K Sakhaee

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical review. Kidney stones 2012: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1847-60. 2012
  2. pmc Renal ammonium excretion after an acute acid load: blunted response in uric acid stone formers but not in patients with type 2 diabetes
    I Alexandru Bobulescu
    Univ of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8885
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 305:F1498-503. 2013
  3. ncbi Superior calcium bioavailability of effervescent potassium calcium citrate over tablet formulation of calcium citrate after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:743-8. 2013
  4. ncbi Treatment of osteoporosis in patients with chronic liver disease and in liver transplant recipients
    Naim M Maalouf
    The Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 9:456-63. 2006
  5. pmc Metabolic syndrome and the risk of calcium stones
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3201-9. 2012
  6. doi Biochemical control of bone loss and stone-forming propensity by potassium-calcium citrate after bariatric surgery
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Center from Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:67-72. 2012
  7. pmc Nephrolithiasis-associated bone disease: pathogenesis and treatment options
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Kidney Int 79:393-403. 2011
  8. doi Post-renal transplantation hypophosphatemia
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:213-20. 2010
  9. pmc Recent advances in the pathophysiology of nephrolithiasis
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Kidney Int 75:585-95. 2009
  10. doi Metabolic syndrome and uric acid nephrolithiasis
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Semin Nephrol 28:174-80. 2008

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  1. pmc Clinical review. Kidney stones 2012: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1847-60. 2012
    ..Over the past decade, major advances have been made in the understanding of the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney stone disease...
  2. pmc Renal ammonium excretion after an acute acid load: blunted response in uric acid stone formers but not in patients with type 2 diabetes
    I Alexandru Bobulescu
    Univ of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8885
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 305:F1498-503. 2013
    ..A blunted renal ammonium excretory response to dietary acid loads may contribute to the pathogenesis of idiopathic uric acid nephrolithiasis...
  3. ncbi Superior calcium bioavailability of effervescent potassium calcium citrate over tablet formulation of calcium citrate after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:743-8. 2013
    ..The present study was conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas...
  4. ncbi Treatment of osteoporosis in patients with chronic liver disease and in liver transplant recipients
    Naim M Maalouf
    The Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 9:456-63. 2006
    ..In our opinion, the best treatment approach involves the elucidation of modifiable risk factors and the selection of agents targeted at the underlying derangements...
  5. pmc Metabolic syndrome and the risk of calcium stones
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3201-9. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to assess whether risk factors associated with calcium nephrolithiasis increase with individual characteristics of the MS...
  6. doi Biochemical control of bone loss and stone-forming propensity by potassium-calcium citrate after bariatric surgery
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Center from Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:67-72. 2012
    ..The goal of the present study was to test the hypothesis that an effervescent formulation of potassium calcium citrate (PCC) would avert metabolic complications by providing bioavailable calcium and alkali...
  7. pmc Nephrolithiasis-associated bone disease: pathogenesis and treatment options
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Kidney Int 79:393-403. 2011
    ..This manuscript reviews the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and potential treatments of bone disease in patients with nephrolithiasis...
  8. doi Post-renal transplantation hypophosphatemia
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:213-20. 2010
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  9. pmc Recent advances in the pathophysiology of nephrolithiasis
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Kidney Int 75:585-95. 2009
    ....
  10. doi Metabolic syndrome and uric acid nephrolithiasis
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Semin Nephrol 28:174-80. 2008
    ..This article reviews the epidemiologic and metabolic studies linking uric acid nephrolithiasis with the metabolic syndrome, and examines the potential mechanisms underlying the unduly acidic urine in these conditions...
  11. doi Nephrolithiasis as a systemic disorder
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    The Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75290 8885, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 17:304-9. 2008
    ..The review highlights many of those emerging studies and sheds light on the importance of our recognition of kidney stones as a systemic illness...
  12. pmc Pharmacology of stone disease
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:30-8. 2009
    ..All of these factors combined have diminished the willingness of the pharmaceutical industry to engage in the development of novel drugs...
  13. ncbi Stone forming risk of calcium citrate supplementation in healthy postmenopausal women
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    J Urol 172:958-61. 2004
    ..We evaluated the effect of calcium citrate supplementation alone or in combination with potassium citrate on the stone forming propensity in healthy postmenopausal women...
  14. ncbi Is there an optimal parathyroid hormone level in end-stage renal failure: the lower the better?
    K Sakhaee
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 8891, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 10:421-7. 2001
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  15. ncbi Biochemical profile of stone-forming patients with diabetes mellitus
    Charles Y C Pak
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390 8885, USA
    Urology 61:523-7. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that stone-forming patients with type II diabetes (DM-II) have a high prevalence of uric acid (UA) stones and present with some of the biochemical features of gouty diathesis (GD)...
  16. ncbi Etiological role of estrogen status in renal stone formation
    Howard J Heller
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, USA
    J Urol 168:1923-7. 2002
    ..We examined the contribution of estrogen to kidney stone risk by comparing outpatient evaluations in the 2 genders, and in estrogen treated and untreated postmenopausal women...
