Varun Agrawal

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Questionnaire survey of physicians: Design and practical use in nephrology
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Indian J Nephrol 19:41-7. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Calcium oxalate supersaturation increases early after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Varun Agrawal
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:88-94. 2014
  3. pmc Access to health care among adults evaluated for CKD: findings from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Varun Agrawal
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:S5-15. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Renal sarcoidosis presenting as acute kidney injury with granulomatous interstitial nephritis and vasculitis
    Varun Agrawal
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:303-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Relation between degree of weight loss after bariatric surgery and reduction in albuminuria and C-reactive protein
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:20-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Concomitant thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and ANCA-associated vasculitis in an adolescent
    Varun Agrawal
    Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 26:1317-20. 2011
  7. doi request reprint In-hospital outcomes with thrombolytic therapy in patients with renal dysfunction presenting with acute ischaemic stroke
    Varun Agrawal
    Renal Division, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1150-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Identification and management of chronic kidney disease complications by internal medicine residents: a national survey
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Am J Ther 18:e40-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Anemia management with darbepoetin-alfa in outpatient hemodialysis patients switched from epoetin-alfa: a community hospital experience
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Ther 17:469-75. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Questionnaire instrument to assess knowledge of chronic kidney disease clinical practice guidelines among internal medicine residents
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:733-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Questionnaire survey of physicians: Design and practical use in nephrology
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Indian J Nephrol 19:41-7. 2009
    ..Finally, we illustrate this method of educational research with a questionnaire survey designed to measure the awareness of chronic kidney disease among internal medicine residents...
  2. ncbi request reprint Calcium oxalate supersaturation increases early after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Varun Agrawal
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:88-94. 2014
    ..Calcium oxalate (CaOx) nephrolithiasis is an adverse effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB). It is unknown when the increased risk for CaOx stone formation occurs after surgery...
  3. pmc Access to health care among adults evaluated for CKD: findings from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Varun Agrawal
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:S5-15. 2012
    ..We performed descriptive analyses using data from the National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP), a nationwide health screening program for adults at high risk of CKD...
  4. doi request reprint Renal sarcoidosis presenting as acute kidney injury with granulomatous interstitial nephritis and vasculitis
    Varun Agrawal
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:303-8. 2012
    ..Vasculocentric granulomatous interstitial nephritis with granulomatous vasculitis is a rare and under-recognized manifestation of renal sarcoidosis...
  5. doi request reprint Relation between degree of weight loss after bariatric surgery and reduction in albuminuria and C-reactive protein
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:20-6. 2009
    ..We investigated, at a weight control center in a community hospital setting, the relation between degree of surgical weight loss and reduction in the cardiovascular risk markers, albuminuria and hs-CRP...
  6. doi request reprint Concomitant thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and ANCA-associated vasculitis in an adolescent
    Varun Agrawal
    Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 26:1317-20. 2011
    ..0 mg%). Our case highlights the importance of identifying systemic disorders such as ANCA-associated vasculitis with TTP...
  7. doi request reprint In-hospital outcomes with thrombolytic therapy in patients with renal dysfunction presenting with acute ischaemic stroke
    Varun Agrawal
    Renal Division, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1150-7. 2010
    ..Its safety and efficacy have not been studied in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), who are known to have abnormalities in coagulation and platelet function...
  8. doi request reprint Identification and management of chronic kidney disease complications by internal medicine residents: a national survey
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Am J Ther 18:e40-7. 2011
    ..Educational efforts such as instruction on use of CKD clinical practice guidelines may help raise awareness of CKD complications, benefits of early intervention, and improve CKD management...
  9. doi request reprint Anemia management with darbepoetin-alfa in outpatient hemodialysis patients switched from epoetin-alfa: a community hospital experience
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Ther 17:469-75. 2010
    ..DA is as effective as EA in treating anemia in hemodialysis outpatients. Dose requirement of DA is greater than 200:1 of the amount of EA and may not translate into cost savings...
  10. doi request reprint Questionnaire instrument to assess knowledge of chronic kidney disease clinical practice guidelines among internal medicine residents
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:733-8. 2009
    ..It is not known whether postgraduate training adequately prepares a future internist in CKD management...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery on albuminuria
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin Nephrol 70:194-202. 2008
    ..Bariatric surgery achieves long-term weight loss in obese adults with improvement of diabetes and hypertension. Little is known about the effect of this weight loss on renal parameters...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of treating the metabolic syndrome on chronic kidney disease
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 5:520-8. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury in renal transplant recipients after cardiac catheterization
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Clin Nephrol 71:687-96. 2009
    ..747 (1.101 - yen); p = 0.0381). Contrast-induced AKI was common in RTX recipients after cardiac catheterization. Iso-osmolar contrast was associated with a lower risk of contrast-induced AKI in comparison with low-osmolar contrast...
  14. doi request reprint Cardiovascular implications of proteinuria: an indicator of chronic kidney disease
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nat Rev Cardiol 6:301-11. 2009
    ..Future clinical studies are needed to assess if proteinuria reduction should be a target of treatment to reduce the burden of end-stage renal disease, cardiovascular disease, and improve survival in this high-risk population...
  15. pmc Perception of indications for nephrology referral among internal medicine residents: a national online survey
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:323-8. 2009
    ..Late referral to a nephrologist may lead to suboptimal pre-end stage renal disease care and greater mortality. It is not known whether current postgraduate training adequately prepares a future internist in this aspect of CKD management...
  16. doi request reprint Awareness and knowledge of clinical practice guidelines for CKD among internal medicine residents: a national online survey
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:1061-9. 2008
    ..It is not known whether current postgraduate training adequately prepares a future internist in CKD management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Albuminuria and renal function in obese adults evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea
    Varun Agrawal
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c140-7. 2009
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with hypertension, obesity and metabolic syndrome that are risk factors for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease. Few data are available regarding renal parameters in patients with OSA...
  18. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in morbidly obese patients
    Thomas E Vanhecke
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Chest 134:539-45. 2008
    ..Conflicting data exist regarding the effects of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on cardiorespiratory fitness in morbidly obese individuals with normal resting left ventricular function...
  19. doi request reprint Amplification of atherosclerotic calcification and Mönckeberg's sclerosis: a spectrum of the same disease process
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:396-412. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Accelerated atherosclerotic calcification and Monckeberg's sclerosis: a continuum of advanced vascular pathology in chronic kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1585-98. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Review article: Risks of coronary artery calcification in chronic kidney disease: do the same rules apply?
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:428-36. 2009
    ..This paper will review the differences between the CKD and general population with respect to vascular calcification and the observed natural history in observational and interventional studies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Severe hypokalemia in a patient with subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Neil Ybanez
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:530-5. 2014
    ..We outline the steps in diagnosis and management, focusing on the factors regulating the transcellular distribution of potassium in the body. ..