Laura C Plantinga

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of CKD with disability in the United States
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, 94110, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:212-27. 2011
  2. pmc Awareness of chronic kidney disease among patients and providers
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:225-36. 2010
  3. pmc Association of social support with outcomes in incident dialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1480-8. 2010
  4. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in US adults with undiagnosed diabetes or prediabetes
    Laura C Plantinga
    San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 10, Floor 3, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:673-82. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Preventing repeat hospitalizations in dialysis patients: a call for action
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 76:249-51. 2009
  6. pmc Blood pressure control among persons without and with chronic kidney disease: US trends and risk factors 1999-2006
    Laura C Plantinga
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hypertension 54:47-56. 2009
  7. pmc Chronic kidney disease awareness among individuals with clinical markers of kidney dysfunction
    Delphine S Tuot
    521 Parnassus Avenue, Clinical Science Building C 443, Box 0532, Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1838-44. 2011
  8. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in persons with undiagnosed or prehypertension in the United States
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Hypertension 55:1102-9. 2010
  9. pmc Inflammatory markers and risk of cerebrovascular events in patients initiating dialysis
    Stephen M Sozio
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1292-300. 2011
  10. pmc Attainment of clinical performance targets and improvement in clinical outcomes and resource use in hemodialysis care: a prospective cohort study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:5. 2007

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  1. pmc Association of CKD with disability in the United States
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, 94110, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:212-27. 2011
    ..Little is known about disability in early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  2. pmc Awareness of chronic kidney disease among patients and providers
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:225-36. 2010
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  3. pmc Association of social support with outcomes in incident dialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1480-8. 2010
    ..The association of social support with outcomes in ESRD, overall and by peritoneal dialysis (PD) versus hemodialysis (HD), remains understudied...
  4. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in US adults with undiagnosed diabetes or prediabetes
    Laura C Plantinga
    San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 10, Floor 3, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:673-82. 2010
    ..We aimed to estimate and compare the community prevalence of CKD among people with diagnosed diabetes, undiagnosed diabetes, prediabetes, or no diabetes...
  5. doi request reprint Preventing repeat hospitalizations in dialysis patients: a call for action
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 76:249-51. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Blood pressure control among persons without and with chronic kidney disease: US trends and risk factors 1999-2006
    Laura C Plantinga
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hypertension 54:47-56. 2009
    ..Although some improvement has occurred over time, uncontrolled blood pressure remains highly prevalent, especially in subjects with chronic kidney disease and in nonwhites, older persons, and women. Therapy appears suboptimal...
  7. pmc Chronic kidney disease awareness among individuals with clinical markers of kidney dysfunction
    Delphine S Tuot
    521 Parnassus Avenue, Clinical Science Building C 443, Box 0532, Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1838-44. 2011
    ..Whether clinical cues prompt recognition of CKD is unknown. We examined whether markers of kidney disease that should trigger CKD recognition among providers are associated with higher individual CKD awareness...
  8. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in persons with undiagnosed or prehypertension in the United States
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Hypertension 55:1102-9. 2010
    ..37 [95% CI: 2.00 to 2.81]). Chronic kidney disease is prevalent in undiagnosed and prehypertension. Earlier identification and treatment of both these conditions may prevent or delay morbidity and mortality from chronic kidney disease...
  9. pmc Inflammatory markers and risk of cerebrovascular events in patients initiating dialysis
    Stephen M Sozio
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1292-300. 2011
    ..Stroke remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality for patients on dialysis; however, its risk factors in this population and measures to prevent it are not well understood...
  10. pmc Attainment of clinical performance targets and improvement in clinical outcomes and resource use in hemodialysis care: a prospective cohort study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:5. 2007
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  11. pmc Accuracy of patients' reports of comorbid disease and their association with mortality in ESRD
    Kerri L Cavanaugh
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2372, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:118-27. 2008
    ..Patient awareness of chronic diseases is low. Unawareness may represent poor understanding of chronic illness and may be associated with poor outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  12. pmc Patient awareness of chronic kidney disease: trends and predictors
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2268-75. 2008
    ..The impact of recent guidelines for early detection and prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on patient awareness of disease and factors that might be associated with awareness have not been well described...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparing the risk for death with peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis in a national cohort of patients with chronic kidney disease
    Bernard G Jaar
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Independent Dialysis Foundation, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:174-83. 2005
    ..The influence of type of dialysis on survival of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is controversial...
  14. pmc Association of residual urine output with mortality, quality of life, and inflammation in incident hemodialysis patients: the Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for End-Stage Renal Disease (CHOICE) Study
    Tariq Shafi
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:348-58. 2010
    ..Urine output may provide an estimate of RKF. The aim of our study is to determine the association of urine output with mortality, quality of life (QOL), and inflammation in incident hemodialysis patients...
  15. pmc Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:3. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Frequency of patient-physician contact in chronic kidney disease care and achievement of clinical performance targets
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:115-21. 2005
    ..To examine whether the frequency of physician contact is associated with accepted quality of care measures reflecting clinical performance in chronic kidney disease patients...
  17. pmc Phosphate levels and blood pressure in incident hemodialysis patients: a longitudinal study
    Cindy Xin Huang
    Johns Hopkins Sinai Hospital Program in Internal Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:321-31. 2008
    ..The effect of rigorous control of serum phosphate levels on arterial stiffness and blood pressure should be studied in clinical trials...
