A solid scientific foundation is at the core of everything we do. We pride ourselves on making evidence-based decisions and recommendations that are rooted in good scientific practice and peer-review. Over the past 5 years, our team has published over 100 articles in high impact academic journals, in collaboration with local, national, and international academic and business partners.

    2021

    Publication

    Accounting for the Competing Risk of Death to Predict Kidney Failure in Adults With Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease.

    Al-Wahsh H, Tangri N, Quinn R, Liu P, Ferguson T, Fiocco M, Lam NN, Tonelli M, Ravani P.

    JAMA Network Open. 2021 May 3;4(5):e219225.

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    Strategies to prevent hospital readmission and death in patients with chronic heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

    Bamforth RJ, Chhibba R, Ferguson TW, Sabourin J, Pieroni D, Askin N, Tangri N, Komenda P, Rigatto C.

    PLOS ONE. 2021 Apr 22;16(4):e0249542.

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    Provider perception of frailty is associated with dialysis decision making in patients with advanced CKD.

    Brar RS, Whitlock RH, Komenda PV, Rigatto C, Prasad B, Bohm C, Tangri N.

    Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2021 Apr 7;16(4):552-9.

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

    Curtis S, Collister D, Martin H, Sokoro AR, McLeod L, Chartrand C, Lavallee B, Woods C, Levin A, Komenda P.

    EJIFCC. 2021 Feb;32(1):61.

    Publication

    Effect of aerobic exercise on dialysis-related symptoms in individuals undergoing maintenance hemodialysis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials.

    Hargrove N, El Tobgy N, Zhou O, Pinder M, Plant B, Askin N, Bieber L, Collister D, Whitlock R, Tangri N, Bohm C.

    Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2021 Apr 7;16(4):560-74.

    Publication

    Hyperkalemia and its Association With Mortality, Cardiovascular Events, Hospitalizations, and Intensive Care Unit Admissions in a Population-Based Retrospective Cohort.

    Hougen I, Leon SJ, Whitlock R, Rigatto C, Komenda P, Bohm C, Tangri N.

    Kidney International Reports. 2021 May 1;6(5):1309-16.

    Publication

    Ambulatory treatments for RAAS inhibitor–related hyperkalemia and the 1-year risk of recurrence.

    Hundemer GL, Talarico R, Tangri N, Leon SJ, Bota SE, Rhodes E, Knoll GA, Sood MM.

    Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2021 Mar 8;16(3):365-73.

    Publication

    Initial and Recurrent Hyperkalemia Events in Patients With CKD in Older Adults: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

    Sriperumbuduri S, McArthur E, Hundemer GL, Canney M, Tangri N, Leon SJ, Bota S, Bugeja A, Akbari A, Knoll G, Sood MM.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2021 May;8:20543581211017408.

    Publication

    Effects of a Knowledge-Translation Intervention on Early Dialysis Initiation: A Cluster Randomized Trial.

    Tangri N, Garg AX, Ferguson TW, Dixon S, Rigatto C, Allu S, Chau E, Komenda P, Naimark D, Nesrallah GE, Soroka SD.

    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2021 Apr 15.

    Publication

    Metabolic acidosis is associated with increased risk of adverse kidney outcomes and mortality in patients with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease: an observational cohort study.

    Tangri N, Reaven NL, Funk SE, Ferguson TW, Collister D, Mathur V.

    BMC Nephrology. 2021 Dec;22(1):1-1.

    2020

    Publication

    Peripheral artery disease: its adverse consequences with and without CKD.

    Bourrier M, Ferguson TW, Embil JM, Rigatto C, Komenda P, Tangri N.

    American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2020 May 1;75(5):705-12.

    Publication

    The Dialysis Symptom Control-Restless Legs Syndrome (DISCO-RLS) Trial: A Protocol for a Randomized, Crossover, Placebo-Controlled Blinded Trial.

    Collister D, Pohl K, Herrington G, Lee SF, Rabbat C, Tennankore K, Zimmermann D, Tangri N, Wald R, Manns B, Suri RS.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 Nov;7:2054358120968959.

    Publication

    Screening for chronic kidney disease: moving toward more sustainable health care.

