Dominic S C Raj

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Role of interleukin-6 in the anemia of chronic disease
    Dominic S C Raj
    Division of Nephrology and Epidemiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 38:382-8. 2009
  2. doi Hospital admissions in elderly patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Yijuan Sun
    Medicine Service, Raymond G Murphy Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 1501 San Pedro, SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:1229-36. 2011
  3. doi Abnormalities of serum potassium concentration in dialysis-associated hyperglycemia and their correction with insulin: review of published reports
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:451-9. 2011
  4. doi Body fluid abnormalities in severe hyperglycemia in patients on chronic dialysis: review of published reports
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 22:29-37. 2008
  5. doi Pathophysiology and management of fluid and electrolyte disturbances in patients on chronic dialysis with severe hyperglycemia
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Semin Dial 21:431-9. 2008
  6. ncbi Hospitalizations in patients treated sequentially by chronic hemodialysis and continuous peritoneal dialysis
    Muniru Adeniyi
    Section of Nephrology, Raymond G Murphy VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Adv Perit Dial 25:72-5. 2009
  7. doi Sources of variation in estimates of lean body mass by creatinine kinetics and by methods based on body water or body mass index in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Nephrology Section, Raymond G Murphy Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    J Ren Nutr 20:91-100. 2010
  8. doi Abnormalities of serum potassium concentration in dialysis-associated hyperglycemia and their correction with insulin: a unique clinical/physiologic exercise in internal potassium balance
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:1015-22. 2010
  9. doi The prescription of peritoneal dialysis
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro, SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Semin Dial 21:250-7. 2008
  10. doi Hypercatabolism in dialysis patients
    Dominic S C Raj
    Division of Nephrology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 5271, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 17:589-94. 2008

