Fiona A I Duthie

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Inconsistent and incomplete outcome reporting may make estimates of treatment effects from published randomized trials unreliable. We aimed to determine outcome reporting practices and source of differences in reporting quality among randomized trials of primary immunosuppression in kidney transplantation. We searched the Cochrane Renal Group's Specialized(More)
BACKGROUND Cognitive impairment is common in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Subtle changes can impact engagement with healthcare, comprehension, decision-making, and medication adherence. We aimed to systematically summarise evidence of cognitive changes in CKD. METHODS We searched MEDLINE(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Acute kidney injury (AKI) following cardiac surgery is a complication associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. We compared staging systems for the diagnosis of AKI after cardiac surgery, and assessed pre-operative factors predictive of post-operative AKI. METHODS Clinical data, surgical risk scores, procedure and clinical(More)
Background/Introduction Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a significant complication of cardiac surgery and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality [1]. Despite much research, there is no specific therapy available. Although AKI can be multifactorial, ischaemia reperfusion injury (IRI) often plays a key role. Thus, cardiac surgery offers an(More)
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