L Butani

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pretransplant inflammation in pediatric renal allograft recipients
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Transpl Int 18:949-53. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Outcomes of children receiving en bloc renal transplants from small pediatric donors
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 17:55-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Acute humoral rejection in pediatric renal transplant recipients receiving steroid minimization immunosuppression
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:269-73. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease after high-dose carboplatinum in preparation of autologous stem cell transplantation
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:408-12. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic hypercalciuria in children--how valid are the existing diagnostic criteria?
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, 3rd Floor, CA 95817, Sacramento, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:577-82. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease from glomerulonephritis associated with anti-phospholipid syndrome
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Ticon II, 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:812-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease as the presenting manifestation of renal systemic lupus erythematosus
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis Children s Hospital, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:149-51. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Children presenting with end-stage renal disease of unexplained etiology: implications for disease recurrence after transplantation
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:487-90. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigation of pediatric renal transplant recipients with heavy proteinuria after sirolimus rescue
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Transplantation 78:1362-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective monitoring of lipid profiles in children receiving pravastatin preemptively after renal transplantation
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:746-53. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pretransplant inflammation in pediatric renal allograft recipients
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Transpl Int 18:949-53. 2005
    ..Unlike adults, a single pre-Tx determination of inflammatory markers was not predictive of AR or graft loss in children, indicating that the pathogenesis of AR may be different in children...
  2. doi request reprint Outcomes of children receiving en bloc renal transplants from small pediatric donors
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 17:55-8. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that in experienced centers, en bloc renal transplantation from young donors into pediatric recipients is effective. Long-term follow-up to monitor for complications, including hyperfiltration injury, is warranted...
  3. doi request reprint Acute humoral rejection in pediatric renal transplant recipients receiving steroid minimization immunosuppression
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:269-73. 2012
    ..03] months). Children receiving a SM regimen have a lower safety net and may benefit from more intensive monitoring of tacrolimus exposure. MMF dose modifications based on MPA trough determinations should be resisted in the setting of SM...
  4. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease after high-dose carboplatinum in preparation of autologous stem cell transplantation
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:408-12. 2003
    ..She had not received radiation or prior cisplatinum therapy. The possible reasons for the patient's highly unusual course and recommendations on ways to prevent this complication are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic hypercalciuria in children--how valid are the existing diagnostic criteria?
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, 3rd Floor, CA 95817, Sacramento, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:577-82. 2004
    ..The focus of this review is to critically evaluate the methods currently being used to measure urinary calcium excretion in children and to assess the validity of existing criteria for diagnosing idiopathic hypercalciuria...
  6. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease from glomerulonephritis associated with anti-phospholipid syndrome
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Ticon II, 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:812-4. 2004
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  7. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease as the presenting manifestation of renal systemic lupus erythematosus
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis Children s Hospital, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:149-51. 2007
    ..Children presenting in ESRD should be worked-up for autoimmune diseases since the discovery of such a disease process may impact future decision-making, especially with respect to subsequent renal transplantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Children presenting with end-stage renal disease of unexplained etiology: implications for disease recurrence after transplantation
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:487-90. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Investigation of pediatric renal transplant recipients with heavy proteinuria after sirolimus rescue
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Transplantation 78:1362-6. 2004
    ..This study describes pediatric renal transplant (Tx) recipients who were treated with sirolimus and who developed heavy proteinuria. Risk factors for the development of proteinuria and its time course are explored...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective monitoring of lipid profiles in children receiving pravastatin preemptively after renal transplantation
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:746-53. 2005
    ..Whether the preemptive use of the statins will result in lower cardiovascular morbidity, especially considering the concomitant reduction in HDL-Chol remains to be determined...
  11. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin blockade in children with chronic glomerulonephritis and heavy proteinuria
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:1651-4. 2005
    ..Larger controlled clinical trials using this strategy are needed to better evaluate the efficacy and safety of this approach in children with glomerular diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of pretransplant inflammatory markers in renal allograft survival and rejection in children
    L Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:679-81. 2005
    ..The pathogenesis of AR may be different in children with a lesser contribution of alloantigen-independent factors such as chronic infections...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gastrostomy tube leak in a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis
    L Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 16:787-9. 2001
    ..This complication, which has not previously been reported in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis, had devastating consequences, culminating in the death of our patient...
