ANN M O'HARE

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relationship between longitudinal measures of renal function and onset of dementia in a community cohort of older adults
    ANN M O'HARE
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98119, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2215-22. 2012
  2. pmc Trajectories of kidney function decline in the 2 years before initiation of long-term dialysis
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:513-22. 2012
  3. pmc Patient and provider determinants of nephrology referral in older adults with severe chronic kidney disease: a survey of provider decision making
    Kellie H Campbell
    University of Chicago, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, 6098, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:47. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of the urinary albumin to creatinine ratio in veterans of different ages with diabetes
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Primary and Specialty Medicine Service Line, VA Puget Sound Medical Center, Nephrology and Renal Dialysis Unit, Bldg 100, Room 5B113, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:930-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Current guidelines for using angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II-receptor antagonists in chronic kidney disease: is the evidence base relevant to older adults?
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:717-24. 2009
  6. pmc Regional variation in health care intensity and treatment practices for end-stage renal disease in older adults
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, and VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    JAMA 304:180-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Trends in timing of initiation of chronic dialysis in the United States
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1663-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Age affects outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Division of Nephrology, Building 100 Room 5B113, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2758-65. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk stratification in chronic kidney disease: one size for all ages?
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, 111J Nephrology, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:846-53. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of renal insufficiency on mortality in advanced lower extremity peripheral arterial disease
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Box 111J, Nephrology, VA Medical Center San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:514-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Relationship between longitudinal measures of renal function and onset of dementia in a community cohort of older adults
    ANN M O'HARE
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98119, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2215-22. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between dynamic measures of renal function ascertained over time and onset of dementia...
  2. pmc Trajectories of kidney function decline in the 2 years before initiation of long-term dialysis
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:513-22. 2012
    ..Little is known about patterns of kidney function decline leading up to the initiation of long-term dialysis...
  3. pmc Patient and provider determinants of nephrology referral in older adults with severe chronic kidney disease: a survey of provider decision making
    Kellie H Campbell
    University of Chicago, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, 6098, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:47. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the role of patient and PCP factors in the referral decisions for older adults with stage 4 CKD...
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of the urinary albumin to creatinine ratio in veterans of different ages with diabetes
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Primary and Specialty Medicine Service Line, VA Puget Sound Medical Center, Nephrology and Renal Dialysis Unit, Bldg 100, Room 5B113, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:930-6. 2010
    ..Albuminuria is associated with an increased risk of death independent of level of renal function. Whether this association is similar for adults of all ages is not known...
  5. ncbi request reprint Current guidelines for using angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II-receptor antagonists in chronic kidney disease: is the evidence base relevant to older adults?
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:717-24. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Regional variation in health care intensity and treatment practices for end-stage renal disease in older adults
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, and VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    JAMA 304:180-6. 2010
    ..An increasing number of older adults are being treated for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) with long-term dialysis...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in timing of initiation of chronic dialysis in the United States
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1663-9. 2011
    ..This likely reflects secular trends in the composition of the dialysis population and a tendency toward initiation of dialysis earlier in the course of kidney disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Age affects outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Division of Nephrology, Building 100 Room 5B113, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2758-65. 2007
    ..73 m(2). In conclusion, age is a major effect modifier among patients with an eGFR of <60 ml/min per 1.73 m(2), challenging us to move beyond a uniform stage-based approach to managing CKD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk stratification in chronic kidney disease: one size for all ages?
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, 111J Nephrology, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:846-53. 2006
    ..73 m2 eGFR group...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of renal insufficiency on mortality in advanced lower extremity peripheral arterial disease
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Box 111J, Nephrology, VA Medical Center San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:514-9. 2005
    ..Death rates were particularly high among those with a GFR <30 ml/min per 1.73 m(2). This finding may be partly explained by their more frequent presentation with ischemic ulceration or gangrene rather than rest pain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency and use of revascularization among a national cohort of men with advanced lower extremity peripheral arterial disease
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:297-304. 2006
    ..However, among patients with renal insufficiency, mortality is lowest for patients who receive a revascularization. Further studies are needed to determine the optimal care for this high-risk patient group...
  12. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in end-stage renal disease rates in HIV infection versus diabetes
    Andy I Choi
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2968-74. 2007
    ..HIV and diabetes carry a similar risk of ESRD among black patients, highlighting the importance of developing strategies to prevent and treat renal disease among HIV-infected black individuals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of renal insufficiency on limb loss and mortality after initial lower extremity surgical revascularization
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:709-16. 2004
    ..The goal of the present study was to determine whether patients with milder degrees of renal insufficiency are also at risk for this complication...
  14. pmc White/black racial differences in risk of end-stage renal disease and death
    Andy I Choi
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Med 122:672-8. 2009
    ..Understanding the natural history of racial differences in kidney disease may help guide efforts to reduce disparities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mortality after nontraumatic lower extremity amputation in patients with renal insufficiency
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VAMC, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:427-34. 2004
    ..This finding highlights the need for a targeted approach to improving the care of patients with renal insufficiency undergoing lower extremity amputation...
