C P Kovesdy

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase activity in experimental human endotoxemia
    Jan Sören Padberg
    Department of Medicine D, Division of General Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and Rheumatology, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus A1, Munster 48149, Germany
    Exp Transl Stroke Med 4:24. 2012
  2. pmc Survival Advantage in Black Versus White Men With CKD: Effect of Estimated GFR and Case Mix
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis, TN University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:228-35. 2013
  3. pmc Management of protein-energy wasting in non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease: reconciling low protein intake with nutritional therapy
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1163-77. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Traditional and novel dietary interventions for preventing progression of chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38104, USA
    J Ren Nutr 23:241-5. 2013
  5. pmc Outcomes associated with microalbuminuria: effect modification by chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee Division of Nephrology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1626-33. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Accuracy and limitations of the diagnosis of malnutrition in dialysis patients
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
    Semin Dial 25:423-7. 2012
  7. pmc Association of pre-transplant erythropoiesis-stimulating agent responsiveness with post-transplant outcomes
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3345-51. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Metabolic acidosis and kidney disease: does bicarbonate therapy slow the progression of CKD?
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3056-62. 2012
  9. pmc Observational studies versus randomized controlled trials: avenues to causal inference in nephrology
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 19:11-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Significance of hypo- and hypernatremia in chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:891-8. 2012

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  1. pmc Indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase activity in experimental human endotoxemia
    Jan Sören Padberg
    Department of Medicine D, Division of General Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and Rheumatology, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus A1, Munster 48149, Germany
    Exp Transl Stroke Med 4:24. 2012
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  2. pmc Survival Advantage in Black Versus White Men With CKD: Effect of Estimated GFR and Case Mix
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis, TN University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:228-35. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether a similar paradox exists in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD), and if it does, what its underlying reasons are...
  3. pmc Management of protein-energy wasting in non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease: reconciling low protein intake with nutritional therapy
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1163-77. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Traditional and novel dietary interventions for preventing progression of chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38104, USA
    J Ren Nutr 23:241-5. 2013
    ..This article reviews the various interventions using such a strategy to prevent or slow the progression of CKD, with special focus on recent advances in this field...
  5. pmc Outcomes associated with microalbuminuria: effect modification by chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee Division of Nephrology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1626-33. 2013
    ..This study sought to compare the association of microalbuminuria with outcomes in patients with different comorbidities...
  6. doi request reprint Accuracy and limitations of the diagnosis of malnutrition in dialysis patients
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
    Semin Dial 25:423-7. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Association of pre-transplant erythropoiesis-stimulating agent responsiveness with post-transplant outcomes
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3345-51. 2012
    ..The role of pre-transplant erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) responsiveness in affecting post-transplant outcomes is not clear...
  8. doi request reprint Metabolic acidosis and kidney disease: does bicarbonate therapy slow the progression of CKD?
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3056-62. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Observational studies versus randomized controlled trials: avenues to causal inference in nephrology
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 19:11-8. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Significance of hypo- and hypernatremia in chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:891-8. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Association of echocardiographic abnormalities with mortality in men with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease
    Jason Payne
    Department of Medicine, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:694-700. 2012
    ..The interrelationship of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) with ejection fraction (EF) and their impact on mortality in non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (NDD-CKD) is unclear...
  12. pmc Hyponatremia, hypernatremia, and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease with and without congestive heart failure
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Circulation 125:677-84. 2012
    ..Congestive heart failure is common in patients with chronic kidney disease, but the association of serum sodium concentration with mortality in such patients is not well characterized...
  13. doi request reprint Iron and clinical outcomes in dialysis and non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease patients
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:109-16. 2009
    ..Particular attention is devoted to patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD because the management of iron homeostasis in this group of patients poses additional intriguing questions...
  14. pmc Outcomes associated with race in males with nondialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:973-8. 2009
    ..It is unclear if the over-representation of blacks on dialysis is due to faster loss of kidney function or greater survival (or both) in predialysis stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  15. pmc Outcome predictability of biomarkers of protein-energy wasting and inflammation in moderate and advanced chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:407-14. 2009
    ..Markers of protein-energy wasting (PEW) and inflammation are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and are among the strongest predictors of mortality in dialysis patients...
  16. doi request reprint Review article: Biomarkers of clinical outcomes in advanced chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:408-15. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Iron therapy in chronic kidney disease: current controversies
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    J Ren Care 35:14-24. 2009
    ..Concerns related to both the optimal amount of iron supplementation and to the safety of various agents available in clinical practice are presented...
  18. pmc Outcomes associated with serum calcium level in men with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:468-76. 2010
    ..Outcomes associated with low serum calcium are also not well-characterized...
