Alan G Jardine

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk and renal transplantation: post hoc analyses of the Assessment of Lescol in Renal Transplantation (ALERT) Study
    Alan G Jardine
    University of Glasgow, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:529-36. 2005
  2. pmc Predicting erythropoietin resistance in hemodialysis patients with type 2 diabetes
    Andreas Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    BMC Nephrol 14:67. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in adult recipients of kidney transplants
    Alan G Jardine
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Lancet 378:1419-27. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Proteinuria and outcome after renal transplantation: ratios or fractions?
    Kathryn K Stevens
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 96:65-9. 2013
  5. pmc Association of left atrial volume with mortality among ESRD patients with left ventricular hypertrophy referred for kidney transplantation
    Rajan K Patel
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:1088-96. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Altered relative concentrations of high-energy phosphates in patients with uraemic cardiomyopathy measured by magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Rajan K Patel
    Renal Research Group, BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2446-51. 2012
  7. pmc Microvolt T-wave alternans in end-stage renal disease patients--associations with uremic cardiomyopathy
    Rajan K Patel
    British Heart Foundation Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:519-27. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of cardiovascular risk in haemodialysis patients: post hoc analyses of the AURORA study
    Andreas Schneider
    Renal Research Group, British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Am J Nephrol 37:144-51. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Urinary corticosteroid excretion predicts left ventricular mass and proteinuria in chronic kidney disease
    Emily P McQuarrie
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 126 University Place, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 123:285-94. 2012
  10. pmc Determinants of left ventricular mass and hypertrophy in hemodialysis patients assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Rajan K Patel
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8TA, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1477-1483. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk and renal transplantation: post hoc analyses of the Assessment of Lescol in Renal Transplantation (ALERT) Study
    Alan G Jardine
    University of Glasgow, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:529-36. 2005
    ..We analyzed the data in the placebo arm of Assessment of Lescol in Renal Transplantation (ALERT) to improve our understanding of the relationship between cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes in this unique population...
  2. pmc Predicting erythropoietin resistance in hemodialysis patients with type 2 diabetes
    Andreas Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    BMC Nephrol 14:67. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictors for ESA resistance and to develop a prediction model for the risk stratification in these patients...
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in adult recipients of kidney transplants
    Alan G Jardine
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Lancet 378:1419-27. 2011
    ..Thus, the management of this disease and the balance between management of conventional risk factors and modification of immunosuppression is complex...
  4. doi request reprint Proteinuria and outcome after renal transplantation: ratios or fractions?
    Kathryn K Stevens
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 96:65-9. 2013
    ..Proteinuria is associated with poorer outcomes in renal transplant recipients. Fractional excretion of total protein (FEPR) may better reflect kidney damage than urine protein-to-creatinine ratio (PCR)...
  5. pmc Association of left atrial volume with mortality among ESRD patients with left ventricular hypertrophy referred for kidney transplantation
    Rajan K Patel
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:1088-96. 2010
    ..Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging is a volume-independent method of accurately assessing cardiac structure and function in patients with ESRD...
  6. doi request reprint Altered relative concentrations of high-energy phosphates in patients with uraemic cardiomyopathy measured by magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Rajan K Patel
    Renal Research Group, BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2446-51. 2012
    ..We also assessed associations of HEP levels with abnormalities of uraemic cardiomyopathy...
  7. pmc Microvolt T-wave alternans in end-stage renal disease patients--associations with uremic cardiomyopathy
    Rajan K Patel
    British Heart Foundation Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:519-27. 2011
    ..MTWA results of ESRD and hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) patients were assessed to determine the prevalence of abnormal results and associations with uremic cardiomyopathy...
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of cardiovascular risk in haemodialysis patients: post hoc analyses of the AURORA study
    Andreas Schneider
    Renal Research Group, British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Am J Nephrol 37:144-51. 2013
    ..Haemodialysis patients are at high risk for cardiovascular (CV) events. The aim of the current study was to characterise the role of traditional and uraemia-specific CV risk factors in this patient population...
  9. doi request reprint Urinary corticosteroid excretion predicts left ventricular mass and proteinuria in chronic kidney disease
    Emily P McQuarrie
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 126 University Place, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 123:285-94. 2012
    ..Twenty-four hour THAldo excretion is an independent determinant of proteinuria in patients with CKD. These findings emphasize the importance of MR activation in the pathogenesis of the adverse clinical phenotype in CKD...
