G Eknoyan

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of the new K/DOQI guidelines
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Blood Purif 20:103-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Meeting the challenges of the new K/DOQI guidelines
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:3-10. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint On the origin of genetics and beginnings of medical genetics of diseases of the kidney
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 13:174-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint On the evolving nature of understanding dialysis-related disorders
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:S1-3. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The kidneys in the Bible: what happened?
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3464-71. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint On the evolution of pediatrics and the emergence of pediatric nephrology
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:406-11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A history of diabetes mellitus or how a disease of the kidneys evolved into a kidney disease
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Hoston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:223-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The Armenian earthquake of 1988: a milestone in the evolution of nephrology
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:87-92. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergence of quantification in clinical investigation and the quest for certainty in therapeutics: the road from Hammurabi to Kefauver
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:88-95. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence of the concept of endocrine function and endocrinology
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine 523 D, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 3498, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:371-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of the new K/DOQI guidelines
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Blood Purif 20:103-8. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Meeting the challenges of the new K/DOQI guidelines
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:3-10. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint On the origin of genetics and beginnings of medical genetics of diseases of the kidney
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 13:174-7. 2006
    ..Application of these techniques to molecular biology and medical genetics is just beginning to yield insight into diseases of the kidney and provide visions of their likely therapies in the future...
  4. ncbi request reprint On the evolving nature of understanding dialysis-related disorders
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:S1-3. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The kidneys in the Bible: what happened?
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3464-71. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint On the evolution of pediatrics and the emergence of pediatric nephrology
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:406-11. 2005
    ..Pediatric nephrology, which emerged from these beginnings, closes the circle that began with the emergence of nephrology from its foundations in pediatric studies of childhood diarrhea and treatment of the nephrotic syndrome...
  7. ncbi request reprint A history of diabetes mellitus or how a disease of the kidneys evolved into a kidney disease
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Hoston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:223-9. 2005
    ..Diabetes as a cause of end stage kidney disease was first described in 1936 and extensively documented shortly thereafter, whereas the evidence of its increasing prevalence as a cause of chronic kidney disease continues to accrue...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Armenian earthquake of 1988: a milestone in the evolution of nephrology
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:87-92. 2003
    ..The subsequent efforts of the National Kidney Foundation and the International Society of Nephrology prompted the discipline to examine, evaluate, and establish a role for nephrologists in preparedness and response to natural disasters...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergence of quantification in clinical investigation and the quest for certainty in therapeutics: the road from Hammurabi to Kefauver
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:88-95. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence of the concept of endocrine function and endocrinology
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine 523 D, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 3498, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:371-6. 2004
    ..The first decades of the twentieth century saw in sequence the isolation of crude organ extracts, their preparation as hormones in pure crystalline form, and their ultimate use in the cure of diseases that had haunted mankind thereto...
  11. ncbi request reprint The burden of kidney disease: improving global outcomes
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Kidney Int 66:1310-4. 2004
    ..Its stated mission is "Improve the care and outcomes of kidney disease patients worldwide through promoting coordination, collaboration and integration of initiatives to develop and implement clinical practice guidelines."..
  12. ncbi request reprint Emergence of the concept of cardiovascular disease
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 3498, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:304-9. 2004
    ..Only between the two world wars did the full impact of these lesions on mortality and morbidity come to be finally recognized. Their study and therapy has defined much of the profound changes that affected twentieth century medicine...
  13. ncbi request reprint On the central role of studies on the kidney in the recognition, conceptual evolution, and understanding of hypertension
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:192-6. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint A history of diabetes mellitus -- a disease of the kidneys that became a kidney disease
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nephrol 19:S71-4. 2006
    ..The history of diabetes as a disease of the kidneys was now over. That of diabetes as a cause of kidney disease was launched shortly thereafter, in 1936...
