Swapnil Hiremath

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Workplace physical activity interventions and moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity levels among working-age women: a systematic review protocol
    Jennifer L Reed
    Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:147. 2014
  2. pmc Does intravenous contrast-enhanced computed tomography cause acute kidney injury? Protocol of a systematic review of the evidence
    Jeanne Françoise Kayibanda
    Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:94. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Clinical hypotension with co-prescription of macrolide antibiotics and calcium-channel blockers in haemodialysis patients: a retrospective chart review
    Swapnil Hiremath
    The Renal Hypertension Unit, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Drug Saf 36:989-93. 2013
  4. pmc Prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury: is simple oral hydration similar to intravenous? A systematic review of the evidence
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e60009. 2013
  5. pmc Should the arteriovenous fistula be created before starting dialysis?: a decision analytic approach
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Center, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e28453. 2011
  6. pmc Antiplatelet medications in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review of bleeding rates
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa, Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1347-55. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Implantable defibrillators improve survival in end-stage renal disease: results from a multi-center registry
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ont, Canada
    Am J Nephrol 32:305-10. 2010
  8. pmc The association of urinary sodium excretion and the need for renal replacement therapy in advanced chronic kidney disease: a cohort study
    Andrea Mazarova
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 17:123. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Trends in Arteriovenous Fistula Use at Dialysis Initiation After Automated eGFR Reporting
    Manish M Sood
    Department of Medicine Section of Nephrology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Dial 28:439-45. 2015
  10. pmc Geographic and facility variation in initial use of non-tunneled catheters for incident maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Edward G Clark
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital and Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 17:20. 2016

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Publications34

  1. pmc Workplace physical activity interventions and moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity levels among working-age women: a systematic review protocol
    Jennifer L Reed
    Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:147. 2014
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  2. pmc Does intravenous contrast-enhanced computed tomography cause acute kidney injury? Protocol of a systematic review of the evidence
    Jeanne Françoise Kayibanda
    Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:94. 2014
    ..e. death, hospitalization and need for renal replacement therapy) due to IV contrast-enhanced CT scans...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical hypotension with co-prescription of macrolide antibiotics and calcium-channel blockers in haemodialysis patients: a retrospective chart review
    Swapnil Hiremath
    The Renal Hypertension Unit, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Drug Saf 36:989-93. 2013
    ..Since these drugs are frequently used in the haemodialysis population, we studied the effect of their co-prescription on actual blood pressure...
  4. pmc Prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury: is simple oral hydration similar to intravenous? A systematic review of the evidence
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e60009. 2013
    ..For logistical ease, the oral route is an alternative to the intravenous. The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of the oral to the intravenous route in prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury...
  5. pmc Should the arteriovenous fistula be created before starting dialysis?: a decision analytic approach
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Center, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e28453. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the optimal vascular access referral strategy for stage 4 (glomerular filtration rate <30 ml/min/1.73 m(2)) chronic kidney disease patients using a decision analytic framework...
  6. pmc Antiplatelet medications in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review of bleeding rates
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa, Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1347-55. 2009
    ..However, these patients are also at increased risk of bleeding compared with the general population, and an aim was made to quantify this risk with antiplatelet agents...
  7. doi request reprint Implantable defibrillators improve survival in end-stage renal disease: results from a multi-center registry
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ont, Canada
    Am J Nephrol 32:305-10. 2010
    ..We aimed to assess the survival effect of an ICD in ESRD patients with left ventricular dysfunction...
  8. pmc The association of urinary sodium excretion and the need for renal replacement therapy in advanced chronic kidney disease: a cohort study
    Andrea Mazarova
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 17:123. 2016
    ..We evaluated the association of urinary sodium excretion (as a surrogate for sodium intake) on the need for renal replacement therapy and mortality in patients with advanced CKD...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in Arteriovenous Fistula Use at Dialysis Initiation After Automated eGFR Reporting
    Manish M Sood
    Department of Medicine Section of Nephrology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Dial 28:439-45. 2015
    ..40; 95% CI: 1.04-1.90). Laboratory-based eGFR reporting was associated with a possible attenuation in the decline of AVF at dialysis initiation and this was more pronounced in older patients. ..
