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T-Fluted Catheter, Ash Advantage Peritoneal Catheter

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Peritoneal Dialysis and Access:
T-Fluted Catheter, Ash Advantage Peritoneal Catheter

Journal Articles

PD-1

Ash SR and Manfredi F. Directed biopsy using a small endoscope: thoracoscopy and peritoneoscopy simplified. New Eng J Med 291(26):1398-1399, 1974.

PD-2

Thornhill JA, Ash SR, Dhein CR, Polzin DJ and Osborne CS. Peritoneal dialysis with the Purdue Column Disc Catheter. The Minnesota Veterinarian 20(2):27-33, 1980.

PD-3

Ash SR, Johnson H, Hartman J, Granger J, Koszuta J, Sell L, Dhein C, Blevins W, and Thornhill JA. The column disc peritoneal catheter: a peritoneal access device with improved drainage. ASAIO J. 2:109-115, 1980.

PD-4

Thornhill JA, Dhein CR, Johnson H and Ash SR. Drainage characteristics of the column disc catheter: a new chronic peritoneal access catheter. Proc. Clin Dial Transplant Forum 10:119-125, 1980.

PD-5

Dhein CR, Thornhill JA, Chiosi C, Ash SR. Protein and bacterial rejecting filters for peritoneal dialysis. Kidney Int 19(1):145, 1981.

PD-6

Ash SR, Wolf GC and Block R. Placement of the Tenckhoff peritoneal dialysis catheter under peritoneoscopic visualization. Dialysis & Transplantation 10(5):383-386, 1981.

PD-7

Ash SR. Outflow volume measurements during CAPD: a simplified method. Contemporary Dialysis 2(1):38, 1981.

PD-8

Ash SR, Wimberly AL and Mertz SL. Peritoneal dialysis for acute and chronic renal failure: an update. Hosp Practice 18(1):179-210, 1983.

PD-9

Ash SR, Handt A and Block R. Peritoneoscopic placement of the Tenckhoff catheter - further clinical experience. PD Bulletin 3(1):8-12, 1983.

PD-10

Ash SR, Streuwing JD. Clinical trials of the column disc peritoneal catheter (Lifecath™). PD Bulletin 3(2):77-80, 1983.

PD-11

Ash SR, Horswell R, Heeter EM, Block R. Effect of the Peridex Ò Filter on peritonitis rates in a CAPD population. PD Bulletin 3(2):89-93, 1983.

PD-12

Winchester JF, Ash SR, Bousquet G, Rakowski TA, Barnard WF, Heeter E, and Haley S. Successful peritonitis (P) reduction with a unidirectional bacteriologic CAPD filter (F). Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 13-16, 1983.

PD-13

Ash SR, Winchester JF. Effect of the Peridex Ò filter on peritonitis rates in a CAPD population. Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 14-16, 1983.

PD-14

Ash SR, Carr DJ. Hydraulic resistance and biocompatibility of the Tenckhoff and Lifecath™ peritoneal catheters. Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 14-16, 1983.

PD-15

Handt AE, Ash SR. A spike exchange technique for the patient with visual or strength impairment. Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 14-16, 1983.

PD-16

Ash SR, Slingeneyer A and Schardin K. Peritoneal access using the column disc catheter. Perspectives in Peritoneal Dialysis 1(2):9-11, 1983.

PD-17

Winchester JF, Ash SR, Bousquet G, Rakowski TA, Barnard WF, Heeter E and Haley S. Successful peritonitis reduction with a unidirectional bacteriologic CAPD filter. Trans Am Soc Artif Inter Organs 29:611-616, 1983.

PD-18

Thornhill JA, Hartman J, Boon GD, Riviere JE, Jacobs D, Ash SR. Support of an anephric dog for 54 days with ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and a newly designed peritoneal catheter. Am J Vet Res 45(6):1156-1161, 1984.

PD-19

Ash SR. Peritoneal access devices: a search for biocompatibility. Int J Artif Org 7(3):115-118, 1984.

PD-20

Ash SR. Effect of peritoneal access devices on the incidence of peritonitis. Trans Am Soc Artif Inter Organs 30:686-690, 1984.

PD-21

Handt AE, Ash SR. Longevity of Tenckhoff catheters placed by the VITEC™ peritoneoscopic technique. Perspectives in Peritoneal Dialysis. 30-32, 1984.

PD-22

Ash SR. Biocompatibility and hydraulic function of Tenckhoff and LifeCath™ catheters. Peritoneal Dialysis Bulletin - Supplement. S103-S106, 1984.

PD-23

Ash SR, Winchester JF. New devices, solution composition and alternatives. Peritoneal Dialysis Bulletin - Supplement. S118 - S120, 1984.

PD-24

Suki WN, Ash SR, et al. Multicenter evaluation of a bagless CAPD system. ASAIO Trans 32(1):572-574, 1986.

PD-25

Ash SR. Chronic peritoneal dialysis catheters: effects of catheter design, materials and location. Seminars in Dialysis 3(1):39-46, 1990.

PD-26

Ash SR, Janle EM, Hucker EM. A comparison of peritoneal dialysance (D) during CAPD, intermittent peritoneal dialysis (IPD) and tidal PD (TPD) in awake normal dogs. Adv Perit Dial 7:21-25, 1991.

PD-27

Ash SR. A break-in period is unnecessary. Seminars in Dialysis 5(3):199-201, 1992.

PD-28

Gokal R, Ash SR, et al. Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: toward optimum peritoneal access. Perit Dial Int 13(1):29-39, 1993.

