Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc New social adaptability index predicts overall mortality
    Alexander Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Med Sci 7:720-7. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The role of initial hemodialysis vascular access in the outcome of subsequent kidney transplantation
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Transplant 27:210-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Education is associated with reduction in racial disparities in kidney transplant outcome
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:891-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Social adaptability index predicts overall mortality in patients with diabetes
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:44-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effect of education on racial disparities in access to kidney transplantation
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:74-81. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic prediction of renal transplant outcome
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 17:573-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A population-based assessment of the familial component of acute kidney allograft rejection
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2575-83. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Volume indicators and left ventricular mass during aggressive volume management in patients on thrice-weekly hemodialysis
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c270-80. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Association between social adaptability index and survival of patients with chronic kidney disease
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3672-81. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of lipid-modifying medications with mortality in patients on long-term peritoneal dialysis
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:791-802. 2007

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  1. pmc New social adaptability index predicts overall mortality
    Alexander Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Med Sci 7:720-7. 2011
    ..Definitions of underprivileged status based on race, gender and geographic location are neither sensitive nor specific; instead we proposed and validated a composite index of social adaptability (SAI)...
  2. doi request reprint The role of initial hemodialysis vascular access in the outcome of subsequent kidney transplantation
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Transplant 27:210-6. 2013
    ..The type of initial vascular access for hemodialysis was not associated with kidney allograft survival...
  3. doi request reprint Education is associated with reduction in racial disparities in kidney transplant outcome
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:891-9. 2012
    ..45; p<0.001), and college graduates (HR, 1.39; p<0.001). A similar trend was observed with recipient mortality. In sum, higher education was associated with reduced racial disparities in graft and recipient survival...
  4. doi request reprint Social adaptability index predicts overall mortality in patients with diabetes
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:44-9. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that SAI could be used in diabetes practice to identify a disadvantaged population at risk for inferior outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of education on racial disparities in access to kidney transplantation
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:74-81. 2012
    ..75, p = 0.1). In conclusion, in comparing white and African American candidates, racial disparities in access to kidney transplantation do exist. However, they might be alleviated in highly educated individuals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic prediction of renal transplant outcome
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 17:573-9. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint A population-based assessment of the familial component of acute kidney allograft rejection
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2575-83. 2009
    ..The goal of this retrospective case-control study was to exploit the unique nature of the Utah Population Database (UPDB) to evaluate if AR or rejection-free survival aggregates in families...
  8. ncbi request reprint Volume indicators and left ventricular mass during aggressive volume management in patients on thrice-weekly hemodialysis
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c270-80. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Association between social adaptability index and survival of patients with chronic kidney disease
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3672-81. 2010
    ..In this project, we tested the hypothesis that Social Adaptability Index (SAI) based on employment, education, income, marital status and substance abuse is associated with survival in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of lipid-modifying medications with mortality in patients on long-term peritoneal dialysis
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:791-802. 2007
    ..The effect of lipid-lowering therapy on clinical outcomes in peritoneal dialysis patients has not been carefully addressed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of elderly patients with diabetes and end-stage renal disease
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Semin Dial 23:185-90. 2010
    ..As the fastest growing group in the incident ESRD population, these patients have issues related to clinical management, which represent very important areas for future research...
  12. doi request reprint Social Adaptability Index predicts access to kidney transplantation
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 25:834-42. 2011
    ..SAI is associated with access to renal transplantation in patients with end-stage renal disease; it may be used to indentify individuals at risk of healthcare disparities...
  13. doi request reprint Factors associated with nonadherence to medication in kidney transplant recipients
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 117:c33-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, renal transplant recipients with greater comorbidity, receiving kidney from a living donor and with full-time employment reported lower levels of medication adherence...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of pretransplantation renal replacement therapy modality in kidney allograft and recipient survival
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:537-49. 2005
    ..The effect of pretransplantation renal replacement therapy (RRT) modality on allograft and recipient survival outcome is not well understood...
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of maintenance immunosuppressive regimen in kidney transplant outcome
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:563-74. 2006
    ..These data suggest that a PCM regimen is associated with lower risk for graft failure compared with a PTM regimen and with lower risk for graft failure and recipient death compared with a PCA regimen...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of recipient history of cardiovascular disease on kidney transplant outcome
    Emily Petersen
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    ASAIO J 53:601-8. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to evaluate the role of specific forms of CVD in allograft and recipient outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of pre-emptive re-transplant in graft and recipient outcome
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, University of Utah Health School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1355-64. 2006
    ..The effect of the pre-emptive re-transplant, and of inter-transplant waiting time generally, on graft and recipient survival is not well established...