  10. pmc Geographic and facility variation in initial use of non-tunneled catheters for incident maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Edward G Clark
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital and Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 17:20. 2016
    ..We sought to determine factors associated with NTHC use and examine regional and facility-level variation in NTHC use for incident maintenance hemodialysis patients...
  11. doi request reprint Accuracy of cystatin C-based estimates of glomerular filtration rate in kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review
    Gavin Harman
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:741-57. 2013
    ..The overall performance of cystatin C-based equations in kidney transplantation is unclear with conflicting results between studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Spot urine protein measurements: are these accurate in kidney transplant recipients?
    Ayub Akbari
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Transplantation 94:389-95. 2012
    ..Aside from tests of correlation, there has been little evaluation of these measurements in kidney transplantation...
  13. doi request reprint Left ventricular growth after 1 year of haemodialysis does not correlate with arteriovenous access flow: a prospective cohort study
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2656-61. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if blood flow through an arteriovenous (AV) access contributes to an increase in left ventricular mass (LVM) that may increase the risk of congestive heart failure...
  14. pmc Does pragmatically structured outpatient dietary counselling reduce sodium intake in hypertensive patients? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Marcel Ruzicka
    Division of Nephrology, the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, 5 11 1967 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1H7W9, Canada
    Trials 16:273. 2015
    ..The primary reason for the lack of feasibility is that interventions for sodium restriction in these trials was not limited to counselling, but included provision of food, prepared meals, or intensive inpatient training sessions...
  15. doi request reprint Spironolactone for difficult to control hypertension in chronic kidney disease: an analysis of safety and efficacy
    Jodi Heshka
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
    J Am Soc Hypertens 4:295-301. 2010
    ..It is associated with a modest rise in serum potassium, which is more pronounced among those with glomerular filtration rate below 45 mL/minute...
  16. doi request reprint Factors influencing the prevalence of central venous catheter use in a Canadian haemodialysis centre
    Janet Graham
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3585-91. 2008
    ..We studied factors influencing the choice of access in a prevalent HD population at a Canadian centre...
  17. pmc Increased urinary angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 in renal transplant patients with diabetes
    Fengxia Xiao
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Kidney Research Centre, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e37649. 2012
    ..Urinary ACE2 could be a marker of renal renin-angiotensin system activation in these patients...
  18. pmc Circulating angiogenic factors in a pregnant woman on intensive hemodialysis: a case report
    Ayub Akbari
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Canada Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario Canada Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario Canada The Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Campus, 1967 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1H 7W9 Canada
    Can J Kidney Health Dis 3:7. 2016
    ..Circulating angiogenic factors are helpful for prognostication of pregnant patients with chronic kidney disease who are not on dialysis. Data on their utilization in dialysis patients, however, are limited...
  19. pmc How Accurate Are Home Blood Pressure Devices in Use? A Cross-Sectional Study
    Marcel Ruzicka
    Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0155677. 2016
    ..We performed a chart review in the blood pressure assessment clinic at a tertiary care centre...
  20. doi request reprint Predicting kidney transplantation outcomes using proteinuria ascertained from spot urine samples versus timed urine collections
    Hari Talreja
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa
    Am J Kidney Dis 64:962-8. 2014
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Adherence to blood pressure-lowering drugs and resistant hypertension: should trial of direct observation therapy be part of preassessment for renal denervation?
    Marcel Ruzicka
    Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 29:1741.e1-3. 2013
    ..The novel teaching points are that evaluation of nonadherence to drug therapy is a crucial component in diagnosing resistant hypertension before RDN and that DOT may be extremely useful in avoiding an unnecessary and costly procedure. ..
  22. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence, prevalence and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in patients on dialysis
    Deborah Zimmerman
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3816-22. 2012
    ..The risks and benefits of warfarin anticoagulation need to be defined as the risk of bleeding in ESRD patients may overwhelm the benefits of embolic stroke prevention. We undertook a systematic literature review to clarify these issues...
