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Identifying Important Outcomes for Young People With CKD and Their Caregivers: A Nominal Group Technique Study.

Camilla S Hanson, Talia Gutman, Jonathan C Craig, Sarah Bernays, Gayathri Raman, Yifan Zhang, Laura J James, Angelique F Ralph, Angela Ju, Karine E Manera, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Andrea K Viecelli, Stephen I Alexander, Tom D Blydt-Hansen, Janis Dionne, Steven McTaggart, Mini Michael, Amanda Walker, Simon Carter, Scott E Wenderfer, Wolfgang C Winkelmayer, Detlef Bockenhauer, Allison Dart, Allison A Eddy, Susan L Furth, Debbie S Gipson, Stuart L Goldstein, Jaap Groothoff, Susan Samuel, Aditi Sinha, Nicholas J A Webb, Hui-Kim Yap, Michael Zappitelli, Helen Currier, Allison Tong,

RATIONALE & OBJECTIVE:Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has wide-ranging and long-term consequences for young people and their families. The omission of outcomes that are important to young people with CKD and their caregivers limits knowledge to guide shared decision making. We aimed to identify the outcomes that are important to young ... Read more >>

Am. J. Kidney Dis. (American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation)
[2019, 74(1):82-94]

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The association between socioeconomic disadvantage and parent-rated health in children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease-the Kids with CKD (KCAD) study.

Madeleine Didsbury, Anita van Zwieten, Kerry Chen, Laura J James, Anna Francis, Siah Kim, Steven McTaggart, Amanda Walker, Fiona Mackie, Tonya Kara, Chanel Prestidge, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Belinda Barton, Jennifer Lorenzo, Suncica Lah, Kirsten Howard, Natasha Nassar, Eric Au, Allison Tong, Jonathan C Craig, Germaine Wong,

OBJECTIVE:To determine the association of socioeconomic disadvantage and parent-rated health in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD). METHODS:A total of 377 children (aged 6-18 years) with CKD stages I-V (n = 199), on dialysis (n = 43), or with a kidney transplant (n = 135) were recruited from 2012 to 2016 in Australia and New Zealand. Associations ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Nephrol. (Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany))
[2019, 34(7):1237-1245]

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Quality of life of children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional study.

Anna Francis, Madeleine S Didsbury, Anita van Zwieten, Kerry Chen, Laura J James, Siah Kim, Kirsten Howard, Gabrielle Williams, Omri Bahat Treidel, Steven McTaggart, Amanda Walker, Fiona Mackie, Tonya Kara, Natasha Nassar, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Allison Tong, David Johnson, Jonathan C Craig, Germaine Wong,

OBJECTIVE:The aim was to compare quality of life (QoL) among children and adolescents with different stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and determine factors associated with changes in QoL. DESIGN:Cross-sectional. SETTING:The Kids with CKD study involved five of eight paediatric nephrology units in Australia and New Zealand. PATIENTS:There were 375 ... Read more >>

Arch. Dis. Child. (Archives of disease in childhood)
[2019, 104(2):134-140]

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The impact of donor/recipient age difference and HLA mismatch on graft outcome in pediatric kidney transplantation.

Peter Trnka, Steven J McTaggart, Anna Francis,

BACKGROUND:Understanding the relationship between the factors that influence long-term kidney transplant survival remains a key priority for pediatric nephrologists. We assessed the relative impact of donor/recipient age difference and HLA matching on long-term graft outcomes. METHODS:We conducted a retrospective cohort study of pediatric and adolescent recipients who received a primary ... Read more >>

Pediatr Transplant (Pediatric transplantation)
[2018, 22(7):e13265]

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Child and Parental Perspectives on Communication and Decision Making in Pediatric CKD: A Focus Group Study.