PD-29

Ash SR. Who should place peritoneal catheters? A nephrologist's view. Nephrol News Issues 7(5):33-34, 1993.

PD-30

Contreras MR, Ash SR, et al. Peritonitis due to Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis in a diabetic patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. South Med J 86(5):589-590, 1993.

PD-31

Ash SR, Janle EM. T-fluted peritoneal dialysis catheter. Adv Perit Dial, 9(1):223-226, 1993.

PD-32

Gokal R, Ash SR, et al. Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: toward optimum peritoneal access. Peritoneal Dialysis Int 13:29-39, 1993.

PD-33

Ash SR, Mertz SL. Peritoneal dialysis for acute renal failure: the safe, effective, and low-cost modality. Advances in Ren Replace Ther 2(2):160-163, 1995.

PD-34

Contreras MR, Ash SR, Swick SD, Grutzner J. Peritonitis due to Moraxellla (Branhamella) catarrhalis in a diabetic patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. Southern Medical Journal 86:589-590, 1993.

PD-35

Ash SR, Bever SL. Peritoneal dialysis for acute renal failure: the safe, effective, and low-cost modality. Adv Ren Replace Ther 2(2):160-163, 1995.

PD-36

Ash SR. Peritoneal access devices for intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Review. Cancer Treat Res. 82:387-413, 1996.

PD-37

Ash SR, Janle EM. Continuous flow-through peritoneal dialysis (CFPD): comparison of efficiency to IPD, TPD, and CAPD in an animal model. Amer. Soc. For Artificial Internal Organs 43(2):80. 1997.

PD-38

Ash SR. Obtaining adequate visualization during peritoneoscopic placement of peritoneal catheters. Peritoneoscopy Today. 1(1), 1997.

PD-39

Ash SR, Janle EM. Continuous flow-through peritoneal dialysis (CFPD): comparison of efficiency to IPD, TPD, and CAPD in an animal model. Peritoneal Dialysis Int 17(4):365-372, 1997.

PD-40

Ash SR. Bedside peritoneoscopic peritoneal catheter placement of Tenckhoff and newer peritoneal catheters. Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis 14:75-79, 1998.

PD-41

Roberts M, Ash SR, Lee DBN. Innovative techniques for increasing peritoneal dialysis efficiency: flow-thru and regeneration. ASAIO J 45(5) 372-378, 1999.

PD-42

Gokal R, Alexander S, Ash S, et al. Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: toward optimum peritoneal access: 1998 update. Perit Dial Int 18:11-33, 1998.

PD-43

Ash SR, Bever SL. Burying peritoneal catheters. Peritoneoscopy Today 1(2):3-5, Spring 1998.

PD-44

Ash SR, Sutton JM, Mankus RA, Rossman J, de Ridder V, Nassvi MS, Ross J. Clinical trials of the T-Fluted (Ash Advantage) peritoneal dialysis catheter. Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy, V 9, No 2 (April), 2002: pp 133-143 -

PD-45

Ash SR. Peritoneal catheter designs and placement methods; they do make a difference.  Contemporary Dialysis & Nephrology, February 2000, pp. 24-29.

PD-46

Ash SR, Bever SL. A new technique for burying peritoneal catheters. In preparation for submission to Perit Dial Int, December 1999.

PD-47

Ash SR. Peritoneal dialysis in acute renal failure of adults; The safe, effective, and low-cost modality. Contributions to Nephrology (“Blood Purification in Intensive Care”) Berlyne GM, Ronco C, eds. Vol. 132, Karger, 2001, pp. 210-221. (Proceedings of the 2nd International Course on Critical Care Nephrology, Vincenza, May 22-25, 2001.).

PD-48

Ash S. Ash Advantage catheter. Peritoneal Dialysis Today 7(1):15, 2001.

PD-49

Ash SR. Chronic peritoneal dialysis catheters: procedures for placement, maintenance, and removal. Seminars in Nephrology  V 22, No 3 (May) 2002: pp 221-236

PD-50

Ash SR. Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters: Overview of design, placement, and removal procedures. Seminars in Dialysis. V 16, No 4 (July) 2003:pp. 323-334.

PD-51

Ash SR. Chapter 13: Peritoneal access and its complications, pending publication in Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis, Winchester ed. Pending.

PD-52

Stephen R. Ash, MD, FACP, David J. Carr, MSChe, Jose A. Diaz-Buxo, MD, John H. Crabtree, MD, FACS,  Peritoneal Access Devices: Design, Function, and Placement Techniques, in Clinical Dialysis, Fourth Edition, McGraw Hill. Nissenson AR and Fine RN ed. P. 309-356, 2005.

PD-53

Ash SR. Peritoneal Dialysis in Acute Renal Failure of Adults; the Under-Utilized Modality. Contributions in Nephrology,  2004 (published).

PD-54

Laurie L. Gallatin DVM, Laurent L. Couetil DVM, DACVIM, Stephen R.   Ash, MD, FACP

Continuous Flow Peritoneal Dialysis for the Treatment of Acute Renal Failure in an Adult Horse.  JAVMA, Vol 226, NO. 5, March 1, 2005, p 756-759.

PD-57

Ash SR. Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Procedures by Interventional Nephrologists.

Current Diagnosis and Therapy Chapter on PD Catheter Placement,

Lerma, Nissenson and Berns Editors. Submitted 5/05

PD-58

Ash SR. Laparoscopy for PD Catheter Placement:  Advantages and Disadvantages versus Peritoneoscopy. Peritoneal Dialysis International, Nov. 2005. Vol. 25, pp. 541-543.

