Allan J Collins

Summary

Affiliation: Chronic Disease Research Group
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Who should be targeted for CKD screening? Impact of diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S71-7. 2009
  2. pmc Comparison of methodologies to define hemodialysis patients hyporesponsive to epoetin and impact on counts and characteristics
    David T Gilbertson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN 55404, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:44. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of ESA use in the non-dialysis chronic kidney disease population with anemia
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn 55404, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 111:c141-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Participant follow-up in the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) after initial detection
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S69-76. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint EPO adjustments in patients with elevated hemoglobin levels: provider practice patterns compared with recommended practice guidelines
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:135-42. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and the risk for cardiovascular disease, renal replacement, and death in the United States Medicare population, 1998 to 1999
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 253, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:489-95. 2005
  7. pmc Association of provider-patient visit frequency and patient outcomes on hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:1560-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Projecting the number of patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States to the year 2015
    David T Gilbertson
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3736-41. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship among catheter insertions, vascular access infections, and anemia management in hemodialysis patients
    Tricia L Roberts
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 66:2429-36. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with achieving K/DOQI hemoglobin targets in hemodialysis patients
    Suying Li
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:399-405. 2003

Detail Information

Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Who should be targeted for CKD screening? Impact of diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S71-7. 2009
    ..A CKD screening approach targeting individuals 60 years and older or those with diabetes or hypertension likely would be useful from a public health standpoint...
  2. pmc Comparison of methodologies to define hemodialysis patients hyporesponsive to epoetin and impact on counts and characteristics
    David T Gilbertson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN 55404, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:44. 2013
    ..We applied three definitions of hyporesponsiveness to a large, national cohort of hemodialysis patients to assess the impact of definition on counts and on characteristics associated with hyporesponsiveness...
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of ESA use in the non-dialysis chronic kidney disease population with anemia
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn 55404, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 111:c141-8. 2009
    ..Anemia is a common complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD), but anemia treatment may be less comprehensive than guidelines suggest...
  4. doi request reprint Participant follow-up in the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) after initial detection
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S69-76. 2008
    ..This study assessed follow-up within 3 months of detection to determine whether participants reported seeing a physician, kinds of care addressed, and interventions...
  5. ncbi request reprint EPO adjustments in patients with elevated hemoglobin levels: provider practice patterns compared with recommended practice guidelines
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:135-42. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and the risk for cardiovascular disease, renal replacement, and death in the United States Medicare population, 1998 to 1999
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 253, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:489-95. 2005
    ..On an absolute basis, however, the high death rates of patients with CKD may reflect accelerated rates of atherosclerotic vascular disease and congestive heart failure...
  7. pmc Association of provider-patient visit frequency and patient outcomes on hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:1560-7. 2012
    ..In summary, greater frequency of provider visits to hemodialysis patients associates with a small but significant reduction in hospitalizations, but it does not consistently associate with lower risk for death...
  8. ncbi request reprint Projecting the number of patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States to the year 2015
    David T Gilbertson
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3736-41. 2005
    ..The financial and human resources that will be needed to care for these patients in 2015 will be considerably greater than in 2005...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship among catheter insertions, vascular access infections, and anemia management in hemodialysis patients
    Tricia L Roberts
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 66:2429-36. 2004
    ..Recent data suggest that VA type contributes to recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) resistance. We examined catheter insertions, VA infections, and anemia management in Medicare, rHuEPO-treated, chronic hemodialysis patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with achieving K/DOQI hemoglobin targets in hemodialysis patients
    Suying Li
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:399-405. 2003
    ..Few studies have assessed treatable factors associated with achieving the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) guideline of hemoglobin values of 11 to 12 g/dL in anemic hemodialysis patients...
  11. pmc Comparative mortality of hemodialysis patients at for-profit and not-for-profit dialysis facilities in the United States, 1998 to 2003: a retrospective analysis
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 406, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Nephrol 9:6. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in intravenous iron use among dialysis patients in the United States (1994-2002)
    Wendy L St Peter
    US Renal Data System, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:650-60. 2005
    ..We report trends in IV iron use in both incident (1994 to 2001) and prevalent (1994 to 2002) Medicare US dialysis patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint NHANES III: influence of race on GFR thresholds and detection of metabolic abnormalities
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2575-82. 2007
    ..Defining CKD using a single GFR threshold may be disadvantageous for minority populations because metabolic abnormalities are present at higher levels of GFR...
