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Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease

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  1. Content type: Review

    Acute kidney injury (AKI) is independently associated with the development of chronic kidney disease, endstage kidney disease and increased all-cause and cardiovascular-specific mortality. The severity of the ...

    Authors: Ravindra Mehta, Azra Bihorac, Nicholas M. Selby, Hude Quan, Stuart L. Goldstein, John A. Kellum, Claudio Ronco and Sean M. Bagshaw

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:13

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  2. Content type: Review

    Among hospitalized patients, acute kidney injury is common and associated with significant morbidity and risk for mortality. The use of electronic health records (EHR) for prediction and detection of this impo...

    Authors: Eric A. J. Hoste, Kianoush Kashani, Noel Gibney, F. Perry Wilson, Claudio Ronco, Stuart L. Goldstein, John A. Kellum and Sean M. Bagshaw

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:10

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  3. Content type: Review

    The data contained within the electronic health record (EHR) is “big” from the standpoint of volume, velocity, and variety. These circumstances and the pervasive trend towards EHR adoption have sparked interes...

    Authors: Scott M. Sutherland, Lakhmir S. Chawla, Sandra L. Kane-Gill, Raymond K. Hsu, Andrew A. Kramer, Stuart L. Goldstein, John A. Kellum, Claudio Ronco and Sean M. Bagshaw

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:11

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  4. Content type: Review

    Electronic medical records and clinical information systems are increasingly used in hospitals and can be leveraged to improve recognition and care for acute kidney injury. This Acute Dialysis Quality Initiati...

    Authors: Matthew T. James, Charles E. Hobson, Michael Darmon, Sumit Mohan, Darren Hudson, Stuart L. Goldstein, Claudio Ronco, John A. Kellum and Sean M. Bagshaw

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:9

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Pregnancy in patients on chronic hemodialysis therapy, though unlikely, does happen rarely. Intensive hemodialysis is thought to offer a better survival advantage to the unborn child. Circulating angiogenic fa...

    Authors: Ayub Akbari, Michelle Hladunewich, Kevin Burns, Felipe Moretti, Rima Abou Arkoub, Pierre Brown and Swapnil Hiremath

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:7

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  6. Content type: Original research article

    Automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) is one of the fastest growing dialysis modalities. It is unknown whether sleep and mood are disturbed while performing repeated overnight exchanges.

    Authors: Maria-Eleni Roumelioti, Christos Argyropoulos, Vernon Shane Pankratz, Manisha Jhamb, Filitsa H. Bender, Daniel J. Buysse, Patrick Strollo and Mark L. Unruh

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:6

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  7. Content type: Reviewer Acknowledgement

    The Editors of Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 2 (2015).

    Authors: Adeera Levin, Catherine M. Clase, Elizabeth Dicks and Manish M. Sood

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:8

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  8. Content type: Original research article

    Multiple first-morning urine samples are recommended for measuring the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR); however, this can be challenging in community-based research.

    Authors: Jessica M. Sontrop, Amit X. Garg, Lihua Li, Kerri Gallo, Virginia Schumann, Jennifer Winick-Ng, William F. Clark and Matthew A. Weir

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:3

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  9. Content type: Original research article

    Hyponatremia is a recognized complication of congestive heart failure (CHF) and is associated with reduced survival. Therefore, early identification and appropriate management of hyponatremia is important. The...

    Authors: Amanda Miller, Bonnie Kuehl, Karthik Tennankore and Steven Soroka

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:4

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  10. Content type: Original research article

    We lack consensus on the clinical value, frequency, and timing of bone mineral density (BMD) testing in kidney transplant recipients. This study sought to determine practice patterns in BMD testing across kidn...

    Authors: Kyla L. Naylor, Guangyong Zou, William D. Leslie, Eric McArthur, Ngan N. Lam, Gregory A. Knoll, S. Joseph Kim, Lisa-Ann Fraser, Jonathan D. Adachi, Anthony B. Hodsman and Amit X. Garg

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2016 3:2

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  11. Content type: Original research article

    Achievement of normal volume status is crucial in hemodialysis (HD), since both volume expansion and volume contraction have been associated with adverse outcome and events.

    Authors: Sylvia Kalainy, Ryan Reid, Kailash Jindal, Neesh Pannu and Branko Braam

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:54

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  12. Content type: Original research article

    Predicting the clinical trajectories of chronic kidney disease (CKD) to discern personalized care remains a complex challenge in nephrology. Understanding the appropriate risk thresholds and time frame associa...

    Authors: Helen H. L. Chiu, Navdeep Tangri, Ognjenka Djurdjev, Brendan J. Barrett, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, François Madore, Claudio Rigatto, Norman Muirhead, Manish M. Sood, Catherine M. Clase and Adeera Levin

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:53

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  13. Content type: Original research article

    Adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients have worse graft outcomes than older and younger age groups. Difficulties in the process of transition, defined as the purposeful, planned movement of ad...

    Authors: Rory F. McQuillan, Alene Toulany, Miriam Kaufman and Jeffrey R. Schiff

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:45

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  14. Content type: Original research article

    The rapid increase in glomerular filtration rate in a normal contralateral kidney after uninephrectomy is well known in living kidney donors but much less well described in chronic kidney disease (CKD). The pu...

    Authors: Dominique Dupuis, Georges Ouellet and Louise Roy

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:52

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  15. Content type: Methodology

    Knowledge generation through randomized controlled trials (RCTs) is critical to advance the medical evidence base, inform decision-making, and improve care and outcomes. Unfortunately, nephrology has typically...

    Authors: Claudio Rigatto, Michael Walsh, Nadia Zalunardo, Catherine M Clase, Braden J Manns, François Madore, Susan M Samuel, Catherine J Morgan, Wim Wolfs and Rita S. Suri

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:46

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  16. Content type: Original research article

    Bone marrow-derived early outgrowth cells (EOCs) secrete soluble factors that exert potent renoprotective effects, such that infusion of their conditioned medium recapitulates the affects of the cells themselves.

    Authors: Darren A. Yuen, David M. Kepecs, Yanling Zhang, Suzanne Advani, Kerri Thai, Kim A. Connelly and Richard E. Gilbert

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:44

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  17. Content type: Review

    The Canadian Vasculitis research network (CanVasc) is composed of physicians from different medical specialties, including rheumatology and nephrology and researchers with expertise in vasculitis. One of its a...

    Authors: Lucy McGeoch, Marinka Twilt, Leilani Famorca, Volodko Bakowsky, Lillian Barra, Susan Benseler, David A. Cabral, Simon Carette, Gerald P. Cox, Navjot Dhindsa, Christine Dipchand, Aurore Fifi-Mah, Michele Goulet, Nader Khalidi, Majed M. Khraishi, Patrick Liang…

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:43

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  18. Content type: Review

    Translational research is an evolving discipline that is intended to bridge the gaps between basic science research, clinical research, and implementation in clinical practice. It is a fluid, multidirectional ...

    Authors: Janine F. Farragher, Meghan J. Elliott, Samuel A. Silver, Zsuzsanna Lichner and Anne Tsampalieros

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:42

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  19. Content type: Original research article

    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a major global health problem. CKD is one of the most common complications of diabetes mellitus and hypertension and carries a risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and...

    Authors: Richard KD Ephraim, Sylvester Biekpe, Samuel A. Sakyi, Prince Adoba, Hope Agbodjakey and Enoch O. Antoh

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2015 2:40

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