R Saran

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Predictors of heart rate variability and its prognostic significance in chronic kidney disease
    Preeti Chandra
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:700-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Timing of first cannulation and vascular access failure in haemodialysis: an analysis of practice patterns at dialysis facilities in the DOPPS
    Rajiv Saran
    Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, 315 W Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2334-40. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Timing of first cannulation of arteriovenous fistula: are we waiting too long?
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, 315 W Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:688-90. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Enhanced training in vascular access creation predicts arteriovenous fistula placement and patency in hemodialysis patients: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 4262, USA
    Ann Surg 247:885-91. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of vascular access for hemodialysis and related practice patterns
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine and Kidney Epidemiology, Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 142:14-28. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Establishing a national chronic kidney disease surveillance system for the United States
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, and the Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, 315 West Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 4262, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:152-61. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of vitamin E on plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) in chronic kidney disease (CKD): a pilot study
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 4262, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2415-20. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Longer treatment time and slower ultrafiltration in hemodialysis: associations with reduced mortality in the DOPPS
    R Saran
    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 4262, USA
    Kidney Int 69:1222-8. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Surveillance of chronic kidney disease around the world: tracking and reining in a global problem
    Rajiv Saran
    Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 4262, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:271-81. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between vascular access failure and the use of specific drugs: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Rajiv Saran
    University Renal Research and Education Association, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1255-63. 2002

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Predictors of heart rate variability and its prognostic significance in chronic kidney disease
    Preeti Chandra
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:700-9. 2012
    ..Heart rate variability (HRV), a noninvasive measure of autonomic dysfunction and a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), has not been systematically studied in nondialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Timing of first cannulation and vascular access failure in haemodialysis: an analysis of practice patterns at dialysis facilities in the DOPPS
    Rajiv Saran
    Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, 315 W Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2334-40. 2004
    ..Optimal waiting time before first use of vascular access is not known...
  3. ncbi request reprint Timing of first cannulation of arteriovenous fistula: are we waiting too long?
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, 315 W Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:688-90. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Enhanced training in vascular access creation predicts arteriovenous fistula placement and patency in hemodialysis patients: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 4262, USA
    Ann Surg 247:885-91. 2008
    ..To investigate whether intensity of surgical training influences type of vascular access placed and fistula survival...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of vascular access for hemodialysis and related practice patterns
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine and Kidney Epidemiology, Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 142:14-28. 2004
    ..Observational data suggest that earlier cannulation of AVF may not be as deleterious as previously thought. Clinical trials are sorely needed in many aspects of VA management to improve both VA and patient outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Establishing a national chronic kidney disease surveillance system for the United States
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, and the Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, 315 West Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 4262, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:152-61. 2010
    ..Final success will be measured by usage, impact, and endorsement...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of vitamin E on plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) in chronic kidney disease (CKD): a pilot study
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 4262, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2415-20. 2003
    ..bioavailability and potentially limit atherosclerosis. We hypothesized that the antioxidant alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) reduces ADMA levels in CKD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Longer treatment time and slower ultrafiltration in hemodialysis: associations with reduced mortality in the DOPPS
    R Saran
    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 4262, USA
    Kidney Int 69:1222-8. 2006
    ..Rapid UFR during HD was also associated with higher mortality risk. These results warrant a randomized clinical trial of longer dialysis sessions in thrice-weekly HD...
  9. doi request reprint Surveillance of chronic kidney disease around the world: tracking and reining in a global problem
    Rajiv Saran
    Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 4262, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:271-81. 2010
    ..It is gratifying to note that more and more countries are developing and adopting CKD surveillance programs as part of national disease prevention strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between vascular access failure and the use of specific drugs: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Rajiv Saran
    University Renal Research and Education Association, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1255-63. 2002
    ..Several drugs have been proposed to improve vascular access patency based on favorable anticoagulant, antiplatelet, or vascular-remodeling properties. However, there is little evidence to guide drug strategies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nonadherence in hemodialysis: associations with mortality, hospitalization, and practice patterns in the DOPPS
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Kidney Int 64:254-62. 2003
    ..The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) provides a unique opportunity to review this problem and its determinants on a global level...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal predictors of serum albumin in hemodialysis patients
    S F Leavey
    The United States Renal Data System, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 58:2119-28. 2000
    ..Lower serum albumin concentrations predict increased mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Many demographic, comorbidity, and modifiable treatment-related factors that predict HD patient outcomes may be associated with serum albumin...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of recurrent IgA nephropathy following renal transplantation
    A Stack
    Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ir J Med Sci 169:248-52. 2000
    ..IgA nephropathy is a common glomerulonephritis for which there is no effective cure. It may recur after renal transplantation and cause graft loss...
