  2. doi request reprint Heparin-grafted dialysis membrane allows minimal systemic anticoagulation in regular hemodialysis patients: a prospective proof-of-concept study
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, Hopital Brabois, CHU, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Hemodial Int 17:282-93. 2013
    ..HD patients who require low anti-Xa activity at the end of HD sessions might benefit from a heparin-grafted membrane to reduce bleeding risk and other heparin adverse events...
  3. doi request reprint [Trends in the characteristics of ESRD patients at the initiation of dialysis]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, CHU de Nancy, Hopitaux de Brabois, rue du Morvan, 54500 Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 8:521-6. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity of biopharmaceuticals
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:v9-12. 2006
    ..Comparison of results from different studies is complicated by the variability of assay measurements, presentation of data and lack of standardization...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Legal and regulatory aspects of living-donor transplantation]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 4:49-51. 2008
    ..The hospital direction circular of 1 March 2005 establishes the funding regulations applied by transplantation centers for living-donor transplantation...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Darbepoetin-alfa treatment of anemia secondary to chronic renal failure in dialysis patients: Results of a French multicenter study]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, CHU de Nancy Brabois, 8, rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy Cedex, France
    Nephrol Ther 2:191-9. 2006
    ..Darbepoetin alfa administered at a reduced dosing frequency relative to the prior rHuEpo regimen effectively maintains hemoglobin in the target range in dialysis patients with renal anemia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Excess risk of cancer in renal transplant patients
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Nancy, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Transpl Int 19:908-14. 2006
    ..Incidence of NMSC and some types of other cancer is high in cyclosporine-treated patients. Optimizing monitoring practice might be useful to identify subjects with significant excess risk for specific types of solid tumours...
  8. ncbi request reprint [How do we optimally evaluate iron stores in dialyzed patients treated with erythropoiesis stimulating agent?]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 2:S261-5. 2006
    ..These 2 markers measure the body capacity to donate iron to erythroid precursors but necessitate specific laboratory equipment. In all cases evaluation of iron balance should be done at least eight days after the last iron infusion...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Issues related to iron replacement in dialyzed patients]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 2:S266-73. 2006
    ..In conclusion, i.v. iron should be used to optimize ESA action and could be used safety if dosage is < or = 100 mg/week and serum ferritin < 500 a 800 microg/l...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Safety of parenteral iron therapy]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, 4, rue du Morvan, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy
    Nephrol Ther 2:S350-5. 2006
    ..v. might play in increased bacterial risk would require, if it truly exists, doses so high the real effect would be marginal compared with identified major risk factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cardiovascular events in patients with end-stage renal disease: an analysis from the Fosinopril in dialysis study
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Nancy, Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3573-9. 2007
    ..A risk prediction model was created from the FOSIDIAL trial to identify factors predictive of CVE and to evaluate the relative strength of known predictors when considered together in a multivariate model...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of the shipment of cadaveric renal allografts on allograft survival
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1054-60. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the shipment of cadaveric kidneys according to these new exchange rules affects allograft outcome in the Eastern region of France...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Psychological aspects of living-donor renal transplantation]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 4:52-4. 2008
    ..Despite these problems, donators are highly motivated and very few experience regret after the donation, creating a strong(er) donor-recipient relationship after the graft...
  14. doi request reprint [When to place a patient on the kidney transplantation waiting list?]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, CHU de Nancy Brabois, 4, rue du Morvan, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 4:155-9. 2008
    ..Dialysis center staff should be well trained in delivering appropriate information on kidney transplantation and initiating evaluation. A consultation with a transplantation specialist should be rapidly scheduled...
  15. doi request reprint [Anemia management in French hemodialysis patients: DiaNE study results at 3 years (DiaNE2)]
    Michele Kessler
    Hôpitaux de Brabus, Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 7:182-7. 2011
    ..The number of patients with iron treatment remained stable (60%). In spite of undertaken efforts, anemia management of hemodialysed patients in France still needs optimization for maintaining Hb level in the recommended target range...
