Areef Ishani

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of single measurements of dipstick proteinuria, estimated glomerular filtration rate, and hematocrit with 25-year incidence of end-stage renal disease in the multiple risk factor intervention trial
    Areef Ishani
    Division of Nephrology 111J, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1444-52. 2006
  3. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and urinary albumin excretion in older men
    Muna T Canales
    Department of Medicine, Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Sleep Breath 15:137-44. 2011
  4. pmc Estimated GFR and risk of hip fracture in older men: comparison of associations using cystatin C and creatinine
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:31-9. 2014
  5. doi request reprint The magnitude of acute serum creatinine increase after cardiac surgery and the risk of chronic kidney disease, progression of kidney disease, and death
    Areef Ishani
    Center for Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:226-33. 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Screening for chronic kidney disease complications in US adults: racial implications of a single GFR threshold
    Hassan N Ibrahim
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1792-9. 2008
  9. pmc Association between serum 25(OH) vitamin D and the risk of cognitive decline in older women
    Yelena Slinin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1092-8. 2012
  10. pmc Renal function and sleep-disordered breathing in older men
    Muna T Canales
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3908-14. 2008

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Publications59

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of single measurements of dipstick proteinuria, estimated glomerular filtration rate, and hematocrit with 25-year incidence of end-stage renal disease in the multiple risk factor intervention trial
    Areef Ishani
    Division of Nephrology 111J, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1444-52. 2006
    ..73 m(2) were strong predictors of long-term development of ESRD. It remains unknown whether intervention for proteinuria or early identification of those with chronic kidney disease reduces the risk for ESRD...
  3. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and urinary albumin excretion in older men
    Muna T Canales
    Department of Medicine, Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Sleep Breath 15:137-44. 2011
    ..Although older men are at increased risk for both kidney disease and SDB, it is unknown whether SDB is associated with higher urinary albumin excretion in this population...
  4. pmc Estimated GFR and risk of hip fracture in older men: comparison of associations using cystatin C and creatinine
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:31-9. 2014
    ..Whether estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) based on cystatin C (eGFRcys) is superior in predicting hip fracture risk to eGFR based on creatinine (eGFRcr) or the combination (eGFR(cr-cys)) also is uncertain...
  5. doi request reprint The magnitude of acute serum creatinine increase after cardiac surgery and the risk of chronic kidney disease, progression of kidney disease, and death
    Areef Ishani
    Center for Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:226-33. 2011
    ..We determined the association between the magnitude of creatinine increase after cardiac surgery and the risk of incident chronic kidney disease (CKD), CKD progression, and death...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Screening for chronic kidney disease complications in US adults: racial implications of a single GFR threshold
    Hassan N Ibrahim
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1792-9. 2008
    ..73 m(2) identifies the typical metabolic abnormalities related to chronic kidney disease equally well in minority and nonminority adults...
  9. pmc Association between serum 25(OH) vitamin D and the risk of cognitive decline in older women
    Yelena Slinin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1092-8. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that lower 25(OH)D levels are associated with a greater likelihood of cognitive impairment and risk of cognitive decline...
  10. pmc Renal function and sleep-disordered breathing in older men
    Muna T Canales
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3908-14. 2008
    ..Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is common in severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) and may contribute to morbidity and mortality in this population. However, the association between mild to moderate CKD and likelihood of SDB is uncertain...
  11. 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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  12. doi request reprint Predictors of provider-patient visit frequency during hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:91-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to identify patient, provider, and dialysis facility characteristics associated with provider visit frequency...
  13. pmc Cystatin C and risk of hip fractures in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:1275-82. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that cystatin C may be a promising biomarker for identification of older adults at high risk of hip fracture...
  14. doi request reprint Screening for, monitoring, and treatment of chronic kidney disease stages 1 to 3: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:570-81. 2012
    ..Screening and monitoring for chronic kidney disease (CKD) could lead to earlier interventions that improve clinical outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint Serum calcium, phosphorus and cardiovascular events in post-menopausal women
    Yelena Slinin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, United States
    Int J Cardiol 149:335-40. 2011
    ..There is increasing evidence linking phosphorus and calcium levels to a higher risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the general population...