PD-59

 

PD-60

Ash SR. Chronic peritoneal dialysis catheters: Challenges and design solutions. Int J Artif Organs 2006; 29:85-94

Peritoneal Dialysis and Access:
T-Fluted Catheter, Ash Advantage Peritoneal Catheter

Related Articles

PD-1

Ash SR and Manfredi F. Directed biopsy using a small endoscope: thoracoscopy and peritoneoscopy simplified. New Eng J Med 291(26):1398-1399, 1974.

PD-2

Thornhill JA, Ash SR, Dhein CR, Polzin DJ and Osborne CS. Peritoneal dialysis with the Purdue Column Disc Catheter. The Minnesota Veterinarian 20(2):27-33, 1980.

PD-3

Ash SR, Johnson H, Hartman J, Granger J, Koszuta J, Sell L, Dhein C, Blevins W, and Thornhill JA. The column disc peritoneal catheter: a peritoneal access device with improved drainage. ASAIO J. 2:109-115, 1980.

PD-4

Thornhill JA, Dhein CR, Johnson H and Ash SR. Drainage characteristics of the column disc catheter: a new chronic peritoneal access catheter. Proc. Clin Dial Transplant Forum 10:119-125, 1980.

PD-5

Dhein CR, Thornhill JA, Chiosi C, Ash SR. Protein and bacterial rejecting filters for peritoneal dialysis. Kidney Int 19(1):145, 1981.

PD-6

Ash SR, Wolf GC and Block R. Placement of the Tenckhoff peritoneal dialysis catheter under peritoneoscopic visualization. Dialysis & Transplantation 10(5):383-386, 1981.

PD-7

Ash SR. Outflow volume measurements during CAPD: a simplified method. Contemporary Dialysis 2(1):38, 1981.

PD-8

Ash SR, Wimberly AL and Mertz SL. Peritoneal dialysis for acute and chronic renal failure: an update. Hosp Practice 18(1):179-210, 1983.

PD-9

Ash SR, Handt A and Block R. Peritoneoscopic placement of the Tenckhoff catheter - further clinical experience. PD Bulletin 3(1):8-12, 1983.

PD-10

Ash SR, Streuwing JD. Clinical trials of the column disc peritoneal catheter (Lifecath™). PD Bulletin 3(2):77-80, 1983.

PD-11

Ash SR, Horswell R, Heeter EM, Block R. Effect of the Peridex Ò Filter on peritonitis rates in a CAPD population. PD Bulletin 3(2):89-93, 1983.

PD-12

Winchester JF, Ash SR, Bousquet G, Rakowski TA, Barnard WF, Heeter E, and Haley S. Successful peritonitis (P) reduction with a unidirectional bacteriologic CAPD filter (F). Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 13-16, 1983.

PD-13

Ash SR, Winchester JF. Effect of the Peridex Ò filter on peritonitis rates in a CAPD population. Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 14-16, 1983.

PD-14

Ash SR, Carr DJ. Hydraulic resistance and biocompatibility of the Tenckhoff and Lifecath™ peritoneal catheters. Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 14-16, 1983.

PD-15

Handt AE, Ash SR. A spike exchange technique for the patient with visual or strength impairment. Proc. of 3rd National CAPD Conference, Kansas City, Feb. 14-16, 1983.

PD-16

Ash SR, Slingeneyer A and Schardin K. Peritoneal access using the column disc catheter. Perspectives in Peritoneal Dialysis 1(2):9-11, 1983.

PD-17

Winchester JF, Ash SR, Bousquet G, Rakowski TA, Barnard WF, Heeter E and Haley S. Successful peritonitis reduction with a unidirectional bacteriologic CAPD filter. Trans Am Soc Artif Inter Organs 29:611-616, 1983.

PD-18

Thornhill JA, Hartman J, Boon GD, Riviere JE, Jacobs D, Ash SR. Support of an anephric dog for 54 days with ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and a newly designed peritoneal catheter. Am J Vet Res 45(6):1156-1161, 1984.

PD-19

Ash SR. Peritoneal access devices: a search for biocompatibility. Int J Artif Org 7(3):115-118, 1984.

PD-20

Ash SR. Effect of peritoneal access devices on the incidence of peritonitis. Trans Am Soc Artif Inter Organs 30:686-690, 1984.

PD-21

Handt AE, Ash SR. Longevity of Tenckhoff catheters placed by the VITEC™ peritoneoscopic technique. Perspectives in Peritoneal Dialysis. 30-32, 1984.

PD-22

Ash SR. Biocompatibility and hydraulic function of Tenckhoff and LifeCath™ catheters. Peritoneal Dialysis Bulletin - Supplement. S103-S106, 1984.

PD-23

Ash SR, Winchester JF. New devices, solution composition and alternatives. Peritoneal Dialysis Bulletin - Supplement. S118 - S120, 1984.

PD-24

Suki WN, Ash SR, et al. Multicenter evaluation of a bagless CAPD system. ASAIO Trans 32(1):572-574, 1986.

PD-25

Ash SR. Chronic peritoneal dialysis catheters: effects of catheter design, materials and location. Seminars in Dialysis 3(1):39-46, 1990.

PD-26

Ash SR, Janle EM, Hucker EM. A comparison of peritoneal dialysance (D) during CAPD, intermittent peritoneal dialysis (IPD) and tidal PD (TPD) in awake normal dogs. Adv Perit Dial 7:21-25, 1991.

PD-27

Ash SR. A break-in period is unnecessary. Seminars in Dialysis 5(3):199-201, 1992.

PD-28

Gokal R, Ash SR, et al. Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: toward optimum peritoneal access. Perit Dial Int 13(1):29-39, 1993.

