Professor Alan Cass

BA, MBBS, Grad Dip Clinical Epidemiology, FRACP, PhD
Professor
Medicine, The George Institute for Global Health

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Research interests

Chronic kidney disease, Aboriginal health, acute kidney injury, clinical trials, health services research, qualitiative research, health policy.

Selected grants

2013

  • The SIGNAL Trial: Steroids in ImmunoGlobulin A Nephropathy: Assessment of Long term outcomes; Perkovic V, Wang H, Cass A, Jha V, Levin A, Feehally J, Johnson D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • The SHARP-ER Study: Extended follow-up of the SHARP study cohort; Cass A, Jardine M, Gallagher M, Baigent C, Walker R, Hooi L, Jardine M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Principal Research Fellowship; Cass A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Awards: Research Fellowships.
  • Progression of kidney damage in Indigenous Australians; Cass A, Maple-Brown L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2011

  • The PRESERVE Trial: Prevention of Serious Adverse Events following angiography; Cass A, Gallagher M, Hillis G, Brieger D, Aylward P, Chew D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • Making a difference: building research capacity for health interventions to improve Aboriginal health; Eades S, Bailey S, Banks E, Butow P, Cass A, D'Este C, Jan S, Kaldor J, Kippax S, Leask J, McIntyre P, Nutbeam D, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher R, Thompson S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Strategic Awards: Capacity Building Grants in Population Health Research.
  • RCT of polypill versus usual care among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with high cardivascular risk; Cass A, Brown A, Rodgers A, Hayman N, Usherwood T, Peiris D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Community preferences for organ donation and allocation in Australia; Howard K, Jan S, Cass A, Rose J, Chadban S, Allen R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents Trialists Collaboration¬†; Cass A, Baigent C, Perkovic V, Huxley R, Baigent C, Levin A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • ACTIVE Dialysis: a clinical trial of intensive dialysis; Cass A, Kerr P, Perkovic V, Howard K, AGAR J, Hawley C, Kerr P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2008

  • Communicating effectively with indigenous people: An interprofessional resource for health care students to learn culturally sound interviewing practices; McCabe P, Bandler L, Farrington S, Kenny B, Mackenzie L, Bradford V, Cass A, Gerzina T, Morrison S, Brown L; Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)/Competitive Grants Programme.

2007

  • Improving population health by a multidisciplinary, multi-method focus kidney disease of the young, the old, and of Indigenous Australians; Craig J, Cass A, Irwig L, Chadban S, McDonald S, Devitt J, Macaskill P, Jones M, Howard K, Salkeld G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Capacity Building Grant.
  • Are you sure you understand? Production of educational resource materials examining the importance of effective communication when health professionals and their patients come from different social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.; Cass A; Amgen Australia/Research Grant.
  • Making a difference - Interventions for Aboriginal health improvement; Kaldor J, Kippax S, Eades S, D'Este C, Banks E, Bailey S, Banks E, Butow P, Cass A, D'Este C, Jan S, Kaldor J, Kippax S, Leask J, McIntyre P, Nutbeam D, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher R, Thompson S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Capacity Building Grant.
  • NHMRC - Research Fellowship; Cass A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Established Career Fellowships.

2006

  • Improving Health Outcomes For Aboriginal Australians With Chronic Disease Through Strategies To Reduce Systems Barriers To Necessary Care; Isbel N, Hayman N, Tonkin A, Cass A, Brown A, Brown A, Patel A, Eades S, Hayman N, Isbel N, Jan S, Ring I, Tonkin A, Weeramanthri T; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Strategic Awards: Capacity Building Grants for Health Services Research.
  • Search-Study Of Environment On Aboriginal Resilience And Child Health; Banks E, Craig J, Clapham K, Kippax S, Taylor R, Bailey S, Banks E, Cass A, Clapham K, Daniels J, Eades S, Kippax S, McIntyre P, Parker A, Raphael B, Redman S, Vincent F; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Strategic Awards: A Healthy Start to Life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children.
  • Increasing The Power Of Socioeconomic Disparity Analyses To Reduce Inequities In Stroke Risk And Outcome: Meta-Analysis Of Ideal Stroke Incidence Studies In Australia And New Zealand; Anderson C, Thrift A, Cass A, Jamrozik K; National Heart Foundation/Grants-in-Aid.

2005

  • Beyond Resilience: An Integrated Approach To Reducing Disparities In Chronic Disease; Cass A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/International Collaborations: Indigenous Health Research Partnership.
  • Australasian Kidney Trials Network; Kerr P, Hoy W, Cass A, Beller E, Craig J, Nicol D, Hawley C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Enabling Grants.
  • A study of the economic impact of the burden of kidney and urinary tract disease in Australia; Cass A, Howard K, Salkeld G, Craig J, Chadban S, McDonald S; Kidney Health Australia/Research Grants.
  • Multicentre, open label, randomised, controlled trial of severe ARF management with an augmented vs normal CRRT regimen.; Scheinkestel C, Cass A, Cole C, Finfer S, Norton R, Myburgh J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2004

  • IMPAKT: Improving indigenous patients access to kidney transplantation; Cass A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Cass, A., Snelling, P., Brown, A. (2012). Preventing chronic disease to close the gap in life expectancy for Indigenous Australians. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 120-128). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Perkovic, V., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Cass, A. (2009). Lipid lowering in chronic kidney disease. In A.M. Tonkin (Eds.), Therapeutic Strategies in Lipid Disorders, (pp. 135-142). United Kingdom: Clinical Publishing, Oxford.
  • Couzos, S., Thomas, M., Cass, A. (2007). Chronic Kidney Disease. In Sophia Couzos, Richard Murray (Eds.), Aboriginal Primary Health Care: An Evidence-based Approach, (pp. 575-621). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.
  • Hoy, W., Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, S., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Singh, G., Bertram, J., Hughson, M. (2005). Chronic Kidney Disease in Aboriginal Autralians. In M El Nahas, RS Barsoum, J Dirks and G Remuzzi (Eds.), Kidney Diseases in the Developing World and Ethnic Minorities, (pp. 305-333). New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). Beyond the Biomedical Perspective: How Social Factors Determine Renal Disease. In Stephen P. McDonald, Graeme R. Russ (Eds.), The Twenty Fifth Report Australia And New Zealand Dialysis And Transplant Registry 2002, (pp. 96-100). Australia: Anzdata.

