Matthew T James

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Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of a multifaceted "resident-as-teacher" educational intervention to improve morning report
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:20. 2006
  2. pmc Kidney Function Does Not Modify the Favorable Quality of Life Changes Associated With Revascularization for Coronary Artery Disease: Cohort Study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
  3. pmc Predictors of progression to chronic dialysis in survivors of severe acute kidney injury: a competing risk study
    Ziv Harel
    Division of Nephrology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 61 Queen Street, 7th Floor, M5C 2 T2, ON Toronto, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 15:114. 2014
  4. pmc Derivation and internal validation of an equation for albumin-adjusted calcium
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Clin Pathol 8:12. 2008
  5. pmc Renal outcomes associated with invasive versus conservative management of acute coronary syndrome: propensity matched cohort study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMJ 347:f4151. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury and risk of adverse clinical outcomes after coronary angiography: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:37-43. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Associations between acute kidney injury and cardiovascular and renal outcomes after coronary angiography
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Circulation 123:409-16. 2011
  8. pmc Associations among estimated glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and adverse cardiovascular outcomes
    Aminu K Bello
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1418-26. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Nephrology visits and health care resource use before and after reporting estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:1151-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Validating a case definition for chronic kidney disease using administrative data
    Paul E Ronksley
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1826-31. 2012

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  1. pmc Evaluation of a multifaceted "resident-as-teacher" educational intervention to improve morning report
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:20. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effect of a resident-as-teacher educational intervention on the educational and teaching experience of morning report...
  2. pmc Kidney Function Does Not Modify the Favorable Quality of Life Changes Associated With Revascularization for Coronary Artery Disease: Cohort Study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..Although patients with kidney disease have potential to benefit from revascularization, they are also at higher risk of complications, which may affect quality of life...
  3. pmc Predictors of progression to chronic dialysis in survivors of severe acute kidney injury: a competing risk study
    Ziv Harel
    Division of Nephrology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 61 Queen Street, 7th Floor, M5C 2 T2, ON Toronto, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 15:114. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine predictors of chronic dialysis and death among survivors of dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury...
  4. pmc Derivation and internal validation of an equation for albumin-adjusted calcium
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Clin Pathol 8:12. 2008
    ..Albumin-adjusted calcium equations derived from laboratories using the bromocresol purple (BCP) albumin binding reagent have not been described...
  5. pmc Renal outcomes associated with invasive versus conservative management of acute coronary syndrome: propensity matched cohort study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMJ 347:f4151. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury and risk of adverse clinical outcomes after coronary angiography: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:37-43. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to characterize the associations between CI-AKI and subsequent clinical outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Associations between acute kidney injury and cardiovascular and renal outcomes after coronary angiography
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Circulation 123:409-16. 2011
    ..Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with early mortality after percutaneous coronary revascularization procedures, but its prognostic relevance to long-term clinical outcomes remains controversial...
  8. pmc Associations among estimated glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and adverse cardiovascular outcomes
    Aminu K Bello
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1418-26. 2011
    ..Most studies of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and outcomes focus on mortality and ESRD, with limited data on other adverse outcomes. This study examined the associations among proteinuria, eGFR, and adverse cardiovascular (CV) events...
  9. doi request reprint Nephrology visits and health care resource use before and after reporting estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:1151-8. 2010
    ..Laboratory reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) has been widely implemented, with limited evaluation...
  10. doi request reprint Validating a case definition for chronic kidney disease using administrative data
    Paul E Ronksley
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1826-31. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the validity of an algorithm derived from administrative data for identifying chronic kidney disease (CKD) compared to the reference standard of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)...
  11. doi request reprint Higher estimated glomerular filtration rates may be associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes, especially with concomitant proteinuria
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 80:1306-14. 2011
    ..We do not know, however, whether the finding at higher eGFR could be due to inadequacies of the eGFR formula at low serum creatinine levels...
  12. doi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and the incidence and consequences of acute kidney injury: a cohort study
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 376:2096-103. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate how eGFR and proteinuria jointly modified the risks of acute kidney injury and subsequent adverse clinical outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Risk of coronary events in people with chronic kidney disease compared with those with diabetes: a population-level cohort study
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Lancet 380:807-14. 2012
    ..We assessed whether chronic kidney disease should be regarded as a coronary heart disease risk equivalent...
