Demetrius Ellis

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Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive and renoprotective efficacy and safety of losartan. A long-term study in children with renal disorders
    Demetrius Ellis
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:928-35. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term antiproteinuric and renoprotective efficacy and safety of losartan in children with proteinuria
    Demetrius Ellis
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr 143:89-97. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Pediatric living donor kidney transplantation under alemtuzumab pretreatment and tacrolimus monotherapy: 4-year experience
    Henkie P Tan
    the Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 86:1725-31. 2008
  4. pmc Renal transplantation in children managed with lymphocyte depleting agents and low-dose maintenance tacrolimus monotherapy
    Demetrius Ellis
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 83:1563-70. 2007
  5. pmc Haptoglobin genotype and renal function decline in type 1 diabetes
    Tina Costacou
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes 58:2904-9. 2009
  6. pmc Kidney after nonrenal transplantation-the impact of alemtuzumab induction
    Ron Shapiro
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 88:799-802. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Sequence of progression of albuminuria and decreased GFR in persons with type 1 diabetes: a cohort study
    Tina Costacou
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:721-32. 2007
  8. pmc Antilymphoid antibody preconditioning and tacrolimus monotherapy for pediatric kidney transplantation
    Ron Shapiro
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr 148:813-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The 30-year natural history of type 1 diabetes complications: the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study experience
    Georgia Pambianco
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Diabetes and Lipid Research Building, 3512 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabetes 55:1463-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Post-transplant Burkitt lymphoma is a more aggressive and distinct form of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    Jennifer Picarsic
    Department of Pediatric Pathology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 117:4540-50. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive and renoprotective efficacy and safety of losartan. A long-term study in children with renal disorders
    Demetrius Ellis
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:928-35. 2004
    ..We assessed the long term efficacy and safety of losartan in lowering blood pressure (BP) and in preserving renal function in hypertensive children with chronic renal disorders...
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term antiproteinuric and renoprotective efficacy and safety of losartan in children with proteinuria
    Demetrius Ellis
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr 143:89-97. 2003
    ..As a consequence, such agents retard progressive renal dysfunction in adults with chronic proteinuria. Long-term efficacy and tolerability data in children are unavailable...
  3. doi request reprint Pediatric living donor kidney transplantation under alemtuzumab pretreatment and tacrolimus monotherapy: 4-year experience
    Henkie P Tan
    the Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 86:1725-31. 2008
    ..Alemtuzumab has been used in off-label studies of solid organ transplantation...
  4. pmc Renal transplantation in children managed with lymphocyte depleting agents and low-dose maintenance tacrolimus monotherapy
    Demetrius Ellis
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 83:1563-70. 2007
    ..Describe the safety and efficacy of antithymocyte globulin or alemtuzumab preconditioning, steroid avoidance and reduced calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) immunosuppression in 34 children undergoing renal transplantation...
  5. pmc Haptoglobin genotype and renal function decline in type 1 diabetes
    Tina Costacou
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes 58:2904-9. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Kidney after nonrenal transplantation-the impact of alemtuzumab induction
    Ron Shapiro
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 88:799-802. 2009
    ..Calcineurin inhibitor nephrotoxicity in nonrenal allograft recipients can lead to end-stage renal disease and the need for kidney transplantation. We sought to evaluate the role of alemtuzumab induction in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sequence of progression of albuminuria and decreased GFR in persons with type 1 diabetes: a cohort study
    Tina Costacou
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:721-32. 2007
    ..We determined the sequence of kidney disease stages (microalbuminuria, macroalbuminuria, low estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR], and end-stage renal disease [ESRD]) and characterized those without albuminuria before a low eGFR...
  8. pmc Antilymphoid antibody preconditioning and tacrolimus monotherapy for pediatric kidney transplantation
    Ron Shapiro
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr 148:813-8. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The 30-year natural history of type 1 diabetes complications: the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study experience
    Georgia Pambianco
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Diabetes and Lipid Research Building, 3512 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabetes 55:1463-9. 2006
    ..Although some type 1 diabetes complications (mortality, renal failure, and neuropathy) are declining, others (CAD, overt nephropathy, and proliferative retinopathy) show less favorable changes by 30 years...
