Ajay Singh

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Burden and predictors of hypertension in India: results of SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) study
    Youssef Mk Farag
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Nephrol 15:42. 2014
  2. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in India - results from the SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) study
    Ajay K Singh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:114. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the response to treatment in anemic hemodialysis patients with high serum ferritin and low transferrin saturation
    A K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Kidney Int 71:1163-71. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Does correction of anemia slow the progression of chronic kidney disease?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:638-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Anemia of chronic kidney disease: CHOIR and the FDA
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:406-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The controversy surrounding hemoglobin and erythropoiesis-stimulating agents: what should we do now?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:S5-13. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Resolved: Targeting a higher hemoglobin is associated with greater risk in patients with CKD anemia: pro
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1436-41. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Diabetes, anemia and CKD: Why TREAT?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:291-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint What is causing the mortality in treating the anemia of chronic kidney disease: erythropoietin dose or hemoglobin level?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:420-4. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Is there a deleterious effect of erythropoietin in end-stage renal disease?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Kidney Int 80:569-71. 2011

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Publications70

  1. doi request reprint Burden and predictors of hypertension in India: results of SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) study
    Youssef Mk Farag
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Nephrol 15:42. 2014
    ..Hypertension (HTN) is one of the major causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The objective of the study was to investigate the burden and predictors of HTN in India...
  2. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in India - results from the SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) study
    Ajay K Singh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:114. 2013
    ..In India, it has been recently estimated that the age-adjusted incidence rate of ESRD to be 229 per million population (pmp), and >100,000 new patients enter renal replacement programs annually...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the response to treatment in anemic hemodialysis patients with high serum ferritin and low transferrin saturation
    A K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Kidney Int 71:1163-71. 2007
    ..We conclude that none of the studied markers is a good predictor of response to anemia treatment in this patient sub-population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does correction of anemia slow the progression of chronic kidney disease?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:638-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Anemia of chronic kidney disease: CHOIR and the FDA
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:406-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The controversy surrounding hemoglobin and erythropoiesis-stimulating agents: what should we do now?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:S5-13. 2008
    ..Managing the anemia of CKD in the era of the hemoglobin level and ESA controversy has required aiming for appropriate hemoglobin levels, using the lowest effective ESA dose, and better managing the problem of ESA hyporesponsiveness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Resolved: Targeting a higher hemoglobin is associated with greater risk in patients with CKD anemia: pro
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1436-41. 2009
    ..The debate here reflects a look back on the tension produced by confusing data and outcomes. Is it the target hemoglobin per se or the high doses of erythropoietin in subsets of resistant patients that is the problem? You decide...
  8. doi request reprint Diabetes, anemia and CKD: Why TREAT?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:291-6. 2010
    ..Furthermore, there was an inconsistent and modest improvement in health-related quality of life. TREAT raises questions about whether anemia in type 2 diabetic patients should be treated and under what circumstances...
  9. doi request reprint What is causing the mortality in treating the anemia of chronic kidney disease: erythropoietin dose or hemoglobin level?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:420-4. 2010
    ..This article examines the potential mechanisms underlying adverse risk observed in four randomized controlled trials of anemia correction in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients...
  10. doi request reprint Is there a deleterious effect of erythropoietin in end-stage renal disease?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Kidney Int 80:569-71. 2011
    ..Cotter and colleagues report that exposure to high dosages of ESA in patients with diabetes is associated with increased risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correction of anemia with epoetin alfa in chronic kidney disease
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2085-98. 2006
    ..Recombinant human erythropoietin (epoetin alfa) is indicated for the correction of anemia associated with this condition. However, the optimal level of hemoglobin correction is not defined...
  12. ncbi request reprint Immunopathogenesis of the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome: an update
    A K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 10:355-8. 2001
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  13. doi request reprint Hemoglobin control, ESA resistance, and regular low-dose IV iron therapy: a review of the evidence
    Ajay Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Semin Dial 22:64-9. 2009
    ..This article reviews factors that affect Hb control, with a focus on management practices (e.g., regular low-dose administration of IV iron) that can help improve anemia management...