  18. ncbi request reprint Renal transplantation in the setting of early steroid withdrawal: a comparison of rabbit antithymocyte globulin induction dosing in two eras
    Christin C Rogers
    Department of Pharmacy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:397-404. 2013
    ..Modern immunosuppression and rabbit antithymocyte globulin (rATG) have facilitated the success of early steroid withdrawal (ESW) protocols. Little data exist on optimal rATG dosing in ESW protocols...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association between recipient alcohol dependency and long-term graft and recipient survival
    Abdou S Gueye
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:891-8. 2007
    ..The causative role of alcohol consumption in renal disease is controversial, and its effect on renal graft and recipient survival has not been previously studied...
  20. doi request reprint Factors affecting kidney-transplant outcome in recipients with lupus nephritis
    Hongying Tang
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:263-72. 2008
    ..Factors associated with outcome in renal transplant recipients with lupus nephritis have not been studied...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of pre-transplant marital status in renal transplant outcome
    Natalie Naiman
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:38-46. 2007
    ..However, the impact of patients' marital status on kidney transplant outcome has never been studied. This project, based on data from United States Renal Data System (USRDS), helps to answer how marriage affects renal transplant outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint A population-based assessment of the familial component of chronic kidney disease mortality
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Am J Nephrol 26:142-8. 2006
    ..This is the first population-based analysis of the familial component of ESRD and non-ESRD CKD...
  23. pmc Access to renal transplantation in the diabetic population-effect of comorbidities and body mass index
    Bhanu K Patibandla
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:E307-15. 2012
    ..In this study, we hypothesized that higher level of comorbidity and greater body mass index (BMI) may mediate the association between diabetes and access to transplantation...
  24. doi request reprint The role of the economic environment in kidney transplant outcomes
    Abdou S Gueye
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Transplant 23:643-52. 2009
    ..83, p < 0.001 at five yr) survival. Beyond three yr after transplantation, when some of the recipients lose Medicare benefits, economic downturns might have a negative association with the kidney graft and recipient survival...
  25. ncbi request reprint Role of socioeconomic status in kidney transplant outcome
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah Health School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:313-22. 2006
    ..Recipients with higher education level, resident aliens, and patients with private insurance have an advantage in the graft and recipient outcomes independent of racial differences...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of donors' intravenous drug use, cigarette smoking, and alcohol dependence on kidney transplant outcome
    Shih jui Lin
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, and the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Healthcare System, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Transplantation 80:482-6. 2005
    ..However, these kidneys could potentially be used and expand the kidney supply pool if no evidence shows their association with adverse transplant outcomes...
  27. doi request reprint Social adaptability index predicts kidney transplant outcome: a single-center retrospective analysis
    Jalaj Garg
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1239-45. 2012
    ..It has been used in the past to define populations at higher risk for inferior clinical outcomes. The objective of this retrospective study was to evaluate the association of the SAI with renal transplant outcome...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of substance abuse on access to renal transplantation
    Gurprataap S Sandhu
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 91:86-93. 2011
    ..The goal of this project was to evaluate the association between recipient's substance abuse and renal transplant access in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  29. pmc Timing of dialysis initiation and survival in ESRD
    Seth Wright
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1828-35. 2010
    ..The optimal time of dialysis initiation is unclear. The goal of this analysis was to compare survival outcomes in patients with early and late start dialysis as measured by kidney function at dialysis initiation...
  30. doi request reprint Social Adaptability Index: application and outcomes in a dialysis population
    Gurprataap Singh Sandhu
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:2667-74. 2011
    ..We used data from the United States Renal Data System to evaluate the role of SAI in survival of patients on dialysis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prediction of 3-yr cadaveric graft survival based on pre-transplant variables in a large national dataset
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Clin Transplant 17:485-97. 2003
    ..0% and the negative PV was 63 and 53.8% for LM and TBM, respectively. Both LM and the TBM can potentially be used in clinical practice for long-term prediction of kidney allograft survival based on pre-transplant variables...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predicting kidney transplant survival using tree-based modeling
    Sergey Krikov
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    ASAIO J 53:592-600. 2007
    ..The models predicting the probability of 1-, 3-, 5-, 7-, and 10-year allograft survival have been validated on the independent dataset and demonstrated performance that may suggest implementation in clinical decision support system...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of employment status on recipient and renal allograft survival
    Emily Petersen
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:428-38. 2008
    ..Employment is a widely recognized component of quality of life. To date, no study has demonstrated a link between post-transplant employment status and recipient and allograft survival after transplant...
