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Beathard GA, Lok CE, Glickman MH, Al-Jaishi AA, Bednarski D, Cull DL, Lawson JH, Lee TC, Niyyar VD, Syracuse D, Trerotola SO, Roy-Chaudhury P, Shenoy S, Underwood M, Wasse H, Woo K, Yuo TH, Huber TS. Definitions and End Points for Interventional Studies for Arteriovenous Dialysis Access. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar 7;13(3):501-512. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11531116. Epub 2017 Jul 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 28729383; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5967683.
Lok CE. Management of a Patient with Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Nov 7;12(11):1873-1877. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01210217. Epub 2017 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 28679561; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5672964.
Lok CE, Rajan DK, Clement J, Kiaii M, Sidhu R, Thomson K, Buldo G, Dipchand C, Moist L, Sasal J. Endovascular Proximal Forearm Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis Access: Results of the Prospective, Multicenter Novel Endovascular Access Trial (NEAT). Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Oct;70(4):486-497. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.03.026. Epub 2017 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 28624422.
Baigent C, Herrington WG, Coresh J, Landray MJ, Levin A, Perkovic V, Pfeffer MA, Rossing P, Walsh M, Wanner C, Wheeler DC, Winkelmayer WC, McMurray JJV. Challenges in conducting clinical trials in nephrology: conclusions from a Kidney Disease-Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference. Kidney Int. 2017 Aug;92(2):297-305. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2017.04.019. PubMed PMID: 28709600; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6326036.
Lok CE. Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation in a Patient on Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jul 7;12(7):1176-1180. doi: 10.2215/CJN.00790117. Epub 2017 Jun 9. PubMed PMID: 28600457; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5498343.
Al-Jaishi AA, Liu AR, Lok CE, Zhang JC, Moist LM. Complications of the Arteriovenous Fistula: A Systematic Review. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jun;28(6):1839-1850. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2016040412. Epub 2016 Dec 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 28031406; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5461784.
Woo K, Ulloa J, Allon M, Carsten CG 3rd, Chemla ES, Henry ML, Huber TS, Lawson JH, Lok CE, Peden EK, Scher L, Sidawy A, Maggard-Gibbons M, Cull D. Establishing patient-specific criteria for selecting the optimal upper extremity vascular access procedure. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Apr;65(4):1089-1103.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.10.099. Epub 2017 Feb 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 28222990; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5533515.
Lim WH, Wong G, Lewis JR, Lok CE, Polkinghorne KR, Hodgson J, Lim EM, Prince RL. Total volume and composition of fluid intake and mortality in older women: a cohort study. BMJ Open. 2017 Mar 24;7(3):e011720. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011720. PubMed PMID: 28341683; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5372039.
Moist LM, Lok CE. Incident Dialysis Access in Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease: What Needs to Be Improved. Semin Nephrol. 2017 Mar;37(2):151-158. doi: 10.1016/j.semnephrol.2016.12.005. Review. PubMed PMID: 28410649.
Polkinghorne KR, Lok CE. Can We Predict the Unpredictable after Vascular Access Creation?. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7;11(10):1729-1731. doi: 10.2215/CJN.08930816. Epub 2016 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 27630180; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5053798.
Oliver MJ, Al-Jaishi AA, Dixon SN, Perl J, Jain AK, Lavoie SD, Nash DM, Paterson JM, Lok CE, Quinn RR. Hospitalization Rates for Patients on Assisted Peritoneal Dialysis Compared with In-Center Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Sep 7;11(9):1606-14. doi: 10.2215/CJN.10130915. Epub 2016 Jul 27. PubMed PMID: 27464838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5012487.
Woo K, Lok CE. New Insights into Dialysis Vascular Access: What Is the Optimal Vascular Access Type and Timing of Access Creation in CKD and Dialysis Patients?. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Aug 8;11(8):1487-94. doi: 10.2215/CJN.02190216. Epub 2016 Jul 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 27401524; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4974877.
Kosa SD, Bhola C, Lok CE. Hemodialysis patients' satisfaction and perspectives on complications associated with vascular access related interventions: are we listening?. J Vasc Access. 2016 Jul 12;17(4):313-9. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000560. Epub 2016 Jun 1. PubMed PMID: 27312766.
Lok CE, Perazella MA, Choi MJ. American Society of Nephrology Quiz and Questionnaire 2015: ESRD/RRT. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Jul 7;11(7):1313-20. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01280216. Epub 2016 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 27094608; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4934831.
Quittnat Pelletier F, Joarder M, Poutanen SM, Lok CE. Evaluating Approaches for the Diagnosis of Hemodialysis Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May 6;11(5):847-54. doi: 10.2215/CJN.09110815. Epub 2016 Apr 1. PubMed PMID: 27037271; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4858483.
Lee T, Lok CE. How Can the Complications of Central Vein Catheters Be Reduced?: From Barrier Protection to Showering: Extraluminal Prophylaxis and Management of Catheter Infections. Semin Dial. 2016 May;29(3):194-6. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12475. Epub 2016 Feb 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 26896759.
