S L Furth

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Varicella vaccination in pediatric kidney transplant candidates
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:97-100. 2002
  2. pmc Design and methods of the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) prospective cohort study
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Children s Center, Baltimore MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:1006-15. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Growth and nutrition in children with chronic kidney disease
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 2535, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:366-71. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Varicella zoster virus: vaccination and implications in children with renal failure
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Park 335, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 3:291-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient compliance, parental education and race on nephrologists' recommendations for kidney transplantation in children
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The John Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:28-34. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Varicella vaccination in children with chronic renal failure. A report of the Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2535, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:33-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Growth failure, risk of hospitalization and death for children with end-stage renal disease
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:450-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse clinical outcomes associated with short stature at dialysis initiation: a report of the North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 109:909-13. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Does growth retardation indicate suboptimal clinical care in children with chronic renal disease and those undergoing dialysis?
    S L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Semin Nephrol 21:463-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of dialysis and transplantation on children
    S L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2535, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 8:206-13. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Varicella vaccination in pediatric kidney transplant candidates
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:97-100. 2002
    ..Further data need to be collected regarding the use of the vaccine in seronegative patients who have already undergone transplantation...
  2. pmc Design and methods of the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) prospective cohort study
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Children s Center, Baltimore MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:1006-15. 2006
    ..The primary outcome is the rate of decline of GFR. The CKiD study will be the largest North American multicenter study of pediatric CKD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Growth and nutrition in children with chronic kidney disease
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 2535, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:366-71. 2005
    ..Additionally, available strategies to optimize growth and nutrition and current controversies in nutritional management and assessment of nutritional status in children with chronic kidney disease are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Varicella zoster virus: vaccination and implications in children with renal failure
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Park 335, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 3:291-8. 2004
    ..Despite the secondary immune defects associated with renal failure, the varicella vaccine has been demonstrated to be immunogenic, safe and efficacious in pediatric patients with kidney disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient compliance, parental education and race on nephrologists' recommendations for kidney transplantation in children
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The John Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:28-34. 2003
    ..Education and compliance with therapy independently influence nephrologists' recommendations for transplantation in youth with kidney failure. Among the most compliant candidates, referral for transplantation may vary with patient race...
  6. ncbi request reprint Varicella vaccination in children with chronic renal failure. A report of the Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2535, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:33-8. 2003
    ..In this study, varicella vaccination with a two-dose regimen of varicella vaccine was generally well tolerated and highly immunogenic in children with chronic kidney disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Growth failure, risk of hospitalization and death for children with end-stage renal disease
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:450-5. 2002
    ..7%, respectively) than in the normal growth group (15.6%). We conclude that growth failure is associated with a more-complicated clinical course and increased risk of death for children with kidney failure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse clinical outcomes associated with short stature at dialysis initiation: a report of the North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 109:909-13. 2002
    ..We examined whether height less than the 1% for age (z score <-2.5) at dialysis initiation predicts adverse clinical outcomes for children with kidney failure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does growth retardation indicate suboptimal clinical care in children with chronic renal disease and those undergoing dialysis?
    S L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Semin Nephrol 21:463-9. 2001
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  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of dialysis and transplantation on children
    S L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2535, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 8:206-13. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint For-profit versus not-for-profit dialysis care for children with end stage renal disease
    S L Furth
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, The Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatrics 104:519-24. 1999
    ..We undertook a study to determine whether dialysis facility profit status influences the choice of dialysis therapy in the pediatric population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for urolithiasis in children on the ketogenic diet
    S L Furth
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2535, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 15:125-8. 2000
    ..In conjunction with low fluid intake, these patients are at high risk for both uric acid and calcium stone formation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relation between pediatric experience and treatment recommendations for children and adolescents with kidney failure
    S L Furth
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 285:1027-33. 2001
    ..Whether differences in peritoneal dialysis use among children are due to the pediatric experience of the clinician has not been examined...
  14. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis catheter infections and peritonitis in children: a report of the North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study
    S L Furth
    NAPRTCS Publications Committee, 19 Bradhurst Avenue, Box 10, Hawthorne, NY 10532, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 15:179-82. 2000
    ..Further study of potentially modifiable risk factors for ESI/TI in pediatric end-stage renal disease patients is warranted...