  14. doi request reprint Rates of treated and untreated kidney failure in older vs younger adults
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 307:2507-15. 2012
    ..Studies of kidney failure in older adults have focused on receipt of dialysis, which may underestimate the burden of disease if older people are less likely to receive treatment...
  15. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury following coronary angiography is associated with a long-term decline in kidney function
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 78:803-9. 2010
    ..8 ml/min following moderate to severe acute kidney injury. Thus, acute kidney injury following coronary angiography is associated with a sustained loss and a larger rate of future decline in kidney function...
  16. pmc Validation of a case definition to define chronic dialysis using outpatient administrative data
    Fiona M Clement
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:25. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the validity of outpatient physician billing derived algorithms for defining chronic dialysis compared to a reference standard ESRD registry...
  17. doi request reprint CKD and risk of hospitalization and death with pneumonia
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:24-32. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the associations between estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and hospitalization or death with pneumonia...
  18. doi request reprint Risk of bloodstream infection in patients with chronic kidney disease not treated with dialysis
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Center, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 168:2333-9. 2008
    ..Whether patients with chronic kidney disease who are not receiving dialysis are also at increased risk of bloodstream infection is less clear...
  19. pmc Area Median Income and Metropolitan Versus Nonmetropolitan Location of Care for Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Complex Interaction of Social Determinants
    Gabriel E Fabreau
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..We sought to determine whether location of care modifies the association among area income, receipt of cardiac catheterization, and mortality following an acute coronary syndrome in a universal health care system...
  20. doi request reprint Warfarin Initiation, Atrial Fibrillation, and Kidney Function: Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Warfarin in Older Adults With Newly Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation
    Min Jun
    Cumming School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis . 2016
    ..The effectiveness and safety of warfarin use among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and reduced kidney function are uncertain...
  21. pmc Estimated GFR and fracture risk: a population-based study
    Meghan J Elliott
    Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1367-76. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine the association between estimated GFR (eGFR) and fracture rates...
  22. doi request reprint Relation between kidney function, proteinuria, and adverse outcomes
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:423-9. 2010
    ..Although proteinuria is also associated with adverse outcomes, it is not used to refine risk estimates of adverse events in this current system...
  23. pmc Overview of the Alberta Kidney Disease Network
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 10:30. 2009
    ..The Alberta Kidney Disease Network is a collaborative nephrology research organization based on a central repository of laboratory and administrative data from the Canadian province of Alberta...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of adding urine output to serum creatinine measurements for staging of acute kidney injury after major surgery: a cohort study
    Samuel Quan
    Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 31:2049-2056. 2016
    ..There is little information about the implications of adding UO to SCr measurements for staging AKI outside intensive care units and after cardiac surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Preemptive Correction of Arteriovenous Access Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
    Pietro Ravani
    Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 67:446-60. 2016
    ..However, the evidence in support of preemptive intervention is controversial. We evaluated benefits and harms of preemptive versus deferred correction of AV access stenosis...
  26. doi request reprint Comorbidity as a driver of adverse outcomes in people with chronic kidney disease
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 88:859-66. 2015
    ..Thus, discordant comorbidities and mental health conditions as well as concordant comorbidities are important independent drivers of the adverse outcomes associated with CKD...
  27. pmc Cardiovascular effects of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition or angiotensin receptor blockade in hemodialysis: a meta-analysis
    Davina J Tai
    Division of Nephrology, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 2T9
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:623-30. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis was performed to determine whether angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) reduce fatal and nonfatal CV events and left ventricular (LV) mass in patients receiving HD...
  28. doi request reprint Hormone therapy and clinical and surrogate cardiovascular endpoints in women with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sharanya Ramesh
    1Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 2Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 3Alberta Kidney Disease Network, Alberta, Canada 4Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Menopause 23:1028-37. 2016
    ..We sought to summarize current knowledge regarding use of postmenopausal HT and cardiovascular (CV) outcomes, and established surrogate measures of CV risk in women with CKD...