He L, Liu X, Li Z, Abreu Z, Malavade T, Lok CE, Bargman JM. Rate of Decline of Residual Kidney Function Before and After the Start of Peritoneal Dialysis. Perit Dial Int. 2016 May-Jun;36(3):334-9. doi: 10.3747/pdi.2016.00024. Epub 2016 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 27044795; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4881797.
Young A, Dixon SN, Knoll GA, Garg AX, Lok CE, Lam NN, Kim SJ. The Canadian experience using the expanded criteria donor classification for allocating deceased donor kidneys for transplantation. Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2016;3:15. doi: 10.1186/s40697-016-0106-9. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27014467; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4806479.
Lok CE. Urgent peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis catheter dialysis. J Vasc Access. 2016 Mar;17 Suppl 1:S56-9. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000535. Epub 2016 Mar 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 26951906.
Clark EG, Akbari A, Hiebert B, Hiremath S, Komenda P, Lok CE, Moist LM, Schachter ME, Tangri N, Sood MM. Geographic and facility variation in initial use of non-tunneled catheters for incident maintenance hemodialysis patients. BMC Nephrol. 2016 Feb 27;17:20. doi: 10.1186/s12882-016-0236-4. PubMed PMID: 26920700; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4769546.
Booth GL, Shah BR, Austin PC, Hux JE, Luo J, Lok CE. Early specialist care for diabetes: who benefits most? A propensity score-matched cohort study. Diabet Med. 2016 Jan;33(1):111-8. doi: 10.1111/dme.12801. Epub 2015 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 25981183.
Mokrzycki MH, Lok CE. Optimizing Central Venous Catheter Primary Prevention Trials in Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Dec;66(6):939-41. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.09.003. PubMed PMID: 26593313.
Kosa SD, Al-Jaishi AA, Moist L, Lok CE. Preoperative vascular access evaluation for haemodialysis patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Sep 30;(9):CD007013. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007013.pub2. Review. PubMed PMID: 26418347; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6464998.
Vellanki VS, Watson D, Rajan DK, Bhola CB, Lok CE. The stuck catheter: a hazardous twist to the meaning of permanent catheters. J Vasc Access. 2015 Jul-Aug;16(4):289-93. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000392. Epub 2015 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 25953209.
Lam NN, McArthur E, Kim SJ, Prasad GV, Lentine KL, Reese PP, Kasiske BL, Lok CE, Feldman LS, Garg AX. Gout after living kidney donation: a matched cohort study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jun;65(6):925-32. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.01.017. Epub 2015 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 25818677.
Kosa SD, Bhola C, Lok CE. Measuring patient satisfaction with vascular access: vascular access questionnaire development and reliability testing. J Vasc Access. 2015 May-Jun;16(3):200-5. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000339. Epub 2015 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 25634153.
West SL, Lok CE, Langsetmo L, Cheung AM, Szabo E, Pearce D, Fusaro M, Wald R, Weinstein J, Jamal SA. Bone mineral density predicts fractures in chronic kidney disease. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 May;30(5):913-9. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2406. PubMed PMID: 25400209.
Lee T, Lok CE. Influence of drugs on arteriovenous vascular access dysfunction. J Vasc Access. 2015;16 Suppl 9:S61-5. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000365. Epub 2015 Mar 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 25751553.
Rajan DK, Lok CE. Promises for the future: minimally invasive fistula creation. J Vasc Access. 2015;16 Suppl 9:S40-1. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000351. Epub 2015 Mar 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 25751549.
Al-Jaishi AA, Lok CE, Garg AX, Zhang JC, Moist LM. Vascular access creation before hemodialysis initiation and use: a population-based cohort study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Mar 6;10(3):418-27. doi: 10.2215/CJN.06220614. Epub 2015 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 25568219; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4348683.
Drew DA, Lok CE, Cohen JT, Wagner M, Tangri N, Weiner DE. Vascular access choice in incident hemodialysis patients: a decision analysis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jan;26(1):183-91. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2013111236. Epub 2014 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 25063436; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4279737.
Lok CE, Sontrop JM, Faratro R, Chan CT, Zimmerman DL. Frequent hemodialysis fistula infectious complications. Nephron Extra. 2014 Sep;4(3):159-67. doi: 10.1159/000366477. eCollection 2014 Sep. PubMed PMID: 25473405; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4241642.
Naylor KL, McArthur E, Leslie WD, Fraser LA, Jamal SA, Cadarette SM, Pouget JG, Lok CE, Hodsman AB, Adachi JD, Garg AX. The three-year incidence of fracture in chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2014 Oct;86(4):810-8. doi: 10.1038/ki.2013.547. Epub 2014 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 24429401.
