Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Serum creatinine as a marker of muscle mass in chronic kidney disease: results of a cross-sectional study and review of literature
    Sapna S Patel
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 4:19-29. 2013
  2. pmc Management of mineral and bone disorder after kidney transplantation
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 21:389-403. 2012
  3. pmc Estimated glomerular filtration rate at reinitiation of dialysis and mortality in failed kidney transplant recipients
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2913-21. 2012
  4. pmc Mineral and bone disorders and survival in hemodialysis patients with and without polycystic kidney disease
    Lilia R Lukowsky
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2899-907. 2012
  5. pmc A critical evaluation of glycated protein parameters in advanced nephropathy: a matter of life or death: A1C remains the gold standard outcome predictor in diabetic dialysis patients. Counterpoint
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1625-8. 2012
  6. pmc Does AKI truly lead to CKD?
    Dena E Rifkin
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:979-84. 2012
  7. pmc Examining associations of circulating endotoxin with nutritional status, inflammation, and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Usama Feroze
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Ren Nutr 22:317-26. 2012
  8. pmc Mortality prediction by surrogates of body composition: an examination of the obesity paradox in hemodialysis patients using composite ranking score analysis
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    David Geffen School of Medicine and UCLA School of Public Health, Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:793-803. 2012
  9. pmc Glycemic control and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients with diabetes: a 6-year cohort study
    Joni Ricks
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Diabetes 61:708-15. 2012
  10. pmc Survival disparities within American and Israeli dialysis populations: learning from similarities and distinctions across race and ethnicity
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Semin Dial 23:586-94. 2010

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  1. pmc Serum creatinine as a marker of muscle mass in chronic kidney disease: results of a cross-sectional study and review of literature
    Sapna S Patel
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 4:19-29. 2013
    ..One such marker is serum creatinine, derived from muscle-based creatine, which is inexpensive and ubiquitously available, and it can serve as a biomarker of skeletal muscle mass in human subjects...
  2. pmc Management of mineral and bone disorder after kidney transplantation
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 21:389-403. 2012
    ..We have reviewed the recent evidence about prevalence and consequences of MBD in kidney transplant recipients and examined diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic options to this end...
  3. pmc Estimated glomerular filtration rate at reinitiation of dialysis and mortality in failed kidney transplant recipients
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2913-21. 2012
    ..The role of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in predicting outcome at reinitiation of dialysis in failed kidney transplant recipients is unclear...
  4. pmc Mineral and bone disorders and survival in hemodialysis patients with and without polycystic kidney disease
    Lilia R Lukowsky
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2899-907. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether the different MBD mortality association between MHD populations with and without PKD can explain the survival differential...
  5. pmc A critical evaluation of glycated protein parameters in advanced nephropathy: a matter of life or death: A1C remains the gold standard outcome predictor in diabetic dialysis patients. Counterpoint
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1625-8. 2012
    ..In the counterpoint narrative below, Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh defends the use of A1C as the unquestioned gold standard for glycemic management in dialysis subjects...
  6. pmc Does AKI truly lead to CKD?
    Dena E Rifkin
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:979-84. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Examining associations of circulating endotoxin with nutritional status, inflammation, and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Usama Feroze
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Ren Nutr 22:317-26. 2012
    ..Endotoxin level and clinical effect are determined by its soluble receptor sCD14 and high-density lipoprotein. We examine the hypothesis that endotoxin level correlates with mortality...
  8. pmc Mortality prediction by surrogates of body composition: an examination of the obesity paradox in hemodialysis patients using composite ranking score analysis
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    David Geffen School of Medicine and UCLA School of Public Health, Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:793-803. 2012
    ..Assuming residual selection bias and confounding were not large, the present results suggest that a considerable proportion of the obesity paradox in dialysis patients might be explained by the amount of decline in muscle mass...
  9. pmc Glycemic control and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients with diabetes: a 6-year cohort study
    Joni Ricks
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Diabetes 61:708-15. 2012
    ..Hence, poor glycemic control (A1C ≥8% or serum glucose ≥200 mg/dL) appears to be associated with high all-cause and cardiovascular death in MHD patients. Very low glycemic levels are also associated with high mortality risk...