PD-29

Ash SR. Who should place peritoneal catheters? A nephrologist's view. Nephrol News Issues 7(5):33-34, 1993.

PD-30

Contreras MR, Ash SR, et al. Peritonitis due to Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis in a diabetic patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. South Med J 86(5):589-590, 1993.

PD-31

Ash SR, Janle EM. T-fluted peritoneal dialysis catheter. Adv Perit Dial, 9(1):223-226, 1993.

PD-32

Gokal R, Ash SR, et al. Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: toward optimum peritoneal access. Peritoneal Dialysis Int 13:29-39, 1993.

PD-33

Ash SR, Mertz SL. Peritoneal dialysis for acute renal failure: the safe, effective, and low-cost modality. Advances in Ren Replace Ther 2(2):160-163, 1995.

PD-34

Contreras MR, Ash SR, Swick SD, Grutzner J. Peritonitis due to Moraxellla (Branhamella) catarrhalis in a diabetic patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. Southern Medical Journal 86:589-590, 1993.

PD-35

Ash SR, Bever SL. Peritoneal dialysis for acute renal failure: the safe, effective, and low-cost modality. Adv Ren Replace Ther 2(2):160-163, 1995.

PD-36

Ash SR. Peritoneal access devices for intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Review. Cancer Treat Res. 82:387-413, 1996.

PD-37

Ash SR, Janle EM. Continuous flow-through peritoneal dialysis (CFPD): comparison of efficiency to IPD, TPD, and CAPD in an animal model. Amer. Soc. For Artificial Internal Organs 43(2):80. 1997.

PD-38

Ash SR. Obtaining adequate visualization during peritoneoscopic placement of peritoneal catheters. Peritoneoscopy Today. 1(1), 1997.

PD-39

Ash SR, Janle EM. Continuous flow-through peritoneal dialysis (CFPD): comparison of efficiency to IPD, TPD, and CAPD in an animal model. Peritoneal Dialysis Int 17(4):365-372, 1997.

PD-40

Ash SR. Bedside peritoneoscopic peritoneal catheter placement of Tenckhoff and newer peritoneal catheters. Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis 14:75-79, 1998.

PD-41

Roberts M, Ash SR, Lee DBN. Innovative techniques for increasing peritoneal dialysis efficiency: flow-thru and regeneration. ASAIO J 45(5) 372-378, 1999.

PD-42

Gokal R, Alexander S, Ash S, et al. Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: toward optimum peritoneal access: 1998 update. Perit Dial Int 18:11-33, 1998.

PD-43

Ash SR, Bever SL. Burying peritoneal catheters. Peritoneoscopy Today 1(2):3-5, Spring 1998.

PD-44

Ash SR, Sutton JM, Mankus RA, Rossman J, de Ridder V, Nassvi MS, Ross J. Clinical trials of the T-Fluted (Ash Advantage) peritoneal dialysis catheter. Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy, V 9, No 2 (April), 2002: pp 133-143 -

PD-45

Ash SR. Peritoneal catheter designs and placement methods; they do make a difference.  Contemporary Dialysis & Nephrology, February 2000, pp. 24-29.

PD-46

Ash SR, Bever SL. A new technique for burying peritoneal catheters. In preparation for submission to Perit Dial Int, December 1999.

PD-47

Ash SR. Peritoneal dialysis in acute renal failure of adults; The safe, effective, and low-cost modality. Contributions to Nephrology (“Blood Purification in Intensive Care”) Berlyne GM, Ronco C, eds. Vol. 132, Karger, 2001, pp. 210-221. (Proceedings of the 2nd International Course on Critical Care Nephrology, Vincenza, May 22-25, 2001.).

PD-48

Ash S. Ash Advantage catheter. Peritoneal Dialysis Today 7(1):15, 2001.

PD-49

Ash SR. Chronic peritoneal dialysis catheters: procedures for placement, maintenance, and removal. Seminars in Nephrology  V 22, No 3 (May) 2002: pp 221-236

PD-50

Ash SR. Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters: Overview of design, placement, and removal procedures. Seminars in Dialysis. V 16, No 4 (July) 2003:pp. 323-334.

PD-51

Ash SR. Chapter 13: Peritoneal access and its complications, pending publication in Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis, Winchester ed. Pending.

PD-52

Stephen R. Ash, MD, FACP, David J. Carr, MSChe, Jose A. Diaz-Buxo, MD, John H. Crabtree, MD, FACS,  Peritoneal Access Devices: Design, Function, and Placement Techniques, in Clinical Dialysis, Fourth Edition, McGraw Hill. Nissenson AR and Fine RN ed. P. 309-356, 2005.

PD-53

Ash SR. Peritoneal Dialysis in Acute Renal Failure of Adults; the Under-Utilized Modality. Contributions in Nephrology,  2004 (published).

PD-54

Laurie L. Gallatin DVM, Laurent L. Couetil DVM, DACVIM, Stephen R.   Ash, MD, FACP

Continuous Flow Peritoneal Dialysis for the Treatment of Acute Renal Failure in an Adult Horse.  JAVMA, Vol 226, NO. 5, March 1, 2005, p 756-759.

PD-57

Ash SR. Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Procedures by Interventional Nephrologists.

Current Diagnosis and Therapy Chapter on PD Catheter Placement,

Lerma, Nissenson and Berns Editors. Submitted 5/05

PD-58

Ash SR. Laparoscopy for PD Catheter Placement:  Advantages and Disadvantages versus Peritoneoscopy. Peritoneal Dialysis International, Nov. 2005. Vol. 25, pp. 541-543.

