Michelle M Estrella

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of kidney disease in anaemia differs by GFR-estimating method: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-94)
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2542-8. 2010
  2. pmc Antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected women have similar long-term kidney function trajectories as HIV-uninfected women
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:755-60. 2013
  3. pmc Efficacy of an internet-based tool for improving physician knowledge of chronic kidney disease: an observational study
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Suite 416, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:126. 2012
  4. pmc Vitamin D deficiency and persistent proteinuria among HIV-infected and uninfected injection drug users
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS 26:295-302. 2012
  5. pmc Screening for chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected patients
    Michelle M Estrella
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:26-35. 2010
  6. pmc The impact of kidney function at highly active antiretroviral therapy initiation on mortality in HIV-infected women
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:217-20. 2010
  7. pmc Antiretroviral therapy-induced changes in plasma lipids and the risk of kidney dysfunction in HIV-infected men
    Alison G Abraham
    1 Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1346-52. 2013
  8. pmc Hepatitis C viremia and the risk of chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected individuals
    Gregory M Lucas
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Infect Dis 208:1240-9. 2013
  9. pmc 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
  10. pmc Brief Report: Cumulative Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Exposure is Associated With Biomarkers of Tubular Injury and Fibrosis in HIV-Infected Men
    Vasantha Jotwani
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Division of HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT Department of Medicine, Program of Applied Translational Research, Yale University, New Haven, CT Division of Nephrology Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA and Department of Medicine, Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 73:177-81. 2016

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Publications41

  1. pmc Prevalence of kidney disease in anaemia differs by GFR-estimating method: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-94)
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2542-8. 2010
    ..Serum cystatin C is purportedly a more sensitive marker of kidney disease and a better predictor of mortality than serum creatinine. However, studies suggest that extrarenal factors also influence cystatin C levels...
  2. pmc Antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected women have similar long-term kidney function trajectories as HIV-uninfected women
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:755-60. 2013
    ..Tenofovir use in HIV-infected women with normal kidney function did not accelerate long-term kidney function decline relative to HIV-uninfected women...
  3. pmc Efficacy of an internet-based tool for improving physician knowledge of chronic kidney disease: an observational study
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Suite 416, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:126. 2012
    ..Early recognition and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are associated with better outcomes. Internal medicine residency should prepare physicians to diagnose and manage CKD...
  4. pmc Vitamin D deficiency and persistent proteinuria among HIV-infected and uninfected injection drug users
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS 26:295-302. 2012
    ..To determine whether vitamin D is associated with proteinuria in this population, we conducted a cross-sectional study in the AIDS Linked to the IntraVenous Experience (ALIVE) Study...
  5. pmc Screening for chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected patients
    Michelle M Estrella
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 17:26-35. 2010
    ..This review focuses on the current guidelines for kidney disease screening and discusses traditional as well as promising strategies for detecting CKD in this vulnerable population...
  6. pmc The impact of kidney function at highly active antiretroviral therapy initiation on mortality in HIV-infected women
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:217-20. 2010
    ..We re-examined this association in the later HAART period to determine whether chronic kidney disease remains a predictor of death after HAART initiation...
  7. pmc Antiretroviral therapy-induced changes in plasma lipids and the risk of kidney dysfunction in HIV-infected men
    Alison G Abraham
    1 Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1346-52. 2013
    ..Should these results be generalizable to the broader HIV population, monitoring cholesterol changes following the initiation of ART may be important in identifying HIV-infected persons at risk for kidney disease...
  8. pmc Hepatitis C viremia and the risk of chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected individuals
    Gregory M Lucas
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Infect Dis 208:1240-9. 2013
    ..The role of active hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication in chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk has not been clarified...
  9. pmc 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...
  10. pmc Brief Report: Cumulative Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Exposure is Associated With Biomarkers of Tubular Injury and Fibrosis in HIV-Infected Men
    Vasantha Jotwani
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Division of HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT Department of Medicine, Program of Applied Translational Research, Yale University, New Haven, CT Division of Nephrology Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA and Department of Medicine, Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 73:177-81. 2016
    ..8% to 5.5%), but not with albuminuria (2.8%; -0.6% to 6.2%). Biomarkers of tubular damage may be more sensitive than albuminuria for detecting toxicity from TDF and other medications. ..
  11. pmc HIV-associated nephropathy patients with and without apolipoprotein L1 gene variants have similar clinical and pathological characteristics
    Mohamed G Atta
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 82:338-43. 2012
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  12. pmc Association of Kidney Function and Early Kidney Injury With Incident Hypertension in HIV-Infected Women
    Simon B Ascher
    From the Kidney Health Research Collaborative, Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center S B A, R S, C A P, P C T, C G, M G S and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics C A P, P C T, C G, M G S, University of California, San Francisco Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD M M E, A A Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY D R G Department of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles M N Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY A S Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, IL M H C Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, CA A W B Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC M A Y and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH M R B
    Hypertension . 2016
    ..The associations of tubular markers with hypertension in HIV-uninfected women should be validated in other studies...