  14. pmc Meeting KDOQI guideline goals at hemodialysis initiation and survival during the first year
    Yelena Slinin
    VA Medical Center 111J, One Veteran s Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1574-81. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint Prehemodialysis care by dietitians and first-year mortality after initiation of hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:583-90. 2011
    ..Few patients receive dietary counseling before end-stage renal disease onset; whether such counseling is associated with improved outcomes is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between number of months below K/DOQI haemoglobin target and risk of hospitalization and death
    Areef Ishani
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 253, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1682-9. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the consequences associated with cumulative number of months below target haemoglobin concentrations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anemia in erythropoietin-treated pediatric as compared to adult chronic dialysis patients
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Kidney Int 65:266-73. 2004
    ..Recent guidelines recommend a target hemoglobin range of 11 to 12 g/dL in pediatric and adult dialysis patients. We compared anemia prevalence in United States Medicare pediatric and adult dialysis patients...
  18. pmc Parenteral iron use: possible contribution to exceeding target hemoglobin in hemodialysis patients
    Hassan N Ibrahim
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:623-9. 2009
    ..The authors aimed to determine prevalence of parenteral iron administration and its contribution to exceeding hemoglobin target levels...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reuse-associated mortality in incident hemodialysis patients in the United States, 2000 to 2001
    Qiao Fan
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:661-8. 2005
    ..This study assesses reuse-associated mortality across US dialysis provider systems (for-profit, not-for-profit; hospital-based, and freestanding units) in incident patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Differences in diabetes prevalence, incidence, and mortality among the elderly of four racial/ethnic groups: whites, blacks, hispanics, and asians
    A Marshall McBean
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, MMC 97, Mayo Memorial Building, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2317-24. 2004
    ..To examine diabetes prevalence, incidence, and mortality from 1993 to 2001 among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries > or = 67 years of age...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anemia, hospitalization, and mortality in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis in the United States
    Shuling Li
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 65:1864-9. 2004
    ..The view that hemoglobin levels in peritoneal dialysis patients should be maintained at 11 to 12 g/dL is based largely on the results of studies in hemodialysis patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anemia treatment in the pre-ESRD period and associated mortality in elderly patients
    Jay L Xue
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1153-61. 2002
    ..Anemia is a common complication of advancing chronic kidney disease, yet little is known about the consistency of anemia treatment before end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and mortality on dialysis therapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differences between blacks and whites in the incidence of end-stage renal disease and associated risk factors
    Suying Li
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 11:5-13. 2004
    ..Public health policy should focus on improving access to care, which may lower the burden of ESRD in minority and other at-risk populations...
  24. doi request reprint Hemoglobin variability and mortality: confounding by disease severity
    Eric D Weinhandl
    Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:255-65. 2011
    ..Adequate adjustment for confounding by disease severity is needed to estimate the association of hemoglobin level variability with mortality risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Infection-related hospitalization rates in pediatric versus adult patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States
    Blanche M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Mail Code 491, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 5545, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:952-9. 2007
    ..Pediatric KTx patients require infection surveillance after transplantation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anemia and new-onset congestive heart failure in the general Medicare population
    Peter E Sandgren
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    J Card Fail 11:99-105. 2005
    ..Anemia is associated with disease severity and prognosis for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). It is unknown whether anemia is associated with the development of new-onset CHF in the elderly...
