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Kalantar-Zadeh Kamyar

TitleAdjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California Los Angeles
DepartmentEpidemiology
Address1000 W Carson St Box 406
Torrance CA 90509
Phone310-222-3891
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    Transition of Care in CKD (TC-CKD)
    NIH/NIDDK U01DK102163Jun 10, 2014 - Mar 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Comparative Effectiveness of Home Hemodialysis versus Kidney Transplantation in t
    NIH/NIA R21AG047036Sep 30, 2013 - Jun 30, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Racial and Cardiovascular Risk Factor Anomalies in CKD
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK096920Mar 15, 2013 - Feb 29, 2016
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Comparative Effectiveness of Dialysis Modalities
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK095668Sep 15, 2012 - Jul 31, 2015
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    2011 ASN Improving Design and Conduct of Pragmatic Trials and Clinical Studies in
    NIH/NIDDK R13DK094686Sep 30, 2011 - Aug 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    MALNUTRITION, DIET AND RACIAL DISPARITIES IN CKD
    NIH/NIDDK K24DK091419Jun 1, 2011 - May 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Understanding Sources of Bias and Outcomes in Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Researc
    NIH/NIDDK R21DK077341Sep 16, 2009 - Aug 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Examining Racial and Cardiovascular Paradoxes in Chronic Kidney Disease
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK078106Jun 1, 2007 - May 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidative Nutrition in Dialysis Patients
    NIH/NIDDK R21DK078012Apr 1, 2007 - Mar 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Nutritional/Inflammatory Evaluation of Dialysis Patients
    NIH/NIDDK K23DK061162Aug 1, 2001 - Jul 31, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Ravel VA, Streja E, Sim JJ, You AS, Gatwood J, Amin AN, Molnar MZ, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Glycemic Status and Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease According to Transition Versus Nontransition to Dialysis. J Ren Nutr. 2018 Nov 15. PMID: 30448393.
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    2. Ko GJ, Obi Y, Soohoo M, Chang TI, Choi SJ, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. No Survival Benefit in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians with Extended Hemodialysis Treatment Time. Am J Nephrol. 2018 Nov 13; 48(5):389-398. PMID: 30423584.
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    3. Chang Y, Moradi H, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Emerging paradigms of treating diabetic nephropathy. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 Nov 06. PMID: 30413395.
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    4. Lu JL, Freire AX, Molnar MZ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Association of Chronic Insomnia With Mortality and Adverse Renal Outcomes. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Nov; 93(11):1563-1570. PMID: 30392541.
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    5. Rhee CM, Chou JA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Dialysis Prescription and Sudden Death. Semin Nephrol. 2018 Nov; 38(6):570-581. PMID: 30413252.
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    6. Carrero JJ, Thomas F, Nagy K, Arogundade F, Avesani CM, Chan M, Chmielewski M, Cordeiro AC, Espinosa-Cuevas A, Fiaccadori E, Guebre-Egziabher F, Hand RK, Hung AM, Ikizler TA, Johansson LR, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Karupaiah T, Lindholm B, Marckmann P, Mafra D, Parekh RS, Park J, Russo S, Saxena A, Sezer S, Teta D, Ter Wee PM, Verseput C, Wang AYM, Xu H, Lu Y, Molnar MZ, Kovesdy CP. Global Prevalence of Protein-Energy Wasting in Kidney Disease: A Meta-analysis of Contemporary Observational Studies From the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism. J Ren Nutr. 2018 Nov; 28(6):380-392. PMID: 30348259.
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    7. Kleine CE, Moradi H, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Obesity Paradox. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Nov; 72(5S1):S26-S32. PMID: 30343719.
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    8. You AS, Sim JJ, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Nguyen DV, Brent GA, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Association of thyroid status prior to transition to end-stage renal disease with early dialysis mortality. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Oct 08. PMID: 30299498.
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    9. Han Z, Xiao Z, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H, Shafi T, Waikar SS, Quarles LD, Yu Z, Tin A, Coresh J, Kovesdy CP. Validation of a Novel Modified Aptamer-Based Array Proteomic Platform in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease. Diagnostics (Basel). 2018 Oct 08; 8(4). PMID: 30297602.
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    10. Melamed ML, Chonchol M, Gutiérrez OM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kendrick J, Norris K, Scialla JJ, Thadhani R. The Role of Vitamin D in CKD Stages 3 to 4: Report of a Scientific Workshop Sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Oct 05. PMID: 30297082.
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    11. Laster M, Soohoo M, Streja E, Elashoff R, Jernigan S, Langman CB, Norris KC, Salusky IB, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Racial-ethnic differences in chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder in youth on dialysis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Sep 29. PMID: 30267239.
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    12. Chertow GM, Appel GB, Block GA, Chin MP, Coyne DW, Goldsberry A, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Meyer CJ, Molitch ME, Pergola PE, Raskin P, Silva AL, Spinowitz B, Sprague SM, Rossing P. Effects of bardoxolone methyl on body weight, waist circumference and glycemic control in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and stage 4 chronic kidney disease. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Sep 13. PMID: 30318163.
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    13. Li Y, Nguyen DV, Chen Y, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sentürk D. Modeling time-varying effects of multilevel risk factors of hospitalizations in patients on dialysis. Stat Med. 2018 Sep 03. PMID: 30252153.
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    14. Joshi S, Shah S, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Adequacy of Plant-Based Proteins in Chronic Kidney Disease. J Ren Nutr. 2018 Aug 16. PMID: 30122652.
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    15. Obi Y, Nguyen DV, Zhou H, Soohoo M, Zhang L, Chen Y, Streja E, Sim JJ, Molnar MZ, Rhee CM, Abbott KC, Jacobsen SJ, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Development and Validation of Prediction Scores for Early Mortality at Transition to Dialysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Aug 10. PMID: 30104041.
