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Michael J. Germain

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaystate Medical Center
DepartmentMedicine
AddressRenal Transplantation
Baystate Medical Center
300 Birnie Avenue #300
Springfield MA 01107-1121
Phone(413) 787-5300
Fax(413) 787-5311
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    1. Morton S, Stanworth S, Lozano M, Harrison SJ, Hong FS, Dennington P, McQuilten Z, Worel N, Compernolle V, Kutner JM, Yokoyama APH, Nahirniak S, Germain M, Hume H, Robitaille N, Wilson A, Tinmouth A, Massey E, Boulat C, Woimant G, Tiberghien P, Schulze TJ, Bux J, Pierelli L, Ballester C, Netelenbos T, West KA, Conry-Cantilena C, Eder A, Haley NR, Yazer M, Triulzi D. Vox Sanguinis International Forum on provision of granulocytes for transfusion and their clinical use: summary. Vox Sang. 2017 Sep 14. PMID: 28905391.
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    2. Morton S, Stanworth S, Lozano M, Harrison SJ, Hong FS, Dennington P, McQuilten Z, Worel N, Compernolle V, Kutner JM, Yokoyama APH, Nahirniak S, Germain M, Hume H, Robitaille N, Wilson A, Tinmouth A, Massey E, Boulat C, Woimant G, Tiberghien P, Schulze TJ, Bux J, Pierelli L, Ballester C, Netelenbos T, West KA, Conry-Cantilena C, Eder A, Haley NR, Yazer M, Triulzi D. Vox Sanguinis International Forum on provision of granulocytes for transfusion and their clinical use. Vox Sang. 2017 Sep 14. PMID: 28905396.
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    3. Germain MJ, Joubert J, O'Grady D, Nathanson BH, Chait Y, Levin NW. Comparison of stroke volume measurements during hemodialysis using bioimpedance cardiography and echocardiography. Hemodial Int. 2017 Aug 10. PMID: 28796425.
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    4. Brennan F, Stewart C, Burgess H, Davison SN, Moss AH, Murtagh FE, Germain M, Tranter S, Brown M. Time to Improve Informed Consent for Dialysis: An International Perspective. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Apr 04. PMID: 28377472.
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    5. Miele EM, Headley SAE, Germain M, Joubert J, Herrick S, Milch C, Evans E, Cornelius A, Brewer B, Taylor B, Wood RJ. High-density lipoprotein particle pattern and overall lipid responses to a short-term moderate-intensity aerobic exercise training intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease. Clin Kidney J. 2017 Aug; 10(4):524-531. PMID: 28852492.
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    6. Headley S, Germain M, Wood R, Joubert J, Milch C, Evans E, Cornelius A, Brewer B, Taylor B, Pescatello LS. Blood pressure response to acute and chronic exercise in chronic kidney disease. Nephrology (Carlton). 2017 Jan; 22(1):72-78. PMID: 26786187.
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    7. Morton RL, Webster AC, McGeechan K, Howard K, Murtagh FE, Gray NA, Kerr PG, Germain MJ, Snelling P. Conservative Management and End of Life Care in an Australian Cohort with ESRD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 3. PMID: 27697783.
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    8. Couchoud C, Hemmelgarn B, Kotanko P, Germain MJ, Moranne O, Davison SN. Supportive Care: Time to Change Our Prognostic Tools and Their Use in CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Aug 10. PMID: 27510452.
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    9. Cukor D, Cohen LM, Cope EL, Ghahramani N, Hedayati SS, Hynes DM, Shah VO, Tentori F, Unruh M, Bobelu J, Cohen S, Dember LM, Faber T, Fischer MJ, Gallardo R, Germain MJ, Ghahate D, Grote N, Hartwell L, Heagerty P, Kimmel PL, Kutner N, Lawson S, Marr L, Nelson RG, Porter AC, Sandy P, Struminger BB, Subramanian L, Weisbord S, Young B, Mehrotra R. Patient and Other Stakeholder Engagement in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Funded Studies of Patients with Kidney Diseases. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Sep 7; 11(9):1703-12. PMID: 27197911.
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    10. Germain MJ, Cohen LM. Comment on: Clinical Review Article Defining a Good Death (Successful Dying): Literature Review and a Call for Research and Public Dialogue, Meier et al. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Oct; 24(10):940-1. PMID: 27591158.
