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Professor Suetonia Palmer

PositionProfessor
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (UOC)
QualificationsMB ChB(Otago) PhD(Otago) FRACP
Research summaryKidney injury and disease

Research

Suetonia joined the Christchurch Kidney Research Group in early 2010.

She is a kidney specialist who is interested in clinical studies to understand acute kidney injury, kidney failure in people with heart disease, and new ways of measuring kidney function.

She also enjoys meta-analysis to study the evidence-base of treatments for people with kidney disease.

Publications

Palmer, S. C., Mavridis, D., Navarese, E., Craig, J. C., Tonelli, M., Salanti, G., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2015). Comparative efficacy and safety of blood pressure-lowering agents in adults with diabetes and kidney disease: A network meta-analysis. Lancet, 385(9982), 2047-2056. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62459-4

Palmer, S. C., Mavridis, D., Nicolucci, A., Johnson, D. W., Tonelli, M., Craig, J. C., Maggo, J., Gray, V., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2016). Comparison of clinical outcomes and adverse events associated with glucose-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis. JAMA, 316(3), 313-324. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.9400

Palmer, S. C., Craig, J. C., Navaneethan, S. D., Tonelli, M., Pellegrini, F., & Strippoli, G. F. M. (2012). Benefits and harms of statin therapy for persons with chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine, 157(4), 263-275. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-4-201208210-00007

Ravani, P., Palmer, S. C., Oliver, M. J., Quinn, R. R., MacRae, J. M., Tai, D. J., … James, M. T. (2013). Associations between hemodialysis access type and clinical outcomes: A systematic review. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 24(3), 465-473. doi: 10.1681/asn.2012070643

Palmer, S., Vecchio, M., Craig, J. C., Tonelli, M., Johnson, D. W., Nicolucci, A., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2013). Prevalence of depression in chronic kidney disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Kidney International, 84, 179-191. doi: 10.1038/ki.2013.77

Journal - Research Article

Palmer, S. C., Mavridis, D., Nicolucci, A., Johnson, D. W., Tonelli, M., Craig, J. C., Maggo, J., Gray, V., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2016). Comparison of clinical outcomes and adverse events associated with glucose-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis. JAMA, 316(3), 313-324. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.9400

Palmer, S. C., Mavridis, D., Navarese, E., Craig, J. C., Tonelli, M., Salanti, G., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2015). Comparative efficacy and safety of blood pressure-lowering agents in adults with diabetes and kidney disease: A network meta-analysis. Lancet, 385(9982), 2047-2056. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62459-4

Palmer, S. C., Vecchio, M., Craig, J. C., Tonelli, M., Johnson, D. W., Nicolucci, A., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2013). Association between depression and death in people With CKD: A meta-analysis of cohort studies. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 62(3), 493-505. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.02.369

Ravani, P., Palmer, S. C., Oliver, M. J., Quinn, R. R., MacRae, J. M., Tai, D. J., … James, M. T. (2013). Associations between hemodialysis access type and clinical outcomes: A systematic review. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 24(3), 465-473. doi: 10.1681/asn.2012070643

Palmer, S., Vecchio, M., Craig, J. C., Tonelli, M., Johnson, D. W., Nicolucci, A., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2013). Prevalence of depression in chronic kidney disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Kidney International, 84, 179-191. doi: 10.1038/ki.2013.77

Palmer, S. C., Di Micco, L., Razavian, M., Craig, J. C., Ravani, P., Perkovic, V., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2013). Antiplatelet therapy to prevent hemodialysis vascular access failure: Systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(1), 112-122. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.08.031

Tong, A., Palmer, S., Manns, B., Craig, J. C., Ruospo, M., Gargano, L., … Strippoli, G. F. M. (2013). The beliefs and expectations of patients and caregivers about home haemodialysis: An interview study. BMJ Open, 3, e002148. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002148

Palmer, S. C., Rabindranath, K. S., Craig, J. C., Roderick, P. J., Locatelli, F., & Strippoli, G. F. M. (2012). High-flux versus low-flux membranes for end-stage kidney disease (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 9, CD005016. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005016.pub2

Palmer, S. C., Craig, J. C., Navaneethan, S. D., Tonelli, M., Pellegrini, F., & Strippoli, G. F. M. (2012). Benefits and harms of statin therapy for persons with chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine, 157(4), 263-275. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-4-201208210-00007

Collaborative Depression and Sexual Dysfunction (CDS) in Hemodialysis Working Group, including Palmer, S. (2012). Prevalence and correlates of erectile dysfunction in men on chronic haemodialysis: A multinational cross-sectional study. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 27(6), 2479-2488. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfr635

Navaneethan, S. D., Palmer, S. C., Vecchio, M., Craig, J. C., Elder, G. J., & Strippoli, G. F. M. (2011). Phosphate binders for preventing and treating bone disease in chronic kidney disease patients (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2, CD006023. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006023.pub2

Ellis, K. L., Pilbrow, A. P., Frampton, C. M., Doughty, R. N., Whalley, G. A., Ellis, C. J., Palmer, B. R., Skelton, L., Yandle, T. G., Palmer, S. C., Troughton, R. W., Richards, A. M., & Cameron, V. A. (2010). A common variant at chromosome 9P21.3 is associated with age of onset of coronary disease but not subsequent mortality. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, 3(3), 286-293. doi: 10.1161/circgenetics.109.917443

Navaneethan, S. D., Palmer, S. C., Craig, J. C., Elder, G. J., & Strippoli, G. F. M. (2009). Benefits and harms of phosphate binders in CKD: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 54(4), 619-637. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2009.06.004

Palmer, S. C., Yandle, T. G., Frampton, C. M., Troughton, R. W., Nicholls, M. G., & Richards, A. M. (2009). Renal and cardiac function for long-term (10 year) risk stratification after myocardial infarction. European Heart Journal, 30, 1486-1494. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehp132

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Journal - Research Other

Palmer, S. C., Salanti, G., Craig, J. C., Mavridis, D., & Strippoli, G. F. M. (2013). Erythropoiesis stimulating agents for anaemia in adults with chronic kidney disease: A network meta‐analysis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, CD010590. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010590

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