K L Johansen

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels in patients on hemodialysis and healthy sedentary controls
    K L Johansen
    Divisions of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 57:2564-70. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Anabolic effects of nandrolone decanoate in patients receiving dialysis: a randomized controlled trial
    K L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, USA
    JAMA 281:1275-81. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of body size with outcomes among patients beginning dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118 1211, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:324-32. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypogonadism in men with chronic kidney disease
    Kirsten L Johansen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Nephrology Section, 111J, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:348-56. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Neural and metabolic mechanisms of excessive muscle fatigue in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Dialysis Unit, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 289:R805-13. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of nutritional status, body composition, and physical function in hemodialysis patients
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:842-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise counseling practices among nephrologists caring for patients on dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:171-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of body size with health status in patients beginning dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:543-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Muscle atrophy in patients receiving hemodialysis: effects on muscle strength, muscle quality, and physical function
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 63:291-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Testosterone metabolism and replacement therapy in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Semin Dial 17:202-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels in patients on hemodialysis and healthy sedentary controls
    K L Johansen
    Divisions of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 57:2564-70. 2000
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine whether patients on hemodialysis are less active than healthy sedentary controls and to explore clinical correlates of physical activity level in a group of hemodialysis patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anabolic effects of nandrolone decanoate in patients receiving dialysis: a randomized controlled trial
    K L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, USA
    JAMA 281:1275-81. 1999
    ..Anabolic steroids are known to increase muscle mass and strength in healthy individuals, but their effect on the sarcopenia and fatigue associated with long-term dialysis has not been evaluated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of body size with outcomes among patients beginning dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118 1211, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:324-32. 2004
    ..These reports have generally not examined extremely high values of body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)), survival >1 y, or alternative measures of adiposity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypogonadism in men with chronic kidney disease
    Kirsten L Johansen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Nephrology Section, 111J, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:348-56. 2004
    ..More research is needed to measure the effects of androgen therapy on various symptoms of hypogonadism as well as on overall quality of life, physical functioning, and survival among patients with chronic kidney disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neural and metabolic mechanisms of excessive muscle fatigue in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Dialysis Unit, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 289:R805-13. 2005
    ..This study provides new information regarding the excessive muscular fatigue of dialysis patients and demonstrates that the mechanisms of this fatigue include both intramuscular energy metabolism and central activation failure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of nutritional status, body composition, and physical function in hemodialysis patients
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:842-6. 2003
    ..Cross-sectional studies have shown an association between the duration (y) of dialysis and nutritional status, providing evidence of wasting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise counseling practices among nephrologists caring for patients on dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:171-8. 2003
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  8. ncbi request reprint Association of body size with health status in patients beginning dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:543-9. 2006
    ..Greater weight-for-height has been associated with prolonged survival in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) but not in the general population. The association between body size and health status has not been carefully evaluated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Muscle atrophy in patients receiving hemodialysis: effects on muscle strength, muscle quality, and physical function
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 63:291-7. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Testosterone metabolism and replacement therapy in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Semin Dial 17:202-8. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Physical functioning and exercise capacity in patients on dialysis
    K L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 6:141-8. 1999
    ..In addition, more studies are needed to clarify the causes of debility in this population and the impact of interventions on physical functioning, quality of life, and mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physical performance in ambulatory patients on hemodialysis
    K L Johansen
    Divisions of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 60:1586-91. 2001
    ..Gait speed has not been evaluated as a predictor of these important outcomes in patients on hemodialysis, nor have the determinants of gait speed in the dialysis population been studied...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers are unrelated to physical activity, performance, and functioning in hemodialysis
    Adriana M Hung
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Division of Nephrology, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Ren Nutr 12:170-6. 2002
    ..To determine the associations among dietary intake and inflammatory cytokines with physical activity, function, and performance in maintenance dialysis patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Validation of questionnaires to estimate physical activity and functioning in end-stage renal disease
    K L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 59:1121-7. 2001
    ..To assess the consequences of inactivity and the results of efforts to increase activity in the end-stage renal disease (ESRD) population, valid instruments to measure physical activity and physical functioning in this group are needed...
