Luan D Truong

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Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute antibody-mediated rejection of renal transplant: pathogenetic and diagnostic considerations
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:1200-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative pathology consultation for kidney and urinary bladder specimens
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:1585-601. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Synchronous renal and adrenal masses: an analysis of 80 cases
    Armita Bahrami
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 13:9-15. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Calcium oxalate deposition in renal allografts: morphologic spectrum and clinical implications
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1338-44. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Diagnostic utility of P504S/p63 cocktail, prostate-specific antigen, and prostatic acid phosphatase in verifying prostatic carcinoma involvement in seminal vesicles: a study of 57 cases of radical prostatectomy specimens of pathologic stage pT3b
    Aaron M Harvey
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:983-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint PAX-2 is a helpful marker for diagnosing metastatic renal cell carcinoma: comparison with the renal cell carcinoma marker antigen and kidney-specific cadherin
    Ayhan Ozcan
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1121-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma of kidney is probably a variant of papillary renal cell carcinoma with spindle cell features
    Steven S Shen
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital and Research Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 11:13-21. 2007
  8. doi request reprint PAX 8 expression in non-neoplastic tissues, primary tumors, and metastatic tumors: a comprehensive immunohistochemical study
    Ayhan Ozcan
    Departments of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 24:751-64. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Virtual-karyotyping with SNP microarrays in morphologically challenging renal cell neoplasms: a practical and useful diagnostic modality
    Hyun Jung Kim
    The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1276-86. 2009
  10. doi request reprint PAX-2 expression in non-neoplastic, primary neoplastic, and metastatic neoplastic tissue: A comprehensive immunohistochemical study
    Qihui Jim Zhai
    Departments of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 18:323-32. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Acute antibody-mediated rejection of renal transplant: pathogenetic and diagnostic considerations
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:1200-8. 2007
    ..Acute antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) has emerged recently as an important cause of graft failure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative pathology consultation for kidney and urinary bladder specimens
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:1585-601. 2005
    ..Intraoperative pathology consultation for kidney and urinary bladder specimens is relatively infrequent. Scant literature is devoted to this topic...
  3. doi request reprint Synchronous renal and adrenal masses: an analysis of 80 cases
    Armita Bahrami
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 13:9-15. 2009
    ..Rare unusual combinations of renal and adrenal lesions such as RCC and adrenal histoplasmosis, RCC and adrenal myelolipoma, renal oncocytoma, and adrenal pheochromocytoma are also described...
  4. ncbi request reprint Calcium oxalate deposition in renal allografts: morphologic spectrum and clinical implications
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1338-44. 2004
    ..CaOx deposition in renal allografts can be classified in different categories with distinctive morphologic features and clinical implications...
  5. doi request reprint Diagnostic utility of P504S/p63 cocktail, prostate-specific antigen, and prostatic acid phosphatase in verifying prostatic carcinoma involvement in seminal vesicles: a study of 57 cases of radical prostatectomy specimens of pathologic stage pT3b
    Aaron M Harvey
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:983-8. 2010
    ..p63 has positive immunoreactivity in basal cell nuclei of benign prostatic glands. Many researchers use a combination of these antibodies and their different colors...
  6. doi request reprint PAX-2 is a helpful marker for diagnosing metastatic renal cell carcinoma: comparison with the renal cell carcinoma marker antigen and kidney-specific cadherin
    Ayhan Ozcan
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1121-9. 2010
    ..The diagnosis of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) remains problematic...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma of kidney is probably a variant of papillary renal cell carcinoma with spindle cell features
    Steven S Shen
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital and Research Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 11:13-21. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint PAX 8 expression in non-neoplastic tissues, primary tumors, and metastatic tumors: a comprehensive immunohistochemical study
    Ayhan Ozcan
    Departments of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 24:751-64. 2011
    ..This tissue/cell-specific expression is maintained during both neoplastic transformation and metastasis. PAX 8 is a sensitive and specific marker for tumors of renal, Müllerian, or thyroid origin in both primary and metastatic sites...
