Paul M Palevsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint KDOQI US Commentary on the 2012 KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:649-72. 2013
  2. pmc Renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:76-84. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Chronic-on-acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Kidney Int 81:430-1. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Renal replacement therapy and the kidney: minimizing the impact of renal replacement therapy on recovery of acute renal failure
    Paul M Palevsky
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 11:548-54. 2005
  5. pmc Design of the VA/NIH Acute Renal Failure Trial Network (ATN) Study: intensive versus conventional renal support in acute renal failure
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive Division, PA 15240, USA
    Clin Trials 2:423-35. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Dialysis modality and dosing strategy in acute renal failure
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Semin Dial 19:165-70. 2006
  7. pmc Intensity of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: perspective from within the Acute Renal Failure Trial Network Study
    Paul M Palevsky
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Crit Care 13:310. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Intensity of continuous renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University Drive Division, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Semin Dial 22:151-4. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Indications and timing of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S224-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal replacement therapy I: indications and timing
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive Division, Pittsburgh, PA 15240 0001, USA
    Crit Care Clin 21:347-56. 2005

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. doi request reprint KDOQI US Commentary on the 2012 KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:649-72. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:76-84. 2013
    ..There does not appear to be a difference in either mortality or recovery of kidney function associated with the various modalities of RRT. Finally, providing higher doses of RRT is not associated with improved clinical outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Chronic-on-acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Kidney Int 81:430-1. 2012
    ..Much as we understand that CKD predisposes to the development of AKI, we must recognize that the relationship is bidirectional and that our patients with AKI are at risk for chronic-on-acute kidney disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Renal replacement therapy and the kidney: minimizing the impact of renal replacement therapy on recovery of acute renal failure
    Paul M Palevsky
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 11:548-54. 2005
    ..In this review, we categorize the major complications associated with renal replacement therapy and assess their impact on recovery of renal function...
  5. pmc Design of the VA/NIH Acute Renal Failure Trial Network (ATN) Study: intensive versus conventional renal support in acute renal failure
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive Division, PA 15240, USA
    Clin Trials 2:423-35. 2005
    ..These data will help inform the study's DSMB and site IRB's of the relationship between the study's treatment arms and concurrent clinical practice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dialysis modality and dosing strategy in acute renal failure
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Semin Dial 19:165-70. 2006
    ..Similarly, although data suggest that continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH) should be dosed at no less than 35 ml/kg/hr (postdilution), confirmation of this dosing strategy and validation for other modalities of CRRT are required...
  7. pmc Intensity of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: perspective from within the Acute Renal Failure Trial Network Study
    Paul M Palevsky
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Crit Care 13:310. 2009
    ..Finally, we address the implications of the ATN Study results for clinical practice from the perspective of the study investigators...
  8. doi request reprint Intensity of continuous renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University Drive Division, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Semin Dial 22:151-4. 2009
    ..The largest and most recent trials suggest that there is no additional benefit to using effluent flow rates in excess of 20 ml/kg/hour, although earlier studies suggested improved survival with doses of 35 to 45 ml/kg/hour...
  9. doi request reprint Indications and timing of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S224-8. 2008
    ..Existing data on timing of initiation of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury that guide current clinical practice are summarized and issues that need to be addressed in future clinical trials are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal replacement therapy I: indications and timing
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive Division, Pittsburgh, PA 15240 0001, USA
    Crit Care Clin 21:347-56. 2005
    ..Definitive resolution of the appropriate indications and timing for initiation of renal replacement therapy in acute renal failure requires prospective evaluation in a randomized clinical trial...
  11. ncbi request reprint CRRT: selection of patients and starting criteria
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 144:214-21. 2004
  12. pmc Clinical review: timing and dose of continuous renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, and Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Crit Care 11:232. 2007
    ..Two large multicenter randomized clinical trials addressing this question are currently underway and should provide more definitive data within the next two years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Selection of endpoints for clinical trials of acute renal failure in critically ill patients
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:515-8. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management of patients with chronic kidney disease or ESRD
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 18:129-44. 2004
    ..Special issues related to the management of haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in the perioperative period are also reviewed...
