M W Taal

Summary

Affiliation: Derby City General Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Hepatitis B and C infection in haemodialysis patients in Libya: prevalence, incidence and risk factors
    Wiam A Alashek
    School of Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 12:265. 2012
  2. pmc Epidemiology and aetiology of dialysis-treated end-stage kidney disease in Libya
    Wiam A Alashek
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, UK
    BMC Nephrol 13:33. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Renal risk scores: progress and prospects
    M W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Centre for Integrated Systems in Biology and Medicine, University of Nottingham, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Kidney Int 73:1216-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Slowing the progression of adult chronic kidney disease: therapeutic advances
    Maarten W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Drugs 64:2273-89. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting initiation and progression of chronic kidney disease: Developing renal risk scores
    M W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Centre for Integrated Systems in Biology and Medicine, University of Nottingham, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Kidney Int 70:1694-705. 2006
  6. pmc Skin autofluorescence and the association with renal and cardiovascular risk factors in chronic kidney disease stage 3
    Natasha J McIntyre
    Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom DE22 3NE
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2356-63. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Combination ACEI and ARB therapy: additional benefit in renoprotection?
    Maarten W Taal
    Renal Unit, Derby City General Hospital, Derby DE22 3NE, UK
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 11:377-81. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Progressive vascular calcification over 2 years is associated with arterial stiffening and increased mortality in patients with stages 4 and 5 chronic kidney disease
    Mhairi K Sigrist
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, DE22 3NE, UK
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1241-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Markers of arterial stiffness are risk factors for progression to end-stage renal disease among patients with chronic kidney disease stages 4 and 5
    Maarten W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, UK
    Nephron Clin Pract 107:c177-81. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of renovascular hypertension-renal artery stenosis of a pelvic kidney with aberrant blood supply
    William S Priestman
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby, DE22 3NE, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2861-3. 2005

