J A Vassalotti
Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- Fistula first breakthrough initiative: targeting catheter last in fistula firstJoseph A Vassalotti
National Kidney Foundation, Inc New York, NY, USA
Semin Dial 25:303-10. 2012....
- Risk factors and screening for chronic kidney diseaseJoseph A Vassalotti
National Kidney Foundation Inc, New York, NY, USA
Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:237-45. 2010..The electronic medical record holds the most promise in CKD screening through improvements in the flow of information and application of clinical decision support...
- Obese and non-obese hemodialysis patients have a similar prevalence of functioning arteriovenous fistula using pre-operative vein mappingJ A Vassalotti
Division of Nephrology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Clin Nephrol 58:211-4. 2002..Subset analyses of both the HEMO and DOPPS studies have shown that obese hemodialysis patients have a lower prevalence of functioning AVF. Doppler ultrasound may increase the prevalence of functioning AVF in obese subjects...
- Trends in mineral metabolism: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004Joseph A Vassalotti
National Kidney Foundation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Nephrology Box 1243, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:S56-68. 2008..No study specifically examined mineral metabolism trends in a generalizable sample of patients at increased CKD risk...
- The multidisciplinary approach to hemodialysis vascular access at the Mount Sinai HospitalJoseph A Vassalotti
Nephrology Division, Box 1243, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 71:94-102. 2004..The use of arteriovenous fistulas in the Mount Sinai outpatient hemodialysis program has increased from 15% to 43% (p<0.001) and substantially limited catheter use since 1998, when the multidisciplinary program began...
- Hemodialysis access placement with preoperative noninvasive vascular mapping: comparison between patients with and without diabetesM Sedlacek
Division of Nephrology and Departments of Interventional Radiology and Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 38:560-4. 2001..In summary, patients with diabetes seem to be as good candidates for arteriovenous fistula placement as patients without diabetes. Additional studies are required to determine the long-term outcome of fistulae in patients with diabetes...
- Treatment of "swing point stenoses" in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulaeA Falk
Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
Clin Nephrol 60:35-41. 2003....
- Screening populations at increased risk of CKD: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and the public health problemJoseph A Vassalotti
National Kidney Foundation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 53:S107-14. 2009..In addition to identifying individuals at increased risk of kidney disease, KEEP's structured data collection provides an opportunity to advance knowledge about kidney disease and advance the CKD public health agenda...
- Dietary glycotoxins correlate with circulating advanced glycation end product levels in renal failure patientsJaime Uribarri
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 42:532-8. 2003..Although elevated AGE levels in patients with renal failure have been attributed to impaired renal clearance and increased endogenous AGE formation, recent data suggest an important role for diet as a source of AGEs...
- How can the use of arteriovenous fistulas be increased?Hayden Hemphill
Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Semin Dial 16:214-23. 2003
- Efficacy of reteplase in poorly functioning hemodialysis cathetersA Falk
Department of Radiology, Division of Nephrology, The Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Clin Nephrol 61:47-53. 2004..This is a retrospective study of reteplase efficacy for restoration of flow in occluded and poorly functioning hemodialysis catheters...
- Kidney early evaluation program: a community-based screening approach to address disparities in chronic kidney diseaseJoseph A Vassalotti
National Kidney Foundation and Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Semin Nephrol 30:66-73. 2010..A longitudinal component of KEEP will evaluate the impact of the program on health disparities over time and holds promise for improving awareness and possibly future management of CKD risk factors...
- Testing for chronic kidney disease: a position statement from the National Kidney FoundationJoseph A Vassalotti
National Kidney Foundation, New York, NY, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 50:169-80. 2007..Application of CKD testing in national and international screening and surveillance programs could improve public health related to CKD...
- Applying an expanded set of cognitive design principles to formatting the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) longitudinal surveyJosé Luis Calderón
College of Pharmacy, Health Professions Division, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 7796, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:S83-92. 2008..KEEP has defined objectives to enhance follow-up survey response rates and target vulnerable populations who bear the greatest CKD risk-factor burdens...
- Participant follow-up in the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) after initial detectionAllan J Collins
Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:S69-76. 2008..This study assessed follow-up within 3 months of detection to determine whether participants reported seeing a physician, kinds of care addressed, and interventions...
- Prevalence and associations of anemia of CKD: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004Samy I McFarlane
Division of Endocrinology, SUNY Downstate and Kings County Hospital Centers, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:S46-55. 2008..We compared anemia prevalence and characteristics in the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004 populations...
- CKD and cardiovascular disease in screened high-risk volunteer and general populations: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004Peter A McCullough
Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:S38-45. 2008..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as an independent cardiovascular disease risk state. The relationship between CKD and cardiovascular disease in volunteer and general populations has not been explored...
- Diabetes mellitus in CKD: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004Adam T Whaley-Connell
University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine and Harry S Truman VA Medical Center, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:S21-9. 2008..Early diabetes identification through targeted screening programs is important for the development of preventive strategies...
- The new arteriovenous fistula: the need for earlier evaluation and interventionKaveh Kian
Semin Dial 18:3-7. 2005..Early evaluation allows for early fistulography for problems and potentially early cannulation for adequately maturing fistulas. Prospective trials of early AVF clinical assessment at 1 month should be performed...
- CKD in the United States: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004Adam T Whaley-Connell
University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine and the Harry S Truman VA Medical Center, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:S13-20. 2008..CKD is silent and undetected until advanced stages. The study of populations with earlier stages of kidney disease may improve outcomes of CKD...
- Arteriovenous fistula stenosis: new terminologyJoseph A Vassalotti
Semin Dial 17:243. 2004
- Does time of day of hemodialysis affect survival?Joseph A Vassalotti
JAMA 287:1263; author reply 1264. 2002