Journals

  • Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Gattas, D., Lee, J., Lo, S., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., Parke, R., et al (2014). Long-term survival and dialysis dependency following acute kidney injury in intensive care: Extended follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 11(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Lo, S., Lee, J. (2014). Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy and Patient Outcomes in the Randomized Evaluation of Normal Versus Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy Study. Critical Care Medicine, 42(8), 1756-1765. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Turnbull, F., Neal, B., Barzi, F., Cass, A., Baigent, C., Chalmers, J., Li, N., Woodward, M., MacMahon, S. (2013). Blood pressure lowering and major cardiovascular events in people with and without chronic kidney disease: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. BMJ, 347(7929), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Schneider, A., Bellomo, R., Bagshaw, S., Glassford, N., Lo, S., Jun, M., Cass, A., Gallagher, M. (2013). Choice of renal replacement therapy modality and dialysis dependence after acute kidney injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(6), 987-997. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Cass, A., Allen, R., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Rose, J., Howard, K. (2013). Community preferences for the allocation of organs for transplantation: a focus group study. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(8), 2187-2193. [More Information]
  • Kotwal, S., Lan, P., MacLeod, A., Jardine, M., Snelling, P., Craig, J., Cass, A., Gallagher, M. (2013). Comparative efficacy of a team-led treatment protocol for the management of renal anaemia. Nephrology, 18(10), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Hou, W., Lv, J., Perkovic, V., Yang, L., Zhao, N., Jardine, M., Cass, A., Zhang, H., Wang, H. (2013). Effect of statin therapy on cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Heart Journal, 34(24), 1807-1817. [More Information]
  • Sparke, C., Moon, L., Green, F., Mathew, T., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Chapman, J., Hoy, W., McDonald, S. (2013). Estimating the Total Incidence of Kidney Failure in Australia Including Individuals Who Are Not Treated by Dialysis or Transplantation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(3), 413-419. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Heerspink, H., Chalmers, J., Woodward, M., Jun, M., Li, Q., MacMahon, S., Cooper, M., Hamet, P., Marre, M., Cass, A., Patel, A., Zoungas, S., et al (2013). Intensive glucose control improves kidney outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes. Kidney International, 83(3), 517-523. [More Information]
  • Badve, S., Beller, E., Cass, A., Francis, D., Hawley, C., Macdougall, I., Perkovic, V., Johnson, D. (2013). Interventions for erythropoietin-resistant anaemia in dialysis patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (8), 1-37. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Jardine, M., Gray, N., Masterson, R., Kerr, P., Agar, J., Hawley, C., van Eps, C., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Perkovic, V. (2013). Outcomes of Extended-Hours Hemodialysis Performed Predominantly at Home. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(2), 247-253. [More Information]
  • Mooney, J., Ranasinghe, I., Chow, C., Perkovic, V., Barzi, F., Zoungas, S., Holzmann, M., Welten, G., Biancari, F., Wu, V., Cass, A., Hillis, G., et al (2013). Preoperative Estimates of Glomerular Filtration Rate as Predictors of Outcome after Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Anesthesiology, 118(4), 809-824. [More Information]
  • Weisbord, S., Gallagher, M., Kaufman, J., Cass, A., Parikh, C., Chertow, G., Shunk, K., McCullough, P., Fine, M., Mor, M., et al (2013). Prevention of Contrast-Induced AKI: A Review of Published Trials and the Design of the Prevention of Serious Adverse Events following Angiography (PRESERVE) Trial. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 8(9), 1618-1631. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Patel, A., Billot, L., Cass, A., Burch, C., Neal, B., Usherwood, T., Thom, S., Poulter, N., Stanton, A., Rodgers, A., et al (2013). Prospective meta-analysis of trials comparing fixed dose combination based care with usual care in individuals at high cardiovascular risk: The SPACE Collaboration. International Journal of Cardiology, 170(1), 30-35. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Howard, K. (2013). Rationing scarce organs for transplantation: Healthcare provider perspectives on wait-listing and organ allocation. Clinical Transplantation, 27(1), 60-71. [More Information]
  • Laba, T., Bleasel, J., Brien, J., Cass, A., Howard, K., Peiris, D., Redfern, J., Salam, M., Usherwood, T., Jan, S. (2013). Strategies to improve adherence to medications for cardiovascular diseases in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations: a systematic review. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(6), 2430-2440. [More Information]
  • Aliprandi-Costa, B., Ranasinghe, I., Turnbull, F., Brown, A., Kritharides, L., Patel, A., Chew, D., Walters, D., Rankin, J., Ilton, M., Cass, A., Brieger, D., et al (2013). The Design and Rationale of the Australian Cooperative National Registry of Acute Coronary care, Guideline Adherence and Clinical Events (CONCORDANCE). Heart, Lung and Circulation, 22(7), 533-541. [More Information]
  • Pascoe, E., Lo, S., Scaria, A., Badve, S., Beller, E., Cass, A., Hawley, C., Johnson, D. (2013). The HONEYPOT randomized controlled trial statistical analysis plan. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 33(4), 426-435. [More Information]
  • Grace, B., Clayton, P., Cass, A., McDonald, S. (2013). Transplantation rates for living- but not deceased-donor kidneys vary with socioeconomic status in Australia. Kidney International, 83(1), 138-145. [More Information]
  • Zhu, B., Wang, Y., Jardine, M., Jun, M., Lv, J., Cass, A., Liyanage, T., Cheng, H., Wang, Y., Perkovic, V. (2013). Tripterygium Preparations for the Treatment of CKD: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 62(3), 515-530. [More Information]
  • Anderson, K., Cunningham, J., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Cass, A. (2012). "Looking back to my family": Indigenous Australian patients' experience of hemodialysis. BMC Nephrology, 13, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Maple-Brown, L., Hughes, J., Lawton, P., Jones, G., Ellis, A., Drabsch, K., Brown, A., Cass, A., Hoy, W., MacIsaac, R., et al (2012). Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: The Estimated GFR Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(4), 680-682. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Lo, S., McArthur, C., McGuiness, S., Norton, R., et al (2012). An observational study fluid balance and patient outcomes in the randomized evaluation of normal vs. augmented level of replacement therapy trial. Critical Care Medicine, 40(6), 1753-1760. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Howard, M., Rickards, B., Tonkin, A., Ring, I., Hayman, N., Cass, A. (2012). Building better systems of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: findings from the Kanyini health systems assessment. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Razavian, M., Heeley, E., Perkovic, V., Zoungas, S., Weekes, A., Patel, A., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J., Cass, A. (2012). Cardiovascular risk management in chronic kidney disease in general practice (the AusHEART study). Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(4), 1396-1402. [More Information]
  • Roberts, M., Pilmore, H., Tonkin, A., Garg, A., Pascoe, E., Badve, S., Cass, A., Ierino, F., Hawley, C. (2012). Challenges in blood pressure measurement in patients treated with maintenance hemodialysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(3), 463-472. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Community attitudes to deceased organ donation: a focus group study. Transplantation, 93(10), 1064-1069. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Anderson, C., Patel, A., Cass, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Chalmers, J. (2012). Disparities between prescribing of secondary prevention therapies for stroke and coronary artery disease in general practice. International Journal of Stroke, 7(8), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Zhu, B., Tonelli, M., Jardine, M., Patel, A., Neal, B., Liyanage, T., Keech, A., Cass, A., Perkovic, V. (2012). Effects of Fibrates in Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 60(20), 2061-2071. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Factors that influence the decision to be an organ donor: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(6), 2526-2533. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Lo, C., Badve, S., Pilmore, H., White, S., Hawley, C., Cass, A., Perkovic, V., Zoungas, S. (2012). Glucose lowering therapies for chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012 (8), CD009966. [More Information]
  • Knott, R., Cass, A., Heeley, E., Chalmers, J., Pieris, D., Clarke, P. (2012). How fair is Medicare? The income-related distribution of Medicare benefits with special focus on chronic care items. Medical Journal of Australia, 197(11/12), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cass, A., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2012). Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(20), 1901-1911. [More Information]
  • Anderson, K., Devitt, J., Cunningham, J., Preece, C., Jardine, M., Cass, A. (2012). If you can't comply with dialysis, how do you expect me to trust you with transplantation? Australian nephrologists' views on indigenous Australians' 'non-compliance' and their suitability for kidney transplantation. International Journal for Equity in Health, 11(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods study. BMC Nephrology, 13(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Jardine, M., Hata, J., Woodward, M., Perkovic, V., Ninomiya, T., Arima, H., Zoungas, S., Cass, A., Patel, A., Marre, M., Chalmers, J., et al (2012). Prediction of Kidney-Related Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(5), 770-778. [More Information]
  • Grace, B., Clayton, P., Cass, A., McDonald, S. (2012). Socio-economic status and incidence of renal replacement therapy: a registry study of Australian patients. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(11), 4173-4180. [More Information]
  • Foote, C., Ninomiya, T., Gallagher, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Jardine, M. (2012). Survival of elderly dialysis patients is predicted by both patient and practice characteristics. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27, 3581-3587. [More Information]
  • Jardine, M., Kang, A., Zoungas, S., Navaneethan, S., Ninomiya, T., Nigwekar, S., Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Strippoli, G., Perkovic, V. (2012). The effect of folic acid based homocysteine lowering on cardiovascular events in people with kidney disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ, 344(7863), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Zoungas, S., Lo, S., Chalmers, J., Cass, A., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Perkovic, V., Glasziou, P., Williams, B., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2012). The risk of cancer in people with diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(8), 3337-3344. [More Information]
  • Grace, B., Clayton, P., Cass, A., McDonald, S. (2012). Transplantation rates for living- but not deceased-donor kidneys vary with socioeconomic status in Australia. Kidney International, 83(1), 138-145. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Jan, S., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Irving, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2011). Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs - The PAraDOx Study. BMC Public Health, 11(386), 386-1-386-7. [More Information]
  • Badve, S., Roberts, M., Hawley, C., Cass, A., Garg, A., Krum, H., Tonkin, A., Perkovic, V. (2011). Effects of Beta-adrenergic antagonists in patients with chronic kidney disease a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 58(11), 1152-1161. [More Information]
  • Turnbull, F., Arima, H., Heeley, E., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Morgan, C., Patel, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Gender disparities in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk in primary care: the AusHEART study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3), 498-503. [More Information]