  13. pmc Host APOL1 genotype is independently associated with proteinuria in HIV infection
    Michelle M Estrella
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 84:834-40. 2013
    ..Trials are needed to determine whether APOL1 genotyping identifies individuals who could benefit from earlier intervention to prevent overt renal disease...
  14. pmc Chronic kidney disease and estimates of kidney function in HIV infection: a cross-sectional study in the multicenter AIDS cohort study
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:380-6. 2011
    ..Cystatin C has been proposed as an alternative marker of kidney function among HIV-infected persons in whom serum creatinine is affected by extrarenal factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in Urinary Biomarkers over 10 Years is Associated with Viral Suppression in a Prospective Cohort of Women Living with HIV
    Sanjiv M Baxi
    1Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA, and, 2School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA, and, 3Kidney Health Research Collaborative San Francisco Veterans Affairs Hospital and UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA, and, 4Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, and, 5Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and, 6Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Program of Applied Translational Research, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, and, 7Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and, 8Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA, and, 9Department of Medicine, University of Southern California
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr . 2016
    ..Urine biomarkers have helped identify persons at risk for progressing to kidney disease in the setting of HIV infection. We explored factors associated with changes in three urine biomarkers over 10 years among women living with HIV...
  16. doi request reprint Association of HIV infection with biomarkers of kidney injury and fibrosis in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study
    Vasantha Jotwani
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Antivir Ther . 2017
    ..We hypothesized that HIV infection would be associated with elevations in subclinical markers of kidney injury and fibrosis in a contemporary cohort of men...
  17. pmc The association between APOL1 risk alleles and longitudinal kidney function differs by HIV viral suppression status
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Clin Infect Dis 60:646-52. 2015
    ..We sought to determine whether HIV RNA suppression mitigates APOL1-related kidney function decline among African Americans enrolled in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study...
  18. pmc HIV therapy, metabolic and cardiovascular health are associated with glomerular hyperfiltration among men with and without HIV infection
    Derek K Ng
    aDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health bDepartment of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland cDepartment of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois dGraduate School of Public Health, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania eLos Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, Los Angeles, California fWelch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Baltimore, Maryland gDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    AIDS 28:377-86. 2014
    ..In the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, we examined the extent to which hyperfiltration is present and associated with metabolic, cardiovascular, HIV and treatment risk factors among HIV-infected men...
  19. pmc The impact of impaired kidney function and HIV infection on the risk of anemia
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1666-71. 2012
    ..Comorbid conditions and medication use did not explain this increase in risk. HIV infection and impaired kidney function have a combined impact on lowering hemoglobin levels, resulting in a higher risk of anemia...
  20. pmc Race, APOL1 Risk, and eGFR Decline in the General Population
    Morgan E Grams
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland and Department of Epidemiology and
    J Am Soc Nephrol 27:2842-50. 2016
    ..5-3.5) ml/min per 1.73 m(2) per year for blacks with APOL1 high-risk status. The high variability in eGFR decline among blacks with and without the APOL1 high-risk genotype suggests that population-based screening is not yet justified. ..
  21. pmc HIV, Cocaine Use, and Hepatitis C Virus: A Triad of Nontraditional Risk Factors for Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease
    Gregory M Lucas
    From the Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD G M L, M G A, D M F, M M E, K Z Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD A M M and Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison J H S
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 36:2100-7. 2016
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  22. pmc Does HIV infection promote early kidney injury in women?
    Vasantha Jotwani
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Antivir Ther 19:79-87. 2014
    ....
  23. pmc A chronic kidney disease risk score to determine tenofovir safety in a prospective cohort of HIV-positive male veterans
    Rebecca Scherzer
    aDepartment of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco bSan Francisco VA Medical Center cPositive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California dSchool of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 28:1289-95. 2014
    ..Our objective was to derive a scoring system to predict 5-year risk of developing CKD in HIV-infected individuals and to estimate difference in risk associated with tenofovir use...
  24. pmc Risk factors for vitamin D deficiency among HIV-infected and uninfected injection drug users
    Allison A Lambert
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e95802. 2014
    ..We determined the prevalence and correlates of vitamin D deficiency among urban IDUs in the AIDS Linked to the IntraVenous Experience (ALIVE) Study cohort...
  25. pmc HIV viremia and T-cell activation differentially affect the performance of glomerular filtration rate equations based on creatinine and cystatin C
    Bhavna Bhasin
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82028. 2013
    ..Serum creatinine and cystatin C are used as markers of glomerular filtration rate (GFR). The performance of these GFR markers relative to exogenously measured GFR (mGFR) in HIV-positive individuals is not well established...
  26. pmc Comparison of risk factors and outcomes in HIV immune complex kidney disease and HIV-associated nephropathy
    Matthew C Foy
    Division of Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1524-32. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to assess risk factors for HIVICK compared with contemporaneous control participants...