  16. doi request reprint Does pre-emptive kidney transplantation with a deceased donor improve outcomes? Results from a French transplant network
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Nancy, France
    Transpl Int 24:266-75. 2011
    ..Five-year patient survival was 92.9%. Five-year graft survival was 89.0%. Neither pre-emptive transplantation nor time on dialysis was significantly associated with patient and/or graft survival...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of nephrology referral on early and midterm outcomes in ESRD: EPidémiologie de l'Insuffisance REnale chronique terminale en Lorraine (EPIREL): results of a 2-year, prospective, community-based study
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University Hospital of Nancy, Nancy, France
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:474-85. 2003
    ..Most studies looking at how the outcome of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is affected by the timing and quality of the care received before initiation of renal replacement therapy (RRT) are inconclusive...
  18. ncbi request reprint C.E.R.A. once every 4 weeks in patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis: The ARCTOS extension study
    Michele Kessler
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Nancy, France
    Hemodial Int 14:233-9. 2010
    ..All treatments were well tolerated. Subcutaneous C.E.R.A. Q4W is safe and effective in maintaining stable Hb levels in patients with CKD not on dialysis following correction with subcutaneous C.E.R.A. Q2W...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Optimal care for chronic renal failure in the elderly]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy
    Rev Prat 55:2237-44. 2005
    ..inform patients and families about renal replacement therapies (RRT) and prepare patients if RRT is indicated. The main objectives are retarding or avoiding RRT, decreasing morbid-mortality, and maintaining good quality of life...
  20. doi request reprint [Is the management of anemia in hemodialysis patients improving in France? Results of the DiaNE study]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, CHU Brabois, rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy Cedex, France
    Nephrol Ther 5:114-21. 2009
    ..Iron and inflammatory status should be taken into account to improve the efficacy of anemia therapy using erythropoietin-stimulating agents...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Living donor kidney transplantation: ethical aspects]
    Michele Kessler
    Service de Nephrologie, hôpitaux du Brabois, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 4:46-8. 2008
    ..We also discuss nonconventional living donors: ABO or HLA incompatible spouses and at-risk donors, for example, elderly donors...
  22. doi request reprint Influence of anemia on patient and graft survival after renal transplantation: results from the French DIVAT cohort
    Valerie Garrigue
    1 Service de Néphrologie, CHU Lapeyronie, Universite de Montpellier, Montpellier, France 2 Institut de Transplantation et de Recherche en Transplantation, CHU Nantes, RTRS Centaure, et Inserm U1064, Universite de Nantes, Nantes, France 3 Service de Transplantation Rénale et de Soins Intensifs, Hopital Necker, Paris, France 4 Universités Paris Descartes et Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France 5 Service de Néphrologie et Transplantation Rénale, CHU Brabois, Nancy, France 6 Service de Néphrologie, HTA, Dialyse et Transplantation d organes, CHU Rangueil, Toulouse, France 7 Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France 8 Service de Néphrologie, Transplantation et Immunologie Clinique, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France 9 Address correspondence to Georges Mourad, M D, Service de Nephrologie, Dialyse et Transplantation, Hopital Lapeyronie, University of Montpellier, Montpellier 05, France
    Transplantation 97:168-75. 2014
    ..Assuming that level of renal function and anemia are strongly correlated, posttransplantation anemia (PTA) may have a different impact depending on the stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  23. pmc Daclizumab versus antithymocyte globulin in high-immunological-risk renal transplant recipients
    Christian Noel
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopital Calmette, Lille, France
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1385-92. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Medical and non-medical determinants of access to renal transplant waiting list in a French community-based network of care
    Sahar Bayat
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopitaux de Brabois, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2900-7. 2006
    ..We assessed determinants of access to a waiting list in a French community-based network of care...
  25. doi request reprint Visit-to-visit blood pressure variability is a strong predictor of cardiovascular events in hemodialysis: insights from FOSIDIAL
    Patrick Rossignol
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Centre d Investigations Cliniques 9501, CHU Nancy, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Hypertension 60:339-46. 2012
    ..Such assessments should be prioritized for testing prevention strategies in end-stage renal disease...