  10. pmc Survival disparities within American and Israeli dialysis populations: learning from similarities and distinctions across race and ethnicity
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Semin Dial 23:586-94. 2010
    ..Better understanding the roots of racial/ethnic survival differences may help improve outcomes in both patients with chronic kidney disease and other individuals with chronic disease states...
  11. pmc The obesity paradox and mortality associated with surrogates of body size and muscle mass in patients receiving hemodialysis
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:991-1001. 2010
    ..To determine whether dry weight gain accompanied by an increase in muscle mass is associated with a survival benefit in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis (HD)...
  12. pmc Diets and enteral supplements for improving outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 7:369-84. 2011
    ..Controlled trials are needed to better assess the effectiveness of in-center meals and oral supplements...
  13. ncbi request reprint The kidney disease wasting: inflammation, oxidative stress, and diet-gene interaction
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, California 90502, USA
    Hemodial Int 10:315-25. 2006
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  14. pmc Fluid retention is associated with cardiovascular mortality in patients undergoing long-term hemodialysis
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 W Carson St, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Circulation 119:671-9. 2009
    ..Volume overload in heart failure is associated with worse outcomes. We hypothesized that in hemodialysis patients, greater interdialytic fluid gain is associated with poor all-cause and cardiovascular survival...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C infection in dialysis patients: a link to poor clinical outcome?
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:247-59. 2007
    ..In this article, we review the link between the HCV infection and mortality in dialysis patients and compare HCV antibody to molecular methods to detect HCV infection in these individuals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fatal hyponatremia in a young woman after ecstasy ingestion
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harbor UCLA Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90502 2064, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2:283-8, quiz 289. 2006
    ..A 20-year old, otherwise healthy, female college student presented in an unresponsive state with respiratory distress after ingesting ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). She had initial plasma sodium concentration of 117 mmol/l...
  17. ncbi request reprint Obesity paradox in patients on maintenance dialysis
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 151:57-69. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum myeloperoxidase and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:59-68. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that serum MPO levels are associated with adverse clinical outcomes in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients...
  19. pmc Association of pretransplant serum phosphorus with posttransplant outcomes
    Marcelo S Sampaio
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2712-21. 2011
    ..The association of pretransplant serum phosphorus levels with transplant outcomes is not clear...
  20. ncbi request reprint A1C and survival in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1049-55. 2007
    ..The optimal target for glycemic control has not been established in diabetic dialysis patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and death risk in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1584-93. 2007
    ..More diligent efforts to prevent and treat HCV infection may improve outcomes in MHD patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin variability in anemia of chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, and UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90502, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:479-87. 2009
    ..Strategies that consider each of these factors and reduce hemoglobin variability may be associated with improved clinical outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Intravenous iron versus erythropoiesis-stimulating agents: friends or foes in treating chronic kidney disease anemia?
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:143-51. 2009
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  24. pmc Predictors of hyporesponsiveness to erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:823-34. 2009
    ..Identification of predictors of hyporesponsiveness to erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESAs) in hemodialysis (HD) patients may help improve anemia management and reduce hemoglobin level variability...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nutritional and anti-inflammatory interventions in chronic heart failure
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:89E-103E. 2008
    ..Understanding the factors that modulate MIC and body wasting and their associations with clinical outcomes in CHF may lead to the development of nutritional strategies that alter the pathophysiology of CHF and improve outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes with active versus nutritional vitamin D compounds in chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1529-39. 2009
    ..Randomized controlled trials are needed to verify which agents offer superior survival advantages...
  27. doi request reprint Understanding sources of dietary phosphorus in the treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:519-30. 2010
    ..Provision of in-center and monitored meals during hemodialysis treatment sessions in the dialysis clinic may facilitate the achievement of these goals...
  28. ncbi request reprint What is so bad about reverse epidemiology anyway?
