Anil Kumar Saxena

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The vulnerability of middle-aged and elderly patients to hepatitis C virus infection in a high-prevalence hospital-based hemodialysis setting
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Departments of Microbiology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:242-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections: an appraisal of developments in designing an infection-resistant 'dream dialysis-catheter'
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Postgraduate Department of Medicine and Microbiology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Centre, Hofuf, King Faisal University, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:240-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Cefotaxime-heparin lock prophylaxis against hemodialysis catheter-related sepsis among Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriers
    Anil K Saxena
    Al Rahba Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 23:743-54. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Tunneled catheters' outcome optimization among diabetics on dialysis through antibiotic-lock placement
    A K Saxena
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, King Faizal University, Al Hasa, 31982, Saudi Arabia
    Kidney Int 70:1629-35. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the survival of tunneled haemodialysis catheters using an antibiotic lock in the elderly: a randomised, double-blind clinical trial
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Postgraduate Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Centre, Hofuf, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 11:299-305. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging global epidemic of obesity: the renal perspective
    Anil Kumar Saxena
    Postgraduate Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 26:288-95. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of catheter-restricted filling with cefotaxime and heparin on the lifespan of temporary hemodialysis catheters: a case controlled study
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Post Graduate Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, King Faisal University, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia
    J Nephrol 18:755-63. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Advancing age and the risk of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus among patients on long-term hospital-based hemodialysis
    Anil K Saxena
    Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 24:337-42. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of nurse understaffing on the transmission of hepatitis C virus in a hospital-based hemodialysis unit
    Anil Kumar Saxena
    Department of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
    Med Princ Pract 13:129-35. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus a ureus (MRSA & MSSA) on vascular access-related septicemia among patients with type-II diabetes on dialysis
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf, Al Hasa, 31982, Saudi Arabia
    Ren Fail 24:763-77. 2002

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint The vulnerability of middle-aged and elderly patients to hepatitis C virus infection in a high-prevalence hospital-based hemodialysis setting
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Departments of Microbiology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:242-6. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections: an appraisal of developments in designing an infection-resistant 'dream dialysis-catheter'
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Postgraduate Department of Medicine and Microbiology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Centre, Hofuf, King Faisal University, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:240-8. 2005
    ..This article analyses the current state-of-the-art strategies aimed at preventing CRBSI and also reviews the progress made to date, in the direction of development of a 'bioactive' thrombosis and infection-resistant dialysis catheter...
  3. doi request reprint Cefotaxime-heparin lock prophylaxis against hemodialysis catheter-related sepsis among Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriers
    Anil K Saxena
    Al Rahba Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 23:743-54. 2012
    ..aureus nasal carriers. There remains a compelling requirement for antibiotic-locks effective against MRSA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tunneled catheters' outcome optimization among diabetics on dialysis through antibiotic-lock placement
    A K Saxena
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, King Faizal University, Al Hasa, 31982, Saudi Arabia
    Kidney Int 70:1629-35. 2006
    ..However, further studies are needed to define the long-term implications of antibiotic locks in terms of the risk of emergence of antimicrobial resistance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the survival of tunneled haemodialysis catheters using an antibiotic lock in the elderly: a randomised, double-blind clinical trial
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Postgraduate Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Centre, Hofuf, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 11:299-305. 2006
    ..The role of an antibiotic heparin 'lock' in the prevention of thrombotic and infectious complications and enhancement of TCC survival in the elderly has not been investigated previously...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging global epidemic of obesity: the renal perspective
    Anil Kumar Saxena
    Postgraduate Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 26:288-95. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of catheter-restricted filling with cefotaxime and heparin on the lifespan of temporary hemodialysis catheters: a case controlled study
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, Post Graduate Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, King Faisal University, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia
    J Nephrol 18:755-63. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Advancing age and the risk of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus among patients on long-term hospital-based hemodialysis
    Anil K Saxena
    Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 24:337-42. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the extent to which advancing age is associated with the risk of persistent S. aureus nasal carriage among end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on long-term HD...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of nurse understaffing on the transmission of hepatitis C virus in a hospital-based hemodialysis unit
    Anil Kumar Saxena
    Department of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
    Med Princ Pract 13:129-35. 2004
    ..To determine the impact of nurse understaffing on the transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in a large hospital-based hemodialysis (HD) unit with a high HCV prevalence...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus a ureus (MRSA & MSSA) on vascular access-related septicemia among patients with type-II diabetes on dialysis
    Anil K Saxena
    Division of Nephrology, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Hofuf, Al Hasa, 31982, Saudi Arabia
    Ren Fail 24:763-77. 2002
    ..aureus (MSSA and MRSA) and its impact on VRS was determined in order to identify most vulnerable group and plan potential prophylactic strategies, accordingly...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcome of dialysis access-related septicemia among diabetics following optimized AV-fistula placement
    Anil K Saxena
    Nephrology Division, Post Graduate Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital, Hofuf, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Kidney Blood Press Res 25:109-14. 2002
    ..In this study we assessed the outcome of VRS after maximizing the frequency of native AVF in this largest growing population on HD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial transmission of syphilis during haemodialysis in a developing country
    Anil K Saxena
    Postgraduate Department of Medicine and Microbiology, King Fahad Hospital, Hofuf, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:88-92. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Sudden irreversible sensory-neural hearing loss in a patient with diabetes receiving amikacin as an antibiotic-heparin lock
    Anil K Saxena
    Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital, Hofuf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Pharmacotherapy 22:105-8. 2002
    ..His condition progressed relentlessly within 1 week despite immediate discontinuation of the amikacin-heparin lock. The patient developed severe irreversible hearing loss below 80 dB for both high and low frequencies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emergence of nalidixic acid resistance in Shigella sonnei isolated from patients having acute diarrheal disease: report from eastern province of Saudi Arabia
    Bodh Raj Panhotra
    Division of Microbiology, Postgraduate Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital and Tertiary Care Center, Al Hasa 31982, Saudi Arabia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:116-8. 2004
    ..Minimum inhibitory concentration to nalidixic acid among these strains was 48-96 microg/ml. All the six nalidixic acid resistant strains of S. sonnei phase 1 had reduced susceptibility (MIC 0.25 microg/ml) to ciprofloxacin...