  26. doi request reprint Management and control of hypertension and proteinuria in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease under nephrologist care or not: data from the AVENIR study (AVantagE de la Nephroprotection dans l'Insuffisance Renale)
    Nathalie Thilly
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, CEC CIE6 Inserm, EA 4003, Nancy University, Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:934-9. 2009
    ..Data from a large observational study (AVENIR), carried out in Lorraine (France), were used to analyse antihypertensive treatment and control of BP and proteinuria in patients with advanced CKD, under nephrologist care or not...
  27. doi request reprint Survival of transplanted and dialysed patients in a French region with focus on outcomes in the elderly
    Sahar Bayat
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Nancy University, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:292-300. 2010
    ..Impact of kidney transplantation on survival of French end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of predialysis therapeutic practices on patient outcomes during the first year of dialysis: the Pharmacoepidemiologic AVENIR study
    Nathalie Thilly
    Nancy University, Paul Verlaine Metz University, Paris Descartes University EA 4360 Apemac, Nancy, France
    Med Care 50:35-42. 2012
    ..Studies evaluating patient outcomes in dialysis as a function of quality of predialysis therapeutic care are lacking...
  29. pmc Predialysis therapeutic care and health-related quality of life at dialysis onset (The pharmacoepidemiologic AVENIR study)
    Stephanie Boini
    Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, CIC EC CIE6 Inserm, University Hospital of Nancy, France
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:7. 2011
    ..To determine the impact of the quality of pre-dialysis nephrological care on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) at dialysis onset, which has not been well evaluated...
  30. ncbi request reprint Complete robotic-assistance during laparoscopic living donor nephrectomies: an evaluation of 38 procedures at a single site
    Jacques Hubert
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Nancy, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Int J Urol 14:986-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate our initial experience with entirely robot-assisted laparoscopic live donor (RALD) nephrectomies...
  31. doi request reprint [The pharmaco-epidemiology to evaluate clinical practices and their impact on health, regarding an example in nephrology: the AVENIR study]
    Nathalie Thilly
    CIC EC CIE6 Inserm, Service d Epidémiologie et Evaluation Cliniques, CHU de Nancy, Hopitaux de Brabois, Allee du Morvan, 54500 Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 9:195-201. 2013
    ..Results from the AVENIR study have been published in various international journals. The aim of this manuscript is to present a summary of these results and the lessons we can learn for the nephrological practice...
  32. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients with delayed dialysis initiation: Results from the AVENIR study
    Nathalie Thilly
    CIC EC CIE Inserm, University Hospital of Nancy, France
    Am J Nephrol 33:76-83. 2011
    ..Whether this delay may affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL), clinical and biological parameters at dialysis onset, and then survival and hospitalization during dialysis is unknown...
  33. doi request reprint [Robotic-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation. An evaluation of 35 procedures]
    Guillaume Louis
    Service de néphrologie hémodialyse, Universite de Nancy, CHU de Nancy, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 5:623-30. 2009
    ..Laparoscopic nephrectomy is actually developed because of low surgical mortality and morbidity. Our medical centre uses an original removal method: robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of kidney function decline in the last year prior to dialysis
    Vanina Ambrogi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, CEC CIE6 Inserm, University Hospital of Nancy, EA 4003, Nancy University, Nancy, France
    Nephron Clin Pract 111:c95-c101. 2009
    ..Establishing a comprehensive characterization of kidney function decline before dialysis is necessary to predict dialysis onset and prepare patients for replacement therapy...