  15. pmc Higher serum creatinine concentrations in black patients with chronic kidney disease: beyond nutritional status and body composition
    Joy Hsu
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Grant Building, S 161, Stanford, CA 94305 5114, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:992-7. 2008
    ..These differences have been assumed to be largely related to race-related differences in body composition, especially muscle mass...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vintage, nutritional status, and survival in hemodialysis patients
    G M Chertow
    Division of Nephrology, Moffitt Long Hospitals, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 57:1176-81. 2000
    ..End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is thought to be a wasting illness, but there are no published reports describing the associations between vintage and body composition in hemodialysis patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint An angiotensin converting enzyme haplotype predicts survival in patients with end stage renal disease
    James B Wetmore
    The Department of Medicine, San Francisco VAMC University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Hum Genet 120:201-10. 2006
    ..This "protective" haplotype may encompass loci with functional significance in the ACE gene...
  18. pmc Trends and outcomes associated with serum albumin concentration among incident dialysis patients in the United States
    George A Kaysen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Ren Nutr 18:323-31. 2008
    ..To explore whether changing demographics and practice patterns in dialysis have influenced serum albumin concentrations, we analyzed trends in serum albumin among incident patients on dialysis from 1995 through 2004...
  19. ncbi request reprint The enlarging body of evidence: obesity and chronic kidney disease
    Glenn M Chertow
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1501-2. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Selective referral to high-volume hospitals: estimating potentially avoidable deaths
    R A Dudley
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and the Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94118, USA
    JAMA 283:1159-66. 2000
    ..However, few employers, health plans, or government programs have attempted to increase the number of patients referred to HVHs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Significance of frailty among dialysis patients
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Nephrology Section, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2960-7. 2007
  22. doi request reprint Exercise and dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Hemodial Int 12:290-300. 2008
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  23. pmc Chronic kidney disease mineral bone disorder and health-related quality of life among incident end-stage renal-disease patients
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Ren Nutr 17:305-13. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the extent to which chronic kidney disease mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD) is associated with health-related quality of life among incident dialysis patients...
  24. pmc Relationship between vitamin D and muscle size and strength in patients on hemodialysis
    Patricia L Gordon
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Ren Nutr 17:397-407. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of resistance exercise training and nandrolone decanoate on body composition and muscle function among patients who receive hemodialysis: A randomized, controlled trial
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Nephrology Section, 111J, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2307-14. 2006
    ..04 compared with nonexercising groups). Nandrolone decanoate and resistance exercise produced anabolic effects among patients who were on hemodialysis. Further studies are needed to determine whether these interventions improve survival...
  26. doi request reprint Anabolic and catabolic mechanisms in end-stage renal disease
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Nephrology Section, San Francisco VA Medical Center and Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:501-10. 2009
    ..This review discusses the ways in which end-stage renal disease tips the balance of protein turnover towards catabolism and the mechanisms by which various interventions may work to mitigate wasting or even cause anabolism...
  27. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of exercise tolerance and physical functioning in dialysis patients treated with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents
    Kirsten L Johansen
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:535-48. 2010
    ..This potential increased risk needs to be weighed against the potential benefit of ESAs in improving various aspects of health-related quality of life, in particular, exercise tolerance and physical functioning...
  28. ncbi request reprint Targeting screening mammography according to life expectancy among women undergoing dialysis
    Louise C Walter
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1203-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, we conducted this study to describe national mammography rates among women undergoing dialysis with differing prognostic factors and to determine whether screening is targeted to healthier women who live longer...
  29. doi request reprint Women in nephrology: one mother's strategies for success in academic medicine
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 74:401-2. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of diabetes mellitus on muscle size and strength in patients receiving dialysis therapy
    Giorgos K Sakkas
    General Clinical Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:862-9. 2006
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a potential contributor to the muscle abnormalities and poor physical functioning of the dialysis population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with future amputation among patients undergoing hemodialysis: results from the Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Study Waves 3 and 4
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, Nephrology Division, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:162-70. 2003
    ..Amputation is more common in hemodialysis patients than in the general population, but risk factors for amputation in this population have not been studied extensively...
  32. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers are unrelated to physical activity, performance, and functioning in hemodialysis
    Adriana M Hung
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:232-40. 2003
    ..To determine the associations among dietary intake and inflammatory cytokines with physical activity, function, and performance in maintenance dialysis patients...
  33. doi request reprint Low level of self-reported physical activity in ambulatory patients new to dialysis
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Medical Service, Nephrology Section, San Francisco VA Medical Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 78:1164-70. 2010
    ..Hence, physical activity is distressingly low among patients new to dialysis. Thus, strategies to enhance activity in these patients should be explored...