  9. doi request reprint Virtual-karyotyping with SNP microarrays in morphologically challenging renal cell neoplasms: a practical and useful diagnostic modality
    Hyun Jung Kim
    The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1276-86. 2009
    ..We consider that this technique is a feasible and practical approach for resolving difficult-to-diagnose renal tumors in clinical practice...
  10. doi request reprint PAX-2 expression in non-neoplastic, primary neoplastic, and metastatic neoplastic tissue: A comprehensive immunohistochemical study
    Qihui Jim Zhai
    Departments of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 18:323-32. 2010
    ..PAX-2 is a sensitive and specific marker for tumors of renal or Müllerian origin in both primary and metastatic contexts...
  11. doi request reprint Adenosine A(2A) receptor activation prevents progressive kidney fibrosis in a model of immune-associated chronic inflammation
    Gabriela E Garcia
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 80045, USA
    Kidney Int 80:378-88. 2011
    ..Thus, A(2A)R activation can arrest GN and prevent progressive fibrosis in established pathological lesions...
  12. doi request reprint PAX2 and PAX8 expression in primary and metastatic renal tumors: a comprehensive comparison
    Ayhan Ozcan
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:1541-51. 2012
    ..The diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) remains problematic, especially in the context of metastasis or small-needle biopsies. PAX2 and PAX8 transcription factors are known to be expressed by several histologic types of renal neoplasms...
  13. doi request reprint Reappraisal of T3N0/NxM0 renal cell carcinoma: significance of extent of fat invasion, renal vein invasion, and adrenal invasion
    Soo Jin Jung
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital and Research Institute, and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 39:1689-94. 2008
    ..In contrast, tumors with adrenal gland invasion carry a far worse prognosis than perinephric fat or renal vein invasion and thus supporting a separate stage category...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chronic allograft nephropathy and nephrotic range proteinuria
    Venkataraman Ramanathan
    Renal Section, MED Veterans Affairs Medical Center and O Brien Kidney Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Transplant 19:413-7. 2005
    ..13%). PTx-NP related to CAN was associated with poor allograft survival, irrespective of the time of onset of presentation, especially when renal function was reduced at the time of biopsy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Signaling mechanism of TGF-beta1 in prevention of renal inflammation: role of Smad7
    Wansheng Wang
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Alkek N520, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1371-83. 2005
    ..Smad7-mediated inhibition of NF-kappaB activation via the induction of IkBalpha may be the central mechanism by which latent TGF-beta prevents renal inflammation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Calcium oxalate deposition in renal cell carcinoma associated with acquired cystic kidney disease: a comprehensive study
    Norbert Sule
    Department of Pathology, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 29:443-51. 2005
    ..Proximal tubular cell differentiation in conjunction with ESRD-mediated high serum level may be pathogenetically important for intratumoral CaOx deposition. These RCCs seems to have a relatively good prognosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Kidney-specific cadherin, a specific marker for the distal portion of the nephron and related renal neoplasms
    Steven S Shen
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 18:933-40. 2005
    ..These results demonstrated high sensitivity and specificity of Ksp-cadherin for distal convoluted tubules, which can be used as adjunct for diagnosis of chromophobe RCC...
  18. pmc Anti-inflammatory and renal protective actions of stanniocalcin-1 in a model of anti-glomerular basement membrane glomerulonephritis
    Luping Huang
    Baylor College of Medicine, Nephrology Division, Department of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Pathol 174:1368-78. 2009
    ..These data suggest that STC1 is a potent anti-inflammatory and renal protective protein...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lymphoid cell proliferation in renal transplants: biologic and diagnostic implications
    Hulya Akgun
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:472-80. 2007
    ..Proliferation of IIC involves predominantly T lymphocytes. These observations provide support for the concept of in situ alloimmunization, and facilitate the diagnosis of ACR...
