Manjula Kurella Tamura

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc State medicaid coverage, ESRD incidence, and access to care
    Manjula Kurella-Tamura
    Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California Division of Nephrology and
    J Am Soc Nephrol 25:1321-9. 2014
  2. pmc Aging and chronic kidney disease: the impact on physical function and cognition
    Shuchi Anand
    MD Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 777 Welch Road, Suite DE, Room D100, Palo Alto, CA 94304
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:315-22. 2014
  3. pmc Effect of more frequent hemodialysis on cognitive function in the frequent hemodialysis network trials
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:228-37. 2013
  4. pmc Optimizing renal replacement therapy in older adults: a framework for making individualized decisions
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Kidney Int 82:261-9. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence and significance of stroke symptoms among patients receiving maintenance dialysis
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Neurology 79:981-7. 2012
  6. pmc Comparison of CKD awareness in a screening population using the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) study and CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:S17-23. 2011
  7. pmc Signs and symptoms associated with earlier dialysis initiation in nursing home residents
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:1117-26. 2010
  8. pmc Vascular risk factors and cognitive impairment in chronic kidney disease: the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 780 Welch Road, Suite 106, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:248-56. 2011
  9. pmc Dementia and cognitive impairment in ESRD: diagnostic and therapeutic strategies
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Kidney Int 79:14-22. 2011
  10. pmc Should there be an expanded role for palliative care in end-stage renal disease?
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine and Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Center, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:556-60. 2010

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc State medicaid coverage, ESRD incidence, and access to care
    Manjula Kurella-Tamura
    Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California Division of Nephrology and
    J Am Soc Nephrol 25:1321-9. 2014
    ..8 percentage points in high Medicaid coverage states. In conclusion, states with broader Medicaid coverage had a lower incidence of ESRD and smaller insurance-related access gaps...
  2. pmc Aging and chronic kidney disease: the impact on physical function and cognition
    Shuchi Anand
    MD Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 777 Welch Road, Suite DE, Room D100, Palo Alto, CA 94304
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:315-22. 2014
    ..We also present a summary of the proposed mechanisms for these associations. ..
  3. pmc Effect of more frequent hemodialysis on cognitive function in the frequent hemodialysis network trials
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:228-37. 2013
    ..Cognitive impairment is common in patients with end-stage renal disease receiving hemodialysis 3 times per week...
  4. pmc Optimizing renal replacement therapy in older adults: a framework for making individualized decisions
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Kidney Int 82:261-9. 2012
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  5. pmc Prevalence and significance of stroke symptoms among patients receiving maintenance dialysis
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Neurology 79:981-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to determine the prevalence and potential significance of stroke symptoms among end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients without a prior diagnosis of stroke or TIA...
  6. pmc Comparison of CKD awareness in a screening population using the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) study and CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:S17-23. 2011
    ..Whether reclassification of CKD severity using the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) modifies estimates of CKD awareness is unknown...
  7. pmc Signs and symptoms associated with earlier dialysis initiation in nursing home residents
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:1117-26. 2010
    ..We wanted to determine the association of the number and type of signs and symptoms with timing of initiation of dialysis in US nursing home residents...
  8. pmc Vascular risk factors and cognitive impairment in chronic kidney disease: the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 780 Welch Road, Suite 106, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:248-56. 2011
    ..Cognitive impairment is common among persons with chronic kidney disease, but the extent to which nontraditional vascular risk factors mediate this association is unclear...
  9. pmc Dementia and cognitive impairment in ESRD: diagnostic and therapeutic strategies
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Kidney Int 79:14-22. 2011
    ..Modification of ESRD-associated factors such as anemia and dialysis dose or frequency require further study before they can be recommended for treatment or prevention of cognitive impairment...
  10. pmc Should there be an expanded role for palliative care in end-stage renal disease?
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine and Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Center, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:556-60. 2010
    ..In this review, we outline the rationale for expanding the role of palliative care in end-stage renal disease (ESRD), describe the components of a palliative care model, and identify potential barriers in implementation...
  11. pmc Hemoglobin concentration and cognitive impairment in the renal REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 780 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1380-6. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the association between hemoglobin concentration and cognitive impairment in a large sample of U.S. adults...