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Publications28

  1. pmc Hepatitis B and C infection in haemodialysis patients in Libya: prevalence, incidence and risk factors
    Wiam A Alashek
    School of Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 12:265. 2012
    ..Strict infection control measures are essential to prevent nosocomial transmission. We aimed to investigate the incidence and prevalence of HBV and HCV infection in the HD population of Libya as well as risk factors for infection...
  2. pmc Epidemiology and aetiology of dialysis-treated end-stage kidney disease in Libya
    Wiam A Alashek
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, UK
    BMC Nephrol 13:33. 2012
    ..This study aimed to develop the first comprehensive description of the epidemiology of dialysis-treated ESKD in Libya...
  3. doi request reprint Renal risk scores: progress and prospects
    M W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Centre for Integrated Systems in Biology and Medicine, University of Nottingham, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Kidney Int 73:1216-9. 2008
    ..Similar methodology could be applied to assess the important issue of the cardiovascular risk associated with CKD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Slowing the progression of adult chronic kidney disease: therapeutic advances
    Maarten W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Drugs 64:2273-89. 2004
    ..If applied to all patients with CKD they will result in substantial slowing of renal function decline in many patients and thereby reduce the number who progress to end-stage renal disease and require renal replacement therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting initiation and progression of chronic kidney disease: Developing renal risk scores
    M W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Centre for Integrated Systems in Biology and Medicine, University of Nottingham, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Kidney Int 70:1694-705. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Skin autofluorescence and the association with renal and cardiovascular risk factors in chronic kidney disease stage 3
    Natasha J McIntyre
    Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom DE22 3NE
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2356-63. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Combination ACEI and ARB therapy: additional benefit in renoprotection?
    Maarten W Taal
    Renal Unit, Derby City General Hospital, Derby DE22 3NE, UK
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 11:377-81. 2002
    ..In the light of the persisting need for treatments that afford more effective renoprotection, this Special Commentary examines available experimental and clinical evidence in support of this hypothesis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Progressive vascular calcification over 2 years is associated with arterial stiffening and increased mortality in patients with stages 4 and 5 chronic kidney disease
    Mhairi K Sigrist
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, DE22 3NE, UK
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1241-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate prospectively the determinants, cardiovascular functional consequences, and survival associated with vascular calcification over 24 mo...
  9. ncbi request reprint Markers of arterial stiffness are risk factors for progression to end-stage renal disease among patients with chronic kidney disease stages 4 and 5
    Maarten W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, UK
    Nephron Clin Pract 107:c177-81. 2007
    ..Factors associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) contribute to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death. The impact of vascular disease on CKD progression is, however, less well studied...
  10. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of renovascular hypertension-renal artery stenosis of a pelvic kidney with aberrant blood supply
    William S Priestman
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby, DE22 3NE, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2861-3. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria: new information from an old friend
    Maarten W Taal
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 12:615-7. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Analysis of factors associated with variability in haemodialysis adequacy
    Stewart H Lambie
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:406-12. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to delineate which factors are responsible for the observed variation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reduced baroreflex sensitivity is associated with increased vascular calcification and arterial stiffness
    Lindsay J Chesterton
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1140-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to study the association between arterial structure, function and BRS in chronic HD patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adherence of tunnelled haemodialysis catheter to superior vena caval stent: successful percutaneous removal
    Christopher W McIntyre
    Departments of Renal Medicine and Radiology, South Derbyshire Acute Hospitals Trust, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:432-3. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of haemodialysis adequacy by ionic dialysance: intra-patient variability of delivered treatment
    Christopher W McIntyre
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:559-63. 2003
    ..We have studied the accuracy of this method of measuring Kt/V, and the variability of treatment dose delivered to individual patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Total hip bone mass predicts survival in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Maarten W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Health Care of the Elderly, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Kidney Int 63:1116-20. 2003
    ..In this prospective study, we investigated the ability of bone mass measurements to predict mortality in chronic hemodialysis patients...
  17. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of hemodialysis catheter locking solutions in the prevention of catheter-related infection
    Yasmin Jaffer
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City Hospital, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:233-41. 2008
    ..Catheter-related infection (CRI) is associated with increased all-cause mortality and morbidity in hemodialysis patients and may be reduced by using antimicrobial lock solutions (ALSs)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Defining renal risk
    Maarten W Taal
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 16:554-6. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of progressive conductivity reduction with diacontrol and standard dialysis
    Nicholas M Selby
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City Hospital, Derby, UK
    ASAIO J 53:194-200. 2007
    ..In a setting of dialysate sodium reduction, DC did not appear to have any short-term clinical advantage over standard dialysis, and its range is limited at the lower conductivity settings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preventing catheter related infections in haemodialysis patients
    Maarten W Taal
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 15:599-602. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Continuous online monitoring of ionic dialysance allows modification of delivered hemodialysis treatment time
    Lindsay J Chesterton
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
    Hemodial Int 10:346-50. 2006
    ..002). The use of individualized variable dialysis treatment time using online ionic dialysance measurements of Kt/V(ID) appears both practicable and effective at ensuring consistently delivered adequate dialysis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Venography at insertion of tunnelled internal jugular vein dialysis catheters reveals significant occult stenosis
    Maarten W Taal
    Department of Renal Medicine, Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1542-5. 2004
    ..Percutaneous insertion of these catheters requires large calibre tissue dilators with the potential to cause trauma to central veins, particularly if anatomical abnormalities are present...
  23. ncbi request reprint Automated peritoneal dialysis has significant effects on systemic hemodynamics
    Nicholas M Selby
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom
    Perit Dial Int 26:328-35. 2006
    ..We studied whether APD was associated with significant systemic hemodynamic changes that may play a role in the accelerated loss of RRF...
  24. ncbi request reprint Imaging and assessment of vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease patients
    Christopher W McIntyre
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:637-40. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Online conductivity monitoring: validation and usefulness in a clinical trial of reduced dialysate conductivity
    Stewart H Lambie
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE
    ASAIO J 51:70-6. 2005
    ..175 +/- 14 mmol, p < 0.0001). Reduction in Cndi monitored by IMB is safe and practical and leads to improved interdialytic weight gains and blood pressure control, while avoiding excessive sodium removal...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hypertonic glucose-based peritoneal dialysate is associated with higher blood pressure and adverse haemodynamics as compared with icodextrin
    Nicholas M Selby
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1848-53. 2005
    ..We undertook a study to delineate the haemodynamic effects of CAPD using glucose-containing fluids (1.36 and 3.86% glucose) and icodextrin...
  27. ncbi request reprint Length of interdialytic interval influences serum calcium and phosphorus concentrations
    Mhairi K Sigrist
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Rd, Derby DE22 3NE, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1643-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of interdialytic interval on serum levels, as well as the influence of oral calcium-based phosphate binder load on the magnitude of the observed differences...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of acetate-free double-chamber hemodiafiltration and standard dialysis on systemic hemodynamics and troponin T levels
    Nicholas M Selby
    Department of Renal Medicine, Derby City Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE, UK
    ASAIO J 52:62-9. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates that PHF (without exposure to acetate) is associated with less deterioration in systemic hemodynamics, maintenance of BP, and less suppression of myocardial contractility as compared with bicarbonate dialysis...