Andrew D Rule

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment: screening for chronic kidney disease requires creatinine references ranges not equations
    Andrew D Rule
    AIDS Read 17:262-3. 2007
  2. pmc GFR estimating equations: getting closer to the truth?
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1414-20. 2013
  3. pmc Estimating the glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine is better than from cystatin C for evaluating risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Kidney Int 83:1169-76. 2013
  4. pmc Characteristics of renal cystic and solid lesions based on contrast-enhanced computed tomography of potential kidney donors
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:611-8. 2012
  5. pmc For estimating creatinine clearance measuring muscle mass gives better results than those based on demographics
    Andrew D Rule
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 75:1071-8. 2009
  6. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis for uric acid in families enriched for hypertension
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Division of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2414-20. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods for determining renal function decline in early autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: the consortium of radiologic imaging studies of polycystic kidney disease cohort
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology, Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, and University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:854-62. 2006
  8. pmc Kidney stones and the risk for chronic kidney disease
    Andrew D Rule
    Departments of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:804-11. 2009
  9. pmc Chronic kidney disease in kidney stone formers
    Andrew D Rule
    Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2069-75. 2011
  10. pmc Association between SLC2A9 transporter gene variants and uric acid phenotypes in African American and white families
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:871-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment: screening for chronic kidney disease requires creatinine references ranges not equations
    Andrew D Rule
    AIDS Read 17:262-3. 2007
  2. pmc GFR estimating equations: getting closer to the truth?
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1414-20. 2013
    ..Alternatively, the diagnosis of CKD, the longitudinal progression of CKD, and prognostic models for CKD are settings where serum creatinine and cystatin C can be better applied and interpreted without eGFR. ..
  3. pmc Estimating the glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine is better than from cystatin C for evaluating risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Kidney Int 83:1169-76. 2013
    ..This is explained by the association of these risk factors with the non-GFR determinants of cystatin C...
  4. pmc Characteristics of renal cystic and solid lesions based on contrast-enhanced computed tomography of potential kidney donors
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:611-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to detail renal cystic and solid lesions and identify any association with clinical characteristics...
  5. pmc For estimating creatinine clearance measuring muscle mass gives better results than those based on demographics
    Andrew D Rule
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 75:1071-8. 2009
    ..Our study shows that the likelihood of chronic kidney disease in the elderly and in women and the risk of adverse outcomes may be inflated by equations that use patient demographics to estimate creatinine generation...
  6. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis for uric acid in families enriched for hypertension
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Division of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2414-20. 2009
    ..Uric acid is heritable and associated with hypertension and insulin resistance. We sought to identify genomic regions influencing serum uric acid in families in which two or more siblings had hypertension...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods for determining renal function decline in early autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: the consortium of radiologic imaging studies of polycystic kidney disease cohort
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology, Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, and University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:854-62. 2006
    ..Misclassification from changes in non-GFR factors (e.g., creatinine production, tubular secretion) conservatively biased associations with eGFR. Misclassification from method imprecision attenuated associations with creatinine clearance...
  8. pmc Kidney stones and the risk for chronic kidney disease
    Andrew D Rule
    Departments of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:804-11. 2009
    ..Kidney stones lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD) in people with rare hereditary disorders (e.g., primary hyperoxaluria, cystinuria), but it is unknown whether kidney stones are an important risk factor for CKD in the general population...
  9. pmc Chronic kidney disease in kidney stone formers
    Andrew D Rule
    Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2069-75. 2011
    ..Further studies that better classify CKD, better characterize stone formers, more thoroughly address potential confounding by comorbidities, and have active instead of passive follow-up to avoid detection bias are needed...
  10. pmc Association between SLC2A9 transporter gene variants and uric acid phenotypes in African American and white families
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:871-8. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Understanding estimated glomerular filtration rate: implications for identifying chronic kidney disease
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 16:242-9. 2007
    ..This review presents new insights into estimated GFR based on theory, validation studies, SCr assay standardization, cystatin C, and longitudinal comparison with measured GFR...
  12. ncbi request reprint Limitations of estimating glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine in the general population
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1427-34. 2006
    ..To compare estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in the general population on the basis of equations derived from different subsets of the general population...
  13. pmc Association of kidney function and metabolic risk factors with density of glomeruli on renal biopsy samples from living donors
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:282-90. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that kidney function and metabolic risk factors are associated with glomerular density on renal biopsy samples from healthy adults...
  14. pmc Kidney stones associate with increased risk for myocardial infarction
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1641-4. 2010
    ..In conclusion, kidney stone formers are at increased risk for MI, and this risk is independent of CKD and other risk factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of genomic loci on measures of chronic kidney disease in hypertensive sibships
    Stephen T Turner
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester MN 55905, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2048-55. 2006
    ..62, at 85 cM from pter; P = 0.00023). These findings support the utility of genetic linkage analyses for identification of novel risk factors that influence measures of chronic kidney disease, particularly among black individuals...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of serum creatinine-based methods for identifying chronic kidney disease in hypertensive individuals and their siblings
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:608-14. 2006
    ..This study compared kidney disease as defined by reduced eGFR, elevated serum creatinine, or elevated urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR)...
