Publications - Professor Mark Brown

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2015

Brennan FP, Collett, Josland EA, Brown MA. Symptoms of patients with CKD managed without dialysis. Progress in Palliative Care 2015; 23:267-273.

Brown MA,Collett G, Josland E, Foote C, Brennan F. CKD in Elderly Patients Managed without Dialysis: Survival, Symptoms, and Quality of Life. CJASN 2015. 10:260-268

Davis GK, Roberts LM, Mangos G, Brown MA. Comparisons of auscultatory hybrid and automated sphygmomanometers with mercury sphygmomanometry in hypertensive and normotensive pregnant women: parallel validation studies. Journal of Hypertension. 2015.33(3):499-506.

Hassan HC, Brennan F, Collett G, Josland E, Brown MA. Efficacy and safety of Gabapentin for uraemic pruritus and restless legs syndrome in conservatively managed patients with end stage kidney disease.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2015. 49: 782-789

Pettit F, Mangos GJ, Davis GK, Henry A, Brown MA. Pre-eclampsia causes adverse maternal outcomes across the gestational spectrum. Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health 2015; 5:190-204

Singer, J., Sader, M., Beddoe, J., Brown, M., & Mangos, G. Renal sympathetic nerve ablation (RSNA) improves BP in treatment resistant hypertension (TRHT). Nephrology 2015:Vol. 20 (pp. 88)

Tong A, Brown M, Winkelmayer WC, Craig JC, Jesudason S. Perspectives on pregnancy in women with chronic kidney disease. Am J Kidney Disease. 2015;66:951-961

Van Oostwaard M, Langenveld J,Schuit E, Papatsonisd D, Brown MA, Byaruhanga R et al. Recurrence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, an Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015;212:624e1-624e17

Varnier N., Chwah S., Miller T., Pettit F., Brown M., Henry, A. All that wheezes is not asthma: a cautionary case study of shortness of breath in pregnancy Obstetric Medicine: The Medicine of Pregnancy. 2015; 8: 149-151.

Varnier N., Pettit F, Rees D., Thou S., Brown M., Henry, A. Coronary artery disease secondary to familial hypercholesterolaemia: an infrequent cause of increasingly common pregnancy co-morbidity Obstetric Medicine: The Medicine of Pregnancy. 2015; 8: 152-154.

 

2014

Brown MA Pre-eclampsia in 2014: seven ways to make a difference.Pregnancy Hypertens.2014; 4: 249-52.

Foote C, Morton RL, Jardine M, Gallagher M, Brown M, Howard K, Cass A. CONSIDER – COnsiderations of Nephrologists when SuggestIng Dialysis in Elderly patients with Renal failure: A discrete choice experiment. Nephrol Dial Transplant (2014) 29: 2302–2309

Livingstone JR, Payne B, Brown M, Roberts JM,  Côté AM,  Magee LA, P von Dadelszen for the PIERS Study Group. Uric acid as a predictor of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in women hospitalized with pre-eclampsia.  JObstet Gynaecol Can 2014;36(10):870–877.

Tranquilli AL, Dekker G, Magee L, Roberts J, Sibai BM, Steyn W, Zeeman GG & Brown MA.  The classification, diagnosis and management of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: a revised statement from the ISSHP. Pregnancy Hypertens 2014; 4: 97-104

2013

Brown MA. Is there a role for ABPM in Pregnancy? Clinical and Experimental Physiology and Pharmacology.  2013. DOI.10.1111/1440-1681.12106

Brown MA, Crail SM, Masterson R, Foote C, Robins J, Katz I, et al. ANZSN Renal Supportive Care Guidelines 2013. Nephrology. 2013;18(6):401-54.

Crail S, Walker R, Brown M.  Renal Supportive Care working group. Renal supportive and palliative care: position statement. Nephrology. 2013; 18(6):393-400

Foo JY, Mangos GJ, Brown MA. Characteristics of hypertensive disorders in twin versus singleton pregnancies. Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health 2013; 3:3-9.

Prabhu A, Taylor P, Konecny P, Brown MA. Pyelonephritis: What are the present day causative organisms and antibiotic susceptibilities? Nephrology. 2013;18(6):463-7.