  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. doi request reprint Factors associated with treatment success in veterans with diabetes and hyperlipidemia: a retrospective study
    Michael C Tressler
    Nacide Ercan Fang, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, One Veterans Drive 3B, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Diabetes Educ 39:664-70. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify factors related to achieving a LDL <100 mg/dL...
  18. pmc Cystatin C and frailty in older men
    Allyson Hart
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1530-6. 2013
    ..To determine whether higher cystatin C would be associated with greater frailty in men aged 65 and older...
  19. pmc Kidney function and cognitive performance and decline in older men
    Yelena Slinin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2082-8. 2008
    ..To examine the association between kidney function and cognitive impairment and decline in elderly men...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Provider and care characteristics associated with timing of dialysis initiation
    Yelena Slinin
    Primary Care Service Line, Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:310-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine whether provider characteristics and pre-ESRD nephrology care and vascular access are independently associated with higher estimated GFR at initiation...
  23. pmc Association of intact parathyroid hormone levels with subsequent hip BMD loss: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study
    Jeffrey R Curtis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1937-44. 2012
    ..This association was evaluated in relation to conditions related to higher iPTH [e.g. decreased renal function, low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D)]...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Dose-dependent effect of statins on the incidence of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery
    Salima Mithani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:520-5. 2011
    ..Acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery is associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
  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 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hemodialysis patient outcomes: provider characteristics
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Am J Nephrol 39:367-75. 2014
    ..Conclusions: Several characteristics of physicians seeing incident outpatient hemodialysis patients were associated with hospitalization and quality of care, but none with mortality. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  31. doi request reprint Blood transfusion use in non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease patients aged 65 years and older
    Hassan N Ibrahim
    Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3138-43. 2009
    ..Their impact on transfusion frequency in elderly chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients aged 65 years and older with non-dialysis-dependent CKD has not been studied...
  32. doi request reprint Raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, is renoprotective: a post-hoc analysis
    Michal L Melamed
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Kidney Int 79:241-9. 2011
    ..Thus, treatment with raloxifene was safe and renoprotective. Clinical trials of raloxifene in post-menopausal women with kidney disease designed to look at kidney outcomes are needed to confirm these findings...
  33. doi request reprint Temporal trends in red blood transfusion among US dialysis patients, 1992-2005
    Hassan N Ibrahim
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:1115-21. 2008
    ..Studies addressing patterns and trends in red blood cell transfusion use in US hemodialysis patients surprisingly have received little attention in the last decade...
  34. ncbi request reprint Providers' perspective on diabetes case management: a descriptive study
    Nacide Ercan-Fang
    University of Minnesota, Metabolic Staff Physician, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:29-32. 2013
    ..To address the physicians' perspective on case management (CM) for diabetes...
  35. pmc The effect of raloxifene treatment in postmenopausal women with CKD
    Areef Ishani
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1430-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, raloxifene increases BMD at both the hip and the spine and reduces the risk for vertebral fractures among individuals with CKD. The effect ofraloxifene on hip BMD is greater among those with mild to moderate CKD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria, chronic kidney disease, and the effect of an angiotensin receptor blocker in addition to an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor in patients with moderate to severe heart failure
    Inder S Anand
    VA Medical Center, Cardiology 111 C, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    Circulation 120:1577-84. 2009
    ..Renin-angiotensin blockade medications improve outcomes in HF but are underutilized in HF patients with renal dysfunction because of safety concerns and a lack of evidence of their effectiveness...
  37. pmc Reduced renal function and sleep-disordered breathing in community-dwelling elderly men
    Muna T Canales
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Sleep Med 9:637-45. 2008
    ..Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death in chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the association between mild reductions in renal function and SDB is uncertain...
  38. pmc Effect of nurse case management compared with usual care on controlling cardiovascular risk factors in patients with diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Areef Ishani
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1689-94. 2011
    ..To determine whether nurse case management with a therapeutic algorithm could effectively improve rates of control for hypertension, hyperglycemia, and hyperlipidemia compared with usual care among veterans with diabetes...
  39. doi request reprint Management of hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, and albuminuria in patients with diabetes and CKD: a systematic review for a KDOQI clinical practice guideline
    Yelena Slinin
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:747-69. 2012
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Renal function and risk of hip and vertebral fractures in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:133-9. 2007
    ..An increased rate of hip fractures has been reported in patients with end-stage renal disease, but the effect of less severe renal dysfunction on fracture risk is uncertain...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor as a risk factor for the development of anemia, and the impact of incident anemia on mortality in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Areef Ishani
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis VAMC, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:391-9. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate the impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) on hematocrit values in those with heart failure, and the relationship between incident anemia and mortality...
