E G Lowrie

Summary

Affiliation: Fresenius Medical Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Primary associates of mortality among dialysis patients: trends and reassessment of Kt/V and urea reduction ratio as outcome-based measures of dialysis dose
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA 02173, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:S16-31. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Body size, dialysis dose and death risk relationships among hemodialysis patients
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care NA, Incorporated, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1891-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between prevalent care process measures and facility-specific mortality rates
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care NA, Incorporated, 95 Hayden Avenue, Lexington, MA 02173, USA
    Kidney Int 60:1917-29. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Associates of mortality among peritoneal dialysis patients with special reference to peritoneal transport rates and solute clearance
    J A Diaz-Buxo
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 33:523-34. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint The urea [clearance x dialysis time] product (Kt) as an outcome-based measure of hemodialysis dose
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care NA, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 56:729-37. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute-phase inflammatory process contributes to malnutrition, anemia, and possibly other abnormalities in dialysis patients
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA 02173, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:S105-12. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a new method to judge dialysis treatment using online measurements of ionic clearance
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 70:211-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life evaluation using Short Form 36: comparison in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients
    J A Diaz-Buxo
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 35:293-300. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Dialysis dose and gender: a different hypothesis
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Kidney Int 66:1291-2; author reply 1292. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between pulse pressure and mortality in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis
    Preston S Klassen
    Duke Institute of Renal Outcomes Research and Health Policy, Box 3646, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710
    JAMA 287:1548-55. 2002

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Primary associates of mortality among dialysis patients: trends and reassessment of Kt/V and urea reduction ratio as outcome-based measures of dialysis dose
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA 02173, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:S16-31. 1998
    ..Rigorous use of the Kt/V criterion for dialysis dose could lead to clinical judgment errors, particularly underdialysis for small or malnourished persons. Changes for prescribing dose and judging therapy are recommended...
  2. ncbi request reprint Body size, dialysis dose and death risk relationships among hemodialysis patients
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care NA, Incorporated, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1891-7. 2002
    ..This study therefore explored the relationships among body size, Kt, and death risk focusing on possible interactions between Kt and size...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between prevalent care process measures and facility-specific mortality rates
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care NA, Incorporated, 95 Hayden Avenue, Lexington, MA 02173, USA
    Kidney Int 60:1917-29. 2001
    ..5 g/dl...
  4. ncbi request reprint Associates of mortality among peritoneal dialysis patients with special reference to peritoneal transport rates and solute clearance
    J A Diaz-Buxo
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 33:523-34. 1999
    ..Substantial work is required to confirm or refute these findings, because the information is essential to establish the adequate dose of PD in patients with various degrees of RRF...
  5. ncbi request reprint The urea [clearance x dialysis time] product (Kt) as an outcome-based measure of hemodialysis dose
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care NA, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 56:729-37. 1999
    ..Therefore, clearance x time was evaluated as an outcome-based measure of dialysis dose, not indexed to V, and various body size estimates were evaluated as separate and distinct measures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute-phase inflammatory process contributes to malnutrition, anemia, and possibly other abnormalities in dialysis patients
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA 02173, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:S105-12. 1998
    ..Whereas each failure likely has contributing causes other than the acute-phase state, they probably share the state as a causative, contributing, or exacerbating factor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a new method to judge dialysis treatment using online measurements of ionic clearance
    E G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 70:211-7. 2006
    ..Death risk was related to the difference between the actual Kt and a target Kt value selected using the new nonlinear method. The method is therefore valid for prescribing and monitoring hemodialysis treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life evaluation using Short Form 36: comparison in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients
    J A Diaz-Buxo
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 35:293-300. 2000
    ..CCPD patients score worse for physical function and better for mental function than either CAPD or HD patients. We cannot, however, exclude the influence of therapy selection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dialysis dose and gender: a different hypothesis
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Kidney Int 66:1291-2; author reply 1292. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between pulse pressure and mortality in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis
    Preston S Klassen
    Duke Institute of Renal Outcomes Research and Health Policy, Box 3646, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710
    JAMA 287:1548-55. 2002
    ..Recent investigations in the general population have demonstrated the predictive utility of pulse pressure (systolic minus diastolic blood pressure), a measure reflecting the pulsatile nature of the cardiac cycle...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interactions between dialysis-related volume exposures, nutritional surrogates and mortality among ESRD patients
    Lynda Anne Szczech
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Institute for Renal Outcomes Research and Health Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1585-91. 2003
    ..This analysis characterizes the association between dialysis-related volume expansion and mortality in the context of its interaction with nutritional surrogates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measurement of dialyzer clearance, dialysis time, and body size: death risk relationships among patients
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420 9192, USA
    Kidney Int 66:2077-84. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the relationship of measured Kt with death risk. It also evaluated the relationship of simple body size measures to risk and also the combination of one such measure [body surface area (BSA)] with Kt to death risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intradialytic blood volume monitoring in ambulatory hemodialysis patients: a randomized trial
    Donal N Reddan
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3646, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:2162-9. 2005
    ..The atypically low hospitalization and mortality rates for the conventional monitoring group suggest that these findings should be generalized to the US hemodialysis population with caution...
  14. ncbi request reprint The online measurement of hemodialysis dose (Kt): clinical outcome as a function of body surface area
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Health Information Systems, Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420 9192, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1344-54. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint To reuse or not to reuse: a tale of 2 studies
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:372; author reply 372-3. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of systolic blood pressure and death risk in hemodialysis patients
    Zhensheng Li
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA 02420 9192, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:606-15. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint The kinetic behaviors of urea and other marker molecules during hemodialysis
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:181-3. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Vector length as a proxy for the adequacy of ultrafiltration in hemodialysis
    Luana Pillon
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Kidney Int 66:1266-71. 2004
    ..Relatively little attention has been paid to the adequacy of ultrafiltration. At a given phase angle, the bioimpedance vector length reflects the degree of tissue hydration, as the vector lengthens with ultrafiltration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reprocessing dialysers for multiple uses: recent analysis of death risks for patients
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, Lexington, MA 02420 9192, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2823-30. 2004
    ..Approximately a quarter of 71,000 patients had been switched from reuse to single use by July 1, 2001. The transition offered a unique opportunity to re-evaluate death risk associated with the reuse practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mineral metabolism, mortality, and morbidity in maintenance hemodialysis
    Geoffrey A Block
    Denver Nephrology Associates, Denver Colorado, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2208-18. 2004
    ..Disorders of mineral metabolism are independently associated with mortality and morbidity associated with cardiovascular disease and fracture in hemodialysis patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Urea space and body water
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Kidney Int 66:868. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Medical outcomes study short form-36: a consistent and powerful predictor of morbidity and mortality in dialysis patients
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Fresenius Medical Care, Cape Neddick, ME, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1286-92. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint White blood cells as a novel mortality predictor in haemodialysis patients
    Donal N Reddan
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1167-73. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint National profile of practice patterns for hemodialysis vascular access in the United States
    Donal Reddan
    Duke Institute of Renal Outcomes Research and Health Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2117-24. 2002
    ..Quality improvement strategies to improve the prevalence of fistulae should focus on selected regions and include physician education about their practice patterns and potential biases...
  25. doi request reprint Prescribing and monitoring hemodialysis dose
    Edmund G Lowrie
    Retired Cape Neddick, Maine, USA
    Kidney Int 74:262-4. 2008
    ..The errors implicit in Kt/V for judging hemodialysis dose are reviewed; methods for prescribing hemodialysis based on new technology are discussed; and thoughts about future development are suggested...