Spaan J, Bowyer L, Lazzaro V, McCrohon J, Brown MA. Maternal hemodynamics influence fetal hemodynamics in normal and hypertensive pregnancy. Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health. 2013; 3:10–15

Spaan J, Brown MA. Can we protect the kidneys after hypertensive pregnancy? Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2013; 185:199-200.

Tranquilli AL, Brown MA, Zeeman GG, Dekker G, Sibai BM.  The definition of severe and early-onset pre-eclampsia. Statements from the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP). Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health.  2013; 3: 44–47.

2012

Brown MA. Proteinuria in pre-eclamptic pregnancy: does it matter anymore? Nat. Rev Nephrol. 2012; 8:563–565.

Brown MA, Roberts LM, Mackenzie C, Mangos G, Davis GK. A Prospective Randomized study of Automated versus mercury blood pressure recordings in hypertensive pregnancy (PRAM study).  Hypertension in Pregnancy. 2012;31:107-119.

Hawkins L-A, Brown MA, Mangos G, Davis GK. Transient gestational hypertension: not always a benign event. Pregnancy Hypertension. 2012; 2: 22-27.

Hawkins TL, Roberts JM, Mangos GJ, Davis GK, Roberts L, Brown MA. Plasma Uric acid remains a marker of poor outcome in hypertensive pregnancy: a retrospective cohort analysis. BJOG 2012; 119:484–492.

Head GA, McGrath BP, Mihailidou AS, Nelson MR, Schlaich MP, Stowasser M, Mangoni AA, Cowley D, Brown MA, Ruta LA, Wilson J. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in Australia: 2011 consensus position statement. J Hypertens 2012, 30:253–266.

Pianta TJ, Horvath AR, Ellis VM, Leonetti R, Moffat C, Josland EA, Brown MA. Cardiac high-sensitivity Troponin T measurement: a layer of complexity in managing hemodialysis patients. Nephrology. 2012; 17: 636–641.

Spaan J, Brown MA. Renin Angiotensin system in pre-eclampsia: everything old is new again.  Obstet Med.2012;5: 147-153.

Spaan J, Peeters L, Spaanderman M, Brown MA. Cardiovascular risk management after a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. Hypertension 2012;60:1368-1373.

Other published material (Books, book chapters, reviews)

Eastabrook G, Brown MA, Sargent I. The Origins and End-Organ Consequences of Pre-eclampsia In: Von Dadelzen P, Magee L (eds): Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology:  Hypertension in Pregnancy (Issue 25.4). 2011: 435 – 447.

Myint TM, Brown M, Fischer E. Pregnancy and dialysis.In: Harris D, Elder G, Kairaitis L, Rangan G. (editors) Clinical Dialysis.  2nd edition. McGraw Hill. Sydney. Australia. 2012: 90-96.

2011

Brown MA, Roberts L, Davis G, Mangos G. Can we use the Omron T9P automated blood pressure monitor in pregnancy? Hypertens Pregnancy. 2011; 30:188-193.

Brown MA, Pirabhahar S, Kelly JJ, Mangos GJ, Mackenzie C, McConachie P, Janssen J, Smart RC. Inaccuracies in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in one Australian renal centre. Nephrology. 2011;16:486–494.

2010

Brown MA, Roberts LM, Mackenzie C, Mangos GJ, Davis GK. A Prospective Randomised study of Automated versus Mercury blood pressure recordings in hypertensive pregnancy (PRAM study). Accepted for publication in the Hypertension in Pregnancy Journal 2010. [published online ahead of print in January 2011]

Head GA, Mihailidou AS, Duggan KA, Beilin LJ, Berry N, Brown MA et al. Ambulatory Blood Pressure working group of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia. Definition of ambulatory blood pressure targets for diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in relation to clinic blood pressure: prospective cohort study. British Medical Journal 2010; 340:c1104.

Martin A, Brown MA. Uric acid in Pre-eclampsia: an old villain with new functions? Nature Reviews Nephrology 2010; 6: 744-748.