  10. pmc Determinants of left ventricular mass and hypertrophy in hemodialysis patients assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Rajan K Patel
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8TA, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1477-1483. 2009
    ..Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is a volume-independent technique to assess cardiac structure. We used CMR to assess the determinants of left ventricular mass (LVM) and LVH in HD patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic potential of circulating natriuretic peptides in chronic kidney disease
    Patrick B Mark
    Renal Unit, University of Glasgow, Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:402-10. 2006
    ..The influence of renal function on the diagnostic utility of natriuretic peptides is unclear...
  12. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and uremic cardiomyopathy
    Graham A Stewart
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Kidney Int 67:217-26. 2005
    ..We investigated the link between uremic cardiomyopathy, QT interval and dispersal, and arrhythmias (by ambulatory ECG monitoring) in patients at different stages of progressive renal disease...
  13. doi request reprint Association between urinary sodium, creatinine, albumin, and long-term survival in chronic kidney disease
    Emily P McQuarrie
    From Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom E P M, A H T, E M F, A G J, P B M The Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, United Kingdom E P M, A H T, J G F, A G J, P B M and Renal Unit, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, United Kingdom J P T
    Hypertension 64:111-7. 2014
    ..These data support reducing dietary sodium intake in chronic kidney disease, but additional study is required to determine the target sodium intake. ..
  14. doi request reprint Urinary sodium excretion is the main determinant of mineralocorticoid excretion rates in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Emily P McQuarrie
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1526-32. 2013
    ..Animal models of renal disease support a pathological role of mineralocorticoids, in the context of a high sodium intake. We aimed to assess the regulation of mineralocorticoid biosynthesis in patients with CKD...
  15. doi request reprint Demonstration of blood pressure-independent noninfarct myocardial fibrosis in primary aldosteronism: a cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study
    E Marie Freel
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:740-7. 2012
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  16. pmc Renal transplantation is not associated with regression of left ventricular hypertrophy: a magnetic resonance study
    Rajan K Patel
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1807-11. 2008
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) provides more detailed, volume-independent, measures of cardiac structure. Changes in LV mass measured by CMR after renal transplantation were studied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Determinants of hypertension and left ventricular function in end stage renal failure: a pilot study using cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
    Graham A Stewart
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, G11 6NT, UK
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 24:387-93. 2004
    ..CMR provides insights into the pathophysiology of hypertension and LV dysfunction in HD patients...
  18. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in renal transplant recipients
    Emily P McQuarrie
    Renal Research Group, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Ren Care 36:136-45. 2010
    ..The approach to managing these patients should begin early and be multifactorial in nature...
  19. pmc Vascular function assessed with cardiovascular magnetic resonance predicts survival in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease
    Patrick B Mark
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8TA, UK
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:39. 2008
    ..Increased arterial stiffness is associated with mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) permits assessment of the central arteries to measure aortic function...
  20. pmc Serum phosphate and social deprivation independently predict all-cause mortality in chronic kidney disease
    Marit D Solbu
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, 126 University Place, Glasgow, G12 8TA, UK
    BMC Nephrol 16:194. 2015
    ..Outcome in CKD is also affected by socioeconomic status. The objective of this study was to assess the associations between serum phosphate, multiple deprivation and outcome in CKD patients...
  21. doi request reprint How to identify and manage diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation
    Kathryn K Stevens
    Renal Research Group, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Ren Care 38:125-37. 2012
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  22. ncbi request reprint The use of fluvastatin in cardiovascular risk management
    Kenneth J McDonald
    University of Glasgow, BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, 126 University Place, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1407-14. 2008
    ..Fluvastatin was the first synthetic 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor (statin) to be developed and is used in the management of dyslipidaemia in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic implications of brain natriuretic peptide in dialysis and nondialysis-dependent chronic renal failure
    Patrick B Mark
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Semin Dial 20:40-9. 2007
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  24. doi request reprint Association between serum phosphate and calcium, long-term blood pressure, and mortality in treated hypertensive adults
    Rajan K Patel
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Rajan K Patel and Panniyammakal Jeemon contributed equally to the writing of this article
    J Hypertens 33:2046-53. 2015
    ..Abnormalities of bone mineral parameters are associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease and the general population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Simvastatin inhibits lymphocyte function in normal subjects and patients with cardiovascular disease
    Dianne Z Hillyard
    Renal Research Group, Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Atherosclerosis 175:305-13. 2004
    ..NK cells have been implicated in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, so the effect of statin therapy on NK cell cytotoxicity may contribute to the benefits of statins in cardiovascular disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Persistent dipstick haematuria following renal transplantation
    Kenneth J McDonald
    Renal Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Clin Transplant 18:321-6. 2004
    ..6% of the unaffected group (p = 0.029). However, despite the association with earlier graft failure, haematuria did not predict this endpoint independently of renal function...
