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RMA Publications

Renal Medicine Associates is invested in promoting scientific research. We believe research helps us to better understand our reality and bring innovations to patient care. We are focused on translational research.
The following is a list of abstracts/posters and research that RMA presented to national meetings and peer reviewed journals.

KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES TOWARD KIDNEY TRANSPLANTION AMONG NON-PHYSICIAN DIALYSIS PROVIDER: AN OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE KIDNEY TRANSPLANTION AN ACCESS.
Barrantes F, Evans E,  Oaris A, Samaniego M, Gabrys K, FU L. Presented as Poster to the American society of Nephrology 2013 meeting.

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Patients’ perceptions of hemodialysis catheter care practices at home before and after eliminating a protective dressing and implementing a showering protocol. Journal of Infection Prevention. 2013 – Kear, T., Dork, L.,
Evans, E., Hain, D. and Schrauf, C.

Hemodialysis Catheter Outcomes Pilot Study: No Dressing Coverage with
Prescribed showering. Nephrology Nursing Journal, Jan 2013.
Evans, E., Dork, L., Hain, D., Kear, T., and Schrauf, C.

Hemodialysis-Related Cramps and Nocturnal Cramps – What is Best Practice?
Evans, E. Nov/Dec 2013 Nephrology Nursing Journal

 

  • Shrivastava P, Naik A, Sakhuja A, Lu Y, Huang Y, Barrantes F, Luan F, Kulshrestha S, Samaniego M. Kidney Transplant Outcomes in Marijuana Users [abstract]. Am J Transplant.2015; 15 (suppl 3). http://www.atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/kidney-transplant-outcomes-in-marijuana-users/. Accessed April 29, 2015
  • Stith S, Barrantes F, Piorkowski K. The Penalty Faced By Native Americans in Kidney Transplantation: Decreased Access and Reduced Long-Term Survival [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2015; 15 (suppl 3). http://www.atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/the-penalty-faced-by-native-americans-in-kidney-transplantation-decreased-access-and-reduced-long-term-survival/. Accessed May 1, 2015
  • Stith S, Barrantes F. Native Americans and Post-Kidney Transplant Follow-Up: Lower in Quantity and Quality? [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2015; 15 (suppl 3). http://www.atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/native-americans-and-post-kidney-transplant-follow-up-lower-in-quantity-and-quality/. Accessed May 1, 2015.
  • Barrantes F, Stith S. Deleterious Effects in Kidney Transplant Outcomes With Pre-Organ Procurement Iodine Contrast Exposure [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2015; 15 (suppl 3). http://www.atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/deleterious-effects-in-kidney-transplant-outcomes-with-pre-organ-procurement-iodine-contrast-exposure/. Accessed May 1, 2015.
  • Stith S, Oaris A, Barrantes F. Delisting from the kidney transplant wait-list: Native Americans are at the greatest disadvantage. Presented as poster at the 2014 World Transplant Congress, San Francisco.
  • Barrantes F, Stith S. Consent for deceased donation among Native Americans. Presented as poster at the 2014 World Transplant Congress, San Francisco.
  • Barrantes F, Evans E, Oaris A, Samaniego M, Gabrys K, FU L. Knowledge and attitudes toward kidney transplantation among non-physicians dialysisprovider: An Opportunity to improve kidney transplantation. Presented as Poster to the American society of Nephrology 2013 meeting.
  • Evans, E., Hain, D. and Schrauf, C.Kear, T., Dork, L. Patients’ perceptions of hemodialysis catheter care practices at home before and after eliminating a protective dressing and implementing a showering protocol. Journal of Infection Prevention. 2013.
  • Evans, E., Dork, L., Hain, D., Kear, T., and Schrauf, C.Hemodialysis Catheter Outcomes Pilot Study: No Dressing Coverage withPrescribed showering. Nephrology Nursing Journal, Jan 2013.
  • Hemodialysis-Related Cramps and Nocturnal Cramps – What is Best Practice?
    Evans, E. Nov/Dec 2013 Nephrology Nursing Journal.