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, USA
    Semin Dial 20:593-601. 2007
    ..Studying the survival paradoxes may lead to a paradigm shift by establishing targets beyond the Framingham guidelines for populations with chronic disease states...
  29. ncbi request reprint HDL-inflammatory index correlates with poor outcome in hemodialysis patients
    K Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Kidney Int 72:1149-56. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest an important role of inflammatory HDL in patients with CKD leading to poor outcome...
  30. pmc Impact of race on hyperparathyroidism, mineral disarrays, administered vitamin D mimetic, and survival in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2724-34. 2010
    ..Survival advantages of blacks appear restricted to those receiving higher doses of active vitamin D. Examining the effect of MBD modulation on racial survival disparities of hemodialysis patients is warranted...
  31. ncbi request reprint Racial and survival paradoxes in chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:493-506. 2007
    ..Such movement away from the use of targets set on the basis of data gathered in general populations (e.g. the Framingham cohort) would be a major paradigm shift in clinical medicine and public health...
  32. pmc Design and development of a dialysis food frequency questionnaire
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Ren Nutr 21:257-62. 2011
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk factor paradox in wasting diseases
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 10:433-42. 2007
    ..g. hypercholesterolemia and obesity) are paradoxically associated with better survival in distinct populations with wasting. We identify these populations and review survival paradoxes and common pathophysiologic mechanisms...
  34. ncbi request reprint So, is leptin good or bad in chronic kidney disease?
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Harbor Mailbox 406, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1343-4. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of dialysis patients and heart failure patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Semin Nephrol 26:118-33. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Associations of body fat and its changes over time with quality of life and prospective mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:202-10. 2006
    ..In maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients, a larger body size is associated with better survival but a worse self-reported quality of life (QoL). It is not clear whether muscle mass or body fat confers the survival advantage...
  37. pmc Association of pretransplant glycemic control with posttransplant outcomes in diabetic kidney transplant recipients
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2536-41. 2011
    ..The association between pretransplant glycemic control and short- and long-term posttransplant outcomes in kidney transplant recipients is not clear...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reverse epidemiology: a spurious hypothesis or a hardcore reality?
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Blood Purif 23:57-63. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The fascinating but deceptive ferritin: to measure it or not to measure it in chronic kidney disease?
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:S9-18. 2006
    ..It may be time to revisit the utility of serum ferritin in CKD and ask ourselves whether its measurement has helped us or has caused more confusion and controversy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparing outcome predictability of markers of malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in haemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Harbor Mailbox 406, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1507-19. 2004
    ..However, it is not clear which one is a more sensitive and stronger predictor of outcome...
  41. ncbi request reprint A low serum iron level is a predictor of poor outcome in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:671-84. 2004
    ..Iron administration has been implicated as a cause of poor clinical outcome in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients. However, the role of low iron levels in the clinical outcome of MHD patients is not clear...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dietary antioxidants and childhood asthma: more epidemiological studies are needed
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Department of Pharmacy, UCLA School of Medicine Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Harbor Mailbox 406, C1 Annex 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Med Hypotheses 62:280-90. 2004
    ..Risk set sampling may enable us to explore possible associations between the type and quantity of dietary antioxidants and the development and severity of asthma in such an epidemiological study...
  43. ncbi request reprint A low, rather than a high, total plasma homocysteine is an indicator of poor outcome in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:442-53. 2004
    ..The lowest tHcy quartile confers a twofold increase in risk of death independent of hypoalbuminemia. The nutritional feature of tHcy in MHD patients may explain its reverse association with outcome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trace elements and vitamins in maintenance dialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:170-82. 2003
    ..Dietary requirements for vitamins and trace elements in maintenance dialysis patients are reviewed and the recommended daily intakes are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and nutrition in renal insufficiency
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:155-69. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Association between serum ferritin and measures of inflammation, nutrition and iron in haemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:141-9. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that such non-iron-related factors as elements of the malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome (MICS) may increase serum ferritin concentration independently of iron status...
