Britt B Newsome
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Racial differences in the competing risks of mortality and ESRD after acute myocardial infarctionBritt B Newsome
Center for Outcomes Effectiveness Research and Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 52:251-61. 2008..This is counterintuitive given the known 4-fold greater incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in African Americans. We describe racial differences in the rate of progression to ESRD and address the competing risk of mortality...
- Delay in time to receipt of thrombolytic medication among Medicare patients with kidney diseaseBritt B Newsome
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 46:595-602. 2005..Our goal is to identify potential differences in thrombolytic medication delays and thrombolytic-associated bleeding events by severity of kidney disease...
- Survival advantage of black patients with kidney disease after acute myocardial infarctionBritt B Newsome
Center for Outcomes Effectiveness Research and Education, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:993-9. 2006..Further investigation into the reasons for ethnic differences in survival and progression of kidney disease is warranted...
- Exploration of anaemia as a progression factor in African Americans with cardiovascular diseaseBritt B Newsome
1Denver Nephrology, PC, Denver, CO, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3404-11. 2009..Anaemia is associated with a risk of kidney disease progression and is more prevalent among African Americans. The purpose of this study is to determine if anaemia is associated with progression to ESRD differently according to race...
- Albuminuria and racial disparities in the risk for ESRDWilliam M McClellan
Department of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30220, USA
J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1721-8. 2011..4-fold (95% CI 0.9 to 2.3) higher risk for ESRD. In conclusion, the increased prevalence of albuminuria may be an important contributor to the higher risk for ESRD experienced by African Americans...
- Hemoglobin concentration and cognitive impairment in the renal REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) StudyManjula Kurella Tamura
Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 780 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1380-6. 2010..The goal of this study was to determine the association between hemoglobin concentration and cognitive impairment in a large sample of U.S. adults...
- Long-term risk of mortality and end-stage renal disease among the elderly after small increases in serum creatinine level during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarctionBritt B Newsome
Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:609-16. 2008..We assessed the relationship between change in serum creatinine levels up to 3.0 mg/dL and death and ESRD among elderly survivors of hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction...
- Obesity, end-stage renal disease, and survival in an elderly cohort with cardiovascular diseaseJanice P Lea
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2216-22. 2009..However, both obese blacks and whites, in this population, experience a survival benefit. Further studies need to explore this obesity paradox...
- Association of family history of ESRD, prevalent albuminuria, and reduced GFR with incident ESRDWilliam M McClellan
Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30220, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 59:25-31. 2012..The contribution of albuminuria to the increased risk of incident end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in individuals with a family history of ESRD has not been well studied...
- Correlates of anemia in American blacks and whites: the REGARDS Renal Ancillary StudyNeil A Zakai
Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
Am J Epidemiol 169:355-64. 2009..Race differences in anemia prevalence were not explained by the factors studied. Future research into the causes and consequences of anemia in different racial groups is needed...
- Kidney function, albuminuria, and all-cause mortality in the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) studyDavid G Warnock
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 56:861-71. 2010..Chronic kidney disease and albuminuria are associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality...
- Racial differences in the prevalence of chronic kidney disease among participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Cohort StudyWilliam McClellan
Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1710-5. 2006..Factors that are responsible for the increasing prevalence of severely impaired kidney function among black patients remain to be determined...
- Hyperkalemia after the publication of RALESBritt B Newsome
N Engl J Med 351:2448-50; author reply 2448-50. 2004