R Mehrotra

Summary

Affiliation: Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relationship of body size and initial dialysis modality on subsequent transplantation, mortality and weight gain of ESRD patients
    Hanna Lievense
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3631-8. 2012
  2. pmc Neighborhood location, rurality, geography, and outcomes of peritoneal dialysis patients in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Perit Dial Int 32:322-31. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Comparing outcomes of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients: consider the pitfalls
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 178:30-4. 2012
  4. pmc Dialysis modality and outcomes in kidney transplant recipients
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Harbor University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:332-41. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Choice of dialysis modality
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 W Carson Street, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 80:909-11. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Similar outcomes with hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:110-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of peritoneal dialysis utilization in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, and David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90502, USA
    Perit Dial Int 27:S51-2. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient education and access of ESRD patients to renal replacement therapies beyond in-center hemodialysis
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 68:378-90. 2005
  9. pmc Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:977-83. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression of coronary artery calcification in diabetics with and without chronic kidney disease
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1258-66. 2005

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. pmc Relationship of body size and initial dialysis modality on subsequent transplantation, mortality and weight gain of ESRD patients
    Hanna Lievense
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3631-8. 2012
    ..We undertook this study to determine the interrelationship between body size and initial dialysis modality on transplantation, mortality and weight gain...
  2. pmc Neighborhood location, rurality, geography, and outcomes of peritoneal dialysis patients in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Perit Dial Int 32:322-31. 2012
    ..No data are available on the effect of neighborhood characteristics or regional differences on the outcomes of PD patients in the United States...
  3. doi request reprint Comparing outcomes of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients: consider the pitfalls
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 178:30-4. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Dialysis modality and outcomes in kidney transplant recipients
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Harbor University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:332-41. 2012
    ..This study examined associations of pretransplant dialysis modality with post-transplant outcomes in a large national cohort of kidney transplant recipients...
  5. doi request reprint Choice of dialysis modality
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 W Carson Street, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 80:909-11. 2011
    ..Such studies, thus, are insufficient to deny patients a choice in selecting their dialysis modality...
  6. doi request reprint Similar outcomes with hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:110-8. 2011
    ..Since 1996, there has been no change in the first-year mortality of HD patients, but both short- and long-term outcomes of PD patients have improved...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of peritoneal dialysis utilization in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, and David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90502, USA
    Perit Dial Int 27:S51-2. 2007
    ..Understanding the reasons for historically low CPD take-on and recent steep declines in utilization may allow for plans to reverse these trends to be developed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient education and access of ESRD patients to renal replacement therapies beyond in-center hemodialysis
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 68:378-90. 2005
    ..In the United States, kidney transplant rates remain low and <10% of patients utilize home dialysis therapies. This study examined the effect of pre-ESRD processes on the selection of RRT among incident ESRD patients...
  9. pmc Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:977-83. 2009
    ..Randomized, controlled trials are needed to conclusively determine whether vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression of coronary artery calcification in diabetics with and without chronic kidney disease
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1258-66. 2005
    ..There is limited information on the progression of CAC during earlier stages of diabetic chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Disordered mineral metabolism and vascular calcification in nondialyzed chronic kidney disease patients
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Ren Nutr 16:100-18. 2006
    ..Finally, there is a need to identify alternative pathogenetic mechanisms that may be important causes of the high calcification burden observed early in CKD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic peritoneal dialysis in the United States: declining utilization despite improving outcomes
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2781-8. 2007
    ..The decline in utilization has occurred at a time when the early outcomes of CPD patients have improved...
  13. ncbi request reprint The John F. Maher Award Recipient Lecture 2006. The continuum of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease: challenges and opportunities for chronic peritoneal dialysis in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Perit Dial Int 27:125-30. 2007
    ..Understanding the reasons for historically low CPD take-on and recent steep declines in utilization may allow the development of plans to reverse these trends...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serum fetuin-A in nondialyzed patients with diabetic nephropathy: relationship with coronary artery calcification
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 67:1070-7. 2005
    ..Fetuin-A is the most potent circulating inhibitor of calcium phosphorus precipitation and, possibly, an important mediator of insulin resistance...