  15. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in access to the kidney transplant waiting list for children and adolescents with end-stage renal disease
    S L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 106:756-61. 2000
    ..Renal transplantation is the treatment of choice for pediatric patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Black patients wait longer for kidney transplants than do white patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Septicemia in dialysis patients: incidence, risk factors, and prognosis
    N R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 55:1081-90. 1999
    ..To identify patients at high risk and to characterize modifiable risk factors for septicemia, we examined the incidence, risk factors, and prognosis for septicemia in a large, representative group of U.S. dialysis patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing associations between medication adherence and potentially modifiable psychosocial variables in pediatric kidney transplant recipients and their families
    A C Gerson
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 8:543-50. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that pre-transplant recipient evaluations of risk factors for poor adherence are warranted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of neurotoxicity in pediatric renal transplant recipients treated with tacrolimus (FK506)
    A M Neu
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Transplant 11:412-4. 1997
    ..Milder neurologic complaints may be commonly seen in this population, but in general are not severe enough to cause discontinuation of tacrolimus...
  19. pmc Risk factors for end-stage kidney disease after pediatric liver transplantation
    R L Ruebner
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:3398-405. 2012
    ..Although uncommon, ESKD was highly associated with mortality. Pediatric LT recipients should be routinely monitored for kidney disease, particularly those at highest risk of ESKD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical course associated with vascular access type in a national cohort of adolescents who receive hemodialysis: findings from the Clinical Performance Measures and US Renal Data System projects
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:987-92. 2006
    ..69) for a complication of vascular access. Vascular catheters are the predominant access type in adolescent patients who receive maintenance hemodialysis and are associated with significantly more hospitalizations and complications...
  21. ncbi request reprint Kidney stones and the ketogenic diet: risk factors and prevention
    Amitha Sampath
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:375-8. 2007
    ..As oral potassium citrate was preventative, prospective studies using this medication empirically are warranted...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reduced albumin levels and utilization of arteriovenous access in pediatric patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
    Sangeeta D Sule
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:2041-6. 2007
    ..These findings may be associated with increased morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients with SLE maintained on HD and deserve further study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Children on long-term dialysis in the United States: findings from the 2005 ESRD clinical performance measures project
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:958-66. 2007
    ..This study describes demographic and clinical characteristics and compares them between patients on HD and PD therapy...
  24. pmc Hemoglobin decline in children with chronic kidney disease: baseline results from the chronic kidney disease in children prospective cohort study
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, David M Rubenstein Child Health Building, Room 3055, 200 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:457-62. 2008
    ..The level of glomerular filtration rate at which hemoglobin declines in chronic kidney disease is poorly described in the pediatric population...
  25. doi request reprint Parent perspectives of health related quality of life in adolescents with chronic kidney disease due to underlying urological disorders: an assessment using the Child Health Questionnaire-Parent Form 50
    Jennifer L Dodson
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    J Urol 180:1700-4; discussion 1704. 2008
    ..Little is known about health related quality of life in adolescents with chronic kidney disease due to urological anomalies. We assessed generic health related quality of life in this population using a validated parent proxy instrument...
  26. doi request reprint Health related quality of life in adolescents with abnormal bladder function: an assessment using the Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition
    Jennifer L Dodson
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    J Urol 180:1846-51; discussion 1851. 2008
    ..A reliable patient based method is needed to assess the impact of these conditions in children and the interventions used to treat them...
  27. pmc Blood pressure in children with chronic kidney disease: a report from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children study
    Joseph T Flynn
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Hypertension 52:631-7. 2008
    ..Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers may improve BP control in these patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint An assessment of health related quality of life using the child health and illness profile-adolescent edition in adolescents with chronic kidney disease due to underlying urological disorders
    Jennifer L Dodson
    Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 178:660-5; discussion 665. 2007
    ..We then compared the results to those in adolescents with medical kidney disease and to population based norms...