Talia Gutman, Camilla S Hanson, Sarah Bernays, Jonathan C Craig, Aditi Sinha, Allison Dart, Allison A Eddy, Debbie S Gipson, Detlef Bockenhauer, Hui-Kim Yap, Jaap Groothoff, Michael Zappitelli, Nicholas J A Webb, Stephen I Alexander, Stuart L Goldstein, Susan Furth, Susan Samuel, Tom Blydt-Hansen, Janis Dionne, Mini Michael, Scott E Wenderfer, Wolfgang C Winkelmayer, Helen Currier, Steven McTaggart, Amanda Walker, Angelique F Ralph, Angela Ju, Laura J James, Simon Carter, Allison Tong,

BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES:Effective communication and shared decision making improve quality of care and patient outcomes but can be particularly challenging in pediatric chronic disease because children depend on their parents and clinicians to manage complex health care and developmental needs. We aimed to describe the perspectives of children with chronic ... Read more >>

Am. J. Kidney Dis. (American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation)
[2018, 72(4):547-559]

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Neurocognitive and Educational Outcomes in Children and Adolescents with CKD: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Kerry Chen, Madeleine Didsbury, Anita van Zwieten, Martin Howell, Siah Kim, Allison Tong, Kirsten Howard, Natasha Nassar, Belinda Barton, Suncica Lah, Jennifer Lorenzo, Giovanni Strippoli, Suetonia Palmer, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Fiona Mackie, Steven McTaggart, Amanda Walker, Tonya Kara, Jonathan C Craig, Germaine Wong,

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Poor cognition can affect educational attainment, but the extent of neurocognitive impairment in children with CKD is not well understood. This systematic review assessed global and domain-specific cognition and academic skills in children with CKD and whether these outcomes varied with CKD stage. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS:Electronic ... Read more >>

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol (Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN)
[2018, 13(3):387-397]

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Diabetes in a child on growth hormone therapy: Questions.

Melanie Aldridge, Tony Huynh, Jose Prado, Steven J McTaggart,

Pediatr. Nephrol. (Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany))
[2018, 33(1):77-78]

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Diabetes in a child on growth hormone therapy: Answers.

Melanie Aldridge, Tony Huynh, Jose Prado, Steven J McTaggart,

Pediatr. Nephrol. (Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany))
[2018, 33(1):79-80]

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Representativeness of Honeypot Trial Participants to Australasian PD Patients.

, Lei Zhang, Sunil V Badve, Elaine M Pascoe, Elaine Beller, Alan Cass, Carolyn Clark, Janak de Zoysa, Nicole M Isbel, Xusheng Liu, Steven McTaggart, Alicia T Morrish, Geoffrey Playford, Anish Scaria, Paul Snelling, Liza A Vergara, Carmel M Hawley, David W Johnson, ,

BACKGROUND:The HONEYPOT trial failed to establish the superiority of exit-site application of Medihoney compared with nasal mupirocin prophylaxis for the prevention of peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. This study aimed to assess the representativeness of the patients in the HONEYPOT trial to the Australian and New Zealand PD population. ... Read more >>

Perit Dial Int (Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis)
[2017, 37(5):516-522]

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Socio-economic status and quality of life in children with chronic disease: A systematic review.

Madeleine S Didsbury, Siah Kim, Meredith M Medway, Allison Tong, Steven J McTaggart, Amanda M Walker, Sarah White, Fiona E Mackie, Tonya Kara, Jonathan C Craig, Germaine Wong,

Reduced quality of life (QoL) is a known consequence of chronic disease in children, and this association may be more evident in those who are socio-economically disadvantaged. The aims of this systematic review were to assess the association between socio-economic disadvantage and QoL among children with chronic disease, and to ... Read more >>

J Paediatr Child Health (Journal of paediatrics and child health)
[2016, 52(12):1062-1069]

Cited: 8 times

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Long-Term Outcome of Kidney Transplantation in Recipients with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis.

Anna Francis, Peter Trnka, Steven J McTaggart,

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:FSGS can recur after kidney transplantation and is associated with poor graft outcomes. We aimed to assess the incidence of FSGS recurrence post-transplant and determine the effect of graft source on recurrence and graft survival in patients with biopsy-proven FSGS. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS:Using the Australian and ... Read more >>

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol (Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN)
[2016, 11(11):2041-2046]

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The Effect of Exit-Site Antibacterial Honey Versus Nasal Mupirocin Prophylaxis on the Microbiology and Outcomes of Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis and Exit-Site Infections: A Sub-Study of the Honeypot Trial.