Ward DR, Moist LM, MacRae JM, Scott-Douglas N, Zhang J, Tonelli M, Lok CE, Soroka SD, Hemmelgarn BR. Risk factors associated with hemodialysis central venous catheter malfunction; a retrospective analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2014;1:15. doi: 10.1186/2054-3581-1-15. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25960883; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4424538.
West SL, Lok CE, Jamal SA. Osteoprotegerin and fractures in men and women with chronic kidney disease. J Bone Miner Metab. 2014 Jul;32(4):428-33. doi: 10.1007/s00774-013-0506-1. PubMed PMID: 24122248.
Thomas SM, Lam NN, Huang A, Nash DM, Prasad GV, Knoll GA, Koval JJ, Lentine KL, Kim SJ, Alam A, Lok CE, Treleaven DJ, Garg AX. Risk of serious gastrointestinal bleeding in living kidney donors. Clin Transplant. 2014 May;28(5):530-9. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12344. Epub 2014 Apr 11. PubMed PMID: 24579904.
Drew DA, Lok CE. Strategies for planning the optimal dialysis access for an individual patient. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2014 May;23(3):314-20. doi: 10.1097/01.mnh.0000444815.49755.d9. Review. PubMed PMID: 24670403.
Hingwala J, Bhola C, Lok CE. Using tunneled femoral vein catheters for "urgent start" dialysis patients: a preliminary report. J Vasc Access. 2014;15 Suppl 7:S101-8. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000252. Epub 2014 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 24817465.
Al-Jaishi AA, Oliver MJ, Thomas SM, Lok CE, Zhang JC, Garg AX, Kosa SD, Quinn RR, Moist LM. Patency rates of the arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Mar;63(3):464-78. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.08.023. Epub 2013 Oct 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 24183112.
Miller LM, Vercaigne LM, Moist L, Lok CE, Tangri N, Komenda P, Rigatto C, Mojica J, Sood MM. The association between geographic proximity to a dialysis facility and use of dialysis catheters. BMC Nephrol. 2014 Feb 27;15:40. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-15-40. PubMed PMID: 24576140; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3974066.
Vachharajani TJ, Moist LM, Glickman MH, Vazquez MA, Polkinghorne KR, Lok CE, Lee TC. Elderly patients with CKD--dilemmas in dialysis therapy and vascular access. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2014 Feb;10(2):116-22. doi: 10.1038/nrneph.2013.256. Epub 2013 Dec 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 24296629.
Young A, Kim SJ, Garg AX, Huang A, Knoll G, Prasad GV, Treleaven D, Lok CE. Living kidney donor estimated glomerular filtration rate and recipient graft survival. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 Jan;29(1):188-95. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gft239. Epub 2013 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 24145461.
Lok CE, Thumma JR, McCullough KP, Gillespie BW, Fluck RJ, Marshall MR, Kawanishi H, Robinson BM, Pisoni RL. Catheter-related infection and septicemia: impact of seasonality and modifiable practices from the DOPPS. Semin Dial. 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):72-7. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12141. Epub 2013 Sep 25. PubMed PMID: 24400803.
Niyyar VD, Lok CE. Pros and cons of catheter lock solutions. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2013 Nov;22(6):669-74. doi: 10.1097/MNH.0b013e328365ba53. Review. PubMed PMID: 24100219.
Thomas SM, Lam NN, Welk BK, Nguan C, Huang A, Nash DM, Prasad GV, Knoll GA, Koval JJ, Lentine KL, Kim SJ, Lok CE, Garg AX. Risk of kidney stones with surgical intervention in living kidney donors. Am J Transplant. 2013 Nov;13(11):2935-44. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12446. Epub 2013 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 24102981.
Jamal SA, Vandermeer B, Raggi P, Mendelssohn DC, Chatterley T, Dorgan M, Lok CE, Fitchett D, Tsuyuki RT. Effect of calcium-based versus non-calcium-based phosphate binders on mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet. 2013 Oct 12;382(9900):1268-77. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60897-1. Epub 2013 Jul 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 23870817.
Juma S, Thomson BK, Lok CE, Clase CM, Blake PG, Moist L. Warfarin use in hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation: decisions based on uncertainty. BMC Nephrol. 2013 Aug 13;14:174. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-174. PubMed PMID: 23941163; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3751624.
Kosa SD, Lok CE. The economics of hemodialysis catheter-related infection prophylaxis. Semin Dial. 2013 Jul-Aug;26(4):482-93. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12115. Review. PubMed PMID: 23859191.
Nica A, Lok CE, Harris J, Lee TC, Mokrzycki MH, Maya ID, Vazquez MA, Xi W, Moist LM. Understanding surgical preference and practice in hemodialysis vascular access creation. Semin Dial. 2013 Jul-Aug;26(4):520-6. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12046. Epub 2013 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 23517536.
Lok CE, Foley R. Vascular access morbidity and mortality: trends of the last decade. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Jul;8(7):1213-9. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01690213. Review. PubMed PMID: 23824198.
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