  14. pmc Impact of higher hemoglobin targets on blood pressure and clinical outcomes: a secondary analysis of CHOIR
    Jula K Inrig
    Department of Medicine, Renal Division, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3606-14. 2012
    ..Herein, we sought to determine whether changes in erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) dose and in hemoglobin were predictive of changes in blood pressure (BP) and whether these changes were associated with cardiovascular outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint MR imaging of the acute abdomen and pelvis: acute appendicitis and beyond
    Ajay Singh
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    Radiographics 27:1419-31. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint Crossed fused ectopia of the kidneys
    T V Patel
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusettes, USA
    Kidney Int 73:662. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint Hematuria in a patient with class IV lupus nephritis
    B V Mittal
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 70:1182-6. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint A 39-year-old pregnant woman with polyuria and hypomagnesemia
    S B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, PBB 3, RA 126E, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Kidney Int 69:938-41. 2006
  19. doi request reprint Safety of ferumoxytol in patients with anemia and CKD
    Ajay Singh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:907-15. 2008
    ..The main objective of this study was to assess the safety of ferumoxytol for the treatment of patients with CKD stages 1 to 5 and 5D...
  20. ncbi request reprint Potential applications of outpatient nesiritide infusions in patients with advanced heart failure and concomitant renal insufficiency (from the Follow-Up Serial Infusions of Nesiritide [FUSION I] trial)
    Clyde W Yancy
    Department of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, and Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:226-9. 2006
    ..Further study is warranted to test the validity of this finding...
  21. pmc Serum amyloid P inhibits fibrosis through Fc gamma R-dependent monocyte-macrophage regulation in vivo
    Ana P Castano
    Laboratory of Inflammation Research, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, 4 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sci Transl Med 1:5ra13. 2009
    ..These studies uncover previously unidentified roles for Fc gamma receptors in sterile inflammation and highlight serum amyloid P as a potential antifibrotic therapy through local generation of interleukin-10...
  22. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance of acute appendicitis: pearls and pitfalls
    Michael Lam
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 37:57-66. 2008
    ..In the following review, the role of magnetic resonance in the diagnosis of appendicitis will be discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Uremic pruritus
    S R Keithi-Reddy
    Division of Matrix Biology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 72:373-7. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Analgesic nephropathy
    N Vadivel
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Kidney Int 72:517-20. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Gangrenous cholecystitis: prediction with CT imaging
    A K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, White 270, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Abdom Imaging 30:218-21. 2005
    ..The pattern of gallbladder mucosal enhancement on CT can be used as a reliable criterion for distinguishing acute, uncomplicated cholecystitis from gangrenous cholecystitis...
  26. doi request reprint Diffuse vascular calcification in a dialysis patient
    S P Surana
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 73:890-4. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Lithium toxicity: a double-edged sword
    M P Alexander
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 73:233-7. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest: abdominal CT imaging features
    A K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Abdom Imaging 29:177-9. 2004
    ..The thoracic findings were reflux of contrast into the coronary sinus, nonopacificaton of the left ventricle with intravenous contrast, and lack of cardiac motion artifact...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cytokine gene expression in the MRL/lpr model of lupus nephritis
    S Lemay
    New England Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 50:85-93. 1996
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  30. ncbi request reprint Accepting prospective kidney donors with asymptomatic urinary abnormalities: are we shooting in the dark?
    N Vadivel
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 71:173-7. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint New approaches to the treatment of calcium and phosphorus abnormalities in patients on hemodialysis
    K Uhlig
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 10:793-8. 2001
    ..We provide an algorithm for the management of calcium and phosphorus abnormalities, based on newer recommendations for tighter calcium and phosphorus control with a lower target for the calcium x phosphorus product...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tuberculous peritonitis: a race against time
    N Vadivel
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Kidney Int 70:969-72. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Omental infarct: CT imaging features
    A K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Emergency Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Abdom Imaging 31:549-54. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to describe contrast-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) features of acute omental infarction and to study the evolutionary changes on follow-up CT imaging...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tc-99m ciprofloxacin scans for detection of tubercular bone infection
    Rajnish Sharma
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences INMAS, Lucknow Road, Delhi 110054, India
    Clin Nucl Med 32:367-70. 2007
    ..Delayed 24 hour scans were found useful to differentiate between inflammatory and infective lesions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of the Tc-99m ciprofloxacin scan as a means to detect tubercular bone disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Is it time to reconsider subcutaneous administration of epoetin?
    Tejas V Patel
    Brigham and Women s Hospital s renal Division at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 21:57, 59, 63-4 passim. 2007
    ..In this article, the advantages and disadvantages of the subcutaneous route are reviewed...
