B M Chavers

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Graft loss due to recurrent disease in pediatric kidney transplant recipients on a rapid prednisone discontinuation protocol
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:704-10. 2012
  2. pmc Racial disparity trends for graft failure in the US pediatric kidney transplant population, 1980-2004
    B M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:543-9. 2009
  3. pmc Hypertension in pediatric long-term hemodialysis patients in the United States
    Blanche M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Mail Code 491, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1363-9. 2009
  4. pmc Pediatric kidney transplantation using a novel protocol of rapid (6-day) discontinuation of prednisone: 2-year results
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 88:237-41. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of cardiovascular disease in children with predialysis chronic kidney disease
    Blanche M Chavers
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:319-27. 2004
  6. pmc Diagnosis of cardiac disease in pediatric end-stage renal disease
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics University of Minnesota Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1640-5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Infection-related hospitalization rates in pediatric versus adult patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States
    Blanche M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Mail Code 491, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 5545, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:952-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Thymoglobulin versus ATGAM induction therapy in pediatric kidney transplant recipients: a single-center report
    Sookkasem Khositseth
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Transplantation 79:958-63. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anemia in erythropoietin-treated pediatric as compared to adult chronic dialysis patients
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Kidney Int 65:266-73. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Hyperlipidemia in pediatric kidney transplant recipients treated with cyclosporine
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:565-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Graft loss due to recurrent disease in pediatric kidney transplant recipients on a rapid prednisone discontinuation protocol
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:704-10. 2012
    ..Time to GL was 85 months in the RDP recipient and 46 ± 21 months in controls. An RDP protocol in pediatric KTx recipients may not be associated with increased risk of graft loss due to recurrent disease...
  2. pmc Racial disparity trends for graft failure in the US pediatric kidney transplant population, 1980-2004
    B M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:543-9. 2009
    ..Graft survival has improved slightly more for African American than white pediatric patients over the past 25 years. However, graft survival for African American pediatric patients remains poor compared with white patients...
  3. pmc Hypertension in pediatric long-term hemodialysis patients in the United States
    Blanche M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Mail Code 491, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1363-9. 2009
    ..Data are limited regarding BP distribution and the prevalence of hypertension in pediatric long-term dialysis patients. This study aimed to examine BP distribution in U.S. pediatric long-term hemodialysis patients...
  4. pmc Pediatric kidney transplantation using a novel protocol of rapid (6-day) discontinuation of prednisone: 2-year results
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 88:237-41. 2009
    ..We studied the outcomes of a protocol using rapid discontinuation of prednisone (RDP, <1 week) and thymoglobulin induction...
  5. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of cardiovascular disease in children with predialysis chronic kidney disease
    Blanche M Chavers
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:319-27. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Diagnosis of cardiac disease in pediatric end-stage renal disease
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics University of Minnesota Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1640-5. 2011
    ..This study aimed to report the frequency of cardiac disease diagnostic methods used in US pediatric maintenance hemodialysis patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Infection-related hospitalization rates in pediatric versus adult patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States
    Blanche M Chavers
    University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Mail Code 491, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 5545, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:952-9. 2007
    ..Pediatric KTx patients require infection surveillance after transplantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Thymoglobulin versus ATGAM induction therapy in pediatric kidney transplant recipients: a single-center report
    Sookkasem Khositseth
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Transplantation 79:958-63. 2005
    ..Induction immunosuppressive therapy with the anti-T-cell antibody Thymoglobulin decreases the incidence of acute rejection in adult kidney transplant (KTx) recipients, but limited data are available for pediatric KTx recipients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anemia in erythropoietin-treated pediatric as compared to adult chronic dialysis patients
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Kidney Int 65:266-73. 2004
    ..Recent guidelines recommend a target hemoglobin range of 11 to 12 g/dL in pediatric and adult dialysis patients. We compared anemia prevalence in United States Medicare pediatric and adult dialysis patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hyperlipidemia in pediatric kidney transplant recipients treated with cyclosporine
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:565-9. 2003
    ..06). At 5 years post Tx, recipients had a high prevalence of hyperlipidemia. The identification and treatment of hyperlipidemia should be included in pediatric kidney Tx protocols...
  11. ncbi request reprint Morbidity from congenital hepatic fibrosis after renal transplantation for autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
    Khalid Khan
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:360-5. 2002
    ..Complications of CHF developed in 79% of children who received a renal transplant for ARPKD. Mortality related to CHF occurred in 29% and accounted for 80% (4/5) of the deaths...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in pediatric chronic dialysis patients
    Blanche M Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, United States Renal Data System, and Cardiovascular Special Studies Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 62:648-53. 2002
    ..Little information is available regarding cardiac morbidity and mortality in children with end-stage renal disease. We sought to determine the incidence of cardiac morbidity and mortality in pediatric chronic dialysis patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cat-scratch disease relapse in a kidney transplant recipient
    Michelle N Rheault
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:105-9. 2007
    ..We review the diagnosis and treatment of this uncommon infection in the organ transplant population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Urolithiasis after kidney transplantation in pediatric recipients: a single center report
    Sookkasem Khositseth
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Transplantation 78:1319-23. 2004
    ..Limited data are available on urolithiasis after pediatric KTx. We report the incidence, management of, and risk factors for stone development in children after KTx...
  15. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic intracranial hypertension immediately after kidney transplantation in a pediatric recipient
    Sookkasem Khositseth
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:1416-7. 2004
    ..Awareness of this possibility could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of children with similar risk factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevention of post-transplant cardiovascular disease--report and recommendations of an ad hoc group
    Andrew D Bostom
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MMC 328 Mayo, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:491-500. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint The early natural history of nephropathy in Type 1 Diabetes: III. Predictors of 5-year urinary albumin excretion rate patterns in initially normoalbuminuric patients
    Julia M Steinke
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St, SE, MMC 491, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Diabetes 54:2164-71. 2005
    ..Since 64% of the patients that developed microalbuminuria reverted to normoalbuminuria, the risk of diabetic nephropathy as defined by current microalbuminuria criteria is unclear...
  18. ncbi request reprint Getting serious about pediatric chronic kidney disease
    Blanche M Chavers
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:341-2. 2005