  15. ncbi request reprint A history of obesity, or how what was good became ugly and then bad
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 13:421-7. 2006
    ..An enlarging body of evidence, accrued over the past decade, now indicates a direct association of obesity with chronic kidney disease and its outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint On the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic renal disease and progressive renal failure: a first step to improve the outcomes
    G Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 3498, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:S1-4. 1998
    ..The report of the National Kidney Foundation Task Force on Cardiovascular Disease in CRD is a first attempt to promulgate and provide evidence-based recommendations for this holistic approach to the care of patients with renal disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rufus of Ephesus and his "Diseases of the Kidneys"
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nephron 91:383-90. 2002
    ..Like many of his contemporaries, Rufus wrote several monographs on selected topics and organs. That he chose diseases of the kidneys as the subject of one of his monographs makes him especially pertinent to the history of nephrology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergence of the concept of acute renal failure
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Nephrol 22:225-30. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint An overview of the National Kidney Foundation-Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative Implementation
    G Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 3498, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 6:3-6. 1999
    ..The main objectives of the rather diverse and multifaceted plan of action are translating the NKF-DOQI Guidelines into clinical practice, building on what has been accomplished, and continued evaluation and review of the Guidelines...
  20. ncbi request reprint Michelangelo: art, anatomy, and the kidney
    G Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Kidney Int 57:1190-201. 2000
    ..His use of the renal outline in a scene representing the separation of solids (Land) from liquid (Water) suggests that Michelangelo was likely familiar with the anatomy and function of the kidney as it was understood at the time...
  21. ncbi request reprint The dialysis outcomes quality initiative: history, impact, and prospects
    G Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 35:S69-75. 2000
    ..What started as an initiative to improve the quality of care of dialysis patients has evolved into a considerably expanded effort to making lives better for all individuals with any level of renal insufficiency...
  22. doi request reprint A history of diabetes insipidus: paving the road to internal water balance
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:1175-83. 2010
    ..In addition, the discovery of antidiuretic hormone receptor blockers has led to their increasing use in managing hypo-osmolar states...
  23. doi request reprint Obesity and chronic kidney disease
    G Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nefrologia 31:397-403. 2011
    ..Early dietary intervention to reduce weight, and where necessary bariatric surgery, should be considered in the management of overweight and obese chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Armenian medicine and diseases of the kidney
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Nephrol 22:3-7. 2009
    ..Armenian medicine is a classic example of the evolving art of therapeutics, whose record is preserved in extant manuscripts, saved over the centuries in monasteries, and now preserved in accessible collections...
  25. ncbi request reprint Alternative medicine: the renaissance of an unbroken tradition
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:247-50. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint History of nephrology, a prophecy in the past
    Natale G De Santo
    First Division of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Nephrol 19:S1-3. 2006
  27. doi request reprint Emergence of the concept of acute kidney injury
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 3498, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:308-13. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint The importance of early treatment of the anaemia of chronic kidney disease
    G Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:45-9. 2001
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  29. ncbi request reprint Practice recommendations for the use of L-carnitine in dialysis-related carnitine disorder. National Kidney Foundation Carnitine Consensus Conference
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:868-76. 2003
    ..Instead, they have been developed to provide the best available information and expert opinion in decision-making for the clinician. The recommendations should not be considered as prescribing an exclusive course of management...
  30. doi request reprint The wonderful apparatus of John Jacob Abel called the "artificial kidney"
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 3498, USA
    Semin Dial 22:287-96. 2009
    ..This article provides the cultural, social, scientific, and medical background in which Abel worked, developed and reported his wonderful apparatus called the "artificial kidney."..
  31. ncbi request reprint Francis Delafield (1841-1915): the original contributions of an American investigator to diseases of the kidney
    Joslyn L Campbell
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Nephrol 16:779-84. 2003
    ..During his life, he was recognized as the American authority on diseases of the kidney and the City of New York acknowledged his contributions by naming a hospital after him...
  32. ncbi request reprint A new initiative in nephrology: 'Kidney disease: improving global outcomes'
    Norbert Lameire
    Renal Division, University Hospital of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Contrib Nephrol 149:90-9. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) and the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI): a cooperative initiative to improve outcomes for hemodialysis patients worldwide
    Friedrich K Port
    University Renal Research and Education Association, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:1-6. 2004
    ..This will establish an essential component in the translation to clinical practice of evidence-based guidelines worldwide...
