J Coresh

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability of haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) measurements from frozen whole blood samples stored for over a decade
    E Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Diabet Med 22:1726-30. 2005
  2. pmc Comparing the association of GFR estimated by the CKD-EPI and MDRD study equations and mortality: the third national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES III)
    Tariq Shafi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:42. 2012
  3. pmc Uromodulin concentrations are not associated with incident CKD among persons with coronary artery disease
    Michael G Shlipak
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, CA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:2. 2011
  4. pmc Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:3. 2009
  5. pmc Genetic variation of glucose transporter-1 (GLUT1) and albuminuria in 10,278 European Americans and African Americans: a case-control study in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Charles C Hsu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:16. 2011
  6. pmc Association of APOE polymorphism with chronic kidney disease in a nationally representative sample: a Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) Genetic Study
    Audrey Y Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:108. 2009
  7. pmc Genome-wide association study for renal traits in the Framingham Heart and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Studies
    Anna Kottgen
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:49. 2008
  8. pmc Attainment of clinical performance targets and improvement in clinical outcomes and resource use in hemodialysis care: a prospective cohort study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:5. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Reliability of GFR formulas based on serum creatinine, with special reference to the MDRD Study equation
    Josef Coresh
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Epidemiology, Medicine and Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest Suppl 241:30-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease awareness, prevalence, and trends among U.S. adults, 1999 to 2000
    Josef Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:180-8. 2005

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Publications116 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability of haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) measurements from frozen whole blood samples stored for over a decade
    E Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Diabet Med 22:1726-30. 2005
    ..We undertook this study to assess the reproducibility of HbA1c measurements from whole blood samples that had been in storage at -70 degrees C for over a decade...
  2. pmc Comparing the association of GFR estimated by the CKD-EPI and MDRD study equations and mortality: the third national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES III)
    Tariq Shafi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:42. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Uromodulin concentrations are not associated with incident CKD among persons with coronary artery disease
    Michael G Shlipak
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, CA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:2. 2011
    ..This study within persons with known coronary artery disease (CAD) evaluated whether uromodulin concentrations could distinguish CKD risk...
  4. pmc Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:3. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Genetic variation of glucose transporter-1 (GLUT1) and albuminuria in 10,278 European Americans and African Americans: a case-control study in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Charles C Hsu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:16. 2011
    ..Our aim was to evaluate associations with albuminuria of six GLUT1 single nucleotide polymorphisms(SNPs), particularly XbaI and the previously associated Enhancer-2 (Enh2) SNP...
  6. pmc Association of APOE polymorphism with chronic kidney disease in a nationally representative sample: a Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) Genetic Study
    Audrey Y Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:108. 2009
    ..However, few data are available in non-European ethnic groups or in a population-based cohort...
  7. pmc Genome-wide association study for renal traits in the Framingham Heart and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Studies
    Anna Kottgen
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:49. 2008
    ..The study of 70,987 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 1,010 FHS participants provides a list of SNPs showing the strongest associations with renal traits which need to be verified in independent study samples...
  8. pmc Attainment of clinical performance targets and improvement in clinical outcomes and resource use in hemodialysis care: a prospective cohort study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:5. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Reliability of GFR formulas based on serum creatinine, with special reference to the MDRD Study equation
    Josef Coresh
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Epidemiology, Medicine and Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest Suppl 241:30-8. 2008
    ..Finally, algorithms are needed to tailor clinical practice based on data from GFR estimates and other participant characteristics, including the source population and level of proteinuria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease awareness, prevalence, and trends among U.S. adults, 1999 to 2000
    Josef Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:180-8. 2005
    ..Despite a high prevalence, CKD awareness in the U.S. population is low. In contrast to the dramatic increase in treated kidney failure, overall CKD prevalence in the U.S. population has been relatively stable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the United States
    Josef Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    JAMA 298:2038-47. 2007
    ..Whether there have been changes in the prevalence of earlier stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) during this period is uncertain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Calibration and random variation of the serum creatinine assay as critical elements of using equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate
    Josef Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:920-9. 2002
    ..73 m2), but result in progressively larger differences at higher GFRs. Both clinical and research use of serum creatinine or equations to estimate GFR require knowledge of the calibration of the serum creatinine assay...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of high blood pressure and elevated serum creatinine level in the United States: findings from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    J Coresh
    2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1207-16. 2001
    ..The prevalence and incidence of end-stage renal disease in the United States are increasing, but milder renal disease is much more common and may often go undiagnosed and undertreated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Kidney function estimating equations: where do we stand?