PD-59

 

PD-60

Ash SR. Chronic peritoneal dialysis catheters: Challenges and design solutions. Int J Artif Organs 2006; 29:85-94

Peritoneal Dialysis and Access:
T-Fluted Catheter, Ash Advantage Peritoneal Catheter

Abstracts

PD-A1

Ash SR, Janle E. Continuous flow-through peritoneal dialysis (CFPD): comparison of efficiency to IPD, TPD, and CAPD in an animal model. Artif Organs 21(6):564, 1997.

PD-A4

Ash SR, Sutton JM, Mankus RA. Clinical trials of the T-Fluted (Ash AdvantageÔ) peritoneal dialysis catheter. J Am Soc Nephrol 9:190A, 1998.

PD-A5

Ash SR, Sutton JM, Mankus RA. The AdvantageÔ (T-Fluted) peritoneal dialysis catheter. PDI 19, Suppl 1: S39, 1999.

PD-A6

Ash SR, Sutton JM, Mankus RA, Rossman J, deRidder V, Nassvi MS, Ross J. Clinical trials of the Ash Advantage peritoneal dialysis catheter. PDI 20 (Suppl 1):S46, 2000.

PD-A7

Mankus RA, Ash SR, Sutton JM, Schweikert T. The Duo Split acute hemodialysis catheter: a two-limbed acute hemodialysis catheter with novel technique for insertion. ASAIO J 46:222, 2000.


Hemodialysis

Journal Articles

Dial-1

Ash SR, Thornhill JA, Dhein CR and Rebar AH. Dialytic Support of dogs with clinically occurring renal failure: a realistic model of acute renal failure in man. Clin Exp Dial Aphersis 6(1):25-44, 1982.

Dial-2

Ash SR and Millikan M. Optimizing tobramycin therapy in a hemodialysis patient. Int J Artif Organs 5(4):279-280, 1982.

Dial-3

Lowrey SJ and Ash SR. Direct blood pressure recording during acute hemodialysis: a simplified method. Nephrol Nurse 4(4):28-32, 1982.

Dial-4

Ash SR. The resurrection of home hemodialysis. Contemporary Dialysis & Nephrology 8(9):34-35, 1987.

Dial-5

Ash SR. Editorial. An explanation for uremic hypothermia. Int J Artif Organs 14(2):67-69, 1991.

Dial-6

Ash SR, Gloeckner PJ, Barnett SL. Lack of removal of calcitriol during hemodialysis procedures. J Am Soc Nephrol 8(10):1587-1591, 1997.

Dial-7

Ash SR, Editorial. The Importance of Polyvinyl Chloride in Medical Devices and the Physician’s Role in the choice of Materials. ASAIO Journal 49(3);233-236, 2003.

Dial-8

Ash SR, Editorial. In the Interest of Patients: The Importance of Vinyl Medical Products in Dialysis. Dialysis Times, Renal Research Institute.

Dial-9

Ash SR, Depner TA. Fifty Years of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs; Growing Up with Artificial Organs. Artificial Organs May, 2004, pending.

Hemodialysis

Abstracts

Dial-A1

Stakisaitis D, Ash SR, Daugirdas JT. Use of optical hematocrit or cardiac index to predict hypotension in hypotensive-prone dialysis patients. Abstract #1021. JASN 6(3):614, 1995.

Dial-A2

Bern DS, Sherman JD, Ash SA, Marte JC, Willis RR, Braun R, Muldoon BS. Ammonium removal with a novel zirconium silicate. ASAIO J 47:151, 2001.


Venous Access and IV Therapy; IFAD, IVAD, Ash Split Cath, Citrate Lock

Journal Articles and Abstracts

V-1

Tsuchida RK, Hillberry BM, Ash SR, Belcastro PF. A computerized IV fluid delivery system with automatic rate adjustment. Amer. J. Intravenous Therapy & Clinical Nutrition 10(7):19-26, 1983.

V-2

Kaufman GM and Ash SR. Intravenous transcutaneous vascular access device. Trans Am Soc Artif Intern Organs 30:458-462, 1984.

V-3

Ash SR and Carr DJ. Fluid dynamics, basic concepts, and computer interfaced electronic rate control instruments: advantages and applications. In: Turco S, ed. The Sourcebook for IV Therapy. IVAC Corporation, 1985.

V-4

Ash SR. The perils of IV potassium: are they overrated? In: Turco S, ed. Parenterals. 1986.

V-5

Ash SR and Carr DJ. Understanding fluid dynamics when choosing I.V. control systems. In: Turco S, ed. Parenterals. Feb/March 1987.

V-6

Roberts RK, Hillberry BM, Thornhill JA, Blevins WE and Ash Sr. The difficulties of drawing blood from venous catheters: a hydraulic model. J Parenter Sci Technol 41(1):3-8, 1987.

V-7

Ash SR, Fritton CW, Carr DJ. Clinical trials of the indwelling fistula access device (IFAD). ASAIO Abst, 16:73, 1987.

V-8

Lowrey SJ, Ash SR, et al. Diminishing the risks of I.V. potassium chloride. Nursing 18(6):64, 1988.

V-9

Mankus RA, Ash SR, Sutton JM. Comparison of blood flow rates and hydraulic resistance between the Mahurkar Catheter, the Tesio Twin Catheter, and the Ash Split Cath. ASAIO J 44(5):M532-534, 1998.

V-10

Mankus RA, Ash SR, Sutton JM. Ash Split-Cath Ô dual-lumen central venous catheter: flow rate comparison with Tesio Ò and Mahurkar Ò catheters. Abstract. ASAIO J 44(2):64A, 1998.