  • Li, P., Cheung, W., Lui, S., Blagg, C., Cass, A., Hooi, L., Lee, H., Locatelli, F., Wang, T., Yang, C., et al (2011). Increasing home-based dialysis therapies to tackle dialysis burden around the world: A position statement on dialysis economics from the 2nd Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis. Hemodialysis International, 16(1), 53-56. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2011). Intensive Glycemic Control and Renal Outcome. Contributions to Nephrology, 170(-), 196-208. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' perspectives on wait listing and allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation. Nephrology, 16(Suppl:1:74-75), 74-75.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Waitlisting and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplant. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 58(5), 704-716. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Usherwood, T., Weeramanthri, T., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2011). New tools for an old trade: a socio-technical appraisal of how electronic decision support is used by primary care practitioners. Sociology of Health and Illness, 33(7), 1002-1018. [More Information]
  • White, S., Dunstan, D., Polkinghorne, K., Atkins, R., Cass, A., Chadban, S. (2011). Physical inactivity and chronic kidney disease in Australian adults: The AusDiab study. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, 21(2), 104-112. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Wei, J., Carter, K., Islam, M., Thrift, A., Hankey, G., Cass, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Socioeconomic disparities in stroke rates and outcome: pooled analysis of stroke incidence studies in Australia and New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(1), 10-14. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Finfer, S., French, J., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2011). The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) compared to 0.9% sodium chloride (saline) in intensive care patients on mortality. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 816-823. [More Information]
  • Baigent, C., Landray, M., Reith, C., Emberson, J., Wheeler, D., Tomson, C., Wanner, C., Krane, V., Cass, A., Craig, J., Neal, B., et al (2011). The effects of lowering LDL cholesterol with simvastatin plus ezetimibe in patients with chronic kidney disease (Study of Heart and Renal Protection): a randomised placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet, 377(9784), 2181-2192. [More Information]
  • Jan, S., Usherwood, T., Brien, J., Peiris, D., Rose, J., Hayman, N., Howard, K., Redfern, J., Laba, T., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2011). What determines adherence to treatment in cardiovascular disease prevention? Protocol for a mixed methods preference study. BMJ Open, 1(2), e000372-1-e000372-7. [More Information]
  • Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Craig, J. (2010). Applying evidence into routine clinical care at a unit level: The exemplar of renal anaemia management. Nephrology, 15(4), 429-433. [More Information]
  • Jardine, M., Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Turnbull, F., Gallagher, M., Zoungas, S., Heerspink, H., Chalmers, J., Zanchetti, A. (2010). Aspirin is beneficial in hypertensive patients with chronic kidney disease a post-hoc subgroup analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 56(12), 956-965. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Thomas, M., Cass, A., Campbell, D., Tong, A., Tong, A., Colagiuri, R., Colagiuri, S., Craig, J., et al (2010). Assessment of kidney function in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15(S1), S146-S161. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Campbell, D., Thomas, M., Jerums, G., Nicholls, K., Cass, A., Tong, A., Mangos, G., et al (2010). Assessment of kidney function in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15 Sup1, S146-161. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Weekes, A., Morgan, C., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J. (2010). Cardiovascular risk perception and evidence-practice gaps in Australian general practice (the AusHEART study). Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 254-259. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2010). Community preferences for the allocation of solid organs for transplantation: a systematic review. Transplantation, 89(7), 796-805. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Thomas, M., Jerums, G., Cass, A., Campbell, D., Nicholls, K., Tong, A., Mangos, G., et al (2010). Cost-effectiveness and socioeconomic implications of prevention and management of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15(Sup 1), S195-S203. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., White, S., Salkeld, G., McDonald, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Cass, A. (2010). Cost-Effectiveness of Screening and Optimal Management for Diabetes, Hypertension, and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Modeled Analysis. Value in Health, 13(2), 196-208. [More Information]
  • Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Woodward, M., Zoungas, S., Cass, A., Cooper, M., Grobbee, D., Mancia, G., Mogensen, C., Neal, B., Chalmers, J. (2010). Effects of a fixed combination of perindopril and indapamide in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease. European Heart Journal, doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehq139, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Neal, B., Jun, M., Foote, C., Lv, J., Patel, A., Nicholls, S., Grobbee, D., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Perkovic, V. (2010). Effects of fibrates on cardiovascular outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet, 375(9729), 1875-1884. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Zoungas, S., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Patel, A., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Cooper, M., Grobbee, D., Hamet, P., Rodgers, A., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J., et al (2010). Efficacy and safety of routine blood pressure lowering in older patients with diabetes: results from the ADVANCE trial. Journal of Hypertension, 28(6), 1141-1149. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2010). Glomerular filtration rate and the risk of stroke. BMJ (online), 341, c4390. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Gallagher, M., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Palevsky, P., Kellum, J., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2010). Intensities of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 5(6), 956-963. [More Information]
  • Badve, S., Beller, E., Cass, A., Francis, D., Hawley, C., Macdougall, I., Perkovic, V., Johnson, D. (2010). Interventions for erythropoietin-resistant anaemia in dialysis patients (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010 (1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Gallagher, M., Kelly, P., Jardine, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Craig, J., Eris, J., Webster, A. (2010). Long-Term Cancer Risk of Immunosuppressive Regimens after Kidney Transplantation. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 21(5), 852-858. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Devitt, J., Howard, K., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Cass, A. (2010). Patient views about treatment of stage 5 CKD: a qualitative analysis of semistructured interviews. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 55(3), 431-440. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Thomas, M., Jerums, G., Cass, A., Campbell, D., Nicholls, K., Tong, A., Mangos, G., et al (2010). Prevention and management of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15(S1), S162-S194. [More Information]
  • Liu, H., Patel, A., Brown, A., Eades, S., Hayman, N., Jan, S., Ring, I., Stewart, G., Tonkin, A., Weeramanthri, T., Rodgers, A., Usherwood, T., Neal, B., Cass, A., et al (2010). Rationale and design of the Kanyini guidelines adherence with the polypill (Kanyini-GAP) study: a randomised controlled trial of a polypill-based strategy amongst Indigenous and non Indigenous people at high cardiovascular risk. BMC Public Health, 10(1), 458-1-458-8. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Mohsin, M., Jenkins, A., Hughes, C., Cass, A. (2010). Robust data to close the gap: current vascular and maternal/newborn indicators as measures of progress in Aboriginal health in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(6), 563-571. [More Information]
  • Mathew, T., Corso, O., Ludlow, M., Boyle, A., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Joyner, B., Shephard, M., Usherwood, T. (2010). Screening for chronic kidney disease in Australia: a pilot study in the community and workplace. Kidney International, 77(Supplement 116), S9-S16. [More Information]
  • Maple-Brown, L., Lawton, P., Hughes, J., Sharma, S., Jones, G., Ellis, A., Hoy, W., Cass, A., MacIsaac, R., Sinha, A., et al (2010). Study protocol - Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: Aims and Methods of the eGFR Study. BMC Public Health, 10(80), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Williamson, A., Banks, E., Redman, S., Craig, J., Cass, A., Fernando, D., Eades, S., Bailey, S. (2010). The study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH): study protocol. BMC Public Health, 10, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., de Galan, B., Zoungas, S., Pillai, A., Jardine, M., Patel, A., Cass, A., Neal, B., Poulter, N., Woodward, M., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J., et al (2009). Albuminuria and Kidney Function Independently Predict Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes in Diabetes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 20(8), 1813-1821. [More Information]
  • White, S., Polkinghorne, K., Cass, A., Shaw, J., Atkins, R., Chadban, S. (2009). Alcohol consumption and 5-year onset of chronic kidney disease: the AusDiab study. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 24(8), 2464-2472. [More Information]
  • O'Seaghdha, C., Perkovic, V., Lam, T., McGinn, S., Barzi, F., Gu, D., Cass, A., Suh, I., Muntner, P., Giles, G., Woodward, M., Huxley, R., et al (2009). Blood Pressure Is a Major Risk Factor for Renal Death. An Analysis of 560 352 Participants From the Asia-Pacific Region. Hypertension, 54(3), 509-515. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Cass, A., Neal, B. (2009). Blood pressure lowering in dialysis patients - look before we leap. The Lancet, 373, 1945-1946.
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Howard, M., Tchan, M., Brady, J., De Vries, J., Rickards, B., Yarnold, D., Hayman, N., et al (2009). Cardiovascular disease risk management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in primary health care settings: findings from the Kanyini Audit. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 304-309. [More Information]
  • Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Petrie, J., Eris, J. (2009). Cyclosporine withdrawal improves long-term graft survival in renal transplantation. Transplantation, 87(12), 1877-1883. [More Information]
  • Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Zoungas, S., de Zeeuw, D., Grobbee, D., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Roberts, M., Cass, A., Neal, B., Perkovic, V. (2009). Effect of lowering blood pressure on cardiovascular events and mortality in patients on dialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. The Lancet, 373(9668), 1009-1015. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Bayram, C., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2009). Gaps in cardiovascular disease risk management in Australian general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 324-329. [More Information]
  • Yeates, K., Cass, A., Sequist, T., McDonald, S., Jardine, M., Trpeski, L., Ayanian, J. (2009). Indigenous people in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States are less likely to receive renal transplantation. Kidney International, 76(6), 659-664. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Norton, R., Gallagher, M., Lo, S., Su, S., Cole, C., Finfer, S., McArthur, C., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., et al (2009). Intensity of continuous renal-replacement therapy in critically ill patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(17), 1627-1638.
  • Nigwekar, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Kang, A., Kulshrestha, S., Navaneethan, S., Perkovic, V., Strippoli, G., Zoungas, S. (2009). Interventions for lowering plasma homocysteine levels in dialysis patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2(2 (Art. No.: CD004683)), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Kang, A., Nigwekar, S., Perkovic, V., Kulshrestha, S., Zoungas, S., Navaneethan, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Ninomiya, T., Strippoli, G., et al (2009). Interventions for lowering plasma homocysteine levels in kidney transplant recipients [Protocol]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (3), 1-12. [More Information]
  • White, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Chang, C., Poulter, N., Spector, T., Haysom, L., Craig, J., Al Salmi, I., Chadban, S., Huxley, R. (2009). Is Low Birth Weight an Antecedent of CKD in Later Life? A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 54(2), 248-261. [More Information]
