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Mutation Carriers Develop Kidney and Liver Cysts.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2019 Nov 8;30(11):2091-2102. Epub 2019 Aug 8.

Biomedical and Translational Informatics, Geisinger Clinic, Danville, Pennsylvania; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2019030298DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6830805PMC
November 2019

Discontinuation of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers in Chronic Kidney Disease.

Mayo Clin Proc 2019 Nov 13;94(11):2220-2229. Epub 2019 Oct 13.

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2019.05.031DOI Listing
November 2019

Proteinuria and Risk of Lower-Extremity Amputation in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease.

Diabetes Care 2019 Sep 15;42(9):e146-e147. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc19-0764DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6702610PMC
September 2019

Copy Number Is Not Associated With Risk of Kidney Failure in a Large Cohort.

Front Genet 2019 30;10:765. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

Genomic Medicine Institute, Geisinger, Danville, PA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00765DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6728412PMC
August 2019

Blood Pressure Goals in Patients with CKD: A Review of Evidence and Guidelines.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2019 01 19;14(1):161-169. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.07440618DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364532PMC
January 2019

Elevated Vancomycin Trough Levels in a Tertiary Health System: Frequency, Risk Factors, and Prognosis.

Mayo Clin Proc 2019 01;94(1):17-26

Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2018.08.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6341482PMC
January 2019

Target Blood Pressure for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Patients with CKD.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 10 24;13(10):1572-1574. Epub 2018 May 24.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.02130218DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6218817PMC
October 2018

Risk Factors and Outcomes of Rapid Correction of Severe Hyponatremia.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 07 5;13(7):984-992. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Department of Nephrology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.13061117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6032596PMC
July 2018

Whole-Exome Sequencing in Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease.

Ann Intern Med 2018 07;169(2):131-132

Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania (A.R.C., J.Z.L., K.H., T.M., M.F.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/L18-0206DOI Listing
July 2018

Metabolically Healthy Obesity and Risk of Kidney Function Decline.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2018 04 2;26(4):762-768. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/oby.22134DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5866209PMC
April 2018

Kidney Function in Obesity-Challenges in Indexing and Estimation.

Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2018 01;25(1):31-40

Kidney Health Research Institute, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA; Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA; Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and Divison of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ackd.2017.10.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5836495PMC
January 2018

Race, Serum Potassium, and Associations With ESRD and Mortality.

Am J Kidney Dis 2017 Aug 28;70(2):244-251. Epub 2017 Mar 28.

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD; Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.01.044DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5526716PMC
August 2017

Dietary Phosphorus Intake and the Kidney.

Annu Rev Nutr 2017 08 14;37:321-346. Epub 2017 Jun 14.

Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-nutr-071816-064607DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5686387PMC
August 2017

Bariatric Surgery and Kidney-Related Outcomes.

Kidney Int Rep 2017 Mar 26;2(2):261-270. Epub 2017 Jan 26.

Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2017.01.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5399773PMC
March 2017

Phosphorus Additives and Albuminuria in Early Stages of CKD: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Am J Kidney Dis 2017 Feb 16;69(2):200-209. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.08.029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5263092PMC
February 2017

Higher net acid excretion is associated with a lower risk of kidney disease progression in patients with diabetes.

Kidney Int 2017 01 1;91(1):204-215. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, and Center for Translational Metabolism and Health, Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2016.09.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5518613PMC
January 2017

Dietary Sources of Phosphorus among Adults in the United States: Results from NHANES 2001-2014.

Nutrients 2017 Jan 30;9(2). Epub 2017 Jan 30.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu9020095DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5331526PMC
January 2017

Serum Potassium, Mortality, and Kidney Outcomes in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.

Mayo Clin Proc 2016 Oct 4;91(10):1403-1412. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD; Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2016.05.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5531173PMC
October 2016

Bariatric surgery is associated with improvement in kidney outcomes.

