A S Levey

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary protein restriction on nutritional status in the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study
    J D Kopple
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 52:778-91. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint A more accurate method to estimate glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine: a new prediction equation. Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study Group
    A S Levey
    New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:461-70. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein restriction and the progression of chronic renal disease: what have all of the results of the MDRD study shown? Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study group
    A S Levey
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 10:2426-39. 1999
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes in nondiabetic chronic kidney disease
    V Menon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 73:1310-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risks in chronic hemodialysis patients
    A K Cheung
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Kidney Int 58:353-62. 2000
  6. pmc Kidney function and risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in kidney transplant recipients: the FAVORIT trial
    D E Weiner
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2437-45. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of hepatitis C infection and renal transplantation on survival in end-stage renal disease. The New England Organ Bank Hepatitis C Study Group
    B J Pereira
    New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 53:1374-81. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with serum leptin in patients with chronic kidney disease
    V Menon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Nephrol 61:163-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and chronic renal disease: a new paradigm
    M J Sarnak
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 35:S117-31. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors in chronic renal insufficiency
    M J Sarnak
    New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Nephrol 57:327-35. 2002

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary protein restriction on nutritional status in the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study
    J D Kopple
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 52:778-91. 1997
    ..Physicians who prescribe low-protein diets must carefully monitor patients' protein and energy intake and nutritional status...
  2. ncbi request reprint A more accurate method to estimate glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine: a new prediction equation. Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study Group
    A S Levey
    New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:461-70. 1999
    ..Serum creatinine concentration is widely used as an index of renal function, but this concentration is affected by factors other than glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein restriction and the progression of chronic renal disease: what have all of the results of the MDRD study shown? Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study group
    A S Levey
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 10:2426-39. 1999
    ..The authors suggest that physicians incorporate the results of these secondary analyses into their interpretation of the findings of the MDRD Study...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes in nondiabetic chronic kidney disease
    V Menon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 73:1310-5. 2008
    ..In such patients, the primary emphasis should be on delaying progression of kidney disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risks in chronic hemodialysis patients
    A K Cheung
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Kidney Int 58:353-62. 2000
    ..Cardiovascular diseases are the most common causes of death among chronic hemodialysis patients, yet the risk factors for these events have not been well established...
  6. pmc Kidney function and risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in kidney transplant recipients: the FAVORIT trial
    D E Weiner
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2437-45. 2012
    ..73 m(2) . In conclusion, in stable kidney transplant recipients, lower eGFR is independently associated with adverse events, suggesting that reduced kidney function itself rather than preexisting comorbidity may lead to CVD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of hepatitis C infection and renal transplantation on survival in end-stage renal disease. The New England Organ Bank Hepatitis C Study Group
    B J Pereira
    New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 53:1374-81. 1998
    ..Transplantation has a beneficial rather than adverse effect on long-term survival in anti-HCV positive patients. Hence, anti-HCV positive status alone is not a contraindication for renal transplantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with serum leptin in patients with chronic kidney disease
    V Menon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Nephrol 61:163-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the independent associations of serum leptin in patients with reduced GFR...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and chronic renal disease: a new paradigm
    M J Sarnak
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 35:S117-31. 2000
    ..We propose that risk factor reduction strategies used to prevent CVD in the general population also be applied to patients with CRD, with the hope of preventing progression of renal disease, as well as preventing CVD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors in chronic renal insufficiency
    M J Sarnak
    New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Nephrol 57:327-35. 2002
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Prevention of CHD in ESRD requires identification and treatment of coronary risk factors in chronic renal insufficiency (CRI)...
  11. doi request reprint Inflammation and cardiovascular events in individuals with and without chronic kidney disease
    D E Weiner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 73:1406-12. 2008
    ..When focusing only on individuals with the worst quartile of white cell count and albumin, results remained consistent...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating the glomerular filtration rate. Dos and don'ts for assessing kidney function
    G Manjunath
    New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
    Postgrad Med 110:55-62; quiz 11. 2001
    ..It is also useful for assessment of diet and nutritional status and need to start dialysis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of cardiac disease in chronic renal disease
    M J Sarnak
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 10:169-80. 2000
    ..Prevention and management of CVD is similar to the general population but important differences need to be noted...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus genotype does not affect patient survival among renal transplant candidates. The New England Organ Bank Hepatitis C Study Group
    S N Natov
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center Box 391, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 56:700-6. 1999
    ..However, to date, the effect of the type and number of infecting HCV genotypes on survival among ESRD patients has not been carefully examined, and this was the objective of this study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease as a global public health problem: approaches and initiatives - a position statement from Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes
    A S Levey
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 72:247-59. 2007
    ..KDIGO will work in collaboration with international and national public health organizations to facilitate implementation of these recommendations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reduced kidney function and anemia as risk factors for mortality in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    A Al-Ahmad
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:955-62. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Decreased kidney function and anemia are risk factors for all-cause mortality in patients with LV dysfunction, especially when both are present. These relationships need to be confirmed in additional studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria as a modifiable risk factor for the progression of non-diabetic renal disease
    T H Jafar
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 60:1131-40. 2001
    ..The current level of urine protein excretion is a modifiable risk factor for the progression of non-diabetic renal disease. ACE inhibitors provide greater beneficial effect at all levels of current urine protein excretion...
  18. ncbi request reprint The kidney and homocysteine metabolism
    A N Friedman
    Vitamin Metabolism and Aging, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 12:2181-9. 2001
    ..Efforts to resolve this important issue will advance the search for effective Hcy-lowering therapies in patients with renal disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prediction equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate: an update
    G Manjunath
    Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 10:785-92. 2001
    ..The authors recommend using prediction equations in clinical practice to estimate the level of glomerular filtration rate...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity assessment using the Index of Coexistent Diseases in a multicenter clinical trial
    D C Miskulin
    New England Medical Center, Division of Nephrology, Boston, Massachusetts 0211, USA
    Kidney Int 60:1498-510. 2001
    ..We describe the instrument, its implementation in the HEMO Study, and the results of comorbidity assessment in the first 1000 randomized patients in the trial...
  21. ncbi request reprint Resistance training to counteract the catabolism of a low-protein diet in patients with chronic renal insufficiency. A randomized, controlled trial
    C Castaneda
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:965-76. 2001
    ..Chronic renal insufficiency leads to muscle wasting, which may be exacerbated by low-protein diets prescribed to delay disease progression. Resistance training increases protein utilization and muscle mass...
  22. ncbi request reprint Grading evidence and recommendations for clinical practice guidelines in nephrology. A position statement from Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)
    K Uhlig
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 70:2058-65. 2006
    ..Further refinement of the system will be required for grading of evidence on questions other than those related to intervention effects, such as diagnostic accuracy and prognosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of biocompatibility of hemodialysis membranes on mortality in acute renal failure: a meta-analysis
    B L Jaber
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Nephrol 57:274-82. 2002
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