NEWS AND VIEWS

CKD SURVEILLANCE

  • Mahmod U, Healy HG, Kark A, Cameron A, Wang Z, Abeysekera R, Hoy WE. Spectrum (characteristics of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with increasing age in a major metropolitan renal service. BMC Nephrology 2017;18(372) DOI: 10.1186/s12882-017-0781-5

International CKD surveillance (iNET.CKD)

  • Dienemann T, Fujii  N, Orlandi P, Nessel, L, Furth SL, Hoy WE, Matsuo S, Mayer, G, Methven S, Schaefer F, Schaeffner ES, Sola L, Stengel B, Wanner C, Zhang L, Levin A, Eckardt K and Feldman HI. International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies (iNET-CKD): a global network of chronic kidney disease cohorts. BMC Nephrology 2016;17(121)

BIOMARKER RESEARCH

  • IN PRESS - Ellis RJ, Cho Y, Del Vecchio SJ, McStea M, Morais C, Coombes JS, Wood ST, Gobe GC and Francis RS. Outcome measures used to report kidney function in studies investigating surgical management of kidney tumours: a systematic review.  Eur Urol Focus (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.euf.2018.04.012. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Ellis RJ, Del Vecchio SJ, Ng, KL, Dimeski G, Pascoe EM, Hawley CM, Johnson DW, Vesey DA, Coombes JS, Morais C, Francis RS, Wood ST, Gobe GCFactors associated with acutely elevated serum creatinine following radical tumour nephrectomy: the Correlates of Kidney Dysfunction-Tumour Nephrectomy Database study. Translational Andrology and Urology 2017;6(5)  DOI: /10.21037/tau.2017.08.15
  • Ellis RJ, Del Vecchio SJ, Ng KL, Owens EP, Coombes JS, Morais C, Francis RS, Wood ST, Gobe GCThe Correlates of Kidney Dysfunction – Tumour Nephrectomy Database (CKD-TUNED) Study: Protocol for a Prospective Observational Study. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2017;18  DOI: 10.22034/APJCP.2017.18.12.3281
  • Ellis RJ, Joshi A, Ng KL, Francis RS, Gobe GC, Wood ST. Optimising assessment of kidney function when managing localised renal masses. Medical Journal of Australia 2017;207(3). DOI: 10.5694/mja17.00161

Acute kidney injury

  • Succar L, Pianta TJ, Davidson T, Pickering JW, and Endre ZH. Subclinical chronic kidney disease modifies the diagnosis of experimental acute kidney injury. Kidney International 2017;92(3) DOI: 10.1016/j.kint.2017.02.030  
  • Wilson GJ, Kark A, Francis LP, Hoy WE, Healy HG, and Mallett AJ. The increasing rates of acute interstitial nephritits in Australia: a single centre case series. BMC Nephrology 2017;18(329) DOI:10.1186/s12882-017-0747-7.

Renal genetics

  • Mallett A, Patel C, Maier B, McGaughran J, Gabbett M, Takasato M, Cameron A, Trnka P, Alexander SI, Rangan G, Tchan MC, Caruana GJ, Quinlan C, McCarthy HJ, Hyland V,  Hoy WE, Wolvetang E, Taft R, Simons C, Healy HG and Little M. A protocol for the identification and validation of novel genetic causes of kidney disease. BMC Nephrology 2015;16(152).

The ageing kidney

PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT

CKD symptom burden

  • Almutary H, Bonner A and Douglas C. Arabic translation, adaptation and modification of the dialysis symptom index for chronic kidney disease stages four and five. BMC Nephrology 2015;16(36). DOI: 10.1186/s12882-015-0036-2

Models of care

  • Sendall M, McCosker L, Crossley K and Bonner AA structured review of chronic care model components supporting transition between healthcare service delivery types for older people with multiple chronic diseases. Health Information Management Journal. 2016;46(2). DOI: 10.1177/1833358316681687

Kidney supportive care

Self management

  • Bonner A, Gillespie K, Campbell KL, Corones-Watkins K, Hayes B, Harvie B, Kelly JT and Havas K. Evaluating the prevalence and opportunity for technology use in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study. BMC Nephrology. 2018;19:28. DOI: 10.1186/s12882-018-0830-8

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