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Ethical Issues in Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trials in Dialysis Facilities.

Am J Kidney Dis 2019 Jun 18. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton; Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.04.019DOI Listing
June 2019

Addressing guideline and policy changes during pragmatic clinical trials.

Clin Trials 2019 May 14:1740774519845682. Epub 2019 May 14.

14 Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1740774519845682DOI Listing
May 2019

Safety and cardiovascular efficacy of spironolactone in dialysis-dependent ESRD (SPin-D): a randomized, placebo-controlled, multiple dosage trial.

Kidney Int 2019 Apr 23;95(4):973-982. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2018.08.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6431563PMC
April 2019

The home hemodialysis patient experience: A qualitative assessment of modality use and discontinuation.

Hemodial Int 2019 Apr 11;23(2):139-150. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Medicine, Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hdi.12713DOI Listing
April 2019

A Pragmatic Step Forward: AKI and Beyond.

Authors:
Laura M Dember

J Am Soc Nephrol 2019 Mar 21;30(3):371-372. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Department of Medicine and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2019010076DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6405154PMC
March 2019

The authors reply.

Kidney Int 2019 02;95(2):468

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2018.11.005DOI Listing
February 2019

Perspectives on Research Participation and Facilitation Among Dialysis Patients, Clinic Personnel, and Medical Providers: A Focus Group Study.

Am J Kidney Dis 2018 Jul 27;72(1):93-103. Epub 2017 Dec 27.

Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.10.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6421569PMC
July 2018

Relationships Between Clinical Processes and Arteriovenous Fistula Cannulation and Maturation: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study.

Am J Kidney Dis 2018 May 2;71(5):677-689. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S02726386173113
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.10.027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5916528PMC
May 2018

Patient and Kidney Allograft Survival in Recipients With End-Stage Renal Disease From Amyloidosis.

Transplantation 2018 02;102(2):300-309

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000001930DOI Listing
February 2018

Patient and Physician Views about Protocolized Dialysis Treatment in Randomized Trials and Clinical Care.

AJOB Empir Bioeth 2016 23;7(2):106-115. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania; Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania; Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23294515.2015.1111272DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5098473PMC
January 2018

High-Dose Melphalan and Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients on Dialysis Due to Immunoglobulin Light-Chain Amyloidosis and Monoclonal Immunoglobulin Deposition Disease.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2018 01 1;24(1):127-132. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Amyloidosis Center and Section of Hematology and Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.08.031DOI Listing
January 2018

Data Sharing and Embedded Research.

Ann Intern Med 2017 11 3;167(9):668-670. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

From Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, University of Washington, and University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon; University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee; Texas A&M College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; CHB Wordsmith, Raleigh, North Carolina; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M17-0863DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5811187PMC
November 2017

Endothelium-Dependent and -Independent Vascular Function in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2017 Oct 7;12(10):1588-1594. Epub 2017 Aug 7.

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://cjasn.asnjournals.org/lookup/doi/10.2215/CJN.12811216
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.12811216DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628728PMC
October 2017

Smooth Muscle Nitric Oxide Responsiveness and Clinical Maturation of Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Fistulae.

Am J Pathol 2017 Sep 17;187(9):2095-2101. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpath.2017.05.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5809333PMC
September 2017

A Randomized Trial of Expanding Choice Sets to Motivate Advance Directive Completion.

Med Decis Making 2017 07 10;37(5):544-554. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (KRC, SDH).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X16663709DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5303189PMC
July 2017

Pragmatic Trials in Maintenance Dialysis: Perspectives from the Kidney Health Initiative.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2016 Oct 11;27(10):2955-2963. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

Division of Kidney, Urology, and Hematology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2016030340DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5042681PMC
October 2016

Factors Associated With Discontinuation of Home Hemodialysis.

Am J Kidney Dis 2016 Apr 18;67(4):629-37. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.11.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4808342PMC
April 2016

Honoring Patient Preferences in Initiation of Dialysis: Problems, Proposals, and a Path Forward.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 Feb;176(2):236-7

Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia3Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.7796DOI Listing
February 2016

The effect of location and configuration on forearm and upper arm hemodialysis arteriovenous grafts.

J Vasc Surg 2015 Nov 6;62(5):1258-64. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2015.06.132DOI Listing
November 2015

Human type I pancreatic elastase treatment of arteriovenous fistulas in patients with chronic kidney disease.

J Vasc Surg 2014 Aug 27;60(2):454-461.e1. Epub 2014 Mar 27.

Research and Development, Proteon Therapeutics Inc, Waltham, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2014.02.037DOI Listing
August 2014

Notch ties a knot on fistula maturation.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2014 Apr 30;25(4):648-50. Epub 2014 Jan 30.

Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2014010005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3968513PMC
April 2014

Objectives and design of the hemodialysis fistula maturation study.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Jan 28;63(1):104-12. Epub 2013 Aug 28.

