Fernando C Trespalacios

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A multidisciplinary program for achieving lipid goals in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Rebecca A Viola
    Department of Pharmacy, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 3:9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, dialysis modality, and survival: analysis of the United States Renal Data System Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Wave II Study
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Kidney Int 65:597-605. 2004
  3. pmc Atrial fibrillation in chronic dialysis patients in the United States: risk factors for hospitalization and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 4:1. 2003
  4. pmc Hospitalized poisonings after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 3:10. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Late urinary tract infection after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:353-62. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pulmonary embolism in chronic dialysis patients
    Daniel P Tveit
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 15:241-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of transplantation with deceased donor hepatitis c-positive kidneys on survival in wait-listed long-term dialysis patients
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:2032-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Graft loss and acute coronary syndromes after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2560-9. 2002
  9. pmc Polycystic kidney disease in patients on the renal transplant waiting list: trends in hematocrit and survival
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 3:7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes and hepatitis after kidney transplantation on patients who are affected by hepatitis C virus
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:3166-74. 2004

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  1. pmc A multidisciplinary program for achieving lipid goals in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Rebecca A Viola
    Department of Pharmacy, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 3:9. 2002
    ..There is little information on how target lipid levels can be achieved in end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients in a systematic, multidisciplinary fashion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, dialysis modality, and survival: analysis of the United States Renal Data System Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Wave II Study
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Kidney Int 65:597-605. 2004
    ..e., a direct comparison of hemodialysis with peritoneal dialysis) has not been assessed adjusting for differences in medication use, follow-up > or =2 years, or accounting for changes in dialysis modality...
  3. pmc Atrial fibrillation in chronic dialysis patients in the United States: risk factors for hospitalization and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 4:1. 2003
    ..The incidence and risk factors for hospitalized atrial fibrillation have not been previously assessed in a national population of dialysis patients...
  4. pmc Hospitalized poisonings after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 3:10. 2002
    ..The national incidence of and risk factors for hospitalized poisonings in renal transplant recipients has not been reported...
  5. ncbi request reprint Late urinary tract infection after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:353-62. 2004
    ..Although urinary tract infection (UTI) occurring late after renal transplantation has been considered "benign," this has not been confirmed in a national population of renal transplant recipients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pulmonary embolism in chronic dialysis patients
    Daniel P Tveit
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 15:241-7. 2002
    ..Risk factors for pulmonary embolism (PE) in end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients have not been studied in a large population...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of transplantation with deceased donor hepatitis c-positive kidneys on survival in wait-listed long-term dialysis patients
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:2032-7. 2004
    ..However, transplantation of DHCV+ kidneys is associated with improved patient survival compared to remaining wait-listed and dialysis dependent...
  8. ncbi request reprint Graft loss and acute coronary syndromes after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2560-9. 2002
    ..Allograft rejection was NS. Renal transplant recipients share some of the risk factors for ACS with the general population. In addition, graft loss was identified as a unique risk factor for ACS in this population...
  9. pmc Polycystic kidney disease in patients on the renal transplant waiting list: trends in hematocrit and survival
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 3:7. 2002
    ..The patient characteristics and mortality associated with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (PKD) have not been characterized for a national sample of end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on the renal transplant waiting list...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes and hepatitis after kidney transplantation on patients who are affected by hepatitis C virus
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:3166-74. 2004
    ..Because HCV infection acquired after transplantation is so difficult to treat, methods that have been shown to reduce viral transmission warrant renewed attention...
  11. ncbi request reprint beta-Blocker use in long-term dialysis patients: association with hospitalized heart failure and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2465-71. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized valvular heart disease in patients on renal transplant waiting list: incidence, clinical correlates and outcomes
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Nephrol 59:79-87. 2003
    ..It has not been established whether hospitalized valvular heart disease (VHD) is a substantial barrier to renal transplantation (RT) after transplant listing, or whether VHD progresses after RT...