  35. doi request reprint Anemia normalization in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: results of the NEPHRODIAB2 randomized trial
    Emmanuel Villar
    Hospices Civils de Lyon, Department of Nephrology, Lyon Sud Hospital, Pierre Benite, France
    J Diabetes Complications 25:237-43. 2011
    ..The NEPHRODIAB2 study was designed to assess efficacy and safety of complete hemoglobin (Hb) normalization in these patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint A three-arm study comparing immediate tacrolimus therapy with antithymocyte globulin induction therapy followed by tacrolimus or cyclosporine A in adult renal transplant recipients
    Bernard Charpentier
    Service de Nephrologie, Hopital de Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Transplantation 75:844-51. 2003
    ..A study was undertaken to assess the efficacy and safety of ATG induction on tacrolimus-based and cyclosporine A (CsA)-based therapies compared with immediate tacrolimus triple therapy in kidney transplant recipients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease: appropriateness of therapeutic management and associated factors in the AVENIR study
    Nathalie Thilly
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, CEC CIE6 Inserm, University Hospital of Nancy, Nancy, France
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:121-8. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic and open live-donor nephrectomy: a comparison of donor morbidity and early renal allograft outcomes
    Edith Renoult
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Nancy, rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:472-7. 2006
    ..Robot-assisted laparoscopic donor (RALD) nephrectomy, a new procedure for the removal of a kidney from a living donor, was performed on 13 subjects at our centre...
  39. ncbi request reprint Determinants and patterns of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors' prescription in the first year following kidney transplantation
    Nathalie Thilly
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, CEC CIE6 Inserm, University Hospital of Nancy, EA 4003, Nancy University, France
    Clin Transplant 22:439-46. 2008
    ..02, p = 0.045) were also independent predictors of ACEi/ARB use. Regardless of recipient characteristics, nephrologists were more likely to prescribe ACEi/ARB after kidney transplantation when the transplant parameters were favorable...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nephrology referral and appropriateness of therapeutic drug care in chronic kidney disease
    Nathalie Thilly
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University Hospital of Nancy, Nancy, France
    J Nephrol 19:303-11. 2006
    ..Rates of morbidity and mortality remain high among patients with chronic kidney disease, but depend to some extent on modifiable factors such as the therapeutic drug care provided...
  41. doi request reprint Early steroid withdrawal and optimization of mycophenolic acid exposure in kidney transplant recipients receiving mycophenolate mofetil
    Yannick Le Meur
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital, Brest, France
    Transplantation 92:1244-51. 2011
    ..We assessed the feasibility and safety of early steroid withdrawal in low-risk patients receiving cyclosporine A (CsA) and the impact of optimization of mycophenolic acid exposure on steroid withdrawal success...
  42. doi request reprint [Workload during hemodialysis sessions]
    Nicolas Olivier Peters
    Service de Nephrologie, hôpital Brabois adulte, hôpitaux universitaires de Nancy, Allee du Morvan, 54500 Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 6:526-31. 2010
    ..The development of HD care profiles should be helpful in early detection of frailer patients. This could have concrete applications such as better allocation of human and material resources and better training for the dialysis staff...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of first dialysis modality on outcome of patients contraindicated for kidney transplant
    Luc Frimat
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Nancy, France
    Perit Dial Int 26:231-9. 2006
    ..We compared, in patients contraindicated for kidney transplant, outcomes between those patients who were only on hemodialysis (HD) and those who were given peritoneal dialysis (PD) as first renal replacement therapy (RRT)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of end-stage renal disease on the quality of life of older patients
    Carole Loos
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University Hospital, Nancy, Nancy, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:229-33. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of chronic renal failure (CRF) on quality of life (QOL)...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Chronic kidney disease: do generalists and nephrologists differ in their care?]
    Luc Frimat
    Service de Nephrologie, réseau Nephrolor, Hopitaux de Brabois, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 2:127-35. 2006
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health problem. We report an evaluation of the CKD perception from a French family physician's (FP) point of view...
  46. doi request reprint Cardiac impact of the arteriovenous fistula after kidney transplantation: a case-controlled, match-paired study
    Joelle Cridlig
    Nephrology Department, Nancy University Hospital, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Transpl Int 21:948-54. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that, in stable asymptomatic KT patients, functioning AVF has significant impact on cardiac mass, cardiac index and left ventricular dimensions. The effects on morbidity and mortality were to be investigated...