  47. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in dialysis patients: causes and consequences
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:864-81. 2003
    ..Clinical trials focusing on MICS and its possible causes and consequences are urgently required to improve poor clinical outcome in dialysis patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome on EPO hyporesponsiveness in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Harbor Mailbox 406, 1000 West Carson St, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:761-73. 2003
    ..Elements of malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome (MICS) may blunt the responsiveness of anemia of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) to recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reverse epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors in maintenance dialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Kidney Int 63:793-808. 2003
    ..It is possible that new standards or goals for such traditional risk factors as body mass, serum cholesterol, and blood pressure should be considered for these individuals...
  50. ncbi request reprint Causes and consequences of the reverse epidemiology of body mass index in dialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, USA
    J Ren Nutr 15:142-7. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Metabolic acidosis and malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in chronic renal failure
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Semin Dial 17:455-65. 2004
    ..Until then, all attempts should be made to adhere to the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Disease and Dialysis Outcome Quality Initiative guidelines to maintain a serum bicarbonate level in ESRD patients of at least 22 mEq/L...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reverse epidemiology of hypertension and cardiovascular death in the hemodialysis population: the 58th annual fall conference and scientific sessions
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif 90509 2910, USA
    Hypertension 45:811-7. 2005
    ..Although these associations may not be causal, they call into question whether treatment goals for the general population can be applied to dialysis patients or other similar populations...
  53. ncbi request reprint The latest addition to the inflammatory homeboys in chronic kidney disease: interleukin-8
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 102:c59-60. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Survival predictability of time-varying indicators of bone disease in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    K Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 70:771-80. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint A matched comparison of serum lipids between hemodialysis patients and nondialysis morbid controls
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomiedical Research Institute, Los Angeles, California 90509 2910, USA
    Hemodial Int 9:314-24. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 37:367-78. 2005
    ..These recent findings underline the critical need to measure HRQOL and to expand the boundaries of our multidimensional tools with technology and a more patient centered concept of quality of life...
  57. ncbi request reprint Association of morbid obesity and weight change over time with cardiovascular survival in hemodialysis population
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:489-500. 2005
    ..However, the association between changes in weight over time and prospective mortality is not known...
  58. ncbi request reprint Time-dependent associations between iron and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3070-80. 2005
    ..For ascertaining whether the observed associations between moderate doses of administered intravenous iron and improved survival are causal or due to selection bias by indication, clinical trials are warranted...
  59. ncbi request reprint An anti-inflammatory and antioxidant nutritional supplement for hypoalbuminemic hemodialysis patients: a pilot/feasibility study
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Ren Nutr 15:318-31. 2005
    ..8 g/dL, a marker of malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome, is observed in approximately half of all maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients in the United States and is strongly associated with increased mortality...
  60. ncbi request reprint Revisiting mortality predictability of serum albumin in the dialysis population: time dependency, longitudinal changes and population-attributable fraction
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1880-8. 2005
    ..However, serum albumin may change over time. Hence, its time-varying associations with outcome may be different...
  61. ncbi request reprint Kidney insufficiency and nutrient-based modulation of inflammation
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Campus, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 8:388-96. 2005
    ..We reviewed the pathophysiology of the malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome and its potential modulation by dietary and other nutritional interventions in chronic kidney disease patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and mortality in hepatitis C-positive haemodialysis patients: a population based study
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1662-9. 2005
    ..The association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and clinical and laboratory measures in maintenance haemodialysis (MHD) patients are poorly understood...
  63. ncbi request reprint Survival advantages of obesity in dialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:543-54. 2005
    ..Weight-gaining interventional studies in dialysis patients are urgently needed to ascertain whether they can improve survival and quality of life...
  64. ncbi request reprint Appetite and inflammation, nutrition, anemia, and clinical outcome in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Harbor Mailbox 406, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:299-307. 2004
    ..Malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome, an outcome predictor in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients, may be related to anorexia...