  14. doi request reprint Dominance of traditional cardiovascular risk factors over renal function in predicting arterial stiffness in subjects with chronic kidney disease
    David Sengstock
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:853-61. 2010
    ..The predictors of arterial stiffness across the spectrum of renal function are unclear. These predictors were investigated across a wide range of estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Survival on dialysis post-kidney transplant failure: results from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients
    Panduranga S Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:294-300. 2007
    ..It is not clear whether mortality increases among patients with graft failure relative to those on the waiting list who have not yet received a kidney transplant...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep quality predicts quality of life and mortality risk in haemodialysis patients: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Stacey J Elder
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:998-1004. 2008
    ..Poor sleep quality (SQ) affects many haemodialysis (HD) patients and could potentially predict their morbidity, mortality, quality of life (QOL) and patterns of medication use...
  17. doi request reprint The role of primary care in the management of the chronic kidney disease population
    Vahakn B Shahinian
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:246-53. 2010
    ..Topics covered include specific roles that PCPs can play in the care of CKD patients, barriers and challenges to PCP involvement, and a discussion of strategies to improve the care provided to CKD patients by PCPs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of time on sensitivity and specificity of access flow in predicting thrombosis
    William F Weitzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Semin Dial 16:498-501. 2003
    ..These data further imply that the discriminative value of access flow monitoring appears to be highly dependent on time from the flow measurement, improving with shorter time intervals from the measurement...
  19. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of case-mix adjusting the dialysis composite rate
    Richard A Hirth
    Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, Department of Biostatistics, The University of Michigan School of Public Health, 315 West Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 4262, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1172-6. 2005
    ..g., ownership, chain membership, size) will be substantially advantaged or disadvantaged by case-mix adjustment. There do seem to be modest changes in the regional distribution of payments...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of graft failure on patient survival on dialysis: a comparison of transplant-naive and post-graft failure mortality rates
    Panduranga S Rao
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:387-91. 2005
    ..While the number of patients returning to dialysis after graft failure (GF) is increasing steadily, the impact of a failed kidney transplant on mortality among dialysis patients has not been studied well...
  21. doi request reprint Facility hemodialysis vascular access use and mortality in countries participating in DOPPS: an instrumental variable analysis
    Ronald L Pisoni
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:475-91. 2009
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  22. pmc Serum potassium and outcomes in CKD: insights from the RRI-CKD cohort study
    Sonal Korgaonkar
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:762-9. 2010
    ..The relationship between serum potassium (S(K)) and mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) has not been systematically investigated...
  23. doi request reprint The survival advantage for haemodialysis patients taking vitamin D is questioned: findings from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study
    Francesca Tentori
    Department of Internal Medicine, Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:963-72. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates and mortality impact of left ventricular hypertrophy among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1202-10. 2002
    ..Here, we describe clinical correlations and mortality impact of LVH in new patients with ESRD from the Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Study Wave 2...
  25. ncbi request reprint Significance of self-reported sleep quality (SQ) in chronic kidney disease (CKD): the Renal Research Institute (RRI)-CKD study
    B Kumar
    Division of Nephrology, Scott and White Hospital, Texas A and M University, Temple, TX, USA
    Clin Nephrol 73:104-14. 2010
    ..There has been limited research on sleep quality (SQ) in CKD...
  26. doi request reprint Hemodialysis vascular access training and practices are key to improved access outcomes
    David A Goodkin
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:1032-42. 2010
    ..It is imperative that dialysis clinicians advocate actively for specific dialysis access types on behalf of individual patients. Vascular surgery teaching programs must supervise adequate numbers of fistula procedures for every trainee...