  13. ncbi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty in chronic dialysis patients in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nephrol 16:34-9. 2003
    ..The national incidence of and factors associated with total hip arthroplasty (THA) in chronic dialysis patients has never been reported...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C and renal transplantation in the era of modern immunosuppression
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center WRAMC, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2908-18. 2003
    ..Recipients of DHCV+ organs should be considered at high risk for excessive immunosuppression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Early renal insufficiency and hospitalized heart disease after renal transplantation in the era of modern immunosuppression
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2358-65. 2003
    ..Preservation of renal function after renal transplantation may reduce the rates of HHD, and renal transplant recipients with reduced eGFR should be considered at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease...
  16. pmc HIVAN and medication use in chronic dialysis patients in the United States: analysis of the USRDS DMMS Wave 2 study
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 4:5. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Arteriovenous fistula use and heart disease in long-term elderly hemodialysis patients: analysis of United States Renal Data System Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Wave II
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 16:822-30. 2003
    ..There are some concerns that arteriovenous fistula (AVF) use or other dialysis specific factors may exacerbate cardiovascular disease in long-term hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus infection and kidney transplantation in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy and modern immunosuppression
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1633-9. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized atrial fibrillation after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:471-6. 2003
    ..The strongest risk factors for AF after renal transplantation were older age, allograft rejection, graft loss and obesity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized nephrolithiasis after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:465-70. 2003
    ..NEP was uncommon after RT, but was still more common than in the general population. We identified differences in the presentation and management of NEP after RT in comparison to the general population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Survival by time of day of hemodialysis: analysis of United States Renal Data System Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Waves III/IV
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:796-806. 2003
    ..Whether morning shift hemodialysis is associated with improved survival in comparison to patients receiving afternoon shift hemodialysis has not been shown for a representative sample of US chronic hemodialysis patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Early renal insufficiency and late venous thromboembolism after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:120-30. 2004
    ..Whether severe CKD is associated with increased risk for late venous thromboembolism (VTE) in a population of renal transplant recipients has not been determined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and enrollment on the renal transplant waiting list in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nephrol 16:40-8. 2003
    ..Previous studies of body mass index (BMI) and enrollment on the renal transplant waiting list have not analyzed a national population of chronic dialysis patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell nephropathy at end-stage renal disease in the United States: patient characteristics and survival
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Nephrol 58:9-15. 2002
    ..The patient characteristics, including age at presentation to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and mortality associated with sickle cell nephropathy (SCN) have not been characterized for a national sample of patients...
  25. pmc Transjugular renal biopsy in high-risk patients: an American case series
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 3:5. 2002
    ..In the United States, transjugular renal biopsies using the Quickcore side cut needle system have previously been described primarily for transjugular renal biopsy in patients with concurrent liver and kidney disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maintenance immunosuppression use and the associated risk of avascular necrosis after kidney transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Transplantation 79:330-6. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that maintenance immunosuppressive medications known to be associated with these risk factors for AVN would also be associated with a higher risk of AVN...
  27. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated nephropathy at end-stage renal disease in the United States: patient characteristics and survival in the pre highly active antiretroviral therapy era
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 14:377-83. 2001
    ..The patient characteristics and course of HlV/AIDS-associated nephropathy (HIVAN) are presented for a national sample of end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  28. ncbi request reprint The impact of renal transplantation on the incidence of congestive heart failure in patients with end-stage renal disease due to diabetes
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 14:369-76. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for bacterial endocarditis after renal transplantation in the United States
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 14:353-60. 2001
    ..The national rate of and risk factors for bacterial endocarditis in renal transplant recipients has not been reported...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multiple myeloma and light chain-associated nephropathy at end-stage renal disease in the United States: patient characteristics and survival
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Nephrol 56:207-10. 2001
    ..The patient characteristics and clinical course of nephropathy associated with multiple myeloma/light chain disease (MMN) has not been described for a national sample of end-stage renal disease patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of beta-blockers and aspirin after myocardial infarction by patient renal function in the Department of Defense health care system
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Clinical Information System, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:593-603. 2006
    ..Whether the previously reported underutilization of standard-of-care medications in the management of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) persists in more recent years or differs by ward of admission has not been reported...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for fractures after renal transplantation in the United States
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:450-7. 2001
    ..To investigate the incidence, risk factors, and associated mortality of fractures in renal transplant recipients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Etiology of bacterial septicemia in chronic dialysis patients in the United States
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Nephrol 56:124-31. 2001
    ..However, the etiologies of septicemia in this population have not been determined...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for bacterial septicemia after renal transplantation in the united states
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Nephrol 21:120-7. 2001
    ..It is common belief in the transplant community that rates of septicemia in transplant recipients have declined, but this has not been studied in a national population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Graft loss due to recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in renal transplant recipients in the United States
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology and Organ Transplant Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:366-73. 2001
    ..This is a US government work. There are no restrictions on its use...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for fungal infections after renal transplantation in the United States
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 3:203-11. 2001
    ..Recipients with diabetes, prolonged pre-transplant dialysis, rejection, and tacrolimus immunosuppression should be considered high risk for FI...
