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2009

Management of abdominal aortic and iliac artery aneurysms by stent-graft implantation in a patient on CAPD

Polner, K., Gosi, G., Vas, S. I., Kalina, I. & Acsd́y, G., Jan 1 2009, In : Clinical Nephrology. 71, 3, p. 359-362 4 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Improvement in uremic symptoms after increasing daily dialysate volume in patients on chronic peritoneal dialysis with declining renal function

Liakopoulos, V., Krishnan, M., Stefanidis, I., Savaj, S., Ghareeb, S., Musso, C., Vas, S., Bargman, J. M., Jassal, S. V. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Sep 1 2004, In : International urology and nephrology. 36, 3, p. 437-443 7 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Routine use of mupirocin at the peritoneal catheter exit site and mupirocin resistance: Still low after 7 years

Lobbedez, T., Gardam, M., Dedier, H., Burdzy, D., Chu, M., Izatt, S., Bargman, J. M., Jassal, S. V., Vas, S., Brunton, J. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Dec 1 2004, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 19, 12, p. 3140-3143 4 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Chiropody may prevent amputations in diabetic patients on peritoneal dialysis

Lipscombe, J., Jassal, S. V., Bailey, S., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. & Oreopoulos, D. G., May 1 2003, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 23, 3, p. 255-259 5 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in survival on peritoneal dialysis between oriental Asians and Caucasians: One center's experience

Wang, T., Tziviskou, E., Chu, M., Bargman, J., Jassal, V., Vas, S. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Dec 1 2003, In : International urology and nephrology. 35, 2, p. 267-274 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Gynecological surgery: Not a contraindication for continuation of CAPD

Bellizzi, V., Giannoulias, D., Al-Sunaid, M., Tziviskou, E., Aggarwal, H. K., Khandelwal, M., Bargman, J. M., Jassal, S. V., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Mar 1 2003, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 23, 2, p. 193-196 4 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Renal cell carcinoma in peritoneal dialysis patients

Savaj, S., Liakopoulos, V., Ghareeb, S., Musso, C., Sahu, K., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Dec 1 2003, In : International urology and nephrology. 35, 2, p. 263-265 3 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Structural changes in silicon rubber peritoneal dialysis catheters in patients using mupirocin at the exit site

Khandelwal, M., Bailey, S., Izatt, S., Chu, M., Vas, S., Bargman, J. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Oct 1 2003, In : International Journal of Artificial Organs. 26, 10, p. 913-917 5 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Hypotension in patients on chronic peritoneal dialysis: etiology, management, and outcome.

Malliara, M., Passadakis, P., Panagoutsos, S., Theodoridis, M., Thodis, E., Bargman, J., Jassal, V., Vas, S., Vargemezis, V. & Oreopoulos, D., 2002, In : Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis. 18, p. 49-54 6 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Infections related to prosthetic materials in patients on chronic dialysis

Vas, S. I., Nov 1 2002, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 8, 11, p. 705-708 4 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Normal or low initial PTH levels are not a predictor of morbidity/mortality in patients undergoing chronic peritoneal dialysis

Dimkovic, N. B., Bargman, J., Vas, S. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jun 3 2002, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 22, 2, p. 204-210 7 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Peritoneal dialysis in the nursing home

Wang, T., Izatt, S., Dalglish, C., Jassal, S. V., Bargman, J., Vas, S., Tziviskou, E. & Oreopoulos, D., Dec 1 2002, In : International urology and nephrology. 34, 3, p. 405-408 4 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of outcome following bacterial peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis

Krishnan, M., Thodis, E., Ikonomopoulos, D., Vidgen, E., Chu, M., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Sep 1 2002, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 22, 5, p. 573-581 9 p.

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116 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Chronic peritoneal dialysis in octogenarians

Dimkovic, N. B., Prakash, S., Roscoe, J., Brissenden, J., Tam, P., Bargman, J., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 2001, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 16, 10, p. 2034-2040 7 p.

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Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)

Emergence of mupirocin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients using mupirocin prophylaxis to prevent exit-site infection

Annigeri, R., Conly, J., Vas, S. I., Dedier, H., Prakashan, K. P., Bargman, J. M., Jassal, V. & Oreopoulos, D., Dec 1 2001, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 21, 6, p. 554-559 6 p.

