Jennifer M MacRae

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Arteriovenous fistula survival and needling technique: long-term results from a randomized buttonhole trial
    Jennifer M MacRae
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:636-42. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Pneumatic compression devices during hemodialysis: a randomized crossover trial
    Davina J Tai
    Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:982-90. 2013
  3. pmc A randomized trial comparing buttonhole with rope ladder needling in conventional hemodialysis patients
    Jennifer M MacRae
    Faculty of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1632-8. 2012
  4. 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
  5. pmc Utilization and outcome of 'out-of-center hemodialysis' in the United States: a contemporary analysis
    Jennifer M MacRae
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Nephron Clin Pract 116:c53-9. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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 1:CD010709. 2016
  8. doi request reprint 25-Hydroxyvitamin D status, arterial stiffness and the renin-angiotensin system in healthy humans
    Ahmed Abdi-Ali
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada and
    Clin Exp Hypertens 36:386-91. 2014
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Hemodialysis prescription education decreases intradialytic hypotension
    Davina J Tai
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Canada and Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Nephrol 26:315-22. 2013

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Arteriovenous fistula survival and needling technique: long-term results from a randomized buttonhole trial
    Jennifer M MacRae
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:636-42. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate AVF survival and complications in buttonhole versus standard needling...
  2. doi request reprint Pneumatic compression devices during hemodialysis: a randomized crossover trial
    Davina J Tai
    Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:982-90. 2013
    ..Maintenance of central blood volume (CBV) is essential for hemodynamic stability during hemodialysis (HD), though preservation of CBV is poorly understood. Pneumatic compression devices (PCDs) during HD may help maintain CBV...
  3. pmc A randomized trial comparing buttonhole with rope ladder needling in conventional hemodialysis patients
    Jennifer M MacRae
    Faculty of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1632-8. 2012
    ..Buttonhole needling is reported to be associated with less pain than standard needling. The purpose of this study was to compare patient perceived pain and fistula complications in buttonhole and standard needling...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Utilization and outcome of 'out-of-center hemodialysis' in the United States: a contemporary analysis
    Jennifer M MacRae
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Nephron Clin Pract 116:c53-9. 2010
    ..There is increasing interest in the delivery of out-of-center hemodialysis (HD), particularly in the home setting, but little systematic information about its use and outcome in contemporary incident patients is available...
  6. 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...
  7. 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 1:CD010709. 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...
  8. doi request reprint 25-Hydroxyvitamin D status, arterial stiffness and the renin-angiotensin system in healthy humans
    Ahmed Abdi-Ali
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada and
    Clin Exp Hypertens 36:386-91. 2014
    ..03). Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased arterial stiffness in healthy humans, possibly through an angiotensin II-dependent mechanism...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Hemodialysis prescription education decreases intradialytic hypotension
    Davina J Tai
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Canada and Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Nephrol 26:315-22. 2013
    ..Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. We studied the impact of an education program and hemodialysis (HD) prescription optimization on the frequency of IDH...
  11. pmc The VITAH trial VITamin D supplementation and cardiac Autonomic tone in Hemodialysis: a blinded, randomized controlled trial
    Michelle C Mann
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, 1403 29th St, NW, Room C210D, T2N 2 T9 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 15:129. 2014
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  12. pmc Evaluation of an electronic warfarin nomogram for anticoagulation of hemodialysis patients
    Benjamin K A Thomson
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Canada
    BMC Nephrol 12:46. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of anticoagulation using an electronic warfarin nomogram administered by nurses in outpatient hemodialysis patients, compared to physician directed therapy...
  13. pmc Ultrafiltration biofeedback guided by blood volume monitoring to reduce intradialytic hypotensive episodes in hemodialysis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kelvin C W Leung
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Trials 15:483. 2014
    ..The use of BVM biofeedback, whereby the HD machine automatically adjusts the rate of UF based on the relative blood volume, has been proposed for the prevention of IDH...
  14. doi request reprint The buttonhole technique for fistula cannulation: pros and cons
    Rajneet K Atkar
    aSouthern Alberta Renal Program bDivision of Nephrology, Department of Cardiac Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada On behalf of the Alberta Kidney Disease Network
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 22:629-36. 2013
    ..The recent randomized trials provide for a timely review regarding the potential benefit and possible harms of the buttonhole technique...
  15. doi request reprint Morphometric and biological characterization of biofilm in tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    Steven M Jones
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:449-55. 2011
    ..We studied biofilm characteristics in patients with and without catheter-related bloodstream infection, accounting for catheter locking solution (citrate 4% or heparin 1:1,000)...
  16. doi request reprint Increased urinary protein excretion in the "normal" range is associated with increased renin-angiotensin system activity
    David D M Nicholl
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 302:F526-32. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Oral estrogen therapy in postmenopausal women is associated with loss of kidney function
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 74:370-6. 2008
    ..Our study shows an independent association in a dose-dependent manner of estrogen use and loss of kidney function in this elderly population...