  15. pmc Incidence and outcomes of contrast-induced AKI following computed tomography
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mailstop 111F U, 7E Room 120, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1274-81. 2008
    ..The incidence and outcomes of CIAKI in patients undergoing nonemergent, contrast-enhanced computed tomography in the inpatient and outpatient setting were assessed...
  16. pmc Factors associated with the use of preventive care for contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:289-98. 2009
    ..The factors that affect the implementation of preventive care for contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI) are unknown...
  17. pmc Comparison of symptom management strategies for pain, erectile dysfunction, and depression in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis: a cluster randomized effectiveness trial
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, Medical Specialty Service Line, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:90-9. 2013
    ..Pain, erectile dysfunction (ED), and depression are common yet frequently untreated in chronic hemodialysis patients. This study compared two management strategies for these symptoms in this patient population...
  18. doi request reprint Prevention, incidence, and outcomes of contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mail Stop 111F U, 7E Room 120, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1325-32. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Associations of health literacy with dialysis adherence and health resource utilization in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis
    Jamie A Green
    Nephrology Department, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:73-80. 2013
    ..Although limited health literacy is common in hemodialysis patients, its effects on clinical outcomes are not well understood...
  20. doi request reprint Design of clinical trials in acute kidney injury: report from an NIDDK workshop on trial methodology
    Paul M Palevsky
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:844-50. 2012
    ..Companion articles outline the discussions of workgroups for model trials related to prevention or treatment of established AKI in different clinical settings, such as in patients with sepsis...
  21. doi request reprint Renal provider perceptions and practice patterns regarding the management of pain, sexual dysfunction, and depression in hemodialysis patients
    Jamie A Green
    University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:163-7. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize renal provider perceptions and practice patterns regarding the treatment of these symptoms...
  22. pmc Design of combination angiotensin receptor blocker and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor for treatment of diabetic nephropathy (VA NEPHRON-D)
    Linda F Fried
    Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylviania 15240, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:361-8. 2009
    ..This paper discusses the design and key methodological issues that arose during the planning of the study...
  23. pmc Prevalence and demographic and clinical associations of health literacy in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    Jamie A Green
    Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1354-60. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize the prevalence of and associations of demographic and clinical characteristics with limited health literacy in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis...
  24. pmc Associations of race and ethnicity with anemia management among patients initiating renal replacement therapy
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mailstop 111F U, 7E Room 120, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1218-26. 2007
    ..The factors contributing to this remain largely unknown. The aim of this study was to assess the associations of race and ethnicity with anemia care prior to the initiation of renal replacement therapy...
  25. doi request reprint Design of clinical trials in AKI: a report from an NIDDK workshop. Trials of patients with sepsis and in selected hospital settings
    Bruce A Molitoris
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:856-60. 2012
    ..The groups considered trial design issues and discussed advantages and disadvantages of several short- and long-term primary endpoints in these patients...
  26. doi request reprint Methodology of a randomized clinical trial of symptom management strategies in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis: the SMILE study
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, Medical Specialty Service Line, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:491-7. 2010
    ..The primary endpoints are changes in scores on pain, erectile dysfunction, and depression surveys. This report describes the rationale and methodology of this clinical trial...
  27. doi request reprint Cultural comparison of symptoms in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Hemodial Int 12:434-40. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that cultural background may affect adaptation to chronic hemodialysis therapy...
  28. doi request reprint Provider knowledge of contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Deepak Jasuja
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center McKeesport, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:280-6. 2009
    ..We sought to assess provider knowledge of the risk factors and preventive interventions for CIAKI...
  29. doi request reprint Strategies for the prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:539-49. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the principal risk factors for contrast-induced acute kidney injury and to summarize recent data describing the efficacy of various preventive interventions for this condition...