V-11

Mankus RA, Ash SR, Sutton JM. Comparison of blood flow rates (Qb), hydraulic resistance ® and longevity between the Ash Split CathÔ hemodialysis catheter and MahurkarÒ and TesioÒ Twin catheters. J Am Soc Nephrol 9:177A, 1998.

V-12

Ash SR, Mankus RA, Sutton JM, Criswell ER, Crull RC, White LE, Lowrey SJ. Concentrated citrate/gentamicin for catheter lock solution. ASAIO J 45:180, 1999.

V-13

Peter AT, Steczko J, Ash SR.  Catheter-related bacteremia in rats: A Preliminary report on the effect of methylene blue coated catheter, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 44, March 2006, pp183-188.

V-14

Mankus RA, Ash SR, Sutton JM. Survival and hydraulic function of the Ash Split Cath hemodialysis catheter. J Am Soc Nephrol 10:211A, 1999.

V-15

Ash SR, Mankus RA, Sutton JM, Criswell ER, Crull RC, White LE, Lowrey SJ. Concentrated sodium citrate as catheter lock solution. J Am Soc Nephrol 10:272A, 1999.

V-16

Ash SR, Mankus RA, Sutton JM. Survival and hydraulic function of the Ash Split Cath hemodialysis catheter. ASAIO J 46:223, 2000.

V-17

Ash SR, Mankus RA, Sutton JM, Smeltzer B, Ing T. Concentrated citrate (23%) for catheter lock solution. ASAIO J 46:222, 2000.

V-18

Ash SR, Mankus RA, Sutton JM, Criswell RE, Crull C, Velasquez K, Smeltzer B, Ing T. Concentrated sodium citrate (23%) for catheter lock. Hemodialysis International 4:22-31, 2000.

V-19

Mankus RA, Ash SR, Sutton JM. Survival and hydraulic function of the Ash Split Cath hemodialysis catheter. Nephrologie V 22, No. 8, p 405-405, 2000 and  ASAIO J 46:223, 2000.

V-20

Ash SR, Mankus RA, Sutton JM. 83% one-year survival of tunneled IJ catheters using the Ash Split Cath. J Am Soc Nephrol 11:179A, 2000.

V-21

Ash SR. The evolution and function of central venous catheters for dialysis. Seminars in Dialysis Vol 14:6; 416-424  (Note: ASDIN issue)

V-22

Ash SR, Mankus RA, Sutton James M, Spray M. The Ash Split Cath as long-term IJ access: hydraulic performance and longevity. The Journal of Vascular Access 3:3-9, 2002.

V-23

Ash SR. Ash Split Catheter® for Vascular Access in Apheresis. Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis 7(2): 150-1562, 2003.

V-24

Ash SR. Chronic Central Venous Catheters for Dialysis and the Ash Split Cath Catheter: Rationale and Clinical Experience. C. Ronco and N.W.Levin, Editors; Contributions in Nephrology V142, pp 128-152, 2004.

Venous Access and IV Therapy; IFAD, IVAD, Ash Split Cath, Citrate Lock

Related Articles

V-R1

Trerotola SO, Kraus MA, Shah H, Namyslowski J, Moresco K. Prospective randomized comparison of step-tip versus split-tip high flow tunneled hemodialysis catheters: work in progress. J Am Soc Nephrol 10:220A, 1999.

(Ash Split Cath included in comparison.)

V-R2

O’Neill, WC. The New Nephrologist (A Modest Proposal). Am J Kidney Dis 35:978-979, 2000.

V-R3

Randomized comparison of high-flow versus conventional hemodialysis catheters. JVIR 10(8):1032-1038, 1999.


Clinical Information Computer Systems; SmartChart

Journal Articles

SC-1

Ash SR, Mertz SL, and Ulrich DK. Streamlining of problem-oriented notation with a microcomputer. Presented at the AAMSI, October 1982.

SC-2

Mertz SL, Ash SR, and Farrell J. The CNS in the ICU: a bedside notation for nurses. Proc. of SCAMC, p. 577-582, 1982.

SC-3

Ash SR. Mertz SL, and Ulrich DK. The computerized notation system: a portable, self-contained system for entry of physicians' and nurses' notes. Proc SCAMC, p. 129-135, 1981, and J of Clinical Engineering, 8:2:147-155, April/June 1983.

SC-4

Ash SR. A briefcase computer for patient record in the clinic and hospital. Consultant, 23:5, May 1983.

SC-5

Ash SR, Mertz SL, Ulrich DK. The computerized notation system (CNS): a microcomputer system for rapid entry of notes by physicians and nurses. J Med Syst 7(3):193-203, 1983.

SC-6

Ash SR and Ulrich DK. Direct entry of patient data to a portable briefcase computer: interface with overview medical database at the office. Proc of SCAMC  350-352, 1983.

SC-7

Ash SR. What are the limiting factors in practitioners uses of computers: the key research question. Med Inf (Lond) 9(3-4):268-269, 1984.

SC-8

Ash SR and Ulrich DK. The pocket medical record - Do we need a centralized medical database? J of Clinical Engineering 8(4):307-314, 1983.

SC-9

Ash SR and Ulrich DK. CNS: A problem-oriented notation system for briefcase computers. Physicians and Computers 1(8):32-40, 1983.

SC-10

Ash SR and Ulrich DK. A direct data entry system for physicians and nurses. Proc of SCAMC p. 98, 1983.

SC-11

Ash SR. The physician-computer interface: the major limitation of a digital clinical database. Healthcare Computing & Communication 1(2):42-47, 1984.

