Michael J Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease is an independent risk factor for adverse fetal and maternal outcomes in pregnancy
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:415-23. 2004
  2. pmc Factors associated with depressive symptoms and use of antidepressant medications among participants in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) and Hispanic-CRIC Studies
    Michael J Fischer
    Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:27-38. 2012
  3. pmc CKD in Hispanics: Baseline characteristics from the CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) and Hispanic-CRIC Studies
    Michael J Fischer
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:214-27. 2011
  4. pmc Elevated depressive affect is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, 5000 S 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Kidney Int 80:670-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce late referrals to nephrologists
    Michael J Fischer
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, VA Hospital, Hines, Ill, USA
    Am J Nephrol 33:60-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of erythropoietin use data on Medicare's End-Stage Renal Disease Medical Evidence Report
    Michael J Fischer
    Medicine Nephrology, Jesse Brown Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:751-62. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hypertension in the elderly with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60141, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:329-40. 2010
  8. pmc Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1010-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Predialysis nephrology care among older veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs or Medicare-covered services
    Michael J Fischer
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr VA Medical Center, 5000 S 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e57-66. 2010
  10. pmc Hepatitis C and the risk of kidney disease and mortality in veterans with HIV
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine Section of Nephrology, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:222-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease is an independent risk factor for adverse fetal and maternal outcomes in pregnancy
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:415-23. 2004
    ..The goal of this study is to better describe the population of women with kidney disease and provide a contemporary assessment of their risk for adverse events caused by kidney disease after adjustment for other contributing factors...
  2. pmc Factors associated with depressive symptoms and use of antidepressant medications among participants in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) and Hispanic-CRIC Studies
    Michael J Fischer
    Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:27-38. 2012
    ..The prevalence, severity, and treatment of depressive symptoms and potential risk factors, including level of kidney function, in diverse populations with CKD have not been well studied...
  3. pmc CKD in Hispanics: Baseline characteristics from the CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) and Hispanic-CRIC Studies
    Michael J Fischer
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:214-27. 2011
    ..We compared baseline characteristics of Hispanic participants in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) and Hispanic-CRIC (H-CRIC) Studies with non-Hispanic CRIC participants...
  4. pmc Elevated depressive affect is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, 5000 S 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Kidney Int 80:670-8. 2011
    ..63) but not with the other outcomes. Thus, elevated depressive affect is associated with unfavorable cardiovascular outcomes in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease...
  5. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce late referrals to nephrologists
    Michael J Fischer
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, VA Hospital, Hines, Ill, USA
    Am J Nephrol 33:60-9. 2011
    ..Despite the adverse health outcomes with late nephrology referral for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), little is known about the underlying mechanisms and reasons for late referral patterns...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of erythropoietin use data on Medicare's End-Stage Renal Disease Medical Evidence Report
    Michael J Fischer
    Medicine Nephrology, Jesse Brown Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:751-62. 2010
    ..Investigators should recognize these shortcomings and the introduction of possible bias in future research and reports...
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hypertension in the elderly with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60141, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:329-40. 2010
    ..Larger and more robust analyses are needed for a better understanding of the association between hypertension, its treatment, and clinical events in elderly patients with CKD...
  8. pmc Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1010-9. 2010
    ..Sociodemographic factors have especially strong associations with this increased depressive affect. Because this study was conducted in an African-American cohort, its findings may not be generalized to other ethnic groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predialysis nephrology care among older veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs or Medicare-covered services
    Michael J Fischer
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr VA Medical Center, 5000 S 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e57-66. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of exclusive and dual use of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Medicare healthcare systems on outpatient predialysis nephrology care...
  10. pmc Hepatitis C and the risk of kidney disease and mortality in veterans with HIV
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine Section of Nephrology, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:222-6. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of hepatitis C virus (HCV) on the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among veterans with HIV and to evaluate independent associations of HCV and CKD with mortality...
  11. pmc Uncomplicated acute renal failure and post-hospital care: a not so uncomplicated illness
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Internal Medicine Section of Nephrology, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 7315, USA
    Am J Nephrol 28:523-30. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to characterize the post-hospital care requirements incurred by patients with uncomplicated ARF and to determine its important influencing factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and pregnancy: maternal and fetal outcomes
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Illinois Medical Center VAMC, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:132-45. 2007
    ..Concomitant with advances in obstetrical management and kidney disease treatments, it appears that the historically dismal maternal and fetal outcomes have greatly improved...