  23. pmc Utilizing Estimated Creatinine Excretion to Improve the Performance of Spot Urine Samples for the Determination of Proteinuria in Kidney Transplant Recipients
    Michael Ke Wang
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0166547. 2016
    ....
  24. pmc Risk factors for unplanned and crash dialysis starts: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Amber O Molnar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Syst Rev 5:117. 2016
    ..Given the high prevalence and poor outcomes associated with crash and unplanned dialysis starts, it is important to establish a better understanding of patient risk factors...
  25. doi request reprint Renin-Angiotensin System Blockade and Long-term Clinical Outcomes in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
    Swapnil Hiremath
    Centre for Practice Changing Research, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis . 2016
    ..Renin-angiotensin system [RAS] blockade has been established as the cornerstone of therapy in the general population, and especially in chronic kidney disease. However, its efficacy in the kidney transplant population remains unknown...
  26. doi request reprint Diastolic Hypotension in a Tertiary Care Hypertension Clinic: Have We Gone Too Far?
    Trevor Mace-Brickman
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital Ottawa, Canada Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 32:695-700. 2016
    ..We undertook this retrospective study to assess the prevalence and risk factors for diastolic hypotension among patients referred to a tertiary care hypertension clinic...
  27. doi request reprint Catheter-based renal sympathetic denervation: limitations to and gaps in the evidence
    Swapnil Hiremath
    aDivision of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa bClinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute cDivision of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 29:336-43. 2014
    ..In this opinion article, we will review the role of the renal sympathetic network in hypertension, and the evidence (or the lack of it) for renal sympathetic denervation as a treatment modality for human hypertension...
  28. doi request reprint Canadian Society of Nephrology commentary on the 2012 KDIGO clinical practice guideline for the management of blood pressure in CKD
    Marcel Ruzicka
    Division of Nephrology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:869-87. 2014
    ..Finally, in the absence of evidence for a lower BP target, the CSN Work Group concurs with the CHEP recommendation to target BP<140/90 mm Hg for nondiabetic patients with a kidney transplant...
  29. doi request reprint BpTRUth: do automated blood pressure monitors outperform mercury?
    Cedric Edwards
    Renal Hypertension Unit, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:448-53. 2013
    ..The increased detection of white coat effect appears related to systematic downward bias by BpTRU. As a result, detection of masked effect is undermined by BpTRU. ..
  30. pmc Factors Associated with Unplanned Dialysis Starts in Patients followed by Nephrologists: A Retropective Cohort Study
    Pierre Antoine Brown
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130080. 2015
    ..Timely education and access creation in patients at risk may lead to lower costs and less morbidity and mortality...
  31. doi request reprint Progressively Earlier Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury Is Unwarranted and Potentially Harmful
    Edward G Clark
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Blood Purif 41:159-65. 2016
    ..There is debate as to whether starting RRT earlier for AKI is superior to starting it only after 'conventional', life-threatening indications are present...
  32. doi request reprint Can drugs work in patients who do not take them? The problem of non-adherence in resistant hypertension
    Marcel Ruzicka
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 1967 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, ON, K1H7W9, Canada
    Curr Hypertens Rep 17:579. 2015
    ..However, data on the effectiveness of whether diagnosing non-adherence ultimately controls hypertension is still awaited. ..
  33. pmc E-health physical activity interventions and moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity levels among working-age women: a systematic review protocol
    Jennifer L Reed
    Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Syst Rev 4:3. 2015
    ....
  34. doi request reprint What is the feasibility of implementing effective sodium reduction strategies to treat hypertension in primary care settings? A systematic review
    Marcel Ruzicka
    aDivision of Nephrology, The Ottawa Hospital bDivision of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute cDivision of Angiology Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University Vienna dDivision of Prevention and Rehabilitation eBerkman Library, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Hypertens 32:1388-94; discussion 1394. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether efficacious counseling methods on sodium restriction can be successfully incorporated into primary care models for the management of hypertension...