  17. pmc Relative performance of the MDRD and CKD-EPI equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate among patients with varied clinical presentations
    Kazunori Murata
    Mayo Clinic Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1963-72. 2011
    ..The objective of our study was to compare the accuracy of the MDRD and CKD-EPI equations for estimating GFR in a large group of patients having GFR measurements for diverse clinical indications...
  18. pmc Use of renal function measurements for assessing fracture risk in postmenopausal women
    James T McCarthy
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1231-9. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Association of plasma resistin with glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria in hypertensive adults
    Allison A Ellington
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Hypertension 50:708-14. 2007
    ..This association was independent of coronary heart disease risk factors and markers of insulin resistance and inflammation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using serum creatinine to estimate glomerular filtration rate: accuracy in good health and in chronic kidney disease
    Andrew D Rule
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:929-37. 2004
    ..However, healthy persons were not included in the development of the MDRD equation...
  21. pmc Increased circulating inflammatory endothelial cells in blacks with essential hypertension
    Alfonso Eirin
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Hypertension 62:585-91. 2013
    ..Thus, increased release of cytokines and IECs in black EH patients may impair EPC reparative capacity and aggravate vascular damage, and accelerate hypertension-related complications. ..
  22. pmc Urolithiasis and the risk of ESRD
    Ziad M El-Zoghby
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1409-15. 2012
    ..The contribution of urolithiasis, if any, to the development of ESRD is unclear...
  23. pmc The association between age and nephrosclerosis on renal biopsy among healthy adults
    Andrew D Rule
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:561-7. 2010
    ..Chronic kidney disease is common with older age and is characterized on renal biopsy by global glomerulosclerosis, tubular atrophy, interstitial fibrosis, and arteriosclerosis...
  24. pmc Clinical characteristics of potential kidney donors with asymptomatic kidney stones
    Elizabeth C Lorenz
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:2695-700. 2011
    ..Whether these characteristics differ in patients with asymptomatic kidney stones is unknown...
  25. pmc Prevalence of renal artery and kidney abnormalities by computed tomography among healthy adults
    Elizabeth C Lorenz
    Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:431-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, the prevalence and management of these abnormalities were determined among a large cohort of potential kidney donors undergoing protocol evaluations...
  26. pmc Shock wave lithotripsy and diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study
    Mitra de Cógáin
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Urology 79:298-302. 2012
    ..The pancreas is vulnerable to injury at SWL as evidenced by case studies; thus, concern exists for the development of DM after SWL...
  27. pmc Urinary C-type natriuretic peptide excretion: a potential novel biomarker for renal fibrosis during aging
    S Jeson Sangaralingham
    Cardiorenal Research Laboratory, Div of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 301:F943-52. 2011
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  28. pmc Phenotypic characterization of kidney stone formers by endoscopic and histological quantification of intrarenal calcification
    Michael P Linnes
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 84:818-25. 2013
    ..Thus, tubular plugging may be more common than previously recognized among patients with all types of stones, including some with idiopathic calcium oxalate stones. ..
  29. pmc Risk factors for CKD in persons with kidney stones: a case-control study in Olmsted County, Minnesota
    Nathan A Saucier
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:61-8. 2010
    ..Kidney stones are associated with increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD); however, risk factors in the general community are poorly defined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in post-void residual and voided volume among community dwelling men
    Andrew D Rule
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Urol 174:1317-21; discussion 1321-2; author reply 1322. 2005
    ..We describe the natural history of post-void residual (PVR) and voided volume (VV) in men...
  31. pmc Risk factor profile for chronic kidney disease is similar to risk factor profile for small artery disease
    Stephen T Turner
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Hypertens 29:1796-801. 2011
    ..We then used logistic regression to evaluate the dependency of each measure of disease on conventional risk factors for arteriosclerosis to assess whether the risk factors' effects were proportional across different measures of disease...
  32. doi request reprint The association of serum uric acid levels with outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention
    Daniel B Spoon
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 23:277-83. 2010
    ..Our goal was to assess the association of serum uric acid levels and the outcomes of patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  33. pmc Current computed tomography techniques can detect duct of Bellini plugging but not Randall's plaques
    Amy E Krambeck
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Urology 82:301-6. 2013
    ..To assess the ability of noninvasive computed tomography (CT) scans to detect interstitial calcium phosphate deposits (Randall's plaques) and duct of Bellini plugs, which are possible stone precursor lesions...
  34. doi request reprint Urine but not serum soluble urokinase receptor (suPAR) may identify cases of recurrent FSGS in kidney transplant candidates
    Carlos R Franco Palacios
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Transplantation 96:394-9. 2013
    ..It was noted to be uniquely elevated in cases of primary FSGS, with higher levels noted in cases that recurred after transplantation. It is also suggested as a possible target and marker of therapy...