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    16. Ko GJ, Rhee CM, Obi Y, Chang TI, Soohoo M, Kim TW, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Vascular access placement and mortality in elderly incident hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Aug 09. PMID: 30107612.
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    17. Lee YJ, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Residual kidney function in twice-weekly hemodialysis: irreplaceable contribution to dialysis adequacy. Ann Transl Med. 2018 Aug; 6(16):317. PMID: 30363974.
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    18. Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, You AS, Sim JJ, Soohoo M, Streja E, Molnar MZ, Amin AN, Abbott K, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Hypoglycemia-Related Hospitalizations and Mortality Among Patients With Diabetes Transitioning to Dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Jul 20. PMID: 30037725.
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    19. Soohoo M, Molnar MZ, Ujszaszi A, Obi Y, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Red blood cell distribution width and mortality and hospitalizations in peritoneal dialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jul 18. PMID: 30032278.
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    20. Doehner W, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Anker SD. The Obesity Paradigm and Lifetime Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jul 11. PMID: 29998316.
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    21. Gaipov A, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Sumida K, Szabo Z, Akbilgic O, Streja E, Rhee CM, Koshy SKG, Canada RB, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Acute kidney injury following coronary revascularization procedures in patients with advanced CKD. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jul 09. PMID: 29986054.
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    22. Soohoo M, Streja E, Obi Y, Rhee CM, Gillen DL, Sumida K, Nguyen DV, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Predialysis Kidney Function and Its Rate of Decline Predict Mortality and Hospitalizations After Starting Dialysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Aug; 93(8):1074-1085. PMID: 30078411.
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    23. Naderi N, Kleine CE, Park C, Hsiung JT, Soohoo M, Tantisattamo E, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H. Obesity Paradox in Advanced Kidney Disease: From Bedside to the Bench. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2018 Jul 04. PMID: 29981348.
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    24. Gedney N, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Dialysis Patient-Centeredness and Precision Medicine: Focus on Incremental Home Hemodialysis and Preserving Residual Kidney Function. Semin Nephrol. 2018 Jul; 38(4):426-432. PMID: 30082062.
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    25. Wang AY, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Fouque D, Wee PT, Kovesdy CP, Price SR, Kopple JD. Precision Medicine for Nutritional Management in End-Stage Kidney Disease and Transition to Dialysis. Semin Nephrol. 2018 Jul; 38(4):383-396. PMID: 30082058.
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    26. Rhee CM, Obi Y, Mathew AT, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Precision Medicine in the Transition to Dialysis and Personalized Renal Replacement Therapy. Semin Nephrol. 2018 Jul; 38(4):325-335. PMID: 30082053.
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    27. Moradi H, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Introduction: Precision Medicine in End-Stage Kidney Disease and Personalized Renal Replacement Therapy: Challenges and Unmet Need. Semin Nephrol. 2018 Jul; 38(4):315-316. PMID: 30082051.
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    28. Streja E, Kovesdy CP, Soohoo M, Obi Y, Rhee CM, Park C, Chen JLT, Nakata T, Nguyen DV, Amin AN, Jacobsen SJ, Sim JJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Dialysis Provider and Outcomes among United States Veterans Who Transition to Dialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jun 14. PMID: 29903898.
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    29. Chang TI, Streja E, Ko GJ, Naderi N, Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Kashyap ML, Vaziri ND, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H. Inverse Association Between Serum Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Incident Hemodialysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 09; 7(12). PMID: 29886420.
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    30. Ferrey A, You AS, Kovesdy CP, Nakata T, Veliz M, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Dialysate Potassium and Mortality in a Prospective Hemodialysis Cohort. Am J Nephrol. 2018 Jun 07; 47(6):415-423. PMID: 29879714.
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    31. Kleine CE, Soohoo M, Ranasinghe ON, Park C, Marroquin MV, Obi Y, Rhee CM, Moradi H, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Association of Pre-End-Stage Renal Disease Hemoglobin with Early Dialysis Outcomes. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 47(5):333-342. PMID: 29779027.
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    32. Mathew AT, Obi Y, Rhee CM, Chou JA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Incremental dialysis for preserving residual kidney function-Does one size fit all when initiating dialysis? Semin Dial. 2018 May 07. PMID: 29737013.
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    33. Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Ravel V, Streja E, You AS, Brunelli SM, Nguyen DV, Brent GA, Kovesdy CP. Thyroid Status and Death Risk in US Veterans With Chronic Kidney Disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 May; 93(5):573-585. PMID: 29728200.
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    34. Lu JL, Molnar MZ, Sumida K, Diskin CD, Streja E, Siddiqui OA, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Association of the frequency of pre-end-stage renal disease medical care with post-end-stage renal disease mortality and hospitalization. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 May 01; 33(5):789-795. PMID: 29106625.
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    35. Ui T, Obi Y, Shimomura A, Lefor AK, Fazl Alizadeh R, Said H, Nguyen NT, Stamos MJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sata N, Ichii H. High and low estimated glomerular filtration rates are associated with adverse outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for gastrointestinal malignancies. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Apr 27. PMID: 29718365.
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    36. Wang M, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee CM, Chen J, Hao C, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Impact of residual kidney function on hemodialysis adequacy and patient survival. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Apr 23. PMID: 29688442.
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    37. Kulikowski E, Halliday C, Johansson J, Sweeney M, Lebioda K, Wong N, Haarhaus M, Brandenburg V, Beddhu S, Tonelli M, Zoccali C, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Apabetalone Mediated Epigenetic Modulation is Associated with Favorable Kidney Function and Alkaline Phosphatase Profile in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Kidney Blood Press Res. 2018 Mar 16; 43(2):449-457. PMID: 29566379.
