Austin G Stack

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of years of dialysis therapy on mortality risk and the characteristics of longer term dialysis survivors
    Chike Nathan Okechukwu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Epidemiology, and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:533-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of patient autonomy with increased transplantation and survival among new dialysis patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Regional Kidney Center, Letterkenny General Hospital, North Western Health Board, Letterkenny, Ireland
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:730-42. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity with mortality in the US dialysis population
    Austin G Stack
    Regional Kidney Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Letterkenny General Hospital, North Western Health Board, Letterkenny, Ireland
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:690-701. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants and prognostic importance of cardiomegaly among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:676-85. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival differences between peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis among "large" ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Kidney Int 65:2398-408. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of dialysis modality on survival of new ESRD patients with congestive heart failure in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Kidney Int 64:1071-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of timing of nephrology referral and pre-ESRD care on mortality risk among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Texas Medical School Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:310-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates and mortality impact of left ventricular hypertrophy among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1202-10. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of modality selection among incident US dialysis patients: results from a national study
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1279-87. 2002
  10. pmc Survival trends of US dialysis patients with heart failure: 1995 to 2005
    Austin G Stack
    Regional Kidney Centre, Department of Medicine, Letterkenny General Hospital, Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1982-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of years of dialysis therapy on mortality risk and the characteristics of longer term dialysis survivors
    Chike Nathan Okechukwu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Epidemiology, and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:533-8. 2002
    ..We conclude that adjusted mortality risk does not decrease with years on dialysis therapy, and modifiable factors deserve greater attention to improve survival among patients with ESRD with and without diabetes treated by hemodialysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of patient autonomy with increased transplantation and survival among new dialysis patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Regional Kidney Center, Letterkenny General Hospital, North Western Health Board, Letterkenny, Ireland
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:730-42. 2005
    ..We examined the contribution of patient autonomy to treatment selection (peritoneal dialysis versus hemodialysis) and subsequent association with transplantation and survival...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity with mortality in the US dialysis population
    Austin G Stack
    Regional Kidney Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Letterkenny General Hospital, North Western Health Board, Letterkenny, Ireland
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:690-701. 2005
    ..It is unclear whether the protective benefits of regular physical activity on mortality extend to patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). We tested this hypothesis in a national cohort of new patients with ESRD in the United States...
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants and prognostic importance of cardiomegaly among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:676-85. 2004
    ..We explored the clinical correlations and mortality impact of cardiomegaly in new end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients from the Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Study Wave 2...
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival differences between peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis among "large" ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Kidney Int 65:2398-408. 2004
    ..It has been hypothesized that peritoneal dialysis compared to hemodialysis may be less effective in large patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of dialysis modality on survival of new ESRD patients with congestive heart failure in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Kidney Int 64:1071-9. 2003
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  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of timing of nephrology referral and pre-ESRD care on mortality risk among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Texas Medical School Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:310-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the impact of early nephrology referral and pre-end-stage renal disease (ESRD) care on mortality risk in a national cohort of new patients starting dialysis therapy in 1996 and 1997...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates and mortality impact of left ventricular hypertrophy among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1202-10. 2002
    ..Here, we describe clinical correlations and mortality impact of LVH in new patients with ESRD from the Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Study Wave 2...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of modality selection among incident US dialysis patients: results from a national study
    Austin G Stack
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1279-87. 2002
    ..As pre-ESRD patient care is an important contributor to PD use in the United States, greater efforts should be expended in improving its delivery earlier in the pre-ESRD period...
  10. pmc Survival trends of US dialysis patients with heart failure: 1995 to 2005
    Austin G Stack
    Regional Kidney Centre, Department of Medicine, Letterkenny General Hospital, Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1982-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and mortality effect of CHF in successive incident dialysis cohorts...
  11. doi request reprint Exercise and limitations in physical activity levels among new dialysis patients in the United States: an epidemiologic study
    Austin G Stack
    Regional Kidney Center, Department of Medicine, Letterkenny General Hospital, Health Services Executive HSE West, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
    Ann Epidemiol 18:880-8. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies of physical activity among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are lacking. The aim of this study was to describe the patterns of physical activity among new dialysis patients in the United States...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and smoking on mortality and kidney transplantation in end-stage kidney disease
    Brian D Kent
    Regional Kidney Centre, Letterkenny General Hospital, Health Services Executive West, Donegal, Ireland
    Am J Nephrol 36:287-95. 2012
    ..The prevalence and clinical impact of COPD on mortality and kidney transplantation among patients who begin dialysis therapy is unclear...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survival advantage of Hispanic patients initiating dialysis in the United States is modified by race
    Bhamidipati V R Murthy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4 148, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:782-90. 2005
    ..Cultural and genetic differences as well as variation in the access and delivery of care before and while on dialysis may account for these differences...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mortality differences by dialysis modality among incident ESRD patients with and without coronary artery disease
    Santhi K Ganesh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:415-24. 2003
    ..Whether differences in solute clearance and/or cardiac risk profiles between PD and HD may explain these findings deserves further investigation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in cardiovascular risk factors and coronary disease prevalence among individuals with chronic kidney disease: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hoang Thanh Nguyen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX 77030, USA, and Regional Kidney Center, Health Services Executive North West Area, Letterkenny General Hospital, Donegal, Ireland
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1716-23. 2006
    ..The burden of coronary disease is lower in Mexican-American than in white or black individuals with reduced kidney function even accounting for differences in traditional risk factors...
  16. doi request reprint Cigarette use and cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease: an unappreciated modifiable lifestyle risk factor
    Austin G Stack
    Regional Kidney Centre, Department of Medicine, Letterkenny General Hospital, Health Services Executive, County Donegal, Ireland
    Semin Dial 23:298-305. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease in chronic kidney disease: an epidemiological perspective
    Austin G Stack
    Regional Kidney Centre, Department of Medicine, Floor D, Letterkenny General Hospital, County Donegal, Ireland, and Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 6431 Fanin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cardiol Clin 23:285-98. 2005
    ..Finally, the low use of known cardioprotective strategies in this high-risk group is a serious issue and warrants immediate attention at local and national levels...