Carmen A Peralta

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trajectories of kidney function decline in young black and white adults with preserved GFR: results from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Carmen A Peralta
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:261-6. 2013
  2. pmc Occult chronic kidney disease among persons with hypertension in the United States: data from the National Health and Nutrition Surveys 1988-1994 and 1999-2002
    Carmen A Peralta
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hypertens 31:1196-202. 2013
  3. pmc Association between chronic kidney disease detected using creatinine and cystatin C and death and cardiovascular events in elderly Mexican Americans: the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:90-5. 2013
  4. pmc Associations of urinary levels of kidney injury molecule 1 (KIM-1) and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) with kidney function decline in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Carmen A Peralta
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:904-11. 2012
  5. pmc Blood pressure components and end-stage renal disease in persons with chronic kidney disease: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:41-7. 2012
  6. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in kidney function decline among persons without chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1327-34. 2011
  7. pmc Detection of chronic kidney disease with creatinine, cystatin C, and urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio and association with progression to end-stage renal disease and mortality
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    JAMA 305:1545-52. 2011
  8. pmc Association of pulse pressure, arterial elasticity, and endothelial function with kidney function decline among adults with estimated GFR >60 mL/min/1.73 m(2): the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Carmen A Peralta
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:41-9. 2012
  9. pmc Kidney function decline in the elderly: impact of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2)
    Carmen A Peralta
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Calif, USA
    Am J Nephrol 34:512-8. 2011
  10. pmc Structural and functional vascular alterations and incident hypertension in normotensive adults: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Carmen A Peralta
    General Internal Medicine Section 111A1, VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:63-71. 2010

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Publications47

  1. pmc Trajectories of kidney function decline in young black and white adults with preserved GFR: results from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Carmen A Peralta
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:261-6. 2013
    ..Strong racial discrepancies in end-stage renal disease exist. Whether there are race differences in kidney function loss in younger healthy persons is not well established...
  2. pmc Occult chronic kidney disease among persons with hypertension in the United States: data from the National Health and Nutrition Surveys 1988-1994 and 1999-2002
    Carmen A Peralta
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hypertens 31:1196-202. 2013
    ..Persons with occult CKD [i.e. missed by creatinine but detected by cystatin C or albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR)] have higher risks for death, cardiovascular events, and end-stage renal disease...
  3. pmc Association between chronic kidney disease detected using creatinine and cystatin C and death and cardiovascular events in elderly Mexican Americans: the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:90-5. 2013
    ..The authors sought to determine whether cystatin C, an alternative marker of kidney function less biased by these factors, can identify elderly Mexican Americans with CKD who are at high risk for death and cardiovascular disease...
  4. pmc Associations of urinary levels of kidney injury molecule 1 (KIM-1) and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) with kidney function decline in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Carmen A Peralta
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:904-11. 2012
    ..Whether elevations in levels of urinary biomarkers of tubular injury (urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin [NGAL] and kidney injury molecule 1 [KIM-1]) are associated with future risk of kidney disease has not been investigated...
  5. pmc Blood pressure components and end-stage renal disease in persons with chronic kidney disease: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:41-7. 2012
    ..Treatment of hypertension is difficult in chronic kidney disease (CKD), and blood pressure goals remain controversial. The association between each blood pressure component and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) risk is less well known...
  6. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in kidney function decline among persons without chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1327-34. 2011
    ..Traditional risk factors do not explain these differences fully, highlighting the need to explore these disparities...
  7. pmc Detection of chronic kidney disease with creatinine, cystatin C, and urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio and association with progression to end-stage renal disease and mortality
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    JAMA 305:1545-52. 2011
    ..A triple-marker approach for chronic kidney disease (CKD) evaluation has not been well studied...
  8. pmc Association of pulse pressure, arterial elasticity, and endothelial function with kidney function decline among adults with estimated GFR >60 mL/min/1.73 m(2): the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Carmen A Peralta
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:41-9. 2012
    ..The association of subclinical vascular disease and early declines in kidney function has not been well studied...
  9. pmc Kidney function decline in the elderly: impact of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2)
    Carmen A Peralta
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Calif, USA
    Am J Nephrol 34:512-8. 2011
    ..Whether lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)) levels are associated with kidney function decline has not been well studied...
  10. pmc Structural and functional vascular alterations and incident hypertension in normotensive adults: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Carmen A Peralta
    General Internal Medicine Section 111A1, VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:63-71. 2010
    ..88, 3.95; and IRR = 2.85, 95% CI: 1.95, 4.16). Structural and functional vascular abnormalities are independent predictors of incident hypertension. These findings are important for understanding the pathogenesis of hypertension...
  11. pmc Race differences in prevalence of chronic kidney disease among young adults using creatinine-based glomerular filtration rate-estimating equations
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3934-9. 2010
    ..Current creatinine-based glomerular filtration rate (GFR)-estimating equations may misclassify young, healthy blacks...
