Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Cardiac changes following arteriovenous fistula creation in a mouse model 2021
2020 Racial disparities in the arteriovenous fistula care continuum in hemodialysis patientsClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  15:1796-1803. 2020
2020 The geometry of arteriovenous fistulas using endothelial nitric oxide synthase mouse models. 2020
2020 Vasoreactivity of the Murine External Jugular Vein and Carotid ArteryJournal of Vascular Research.  57:291-301. 2020
2020 A Novel Model of Balloon Angioplasty Injury in Rat Arteriovenous FistulaJournal of Vascular Research.  57:223-235. 2020
2020 Early predictors of arteriovenous fistula maturation: A novel perspective on an enduring problemJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  31:1617-1627. 2020
2020 Identifying critically important vascular access outcomes for trials in haemodialysis: An international survey with patients, caregivers and health professionalsNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  35:657-668. 2020
2020 Assessment of ICAM-1 N-glycoforms in mouse and human models of endothelial dysfunctionPLoS ONE.  15. 2020
2019 Author Correction: The effect of endothelial nitric oxide synthase on the hemodynamics and wall mechanics in murine arteriovenous fistulas (Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1, (4299), 10.1038/s41598-019-40683-7)Scientific Reports.  9. 2019
2019 The effect of endothelial nitric oxide synthase on the hemodynamics and wall mechanics in murine arteriovenous fistulasScientific Reports.  9. 2019
2019 Arteriovenous conduits for hemodialysis: How to better modulate the pathophysiological vascular response to optimize vascular access durability 2019
2019 Mineral Metabolism Disturbances and Arteriovenous Fistula MaturationEuropean Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.  57:719-728. 2019
2019 Correction to: High resolution hemodynamic profiling of murine arteriovenous fistula using magnetic resonance imaging and computational fluid dynamics (Theor Biol Med Model (2017) 14 (5) DOI: 10.1186/s12976-017-0053-x)Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling.  16. 2019
2019 A randomized trial of vonapanitase (PATENCY-1) to promote radiocephalic fistula patency and use for hemodialysisJournal of Vascular Surgery.  69:507-515. 2019
2019 Long-term outcomes of arteriovenous fistulas with unassisted versus assisted maturation: A retrospective national hemodialysis cohort studyJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  30:2209-2218. 2019
2018 Choice of a second vascular access in hemodialysis patients whose initial arteriovenous fistula failed to matureJournal of Vascular Surgery.  68:1858-1864.e1. 2018
2018 Implementing core outcomes in kidney disease: report of the Standardized Outcomes in Nephrology (SONG) implementation workshopKidney International.  94:1053-1068. 2018
2018 Postoperative ultrasound, unassisted maturation, and subsequent primary patency of arteriovenous fistulasClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  13:1364-1372. 2018
2018 Definitions and end points for interventional studies for arteriovenous dialysis accessClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  13:501-512. 2018
2018 Comparison of postoperative ultrasound criteria to predict unassisted use of arteriovenous fistulas for hemodialysis 2018
2017 The clinical and economic effect of vascular access selection in patients initiating hemodialysis with a catheterJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  28:3679-3687. 2017
2017 Vascular access type and clinical outcomes among elderly patients on hemodialysisClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  12:1823-1830. 2017
2017 Fistula First Initiative: Historical Impact on Vascular Access Practice Patterns and Influence on Future Vascular Access CareCardiovascular Engineering and Technology.  8:244-254. 2017
2017 Micro-RNA profiling as a predictor of clinical outcomes for head and neck cancer patientsCurrent Pharmaceutical Design.  23:4729-4744. 2017
2017 High resolution hemodynamic profiling of murine arteriovenous fistula using magnetic resonance imaging and computational fluid dynamicsTheoretical Biology and Medical Modelling.  14. 2017
2017 Reassessing recommendations for choice of vascular accessClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  12:865-867. 2017
2017 The use of a multidimensional measure of dialysis adequacy—moving beyond small solute kineticsClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  12:839-847. 2017
2016 Predictors of initiation for predialysis arteriovenous fistulaClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  11:1802-1808. 2016
