Kunihiro Matsushita

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac and kidney markers for cardiovascular prediction in individuals with chronic kidney disease: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD K M, Y S, S H B, M W, J C Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison B C A Department of Medicine, Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX R C H, C M B Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S D S
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1770-7. 2014
  2. pmc The association of plasma lactate with incident cardiovascular outcomes: the ARIC Study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:401-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical risk implications of the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation compared with the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation for estimated GFR
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:241-9. 2012
  4. pmc The association of hemoglobin a1c with incident heart failure among people without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 59:2020-6. 2010
  5. 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
  6. pmc Lower estimated glomerular filtration rate and higher albuminuria are associated with mortality and end-stage renal disease. A collaborative meta-analysis of kidney disease population cohorts
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 79:1331-40. 2011
  7. pmc Combined association of creatinine, albuminuria, and cystatin C with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular and kidney outcomes
    Salman Waheed
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:434-42. 2013
  8. pmc Novel markers of kidney function as predictors of ESRD, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in the general population
    Brad C Astor
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:653-62. 2012
  9. pmc 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
  10. pmc CKD and cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study: interactions with age, sex, and race
    Xuan Hui
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:691-702. 2013

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac and kidney markers for cardiovascular prediction in individuals with chronic kidney disease: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD K M, Y S, S H B, M W, J C Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison B C A Department of Medicine, Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX R C H, C M B Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S D S
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1770-7. 2014
    ..This study compared 5 nontraditional cardiac and kidney markers on the improvement of cardiovascular prediction among those with CKD...
  2. pmc The association of plasma lactate with incident cardiovascular outcomes: the ARIC Study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:401-9. 2013
    ..The independent associations of plasma lactate with heart failure and all-cause mortality suggest an important role for low resting oxidative capacity. ..
  3. doi request reprint Clinical risk implications of the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation compared with the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation for estimated GFR
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:241-9. 2012
    ..However, it has not been determined whether the improvement in risk categorization applies to all segments of the population...
  4. pmc The association of hemoglobin a1c with incident heart failure among people without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 59:2020-6. 2010
    ..This study sought to investigate an association of HbA1c (A1C) with incident heart failure among individuals without diabetes and compare it to fasting glucose...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Lower estimated glomerular filtration rate and higher albuminuria are associated with mortality and end-stage renal disease. A collaborative meta-analysis of kidney disease population cohorts
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 79:1331-40. 2011
    ..Thus, these relationships are consistent with CKD stage classifications based on eGFR and suggest that albuminuria provides additional prognostic information among individuals with CKD...
  7. pmc Combined association of creatinine, albuminuria, and cystatin C with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular and kidney outcomes
    Salman Waheed
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:434-42. 2013
    ..Combining multiple kidney markers to predict risk is an area of substantial interest...
  8. pmc Novel markers of kidney function as predictors of ESRD, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in the general population
    Brad C Astor
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:653-62. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether this advantage extends to other outcomes, such as kidney failure, or whether other novel renal filtration markers share this advantage in predicting outcomes...
  9. pmc 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...
  10. pmc CKD and cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study: interactions with age, sex, and race
    Xuan Hui
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:691-702. 2013
    ..Universal thresholds regardless of age, sex, and race are recommended, but relatively little is known about how these demographic factors alter the relationship of eGFR and albuminuria to cardiovascular outcomes...
  11. pmc Diabetes medication use and blood lactate level among participants with type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities carotid MRI study
    Morgana L Mongraw-Chaffin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51237. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to compare lactate levels between users and non-users of diabetes medications under the hypothesis that the level of lactate is a marker of oxidative capacity...
  12. pmc Combined association of albuminuria and cystatin C-based estimated GFR with mortality, coronary heart disease, and heart failure outcomes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Salman Waheed
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:207-16. 2012
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  13. pmc Chronic hyperglycemia and subclinical myocardial injury
    Jonathan Rubin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:484-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between hyperglycemia and subclinical myocardial injury in persons without clinically evident coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  14. 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
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  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint The definition, classification, and prognosis of chronic kidney disease: a KDIGO Controversies Conference report
    Andrew S Levey
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 80:17-28. 2011
    ..KDIGO has now convened a workgroup to develop a global clinical practice guideline for the definition, classification, and prognosis of chronic kidney disease...
  17. pmc Associations of kidney disease measures with mortality and end-stage renal disease in individuals with and without hypertension: a meta-analysis
    Bakhtawar K Mahmoodi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 380:1649-61. 2012
    ..However, whether the association of the kidney disease measures, estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and albuminuria, with mortality or end-stage renal disease (ESRD) differs by hypertensive status is unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA, Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA, Department of Nephrology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Departments of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan and Institute of Population Science, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan and George Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1660-8. 2013
    ..Each cohort can opt in/out for each topic. CKD-PC has established a productive and effective collaboration, allowing flexible participation and complex meta-analyses for studying CKD. ..
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Change in estimated GFR associates with coronary heart disease and mortality
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:2617-24. 2009
    ..In conclusion, a steeper than average decline in eGFR associates with a higher risk for CHD and all-cause mortality. Increases in eGFR among participants with chronic kidney disease associate with similar increased risks...
  21. pmc High-normal albuminuria and risk of heart failure in the community
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:47-55. 2011
    ..Albuminuria has been associated with cardiovascular risk, but the relationship of high-normal albuminuria to subsequent heart failure has not been well established...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of a multicenter echocardiographic study to assess the relationship between cardiac structure and function and heart failure risk in a biracial cohort of community-dwelling elderly persons: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities stud
    Amil M Shah
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 7:173-81. 2014
    ..Limited normative and prognostic data exist on measures of cardiac structure, diastolic function, and novel measures of systolic deformation in older adults living in the community...
  23. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease, plasma lipoproteins, and coronary artery calcium incidence: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Julio A Lamprea-Montealegre
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:652-8. 2013
    ..To determine the association of chronic kidney disease and coronary artery calcium (CAC) incidence, and the distribution of lipoproteins across categories of kidney function and their association with CAC risk...
  24. pmc Comparison of risk prediction using the CKD-EPI equation and the MDRD study equation for estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 307:1941-51. 2012
    ....
  25. pmc The prospective association of Chlamydia pneumoniae and four other pathogens with development of coronary artery calcium: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Babray Laek
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Erasmus University, Dr Molewaterplein 60, 3015 GJ Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:268-74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to prospectively evaluate this association in a population-based cohort...
  26. pmc Glycated hemoglobin and risk of hypertension in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Julie K Bower
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1031-7. 2012
    ..Hypertension is known to predict diabetes. However, hyperglycemia also may be independently associated with future development of hypertension. We investigated glycated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) as a predictor of incident hypertension...
  27. pmc The population burden of heart failure attributable to modifiable risk factors: the ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) study
    Christy L Avery
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1640-6. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate the population burden of heart failure and the influence of modifiable risk factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of kidney disease measures with ischemic versus hemorrhagic strokes: pooled analyses of 4 prospective community-based cohorts
    Bakhtawar K Mahmoodi
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD B K M, K M, Y S, M W, J C Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands B K M, R T G Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan H Y Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD R F G Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison B C A George Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia M W Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle W T L Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Health Service, University of Washington and Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle B M P Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco M G S and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A R F
    Stroke 45:1925-31. 2014
    ..We contrasted the association of these kidney measures with ischemic versus hemorrhagic stroke...
  29. pmc Left ventricular dysfunction as a risk factor for cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in African Americans
    Saul Blecker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 160:488-95. 2010
    ..We assessed whether left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction was associated with increased risk of both cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in a community sample of African Americans...