  20. pmc Angiotensin II up-regulates angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE), but down-regulates ACE2 via the AT1-ERK/p38 MAP kinase pathway
    Vijay Koka
    Department of Medicine Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Pathol 172:1174-83. 2008
    ..The AT1 receptor-mediated ERK/p38 MAP kinase signaling pathway may be a key mechanism by which Ang II down-regulates ACE2 expression, implicating an ACE/ACE2 imbalance in hypertensive cardiovascular and renal damage...
  21. ncbi request reprint Are gadolinium-based contrast media nephrotoxic? A renal biopsy study
    Hulya Akgun
    Departments of Pathology, Nephropathology Service, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1354-7. 2006
    ..This case emphasizes the potential nephrotoxicity of gadolinium-based contrast media and suggests that the nephrotoxicity is related to potentially reversible acute tubular cell injury...
  22. ncbi request reprint Immunoglobulin therapy for plasma cell-rich rejection in the renal allograft
    Horacio E Adrogue
    Nephrology Section, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Transplantation 82:567-9. 2006
    ..We report four episodes of PCAR in two patients who responded well to IVIG with improvement in renal function...
  23. pmc Advanced glycation end products activate a chymase-dependent angiotensin II-generating pathway in diabetic complications
    Vijay Koka
    Department of Medicine Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 113:1353-60. 2006
    ..However, the mechanism of induction of chymase in diabetes remains unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Diagnosing nonneoplastic lesions in nephrectomy specimens
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital and Research Institute, 6565 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:189-200. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc MMTV promoter-regulated caveolin-1 overexpression yields defective parenchymal epithelia in multiple exocrine organs of transgenic mice
    Guang Yang
    Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology Research, Unit 18 3, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 89:9-19. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that Cav-1 overexpression causes organ-specific, age-related epithelial disorders and suggest the potential for increased susceptibility to carcinogenesis...
  26. doi request reprint Flat pattern of nephrogenic adenoma: previously unrecognized pattern unveiled using PAX2 and PAX8 immunohistochemistry
    Sergio Piña-Oviedo
    Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:792-8. 2013
    ..Immunostains for PAX2 and PAX8 are useful in the detection of nephrogenic adenomas and particularly unveil those nephrogenic adenomas with flat pattern...
  27. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous pyelitis associated with urinary obstruction: a comprehensive clinicopathologic study
    Gulfiliz Gonlusen
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 19:1130-8. 2006
    ..Awareness of this entity and its characteristic clinicopathologic features also helps eliminate an infectious etiology with obvious treatment and prognostic implications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Post-transplant nephrotic syndrome: A comprehensive clinicopathologic study
    Ulkem Yakupoglu
    Department of Pathology, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Methodist Hospital, The kidney Institute of Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Kidney Int 65:2360-70. 2004
    ..Post-transplant (Tx) nephrotic syndrome (NS) is not well defined...
  29. doi request reprint Expression of Galectin-3 in renal neoplasms: a diagnostic, possible prognostic marker
    Jane Y Dancer
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital and Research Institute and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:90-4. 2010
    ..Galectin-3, a member of the lectin family, was shown to be expressed in normal distal tubular cells and in renal cell carcinomas (RCC). However, its diagnostic and prognostic significance in RCC is as yet undefined...
  30. doi request reprint Lymphovascular invasion in micropapillary urothelial carcinoma: a study of 22 cases
    Elizabeth McQuitty
    Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:635-9. 2012
    ..Micropapillary urothelial carcinoma (MPUC) is a known aggressive variant of urothelial carcinoma. However, the reasons for its aggressiveness remain unclear...
  31. ncbi request reprint Expression of GLUT1 in primary renal tumors: morphologic and biologic implications
    Ayhan Ozcan
    Department of Pathology, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:245-54. 2007
    ..GLUT1 may be a novel target for immunotherapy and a useful marker in the differential diagnosis and classification of renal tumors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Recently described and emphasized entities of renal neoplasms
    Steven S Shen
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:1234-43. 2007
    ..In addition, rare nonepithelial renal neoplasms are identified and characterized. Familiarity with these entities will help make the most accurate diagnosis and guide the treatment and follow-up of patients with renal neoplasm...