  29. doi request reprint The association between kidney function and major bleeding in older adults with atrial fibrillation starting warfarin treatment: population based observational study
    Min Jun
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    BMJ 350:h246. 2015
    ..To determine rates of major bleeding by level of kidney function for older adults with atrial fibrillation starting warfarin...
  30. pmc Associations between hemodialysis access type and clinical outcomes: a systematic review
    Pietro Ravani
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:465-73. 2013
    ..In conclusion, persons using catheters for hemodialysis seem to have the highest risks for death, infections, and cardiovascular events compared with other vascular access types, and patients with usable fistulas have the lowest risk...
  31. doi request reprint Early recognition and prevention of chronic kidney disease
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 375:1296-309. 2010
    ..Novel clinical methods to better identify patients at risk of progression to later stages of chronic kidney disease, including kidney failure, are needed to target management to high-risk subgroups...
  32. doi request reprint What's next after fistula first: is an arteriovenous graft or central venous catheter preferable when an arteriovenous fistula is not possible?
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Dial 22:539-44. 2009
    ..Specifically, we examine whether findings from previous studies are valid and applicable to patients for whom an AVF is not possible, and outline the need for future randomized clinical trials addressing this question...
  33. doi request reprint Quality of care and mortality are worse in chronic kidney disease patients living in remote areas
    Diana Rucker
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 79:210-7. 2011
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Pre-emptive correction for haemodialysis arteriovenous access stenosis
    Pietro Ravani
    Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2016
    ..However, consequences on patient-relevant outcomes of pre-emptive correction of a stenosis in a functioning access as opposed to deferred correction, i.e. correction postponed to when the access becomes dysfunctional, are uncertain...
  35. doi request reprint Magnitude of rate of change in kidney function and future risk of cardiovascular events
    Tanvir C Turin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 202:657-65. 2016
    ....
  36. pmc Methods for identifying 30 chronic conditions: application to administrative data
    Marcello Tonelli
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 15:31. 2015
    ..Administrative data are a promising tool for studying the epidemiology of multimorbidity. Our goal was to derive and apply a new scheme for using administrative data to identify the presence of chronic conditions and multimorbidity...
  37. doi request reprint Ascorbic acid for anemia management in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vinay Deved
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:1089-97. 2009
    ..Ascorbic acid is believed to improve anemia in patients with end-stage renal disease, but its overall effectiveness is unclear...
  38. pmc Characterizing types of readmission after acute coronary syndrome hospitalization: implications for quality reporting
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada D A S, W A G, M T J Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada D A S, W A G
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001046. 2014
    ..We profile the timing, main diagnoses, and survival outcomes of inpatient and emergency department readmissions after acute coronary syndrome (ACS), based on a large regional database...
  39. doi request reprint Patient Education and Peritoneal Dialysis Modality Selection: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Daniel J Devoe
    Department of Medicine, Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 68:422-33. 2016
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to characterize the relationship between patient-targeted educational interventions and choosing and receiving PD...
  40. pmc Serum Total 25-OH Vitamin D Adds Little Prognostic Value in Patients Undergoing Coronary Catheterization
    Michael E Gerling
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease; however, it is unclear whether vitamin D status should be considered in clinical risk assessments of patients with cardiovascular disease...
  41. doi request reprint Healthcare Costs Attributable to Hypertension: Canadian Population-Based Cohort Study
    Colin G Weaver
    From the Department of Community Health Sciences C G W, F M C, N R C C, M T J, B R H, M T, K A M, O Brien Institute for Public Health C G W, F M C, N R C C, M T J, B R H, K A M, Department of Medicine N R C C, M T J, B R H, M T, Libin Cardiovascular Institute N R C C, M T J, B R H, and Department of Family Medicine, K A M, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada and Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada S W K
    Hypertension 66:502-8. 2015
    ..2% of the Canadian healthcare budget) and is projected to rise even further. Interventions to prevent and treat hypertension may play a role in limiting this cost growth. ..