  29. ncbi request reprint The association of anemia and hypoalbuminemia with accelerated decline in GFR among adolescents with chronic kidney disease
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Children s Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:265-71. 2007
    ..73 m(2)) (95% CI: 11 to 22 [0.18 to 0.37]). Further study is needed to evaluate whether treatment of anemia or hypoalbuminemia, as outlined in current clinical care guidelines for CKD, may slow the progression of CKD in adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease: Current findings and contemporary endeavors
    Arlene C Gerson
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University Medical Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 12:208-15. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Varicella vaccination in children with nephrotic syndrome: a report of the Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pediatr 142:145-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of varicella vaccine in children with nephrotic syndrome, including those taking low-dose, alternate-day prednisone...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus vs. cyclosporine A as primary immunosuppression in pediatric renal transplantation: a NAPRTCS study
    Alicia M Neu
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:217-22. 2003
    ..Further analysis as more patient data are obtained will be necessary to determine if this difference in graft function persists and translates into improved graft survival...
  33. ncbi request reprint Drug dosing during intermittent hemodialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy : special considerations in pediatric patients
    Michael A Veltri
    Pediatric Division, Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 6180, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 6:45-65. 2004
    ..Peritoneal dialysis is not considered in this review. Finally, a summary table with recommended initial dosages for drugs commonly encountered in pediatric patients requiring IHD or CRRT is presented...
  34. ncbi request reprint Anemia in pediatric dialysis patients in end-stage renal disease network 5
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Park 335, 600 North Wolfe Street, MD 21287, Baltimore, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:1029-34. 2004
    ..39, 95% CI 0.16-0.99). In conclusion, increasing age, dialysis for less than 6 months, and treatment with PD were predictive of anemia in this population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessing health status and health care utilization in adolescents with chronic kidney disease
    Arlene C Gerson
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2535, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1427-32. 2005
    ..Among CKD patients, dialysis patients have the poorest functional health status. These results suggest that the CHIP-AE can be used to measure functional health status in adolescent patients with CKD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Kidney stones, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, and the ketogenic diet
    Eric H Kossoff
    The Pediatric Epilepsy Center, Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, and Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1000, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1168-71. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to establish the prevalence of nephrolithiasis in children in this combination-therapy population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Report of an NIH task force on research priorities in chronic kidney disease in children
    Russell W Chesney
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 50 North Dunlap, 38103 4909, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:14-25. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Changes in physical and psychosocial functioning among adolescents with chronic kidney disease
    Jeffrey Fadrowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 21287, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:394-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that decline in kidney function is associated with a subsequent decline in health-related quality of life, particularly in terms of physical activity...
  39. ncbi request reprint The association between intrauterine growth restriction in the full-term infant and high blood pressure at age 7 years: results from the Collaborative Perinatal Project
    Anusha H Hemachandra
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:871-7. 2006
    ..To use neonatal and placental anthropometry as proxy measures of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and to relate these to blood pressure later in childhood...
  40. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in the association between birth weight in the term infant and blood pressure at age 7 years: results from the collaborative perinatal project
    Anusha H Hemachandra
    Division of Neonatology, 600 N Wolfe Street, NH 2 133, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2576-81. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, postnatal growth, and risk for high blood pressure at 7 years of age: results from the Collaborative Perinatal Project
    Anusha H Hemachandra
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1264-70. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate measurement and estimation in chronic kidney disease
    George J Schwartz
    Pediatric Nephrology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box 777, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1839-48. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Clinical research in pediatric nephrology: state of the art
    Gregory H Gorman
    Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Park 335, Baltimore, MD 21287 2535, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:1382-7. 2005
    ..In this review, we will use recent literature and contemporary topics in pediatric nephrology to illustrate state-of-the-art research methods using classic epidemiological elements needed to establish causation...

Research Grants3

  1. Assessing Functional Outcomes in Adolescent with ESRD
    Susan Furth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This experience will give Dr. Furth the tools she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator in a nurturing academic environment. ..
  2. ASSESSING PATIENT OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC ESRD
    Susan Furth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furth the tools she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator in a nurturing academic environment. ..
  3. Clinical Performance Measures & Outcomes in Adolescents
    Susan Furth; Fiscal Year: 2005
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