N Muirhead

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Cohort profile: Canadian study of prediction of death, dialysis and interim cardiovascular events (CanPREDDICT)
    Adeera Levin
    University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard Street Room 6010A, Vancouver, BC V6Z1Y6, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:121. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Individualizing anaemia treatment: a discussion of case histories
    Norman Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:vi37-43. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison between cyclosporine and tacrolimus-based immunosuppression for renal allografts: renal function and blood pressure after 5 years
    N Muirhead
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplant Proc 35:2391-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietic agents in peritoneal dialysis
    Norman Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Perit Dial Int 25:547-50. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of valsartan on urinary protein excretion and renal function in patients with chronic renal allograft nephropathy
    N Muirhead
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplant Proc 35:2412-4. 2003
  6. doi request reprint The long-term quality of life of living kidney donors: a multicenter cohort study
    K Clemens
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 11:463-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Transplant professionals vary in the long-term medical risks they communicate to potential living kidney donors: an international survey
    A A Housawi
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3040-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The rationale for early management of chronic renal insufficiency
    N Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London Health Science Centre, 5339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario N6A 5A5, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:51-6. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Fate of the mate: the influence of delayed graft function in renal transplantation on the mate recipient
    J F Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 9:1796-801. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of erythropoietin responsiveness in chronic hemodialysis patients
    M Tonelli
    University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    ASAIO J 47:82-5. 2001