  19. pmc Outcome predictability of serum alkaline phosphatase in men with pre-dialysis CKD
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3003-11. 2010
    ..Higher ALP has been recently associated with increased mortality and coronary calcification in dialysis patients. In pre-dialysis CKD patients, this association is not clear...
  20. ncbi request reprint Outcomes associated with serum phosphorus level in males with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease
    C P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Clin Nephrol 73:268-75. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Glycemic control and burnt-out diabetes in ESRD
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Semin Dial 23:148-56. 2010
    ..We also review the concept of burnt-out diabetes and summarize the findings of studies that examined outcomes related to glycemic control in diabetic ESRD patients, and emphasize areas in need of further research...
  22. doi request reprint Survival benefits with vitamin D receptor activation: new insights since 2003
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1704-9. 2010
    ..This should provide a powerful impetus to investigate in clinical trials the risks and benefits of VDRA administration as a means to prolong survival...
  23. pmc Epidemiology of dietary nutrient intake in ESRD
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
    Semin Dial 23:353-8. 2010
    ..We assess the relevance of associative studies by examining the biologic plausibility of underlying mechanisms of action and emphasize areas in need of further research...
  24. pmc Associations between serum leptin level and bone turnover in kidney transplant recipients
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:2297-304. 2010
    ..A direct effect of adipose tissue on bone turnover through leptin production has been suggested, but such an association has not been explored in kidney transplant recipients...
  25. pmc Outcomes associated with phosphorus binders in men with non-dialysis-dependent CKD
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:842-51. 2010
    ..It is not clear whether similar benefits can be seen in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  26. doi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference and mortality in kidney transplant recipients
    C P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2644-51. 2010
    ..Higher BMI and waist circumference display opposite associations with mortality in kidney transplant recipients. Waist circumference appears to be a better prognostic marker for obesity than BMI...
  27. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of serum parathyroid hormone levels in kidney transplant recipients with moderate-to-advanced CKD
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 118:c78-85. 2011
    ..Elevated parathyroid hormone (PTH) is used to diagnose high turnover bone disease in chronic kidney disease (CKD). The diagnostic accuracy of PTH in kidney transplant recipients with CKD is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint Association of serum phosphorus level with anemia in kidney transplant recipients
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Transplantation 91:875-82. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that higher serum phosphorus is associated with anemia independent of other components of MBD...
  29. doi request reprint Why is protein-energy wasting associated with mortality in chronic kidney disease?
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Semin Nephrol 29:3-14. 2009
    ..The initiation of major clinical trials targeting nutritional interventions with the goal of improving survival in CKD offer the promise of extending the survival of this vulnerable patient population...
  30. pmc Association of markers of iron stores with outcomes in patients with nondialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veteran Affairs Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:435-41. 2009
    ..The association of ISAT and ferritin with outcomes in patients with nondialysis-dependent CKD (NDD-CKD) has not been studied...
  31. pmc Association of serum bicarbonate levels with mortality in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1232-7. 2009
    ..It is not known whether a similar association is present in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD (NDD-CKD)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of kidney function with mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease not yet on dialysis: a historical prospective cohort study
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Renal Medicine, Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 13:183-8. 2006
    ..28 (1.12 to 1.45), P<0.001. Lower kidney function is associated with increased mortality in patients with moderate and advanced CKD. This association is present even after adjustment for several confounders...
  33. ncbi request reprint Regional mortality differences in end-stage renal disease: how far can observational studies take us?
    C P Kovesdy
    Department of Renal Medicine, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
    Kidney Int 71:11-2. 2007
    ..The mortality rate for the general population in a given region could be used to adjust for risk factors that would be otherwise difficult to quantify...
  34. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical association between body mass index and mortality in men with CKD not yet on dialysis
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:581-91. 2007
    ..Low body mass index (BMI) is associated with greater mortality in patients on dialysis therapy. This relationship is less well characterized in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are not yet on dialysis therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Obesity is associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism in men with moderate and severe chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1024-9. 2007
    ..Obesity is associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism in the general population. The objective of this study is to explore whether the same association is present in patients with chronic kidney disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between lipid levels and mortality in men with chronic kidney disease who are not yet on dialysis: effects of case mix and the malnutrition-inflammation-cachexia syndrome
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:304-11. 2007
    ..This inverse association is explained in part by case-mix characteristics and the presence of surrogates for MICS...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reverse epidemiology in patients with chronic kidney disease who are not yet on dialysis
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, USA
    Semin Dial 20:566-9. 2007
    ..Preliminary studies indicate that "reverse epidemiology" is also present in patients with CKD who are not yet on dialysis. Studying patients with CKD offers hope to further our understanding of this phenomenon...
  38. ncbi request reprint Battleground: chronic kidney disorders mineral and bone disease--calcium obsession, vitamin d, and binder confusion
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:168-73. 2008
    ..Also assessed is what the key unanswered questions are in this field, and practical solutions to the discussed issues are provided...