  15. pmc Hypovitaminosis D, neighborhood poverty, and progression of chronic kidney disease in disadvantaged populations
    R Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    Clin Nephrol 74:S95-8. 2010
    ..A greater Understanding of these factors is important in order to reduce the racial disparities in the United States...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes in automated peritoneal dialysis: similar or better than in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis?
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Perit Dial Int 29:S111-4. 2009
    ..In summary, the long-term outcomes of CAPD and APD appear to be similar, and patient and physician preference are likely to increase the utilization of APD in many parts of the world...
  17. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis penetration in the United States: march toward the fringes?
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Perit Dial Int 26:419-22. 2006
  18. doi request reprint The outcomes of continuous ambulatory and automated peritoneal dialysis are similar
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:97-107. 2009
    ..Thus, the improved chronic peritoneal dialysis outcomes cannot be attributed to a greater use of automated peritoneal dialysis...
  19. pmc Serum albumin as a predictor of mortality in peritoneal dialysis: comparisons with hemodialysis
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:418-28. 2011
    ..Whether the threshold level of serum albumin at which mortality risk increases in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients is the same as for hemodialysis (HD) patients has not been studied...
  20. pmc Higher strength lanthanum carbonate provides serum phosphorus control with a low tablet burden and is preferred by patients and physicians: a multicenter study
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1437-45. 2008
    ..This phase IIIb trial assessed the efficacy of increased dosages (3000 to 4500 mg/d) of reformulated lanthanum carbonate (500-, 750-, and 1000-mg tablets) in nonresponders to dosages of up to 3000 mg/d...
  21. pmc Racial differences in mortality among those with CKD
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1403-10. 2008
    ..This higher risk for death in early stages of CKD may explain the apparent survival advantage observed among black individuals who live long enough to reach stage 5 CKD...
  22. doi request reprint Ownership patterns of dialysis units and peritoneal dialysis in the United States: utilization and outcomes
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:289-98. 2009
    ..We undertook this study to determine the relationship between dialysis unit ownership with PD use and outcomes...
  23. pmc Hypovitaminosis D in chronic kidney disease
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1144-51. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Determinants of coronary artery calcification in diabetics with and without nephropathy
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 66:2022-31. 2004
    ..On the other hand, accumulating evidence suggests that disordered mineral metabolism significantly contributes to the vascular calcification in individuals with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Emerging role for fetuin-A as contributor to morbidity and mortality in chronic kidney disease
    R Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 72:137-40. 2007
    ..These findings underscore the need to further clarify the multiple, systemic effects of fetuin-A and its role in health and various stages of CKD...
  26. pmc Pill burden, adherence, hyperphosphatemia, and quality of life in maintenance dialysis patients
    Yi Wen Chiu
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1089-96. 2009
    ..Dialysis patients have a high burden of co-existing diseases, poor health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), and are prescribed many medications. There are no data on daily pill burden and its relationship to HR-QOL and adherence to therapy...
  27. pmc Associations of pretransplant serum albumin with post-transplant outcomes in kidney transplant recipients
    M Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1006-15. 2011
    ..Clinical trials to examine interventions to improve nutritional status in transplant-waitlisted hemodialysis patients and their impacts on post-transplant outcomes are indicated...
  28. ncbi request reprint Age-related decline in serum parathyroid hormone in maintenance hemodialysis patients is independent of inflammation and dietary nutrient intake
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Ren Nutr 14:134-42. 2004
    ..The pathophysiologic basis of this age-related decline in serum iPTH levels remains unclear, although others have proposed that it is related to low dietary phosphorus intakes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery, aortic wall, and valvular calcification in nondialyzed individuals with type 2 diabetes and renal disease
    Raffi Merjanian
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 64:263-71. 2003
    ..We undertook this study to test the hypothesis that vascular and valvular calcification begins and is often severe long before diabetic renal disease progresses to ESRD...