  27. ncbi request reprint Variation at the beta-1 adrenoceptor gene locus affects left ventricular mass in renal failure
    Tony Stanton
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Gardiner Institute, Western Infirmary, Scotland, UK
    J Nephrol 15:512-8. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between this variation in the beta1AR gene and the effect on LV mass...
  28. pmc Fibroblast growth factor 23 predicts left ventricular mass and induces cell adhesion molecule formation
    Kathryn K Stevens
    Renal Research Group, ICAMS, University of Glasgow, 126 University Place, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK
    Int J Nephrol 2011:297070. 2011
    ..We do not prove causality with elevated FGF-23 and LVH. Further research should ascertain if lowering levels of FGF-23 translates to improved clinical outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of new onset diabetes after renal transplantation
    Nicola Joss
    Renal Transplant Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Clin Transplant 21:136-43. 2007
    ..Improvements in management of patients at higher risk of NODAT may help reduce the incidence of deaths with a functioning graft...
  30. ncbi request reprint The cholesterol paradox is flawed; cholesterol must be lowered in dialysis patients
    Ray K Wan
    BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, and Renal Transplant Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Semin Dial 20:504-9. 2007
    ..Thus, cholesterol lowering will still be effective in patients with chronic kidney diseases...
  31. doi request reprint Phosphate as a cardiovascular risk factor: effects on vascular and endothelial function
    Kathryn K Stevens
    Renal Unit, Western Infirmary, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 385:S10. 2015
    ..We investigated direct effects of phosphate on endothelial function using myography to study rat and human blood vessels. In addition we assessed the effects of phosphate loading on endothelial function in a clinical study...
  32. doi request reprint Risk Factors of Ischemic Stroke and Subsequent Outcome in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis
    Mark D Findlay
    From the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom M D F, R L F, M D S, A G J, R K P, K K S, J D, P B M and The Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit, South Glasgow University Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom M D F, P C T, M D S, A G J, R K P, K K S, C C G, P B M
    Stroke 46:2477-81. 2015
    ..Knowledge on risk factors and management strategies derived from the general population may not be applicable to those with ESRD. We studied a large ESRD population to identify risk factors and outcomes for stroke...
  33. ncbi request reprint The influence of pre-operative electrocardiographic abnormalities and cardiovascular risk factors on patient and graft survival following renal transplantation
    Y Mun Woo
    Renal Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    J Nephrol 15:380-6. 2002
    ..Moreover, ECG abnormalities and "conventional" cardiovascular risk factors are associated with poor graft and patient outcome and represent potentially remediable risk factors for renal transplant recipients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease management in renal transplant recipients: more or less treatment?
    Ray K Wan
    BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Transplantation 82:737-8. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint fluvastatin prevents cardiac death and myocardial infarction in renal transplant recipients: post-hoc subgroup analyses of the ALERT Study
    Alan G Jardine
    Western Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Am J Transplant 4:988-95. 2004
    ..The subgroups included patients at lower cardiovascular risk, who were younger, nondiabetic, nonsmokers and without pre-existing CVD. These data support the early introduction of statins following renal transplantation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fluvastatin inhibits raft dependent Fcgamma receptor signalling in human monocytes
    Dianne Z Hillyard
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Atherosclerosis 172:219-28. 2004
    ..Since many receptors utilise cholesterol rich rafts this mechanism may have broader significance given the pleiotropic effects of statins...
  37. pmc Inter-study reproducibility of arterial spin labelling magnetic resonance imaging for measurement of renal perfusion in healthy volunteers at 3 Tesla
    Keith A Gillis
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, British Heart Foundation Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, 126 University Place, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Nephrol 15:23. 2014
    ..Arterial spin labelling magnetic resonance imaging (ASL MRI) is a non-invasive method of measuring renal perfusion using magnetised blood as endogenous contrast. We studied the reproducibility of ASL MRI in normal volunteers...
  38. doi request reprint Is there still a role for preoperative 12-lead electrocardiography?
