Haimanot Wasse

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Frequency of swing-segment stenosis in referred dialysis patients with angiographically documented lesions
    Olurotimi J Badero
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:93-8. 2008
  2. pmc Predictors of central venous catheter use at the initiation of hemodialysis
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:346-51. 2008
  3. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration is inversely associated with serum MMP-9 in a cross-sectional study of African American ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:24. 2011
  4. pmc Accumulation of retained nonfunctional arteriovenous grafts correlates with severity of inflammation in asymptomatic ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:991-7. 2013
  5. pmc ESRD patients using permanent vascular access report greater physical activity compared with catheter users
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, WMB, Emory University School of Medicine, Room 338, 1639 Pierce Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:199-205. 2013
  6. pmc Increased plasma chymase concentration and mast cell chymase expression in venous neointimal lesions of patients with CKD and ESRD
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 24:688-93. 2011
  7. doi request reprint High-output heart failure: how to define it, when to treat it, and how to treat it
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Semin Nephrol 32:551-7. 2012
  8. pmc Inflammation, oxidation and venous neointimal hyperplasia precede vascular injury from AVF creation in CKD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Access 13:168-74. 2012
  9. pmc Efficacy and safety of a short course of very-high-dose cholecalciferol in hemodialysis
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:522-8. 2012
  10. pmc Catheter-related mortality among ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:547-9. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Predictors of Hemodialysis Access Dysfunction
    Haimanot Wasse; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Frequency of swing-segment stenosis in referred dialysis patients with angiographically documented lesions
    Olurotimi J Badero
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:93-8. 2008
    ..This segment may experience turbulent flow and altered shear mechanical stress that result in stenosis. We sought to determine the frequency of stenotic lesions in the swing segment...
  2. pmc Predictors of central venous catheter use at the initiation of hemodialysis
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:346-51. 2008
    ..001). Overall, female gender, ischemic heart disease, lack of obesity, factors suggesting poor pre-ESRD care, and successive year of dialysis initiation were predictive of CVC use at hemodialysis initiation...
  3. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration is inversely associated with serum MMP-9 in a cross-sectional study of African American ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:24. 2011
    ..We tested whether 25(OH)D concentration is associated with markers of vascular remodeling and inflammation in African American ESRD patients...
  4. pmc Accumulation of retained nonfunctional arteriovenous grafts correlates with severity of inflammation in asymptomatic ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:991-7. 2013
    ..Here, we sought to evaluate the association between plasma levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and albumin and the number of retained nonfunctional AVGs...
  5. pmc ESRD patients using permanent vascular access report greater physical activity compared with catheter users
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, WMB, Emory University School of Medicine, Room 338, 1639 Pierce Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:199-205. 2013
    ..Among hemodialysis (HD) patients, use of a central venous catheter (CVC) might impede physical activity due to factors such as infection or patient fear of catheter dislodgement...
  6. pmc Increased plasma chymase concentration and mast cell chymase expression in venous neointimal lesions of patients with CKD and ESRD
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 24:688-93. 2011
    ..As chymase inhibition attenuates IH in animal models, and we find chymase is highly expressed in IH lesions of patients with CKD and ESRD, we speculate that chymase inhibition could have therapeutic value in humans...
  7. doi request reprint High-output heart failure: how to define it, when to treat it, and how to treat it
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Semin Nephrol 32:551-7. 2012
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  8. pmc Inflammation, oxidation and venous neointimal hyperplasia precede vascular injury from AVF creation in CKD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Access 13:168-74. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether pre-existing inflammation and oxidation co-exist with IH prior to their incorporation into an AVF conduit, as their presence may predispose the AVF to further IH following AVF creation...
  9. pmc Efficacy and safety of a short course of very-high-dose cholecalciferol in hemodialysis
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:522-8. 2012
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent among hemodialysis patients, but little data exist in support of an optimal repletion regimen...
  10. pmc Catheter-related mortality among ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:547-9. 2008
    ..This report presents catheter-related mortality and calls for heightened awareness of catheter-related complications...
  11. pmc Arteriovenous fistula use is associated with lower cardiovascular mortality compared with catheter use among ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:483-9. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that vascular access type influences cause-specific mortality beyond that of infection, and support existing guidelines recommending the use of an AVF early in the course of chronic end-stage renal disease therapy...
  12. pmc How I do it: thrombosed arteriovenous graft resulting from a crushed stent in a nonambulatory hemodialysis patient
    Haimanot Wasse
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Woodruff Memorial Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:178-9. 2008
  13. pmc Association of initial hemodialysis vascular access with patient-reported health status and quality of life
    Haimanot Wasse
    Department of Medicine, Renal Division, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:708-14. 2007