  30. doi request reprint Vitamin D and the cardiovascular system
    Jorge N Artaza
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1515-22. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Vascular calcification and disordered mineral metabolism in dialysis patients
    Mary Alice Kalpakian
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Semin Dial 20:139-43. 2007
    ..However, the preponderance of evidence argues strongly in favor of aggressive management of these abnormalities from starting early in the course of chronic kidney disease in the hope of improving patient outcomes...
  32. doi request reprint Nodular glomerulosclerosis in a patient with metabolic syndrome without diabetes
    Pierre Souraty
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:639-42. 2008
    ..Diabetes mellitus was ruled out by a 2 h oral glucose tolerance test and two glycated hemoglobin (HbA 1c) measurements. A renal biopsy showed evidence of nodular glomerulosclerosis...
  33. doi request reprint Poor correlation between coronary artery calcification and obstructive coronary artery disease in an end-stage renal disease patient
    Li Li Tong
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor, UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, U S A
    Hemodial Int 12:16-22. 2008
    ..Thus, this case demonstrates that even an extremely high coronary calcium score may not be a satisfactory surrogate marker for obstructive atherosclerosis in elderly diabetic dialysis patients...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, Calif, 90262, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1159-65. 2007
    ..Results of several epidemiologic and clinical studies have suggested that there is an excess risk of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in persons with suboptimal intake of vitamin D...
  36. pmc The obesity paradox and mortality associated with surrogates of body size and muscle mass in patients receiving hemodialysis
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:991-1001. 2010
    ..To determine whether dry weight gain accompanied by an increase in muscle mass is associated with a survival benefit in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis (HD)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Emphasizing patient choice: the modality selection project in ESRD Network 18
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology, Research and Education Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, School of Medicine, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 17:30-6. 2003
    ..This in turn, would lead to better preparation of patients for RRT and hopefully, have a positive impact on the morbidity and mortality of maintenance dialysis patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and progression of coronary calcium under the influence of statin therapy
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA
    Am Heart J 149:695-700. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the progression of atherosclerosis in asymptomatic persons with type 2 diabetes and measure the influence of statin therapy on CAC progression...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differential management of cardiovascular disease in ESRD by nephrologists and cardiologists
    Hamik A Martirosyan
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor University of California, Los Angeles Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:309-21. 2004
    ..The cardiovascular profile of patients with ESRD may differ from that of the general population. We examined how nephrologists and cardiologists differ in managing hypertension and cardiovascular disease in patients with ESRD...
  40. doi request reprint Is controlling phosphorus by decreasing dietary protein intake beneficial or harmful in persons with chronic kidney disease?
    Christian S Shinaberger
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1511-8. 2008
    ..Dietary restrictions to control serum phosphorus, which are routinely recommended to persons with chronic kidney disease, are usually associated with a reduction in protein intake. This may lead to protein-energy wasting and poor survival...
  41. doi request reprint Understanding sources of dietary phosphorus in the treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:519-30. 2010
    ..Provision of in-center and monitored meals during hemodialysis treatment sessions in the dialysis clinic may facilitate the achievement of these goals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular implications of chronic kidney disease in older adults
    Ramnath Dukkipati
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Drugs Aging 25:241-53. 2008
    ..To conclude, the available evidence indicates that early identification of CKD may allow physicians to aggressively modify cardiovascular risk, which, in turn, has the potential to improve patient outcomes...
  43. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcification and mortality in diabetic patients with proteinuria
    Yi Wen Chiu
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1107-14. 2010
    ..Additional studies need to determine whether altering the natural history of coronary artery calcification in early chronic kidney disease prolongs survival...
  44. ncbi request reprint Nutritional management of maintenance dialysis patients: why aren't we doing better?
    R Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, UCLA School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 21:343-79. 2001
    ..We offer suggestions for predialysis and dialysis care of these patients that can result in improvement in their nutritional status. Whether this improvement will result in a decrease in patient morbidity and mortality is unknown...