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    11. Shrestha RP, Horowitz J, Hollot CV, Germain MJ, Widness JA, Mock DM, Veng-Pedersen P, Chait Y. Models for the red blood cell lifespan. J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn. 2016 Jun; 43(3):259-74. PMID: 27039311.
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    12. Combs SA, Teixeira JP, Germain MJ. Pruritus in Kidney Disease. Semin Nephrol. 2015 Jul; 35(4):383-91. PMID: 26355256.
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    13. Eneanya ND, Goff SL, Martinez T, Gutierrez N, Klingensmith J, Griffith JL, Garvey C, Kitsen J, Germain MJ, Marr L, Berzoff J, Unruh M, Cohen LM. Shared decision-making in end-stage renal disease: a protocol for a multi-center study of a communication intervention to improve end-of-life care for dialysis patients. BMC Palliat Care. 2015; 14:30. PMID: 26066323.
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    14. Davison SN, Levin A, Moss AH, Jha V, Brown EA, Brennan F, Murtagh FE, Naicker S, Germain MJ, O'Donoghue DJ, Morton RL, Obrador GT. Executive summary of the KDIGO Controversies Conference on Supportive Care in Chronic Kidney Disease: developing a roadmap to improving quality care. Kidney Int. 2015 Sep; 88(3):447-59. PMID: 25923985.
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    15. Goff SL, Eneanya ND, Feinberg R, Germain MJ, Marr L, Berzoff J, Cohen LM, Unruh M. Advance care planning: a qualitative study of dialysis patients and families. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Mar 6; 10(3):390-400. PMID: 25680737.
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    16. Germain MJ. How to integrate predictions in outcomes in planning clinical care. Blood Purif. 2015; 39(1-3):65-9. PMID: 25661755.
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    17. Germain MJ. Should Dialysis be Offered to All Elderly Patients. Blood Purif. 2015; 39(1-3):55-7. PMID: 25661421.
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    18. Grubbs V, Moss AH, Cohen LM, Fischer MJ, Germain MJ, Jassal SV, Perl J, Weiner DE, Mehrotra R. A palliative approach to dialysis care: a patient-centered transition to the end of life. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Dec 5; 9(12):2203-9. PMID: 25104274.
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    19. Gaweda AE, Ginzburg YZ, Chait Y, Germain MJ, Aronoff GR, Rachmilewitz E. Iron dosing in kidney disease: inconsistency of evidence and clinical practice. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Feb; 30(2):187-96. PMID: 24821751.
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    20. Headley S, Germain M, Wood R, Joubert J, Milch C, Evans E, Poindexter A, Cornelius A, Brewer B, Pescatello LS, Parker B. Short-term aerobic exercise and vascular function in CKD stage 3: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Aug; 64(2):222-9. PMID: 24776325; NIHMSID: NIHMS577880 [Available on 08/01/15].
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    21. Cohen LM, Germain MJ. Caregiver burden and hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 May; 9(5):840-2. PMID: 24721889; PMCID: PMC4011438 [Available on 05/07/15].
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    22. Murphy E, Germain MJ, Cairns H, Higginson IJ, Murtagh FE. International variation in classification of dialysis withdrawal: a systematic review. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 Mar; 29(3):625-35. PMID: 24293659.
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    23. Chait Y, Horowitz J, Nichols B, Shrestha RP, Hollot CV, Germain MJ. Control-relevant erythropoiesis modeling in end-stage renal disease. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Mar; 61(3):658-64. PMID: 24235247.
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    24. Germain MJ, Cohen LM. What determines whether a patient initiates chronic renal replacement therapy? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Aug; 8(8):1276-8. PMID: 23833314; PMCID: PMC3731900.
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    25. Singh P, Germain MJ, Cohen L, Unruh M. The elderly patient on dialysis: geriatric considerations. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 May; 29(5):990-6. PMID: 23787545.
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    26. Schell JO, Da Silva-Gane M, Germain MJ. Recent insights into life expectancy with and without dialysis. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2013 Mar; 22(2):185-92. PMID: 23340216.
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    27. Singh G, Hsia-Lin A, Skiest D, Germain M, O'Shea M, Braden G. Successful kidney transplantation from a hepatitis B surface antigen-positive donor to an antigen-negative recipient using a novel vaccination regimen. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Apr; 61(4):608-11. PMID: 23219109.