  33. pmc Essential role of Smad3 in angiotensin II-induced vascular fibrosis
    Wansheng Wang
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circ Res 98:1032-9. 2006
    ..Thus, we concluded that Ang II induces vascular fibrosis via both TGF-beta-dependent and ERK1/2 MAPK-dependent Smad signaling pathways. Activation of Smad3 but not Smad2 is a key mechanism by which Ang II mediates arteriosclerosis...
  34. doi request reprint Benign salivary gland tissue inclusion in a pulmonary hilar lymph node from a patient with invasive well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of the lung: a potential misinterpretation for the staging of carcinoma
    Annisa L Lewis
    The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 19:382-5. 2011
    ..The salivary gland inclusion in pulmonary hilar lymph node may be histogenetically related to the minor salivary glands, which are located within the bronchial submucosa...
  35. ncbi request reprint AT1A-mediated activation of kidney JNK1 and SMAD2 in obstructive uropathy: preservation of kidney tissue mass using candesartan
    Ann Wamsley-Davis
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 287:F474-80. 2004
    ..The renoprotective effects afforded by AT(1A)-receptor blockade in obstructive uropathy are consistent with attenuation of JNK1- and SMAD2-mediated renal injury...
  36. ncbi request reprint A truncated-dose regimen of daclizumab for prevention of acute rejection in kidney transplant recipients: a single-center experience
    Liliana Soltero
    The Kidney Institute, 1415 La Concha Lane, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Transplantation 78:1560-3. 2004
    ..09). The incidence of CAN was 6.6% in group 1 and 13% in group 2 (P = 0.63). These data suggest that the truncated dose of daclizumab is as effective as the standard regimen for AR prophylaxis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid cytology: avoiding diagnostic pitfalls
    Kimberly J Absher
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Head Neck 24:157-64. 2002
    ..We systematically reviewed parathyroid FNAs in our files and sought to delineate additional diagnostic criteria...
  38. pmc Adenosine A2A receptor activation and macrophage-mediated experimental glomerulonephritis
    Gabriela E Garcia
    Department of Medicine, Nephrology Section, Alkek N520, One Baylor Plaza, Houston TX, 77030, USA
    FASEB J 22:445-54. 2008
    ..Accordingly, pharmacological activation of A(2A)R could be developed into a novel treatment for glomerulonephritis and other macrophage-related inflammatory diseases...
  39. doi request reprint Clear cell papillary renal cell carcinoma is the fourth most common histologic type of renal cell carcinoma in 290 consecutive nephrectomies for renal cell carcinoma
    Haijun Zhou
    Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, TX 77030, USA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 45:59-64. 2014
    ..In equivocal cases, immunohistochemical stains with a small panel of markers (cytokeratin 7, α-methylacyl-CoA racemase, RCC marker, or CD10) are warranted in making the correct histologic classification. ..
  40. doi request reprint Use of frozen section in genitourinary pathology
    Steven S Shen
    Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pathology 44:427-33. 2012
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Role of immunohistochemistry in diagnosing renal neoplasms: when is it really useful?
    Steven S Shen
    Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:410-7. 2012
    ..The number of useful markers in our routine practice continues to increase. The challenge will be to choose among them and to decide in which situations immunohistochemistry will be truly useful...
  42. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical diagnosis of renal neoplasms
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:92-109. 2011
    ....
  43. pmc Inhibition of CXCL16 attenuates inflammatory and progressive phases of anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody-associated glomerulonephritis
    Gabriela E Garcia
    Section of Nephrology, Baylor Collage of Medicine, Alkek N520, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Pathol 170:1485-96. 2007
    ..Blocking CXCL16 actions limits the progression of anti-GBM glomerulonephritis even when the disease is established...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cellular and molecular studies on cisplatin-induced apoptotic cell death in rat kidney
    David Sheikh-Hamad
    Departments of Medicine and Renal Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Toxicol 78:147-55. 2004
    ..In conclusion, these data suggest that cisplatin-induced apoptotic cell death in native kidney may be mediated by cooperative activation of the JNK1 pathway and Bax in the outer medulla...