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Publications33

  1. pmc Cohort profile: Canadian study of prediction of death, dialysis and interim cardiovascular events (CanPREDDICT)
    Adeera Levin
    University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard Street Room 6010A, Vancouver, BC V6Z1Y6, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:121. 2013
    ..This information could then be used to better understand biological variation in outcomes, to develop clinical prediction models and to inform enrolment into interventional studies which may lead to novel treatments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Individualizing anaemia treatment: a discussion of case histories
    Norman Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:vi37-43. 2005
    ..Two ongoing randomized controlled trials have been designed to study early initiation of epoetin treatment in pre-dialysis patients and will provide much needed information in this area...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison between cyclosporine and tacrolimus-based immunosuppression for renal allografts: renal function and blood pressure after 5 years
    N Muirhead
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplant Proc 35:2391-4. 2003
    ..Based on these results, it seems apparent that the choice of calcineurin inhibitor may not influence renal function or blood pressure in long-term renal allograft survivors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietic agents in peritoneal dialysis
    Norman Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Perit Dial Int 25:547-50. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of valsartan on urinary protein excretion and renal function in patients with chronic renal allograft nephropathy
    N Muirhead
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplant Proc 35:2412-4. 2003
    ..It is concluded that valasartan reduces BP and proteinuria in CAN patients without inducing a serious worsening in renal function. Valsartan may have a role to play in the management of patients with CAN...
  6. doi request reprint The long-term quality of life of living kidney donors: a multicenter cohort study
    K Clemens
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 11:463-9. 2011
    ..Our findings are reassuring for the practice of living transplantation. Those who donate a kidney in centers that use routine pretransplant donor evaluation have good long-term quality of life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Transplant professionals vary in the long-term medical risks they communicate to potential living kidney donors: an international survey
    A A Housawi
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3040-5. 2007
    ..Discussing long-term medical risks with potential living donors is a vital aspect of informed consent. We considered whether there are global practice variations in the information communicated to potential living kidney donors...
  8. ncbi request reprint The rationale for early management of chronic renal insufficiency
    N Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London Health Science Centre, 5339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario N6A 5A5, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:51-6. 2001
    ..If benefit is proven in future studies, these strategies will be most effective if implemented early in the course of CRI...
  9. doi request reprint Fate of the mate: the influence of delayed graft function in renal transplantation on the mate recipient
    J F Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 9:1796-801. 2009
    ..We believe strategies that may preserve allograft function in these'at-risk'recipients should be developed and tested...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of erythropoietin responsiveness in chronic hemodialysis patients
    M Tonelli
    University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    ASAIO J 47:82-5. 2001
    ..6. This may indicate a threshold effect beyond which more dialysis will not improve ERSP. However, markers of an underlying inflammatory state and of secondary hyperparathyroidism were associated with decreased response to erythropoietin...
  11. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria and reduced kidney function in living kidney donors: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression
    A X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:1801-10. 2006
    ..An initial decrement in GFR is not followed by accelerated losses over a subsequent 15 years. Future studies will provide better estimates, and identify those donors at least risk of long-term morbidity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of allograft nephrectomy on percent panel reactive antibody and clinical outcome
    A K Khakhar
    Department of Surgery Urology, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplant Proc 35:862-3. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of bone char as an adsorbent in preparation of water for dialysis
    N Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    ASAIO J 38:M334-7. 1992
    ..Further study to evaluate the efficacy of bone char in removing other organic and inorganic water contaminants is needed...
  14. doi request reprint Hypercalcemia in renal transplant patients: prevalence and management in Canadian transplant practice
    N Muirhead
    London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Transplant 28:161-5. 2014
    ..Persistent hyperparathyroidism, often accompanied by hypercalcemia, is common following successful renal transplantation, but the lack of clear management suggests the need for further study and development of evidence-based guidelines...
  15. ncbi request reprint A rationale for an individualized haemoglobin target
    Norman Muirhead
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:2-7. 2002
    ..Thus, there is no clear scientific rationale for setting a single Hb target for all patients, and individualized treatment targets would appear to be a more logical and patient-centred approach...
  16. ncbi request reprint Re-exposure to mismatched HLA class I is a significant risk factor for graft loss: multivariable analysis of 259 kidney retransplants
    Andrew A House
    Multi Organ Transplant Program, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplantation 84:722-8. 2007
    ..Conflicting publications have assessed this risk, so to examine our experience 259 kidney retransplants were analyzed...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Canadian ACE-inhibitor trial to improve renal outcomes and patient survival in kidney transplantation--study design
    Greg A Knoll
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Center, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:354-8. 2008
    ..Observational studies in the kidney transplant population have produced conflicting results with some studies showing benefit and others no benefit of renin-angiotensin system blockade...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of irbesartan 300 mg given early versus late in patients with hypertension and a history of type 2 diabetes and renal disease: a Canadian perspective
    Douglas Coyle
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:1508-23. 2007
    ..The Irbesartan in Reduction of Microalbuminuria trial and the Irbesartan in Diabetic Nephropathy Trial found that irbesartan is renoprotective in patients having hypertension with type 2 diabetes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Apparent low absorbers of cyclosporine microemulsion have higher requirements for tacrolimus in renal transplantation
    Andrew A House
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, and Multi Organ Transplant Unit, University of Western Ontario and London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Transplant 21:518-22. 2007
    ..Based on our data, a starting dose of 0.25 mg/kg/d in divided doses may be warranted for low absorbers converting to tacrolimus; however, we encourage larger studies with formal pharmacokinetic analysis in this population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Managing anemia. What do we do now? Views from Canada
    David C Mendelssohn
    Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol News Issues 21:55-7. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of anemia with quotidian hemodialysis
    Myura Rao
    Optimal Dialysis Research Unit, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:18-23. 2003
    ..Most patients with end-stage renal disease have chronic anemia caused by inadequate erythropoietin (EPO) synthesis and require therapy with exogenous EPO to maintain recommended hematocrit and hemoglobin levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint Management of anemia
    Myura Rao
    Nephrology, Hypertension and Internal Medicine, St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, Ont L6H 6W2, Canada
    Contrib Nephrol 145:69-74. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Transplanting kidneys from CMV-seropositive donors to CMV-seronegative recipients is not associated with poorer renal allograft function or survival
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:176-80. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if CMV seromatching has an effect on renal allograft function and allograft survival...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patient survival following renal transplant failure in Canada
    Greg Knoll
    Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Am J Transplant 5:1719-24. 2005
    ..This finding supports the premise that it is the loss of transplant function, rather than patient or system-related issues, that is the main factor contributing to outcome...
  25. ncbi request reprint Canadian randomized trial of hemoglobin maintenance to prevent or delay left ventricular mass growth in patients with CKD
    Adeera Levin
    University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:799-811. 2005
    ..Study design and sample size calculations were based on previously published Canadian data...
  26. ncbi request reprint Patient quality of life on quotidian hemodialysis
    A Paul Heidenheim
    Optimal Dialysis Research Unit, London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:36-41. 2003
    ..Studies have shown improved quality of life for hemodialysis (HD) patients after changing from conventional thrice-weekly HD treatment to more frequent HD...
  27. ncbi request reprint An operating cost comparison between conventional and home quotidian hemodialysis
    Andrew Kroeker
    Optimal Dialysis Research Unit, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:49-55. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin as a treatment for BK virus associated nephropathy: one-year follow-up of renal allograft recipients
    Alp Sener
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplantation 81:117-20. 2006
    ..The benefit of concomitant IVIG and reduction of immunosuppressive therapy in BKVAN needs to be further addressed in randomized, multicentered trials...
  29. doi request reprint Living kidney donors' experiences with the health care system
    Judith Belle Brown
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, Suite 245, 100 Collip Circle, London, ON, Canada N6G 4X8
    Soc Work Health Care 46:53-68. 2008
    ..The findings of this study provide suggestions for the role of social work and improvement in the health care system to better address the needs of living kidney donors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of a pelvic kidney for living transplantation: case report and review of the literature
    Patrick P W Luke
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, London Health Sciences Center, The Multi Organ Transplant Program, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 3:235-8. 2003
    ..Therefore, careful radiologic and functional evaluation of these kidneys must be performed prior to procurement for transplantation. We report the successful use of a pelvic kidney for living-related transplantation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus seromismatching increases the risk of acute renal allograft rejection
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, London Health Science Centre and University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplantation 74:813-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether CMV matching had an independent effect on the risk of acute renal allograft rejection, which would support the view that CMV infection or disease is a risk factor for acute rejection...
  32. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus seronegativity is a risk factor for late-onset posttransplant lymphoroliferative disorder in adult renal allograft recipients
    Vahakn B Shahinian
    Multi Organ Transplant Unit, London Health Sciences Center, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplantation 75:851-6. 2003
    ..We investigated risk factors for PTLD in the adult renal transplant setting...
  33. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: risk for hypertension in living kidney donors
    Neil Boudville
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 145:185-96. 2006
    ..The risk for hypertension after kidney donation remains uncertain...