B L Kasiske

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A prospective controlled study of kidney donors: baseline and 6-month follow-up
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:577-86. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the program-specific reporting of pancreas transplant outcomes
    B L Kasiske
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:337-47. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Lymphoproliferative disorders after adult kidney transplant: epidemiology and comparison of registry report with claims-based diagnoses
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:971-80. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Report of a consensus conference on transplant program quality and surveillance
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:1988-96. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between kidney function and long-term graft survival after kidney transplant
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:466-75. 2011
  6. pmc Design considerations and feasibility for a clinical trial to examine coronary screening before kidney transplantation (COST)
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:908-16. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term deterioration of kidney allograft function
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1405-14. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Preemptive kidney transplantation: the advantage and the advantaged
    Bertram L Kasiske
    The United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1358-64. 2002
  9. doi request reprint A simple tool to predict outcomes after kidney transplant
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:947-60. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor dyslipidemia in kidney transplant recipients
    B L Kasiske
    Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:1384-92. 2008

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  1. pmc A prospective controlled study of kidney donors: baseline and 6-month follow-up
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:577-86. 2013
    ..Needed are prospective controlled studies to better understand the effects of a mild reduction in kidney function from kidney donation in otherwise healthy individuals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the program-specific reporting of pancreas transplant outcomes
    B L Kasiske
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:337-47. 2013
    ..Model calibration (Hosmer-Lemeshow method) was also acceptable. We conclude that pooling the results of SPK, PAK and PTA can produce potentially useful models for reporting program-specific pancreas transplant outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Lymphoproliferative disorders after adult kidney transplant: epidemiology and comparison of registry report with claims-based diagnoses
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:971-80. 2011
    ..Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a major complication of kidney transplant...
  4. doi request reprint Report of a consensus conference on transplant program quality and surveillance
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:1988-96. 2012
    ..Overall, there was broad consensus that substantial improvement in reporting outcomes of transplant programs in the United States could and should be made in a cost-effective manner...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between kidney function and long-term graft survival after kidney transplant
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:466-75. 2011
    ..Whether chronic kidney disease (CKD) staging provides a useful framework for predicting outcomes after kidney transplant is unclear...
  6. pmc Design considerations and feasibility for a clinical trial to examine coronary screening before kidney transplantation (COST)
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:908-16. 2011
    ..It is unclear whether benefits outweigh harms for routine screening and prophylactic revascularization to prevent coronary artery disease (CAD) in asymptomatic kidney transplant candidates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term deterioration of kidney allograft function
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1405-14. 2005
    ..78 (0.64-0.95), p = 0.0110 during 1999-2002 (compared to 1984-1989). We conclude that the rate of decline in allograft function after kidney transplantation has improved, suggesting that stable, long-term function may be achievable...
  8. ncbi request reprint Preemptive kidney transplantation: the advantage and the advantaged
    Bertram L Kasiske
    The United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1358-64. 2002
    ..Alterations in the payment system, emphasis on early referral, and changes in cadaver kidney allocation could increase the number of patients who benefit from preemptive transplantation...
  9. doi request reprint A simple tool to predict outcomes after kidney transplant
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:947-60. 2010
    ..Surprisingly few tools have been developed to predict outcomes after kidney transplant...
  10. doi request reprint Mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor dyslipidemia in kidney transplant recipients
    B L Kasiske
    Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:1384-92. 2008
    ..However, in the absence of the necessary clinical trials, dyslipidemia should be managed, as it would be in nontransplant patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease...
  11. doi request reprint The geography of kidney transplantation in the United States
    B L Kasiske
    Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:647-57. 2008
    ..The substantial variability in geographical access to kidney transplantation could have important implications for long-term care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dialysis facility ownership and epoetin dosing in hemodialysis patients: a US physician perspective
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:354-7. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint An assessment of statin safety by nephrologists
    Bertram L Kasiske
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:82C-85C. 2006
    ..The Panel reviewed published and unpublished evidence and found none that suggested that statins, when used in doses currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), cause kidney injury...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction and kidney transplantation
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota College of Medicine, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:900-7. 2006
    ..34; 95% CI 1.08 to 1.68) and late (1.39; 95% CI 1.12 to 1.72) posttransplantation. Thus the risk reduction for AMI with transplantation versus the waiting list varies by patient population and time after transplantation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk-stratified screening for ischemic heart disease in kidney transplant candidates
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Transplantation 80:815-20. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined the effectiveness of a risk-stratified approach to screening kidney transplantation candidates for ischemic heart disease (IHD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cancer after kidney transplantation in the United States
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:905-13. 2004
    ..The rates for most malignancies are higher after kidney transplantation compared with the general population. Cancer should continue to be a major focus of prevention in kidney transplantation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hypertension after kidney transplantation
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:1071-81. 2004
    ..Few studies have examined the possible role of blood pressure (BP), independent of acute rejection and graft function, on outcomes after kidney transplantation...