    Josef Coresh
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 15:276-84. 2006
    ..This review summarizes recent data on the performance of equations using serum creatinine to estimate the GFR, particularly the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evidence for increased cardiovascular disease risk in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Josef Coresh
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:73-81. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Creatinine clearance as a measure of GFR in screenees for the African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension pilot study
    J Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:32-42. 1998
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Further trends in the etiology of end-stage renal disease in African-Americans
    J Coresh
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 6:243-9. 1997
    ..Studies are underway to examine ethnic differences and risk factors for the earlier stages of renal disease as well as genetic mutations for non-Mendelian forms of end-stage renal disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and decreased kidney function in the adult US population: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Josef Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1-12. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Timing of nephrologist referral and arteriovenous access use: the CHOICE Study
    B C Astor
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:494-501. 2001
    ..Thus, further efforts to improve both referral patterns and preparation for dialysis after referral are needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serum creatinine levels in the US population: third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    C A Jones
    Epidemiology, Clinical Trials, and End Stage Renal Disease and Minority Health Programs, DKUHD, NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 6600, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:992-9. 1998
    ..Until this information is known, the use of a single cutpoint to define elevated serum creatinine values may be misleading...
  21. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in persons with undiagnosed or prehypertension in the United States
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Hypertension 55:1102-9. 2010
    ..37 [95% CI: 2.00 to 2.81]). Chronic kidney disease is prevalent in undiagnosed and prehypertension. Earlier identification and treatment of both these conditions may prevent or delay morbidity and mortality from chronic kidney disease...
  22. doi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate, albuminuria, and risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in the US population
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1226-34. 2008
    ..These data support recent recommendations defining chronic kidney disease and stratifying subsequent risks based on both decreased GFR and albuminuria...
  23. doi request reprint Serum cystatin C in the United States: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Anna Kottgen
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:385-94. 2008
    ..However, information for serum cystatin C levels in the general population, specifically across a wide age range and different ethnicities, is lacking...
  24. pmc CKD surveillance using laboratory data from the population-based National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
    Alejandro F Castro
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S46-55. 2009
    ..These survey data suggest that the prevalence of CKD has increased between 1988-1994 and 1999-2004. Surveillance for early stages of CKD (stages 1 to 4) should monitor these and other trends...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changes in serum calcium, phosphate, and PTH and the risk of death in incident dialysis patients: a longitudinal study
    M L Melamed
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 70:351-7. 2006
    ..Promising new interventions need to be rigorously tested in clinical trials for their ability to achieve normalization of bone mineral parameters and reduce deaths of dialysis patients...
  26. pmc NOS1AP variant associated with incidence of type 2 diabetes in calcium channel blocker users in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    A Y Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Diabetologia 53:510-6. 2010
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Calibration of serum creatinine in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) 1988-1994, 1999-2004
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:918-26. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Inflammation, hemostasis, and the risk of kidney function decline in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Lori D Bash
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:596-605. 2009
    ..Inflammation and hemostasis may increase the risk of kidney function decline; however, data from prospective studies are sparse...
  29. doi request reprint Early hospital readmission after kidney transplantation: patient and center-level associations
    M A McAdams-Demarco
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:3283-8. 2012
    ..Better identification of patients at risk for early hospital readmission following KT may guide discharge planning and early posttransplant outpatient monitoring...
