Robert M Perkins
Affiliation: Geisinger Medical Center
- Renal replacement therapy in austere environmentsChristina M Yuan
Nephrology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20012, USA
Int J Nephrol 2011:748053. 2011..Austere" dialysis, as such, is defined as the provision of renal replacement therapy in any setting in which traditional, first-world therapies and resources are limited, incapacitated, or nonexistent...
- Variability in estimated glomerular filtration rate is an independent risk factor for death among patients with stage 3 chronic kidney diseaseRobert M Perkins
Nephrology Department, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
Kidney Int 82:1332-8. 2012..The prognostic utility of complementing existing risk stratification metrics with dynamic changes in GFR among patients with CKD warrants investigation...
- GFR decline and mortality risk among patients with chronic kidney diseaseRobert M Perkins
Henry Hood Center for Health Research, MC 44 00, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17822, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1879-86. 2011....
- Bisphosphonate therapy, death, and cardiovascular events among female patients with CKD: a retrospective cohort studyJames E Hartle
Nephrology Department, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 59:636-44. 2012..We hypothesized that bisphosphonate therapy would reduce the risk of mortality and cardiovascular events in this population...
- Increased risk of death and de novo chronic kidney disease following reversible acute kidney injuryIon D Bucaloiu
Department of Nephrology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
Kidney Int 81:477-85. 2012..91). Thus, a resolved episode of hospital-associated acute kidney injury has important implications for the longitudinal surveillance of patients without preexisting, clinically evident kidney disease...
- Effect of pentoxifylline on GFR decline in CKD: a pilot, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trialRobert M Perkins
Nephrology Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 53:606-16. 2009..We hypothesized that pentoxifylline would slow the estimated GFR decrease in patients with chronic kidney disease at high risk of progression...
- Acute kidney injury in the critically ill, morbidly obese patient: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in a unique patient populationIon D Bucaloiu
Department of Nephrology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17822, USA
Crit Care Clin 26:607-24. 2010..Lastly, the authors review some of the challenges and limitations in providing renal support to critically ill MO individuals, and identify potential areas for future research in this population...
- Hyperkalemia after packed red blood cell transfusion in trauma patientsMatthew C Aboudara
Department of Internal Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
J Trauma 64:S86-91; discussion S91. 2008..We analyzed a cohort of trauma patients to ascertain the impact of component product transfusion upon plasma potassium values...
- Thrombotic microangiopathy in United States long-term dialysis patientsRobert M Perkins
Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:191-6. 2006..The incidence, risk factors, recurrence rates and prognosis of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) among long-term dialysis patients in the United States have not been previously described in a national population...
- Body mass index and peritoneal dialysis: "exceptions to the exception" in reverse epidemiology?Kevin C Abbott
Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
Semin Dial 20:561-5. 2007..At present, the levels of lipids and blood pressure which are best associated with survival in PD patients are not well-defined...
- Bisphosphonates and mortality in women with CKD and the presence or absence of cardiovascular diseaseRobert M Perkins
Geisinger Center for Health Research, Danville, Pennsylvania, Nephrology Department and, Division of Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:874-80. 2014..Whether a prior cardiovascular event (myocardial infarction, stroke, or heart failure) modifies this association is unknown...
- Parathyroidectomy versus cinacalcet hydrochloride-based medical therapy in the management of hyperparathyroidism in ESRD: a cost utility analysisRajeev Narayan
Division of Nephrology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 49:801-13. 2007..Newer calcimimetic agents, such as cinacalcet, may be an alternative, but raise the possibility of indefinite medical treatment that also would increase costs...
- Use of beta-blockers and aspirin after myocardial infarction by patient renal function in the Department of Defense health care systemKevin C Abbott
Nephrology Service, Clinical Information System, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 47:593-603. 2006..Whether the previously reported underutilization of standard-of-care medications in the management of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) persists in more recent years or differs by ward of admission has not been reported...
- Resuscitative hyperkalemia in noncrush trauma: a prospective, observational studyRobert M Perkins
Department of Internal Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:313-9. 2007..Given the arrhythmic risks of hyperkalemia, particular caution is necessary with trauma patients who present with plasma potassium levels > 4.0 mmol/L and require aggressive transfusion support...
- Acute kidney injury and ESRD management in austere environmentsGaurav Raman
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 19:149-57. 2012..The article intends to increase awareness about nephrology care of disaster victims, among nephrology and non-nephrology providers alike...
- Fat-free weight prediction in morbidly obese femalesIon D Bucaloiu
Department of Nephrology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 4:149-55. 2011..Precise estimation of creatinine clearance in obese individuals relies on the appropriate assessment of lean body weight (LBW). Anthropometric methods of predicting LBW have not been validated in morbidly obese populations...
- Death and cardiovascular events after bacteriuria among adult women with chronic kidney diseaseSusmitha Dhanyamraju
Department of Nephrology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 5:143-50. 2012..The impact of bacteriuria on mortality and cardiovascular risk has not been previously reported for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
- Successful CAVH in an austere environment using readily available disposable hospital suppliesRobert M Perkins
Department of Internal Medicine, Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1241-6. 2007
- Dipsogenic diabetes insipidus: report of a novel treatment strategy and literature reviewRobert M Perkins
Department of Medicine Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
Clin Exp Nephrol 10:63-7. 2006....