  18. ncbi request reprint A thirty percent chronic decline in inverse serum creatinine is an excellent predictor of late renal allograft failure
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:762-8. 2002
    ..A limited sampling strategy for creatinine diminishes, but does not negate, the usefulness of Delta1/Cr less than -30%...
  19. ncbi request reprint Matching older kidneys with older patients does not improve allograft survival
    Bertram L Kasiske
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1067-72. 2002
    ..3923) after the independent effects of donor and recipient age per se were taken into account. Thus, giving older kidneys to older recipients is a common practice that does not improve overall graft survival...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ischemic heart disease after renal transplantation
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 61:356-69. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparing methods for monitoring serum creatinine to predict late renal allograft failure
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:1065-73. 2001
    ..If confirmed in other populations, eg, patients treated with calcineurin inhibitors, this simple marker of chronic allograft dysfunction may prove to be a practical tool for defining patients at high risk for late graft failure...
  22. doi request reprint Predicting coronary heart disease after kidney transplantation: Patient Outcomes in Renal Transplantation (PORT) Study
    A K Israni
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:338-53. 2010
    ..Thus, transplant-related risk factors, particularly those linked to graft function, explain much of the variation in CHD after kidney transplantation...
  23. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: lung
    M Valapour
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:149-77. 2013
    ..Posttransplant complications for pediatric lung transplant recipients, similar to complications for adult recipients, include hypertension, renal dysfunction, diabetes, bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, and malignancy...
  24. ncbi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: pancreas
    R Kandaswamy
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:47-72. 2013
    ..Rates of posttransplant re-hospitalization are high, most occurring in the first 6 months. Rejection rates are highest for PTA recipients, who also experience higher incidence of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder...
  25. doi request reprint Earlier is not necessarily better in preemptive kidney transplantation
    S K Akkina
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2071-6. 2008
    ..05, p = 0.1588) for eGFR >or=15. Thus, early preemptive transplantation with higher eGFR does not necessarily improve graft survival after kidney transplantation, compared to preemptive transplantation with lower pretransplant eGFR...
  26. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: heart
    M Colvin-Adams
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:119-48. 2013
    ..Short- and long-term graft survival has continued to improve. The effect on wait-list outcomes of a new pediatric heart allocation policy implemented in 2009 to reduce pediatric deaths on the waiting list cannot yet be determined...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effects of lipid-lowering agents on acute renal allograft rejection
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Transplantation 72:223-7. 2001
    ..The results of this study suggest that starting lipid-lowering therapy immediately after renal transplantation is both safe and effective in lowering total and low density lipoprotein cholesterol...
  28. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2012 Annual Data Report: lung
    M Valapour
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:139-65. 2014
    ..Compared with recipients of other solid organ transplants, lung transplant recipients experienced the highest rates of rehospitalization for transplant complications: 43.7 per 100 patients in year 1 and 36.0 in year 2. ..
  29. doi request reprint Predicting end-stage renal disease after liver transplant
    A K Israni
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1782-92. 2013
    ..The prediction equations have good calibration and discrimination (C statistics 0.74-0.78). We have produced risk prediction equations that can be used to aid in understanding the risk of ESRD after liver transplant...
  30. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: intestine
    J M Smith
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:103-18. 2013
    ..Hospitalization is common, occurring in 84.8% of recipients by 6 months posttransplant and in almost all by 4 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: liver
    W R Kim
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:73-102. 2013
    ..Incidence of acute rejections increases with time after transplant. Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder remains an important concern in pediatric recipients...