  • de Galan, B., Perkovic, V., Ninomiya, T., Pillai, A., Patel, A., Cass, A., Neal, B., Poulter, N., Harrap, S., Mogensen, C., Woodward, M., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J., et al (2009). Lowering Blood Pressure Reduces Renal Events in Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 20(4), 883-892. [More Information]
  • Irish, A., Dogra, G., Mori, T., Beller, E., Heritier, S., Hawley, C., Kerr, P., Robertson, A., Rosman, J., Paul-Brent, P., Cass, A., et al (2009). Preventing AVF thrombosis: the rationale and design of the Omega-3 fatty acids (Fish Oils) and Aspirin in Vascular access OUtcomes in REnal Disease (FAVOURED) study. BMC Nephrology, 10(1), 1-1-1-12. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Verdon, C., Barzi, F., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J., Craig, J., Huxley, R. (2009). Proteinuria and Stroke: A Meta-analysis of Cohort Studies. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 53(3), 417-425. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2009). Screening and Study Enrolment in the Randomized Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level (RENAL) Replacement Therapy Trial. Blood Purification, 27(2), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Zoungas, S., Ninomiya, T., Huxley, R., Cass, A., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Patel, A., Vasheghani-Farahani, A., Sadigh, G., Perkovic, V. (2009). Systematic review: sodium bicarbonate treatment regimens for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy. Annals of Internal Medicine, 151(9), 631-638. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., McDonald, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2009). The cost-effectiveness of increasing kidney transplantation and home-based dialysis. Nephrology, 14(1), 123-132. [More Information]
  • Johnson, D., Clark, C., Isbel, N., Hawley, C., Beller, E., Cass, A., de Zoysa, J., McTaggart, S., Playford, E., Rosser, B., et al (2009). The Honeypot Study Protocol: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Exit-Site Application of Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Infections in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 29(3), 303-309. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Su, S., Bellomo, R. (2009). The RENAL (Randomised Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy) study: statistical analysis plan. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 58-66. [More Information]
  • Anderson, K., Yeates, K., Cunningham, J., Devitt, J., Cass, A. (2009). They really want to go back home, they hate it here: The importance of place in Canadian health professionals' views on the barriers facing Aboriginal patients accessing kidney transplants. Health and Place, 15(1), 390-393. [More Information]
  • Anderson, K., Devitt, J., Cunningham, J., Preece, C., Cass, A. (2008). "All they said was my kidneys were dead": Indigenous Australian patients' understanding of their chronic kidney disease. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(9), 499-503. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Cass, A. (2008). Addressing inequities in access to quality health care for indigenous people. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 179(10), 985-986. [More Information]
  • Goldsmith, D., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Scheinkestel, C., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2008). Design and challenges of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versus Augmented Level Replacement Therapy (RENAL) Trial: high-dose versus standard-dose hemofiltration in acute renal failure. Blood Purification, 26(5), 407-416. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Patel, A., Suriyawongpaisal, P., Barzi, F., Chadban, S., MacMahon, S., Neal, B. (2008). High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Thailand. Kidney International, 73(4), 473-479. [More Information]
  • White, S., Chadban, S., Jan, S., Chapman, J., Cass, A. (2008). How can we achieve global equity in provision of renal replacement therapy. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86(3), 229-237. [More Information]
  • White, S., Polkinghorne, K., Cass, A., Shaw, J., Atkins, R., Chadban, S. (2008). Limited knowledge of kidney disease in a survey of AusDiab study participants. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(4), 204-208. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Cass, A., Arima, H., Anderson, C., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Omae, T., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J. (2008). Lower blood pressure and risk of recurrent stroke in patients with chronic kidney disease: PROGRESS trial. Kidney International, 73(8), 963-970. [More Information]
  • Johnson, D., Hawley, C., Rosser, B., Beller, E., Thompson, C., Fassett, R., Ferrari, P., MacDonald, S., Pedagogos, E., Cass, A. (2008). Oxpentifylline versus placebo in the treatment of erythropoietin-resistant anaemia: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Nephrology, 9(8), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2008). Renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: a practice survey. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 10(3), 225-230.
  • White, S., McGeechan, K., Jones, M., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Polkinghorne, K., Perkovic, V., Roderick, P. (2008). Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Kidney Disease in the United States, Australia, and Thailand. American Journal of Public Health, 98(7), 1306-1313. [More Information]
  • Devitt, J., Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Preece, C., Anderson, K., Snelling, P. (2008). Study Protocol--Improving Access to Kidney Transplants (IMPAKT): A detailed account of a qualitative study investigating barriers to transplant for Australian Indigenous people with end-stage kidney disease. BMC Health Services Research, 8(31), 1-24. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Verdon, C., Ninomiya, T., Barzi, F., Cass, A., Patel, A., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Turnbull, F., Chalmers, J., Craig, J., Huxley, R. (2008). The relationship between proteinuria and coronary risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine, 5(10), 1486-1495. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Ninomiya, T., Arima, H., Jardine, M., Cass, A., Neal, B., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J. (2007). Chronic Kidney Disease, Cardiovascular Events, and The Effects Of Perindopril-Based Blood Pressure Lowering: Data From The PROGRESS Study. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 18(10), 2766-2772. [More Information]
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Colman, S., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Eris, J. (2007). Decision-making about suitability for kidney transplantation: Results of a national survey of Australian nephrologists. Nephrology, 12(3), 299-304. [More Information]
  • McClintock, C., Cass, A., Chadban, S. (2007). How to treat: Chronic Kidney Disease. Australian Doctor, (February 2), 19-23.
  • Preston-Thomas, A., Cass, A., O'Rourke, P. (2007). Kidney disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Aboriginal and Islander health worker journal, 31(1), 3-5.
  • Anderson, K., Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Devitt, J., Preece, C. (2007). The use of psychosocial criteria in Australian patient selection guidelines for kidney transplantation. Social Science and Medicine, 64(10), 2107-2114. [More Information]
  • Preston-Thomas, A., Cass, A., O'Rourke, P. (2007). Trends in the incidence of treated end-stage kidney disease among Indigenous Australians and access to treatment. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 31(5), 419-421. [More Information]
  • Cunningham, J., Cass, A., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Eris, J. (2006). Australian nephrologists' attitudes towards living kidney donation. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 21(5), 1178-1183. [More Information]
  • Anderson, K., Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Eris, J., Devitt, J., Preece, C. (2006). Psychosocial criteria in Australian Practice Guidelines for determining patient suitability for kidney transplantation. Immunology and Cell Biology, 84(3), A5-A5.
  • Cunningham, J., Cass, A., Arnold, P. (2005). Bridging the treatment gap for Indigenous Australians. Demands for efficiency should not be met at the expense of equity. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(10), 505-506. [More Information]
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Atkins, R., White, S. (2005). Chronic kidney disease in the general population. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, 12(1), 5-13. [More Information]
  • Cass, A. (2005). The ethics of research involving Canada's Aboriginal populations. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 172(8), 979.
  • Sequist, T., Narva, A., Stiles, S., Karp, S., Cass, A., Ayanian, J. (2004). Access to Renal Transplantation Among American Indians and Hispanics. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 44(2), 344-352.
  • Yeates, K., Schaubel, D., Cass, A., Sequist, T., Ayanian, J. (2004). Access To Renal Transplantation For Minority Patients With Esrd In Canada. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 44(6), 1083-1089.
  • Cass, A., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Eris, J., Ayanian, J. (2004). Barriers To Access By Indigenous Australians To Kidney Transplantation: The Impakt Study. Nephrology, 9(Supplement 4), S144-S146.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2004). Exploring The Pathways Leading From Disadvantage To End-Stage Renal Disease For Indigenous Australians. Social Science and Medicine, 58(4), 767-785.
  • Cass, A. (2004). Health outcomes in Aboriginal populations. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 171(6), 597-598.
  • Li, S., Cunningham, J., Cass, A. (2004). Renal-Related Deaths In Australia 1997-1999. Internal Medicine Journal, 34(5), 259-265.
  • Cunningham, J., Cass, A., Li, S. (2004). Some issues to consider when assessing concordance of death certificates with registry reports. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28(1), 87-88.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Hoy, W. (2004). The Relationship between the Incidence of end-stage renal disease and Markers of Socioeconomic Disadvantage. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 15(S-1), 35-39.
  • Hoy, W., Douglas-Denton, R., Hughson, M., Cass, A., Johnson, K., Bertram, J. (2003). A stereological study of glomerular number and volume: Preliminary findings in a multiracial study of kidneys at autopsy. Kidney International, 63(Supp 83), S31-S37.
  • Li, S., Cass, A., Cunningham, J. (2003). Cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease: assessing concordance of death cerfiticates with registry reports. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 27(4), 419-424.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Ayanian, J. (2003). Late referral to a nephrologist reduces access to renal transplantation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 42(5), 1043-1049.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2003). Renal transplantation for Indegenous Australians: identifying the barriers to equitable access. Ethnicity and Health, 8(2), 111-119.
  • Kerse, N., Cass, A. (2003). Screening for kidney problems in the elderly. New Zealand Doctor, June 18, 24-26.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2003). Urban disadvantage and delayed nephrology referral in Australia. Health and Place, 9(3), 175-182.
  • Hoy, W., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Singh, G., Baker, P., You, J., White, A., Bertram, J., Hughson, M., Douglas-Denton, R., et al (2002). A Broader View of Renal Disease: Findings in Aboriginal Australia. Recent Advances in Microbiology, 9(5), 75-96.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Arnold, P., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). Delayed referral to a nephrologist: outcomes among patients who survive at least one year on dialysis. Medical Journal of Australia, 177(3), 135-138.
  • Usherwood, T., Cass, A. (2002). Early renal impairment: the role of the GP. Medicine Today, 3(10), 20-33.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). End-stage renal disease in indigenous Australians: A disease of disadvantage. Ethnicity and Disease, 12(3), 373-378.
  • Cass, A. (2002). Kidney disease: are you at risk? Medical Journal of Australia, 1776 (1), 515-516.
  • Cass, A., Lowell, A., Christie, M., Snelling, P., Flack, M., Marrnganyin, B., Brown, I. (2002). Sharing the true stories: improving communication between Aboriginal patients and healthcare workers. Medical Journal of Australia, 176, 466-470.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Hoy, W. (2002). The Relationship between the Incidence of end-stage renal disease and Markers of Socioeconomic Disadvantage. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 13(7), 147-151.
  • Cass, A., Snelling, P., Cunningham, J., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). Timing of nephrology referral: a study of its effects on the likelihood of transplantation and impact on mortality. Nephrology, 7(S1), S29-S32.