  17. ncbi The effect of calcium citrate on bone density in the early and mid-postmenopausal period: a randomized placebo-controlled study
    L A Ruml
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Dallas, TX 75235 8891, USA
    Am J Ther 6:303-11. 1999
    ..This bone-sparing action was probably due to the inhibition of bone resorption from parathyroid suppression...
  18. ncbi Potassium-magnesium citrate versus potassium chloride in thiazide-induced hypokalemia
    L A Wuermser
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Kidney Int 57:607-12. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the value of potassium-magnesium citrate (KMgCit) with potassium chloride in overcoming thiazide-induced hypokalemia...
  19. ncbi Biochemical distinction between hyperuricosuric calcium urolithiasis and gouty diathesis
    Charles Y C Pak
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Urology 60:789-94. 2002
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  20. pmc Effect of a high-fiber diet compared with a moderate-fiber diet on calcium and other mineral balances in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Meena Shah
    Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:990-5. 2009
    ..It is not clear, however, how high levels of fiber affect mineral balance...
  21. ncbi Novel insights into the pathogenesis of uric acid nephrolithiasis
    Naim M Maalouf
    Charles and Jane Pak Center of Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:181-9. 2004
    ..The underlying mechanism(s) responsible for these disturbances remain poorly characterized. This review summarizes previous knowledge and highlights some recent developments in the pathophysiology of low urine pH and hyperuricosuria...
  22. ncbi Post-renal transplantation hypophosphatemia: a review and novel insights
    Hrishikesh Ghanekar
    Department of Internal Medicine and Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 15:97-104. 2006
    ....
  23. doi The effects of smoking on bone metabolism
    V Yoon
    The Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:2081-92. 2012
    ..In summary, cigarette smoking is a reversible risk factor for osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures through diverse pathophysiologic mechanisms...
  24. ncbi Meta-analysis of calcium bioavailability: a comparison of calcium citrate with calcium carbonate
    K Sakhaee
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Dallas, TX 75235 8891, USA
    Am J Ther 6:313-21. 1999
    ..To perform a meta-analysis of data from available published trials comparing the bioavailability of calcium carbonate with that of calcium citrate...
  25. ncbi Uric acid nephrolithiasis
    Mary Ann Cameron
    The Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 34:335-46. 2007
    ..Medical management strategies focus primarily on alkali treatment or decreasing hyperuricosuria...
  26. pmc Metabolic basis for low urine pH in type 2 diabetes
    Naim M Maalouf
    Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1277-81. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to assess the metabolic basis responsible for the excessive urinary acidity of individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  27. pmc Hypocitraturia and hyperoxaluria after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery
    Naim M Maalouf
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Urol 183:1026-30. 2010
    ..To assess the mechanism(s) predisposing to nephrolithiasis after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass we compared urinary tract stone risk profiles in patients who underwent the procedure and normal obese individuals...
  28. pmc New methods of assessing crystal growth and saturation of brushite in whole urine: effect of pH, calcium and citrate
    Charles Y C Pak
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    J Urol 180:1532-7. 2008
    ..To explore this question new methods for the saturation and crystal growth of brushite were devised that are applicable to whole urine without any computer program...
  29. ncbi Low urine pH: a novel feature of the metabolic syndrome
    Naim M Maalouf
    The Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:883-8. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between the metabolic syndrome and urine pH in individuals without a history of nephrolithiasis...
  30. ncbi Circadian variation in urine pH and uric acid nephrolithiasis risk
    Mary Ann Cameron
    Department of Internal Medicine, Children s Medical Center, TX, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2375-8. 2007
  31. ncbi Biochemical characterization of primary hyperparathyroidism with and without kidney stones
    Clarita V Odvina
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Urol Res 35:123-8. 2007
    ..Stone-formers with PHPT display exaggerated urinary calcium excretion due to intestinal hyperabsorption of calcium, contributing to a greater enhancement of the saturation of stone-forming calcium salts...
  32. ncbi The metabolic syndrome and uric acid nephrolithiasis: novel features of renal manifestation of insulin resistance
    Nicola Abate
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9169, USA
    Kidney Int 65:386-92. 2004
    ....
  33. doi Evidence for metabolic origin of absorptive hypercalciuria Type II
    Charles Y C Pak
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Urol Res 39:147-52. 2011
    ..In conclusion, AH-II shares with AH-I the same metabolic disturbance(s) stimulating intestinal absorption and renal excretion of calcium but to a lesser degree. Bone might be spared in AH-II...
  34. ncbi Effects of potassium alkali and calcium supplementation on bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3528-33. 2005
    ..In postmenopausal women, combined treatment with potassium citrate and calcium citrate inhibits bone resorption by providing an alkali load and increasing absorbed calcium...
  35. ncbi Physicochemical metabolic characteristics for calcium oxalate stone formation in patients with gouty diathesis
    Charles Y C Pak
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    J Urol 173:1606-9. 2005
    ..We determined why calcium oxalate stones instead of uric acid stones form in some patients with gouty diathesis...