  13. ncbi request reprint Uncomplicated acute renal failure and hospital resource utilization: a retrospective multicenter analysis
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois Medical Center Veterans Administration Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:1049-57. 2005
    ..The goal of this study is to characterize the costs and lengths of stay (LOSs) incurred by hospitalized patients with uncomplicated ARF and their important determining factors...
  14. pmc Quality of life and psychosocial factors in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease
    Anna Porter
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Transl Res 159:4-11. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates an association between CKD and low HRQOL, and it highlights the need for longitudinal studies to examine this association in the future...
  15. pmc Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study: baseline characteristics and associations with kidney function
    James P Lash
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Medicine Section of Nephrology MC 793, 820 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612 7315, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1302-11. 2009
    ..We examined baseline demographic and clinical characteristics...
  16. doi request reprint Comparing VA and private sector healthcare costs for end-stage renal disease
    Denise M Hynes
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr Veterans Affairs VA Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care 50:161-70. 2012
    ..Using a societal perspective, we examined healthcare costs and health outcomes for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ESRD patients comparing those who received hemodialysis care at VA versus private sector facilities...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Cardiovascular disease among hispanics and non-hispanics in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC) study
    Ana C Ricardo
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2121-31. 2011
    ..Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States. The leading cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet little is known about its prevalence among Hispanics with CKD...
  19. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and chronic kidney disease: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2006
    Ana C Ricardo
    Medicine Nephrology, University of Illinois, 820 S Wood Street M C 793, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:1063-8. 2010
    ..However, its relationship with earlier stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is less well known. In this study, we examined the association between depressive symptoms and CKD...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in patients with spinal cord injuries/disorders
    Michael J Fischer
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Nephrol 36:542-8. 2012
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and spinal cord injury and disorders (SCI/D) are common and costly conditions among Veterans. However, little is known about CKD among adults with SCI/D...
  21. pmc Adherence to a healthy lifestyle and all-cause mortality in CKD
    Ana C Ricardo
    Department of Medicine, ivision of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:602-9. 2013
    ..Among general populations, a healthy lifestyle has been associated with lower risk of death. This study evaluated this association in individuals with CKD...
  22. pmc Recruitment of Hispanics into an observational study of chronic kidney disease: the Hispanic Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study experience
    Claudia M Lora
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1238-44. 2012
    ..9% to 71.4%). A strategy focused on primary care and nephrology clinics and the use of bilingual recruiters allowed us to overcome barriers to the recruitment of Hispanics with CKD...
  23. pmc Illicit drug use, hypertension, and chronic kidney disease in the US adult population
    Sanjeev K Akkina
    Medicine Nephrology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7315, USA
    Transl Res 160:391-8. 2012
    ..54), especially when used more during a lifetime (6-49 times; OR, 1.42; CI, 1.06-1.91). In a representative sample of the US population, illicit drug use was not associated with CKD, but cocaine users were more likely to have elevated BP...
  24. pmc Progression of CKD in Hispanics: potential roles of health literacy, acculturation, and social support
    Claudia M Lora
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:282-90. 2011
    ..In this report, we examine the potential roles of these factors for CKD progression in Hispanics and propose targeted therapeutic interventions...
  25. pmc Impact of donor and recipient race on survival after hepatitis C-related liver transplantation
    Jennifer E Layden
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Transplantation 93:444-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of donor and recipient race on recipient and graft survival after HCV-related LT using the United Network for Organ Sharing database...
  26. doi request reprint Telenephrology: a novel approach to improve coordinated and collaborative care for chronic kidney disease
    Elisa J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:972-81. 2013
    ..We describe a range of scenarios in which telenephrology would facilitate collaborative care in CKD and how it would be the basis for patient-oriented research to assess improvements in outcomes in the future...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rapid microalbuminuria screening in type 2 diabetes mellitus: simplified approach with Micral test strips and specific gravity
    Chirag R Parikh
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1881-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study is to evaluate Micral test strips in conjunction with a urine specific gravity determination as a rapid and accurate method for detecting microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients...
  28. pmc Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users
    Min Woong Sohn
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Urol 6:30. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the prevalence rates and trends of urologic cancers and selected benign conditions from 1999 to 2002 for VHA users...
  29. doi request reprint Do occlusal splints have an effect on complex regional pain syndrome? A randomized, controlled proof-of-concept trial
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain Clinic, Hanover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
    Clin J Pain 24:776-83. 2008
    ..The objective of this pilot study was to assess the effectiveness of occlusal splint (OS) therapy on self-reported measures of pain in patients with chronic complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) as compared with a nontreatment group...
  30. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of furosemide in ARF
    Kalyani Perumal
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:786; author reply 786-7. 2005