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Publications20

  1. doi Role of interleukin-6 in the anemia of chronic disease
    Dominic S C Raj
    Division of Nephrology and Epidemiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 38:382-8. 2009
    ....
  2. doi Hospital admissions in elderly patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Yijuan Sun
    Medicine Service, Raymond G Murphy Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 1501 San Pedro, SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:1229-36. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether number of hospital admissions per patient per year (n/[pt-yr]) and hospital days per patient per year (d/[pt-yr]) differ between elderly and younger patients on chronic hemodialysis (HD)...
  3. doi Abnormalities of serum potassium concentration in dialysis-associated hyperglycemia and their correction with insulin: review of published reports
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:451-9. 2011
    ..DH represents a risk factor for hyperkalemia. Insulin infusion is the only treatment for hyperkalemia usually required...
  4. doi Body fluid abnormalities in severe hyperglycemia in patients on chronic dialysis: review of published reports
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 22:29-37. 2008
    ..In contrast to DKA or NKH, which usually presents with hypovolemia, DH causes hypervolemia manifested occasionally by pulmonary edema. Insulin is adequate treatment for DH...
  5. doi Pathophysiology and management of fluid and electrolyte disturbances in patients on chronic dialysis with severe hyperglycemia
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Semin Dial 21:431-9. 2008
    ..Emergency HD carries the risk of excessively rapid decline in tonicity; its benefits in the treatment of DH have not been established...
  6. ncbi Hospitalizations in patients treated sequentially by chronic hemodialysis and continuous peritoneal dialysis
    Muniru Adeniyi
    Section of Nephrology, Raymond G Murphy VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Adv Perit Dial 25:72-5. 2009
    ..In patients changing dialysis modalities, rate and duration of hospitalizations did not vary between HD and PD. The causes of hospitalization were similar in the HD and PD periods regardless of which modality was applied first...
  7. doi Sources of variation in estimates of lean body mass by creatinine kinetics and by methods based on body water or body mass index in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Nephrology Section, Raymond G Murphy Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    J Ren Nutr 20:91-100. 2010
    ..We identified factors that account for differences between lean body mass computed from creatinine kinetics (LBM(cr)) and from either body water (LBM(V)) or body mass index (LBM(BMI)) in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis (CPD)...
  8. doi Abnormalities of serum potassium concentration in dialysis-associated hyperglycemia and their correction with insulin: a unique clinical/physiologic exercise in internal potassium balance
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:1015-22. 2010
    ....
  9. doi The prescription of peritoneal dialysis
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro, SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Semin Dial 21:250-7. 2008
    ..Formulation of biocompatible dialysate is a major ongoing research effort and may greatly enhance the success of CPD in the future...
  10. doi Hypercatabolism in dialysis patients
    Dominic S C Raj
    Division of Nephrology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 5271, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 17:589-94. 2008
    ..This article will provide a comprehensive review and update on recent advances in the field of protein-energy wasting and protein kinetics in patients with end-stage renal disease...
  11. pmc Activation of caspase-3 in the skeletal muscle during haemodialysis
    Michel A Boivin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Eur J Clin Invest 40:903-10. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that activation of caspase-3 in the skeletal muscle mediates apoptosis and proteolysis during haemodialysis (HD)...
  12. doi Death during hospitalization in patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Muskaan Behl
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Hemodial Int 14:S14-21. 2010
    ..Implementation of measures preventing these hospitalizations is a worthwhile undertaking...
  13. ncbi Hemodialysis modulates gene expression profile in skeletal muscle
    Vallabh O Shah
    Division of Nephrology and Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:616-28. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that hemodialysis (HD) will change the genomic fingerprinting associated with uremia and facilitate expression of a distinct set of genes...
  14. pmc Mitochondrial DNA deletion and sarcopenia
    Vallabh O Shah
    Department of Biochemistry, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Genet Med 11:147-52. 2009
    ..Accumulation of mitochondrial DNA deletions and the resultant impaired oxidative phosphorylation may play a pathogenic role in the mediation of age-related sarcopenia...
  15. ncbi Amino acid repletion does not decrease muscle protein catabolism during hemodialysis
    Dominic S C Raj
    Division of Nephrology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5271, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E1534-42. 2007
    ..1% pre-HD to 33.7 and 32.6% during HD-O and HD+AA, respectively (P < 0.01). Thus amino acid repletion during HD increased muscle protein synthesis but did not decrease muscle protein breakdown...
  16. ncbi Body fluid abnormalities in severe hyperglycemia in patients on chronic dialysis: theoretical analysis
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 21:374-80. 2007
    ..Studies reporting the treatment of DH with only insulin therapy can be used to test these theoretical predictions and to analyze the relationship between solute and fluid abnormalities and clinical manifestations...
  17. doi Twenty-first Century ethics of medical research involving human subjects: achievements and challenges
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Medicine Service, Renal Section 111C, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro, SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:153-63. 2008
    ..Developing medical researchers with an ethical character and knowledge about ethics in medicine may be the most effective safeguard in protecting participants of medical research experiments...
  18. ncbi Computation of the dose of continuous peritoneal dialysis required for adequate peritoneal urea clearance without taking into account peritoneal transport indices
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Adv Perit Dial 23:122-6. 2007
    ..Anuric patients on CAPD with 4 daily exchanges require a Dv/V value of 0.304 L/L or better to have a > or = 0.9 probability of achieving a weekly Kpt/Vurea of 1.70 or better...
  19. ncbi Amino Acid and protein kinetics in renal failure: an integrated approach
    Dominic S C Raj
    Division of Nephrology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Semin Nephrol 26:158-66. 2006
    ..Protein anabolism can be induced in end-stage renal disease patients by repletion of amino acids, and perhaps treatment with recombinant human insulin-like growth factor...
  20. ncbi Skeletal muscle, cytokines, and oxidative stress in end-stage renal disease
    Dominic S C Raj
    Division of Nephrology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2338-44. 2005
    ..While peripheral blood mononuclear cells are an established source of reactive oxygen species and inflammatory cytokines during hemodialysis (HD), skeletal muscle is also capable of generating these biomolecules...