  14. ncbi request reprint Amelioration of tacrolimus-induced nephrotoxicity in rats using juniper oil
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Transplantation 76:306-11. 2003
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate whether altering the prostanoid profile using juniper oil (JO) would afford renoprotection in rats treated with tacrolimus...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pilot study describing the use of pravastatin in pediatric renal transplant recipients
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:179-84. 2003
    ..Whether this effect will translate into improved allograft and patient survival in the long term cannot be predicted at present and will require additional studies to evaluate...
  16. ncbi request reprint QTc interval in children with chronic renal failure and with renal transplants
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Section of Pediatric Nephrology, 3rd Floor, Ticon II Building, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:6-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, QTc prolongation is uncommon in children with CRF and following Tx, in the absence of cardiac dilatation. However, caution is still needed before prescribing medications known to cause QTc prolongation...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of pretransplant dialysis modality and duration on long-term outcomes of children receiving renal transplants
    Lavjay Butani
    Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis Children s Hospital, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Transplantation 91:447-51. 2011
    ..Our study investigated differences in graft and patient survival based on need for, and duration of, pretransplant dialysis in pediatric renal transplant recipients...
  18. pmc Experience with tacrolimus in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Children s Hospital, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 24:1517-23. 2009
    ..Serial renal biopsies are necessary to check for subclinical nephrotoxicity, especially in younger children and those with higher trough levels...
  19. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroid-induced hypersensitivity reactions
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:439-45; quiz 445-6, 502. 2002
    ..To review and present data on the prevalence, clinical manifestations, diagnostic techniques, and management options in patients with hypersensitivity reactions to corticosteroid preparations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Microhematuria after renal transplantation in children
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Ticon II Building, Third Floor, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:1038-41. 2002
    ..Renal biopsies should be considered at the onset of hematuria if proteinuria and/or deterioration in renal function are seen concomitantly, to look for recurrent or de novo glomerulonephritis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Congenital acute myelogenous leukemia presenting as palpable renal masses in a neonate
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:240-2. 2003
    ..Healthcare providers need to be aware that congenital acute myelogenous leukemia, although rare, can present in the newborn period with nephromegaly...
  22. ncbi request reprint Life-threatening extrarenal lupus in children despite improvement in serologic findings
    Lavjay Butani
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis, Ticon II, Third Floor, 2516 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Rheumatol Int 23:92-5. 2003
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  23. doi request reprint Success of a steroid-minimization immunosuppression protocol for renal transplantation in the presence of donor-specific antibodies
    Lavjay Butani
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 13:624-7. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Determinants of urinary calcium and uric acid excretion in children after renal transplantation
    J M Peterson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:716-20. 2007
    ..03). Our data demonstrate a high prevalence of HU and HC in pediatric renal Tx recipients. The long-term clinical implication of these metabolic abnormalities remains to be elucidated in prospective trials...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of overweight/obesity on recovery after post-infectious glomerulonephritis
    M N Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, and 2Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Clin Nephrol 71:632-6. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Improved pharmacokinetic monitoring of tacrolimus exposure after pediatric renal transplantation
    Martin N Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:388-93. 2007
    ..Because of large variation in exposure, we recommend AUC monitoring for T. Prospective studies are needed to determine the impact of more accurate monitoring of T exposure on outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies for pediatric idiopathic hypercalciuria
    Keith Kwong Lau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, 2516 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 1:299-305. 2009
    ..The importance of a multidisciplinary approach involving the patient, their families, and health-care professionals is also addressed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rapid steroid discontinuation for pediatric renal transplantation: a single center experience
    Keith K Lau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, 2526 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:504-10. 2007
    ..Larger number of patients and longer follow-up are required to further confirm the effectiveness and safety of immunosuppression with rapid steroid discontinuation...
  29. doi request reprint Dense deposit disease and the factor H H402 allele
    Keith K Lau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, 2516 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Clin Exp Nephrol 12:228-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of our report is to discuss the association of the H402 allele variant of factor H with the DDD/MPGN II phenotype and its possible therapeutic implications...
  30. ncbi request reprint Financial implications of pediatric outpatient renal biopsies: a single-center experience
    Keith K Lau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Nephrol 22:69-74. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study is to compare the safety and cost of performing outpatient versus inpatient renal biopsies at a single Northern California pediatric hospital...