Conferences

  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient Preferences For The Allocation Of Deceased Donor Kidneys For Transplantation: A Mixed Methods Study. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Howard, K., Irving, M., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Jan, S. (2011). Community preferences for the allocation and donation of organs - The PArADOx Study: Preferences for organ donation. 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Wait Listing and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplantation. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2011). Systematic review and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research: a worked example to assess community preferences. 19th Cochrane Colloquium, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Craig, J., Perkovic, V., Chadban, S., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., Howard, K., White, S. (2008). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: a Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using marck-E (model for the assessment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease - economics). 42nd Australia and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Annual Scientific Conference (2006), United States of America: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Salkeld, G., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., White, S., Craig, J. (2006). Cost effectiveness of renal replacement therapy for patients with end stage kidney disease: a Markov microsimulation model. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V. (2006). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: A Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using Marck-E. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • McDonald, S., Howard, K., White, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Salkeld, G., Cass, A. (2006). Predicting future requirements for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in Australia. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

Report

  • Kneipp, E., Cass, A., Snelling, P. (2009). Renal Dialysis Service Provision Study: Consultation Report.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Three: Economic Modeling Report: Modeling the Current and Future Costs and Benefits of Renal Replacement Therapy in Queensland.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Two: Current Service Analysis and Future Demand Predictions.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part One: The Way Forward.
  • Salem, L., Yarnold, D., Gillies, A., Lowe, J., Cass, A. (2007). Using knowledge to safeguard our nations - A collaborative approach to vascular and renal health in Aboriginal communities within the Countries of north-eastern NSW.
  • Tatz, C., Cass, A., Condon, J., Tippett, G. (2006). Aborigines and Uranium: Monitoring the Health Hazards.
  • Kneipp, E., Cass, A. (2006). Kimberley Renal Services Project.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The cost-effectiveness of early detection and intervention to prevent the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The Cost-Effectiveness of Early Detection and Intervention to Prevent the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., White, S. (2006). The economic impact of end-stage kidney disease in Australia.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Howard, H., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., White, S. (2006). The Economic Impact of End-Stage Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Cass, A., Anderson, I., Bennett, C., Brown, N., Catford, J., Goldfeld, S., Grenfell, R., Reid, P., Richards, R., Harris, E., Nutbeam, D., et al (2005). Inequity and Health: A Call to Action Addressing Health and Socioeconomic Inequality in Australia.
  • Pearse, J., McDonald, A., Cass, A., Chen, L. (2005). Report of The China Health Care Safety Roundtable 15-16 April 2005 Beijing, China.
  • Lowell, A., Brown, I., Marrnganyin, B., Flack, M., Christie, M., Snelling, P., Cass, A. (2005). Sharing the True Stories: Improving Communication Between Health Staff and Aboriginal Patients, Stage 1.
  • Cass, A., Devitt, J., Gorham, G., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Preece, C., Ingram, S., Snelling, P., Eris, J. (2004). Improving Indigenous Health: A review of the current status of remote area renal services for Indigenous Australians and identification of barriers to their accessing needed services.
  • Cass, A., Devitt, J., Gorham, G., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Preece, C., Ingram, S., Snelling, P., Eris, J. (2004). Improving Indigenous Health: Strategies to improve access, timeliness and quality of remote area renal services for Indigenous Australians.
  • Ward, M., Bishop, J., Theile, D., Chalmers, J., Cass, A. (2003). Options for Clinical Services.
  • Cass, A. (2003). Provision of renal prevention and treatment services.

2014

  • Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Gattas, D., Lee, J., Lo, S., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., Parke, R., et al (2014). Long-term survival and dialysis dependency following acute kidney injury in intensive care: Extended follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 11(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Lo, S., Lee, J. (2014). Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy and Patient Outcomes in the Randomized Evaluation of Normal Versus Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy Study. Critical Care Medicine, 42(8), 1756-1765. [More Information]

2013

  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Turnbull, F., Neal, B., Barzi, F., Cass, A., Baigent, C., Chalmers, J., Li, N., Woodward, M., MacMahon, S. (2013). Blood pressure lowering and major cardiovascular events in people with and without chronic kidney disease: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. BMJ, 347(7929), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Schneider, A., Bellomo, R., Bagshaw, S., Glassford, N., Lo, S., Jun, M., Cass, A., Gallagher, M. (2013). Choice of renal replacement therapy modality and dialysis dependence after acute kidney injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(6), 987-997. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Cass, A., Allen, R., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Rose, J., Howard, K. (2013). Community preferences for the allocation of organs for transplantation: a focus group study. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(8), 2187-2193. [More Information]
  • Kotwal, S., Lan, P., MacLeod, A., Jardine, M., Snelling, P., Craig, J., Cass, A., Gallagher, M. (2013). Comparative efficacy of a team-led treatment protocol for the management of renal anaemia. Nephrology, 18(10), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Hou, W., Lv, J., Perkovic, V., Yang, L., Zhao, N., Jardine, M., Cass, A., Zhang, H., Wang, H. (2013). Effect of statin therapy on cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Heart Journal, 34(24), 1807-1817. [More Information]
  • Sparke, C., Moon, L., Green, F., Mathew, T., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Chapman, J., Hoy, W., McDonald, S. (2013). Estimating the Total Incidence of Kidney Failure in Australia Including Individuals Who Are Not Treated by Dialysis or Transplantation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(3), 413-419. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Heerspink, H., Chalmers, J., Woodward, M., Jun, M., Li, Q., MacMahon, S., Cooper, M., Hamet, P., Marre, M., Cass, A., Patel, A., Zoungas, S., et al (2013). Intensive glucose control improves kidney outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes. Kidney International, 83(3), 517-523. [More Information]
  • Badve, S., Beller, E., Cass, A., Francis, D., Hawley, C., Macdougall, I., Perkovic, V., Johnson, D. (2013). Interventions for erythropoietin-resistant anaemia in dialysis patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (8), 1-37. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Jardine, M., Gray, N., Masterson, R., Kerr, P., Agar, J., Hawley, C., van Eps, C., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Perkovic, V. (2013). Outcomes of Extended-Hours Hemodialysis Performed Predominantly at Home. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(2), 247-253. [More Information]
  • Mooney, J., Ranasinghe, I., Chow, C., Perkovic, V., Barzi, F., Zoungas, S., Holzmann, M., Welten, G., Biancari, F., Wu, V., Cass, A., Hillis, G., et al (2013). Preoperative Estimates of Glomerular Filtration Rate as Predictors of Outcome after Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Anesthesiology, 118(4), 809-824. [More Information]
  • Weisbord, S., Gallagher, M., Kaufman, J., Cass, A., Parikh, C., Chertow, G., Shunk, K., McCullough, P., Fine, M., Mor, M., et al (2013). Prevention of Contrast-Induced AKI: A Review of Published Trials and the Design of the Prevention of Serious Adverse Events following Angiography (PRESERVE) Trial. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 8(9), 1618-1631. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Patel, A., Billot, L., Cass, A., Burch, C., Neal, B., Usherwood, T., Thom, S., Poulter, N., Stanton, A., Rodgers, A., et al (2013). Prospective meta-analysis of trials comparing fixed dose combination based care with usual care in individuals at high cardiovascular risk: The SPACE Collaboration. International Journal of Cardiology, 170(1), 30-35. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Howard, K. (2013). Rationing scarce organs for transplantation: Healthcare provider perspectives on wait-listing and organ allocation. Clinical Transplantation, 27(1), 60-71. [More Information]
  • Laba, T., Bleasel, J., Brien, J., Cass, A., Howard, K., Peiris, D., Redfern, J., Salam, M., Usherwood, T., Jan, S. (2013). Strategies to improve adherence to medications for cardiovascular diseases in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations: a systematic review. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(6), 2430-2440. [More Information]
  • Aliprandi-Costa, B., Ranasinghe, I., Turnbull, F., Brown, A., Kritharides, L., Patel, A., Chew, D., Walters, D., Rankin, J., Ilton, M., Cass, A., Brieger, D., et al (2013). The Design and Rationale of the Australian Cooperative National Registry of Acute Coronary care, Guideline Adherence and Clinical Events (CONCORDANCE). Heart, Lung and Circulation, 22(7), 533-541. [More Information]
  • Pascoe, E., Lo, S., Scaria, A., Badve, S., Beller, E., Cass, A., Hawley, C., Johnson, D. (2013). The HONEYPOT randomized controlled trial statistical analysis plan. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 33(4), 426-435. [More Information]
  • Grace, B., Clayton, P., Cass, A., McDonald, S. (2013). Transplantation rates for living- but not deceased-donor kidneys vary with socioeconomic status in Australia. Kidney International, 83(1), 138-145. [More Information]
  • Zhu, B., Wang, Y., Jardine, M., Jun, M., Lv, J., Cass, A., Liyanage, T., Cheng, H., Wang, Y., Perkovic, V. (2013). Tripterygium Preparations for the Treatment of CKD: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 62(3), 515-530. [More Information]