  34. ncbi request reprint Exercise in the end-stage renal disease population
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Nephrology Section, 111J, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1845-54. 2007
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Deficient counseling on physical activity among nephrologists
    Cynthia Delgado
    Nephrology Section, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 116:c330-6. 2010
    ..Recent Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) cardiovascular guidelines recommended that nephrologists counsel patients to increase PA. Our objective was to ascertain whether nephrologists' counseling practices have changed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1 gene cluster polymorphisms predict risk of ESRD
    James B Wetmore
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VAMC University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 68:278-84. 2005
    ..Inflammation is regulated in part by genes of the interleukin-1 (IL-1) gene cluster. We hypothesized that polymorphisms in this gene cluster may be associated with risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Decreased survival among sedentary patients undergoing dialysis: results from the dialysis morbidity and mortality study wave 2
    ANN M O'HARE
    Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:447-54. 2003
    ..However, the association between inactivity and mortality has not been studied in a large cohort of dialysis patients despite the high prevalence of sedentary behavior in this group...
  38. pmc Predictors of health utility among 60-day survivors of acute kidney injury in the Veterans Affairs/National Institutes of Health Acute Renal Failure Trial Network Study
    Kirsten L Johansen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1366-72. 2010
    ..It was hypothesized that HRQOL after AKI would relate to intensity of dialysis during AKI and dialysis dependence at follow-up...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of permanent vascular access
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 64:681-9. 2003
    ..The impact of the surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of autogenous arteriovenous (AV) fistula versus artificial AV graft as permanent vascular access for hemodialysis has not been studied...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Influence of race on kidney transplant outcomes within and outside the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Harini A Chakkera
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, California, 94143 0532, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:269-77. 2005
    ..26 to 1.36). In conclusion, racial disparities in kidney transplant outcomes seem to persist even in a universal access-to-care system such as the VA. Reasons for worse outcomes among African Americans require further investigation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Postdialysis fatigue is associated with sedentary behavior
    P L Gordon
    Department of Medicine, University of California, USA
    Clin Nephrol 75:426-33. 2011
    ..40), physical activity remained the most significant predictor (p < 0.01) of PDF after adjusting for Kt/V and/or vintage. Further studies are needed to evaluate whether increasing habitual physical activity can mitigate PDF symptoms...
  43. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular disease risk factors among patients undergoing hemodialysis
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0532, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:497-503. 2002
    ..Future studies should prospectively examine the association of these variables identified in cross-sectional analyses with the de novo development of PVD in this population...
  44. pmc Associations of interleukin-6, C-reactive protein and serum amyloid A with mortality in haemodialysis patients
    James B Wetmore
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VAMC University of California, California, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 13:593-600. 2008
    ..We undertook a prospective study to determine whether these markers could predict mortality in ESRD...
  45. pmc Infection-related hospitalizations in older patients with ESRD
    Lorien S Dalrymple
    Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:522-30. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined the full range of infections experienced by dialysis patients. The purpose of this study is to examine types, rates, and risk factors for infection in older persons starting dialysis therapy...
  46. pmc Time- and exercise-dependent gene regulation in human skeletal muscle
    Alexander C Zambon
    Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94141, USA
    Genome Biol 4:R61. 2003
    ..Both exercise-induced remodeling and circadian rhythms rely on the transcriptional regulation of key genes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Improving physical functioning: time to be a part of routine care
    Patricia Painter
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:167-70. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Exercise and chronic kidney disease: current recommendations
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sports Med 35:485-99. 2005
    ..For patients on haemodialysis, incorporation of exercise into the dialysis session may increase patient participation and tolerance of exercise...
  49. ncbi request reprint Influence of renal insufficiency on limb loss and mortality after initial lower extremity surgical revascularization
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:709-16. 2004
    ..The goal of the present study was to determine whether patients with milder degrees of renal insufficiency are also at risk for this complication...
  50. ncbi request reprint Value of quality improvement reporting
    Kirsten L Johansen
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1104-5. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Dialysis and kidney transplantation among patients living in rural areas of the United States
    A M O'Hare
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, VA Medical Center San Francisco, University of California, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 69:343-9. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to determine whether rural dialysis patients have adequate access to home-based therapies...
  52. ncbi request reprint Impact of renal insufficiency on short-term morbidity and mortality after lower extremity revascularization: data from the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1287-95. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to explore reasons for the higher rate of limb-threatening infection in patients with renal insufficiency undergoing revascularization...
  53. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mortality after nontraumatic lower extremity amputation in patients with renal insufficiency
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VAMC, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:427-34. 2004
    ..This finding highlights the need for a targeted approach to improving the care of patients with renal insufficiency undergoing lower extremity amputation...