Lei Zhang, Sunil V Badve, Elaine M Pascoe, Elaine Beller, Alan Cass, Carolyn Clark, Janak de Zoysa, Nicole M Isbel, Steven McTaggart, Alicia T Morrish, E Geoffrey Playford, Anish Scaria, Paul Snelling, Liza A Vergara, Carmel M Hawley, David W Johnson, ,

UNLABELLED:♦ BACKGROUND:The HONEYPOT study recently reported that daily exit-site application of antibacterial honey was not superior to nasal mupirocin prophylaxis for preventing overall peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related infection. This paper reports a secondary outcome analysis of the HONEYPOT study with respect to exit-site infection (ESI) and peritonitis microbiology, infectious hospitalization and ... Read more >>

Perit Dial Int (Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis)
[2015, 35(7):712-721]

Cited: 3 times

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A retrospective review of telehealth services for children referred to a paediatric nephrologist.

Peter Trnka, Megan M White, William D Renton, Steven J McTaggart, John R Burke, Anthony C Smith,

Telemedicine has emerged as an alternative mode of health care delivery over the last decade. To date, there is very limited published information in the field of telehealth and paediatric nephrology. The aim of this study was to review our experience with paediatric telenephrology in Queensland, Australia.A retrospective audit of ... Read more >>

BMC Nephrol (BMC nephrology)
[2015, 16:125]

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KHA-CARI guideline: Diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infection in children.

Steven McTaggart, Margie Danchin, Michael Ditchfield, Ian Hewitt, Joshua Kausman, Sean Kennedy, Peter Trnka, Gabrielle Williams, ,

Nephrology (Carlton) (Nephrology (Carlton, Vic.))
[2015, 20(2):55-60]

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Multicentric Carpotarsal Osteolysis Is Caused by Mutations Clustering in the Amino-Terminal Transcriptional Activation Domain of.

Andreas Zankl, Emma L. Duncan, Paul J. Leo, Graeme R. Clark, Evgeny A. Glazov, Marie-Claude Addor, Troels Herlin, Chong Ae Kim, Bruno P. Leheup, Jim McGill, Steven McTaggart, Stephen Mittas, Anna L. Mitchell, Geert R. Mortier, Stephen P. Robertson, Marie Schroeder, Paulien Terhal, Matthew A. Brown,

Am. J. Hum. Genet. (American journal of human genetics)
[2014, 94(4):643-643]

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Patient and graft survival following kidney transplantation in recipients with cystinosis: a cohort study.

Rebecca A Spicer, Philip A Clayton, Steven J McTaggart, Geoff Y Zhang, Stephen I Alexander,

Am. J. Kidney Dis. (American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation)
[2015, 65(1):172-173]

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Parental perspectives on the financial impact of caring for a child with CKD.

Meredith Medway, Allison Tong, Jonathan C Craig, Siah Kim, Fiona Mackie, Steven McTaggart, Amanda Walker, Germaine Wong,

The economic consequences of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are severe for adult patients and their households, but the out-of-pocket expenses and economic burden of CKD and how this affects the caregivers of children with kidney disease are unclear. This study aims to describe parental perspectives on the financial impact of ... Read more >>

Am. J. Kidney Dis. (American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation)
[2015, 65(3):384-393]

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Health and wealth in children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease (K-CAD study).

Germaine Wong, Meredith Medway, Madeleine Didsbury, Allison Tong, Robin Turner, Fiona Mackie, Steven McTaggart, Amanda Walker, Sarah White, Kirsten Howard, Siah Kim, Jonathan C Craig,

BACKGROUND: The impact of reduced kidney function in children is substantial. End-stage kidney disease (ESKD), the most severe form of chronic kidney disease (CKD), is a devastating illness associated with substantially increased mortality, impaired growth and psychosocial maladjustment in children. Understanding how to address the complex causes of mortality and ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2014, 14:307]

Cited: 4 times

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KHA-CARI guideline: recipient assessment for transplantation.

Scott Campbell, Helen Pilmore, David Gracey, William Mulley, Christine Russell, Steven McTaggart,

Nephrology (Carlton) (Nephrology (Carlton, Vic.))
[2013, 18(6):455-462]

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Cytomegalovirus & Epstein Barr Virus serostatus as a predictor of the long-term outcome of kidney transplantation.