2012

  • Anderson, K., Cunningham, J., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Cass, A. (2012). "Looking back to my family": Indigenous Australian patients' experience of hemodialysis. BMC Nephrology, 13, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Maple-Brown, L., Hughes, J., Lawton, P., Jones, G., Ellis, A., Drabsch, K., Brown, A., Cass, A., Hoy, W., MacIsaac, R., et al (2012). Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: The Estimated GFR Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(4), 680-682. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Lo, S., McArthur, C., McGuiness, S., Norton, R., et al (2012). An observational study fluid balance and patient outcomes in the randomized evaluation of normal vs. augmented level of replacement therapy trial. Critical Care Medicine, 40(6), 1753-1760. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Howard, M., Rickards, B., Tonkin, A., Ring, I., Hayman, N., Cass, A. (2012). Building better systems of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: findings from the Kanyini health systems assessment. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Razavian, M., Heeley, E., Perkovic, V., Zoungas, S., Weekes, A., Patel, A., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J., Cass, A. (2012). Cardiovascular risk management in chronic kidney disease in general practice (the AusHEART study). Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(4), 1396-1402. [More Information]
  • Roberts, M., Pilmore, H., Tonkin, A., Garg, A., Pascoe, E., Badve, S., Cass, A., Ierino, F., Hawley, C. (2012). Challenges in blood pressure measurement in patients treated with maintenance hemodialysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(3), 463-472. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Community attitudes to deceased organ donation: a focus group study. Transplantation, 93(10), 1064-1069. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Anderson, C., Patel, A., Cass, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Chalmers, J. (2012). Disparities between prescribing of secondary prevention therapies for stroke and coronary artery disease in general practice. International Journal of Stroke, 7(8), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Zhu, B., Tonelli, M., Jardine, M., Patel, A., Neal, B., Liyanage, T., Keech, A., Cass, A., Perkovic, V. (2012). Effects of Fibrates in Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 60(20), 2061-2071. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Factors that influence the decision to be an organ donor: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(6), 2526-2533. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Lo, C., Badve, S., Pilmore, H., White, S., Hawley, C., Cass, A., Perkovic, V., Zoungas, S. (2012). Glucose lowering therapies for chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012 (8), CD009966. [More Information]
  • Knott, R., Cass, A., Heeley, E., Chalmers, J., Pieris, D., Clarke, P. (2012). How fair is Medicare? The income-related distribution of Medicare benefits with special focus on chronic care items. Medical Journal of Australia, 197(11/12), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cass, A., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2012). Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(20), 1901-1911. [More Information]
  • Anderson, K., Devitt, J., Cunningham, J., Preece, C., Jardine, M., Cass, A. (2012). If you can't comply with dialysis, how do you expect me to trust you with transplantation? Australian nephrologists' views on indigenous Australians' 'non-compliance' and their suitability for kidney transplantation. International Journal for Equity in Health, 11(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods study. BMC Nephrology, 13(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient Preferences For The Allocation Of Deceased Donor Kidneys For Transplantation: A Mixed Methods Study. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Jardine, M., Hata, J., Woodward, M., Perkovic, V., Ninomiya, T., Arima, H., Zoungas, S., Cass, A., Patel, A., Marre, M., Chalmers, J., et al (2012). Prediction of Kidney-Related Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(5), 770-778. [More Information]
  • Cass, A., Snelling, P., Brown, A. (2012). Preventing chronic disease to close the gap in life expectancy for Indigenous Australians. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 120-128). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Grace, B., Clayton, P., Cass, A., McDonald, S. (2012). Socio-economic status and incidence of renal replacement therapy: a registry study of Australian patients. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(11), 4173-4180. [More Information]
  • Foote, C., Ninomiya, T., Gallagher, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Jardine, M. (2012). Survival of elderly dialysis patients is predicted by both patient and practice characteristics. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27, 3581-3587. [More Information]
  • Jardine, M., Kang, A., Zoungas, S., Navaneethan, S., Ninomiya, T., Nigwekar, S., Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Strippoli, G., Perkovic, V. (2012). The effect of folic acid based homocysteine lowering on cardiovascular events in people with kidney disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ, 344(7863), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Zoungas, S., Lo, S., Chalmers, J., Cass, A., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Perkovic, V., Glasziou, P., Williams, B., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2012). The risk of cancer in people with diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(8), 3337-3344. [More Information]
  • Grace, B., Clayton, P., Cass, A., McDonald, S. (2012). Transplantation rates for living- but not deceased-donor kidneys vary with socioeconomic status in Australia. Kidney International, 83(1), 138-145. [More Information]

2011

  • Howard, K., Jan, S., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Irving, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2011). Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs - The PAraDOx Study. BMC Public Health, 11(386), 386-1-386-7. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Irving, M., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Jan, S. (2011). Community preferences for the allocation and donation of organs - The PArADOx Study: Preferences for organ donation. 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Badve, S., Roberts, M., Hawley, C., Cass, A., Garg, A., Krum, H., Tonkin, A., Perkovic, V. (2011). Effects of Beta-adrenergic antagonists in patients with chronic kidney disease a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 58(11), 1152-1161. [More Information]
  • Turnbull, F., Arima, H., Heeley, E., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Morgan, C., Patel, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Gender disparities in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk in primary care: the AusHEART study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3), 498-503. [More Information]
  • Li, P., Cheung, W., Lui, S., Blagg, C., Cass, A., Hooi, L., Lee, H., Locatelli, F., Wang, T., Yang, C., et al (2011). Increasing home-based dialysis therapies to tackle dialysis burden around the world: A position statement on dialysis economics from the 2nd Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis. Hemodialysis International, 16(1), 53-56. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2011). Intensive Glycemic Control and Renal Outcome. Contributions to Nephrology, 170(-), 196-208. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Wait Listing and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplantation. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' perspectives on wait listing and allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation. Nephrology, 16(Suppl:1:74-75), 74-75.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Waitlisting and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplant. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 58(5), 704-716. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Usherwood, T., Weeramanthri, T., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2011). New tools for an old trade: a socio-technical appraisal of how electronic decision support is used by primary care practitioners. Sociology of Health and Illness, 33(7), 1002-1018. [More Information]
  • White, S., Dunstan, D., Polkinghorne, K., Atkins, R., Cass, A., Chadban, S. (2011). Physical inactivity and chronic kidney disease in Australian adults: The AusDiab study. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, 21(2), 104-112. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Wei, J., Carter, K., Islam, M., Thrift, A., Hankey, G., Cass, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Socioeconomic disparities in stroke rates and outcome: pooled analysis of stroke incidence studies in Australia and New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(1), 10-14. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2011). Systematic review and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research: a worked example to assess community preferences. 19th Cochrane Colloquium, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Myburgh, J., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Finfer, S., French, J., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2011). The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) compared to 0.9% sodium chloride (saline) in intensive care patients on mortality. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 816-823. [More Information]
  • Baigent, C., Landray, M., Reith, C., Emberson, J., Wheeler, D., Tomson, C., Wanner, C., Krane, V., Cass, A., Craig, J., Neal, B., et al (2011). The effects of lowering LDL cholesterol with simvastatin plus ezetimibe in patients with chronic kidney disease (Study of Heart and Renal Protection): a randomised placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet, 377(9784), 2181-2192. [More Information]
  • Jan, S., Usherwood, T., Brien, J., Peiris, D., Rose, J., Hayman, N., Howard, K., Redfern, J., Laba, T., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2011). What determines adherence to treatment in cardiovascular disease prevention? Protocol for a mixed methods preference study. BMJ Open, 1(2), e000372-1-e000372-7. [More Information]

2010

  • Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Craig, J. (2010). Applying evidence into routine clinical care at a unit level: The exemplar of renal anaemia management. Nephrology, 15(4), 429-433. [More Information]
  • Jardine, M., Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Turnbull, F., Gallagher, M., Zoungas, S., Heerspink, H., Chalmers, J., Zanchetti, A. (2010). Aspirin is beneficial in hypertensive patients with chronic kidney disease a post-hoc subgroup analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 56(12), 956-965. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Thomas, M., Cass, A., Campbell, D., Tong, A., Tong, A., Colagiuri, R., Colagiuri, S., Craig, J., et al (2010). Assessment of kidney function in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15(S1), S146-S161. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Campbell, D., Thomas, M., Jerums, G., Nicholls, K., Cass, A., Tong, A., Mangos, G., et al (2010). Assessment of kidney function in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15 Sup1, S146-161. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Weekes, A., Morgan, C., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J. (2010). Cardiovascular risk perception and evidence-practice gaps in Australian general practice (the AusHEART study). Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 254-259. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2010). Community preferences for the allocation of solid organs for transplantation: a systematic review. Transplantation, 89(7), 796-805. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Thomas, M., Jerums, G., Cass, A., Campbell, D., Nicholls, K., Tong, A., Mangos, G., et al (2010). Cost-effectiveness and socioeconomic implications of prevention and management of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15(Sup 1), S195-S203. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., White, S., Salkeld, G., McDonald, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Cass, A. (2010). Cost-Effectiveness of Screening and Optimal Management for Diabetes, Hypertension, and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Modeled Analysis. Value in Health, 13(2), 196-208. [More Information]
  • Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Woodward, M., Zoungas, S., Cass, A., Cooper, M., Grobbee, D., Mancia, G., Mogensen, C., Neal, B., Chalmers, J. (2010). Effects of a fixed combination of perindopril and indapamide in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease. European Heart Journal, doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehq139, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Neal, B., Jun, M., Foote, C., Lv, J., Patel, A., Nicholls, S., Grobbee, D., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Perkovic, V. (2010). Effects of fibrates on cardiovascular outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet, 375(9729), 1875-1884. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Zoungas, S., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Patel, A., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Cooper, M., Grobbee, D., Hamet, P., Rodgers, A., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J., et al (2010). Efficacy and safety of routine blood pressure lowering in older patients with diabetes: results from the ADVANCE trial. Journal of Hypertension, 28(6), 1141-1149. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2010). Glomerular filtration rate and the risk of stroke. BMJ (online), 341, c4390. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Gallagher, M., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Palevsky, P., Kellum, J., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2010). Intensities of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 5(6), 956-963. [More Information]
  • Badve, S., Beller, E., Cass, A., Francis, D., Hawley, C., Macdougall, I., Perkovic, V., Johnson, D. (2010). Interventions for erythropoietin-resistant anaemia in dialysis patients (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010 (1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Gallagher, M., Kelly, P., Jardine, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Craig, J., Eris, J., Webster, A. (2010). Long-Term Cancer Risk of Immunosuppressive Regimens after Kidney Transplantation. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 21(5), 852-858. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Devitt, J., Howard, K., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Cass, A. (2010). Patient views about treatment of stage 5 CKD: a qualitative analysis of semistructured interviews. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 55(3), 431-440. [More Information]
  • Chadban, S., Howell, M., Twigg, S., Thomas, M., Jerums, G., Cass, A., Campbell, D., Nicholls, K., Tong, A., Mangos, G., et al (2010). Prevention and management of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetes. Nephrology, 15(S1), S162-S194. [More Information]
  • Liu, H., Patel, A., Brown, A., Eades, S., Hayman, N., Jan, S., Ring, I., Stewart, G., Tonkin, A., Weeramanthri, T., Rodgers, A., Usherwood, T., Neal, B., Cass, A., et al (2010). Rationale and design of the Kanyini guidelines adherence with the polypill (Kanyini-GAP) study: a randomised controlled trial of a polypill-based strategy amongst Indigenous and non Indigenous people at high cardiovascular risk. BMC Public Health, 10(1), 458-1-458-8. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Mohsin, M., Jenkins, A., Hughes, C., Cass, A. (2010). Robust data to close the gap: current vascular and maternal/newborn indicators as measures of progress in Aboriginal health in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(6), 563-571. [More Information]
  • Mathew, T., Corso, O., Ludlow, M., Boyle, A., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Joyner, B., Shephard, M., Usherwood, T. (2010). Screening for chronic kidney disease in Australia: a pilot study in the community and workplace. Kidney International, 77(Supplement 116), S9-S16. [More Information]
  • Maple-Brown, L., Lawton, P., Hughes, J., Sharma, S., Jones, G., Ellis, A., Hoy, W., Cass, A., MacIsaac, R., Sinha, A., et al (2010). Study protocol - Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: Aims and Methods of the eGFR Study. BMC Public Health, 10(80), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Williamson, A., Banks, E., Redman, S., Craig, J., Cass, A., Fernando, D., Eades, S., Bailey, S. (2010). The study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH): study protocol. BMC Public Health, 10, 1-8. [More Information]