    Curtis S, Komenda P.

    Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. 2020 May 1;29(3):333-8.

    Publication

    Evaluation of administrative case definitions for chronic kidney disease in children.

    Dart A, Chartier M, Komenda P, Walld R, Koseva I, Burchill C, Tangri N.

    Pediatric Research. 2020 Feb;87(3):569-75.

    Publication

    A Cost-Minimization Analysis of Nurse-Led Virtual Case Management in Late-Stage CKD.

    Ferguson TW, Hager D, Whitlock RH, Di Nella M, Tangri N, Komenda P, Rigatto C.

    Kidney International Reports. 2020 Jun 1;5(6):851-9.

    Publication

    Effect of an exercise rehabilitation program on physical function over 1 year in chronic kidney disease: an observational study.

    Hargrove N, Tays Q, Storsley L, Komenda P, Rigatto C, Ferguson T, Tangri N, Bohm C.

    Clinical Kidney Journal. 2020 Feb;13(1):95-104.

    Publication

    Assessing physical function in chronic kidney disease.

    Iman Y, Harasemiw O, Tangri N.

    Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. 2020 May 1;29(3):346-50.

    Publication

    Health-related quality of life: A rapid predictor of hospitalization in patients with cirrhosis.

    Kok B, Whitlock R, Ferguson T, Bailey RJ, Burak KW, Kowalczewski J, Tangri N, Tandon P.

    American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2020 Apr 1;115(4):575-83.

    Publication

    Hemodialysis With the Quanta SC+: Efficacy and Safety of a Self-care Hemodialysis Machine.

    Komenda PV, Harper G, Wilson LM, Mitra S, Breen C, Milad JE.

    Kidney Medicine. 2020 Nov 1;2(6):724-31.

    Publication

    A Province-Wide Analysis of the Epidemiology of Thoracic Aortic Disease: Incidence Is Increasing in a Sex-Specific Way.

    Lodewyks CL, Prior HJ, Hiebert BM, Nickel NC, Yamashita MH, Ouzounian M, Kumar KK, Arora RC, Tangri N.

    Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2020 Nov 1;36(11):1729-38.

    Publication

    The comparative outcomes of radical prostatectomy versus radiotherapy for non-metastatic prostate cancer: a longitudinal, population-based analysis.

    Oake JD, Shiff B, Harasemiw O, Tangri N, Ferguson TW, Bhindi B, Saranchuk JW, Bansal RK, Drachenberg DE, Nayak JG.

    The Journal of Urology. 2020 Feb 18:10-97.

    Publication

    Intradialytic exercise preconditioning: an exploratory study on the effect on myocardial stunning.

    Penny JD, Salerno FR, Brar R, Garcia E, Rossum K, McIntyre CW, Bohm CJ.

    Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2019 Nov 1;34(11):1917-23.

    Publication

    Trabecular bone score in patients with chronic kidney disease.

    Rampersad C, Whitlock RH, Leslie WD, Rigatto C, Komenda P, Bohm C, Hans D, Tangri N.

    Osteoporosis International. 2020 Oct;31(10):1905-12.

    Publication

    Acute kidney injury events in patients with type 2 diabetes using SGLT2 inhibitors versus other glucose-lowering drugs: a retrospective cohort study.

    Rampersad C, Kraut E, Whitlock RH, Komenda P, Woo V, Rigatto C, Tangri N.

    American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2020 Oct 1;76(4):471-9.

    Publication

    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.

    Rossum K, Finlay J, McCormick M, Desjarlais A, Vorster H, Fontaine G, Talson M, Ferreira Da Silva P, Soroka KV, Sass R, James M.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 Oct;7:2054358120953284.

    Publication

    Patient, Caregiver, and Provider Perspectives on Challenges and Solutions to Individualization of Care in Hemodialysis: A Qualitative Study.

    Sass R, Finlay J, Rossum K, Soroka KV, McCormick M, Desjarlais A, Vorster H, Fontaine G, Ferreira Da Silva P, James M, Sood MM.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 Nov;7:2054358120970715.

    Publication

    Validation of the Kidney Failure Risk Equation in kidney transplant recipients.