    Christopher J Payne
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Gartnavel General Hospital, Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0XH, UK
    World J Surg 35:2611-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG) and the postoperative cardiac event rate...
  39. doi request reprint The prediction of self-care behaviors in end-stage renal disease patients using Leventhal's Self-Regulatory Model
    Susan M O'Connor
    Section of Psychological Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Psychosom Res 65:191-200. 2008
    ..To assess the utility of Leventhal's Self-Regulatory Model (SRM) to predict self-care behavior with regard to dietary, medication, and fluid regimes in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients...
  40. doi request reprint Hemochromatosis gene mutations and treatment of anemia in patients on hemodialysis
    Michaela C Brown
    Renal Unit, Level 7, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Hemodial Int 13:460-6. 2009
    ..We observed a trend toward lower erythropoietin requirement in patients possessing C282Y mutations. Larger studies may clarify the role of HFE mutations, regulators of iron metabolism and erythropoiesis in chronic kidney disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessing the relative risk of cardiovascular disease among renal transplant patients receiving tacrolimus or cyclosporine
    Alan G Jardine
    University of Glasgow, Gardiner Institute, Western Infirmary, UK
    Transpl Int 18:379-84. 2005
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  42. doi request reprint Cardiovascular complications after transplantation: treatment options in solid organ recipients
    Keith A Gillis
    Renal Research Group, University of Glasgow, UK
    Transplant Rev (Orlando) 28:47-55. 2014
    ..In this review, we will focus on renal transplantation, where most research has been carried out and, despite incomplete understanding of the disease process, the incidence of cardiovascular disease appears to be falling. ..
  43. doi request reprint A cardiovascular risk calculator for renal transplant recipients
    Inga Soveri
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Transplantation 94:57-62. 2012
    ..Standard CVD risk calculators are poorly predictive in RTRs; we therefore aimed to develop and validate an equation for CVD risk prediction in this population...
  44. doi request reprint Fractional excretions of albumin and IgG are the best predictors of progression in primary glomerulonephritis
    Emily P McQuarrie
    Renal Research Group, British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1563-9. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the utility of available indices of IgG, total proteinuria and albumin excretions as predictors of chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression in patients with primary glomerulonephritis...
  45. doi request reprint Homoarginine and Clinical Outcomes in Renal Transplant Recipients: Results From the Assessment of Lescol in Renal Transplantation Study
    Christiane Drechsler
    1 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany 2 Comprehensive Heart Failure Centre, University Hospital of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany 3 Department of Organ Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway 4 Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria 5 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care, Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 6 Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical, University of Graz, Graz, Austria 7 Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria 8 Specialist Clinic for Rehabilitation Bad Aussee, Bad Aussee, Austria 9 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Sykehuset i Vestfold, T√łnsberg, Norway 10 Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden 11 Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK 12 Department of Medicine V Nephrology, Frenchay Hospital
    Transplantation 99:1470-6. 2015
    ..The amino acid homoarginine exerts a variety of beneficial effects that may be relevant for cardiovascular and graft outcomes, which is investigated in the present study...
  46. doi request reprint Socio-economic status influences chronic kidney disease prevalence in primary care: a community-based cross-sectional analysis
    Beng H So
    John Stevenson Lynch Renal Unit, University Hospital Crosshouse, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Kilmarnock KA2 0BE, UK Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 30:1010-7. 2015
    ..We examined the effects of laboratory ascertainment and adjusting for practice-level variables on the variation in CKD prevalence. We carried out an Ayrshire-wide laboratory database analysis of primary care practices (PCPs)...
  47. doi request reprint Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality after kidney transplantation
    Sokratis Stoumpos
    The Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Transpl Int 28:10-21. 2015
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  48. ncbi request reprint The impact of delayed graft function on the long-term outcome of renal transplantation
    Colin C Geddes
    Renal Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    J Nephrol 15:17-21. 2002
    ..In the meantime, measures to minimise ischaemic damage to the transplant kidney and intensive surveillance for AR with weekly renal biopsy in patients with DGF are recommended...
  49. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of proliferation and signalling mechanisms in human lymphocytes by fluvastatin
    Dianne Z Hillyard
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Glasgow, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 29:673-8. 2002
    ..7. These data suggest that the potential immunosuppressive actions of statins involve inhibition of subcellular pathways dependent on isoprenylation of signal peptides, including Ras, Rho and related G-proteins...