F K Assadi

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Allopurinol enhances the blood pressure lowering effect of enalapril in children with hyperuricemic essential hypertension
    Farahnak Assadi
    Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nephrol 27:51-6. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Pediatric kidney transplantation: kids are different
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 7:429-31. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Managing new-onset gout in pediatric renal transplant recipients: when, how, to what extent
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Nephrol 26:624-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Strategies to reduce the incidence of chronic kidney disease in children: time for action
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Nephrol 26:41-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Hyponatremia: a problem-solving approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nephrol 25:473-80. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The growing epidemic of hypertension among children and adolescents: a challenging road ahead
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:1013-20. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Simplified diagnostic algorithm for evaluation of neonates with prenatally detected hydronephrosis
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 6:284-90. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Neonatal nephrotic syndrome associated with placental transmission of proinflammatory cytokines
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 718 Professional Bldg, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 26:469-71. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypophosphatemia: an evidence-based problem-solving approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:195-201. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypomagnesemia: an evidence-based approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:13-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Allopurinol enhances the blood pressure lowering effect of enalapril in children with hyperuricemic essential hypertension
    Farahnak Assadi
    Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nephrol 27:51-6. 2014
    ..Essential hypertension is frequently associated with hyperuricemia in both adult and pediatric patients. Lowering serum uric acid level may provide greater benefit than simply treating hypertension...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pediatric kidney transplantation: kids are different
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 7:429-31. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Managing new-onset gout in pediatric renal transplant recipients: when, how, to what extent
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Nephrol 26:624-8. 2013
    ..Febuxostat is an alternative to allopurinol in patients with allopurinol intolerance or hypersensitivity. Pegloticase is indicated for patients with severe gout in whom allopurinol and febuxostat have not been effective or tolerated. ..
  4. doi request reprint Strategies to reduce the incidence of chronic kidney disease in children: time for action
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Nephrol 26:41-7. 2013
    ..The strategic plan should serve as a wake-up call for all mankind as the health care providers work together to create a healthy world and reduce the occurrence of this devastating disease...
  5. doi request reprint Hyponatremia: a problem-solving approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nephrol 25:473-80. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The growing epidemic of hypertension among children and adolescents: a challenging road ahead
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:1013-20. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Simplified diagnostic algorithm for evaluation of neonates with prenatally detected hydronephrosis
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 6:284-90. 2012
    ..The management of neonates with congenital hydronephrosis (CHN) diagnosed antenatally is still controversial...
  8. doi request reprint Neonatal nephrotic syndrome associated with placental transmission of proinflammatory cytokines
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 718 Professional Bldg, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 26:469-71. 2011
    ..These findings demonstrate that the placental transmission of circulating cytokines causing HELLP syndrome occurred during pregnancy and may have resulted in nephrotic syndrome in the neonate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypophosphatemia: an evidence-based problem-solving approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:195-201. 2010
    ..0 mg/dL). Intravenous phosphate (0.16 mmol/kg) is administered at a rate of 1 mmol/h to 3 mmol/h until a level of 2 mg/dL is reached...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypomagnesemia: an evidence-based approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:13-9. 2010
    ..Parenteral magnesium should be reserved for symptomatic patients with severe magnesium deficiency (< 1.2 mg/dL). Establishment of adequate renal function is required before administering any magnesium supplementation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hypercalcemia: an evidence-based approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 3:71-9. 2009
    ..Glucocorticoids are effective in hypercalcemia due to lymphoma or granulomatous diseases. Dialysis is generally reserved for those with severe hypercalcemia complicated with kidney failure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Childhood Henoch-Schonlein nephritis: a multivariate analysis of clinical features and renal morphology at disease onset
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago 60612, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 3:17-21. 2009
    ..Risk factors of renal involvement in Henoch-Schonlein nephritis (HSN) have been extensively studied, but their relations with the severity of glomerular lesions at the disease onset are much less known...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vasoconstrictor-induced hypertension following multiple blood transfusions in children with congenital hemolytic anemia
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 2:132-6. 2008
    ..The present study was undertaken to test the hypothesis whether increased circulating vasoconstrictors following blood transfusions, if documented, is a potent modulator of hypertension in patients with congenital anemia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of hypokalemia: a problem-solving approach to clinical cases
    Farahnak Assadi
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 2:115-22. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Relation of left ventricular hypertrophy to microalbuminuria and C-reactive protein in children and adolescents with essential hypertension
    Farahnak Assadi
    Rush Children s Hospital, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 710, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:580-4. 2008
    ..001 for the two markers). In conclusion, the strength of association between LVH and CRP is comparable to that of MA in children and adolescents with essential HTN...
