Steven D Weisbord

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden, quality of life, advance care planning and the potential value of palliative care in severely ill haemodialysis patients
    Steven D Weisbord
    Department of Medicine, Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1345-52. 2003
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of race with depression and symptoms in patients on maintenance haemodialysis
    Steven D Weisbord
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mailstop 111F U, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:203-8. 2007
  5. 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. doi request reprint The incidence of clinically significant contrast-induced nephropathy following non-emergent coronary angiography
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:879-85. 2008
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden, quality of life, advance care planning and the potential value of palliative care in severely ill haemodialysis patients
    Steven D Weisbord
    Department of Medicine, Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1345-52. 2003
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of race with depression and symptoms in patients on maintenance haemodialysis
    Steven D Weisbord
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mailstop 111F U, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:203-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare these domains between African American and White patients on chronic haemodialysis...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The incidence of clinically significant contrast-induced nephropathy following non-emergent coronary angiography
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:879-85. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this study was to assess the incidence of clinically significant contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) among patients undergoing non-emergent coronary angiography...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and importance of physical and emotional symptoms in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion and Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Renal Section 7E, Room 120, Mailstop 111F U, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:2487-94. 2005
    ..Incorporating a standard assessment of symptoms into the care provided to maintenance hemodialysis patients may provide a means to improve quality of life in this patient population...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Symptom burden, depression, and quality of life in chronic and end-stage kidney disease
    Khaled Abdel-Kader
    Renal Section and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1057-64. 2009
    ..The authors sought to compare symptoms, depression, and quality of life in patients with ESRD and those with CKD...
  16. pmc Prevention of contrast-induced AKI: a review of published trials and the design of the prevention of serious adverse events following angiography (PRESERVE) trial
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, VeteransAffairs PittsburghHealthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1618-31. 2013
    ..This article discusses key methodological issues of past trials investigating IV fluids and NAC and how they informed the design of the PRESERVE trial. ..
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Sexual function, activity, and satisfaction among women receiving maintenance hemodialysis
    Maria K Mor
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, Nephrology Department, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, Renal Section, Medicine Service Line, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Divisions of General Internal Medicine and, Palliative Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:128-34. 2014
    ..This study sought to differentiate these in order to elucidate the prevalence of true "sexual dysfunction" in this population...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of fatigue on outcomes in the hemodialysis (HEMO) study
    Manisha Jhamb
    Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Am J Nephrol 33:515-23. 2011
    ..Fatigue is a common debilitating symptom in chronic kidney disease patients on maintenance hemodialysis. However, little is known about its pathogenesis and association with survival...
  22. doi request reprint Sexual function in women receiving maintenance dialysis
    Srikanth Seethala
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Hemodial Int 14:55-60. 2010
    ..However, few women discuss this issue with their providers or receive treatment...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Health-related quality of life outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    Ritu K Soni
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:153-9. 2010
    ..This article reviews the recent evidence on HRQOL, its correlates and proposed intervention strategies to improve HRQOL in CKD...
  27. 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, Pittsburgh, PA 14240, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:649-72. 2013
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  28. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with end-stage renal disease treated with hemodialysis: survival is not enough!
    Paul L Kimmel
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, GWU Medical Center, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Nephrol 21:S54-8. 2008
    ..Treatment of depression, pain and sleep disorders holds particular promise in this regard...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Undertreatment of symptoms in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    René N Claxton
    Division of Palliative Care and Ethics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:211-8. 2010
    ..Hemodialysis patients suffer a large symptom burden, and little is known about how effectively symptoms are treated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in nephrology research and clinical practice
    Mark L Unruh
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Semin Dial 18:82-90. 2005
    ..Moreover, the effective assessment and interpretation of HRQOL will be aided by continued publication of norms, outcomes of randomized controlled trials, and continued experience of investigators and clinicians...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Consensus guidelines for oral dosing of primarily renally cleared medications in older adults
    Joseph T Hanlon
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:335-40. 2009
    ..To establish consensus oral dosing guidelines for primarily renally cleared medications prescribed for older adults...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Fatigue in patients receiving maintenance dialysis: a review of definitions, measures, and contributing factors
    Manisha Jhamb
    Western Pennsylvania Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:353-65. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Iodinated contrast media and the kidney
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 9:S14-23. 2008
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Development of a symptom assessment instrument for chronic hemodialysis patients: the Dialysis Symptom Index
    Steven D Weisbord
    Department of Medicine, Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Medical Center, A919 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:226-40. 2004
    ..Overall kappa statistic was 0.48+/-0.22. These steps allowed the systematic development of a 30-item symptom assessment index for hemodialysis patients. Additional reliability and validity testing is needed prior to its widespread use...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and their correlates in chronic kidney disease
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:319-27. 2007
    ....
  43. pmc Sleep quality, mood, alertness and their variability in CKD and ESRD
    Maria Eleni Roumelioti
    Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 114:c277-87. 2010
    ..In this report, we assessed these symptoms among patients with advanced CKD (stages 4-5) and those with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and compared them to healthy controls without known kidney disease...
  44. 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...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. 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...
  47. 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
  48. ncbi request reprint Functional renal artery obstruction following percutaneous kidney biopsy
    Steven D Weisbord
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1274-5. 2005
  49. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in the era of erythropoietin
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion and Renal Section, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U S A
    Hemodial Int 12:6-15. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Renal palliative care
    Lewis M Cohen
    Renal Palliative Care Initiative, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:977-92. 2006
    ..There is an opportunity to integrate many of the advances of palliative medicine into the comprehensive treatment of these patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Steven D Weisbord
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:316-8. 2007