Amelia K Le Page, Fiona E Mackie, Steven J McTaggart, Sean E Kennedy,

AIM: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) disease and asymptomatic infection have been associated with poor outcomes in kidney transplantation. Recipients who acquire primary infection through transplantation from a seropositive donor may be at particular risk of complications. The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship ... Read more >>

Nephrology (Carlton) (Nephrology (Carlton, Vic.))
[2013, 18(12):813-819]

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Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder: no relationship to recombinant human growth hormone use in Australian and New Zealand pediatric kidney transplant recipients.

Danielle K Longmore, Louise S Conwell, John R Burke, Stephen P McDonald, Steven J McTaggart,

PTLD is a potentially life-limiting complication of pediatric transplantation. Previous registry-based studies in renal transplantation have suggested a link between rhGH use and PTLD. In this study, demographic and transplant data on those aged <18 yr and transplanted between 1991 and 2008 were collected from the ANZDATA Registry. Associations between gender, ... Read more >>

Pediatr Transplant (Pediatric transplantation)
[2013, 17(8):731-736]

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Antibacterial honey for the prevention of peritoneal-dialysis-related infections (HONEYPOT): a randomised trial.

David W Johnson, Sunil V Badve, Elaine M Pascoe, Elaine Beller, Alan Cass, Carolyn Clark, Janak de Zoysa, Nicole M Isbel, Steven McTaggart, Alicia T Morrish, E Geoffrey Playford, Anish Scaria, Paul Snelling, Liza A Vergara, Carmel M Hawley, ,

There is a paucity of evidence to guide the best strategy for prevention of peritoneal-dialysis-related infections. Antibacterial honey has shown promise as a novel, cheap, effective, topical prophylactic agent without inducing microbial resistance. We therefore assessed whether daily application of honey at the exit site would increase the time to ... Read more >>

Lancet Infect Dis (The Lancet. Infectious Diseases)
[2014, 14(1):23-30]

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Chronic kidney disease and automatic reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate: new developments and revised recommendations.

David W Johnson, Graham R D Jones, Timothy H Mathew, Marie J Ludlow, Matthew P Doogue, Matthew D Jose, Robyn G Langham, Paul D Lawton, Steven J McTaggart, Michael J Peake, Kevan Polkinghorne, Tim Usherwood, ,

The publication of the Australasian Creatinine Consensus Working Group's position statements in 2005 and 2007 resulted in automatic reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) with requests for serum creatinine concentration in adults, facilitated the unification of units of measurement for creatinine and eGFR, and promoted the standardisation of assays. ... Read more >>

Med. J. Aust. (The Medical journal of Australia)
[2012, 197(4):224-225]

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Multicentric carpotarsal osteolysis is caused by mutations clustering in the amino-terminal transcriptional activation domain of MAFB.

Andreas Zankl, Emma L Duncan, Paul J Leo, Graeme R Clark, Evgeny A Glazov, Marie-Claude Addor, Troels Herlin, Chong Ae Kim, Bruno P Leheup, Jim McGill, Steven McTaggart, Stephan Mittas, Anna L Mitchell, Geert R Mortier, Stephen P Robertson, Marie Schroeder, Paulien Terhal, Matthew A Brown,

Multicentric carpotarsal osteolysis (MCTO) is a rare skeletal dysplasia characterized by aggressive osteolysis, particularly affecting the carpal and tarsal bones, and is frequently associated with progressive renal failure. Using exome capture and next-generation sequencing in five unrelated simplex cases of MCTO, we identified previously unreported missense mutations clustering within a ... Read more >>

Am. J. Hum. Genet. (American journal of human genetics)
[2012, 90(3):494-501]

Cited: 35 times

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Correlation of various published radionuclide glomerular filtration rate estimation techniques and proposed paediatric normative data.

Manoj K Bhatt, Marissa L Bartlett, Kylie-Ann Mallitt, Steven McTaggart, Aravind S Ravi Kumar,

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to assess the comparability and interchangeability of the radionuclide glomerular filtration rate (GFR) using different published techniques, and propose normative data for paediatrics. METHODS: A total of 476 paediatric oncology patients aged 2-17 years, referred between January 2001 and December 2008 for GFR ... Read more >>

Nucl Med Commun (Nuclear medicine communications)
[2011, 32(11):1088-1094]

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