  30. pmc Three single-nucleotide polymorphisms in LPA account for most of the increase in lipoprotein(a) level elevation in African Americans compared with European Americans
    J P Chretien
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Med Genet 43:917-23. 2006
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Association of estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in general population cohorts: a collaborative meta-analysis
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument, Suite 2 630, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 375:2073-81. 2010
    ..We undertook a meta-analysis to assess the independent and combined associations of eGFR and albuminuria with mortality...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of kidney function with anemia: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1401-8. 2002
    ..Kidney failure is known to cause anemia, which is associated with a higher risk of cardiac failure and mortality. The impact of milder decreases in kidney function on hemoglobin levels and anemia in the US population, however, is unknown...
  33. pmc Albuminuria and estimated glomerular filtration rate independently associate with acute kidney injury
    Morgan E Grams
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1757-64. 2010
    ..Patterns persisted within subgroups of age, race, and gender. In summary, albuminuria and eGFR have strong, independent associations with incident AKI...
  34. ncbi request reprint History of myocardial infarction and stroke among incident end-stage renal disease cases and population-based controls: an analysis of shared risk factors
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:323-30. 2002
    ..A history of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke is more common among incident cases of treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD) than in the general US population...
  35. pmc Prevalence of kidney disease in anaemia differs by GFR-estimating method: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-94)
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2542-8. 2010
    ..Serum cystatin C is purportedly a more sensitive marker of kidney disease and a better predictor of mortality than serum creatinine. However, studies suggest that extrarenal factors also influence cystatin C levels...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lack of benefit for intravenous thrombolysis in patients with myocardial infarction who are older than 75 years
    D R Thiemann
    Division of Cardiology, Carnegie 568, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287 6568, USA
    Circulation 101:2239-46. 2000
    ..There are no randomized trials of thrombolytic efficacy or observational studies of clinical effectiveness that focus specifically on the elderly...
  37. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of hyperlipidemia in a cohort of United States kidney dialysis patients
    C S Fox
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Nephrol 61:299-307. 2004
    ..Actual treatment patterns of hyperlipidemia are not well studied...
  38. ncbi request reprint Traditional and nontraditional risk factors predict coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease: results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:529-38. 2005
    ..CHD risk factors in the general population remain predictive among patients with CKD. Given the high risk for CHD among patients with CKD, control of these risk factors may have a substantial impact on their excess burden of CHD...
  39. ncbi request reprint Area socioeconomic status and progressive CKD: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Sharon Stein Merkin
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:203-13. 2005
    ..We conducted a cohort study of 12,856 Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study participants to examine the independent risk for progressive CKD associated with living in a low SES area...
  40. pmc Risk implications of the new CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation compared with the MDRD Study equation for estimated GFR: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:648-59. 2010
    ..Although the CKD-EPI equation estimates GFR more precisely compared with the MDRD Study equation, whether this equation improves risk prediction is unknown...
  41. ncbi request reprint The contribution of increased diabetes prevalence and improved myocardial infarction and stroke survival to the increase in treated end-stage renal disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1568-77. 2003
    ..The increasing number of treated ESRD cases in the United States is partly explained by the increase in diabetes prevalence and US population growth but only minimally by MI and stroke survival...
  42. doi request reprint Risk of incident ESRD: a comprehensive look at cardiovascular risk factors and 17 years of follow-up in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Lori D Bash
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:31-41. 2010
    ..Previous studies suggest that other cardiovascular risk factors also may increase the risk of ESRD; however, risk associated with a comprehensive cardiovascular risk-factor assessment has not been quantified in a population-based sample...
  43. pmc Kidney function estimated from serum creatinine and cystatin C and peripheral arterial disease in NHANES 1999-2002
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1918-25. 2009
    ..Serum cystatin C, a novel marker of kidney function, is reported to be superior to serum creatinine as a risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, but associations may vary across vascular beds...
