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  1. The Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR) is the only Canadian information system on kidney and extra-kidney organ failure and transplantation in Canada. CORR’s mandate is to record and analyze the level ...

    Authors: Louise M Moist, Stanley Fenton, Joseph S Kim, John S Gill, Frank Ivis, Eric de Sa, Juliana Wu, Ahmed A Al-Jaishi, Manish M Sood, Scott Klarenbach, Brenda R Hemmelgarn and Joanne E Kappel

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:26

    Content type: Review

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  2. For those who initiate chronic dialysis, knowing what proportion will experience 3-year outcomes of hemorrhage with hospitalization informs patient prognosis, disease impact, and the planning of trials and pro...

    Authors: Manish M Sood, Sarah E Bota, Eric McArthur, Moira K Kapral, Navdeep Tangri, Greg Knoll, Deborah Zimmerman and Amit X Garg

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:21

    Content type: Research

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  3. Chronic kidney disease affects approximately 3 million Canadians. Ongoing investment in high quality kidney research is needed to improve the care of patients with kidney disease. The barriers to translating s...

    Authors: Amber O Molnar, Darren A Yuen, Navdeep Tangri and Victor L Jensen

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:18

    Content type: Review

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  4. Electronic capture of patients’ reports of their health is significant in clinical nephrology research because health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for patients with end-stage renal disease is compromised an...

    Authors: Kara Schick-Makaroff and Anita Molzahn

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:22

    Content type: Research

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  5. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common after major surgery, and is associated with morbidity, mortality, increased length of hospital stay, and high health care costs. Although recent guidelines for AKI provide r...

    Authors: Matthew T James, Elijah Dixon, Derek J Roberts, Rebecca Barry, Carlee Balint, Aleem Bharwani, William Don Buie, Tomas Godinez, Brenda R Hemmelgarn, John B Kortbeek, Braden J Manns, Andria Marin, Nairne Scott-Douglas, Henry Tom Stelfox and Neesh Pannu

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:20

    Content type: Review

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  6. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is defined as oliguria or rise in serum creatinine but oliguria alone as a diagnostic criterion may over-diagnose AKI.

    Authors: Katrina Chau, Travis Schisler, Lee Er, Dharmvir Jaswal, Christopher Cheung, Amanda Israel, John Bowering and Adeera Levin

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:19

    Content type: Research

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  7. Nephrotic syndrome is a commonly acquired kidney disease in children that causes significant morbidity due to recurrent episodes of heavy proteinuria. The management of childhood nephrotic syndrome is known to...

    Authors: Susan Samuel, Shannon Scott, Catherine Morgan, Allison Dart, Cherry Mammen, Rulan Parekh, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Allison Eddy, Rachel Flynn, Maury Pinsk, Andrew Wade, Steven Arora, Geneviève Benoit, Martin Bitzan, Robin Erickson, Janusz Feber…

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:17

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) is impaired in hemodialysis patients and cardiac biomarkers are elevated, but their relationship is uncertain.

    Authors: Christopher E Williams, Bryan M Curtis, Edward W Randell, Robert N Foley and Patrick S Parfrey

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:16

    Content type: Research

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  9. We previously reported a reduction in central venous catheter (CVC) malfunction when using once-weekly recombinant tissue-plasminogen activator (rt-PA) as a locking solution, compared with thrice-weekly heparin.

    Authors: David R Ward, Louise M Moist, Jennifer M MacRae, Nairne Scott-Douglas, Jianguo Zhang, Marcello Tonelli, Charmaine E Lok, Steven D Soroka and Brenda R Hemmelgarn

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:15

    Content type: Research

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  10. Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT) are a polymorphic group of clinical disorders comprising the major cause of renal failure in children. Included within CAKUT is a wide spectrum of d...

    Authors: Michel G Arsenault, Yuan Miao, Kathleen Jones, David Sims, Jonathan Spears, Glenda M Wright and Sunny Hartwig

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:12

    Content type: Methodology

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  11. Over 40% of patients with end stage renal disease in the United States were treated with home hemodialysis (HHD) in the early 1970’s. However, this number declined rapidly over the ensuing decades so that the ...

    Authors: Robert P Pauly, Paul Komenda, Christopher T Chan, Michael Copland, Azim Gangji, David Hirsch, Robert Lindsay, Martin MacKinnon, Jennifer M MacRae, Philip McFarlane, Gihad Nesrallah, Andreas Pierratos, Martin Plaisance, Frances Reintjes, Jean-Philippe Rioux, John Shik…

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:11

    Content type: Research

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  12. To date, there has been little analysis of the degree to which emerging incentive initiatives are permissible under Canadian law. The purpose of this review is to examine the relevant law – including legislati...

    Authors: Timothy Caulfield, Erin Nelson, Brice Goldfeldt and Scott Klarenbach

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:7

    Content type: Review

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  13. Chronic kidney disease screening using estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) reporting is standard in many regions. With its implementation, many centres have had higher referral rates and increased wait...

    Authors: Jay Hingwala, Sandip Bhangoo, Brett Hiebert, Manish M Sood, Claudio Rigatto, Navdeep Tangri and Paul Komenda

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:9

    Content type: Research

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  14. The Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN) was established to promote the highest quality of care for patients with renal diseases and to encourage research related to the kidney and its disorders. The CSN Clini...

    Authors: Reem A Mustafa, Adeera Levin, Ayub Akbari, Bethany J Foster, Deborah Zimmerman, Gihad E Nesrallah, Greg A Knoll, Jean-Philippe Rioux, Jim Barton, Marcel Ruzicka, Norman Muirhead, Louise Moist, Neesh Pannu, Phil McFarlane, Scott Klarenbach, Susan Samuel…

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:5

    Content type: Review

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  15. Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) do not always receive care consistent with guidelines, in part due to complexities in CKD management, lack of randomized trial data to inform care, and a failure to d...

    Authors: Braden Manns, Brendan Barrett, Michael Evans, Amit Garg, Brenda Hemmelgarn, Joanne Kappel, Scott Klarenbach, Francois Madore, Patrick Parfrey, Susan Samuel, Steven Soroka, Rita Suri, Marcello Tonelli, Ron Wald, Michael Walsh and Michael Zappitelli

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:2

    Content type: Review

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  16. Usually inaugural editorials are written by the Editor-in-Chief to describe the scope and vision for the journal to potential authors and readers. This editorial is written by the Editor-in-Chief, the Deputy E...

    Authors: Adeera Levin, Catherine M Clase, Manish M Sood, Elizabeth Dicks, Marie-Chantal Fortin, Sunny Hartwig, Rachel Holden, Jean-Philippe Lafrance, Anita Molzahn, Norman Rosenblum, Susan Samuel and Steven Soroka

    Citation: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014 1:1

    Content type: Editorial

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