2009

  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., de Galan, B., Zoungas, S., Pillai, A., Jardine, M., Patel, A., Cass, A., Neal, B., Poulter, N., Woodward, M., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J., et al (2009). Albuminuria and Kidney Function Independently Predict Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes in Diabetes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 20(8), 1813-1821. [More Information]
  • White, S., Polkinghorne, K., Cass, A., Shaw, J., Atkins, R., Chadban, S. (2009). Alcohol consumption and 5-year onset of chronic kidney disease: the AusDiab study. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 24(8), 2464-2472. [More Information]
  • O'Seaghdha, C., Perkovic, V., Lam, T., McGinn, S., Barzi, F., Gu, D., Cass, A., Suh, I., Muntner, P., Giles, G., Woodward, M., Huxley, R., et al (2009). Blood Pressure Is a Major Risk Factor for Renal Death. An Analysis of 560 352 Participants From the Asia-Pacific Region. Hypertension, 54(3), 509-515. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Cass, A., Neal, B. (2009). Blood pressure lowering in dialysis patients - look before we leap. The Lancet, 373, 1945-1946.
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Howard, M., Tchan, M., Brady, J., De Vries, J., Rickards, B., Yarnold, D., Hayman, N., et al (2009). Cardiovascular disease risk management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in primary health care settings: findings from the Kanyini Audit. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 304-309. [More Information]
  • Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Petrie, J., Eris, J. (2009). Cyclosporine withdrawal improves long-term graft survival in renal transplantation. Transplantation, 87(12), 1877-1883. [More Information]
  • Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Zoungas, S., de Zeeuw, D., Grobbee, D., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Roberts, M., Cass, A., Neal, B., Perkovic, V. (2009). Effect of lowering blood pressure on cardiovascular events and mortality in patients on dialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. The Lancet, 373(9668), 1009-1015. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Bayram, C., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2009). Gaps in cardiovascular disease risk management in Australian general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 324-329. [More Information]
  • Yeates, K., Cass, A., Sequist, T., McDonald, S., Jardine, M., Trpeski, L., Ayanian, J. (2009). Indigenous people in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States are less likely to receive renal transplantation. Kidney International, 76(6), 659-664. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Norton, R., Gallagher, M., Lo, S., Su, S., Cole, C., Finfer, S., McArthur, C., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., et al (2009). Intensity of continuous renal-replacement therapy in critically ill patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(17), 1627-1638.
  • Nigwekar, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Kang, A., Kulshrestha, S., Navaneethan, S., Perkovic, V., Strippoli, G., Zoungas, S. (2009). Interventions for lowering plasma homocysteine levels in dialysis patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2(2 (Art. No.: CD004683)), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Kang, A., Nigwekar, S., Perkovic, V., Kulshrestha, S., Zoungas, S., Navaneethan, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Ninomiya, T., Strippoli, G., et al (2009). Interventions for lowering plasma homocysteine levels in kidney transplant recipients [Protocol]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (3), 1-12. [More Information]
  • White, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Chang, C., Poulter, N., Spector, T., Haysom, L., Craig, J., Al Salmi, I., Chadban, S., Huxley, R. (2009). Is Low Birth Weight an Antecedent of CKD in Later Life? A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 54(2), 248-261. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Cass, A. (2009). Lipid lowering in chronic kidney disease. In A.M. Tonkin (Eds.), Therapeutic Strategies in Lipid Disorders, (pp. 135-142). United Kingdom: Clinical Publishing, Oxford.
  • de Galan, B., Perkovic, V., Ninomiya, T., Pillai, A., Patel, A., Cass, A., Neal, B., Poulter, N., Harrap, S., Mogensen, C., Woodward, M., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J., et al (2009). Lowering Blood Pressure Reduces Renal Events in Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 20(4), 883-892. [More Information]
  • Irish, A., Dogra, G., Mori, T., Beller, E., Heritier, S., Hawley, C., Kerr, P., Robertson, A., Rosman, J., Paul-Brent, P., Cass, A., et al (2009). Preventing AVF thrombosis: the rationale and design of the Omega-3 fatty acids (Fish Oils) and Aspirin in Vascular access OUtcomes in REnal Disease (FAVOURED) study. BMC Nephrology, 10(1), 1-1-1-12. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Verdon, C., Barzi, F., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J., Craig, J., Huxley, R. (2009). Proteinuria and Stroke: A Meta-analysis of Cohort Studies. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 53(3), 417-425. [More Information]
  • Kneipp, E., Cass, A., Snelling, P. (2009). Renal Dialysis Service Provision Study: Consultation Report.
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2009). Screening and Study Enrolment in the Randomized Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level (RENAL) Replacement Therapy Trial. Blood Purification, 27(2), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Zoungas, S., Ninomiya, T., Huxley, R., Cass, A., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Patel, A., Vasheghani-Farahani, A., Sadigh, G., Perkovic, V. (2009). Systematic review: sodium bicarbonate treatment regimens for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy. Annals of Internal Medicine, 151(9), 631-638. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., McDonald, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2009). The cost-effectiveness of increasing kidney transplantation and home-based dialysis. Nephrology, 14(1), 123-132. [More Information]
  • Johnson, D., Clark, C., Isbel, N., Hawley, C., Beller, E., Cass, A., de Zoysa, J., McTaggart, S., Playford, E., Rosser, B., et al (2009). The Honeypot Study Protocol: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Exit-Site Application of Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Infections in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 29(3), 303-309. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Su, S., Bellomo, R. (2009). The RENAL (Randomised Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy) study: statistical analysis plan. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 58-66. [More Information]
  • Anderson, K., Yeates, K., Cunningham, J., Devitt, J., Cass, A. (2009). They really want to go back home, they hate it here: The importance of place in Canadian health professionals' views on the barriers facing Aboriginal patients accessing kidney transplants. Health and Place, 15(1), 390-393. [More Information]

2008

  • Anderson, K., Devitt, J., Cunningham, J., Preece, C., Cass, A. (2008). "All they said was my kidneys were dead": Indigenous Australian patients' understanding of their chronic kidney disease. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(9), 499-503. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Cass, A. (2008). Addressing inequities in access to quality health care for indigenous people. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 179(10), 985-986. [More Information]
  • Craig, J., Perkovic, V., Chadban, S., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., Howard, K., White, S. (2008). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: a Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using marck-E (model for the assessment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease - economics). 42nd Australia and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Annual Scientific Conference (2006), United States of America: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Goldsmith, D., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Scheinkestel, C., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2008). Design and challenges of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versus Augmented Level Replacement Therapy (RENAL) Trial: high-dose versus standard-dose hemofiltration in acute renal failure. Blood Purification, 26(5), 407-416. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Cass, A., Patel, A., Suriyawongpaisal, P., Barzi, F., Chadban, S., MacMahon, S., Neal, B. (2008). High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Thailand. Kidney International, 73(4), 473-479. [More Information]
  • White, S., Chadban, S., Jan, S., Chapman, J., Cass, A. (2008). How can we achieve global equity in provision of renal replacement therapy. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86(3), 229-237. [More Information]
  • White, S., Polkinghorne, K., Cass, A., Shaw, J., Atkins, R., Chadban, S. (2008). Limited knowledge of kidney disease in a survey of AusDiab study participants. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(4), 204-208. [More Information]
  • Ninomiya, T., Perkovic, V., Gallagher, M., Jardine, M., Cass, A., Arima, H., Anderson, C., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Omae, T., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J. (2008). Lower blood pressure and risk of recurrent stroke in patients with chronic kidney disease: PROGRESS trial. Kidney International, 73(8), 963-970. [More Information]
  • Johnson, D., Hawley, C., Rosser, B., Beller, E., Thompson, C., Fassett, R., Ferrari, P., MacDonald, S., Pedagogos, E., Cass, A. (2008). Oxpentifylline versus placebo in the treatment of erythropoietin-resistant anaemia: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Nephrology, 9(8), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2008). Renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: a practice survey. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 10(3), 225-230.
  • White, S., McGeechan, K., Jones, M., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Polkinghorne, K., Perkovic, V., Roderick, P. (2008). Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Kidney Disease in the United States, Australia, and Thailand. American Journal of Public Health, 98(7), 1306-1313. [More Information]
  • Devitt, J., Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Preece, C., Anderson, K., Snelling, P. (2008). Study Protocol--Improving Access to Kidney Transplants (IMPAKT): A detailed account of a qualitative study investigating barriers to transplant for Australian Indigenous people with end-stage kidney disease. BMC Health Services Research, 8(31), 1-24. [More Information]
  • Perkovic, V., Verdon, C., Ninomiya, T., Barzi, F., Cass, A., Patel, A., Jardine, M., Gallagher, M., Turnbull, F., Chalmers, J., Craig, J., Huxley, R. (2008). The relationship between proteinuria and coronary risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine, 5(10), 1486-1495. [More Information]