Ritchie A, Brown MA. Proteinuria in pre-eclampsia – from bench to bedside. Fetal. Medicine Review 2010.

2009

Lane CA, Brown MA Nephrology : A specialty in need of resuscitation? Kidney International. 2009. Kidney International advance online publication, 28 January 2009;doi:10.1038/ki.2008.685

2008

Lane CA, Healy C, Ho MT, Pearson SA, Brown MA. How to attract a nephrology trainee : quantitative questionnaire results Nephrology. 2008; 13:116-23.

Côté AM, Brown MA, Lam E, von Dadelszen P, Firoz T, Liston RM, Magee LA Diagnostic accuracy of urinary spot protein:creatinine ratio for proteinuria in hypertensive pregnant women: systematic review BMJ. 2008;336:1003-6.

Homer CSE, Brown MA, Mangos G, Davis GK. Non-proteinuric pre-eclampsia: a novel risk indicator in women with gestational hypertension. J Hypertension. 2008;26:295-302.

Phipps S. Roder MA. Aslan P. Brown M. Lynch W. A case of iatrogenic ureteric injury presenting with headache. Nature Clinical Practice Urology. 2008.5(2):113-6.

2007

Davis GK, Mackenzie C, Brown MA, Homer C, Holt J, McHugh L, Mangos G Predicting transformation from gestational hypertension to pre-eclampsia in clinical practice: a possible role for 24hr ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Hypertension in Pregnancy. 2007; 26: 77-87.

Brown MA, Mackenzie C, Dunsmuir W, Roberts L, Ikin K, Mathews J, Mangos G, Davis G. Can we predict recurrence of pre-eclampsia or gestational hypertension? BJOG. 2007;114:984-993.

Holt JL, Mangos GJ, Brown MA Review: Measuring protein excretion in pregnancy Nephrology. 2007; 12: 425 – 430.

2006

Lane C, Brown MA, Dunsmuir W, Kelly J, Mangos G. Can spot urine protein: creatinine ratios replace 24 hour urine protein in usual clinical nephrology? Nephrology 2006; 11:245-249.

Pang TCY, Mathews J, Ikin K, Brown MA. Accuracy of ambulatory blood pressure monitors in routine clinical practice. Am. J. Hypertension 2006 ;19 : 801-809.

O’Sullivan AJ, Kriketos AD, Martin A, Brown MA. Serum adiponectin levels in normal and hypertensive pregnancy. Hypertension in pregnancy. 2006; 25:193-203

2005

Dowton SB, Stokes M-L, Rawstron EJ, Pogson PR, Brown MA. Postgraduate Medical Education: Rethinking and integrating a complex landscape. Medical Journal of Australia. 2005; 182: 177-180.

Chan P, Brown MA, Simpson JM, Davis G. Proteinuria in pre-eclampsia: how much matters? BJOG. 2005; 112: 280-85.

Brown MA, Holt JL, Mangos GJ, Murray N, Curtis J, Homer C. Microscopic haematuria in pregnancy: relevance to pregnancy outcome. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2005; 45: 667-73.

Brown MA, Mangos G, Davis G, Homer C. The natural history of white-coat hypertension during pregnancy. BJOG. 2005; 112: 601-6.

Lane CA, Holt J, Brown MA. Nephrology training in Australia: is there a problem? Nephrology. 2005; 10: 106-8.

2004

Brown MA, McHugh L, Mangos G, Davis G. Automated self initiated blood pressure or 24 hour ambulatory BP monitoring in pregnancy? BJOG 2004; 111: 38-41.

Shen Y, Brown MA. Renal imaging in pyelonephritis. Nephrology. 2004; 9: 22-25.

Phelan LK, Brown MA, Davis GK, Mangos G. A prospective study of the impact of automated dipstick urinalysis on the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia. Hypertension in pregnancy. 2004; 23: 135-42.

2003

Wing LMH, Reid CM, Ryan P, Beilin LJ, Brown MA, Jennings GLR, Johnston CI, McNeil JJ, Macdonald G, Marley JE, Morgan TO, West MJ. A comparison of outcomes with angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors and diuretics for hypertension in the elderly. New England Journal of Medicine.
2003; 348: 583-92.