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    28. Headley S, Germain M, Milch C, Pescatello L, Coughlin MA, Nindl BC, Cornelius A, Sullivan S, Gregory S, Wood R. Exercise training improves HR responses and V?O2peak in predialysis kidney patients. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Dec; 44(12):2392-9. PMID: 22811032.
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    29. Schmidt RJ, Goldman RS, Germain M. Pursuing permanent hemodialysis vascular access in patients with a poor prognosis: juxtaposing potential benefit and harm. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Dec; 60(6):1023-31. PMID: 22999166.
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    30. Murtagh FE, Cohen LM, Germain MJ. The "no dialysis" option. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2011 Nov; 18(6):443-9. PMID: 22098664.
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    31. Germain MJ, Davison SN, Moss AH. When enough is enough: the nephrologist's responsibility in ordering dialysis treatments. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Jul; 58(1):135-43. PMID: 21601331.
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    32. Agrawal V, Vaidya CK, Ye J, Freeman J, McKiernan C, Blier PR, Andrzejewski C, Germain M, Braden GL. Concomitant thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and ANCA-associated vasculitis in an adolescent. Pediatr Nephrol. 2011 Aug; 26(8):1317-20. PMID: 21499772.
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    33. Gregory SM, Headley SA, Germain M, Flyvbjerg A, Frystyk J, Coughlin MA, Milch CM, Sullivan S, Nindl BC. Lack of circulating bioactive and immunoreactive IGF-I changes despite improved fitness in chronic kidney disease patients following 48 weeks of physical training. Growth Horm IGF Res. 2011 Feb; 21(1):51-6. PMID: 21251861.
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    34. Nichols B, Shrestha RP, Horowitz J, Hollot CV, Germain MJ, Gaweda AE, Chait Y. Simplification of an erythropoiesis model for design of anemia management protocols in end stage renal disease. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011; 2011:83-6. PMID: 22254256; NIHMSID: NIHMS604117.
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    35. Germain MJ, Kurella Tamura M, Davison SN. Palliative care in CKD: the earlier the better. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Mar; 57(3):378-80. PMID: 21168946.
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    36. Doldan-Silvero AM, Nunnemacher G, Germain M, Crisi GM. Electron microscopy in end stage renal disease: a case of Fabry's disease. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2010 Oct; 34(5):307-13. PMID: 20929308.
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    37. Copley JB, Germain M, Stern L, Pankewycz O, Katznelson S, Shah T, Wang O, Turner SA, Sprague SM. Evaluation of cinacalcet HCl treatment after kidney transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2010 Sep; 42(7):2503-8. PMID: 20832532.
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    38. Gaweda AE, Nathanson BH, Jacobs AA, Aronoff GR, Germain MJ, Brier ME. Determining optimum hemoglobin sampling for anemia management from every-treatment data. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Nov; 5(11):1939-45. PMID: 20671221; PMCID: PMC3001763.
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    39. Schell JO, Germain MJ, Finkelstein FO, Tulsky JA, Cohen LM. An integrative approach to advanced kidney disease in the elderly. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2010 Jul; 17(4):368-77. PMID: 20610364.
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    40. Cohen LM, Ruthazer R, Germain MJ. Increasing hospice services for elderly patients maintained with hemodialysis. J Palliat Med. 2010 Jul; 13(7):847-54. PMID: 20636156; PMCID: PMC2938892.
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    41. Mathur VS, Lindberg J, Germain M, Block G, Tumlin J, Smith M, Grewal M, McGuire D. A longitudinal study of uremic pruritus in hemodialysis patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Aug; 5(8):1410-9. PMID: 20558560; PMCID: PMC2924419.
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    42. Ho WR, Germain MJ, Garb J, Picard S, Mackie MK, Bartlett C, Will EJ. Use of 12x/month haemoglobin monitoring with a computer algorithm reduces haemoglobin variability. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010 Aug; 25(8):2710-4. PMID: 20176613.
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    43. Cohen LM, Ruthazer R, Moss AH, Germain MJ. Predicting six-month mortality for patients who are on maintenance hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jan; 5(1):72-9. PMID: 19965531; PMCID: PMC2801643.