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127 Citations (Scopus)

Excessive weight gain during peritoneal dialysis

Jolly, S., Chatatalsingh, C., Bargman, J., Vas, S., Chu, M. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jun 7 2001, In : International Journal of Artificial Organs. 24, 4, p. 197-202 6 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Experience with a large dose (500 mg) of intravenous iron dextran and iron saccharate in peritoneal dialysis patients

Prakash, S., Walele, A., Dimkovic, N., Bargman, J., Vas, S. & Oreopoulos, D., Aug 21 2001, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 21, 3, p. 290-295 6 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Infections in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis

Vas, S. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 2001, In : Infectious disease clinics of North America. 15, 3, p. 743-774 32 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term blood pressure control in a cohort of peritoneal dialysis patients and its association with residual renal function

Menon, M. K., Naimark, D. M., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 2001, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 16, 11, p. 2207-2213 7 p.

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Open Access
129 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Adult peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis treatment recommendations: 2000 update

Keane, W. F., Bailie, G. R., Boeschoten, E., Gokal, R., Golper, T. A., Holmes, C. J., Kawaguchi, Y., Piraino, B., Riella, M. & Vas, S., Jan 1 2000, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 20, 4, p. 396-411 16 p.

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302 Citations (Scopus)

Changing picture of peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis

Vas, S., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 36, 5, p. 1057-1058 2 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

High prevalence of hyperparathyroidism among peritoneal dialysis patients: A review of 176 patients

Billa, V., Zhong, A., Bargman, J., Vas, S., Wong, P. Y. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Aug 12 2000, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 20, 3, p. 315-321 7 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Rate of decline of residual renal function in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis and factors affecting it

Singhal, M. K., Bhaskaran, S., Vidgen, E., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 2000, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 20, 4, p. 429-438 10 p.

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109 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrence of hyperparathyroidism after total parathyroidectomy and autotransplantation in peritoneal dialysis patients

Zhong, A., Billa, V., Rolstein, L. E., Wong, P. Y., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Dec 1 2000, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 20, 2, p. 200-208 9 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of small solute clearances on survival of anuric peritoneal dialysis patients

Bhaskaran, S., Schaubel, D. E., Jassal, S. V., Thodis, E., Singhal, M. K., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Dec 1 2000, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 20, 2, p. 181-187 7 p.

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59 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Outcome of Pseudomonas aeruginosa exit-site and tunnel infections: a single center's experience.

Szabo, T., Siccion, Z., Izatt, S., Vas, S. I., Bargman, J. & Oreopoulos, D. G., 1999, In : Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis. 15, p. 209-212 4 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Peritonitis in patients on automated peritoneal dialysis

Alflaiw, A., Vas, S. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Dec 1 1999, In : Contributions to nephrology. 129, p. 213-228 16 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Decrease in Staphylococcus aureus exit-site infections and peritonitis in CAPD patients by local application of mupirocin ointment at the catheter exit site

Thodis, E., Bhaskaran, S., Pasadakis, P., Bargman, J. M., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., May 1 1998, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 18, 3, p. 261-270 10 p.

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126 Citations (Scopus)

Nocturnal hemodialysis: Three-year experience

Pierratos, A., Ouwendyk, M., Francoeur, R., Vas, S., Raj, D. S. C., Ecclestone, A. M., Langos, V. & Uldall, R., May 1 1998, In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 9, 5, p. 859-868 10 p.

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312 Citations (Scopus)

Nystatin prophylaxis: Its inability to prevent fungal peritonitis in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

Thodis, E., Vas, S. I., Bargman, J. M., Singhal, M., Chu, M. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Dec 1 1998, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 18, 6, p. 583-589 7 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices toward optimum peritoneal access: 1998 update

Gokal, R., Alexander, S., Ash, S., Chen, T. W., Danielson, A., Holmes, C., Joffe, P., Moncrief, J., Nichols, K., Piraino, B., Prowant, B., Slingeneyer, A., Stegmayr, B., Twardowski, Z. & Vas, S., Jan 1 1998, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 18, 1, p. 11-33 23 p.

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226 Citations (Scopus)
1997

The treatment of CARD peritonitis with vancomycin: The genesis of new clinical guidelines

Vas, S. I., Jan 1 1997, In : Seminars in Dialysis. 10, 3, p. 142-144 3 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

The use of the Internet

Vas, S., Nov 13 1997, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 17, SUPPL. 2, p. S138-S141

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Treatment in PD patients of peritonitis caused by gram-positive organisms with single daily dose of antibiotics

Vas, S., Bargman, J. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 1997, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 17, 1, p. 91-94 4 p.