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    38. Sim JJ, Zhou H, Shi J, Shaw SF, Henry SL, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Jacobsen SJ. Disparities in early mortality among chronic kidney disease patients who transition to peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis with and without catheters. Int Urol Nephrol. 2018 May; 50(5):963-971. PMID: 29532308.
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    39. Lau WL, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Parathyroidectomy in the Management of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar 09. PMID: 29523679.
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    40. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Hassan F, Thomas F, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with biologic agents lowers the risk of incident chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2018 May; 93(5):1207-1216. PMID: 29409725.
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    41. Saran R, Robinson B, Abbott KC, Agodoa LYC, Bhave N, Bragg-Gresham J, Balkrishnan R, Dietrich X, Eckard A, Eggers PW, Gaipov A, Gillen D, Gipson D, Hailpern SM, Hall YN, Han Y, He K, Herman W, Heung M, Hirth RA, Hutton D, Jacobsen SJ, Jin Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kapke A, Kovesdy CP, Lavallee D, Leslie J, McCullough K, Modi Z, Molnar MZ, Montez-Rath M, Moradi H, Morgenstern H, Mukhopadhyay P, Nallamothu B, Nguyen DV, Norris KC, O'Hare AM, Obi Y, Park C, Pearson J, Pisoni R, Potukuchi PK, Rao P, Repeck K, Rhee CM, Schrager J, Schaubel DE, Selewski DT, Shaw SF, Shi JM, Shieu M, Sim JJ, Soohoo M, Steffick D, Streja E, Sumida K, Tamura MK, Tilea A, Tong L, Wang D, Wang M, Woodside KJ, Xin X, Yin M, You AS, Zhou H, Shahinian V. US Renal Data System 2017 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Mar; 71(3S1):A7. PMID: 29477157.
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    42. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E, Daugirdas JT. Prediction equation for calculating residual kidney urea clearance using urine collections for different hemodialysis treatment frequencies and interdialytic intervals. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Mar 01; 33(3):530-539. PMID: 28340192.
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    43. Molnar MZ, Eason JD, Gaipov A, Talwar M, Potukuchi PK, Joglekar K, Remport A, Mathe Z, Mucsi I, Novak M, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. History of psychosis and mania, and outcomes after kidney transplantation - a retrospective study. Transpl Int. 2018 05; 31(5):554-565. PMID: 29405487.
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    44. Cupisti A, Kovesdy CP, D'Alessandro C, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Dietary Approach to Recurrent or Chronic Hyperkalaemia in Patients with Decreased Kidney Function. Nutrients. 2018 Feb 25; 10(3). PMID: 29495340.
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    45. Reid J, Noble HR, Adamson G, Davenport A, Farrington K, Fouque D, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mallett J, McKeaveney C, Porter S, Seres DS, Shields J, Slee A, Witham MD, Maxwell AP. Establishing a clinical phenotype for cachexia in end stage kidney disease - study protocol. BMC Nephrol. 2018 Feb 13; 19(1):38. PMID: 29439674.
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    46. Nutritional Management of Chronic Kidney Disease. N Engl J Med. 2018 02 08; 378(6):584-585. PMID: 29414270.
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    47. Molnar MZ, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. The Authors' Reply. Transplantation. 2018 Feb; 102(2):e87. PMID: 29135857.
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    48. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Obi Y, Rhee CM, Streja E, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Prognostic significance of pre-end-stage renal disease serum alkaline phosphatase for post-end-stage renal disease mortality in late-stage chronic kidney disease patients transitioning to dialysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Feb 01; 33(2):264-273. PMID: 28064159.
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    49. Chang TI, Streja E, Soohoo M, Ko GJ, Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Kashyap ML, Vaziri ND, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H. Increments in serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol over time are not associated with improved outcomes in incident hemodialysis patients. J Clin Lipidol. 2018 Mar - Apr; 12(2):488-497. PMID: 29456130.
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    50. Kim TW, Chang TI, Kim TH, Chou JA, Soohoo M, Ravel VA, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Association of Ultrafiltration Rate with Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Nephron. 2018; 139(1):13-22. PMID: 29402814.
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    51. Obi Y, Park C, Soohoo M, Sumida K, Hamano T, Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Association of Pre-ESRD Serum Calcium With Post-ESRD Mortality Among Incident ESRD Patients: A Cohort Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2018 Jan 17. PMID: 29342320.
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    52. Rivara MB, Ravel V, Streja E, Obi Y, Soohoo M, Cheung AK, Himmelfarb J, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mehrotra R. Weekly Standard Kt/Vurea and Clinical Outcomes in Home and In-Center Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar 07; 13(3):445-455. PMID: 29326306.
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    53. Kistler BM, Benner D, Burrowes JD, Campbell KL, Fouque D, Garibotto G, Kopple JD, Kovesdy CP, Rhee CM, Steiber A, Stenvinkel P, Ter Wee P, Teta D, Wang AYM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Eating During Hemodialysis Treatment: A Consensus Statement From the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism. J Ren Nutr. 2018 Jan; 28(1):4-12. PMID: 29249295.
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    54. Chou JA, Streja E, Nguyen DV, Rhee CM, Obi Y, Inrig JK, Amin A, Kovesdy CP, Sim JJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Intradialytic hypotension, blood pressure changes and mortality risk in incident hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jan 01; 33(1):149-159. PMID: 28444336.
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    55. Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Molnar MZ, Landman J, Arah OA, Kovesdy CP. Radical versus partial nephrectomy, chronic kidney disease progression and mortality in US veterans. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jan 01; 33(1):95-101. PMID: 27798198.
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    56. Hur I, Choi SJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum uric acid and mortality risk among maintenance hemodialysis patients. Kidney Res Clin Pract. 2017 Dec; 36(4):302-304. PMID: 29285422.