  42. pmc Short-term change in eGFR and risk of cardiovascular events
    Tanvir Chowdhury Turin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T C T Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T C T, M T J, B J M, B R H Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T C T, M T J, B J M, B R H
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000997. 2014
    ..Lower estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) on a single occasion is associated with risk of cardiovascular events; whether the degree of change in eGFR during a 1-year period adds prognostic information is unknown...
  43. doi request reprint Propensity score methods and their application in nephrology research
    Lianne Barnieh
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Canada
    J Nephrol 24:256-62. 2011
    ..Propensity score methods are often used in observational studies in nephrology, thus understanding their appropriate implementation, strengths and limitations is important...
  44. doi request reprint Risk prediction models for acute kidney injury following major noncardiac surgery: systematic review
    Todd Wilson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 31:231-40. 2016
    ..Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious complication of major noncardiac surgery. Risk prediction models for AKI following noncardiac surgery may be useful for identifying high-risk patients to target with prevention strategies...
  45. pmc Healthcare Use in Individuals with Obesity and Chronic Hypoxemia Treated for Sleep Disordered Breathing
    Marcus Povitz
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Sleep Med 12:543-8. 2016
    ..To determine if treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) among patients with chronic hypoxemia is associated with reduced healthcare utilization...
  46. pmc Weekend hospital admission, acute kidney injury, and mortality
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:845-51. 2010
    ..In conclusion, among patients hospitalized with AKI, weekend admission is associated with a higher risk for death compared with admission on a weekday...
  47. doi request reprint A nephrology guide to reading and using systematic reviews of observational studies
    Pietro Ravani
    O Brien Institute for Public Health, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 30:1615-21. 2015
    ..In this article, we describe how to critically appraise the methods, interpret the results and apply the findings of a systematic review of observational (prognostic) studies...
  48. pmc The effect of hormone therapy on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in women with chronic kidney disease: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sharanya Ramesh
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, T2N 4N1, Alberta, Canada
    Syst Rev 4:44. 2015
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease following acute kidney injury-risk and outcomes
    Kelvin C W Leung
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Nat Rev Nephrol 9:77-85. 2013
    ..We also identify areas of active investigation and future directions for research...
  50. doi request reprint Financial aspects of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Dial 24:215-9. 2011
    ..To clarify the true incremental cost-effectiveness of these therapies, future RCTs should collect data on long-term survival, the need for chronic dialysis, and detailed information on costs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: antibiotics for prophylaxis against hemodialysis catheter-related infections
    Matthew T James
    University of Calgary, Calgary, and University of Alberta and Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 148:596-605. 2008
    ..Catheter-related infections cause morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing hemodialysis...
  52. pmc NLRP3 Localizes to the Tubular Epithelium in Human Kidney and Correlates With Outcome in IgA Nephropathy
    Justin Chun
    Department of Medicine, Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Sci Rep 6:24667. 2016
    ..Taken together, these data show that NLRP3 is primarily a kidney tubule-expressed protein that decreases in abundance in progressive IgAN...
  53. pmc Relevance of New Definitions to Incidence and Prognosis of Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis: A Retrospective Population-Based Cohort Study
    Puneeta Tandon
    Cirrhosis Care Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0160394. 2016
    ..The implementation of new serum creatinine (SCr)-based criteria for acute kidney injury (AKI) has brought to light several areas of uncertainty in patients with cirrhosis...
  54. doi request reprint Can Acute Kidney Injury Be Considered a Clinical Quality Measure
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Nephron 131:237-41. 2015
    ..Further research to strengthen the evidence-base supporting prevention and management initiatives for AKI across all relevant clinical settings is needed to clarify the role of AKI as a target for clinical quality indicators. ..
  55. pmc Association between angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker use prior to major elective surgery and the risk of acute dialysis
    Mitesh Shah
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 15:53. 2014
    ..Some studies but not others suggest angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) use prior to major surgery associates with a higher risk of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) and death...
  56. doi request reprint Early-invasive strategies for the management of coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease: is acute kidney injury a consideration?
    Matthew T James
    aDepartment of Medicine bDepartment of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta cDepartment of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 23:283-90. 2014
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the risks and outcomes of early-invasive versus conservative strategies, and to consider how contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) should factor in treatment decisions for people with CKD...