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    44. Bhargava J, Germain M, Kitsen J, Cohen LM, Meyer KB. Knowledge and participation of front-line dialysis facility staff in end-of-life discussions. Nephrol News Issues. 2009 Aug; 23(9):34-6, 38-40. PMID: 19753934.
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    45. Headley SA, Germain MJ, Milch CM, Buchholz MP, Coughlin MA, Pescatello LS. Immediate blood pressure-lowering effects of aerobic exercise among patients with chronic kidney disease. Nephrology (Carlton). 2008 Oct; 13(7):601-6. PMID: 19161365.
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    46. Reinhardt CP, Germain MJ, Groman EV, Mulhern JG, Kumar R, Vaccaro DE. Functional immunoassay technology (FIT), a new approach for measuring physiological functions: application of FIT to measure glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2008 Nov; 295(5):F1583-8. PMID: 18768587; PMCID: PMC2584915.
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    47. Spinowitz B, Germain M, Benz R, Wolfson M, McGowan T, Tang KL, Kamin M. A randomized study of extended dosing regimens for initiation of epoetin alfa treatment for anemia of chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jul; 3(4):1015-21. PMID: 18400964; PMCID: PMC2440274.
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    48. Germain MJ, Cohen LM. Maintaining quality of life at the end of life in the end-stage renal disease population. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2008 Apr; 15(2):133-9. PMID: 18334237.
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    49. Germain MJ. Strategies for successfully managing the anemia of chronic kidney disease in the long-term care setting. Consult Pharm. 2008 Mar; 23 Suppl A:11-7. PMID: 18454575.
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    50. Germain MJ, Cohen LM, Moss AH. Strategies for timely and effective hospice discussions: end-stage renal disease. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Dec 4; 147(11):816; author reply 817. PMID: 18056675.
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    51. Germain M, Cohen LM. Renal supportive care: view from across the pond: the United States perspective. J Palliat Med. 2007 Dec; 10(6):1241-4. PMID: 18095798.
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    52. Cohen LM, Bostwick JM, Mirot A, Garb J, Braden G, Germain M. A psychiatric perspective of dialysis discontinuation. J Palliat Med. 2007 Dec; 10(6):1262-5. PMID: 18095804.
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    53. Murtagh F, Cohen LM, Germain MJ. Dialysis discontinuation: quo vadis? Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2007 Oct; 14(4):379-401. PMID: 17904506.
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    54. Germain MJ, Cohen LM, Davison SN. Withholding and withdrawal from dialysis: what we know about how our patients die. Semin Dial. 2007 May-Jun; 20(3):195-9. PMID: 17555480.
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    55. Chater S, Davison SN, Germain MJ, Cohen LM. Withdrawal from dialysis: a palliative care perspective. Clin Nephrol. 2006 Nov; 66(5):364-72. PMID: 17140166.
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    56. Cohen LM, Moss AH, Weisbord SD, Germain MJ. Renal palliative care. J Palliat Med. 2006 Aug; 9(4):977-92. PMID: 16910813.
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    57. Cosio-Lima LM, Thompson PD, Reynolds KL, Headley SA, Winter CR, Manos T, Lagasse MA, Todorovich JR, Germain M. The acute effect of aerobic exercise on brachial artery endothelial function in renal transplant recipients. Prev Cardiol. 2006; 9(4):211-4. PMID: 17085983.
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    58. Germain M, Ram CV, Bhaduri S, Tang KL, Klausner M, Curzi M. Extended epoetin alfa dosing in chronic kidney disease patients: a retrospective review. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2005 Oct; 20(10):2146-52. PMID: 15985516.
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    59. Cohen LM, Germain MJ. The psychiatric landscape of withdrawal. Semin Dial. 2005 Mar-Apr; 18(2):147-53. PMID: 15771660.
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    60. Cohen LM, Germain MJ, Woods AL, Mirot A, Burleson JA. The family perspective of ESRD deaths. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Jan; 45(1):154-61. PMID: 15696455.
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    61. Cohen LM, Germain MJ. Measuring quality of dying in end-stage renal disease. Semin Dial. 2004 Sep-Oct; 17(5):376-9. PMID: 15461747.