  27. pmc Correlates and Longitudinal Renal and Cardiovascular Implications of FGF23 Levels in HIV-Positive Individuals
    Mohamed G Atta
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21287, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0155312. 2016
    ..48 [95% CI]:1.05,2.08) and a more rapid increase in IMT (13 μm/year, 95% CI,3,24). These findings suggest a role for FGF23 in HIV-positive populations in identifying patients at greater risk for cardiovascular and kidney disease. ..
  28. pmc Rationale and design for the Predictors of Arrhythmic and Cardiovascular Risk in End Stage Renal Disease (PACE) study
    Rulan S Parekh
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Nephrol 16:63. 2015
    ..Despite this high risk, surprisingly few prospective studies have studied clinical- and dialysis-related risk factors for sudden cardiac death and arrhythmic precursors of sudden cardiac death in end-stage renal disease...
  29. pmc Perceptions and use of the national kidney foundation KDOQI guidelines: a survey of U.S. renal healthcare providers
    Michelle M Estrella
    Departments of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E, Monument Street, Suite 416, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:230. 2013
    ..The KDOQI Educational Committee was formed to identify barriers to guideline implementation, determine provider and patient educational needs and develop tools to improve care of patients with CKD...
  30. pmc Explaining the racial difference in AKI incidence
    Morgan E Grams
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland andDepartments of Epidemiology and
    J Am Soc Nephrol 25:1834-41. 2014
    ..07; 95% CI, 0.69 to 1.65; P=0.77). In summary, the higher risk of AKI among African Americans may be related to disparities in socioeconomic status. ..
  31. pmc The clinical characteristics and pathological patterns of postinfectious glomerulonephritis in HIV-infected patients
    Christine A Murakami
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e108398. 2014
    ..This study characterizes PIGN in this patients' population and determine the impact of histopathological patterns on renal outcome and mortality...
  32. pmc Longitudinal changes in hematocrit in hypertensive chronic kidney disease: results from the African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK)
    Teresa K Chen
    Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 30:1329-35. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to determine how hematocrit changes as eGFR declines and what factors impact this longitudinal association...
  33. doi request reprint Online CKD education for medical students, residents, and fellows: training in a new era
    Bhavna Bhasin
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 11021, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:347-56. 2013
    ..In addition, in light of increased concern about nephrology workforce issues, the potential for these online tools to augment interest in nephrology careers should be investigated. ..
  34. pmc Podocyte effacement closely links to suPAR levels at time of posttransplantation focal segmental glomerulosclerosis occurrence and improves with therapy
    Nada Alachkar
    1 Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2 Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 3 Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 4 Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 5 Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 6 Department of Medicine, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD 7 Address correspondence to Nada Alachkar, M D, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 720 Rutland Avenue, Ross 971, Baltimore, MD 21205 and Jochen Reiser, M D, Ph D, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Cohn Research Building, Suite 724, 1735 W Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612
    Transplantation 96:649-56. 2013
    ..Serum soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is implicated in the pathogenesis of native and recurrent FSGS...
  35. pmc APOL1 risk variants predict histopathology and progression to ESRD in HIV-related kidney disease
    Derek M Fine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:343-50. 2012
    ..03). In summary, these data demonstrate an association between APOL1 variants and renal outcomes in non-HIVAN kidney disease, suggesting a possible use for APOL1 genotyping to help guide the care of HIV-infected patients...
  36. pmc Fluid balance, diuretic use, and mortality in acute kidney injury
    Morgan E Grams
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:966-73. 2011
    ..The primary objective was to elucidate the association between fluid balance, diuretic use, and short-term mortality after AKI in critically ill patients...
  37. doi request reprint APOL1 risk variants and death among African American hemodialysis patients: survival of the fittest?
    Teresa K Chen
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 90:249-52. 2016
    ..Whether this simply reflects a healthier status at hemodialysis initiation among those carrying 2 risk variants or whether these variants truly confer a survival advantage is unclear. ..
  38. doi request reprint Patterns of Kidney Function Before and After Orthotopic Liver Transplant: Associations With Length of Hospital Stay, Progression to End-Stage Renal Disease, and Mortality
    Joseph C Longenecker
    1 Department of Community Medicine and Behavioral Sciences, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Al Jabriya, Kuwait 2 Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 3 Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Transplantation 99:2556-64. 2015
    ..Changes in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) the year before and after OLT have not been well defined...
  39. pmc Drug interactions and antiretroviral drug monitoring
    Matthew Foy
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA, 70805, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 11:212-22. 2014
    ..Awareness of DDIs and a multidisciplinary approach are imperative in reaching these goals. ..
  40. pmc Kidney function and mortality post-liver transplant in the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease era
    Aastha Sethi
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 4:139-44. 2011
    ..However, the need for pre-transplant RRT and post-transplant kidney dysfunction was associated with a more than 2-fold greater risk of subsequent death...
  41. doi request reprint Genetic epidemiology of chronic kidney disease
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:283-91. 2010
    ..To provide a brief review of methods used in genetic epidemiology studies, an update of recent significant findings in genome-wide studies of kidney disease, and a discussion of the clinical implications of these findings...