SC-12

Ash SR. Using a portable computer for patient records. Physicians Financial News, p. C-7, February 1984.

SC-13

Ash SR. Data can be rapidly fed into computer right at bedside. Cardiology Times 3:4:29, April 1984.

SC-14

Ash SR, Handt AE, Ulrich DK, Hrabel D and Wimberly AL. Total Recall™ and Total Control™ in the specialty care unit: a database for the science, practice, and business of medicine Proc of SCAMC p. 796-799, 1984.

SC-15

Ash SR, Ulrich DK and Laxton DE. The Total Recall Ô program: a relational office database interface with briefcase computers. Proc of SCAMC, p. 429-432, 1984.

SC-16

Ash SR. A review of automated clinical records in nephrology. Can clinical records problems be solved? Contemporary Dialysis & Nephrology, Parts I through V, January-April and November 1986.


SC-17

Ash SR. Automated clinical record systems: the ideal and the reality. In: Cushing M, ed. Physicians Guide to Computers. Deerfield Beach, FL: VCH Publishers, 1986.

SC-18

Ash SR and Ulrich DK. Portable and desktop microcomputers for patient care charting. J Med Syst 10(4):361-373, 1986.

SC-19

Ash SR and Ulrich DK. The SmartChart program: a patient information system for better chart maintenance. Resident & Staff Physician 33(1):132-142, 1987.

SC-20

Ash SR, Barnett ME, Sutton JM, Lowrey S and Ulrich DK. Evolution of the medical record format during two years’ use of an open-format microcomputer charting system. J Clin Eng 16(4):337-348, 1991.

SC-21

Gray DL, Ash SR, Jacobi J, Michel AN. The training and use of an artificial neural network to monitor use of medical in treatment of complex patients. J Clin Eng 16(4):331-336, 1991.

SC-22a

Ash SR. Computer-based charting (Part I). Physicians & Computers 14(7):24-35, 1997.

SC-22b

Ash SR. Computer-based charting (Part II). Physicians & Computers 14(8):16-35, 1997.


Chemical Monitoring and Diabetes; Capillary Filtrate Collector, SQUID

Journal Articles and Abstracts

CFC-1

Newhouse VL, Hoover ML , Ash SR. The detection of blood impurities using ultrasound Doppler. Ultrason Imaging 2(4):370-380, 1980.

CFC-2

Janle-Swain E, Thornhill JA, Carter JM, Hinsmann E, Jackson HD, Ash SR. Case study of a diabetic dog with chronic membranous glomerulopathy treated with continuous intraperitoneal insulin infusion. Am J Vet Res 43(11):2044-2049, 1982.

CFC-3

Janle-Swain E, Thornhill JA, Carter JM, Hinsman E, Jackson HD, Swain S, Ash SR. Improvement in kidney function with continuous intraperitoneal insulin infusion in a diabetic dog with chronic membranous glomerulopathy. Diabetic Nephropathy 2:16-22, 1983.

CFC-4

Janle-Swain E, Turek J, Van Vleet J, and Ash SR. Use of a capillary filtrate collector for monitoring glucose levels in diabetics. ASAIO Trans 33(3):336-340, 1987.

CFC-5

Janle-Swain E, Clark T, Ash SR. Use of an ultrafiltrate sampling probe to control glucose levels in a diabetic cat. Case Study (Bioanalytical Systems, Inc.) March 1992.

CFC-6

Ash SR, Poulos JT, Rainier JB, Zopp WE, Janle-Swain E, Kissinger PT. Subcutaneous capillary filtrate collector for measurement of blood glucose. ASAIO J 38(3):M416-M420, 1992.

CFC-7

Ash SR, Rainier JB, Zopp WE, Truitt RB, Janle EM, Kissinger PT, Poulos JT. Subcutaneous capillary filtrate collector (CFC) for measurement of blood chemistries. ASAIO J 39(3):M699-M705, 1993.

CFC-8

Ash SR, Zopp WE, Truitt RB, Janle EM, Kissinger PT. Subcutaneous ultrafiltration fibers for chemical sampling of blood: the capillary filtrate collector (CFC). American Society of Filtration 7:316-319, 1993.

CFC-9

Ash SR, Peyton JD, Rainier JB. Blood glucose measurement by capillary filtrate collector (CFC) and glucose oxidase sensor. American Chemical Society 1993.

CFC-10

Janle EM, Ash SR, Zopp WE, Kissinger PT. Determination of glucose in microliter samples of in vivo ultrafiltrates and microdialysates using amperometric flow injection analysis with an enzyme reactor. Current Separations 12(1):14-17, 1993.

CFC-11

Janle EM, Ash SR. Comparison of urea nitrogen and creatinine concentrations in dog plasma and subcutaneous ultrafiltrate samples. Current Separations 12(4):169-171, 1994.

CFC-12

Ash SR, Badylak SF, Jones J, Byrd A. Sub-Q ultrafilter/infusion device (SQUID) for continuous glucose measurement and feedback-controlled insulin infusion. (Abstract) ASAIO J 45 (2):198, 1999.

CFC-13

Ash SR, Badylak S, Jones J, Byrd A. Capillary Filtrate Collector (CFC) and Subcutaneous Ultrafilter/Infusion Device (SQUID) for continuous glucose measurement and feedback-controlled insulin infusion. The Electrochemical Society, Meeting Abstracts 2000-I, Abstract No. 1250, 2000.

CFC-14

Gea Leegsma-Vogt, Elsa Janle, Stephen R. Ash, Kor Venema, Jakob Korf.

