John J Sim

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Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Systemic implementation strategies to improve hypertension: the Kaiser Permanente Southern California experience
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:544-52. 2014
  2. doi Characteristics of resistant hypertension in a large, ethnically diverse hypertension population of an integrated health system
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1099-107. 2013
  3. doi Phosphorus and risk of renal failure in subjects with normal renal function
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, CA 90027, USA
    Am J Med 126:311-8. 2013
  4. doi Plasma renin activity (PRA) levels and antihypertensive drug use in a large healthcare system
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:379-88. 2012
  5. pmc Indinavir-induced nephrolithiasis three and one-half years after cessation of indinavir therapy
    Julie Huynh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:571-3. 2011
  6. doi Association of plasma renin activity and aldosterone-renin ratio with prevalence of chronic kidney disease: the Kaiser Permanente Southern California cohort
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Hypertens 29:2226-35. 2011
  7. doi Positive relationship of sleep apnea to hyperaldosteronism in an ethnically diverse population
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Hypertens 29:1553-9. 2011
  8. doi Review article: Managing sleep apnoea in kidney diseases
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:146-52. 2010
  9. pmc Vitamin D deficiency and anemia: a cross-sectional study
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, 4700 Sunset Blvd, 2nd Floor Nephrology, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Ann Hematol 89:447-52. 2010
  10. ncbi Sleep apnea in early and advanced chronic kidney disease: Kaiser Permanente Southern California cohort
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, 4700 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Chest 135:710-6. 2009

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Publications22

  1. ncbi Systemic implementation strategies to improve hypertension: the Kaiser Permanente Southern California experience
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:544-52. 2014
    ..Such potential projects are drafting strategies on resistant hypertension or addressing the concerns about overtreatment of hypertension. ..
  2. doi Characteristics of resistant hypertension in a large, ethnically diverse hypertension population of an integrated health system
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1099-107. 2013
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of and characterize resistant hypertension in a large representative population with successful hypertension management and reliable health information...
  3. doi Phosphorus and risk of renal failure in subjects with normal renal function
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, CA 90027, USA
    Am J Med 126:311-8. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether higher serum phosphorus levels increase risk for end-stage renal disease within a large ethnically diverse population with normal kidney function...
  4. doi Plasma renin activity (PRA) levels and antihypertensive drug use in a large healthcare system
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:379-88. 2012
    ..To evaluate the heterogeneity of hypertension and the medication burden associated with it, we investigated medication usage in relation to PRA among hypertensive patients within a large ethnically diverse organization...
  5. pmc Indinavir-induced nephrolithiasis three and one-half years after cessation of indinavir therapy
    Julie Huynh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:571-3. 2011
    ..5 years after discontinuing indinavir. We use this case to illustrate the pathophysiology of indinavir stones and hypothesize how they can occur years after discontinuation by discussing the pharmacokinetics of the drug...
  6. doi Association of plasma renin activity and aldosterone-renin ratio with prevalence of chronic kidney disease: the Kaiser Permanente Southern California cohort
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Hypertens 29:2226-35. 2011
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  7. doi Positive relationship of sleep apnea to hyperaldosteronism in an ethnically diverse population
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Hypertens 29:1553-9. 2011
    ..Approximately, 50-60% of patients with sleep apnea have hypertension. To explore a mechanism of this relationship, we compared its prevalence in a hypertensive population with and without hyperaldosteronism...
  8. doi Review article: Managing sleep apnoea in kidney diseases
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:146-52. 2010
    ..SA may vary in form and aetiology depending on type or stage of CKD. Based on these associations, we discuss our rationale for recommendations on screening and management of SA specific to the CKD population...
  9. pmc Vitamin D deficiency and anemia: a cross-sectional study
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, 4700 Sunset Blvd, 2nd Floor Nephrology, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Ann Hematol 89:447-52. 2010
    ..Future randomized studies are warranted to examine whether vitamin D directly affects erythropoiesis...
  10. ncbi Sleep apnea in early and advanced chronic kidney disease: Kaiser Permanente Southern California cohort
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, 4700 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Chest 135:710-6. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine whether an association exists between SA and early stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) where SA may represent an important comorbidity and potential risk factor in kidney disease...
  11. ncbi Sleep apnea and hypertension: prevalence in chronic kidney disease
    John J Sim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:837-41. 2007
    ..33-1.39) more prevalent in patients with SA and CKD compared with patients with SA without CKD. The high prevalence of HTN in patients with SA and CKD suggests the need for evaluation of SA in patients with concurrent HTN and CKD...
  12. ncbi Vitamin D supplementation and recombinant human erythropoietin utilization in vitamin D-deficient hemodialysis patients
    Victoria A Kumar
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Nephrol 24:98-105. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the impact of ergocalciferol (ERGO) on recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO) use in a cohort of 25-OH vitamin D (25-D)-deficient hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  13. pmc A comparative effectiveness research study of the change in blood pressure during hemodialysis treatment and survival
    Jongha Park
    1 Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA 2 Division of Nephrology, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
    Kidney Int 84:795-802. 2013
    ..Thus, modest declines in BP after hemodialysis are associated with the greatest survival, whereas any rise or large decline in BP is associated with worsened survival. ..
  14. pmc Correlates of parathyroid hormone concentration in hemodialysis patients
    Jinnan Li
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1516-25. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that a higher serum intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH) level is associated with the higher likelihood of hyperphosphatemia, hyperphosphatasemia [high serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) levels] and hypercalcemia...
  15. doi 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and hypertension rates
    Simran K Bhandari
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, 4700 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:170-7. 2011
    ..This retrospective analysis raises the question of whether supplementing to optimal vitamin D levels can prevent or improve hypertension...
  16. pmc Mineral and bone disorders and survival in hemodialysis patients with and without polycystic kidney disease
    Lilia R Lukowsky
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2899-907. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether the different MBD mortality association between MHD populations with and without PKD can explain the survival differential...
  17. doi Comparison of outcomes of peritoneal dialysis catheters placed by the fluoroscopically guided percutaneous method versus directly visualized surgical method
    Melissa A Rosenthal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1202-7. 2008
    ..To compare complications in catheters placed by the fluoroscopically guided percutaneous method versus directly visualized surgery...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of nondiabetic renal disease in diabetic patients
    Tam T Pham
    Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90027, USA
    Am J Nephrol 27:322-8. 2007
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the prevalence of nondiabetic renal disease (NDRD) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus to determine common clinical indicators suggestive of NDRD...
  19. ncbi Risk of chronic kidney disease after cancer nephrectomy
    Lin Li
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of California, Irvine, 101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 10:135-45. 2014
    ..More research is needed to better understand the risk of CKD post-nephrectomy, to develop and validate predictive scores for risk-stratification, and to optimize patient management. ..
  20. ncbi Association of pre-transplant blood pressure with post-transplant outcomes
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Transplant 28:166-76. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that a similar association exists between pre-transplant BP and post-transplant outcomes in dialysis patients who undergo successful kidney transplantation...
  21. pmc Why cachexia kills: examining the causality of poor outcomes in wasting conditions
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, 101 The City Drive South, City Tower, Orange, CA, 92868 3217, USA
    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 4:89-94. 2013
    ..Multidimensional research including examining biologically plausible models is urgently needed to investigate the causality of the cachexia-death association...
  22. pmc Dietary omega-3 fatty acid, ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 intake, inflammation, and survival in long-term hemodialysis patients
    Nazanin Noori
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:248-56. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the anti-inflammatory benefits of higher dietary intake of omega-3 compared with omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids may modulate the inflammatory processes and decrease death risk...