  44. pmc Blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and albuminuria in 10,113 participants in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Charles C Hsu
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Hypertens 27:397-409. 2009
    ..Albuminuria predicts cardiovascular risk, but its function as a marker of endothelial damage and atherosclerosis is uncertain, as is the complex relationship with hypertension and diabetes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of acidosis and inflammation and their association with low serum albumin in chronic kidney disease
    Joseph A Eustace
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 65:1031-40. 2004
    ..Low serum albumin is a strong risk factor for mortality, but its association with low serum bicarbonate and inflammation in the setting of mild to moderately decreased kidney function is uncertain...
  46. ncbi request reprint Leukocytosis, hypoalbuminemia, and the risk for chronic kidney disease in US adults
    Thomas P Erlinger
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:256-63. 2003
    ..Atherosclerosis and chronic kidney disease (CKD) share several common antecedents. However, the association between inflammatory markers and incident CKD is unknown...
  47. pmc Age, gender, and race effects on cystatin C levels in US adolescents
    Darcy Groesbeck
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1777-85. 2008
    ....
  48. pmc TCF7L2 variants associate with CKD progression and renal function in population-based cohorts
    Anna Kottgen
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1989-99. 2008
    ..In conclusion, several population-based samples suggest that variants in the TCF7L2 gene are associated with reduced kidney function or CKD progression, overall and specifically among participants without diabetes...
  49. pmc Heart rate variability predicts ESRD and CKD-related hospitalization
    Daniel J Brotman
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1560-70. 2010
    ..These results suggest that autonomic dysfunction may be an important risk factor for ESRD and CKD-related hospitalizations and call for further studies to define the mechanisms that underlie these associations...
  50. pmc New loci associated with kidney function and chronic kidney disease
    Anna Kottgen
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 42:376-84. 2010
    ..These results further our understanding of the biologic mechanisms of kidney function by identifying loci that potentially influence nephrogenesis, podocyte function, angiogenesis, solute transport and metabolic functions of the kidney...
  51. pmc Defining incident chronic kidney disease in the research setting: The ARIC Study
    Lori D Bash
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:414-24. 2009
    ..3, confidence interval: 4.4, 8.9). Associations with gender differed in direction and magnitude across definitions. Case definition can impact relative risk estimates for CKD risk factors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status and progressive chronic kidney disease in an elderly population: The Cardiovascular Health Study
    Sharon Stein Merkin
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Blatimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:809-21. 2007
    ..As such, living in a low SES area is associated with greater risk of pCKD in an elderly US population...
  53. pmc Glycated hemoglobin, diabetes, and cardiovascular risk in nondiabetic adults
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:800-11. 2010
    ..Fasting glucose is the standard measure used to diagnose diabetes in the United States. Recently, glycated hemoglobin was also recommended for this purpose...
  54. pmc Multiple loci associated with indices of renal function and chronic kidney disease
    Anna Kottgen
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 41:712-7. 2009
    ..Our findings provide new insights into CKD pathogenesis and underscore the importance of common genetic variants influencing renal function and disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and prevalent cardiovascular disease in a dialysis population: The Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE) study
    J Craig Longenecker
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:108-16. 2003
    ..We studied the association of Lp(a) level and apo(a) size with prevalent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in 871 incident dialysis patients (261 blacks, 565 whites, 45 other)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E and progression of chronic kidney disease
    Charles C Hsu
    Department of Epidemiology, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    JAMA 293:2892-9. 2005
    ..APOE allelic associations with chronic kidney disease beyond diabetic nephropathy are unknown, with no studies reported in high-risk African American populations...
  57. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for chronic kidney disease: a prospective study of 23,534 men and women in Washington County, Maryland
    Melanie K Haroun
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2934-41. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and incident type 2 diabetes
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hepatology 38:50-6. 2003
    ..05-4.40). In conclusion, pre-existing HCV infection may increase the risk for type 2 diabetes in persons with recognized diabetes risk factors. Additional larger prospective evaluations are needed to confirm these preliminary findings...