  34. ncbi request reprint The association of lipid levels with mortality in patients on chronic peritoneal dialysis
    Arsalan N Habib
    Dialysis Program, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2881-92. 2006
    ..The present study evaluated the association of serum TC and triglycerides with clinical outcomes in chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  35. doi request reprint Predicting three-year kidney graft survival in recipients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Hongying Tang
    Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    ASAIO J 57:300-9. 2011
    ..The performance of logistic regression and classification tree was not inferior to more complex artificial neural network. Prediction models may be used in clinical practice to identify patients at risk...
  36. doi request reprint Validating prediction models of kidney transplant outcome using single center data
    Hongying Tang
    Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    ASAIO J 57:206-12. 2011
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The association between BP and mortality in patients on chronic peritoneal dialysis
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School of Medicine, 85 North Medical Drive, East Rm 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5350, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1693-701. 2005
    ..It is not clear if this is the consequence of uraemia or related to the dialysis type. The goal of this project was to identify the relationship between BP and mortality in patients on chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD)...
  38. ncbi request reprint A crossover study of short daily haemodialysis
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    University of Utah School of Medicine, and Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:166-75. 2006
    ..Most of these previous studies however have not been performed with rigorous controls...
  39. ncbi request reprint The association between length of post-kidney transplant hospitalization and long-term graft and recipient survival
    Shih jui Lin
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Transplant 20:245-52. 2006
    ..However, the appropriate LOH in kidney transplant recipients is not well studied regarding long-term outcomes...
  40. pmc Fistula first is not always the best strategy for the elderly
    Ranil N Desilva
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:1297-304. 2013
    ..In conclusion, fistula first does not seem to be clearly superior to graft placement first in the elderly, because each strategy associates with similar mortality outcomes in octogenarians and nonagenarians. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Prediction of renal insufficiency in Pima Indians with nephropathy of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:252-64. 2002
    ..Our objective is to use several statistical models to identify predictors of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) deterioration and develop an algorithm to predict GFR 4 years after the initial evaluation...
  42. doi request reprint Timing of sirolimus conversion influences recovery of renal function in liver transplant recipients
    Christin C Rogers
    Department of Pharmacy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Transplant 23:887-96. 2009
    ..The only improvement in the LC group was from conversion to the three-month time point. We conclude that EC to SRL results in a profound improvement in eGFR that begins at three months and is sustained beyond one yr...
  43. ncbi request reprint Familiality of cardiovascular mortality in end-stage renal disease patients
    Natalie Naiman
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Am J Nephrol 29:237-43. 2009
    ..24, 95% CI 1.01-1.49). In conclusion, this study suggests that, in addition to many putative risk factors, the increased risk of CV death in ESRD patients may have a familial contribution...
  44. ncbi request reprint Geographic disparities in arteriovenous fistula placement in patients approaching hemodialysis in the United States
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Hemodial Int 18:686-94. 2014
    ..Our results indicate the presence of geographic disparities in AVF placement with decreased rates of AVF as the first access created in the metropolitan (but not rural) populations compared with the micropolitan communities. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Association between initial type of hemodialysis access used in the elderly and mortality
    Ranil N Desilva
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Hemodial Int 16:233-41. 2012
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Association of education level with dialysis outcome
    Muhammad Khattak
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Hemodial Int 16:82-8. 2012
    ..81 (95% confidence interval 0.69–0.95), P = 0.010. In conclusion, we showed that higher education level is associated with improved survival of patients on dialysis...
  47. ncbi request reprint The outcome of renal transplantation among systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Madhukar Chelamcharla
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3623-30. 2007
    ..Clinical outcome of renal transplantation among systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients remains a topic of controversy. Most of the previous reports were based upon small single-centre studies that were not always well-designed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting failure of AV "fistula first" policy in the elderly
    Tammy Hod
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Center for Vascular Biology Research, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hemodial Int 18:507-15. 2014
    ..In an elderly HD population, there is an association of older age, female gender, black race, diabetes, cardiac failure and shorter pre-ESRD nephrology care with predialysis AVF failure...
  49. ncbi request reprint Computer simulation of small-solute and middle-molecule removal during short daily and long thrice-weekly hemodialysis
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah, School of Medicine, and VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1211-8. 2002
    ..More intensive hemodialysis (HD) regimens (short daily and long thrice-weekly HD) provide potential opportunities for improved patient outcome. An adequate dialysis dose for these regimens cannot be established from the existing literature...
  50. ncbi request reprint New empiric expressions to calculate single pool Kt/V and equilibriated Kt/V
    Alexander S Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    ASAIO J 48:570-6. 2002
    ..When information about ultrafiltration is not available, the bivariate exponential formula can be successfully used to estimate Kt/V...