As a network, we want to showcase the work being done by our members. Listed below are recent publications by some of our network members, with our committee members featured in bold font. If you have a publication you want to be posted, please send the title and first author to Alicia (amurdoch@cansolveckd.ca). These publications will also be highlighted in our quarterly newsletter.

Predicting Kidney Graft Survival Using Machine Learning Methods: Prediction Model Development and Feature Significance Analysis Study

J Med Internet Res., 27 Aug 2021

Syed Asil Ali Naqvi, Karthik Tennankore, Amanda Vinson , Patrice C Roy and Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 24 Aug 2021

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol., 18 Aug 2021

Ziv HarelEric McArthurNivethika JeyakumarManish SoodAmit GargSamuel SilverPaul DorianDaniel BlumWilliam Beaubien-SoulignyAndrew YanSunil BadveBrendan SmythMin JunRacquel JandocAbhijat Kitchlu and Ron Wald

Re-Envisioning the Canadian Nephrology Trials Network: A Can-SOLVE-CKD Stakeholder Meeting of Patient Partners and Researchers

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 14 Jul 2021

Alicia Murdoch, Karthik K. Tennankore, Clara Bohm, Catherine M. Clase, Adeera Levin, Hans Vorster and Rita S. Suri

An Environmental Scan and Evaluation of Quality Indicators Across Canadian Kidney Transplant Centers

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 28 Jun 2021

Tamara GlavinovicAmanda J VinsonSamuel A SilverSeychelle Yohanna

Frailty Severity and Hospitalization After Dialysis Initiation

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 10 Jun 2021

David ClarkKara MathesonBenjamin WestAmanda VinsonKenneth WestArsh JainKenneth RockwoodKarthik Tennankore

The WISHED Randomized Controlled Trial: Impact of an Interactive Health Communication Application on Home Dialysis Use in People With Chronic Kidney Disease

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 4 June 2021

Amber O. Molnar, Andrea Harvey, Michael Walsh, Arsh K. Jain, Eric Bosch, and K. Scott Brimble

Short-term antibody response after 1 dose of BNT162b2 vaccine in patients receiving hemodialysis

CMAJ, 31 May 2021

Rémi GoupilMehdi BenlarbiWilliam Beaubien-SoulignyAnnie-Claire Nadeau-FredetteDebashree Chatterjee, Guillaume GoyetteLakshman GunaratnamCaroline LamarcheAlexander TomAndrés FinziRita S Suri and Réseau Rénal Québécois (Quebec Renal Network) COVID-19 Study Investigators

Nephrologist Follow-Up versus Usual Care after an Acute Kidney Injury Hospitalization (FUSION): A Randomized Controlled Trial

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 21 May 2021

Samuel A. SilverNeill K. AdhikariChaim M. BellChristopher T. ChanZiv HarelAbhijat KitchluAlejandro Meraz-MuñozPatrick A. NormanAdic PerezAlireza Zahirieh and Ron Wald

Prevalence of frailty in patients referred to the kidney transplant waitlist

Kidney360, May 2021

George Worthen1 , Amanda Vinson, Héloise Cardinal, Steve Doucette, Nessa Gogan, Lakshman Gunaratnam, Tammy Keough-Ryan, Bryce A. Kiberd, Bhanu Prasad, Kenneth Rockwood, Laura Sills, Rita Suri, Navdeep Tangri, Michael Walsh, Kenneth West, Seychelle Yohanna, Karthik Tennankore

Worldwide Early Impact of COVID-19 on Dialysis Patients and Staff and Lessons Learned: A DOPPS Roundtable Discussion

Kid Med J., May 14 2021

Bruce M. Robinson, Murilo Guedes, Mohammed Alghonaim, Aleix Cases, Indranil Dasgupta, Liangying Gan, Stefan H. Jacobson, Talerngsak Kanjanabuch, Yong-Lim Kim, Werner Kleophas, Laura Labriola, Rachel L. Perlman, Gianpaolo Reboldi, Vesh Srivatana, Rita S. Suri, Kazuhiko Tsuruya, Pablo Urena Torres, Ronald L. Pisoni, Roberto Pecoits-Filho

Frailty Severity and Hospitalization After Dialysis Initiation

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 8 Apr 2021

David Clark, Kara Matheson, Benjamin West, Amanda Vinson, Kenneth West, Arsh Jain, Kenneth Rockwood and Karthik Tennankore

Defining the Scope of Knowledge Translation Within a National, Patient-Oriented Kidney Research Network

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 8 Apr 2021

Meghan J. Elliott, Selina Allu, Mary Beaucage, Susan McKenzie, Joanne Kappel, Rebecca Harvey, Louise Morrin, Steven Soroka, Janet Graham, Cheryl Harding, Maury Pinsk, Heather Harris, Mila Tang, and Braden Manns

The Kidney Check program – championing patient-centered, culturally safe, preventive kidney care in Canada’s rural and remote Indigenous communities