  65. pmc Novel lipoprotein subfraction and size measurements in prediction of mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Nazanin Noori
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2861-70. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that novel lipoprotein subfraction concentrations and LDL particle size measurements better predict mortality in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients...
  66. pmc High platelet count as a link between renal cachexia and cardiovascular mortality in end-stage renal disease patients
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:945-54. 2011
    ..Platelet reactivity predisposes to thromboembolic events in the setting of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, which is often present in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  67. doi request reprint Association of Malnutrition-Inflammation Score with quality of life and mortality in hemodialysis patients: a 5-year prospective cohort study
    Mehdi Rambod
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:298-309. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that MIS risk stratification of hemodialysis (HD) patients in predicting outcomes is better than its components or laboratory markers of inflammation...
  68. pmc Serum alkaline phosphatase predicts mortality among maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Deborah L Regidor
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:2193-203. 2008
    ..Prospective controlled trials will be necessary to test whether serum AlkPhos measurements could be used to improve the management of renal osteodystrophy...
  69. pmc Age and the associations of living donor and expanded criteria donor kidneys with kidney transplant outcomes
    Miklos Z Molnar
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:841-8. 2012
    ..Recent studies show a survival advantage with kidney transplant in elderly patients compared with those on dialysis therapy...
  70. doi request reprint Erythropoietin, iron depletion, and relative thrombocytosis: a possible explanation for hemoglobin-survival paradox in hemodialysis
    Elani Streja
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:727-36. 2008
    ..High doses of human recombinant erythropoietin (rHuEPO) to achieve hemoglobin levels greater than 13 g/dL in patients with chronic kidney disease appear to be associated with increased mortality...
  71. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic discordance for hepatitis C virus infection in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:290-300. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint The Nutritional and Inflammatory Evaluation in Dialysis patients (NIED) study: overview of the NIED study and the role of dietitians
    Sara Colman
    DaVita, Norwalk, CA, USA
    J Ren Nutr 15:231-43. 2005
    ..This article reviews the design and infrastructure of the NIED study and reports preliminary findings of the first 12 to 30 months of the study...
  73. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in mortality of hemodialysis patients: role of dietary and nutritional status and inflammation
    Nazanin Noori
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Torrance, Calif, USA
    Am J Nephrol 33:157-67. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that significant differences exist between Black and non-Hispanic and Hispanic White hemodialysis patients in nutritional status, dietary intake and inflammation, and that they account for racial survival disparities...
  74. ncbi request reprint Is controlling phosphorus by decreasing dietary protein intake beneficial or harmful in persons with chronic kidney disease?
    Christian S Shinaberger
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1511-8. 2008
    ..Dietary restrictions to control serum phosphorus, which are routinely recommended to persons with chronic kidney disease, are usually associated with a reduction in protein intake. This may lead to protein-energy wasting and poor survival...
  75. pmc Associations of pretransplant weight and muscle mass with mortality in renal transplant recipients
    Elani Streja
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1463-73. 2011
    ....
  76. pmc Combined high serum ferritin and low iron saturation in hemodialysis patients: the role of inflammation
    Mehdi Rambod
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1691-701. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that serum ferritin > or =500 ng/ml, especially in the seemingly paradoxical presence of ISAT level <25%, is more strongly associated with inflammation than with iron in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Associations between changes in hemoglobin and administered erythropoiesis-stimulating agent and survival in hemodialysis patients
    Deborah L Regidor
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1181-91. 2006
    ..Falling hemoglobin and requiring higher ESA doses were associated with decreased survival. Randomized clinical trials are required to examine these associations...
  78. ncbi request reprint Association of serum prealbumin and its changes over time with clinical outcomes and survival in patients receiving hemodialysis
    Mehdi Rambod
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, General Clinical Research Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1485-94. 2008
    ..In patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis (MHD), a low serum prealbumin is an indicator of protein-energy wasting...
  79. ncbi request reprint Should we limit the ferritin upper threshold to 500 ng/ml in CKD patients?
