Alicia M Neu
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Comorbidities in chronic pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients: a report of the International Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis NetworkAlicia M Neu
Pediatric Nephrology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Perit Dial Int 32:410-8. 2012..As this powerful international registry matures, further multivariate analyses will be important to more clearly define the impact of comorbidities on hospitalization rates and mortality in pediatric CPD patients...
- Immunizations in children with chronic kidney diseaseAlicia M Neu
Pediatric Nephrology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 North Wolfe Street, Room 3065, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 27:1257-63. 2012..Where available, data on antibody response to immunizations in children with CKD are presented...
- Clinical outcomes in pediatric hemodialysis patients in the USA: lessons from CMS' ESRD CPM ProjectAlicia M Neu
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 200 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 24:1287-95. 2009..The results of those studies, while unable to prove cause and effect, suggest that the adult ESRD CPM targets may assist in identifying pediatric HD patients at risk for poor outcomes...
- Risk for anemia in pediatric chronic kidney disease patients: a report of NAPRTCSMeredith A Atkinson
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 25:1699-706. 2010....
- Clinical course associated with vascular access type in a national cohort of adolescents who receive hemodialysis: findings from the Clinical Performance Measures and US Renal Data System projectsJeffrey J Fadrowski
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:987-92. 2006..69) for a complication of vascular access. Vascular catheters are the predominant access type in adolescent patients who receive maintenance hemodialysis and are associated with significantly more hospitalizations and complications...
- Longitudinal analysis of intermediate outcomes in adolescent hemodialysis patientsAlicia M Neu
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2535, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 18:1172-6. 2003..In summary, these longitudinal data demonstrate significant improvements in nearly all clinical parameters studied in these adolescent HD patients...
- Disparate outcomes in pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients by gender/race in the End-Stage Renal Disease Clinical Performance Measures projectMeredith A Atkinson
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 23:1331-8. 2008..7, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.7, 4.3] and mean serum albumin > 4.0/3.7 g/dl (BCG/BCP) (adj OR 1.9, 95% CI 1.3, 2.9]. Further study is needed of factors associated with anemia on peritoneal dialysis and barriers to its correction...
- Patterns of use of vascular catheters for hemodialysis in children in the United StatesJeffrey J Fadrowski
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 53:91-8. 2009..Identifying the reasons for the high prevalence of vascular catheters in children on HD therapy is necessary to assess whether targeted interventions may increase the prevalence of AVFs/AVGs...
- Impact of specialization of primary nephrologist on the care of pediatric hemodialysis patientsJeffrey J Fadrowski
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 47:115-21. 2006..Children with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) receiving hemodialysis may have their care overseen primarily by a pediatric nephrologist or internal medicine (IM) nephrologist...
- Children on long-term dialysis in the United States: findings from the 2005 ESRD clinical performance measures projectJeffrey J Fadrowski
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 50:958-66. 2007..This study describes demographic and clinical characteristics and compares them between patients on HD and PD therapy...
- Pediatric GFR estimating equations applied to adolescents in the general populationJeffrey J Fadrowski
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1427-35. 2011..We examined the distribution of estimated GFR (eGFR) in a healthy cohort of adolescents to inform clinical and research use...
- Growth in adolescent hemodialysis patients: data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ESRD Clinical Performance Measures ProjectAlicia M Neu
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 20:1156-60. 2005..Many adolescents who remain on hemodialysis have poor linear growth. Further evaluation is needed to delineate contributory factors and the possible underutilization of rhGH...
- Persistent low albumin and temporary vascular access in pediatric patients with SLE on hemodialysisSangeeta D Sule
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 24:1981-7. 2009..This is true even as they remain on dialysis over time...
- Ethnic disparity in outcomes for pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients in the ESRD Clinical Performance Measures ProjectMeredith A Atkinson
Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 22:1939-46. 2007..Further study is needed to understand associations of Hispanic ethnicity with outcomes such as hospitalization, transplantation, and mortality...
- Predictors and consequences of higher estimated glomerular filtration rate at dialysis initiationMeredith A Atkinson
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 25:1153-61. 2010..79, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.65-0.96, p = 0.02]. It is not known whether this clinical benefit will result in decreased mortality and complication rates from cardiovascular disease...
- Secondary hyperparathyroidism and anemia in children treated by hemodialysisLorie B Smith
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 55:326-34. 2010..Iron deficiency, infection, inflammation, and malnutrition have been implicated in this process. Additionally, secondary hyperparathyroidism has been associated with anemia in adults, but few data exist about this topic in children...
- Outcomes for adolescent Hispanic hemodialysis patients: findings from the ESRD Clinical Performance Measures ProjectDiane L Frankenfield
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 47:870-8. 2006..There is limited information regarding outcomes of dialytic care for Hispanic adolescent hemodialysis patients...
- Patient-, provider-, and clinic-level predictors of unrecognized elevated blood pressure in childrenTammy M Brady
MHS, Johns Hopkins University, David M Rubenstein Child Health Building, 200 North Wolfe St, Room 3057, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatrics 125:e1286-93. 2010..We hypothesized that being of healthy weight, having a BP of <120/80 mmHg, and being seen by a less experienced provider would result in decreased recognition...
- Growth failure, risk of hospitalization and death for children with end-stage renal diseaseSusan L Furth
Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 17:450-5. 2002..7%, respectively) than in the normal growth group (15.6%). We conclude that growth failure is associated with a more-complicated clinical course and increased risk of death for children with kidney failure...
- Drug dosing during intermittent hemodialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy : special considerations in pediatric patientsMichael A Veltri
Pediatric Division, Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 6180, USA
Paediatr Drugs 6:45-65. 2004..Peritoneal dialysis is not considered in this review. Finally, a summary table with recommended initial dosages for drugs commonly encountered in pediatric patients requiring IHD or CRRT is presented...
- Effects of patient compliance, parental education and race on nephrologists' recommendations for kidney transplantation in childrenSusan L Furth
Department of Pediatrics, The John Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Transplant 3:28-34. 2003..Education and compliance with therapy independently influence nephrologists' recommendations for transplantation in youth with kidney failure. Among the most compliant candidates, referral for transplantation may vary with patient race...
- Medical comorbidities associated with pediatric kidney stone diseaseAnthony J Schaeffer
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Urology 77:195-9. 2011..In adults, kidney stone disease has been associated with medical comorbidities such as HTN, DM, and obesity. Similar analyses have never been performed for the pediatric population...
- Special issues in pediatric kidney transplantationAlicia M Neu
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 13:62-9. 2006..Studies that further delineate factors that affect growth and development, risk for infectious complications, and nonadherence will be important to maximize outcomes in pediatric kidney transplantation...
- Tacrolimus vs. cyclosporine A as primary immunosuppression in pediatric renal transplantation: a NAPRTCS studyAlicia M Neu
Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Pediatr Transplant 7:217-22. 2003..Further analysis as more patient data are obtained will be necessary to determine if this difference in graft function persists and translates into improved graft survival...
- Adolescent hemodialysis: results of the 2000 ESRD Clinical Performance Measures ProjectDiane L Frankenfield
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS, Center for Beneficiary Choices, Baltimore, MD, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 17:10-5. 2002..These data provide important information about the clinical status of adolescent hemodialysis patients in the United States. Continued data collection and analyses are planned to identify areas for potential improvement in patient care...