  34. ncbi request reprint Arabic medicine and nephrology
    G Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030
    Am J Nephrol 14:270-8. 1994
    ..Anatomic illustrations began to appear in Arabic texts, though they did not have the detail and artistic merit of those of Vesalius...
  35. ncbi request reprint Grading evidence and recommendations for clinical practice guidelines in nephrology. A position statement from Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)
    K Uhlig
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 70:2058-65. 2006
    ..Further refinement of the system will be required for grading of evidence on questions other than those related to intervention effects, such as diagnostic accuracy and prognosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint The national epidemic of chronic kidney disease. What we know and what we can do
    G Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    Postgrad Med 110:23-9: quiz 8. 2001
    ..These recommendations emphasize early detection and treatment and offer a new avenue of communication between primary care physicians and nephrologists...
  37. ncbi request reprint Looking at the urine: the renaissance of an unbroken tradition
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 3498, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:865-72. 2007
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  38. ncbi request reprint Obesity, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 7:449-53. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint Diseases of the kidney in medieval Persia the--Hidayat of Al-Akawayni
    Mohammad R Ardalan
    Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Research Center, Tabriz Medical University, Tabriz, Iran
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3413-21. 2007
    ..These early writings provide insight into the care of patients with kidney disease during the Middle Ages in general, and in Persia in particular...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and decreased kidney function in the adult US population: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Josef Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1-12. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Hemodialysis timing, survival, and cardiovascular outcomes in the Hemodialysis (HEMO) Study
    Yue Harn Ng
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:614-24. 2006
    ..This report examines the extent to which hemodialysis treatment time of day was associated with cardiovascular mortality and morbidity and all-cause mortality in a secondary analysis of the Hemodialysis Study...
  42. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease-mineral-bone disorder: a new paradigm
    Sharon M Moe
    Indiana University School of Medicine and Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:3-12. 2007
    ..The pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of these components of CKD-MBD are described in detail in this issue of Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease...
  43. pmc Baseline characteristics of participants in the Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) daily and nocturnal trials
    Michael V Rocco
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1053, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:90-100. 2011
    ..This report presents baseline characteristics of FHN Trial participants and compares them with hemodialysis patients tracked in US Renal Data System (USRDS) data...
  44. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria and other markers of chronic kidney disease: a position statement of the national kidney foundation (NKF) and the national institute of diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases (NIDDK)
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:617-22. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Artificial kidneys: progress and promise
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lancet 370:1977-8. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Adolphe Quetelet (1796-1874)--the average man and indices of obesity
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:47-51. 2008
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  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of dialysis dose and membrane flux in maintenance hemodialysis
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:2010-9. 2002
    ..The effects of the dose of dialysis and the level of flux of the dialyzer membrane on mortality and morbidity among patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis are uncertain...
  48. pmc Both low muscle mass and low fat are associated with higher all-cause mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Cindy X Huang
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 77:624-9. 2010
    ..These studies show that body composition in end-stage renal disease bears a complex relationship to all-cause mortality...
  49. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and inverse associations of body mass index and serum creatinine with mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Srinivasan Beddhu
    Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Healthcare System, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Ren Nutr 17:372-80. 2007
    ..Protein-energy wasting and inflammation are common and associated with an increased risk of mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients. We examined the extent to which they mediate the associations of each other with death in this population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of the cranial nerves in medieval Persian literature: Esmail Jorjani (AD 1042-1137) and The treasure of the Khwarazm shah
    Mohammadali M Shoja
    Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Research Center, Tabriz Medical University, Tabriz, Iran
    Neurosurgery 61:1325-30; discussion 1330-1. 2007
    ..Some of these descriptions, such as the eloquent ones provided by Jorjani, were original and have gone mostly unknown to post-Vesalian European scholars...
  51. pmc Association between serum 2-microglobulin level and infectious mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Alfred K Cheung
    Medical Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:69-77. 2008
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  52. ncbi request reprint Bravo!--Renal physicians in conflict
    Stuart Cameron
    Semin Dial 17:74. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Introduction: Adequacy of dialysis: problems and challenges
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Semin Nephrol 25:67-9. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes for dialysis patients in the international Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study
    Friedrich K Port
    University Renal Research and Education Association, 315 W Huron Street, Suite 360, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:246-55. 2006
    ..The international perspective of DOPPS assists in the new efforts for international guidelines. Some encouraging trends in recent years are documented in these areas...