  30. pmc Urinary biomarkers and renal recovery in critically ill patients with renal support
    Nattachai Srisawat
    604 Scaife Hall, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1815-23. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, no reliable method to predict renal recovery exists. The discovery of biomarkers to aid in clinical risk prediction for recovery after AKI would represent a significant advance over current practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Studying the prevention of acute kidney injury: lessons from an 18th-century mathematician
    Glenn M Chertow
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:1124-7. 2006
  32. doi request reprint Clinical correlates and treatment of bone/joint pain and difficulty with sexual arousal in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    Myra Carreon
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Hemodial Int 12:268-74. 2008
    ..However, these symptoms are prevalent and under-treated, which should spur efforts to assess the impact of improving provider assessment and treatment of these symptoms on patient outcomes, including health-related quality of life...
  33. ncbi request reprint Radiocontrast-induced acute renal failure
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 20:63-75. 2005
    ..Studies evaluating N-acetylcysteine have been conflicting, with meta-analyses suggesting a small beneficial effect. Studies of other pharmacologic agents have not demonstrated clinical benefit...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effect of coronary angiography on residual renal function in patients on peritoneal dialysis
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, Medical Specialty Service Line, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:494-7. 2006
    ..The risk of intravascular radiocontrast to residual renal function (RRF) in patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) remains largely unknown...
  35. doi request reprint Care of the critically ill patient with advanced chronic kidney disease or end-stage renal disease
    John R Hotchkiss
    aCritical Care Medicine Service Line and Veteran s Engineering Resource Center, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 18:599-606. 2012
    ..The number of individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is rising, and these individuals often require intensive care...
  36. pmc The relationship between pulmonary emphysema and kidney function in smokers
    Divay Chandra
    Emphysema COPD Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Chest 142:655-62. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that kidney dysfunction would associate with emphysema rather than with airflow obstruction measured by the FEV₁...
  37. ncbi request reprint Renal support in acute kidney injury
    John Kellum
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Lancet 368:344-5. 2006
  38. pmc Acute kidney injury in the elderly
    Khaled Abdel-Kader
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, A 919 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:331-58. 2009
    ..The incidence, staging, evaluation, management, and prognosis of acute kidney injury are also examined with special focus given to older adults...
  39. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury: intravenous fluid to prevent contrast-induced AKI
    Steven D Weisbord
    Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 5:256-7. 2009
    ..The authors of a recent meta-analysis endeavored to provide a definitive assessment of the relative efficacy of these two intravenous fluids...
  40. doi request reprint Iodinated contrast media and the role of renal replacement therapy
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 18:199-206. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Renal provider recognition of symptoms in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:960-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess renal provider recognition of symptoms and their severity in hemodialysis patients...
  42. doi request reprint Renal function following fistulography in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease
    Marlene Hill
    Renal Section, Medical Specialty Service Line, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Ren Fail 35:791-5. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize the rate of loss of kidney function following fistulography in patients with advanced CKD...
  43. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure in the intensive care unit
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 27:262-73. 2006
    ..This review focuses on the epidemiology and diagnostic approach to ARF in the ICU and summarizes our current understanding of therapeutic approaches including RRT...
  44. doi request reprint Selection of modality of renal replacement therapy
    Tania Abi Antoun
    Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Semin Dial 22:108-13. 2009
    ..Selection of modality of RRT should therefore rely on the resources and expertise available...
  45. ncbi request reprint Associations of increases in serum creatinine with mortality and length of hospital stay after coronary angiography
    Steven D Weisbord
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mailstop 111F U, 7E Room 120, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2871-7. 2006
    ..This observation will help guide the post-procedure care of patients who undergo coronary angiography and has important implications for future studies that investigate RCN...
  46. pmc Management of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: a survey of practitioner prescribing practices
    Pamela Overberger
    Research Service, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240 0001, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:623-30. 2007
    ..Data on current practices for management of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in acute kidney injury (AKI) are limited, particularly with regard to the dosing of therapy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy with volume expansion
    Steven D Weisbord
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mailstop 111F U, 7E Room 120, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:273-80. 2008
    ..A series of studies have demonstrated that volume expansion, particularly with intravenous fluids, is an effective intervention to reduce the risk for contrast-induced nephropathy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute kidney injury: an update on the management of renal replacement therapy
    Helbert Rondon-Berrios
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 16:64-70. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Provider use of preventive strategies for radiocontrast nephropathy in high-risk patients
    Steven D Weisbord
    Department of Medicine, Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 96:c56-62. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether providers employ these strategies in high-risk patients to limit the development of RCN...