  12. pmc Differences in albuminuria between Hispanics and whites: an evaluation by genetic ancestry and country of origin: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 3:240-7. 2010
    ..Reports show higher prevalence of albuminuria among Hispanics compared with whites. Differences by country of origin or genetic background are unknown...
  13. pmc Cystatin C identifies chronic kidney disease patients at higher risk for complications
    Carmen A Peralta
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:147-55. 2011
    ..Cystatin C may have a role in identifying persons with CKD who have the highest risk for complications...
  14. pmc The Association of African Ancestry and elevated creatinine in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Nephrol 31:202-8. 2010
    ..05 (4.81-17.02) for black men with >80% African ancestry. Genetic factors common to African ancestry may be associated with increased risk of early kidney dysfunction in a young, healthy population, particularly among black men...
  15. pmc Kidney function and systolic blood pressure new insights from cystatin C: data from the Heart and Soul Study
    Carmen A Peralta
    General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94124, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:939-46. 2006
    ..Whether kidney function in the normal range is associated with systolic BP (SBP), diastolic BP (DBP), and pulse pressure is unclear...
  16. pmc The differential association of kidney dysfunction with small and large arterial elasticity: the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Carmen A Peralta
    General Internal Medicine Section 111A1, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:740-8. 2009
    ..26, 0.48, 0.45). Early kidney dysfunction is significantly associated with decreased arterial elasticity in smaller arteries and, to a lesser degree, in larger arteries...
  17. pmc Influence of urine creatinine concentrations on the relation of albumin-creatinine ratio with cardiovascular disease events: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Caitlin E Carter
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:722-9. 2013
    ..Whether low urine creatinine concentration in the denominator of the ACR contributes to the association of ACR with CVD is uncertain...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors for ESRD in individuals with preserved estimated GFR with and without albuminuria: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Tara I Chang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:S4-11. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc Estimated kidney function based on serum cystatin C and risk of subsequent coronary artery calcium in young and middle-aged adults with preserved kidney function: results from the CARDIA study
    Nisha Bansal
    Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0532, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:410-7. 2013
    ..01) in adjusted models. In conclusion, among young and middle-aged adults with eGFRcys greater than 60 mL/min/1.73 m(2), annual decline in eGFRcys is an independent risk factor for subsequent CAC. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint African ancestry, socioeconomic status, and kidney function in elderly African Americans: a genetic admixture analysis
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94124, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:3491-6. 2006
    ..Rather, kidney dysfunction in elderly African Americans seems more attributable to differences in environmental and social factors...
  21. pmc Blood pressure components and decline in kidney function in community-living older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Dena E Rifkin
    Divisions of Nephrology and of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Hypertens 26:1037-44. 2013
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Role of soluble endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule biomarker in albuminuria and kidney function changes in patients with coronary artery disease: the Heart and Soul Study
    Meyeon Park
    From the Division of Nephrology M P, C A P, and Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics E V, M W, M G S and Medicine P G, M W, M G S, University of California, San Francisco, CA Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA P G and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA M W, M G S
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:231-6. 2014
    ..This study evaluated circulating soluble endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule (sESAM), a marker of endothelial dysfunction, as a risk factor for kidney function decline and albuminuria...
  23. pmc Serum phosphorus concentrations and arterial stiffness among individuals with normal kidney function to moderate kidney disease in MESA
    Joachim H Ix
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:609-15. 2009
    ..Higher phosphorus levels are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and mortality. Whether vascular stiffness may be responsible is unknown...
  24. pmc Cardiovascular risk score, cognitive decline, and dementia in older Mexican Americans: the role of sex and education
    Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e004978. 2013
    ....
  25. pmc Racial differences in the association of pentraxin-3 with kidney dysfunction: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Ruth Dubin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1903-8. 2011
    ..Pentraxin-3 (PTX3), an inflammatory marker thought to be related to vascular inflammation, is elevated in advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). Whether PTX3 is associated with mild to moderate kidney dysfunction is unknown...
  26. pmc Subclinical cardiac abnormalities and kidney function decline: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Meyeon Park
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1137-44. 2012
    ..Whether subclinical abnormalities of cardiac structure are associated with faster kidney function decline is not known. The association between cardiac concentricity and kidney function decline was evaluated...
  27. pmc Kidney function and multiple hemostatic markers: cross sectional associations in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ruth Dubin
    Department of Medicine, Division Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:3. 2011
    ..73 m2, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is strongly and independently associated with cardiovascular and overall mortality. We hypothesized that reduced kidney function would be characterized by abnormalities of hemostasis...
  28. pmc Association of self-reported race/ethnicity and genetic ancestry with arterial elasticity: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Christina L Wassel
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:463-72. 2011
    ..Among Hispanics, ancestry is strongly associated with SAE. Future studies should consider genetic ancestry when studying hypertension in race/ethnic minorities, particularly among Hispanics...
  29. pmc Advances in the use of multimarker panels for renal risk stratification
    Cristin C Weekley
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 21:301-8. 2012
    ....