  55. ncbi request reprint National Kidney Foundation practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease: evaluation, classification, and stratification
    Andrew S Levey
    Tufts New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:137-47. 2003
    ..Because of the high prevalence of early stages of chronic kidney disease in the general population (approximately 11% of adults), this information is particularly important for general internists and specialists...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dialysis dose and the effect of gender and body size on outcome in the HEMO Study
    Thomas Depner
    Division of Nephrology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Kidney Int 65:1386-94. 2004
    ..In recent observational studies, overall mortality was similar in men and women and higher in small patients. The effect of dialysis dose in each of these subgroups has not been tested in a clinical trial...
  57. ncbi request reprint The HEMO Study: applicability and generalizability
    Michael V Rocco
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine Nephrology, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1053, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:278-84. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease in adults: Part II. Glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and other markers
    Cynda Ann Johnson
    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Am Fam Physician 70:1091-7. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Association of achieved dialysis dose with mortality in the hemodialysis study: an example of "dose-targeting bias"
    Tom Greene
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3371-80. 2005
    ..The possibility of similar (albeit smaller) biases should be considered when analyzing observational data sets relating mortality to achieved dose of dialysis...
  60. ncbi request reprint National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease in children and adolescents: evaluation, classification, and stratification
    Ronald J Hogg
    North Texas Hospital for Children and the Department of Clinical Research at Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, Texas 75230, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1416-21. 2003
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Serum beta-2 microglobulin levels predict mortality in dialysis patients: results of the HEMO study
    Alfred K Cheung
    VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System and Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:546-55. 2006
    ..05 to 1.19; P = 0.001), after adjustment for residual kidney urea clearance and number of prestudy years on dialysis. This association is supportive of the potential value of beta(2)M as a marker to guide chronic hemodialysis therapy...
  62. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations in clinical and laboratory variables among chronic hemodialysis patients
    Alfred K Cheung
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2345-52. 2002
    ..In addition, awareness of these variations might facilitate the interpretation of laboratory results and the clinical treatment of these patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease: wherefore, whence, and whereto?
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Kidney Int 71:473-5. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease definition and classification: the quest for refinements
    G Eknoyan
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Kidney Int 72:1183-5. 2007
    ..Whereas longer lengths of chronicity changed the number of patients in stages 3 and 4, mortality remained high in each of their new groupings. Essentially, CKD persisted and remained a risk multiplier of death...
  65. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease definition and classification: no need for a rush to judgment
    Garabed Eknoyan
    The Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Kidney Int 75:1015-8. 2009
    ..The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) has undertaken that initiative. There is no need for a rush to judgment...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effects of high-flux hemodialysis on clinical outcomes: results of the HEMO study
    Alfred K Cheung
    Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Healthcare System and Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:3251-63. 2003
    ..The subgroup results that demonstrate that patients with different durations of dialysis are affected differently by high-flux dialysis are interesting and require further study for confirmation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of low glomerular filtration rate requires attention to the creatinine assay calibration
    Josef Coresh
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2811-2; author reply 2812-6. 2002
  68. doi request reprint Disordered mineral metabolism in hemodialysis patients: an analysis of cumulative effects in the Hemodialysis (HEMO) Study
    Ron Wald
    Division of Nephrology and The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:531-40. 2008
    ..Although the values of these markers often evolve over time, no study has examined the accumulated effects of these abnormalities on important clinical end points...
  69. ncbi request reprint Definition and classification of chronic kidney disease: a position statement from Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)
    Andrew S Levey
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 67:2089-100. 2005
    ..Kidney disease treatment by dialysis and transplantation should be noted. Simple, uniform classifications of CKD by cause and by risks for kidney disease progression and CVD should be developed...
  70. ncbi request reprint On testing for proteinuria: time for a methodical approach
    Garabed Eknoyan
    Cleve Clin J Med 70:493, 496-7, 501. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease in adults: Part I. Definition, disease stages, evaluation, treatment, and risk factors
    Cynda Ann Johnson
    Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Am Fam Physician 70:869-76. 2004