Recent Publications (2007-Present)

Measuring Versus Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate in Kidney Transplantation.
White CA, Knoll GA and Poggio ED.
Transplantation Reviews. 2010;24:18-27. 

Estimating GFR in Kidney Transplantation: Is the new CKD-EPI Equation any Better? 
White CA, Akbari A, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Knoll G.
Clinical Chemistry. 2009 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Use of Warfarin in People with Low Glomerular Filtration Rate or on Dialysis.
Holden RM, Clase CM.
Semin Dial. 2009 Sep 9.

Indigenous people in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States are less likely to receive renal transplantation.
Yeates KE, Cass A, Sequist TD, McDonald SP, Jardine MJ, Trpeski L, Ayanian JZ.
Kidney Int. 2009;76:659-64.

Antiplatelet medications in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review of bleeding rates.
Hiremath S, Holden RM, Fergusson D, Zimmerman DL.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4:1347-55.

Estimating GFR using Serum Beta Trace Protein: Accuracy and Validation in Kidney Transplant and Pediatric Populations. 
White CA, Akbari A, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Lepage N, Filler G, Hussain N, Knoll G.
Kidney International. 2009;76:784-91

Effect of Clinical Variables and Immunosuppression on Serum Cystatin C and Beta-Trace Protein in Kidney Transplant Recipients. 
White CA, Akbari A, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Hussain N, Dinh L, Filler G, Lepage N, Knoll G.
American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  2009;54:922-30.

Hemoglobin variability in nondialysis chronic kidney disease: examining the association with mortality.
Boudville NC, Djurdjev O, Macdougall IC, de Francisco AL, Deray G, Besarab A, Stevens PE, Walker RG, Ureña P, Iñigo P, Minutolo R, Haviv YS, Yeates K, Agüera ML, MacRae JM, Levin A.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4:1176-82.

They really want to go back home, they hate it here: the importance of place in Canadian health professionals' views on the barriers facing Aboriginal patients accessing kidney transplants.
Anderson K, Yeates K, Cunningham J, Devitt J, Cass A.
Health Place. 2009;15:390-3.

An investigation of satellite hemodialysis fallbacks in the province of Ontario.
Lindsay RM, Hux J, Holland D, Nadler S, Richardson R, Lok C, Moist L, Churchill D.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4:603-8.

Similar outcomes among black and white renal allograft recipients.
Yeates K, Wiebe N, Gill J, Sima C, Schaubel D, Holland D, Hemmelgarn B, Tonelli M.
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;20:172-9.

Creatinine-Based Estimates Of Glomerular Filtration Rate: A Systematic Review Of Their Performance In Kidney Transplantation
White CA, Huang D, Akbari A, Garland J, Knoll G. 
American Journal of Kidney Diseases 51(6): 1005-15, 2008

Oral Intake During Hemodialysis ­- Is There an Association with Intradialytic Hypotension?
Benaroia M, Iliescu EA.
Hemodialysis International 2008; 12:62–65.  

A practice-related risk score (PRS): a DOPPS-derived aggregate quality index for haemodialysis facilities.
Mendelssohn DC, Pisoni RL, Arrington CJ, Yeates KE, Leblanc M, Deziel C, Akiba T, Krishnan M, Fukuhara S, Lameire N, Port FK, Wolfe RA.
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008 Oct;23(10):3227-33.

The Canadian ACE-inhibitor trial to improve renal outcomes and patient survival in kidney transplantation study design
Knoll GA, Cantarovitch M, Cole E, Gill J, Gourishankar S, Holland D, Kiberd B, Muirhead N, Prasad R, Tibbles LA, Treleaven D, Fergusson D
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2008 Jan;23(1):354-8.

Pure red cell aplasia induced by erythropoiesis-stimulating agents
Pollock C, Johnson DW, Hörl WH, Rossert J, Casadevall N, Schellekens H, Delage R, De Francisco A, Macdougall I, Thorpe R, Toffelmire E
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2008 Jan;3(1):193-9

Major bleeding in hemodialysis patients
Holden RM, Harman GJ, Wang M, Holland D, Day AG
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol  2008 Jan;3(1):105-10

A novel equation to estimate glomerular filtration rate using beta-trace protein
White CA, Akbari A, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Hussain N, Dinh L, Filler G, Lepage N, Knoll GA
Clin Chem. 2007 Nov;53(11):1965-8

Vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease: the role of vitamin K
Holden RM, Booth SL
Nat Clin Pract Nephrol  2007 Oct;3(10):522-3

Chronic kidney disease stage in renal transplantation: Classification using cystatin
C and creatinine-based equations
White CA, Akbari A, Hussain N, Dinh L, Filler G, Lepage N, Knoll G
Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation  2007 22(10):3013-20.

Warfarin anticoagulation in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review of bleeding rates
Elliott MJ, Zimmerman D, Holden RM
Am J Kidney Dis 2007 Sep;50(3):433-40 

Effect of intravenous iron on insulin sensitivity in dialysis patients
Iliescu EA, White CA, Toffelmire EB, Hudson RW
Hemodial Int 2007 Oct;11(4):492-3.

Warfarin and aortic valve calcification in hemodialysis patients
Holden RM, Sanfilippo AS, Hopman WM, Zimmerman D, Garland JS, Morton AR
J Nephrol 2007 Jul-Aug;20(4):417-22.

DOPPS estimate of patient life years attributable to modifiable hemodialysis practices in Canada
Mendelssohn DC, Yeates KE, Ethier J, Trpeski L, Na Y, Bragg-Gresham JL, Eichleay MA, Pisoni RL, Port FK
Nephrol News Issues 2007 Apr;21(5):69-70, 72, 74-6 passim.

Optimizing hemodialysis practices in Canada could improve patient survival
Yeates KE, Mendelssohn DC, Ethier J, Trpeski L, Na J, Bragg-Gresham JL, Eichleay MA, Pisoni RL, Port FK
CANNT J 2007 Apr-Jun;17(2):22-34 

Subclinical vitamin K deficiency in hemodialysis patients
Pilkey RM, Morton AR, Boffa MB, Noordhof C, Day AG, Su Y, Miller LM, Koschinsky ML, Booth SL
Am J Kidney Dis 2007 Mar;49(3):432-9

Cost of applying the K/DOQI guidelines for bone metabolism and disease to a cohort of chronic hemodialysis patients
White CA, Jaffey J, Magner P
Kidney Int 2007 Feb;71(4):312-7

The problem with Kt/V: dialysis dose should be normalized to metabolic rate not volume
Morton AR, Singer MA
Semin Dial 2007 Jan-Feb;20(1):12-5