    Ram Dukkipati
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 21:34-8. 2007
    ..Given the lack of support from the literature, any attempt to contemplate an upper limit for serum ferritin would be arbitrary, and would not serve to improve the quality of treatment in the CKD population...
  80. ncbi request reprint Association between serum lipids and survival in hemodialysis patients and impact of race
    Ryan D Kilpatrick
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, CA 90509 2910, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:293-303. 2007
    ..Although these associations may not be causal, they call into question whether specific subgroups of dialysis patients are better targets for cholesterol-lowering therapy...
  81. pmc Association of serum total iron-binding capacity and its changes over time with nutritional and clinical outcomes in hemodialysis patients
    Rachelle Bross
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Nephrol 29:571-81. 2009
    ..03) compared to the stable TIBC group. Hence, low baseline serum TIBC is associated with iron deficiency, PEW, inflammation, poor QoL and mortality, and its decline over time is independently associated with increased death risk...
  82. pmc Association of dietary phosphorus intake and phosphorus to protein ratio with mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Nazanin Noori
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:683-92. 2010
    ..The hypothesis that higher dietary phosphorus intake and higher phosphorus content per gram of dietary protein intake are each associated with increased mortality in MHD patients was examined...
  83. ncbi request reprint Outcome research, nutrition, and reverse epidemiology in maintenance dialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Ren Nutr 14:64-71. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal associations between dietary protein intake and survival in hemodialysis patients
    Christian S Shinaberger
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:37-49. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that longitudinal changes in dietary protein intake have independent associations with survival in MHD patients...
  85. pmc Comparing body composition assessment tests in long-term hemodialysis patients
    Rachelle Bross
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:885-96. 2010
    ..The accuracy and reliability of field methods to measure body composition is unknown in this population...
  86. doi request reprint The outcomes of continuous ambulatory and automated peritoneal dialysis are similar
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:97-107. 2009
    ..Thus, the improved chronic peritoneal dialysis outcomes cannot be attributed to a greater use of automated peritoneal dialysis...
  87. pmc Effects of sevelamer and calcium-based phosphate binders on lipid and inflammatory markers in hemodialysis patients
    Ronney Shantouf
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA
    Am J Nephrol 28:275-9. 2008
    ..A combination of lipid-lowering and anti-inflammatory effects along with avoidance of hypercalcemia should be taken into account when choosing phosphorus binders for maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients...
  88. pmc Ratio of paricalcitol dosage to serum parathyroid hormone level and survival in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Christian S Shinaberger
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1769-76. 2008
    ..It was hypothesized that the ratio of the administered paricalcitol dosage to serum PTH level discloses better the underlying dosage-survival association...
  89. ncbi request reprint Reverse epidemiology of conventional cardiovascular risk factors in patients with chronic heart failure
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1439-44. 2004
    ..Reverse epidemiology of conventional cardiovascular risk factors is observed in CHF and may have a bearing on the management of these patients; thus, it deserves further investigation...
  90. pmc Association of relatively low serum parathyroid hormone with malnutrition-inflammation complex and survival in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Ramanath Dukkipati
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Ren Nutr 20:243-54. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that the malnutrition-inflammation complex is associated with low PTH levels in these patients and confounds the PTH-survival association...
  91. pmc Mid-arm muscle circumference and quality of life and survival in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Nazanin Noori
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:2258-68. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that mid-arm muscle circumference (MAMC), a conveniently measured surrogate of lean body mass (LBM), has stronger association with clinical outcomes than triceps skinfold (TSF), a surrogate of fat mass...
  92. pmc Survival predictability of lean and fat mass in men and women undergoing maintenance hemodialysis
    Nazanin Noori
    Harold Simmons Center for Kidney Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1060-70. 2010
    ..Larger body size is associated with greater survival in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients. It is not clear how lean body mass (LBM) and fat mass (FM) compare in their associations with survival across sex in these patients...
  93. ncbi request reprint Normalized protein nitrogen appearance is correlated with hospitalization and mortality in hemodialysis patients with Kt/V greater than 1.20
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Ren Nutr 13:15-25. 2003
    ..We therefore investigated whether nPNA is associated with outcome in patients who have adequate or high Kt/V...