  37. ncbi request reprint Differing manifestations of hepatitis C and tacrolimus on hospitalized diabetes mellitus occurring after kidney transplantation
    Kevin C Abbott
    Department of Medicine, Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:558-63. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint New-onset gout after kidney transplantation: incidence, risk factors and implications
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Transplantation 80:1383-91. 2005
    ..Although cyclosporine use has been associated with an increased risk of new-onset gout after renal transplantation, the incidence and risk factors for new-onset gout have not been reported in the era of modern immunosuppression...
  39. ncbi request reprint Polycystic kidney disease at end-stage renal disease in the United States: patient characteristics and survival
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Nephrol 57:208-14. 2002
    ..The patient characteristics and mortality associated with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease have not been characterized for a national sample of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for bacterial septicemia in patients with end stage renal disease due to diabetes on the renal transplant waiting list
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 15:248-54. 2002
    ..Renal transplantation was associated with a significantly higher risk and different spectrum of bacterial septicemia than maintenance dialysis, and the risk of sepsis did not decrease over time...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for bacterial endocarditis after initiation of chronic dialysis in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Nephron 91:203-9. 2002
    ..Bacterial endocarditis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality but has not been studied in a national population of end-stage renal disease patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Scleroderma at end stage renal disease in the United States: patient characteristics and survival
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 15:236-40. 2002
    ..The patient characteristics and mortality associated with scleroderma have not been characterized for a national sample of end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Heart failure as a cause for hospitalization in chronic dialysis patients
    Fernando C Trespalacios
    Nephrology Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft Lewis, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1267-77. 2003
    ..Risk factors for heart failure (HF) have not been reported previously in a nationally representative sample of dialysis patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalizations resulting from pulmonary embolism after renal transplantation in the United States
    D P Tveit
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307-5001, USA
    J Nephrol 14:361-8. 2001
    ..Prospective studies of anatomical and hemostatic changes after renal transplantation in recipients with polycystic kidney disease are warranted...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of HIV seropositivity on graft and patient survival after cadaveric renal transplantation in the United States in the pre highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era: an historical cohort analysis of the United States Renal Data System
    S J Swanson
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 4:144-7. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized gastrointestinal bleeding and procedures after renal transplantation in the United States
    Cal Matsumoto
    Organ Transplantation Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Institutes of Health, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nephrol 16:49-56. 2003
    ..78, 95% CI, 1.39-2.28). GIB is significantly more common in renal transplant recipients than in the general population, and the strongest risk factors are graft loss and African Americans who experience rejection...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus seropositivity at the time of renal transplantation in the United States: associated factors and patient survival
    D S Batty
    Organ Transplantation Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:179-84. 2001
    ..HCV+ recipients had increased mortality and hospitalization rates compared with other transplant recipients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Acute respiratory distress syndrome after kidney transplantation: epidemiology, risk factors, and outcomes
    A F Shorr
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1325-30. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for fungal infections after initiation of chronic dialysis in the United States
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307-5001, USA
    Nephron 89:426-32. 2001
    ..Female and diabetic patients were at increased risk for fungal infections. Although candidiasis was the dominant etiology of fungal infections, the frequency of cryptococcosis and coccidioidomycosis were higher than previously reported...