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    57. Kovesdy CP, Naseer A, Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Streja E, Heung M, Abbott KC, Saran R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Abrupt Decline in Kidney Function Precipitating Initiation of Chronic Renal Replacement Therapy. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 May; 3(3):602-609. PMID: 29854967.
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    58. Yu JZ, Rhee CM, Ferrey A, Li A, Jin A, Chang Y, Reddy U, Lau WL, Chou J, Inrig J, Kalantar-Zadeh K. There's no place like home: 35-year patient survival on home hemodialysis. Semin Dial. 2018 May; 31(3):300-304. PMID: 29265477.
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    59. Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Further clarifying the relationship between metformin, acute kidney injury and lactic acidosis. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 Dec 13; 14(1):70. PMID: 29234161.
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    60. Obi Y, Streja E, Mehrotra R, Rivara MB, Rhee CM, Soohoo M, Gillen DL, Lau WL, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Impact of Obesity on Modality Longevity, Residual Kidney Function, Peritonitis, and Survival Among Incident Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Dec 06. PMID: 29223620.
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    61. Moradi H, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol level and risk of death: let's avoid the extremes. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Dec; 9(12):4849-4852. PMID: 29312674.
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    62. Sumida K, Diskin CD, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Rhee CM, Streja E, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Pre-End-Stage Renal Disease Hemoglobin Variability Predicts Post-End-Stage Renal Disease Mortality in Patients Transitioning to Dialysis. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(5):397-407. PMID: 29130991.
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    63. Catabay C, Obi Y, Streja E, Soohoo M, Park C, Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Hamano T, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Lymphocyte Cell Ratios and Mortality among Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(5):408-416. PMID: 29130984.
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    64. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Fouque D. Nutritional Management of Chronic Kidney Disease. N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 02; 377(18):1765-1776. PMID: 29091561.
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    65. Rhee CM, Ahmadi SF, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Low-protein diet for conservative management of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 Apr; 9(2):235-245. PMID: 29094800.
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    66. Park C, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee CM, Catabay CJ, Vaziri ND, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum uric acid, protein intake and mortality in hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Oct 01; 32(10):1750-1757. PMID: 28064158.
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    67. Chou JA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Volume Balance and Intradialytic Ultrafiltration Rate in the Hemodialysis Patient. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2017 10; 14(5):421-427. PMID: 28803369.
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    68. Lin MC, Streja E, Soohoo M, Hanna M, Savoj J, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Lau WL. Warfarin Use and Increased Mortality in End-Stage Renal Disease. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(4):249-256. PMID: 28910806.
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    69. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, George K, Thomas F, Lu JL, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Changes in Albuminuria and Subsequent Risk of Incident Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Dec 07; 12(12):1941-1949. PMID: 28893924.
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    70. Chang TI, Ngo V, Streja E, Chou JA, Tortorici AR, Kim TH, Kim TW, Soohoo M, Gillen D, Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of body weight changes with mortality in incident hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Sep 01; 32(9):1549-1558. PMID: 27789782.
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    71. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Pre-end-stage renal disease visit-to-visit systolic blood pressure variability and post-end-stage renal disease mortality in incident dialysis patients. J Hypertens. 2017 Sep; 35(9):1816-1824. PMID: 28399042.
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    72. Yu J, Ravel VA, You AS, Streja E, Rivara MB, Potukuchi PK, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Association between Testosterone and Mortality Risk among U.S. Males Receiving Dialysis. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(3):195-203. PMID: 28858868.
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    73. Mao SS, Li D, Syed YS, Gao Y, Luo Y, Flores F, Child J, Cervantes M, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Budoff MJ. Thoracic Quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT) Can Sensitively Monitor Bone Mineral Metabolism: Comparison of Thoracic QCT vs Lumbar QCT and Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry in Detection of Age-relative Change in Bone Mineral Density. Acad Radiol. 2017 Dec; 24(12):1582-1587. PMID: 28844601.
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    74. George LK, Koshy SKG, Molnar MZ, Thomas F, Lu JL, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Heart Failure Increases the Risk of Adverse Renal Outcomes in Patients With Normal Kidney Function. Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Aug; 10(8). PMID: 28765150.
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    75. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Ravel VA, Soohoo M, Rhee CM, Streja E, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Association between vascular access creation and deceleration of estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in late-stage chronic kidney disease patients transitioning to end-stage renal disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Aug 01; 32(8):1330-1337. PMID: 27242372.
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    76. Ko GJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Goldstein-Fuchs J, Rhee CM. Dietary Approaches in the Management of Diabetic Patients with Kidney Disease. Nutrients. 2017 Jul 31; 9(8). PMID: 28758978.
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    77. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Incremental and Once- to Twice-Weekly Hemodialysis: From Experience to Evidence. Kidney Int Rep. 2017 Sep; 2(5):781-784. PMID: 29270485.
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    166. Ayus JC, Fuentes NA, Negri AL, Moritz ML, Giunta DH, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Nigwekar SU, Thadhani RI, Go AS, De Quiros FG. Mild prolonged chronic hyponatremia and risk of hip fracture in the elderly. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2016 10; 31(10):1662-9. PMID: 27190372.
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    333. Li J, Molnar MZ, Zaritsky JJ, Sim JJ, Streja E, Kovesdy CP, Salusky I, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Correlates of parathyroid hormone concentration in hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2013 Jun; 28(6):1516-25. PMID: 23348879; PMCID: PMC3685307.
    334. Lukowsky LR, Mehrotra R, Kheifets L, Arah OA, Nissenson AR, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Comparing mortality of peritoneal and hemodialysis patients in the first 2 years of dialysis therapy: a marginal structural model analysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Apr; 8(4):619-28. PMID: 23307879; PMCID: PMC3613949.