Bowyer L, Brown MA, Jones M. Vascular reactivity in pre-eclampsia. BJOG 2003; 110: 383-91.

Davidson PM, MacDonald PS, Paull G, Rees D, , Howes L, Cockburn J, Brown MA. Diuretic therapy in chronic heart failure: implications for heart failure nurse specialists. Australian Critical Care 2003; 16: 59-69.

Abdulla M, Magee LA, von Dadelzen P, Bohun CM, Rey E, El-Zibdeh M, Stalker S, Ross, S, Hewson S, Logen AG, Ohlsson A, Naeem T, Thornton JG, Walkinshaw S, Brown MA, Davis G, Hannah ME. Serious perinatal complications of non-proteinuric hypertension: an international, multicentre, retrospective cohort study. J Obstet Gynaecol. Canada. 2003; 25: 372-82.

2002

Wing LMH, Brown MA, Beilin LJ, Ryan P, Reid CM on behalf of the ANBP2 Management Committee and Investigators ‘Reverse White Coat hypertension’ in Older Hypertensives Journal of Hypertension 2002; 20: 639-44.

Harlow FH, Brown MA, Brighton TA, Smith SL, Trickett AE, Kwan YL, Davis GK. Platelet activation in the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2002; 187: 688-95

The Australian Cox-2 Specific Inhibitor Prescribing group. Considerations for the safe prescribing and use of Cox-2 Specific inhibitors. Medical Journal of Australia. 2002; 176: 328-31.

Kohlhagen J, Katrib A, Stafford L, Brown MA, Edmonds J Does regular use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs increase the risk of renal disease? Nephrology. 2002; 7: 5-11.

Homer C, Farrell T, Davis G, Brown MA. Women’s worry in the antenatal period. British Journal of Midwifery. 2002; 10: 356-60.

Brown MA, Buddle ML, Farrell T, Davis GK. Efficacy and safety of nifedipine tablets for the acute treatment of severe hypertension in pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2002; 187: 446-50

Davis GK, Homer CSE, Brown MA. Hypertension in pregnancy: do consensus statements make a difference?.Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2002; 42: 369-73.

Murray N, Homer CJE, Davis GK, Curtis J, Mangos G, Brown MA. The clinical utility of routine urinalysis in pregnancy: a prospective study. Medical Journal of Australia. 2002; 177: 477-80.

2001

Bowyer L, Brown MA. Vascular reactivity in men and women of reproductive age American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2001; 185: 88-96.

Harlow FH, Brown MA. The diversity of diagnoses of pre-eclampsia. Hypertension in Pregnancy. 2001; 20: 57-67.

Martin A, Brown MA, O’Sullivan AJ. Body composition and energy metabolism in pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2001 (in press)

Brown MA, Davis GK, McHugh L. The prevalence and clinical significance of nocturnal hypertension in pregnancy. Hypertension. 2001; 19: 1437 – 44.

Brown MA, Buddle ML, Martin A. Is resistant hypertension really resistant? American Journal of Hypertension . 2001; 14: 1263-9.

O’Sullivan AJ, Martin A, Brown MA Efficient fat storage in premenopausal women and in early pregnancy: role for estrogen. J Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.2001; 86:4951 –6

Brown MA, Bowyer L, McHugh L, Davis GK, Manogs GJ, Jones M. Twenty-four hour automated blood pressure monitoring as a predictor of pre-eclampsia. American Journal Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001; 185: 618-22.

Martin A, Brown MA, O’Sullivan AJ. Body composition and energy metabolism in normotensive and hypertensive pregnancy. British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2001; 108: 1263-71.

2000

Archis CA, Blacka J, Brown MA. Does an endoluminal catheter brush improve flows or unblock hemodialysis catheters? Nephrology. 2000; 5: 55-8.

Brown MA, Hague WM, Higgins J, Lowe S, McCowan L, Oats J, Peek MJ, Rowan JA, Walters BNJ. The detection, investigation and management of hypertension in pregnancy: Full consensus statement. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 2000; 40: 139-156.