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    62. Nindl BC, Headley SA, Tuckow AP, Pandorf CE, Diamandi A, Khosravi MJ, Welles R, Jones M, Germain M. IGF-I system responses during 12 weeks of resistance training in end-stage renal disease patients. Growth Horm IGF Res. 2004 Jun; 14(3):245-50. PMID: 15125886.
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    63. Coburn JW, Maung HM, Elangovan L, Germain MJ, Lindberg JS, Sprague SM, Williams ME, Bishop CW. Doxercalciferol safely suppresses PTH levels in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic kidney disease stages 3 and 4. Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 May; 43(5):877-90. PMID: 15112179.
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    64. Braden GL, O'Shea MH, Mulhern JG, Germain MJ. Acute renal failure and hyperkalaemia associated with cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2004 May; 19(5):1149-53. PMID: 14993496.
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    65. Cohen LM, Tessier EG, Germain MJ, Levy NB. Update on psychotropic medication use in renal disease. Psychosomatics. 2004 Jan-Feb; 45(1):34-48. PMID: 14709759.
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    66. Moss AH, Holley JL, Davison SN, Dart RA, Germain MJ, Cohen L, Swartz RD. Palliative care. Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Jan; 43(1):172-3. PMID: 14712442.
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    67. O'Connor AS, Navab F, Germain MJ, Freeman JK, Mulhern JG, O'Shea MH, Lipkowitz GS, Madden RL, Braden GL. Pancreatitis and duodenitis from sarcoidosis: successful therapy with mycophenolate mofetil. Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Nov; 48(11):2191-5. PMID: 14705827.
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    68. Khoo MS, Braden GL, Deaton D, Owen S, Germain M, O'Shea M, Mulhern J, Rousou J, Flack J, Engleman R. Outcome and complications of intraoperative hemodialysis during cardiopulmonary bypass with potassium-rich cardioplegia. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Jun; 41(6):1247-56. PMID: 12776278.
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    69. Poppel DM, Cohen LM, Germain MJ. The Renal Palliative Care Initiative. J Palliat Med. 2003 Apr; 6(2):321-6. PMID: 12854953.
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    70. Cohen LM, Germain MJ, Poppel DM. Practical considerations in dialysis withdrawal: "to have that option is a blessing". JAMA. 2003 Apr 23-30; 289(16):2113-9. PMID: 12709469.
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    71. Headley S, Germain M, Mailloux P, Mulhern J, Ashworth B, Burris J, Brewer B, Nindl BC, Nindl B, Coughlin M, Welles R, Jones M. Resistance training improves strength and functional measures in patients with end-stage renal disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 2002 Aug; 40(2):355-64. PMID: 12148109.
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    72. Germain MJ, Cohen L. Supportive care for patients with renal disease: time for action. Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Oct; 38(4):884-6. PMID: 11576896.
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    73. Kasiske BL, Heim-Duthoy KL, Singer GG, Watschinger B, Germain MJ, Bastani B. The effects of lipid-lowering agents on acute renal allograft rejection. Transplantation. 2001 Jul 27; 72(2):223-7. PMID: 11477342.
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    74. Smith KJ, Germain M, Skelton H. Squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen's disease) in renal transplant patients treated with 5% imiquimod and 5% 5-fluorouracil therapy. Dermatol Surg. 2001 Jun; 27(6):561-4. PMID: 11442593.
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    75. Cohen LM, Germain MJ, Poppel DM, Woods AL, Pekow PS, Kjellstrand CM. Dying well after discontinuing the life-support treatment of dialysis. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Sep 11; 160(16):2513-8. PMID: 10979064.
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    76. Cohen LM, Germain M, Poppel DM, Woods A, Kjellstrand CM. Dialysis discontinuation and palliative care. Am J Kidney Dis. 2000 Jul; 36(1):140-4. PMID: 10873883.
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    77. Braden GL, Mulhern JG, O'Shea MH, Nash SV, Ucci AA, Germain MJ. Changing incidence of glomerular diseases in adults. Am J Kidney Dis. 2000 May; 35(5):878-83. PMID: 10793022.
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    78. Lipkowitz GS, Madden RL, Kurbanov A, Mulhern JG, O'Shea MH, Germain MJ, Freeman J, Braden GL. Transplantation and 2-year follow-up of kidneys procured from a cadaver donor with a history of lupus nephritis. Transplantation. 2000 Mar 27; 69(6):1221-4. PMID: 10762230.