  47. doi request reprint Unexpected anti-HLA-DR and -DQ alloantibodies after nephrectomy of an HLA-DR and -DQ identical first renal transplant
    Barbara Proust
    Histocompatibility Laboratory, Nancy University Hospital, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Transpl Immunol 21:166-8. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Similar patient survival following kidney allograft failure compared with non-transplanted patients
    Georges Mourad
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Hopital Lapeyronie, University of Montpellier Medical School, Montpellier, France
    Kidney Int 86:191-8. 2014
    ..Thus, in patients under 65 years of age in France, survival of dialysis patients after graft loss is similar to that of incident dialysis patients who have not undergone transplantation. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced sonography of the renal transplant using triggered pulse-inversion imaging: preliminary results
    Frederic LeFevre
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Brabois, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:303-14. 2002
    ..Triggered PII after contrast agent administration provides morphologic and quantitative information about cortical vascularity in renal transplants...
  50. doi request reprint Evolution of arterial stiffness after kidney transplantation
    Cécile Bachelet-Rousseau
    Department of Nephrology, Brabois Hospital, Nancy University and INSERM EA 4360, Nancy, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3386-91. 2011
    ..Little is known about AS evolution after kidney transplantation. The aim of the study was to characterize the evolution of AS after kidney transplantation in a population of ESRD patients, in comparison to those remaining in dialysis...
  51. doi request reprint [SDIALOR: a dialysis patient satisfaction questionnaire]
    Phi Linh Nguyen Thi
    CIE6 Inserm, Service d Epidémiologie et Evaluation Cliniques CEC, Hopital Marin, CHU de Nancy, Nancy, France
    Nephrol Ther 4:266-77. 2008
    ..To develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a dialysis satisfaction questionnaire in the French language...
  52. ncbi request reprint FOSIDIAL: a randomised placebo controlled trial of the effects of fosinopril on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in haemodialysis patients. Study design and patients' baseline characteristics
    Faiez Zannad
    Hypertension and Preventive Cardiology Division, Department of Cardiovascular Disease, and Centre d Investigations Cliniques INSERM CHU, Toul, France
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 16:353-60. 2002
    ..All patients were included by December 2000 and follow-up is ongoing. The last visit for the last patient is scheduled for 30 December 2002. We report here on the study design and the baseline characteristics of the study population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Changes in health-related quality of life in patients of self-care vs. in-center dialysis during the first year
    Carole Loos-Ayav
    Nancy Universite, EA 4003, CHU Nancy, Epidémiologie et Evaluation Cliniques, Centre d Epidémiologie Clinique INSERM CIEC6, Hopital Marin, Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, Nancy Cedex, France
    Qual Life Res 17:1-9. 2008
    ..The objective was to assess changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) during the first year of dialysis, comparing independent patients with patients on in-center dialysis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Permanent catheter implantation via a persistent left superior vena cava
    Mourad Hachicha
    Service de Nephrologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nancy, Vandoeuvre, France
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1410-1. 2003
  55. doi request reprint Visit-to-visit blood pressure variability and risk for progression of cardiovascular and renal diseases
    Patrick Rossignol
    INSERM, Centre d Investigations Cliniques 9501, France
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 22:59-64. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Formulation of a dry weight bioimpedance index in hemodialysis patients
    Joelle Cridlig
    Service de Néphrologie CHU de Nancy Brabois, Nancy University, Nancy, France
    Int J Artif Organs 34:1075-84. 2011
    ..We conclude that impedancemetry is a currently available technique that can be used to estimate TBW in HD patients. Although the index has to be improved by complementary studies, it may be a good guide to assess the dry weight achieved...
  57. pmc Anti-HBs cellular immune response in kidney recipients before and 4 months after transplantation
    Patricia Aguilar
    Laboratoire d Immunologie du CHU, Faculte de Medecine, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:1117-22. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Kidney warming during transplantation
    Benoit Feuillu
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Center of Nancy Brabois, Rue du Morvan54500, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Transpl Int 16:307-12. 2003
    ..Because of its major impact on kidney warming, it is desirable that vascular anastomosis time be reduced, and, consequently, ex vivo kidney preparation needs to be meticulous...