  45. ncbi request reprint Treatment of advanced renal failure: low-protein diets or timely initiation of dialysis?
    R Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of California, Los Angeles, and Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Kidney Int 58:1381-8. 2000
    ..Concerns still exist regarding their nutritional safety in the remainder. Initiation of dialysis results in improved nutritional status and should be considered in a timely fashion...
  46. ncbi request reprint Is the declining use of long-term peritoneal dialysis justified by outcome data?
    Osman Khawar
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1317-28. 2007
    ..There is a need for large observational and interventional studies among peritoneal dialysis patients to sustain and enforce the improvements in both dialysis therapies...
  47. ncbi request reprint Metabolic acidosis and malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in chronic renal failure
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Semin Dial 17:455-65. 2004
    ..Until then, all attempts should be made to adhere to the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Disease and Dialysis Outcome Quality Initiative guidelines to maintain a serum bicarbonate level in ESRD patients of at least 22 mEq/L...
  48. ncbi request reprint Protein and energy nutrition among adult patients treated with chronic peritoneal dialysis
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:194-212. 2003
    ..There is a need to carry out clinical trials that examine whether an improvement in the nutritional status of CPD patients is associated with an improvement in their mortality, morbidity and/or quality of life...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reducing peritonitis rates in a peritoneal dialysis program of indigent ethnic minorities
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Research and Education Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Perit Dial Int 23:83-5. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Observations with regard to the National Kidney Foundation K/DOQI clinical practice guidelines concerning serum transthyretin in chronic renal failure
    Joel D Kopple
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Research and Education Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:1308-12. 2002
    ..6) MHD patients with serum TTR levels less than 25-30 mg/dl should be evaluated for protein-energy malnutrition and inflammation...
  51. ncbi request reprint An analysis of dialysis training in the United States and Canada
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Harbor University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center and Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:152-60. 2002
    ..Because the prevalence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has progressively increased in both the United States and Canada, patients with ESRD are likely to constitute progressively larger proportions of nephrology practices...
  52. ncbi request reprint Improvement of nutritional status after initiation of maintenance hemodialysis
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:133-42. 2002
    ..We examined this question by reviewing records of all patients admitted to our outpatient dialysis unit within 30 days of initiation of MHD therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein requirements and dialysate protein losses in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients
    Wytske M Westra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Perit Dial Int 27:192-5. 2007
    ..The relative contribution of dialysate protein and amino acid losses to these high protein requirements or total nitrogen losses is uncertain...
  54. doi request reprint What should define optimal correction of metabolic acidosis in chronic kidney disease?
    Yi Wen Chiu
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Semin Dial 23:411-4. 2010
    ....
  55. pmc Association of hemodialysis treatment time and dose with mortality and the role of race and sex
    Jessica E Miller
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:100-12. 2010
    ..The association of survival with characteristics of thrice-weekly hemodialysis (HD) treatment, including dose or duration of treatment, has not been completely elucidated, especially in different race and sex categories...
  56. pmc Effect of high-normal compared with low-normal arterial pH on protein balances in automated peritoneal dialysis patients
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1532-40. 2009
    ..Although the protein catabolic effects of metabolic acidosis are well established, it is unclear whether the entire reference range of arterial pH (7.37-7.44) is equivalent for protein balance...
  57. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for the care of hypertension in vulnerable elders
    Lillian C Min
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S359-65. 2007
  58. pmc Association of hemoglobin and survival in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1973-81. 2011
    ....
  59. pmc Racial differences in mortality and ESRD
    Keith Norris
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:205-8. 2008
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification in nondialyzed patients with chronic kidney diseases
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:963. 2005
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in profit vs not-for-profit dialysis centers
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    JAMA 289:3089; author reply 3089-90. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Does in vitro fluoroquinolone resistance predict clinical failure in urinary tract infections?
    Loren G Miller
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:605-7. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Education, research, peritoneal dialysis, and the North American chapter of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Perit Dial Int 25:14-5. 2005