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    341. Alam A, Molnar MZ, Czira ME, Rudas A, Ujszaszi A, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rosivall L, Mucsi I. Serum adiponectin levels and mortality after kidney transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Mar; 8(3):460-7. PMID: 23220424; PMCID: PMC3586964.
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    343. Vaziri ND, Goshtasbi N, Yuan J, Jellbauer S, Moradi H, Raffatellu M, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Uremic plasma impairs barrier function and depletes the tight junction protein constituents of intestinal epithelium. Am J Nephrol. 2012; 36(5):438-43. PMID: 23128155; PMCID: PMC3725306.
    344. Kamgar M, Huang E, Kamgar M, Nata N, Leeaphorn N, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Bunnapradist S. Zero-mismatch deceased-donor kidney versus simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2012 Oct 27; 94(8):822-9. PMID: 23032866.
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    346. Ayus JC, Negri AL, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moritz ML. Is chronic hyponatremia a novel risk factor for hip fracture in the elderly? Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Oct; 27(10):3725-31. PMID: 23114899; PMCID: PMC3484731.
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    350. Balogun RA, Abdel-Rahman EM, Balogun SA, Lott EH, Lu JL, Malakauskas SM, Ma JZ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Association of depression and antidepressant use with mortality in a large cohort of patients with nondialysis-dependent CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Nov; 7(11):1793-800. PMID: 22904119; PMCID: PMC3488945.
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    385. Sim JJ, Bhandari SK, Shi J, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rasgon SA, Sealey JE, Laragh JH. Plasma renin activity (PRA) levels and antihypertensive drug use in a large healthcare system. Am J Hypertens. 2012 Mar; 25(3):379-88. PMID: 22158065.
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    418. Qunibi W, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Target levels for serum phosphorus and parathyroid hormone. Semin Dial. 2011 Jan-Feb; 24(1):29-33. PMID: 21324001.
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    420. Oreopoulos A, Fonarow GC, Ezekowitz JA, McAlister FA, Sharma AM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Norris CM, Johnson JA, Padwal RS. Do anthropometric indices accurately reflect directly measured body composition in men and women with chronic heart failure? Congest Heart Fail. 2011 Mar-Apr; 17(2):90-2. PMID: 21449998.
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    424. Noori N, Kovesdy CP, Bross R, Lee M, Oreopoulos A, Benner D, Mehrotra R, Kopple JD, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Novel equations to estimate lean body mass in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Jan; 57(1):130-9. PMID: 21184920; PMCID: PMC3026443.
    425. Khoueiry G, Waked A, Goldman M, El-Charabaty E, Dunne E, Smith M, Kleiner M, Lafferty J, Kalantar-Zadeh K, El-Sayegh S. Dietary intake in hemodialysis patients does not reflect a heart healthy diet. J Ren Nutr. 2011 Nov; 21(6):438-47. PMID: 21185740.
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    427. Jiwakanon S, Chiu YW, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mehrotra R. Peritoneal dialysis: an underutilized modality. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2010 Nov; 19(6):573-7. PMID: 20639759.
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    429. Dukkipati R, Tammewar G, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Dhamija R. Radiation exposure in dialysis access-related procedures decreases with increase in number of procedures performed by the interventional nephrologist. Semin Dial. 2010 Nov-Dec; 23(6):630-3. PMID: 21175836.
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    431. Rozentryt P, von Haehling S, Lainscak M, Nowak JU, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Polonski L, Anker SD. The effects of a high-caloric protein-rich oral nutritional supplement in patients with chronic heart failure and cachexia on quality of life, body composition, and inflammation markers: a randomized, double-blind pilot study. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2010 Sep; 1(1):35-42. PMID: 21475692.
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    505. Horwich TB, Kalantar-Zadeh K, MacLellan RW, Fonarow GC. Albumin levels predict survival in patients with systolic heart failure. Am Heart J. 2008 May; 155(5):883-9. PMID: 18440336.
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    506. Andress DL, Coyne DW, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Molitch ME, Zangeneh F, Sprague SM. Management of secondary hyperparathyroidism in stages 3 and 4 chronic kidney disease. Endocr Pract. 2008 Jan-Feb; 14(1):18-27. PMID: 18238737.
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    507. Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Bone and mineral disorders in pre-dialysis CKD. Int Urol Nephrol. 2008; 40(2):427-40. PMID: 18368510.
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    508. Kovesdy CP, Mehrotra R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Battleground: chronic kidney disorders mineral and bone disease--calcium obsession, vitamin d, and binder confusion. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jan; 3(1):168-73. PMID: 18045858.
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    509. Shantouf R, Budoff MJ, Ahmadi N, Tiano J, Flores F, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Effects of sevelamer and calcium-based phosphate binders on lipid and inflammatory markers in hemodialysis patients. Am J Nephrol. 2008; 28(2):275-9. PMID: 17992011; PMCID: PMC2785908.
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    511. Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Introduction: the reverse epidemiology controversy. Semin Dial. 2007 Nov-Dec; 20(6):485. PMID: 17991191.
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    512. Khawar O, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Lo WK, Johnson D, Mehrotra R. Is the declining use of long-term peritoneal dialysis justified by outcome data? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Nov; 2(6):1317-28. PMID: 17942769.
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    513. Mehrotra R, Kermah D, Fried L, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Khawar O, Norris K, Nissenson A. Chronic peritoneal dialysis in the United States: declining utilization despite improving outcomes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Oct; 18(10):2781-8. PMID: 17804675.
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    514. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP, Derose SF, Horwich TB, Fonarow GC. Racial and survival paradoxes in chronic kidney disease. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2007 Sep; 3(9):493-506. PMID: 17717562.
