Publications – Dr Brendan Smyth


Smyth B, Chan CT, Grieve SM, Puranik R, Zuo L, Hong D, Gray NA, de Zoysa JR, Scaria A, Gallagher M, Perkovic V, Jardine M. Response to: Loutradis et al. Longer Dialysis Sessions Improve Cardiac Systolic Function by Reducing Myocardial Stunning. J Card Fail. 2020 Sep 3:S1071-9164(20)30946-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2020.09.001.

Shaman AM, Smyth B, Arnott C, Palmer SC, Mihailidou AS, Jardine MJ, Gallagher MP, Perkovic P, Jun M. Comparative Efficacy and Safety of BP-Lowering Pharmacotherapy in Patients Undergoing Maintenance Dialysis: A Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Aug 7;15(8):1129-1138.

Smyth B, Zuo L, Gray NA, Chan CT, de Zoysa JR, Hong D, Rogers K, Wang J, Cass A, Gallagher M, Perkovic V, Jardine M. No evidence of a legacy effect on survival following randomization to extended hours dialysis in the ACTIVE Dialysis trial. Nephrology. 2020 Jun 5.

Smyth B, Chan CT, Grieve SM, Puranik R, Zuo L, Hong D, Gray NA, de Zoysa JR, Scaria A, Gallagher M, Perkovic V, Jardine M. Predictors of change in left-ventricular structure and function in a trial of extended hours hemodialysis. J Card Fail. 2020 Apr 14. pii: S1071-9164(19)31786-5.

Luyckx VA, Smyth B, Harris DCH, Pecoits-Filho R. Dialysis funding, eligibility, procurement, and protocols in low- and middle-income settings: results from the International Society of Nephrology collection survey. Kidney Int Suppl. 2020;10(1):e10-e18.


Smyth B, Trongtrakul K, Haber A, Talbot B, Hawley C, Perkovic V, Woodward M, Jardine M. Inequities in the global representation of sites participating in large, multicentre dialysis trials: a systematic review. BMJ Glob Health. 2019;4(6):e001940

Smyth B, van den Broek-Best O, Hong D, Howard K, Rogers K, Zuo L, Gray NA, de Zoysa JR, Chan CT, Lin H, Zhang L, Xu J, Cass A, Gallagher M, Perkovic V, Jardine M. Varying Association of Extended Hours Dialysis with Quality of Life. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019;14(12):1751-1762.

Zhan Z, Smyth B, Toussaint ND, Gray NA, Zuo L, de Zoysa JR, Chan CT, Jin C, Scaria A, Hawley CM, Perkovic V, Jardine MJ, Zhang L. Effect of extended hours dialysis on markers of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder in the ACTIVE Dialysis study. BMC Nephrol. 2019;20(1):258.

Smyth B, Haber A, Trongtrakul K, Hawley C, Perkovic V, Woodward M, Jardine M. Representativeness of Randomized Clinical Trial Cohorts in End-stage Kidney Disease: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 July 08. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.1501

Smyth B, Kotwal S, Gallagher M, Gray NA, Polkinghorne KR. Arteriovenous access practices in Australian and New Zealand dialysis units. J Vasc Access. 2019 May 30:1129729819851061. doi: 10.1177/1129729819851061.

Liu Y, Hong D, Wang AY, Guo R, Smyth B, Liu J, Sun G, Chen S, Tan N, Jardine M, Brieger D, Shaman A, Islam S, Chen J, Gallagher M. Effects of intravenous hydration on risk of contrast induced nephropathy and in-hospital mortality in STEMI patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2019 Apr 8;19(1):87.

Gray NA, Zuo L, Hong D, Smyth B, Min J, De Zoysa J, Vo K, Howard K, Wang J, Lu C, Liu Z, Cass A, Perkovic V, Jardine M. Quality of life in caregivers compared with dialysis recipients: the Co-ACTIVE sub-study of the ACTIVE Dialysis trial. Nephrology. 2019 Feb 5. doi: 10.1111/nep.13530

Smyth B, Krishnan AV, Gallagher M, Kiernan M, Snelling P, Hawley C, Fernando M, Hand S, Grimley K, Burman J, Heath A, Kang A, Perkovic V, Jardine M. Randomised controlled trial of the impact of haemodiafiltration on uraemic neuropathy: FINESSE study protocol. BMJ Open. 2019;9(1):bmjopen-2018-023736.


Smyth B and Perkovic V. New hypoglycemic agents and the kidney: what do the major trials tell us? F1000Research 2018, 7(F1000 Faculty Rev):1844

Smyth B, Kotwal S, Gallagher M, Gray NA, Polkinghorne K. Dialysis catheter management practices in Australia and New Zealand. Nephrology. 2018. doi:10.1111/nep.13507

Chen S, Liu Y, Smyth B, Li H, Sun G, Chen Z, Zhou Y. Clinical Implications of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Patients without Baseline renal dysfunction Undergoing Coronary Angiography. Heart Lung Circ. In press.

Liao JL, van den Broek-Best O, Smyth B, Hong D, Vo K, Zuo L, Gray NG, Chan CT, de Zoysa J, Perkovic V, Jiang L, Jardine M. The effect of extended hours dialysis on sleep quality in a randomised trial. Nephrology. 2018 Feb 9. doi: 10.1111/nep.13236


Wang K, Li H, Chen L, Bei W, Lin K, Smyth B, Chen S, Guo X, Guo W, Liu Y, Chen P, Chen J, Chen K, Liu Y, Tan N. Association of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide with contrast-induced acute kidney injury and long-term mortality in patients with heart failure and mid-range ejection fraction: An observation study. Medicine. 2017; 96(10):e6259


Smyth B, Knight JF, Herrington W. The rise and rise of randomized clinical evidence in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clinical Kidney Journal. 2016; 9(6):814-816.

Smyth B, Jones C, Saunders J. Prescribing for patients on dialysis. Australian Prescriber. 2016;39(1):21-4.

Smyth B, Ong S. Severe hypocalcaemia and hypophosphataemia following intravenous iron and denosumab: a novel drug interaction. Internal Medicine Journal. 2016;46(3):360-3.


Smyth B, Coleman P. Localized cystic disease of the kidney: case report and review of the literature. CEN Case Reports. 2014;3(2):198-201