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46 Citations (Scopus)
1996

Biocompatibility of silver-coated peritoneal dialysis catheter in a porcine model

Fung, L. C. T., Khoury, A. E., Vas, S. I., Smith, C., Oreopoulos, D. G. & Mittelman, M. W., Oct 19 1996, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 16, 4, p. 398-405 8 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Slow nocturnal home hemodialysis (SNHHD)--one year later.

Ouwendyk, M., Pierratos, A., Francoeur, R., Wallace, L., Sit, W. & Vas, S., Mar 1 1996, In : Le Journal CANNT = CANNT journal : the journal of the Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians. 6, 2, p. 26-28 3 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Slow nocturnal home hemodialysis at the Wellesley Hospital

Uldall, R., Ouwendyk, M., Francoeur, R., Wallace, L., Sit, W., Vas, S. & Pierratos, A., Jan 1 1996, In : Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy. 3, 2, p. 133-136 4 p.

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77 Citations (Scopus)
1995

Interferon alfa treatment of chronic hepatitis B: Randomized trial in a predominantly homosexual male population

Wong, D. K. H., Yim, C., Naylor, C. D., Chen, E., Sherman, M., Vas, S., Wanless, I. R., Read, S., Li, H. & Heathcote, E. J., Jan 1995, In : Gastroenterology. 108, 1, p. 165-171 7 p.

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79 Citations (Scopus)

Slow nocturnal home hemodialysis

Pierratos, A., Ouwendyk, M., Francoeur, R., Wallace, L., Sit, W., Vas, S. & Uldall, R., Jan 1 1995, In : Dialysis and Transplantation. 24, 10, p. 557-558+576

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17 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Dialyser reuse: An automated system using peracetic acid

Francoeur, R., Vas, S. & Uldall, R., Jan 1 1994, In : International Journal of Artificial Organs. 17, 6, p. 331-336 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of peritonitis

Vas, S. I., Jan 1 1994, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 14, SUPPL. 3, p. S49-S55

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14 Citations (Scopus)
1993

Analysis of immune response in non-responders to hepatitis B virus vaccination or infection

flowers, M., Ng, W., Heathcote, J., Yim, C., Payne, U., Sherman, M., Vas, S., Wade, J. & Inman, R. D., Dec 1 1993, In : Immunology and Infectious Diseases. 3, 4, p. 350-355 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)
1991

Is intraperitoneal tobramycin ototoxic in CAPD patients?

Nikolaidis, P., Vas, S., Lawson, V., Kennedy-Vosu, L., Bernard, A., Abraham, G., Izatt, S., Khanna, S., Bargman, J. M. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 1991, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 11, 2, p. 156-161 6 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term, intraperitoneal vancomycin in the prevention of recurrent peritonitis during CAPD: Preliminary results

Lam, T. Y., Vas, S. I. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 1991, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 11, 3, p. 281-282 2 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Primary and secondary role of viruses in chronic renal failure

Vas, S. I., Jan 1 1991, In : Kidney International. 40, SUPPL. 35, p. S-2-S-4

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Septicemia in long-term jugular hemodialysis catheters; eradicating infection by changing the catheter over a guidewire

Carlisle, E. J. F., Blake, P., McCarthy, F., Vas, S. & Uldall, R., Jan 1 1991, In : International Journal of Artificial Organs. 14, 3, p. 150-153 4 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)
1990

Foscarnet therapy of cytomegalovirus retinitis in AIDS

Fanning, M. M., Read, S. E., Benson, M., Vas, S., Rachlis, A., Kozousek, V., Mortimer, C., Harvey, P., Schwartz, C., Chew, E., Brunton, J., Matlow, A., Salit, I., Vellend, H. & Walmsley, S., May 1990, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 3, 5, p. 472-479 8 p.

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65 Citations (Scopus)

Peritonitis-related deaths in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients

Digenis, G. E., Abraham, G., Savin, E., Blake, P., Dombros, N., Sombolos, K., Vas, S., Mathews, R. & Oreopoulos, D. G., Jan 1 1990, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 10, 1, p. 45-47 3 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

Successful Treatment of Systemic Blastomycosis With High-Dose Ketoconazole in a Renal Transplant Recipient

Hii, J. H., Legault, L., DeVeber, G. & Vas, S. I., Jan 1 1990, In : American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 15, 6, p. 595-597 3 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)