  30. pmc Inflammation and coagulation markers and kidney function decline: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Jade S Hiramoto
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:225-32. 2012
    ..The strength and direction of the associations between inflammation and coagulation biomarkers with kidney disease onset and progression remain unclear, especially in a population-based setting...
  31. pmc Associations of pentraxin-3 with cardiovascular events, incident heart failure, and mortality among persons with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study
    Ruth Dubin
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am Heart J 163:274-9. 2012
    ..Whether PTX3 is independently associated with adverse events among persons with stable coronary heart disease (CHD), independently of CRP, and whether kidney dysfunction influences these associations are not known...
  32. pmc Urinary markers of kidney injury and kidney function decline in HIV-infected women
    Michael G Shlipak
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:565-73. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that urine markers of kidney injury would be associated with declining kidney function among HIV-infected women...
  33. pmc Associations of socioeconomic status and processed food intake with serum phosphorus concentration in community-living adults: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    ORLANDO M GUTIERREZ
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0006, USA
    J Ren Nutr 22:480-9. 2012
    ..Accordingly, we hypothesized that excess intake of these foods accounts for a relationship between lower socioeconomic status and higher serum phosphorus concentration...
  34. doi request reprint Comparison of C-reactive protein levels in less versus more acculturated Hispanic adults in the United States (from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008)
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:665-9. 2012
    ..Inflammation may play an important role in explaining the association between acculturation and increased cardiovascular risk...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association of antihypertensive therapy and diastolic hypotension in chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Hypertension 50:474-80. 2007
    ..Given recent evidence suggesting adverse effects of diastolic hypotension, these results suggest potential risks in patients with CKD from aggressive attempts to control systolic blood pressure...
  36. pmc Associations of acculturation and kidney dysfunction among Hispanics and Chinese from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Erica Chan Day
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1909-16. 2011
    ..Acculturation affects health, but it has never been studied with kidney disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Control of hypertension in adults with chronic kidney disease in the United States
    Carmen A Peralta
    General Internal Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, California, USA
    Hypertension 45:1119-24. 2005
    ..Future guidelines and antihypertensive therapies for patients with CKD should target isolated systolic hypertension...
  38. pmc Parathyroid hormone and arterial dysfunction in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Cortney Bosworth
    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 79:429-36. 2013
    ..Impaired arterial function is a potential mechanism for these associations. We tested whether serum PTH concentration is associated with measures of arterial function...
  39. pmc A high ankle brachial index is associated with greater left ventricular mass MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:342-9. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine the association of high ankle brachial index (ABI) measurements with left ventricular (LV) mass, and to compare its strength with that of low ABI with LV mass...
  40. pmc Genetic ancestry is associated with subclinical cardiovascular disease in African-Americans and Hispanics from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Christina L Wassel
    Department of Family and Prevention Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0965, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2:629-36. 2009
    ..In the United States, there has been a significant intermixing among racial/ethnic groups creating admixed populations. Very little research exists on the relationship of genetic ancestry and subclinical CVD measures...
  41. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 15:361-5. 2006
    ..Over the past decade, the metabolic syndrome has emerged as a critically important risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  42. doi request reprint Comparisons of creatinine and cystatin C for detection of kidney disease and prediction of all-cause mortality in HIV-infected women
    Todd H Driver
    aSchool of Medicine bDepartment of Medicine cDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, California dDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland eSection of Nephrology, Department of Medicine fProgram of Applied Translational Research, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut gClinical Immunology Research Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles, California hDepartments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York iDepartments of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, Illinois jUniversity of Southern California, Los Angeles, California kDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York lGeorgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    AIDS 27:2291-9. 2013
    ..Cystatin C could improve chronic kidney disease (CKD) classification in HIV-infected women relative to serum creatinine...
  43. pmc Update on cystatin C: incorporation into clinical practice
    Michael G Shlipak
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:595-603. 2013
    ..We conclude by addressing frequently asked questions related to implementing cystatin C use in a clinical setting. ..
  44. pmc European ancestry as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation in African Americans
    Gregory M Marcus
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, MUE 434, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Circulation 122:2009-15. 2010
    ..Because African Americans have varying degrees of European ancestry, we sought to test the hypothesis that European ancestry is an independent risk factor for AF...
  45. pmc Differences in kidney function and incident hypertension: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Bryan Kestenbaum
    University of Washington, Division of Nephrology, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:501-8. 2008
    ..Kidney disease and hypertension commonly coexist, yet the direction of their association is still debated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Risks for end-stage renal disease, cardiovascular events, and death in Hispanic versus non-Hispanic white adults with chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, 2000 Broadway Street, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2892-9. 2006
    ..The higher prevalence of diabetes among Hispanic patients only partially explained the increased risk for ESRD. Further studies are required to elucidate the cause(s) of ethnic disparities in CKD-associated outcomes...
  47. doi request reprint Hypertension in children with chronic kidney disease: a call to action
    Carmen A Peralta
    Hypertension 52:610-2. 2008