  50. ncbi request reprint The Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative--part V: operational characteristics of CRRT
    Paul M Palevsky
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 9:268-72. 2002
    ..The relative roles of arteriovenous (AV) and venovenous (VV) modalities of therapy were also evaluated. The workgroup also addressed the optimal components of a CRRT system from an operational standpoint...
  51. pmc Contrast-induced acute kidney injury: short- and long-term implications
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Semin Nephrol 31:300-9. 2011
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Light chain-associated Fanconi syndrome with nephrotic-range proteinuria
    Nabeel Aslam
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:A57, e43-5. 2006
  53. doi request reprint Development of a clinical research agenda for acute kidney injury using an international, interdisciplinary, three-step modified Delphi process
    John A Kellum
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Scaife Hall, Room 608, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:887-94. 2008
    ..An international, consensus-based, prioritized research agenda was sought to guide clinical and translational research in acute kidney injury...
  54. ncbi request reprint Tracking and improving influenza immunization rates in a high-risk medicare beneficiary population
    Janice C Zgibor
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Healthc Qual 25:17-24, 27. 2003
    ..Immunization rates for each influenza season increased significantly from 62.1% and 61.4% in 1998-1999 to 80.3% and 80.0% in 2000-2001 (Pennsylvania and Delaware respectively)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Rapid microtiter plate assay for determination of inulin in human plasma and dialysate
    Thomas D Nolin
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 28:209-15. 2002
    ..This method is well suited for the rapid analysis of large numbers of samples and is currently being used for in vitro investigations of solute removal by hemodialysis...
  56. doi request reprint The patient with acute kidney injury
    Patricia Khalil
    Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, A 919 Sciafe Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prim Care 35:239-64, vi. 2008
    ..This article reviews the new criteria for diagnosis and staging of AKI and summarizes the current understanding of the many causes of AKI and the approach to diagnosis and management...
  57. pmc Intensity of renal support in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    N Engl J Med 359:7-20. 2008
    ..The optimal intensity of renal-replacement therapy in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury is controversial...
  58. pmc Lessons for successful study enrollment from the Veterans Affairs/National Institutes of Health Acute Renal Failure Trial Network Study
    Susan T Crowley
    Renal Section 111F, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:955-61. 2008
    ..Design elements of clinical trials can introduce recruitment bias and reduce study efficiency. Trials involving the critically ill may be particularly prone to design-related inefficiencies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative II: the Vicenza conference
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Intensive Care Unit, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:505-8. 2002
    ..Accordingly, the second Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative conference in Vicenza, Italy, was organized, and its goals and rationale are presented in this report...
  60. ncbi request reprint The Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative II: the Vicenza conference
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin and Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 9:290-3. 2002
    ..These developments have set the stage for the first conference and have now driven the spirit of the second. Once again, the final objectives are the development of evidence-based guidelines and directions for future research...
  61. ncbi request reprint Commentary: quality improvement projects: how do we protect patients' rights?
    Louis H Diamond
    Medstat, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, N W, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:25-7. 2004
    ..Institutional or regional quality improvement boards, operating parallel to current IRBs, are suggested as 1 means of ensuring that QIP participants are offered the same protections as those who take part in clinical research...
  62. ncbi request reprint Off-pump cardiac surgery and acute kidney injury
    Paul M Palevsky
    Crit Care Med 34:3052-3. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of acute renal failure: the tip of the iceberg
    Paul M Palevsky
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:6-7. 2006
  64. doi request reprint Delivery of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: what are the key issues?
    Andrew Davenport
    UCL Center for Nephrology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:869-75. 2008
    ..Although several observational and interventional studies have addressed these topics, there are no consensus recommendations in this field...
  65. ncbi request reprint Functional renal artery obstruction following percutaneous kidney biopsy
    Steven D Weisbord
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1274-5. 2005