  16. doi request reprint Low rates of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected patients with chronic kidney disease
    Andy I Choi
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1633-9. 2007
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  17. pmc Medicare immunosuppressant coverage and access to kidney transplantation: a retrospective national cohort study
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:254. 2012
    ..We sought to examine access to waitlisting for kidney transplantation in a cohort spanning this policy change...
  18. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular disease risk factors among patients undergoing hemodialysis
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0532, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:497-503. 2002
    ..Future studies should prospectively examine the association of these variables identified in cross-sectional analyses with the de novo development of PVD in this population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of hepatitis C seropositivity with increased risk for developing end-stage renal disease
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1271-6. 2007
    ..We undertook this study to determine whether having a positive HCV test result was associated with an increased risk for developing treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cardiovascular risk across the ankle-arm index spectrum: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    ANN M O'HARE
    Nephrology Division, Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center San Francisco, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Circulation 113:388-93. 2006
    ..A high AAI also appears to be associated with higher mortality risk in select populations. However, mortality and cardiovascular risk across the AAI spectrum have not been described in a more broadly defined population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of renal insufficiency on short-term morbidity and mortality after lower extremity revascularization: data from the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1287-95. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to explore reasons for the higher rate of limb-threatening infection in patients with renal insufficiency undergoing revascularization...
  22. ncbi request reprint Influence of race on kidney transplant outcomes within and outside the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Harini A Chakkera
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, California, 94143 0532, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:269-77. 2005
    ..26 to 1.36). In conclusion, racial disparities in kidney transplant outcomes seem to persist even in a universal access-to-care system such as the VA. Reasons for worse outcomes among African Americans require further investigation...
  23. pmc Racial ethnic differences in rates and determinants of deceased donor kidney transplantation
    Yoshio N Hall
    University of Washington, Kidney Research Institute, Department of Medicine, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359606, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:743-51. 2011
    ..Area-based efforts targeted to address racial- and ethnic-specific delays in transplantation may help to reduce overall disparities in deceased donor kidney transplantation in the United States...
  24. pmc Signs and symptoms associated with earlier dialysis initiation in nursing home residents
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:1117-26. 2010
    ..We wanted to determine the association of the number and type of signs and symptoms with timing of initiation of dialysis in US nursing home residents...
  25. ncbi request reprint Creatinine levels among Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans in the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Rudolph A Rodriguez
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 66:2368-73. 2004
    ..Although Latinos constitute the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States, little is known about the prevalence of renal disease among different Latino subgroups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Low ankle-brachial index associated with rise in creatinine level over time: results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1481-5. 2005
    ..A low ankle-brachial index (ABI) predicts risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, peripheral arterial disease events, and stroke. However, it is unknown whether a low ABI also predicts a decline in renal function...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cystatin C and incident peripheral arterial disease events in the elderly: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    ANN M O'HARE
    Nephrology Division, Department of Medicine, and General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Faancisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2666-70. 2005
    ..The association of cystatin C, a novel marker of renal function, with risk for developing complications related to peripheral arterial disease (PAD) has not been examined...
  28. pmc Characteristics of uninsured Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Yoshio N Hall
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, 111M, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:917-22. 2009
    ..Little is known about the extent of health insurance coverage for persons with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of permanent vascular access
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 64:681-9. 2003
    ..The impact of the surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of autogenous arteriovenous (AV) fistula versus artificial AV graft as permanent vascular access for hemodialysis has not been studied...
  30. doi request reprint Renin-angiotensin system blockade in older adults with chronic kidney disease: a review of the literature
    Jessica W Weiss
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:413-9. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Predialysis nephrology care and costs in elderly patients initiating dialysis
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 5151, USA
    Med Care 49:248-56. 2011
    ..Access to nephrology care before initiation of chronic dialysis is associated with improved outcomes after initiation. Less is known about the effect of predialysis nephrology care on healthcare costs and utilization...
  32. doi request reprint Geographic information systems and chronic kidney disease: racial disparities, rural residence and forecasting
    Rudolph A Rodriguez
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Nephrol 26:3-15. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Greater variability in kidney function is associated with an increased risk of death
    Ziyad Al-Aly
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Saint Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Kidney Int 82:1208-14. 2012
    ..34 (1.28-1.40), an association consistently present in all sensitivity analyses. Thus, our results demonstrate that greater variability in kidney function is independently associated with increased risk of death...
  34. pmc Optimizing renal replacement therapy in older adults: a framework for making individualized decisions
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Kidney Int 82:261-9. 2012
    ....
  35. pmc Geographic variation in black-white differences in end-of-life care for patients with ESRD
    Bernadette A Thomas
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1171-8. 2013
    ..Patterns of end-of-life care among patients with ESRD differ by race. Whether the magnitude of racial differences in end-of-life care varies across regions is not known...
  36. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency and the risk of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease: results from the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS)
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, Box 111J, VA Medical Center San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1046-51. 2004
    ..Future studies should determine whether this association is present in other populations and investigate its potential mechanisms...
  37. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with future amputation among patients undergoing hemodialysis: results from the Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Study Waves 3 and 4
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, Nephrology Division, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:162-70. 2003
    ..Amputation is more common in hemodialysis patients than in the general population, but risk factors for amputation in this population have not been studied extensively...