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American Journal of Nephrology
Free-Access Articles
(Vol. 46, issue 6, 2017 and Vol. 47, issue 1, 2018)

Special service from Karger Publishers for the readers of Hypertension

Editorials

Uremic Pruritus: An Itch with Ominous Consequences
M.J. Germain
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:448–449

Will Canagliflozin Lend Credence to the Potential Effects of Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2 Inhibitors on Renal Endpoints in Diabetic Nephropathy
J.J. Neumiller, C.M. Rhee, K. Kalantar-Zadeh
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:459–461

Periostin: The Missing Link to Attenuate Kidney Fibrosis
N. Prakoura, C. Chatziantoniou
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:498–500

Glycemic Control Assessment in the Dialysis Patient: Is Glycated Albumin the Answer?
M.E. Molitch
 Am J Nephrol 2018;47:18–20

Original Reports: Patient-Oriented, Translational Research

Interactive Effectiveness of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers or Their Combination on Survival of Hemodialysis Patients
R. Kido, T. Akizawa, M. Fukagawa, Y. Onishi, T. Yamaguchi, S. Fukuhara
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:439–447

The Canagliflozin and Renal Endpoints in Diabetes with Established Nephropathy Clinical Evaluation (CREDENCE) Study Rationale, Design, and Baseline Characteristics
M.J. Jardine, K.W. Mahaffey, B. Neal, R. Agarwal, G.L. Bakris, B.M. Brenner, S. Bull, C.P. Cannon, D.M. Charytan, D. de Zeeuw, R. Edwards, T. Greene, H.J.L. Heerspink, A. Levin, C. Pollock, D.C. Wheeler, J. Xie, H. Zhang, B. Zinman, M. Desai, V. Perkovic, on behalf of the CREDENCE study investigators
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:462–472

Bardoxolone Methyl Improves Kidney Function in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 4 and Type 2 Diabetes: Post-Hoc Analyses from Bardoxolone Methyl Evaluation in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Study
M.P. Chin, G.L. Bakris, G.A. Block, G.M. Chertow, A. Goldsberry, L.A. Inker, H.J.L. Heerspink, M. O’Grady, P.E. Pergola, C. Wanner, D.G. Warnock, C.J. Meyer
Am J Nephrol 2018;47:40–47

Original Reports: Laboratory Investigation

Change in Hemoglobin Trajectory and Darbepoetin Dose Approaching End-Stage Renal Disease: Data from the Trial to Reduce Cardiovascular Events with Aranesp Therapy Trial
F.R. Mc Causland, B. Claggett, M.A. Pfeffer, E.A. Burdmann, K.-U. Eckardt, A.S. Levey, J.J.V. McMurray, G. Remuzzi, A.K. Singh, S.D. Solomon, R.D. Toto, P. Parfrey
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:488–497

Experimental Inhibition of Periostin Attenuates Kidney Fibrosis
J.H. Hwang, S.H. Yang, Y.C. Kim, J.H. Kim, J.N. An, K.C. Moon, Y.K. Oh, J.Y. Park, D.K. Kim, Y.S. Kim, C.S. Lim, J.P. Lee
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:501–517

Novel Research Findings

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Nalbuphine ER Tablets for Uremic Pruritus
V.S. Mathur, J. Kumar, P.W. Crawford, H. Hait, T. Sciascia, for the TR02 Study Investigators
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:450–458

Combination Cyclophosphamide/Glucocorticoids Provide Better Tolerability and Outcomes versus Glucocorticoids Alone in Patients with Sjogren’s Associated Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
Y. Shen, J. Xie, L. Lin, X. Li, P. Shen, X. Pan, H. Ren, N. Chen
Am J Nephrol 2017;46:473–480

Science News Commentaries
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Appreciating Cardiovascular Disease Risk in South Asians: The Time is Now
05/24/2018 | Author: Nathan D. Wong, PhD, MPH, FAHA, FACC | South Asians, deriving mainly from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri La...
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Coronary Heart Disease: A Very Fishy Story
05/17/2018 | Author: Lewis H. Kuller, MD, DrPH | The new American Heart Association (AHA) Science Advisory, ?Seafood long chain n-...
More than Food for Thought: Advancing Nutrition Education in the 21st Century
04/30/2018 | Author: Michael Miller, MD, FAHA | As a preclinical medical student in the latter part of the 20th Century, emphasis ...
Neurointerventional Practice and Its Frontiers
04/19/2018 | Author: Daniel Cooke, MD | Eskey et al have reviewed the literature concerning diseases and conditions necessitating ...
Atrial Fibrillation beyond All or None: The Missing Piece in Understanding AF
04/16/2018 | Authors: Elsayed Z. Soliman MD, MSc, MS, FAHA, FACC | It has been more than a century since Thomas Lewis first explai...