  50. ncbi request reprint Dementia as a predictor of mortality in dialysis patients
    Daniel A Rakowski
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:1000-5. 2006
    ..Such patients should be considered for time-limited trials of dialysis and careful discussion in choosing whether to pursue initiation of dialysis or palliative care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of donor factors on early graft survival in adult cadaveric renal transplantation
    S John Swanson
    Organ Transplant Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:68-75. 2002
    ..The task for the transplant community should be to find the best means for managing all donor organs without discouraging organ donation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Incident acute coronary syndromes in chronic dialysis patients in the United States
    Fernando C Trespalacios
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1799-805. 2002
    ..Patients on dialysis have a disproportionately high rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the incidence and risk factors for incident acute coronary syndromes (ACS) have not been previously assessed in dialysis patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of renal transplantation on survival in end-stage renal disease patients with elevated body mass index
    Christopher W Glanton
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Kidney Int 63:647-53. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Induction sirolimus and delayed graft function after deceased donor kidney transplantation in the United States
    James F Simon
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Nephrol 24:393-401. 2004
    ..However, none have had sufficient power to adjust for all factors known to be associated with DGF...
  55. doi request reprint Transplantation of A2 kidneys into B and O recipients leads to reduction in waiting time: USRDS experience
    Frank P Hurst
    Department of Nephrology, Walter Reed AMC, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Transplantation 89:1396-402. 2010
    ..Strategy of transplanting kidneys from A2 donors into patients with blood group B and O recipients has been used to alleviate the long waiting times...
  56. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation in the United States
    Joel C Reynolds
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:1058-68. 2003
    ..Analysis of the incidence, time to event, and risk factors for thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) after renal transplantation (RT), has not been reported in a national population...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized avascular necrosis after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service and Rheumatology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Kidney Int 62:2250-6. 2002
    ..The national incidence of and risk factors for hospitalized avascular necrosis (AVN) in renal transplant recipients has not been reported...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for total hip arthroplasty after renal transplantation in the United States
    Jay R Bucci
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:999-1004. 2002
    ..Although repeat surgeries are common, total hip arthroplasty is well tolerated and is not associated with increased mortality in this population...
  59. doi request reprint Analysis of USRDS: incidence and risk factors for Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
    Robert T Neff
    Organ Transplant Program and Nephrology SVC, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Transplantation 88:135-41. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of modern immunosuppression on the incidence, risk factors, morbidity, and mortality of Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in recipients of kidney transplants...
  60. doi request reprint Incidence, predictors and outcomes of transplant renal artery stenosis after kidney transplantation: analysis of USRDS
    Frank P Hurst
    Department of Nephrology, Walter Reed AMC, Washington, D C, USA
    Am J Nephrol 30:459-67. 2009
    ..We analyzed the United States Renal Data System registry to study the risks, predictors, and outcomes of transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) in contemporary practice...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for bacterial pneumonia after renal transplantation in the United States
    Daniel J Tveit
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 15:255-62. 2002
    ..Bacterial pneumonia has been cited as the leading cause of infectious death in renal transplant recipients but has not been studied in a national transplant population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for cytomegalovirus disease after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:402-9. 2002
    ..Risk factors, sites, and mortality of hospitalized cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in renal transplant recipients have not been studied in a national population...
  63. ncbi request reprint Donor hepatitis C seropositivity: clinical correlates and effect on early graft and patient survival in adult cadaveric kidney transplantation
    Jay R Bucci
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center WRAMC, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2974-82. 2002
    ..Recipients of donor hepatitis C-positive kidneys were at independently increased risk of mortality, with no evidence that any subgroups were less affected...
  64. ncbi request reprint The life-years saved by a deceased organ donor
    Mark A Schnitzler
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2289-96. 2005
    ..Therefore, increasing organ donation should be considered among our most important public health concerns...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and steroid therapy on proteinuria in FSGS: a retrospective study in a single clinic
    K P Stiles
    Department of Medicine, Nephrology Service DDEAMC, Fort Gordon, GA, USA
    Clin Nephrol 56:89-95. 2001
    ..Mean arterial pressure and serum cholesterol were not significantly different between the groups. Thus, treatment with S +/- ACEI is no more effective in reducing proteinuria in FSGS than treatment with ACEI alone...