  16. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and incident left ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Professional Building, Suite 710, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 28:280-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, elevated CRP level is significantly associated with LVH in children with essential hypertension. BP reduction with renin-angiotensin system blocker and hydrochlorothiazide therapy reduces LVH while lowering CRP level...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of microalbuminuria using random urine samples
    Farahnak K Assadi
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush Medical College, Rush Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:107-10. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Poland syndrome associated with renal agenesis
    F K Assadi
    Section of Nephrology, Rush Children s Hospital, 725 West Harrison Street, Suite 710, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:269-71. 2002
    ..This report suggests that renal structural anomaly may be an integral part of this syndrome. We recommend renal imaging studies be performed on all children with Poland syndrome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Infantile cystinosis presenting as chronic constipation
    Farahnak K Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:E24. 2002
    ..Although rare, cystinosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of constipation if other suggestive signs or symptoms are present...
  20. ncbi request reprint Liddle syndrome in a newborn infant
    Farahnak K Assadi
    Section of Nephrology, Rush Children s Hospital, Rush University Medical College, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 718, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:609-11. 2002
    ..To our knowledge, this is the youngest patient with Liddle syndrome that has been reported in the literature...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bilateral pheochromocytomas and congenital anomalies associated with a de novo germline mutation in the von Hippel-Lindau gene
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:E3. 2003
    ..Genetic testing in known pheochromocytoma families is indicated to identify genetically abnormal subjects that carry the MEN-2, VHL, and glomus tumor gene mutations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Simplified treatment strategies to fluid therapy in diarrhea
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:1152-6. 2003
    ..Maintenance hydration is best treated with 5% dextrose in 0.2% saline containing 20 mEq/l KCl. Ideal commercial intravenous maintenance and deficit solutions have yet to appear...
  23. ncbi request reprint IgG-associated mesangial glomerulonephritis in a patient with Down syndrome
    Farahnak K Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CS54-6. 2004
    ..However, primary glomerulonephritis with prominent IgG deposits has not been reported previously in this syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysreflexia manifested by severe hypertension
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CS77-9. 2004
    ..Hypertension is a relatively common manifestation of AD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Value of urinary excretion of microalbumin in predicting glomerular lesions in children with isolated microscopic hematuria
    Farahnak K Assadi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:1131-5. 2005
    ..Routine screening for microalbuminuria may help to identify a subgroup of patients with IgA nephropathy who are at high risk for progressive kidney disease and need more intensive therapy and closer follow-up...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acetazolamide for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy: a new use for an old drug
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:238-42. 2006
    ..049). Thus, compared to HCO3-, AZ plus saline hydration was more effective for the prevention CN after radiographic procedure...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hyperkalemic distal renal tubular acidosis associated with Rett syndrome
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:588-90. 2006
    ..Early detection of impaired renal acidification in RS may prevent or slow the progression of growth failure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lack of NPHP2 mutations in a newborn infant with Joubert syndrome-related disorder presenting as end-stage renal disease
    Farahnak Assadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:750-2. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of microalbuminuria lowering on regression of left ventricular hypertrophy in children and adolescents with essential hypertension
    Farahnak Assadi
    Rush Children s Hospital, 1725 West Harrison Street, Professional Building, Suite 710, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 28:27-33. 2007
    ..Thus, MA is a strong predictor of LVH in hypertensive children and adolescents. MA lowering halts the progression of LVH or induces its regression...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of pre- and postnatal cysteamine exposure on renal function in the rat
    F K Assadi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children and Thomas Jefferson University, P O Box 269, Wilmington, DE 19899 0269, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 13:812-5. 1999
    ..These findings demonstrate that cysteamine therapy does not affect renal development in the rat. Further investigations will be required to prove whether cysteamine therapy has the potential to affect renal development in the human...