  59. ncbi request reprint Traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors in dialysis patients compared with the general population: the CHOICE Study
    J Craig Longenecker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Suite 2 637, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1918-27. 2002
    ..In summary, many ASCVD risk factors are more prevalent in ESRD than in the general population and may explain some, but probably not all, of the increased ASCVD risk in ESRD...
  60. pmc Liver enzymes, race, gender and diabetes risk: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A L C Schneider
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabet Med 30:926-33. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that all liver enzymes would be associated with diabetes risk and that associations would differ by race and gender...
  61. ncbi request reprint Race and sex differences in the distribution of cerebral atherosclerosis
    R J Wityk
    Department of Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, MD 21215, USA
    Stroke 27:1974-80. 1996
    ..Noninvasive techniques such as duplex ultrasound, transcranial Doppler (TCD), and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) allow vascular assessment of a more representative proportion of patients than does conventional angiography alone...
  62. pmc Glycated haemoglobin and cognitive decline: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    A L Christman
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetologia 54:1645-52. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the association between diabetes and hyperglycaemia-assessed by HbA(1c)-and change in cognitive function in persons with and without diabetes...
  63. ncbi request reprint SNP43 of CAPN10 and the risk of type 2 Diabetes in African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Michael J Garant
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Diabetes 51:231-7. 2002
    ..We conclude from this large prospective study that the G allele of SNP43 of CAPN10 or another allele or gene that is in linkage disequilibrium with it increases susceptibility to type 2 diabetes in African-Americans...
  64. doi request reprint The association of sudden cardiac death with inflammation and other traditional risk factors
    Rulan S Parekh
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 74:1335-42. 2008
    ..Hence, we found that sudden cardiac death is common among patients with end stage renal disease and that inflammation and malnutrition significantly increased its occurrence independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  65. pmc Patient awareness of chronic kidney disease: trends and predictors
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2268-75. 2008
    ..The impact of recent guidelines for early detection and prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on patient awareness of disease and factors that might be associated with awareness have not been well described...
  66. pmc Poor glycemic control in diabetes and the risk of incident chronic kidney disease even in the absence of albuminuria and retinopathy: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Lori D Bash
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2440-7. 2008
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Association of kidney function and hemoglobin with left ventricular morphology among African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:836-45. 2004
    ..It is unknown whether kidney function and lower hemoglobin levels are associated with LV morphological characteristics among African Americans with moderate kidney dysfunction, independent of blood pressure...
  68. ncbi request reprint Association between cholesterol level and mortality in dialysis patients: role of inflammation and malnutrition
    Yongmei Liu
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 291:451-9. 2004
    ..This paradox may be explained by systemic inflammation and/or malnutrition, which are associated with lower cholesterol levels and higher mortality...
  69. pmc Association of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in JAK3, STAT4, and STAT6 with new cardiovascular events in incident dialysis patients
    C John Sperati
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:845-55. 2009
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  70. pmc Imprecision of urinary iothalamate clearance as a gold-standard measure of GFR decreases the diagnostic accuracy of kidney function estimating equations
    Yuen Ting Diana Kwong
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:39-49. 2010
    ..However, the influence of imprecise measured GFRs (mGFRs) on estimates of equation error is unknown...
  71. pmc Blood pressure control among persons without and with chronic kidney disease: US trends and risk factors 1999-2006
    Laura C Plantinga
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hypertension 54:47-56. 2009
    ..Although some improvement has occurred over time, uncontrolled blood pressure remains highly prevalent, especially in subjects with chronic kidney disease and in nonwhites, older persons, and women. Therapy appears suboptimal...
