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David William Windus, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Medical Director, Dialysis Services, Barnes-Jewish Dialysis Unit

Specialty Areas

Nephrology
Kidney Disease
Dialysis Management

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Chronic kidney disease, hypertension, diabetic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, proteinuria, polycystic kidney disease, hereditary kidney disease, electrolyte imbalance, kidney biopsy

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-362-7603
Fax: 314-747-5213

Forest Park Kidney Center

4205 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Office Phone: (314) 286-0800
Fax: (314) 286-0808

Education

Education

Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine 1983
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1981
Medical Degree: Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 1978
B.S.: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 1974

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Impact of a multidisciplinary intervention for diabetes in Eritrea.
Windus DW, Ladenson JH, Merrins CK, Seyoum M, Windus D, Morin S, Tewelde B, Parvin CA, Scott MG, Goldfeder J
Clin Chem. 2007 Nov; 53(11)1954-9.

PMID:
    17954497
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Flow in hemodialysis grafts after angioplasty: Do radiologic criteria predict success?
Ahya SN, Windus DW, Vesely TM
Kidney Int. 2001 May; 59(5)1974-8.

PMID:
    11318971
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The utility of brushing dysfunctional hemodialysis catheters.
Cox K, Vesely TM, Windus DW, Pilgram TK
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2000 Sep; 11(8)979-83.

PMID:
    10997459
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired delivery of hemodialysis prescriptions: an analysis of causes and an approach to evaluation.
Coyne DW, Delmez J, Spence G, Windus DW
J Am Soc Nephrol. 1997 Aug; 8(8)1315-8.

PMID:
    9259360
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of antiplatelet drugs on dialysis-associated platelet deposition in polytetrafluoroethylene grafts.
Windus DW, Santoro SA, Atkinson R, Royal HD
Am J Kidney Dis. 1997 Apr; 29(4)560-4.

PMID:
    9100045
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of survival of an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft designed for early cannulation to standard wall polytetrafluoroethylene grafts.
Coyne DW, Lowell JA, Windus DW, Delmez JA, Shenoy S, Audrain J, Howard TK
J Am Coll Surg. 1996 Oct; 183(4)401-5.

PMID:
    8843271
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thrombolysis versus surgical thrombectomy for the treatment of dialysis graft thrombosis: pilot study comparing costs.
Vesely TM, Idso MC, Audrain J, Windus DW, Lowell JA
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 1996 Jul-Aug; 7(4)507-12.

PMID:
    8855526
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effects of hemodialysis on platelet activation with new and reprocessed regenerated cellulose dialyzers.
Windus DW, Atkinson R, Santoro S
Am J Kidney Dis. 1996 Mar; 27(3)387-93.

PMID:
    8604708
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired delivery of dialysis: diagnosis and correction.
Delmez JA, Windus DW
Am J Nephrol. 1996; 16(1)29-34.

PMID:
    8719763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effects of hemodialysis on platelet deposition in prosthetic graft fistulas.
Windus DW, Santoro S, Royal HD
Am J Kidney Dis. 1995 Oct; 26(4)614-21.

PMID:
    7573016
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dialysis access grafts: anatomic location of venous stenosis and results of angioplasty.
Kanterman RY, Vesely TM, Pilgram TK, Guy BW, Windus DW, Picus D
Radiology. 1995 Apr; 195(1)135-9.

PMID:
    7892454
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of comorbid conditions on hemodialysis access patency.
Windus DW
Adv Ren Replace Ther. 1994 Jul; 1(2)148-54.

PMID:
    7614314
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Factors affecting delivery of high-efficiency dialysis using temporary vascular access.
Kelber J, Delmez JA, Windus DW
Am J Kidney Dis. 1993 Jul; 22(1)24-9.

PMID:
    8322789
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Permanent vascular access: a nephrologist's view.
Windus DW
Am J Kidney Dis. 1993 May; 21(5)457-71.

PMID:
    8488813
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Calcium acetate as a phosphorus binder in hemodialysis patients.
Delmez JA, Tindira CA, Windus DW, Norwood KY, Giles KS, Nighswander TL, Slatopolsky E
J Am Soc Nephrol. 1992 Jul; 3(1)96-102.

PMID:
    1391713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prosthetic fistula survival and complications in hemodialysis patients: effects of diabetes and age.
Windus DW, Jendrisak MD, Delmez JA
Am J Kidney Dis. 1992 May; 19(5)448-52.

PMID:
    1585933
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hemodialysis prescription and delivery in a metropolitan community. The St. Louis Nephrology Study Group.
Delmez JA, Windus DW
Kidney Int. 1992 Apr; 41(4)1023-8.

PMID:
    1513083
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Renal transplantation for systemic lupus erythematosus and recurrent lupus nephritis. A single-center experience and a review of the literature.
Goss JA, Cole BR, Jendrisak MD, McCullough CS, So SK, Windus DW, Hanto DW
Transplantation. 1991 Nov; 52(5)805-10.

PMID:
    1949164
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The short-term effects of a low-protein diet in stable renal transplant recipients.
Windus DW, Lacson S, Delmez JA
Am J Kidney Dis. 1991 Jun; 17(6)693-9.

PMID:
    2042652
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Optimization of high-efficiency hemodialysis by detection and correction of fistula dysfunction.
Windus DW, Audrain J, Vanderson R, Jendrisak MD, Picus D, Delmez JA
Kidney Int. 1990 Aug; 38(2)337-41.

PMID:
    2402125
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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