Duvuru Geetha

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy: a comparison of 2 different strategies for immunosuppression reduction
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 2780, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 90:296-302. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Results of repeat renal transplantation after graft loss from BK virus nephropathy
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 92:781-6. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Rituximab for remission induction in recurrent ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis postkidney transplant
    Christine Murakami
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transpl Int 26:1225-31. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Persistent or new onset microscopic hematuria in patients with small vessel vasculitis in remission: findings on renal biopsy
    Duvuru Geetha
    Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 301 Mason Lord Drive, Room 2509, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:1413-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Ureteral stents: a novel risk factor for polyomavirus nephropathy
    Abraham Thomas
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Transplantation 84:433-6. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody vasculitis associated with influenza vaccination
    Tanu Duggal
    Department of Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:174-8. 2013
  7. pmc Renal transplantation in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis: a multicenter experience
    Duvuru Geetha
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 91:1370-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Advances in therapy for ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Duvuru Geetha
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:509-15. 2012
  9. pmc Older patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis and dialysis dependent renal failure: a retrospective study
    Rebecca L Manno
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Room 1B 13, 21224, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 16:88. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Rituximab for treatment of severe renal disease in ANCA associated vasculitis
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nephrol 29:195-201. 2016

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy: a comparison of 2 different strategies for immunosuppression reduction
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 2780, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 90:296-302. 2011
    ..Post-PVAN rejection leads to graft failure. Early repeat allograft biopsy should be considered in the management of PVAN with persistent graft dysfunction...
  2. doi request reprint Results of repeat renal transplantation after graft loss from BK virus nephropathy
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 92:781-6. 2011
    ..The aims of this study are to (1) describe the management of patients undergoing retransplantation after allograft loss in the setting of BKVN and (2) to identify risk factors for BK virus replication in the retransplant...
  3. doi request reprint Rituximab for remission induction in recurrent ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis postkidney transplant
    Christine Murakami
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transpl Int 26:1225-31. 2013
    ..Follow-up biopsies (n = 3) showed resolution of active GN in two patients and persistent active GN in one patient. RTX is an alternative to CYC for remission induction in recurrent AAV-associated GN in KTX patients...
  4. doi request reprint Persistent or new onset microscopic hematuria in patients with small vessel vasculitis in remission: findings on renal biopsy
    Duvuru Geetha
    Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 301 Mason Lord Drive, Room 2509, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:1413-7. 2012
    ..In patients who are in apparent clinical remission, presence of persistent or new-onset microscopic hematuria may reflect active vasculitis, damage, or other glomerular pathology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ureteral stents: a novel risk factor for polyomavirus nephropathy
    Abraham Thomas
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Transplantation 84:433-6. 2007
    ..Our findings reveal that the presence of a ureteral stent is associated with an increase in the risk of PVN...
  6. doi request reprint Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody vasculitis associated with influenza vaccination
    Tanu Duggal
    Department of Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:174-8. 2013
    ..Administration of influenza vaccines has been associated with the development of autoantibodies and autoimmune rheumatic disease...
  7. pmc Renal transplantation in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis: a multicenter experience
    Duvuru Geetha
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 91:1370-5. 2011
    ..We report our experience with AAV patients who underwent KTX at our institutions between 1996 and 2010. Median follow-up was 64 months...
  8. doi request reprint Advances in therapy for ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Duvuru Geetha
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:509-15. 2012
    ..For patients with life-threatening disease, plasma exchange may be an effective adjuvant therapy. This article reviews seminal studies from the past decade that have contributed to the current standard of care...
  9. pmc Older patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis and dialysis dependent renal failure: a retrospective study
    Rebecca L Manno
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Room 1B 13, 21224, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 16:88. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to describe a retrospective cohort of older patients with AAV and severe renal involvement which required hemodialysis...
  10. doi request reprint Rituximab for treatment of severe renal disease in ANCA associated vasculitis
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nephrol 29:195-201. 2016
    ..Rituximab (RTX) is approved for remission induction in ANCA associated vasculitis (AAV). However, data on use of RTX in patients with severe renal disease is lacking...
  11. pmc Validation of the new classification of pauci-immune glomerulonephritis in a United States cohort and its correlation with renal outcome
    Carla L Ellis
    Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:210. 2013
    ..The goal of our study was to apply the proposed classification system to a United States cohort of vasculitis patients and determine the association of IWGRP class with estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) at one year...
  12. doi request reprint Fibrillary glomerulonephritis presenting as rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis
    Purva Sharma
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:157-9. 2012
    ..As exemplified by this case, it is important to consider fibrillary GN in the differential diagnosis of crescentic GN with linear immunoglobulin G deposits within the GBM. Electron microscopy is crucial to make this diagnosis...
  13. pmc Clinical excellence in nephrology: Examples from the published literature
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, 301 Mason Lord Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    BMC Nephrol 16:141. 2015
    ..Relating the definition of clinical excellence to renal medicine is worthwhile in that it can help to exemplify the model to which physicians and trainees may seek to aspire...
  14. doi request reprint A historical study of American patients with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody negative pauci-immune glomerulonephritis
    Shivani Shah
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 35:953-60. 2016
    ..Although ANCA-negative patients present with lower eGFR and more interstitial fibrosis, 1-year and long-term outcomes in both groups are similar. ..
  15. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcome of pauci-immune glomerulonephritis in African Americans
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 43:778-83. 2014
    ..Pauci-immune glomerulonephritis is rare in African Americans (AA) and the clinical presentation and treatment outcomes of vasculitis have not been well described...
  16. pmc Incidence and outcomes of BK virus allograft nephropathy among ABO- and HLA-incompatible kidney transplant recipients
    Adnan Sharif
    Renal Institute of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1320-7. 2012
    ..BKVAN link to rejection and graft accommodation phenotype were also explored. The Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board approved this study...
  17. doi request reprint Renal transplant in Wegener's granulomatosis compared to microscopic polyangiitis
    Duvuru Geetha
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:1705-8. 2010
    ..Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis is an important cause of endstage renal disease. Our aim was to investigate how the underlying vasculitis diagnosis may influence outcomes following renal transplant...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bladder carcinoma in a transplant recipient: evidence to implicate the BK human polyomavirus as a causal transforming agent
    Duvuru Geetha
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Transplantation 73:1933-6. 2002
    ..High level expression of BKV large T antigen in the primary and metastatic carcinoma, but not in the nonneoplastic urothelium, implicates BKV as an etiologic agent in the development of this tumor...