  72. pmc Method of glomerular filtration rate estimation affects prediction of mortality risk
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Welch Center for Prevention, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:2214-22. 2009
    ..In conclusion, despite better performance in terms of estimating GFR, equations based on both cystatin C and creatinine do not predict mortality as well as equations based on cystatin C alone...
  73. pmc Evaluation of a novel isotope biomarker for dietary consumption of sweets
    Edwina H Yeung
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1045-52. 2010
    ..Within the proper framework, serum δ¹³C value could be developed into an objective biomarker promoting more reliable assessment of dietary sweets intake...
  74. pmc Blood pressure and white-matter disease progression in a biethnic cohort: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Rebecca F Gottesman
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Stroke 41:3-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that WMH progression would be (1) strongly related to BP in blacks and whites and (2) predicted more strongly by earlier (midlife) or cumulative BP measurements than by measures at older ages...
  75. pmc Associations between genetic variants in the ACE, AGT, AGTR1 and AGTR2 genes and renal function in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Catherine Y Campbell
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nephrol 32:156-62. 2010
    ..Some studies suggest that polymorphisms in angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), angiotensinogen (AGT), angiotensin II type I receptor (AGTR1) and angiotensin II type II receptor (AGTR2) genes may contribute to renal function variation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Blood lead and chronic kidney disease in the general United States population: results from NHANES III
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Kidney Int 63:1044-50. 2003
    ..High lead exposure is associated with hypertension and renal dysfunction but the effect of low-level environmental exposure is not as well studied...
  77. pmc Phosphate levels and blood pressure in incident hemodialysis patients: a longitudinal study
    Cindy Xin Huang
    Johns Hopkins Sinai Hospital Program in Internal Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:321-31. 2008
    ..The effect of rigorous control of serum phosphate levels on arterial stiffness and blood pressure should be studied in clinical trials...
  78. ncbi request reprint Glycaemia (haemoglobin A1c) and incident ischaemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Lancet Neurol 4:821-6. 2005
    ..Haemoglobin A1c (HbA(1c)), a measure of long-term glycaemia, is strongly related to retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy in diabetes. We sought to assess the association between HbA(1c) and stroke in people with and without diabetes...
  79. ncbi request reprint Novel and traditional cardiovascular risk factors for peripheral arterial disease in incident-dialysis patients
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:304-13. 2007
    ..This study identifies several novel risk factors (eg, Lp(a) and total homocysteine) and underscores the need for further research to reduce the burden of PAD in this high-risk group of patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease is common: what do we do next?
    Josef Coresh
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1122-5. 2008
  81. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control, atherosclerosis, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1965-73. 2005
    ..This study examines the relationship between A1C, carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), and traditional cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with diabetes...
  82. ncbi request reprint Haplotype of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 gene predicts cardiovascular disease in dialysis patients
    Lin Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2285-92. 2006
    ..008). Variation in the STAT3 gene is associated with the risk for CVD among white dialysis patients independent of serum IL-6 and CRP levels...
  83. ncbi request reprint Risk factor groupings related to insulin resistance and their synergistic effects on subclinical atherosclerosis: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 51:3069-76. 2002
    ..Interventions aimed at ameliorating the IRS may produce reductions in atherosclerotic risk beyond that predicted by treatment of individual IRS-related risk factors...
  84. ncbi request reprint Associations of tibia lead, DMSA-chelatable lead, and blood lead with measures of peripheral nervous system function in former organolead manufacturing workers
    P L Tassler
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:254-61. 2001
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  85. pmc Retinal microvascular abnormalities and cognitive decline: the ARIC 14-year follow-up study
    S R Lesage
    University of Maryland Medical Center, Department of Neurology, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neurology 73:862-8. 2009
    ..To better understand the role of SVD in cognitive function, we investigated the relationship between retinal microvascular abnormalities and longitudinal changes in cognitive function in a community-based study...
  86. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria in the US population: third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Camille A Jones
    Division of Genetics and Epidemiology, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:445-59. 2002
    ..MA is common, even among persons without diabetes or hypertension. Age, sex, race/ethnicity, and concomitant disease contribute to the variability of MA prevalence estimates...