2016 Association of peritonitis with hemodialysis catheter dependence after modality switchClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  11:1999-2004. 2016
2016 From barrier protection to showering: Extraluminal prophylaxis and management of catheter infectionsSeminars in Dialysis.  29:194-196. 2016
2016 New insights into dialysis vascular access: Molecular targets in arteriovenous fistula and arteriovenous graft failure and their potential to improve vascular access outcomesClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  11:1504-1512. 2016
2015 Outcomes of elderly patients after predialysis vascular access creationJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  26:3133-3140. 2015
2015 Influence of drugs on arteriovenous vascular access dysfunction 2015
2014 Proliferation patterns in a pig model of AV fistula stenosis: Can we translate biology into novel therapies?Seminars in Dialysis.  27:626-632. 2014
2014 Elderly patients with CKD - Dilemmas in dialysis therapy and vascular accessNature Reviews Nephrology.  10:116-122. 2014
2014 Comparative analysis of cellular phenotypes within the neointima from vein segments collected prior to vascular access surgery and stenotic arteriovenous dialysis accessesSeminars in Dialysis.  27:303-309. 2014
2014 Important topics and issues in vascular biologyOpen Urology & Nephrology Journal.  7:12-13. 2014
2014 Natural history of venous morphologic changes in dialysis access stenosis 2014
2014 Pathogenetic role for early focal macrophage infiltration in a pig model of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) stenosis 2014
2014 Vascular access calcification and arteriovenous fistula maturationOpen Urology & Nephrology Journal.  7:22-25. 2014
2013 Novel paradigms for dialysis vascular access: Downstream vascular biology-is there a final common pathway?Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  8:2194-2201. 2013
2013 Arteriovenous Fistula Failure: Is There a Role for Epigenetic Regulation?Seminars in Nephrology.  33:400-406. 2013
2013 Understanding surgical preference and practice in hemodialysis vascular access creationSeminars in Dialysis.  26:520-526. 2013
2013 Education in vascular accessSeminars in Dialysis.  26:148-153. 2013
2013 Improved Cumulative Survival in Fistulas Requiring Surgical Interventions to Promote Fistula Maturation Compared with Endovascular InterventionsSeminars in Dialysis.  26:85-89. 2013
2013 Predicting dialysis vascular access blood flow and diameter: Too much, too little, or just rightKidney International.  84:1076-1078. 2013
2012 Of veins, valves, and vascular access!Kidney International.  82:1236-1237. 2012
2012 Balloon-Assisted Maturation (BAM) of the Arteriovenous Fistula: The Good, the Bad, and the UglySeminars in Nephrology.  32:558-563. 2012
2012 Optimal Hemodialysis Vascular Access in the Elderly PatientSeminars in Dialysis.  25:640-648. 2012
2012 Minimizing hemodialysis catheter dysfunction: An ounce of preventionInternational Journal of Nephrology.  2012. 2012
2012 Back to the future: How biology and technology could change the role of ptfe grafts in vascular access managementSeminars in Dialysis.  25:495-504. 2012
2012 Preexisting venous calcification prior to dialysis vascular access surgerySeminars in Dialysis.  25:592-595. 2012
2012 Genetic causation of neointimal hyperplasia in hemodialysis vascular access dysfunctionSeminars in Dialysis.  25:65-73. 2012
2011 Standardized Definitions for Hemodialysis Vascular AccessSeminars in Dialysis.  24:515-524. 2011
2011 Severe venous neointimal hyperplasia prior to dialysis access surgeryNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  26:2264-2270. 2011
2011 Decreased cumulative access survival in arteriovenous fistulas requiring interventions to promote maturationClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  6:575-581. 2011
2010 "Venopathy" at work: Recasting neointimal hyperplasia in a new light 2010
2010 Who should be referred for a fistula? A survey of nephrologistsNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  25:2644-2651. 2010
2009 Combining novel technologies with improved logistics to reduce hemodialysis vascular access dysfunction 2009
2007 Vascular stenosis: Biology and interventionsCurrent Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension.  16:516-522. 2007
2007 Comparison of survival of upper arm arteriovenous fistulas and grafts after failed forearm fistulaJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  18:1936-1941. 2007


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2016 Vascular access in hemodialysis.  71-91. 2016
2012 What the general nephrologist needs to know about neointimal hyperplasia.  363-384. 2012

Research Overview

  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University System : Baton Rouge 2001
  • Full Name

  • Timmy Lee