  32. pmc Troponin I levels and postoperative myocardial infarction following renal transplantation
    G R Shroff
    Division of Cardiology, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55155, USA
    Am J Nephrol 35:175-80. 2012
    ..The relationship of routine postoperative troponin I (TnI) monitoring in kidney transplant recipients and in-hospital myocardial infarction (MI) is not known...
  33. ncbi request reprint Explained and unexplained ischemic heart disease risk after renal transplantation
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 11:1735-43. 2000
    ..The unexpected finding that dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonists were associated with an increased IHD risk merits further evaluation...
  34. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2012 Annual Data Report: liver
    W R Kim
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:69-96. 2014
    ..Graft survival for deceased donor pediatric transplants was 92.8% at 30 days. Medicare paid for some or all of the care for more than 30% of liver transplants in 2010. ..
  35. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2012 Annual Data Report: heart
    M Colvin-Adams
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:113-38. 2014
    ..Heart transplant appears to be more expensive than ventricular assist devices for managing end-stage heart failure, but is more effective and likely more cost-effective. ..
  36. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: kidney
    A J Matas
    Scientifc Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:11-46. 2013
    ..Graft survival and short-term renal function continue to improve for pediatric recipients. Postransplant lymphoproliferative disorder is an important concern, occurring in about one-third of pediatric recipients...
  37. pmc Similar outcomes with different rates of delayed graft function may reflect center practice, not center performance
    S K Akkina
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1460-6. 2009
    ..3741) to that of recipients with SGF at UMMC. We conclude that dialysis per se is likely not a cause of worse graft outcomes. A better definition is needed to measure early graft dysfunction and its effects across transplant programs...
  38. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2012 Annual Data Report: kidney
    A J Matas
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:11-44. 2014
    ..Rates of rehospitalization are high in the first year posttransplant; annual costs after the first year are lower. ..
  39. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2012 Annual Data Report: pancreas
    A K Israni
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:45-68. 2014
    ..Pancreas transplant is associated with higher incidence of rejection compared with kidney transplant. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Dyslipidemia and its management after renal transplantation
    M A Andany
    Department of Medicine Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    J Nephrol 14:S81-8. 2001
    ..In any case, hypercholesterolemia, and especially increases in low density lipoprotein cholesterol, should be treated using guidelines established for patients in the general population...
  41. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease after renal transplantation
    B L Kasiske
    Department of of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, United States
    Transplantation 72:S5-8. 2001
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Defining the risk of elective cyclosporine withdrawal in stable kidney transplant recipients
    Shakeel Anjum
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:179-85. 2002
    ..We concluded that avoiding CsA withdrawal in the relatively small number of recipients with both 2 HLA-B and 2 HLA-DR mismatches could further reduce our already low incidence of acute rejection following elective CsA withdrawal...
  43. doi request reprint New quality monitoring tools provided by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients: CUSUM
    J J Snyder
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:515-23. 2014
    ..The CUSUM technique is better suited for real-time quality monitoring than the current PSRs in allowing monthly outcomes monitoring and presenting data recorded as recently as 2 months before the release of the CUSUM charts. ..
  44. ncbi request reprint A scientific registry of transplant recipients bayesian method for identifying underperforming transplant programs
    N Salkowski
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:1310-7. 2014
    ..We conclude that Bayesian methods to identify underperformance improve identification of programs that need review while minimizing false flags. ..
  45. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2012 Annual Data Report: intestine
    J M Smith
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Am J Transplant 14:97-111. 2014
    ..Graft survival has improved over the past decade. Graft failure in the first 90 days after transplant occurred in 15.7% of 2011-2012 intestinal transplant recipients, compared with 21% in 2001-2002. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the outpatient surveillance of renal transplant recipients. American Society of Transplantation
    B L Kasiske
    Division of Nephrology, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55415, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 11:S1-86. 2000
    ..It is hoped that these guidelines will provide a framework for additional discussion and research that will improve the care of renal transplant recipients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking in renal transplant recipients
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 11:753-9. 2000
    ..The effects of smoking appear to dissipate 5 yr after quitting. These results indirectly suggest that greater efforts to encourage patients to quit smoking before transplantation may decrease morbidity and mortality...