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    79. Madden RL, Mulhern JG, Benedetto BJ, O'Shea MH, Germain MJ, Braden GL, O'Shaughnessy J, Lipkowitz GS. Completely reversed acute rejection is not a significant risk factor for the development of chronic rejection in renal allograft recipients. Transpl Int. 2000; 13(5):344-50. PMID: 11052270.
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    80. Lipkowitz GS, Madden RL, Mulhern J, Braden G, O'Shea M, O'Shaughnessy J, Nash S, Kurbanov A, Freeman J, Rennke H, Germain M. Long-term maintenance of therapeutic cyclosporine levels leads to optimal graft survival without evidence of chronic nephrotoxicity. Transpl Int. 1999; 12(3):202-7. PMID: 10429958.
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    81. Steuer RR, Germain MJ, Leypoldt JK, Cheung AK. Enhanced fluid removal guided by blood volume monitoring during chronic hemodialysis. Artif Organs. 1998 Aug; 22(8):627-32. PMID: 9702312.
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    82. Braden GL, Germain MJ, Mulhern JG, Hafer JG, Bria WF. Hemodynamic, cardiac, and electrolyte effects of low-dose aerosolized terbutaline sulfate in asthmatic patients. Chest. 1998 Aug; 114(2):380-7. PMID: 9726718.
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    83. Braden GL, von Oeyen PT, Germain MJ, Watson DJ, Haag BL. Ritodrine- and terbutaline-induced hypokalemia in preterm labor: mechanisms and consequences. Kidney Int. 1997 Jun; 51(6):1867-75. PMID: 9186877.
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    84. Moriarty KP, Lipkowitz GS, Germain MJ. Capsulectomy: a cure for the page kidney. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Jun; 32(6):831-3. PMID: 9200080.
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    85. Cohen LM, McCue JD, Germain M, Woods A. Denying the dying. Advance directives and dialysis discontinuation. Psychosomatics. 1997 Jan-Feb; 38(1):27-34. PMID: 8997113.
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    86. Cohen LM, Fischel S, Germain M, Woods A, Braden GL, McCue J. Ambivalence and dialysis discontinuation. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1996 Nov; 18(6):431-5. PMID: 8937910.
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    87. Polk D, Madden RL, Lipkowitz GS, Braden GL, Germain MJ, Mulhern JG, O'Shea MH. Use of computerized tomography in the evaluation of a CAPD patient with a foramen of Morgagni hernia: a case report. Perit Dial Int. 1996 May-Jun; 16(3):318-20. PMID: 8761548.
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    88. Mulhern JG, Braden GL, O'Shea MH, Madden RL, Lipkowitz GS, Germain MJ. Trough serum vancomycin levels predict the relapse of gram-positive peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 1995 Apr; 25(4):611-5. PMID: 7702059.
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    89. Richardson P, Dickinson G, Nash S, Hoffman L, Steingart R, Germain M. Crescentic glomerulonephritis and eosinophilic interstitial infiltrates in a patient with hypereosinophilic syndrome. Postgrad Med J. 1995 Mar; 71(833):175-8. PMID: 7746781; PMCID: PMC2398187.
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    90. Cohen LM, McCue JD, Germain M, Kjellstrand CM. Dialysis discontinuation. A 'good' death? Arch Intern Med. 1995 Jan 9; 155(1):42-7. PMID: 7802519.
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    91. Mulhern JG, Lipkowitz GS, Braden GL, Madden RL, O'Shea MH, Harvilchuck H, Guarnera JM, Germain MJ. Association of post-renal transplant erythrocytosis and microalbuminuria: response to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition. Am J Nephrol. 1995; 15(4):318-22. PMID: 7573190.
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    92. Braden GL, Strayhorn CH, Germain MJ, Mulhern JG, Skutches CL. Increased osmolal gap in alcoholic acidosis. Arch Intern Med. 1993 Oct 25; 153(20):2377-80. PMID: 8215742.
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    93. Cohen LM, Germain M, Woods A, Gilman ED, McCue JD. Patient attitudes and psychological considerations in dialysis discontinuation. Psychosomatics. 1993 Sep-Oct; 34(5):395-401. PMID: 8140188.