  31. doi request reprint Pediatric en bloc kidney transplantation into pediatric recipients
    Keith K Lau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:100-4. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Early and late recipient graft function and donor outcome after laparoscopic vs open adult live donor nephrectomy for pediatric renal transplantation
    Christoph Troppmann
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Arch Surg 137:908-15; discussion 915-6. 2002
    ..Laparoscopically procured live donor kidney grafts are increasingly transplanted into pediatric recipients. The safety and efficacy of this changed surgical practice are unknown...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes syndrome with hypothyroidism and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in a paediatric patient
    Keith K Lau
    Department of Paediatrics, University of California, Davis, 2516 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:941-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this report is to increase the awareness of health-care professionals, especially in the fields of paediatrics, neurology, endocrinology and nephrology, regarding the manifestations and complications of MELAS...
  34. doi request reprint Induction therapy for pediatric focal proliferative lupus nephritis: cyclophosphamide versus mycophenolate mofetil
    Keith K Lau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 22:282-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the efficacy of mycophenolate compared with cyclophosphamide as induction therapy in children with class III lupus nephritis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ureterocystoplasty (bladder augmentation) with a solitary kidney
    Eric A Kurzrock
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis Children s Hospital, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:240-3. 2002
    ..We believe that owing to the many advantages of native urothelium, every effort should be made to use ureter and avoid the use of intestine...
  36. ncbi request reprint Remission of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type I with the use of tacrolimus
    Maha Haddad
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1787-91. 2007
    ..The purpose of our report is to increase awareness of health care professionals to the potential benefits of this agent in inducing remission in children with severe membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cardiac tamponade in a pediatric renal transplant recipient on sirolimus therapy
    Uyen Truong
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Section of Pediatric Nephrology, University of California Davis Children s Hospital, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:541-4. 2005
    ..The role of adenovirus, if any, in contributing to the development of our patient's pericardial effusion is discussed herein...
  38. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome in children after Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis
    Lavjay Butani
    Pediatric Nephrology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA lavjay butani ucdmc ucdavis edu
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:505-11. 2007
    ..There are no features at initial presentation that identify children at risk of disease progression. Close follow-up of all children with Henoch Schönlein purpura glomerulonephritis is warranted...
  39. ncbi request reprint Immunoglobulin E-mediated reactions to corticosteroids
    Hay Cheam
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Children s Hospital, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 5:22-7. 2005
    ..Therapeutic options for patients with documented steroid allergy include the use of alternative steroid preparations, desensitization, and, possibly, the use of monoclonal anti-IgE antibodies...
  40. ncbi request reprint A 16-year-old girl with recent disseminated gonococcemia now presenting with a facial rash
    Nicole Walters
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:224-7. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Severe hyperphosphatemia resulting from high-dose liposomal amphotericin in a child with leukemia
    Anita Jain
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:324-6. 2003
    ..Health care providers need to recognize this potentially life-threatening complication of liposomal amphotericin B, since early detection and intervention can prevent significant morbidity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bilateral infundibulopelvic stenosis without renal insufficiency: is surgery necessary?
    Suzanne E Generao
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis Children s Hospital, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 9:186-9. 2004
    ..Patients are at risk for hyperfiltration injury and should be followed for the development of hypertension, proteinuria and renal insufficiency. Without evidence of obstruction, medical management remains the cornerstone of treatment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous epidural hemorrhage in chronic renal failure. A case report and review
    Kiarash Shahlaie
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Davis Medical Center, University of California, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:1168-72. 2004
    ..He recovered completely, with no significant neurological deficit. This unique presentation of spontaneous intracranial epidural hemorrhage in an adolescent not receiving hemodialysis highlights a rare, but serious, complication of CRF...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quiz page. Horseshoe kidney with a double calyces on the left side and a stone on the right side
    Keith K Lau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:A49-51. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Validity of protein-osmolality versus protein-creatinine ratios in the estimation of quantitative proteinuria from random samples of urine in children
    Bruce Z Morgenstern
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:760-6. 2003
    ..Proteinuria is an important marker of kidney disease. Simple methods to determine the presence of proteinuria in a semiquantitative fashion require measurement of either a protein-creatinine or protein-osmolality ratio...
  46. ncbi request reprint Remission of membranoproliferative nephritis with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition and receptor blockade
    Lavjay Butani
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:1199. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of felodipine on tacrolimus pharmacokinetics in a renal transplant recipient
    Lavjay Butani
    Transplantation 73:159-60. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Gross hematuria in minimal-change disease nephrotic syndrome
    Lavjay Butani
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:1783. 2006