  45. ncbi request reprint Renal failure and nephrocalcinosis associated with oral sodium phosphate bowel cleansing: clinical patterns and renal biopsy findings
    Gulfiliz Gonlusen
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:101-6. 2006
    ..The renal biopsies in each of these patients showed nephrocalcinosis as the possible cause of ARF. The renal failure improved at least partially in most of these patients, but persisted in rare cases...
  46. ncbi request reprint De novo minimal change disease associated with reversible post-transplant nephrotic syndrome. A report of five cases and review of literature
    Alireza A Zafarmand
    Department of Pathology, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Transplant 16:350-61. 2002
    ..De novo MCD has characteristic clinical and pathologic features. It represents an important but hitherto underemphasized cause of post-transplant NS, which is potentially reversible and does not adversely affect the renal transplants...
  47. doi request reprint Diagnostic pitfalls of Hashimoto's/lymphocytic thyroiditis on fine-needle aspirations and strategies to avoid overdiagnosis
    Aaron M Harvey
    Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Acta Cytol 56:352-60. 2012
    ..However, avoidance of overdiagnosing neoplasms on thyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA) with only H/LT has not been adequately addressed...
  48. ncbi request reprint The remission of post-transplant nephrotic syndrome clinicopathologic characterization
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:975-82. 2002
    ..It is often associated with minimal-change diseases and less frequently with other glomerular lesions, including acute glomerulitis. Reversible post-transplant NS does not have an adverse effect on the renal allografts...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus may promote thrombotic microangiopathy
    Jocelyne A Saikali
    Depajtments of Pathology and Medicine, The Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:229-30. 2003
  50. pmc Disruption of the caveolin-1 gene impairs renal calcium reabsorption and leads to hypercalciuria and urolithiasis
    Guangwen Cao
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Pathol 162:1241-8. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that disruption of the Cav1 gene promotes the progressive steps required for urinary calcium stone formation and establish a new mouse model for urinary stone disease...
  51. doi request reprint Undifferentiated tumor: true identity by immunohistochemistry
    Armita Bahrami
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:326-48. 2008
    ..Undifferentiated tumor" refers to a heterogeneous group of neoplasms with little or no evidence of differentiation on routine light microscopic morphology...
  52. doi request reprint Obstructive uropathy
    Luan D Truong
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 169:311-26. 2011
    ..This versatile model has contributed much to elucidate the mechanism of TIN. The translation of this body of knowledge into TIN in general and its effective treatment of obstructive uropathy remains to be explored...
  53. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure after liposuction
    Peter Van Nguyen
    Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ren Fail 27:787-90. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Renal cystic neoplasms and renal neoplasms associated with cystic renal diseases: pathogenetic and molecular links
    Luan D Truong
    Departments of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, U S A
    Adv Anat Pathol 10:135-59. 2003
    ..This article reviews the differential diagnoses among cystic neoplasms. It also focuses on the underlying genetic and molecular mechanisms for the relationship between cystic renal diseases and renal neoplasms...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin 19 immunolocalization in cell block preparation of thyroid aspirates. An adjunct to fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Kamal K Khurana
    Department of Pathology, State University of New York Upstate Medical University Hospital, Syracuse 13210, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:579-83. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Renal epithelial neoplasms: the diagnostic implications of electron microscopic study in 55 cases
    Bhuvaneswari Krishnan
    Department of Pathology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 33:68-79. 2002
    ..The findings lend additional support to the current classification of the pertinent tumor types, facilitate the differential diagnoses, and provide insights into the possible histogenesis of renal epithelial neoplasms...
  57. doi request reprint Tubulointerstitial nephritis and cancer chemotherapy: update on a neglected clinical entity
    Medha Airy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:2502-9. 2013
    ..The diagnosis of acute TIN is important because of its insidious onset with tubular dysfunction, its potential reversibility if detected early and the possibility of its response to steroid treatment...
