Affiliation: University of California
- Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulators: a Novel Treatment Option for Heart Failure Associated with Cardiorenal Syndromes?Ruth F Dubin
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center University of California, San Francisco, 4150 Clement St, Box 111A1, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
Curr Heart Fail Rep 13:132-9. 2016....
- Associations of Macro- and Microvascular Endothelial Dysfunction With Subclinical Ventricular Dysfunction in End-Stage Renal DiseaseRuth F Dubin
From the San Francisco VA Medical Center R F D, I G, A A, R S and Center for Vascular Excellence, Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General Hospital C M, C D, P G, University of California, San Francisco and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL L B, S J S
Hypertension 68:913-20. 2016..Future investigations are needed to determine whether therapies targeting the vascular endothelium could improve cardiac outcomes in ESRD. ..
- Associations of Conventional Echocardiographic Measures with Incident Heart Failure and Mortality: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency CohortRuth F Dubin
University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 12:60-68. 2017..Left ventricular hypertrophy is common and develops early in CKD, but studies have not adequately evaluated the association of left ventricular mass index with heart failure incidence among men and women with CKD...
- Predictors of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC)Ruth F Dubin
San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, Box 111A1, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
BMC Nephrol 14:229. 2013..We sought to determine the distribution and predictors of hs-TnT in CKD patients without overt cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
- Associations of pentraxin-3 with cardiovascular events, incident heart failure, and mortality among persons with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul StudyRuth Dubin
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Am Heart J 163:274-9. 2012..Whether PTX3 is independently associated with adverse events among persons with stable coronary heart disease (CHD), independently of CRP, and whether kidney dysfunction influences these associations are not known...
- Racial differences in the association of pentraxin-3 with kidney dysfunction: the Multi-Ethnic Study of AtherosclerosisRuth Dubin
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1903-8. 2011..Pentraxin-3 (PTX3), an inflammatory marker thought to be related to vascular inflammation, is elevated in advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). Whether PTX3 is associated with mild to moderate kidney dysfunction is unknown...
- Kidney function and multiple hemostatic markers: cross sectional associations in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosisRuth Dubin
Department of Medicine, Division Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
BMC Nephrol 12:3. 2011..73 m2, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is strongly and independently associated with cardiovascular and overall mortality. We hypothesized that reduced kidney function would be characterized by abnormalities of hemostasis...
- Associations of endothelial dysfunction and arterial stiffness with intradialytic hypotension and hypertensionRuth Dubin
Department of Medicine, Division Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0532, USA
Hemodial Int 15:350-8. 2011..Elucidating these potential mechanisms of hemodynamic instability during dialysis may facilitate development of treatment strategies specific to this pathophysiology...
- Kidney function decline in the elderly: impact of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2)Carmen A Peralta
San Francisco VA Medical Center, Calif, USA
Am J Nephrol 34:512-8. 2011..Whether lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)) levels are associated with kidney function decline has not been well studied...