  27. ncbi request reprint Time to target haemoglobin concentration (11 g/dl)--risk of hospitalization and mortality among incident dialysis patients
    Areef Ishani
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2247-55. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine if time required to reach 11 g/dl was associated with increased risk of hospitalization or death among incident dialysis patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Septicemia, access and cardiovascular disease in dialysis patients: the USRDS Wave 2 study
    Areef Ishani
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Kidney Int 68:311-8. 2005
    ..It is logical to postulate that septicemia, a common macroinflammatory occurrence in dialysis patients, contributes to their large burden of cardiovascular disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of renal transplant recipients in the United States after coronary revascularization procedures
    Charles A Herzog
    Cardiovascular Special Studies Center, United States Renal Data System, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Circulation 109:2866-71. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the long-term outcome of renal transplant recipients after stent, PTCA, or CAB with or without internal mammary grafting (CAB [IMG+] or CAB [IMG-])...
  30. doi request reprint The association of pneumococcal vaccination with hospitalization and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    David T Gilbertson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:2934-9. 2011
    ..We aimed to describe vaccination rates between 2003-2005 and to study the effects on outcomes...
  31. pmc Association of preventive health care with atherosclerotic heart disease and mortality in CKD
    Jon J Snyder
    United States Renal Data System, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 406, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1614-22. 2009
    ..A higher number of preventive measures associated with lower rates of ASHD. In summary, these data support an association between preventive measures and reduced cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  32. pmc Propensity-matched mortality comparison of incident hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients
    Eric D Weinhandl
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:499-506. 2010
    ..These data suggest that increased use of peritoneal dialysis may benefit incident ESRD patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anaemia and mortality in haemodialysis patients: interaction of propensity score for predicted anaemia and actual haemoglobin levels
    Tricia L Roberts
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1652-62. 2006
    ..Thus, integrating factors predictive of anaemia with actual haemoglobin levels might improve prognostic discrimination...
  34. pmc Hemoglobin level variability: associations with mortality
    David T Gilbertson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:133-8. 2008
    ..4%; intermediate-intermediate (I-I), 6.0%; high-high (H-H), 2.3%; low-intermediate (L-I), 18.3%; intermediate-high (I-H), 31.7%, and low-high (L-H), 40.2%...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factor profiles and kidney function stage in the US general population: the NHANES III study
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System, 914 S 8th St, Suite D253, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1270-7. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the general population based on kidney function...
  36. pmc Hospital treatment for fluid overload in the Medicare hemodialysis population
    Thomas J Arneson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1054-63. 2010
    ..This study aimed to estimate the magnitude of fluid overload treatment episodes for the Medicare hemodialysis population in hospital settings, including emergency departments...
  37. pmc Kidney function and risk triage in adults: threshold values and hierarchical importance
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal System, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 79:99-111. 2011
    ..Thus, the albumin-creatinine ratio and eGFR may be at least as efficient for survival-based clinical triage as most other classic risk factors...
  38. doi request reprint Effects of monthly dose and regular dosing of intravenous active vitamin D use on mortality among patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Wendy L St Peter
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:154-64. 2009
    ....
  39. pmc Acute kidney injury increases risk of ESRD among elderly
    Areef Ishani
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:223-8. 2009
    ..In summary, elderly individuals with AKI, particularly those with previously diagnosed CKD, are at significantly increased risk for ESRD, suggesting that episodes of AKI may accelerate progression of renal disease...
  40. doi request reprint Association of mean weekly epoetin alfa dose with mortality risk in a retrospective cohort study of Medicare hemodialysis patients
    Eric D Weinhandl
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Nephrol 34:298-308. 2011
    ..Appropriately designed observational studies are needed to clarify the association of ESA dosing with mortality risk...
  41. ncbi request reprint Perihospitalization hemoglobin-epoetin associations in U.S. hemodialysis patients, 1998 to 2003
    Craig A Solid
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Hemodial Int 11:442-7. 2007
    ..8 in 2003). While time to recovery of prehospitalization hemoglobin levels remained constant year to year, epoetin doses and ERI did not, suggesting that optimum perihospitalization anemia management practices have yet to be determined...
  42. pmc Cystatin C levels in U.S. adults, 1988-1994 versus 1999-2002: NHANES
    Robert N Foley
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:965-72. 2009
    ..Cystatin C has recently emerged as a promising measure of GFR. To enable further insights into the evolution of CKD in the U.S. population, this study aimed to examine cystatin C levels in U.S. adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin level variability: associations with comorbidity, intercurrent events, and hospitalizations
    James P Ebben
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:1205-10. 2006
    ..Hemoglobin levels in almost 90% of patients are in some degree of flux at any point in time, and the fluctuation is highly associated with clinical complications and provider practices...