  94. ncbi request reprint Albumin levels predict survival in patients with systolic heart failure
    Tamara B Horwich
    Ahmanson University of California Los Angeles Cardiomyopathy Center, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1679, USA
    Am Heart J 155:883-9. 2008
    ..This study investigated the effect of serum albumin level on survival in patients with advanced HF...
  95. pmc Quality-of-life and mortality in hemodialysis patients: roles of race and nutritional status
    Usama Feroze
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1100-11. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that poor QoL scores and their nutritional correlates have a bearing on racial survival disparities of MHD patients...
  96. pmc Glycemic control and survival in peritoneal dialysis patients with diabetes mellitus
    Uyen Duong
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1041-8. 2011
    ..The optimal target for glycemic control has not been established for diabetic peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  97. ncbi request reprint Organic and inorganic dietary phosphorus and its management in chronic kidney disease
    Nazanin Noori
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Departments of Epidemiology or Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, USA
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:89-100. 2010
    ..Fresh (nonprocessed) egg white (phosphorus-protein ratio less than 2 mg/g) is a good example of desirable food, which contains a high proportion of essential amino acids with low amounts of fat, cholesterol, and phosphorus...
  98. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine in uraemia--a puzzling and conflicting story
    Mohamed E Suliman
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:16-21. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Subjective Global Assessment in chronic kidney disease: a review
    Alison L Steiber
    Department of Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Ren Nutr 14:191-200. 2004
    ..Further work in establishing validity and reliability of each version of SGA in different patient populations should be done to enable clinicians and researchers to properly use this nutritional assessment tool...
  100. ncbi request reprint Megestrol acetate in a moderate dose for the treatment of malnutrition-inflammation complex in maintenance dialysis patients
    Meenakshi Rammohan
    General Clinical Research Center, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Ren Nutr 15:345-55. 2005
    ..Megestrol acetate, 800 mg/day, has been shown to increase appetite and food intake and to mitigate inflammation in cachectic AIDS and cancer patients, leading to weight gain, but it is also associated with side effects at this dose...
  101. ncbi request reprint Association of activated vitamin D treatment and mortality in chronic kidney disease
    Csaba P Kovesdy
    Division of Nephrology, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA 24153, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:397-403. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether such a benefit is present in patients with predialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD)...

Research Grants8

  1. Examining Racial and Cardiovascular Paradoxes in Chronic Kidney Disease
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to developing new treatment targets beyond traditional (Framingham) CV risk factors to improve poor outcomes in these 2 patient populations and maybe in geriatric populations or those with chronic disease states and similar paradoxes ..
  2. Nutritional/Inflammatory Evaluation of Dialysis Patients
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  3. Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidative Nutrition in Dialysis Patients
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Examining Racial and Cardiovascular Paradoxes in Chronic Kidney Disease
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..to developing new treatment targets beyond traditional (Framingham) CV risk factors to improve poor outcomes in these 2 patient populations and maybe in geriatric populations or those with chronic disease states and similar paradoxes ..
  5. Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidative Nutrition in Dialysis Patients
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Examining Racial and Cardiovascular Paradoxes in Chronic Kidney Disease
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..to developing new treatment targets beyond traditional (Framingham) CV risk factors to improve poor outcomes in these 2 patient populations and maybe in geriatric populations or those with chronic disease states and similar paradoxes ..
  7. Examining Racial and Cardiovascular Paradoxes in Chronic Kidney Disease
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to developing new treatment targets beyond traditional (Framingham) CV risk factors to improve poor outcomes in these 2 patient populations and maybe in geriatric populations or those with chronic disease states and similar paradoxes ..
  8. Examining Racial and Cardiovascular Paradoxes in Chronic Kidney Disease
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to developing new treatment targets beyond traditional (Framingham) CV risk factors to improve poor outcomes in these 2 patient populations and maybe in geriatric populations or those with chronic disease states and similar paradoxes ..