Kidney Int 2016 07 12;90(1):164-71. Epub 2016 May 12.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2016.02.039DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4912457PMC
July 2016

Effect of glycemic index and carbohydrate intake on kidney function in healthy adults.

BMC Nephrol 2016 07 8;17(1):70. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 1-500, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-016-0288-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4938908PMC
July 2016

Antihypertensive Medications and the Prevalence of Hyperkalemia in a Large Health System.

Hypertension 2016 06 11;67(6):1181-8. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

From the Division of Nephrology, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA (A.R.C., J.L., T.Y.); Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (Y.S., K.M., S.H.B., J.C., M.E.G.); Geisinger Health System, Biomedical and Translational Informatics, Danville, PA (H.L.K.); Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (L.A.I.); and Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (M.E.G.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07363DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4865437PMC
June 2016

Incident chronic kidney disease: trends in management and outcomes.

Clin Kidney J 2016 Jun 25;9(3):432-7. Epub 2016 May 25.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore, MD , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ckj/sfw044DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4886925PMC
June 2016

Relationship of the American Heart Association's Impact Goals (Life's Simple 7) With Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease: Results From the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Cohort Study.

J Am Heart Assoc 2016 Apr 6;5(4):e003192. Epub 2016 Apr 6.

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.116.003192DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4859292PMC
April 2016

Kidney-Failure Risk Projection for the Living Kidney-Donor Candidate.

N Engl J Med 2016 Feb 6;374(5):411-21. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

From the Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (M.E.G.), the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (M.E.G., Y.S., K.M., S.B., J.C.), and the Departments of Surgery and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University (E.K.H.C., D.L.S.) - all in Baltimore; the Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston (A.S.L.); the Division of Nephrology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA (A.R.C.); the Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (B.L.K.); Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Tennessee Health Science Center - both in Memphis (C.P.K.); the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York (G.N.N.); Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (V.S.); Centers for Abdominal Transplantation and Outcomes Research, Saint Louis University, St. Louis (K.L.L.); and the Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University, and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences - both in London, ON, Canada (A.X.G.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1510491DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4758367PMC
February 2016

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and the Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 Feb;176(2):238-46

Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland5Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jam
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.7193DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4772730PMC
February 2016

Effects of a behavioral intervention that emphasizes spices and herbs on adherence to recommended sodium intake: results of the SPICE randomized clinical trial.

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Sep 12;102(3):671-9. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD; Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.100750DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4548171PMC
September 2015

Phosphorus content of popular beverages.

Am J Kidney Dis 2015 Jun 8;65(6):969-71. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.02.330DOI Listing
June 2015

Estimating time to ESRD using kidney failure risk equations: results from the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK).

Am J Kidney Dis 2015 Mar 14;65(3):394-402. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD; University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.07.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4339439PMC
March 2015

Serum phosphorus and mortality in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III): effect modification by fasting.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Oct 14;64(4):567-73. Epub 2014 Jun 14.

Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.04.028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4177334PMC
October 2014

Reply to MF McCarty.

Am J Clin Nutr 2014 Apr;99(4):966-7

Division of Nephrology Geisinger Health System 100 North Academy Avenue Danville, PA 17822 E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.113.082131DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3953888PMC
April 2014

High dietary phosphorus intake is associated with all-cause mortality: results from NHANES III.

Am J Clin Nutr 2014 Feb 13;99(2):320-7. Epub 2013 Nov 13.

Division of Nephrology, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA (ARC); the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research (ARC, ML, LJA, and MEG) and Divisions of Nephrology (ARC and MEG) and General Internal Medicine (LJA), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and the Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (OMG).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.113.073148DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3893724PMC
February 2014

Genetic imbalances in pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma detected by comparative genomic hybridization and literature review.

Cancer Genet Cytogenet 2002 Jan;132(1):14-9

Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0165-4608(01)00512-xDOI Listing
January 2002