  36. ncbi request reprint The benefits of IV iron therapy in treating anemia in patients with renal disease and comorbid cardiovascular disease
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 32:199-206; quiz 207-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, the nephrology nurse should have an increased awareness of the link between anemia and renal/cardiac disease as well as available treatment options...
  37. pmc Ferric gluconate reduces epoetin requirements in hemodialysis patients with elevated ferritin
    Toros Kapoian
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:372-9. 2008
    ..73, P = 0.041). In conclusion, ferric gluconate maintains hemoglobin and allows lower epoetin doses in anemic hemodialysis patients with low TSAT and ferritin levels up to 1200 ng/ml...
  38. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 36-2003. A 68-year-old woman with impaired renal function
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:2055-63. 2003
  39. doi request reprint The optimal hemoglobin in dialysis patients- a critical review
    Ajay K Singh
    Semin Dial 21:1-6. 2008
    ..We also suggest that the current reimbursement system for erythropoiesis stimulating agent treatment potentially encourages unsafe overtreatment...
  40. doi request reprint Prevention of intravenous contrast-induced nephropathy in hospital inpatients
    Rahul Kakkar
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 7:1-4. 2008
    ..On the basis of the recently published clinical trial data and guidelines from the major radiologic societies, we developed an algorithmic approach to CIN prophylaxis in hospital inpatients...
  41. doi request reprint Giant colonic diverticulum: percutaneous computed tomography-guided treatment
    Ajay K Singh
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:204-6. 2008
    ..In patients with inflamed giant colonic diverticulum, the percutaneous approach may be useful in treatment of diverticulitis and avoiding a staged Hartmann procedure with end colostomy...
  42. ncbi request reprint A comparison of prediction equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate in adults without kidney disease
    Julie Lin
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2573-80. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to derive and assess GFR prediction equations in people with normal or mildly impaired renal function...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dropped gallstones and surgical clips after cholecystectomy: CT assessment
    Ajay K Singh
    University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:758-62. 2007
    ..To describe the spectrum of computed tomographic (CT) findings in patients with dropped gallstones or dropped surgical clips after cholecystectomy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Associations between demographic factors and provider structures on cost and length of stay for hemodialysis patients with vascular access failure
    Louis Brenner
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:455-61. 2006
    ..It is concluded that gender and racial factors may influence VAF care. Over time, more VAF episodes are being treated in outpatient settings. Case management may lead to more outpatient treatment and shorter inpatient treatment of VAF...
  45. ncbi request reprint CT appearance of acute appendagitis
    Ajay K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1303-7. 2004
    ..Our aim was to describe the spectrum of CT findings in patients with acute epiploic appendagitis and also to evaluate the changes seen with this condition...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of kidney biopsy in the management of lupus nephritis
    Bharati Mittal
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 14:1-8. 2005
    ..However, disagreements persist regarding the appropriate role of a renal biopsy in the management and identification of predictors of short and long-term outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Rationale--Trial to Reduce Cardiovascular Events with Aranesp Therapy (TREAT): evolving the management of cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic kidney disease
    T Christian H Mix
    Department of Development and Medical Affairs, Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, Calif, USA
    Am Heart J 149:408-13. 2005
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  48. ncbi request reprint Acute epiploic appendagitis in hernia sac: CT appearance
    Ajay K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Wh 270, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:226-7. 2005
    ..The contrast-enhanced CT findings of the inflammation of appendices epiploicae of the transverse colon were diagnostic in this case...
  49. ncbi request reprint Acute epiploic appendagitis and its mimics
    Ajay K Singh
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Radiographics 25:1521-34. 2005
    ..Recognition of these conditions on CT images will allow appropriate management of acute abdominal pain and may help to prevent unnecessary surgery...
  50. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of renal transplantation for recipients with lupus nephritis: analysis of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network database
    Suphamai Bunnapradist
    Transplantation 82:612-8. 2006
    ..Outcomes were similar regardless of type of calcineurin inhibitor, induction therapy, and time on dialysis. We conclude that lupus transplant recipients have outcomes generally equivalent to non-lupus transplant recipients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Imaging of inflammatory bowel disease: CT and MR
    Michael Zalis
    Department of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Dig Dis 22:56-62. 2004
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  52. ncbi request reprint Ferric gluconate is highly efficacious in anemic hemodialysis patients with high serum ferritin and low transferrin saturation: results of the Dialysis Patients' Response to IV Iron with Elevated Ferritin (DRIVE) Study
    Daniel W Coyne
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8129, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:975-84. 2007
    ..Administration of ferric gluconate (125 mg for eight treatments) is superior to no iron therapy in anemic dialysis patients receiving adequate epoetin dosages and have a ferritin 500 to 1200 ng/ml and TSAT <or=25%...