  36. ncbi Biochemical and stone-risk profiles with topiramate treatment
    Brian J Welch
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:555-63. 2006
    ..This study explores the relationship between topiramate treatment and propensity for kidney stone formation...
  37. ncbi Nephrolithiasis in children
    Mary Ann Cameron
    Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:1587-92. 2005
    ..Environmental and hereditary factors are summarized to provide a guide in the evaluation of pediatric stone formers...
  38. ncbi Effect of dietary modification on urinary stone risk factors
    Charles Y C Pak
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2264-73. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to ascertain the effect of dietary modification on urinary stone risks, and to determine whether the response depends on the prevailing urinary calcium...
  39. pmc Postmenopausal hormone use and the risk of nephrolithiasis: results from the Women's Health Initiative hormone therapy trials
    Naim M Maalouf
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1678-85. 2010
    ..Observational studies examining the role of estrogen in the risk of kidney stone formation have shown conflicting results. However, randomized trial evidence on nephrolithiasis risk with estrogen therapy in postmenopausal women is lacking...
  40. ncbi Urine composition in type 2 diabetes: predisposition to uric acid nephrolithiasis
    Mary Ann Cameron
    Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1422-8. 2006
    ..Higher body mass and increased acid intake can contribute to but cannot entirely account for the lower urine pH in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  41. pmc Pharmacotherapy of urolithiasis: evidence from clinical trials
    Orson W Moe
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75380, USA
    Kidney Int 79:385-92. 2011
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  42. ncbi Pathophysiology of uric acid nephrolithiasis
    Orson W Moe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Center of Human Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 31:895-914. 2002
    ..A novel renal manifestation of insulin resistance is a mild defect in ammonium excretion, which is not severe enough to disturb acid-base homeostasis, but is sufficient to set up the chemical milieu for uric acid nephrolithiasis...
  43. doi Comparison of the absorption of calcium carbonate and calcium citrate after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    P Tondapu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1256-61. 2009
    ..Therefore, calcium absorption is significantly impaired. The goal of this study is to compare two common calcium supplements in gastric bypass patients...
  44. ncbi Converting enzyme inhibition causes hypocitraturia independent of acidosis or hypokalemia
    J Z Melnick
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Mineral Metabolism and Pediatrics, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Kidney Int 54:1670-4. 1998
    ....
  45. ncbi Biochemical profile of idiopathic uric acid nephrolithiasis
    C Y Pak
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Kidney Int 60:757-61. 2001
    ..The control group was composed of 54 with absorptive hypercalciuria and 2 normal subjects, matched with the UA stone group according to age, body mass index, and gender...
  46. ncbi Effect of low-carbohydrate high-protein diets on acid-base balance, stone-forming propensity, and calcium metabolism
    Shalini T Reddy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:265-74. 2002
    ..Low-carbohydrate high-protein (LCHP) diets are used commonly for weight reduction. This study explores the relationship between such diets and acid-base balance, kidney-stone risk, and calcium and bone metabolism...
  47. ncbi Recurrent calcium nephrolithiasis associated with primary aldosteronism
    Jason Shey
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:e7-12. 2004
    ..The patient had severe recurrent renal calcium calculi that corrected with adrenalectomy. The clinical physiology of renal calcium and citrate handling in hyperaldosteronism is reviewed...
  48. ncbi Pathophysiologic basis for normouricosuric uric acid nephrolithiasis
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Center of Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8891, USA
    Kidney Int 62:971-9. 2002
    ..Patients with uric acid nephrolithaisis have normal acid-base parameters according conventional clinical tests...
  49. ncbi Mutations in the genomic deoxyribonucleic acid for SLC3A1 in patients with cystinuria
    W L Gitomer
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 8885, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:3688-94. 1998
    ....
  50. ncbi Effect of subcutaneous leptin replacement therapy on bone metabolism in patients with generalized lipodystrophy
    Vinaya Simha
    Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Center for Human Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4942-5. 2002
    ..Our preliminary data suggest that sc leptin replacement in hypoleptinemic patients with generalized lipodystrophy has no effect on the mature adult skeleton...
  51. ncbi Association of urinary pH with body weight in nephrolithiasis
    Naim M Maalouf
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Kidney Int 65:1422-5. 2004
    ..Based on these observations, we hypothesized that urinary pH may be inversely associated to body weight in nephrolithiasis...
  52. ncbi Increased propensity for calcium phosphate kidney stones with topiramate use
    Damaris Vega
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine and Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8885, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 6:547-57. 2007
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  53. ncbi Bisphosphonate-induced hypocalcemia: report of 3 cases and review of literature
    Naim M Maalouf
    Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Endocr Pract 12:48-53. 2006
    ..To report 3 cases of bisphosphonate-induced hypocalcemia and review the relevant literature...
  54. ncbi Dietary calcium, obesity and hypertension--the end of the road?
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4411-3. 2005