Brown MA, Hague WM, Higgins J, Lowe S, McCowan L, Oats J, Peek MJ, Rowan JA, Walters BNJ. The detection, investigation and management of hypertension in pregnancy Executive summary. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 2000; 40: 133-138.

Peer reviewed invited publications

2009

Brown MA, Lowe SA Current management of pre-eclampsia. Medical Journal of Australia. 2009; 190:3-4.

2008

Brown MA, Arnold S. A day in the life of a doctor-in-training. Medical Journal of Australia. 2008; 188:500-501.

2006

Brown MA Which factors affect the resolution of hypertensive pregnancy disorders after delivery? Commentary on Stepan et al. (2006). J Human Hypertension. 20:125-128 Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology 2006; 2: 476-77.

2002

Brown MA, McMahon L. Differentiating Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria and Pre-eclampsia. Nephrology 2002; 7: 536-539.

Brown MA. Pre-eclampsia: a lifelong disorder? Medical Journal of Australia. 2003; 179: 182-4.

2001

Brown MA, Lindheimer MD, de Swiet M, Van Assche A, Moutquin JM. The classification and diagnosis of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: statement from the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP).Hypertension in Pregnancy. 2001; 20 (1): ix - xiv

Brown MA. Treating hypertension in patients with Renal Disease New Ethical Journal. Feb 2001: 51-5.

2000

Brown MA. Treating hypertension in patients with Renal Disease. Current Therapeutics 2000; 41: 12-17.

Brown MA, Davis GK. White-coat hypertension in pregnancy: fact or fantasy? Contemporary Reviews in Obstetrics Gynaecology 2000; 12: 13-20.

Book Chapters

Brown MA, Bowyer L. Renal complications in the normal pregnancy. In:Johnson RJ, Feehally J (eds). Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. Mosby International. London. 2000; 47: 1-14

Brown MA Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy in: Mims Disease Index, 3rd Edition, MIMS CD on CD-ROM Feb 2000. Havas Medimedia. Australia. 2000.

Brown MA, Davis GK Hypertension in Pregnancy in: Mancia G. (ed) Hypertension Manual Harcourt Brace & Co. Ltd. London UK 2002; 579-98

Brown MA Diagnosis and classification of pre-eclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. In: Belfort MA, Thornton S, Saade GR (eds) Hypertension in Pregnancy. Marcel Dekker. New York. 2003: 1-16.

North RA, Brown MA Gestational hypertension in pregnancy; how much should we worry? In: Belfort MA, Thornton S, Saade GR (eds) Hypertension in Pregnancy. Marcel Dekker. New York. 2003: 189-220.

Brown MA, Bowyer L. Renal complications in the normal pregnancy. In: Johnson RJ, Feehally J (eds). Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. Mosby International. London. 2003.

Brown MA. Hypertension in Pregnancy In: Finn M, Bowyer L, Carr S, O’Connor V, Vollenhoven B (eds) Women’s Health: a core curriculum. Elsevier Mosby. Sydney. 2005. p 116-119.

Brown MA. Chronic Kidney disease in Pregnancy: patterns of care and general principles of management. In: Davison JM, Nelson-Piercy K,
Kehoe S, Baker P (eds) Renal Disease in Pregnancy. RCOG Press. London. 2008.

Brown MA. Chapter 43: Pregnancy with pre-existing renal disease In: Floege J, Johnson RJ, Feehally J (eds). Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. Elsevier Saunders. St Louis. Missouri. USA. 2010 : 516-528.

Brown, MA. Chapter 7: Renal Disease in Pregnancy In : Powrie RO, Greene MF, Camann W (eds) de Swiet’s Medical Disorders of Obstetric Practice 5th edition.Wiley-Blackwell.UK. 2010:182-208

Brown MA. Pregnancy with Pre-existing Renal disease. Chapter 45; in: Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology 5th edition. RJ Johnson, J Feehally, J Floege (eds). Elsevier. Philadelphia. USA 2015.

Martin A, Brown MA. Renal Complications in Normal Pregnancy. Chapeter 44 in: Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology 5th edition. RJ Johnson, J Feehally, J Floege (eds). Elsevier. Philadelphia. USA. 2015.

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