  44. pmc Diagnosis of cardiac disease in pediatric end-stage renal disease
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics University of Minnesota Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1640-5. 2011
    ..This study aimed to report the frequency of cardiac disease diagnostic methods used in US pediatric maintenance hemodialysis patients...
  45. pmc Hypertension in pediatric long-term hemodialysis patients in the United States
    Blanche M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Mail Code 491, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1363-9. 2009
    ..Data are limited regarding BP distribution and the prevalence of hypertension in pediatric long-term dialysis patients. This study aimed to examine BP distribution in U.S. pediatric long-term hemodialysis patients...
  46. doi request reprint Serum phosphate and left ventricular hypertrophy in young adults: the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis, Minn 55404, USA
    Kidney Blood Press Res 32:37-44. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine whether such an association exists in community-dwelling young adults...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin levels and erythropoietin doses in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in the United States
    Jon J Snyder
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:174-9. 2004
    ..Hemoglobin levels in U.S. hemodialysis and peritoneal populations are similar. However, erythropoietin doses are dramatically higher in hemodialysis patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint The fall and rise of parathyroidectomy in U.S. hemodialysis patients, 1992 to 2002
    Robert N Foley
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:210-8. 2005
    ..Parathyroidectomy rates in U.S. hemodialysis patients increased between 1998 and 2002, a period in which the therapeutic armamentarium for preventing severe hyperparathyroidism expanded considerably...
  49. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic renovascular disease in older US patients starting dialysis, 1996 to 2001
    Haifeng Guo
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Circulation 115:50-8. 2007
    ..Temporal trends regarding the epidemiology of atherosclerotic renovascular disease (ARVD) in dialysis populations are poorly defined...
  50. doi request reprint Impact of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services national coverage determination on erythropoiesis-stimulating agent and transfusion use in chemotherapy-treated cancer patients
    Thomas J Arneson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:857-64. 2012
    ..We aimed to quantify ESA and transfusion use pre-NCD and post-NCD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Exceeding hemoglobin target levels in US hemodialysis patients receiving epoetin, 1999 to 2002
    Robert N Foley
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Hemodial Int 11:333-9. 2007
    ..Exceeding hemoglobin level targets has become widespread in the United States and is associated with changes in epoetin dosing practices...
  52. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease: the distribution of health care dollars
    Wendy L St Peter
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 66:313-21. 2004
    ..The cost of care for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is known to be high. The factors responsible for higher ESRD cost develop during chronic kidney disease (CKD), where the data on distribution of cost are limited...
  53. pmc Serum phosphorus levels associate with coronary atherosclerosis in young adults
    Robert N Foley
    US Renal Data System, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 406, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:397-404. 2009
    ..In conclusion, higher serum phosphorus levels, even within the normal range, may be a risk factor for coronary artery atherosclerosis in healthy young adults...
  54. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pure red cell aplasia in US dialysis patients: the limits of the Medicare data
    Allan J Collins
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:464-70. 2004
    ..We investigated the frequency of diagnosis codes that include pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) in the Medicare end-stage renal disease data...
  55. pmc Creatinine-based glomerular filtration rates and microalbuminuria for detecting metabolic abnormalities in US adults: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Nephrol 28:431-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to quantify diagnostic test characteristics of these measures for detecting metabolic abnormalities...
  56. doi request reprint Calcium-phosphate levels and cardiovascular disease in community-dwelling adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am Heart J 156:556-63. 2008
    ..Calcium-phosphate levels, linked to vascular dysfunction in chronic kidney disease, may represent novel risk factors for coronary heart disease, stroke, and death in community-dwelling adults...
  57. ncbi request reprint Survival of dialysis patients after cardiac arrest and the impact of implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Charles A Herzog
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 68:818-25. 2005
    ..The objective of this retrospective cohort study was to determine ICD use in dialysis patients and impact on survival...