  48. doi request reprint Rates of first infection following kidney transplant in the United States
    Jon J Snyder
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 75:317-26. 2009
    ..Our study shows that despite identifiable risk factors, the incidence of most post-transplant infections has changed little since 1995...
  49. ncbi request reprint Bayesian methods for assessing transplant program performance
    N Salkowski
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:1271-6. 2014
    ..Bayesian-derived PSRs will be available for preview by programs on the private SRTR website in mid-2014 and will likely replace current methods for public reporting in early 2015. ..
  50. doi request reprint The equitable allocation of deceased donor lungs for transplant in children in the United States
    J J Snyder
    The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:178-83. 2014
    ..However, these comparisons are difficult to interpret given that current policies likely led to unaccounted differences in the severity of illness at the time of listing. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus disease is not a major risk factor for ischemic heart disease after renal transplantation
    D Hernandez
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Transplantation 72:1395-9. 2001
    ..Both cytomegalovirus and ischemic heart disease are common after renal transplantation, suggesting a possible causal association in this population...
  52. pmc Effect of comorbidity adjustment on CMS criteria for kidney transplant center performance
    E D Weinhandl
    United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:506-16. 2009
    ..Lack of comorbidity adjustment may disadvantage centers willing to accept higher risk patients. Risk of jeopardizing Medicare funding may give centers incentive to deny transplantation to higher risk patients...
  53. doi request reprint Pancreas after living donor kidney transplants in diabetic patients: impact on long-term kidney graft function
    Francois Kleinclauss
    Department of Surgery, Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 23:437-46. 2009
    ..We conclude that the subsequent transplant of a pancreas after an LD kidney transplant does not adversely affect patient or kidney graft survival rates; in fact, it is associated with better long-term kidney graft function...
  54. ncbi request reprint A comparison of transplant outcomes in peritoneal and hemodialysis patients
    Jon J Snyder
    Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 S 8th Street, Suite D 253, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1423-30. 2002
    ..Therefore, we studied the effects of pre-transplant dialysis modality on outcomes in a large United States cohort...
  55. doi request reprint Chronic allograft nephropathy
    Behzad Najafian
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 17:149-55. 2008
    ..Most late allograft failure is attributed to chronic allograft nephropathy, but this is a clinicopathological description and not a diagnosis, and its pathogenesis and treatment are largely unknown...
  56. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease and renal transplantation
    Jon J Snyder
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2056-68. 2006
    ..0001) and with diabetes (1.83; 95% CI 1.58 to 2.12; P < 0.0001). The incidence of PAD is higher on the waiting list than after transplantation and is associated with an increased risk for death among patients with and without diabetes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates to chronic renal allograft rejection
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int Suppl 63:S71-4. 1997
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Role of circulating lipid abnormalities in chronic renal allograft rejection
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota College of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Kidney Int Suppl 71:S28-30. 1999
    ..In any case, the hypothesis that circulating lipid abnormalities contribute to chronic renal allograft rejection deserves further testing in well-designed, clinical trials...
  59. ncbi request reprint Small molecule selectin ligand inhibition improves outcome in ischemic acute renal failure
    T Nemoto
    Division of Nephrology, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 60:2205-14. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Small molecule selectin ligand inhibition provides a novel and effective approach to attenuate ischemic acute renal failure. Timing of treatment is crucial to success...
  60. ncbi request reprint Successful renal transplantation in American Indians
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    Transplantation 66:209-14. 1998
    ..The incidence of end-stage renal disease is rapidly growing among American Indians, but there have been no detailed reports of outcomes after renal transplantation in this population...
  61. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the effects of dietary protein restriction on the rate of decline in renal function
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 31:954-61. 1998
    ..Thus, although dietary protein restriction retards the rate of renal function decline, the relatively weak magnitude of this effect suggests that better therapies are needed to slow the rate of renal disease progression...
  62. pmc Subgroup analyses in randomized controlled trials: the need for risk stratification in kidney transplantation
    M Wagner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:2217-22. 2009
    ..This approach may allow better individualized treatment choices for kidney transplant recipients...
  63. 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...
  64. doi request reprint Who is caring for kidney transplant patients? Variation by region, transplant center, and patient characteristics
    Ajay K Israni
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415 1829, USA
    Am J Nephrol 30:430-9. 2009
    ..Despite implications for long-term care, little is known about outpatient care for kidney transplant patients...