    ..Although the arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the recommended form of vascular access for patients with ESRD, its impact on patient perception of health status, quality of life (QOL), or satisfaction is unknown...
  14. pmc Predictors of delayed transition from central venous catheter use to permanent vascular access among ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:276-83. 2007
    ..We sought to examine patient characteristics that may influence persistent CVC use 90 days after dialysis therapy initiation among patients using a CVC...
  15. ncbi request reprint Persistent left superior vena cava: diagnosis and implications for the interventional nephrologist
    Haimanot Wasse
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 19:540-2. 2006
    ..In this report, two cases of PLSVC are described, and the clinical significance and diagnosis of PLSVC are reviewed...
  16. pmc Treatment center and geographic variability in pre-ESRD care associate with increased mortality
    William M McClellan
    Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 476, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1078-85. 2009
    ..Targeting these disparities could have substantial clinical impact, because the absence of > or = 6 mo of pre-ESRD care by a nephrologist is associated with a higher risk for death...
  17. pmc Racial and gender differences in arteriovenous fistula use among incident hemodialysis patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Renal Division, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA hwasse emory edu
    Am J Nephrol 32:234-41. 2010
    ..We sought to identify risk factors associated with incident AVF and whether racial and gender differences in AVF use persist after controlling for these factors...
  18. pmc Geographic concentration of poverty and arteriovenous fistula use among ESRD patients
    William M McClellan
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1776-82. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the Medicare ESRD program may mitigate poverty effects on AVF use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for incident stroke among patients with end-stage renal disease
    Stephen L Seliger
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98102, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2623-31. 2003
    ..The association between black race and stroke differs by cardiac disease status; the reasons for this differing effect of race deserve further investigation...
  20. pmc High-dose cholecalciferol reduces parathyroid hormone in patients with early chronic kidney disease: a pilot, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipids, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:672-9. 2012
    ..Vitamin D deficiency contributes to secondary hyperparathyroidism, which occurs early in chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  21. pmc Vascular mapping: does it help to maximize fistulae placement?
    Vandana Dua Niyyar
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:316-20. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Parathyroidectomy rates among United States dialysis patients: 1990-1999
    Bryan Kestenbaum
    University of Washington Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Kidney Int 65:282-8. 2004
    ..We report PTX rates in the United States from 1990 to 1999 among persons with end-stage renal disease, accounting for changes in patient characteristics...
  23. pmc Low documentation of chronic kidney disease among high-risk patients in a managed care population: a retrospective cohort study
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:25. 2009
    ..We examined this issue in a Kaiser Permanente Georgia (KPG) CKD cohort...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for upper gastrointestinal bleeding among end-stage renal disease patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    University of Washington, Division of Nephrology, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Kidney Int 64:1455-61. 2003
    ..However, correlates of UGIB among ESRD patients remain unknown. We conducted a cohort study of dialysis patients to ascertain risk factors for UGIB...
  25. doi request reprint Patient awareness and initiation of peritoneal dialysis
    Nancy G Kutner
    United States Renal Data System Rehabilitation Quality of Life Special Studies Center, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:119-24. 2011
    ..We investigated patient awareness of PD and variables associated with PD selection, including dialysis unit ownership and geographic area...
  26. pmc Neighborhood poverty and racial disparities in kidney transplant waitlisting
    Rachel E Patzer
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1333-40. 2009
    ..This study suggests that improving the allocation of kidneys may require a focus on poor communities...
  27. doi request reprint Health status as a potential mediator of the association between hemodialysis vascular access and mortality
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 29:892-8. 2014
    ..It is unknown whether the selection of healthier patients for ateriovenous fistula (AVF) placement explains higher observed catheter-associated mortality among elderly hemodialysis patients...
  28. doi request reprint Cardiovascular implantable electronic device leads in CKD and ESRD patients: review and recommendations for practice
    Theodore F Saad
    Department of Medicine, Section of Renal and Hypertensive Diseases, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, USA
    Semin Dial 26:114-23. 2013
    ..Consensus recommendations are offered for avoidance and management of complications arising from the use of CIEDs and arteriovenous hemodialysis access...
  29. ncbi request reprint Parenteral iron formulations: a comparative toxicologic analysis and mechanisms of cell injury
    Richard A Zager
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:90-103. 2002
    ..Thus, the present study contrasted pro-oxidant and cytotoxic potentials of four available Fe preparations: Fe dextran (Fe dext), Fe sucrose (Fe sucr), Fe gluconate (Fe gluc), and Fe oligosaccharide (Fe OS)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Risk for progression to ESRD: Further evidence from population-based studies
    Haimanot Wasse
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2092-3. 2006

Research Grants2

  1. Predictors of Hemodialysis Access Dysfunction
    Haimanot Wasse; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed studies aim to elucidate reasons for the disparities in vascular access survival among diabetics and AA's. ..