  66. doi request reprint Association between depression and nonadherence in recipients of kidney transplants: analysis of the United States renal data system
    R M Jindal
    Department of Surgery, and Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Transplant Proc 41:3662-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to confirm our finding that depression was associated with nonadherence in a large database of transplant recipients for which we used the United States Renal Data System (USRDS)...
  67. doi request reprint The prevalence of BK polyomavirus infection in outpatient kidney transplant recipients followed in a single center
    Fred E Yeo
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington DC, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:532-41. 2008
    ..BK polyomavirus (BKV) infection has emerged as an important cause of renal allograft loss. There is no proven therapy, and much basic clinical information is still lacking...
  68. doi request reprint Outcomes in African-Americans vs. Caucasians using thymoglobulin or interleukin-2 receptor inhibitor induction: analysis of USRDS database
    Rahul M Jindal
    Organ Transplant, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Nephrol 29:501-8. 2009
    ..interleukin-2 receptor inhibitor (IL2i) in the Prograf era. We further explored the variable of race in the two groups of patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Analyzing process variation in chart review using a networked spreadsheet application in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Nephrology Clinic
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307-5001, USA
    Mil Med 166:771-3. 2001
    ..In conclusion, widely available office automation tools allow the systematic analysis of chart review data with the potential to improve practice patterns...
  70. ncbi request reprint Acute renal allograft rejection following pegylated IFN-alpha treatment for chronic HCV in a repeat allograft recipient on hemodialysis: a case report
    S J Carbognin
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1746-51. 2006
    ..It also calls attention to the need for a high index of suspicion for the development of allograft rejection, which may require allograft nephrectomy even after allograft 'failure'...
  71. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic microangiopathy in United States long-term dialysis patients
    Robert M Perkins
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:191-6. 2006
    ..The incidence, risk factors, recurrence rates and prognosis of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) among long-term dialysis patients in the United States have not been previously described in a national population...
  72. pmc Arteriovenous fistulas among incident hemodialysis patients in Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs facilities
    Frank P Hurst
    Department of Medicine Nephrology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1571-7. 2010
    ..Further study of these federal systems may identify practices that could improve processes of care across health care systems to increase the number of patients who initiate HD with an AVF...
  73. doi request reprint Influence of race on kidney transplantation in the Department of Defense healthcare system
    James D Oliver
    Organ Transplantation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C 20307, USA
    Am J Nephrol 29:327-33. 2009
    ..We report the influence of race on transplant outcomes in the Department of Defense (DOD) system...
  74. doi request reprint Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and use of mycophenolate mofetil after kidney transplantation
    Robert T Neff
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Transplantation 86:1474-8. 2008
    ..9.2%), all P less than 0.05. PML is rare in the renal transplant population. There was no significant association between PML and MMF, but MMF use in this cohort is too high to accurately assess an association...
  75. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma as a cause of end-stage renal disease in the United States: patient characteristics and survival
    Kevin P Stiles
    Nephrology Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, USA
    Kidney Int 64:247-53. 2003
    ..The patient characteristics and mortality associated with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) as a cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have not been characterized for a national population...
  76. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and peritoneal dialysis: "exceptions to the exception" in reverse epidemiology?
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Semin Dial 20:561-5. 2007
    ..At present, the levels of lipids and blood pressure which are best associated with survival in PD patients are not well-defined...
  77. ncbi request reprint Association of oral sodium phosphate purgative use with acute kidney injury
    Frank P Hurst
    Nephrology Service, US Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:3192-8. 2007
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in stage 4 and 5 nephropathy
    Fred E Yeo
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:116-33. 2004
    ..Finally, patients with CKD do not currently receive adequate medical therapy for prevention and treatment of heart disease...
  79. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized psychoses after renal transplantation in the United States: incidence, risk factors, and prognosis
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 0185, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1628-35. 2003
    ..Psychoses were independently associated with increased risk of death and graft loss after renal transplantation, possibly mediated through medical non-adherence...
  80. doi request reprint Incidence, predictors and associated outcomes of rhabdomyolysis after kidney transplantation
    Frank P Hurst
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3861-6. 2009
    ..Pharmacokinetic studies have demonstrated that cyclosporine increases statin drug levels, presumably via competitive inhibition of cytochrome P450 3A4...