  87. ncbi request reprint Level of kidney function as a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular outcomes in the community
    Guruprasad Manjunath
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:47-55. 2003
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  88. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for improving serum creatinine measurement: a report from the Laboratory Working Group of the National Kidney Disease Education Program
    Gary L Myers
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Chem 52:5-18. 2006
    ..Available resources for standardization of serum creatinine measurement are discussed, and recommendations for measurement improvement are given...
  89. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and its change predict survival in incident dialysis patients
    Dana C Miskulin
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:149-61. 2003
    ..Longitudinal change in the comorbid illness burden of incident dialysis patients has not been measured. Comorbidity severity and its change may serve as important prognostic markers of survival, independent of other case-mix factors...
  90. ncbi request reprint Association of kidney function with serum lipoprotein(a) level: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1991-1994)
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Renal Medicine, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:899-908. 2002
    ..Elevated lipoprotein(a) (Lp[a]) levels have been observed in patients on dialysis therapy. However, few studies explored the relationship between kidney function and Lp(a) levels in patients with mild to moderate chronic kidney disease...
  91. ncbi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of low glomerular filtration rate requires attention to the creatinine assay calibration
    Josef Coresh
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2811-2; author reply 2812-6. 2002
  92. ncbi request reprint Decreased kidney function in the elderly: clinical and preclinical, neither benign
    Josef Coresh
    Ann Intern Med 145:299-301. 2006
  93. ncbi request reprint An assessment of incremental coronary risk prediction using C-reactive protein and other novel risk markers: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1368-73. 2006
    ..There has been interest in recent years in whether additional, and in particular novel, risk factors or blood markers, such as C-reactive protein, can enhance existing coronary heart disease (CHD) prediction models...
  94. ncbi request reprint Assessing kidney function--measured and estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Lesley A Stevens
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2473-83. 2006
  95. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk among adults with chronic kidney disease, with or without prior myocardial infarction
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1183-9. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine whether chronic kidney disease (CKD) should be considered a coronary heart disease (CHD) risk equivalent for cholesterol treatment...
  96. ncbi request reprint International comparison of the relationship of chronic kidney disease prevalence and ESRD risk
    Stein I Hallan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, St Olav University Hospital, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2275-84. 2006
    ..In conclusion, CKD prevalence in Norway was similar to that in the United States, suggesting that lower progression to ESRD rather than a smaller pool of individuals at risk accounts for the lower incidence of ESRD in Norway...
  97. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and other factors associated with modality selection in incident dialysis patients: the CHOICE Study. Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for End-Stage Renal Disease
    Dana C Miskulin
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:324-36. 2002
    ..Adjustment for case-mix differences in patients treated with PD versus HD is essential to the assessment of the independent effect of the dialysis modality on outcomes...
  98. ncbi request reprint Kidney function and risk of peripheral arterial disease: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:629-36. 2007
    ..56 (95% CI 1.13 to 2.14). Patients with CKD are at increased risk for incident PAD. Development of strategies for screening and prevention of PAD in this high-risk population seems warranted...
  99. ncbi request reprint Level of kidney function as a risk factor for cardiovascular outcomes in the elderly
    Guruprasad Manjunath
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 63:1121-9. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether the level of kidney function is an independent risk factor for CVD outcomes in the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS), a cohort of subjects whose age at baseline was 65 years old or older...
  100. ncbi request reprint Expressing the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study equation for estimating glomerular filtration rate with standardized serum creatinine values
    Andrew S Levey
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Chem 53:766-72. 2007
    ..We sought to reexpress the 4-variable Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation for estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) using serum creatinine (S(cr)) standardized to reference methods...
  101. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease in adults: Part II. Glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and other markers
    Cynda Ann Johnson
    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Am Fam Physician 70:1091-7. 2004
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