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Friedrich K. Port, M.D. , M.S.

Research Summary:

Dr. Port became President of the Arbor Research Collaborative for Health (formerly the University Renal Research and Education Association (URREA)) in May 2002. Dr. Port has an international reputation in medical outcomes research, specializing in clinical epidemiology, transplantation, and dialysis. He served as director of the Michigan Kidney Registry from 1984 to 1994, as deputy director of the USRDS Coordinating Center from 1988 to 1999, and as co-director of the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (KECC) from 1993 to 2002.

Link to PubMed Citations

Selected Publications:

Satayathum S, Pisoni RL, McCullough KP, Merion RM, Wikstrom B, Levin N, Chen K, Wolfe RA, Goodkin DA, Piera L, Asano Y, Kurokawa K, Fukuhara S, Held PJ, Port FK. Kidney transplantation and wait-listing rates from the international Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Kidney Int. 2005 Jul;68(1):330-7.

Swartz RD, Bustami RT, Daley JM, Gillespie BW, Port FK. Estimating the impact of renal replacement therapy choice on outcome in severe acute renal failure. Clin Nephrol. 2005 May;63(5):335-45.

Sung RS, Guidinger MK, Lake CD, McBride MA, Greenstein SM, Delmonico FL, Port FK, Merion RM, Leichtman AB. Impact of the expanded criteria donor allocation system on the use of expanded criteria donor kidneys. Transplantation. 2005 May 15;79(9):1257-61.

Perlman RL, Finkelstein FO, Liu L, Roys E, Kiser M, Eisele G, Burrows-Hudson S, Messana JM, Levin N, Rajagopalan S, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Saran R. Quality of life in chronic kidney disease (CKD): a cross-sectional analysis in the Renal Research Institute-CKD study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Apr;45(4):658-66.

Pelletier SJ, Schaubel DE, Punch JD, Wolfe RA, Port FK, Merion RM. Hepatitis C is a risk factor for death after liver retransplantation. Liver Transpl. 2005 Apr;11(4):434-40.

Port FK, Dykstra DM, Merion RM, Wolfe RA. Trends and results for organ donation and transplantation in the United States, 2004. Am J Transplant. 2005 Apr;5(4 Pt 2):843-9.

Kimata N, Akiba T, Pisoni RL, Albert JM, Satayathum S, Cruz JM, Akizawa T, Andreucci VE, Young EW, Port FK. Mineral metabolism and haemoglobin concentration among haemodialysis patients in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2005 May;20(5):927-35. Epub 2005 Feb 22.

Young EW, Albert JM, Satayathum S, Goodkin DA, Pisoni RL, Akiba T, Akizawa T, Kurokawa K, Bommer J, Piera L, Port FK. Predictors and consequences of altered mineral metabolism: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study. Kidney Int. 2005 Mar;67(3):1179-87.

Wolfe RA, Hulbert-Shearon TE, Ashby VB, Mahadevan S, Port FK. Improvements in dialysis patient mortality are associated with improvements in urea reduction ratio and hematocrit, 1999 to 2002. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Jan;45(1):127-35.

Merion RM, Schaubel DE, Dykstra DM, Freeman RB, Port FK, Wolfe RA. The survival benefit of liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2005 Feb;5(2):307-13.

Takemoto S, Port FK, Claas FH, Duquesnoy RJ. HLA matching for kidney transplantation. Hum Immunol. 2004 Dec;65(12):1489-505. Review.

Lopes AA, Albert JM, Young EW, Satayathum S, Pisoni RL, Andreucci VE, Mapes DL, Mason NA, Fukuhara S, Wikstrom B, Saito A, Port FK. Screening for depression in hemodialysis patients: associations with diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes in the DOPPS. Kidney Int. 2004 Nov;66(5):2047-53. Erratum in: Kidney Int. 2004 Dec;66(6):2486.

Andreucci VE, Fissell RB, Bragg-Gresham JL, Ethier J, Greenwood R, Pauly M, Wizemann V, Port FK. Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) data on medications in hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Nov;44(5 Suppl 3):61-7.

Saran R, Canaud BJ, Depner TA, Keen ML, McCullough KP, Marshall MR, Port FK. Dose of dialysis: key lessons from major observational studies and clinical trials. Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Nov;44(5 Suppl 3):47-53.

Port FK, Eknoyan G. The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) and the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI): a cooperative initiative to improve outcomes for hemodialysis patients worldwide. Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Nov;44(5 Suppl 3):1-6.