  58. ncbi request reprint Impact of congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease, and anemia on survival in the Medicare population
    Charles A Herzog
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Card Fail 10:467-72. 2004
    ..In addition, information on mortality rates conferred by chronic kidney disease (CKD) and anemia in elderly patients with CHF is lacking...
  59. ncbi request reprint The impact of residual renal function on graft and patient survival rates in recipients of preemptive renal transplants
    Areef Ishani
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:1275-82. 2003
    ..The authors performed an analysis to determine whether higher renal function at transplant was associated with increased patient and graft survival rates...
  60. doi request reprint The state of chronic kidney disease, ESRD, and morbidity and mortality in the first year of dialysis
    Allan J Collins
    U S Renal Data System, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 406, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:S5-11. 2009
    ..Public health programs, including the new Medicare chronic kidney disease education benefit, are needed to promote better care of patients who may need dialysis to reduce the high morbidity and mortality in the first year...
  61. doi request reprint Trends in patient characteristics and first-year medical costs of older incident hemodialysis patients, 1995-2005
    Lih Wen Mau
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:549-57. 2010
    ..We examined trends in older incident hemodialysis patient characteristics and analyzed first-year post-dialysis therapy initiation medical costs...
  62. ncbi request reprint Incidence and mortality of acute renal failure in Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2001
    Jay L Xue
    United States Renal Data System, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1135-42. 2006
    ..Those of older age, male gender, and black race are more likely to have ARF. These data show ARF to be a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and stroke in the general medicare population: a 10-year perspective (1992 to 2002)
    Kamakshi Lakshminarayan
    Department of Neurology, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Stroke 37:1969-74. 2006
    ..The current study investigated temporal trends in AF prevalence, warfarin use, and its relation to stroke risk in Medicare patients with AF from 1992 to 2002...
  64. ncbi request reprint Anemia and cost in Medicare patients with congestive heart failure
    Craig A Solid
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 12:302-6. 2006
    ..25 (95% confidence interval, 1.2546-1.2548). Anemia, a common association of CHF in elderly patients, is an antecedent association of increased societal medical expenditure...
  65. ncbi request reprint Anaemia management prior to dialysis: cardiovascular and cost-benefit observations
    Allan J Collins
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:ii2-6. 2003
    ..Evidence suggests that timely initiation of epoetin treatment to correct renal anaemia appears to be associated with improved survival of ESRD patients in the first year after start of dialysis and reduced costs of treatment...
  66. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease awareness, screening and prevention: rationale for the design of a public education program
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:37-42. 2010
    ..Such assessment is needed to reduce the high burden of ESRD on national health-care systems, which can only be addressed by early screening and active treatment...
  67. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of intravenous levocarnitine on subsequent-month hospitalization among prevalent hemodialysis patients, 1998 to 2003
    Eric D Weinhandl
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:803-12. 2007
    ..Levocarnitine deficiency in hemodialysis patients is common. Although the effect of intravenous levocarnitine therapy was studied in small trials, the effect on global outcomes in larger populations is unclear...
  68. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of racial and ethnic differences in developing end-stage renal disease among aged medicare beneficiaries
    Jay L Xue
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1299-306. 2007
    ..Minority women especially are at greater risk for ESRD than white women. Further studies are needed to determine whether earlier initiation of dialysis is a factor in higher ESRD incidence among minorities...
  69. pmc Prevalence of CKD in the United States: a sensitivity analysis using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Jon J Snyder
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:218-28. 2009
    ..1% of the population (26.3 million people based on the 2000 census) has CKD stages 1 to 4...
  70. doi request reprint Hemoglobin level variability: anemia management among variability groups
    David T Gilbertson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn 55404, USA dgilbertson cdrg org
    Am J Nephrol 30:491-8. 2009
    ..We aimed to describe the influence of anemia management interventions (erythropoiesis-stimulating agents [ESAs], intravenous iron, and transfusions) on hemoglobin variability...
  71. ncbi request reprint Association of heart disease with diabetes and hypertension in patients with ESRD
    Jay L Xue
    US Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:316-23. 2005
    ..We determined this effect by using data for all US adults who started renal replacement therapy from 1995 to 1999...