  39. doi request reprint Vitamin D receptor activation and survival in chronic kidney disease
    C P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
    Kidney Int 73:1355-63. 2008
    ..A number of open questions are also analyzed, including the present and future roles of CSR agonists and 25(OH) vitamin D replacement...
  40. doi request reprint Association of activated vitamin D treatment and mortality in chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:397-403. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether such a benefit is present in patients with predialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  41. doi request reprint Glycemic control in diabetic CKD patients: where do we stand?
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:766-77. 2008
    ..Finally, we are at an important crossroads in the development of several novel therapeutic agents against diabetic kidney disease. We provide an overview of such agents and their stage of development...
  42. doi request reprint Bone and mineral disorders in pre-dialysis CKD
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:427-40. 2008
    ..We provide a brief overview of the available treatment recommendations for bone and mineral disorders, with an emphasis on areas needing further research...
  43. ncbi request reprint Novel targets and new potential: developments in the treatment of inflammation in chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Salem VAMC 111D, 1970 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 17:451-67. 2008
    ..Chronic inflammation is one of the novel risk factors that appear to contribute to the increased mortality seen in patients with CKD. Therapeutic interventions targeting chronic inflammation in CKD may lead to improved outcomes...
  44. doi request reprint Secondary hyperparathyroidism is associated with higher mortality in men with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease
    C P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
    Kidney Int 73:1296-302. 2008
    ..Our study shows that secondary hyperparathyroidism is independently associated with higher mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease but not yet on dialysis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Association of anemia with outcomes in men with moderate and severe chronic kidney disease
    C P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, USA
    Kidney Int 69:560-4. 2006
    ..Anemia (especially time-averaged Hgb <120 g/l) is associated with both higher mortality and increased risk of ESRD in male patients with CKD not yet on dialysis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Association of low blood pressure with increased mortality in patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1257-62. 2006
    ..Blood pressure shows an inverse association with mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis. It is unclear if the same phenomenon exists in patients with CKD not yet on dialysis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association of disorders in mineral metabolism with progression of chronic kidney disease
    Stephan Schwarz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:825-31. 2006
    ..11 to 1.51; P = 0.001). Lower serum calcium showed a trend toward higher risk for progressive CKD but without statistical significance. Higher serum phosphorus and higher calcium-phosphorus product are associated with progression of CKD...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Introduction: the reverse epidemiology controversy
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Department of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, USA
    Semin Dial 20:485. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Serum and dialysate potassium concentrations and survival in hemodialysis patients
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:999-1007. 2007
    ..Controlling serum potassium is an important goal in maintenance hemodialysis patients. We examined the achievement of potassium balance through hemodialysis treatments and the associated fluctuations in serum potassium...
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk factor paradox in wasting diseases
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 10:433-42. 2007
    ..g. hypercholesterolemia and obesity) are paradoxically associated with better survival in distinct populations with wasting. We identify these populations and review survival paradoxes and common pathophysiologic mechanisms...
  52. ncbi request reprint Association between serum lipids and survival in hemodialysis patients and impact of race
    Ryan D Kilpatrick
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:293-303. 2007
    ..Although these associations may not be causal, they call into question whether specific subgroups of dialysis patients are better targets for cholesterol-lowering therapy...
  53. doi request reprint Erythropoietin, iron depletion, and relative thrombocytosis: a possible explanation for hemoglobin-survival paradox in hemodialysis
    Elani Streja
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:727-36. 2008
    ..High doses of human recombinant erythropoietin (rHuEPO) to achieve hemoglobin levels greater than 13 g/dL in patients with chronic kidney disease appear to be associated with increased mortality...
  54. ncbi request reprint Associations between changes in hemoglobin and administered erythropoiesis-stimulating agent and survival in hemodialysis patients
    Deborah L Regidor
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1181-91. 2006
    ..Falling hemoglobin and requiring higher ESA doses were associated with decreased survival. Randomized clinical trials are required to examine these associations...
  55. ncbi request reprint Serum phosphorus and the risk of progression of chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3679-80. 2007
  56. pmc Serum alkaline phosphatase predicts mortality among maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Deborah L Regidor
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:2193-203. 2008
    ..Prospective controlled trials will be necessary to test whether serum AlkPhos measurements could be used to improve the management of renal osteodystrophy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Lp(a) lipoprotein, vascular disease, and mortality in the elderly
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    N Engl J Med 350:1150-2; author reply 1150-2. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Racial and survival paradoxes in chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:493-506. 2007
    ..Such movement away from the use of targets set on the basis of data gathered in general populations (e.g. the Framingham cohort) would be a major paradigm shift in clinical medicine and public health...
  59. ncbi request reprint Epoetin dosing and dialysis facility ownership
    Deborah L Regidor
    JAMA 298:862; author reply 862-3. 2007