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.06.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4134933PMC
January 2014

Novel therapies for hemodialysis vascular access dysfunction: myth or reality?

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2013 Dec 14;8(12):2202-12. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, †Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.07360713DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3848408PMC
December 2013

Can frequent hemodialysis be too frequent?

J Am Soc Nephrol 2013 Feb 14;24(3):334-6. Epub 2013 Feb 14.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2013010007DOI Listing
February 2013

Kidney dysfunction during lenalidomide treatment for AL amyloidosis.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2011 Mar 5;26(3):881-6. Epub 2010 Aug 5.

Renal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfq482DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108346PMC
March 2011

Fistulas first--but can they last?

Authors:
Laura M Dember

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2011 Mar 10;6(3):463-4. Epub 2011 Mar 10.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.00960111DOI Listing
March 2011

Modern treatment of amyloidosis: unresolved questions.

Authors:
Laura M Dember

J Am Soc Nephrol 2009 Mar 10;20(3):469-72. Epub 2008 Dec 10.

Renal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2008070793DOI Listing
March 2009

Early fistula failure: back to basics.

Am J Kidney Dis 2007 Nov;50(5):696-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2007.09.006DOI Listing
November 2007

Anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease: defining the optimal hemoglobin target.

Authors:
Laura M Dember

Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2007 May 3;3(5):244-5. Epub 2007 Apr 3.

Boston University Medical Center, Renal Section, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncpneph0463DOI Listing
May 2007

Amyloidosis-associated kidney disease.

Authors:
Laura M Dember

J Am Soc Nephrol 2006 Dec 8;17(12):3458-71. Epub 2006 Nov 8.

Renal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, EBRC 504, 650 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2006050460DOI Listing
December 2006

Light chains, casts, sheets and fibrils: monoclonal immunoglobulin diseases and immunotactoid/fibrillary glomerulopathy.

Authors:
Laura M Dember

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2006 Nov 11;1(6):1320-1. Epub 2006 Oct 11.

Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

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http://cjasn.asnjournals.org/cgi/doi/10.2215/CJN.03090906
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.03090906DOI Listing
November 2006

Dialysis-related amyloidosis: late finding or hidden epidemic?

Semin Dial 2006 Mar-Apr;19(2):105-9

Renal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-139X.2006.00134.xDOI Listing
September 2006

Quantitative serum free light chain assay in the diagnostic evaluation of AL amyloidosis.

Amyloid 2005 Dec;12(4):210-5

Amyloid Treatment and Research Program at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13506120500352339DOI Listing
December 2005

Emerging treatment approaches for the systemic amyloidoses.

Authors:
Laura M Dember

Kidney Int 2005 Sep;68(3):1377-90

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-1755.2005.00535.xDOI Listing
September 2005

Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 15-2005. An 80-year-old man with shortness of breath, edema, and proteinuria.

N Engl J Med 2005 May;352(20):2111-9

Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA.

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMcpc059009
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMcpc059009DOI Listing
May 2005

Stress granule assembly is mediated by prion-like aggregation of TIA-1.

Mol Biol Cell 2004 Dec 15;15(12):5383-98. Epub 2004 Sep 15.

Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://www.molbiolcell.org/doi/10.1091/mbc.e04-08-0715
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1091/mbc.e04-08-0715DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC532018PMC
December 2004

Randomized controlled trial of prophylactic repair of hemodialysis arteriovenous graft stenosis.

Kidney Int 2004 Jul;66(1):390-8

Renal Sections of Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-1755.2004.00743.xDOI Listing
July 2004

Thrombosis in end-stage renal disease.

Semin Dial 2003 May-Jun;16(3):245-56

Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA.

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October 2003

Persistent pleural effusions in primary systemic amyloidosis: etiology and prognosis.

Chest 2003 Sep;124(3):969-77

Amyloid Treatment and Research Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.124.3.969DOI Listing
September 2003

Incidence and outcome of acute renal failure complicating autologous stem cell transplantation for AL amyloidosis.

Kidney Int 2003 May;63(5):1868-73

The Renal Section, Stem Cell Transplant Program of the Hematology/Oncology Section, and Amyloid Treatment and Research Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S008525381549079
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1523-1755.2003.00936.xDOI Listing
May 2003

Low-dose continuous oral melphalan for the treatment of primary systemic (AL) amyloidosis.

Br J Haematol 2002 Jun;117(4):886-9

Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2141.2002.03541.xDOI Listing
June 2002

Value of static venous pressure for predicting arteriovenous graft thrombosis.

Kidney Int 2002 May;61(5):1899-904

Renal Sections, Boston University School of Medicine and VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1523-1755.2002.00337.xDOI Listing
May 2002

Critical care issues in the patient with chronic renal failure.

Authors:
Laura M Dember

Crit Care Clin 2002 Apr;18(2):421-40

Boston University School of Medicine, Renal Section, Evans Biomedical Research Center, 5th Floor, 650 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02465, USA.

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April 2002