  72. ncbi request reprint Clinical epidemiology of parathyroidectomy in hemodialysis patients: the USRDS waves 1, 3, and 4 study
    Yelena Slinin
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Hemodial Int 11:62-71. 2007
    ..Younger patients on long-term hemodialysis may be at a special risk. Parathyroidectomy risk increases stepwise with alterations in bone metabolism variables, suggesting that a single-threshold management approach may not be ideal...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cardiac medications and their association with cardiovascular events in incident dialysis patients: cause or effect?
    Areef Ishani
    Department of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Kidney Int 65:1017-25. 2004
    ..We aimed to determine the association between cardioprotective medications and a composite end point of cardiovascular events or death in an incident dialysis cohort...
  74. ncbi request reprint Anemia and cardiovascular disease, hospitalization, end stage renal disease, and death in older patients with chronic kidney disease
    Shuling Li
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 37:395-402. 2005
    ..Large observational studies examining the association between anemia and "hard" clinical outcomes are rare in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  75. ncbi request reprint The association of initial hemodialysis access type with mortality outcomes in elderly Medicare ESRD patients
    Jay L Xue
    US Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:1013-9. 2003
    ..Dialysis access is critical for therapy delivery. Few studies have linked type of dialysis access to patient survival in the elderly population...
  76. ncbi request reprint Epoetin alfa use in patients with ESRD: an analysis of recent US prescribing patterns and hemoglobin outcomes
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:481-8. 2005
    ..Our objective is to examine epoetin alfa prescribing patterns for achieving the target hemoglobin level range in this population...
  77. ncbi request reprint United States Renal Data System assessment of the impact of the National Kidney Foundation-Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative guidelines
    Allan J Collins
    US Renal Data System and US Renal Data System Information System, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:784-95. 2002
    ..Although it appears that clinical practice guidelines have improved the clinical care of dialysis patients, considerable regional variations in care across the country should be given significant attention...
  78. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccine delivery and effectiveness in end-stage renal disease
    David T Gilbertson
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center and Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 63:738-43. 2003
    ..This report assessed the frequency and effectiveness of influenza vaccination, while also assessing disparities in vaccination rates in the ESRD population...
  79. ncbi request reprint Acute variation in cognitive function in hemodialysis patients: a cohort study with repeated measures
    Anne M Murray
    Department of Medicine, Geriatrics Division, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:270-8. 2007
    ..Although cognitive function in hemodialysis patients is believed to be best 24 hours after the dialysis session, the extent of variation during the dialysis cycle is unknown...
  80. ncbi request reprint Association of hematocrit value with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in incident hemodialysis patients
    Suying Li
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 65:626-33. 2004
    ..For hospitalization, the follow-up extended to 21/2 years; for mortality, 3 years...
  81. ncbi request reprint Dialyser reuse-associated mortality and hospitalization risk in incident Medicare haemodialysis patients, 1998-1999
    Allan J Collins
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1245-51. 2004
    ..We investigated mortality and hospitalization risk according to various reuse practices, testing the hypothesis that outcomes are improved in patients treated with dialysers cleaned with bleach and sterilized with formaldehyde...
  82. doi request reprint Mortality from cancer among US hemodialysis patients, 1995-2005
    Robert N Foley
    Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Nephrol 31:518-26. 2010
    ..As ESA doses have more than tripled in the USA since ESAs were introduced, we aimed to compare annual trends in cancer-specific mortality rates among incident maintenance hemodialysis patients...
  83. ncbi request reprint A comparison of transplant outcomes in peritoneal and hemodialysis patients
    Jon J Snyder
    Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 S 8th Street, Suite D 253, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1423-30. 2002
    ..Therefore, we studied the effects of pre-transplant dialysis modality on outcomes in a large United States cohort...
  84. doi request reprint CKD surveillance using administrative data: impact on the health care system
    Allan J Collins
    US Renal Data System Coordinating Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S27-36. 2009
    ..Long-term trend analyses are needed to determine whether morbidity and mortality rates change based on greater detection and treatment efforts...