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    515. Steiber A, Leon JB, Secker D, McCarthy M, McCann L, Serra M, Sehgal AR, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Multicenter study of the validity and reliability of subjective global assessment in the hemodialysis population. J Ren Nutr. 2007 Sep; 17(5):336-42. PMID: 17720103.
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    516. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD, Kamranpour N, Fogelman AM, Navab M. HDL-inflammatory index correlates with poor outcome in hemodialysis patients. Kidney Int. 2007 Nov; 72(9):1149-56. PMID: 17728705.
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    517. Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum phosphorus and the risk of progression of chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2007 Dec; 22(12):3679-80. PMID: 17720990.
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    518. Regidor DL, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Epoetin dosing and dialysis facility ownership. JAMA. 2007 Aug 22; 298(8):862; author reply 862-3. PMID: 17712068.
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    519. Kovesdy CP, Regidor DL, Mehrotra R, Jing J, McAllister CJ, Greenland S, Kopple JD, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum and dialysate potassium concentrations and survival in hemodialysis patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Sep; 2(5):999-1007. PMID: 17702709.
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    520. Kalantar-Zadeh K. Inflammatory marker mania in chronic kidney disease: pentraxins at the crossroad of universal soldiers of inflammation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Sep; 2(5):872-5. PMID: 17702716.
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    521. Kovesdy CP, Ahmadzadeh S, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Obesity is associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism in men with moderate and severe chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Sep; 2(5):1024-9. PMID: 17702720.
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    522. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Horwich TB, Oreopoulos A, Kovesdy CP, Younessi H, Anker SD, Morley JE. Risk factor paradox in wasting diseases. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2007 Jul; 10(4):433-42. PMID: 17563461.
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    523. Kalantar-Zadeh K. So, is leptin good or bad in chronic kidney disease? Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Jun; 15(6):1343-4. PMID: 17557970.
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    524. Regidor DL, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Target haemoglobin concentrations in chronic kidney disease. Lancet. 2007 May 05; 369(9572):1515-6; author reply 1516-7. PMID: 17482977.
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    525. Kovesdy CP, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Paradoxical association between body mass index and mortality in men with CKD not yet on dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007 May; 49(5):581-91. PMID: 17472839.
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    526. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kilpatrick RD, McAllister CJ, Miller LG, Daar ES, Gjertson DW, Kopple JD, Greenland S. Hepatitis C virus and death risk in hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 May; 18(5):1584-93. PMID: 17429053.
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    527. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD, Regidor DL, Jing J, Shinaberger CS, Aronovitz J, McAllister CJ, Whellan D, Sharma K. A1C and survival in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Diabetes Care. 2007 May; 30(5):1049-55. PMID: 17337501.
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    528. Dukkipati R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Should we limit the ferritin upper threshold to 500 ng/ml in CKD patients? Nephrol News Issues. 2007 Jan; 21(1):34-8. PMID: 17269263.
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    529. Lee GH, Benner D, Regidor DL, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Impact of kidney bone disease and its management on survival of patients on dialysis. J Ren Nutr. 2007 Jan; 17(1):38-44. PMID: 17198930.
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    530. Kovesdy CP, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Inverse association between lipid levels and mortality in men with chronic kidney disease who are not yet on dialysis: effects of case mix and the malnutrition-inflammation-cachexia syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Jan; 18(1):304-11. PMID: 17167114.
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    531. Kilpatrick RD, McAllister CJ, Kovesdy CP, Derose SF, Kopple JD, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association between serum lipids and survival in hemodialysis patients and impact of race. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Jan; 18(1):293-303. PMID: 17167113.
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    532. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Balakrishnan VS. The kidney disease wasting: inflammation, oxidative stress, and diet-gene interaction. Hemodial Int. 2006 Oct; 10(4):315-25. PMID: 17014506.
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    533. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Daar ES, Eysselein VE, Miller LG. Hepatitis C infection in dialysis patients: a link to poor clinical outcome? Int Urol Nephrol. 2007; 39(1):247-59. PMID: 17009087.
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    534. Suliman M, Stenvinkel P, Qureshi AR, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Bárány P, Heimbürger O, Vonesh EF, Lindholm B. The reverse epidemiology of plasma total homocysteine as a mortality risk factor is related to the impact of wasting and inflammation. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2007 Jan; 22(1):209-17. PMID: 16982634.
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    535. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Lee GH. The fascinating but deceptive ferritin: to measure it or not to measure it in chronic kidney disease? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Sep; 1 Suppl 1:S9-18. PMID: 17699375.
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    536. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kuwae N, Regidor DL, Kovesdy CP, Kilpatrick RD, Shinaberger CS, McAllister CJ, Budoff MJ, Salusky IB, Kopple JD. Survival predictability of time-varying indicators of bone disease in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Kidney Int. 2006 Aug; 70(4):771-80. PMID: 16820797.
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    537. Shinaberger CS, Kilpatrick RD, Regidor DL, McAllister CJ, Greenland S, Kopple JD, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Longitudinal associations between dietary protein intake and survival in hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Jul; 48(1):37-49. PMID: 16797385.
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    538. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Brennan ML, Hazen SL. Serum myeloperoxidase and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Jul; 48(1):59-68. PMID: 16797387.
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    539. Schwarz S, Trivedi BK, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Association of disorders in mineral metabolism with progression of chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Jul; 1(4):825-31. PMID: 17699293.
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    540. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD. Body mass index and risk for end-stage renal disease. Ann Intern Med. 2006 May 02; 144(9):701; author reply 701-2. PMID: 16670146.
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    541. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Nguyen MK, Chang R, Kurtz I. Fatal hyponatremia in a young woman after ecstasy ingestion. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2006 May; 2(5):283-8, quiz 289. PMID: 16932441.