  65. ncbi request reprint Dyslipidemias in patients who have chronic kidney disease
    Kambiz Farbakhsh
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:689-99. 2005
    ..In the mean time, the high incidence of CVD makes intensive monitoring and treatment of dyslipidemias in patients with CKD a reasonable clinical approach...
  66. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus after kidney transplantation in the United States
    Bertram L Kasiske
    The United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:178-85. 2003
    ..It is a strong, independent predictor of graft failure and mortality. Efforts should be made to minimize the risk of this important complication...
  67. ncbi request reprint Iso-osmolar radio contrast iodixanol in patients with chronic kidney disease
    George M Tadros
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Minnesota, 420 East Delaware Street, MMC 508, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:211-5. 2005
    ..Although radio contrast volume has been associated with worsening post-procedural kidney function, this relationship has not been extensively studied using an iso-osmolar contrast agent in chronic kidney disease patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint Hyperlipidemia in kidney disease: causes and consequences
    Meena Sahadevan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 11:323-9. 2002
    ..This is most likely for patients with chronic renal insufficiency and for kidney transplant recipients. Less certain is the role of dyslipidemias in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease among dialysis patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Silent acute rejection during prolonged delayed graft function reduces kidney allograft survival
    Fawad Qureshi
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Transplantation 74:1400-4. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that protocol biopsies during DGF would reveal a high incidence of silent AR that may adversely affect long-term allograft survival...
  70. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for fractures in kidney transplantation
    Eileen A O'Shaughnessy
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415
    Transplantation 74:362-6. 2002
    ..Risk factors for fracture after kidney transplantation need to be identified to target patients most likely to benefit from preventive measures...
  71. ncbi request reprint Inadequate donor size in cadaver kidney transplantation
    Bertram L Kasiske
    The United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2152-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the relative size of the donor and recipient should possibly be taken into account when choosing kidneys for transplantation...
  72. pmc "Nature versus nurture" study of deceased-donor pairs in kidney transplantation
    Daniel W Louvar
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55415 1829, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1351-8. 2009
    ..These data suggest that both unmeasured donor characteristics and transplant center characteristics contribute to the risk for DGF and that the former also contribute significantly to allograft failure...
  73. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2012 Annual Data Report: deceased organ donation
    A K Israni
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 14:167-83. 2014
    ..The discard rate in 2012 for all organs combined was 0.14 per recovered organ, slightly higher than in 2011 and 2011; it varied by donation service area and organ type. ..
  74. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: deceased organ donation
    A K Israni
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:179-98. 2013
    ....
  75. doi request reprint Lung and heart allocation in the United States
    M Colvin-Adams
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:3213-34. 2012
    ..Here we examine the development of US lung and heart allocation policy, evaluate the application of the current policy on clinical practice and explore future directions for lung and heart allocation...
  76. doi request reprint OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: international data
    B L Kasiske
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:199-225. 2013
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Payment for immunosuppression after organ transplantation. American Society of Transplantation
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn 55415, USA
    JAMA 283:2445-50. 2000
    ..A number of potentially cost-effective approaches could be taken, but, in any case, something must be done to ensure that transplants do not fail because recipients cannot pay for immunosuppression...
  78. ncbi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein-induced expression of interleukin-6, a marker of human mesangial cell inflammation: effects of oxidation and modulation by lovastatin
    Z A Massy
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 267:536-40. 2000
    ..Moreover, this inflammatory response can be prevented by lovastatin, providing a potential direct anti-inflammatory mechanism by which HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors may attenuate lipid-induced glomerular injury...
  79. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of immunosuppression withdrawal trials in renal transplantation
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
    J Am Soc Nephrol 11:1910-7. 2000
    ..63; range, 0.08 to 1.16, P = 0.190). Thus, unlike prednisone withdrawal, CsA withdrawal in select patients seems to impart little risk of long-term graft failure...
  80. ncbi request reprint Persistent, asymptomatic, microscopic hematuria in prospective kidney donors
    Rahul Koushik
    Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 80:1425-9. 2005
    ..Asymptomatic, microscopic hematuria is seen in 8-21% of the general population, has a good prognosis, and is generally not an indication for kidney biopsy. But whether it should preclude kidney donation is unclear...