    Tangri N, Ferguson TW, Wiebe C, Eng F, Nash M, Astor BC, Lam NN, Ye F, Shin JI, Whitlock R, Yuen DA.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 May;7:2054358120922627.

    Publication

    Recent advances in the treatment of uremic pruritus.

    Trachtenberg AJ, Collister D, Rigatto C.

    Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. 2020 Sep 1;29(5):465-70.

    Publication

    A safety comparison of metformin vs sulfonylurea initiation in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a retrospective cohort study.

    Whitlock RH, Hougen I, Komenda P, Rigatto C, Clemens KK, Tangri N.

    Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2020 Jan 1;95(1):90-100.

    2019

    Publication

    The impact of frailty on technique failure and mortality in patients on home dialysis.

    Brar R, Whitlock R, Komenda P, Lerner B, Prasad B, Bohm C, Thorsteinsdottir B, Rigatto C, Tangri N.

    Peritoneal Dialysis International. 2019 Nov;39(6):532-8.

    Publication

    Early intraoperative iron-binding proteins are associated with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.

    Choi N, Whitlock R, Klassen J, Zappitelli M, Arora RC, Rigatto C, Ho J.

    The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2019 Jan 1;157(1):287-97.

    Publication

    Canadian nephrologist views regarding stroke and systemic embolism prevention in dialysis patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a survey.

    Collister D, Healey JS, Conen D, Brimble KS, Rigatto C, Harel Z, Sood MM, Walsh M.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2019 Jan;6:2054358118821945.

    Publication

    Post-PIVOTAL iron dosing with maintenance hemodialysis.

    Collister D, Tangri N.

    Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2019 Oct 7;14(10):1533-5.

    Publication

    Association between the publication of the initiating dialysis early and late trial and the timing of dialysis initiation in Canada.

    Ferguson TW, Garg AX, Sood MM, Rigatto C, Chau E, Komenda P, Naimark D, Nesrallah GE, Soroka SD, Beaulieu M, Alam A.

    JAMA Internal Medicine. 2019 Jul 1;179(7):934-41.

    Publication

    Cost controversies of a “Home Dialysis First” policy.

    Hager D, Ferguson TW, Komenda P.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2019 Aug;6:2054358119871541.

    Publication

    Human factors testing of the Quanta SC+ hemodialysis system: An innovative system for home and clinic use.

    Harasemiw O, Day C, Milad JE, Grainger J, Ferguson T, Komenda P.

    Hemodialysis International. 2019 Jul;23(3):306-13.

    Publication

    Integrating risk-based care for patients with chronic kidney disease in the community: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial.

    Harasemiw O, Drummond N, Singer A, Bello A, Komenda P, Rigatto C, Lerner J, Sparkes D, Ferguson TW, Tangri N.

    Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2019 May;6:2054358119841611.

    Publication

    New therapies for hyperkalemia.

    Leon SJ, Harasemiw O, Tangri N.

    Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. 2019 May 1;28(3):238-44.

    Publication

    The use of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors in patients with chronic kidney disease.

    Leon SJ, Tangri N.

    Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2019 Sep 1;35(9):1220-7.

    Publication

    The Manitoba Personalized Lifestyle Research (TMPLR) study protocol: a multicentre bidirectional observational cohort study with administrative health record linkage investigating the interactions between lifestyle and health in Manitoba, Canada.

    Mackay D, Mollard RC, Granger M, Bruce S, Blewett H, Carlberg J, Duhamel T, Eck P, Faucher P, Hamm NC, Khafipour E., Lix L., McMillan D., Myrie S., Ravandi A., Tangri N., Azad M., Jones PJH.

    BMJ Open. 2019 Oct 1;9(10):e023318.

    Publication

    Risk of hospitalization for serious adverse gastrointestinal events associated with sodium polystyrene sulfonate use in patients of advanced age.

    Noel JA, Bota SE, Petrcich W, Garg AX, Carrero JJ, Harel Z, Tangri N, Clark EG, Komenda P, Sood MM.

    JAMA Internal Medicine. 2019 Aug 1;179(8):1025-33.