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    542. Regidor DL, Kopple JD, Kovesdy CP, Kilpatrick RD, McAllister CJ, Aronovitz J, Greenland S, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Associations between changes in hemoglobin and administered erythropoiesis-stimulating agent and survival in hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Apr; 17(4):1181-91. PMID: 16565261.
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    543. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Abbott KC, Kronenberg F, Anker SD, Horwich TB, Fonarow GC. Epidemiology of dialysis patients and heart failure patients. Semin Nephrol. 2006 Mar; 26(2):118-33. PMID: 16530605.
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    544. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kuwae N, Wu DY, Shantouf RS, Fouque D, Anker SD, Block G, Kopple JD. Associations of body fat and its changes over time with quality of life and prospective mortality in hemodialysis patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Feb; 83(2):202-10. PMID: 16469976.
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    545. Kovesdy CP, Trivedi BK, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Anderson JE. Association of low blood pressure with increased mortality in patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2006 May; 21(5):1257-62. PMID: 16421161.
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    546. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD. Obesity paradox in patients on maintenance dialysis. Contrib Nephrol. 2006; 151:57-69. PMID: 16929133.
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    547. Kalantar-Zadeh K. The latest addition to the inflammatory homeboys in chronic kidney disease: interleukin-8. Nephron Clin Pract. 2006; 102(2):c59-60. PMID: 16224197.
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    548. Wu DY, Shinaberger CS, Regidor DL, McAllister CJ, Kopple JD, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association between serum bicarbonate and death in hemodialysis patients: is it better to be acidotic or alkalotic? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Jan; 1(1):70-8. PMID: 17699193.
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    549. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Navab M. The importance of origins? Science. 2005 Sep 09; 309(5741):1673-5; author reply 1673-5. PMID: 16150992.
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    550. Kalantar-Zadeh K. Recent advances in understanding the malnutrition-inflammation-cachexia syndrome in chronic kidney disease patients: What is next? Semin Dial. 2005 Sep-Oct; 18(5):365-9. PMID: 16191172.
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    551. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD, Kilpatrick RD, McAllister CJ, Shinaberger CS, Gjertson DW, Greenland S. Association of morbid obesity and weight change over time with cardiovascular survival in hemodialysis population. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Sep; 46(3):489-500. PMID: 16129211.
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    552. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Nicholas S, Barba LM. Dialysis leaders coming to Los Angeles. Nephrol News Issues. 2005 Sep; 19(10):87, 90. PMID: 16187658.
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    553. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Miller LG, Daar ES. Diagnostic discordance for hepatitis C virus infection in hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Aug; 46(2):290-300. PMID: 16112048.
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    554. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Anker SD, Coats AJ, Horwich TB, Fonarow GC. Obesity paradox as a component of reverse epidemiology in heart failure. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Aug 8-22; 165(15):1797; author reply 1797-8. PMID: 16087835.
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    555. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Regidor DL, McAllister CJ, Michael B, Warnock DG. Time-dependent associations between iron and mortality in hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2005 Oct; 16(10):3070-80. PMID: 16033854.
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    556. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kilpatrick RD, Kopple JD, Stringer WW. A matched comparison of serum lipids between hemodialysis patients and nondialysis morbid controls. Hemodial Int. 2005 Jul; 9(3):314-24. PMID: 16191083.
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    557. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Braglia A, Chow J, Kwon O, Kuwae N, Colman S, Cockram DB, Kopple JD. An anti-inflammatory and antioxidant nutritional supplement for hypoalbuminemic hemodialysis patients: a pilot/feasibility study. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Jul; 15(3):318-31. PMID: 16007562.
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    558. Rammohan M, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Liang A, Ghossein C. Megestrol acetate in a moderate dose for the treatment of malnutrition-inflammation complex in maintenance dialysis patients. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Jul; 15(3):345-55. PMID: 16007564.
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    559. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Stenvinkel P, Bross R, Khawar OS, Rammohan M, Colman S, Benner D. Kidney insufficiency and nutrient-based modulation of inflammation. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2005 Jul; 8(4):388-96. PMID: 15930963.
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    560. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kilpatrick RD, Kuwae N, McAllister CJ, Alcorn H, Kopple JD, Greenland S. Revisiting mortality predictability of serum albumin in the dialysis population: time dependency, longitudinal changes and population-attributable fraction. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2005 Sep; 20(9):1880-8. PMID: 15956056.
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    561. Kopple JD, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mehrotra R. Risks of chronic metabolic acidosis in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int Suppl. 2005 Jun; (95):S21-7. PMID: 15882309.
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    562. Kalantar-Zadeh K, McAllister CJ, Miller LG. Clinical characteristics and mortality in hepatitis C-positive haemodialysis patients: a population based study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2005 Aug; 20(8):1662-9. PMID: 15905194.
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    563. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kilpatrick RD, Kopple JD. Reverse epidemiology of blood pressure in dialysis patients. Kidney Int. 2005 May; 67(5):2067; author reply 2067-8. PMID: 15840064.
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    564. Colman S, Bross R, Benner D, Chow J, Braglia A, Arzaghi J, Dennis J, Martinez L, Baldo DB, Agarwal V, Trundnowski T, Zitterkoph J, Martinez B, Khawar OS, Kalantar-Zadeh K. The Nutritional and Inflammatory Evaluation in Dialysis patients (NIED) study: overview of the NIED study and the role of dietitians. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Apr; 15(2):231-43. PMID: 15827897.
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    565. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Abbott KC, Salahudeen AK, Kilpatrick RD, Horwich TB. Survival advantages of obesity in dialysis patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Mar; 81(3):543-54. PMID: 15755821.