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    94. Germain MJ, Lipkowitz GS, Guarnera J, Fiorentino J. A comparison of different methods of estimating glomerular filtration rate in cyclosporine-treated renal transplant patients. Transplantation. 1993 Jan; 55(1):203-5. PMID: 8420049.
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    95. Germain MJ, Lipkowitz GS, Patel J, Hampf F. Predictive value of Doppler ultrasonography in renal transplantation. Clin Transplant. 1992 Feb; 6(1):62-6. PMID: 10147659.
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    96. Germain M, Harlow P, Mulhern J, Lipkowitz G, Braden G. Low protein catabolic rate and serum albumin correlate with increased mortality and abdominal complications in peritoneal dialysis patients. Adv Perit Dial. 1992; 8:113-5. PMID: 1361764.
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    97. Braden GL, Kozinn DR, Hampf FE, Parker TH, Germain MJ. Ultrasound diagnosis of early renal papillary necrosis. J Ultrasound Med. 1991 Jul; 10(7):401-3. PMID: 1870185.
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    98. Warzynski MJ, Lipkowitz GS, Germain MJ, Johnson ML, Kuc EM, Blanchette JG, Guarnera JM. Lymphocyte activation antigens permit early detection and discrimination between rejection and infection episodes. Transplant Proc. 1991 Feb; 23(1 Pt 1):180-2. PMID: 1846712.
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    99. Galishoff ML, Lipkowitz GS, Germain MJ, Hong JH, Butt KM. The fate of paired kidneys: recipient immunologic risk factors profoundly influence immediate posttransplant renal function. Transplant Proc. 1991 Feb; 23(1 Pt 2):1325-7. PMID: 1989227.
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    100. Braden GL, Sanchez PG, Fitzgibbons JP, Stupak WJ, Germain MJ. Urinary doubly refractile lipid bodies in nonglomerular renal diseases. Am J Kidney Dis. 1988 Apr; 11(4):332-7. PMID: 3354569.
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    101. Barzilai IM, Braden GL, Ford LD, Goodman LH, Delima RJ, Germain MJ, Fitzgibbons JP. Renal angiomyolipoma with arteriovenous shunting. J Urol. 1987 Mar; 137(3):483-4. PMID: 3820379.
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    102. Braden GL, Fitzgibbons JP, Germain MJ, Ledewitz HM. Hemoperfusion for treatment of N-acetylprocainamide intoxication. Ann Intern Med. 1986 Jul; 105(1):64-5. PMID: 2424355.
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    103. Braden GL, Mikolich DJ, White CF, Germain MJ, Fitzgibbons JP. Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. Am J Med. 1986 Jun; 80(6):1242-4. PMID: 3088997.
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    104. Braden GL, Johnston SS, Germain MJ, Fitzgibbons JP, Dawson JA. Lactic acidosis associated with the therapy of acute bronchospasm. N Engl J Med. 1985 Oct 3; 313(14):890-1. PMID: 4033719.
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    105. Germain MJ, Burke EJ, Braden GL, Fitzgibbons JP. Amelioration of hemodialysis-induced fall in PaO2 with exercise. Am J Nephrol. 1985; 5(5):351-4. PMID: 3933347.
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    106. Braden GL, Germain MJ, Fitzgibbons JP. Impaired potassium and magnesium homeostasis in acute tubulo-interstitial nephritis. Nephron. 1985; 41(3):273-8. PMID: 4058627.
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    107. Germain MJ, Braden GL, Fitzgibbons JP. Failure of chelation therapy in lead nephropathy. Arch Intern Med. 1984 Dec; 144(12):2419-20. PMID: 6439141.
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    108. Germain MJ, Davidman M. Pulmonary hemorrhage and acute renal failure in a patient with mixed connective tissue disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 1984 May; 3(6):420-4. PMID: 6720686.
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    109. Germain MJ, Anderson RW, Keane WF. Renal disease in cryoglobulinemia type II: response to therapy. A case report and review of the literature. Am J Nephrol. 1982; 2(4):221-6. PMID: 7148894.
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    110. Pauly JL, Varkarakis MJ, Germain MJ, Murphy GP. Assessment of peripheral blood leukocyte activity following canine renal allotransplantation. J Med. 1974; 5(5):221-8. PMID: 4606248.
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