J of International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Med., 2 Mar 2021

Sarah Curtis, David Collister, Heather Martin, Abdul Razaq Sokoro, Lorraine McLeod, Caroline Chartrand, Barry Lavallee, Cathy Woods, Adeera Levin, Paul Komenda

The impact of responder analyses on trial power in patients with kidney disease and depression: A simulation study

JCE, 05 Feb 2021

David Collister, Shrikant Bangdiwala, Michael Walsh, Rajibul Mian, Shun Fu Lee, Toshi Furukawa, Gordon Guyatt

Association of Physical Activity and Poor Health Outcomes in Patients With Advanced CKD

American J of Kidney Dis., 10 Feb 2021

Christie Rampersad, Ranvreer Brar, Kelsey Connelly, Paul Komenda, Claudio Rigatto, Bhanu Prasad, Clara Bohm, Navdeep Tangri

The impact of responder analyses on trial power in patients with kidney disease and depression: A simulation study

J Clinical Epidemiology, 5 Feb 2021

David Collister, Shrikant Bangdiwala, Michael Walsh, Rajibul Mian, Shun Fu Lee, Toshi Furukawa, Gordon Guyatt

Canadian Association of Paediatric Nephrologists COVID-19 Rapid Response: Guidelines for Management of Acute Kidney Injury in Children

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 5 Feb 2021

Abdullah Alabbas, Amrit Kirpalani, Catherine Morgan, Cherry Mammen, Christoph Licht, Veronique Phan, Andrew Wade, Elizabeth Harvey, Michael Zappitelli, Edward G. Clark, Swapnil Hiremath, Steven D. Soroka, Ron Wald, Matthew A. Weir, Rahul Chanchlani, Mathieu Lemaire

Providing care for Transgender persons with Kidney Disease: A Narrative Review

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 21 Jan 2021

David Collister, Nathalie Saad, Emily Christie, Sofia Ahmed

Barriers to Peritoneal Dialysis in Saskatchewan Canada: Results From a Province-Wide Survey

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 16 Dec 2020

Bhanu Prasad, Maryam Jafari, Sachin Shah, Connie McNaught, Lucas Diebel

An Environmental Scan and Evaluation of Home Dialysis Quality Indicators Currently Used in Canada

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 11 Dec 2020

Lisa Dubrofsky, Ali Ibrahim, Karthik Tennankore, Krishna PoinenSachin Shah, Samuel Silver

A Mixed Method Investigation to Determine Priorities for Improving Information, Interaction, and Individualization of Care Among Individuals on In-center Hemodialysis: The Triple I Study

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 19 Oct 2020

Krista Rossum, Juli Finlay, Michael McCormick, Arlene DesjarlaisHans VorsterGeorge FontaineMelanie TalsonPriscila Ferreira Da SilvaKaytlynn V. SorokaRachelle SassMatthew JamesAllison TongClaire HarrisYuriy MelnykManish M. SoodNeesh PannuRita S. SuriKarthik TennankoreStephanie ThompsonMarcello TonelliClara Bohm

International consensus definitions of clinical trial outcomes for kidney failure: 2020

Kidney International, 01 Oct 2020

Adeera Levin, Rajiv Agarwal, William G. Herrington, Hiddo L. Heerspink, Johannes F.E. Mann, Shahnaz Shahinfar, Katherine R. Tuttle, Jo-Ann Donner, Vivekanand Jha, Masaomi Nangaku, Dick de Zeeuw, Meg J. Jardine, Kenneth W. Mahaffey, Aliza M. Thompson, Mary Beaucage, Kate Chong, Glenda V. Roberts, Duane Sunwold, Hans Vorster, Madeleine Warren, Sandrine Damster, Charu Malik and Vlado Perkovic; on behalf of the participant authors of the International Society of Nephrology’s 1st International Consensus Meeting on Defining Kidney Failure in Clinical Trials

A RAND-Modified Delphi on Key Indicators to Measure the Efficiency of Living Kidney Donor Candidate Evaluations

CJASN, 24 Sep 2020

Steven HabbousLianne BarniehKenneth LitchfieldSusan McKenzieMarian ReichNgan N. LamIstvan MucsiAnn BugejaSeychelle YohannaRahul MainraKate ChongDaniel FantusG V Ramesh PrasadChristine DipchandJagbir GillLeah Getchell and Amit X. Garg

Frailty and the Kidney Transplant Wait List: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Study

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 10 Sep 2020
Karthik K. Tennankore,  Lakshman Gunaratnam, Rita S. Suri, Seychelle YohannaMichael WalshNavdeep TangriBhanu PrasadNessa GoganKenneth RockwoodSteve DoucetteLaura SillsBryce KiberdTammy Keough-RyanKenneth WestAmanda Vinson

Feasibility Study of a Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating Renal Denervation as a Possible Treatment Option in Patients With Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 26 Aug 2020