  53. ncbi request reprint Anaemia of CKD--the CHOIR study revisited
    Ajay K Singh
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1806-10. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Neoplastic iliopsoas masses in oncology patients: CT findings
    Ajay K Singh
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    Abdom Imaging 33:493-7. 2008
    ..The detection of an iliopsoas mass warrants a careful search for gluteal muscles and subcutaneous metastases...
  55. ncbi request reprint The FDA black box for EPO: what should nephrologists do?
    Ajay K Singh
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 21:55-6, 58-9. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin maintenance with use of extended dosing of epoetin alfa in patients with diabetes and anemia of chronic kidney disease
    Robert Provenzano
    Division of Nephrology, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Endocr Pract 13:251-9. 2007
    ..To compare the efficacy of extended epoetin alfa dosing in maintaining hemoglobin (Hb) concentrations in patients with and without diabetes as the primary cause of chronic kidney disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint The nephrology quiz and questionnaire: 2006
    Ronald J Falk
    University of North Carolina Kidney Center, 7024 Burnett Womack Building, Campus Box 7155, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1375-88. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Complications of chronic kidney disease: anemia, mineral metabolism, and cardiovascular disease
    Shona Pendse
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:549-61. 2005
    ..Substantive trial data are sorely need to provide the definitive evidence that effective treatment of these complications results in better outcomes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Bouveret's syndrome: appearance on CT and upper gastrointestinal radiography before and after stone obturation
    Ajay K Singh
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:828-30. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Omental infarct: an unusual CT appearance after superior mesenteric artery occlusion
    Ajay K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Emerg Radiol 10:276-8. 2004
    ..We report a case of omental infarct resulting from superior mesenteric artery occlusion, which had an unusual appearance on computed tomography...
  61. doi request reprint Fournier gangrene: role of imaging
    Robin B Levenson
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Avenue N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Radiographics 28:519-28. 2008
    ..An awareness of the CT features of Fournier gangrene is imperative for prompt diagnosis and effective treatment planning...
  62. ncbi request reprint Reducing versus discontinuing erythropoietin at high hemoglobin levels
    Daniel E Weiner
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:3184-91. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Anemia of chronic kidney disease
    Ajay K Singh
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:3-6. 2008
  64. ncbi request reprint Uncertainty in the treatment of anemia in chronic kidney disease
    Marc A Pfeffer
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 6:S35-41. 2005
    ..This article reviews the rationale and design features for these trials...
  65. doi request reprint Diagnosis of mandibular osteomyelitis in probable coexisting tumor recurrence: role of Tc-99m ciprofloxacin imaging
    Baljinder Singh
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Nucl Med 33:525-7. 2008
    ..A follow-up Tc-99m ciprofloxacin scan after debridement and 8 weeks of antibiotic treatment showed no focus of tracer concentration in the region of the mandible...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cholecystocolonic fistula: serial CT imaging features
    Ajay K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Emerg Radiol 10:301-2. 2004
    ..It is rare for the fistulous communication to occur between gallbladder and the colon. We describe the serial imaging findings, which were diagnostic of this condition...
  67. ncbi request reprint Imaging-guided catheter drainage of abdominal collections with fistulous pancreaticobiliary communication
    Ajay K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1591-6. 2006
    ..Our aim was to study the success of percutaneous imaging-guided catheter drainage of abdominal collections with documented fistulous pancreaticobiliary communication...
  68. ncbi request reprint The target hemoglobin in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Ajay K Singh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, and Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 20:29-30. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Pancreatoduodenectomy: imaging and image-guided interventional treatment
    Ajay K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 25:252-60. 2004
    ..Identification of the normal postoperative anatomy is crucial to correctly interpreting CT scans for short-term complications and long-term tumor recurrence...
  70. doi request reprint Dropped appendicolith: CT findings and implications for management
    Ajay K Singh
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:707-11. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to discern the CT features of appendicoliths retained after appendectomy and evaluate the management options...