  81. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for glomerular injury in rats with genetic hypertension
    B L Kasiske
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55415
    Am J Hypertens 2:9-13. 1989
    ..01) in Dahl S (142 +/- 2 mm Hg) and in SHR (173 +/- 3 mm Hg) compared to the Sprague-Dawley rats (117 +/- 3 mm Hg). Glomerular capillary pressure, however, was similar in all three groups.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  82. ncbi request reprint Transplant tourism: Outcomes of United States residents who undergo kidney transplantation overseas
    Muna T Canales
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 82:1658-61. 2006
    ..Although international commerce in kidney transplantation is a reality, little is known about U.S. residents who travel abroad for kidney transplantation...
  83. 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
  84. doi request reprint KDIGO clinical practice guideline for the care of kidney transplant recipients: a summary
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Hennepin County Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Kidney Int 77:299-311. 2010
    ..This summary includes a brief description of methodology and the complete guideline recommendations but does not include the rationale and references for each recommendation, which are published elsewhere...
  85. ncbi request reprint Transplantation in the diabetic patient with advanced chronic kidney disease: a task force report
    Robert S Gaston
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:529-42. 2004
    ..This report summarizes the deliberations and recommendations of the task force...
  86. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for managing dyslipidemias in kidney transplant patients
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Am J Transplant 5:1576. 2005
  87. ncbi request reprint Endpoint or turning point?
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Am J Transplant 3:1463-4. 2003
  88. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease as a risk factor for development of cardiovascular disease: a statement from the American Heart Association Councils on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research, Clinical Cardiology, and Epidemiology and Prevention
    Mark J Sarnak
    Circulation 108:2154-69. 2003
  89. doi request reprint Depressive disorder in renal transplantation: an analysis of Medicare claims
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:819-28. 2008
    ..Little is known about depression after kidney transplantation...
  90. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease as a risk factor for development of cardiovascular disease: a statement from the American Heart Association Councils on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research, Clinical Cardiology, and Epidemiology and Prevention
    Mark J Sarnak
    Hypertension 42:1050-65. 2003
  91. doi request reprint Conversion from cyclosporine to tacrolimus in patients at risk for chronic renal allograft failure: 60-month results of the CRAF Study
    Fuad S Shihab
    Research and Development, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Transplantation 85:1261-9. 2008
    ..This study compared the long-term effects of switching from cyclosporine to tacrolimus on the incidence, progression, and severity of chronic renal allograft failure in patients with elevated serum creatinine levels...
  92. ncbi request reprint Care of the kidney transplant recipient. Vigilant monitoring creates the best outcome
    Magdalena Adeva Andany
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Juan Canalejo, La Coruna, Spain
    Postgrad Med 112:93-6, 101-2, 105-8 passim. 2002
    ..A heightened awareness of these complications, along with a cooperative effort between primary care physicians and transplant programs, offers the best hope for further improvement in outcomes after kidney transplantation...
  93. ncbi request reprint Quiz page. Urinary obstruction
    Bertram L Kasiske
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:xliv. 2002
  94. ncbi request reprint A uniform clinical trial registration policy for journals of kidney diseases, dialysis and transplantation
    William G Couser
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
    Am J Transplant 5:643. 2005
  95. ncbi request reprint New-onset diabetes after transplantation: 2003 International consensus guidelines. Proceedings of an international expert panel meeting. Barcelona, Spain, 19 February 2003
    Jaime Davidson
    Endocrine and Diabetes Association of Texas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Transplantation 75:SS3-24. 2003

Research Grants5

  1. Live Unrelated Kidney Donor & Sibling Follow-up Study
    Bertram Kasiske; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Altogether, this study will provide useful information that will improve the informed consent for living kidney donors and enhance our knowledge of the role of the kidney, if any, in CVD. ..
  2. Live Unrelated Kidney Donor & Sibling Follow-up Study
    Bertram Kasiske; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Altogether, this study will provide useful information that will improve the informed consent for living kidney donors and enhance our knowledge of the role of the kidney, if any, in CVD. ..
  3. The Coronary Screening for Kidney Transplantation (COST) Study
    Bertram Kasiske; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The money spent on these procedures might be better directed to health care measures of proven efficacy. ..