  12. pmc Prevalence and correlates of cognitive impairment in hemodialysis patients: the Frequent Hemodialysis Network trials
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1429-38. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the prevalence of cognitive impairment and association with modifiable ESRD- and dialysis-associated factors in a large group of hemodialysis patients...
  13. pmc Functional status of elderly adults before and after initiation of dialysis
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1539-47. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether functional status before dialysis is maintained after the initiation of this therapy in elderly patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  14. pmc Preferences for dialysis withdrawal and engagement in advance care planning within a diverse sample of dialysis patients
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:237-42. 2010
    ..Engagement in advance care planning (end-of-life discussions), completion of advance directives and 'do not resuscitate' or 'do not intubate' (DNR/DNI) orders were ascertained by a questionnaire and from dialysis unit records...
  15. pmc Incidence, management, and outcomes of end-stage renal disease in the elderly
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 18:252-7. 2009
    ..The elderly constitute a substantial and growing fraction of the end-stage renal disease (ESRD) population. We review recent studies on ESRD incidence, management, and outcomes in the elderly...
  16. pmc Albuminuria, kidney function, and the incidence of cognitive impairment among adults in the United States
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:756-63. 2011
    ..Albuminuria and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) are each associated with increased risk of cognitive impairment, but their joint association is unknown...
  17. pmc Kidney function and cognitive impairment in US adults: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:227-34. 2008
    ..The association between kidney function and cognitive impairment has not been assessed in a national sample with a wide spectrum of kidney disease severity...
  18. pmc Comparison of the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) study equations: risk factors for and complications of CKD and mortality in the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Lesley A Stevens
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:S9-16. 2011
    ..Before implementing this change in the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP), we compared characteristics of reclassified individuals and mortality risk predictions using the new equation...
  19. pmc Vitamin D deficiency and mortality in patients receiving dialysis: the Comprehensive Dialysis Study
    Shuchi Anand
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California Electronic address
    J Ren Nutr 23:422-7. 2013
    ..Using data from the Comprehensive Dialysis Study (CDS), we tested the hypothesis that patients new to dialysis with low serum concentrations of 25-OH vitamin D would experience higher mortality and hospitalizations...
  20. pmc Vitamin D deficiency, self-reported physical activity and health-related quality of life: the Comprehensive Dialysis Study
    Shuchi Anand
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3683-8. 2011
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  21. pmc Association of self-reported physical activity with laboratory markers of nutrition and inflammation: the Comprehensive Dialysis Study
    Shuchi Anand
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Ren Nutr 21:429-37. 2011
    ..Using a cohort of patients new to dialysis from the Comprehensive Dialysis Study (CDS), we examined associations of self-reported physical activity with laboratory markers of nutrition and inflammation...
  22. pmc Regional variation in health care intensity and treatment practices for end-stage renal disease in older adults
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, and VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    JAMA 304:180-6. 2010
    ..An increasing number of older adults are being treated for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) with long-term dialysis...
  23. pmc Frailty and dialysis initiation
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California Nephrology Section, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California
    Semin Dial 26:690-6. 2013
    ..Overall, there are no data to suggest that frail patients derive any benefit from early initiation of dialysis either in the form of improved survival or functional status...
  24. pmc Timing of initiation of dialysis: time for a new direction?
    Graham Abra
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 21:329-33. 2012
    ..We review recent data on the early dialysis initiation trend, the clinical and economic impact of early dialysis initiation and the future implications for the management of advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  25. pmc Chronic kidney disease and cognitive function in older adults: findings from the chronic renal insufficiency cohort cognitive study
    Kristine Yaffe
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:338-45. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Educational programs improve the preparation for dialysis and survival of patients with chronic kidney disease
    Manjula Kurella Tamura
    1 VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA 2 Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Kidney Int 85:686-92. 2014
    ..Thus, participation in a voluntary community kidney disease screening and education program was associated with higher rates of ESRD preparation and survival. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for ESRD in individuals with preserved estimated GFR with and without albuminuria: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Tara I Chang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:S4-11. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Trends in timing of initiation of chronic dialysis in the United States
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1663-9. 2011
    ..This likely reflects secular trends in the composition of the dialysis population and a tendency toward initiation of dialysis earlier in the course of kidney disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predialysis nephrology care of older patients approaching end-stage renal disease
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1371-8. 2011
    ..Little is known about trends in the timing of first nephrology consultation and associated outcomes among older patients initiating dialysis...