2007

  • Couzos, S., Thomas, M., Cass, A. (2007). Chronic Kidney Disease. In Sophia Couzos, Richard Murray (Eds.), Aboriginal Primary Health Care: An Evidence-based Approach, (pp. 575-621). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.
  • Perkovic, V., Ninomiya, T., Arima, H., Jardine, M., Cass, A., Neal, B., MacMahon, S., Chalmers, J. (2007). Chronic Kidney Disease, Cardiovascular Events, and The Effects Of Perindopril-Based Blood Pressure Lowering: Data From The PROGRESS Study. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 18(10), 2766-2772. [More Information]
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Colman, S., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Eris, J. (2007). Decision-making about suitability for kidney transplantation: Results of a national survey of Australian nephrologists. Nephrology, 12(3), 299-304. [More Information]
  • McClintock, C., Cass, A., Chadban, S. (2007). How to treat: Chronic Kidney Disease. Australian Doctor, (February 2), 19-23.
  • Preston-Thomas, A., Cass, A., O'Rourke, P. (2007). Kidney disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Aboriginal and Islander health worker journal, 31(1), 3-5.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Three: Economic Modeling Report: Modeling the Current and Future Costs and Benefits of Renal Replacement Therapy in Queensland.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Two: Current Service Analysis and Future Demand Predictions.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part One: The Way Forward.
  • Anderson, K., Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Devitt, J., Preece, C. (2007). The use of psychosocial criteria in Australian patient selection guidelines for kidney transplantation. Social Science and Medicine, 64(10), 2107-2114. [More Information]
  • Preston-Thomas, A., Cass, A., O'Rourke, P. (2007). Trends in the incidence of treated end-stage kidney disease among Indigenous Australians and access to treatment. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 31(5), 419-421. [More Information]
  • Salem, L., Yarnold, D., Gillies, A., Lowe, J., Cass, A. (2007). Using knowledge to safeguard our nations - A collaborative approach to vascular and renal health in Aboriginal communities within the Countries of north-eastern NSW.

2006

  • Tatz, C., Cass, A., Condon, J., Tippett, G. (2006). Aborigines and Uranium: Monitoring the Health Hazards.
  • Cunningham, J., Cass, A., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Eris, J. (2006). Australian nephrologists' attitudes towards living kidney donation. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 21(5), 1178-1183. [More Information]
  • Salkeld, G., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., White, S., Craig, J. (2006). Cost effectiveness of renal replacement therapy for patients with end stage kidney disease: a Markov microsimulation model. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V. (2006). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: A Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using Marck-E. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • Kneipp, E., Cass, A. (2006). Kimberley Renal Services Project.
  • McDonald, S., Howard, K., White, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Salkeld, G., Cass, A. (2006). Predicting future requirements for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in Australia. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • Anderson, K., Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Eris, J., Devitt, J., Preece, C. (2006). Psychosocial criteria in Australian Practice Guidelines for determining patient suitability for kidney transplantation. Immunology and Cell Biology, 84(3), A5-A5.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The cost-effectiveness of early detection and intervention to prevent the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The Cost-Effectiveness of Early Detection and Intervention to Prevent the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., White, S. (2006). The economic impact of end-stage kidney disease in Australia.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Howard, H., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., White, S. (2006). The Economic Impact of End-Stage Kidney Disease in Australia.

2005

  • Cunningham, J., Cass, A., Arnold, P. (2005). Bridging the treatment gap for Indigenous Australians. Demands for efficiency should not be met at the expense of equity. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(10), 505-506. [More Information]
  • Hoy, W., Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, S., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Singh, G., Bertram, J., Hughson, M. (2005). Chronic Kidney Disease in Aboriginal Autralians. In M El Nahas, RS Barsoum, J Dirks and G Remuzzi (Eds.), Kidney Diseases in the Developing World and Ethnic Minorities, (pp. 305-333). New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Atkins, R., White, S. (2005). Chronic kidney disease in the general population. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, 12(1), 5-13. [More Information]
  • Cass, A., Anderson, I., Bennett, C., Brown, N., Catford, J., Goldfeld, S., Grenfell, R., Reid, P., Richards, R., Harris, E., Nutbeam, D., et al (2005). Inequity and Health: A Call to Action Addressing Health and Socioeconomic Inequality in Australia.
  • Pearse, J., McDonald, A., Cass, A., Chen, L. (2005). Report of The China Health Care Safety Roundtable 15-16 April 2005 Beijing, China.
  • Lowell, A., Brown, I., Marrnganyin, B., Flack, M., Christie, M., Snelling, P., Cass, A. (2005). Sharing the True Stories: Improving Communication Between Health Staff and Aboriginal Patients, Stage 1.
  • Cass, A. (2005). The ethics of research involving Canada's Aboriginal populations. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 172(8), 979.

2004

  • Sequist, T., Narva, A., Stiles, S., Karp, S., Cass, A., Ayanian, J. (2004). Access to Renal Transplantation Among American Indians and Hispanics. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 44(2), 344-352.
  • Yeates, K., Schaubel, D., Cass, A., Sequist, T., Ayanian, J. (2004). Access To Renal Transplantation For Minority Patients With Esrd In Canada. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 44(6), 1083-1089.
  • Cass, A., Devitt, J., Preece, C., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Eris, J., Ayanian, J. (2004). Barriers To Access By Indigenous Australians To Kidney Transplantation: The Impakt Study. Nephrology, 9(Supplement 4), S144-S146.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2004). Exploring The Pathways Leading From Disadvantage To End-Stage Renal Disease For Indigenous Australians. Social Science and Medicine, 58(4), 767-785.
  • Cass, A. (2004). Health outcomes in Aboriginal populations. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 171(6), 597-598.
  • Cass, A., Devitt, J., Gorham, G., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Preece, C., Ingram, S., Snelling, P., Eris, J. (2004). Improving Indigenous Health: A review of the current status of remote area renal services for Indigenous Australians and identification of barriers to their accessing needed services.
  • Cass, A., Devitt, J., Gorham, G., Cunningham, J., Anderson, K., Preece, C., Ingram, S., Snelling, P., Eris, J. (2004). Improving Indigenous Health: Strategies to improve access, timeliness and quality of remote area renal services for Indigenous Australians.
  • Li, S., Cunningham, J., Cass, A. (2004). Renal-Related Deaths In Australia 1997-1999. Internal Medicine Journal, 34(5), 259-265.
  • Cunningham, J., Cass, A., Li, S. (2004). Some issues to consider when assessing concordance of death certificates with registry reports. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28(1), 87-88.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Hoy, W. (2004). The Relationship between the Incidence of end-stage renal disease and Markers of Socioeconomic Disadvantage. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 15(S-1), 35-39.

2003

  • Hoy, W., Douglas-Denton, R., Hughson, M., Cass, A., Johnson, K., Bertram, J. (2003). A stereological study of glomerular number and volume: Preliminary findings in a multiracial study of kidneys at autopsy. Kidney International, 63(Supp 83), S31-S37.
  • Li, S., Cass, A., Cunningham, J. (2003). Cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease: assessing concordance of death cerfiticates with registry reports. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 27(4), 419-424.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Ayanian, J. (2003). Late referral to a nephrologist reduces access to renal transplantation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 42(5), 1043-1049.
  • Ward, M., Bishop, J., Theile, D., Chalmers, J., Cass, A. (2003). Options for Clinical Services.
  • Cass, A. (2003). Provision of renal prevention and treatment services.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2003). Renal transplantation for Indegenous Australians: identifying the barriers to equitable access. Ethnicity and Health, 8(2), 111-119.
  • Kerse, N., Cass, A. (2003). Screening for kidney problems in the elderly. New Zealand Doctor, June 18, 24-26.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2003). Urban disadvantage and delayed nephrology referral in Australia. Health and Place, 9(3), 175-182.

2002

  • Hoy, W., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Singh, G., Baker, P., You, J., White, A., Bertram, J., Hughson, M., Douglas-Denton, R., et al (2002). A Broader View of Renal Disease: Findings in Aboriginal Australia. Recent Advances in Microbiology, 9(5), 75-96.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). Beyond the Biomedical Perspective: How Social Factors Determine Renal Disease. In Stephen P. McDonald, Graeme R. Russ (Eds.), The Twenty Fifth Report Australia And New Zealand Dialysis And Transplant Registry 2002, (pp. 96-100). Australia: Anzdata.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Arnold, P., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). Delayed referral to a nephrologist: outcomes among patients who survive at least one year on dialysis. Medical Journal of Australia, 177(3), 135-138.
  • Usherwood, T., Cass, A. (2002). Early renal impairment: the role of the GP. Medicine Today, 3(10), 20-33.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Snelling, P., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). End-stage renal disease in indigenous Australians: A disease of disadvantage. Ethnicity and Disease, 12(3), 373-378.
  • Cass, A. (2002). Kidney disease: are you at risk? Medical Journal of Australia, 1776 (1), 515-516.
  • Cass, A., Lowell, A., Christie, M., Snelling, P., Flack, M., Marrnganyin, B., Brown, I. (2002). Sharing the true stories: improving communication between Aboriginal patients and healthcare workers. Medical Journal of Australia, 176, 466-470.
  • Cass, A., Cunningham, J., Hoy, W. (2002). The Relationship between the Incidence of end-stage renal disease and Markers of Socioeconomic Disadvantage. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 13(7), 147-151.
  • Cass, A., Snelling, P., Cunningham, J., Wang, Z., Hoy, W. (2002). Timing of nephrology referral: a study of its effects on the likelihood of transplantation and impact on mortality. Nephrology, 7(S1), S29-S32.

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