  85. ncbi request reprint Calcium, phosphorus, parathyroid hormone, and cardiovascular disease in hemodialysis patients: the USRDS waves 1, 3, and 4 study
    Yelena Slinin
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 253, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1788-93. 2005
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  86. doi request reprint KDOQI hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes care guidelines and current care patterns in the United States CKD population: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Jon J Snyder
    United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis, Minn 55404, USA
    Am J Nephrol 30:44-54. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess current CKD population health and adherence to recommendations in National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004 participants aged >or=20 years (n = 14,213)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular mortality in end-stage renal disease
    Allan J Collins
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Am J Med Sci 325:163-7. 2003
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of dialysis patients with bacterial endocarditis in the United States
    Gautam R Shroff
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:1077-82. 2004
    ..Limited data are available on the long-term survival of dialysis patients with endocarditis...
  89. ncbi request reprint Does predialysis nephrology care influence patient survival after initiation of dialysis?
    Samina S Khan
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 67:1038-46. 2005
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP). Findings from a community screening program
    Janet B McGill
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:196-8, 200-2, 206. 2004
    ..The Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP), which was started in 1997, aims to identify persons at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and encourage at-risk persons to seek evaluation and management from a healthcare provider...
  91. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of dialysis patients in the United States with prosthetic heart valves: should ACC/AHA practice guidelines on valve selection be modified?
    Charles A Herzog
    Cardiovascular Special Studies Center, US Renal Data System, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55415, USA
    Circulation 105:1336-41. 2002
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Comparison and survival of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in the elderly
    Allan J Collins
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
    Semin Dial 15:98-102. 2002
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Intractable anemia among hemodialysis patients: a sign of suboptimal management or a marker of disease?
    Annamaria T Kausz
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:136-47. 2005
    ..Whether intractable anemia is a modifiable problem or a marker for other conditions is unclear. This question was addressed in a cohort of 130,544 incident HD patients from 1996 to 2000 who were administered EPO regularly...
  94. ncbi request reprint Excerpts from the United States Renal Data System 2004 annual data report: atlas of end-stage renal disease in the United States
    Allan J Collins
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:A5-7, S1-280. 2005
  95. ncbi request reprint The differential impact of risk factors on mortality in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
    Edward F Vonesh
    Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Applied Statistics Center, Round Lake, Illinois 60073, USA
    Kidney Int 66:2389-401. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to identify key patient characteristics for which the risk of death differs by dialysis modality...
  96. doi request reprint CKD and cardiovascular disease in screened high-risk volunteer and general populations: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S38-45. 2008
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as an independent cardiovascular disease risk state. The relationship between CKD and cardiovascular disease in volunteer and general populations has not been explored...
  97. doi request reprint Prevalence and associations of anemia of CKD: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Samy I McFarlane
    Division of Endocrinology, SUNY Downstate and Kings County Hospital Centers, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S46-55. 2008
    ..We compared anemia prevalence and characteristics in the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004 populations...
  98. doi request reprint Trends in mineral metabolism: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Joseph A Vassalotti
    National Kidney Foundation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Nephrology Box 1243, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S56-68. 2008
    ..No study specifically examined mineral metabolism trends in a generalizable sample of patients at increased CKD risk...
  99. doi request reprint CKD in the United States: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Adam T Whaley-Connell
    University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine and the Harry S Truman VA Medical Center, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S13-20. 2008
    ..CKD is silent and undetected until advanced stages. The study of populations with earlier stages of kidney disease may improve outcomes of CKD...
  100. doi request reprint Executive summary: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) 2007 Annual Data Report
    George Bakris
    Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S1-2. 2008
  101. ncbi request reprint Comparative survival of dialysis patients in the United States after coronary angioplasty, coronary artery stenting, and coronary artery bypass surgery and impact of diabetes
    Charles A Herzog
    Cardiovascular Special Studies Center, United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Circulation 106:2207-11. 2002
    ..The optimal method of coronary revascularization in dialysis patients is controversial. The purpose of this study was to compare the long-term survival of dialysis patients in the United States after PTCA, coronary stenting, or CABG...