Utilization of in vivo ultrafiltration in biomedical research and clinical applications. Life Sci. 2003 Sep 5;73(16):2005-18.


Nephrology/General

Journal Articles

Neph-1

Ash SR, Cuppage FE. Shift toward anaerobic glycolysis in the regenerating rat kidney. Am J Pathol 60(3):385-402, 1970.

Neph-2

Ash SR. Letter: Measurement of thickness of pleural effusions using an impedance probe: an aid in thoracentesis. Ann Intern Med 82(3):380-381,1975.

Neph-3

Ash SR, Cuppage FE, Hodes ME, Selkurt EE. Culture of isolated renal tubules: a method of assessing viability of normal and damaged cells. Kidney Int 7(1):55-60, 1975.

Neph-4

Takayasu M, Duske N, Ash SR, Freidlander FJ. HGMS studies of blood cell behavior in plasma. IEEE Trans on Magnetics 18(6):1520-1522, 1982.

Neph-5

Ash SR, Jacobi J. A nomogram for drug dosage in renal failure based on mean plasma concentrations. Int J Artif Organs 6(3):101-104, 1983.

Neph-6

Ash SR, Bungu Z, Regnier F. Anion exchange chromatography and double-diffusion cells in the study of middle molecules. Kidney Int 24(2):250-255, 1983.

Neph-7

Larson EA…Ash SR, et al. Phosphate binding gels: balancing phosphate adsorption and aluminum toxicity. Kidney Int 29(6):1131-1135, 1986.

Neph-8

Takayasu M, Kelland DR, Minervini JV, Friedlaender FJ, Ash SR. Feasibility of direct magnetic separation of white cells and plasma from whole blood. SNMS Proceedings (3rd International Symposium on New Magneto-Science), 475-483, November 1999.

Neph-9

Bem DS, Sherman JD, Ash SR, Marte JC, Willis RR, Braun R, Muldoon BS. Ammonium removal with a novel zirconium silicate. (Abstract) ASAIO J 47:151, 2001.

Neph-10

Ash S. Interventional techniques in nephrology. Peritoneal Dialysis Today 6(1):10, 2001.

Neph-11

Ash SR. Overview of diagnostic and interventional techniques in nephrology. Hemodialysis Today 3(1):16-17, 2001.

Neph-13

Asif A, Merrill D, Brouwer D, Ash SR. Procedural Nephrology: Changing the face of renal disease care. Requested editorial NDT? To be submitted 12/03.

Neph-14

Asif A, Ash SR, Beathard G. Interventional Nephrology: Nephrologists in a New Role. In process to submit to AJKD or NEJM. 12/03.

Nephrology/General

Textbook Chapters

Text-1

Ash SR. Principles and practice of hemodialysis therapy. In: Feinberg BN, ed. CRC Handbook of Clinical Engineering. (Vol. 1.) Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1980;177-210.

Text-2

Thornhill JA and Ash SR. Current status of hemodialysis in veterinary medicine and the development of the canine animal model for hemodialysis-related disorders in man. In: Ash SR and Thornhill JA, eds. Handbook of Animal Models of Renal Failure. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1985;1-37.

Text-3

Ash SR, Carr DJ, Blake DE and Thornhill JA. The sorbent suspension reciprocating dialyzer for use in peritoneal dialysis. In: Maher JF and Winchester JF, eds. Frontiers in Peritoneal Dialysis. New York: Field, Rich and Associates, Inc., 1986;148-156.

Text-4

Ash SR, Bungu ATJ, Regnier FE. Dependence of middle molecular clearance on protein concentration of peritoneal fluid. In: Maher JF and Winchester JF, eds. Frontiers in Peritoneal Dialysis. New York: Field, Rich and Associates, Inc. 1986;56-63.

Text-5

Ash SR. Information for the public. In: von Recum AF, ed. Handbook of Biomaterials Evaluation - Scientific, Technical and Clinical Testing of Implant Materials. New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1986;593-596.

Text-6

Ash SR. Peritoneal access devices and placement techniques. In: Nissenson AR and Fine RN, eds. Dialysis Therapy. (2nd edition), Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, 1993;23-30.

Text-7

Ash SR, Daugirdas JT. Peritoneal access devices. In: Daugirdas JT and Ing TS, eds. Handbook of Dialysis. (2nd edition), New York: Little, Brown and Co., 1994;274-300.

Text-8

Ash SR, Nichols WK. Placement, repair and removal of chronic peritoneal catheters. In: Gokal R and Nolph KD, eds. Textbook of Peritoneal Dialysis. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994;315-333.

Text-9

Ash SR, Carr DJ, Diaz-Buxo JA. Peritoneal access devices. Hydraulic function and biocompatibility. In: Nissenson AR, Fine RN, and Gentile DE, eds. Clinical Dialysis. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange, 1995;295-321.

Text-10

Ash SR. Peritoneal access devices for intraperitoneal chemotherapy. In: Sugarbaker PH, ed. Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Principles of Management. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996;387-413.

Text-11

Ash SR, Daugirdas JT. Peritoneal access devices. In: Daugirdas JT, Blake PG, Ing TS, eds. Handbook of Dialysis (3rd Edition) Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000;309-332.

Text-12

Ash SR. Peritoneal access devices and placement techniques. In: Nissenson AR and Fine RN, eds. Dialysis Therapy (3rd edition), Philadelphia. Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 2001;45-50.

Text-13

Ash SR, Peritoneal Access and Complications. Winchester J, Kock C, Horl W, Lindsay R and Ronco C, eds. Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis (6th edition). The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. (Pending publication, 2003)


EDITORIALS

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