Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
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
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 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
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 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 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
2014 Elderly patients with CKD - Dilemmas in dialysis therapy and vascular accessNature Reviews Nephrology.  10:116-122. 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 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 Minimizing hemodialysis catheter dysfunction: An ounce of preventionInternational Journal of Nephrology.  2012. 2012
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 Who should be referred for a fistula? A survey of nephrologistsNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  25:2644-2651. 2010
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


Year Title Altmetric
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