  10. doi request reprint Post-transplant Burkitt lymphoma is a more aggressive and distinct form of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    Jennifer Picarsic
    Department of Pediatric Pathology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 117:4540-50. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome and congenital anomalies of kidneys: evidence of locus on chromosome 13q
    Abhay N Vats
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Kidney Int 64:17-24. 2003
    ..We present the results of deletion mapping studies to identify the critical regions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and adherence to the medical regimen among adolescent renal transplant recipients
    Lili Penkower
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:1418-25. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that while symptoms of depression and anxiety are observed among some adolescents with renal transplants, only anger is associated with elevated risk for nonadherence with medication...
  13. ncbi request reprint Infantile systemic lupus erythematosus presenting with pulmonary hemorrhage
    James Kreindler
    Division of Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:522-5. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint A locus for renal malformations including vesico-ureteric reflux on chromosome 13q33-34
    Kalyani R Vats
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1158-67. 2006
    ..Herein is reported a new locus on chromosome 13q33q34 that can be associated with VUR with several genes showing mRNA expression patterns that suggest their potential for involvement in renal/urinary tract developmental anomalies...
  15. pmc Urinary microRNA profiling in the nephropathy of type 1 diabetes
    Christos Argyropoulos
    Renal and Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54662. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that urinary microRNA profile of patients will differ in the different stages of diabetic renal disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint For parents. Kidney health for kids
    Demetrius Ellis
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Self Manag 23:82, 84-5, 87. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Quantitative viral load monitoring and cidofovir therapy for the management of BK virus-associated nephropathy in children and adults
    Abhay Vats
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 75:105-12. 2003
    ..BK virus (BKV)-associated nephropathy (BKVAN) has been increasingly recognized as an important cause of renal transplant dysfunction. We report the role of quantitative viral load monitoring in the management of BKVAN...
  18. doi request reprint The association of renal dysfunction and the use of aprotinin in patients undergoing congenital cardiac surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass
    Ana Manrique
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:45-52. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis in a 14-month-old boy: why is this uncommon?
    Michael A Bingler
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2538, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:448-50. 2007
    ..We review the literature of both GAS and APSGN and discuss the pathogenesis and epidemiologic reasons for this association...
  20. ncbi request reprint Systemic anticoagulation and bleeding in children with hemodialysis catheters
    Michael L Moritz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:68-70. 2003
    ..Guidelines are presented to prevent hemorrhagic complications from inadvertent systemic anticoagulation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance-related factors, but not glycemia, predict coronary artery disease in type 1 diabetes: 10-year follow-up data from the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study
    Trevor J Orchard
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1374-9. 2003
    ..To determine the independent risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD) in type 1 diabetes by type of CAD at first presentation...
  22. pmc African American hypertensive nephropathy maps to a new locus on chromosome 9q31-q32
    Ki Wha Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 73:420-9. 2003
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of a locus, denoted as "HNP1," for the HN/FSGS phenotype in a large African American family with dominantly inherited nephropathy characterized by ESRD, hypertension, and some features of FSGS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure from xanthine nephropathy during management of acute leukemia
    Christopher LaRosa
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:132-5. 2007
    ..Urine measurements for xanthine could aid in the diagnosis of patients with nephrolithiasis complicating tumor lysis syndrome. Allopurinal dosage should be reduced or discontinued if xanthine nephropathy is suspected...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bilateral laparoscopic transperitoneal nephrectomy with early peritoneal dialysis in an infant with the nephrotic syndrome
    Zachary V Zuniga
    Department of Pediatric Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 4A424 Desoto Wing, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Urol 170:1962. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term comparison of tacrolimus- and cyclosporine-induced nephrotoxicity in pediatric heart-transplant recipients
    Robert F English
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:769-73. 2002
    ..We conclude that the nephrotoxicities of tacrolimus and cyclosporine are comparable over the medium- to long-term in pediatric heart-transplant recipients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus rescue for tacrolimus-associated post-transplant autoimmune hemolytic anemia
    Rudolph P Valentini
    Division of Nephrology, The Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI 48201 2196, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:358-61. 2006
    ..Nearly 3 wk into his illness, tacrolimus was changed to cyclosporine, and then to sirolimus, and resulted in a prompt response. He currently has a normal renal function and a normal hemoglobin level on sirolimus monotherapy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Autosomal dominant progressive nephropathy with deafness: linkage to a new locus on chromosome 11q24
    Sunil Prakash
    Department of Nephrology, Northern Railway Central Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1794-803. 2003
    ..The findings suggest further locus heterogeneity for the autosomal dominant nephropathy phenotype...
  28. ncbi request reprint Combined use of enalapril and losartan to reduce proteinuria: a question of safety
    Demetrius Ellis
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:209-11. 2002