  35. pmc Effect of age on the clinical presentation of incident symptomatic urolithiasis in the general population
    Amy E Krambeck
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Urol 189:158-64. 2013
    ..We characterized variation in the clinical presentation between older and younger first time symptomatic stone formers in the general population...
  36. ncbi request reprint The association between benign prostatic hyperplasia and chronic kidney disease in community-dwelling men
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Kidney Int 67:2376-82. 2005
    ..Previous referral-based studies disagree on whether BPH is associated with chronic kidney disease. The objective of this study was to determine the community-based association between clinical measures of BPH and chronic kidney disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Measured and estimated GFR in healthy potential kidney donors
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:112-9. 2004
    ..Objectives of this study are to define the normal range of nonradiolabeled iothalamate clearance in potential kidney donors and assess whether creatinine-based GFR estimates are accurate in this population...
  38. pmc Shock wave lithotripsy is not predictive of hypertension among community stone formers at long-term followup
    Amy E Krambeck
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Urol 185:164-9. 2011
    ..Concern exists over the subsequent development of hypertension after shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of symptomatic urolithiasis. Referral bias and lack of long-term followup have been limitations of prior studies...
  39. doi request reprint Measurement of urinary TGF-β1 in patients with diabetes mellitus and normal controls
    Mykola V Tsapenko
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Clin Biochem 46:1430-5. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to validate a sensitive urinary assay for TGF-β1 and compare levels between healthy controls and patients with established DN...
  40. doi request reprint Nephrolithiasis and loss of kidney function
    Mira T Keddis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 22:390-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this review is to highlight recent evidence on the association of nephrolithiasis with the development of CKD and end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  41. pmc Temporal trends in incidence of kidney stones among children: a 25-year population based study
    Moira E Dwyer
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 188:247-52. 2012
    ..We conducted a population based pediatric study to determine the incidence of symptomatic kidney stones during a 25-year period and to identify factors related to variation in stone incidence during this period...
  42. pmc Senile nephrosclerosis--does it explain the decline in glomerular filtration rate with aging?
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Division of Epidemiology, Rochester, MN 55905, USA rule andrew mayo edu
    Nephron Physiol 119:p6-11. 2011
    ..However, the argument that the age-related decline in GFR can be fully explained by the development of nephrosclerosis in a subset of older adults is not supported by existing data...
  43. pmc Three-dimensional ultrasound bladder characteristics and their association with prostate size and lower urinary tract dysfunction among men in the community
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Urology 74:908-13. 2009
    ..To characterize ultrasound bladder measures, and to determine whether these measures were associated with measures of lower urinary tract dysfunction...
  44. pmc Chronic renovascular hypertension is associated with elevated levels of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin
    Alfonso Eirin
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:4153-61. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that chronic RVH would be associated with increased renal and circulating NGAL levels...
  45. ncbi request reprint Analytic and clinical validation of a standardized cystatin C particle enhanced turbidimetric assay (PETIA) to estimate glomerular filtration rate
    Nikolay V Voskoboev
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:1591-6. 2012
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Age, kidney function, and risk factors associate differently with cortical and medullary volumes of the kidney
    Xiangling Wang
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 85:677-85. 2014
    ..Underlying hypertrophy or atrophy of different nephron regions may explain these findings. ..
  47. pmc The impact of interlaboratory differences in cystatin C assay measurement on glomerular filtration rate estimation
    Christine A White
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2150-6. 2011
    ..This study was designed to examine the differences in CysC and GFR estimation (eGFR) using Siemens' nephelometric immunoassay and the Mayo Clinic equation. The ability of the eGFRs to predict measured GFR was also examined...
  48. ncbi request reprint Is benign prostatic hyperplasia a risk factor for chronic renal failure?
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 173:691-6. 2005
    ..However, chronic renal failure is a well described complication of obstructive BPH...
  49. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease: Classification of CKD should be about more than prognosis
    Andrew D Rule
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 9:697-8. 2013
    ..The definition and classification of CKD should not exclusively equate cystatin C with GFR...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk linked to chronic kidney disease--but who actually has chronic kidney disease?
    Andrew D Rule
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1267-9. 2005
  51. pmc Do we need another equation to estimate GFR from serum creatinine in renal allograft recipients?
    Andrew D Rule
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2427-8; author reply 2428. 2008

Research Grants3

  1. Chronic Kidney Disease with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    ANDREW RULE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Based on preliminary data, a significant association between BPH surrogate measures and CKD is expected. This study will clarify whether earlier assessment and intervention in BPH is warranted to prevent CKD. ..
  2. Comparison of kidney function measurement methods in the community
    ANDREW RULE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Validation of kidney function methods is needed to identify chronic kidney disease at an earlier stage, characterize its risk factors, and develop new treatment strategies. ..