  18. ncbi request reprint Early, intermediate, and long-term risk factors for mortality in incident dialysis patients: the Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE) Study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:831-40. 2007
    ..Knowing whether risk factors for mortality differ in dialysis patients who survive longer and the strengths of these risk factors for mortality change over time would assist physicians in making better prognostic judgments...
  19. ncbi request reprint Frequency of sit-down patient care rounds, attainment of clinical performance targets, hospitalization, and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:3144-53. 2004
    ..This association may be due to the positive effect of collaborative discussion by the patient care team of short- and long-term care goals for individual patients...
  20. pmc Peripheral vascular disease-related procedures in dialysis patients: predictors and prognosis
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1637-45. 2009
    ..Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is prevalent among dialysis patients, and many dialysis patients undergo PVD-related procedures. We aimed to examine the risk factors for and prognosis after such procedures in the dialysis setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Preferences for current health and their association with outcomes in patients with kidney disease
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 45:230-7. 2007
    ..Patients with chronic disease who express stronger preference for their current health might be expected to have better outcomes than patients who assign lower utility to their current health state...
  22. doi request reprint The association of sudden cardiac death with inflammation and other traditional risk factors
    Rulan S Parekh
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 74:1335-42. 2008
    ..Hence, we found that sudden cardiac death is common among patients with end stage renal disease and that inflammation and malnutrition significantly increased its occurrence independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Novel and traditional cardiovascular risk factors for peripheral arterial disease in incident-dialysis patients
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:304-13. 2007
    ..This study identifies several novel risk factors (eg, Lp(a) and total homocysteine) and underscores the need for further research to reduce the burden of PAD in this high-risk group of patients...
  24. pmc Serum phosphate levels and risk of infection in incident dialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1398-406. 2008
    ..Hyperphosphatemia is highly prevalent in dialysis patients and may be associated with immune dysfunction. The association of serum phosphate level with infection remains largely unexamined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association of clinic vascular access monitoring practices with clinical outcomes in hemodialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 104:c151-9. 2006
    ..Early identification of access dysfunctions may be associated with improved patient outcomes. We examined whether patient outcomes were associated with vascular access monitoring practices in an incident dialysis cohort...
  26. pmc Association of peritoneal dialysis clinic size with clinical outcomes
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Perit Dial Int 29:285-91. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Patient ratings of dialysis care with peritoneal dialysis vs hemodialysis
    Haya R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Quality of Care Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 291:697-703. 2004
    ..In light of conflicting evidence of differential effects of dialysis modality on survival, patient experience becomes a more important consideration in choosing between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis...
  28. pmc Validation of CKD and related conditions in existing data sets: A systematic review
    Morgan E Grams
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:44-54. 2011
    ..Our objective is to identify and synthesize published literature evaluating the accuracy of existing data sources related to kidney disease...
  29. pmc Inpatient hemodialysis initiation: reasons, risk factors and outcomes
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 114:c19-28. 2010
    ..Inpatient initiation of chronic hemodialysis is considered undesirable because of cost and possible harms of hospitalization. We examined the patient characteristics and outcomes associated with inpatient initiation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of dialysis educators beyond nurses and physicians and outcomes in patients with kidney failure
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:424-32. 2005
    ..Use of nonmedical staff for patient education at dialysis centers has a limited but positive effect on patient satisfaction and hospitalization...
  31. pmc Cerebrovascular disease incidence, characteristics, and outcomes in patients initiating dialysis: the choices for healthy outcomes in caring for ESRD (CHOICE) study
    Stephen M Sozio
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:468-77. 2009
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  32. pmc Vulnerable populations and the association between periodontal and chronic kidney disease
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital Renal Center, Box 1341, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 100, Room 342, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:711-7. 2011
    ..Recent studies suggest an overall association between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and periodontal disease, but it is unknown whether this association is similar across various subpopulations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relation between level or change of hemoglobin and generic and disease-specific quality of life measures in hemodialysis
    Laura C Plantinga
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:755-65. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the relation between meeting or exceeding the current minimum guideline for hemoglobin (11 g/dl) in dialysis patients and generic and disease-specific QOL scores at 1 year...
  34. ncbi request reprint Primary care services for an emergency department population: a novel location for contraception
    Catherine S Todd
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Contraception 71:40-4. 2005
    ..To assess contraceptive provision site preferences in female urban Baltimore emergency department patients...
  35. pmc Soluble P-selectin levels are associated with cardiovascular mortality and sudden cardiac death in male dialysis patients
    Julia J Scialla
    Department of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nephrol 33:224-30. 2011
    ..P-selectin is released by activated platelets and endothelium contributing to inflammation and thrombosis. We evaluated the association between soluble P-selectin and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in dialysis patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Frequency of patient-physician contact and patient outcomes in hemodialysis care
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:210-8. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Statin use and sepsis events [corrected] in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Rajesh Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 297:1455-64. 2007
    ..Patients with chronic kidney disease are at high risk for sepsis and sepsis-related mortality...
  38. ncbi request reprint Heparin-induced antibodies and cardiovascular risk in patients on dialysis
    Lars M Asmis
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Thromb Haemost 100:498-504. 2008
    ..In dialysis patients these antibodies were not an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events and mortality. Our data do not suggest that dialysis patients should be monitored for HIA antibodies in the absence of thrombocytopenia...
  39. doi request reprint What patients don't know may hurt them: knowledge and the perception of knowledge among patients with CKD
    Delphine S Tuot
    1 Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA 2 Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 80:1256-7. 2011
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