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    566. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kilpatrick RD, McAllister CJ, Greenland S, Kopple JD. Reverse epidemiology of hypertension and cardiovascular death in the hemodialysis population: the 58th annual fall conference and scientific sessions. Hypertension. 2005 Apr; 45(4):811-7. PMID: 15699452.
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    567. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kilpatrick RD, Kuwae N, Wu DY. Reverse epidemiology: a spurious hypothesis or a hardcore reality? Blood Purif. 2005; 23(1):57-63. PMID: 15627738.
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    568. Kalantar-Zadeh K. Causes and consequences of the reverse epidemiology of body mass index in dialysis patients. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Jan; 15(1):142-7. PMID: 15648024.
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    569. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Unruh M. Health related quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease. Int Urol Nephrol. 2005; 37(2):367-78. PMID: 16142573.
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    570. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mehrotra R, Fouque D, Kopple JD. Metabolic acidosis and malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in chronic renal failure. Semin Dial. 2004 Nov-Dec; 17(6):455-65. PMID: 15660576.
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    571. Suliman ME, Bárány P, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Lindholm B, Stenvinkel P. Homocysteine in uraemia--a puzzling and conflicting story. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2005 Jan; 20(1):16-21. PMID: 15479750.
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    572. Steiber AL, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Secker D, McCarthy M, Sehgal A, McCann L. Subjective Global Assessment in chronic kidney disease: a review. J Ren Nutr. 2004 Oct; 14(4):191-200. PMID: 15483778.
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    573. Fishbane S, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Nissenson AR. Serum ferritin in chronic kidney disease: reconsidering the upper limit for iron treatment. Semin Dial. 2004 Sep-Oct; 17(5):336-41. PMID: 15461737.
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    574. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Block G, McAllister CJ, Humphreys MH, Kopple JD. Appetite and inflammation, nutrition, anemia, and clinical outcome in hemodialysis patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Aug; 80(2):299-307. PMID: 15277149.
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    575. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Block G, Horwich T, Fonarow GC. Reverse epidemiology of conventional cardiovascular risk factors in patients with chronic heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Apr 21; 43(8):1439-44. PMID: 15093881.
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    576. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Anker SD. Inflammation, cholesterol levels, and risk of mortality among patients receiving dialysis. JAMA. 2004 Apr 21; 291(15):1834; author reply 1834-5. PMID: 15100197.
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    577. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD, Humphreys MH, Block G. Comparing outcome predictability of markers of malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in haemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2004 Jun; 19(6):1507-19. PMID: 15069177.
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    578. Kalantar-Zadeh K, McAllister CJ, Lehn RS, Liu E, Kopple JD. A low serum iron level is a predictor of poor outcome in hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Apr; 43(4):671-84. PMID: 15042544.
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    579. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Fouque D, Kopple JD. Outcome research, nutrition, and reverse epidemiology in maintenance dialysis patients. J Ren Nutr. 2004 Apr; 14(2):64-71. PMID: 15060870.
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    580. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Block G, Humphreys MH, McAllister CJ, Kopple JD. A low, rather than a high, total plasma homocysteine is an indicator of poor outcome in hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Feb; 15(2):442-53. PMID: 14747392.
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    581. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rodriguez RA, Humphreys MH. Association between serum ferritin and measures of inflammation, nutrition and iron in haemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2004 Jan; 19(1):141-9. PMID: 14671049.
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    582. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Lee GH, Block G. Relationship between dietary antioxidants and childhood asthma: more epidemiological studies are needed. Med Hypotheses. 2004; 62(2):280-90. PMID: 14962640.
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    583. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Ikizler TA, Block G, Avram MM, Kopple JD. Malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in dialysis patients: causes and consequences. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Nov; 42(5):864-81. PMID: 14582032.
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    584. Kalantar-Zadeh K, McAllister CJ, Lehn RS, Lee GH, Nissenson AR, Kopple JD. Effect of malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome on EPO hyporesponsiveness in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Oct; 42(4):761-73. PMID: 14520627.
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    585. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Stenvinkel P, Pillon L, Kopple JD. Inflammation and nutrition in renal insufficiency. Adv Ren Replace Ther. 2003 Jul; 10(3):155-69. PMID: 14708070.
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    586. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD. Trace elements and vitamins in maintenance dialysis patients. Adv Ren Replace Ther. 2003 Jul; 10(3):170-82. PMID: 14708071.
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    587. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mehrotra R, Kopple JD. Quality of care in profit vs not-for-profit dialysis centers. JAMA. 2003 Jun 18; 289(23):3089; author reply 3089-90. PMID: 12813114.
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    588. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Block G, Humphreys MH, Kopple JD. Reverse epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors in maintenance dialysis patients. Kidney Int. 2003 Mar; 63(3):793-808. PMID: 12631061.
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    589. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Supasyndh O, Lehn RS, McAllister CJ, Kopple JD. Normalized protein nitrogen appearance is correlated with hospitalization and mortality in hemodialysis patients with Kt/V greater than 1.20. J Ren Nutr. 2003 Jan; 13(1):15-25. PMID: 12563619.
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    590. Kopple JD, Mehrotra R, Suppasyndh O, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Observations with regard to the National Kidney Foundation K/DOQI clinical practice guidelines concerning serum transthyretin in chronic renal failure. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2002 Dec; 40(12):1308-12. PMID: 12553435.
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    591. Gandhi S, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Don BR. Thin-glomerular-basement-membrane nephropathy: is it a benign cause of isolated hematuria? South Med J. 2002 Jul; 95(7):768-71. PMID: 12144088.
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    592. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD, Deepak S, Block D, Block G. Food intake characteristics of hemodialysis patients as obtained by food frequency questionnaire. J Ren Nutr. 2002 Jan; 12(1):17-31. PMID: 11823990.
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