  81. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in US chronic dialysis patients
    Mary M Klote
    Allergy Immunology Department, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:3287-92. 2006
    ..Risk factors that contribute to the development of tuberculosis (TB) disease in the US dialysis population have not been studied on a large scale...
  82. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized congestive heart failure after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:115-22. 2002
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for valvular heart disease in chronic dialysis patients in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Nephron 92:43-50. 2002
    ..Valvular heart disease has not been studied in a national population of end stage renal disease patients...
  84. ncbi request reprint Acute kidney injury requiring hemodialysis in patients with anicteric leptospirosis
    F P Hurst
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Nephrol 72:186-92. 2009
    ..Renal involvement is common (44 - 67%), ranging from a mild prerenal azotemia in anicteric disease to renal failure requiring dialysis in Weil's syndrome (severe leptospirosis with jaundice, renal failure, and hemorrhage)...
  85. ncbi request reprint The impact of bleeding times on major complication rates after percutaneous real-time ultrasound-guided renal biopsies
    K P Stiles
    Nephrology Service, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft Gordon, GA, USA
    J Nephrol 14:275-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: This study suggests that the use of bleeding times does not significantly alter the major complication rates associated with percutaneous real-time ultrasound guided renal biopsy...
  86. pmc Cardiac evaluation before kidney transplantation: a practice patterns analysis in Medicare-insured dialysis patients
    Krista L Lentine
    St Louis University Center for Outcomes Research, Salus Center, 2nd Floor, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1115-24. 2008
    ..Evaluation for ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a nonstandardized practice before kidney transplantation. We retrospectively studied pretransplant cardiac evaluation (CE) practices in a national sample of renal allograft recipients...
  87. ncbi request reprint Survival advantages of obesity in dialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:543-54. 2005
    ..Weight-gaining interventional studies in dialysis patients are urgently needed to ascertain whether they can improve survival and quality of life...
  88. ncbi request reprint Preservation of renal structure and function at 2 years without calcineurin inhibitor use
    Kevin C Abbott
    Am J Transplant 5:1168; author reply 1169. 2005
  89. ncbi request reprint Acute coronary syndromes after renal transplantation in patients with end-stage renal disease resulting from diabetes
    Iman O Hypolite
    Office of Minority Health Research Coordination, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:274-81. 2002
    ..The reasons for this decreased risk should be the subject of further study...
  90. ncbi request reprint De novo congestive heart failure after kidney transplantation: a common condition with poor prognostic implications
    Krista L Lentine
    Center for Outcomes Research, Division of Nephrology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:720-33. 2005
    ..We aim to describe the risk, predictors, and outcomes associated with de novo congestive heart failure (CHF) after kidney transplantation...
  91. ncbi request reprint Use of recommended medications after myocardial infarction--is kidney function really the problem?
    Kevin C Abbott
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:614-5. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Effects of urinary tract infection on outcomes after renal transplantation in children
    Vikas R Dharnidharka
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, FL 32610 0296, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:100-6. 2007
    ..In girls, only those in the youngest age category (0 to 1) had higher risk for UTI. Children are at greater risk for graft loss after early but not necessarily late UTI. UTI was not an independent predictor of death in this population...
  93. pmc Novel methods for tracking long-term maintenance immunosuppression regimens
    Paula M Buchanan
    Center for Outcomes Research, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:117-24. 2008
    ..This study assessed the accuracy of three potential sources of maintenance immunosuppression data...
  94. pmc Variations in the risk for cerebrovascular events after kidney transplant compared with experience on the waiting list and after graft failure
    Krista L Lentine
    St Louis University Center for Outcomes Research, Salus Center 2nd Floor, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1090-101. 2008
    ..This study examined the risks, predictors, and mortality implications of cerebrovascular disease events after kidney transplantation in a national cohort...
  95. pmc Obesity and cardiac risk after kidney transplantation: experience at one center and comprehensive literature review
    Krista L Lentine
    Center for Outcomes Research, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Transplantation 86:303-12. 2008
    ..The cardiac implications of obesity in kidney transplant recipients are not well-described...