  44. pmc Efficacy of N-acetylcysteine in preventing renal injury after heart surgery: a systematic review of randomized trials
    A Selcuk Adabag
    Division of Cardiology 111 C, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, The Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, and the University of Minnesota, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1910-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether perioperative N-acetylcysteine (NAC), an antioxidant, prevents acute renal injury (ARI) after cardiac surgery...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusions in kidney transplant candidates are common and associated with adverse outcomes
    Hassan N Ibrahim
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 25:653-9. 2011
    ..These data demonstrate that transfusions remain common and confirm the adverse association between transfusions and PRA, and high PRA and inferior graft and patient outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Kidney function and sarcopenia in the United States general population: NHANES III
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minn 55404, USA
    Am J Nephrol 27:279-86. 2007
    ..It is not known whether sarcopenia is associated with levels of kidney function in community-dwelling adults...
  48. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider perceptions of hypertension treatment: do they agree?
    Peter J Kaboli
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CSIISP at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Healthcare Systems, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:416-23. 2007
    ..Patients and providers differed in perceived value of various aspects of hypertension management; this information may help to determine trial design and quality improvement strategies in the future...
  49. doi request reprint Preferences for a patient-centered role orientation: association with patient-information-seeking behavior and clinical markers of health
    Austin S Baldwin
    The Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP at the Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, IA 52246 2208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:80-6. 2008
    ..Few data exist examining how patients' preferred role orientation (patient-centered or provider-centered) is associated with "patient-centered" behavior and clinical markers of health...
  50. pmc Agreement of reported vascular access on the medical evidence report and on medicare claims at hemodialysis initiation
    Craig A Solid
    United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S4, 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    BMC Nephrol 15:30. 2014
    ..Medicare began requiring that vascular access type be reported on claims in July 2010. We aimed to determine the agreement between the reported vascular access at initiation from form CMS-2728 and from Medicare claims...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Predialysis care and dialysis outcomes in hemodialysis patients with a functioning fistula
    Areef Ishani
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Am J Nephrol 39:238-47. 2014
    ..We investigated types of predialysis care associated with improved patient outcomes in patients initiating dialysis with a fistula and at least 2 years of predialysis care...
  53. doi request reprint Utility of N-acetylcysteine to prevent acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    A Selcuk Adabag
    Division of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am Heart J 155:1143-9. 2008
    ..gov identifier NCT00211653)...
  54. ncbi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Cernilton for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Timothy J Wilt
    General Internal Medicine 111 0, VAMC, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55417
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001042. 2011
    ..Cernilton, prepared from the rye-grass pollen Secale cereale, is one of the several phytotherapeutic agents available for the treatment of BPH...
  55. doi request reprint Renal biomarkers of kidney injury in cardiorenal syndrome
    Mark Comnick
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street, Southeast, Suite 353, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 8:99-105. 2011
    ..This article reviews the utility of urinary biomarkers in congestive heart failure and explores directions for future research...
  56. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic renovascular disease in United States patients aged 67 years or older: risk factors, revascularization, and prognosis
    Philip A Kalra
    Department of Renal Medicine, Hope Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom
    Kidney Int 68:293-301. 2005
    ..Although atherosclerotic renovascular disease is increasingly recognized in chronic kidney disease, few national level studies have examined its clinical epidemiology...
  57. ncbi request reprint Predictors of renal function following lung or heart-lung transplantation
    Areef Ishani
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA and Department of Nephrology Ankara University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Kidney Int 61:2228-34. 2002
    ..The purpose of our study was to define the rate of decline in renal function and to identify independent risk factors associated with renal failure following lung or heart-lung transplantation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Alendronate treatment in women with normal to severely impaired renal function: an analysis of the fracture intervention trial
    Sophie A Jamal
    Division of Endocrinology, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 22:503-8. 2007
    ..There was no increase in adverse events among women with impaired renal function treated with alendronate. Alendronate is safe and effective among this group of women with reduced renal function...
  59. doi request reprint Excerpts from the United States Renal Data System 2007 annual data report
    Allan J Collins
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S1-320. 2008