Bhanu Prasad, Maryam Jafari, Kaval Kour, Kunal Goyal, Francisco Garcia

Nephrologist views regarding cannabinoid use in advanced chronic kidney disease and dialysis: a survey

J Pain Symptom Manage., 14 Aug 2020

David Collister, Karthik Tennankore, Sara N. Davison, Ron Wald, Christian Rabbat, Michael Walsh

Barriers to home hemodialysis across Saskatchewan, Canada: A cross-sectional survey of in-centre hemodialysis patients

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 10 Aug 2020

Lucas Diebel, Maryam Jafari, Sachin Shah, Christine Day, Connie McNaught, Bhanu Prasad

A cluster randomized controlled trial for the Evaluation of routinely Measured PATient reported outcomes in HemodialYsis care (EMPATHY): a study protocol

BMC Health Serv Res., 10 Aug 2020

Jeffrey A JohnsonFatima Al SayahRobert BuzinskiBonnie CorradettiSara N DavisonMeghan J ElliottScott KlarenbachBraden MannsKara Schick-MakaroffHilary ShortChandra Thomas, Michael Walsh

Canadian Society of Nephrology Commentary on the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes 2017 Clinical Practice Guideline Update for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, Prevention, and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 04 Aug 2020

Rachel M. Holden, Reem A. Mustafa, R. Todd Alexander, Marisa Battistella, Micheli U. Bevilacqua, Greg Knoll, Fabrice Mac-Way, Martina Resilerova, Ron Wald, Philip D. Acott, Patrick Feltmate, Allan Grill, Kailash K. Jindal, Meena Karsanji, Bryce A. Kiberd, Sara Mahdavi, Kallee McCarron, Amber O. Molnar, Maury Pinsk, Celia Rodd, Steven D. Soroka, Amanda J. Vinson, Deborah Zimmerman, Catherine M. Clase

Timing of Initiation of Renal-Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury

N Engl J Med, 16 Jul 2020

Sean M BagshawRon WaldNeill K J AdhikariRinaldo BellomoBruno R da CostaDidier DreyfussBin DuMartin P GallagherStéphane Gaudry, Eric A HosteFrançois LamontagneMichael JoannidisGiovanni LandoniKathleen D LiuDaniel F McAuleyShay P McGuinnessJavier A NeyraAlistair D NicholMarlies OstermannPaul M PalevskyVille PettiläJean-Pierre QuenotHaibo QiuBram RochwergAntoine G SchneiderOrla M SmithFernando ThoméKevin E ThorpeSuvi VaaraMatthew WeirAmanda Y WangPaul YoungAlexander Zarbock, STARRT-AKI InvestigatorsCanadian Critical Care Trials Group, the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group, the United Kingdom Critical Care Research Group, the Canadian Nephrology Trials Network, and the Irish Critical Care Trials Group.

Economic Benefits of Switching From Intravenous to Subcutaneous Epoetin Alfa for the Management of Anemia in Hemodialysis Patients

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 04 Jun 2020

Bhanu Prasad, Maryam Jafari, Julie Toppings, Linda Gross, Joanne Kappel, Flora Au

Frequency, Timing, and Prediction of Major Bleeding Complications From Percutaneous Renal Biopsy

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 25 May 2020

Melissa Schoor, Pavel S Roshanov, Matthew A Weir, Andrew A House

Canadian-Australasian Randomised trial of screening kidney transplant candidates for coronary artery disease—A trial protocol for the CARSK study

Am Health J, 22 May 2019

Tracey YingJagbir GillAngela WebsterS Joseph KimRachael MortonScott W KlarenbachPatrick KellyTimothy RamsayGregory A KnollHelen PilmoreGillian HughesCharles A HerzogSteven ChadbanJohn S Gill

The Burden of Frailty on Mood, Cognition, Quality of Life, and Level of Independence in Patients on Hemodialysis: Regina Hemodialysis Frailty Study

Can J Kidney Health Dis., 02 May 2020

Maryam Jafari, Kaval Kour, Shelley Giebel, Idunnu Omisore, Bhanu Prasad

Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids in Severe ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

N Engl J Med., 13 Feb 2020

Michael Walsh, Peter A Merkel, Chen-Au Peh, Wladimir M Szpirt, Xavier Puéchal, Shouichi FujimotoCarmel M HawleyNader KhalidiOliver FloßmannRon WaldLouis P GirardAdeera LevinGina GregoriniLorraine HarperWilliam F ClarkChristian PagnouxUlrich SpecksLucy SmythVladimir TesarToshiko Ito-IharaJanak Rashme de ZoysaWojciech SzczeklikLuis Felipe Flores-SuárezSimon CaretteLoïc GuillevinCharles D PuseyAlina L CasianBiljana BrezinaAndrea MazzettiCarol A McAlearElizabeth BroadhurstDonna ReidlingerSamir MehtaNatalie IvesDavid R W JaynePEXIVAS Investigators