Pelletier SJ, Maraschio MA, Schaubel DE, Dykstra DM, Punch JD, Wolfe RA, Port FK, Merion RM. Survival benefit of kidney and liver transplantation for obese patients on the waiting list. Clin Transpl. 2003;:77-88. Review.

Bommer J, Locatelli F, Satayathum S, Keen ML, Goodkin DA, Saito A, Akiba T, Port FK, Young EW. Association of predialysis serum bicarbonate levels with risk of mortality and hospitalization in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Oct;44(4):661-71.

Fissell RB, Bragg-Gresham JL, Gillespie BW, Goodkin DA, Bommer J, Saito A, Akiba T, Port FK, Young EW. International variation in vitamin prescription and association with mortality in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Aug;44(2):293-9.

Lopes AA, Leavey SF, McCullough K, Gillespie B, Bommer J, Canaud BJ, Saito A, Fukuhara S, Held PJ, Port FK, Young EW. Length of hospitalization as a risk factor for readmission among hemodialysis patients in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Hemodialysis International 2004; 8:287-294.

Pisoni RL, Bragg-Gresham JL, Young EW, Akizawa T, Asano Y, Locatelli F, Bommer J, Cruz JM, Kerr PG, Mendelssohn DC, Held PJ, Port FK. Anemia management outcomes from 12 countries in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Am J Kidney Dis 2004; 44(1):94-111.

Port FK, Wolfe RA, Hulbert-shearon TE, Ashby VB, McCullough KP, Held PJ. Hight dialysis does is associated with lower mortality among women but not among men. Am J Kidney Dis 2004; 46(6):1014-1023.

Bailie GR, Mason NA, Bragg-Gresham JL, Gillespie B, Young EW. Analgesic prescription patterns among hemodialysis patients in the DOPPS: Potential for under-prescription. Kidney Int 2004; 65:2419-2425.

Fissell RB, Bragg-Gresham JL, Woods JD, Jadoul M, Gillespie B, Hedderwick SA, Rayner HC, Greenwood RN, Akiba T, Young EW. Patterns of hepatititis C prevalence and seroconversion in hemodialysis units from three continents: The DOPPS. Kidney Int 2004; 65:2335-2342.

Roberts JP, Hulbert-Shearon TE, Merion RM, Wolfe RA, Port FK. The influence of graft type on outcomes after pediatric liver transplantation. Am J Transplant 2004; 4(3):373-377.

Merion RM, Guidinger MK, Newman JM, Ellison MD, Port FK, Wolfe RA. Prevalence and outcomes of multiple listing for cadaveric kidney and liver transplantation. Am J Transplant 4:94-100, 2004.

Bustami RT, Ojo AO, Wolfe RA, Merion RM, Bennett W, McDiarmid SV, Leichtman A, Held PJ, Port FK. Immunosuppression and the Risk of Post-Transplant Malignancy Among Cadaveric First Kidney Recipients. Am J Transplant 4:87-93, 2004.

Roberts JP, Wolfe RA, Bragg-Gresham JL, Rush SH, Wynn JJ, Distant DA, Ashby VB, Held PJ, Port FK. The effect of changing the priority for human leukocyte antigen (HLA) matching on kidney transplantation rates and outcomes in minority groups. N Engl J Med 350(6):545-551. 2004.

Port FK, Pisoni RL, Bragg-Gresham JL, Satayathum S, Young EW, Wolfe RA, Held PJ. DOPPS estimates of patient life years attributable to modifiable hemodialysis treatment practices in the United States . Blood Purif 22(1):175-180, 2004.

Locatelli F, Pisoni RL, Combe C, Bommer J, Andreucci VE, Piera L, Greenwood R, Feldman H, Port FK, Held PJ: Anaemia and associated morbidity and mortality among haemodialysis patients in five European countries: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Nephrol Dial Transplant 2004; 19(1):121-132.

Rayner HC, Pisoni RL, Bommer J, Canaud B, Hecking E, Locatelli F, Piera L, Bragg-Gresham JL, Feldman H, Goodkin DA, Wolfe RA, Held PJ, Port FK: Mortality and hospitalisation in haemodialysis patients in five European countries: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Nephrol Dial Transplant 2004; 19(1):108-120.

Hecking E, Bragg-Gresham JL, Rayner HC, Pisoni RL, Andreucci VE, Combe C, Greenwood R, McCullough K, Feldman H, Young EW, Held PJ, Port FK: Haemodialysis prescription, adherence, and nutritional indicators in five European countries: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Nephrol Dial Transplant 2004 19(1):100-107.

 
     
   

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