Helen L. MacLaughlin
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Internal medicineEndocrinologySurgeryRenal functionIntensive care medicinePhysical therapyCohort studyHemodialysisKidney diseaseDialysisBody mass indexKidney transplantationAcute kidney injuryOverweightIntervention (counseling)PopulationTransplantationIn patientObesityWeight lossNephrologyMalnutritionMedicineCohortGastroenterology
49Publications
15H-index
648Citations
Publications 49
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#1Helen L. MacLaughlin (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 15
#2Mindy Pike (VUMC: Vanderbilt University Medical Center)H-Index: 4
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BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) and obesity are independent risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD). This study aimed to determine if obesity modifies risk for CKD outcomes after AKI. METHODS This prospective multisite cohort study followed adult survivors after hospitalization, with or without AKI. The primary outcome was a combined CKD event of incident CKD, progression of CKD and kidney failure, examined using time-to-event Cox proportional hazards models, adjusted for diabetes sta...
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#1Tamara Brown (Edin.: University of Edinburgh)H-Index: 32
#2Harriet Williams (Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board)H-Index: 1
Last. Helen L. MacLaughlin (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 15
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BACKGROUND A comprehensive evidence base is needed to support recommendations for the dietetic management of adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The present study aimed to determine the effect of dietary interventions with dietitian involvement on nutritional status, well-being, kidney risk factors and clinical outcomes in adults with CKD. METHODS Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsycINFO and EMBASE.com were searched from January 2000 to November 2019. Inten...
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#1Vishal Patel ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 15
#1Vishal Nainesh Patel ('KCL': King's College London)
Last. Helen L. MacLaughlin (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 15
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BACKGROUND Diabetes and malnutrition are common in patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). We aimed to evaluate the postprandial glucose response to oral nutritional supplement drinks (ONS) in patients with diabetes undergoing haemodialysis treatment. METHODS A randomised, single-blind crossover study was conducted in patients with diabetes and ESKD requiring chronic haemodialysis. Patients consumed either a renal-specific ONS, a macronutrient matched ONS or a standard ONS on three separa...
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#1Tamara BrownH-Index: 32
#2Harriet WilliamsH-Index: 1
Last. Helen L. MacLaughlinH-Index: 15
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#1A. M. P. PintoH-Index: 4
Last. Wendy L. HallH-Index: 29
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#1Mark J. Wright (St James's University Hospital)H-Index: 3
#2Elizabeth Southcott (St James's University Hospital)H-Index: 1
Last. Stuart Wineberg (Renal Association)H-Index: 1
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Background “Malnutrition” describes both over and undernutrition. In the UK, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) define malnutrition as “a state in which a deficiency of nutrients such as energy, protein, vitamins and minerals causes measurable adverse effects on body composition, function or clinical outcome” in their Clinical Guideline (CG 32) [1] and Quality Standard (QS24) [2]. These guidelines suggest that patients at high risk of malnutrition should be screened and...
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#1Helena Jackson (St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 2
#2Helen L. MacLaughlin (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 15
Last. Debasish Banerjee (St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 20
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Summary Background Screening of patients with renal disease for malnutrition risk on hospital admission provides an opportunity to improve prognosis. This study aimed to assess the validity and reliability of the Renal iNUT, a novel renal-specific inpatient nutrition screening tool. Methods Adult inpatient admissions to three renal units were screened using the Renal Inpatient Nutrition Screening Tool (iNUT) and the generic Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) and compared against nutrit...
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#1Helen L. MacLaughlin (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 15
#2Katrina L. CampbellH-Index: 30
There is clear evidence that survival rates following transplantation far exceed those for remaining on dialysis, regardless of body size measured by body mass index (BMI). Studies over the past 15 years also suggest little to no difference in long-term outcomes, including graft survival and mortality, irrespective of BMI, in contrast to earlier evidence. However, weight bias still exists, as access to kidney transplantation remains inequitable in centers using arbitrary BMI limits. Clinicians f...
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#1Sharlene A. Greenwood (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 13
#2Ellen Castle (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 2
Last. Helen L. MacLaughlin (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 15
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Background Twelve weeks of renal rehabilitation (RR) have been shown to improve exercise capacity in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD); however, survival following RR has not been examined. Methods This study included a retrospective longitudinal analysis of clinical service outcomes. Programme completion and improvement in exercise capacity, characterised as change in incremental shuttle walk test (ISWT), were analysed with Kaplan–Meier survival analyses to predict risk of a combined e...
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