  58. pmc Characterization of polymyxin B-induced nephrotoxicity: implications for dosing regimen design
    Kamilia Abdelraouf
    University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:4625-9. 2012
    ..4 μg/g versus 92.1 ± 18.1 μg/g of polymyxin B1, P = 0.04). Preferential accumulation of polymyxin B in the kidneys suggests that uptake to renal cells is a nonpassive process and q24h dosing was less nephrotoxic than q6h dosing...
  59. doi request reprint Thyrolipoma and thyrolipomatosis: 5 case reports and historical review of the literature
    Yimin Ge
    Department of Pathology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 13:384-9. 2009
    ..In summary, we are reporting 5 rare cases of thyrolipoma and thyrolipomatosis with distinct histologic patterns. Previously reported cases of thyrolipomatosis were reviewed and analyzed with the current cases...
  60. ncbi request reprint Fungal sinusitis: histologic spectrum and correlation with culture
    Laura Granville
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Hum Pathol 35:474-81. 2004
    ..Although misdiagnosis or incorrect classification is rather frequent for fungal sinusitis, awareness of the distinctive morphologic features of this entity may prevent these errors...
  61. ncbi request reprint Chymase is upregulated in diabetic nephropathy: implications for an alternative pathway of angiotensin II-mediated diabetic renal and vascular disease
    Xiao R Huang
    Departments of Medicine Nephrology and Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Alkek N520, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1738-47. 2003
    ..Results from this study suggest that blockade of both AngII-generating pathways may provide additional beneficial effect on diabetic nephropathy...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pathologic quiz case: unusual morphology in an otherwise classic renal cell carcinoma. Tumor-to-tumor metastasis: pulmonary adenocarcinoma metastatic to clear cell renal cell carcinoma
    Laura A Granville
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:e49-50. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Prostatic involvement by transitional cell carcinoma in patients with bladder cancer and its prognostic significance
    Steven S Shen
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 37:726-34. 2006
    ..In summary, presence of prostatic TCC involvement and levels of involvement are significant prognostic factors in patients with bladder cancer...
  64. ncbi request reprint Immunoglobulin heavy chain can be amyloidogenic: morphologic characterization including immunoelectron microscopy
    Hoa L Mai
    Department of Pathology, Ben Taub General Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 27:541-5. 2003
    ..Furthermore, this type of amyloidosis shares the same morphologic features with other types of amyloidosis and can involve the kidney to produce nephrotic syndrome...
  65. ncbi request reprint Transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis the diagnostic role of pelvic washings
    Deborah Witte
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:444-50. 2002
    ..Renal pelvic washings can be used to accurately diagnose TCC of the renal pelvis. The positive predictive value for high-grade TCC is 93%, but for low-grade tumors it is 43%...
  66. ncbi request reprint Advanced glycation end products activate Smad signaling via TGF-beta-dependent and independent mechanisms: implications for diabetic renal and vascular disease
    Jin H Li
    Department of Medicine Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    FASEB J 18:176-8. 2004
    ..Thus, AGEs act by activating Smad signaling to mediate diabetic complications via both TGF-beta-dependent and -independent pathways, shedding new light on the pathogenesis of diabetic organ injury...
  67. ncbi request reprint The utility of B72.3, carcinoembryonic antigen, and Leu M-1 in cell blocks: an adjunct to fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma of the lung
    Vishal S Chandan
    Department of Pathology, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York
    Cancer 105:246-52. 2005
    ..The authors evaluated the usefulness of B72.3, carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), and Leu M-1 immunostains in differentiating BAC, AAH, and RAH...
  68. ncbi request reprint Loss of nitric oxide and endothelial-derived hyperpolarizing factor-mediated responses in aging
    David A Long
    Section of Nephrology, Hypertension and Transplantation, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2154-63. 2005
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that aging attenuates vasodilatory responses in the kidney. These changes may be mediated by a loss of nitric oxide and endothelial-derived hyperpolarizing factor (EDHF)...