  27. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in chronic kidney disease (CKD): a cross-sectional analysis in the Renal Research Institute-CKD study
    Rachel L Perlman
    Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:658-66. 2005
    ..Dialysis patients have decreased QOL relative to healthy controls. Little is known about QOL in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) before renal replacement therapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal chronic kidney disease study: a prospective cohort study of predialysis renal failure
    Rachel L Perlman
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Semin Dial 16:418-23. 2003
    ..This article describes the LCKD Study in the context of current knowledge of CKD...
  29. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of the urinary albumin to creatinine ratio in veterans of different ages with diabetes
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Primary and Specialty Medicine Service Line, VA Puget Sound Medical Center, Nephrology and Renal Dialysis Unit, Bldg 100, Room 5B113, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:930-6. 2010
    ..Albuminuria is associated with an increased risk of death independent of level of renal function. Whether this association is similar for adults of all ages is not known...
  30. doi request reprint Physical exercise among participants in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS): correlates and associated outcomes
    Francesca Tentori
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3050-62. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Pruritus in haemodialysis patients: International results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Ronald L Pisoni
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:3495-505. 2006
    ..In this study, pruritus and its relationship to morbidity, mortality, quality of life (QoL), sleep quality and patient laboratory measures were analysed in >300 dialysis units in 12 countries...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dose of dialysis: key lessons from major observational studies and clinical trials
    Rajiv Saran
    University of Michigan, Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:47-53. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Predicting the outcome of renal replacement therapy in severe acute renal failure
    Crystal Martin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0364, USA
    ASAIO J 48:640-4. 2002
    ..It will be important to address these issues in any future studies evaluating outcome or comparing renal replacement therapy modalities among patients with severe acute renal failure...
  34. pmc Uric acid levels and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in the hemodialysis population
    Walead Latif
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2470-7. 2011
    ..Hyperuricemia is associated with hypertension, coronary artery disease, and chronic kidney disease. However, there are no specific data on the relationship of uric acid to cardiovascular disease in the chronic hemodialysis setting...
  35. doi request reprint Travel time to dialysis as a predictor of health-related quality of life, adherence, and mortality: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Louise M Moist
    Division of Nephrology, London Health Sciences Center and Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:641-50. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the effect of self-reported 1-way travel time to hemodialysis on mortality, health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), adherence, withdrawal from dialysis therapy, hospitalization, and transplantation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in patients with end-stage renal disease: observations from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Sanjay Rajagopalan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 473 W 12th Ave, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43202, USA
    Circulation 114:1914-22. 2006
    ..The aims of the present study were to describe the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and its effects on prognosis and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in an international cohort of patients on hemodialysis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Haemodialysis vascular access problems in Canada: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS II)
    David C Mendelssohn
    Division of Nephrology, Humber River Regional Hospital, University of Toronto, Weston, ON, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:721-8. 2006
    ..Vascular access practice patterns are reported for a Canadian cohort of patients from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS II)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of cardiovascular calcium in chronic kidney disease (from the Prospective Longitudinal RRI-CKD Study)
    Santo Dellegrottaglie
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:571-6. 2006
    ..The extent of cardiovascular calcium in patients with predialysis CKD is related to some of the traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis but not to indexes of abnormal renal function or progression in renal dysfunction...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lack of appetite in haemodialysis patients--associations with patient characteristics, indicators of nutritional status and outcomes in the international DOPPS
    Antonio Alberto Lopes
    Department of Medicine of the Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3538-46. 2007
    ..Additionally, we assessed associations of lack of appetite with depression, dialysis dose and length of haemodialysis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Patterns of medication use in the RRI-CKD study: focus on medications with cardiovascular effects
    George R Bailie
    Albany Nephrology Pharmacy Group, Albany College of Pharmacy, 106 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1110-5. 2005
    ..We report on prescription data collected as part of a multicentre longitudinal study in patients with CKD, with a focus on medications with cardiovascular or cardioprotective effects...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vascular calcification in patients with renal failure: culprit or innocent bystander?
    Santo Dellegrottaglie
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cardiol Clin 23:373-84. 2005
    ..Large-scale, prospective, observational studies should be designed to identify the determinants of VC and to define the prognostic role of calcium scoring in cohorts of patients who have predialysis CKD and with ESRD...