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Implementing the European Renal Best Practice Guidelines suggests that prediction equations work well to differentiate risk of end-stage renal disease vs. death in older patients with low estimated glomerular filtration rate.

Kidney Int 2019 May 10. Epub 2019 May 10.

Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA; Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA; Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2019.04.022DOI Listing
May 2019

The association of the ankle-brachial index, the toe-brachial index, and their difference, with mortality and limb outcomes in dialysis patients.

Hemodial Int 2019 Apr 8;23(2):214-222. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hdi.12734DOI Listing
April 2019

Patients,' Nephrologists,' and Predicted Estimations of ESKD Risk Compared with 2-Year Incidence of ESKD.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2019 Jan 10. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.07970718DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6390919PMC
January 2019

Still Asking "Which Rate Is Right?" Years Later.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 Dec 29;13(12):1783-1784. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.12371018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6302325PMC
December 2018

Serum Calcitriol Concentrations and Kidney Function Decline, Heart Failure, and Mortality in Elderly Community-Living Adults: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study.

Am J Kidney Dis 2018 Sep 6;72(3):419-428. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA; Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA; Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.03.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6245577PMC
September 2018

Now or Later? Understanding Timing of Dialysis Initiation beyond IDEAL.

Authors:
Dena E Rifkin

J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 Aug 18;29(8):2033-2035. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Division of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, San Diego, California; and Divisions of Nephrology and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2018050534DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6065077PMC
August 2018

Relationship of femoral artery ultrasound measures of atherosclerosis with chronic kidney disease.

J Vasc Surg 2018 06 22;67(6):1855-1863.e1. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif; Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, Calif; Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.09.048DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5970948PMC
June 2018

Re: Chokesuwattanaskul et al. Safety and efficacy of apixaban versus warfarin in patients with end-stage renal disease: Meta-analysis.

Authors:
Dena E Rifkin

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2018 May 23. Epub 2018 May 23.

Division of Nephrology, VA San Diego Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13394DOI Listing
May 2018

Variation in Sodium Intake and Intra-individual Change in Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease.

J Ren Nutr 2018 03 31;28(2):125-128. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California; Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California; Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California; Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jrn.2017.07.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5825234PMC
March 2018

The 24,25 to 25-hydroxyvitamin D ratio and fracture risk in older adults: The cardiovascular health study.

Bone 2018 02 16;107:124-130. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA and Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2017.11.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5794222PMC
February 2018

The Effect of Extended Release Niacin on Markers of Mineral Metabolism in CKD.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 01 5;13(1):36-44. Epub 2017 Dec 5.

Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, Department of Medicine and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.05440517DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5753310PMC
January 2018

Kidney Function and Disability-Free Survival in Older Women.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 01 21;65(1):98-106. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Division of Nephrology and Division of Preventive Medicine, UC San Diego, and Veterans' Affairs Healthcare System, San Diego, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.14433DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5258685PMC
January 2017

Effect of Intensive Versus Standard Clinic-Based Hypertension Management on Ambulatory Blood Pressure: Results From the SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) Ambulatory Blood Pressure Study.

Hypertension 2017 01 14;69(1):42-50. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

From the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (P.E.D.); Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC (N.M.P.); Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Division of General Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (J.T.B.); Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY (N.A.B.); Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN (W.C.C.); Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN (J.P.D.); Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD (L.J.F.); Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora (D.C.G.); Nephrology and Hypertension Division, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL (W.E.H.); Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Ochsner Health System, Tulane University New Orleans, LA (M.K.-W.); Department of Family Medicine, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC (A.M.); Division of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Health System and University of California, San Diego (D.E.R.); Division of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Health System and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Y.S.); Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Division of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (A.T.); Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia (R.T.); Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis (B.W.); Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, OH (J.T.W.); and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC, Case Western Reserve University, OH (M.R.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.08076DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5145774PMC
January 2017

Nutrition Interventions in Chronic Kidney Disease.

Med Clin North Am 2016 Nov 13;100(6):1265-1283. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mcna.2016.06.008DOI Listing
November 2016

Greater Volume but not Higher Density of Abdominal Aortic Calcium Is Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis).

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Nov;9(11)

From the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla (N.I.F., R.A.R.-B., M.A.A., J.H.I., I.T., D.E.R., M.H.C.); Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (E.D.M.); Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle (R.L.M.); Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, La Jolla, CA (M.A.A., J.H.I., D.E.R.); and Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (V.S.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.116.005138DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5801745PMC
November 2016

Ankle-brachial index predicts change over time in functional status in the San Diego Population Study.

J Vasc Surg 2016 09 29;64(3):656-662.e1. Epub 2016 Apr 29.

Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, Calif.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.02.066DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5002364PMC
September 2016

Biomarkers of Key Biological Pathways in CVD.

Glob Heart 2016 09;11(3):327-336.e3

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA; Department of Biochemistry, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2016.07.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5108521PMC
September 2016

Antidepressant Use and Subclinical Measures of Atherosclerosis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

J Clin Psychopharmacol 2016 Aug;36(4):340-6

From the Departments of *Psychiatry, and †Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, CA; Departments of ‡Biostatistics, and §Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; ∥Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Services, University of Washington; ¶Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA; #Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA; **Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; and ††Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JCP.0000000000000518DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4927409PMC
August 2016

Spot urine sodium measurements do not accurately estimate dietary sodium intake in chronic kidney disease.

Am J Clin Nutr 2016 Aug 29;104(2):298-305. Epub 2016 Jun 29.

School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, and Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA; Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.127423DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962156PMC
August 2016

Cliff Dive or Slippery Slope: Trajectories of Kidney Function Decline and Implications for Survival After Hemodialysis Initiation.

Am J Kidney Dis 2016 08;68(2):173-175

University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California; Veterans' Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.05.007DOI Listing
August 2016

Associations between cystatin C-based eGFR, ambulatory blood pressure parameters, and in-clinic versus ambulatory blood pressure agreement in older community-living adults.

Blood Press Monit 2016 Apr;21(2):87-94

aDepartment of Medicine, Division of Nephrology bDepartment of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine cVeterans' Affairs Healthcare System dDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, California eWeil-Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MBP.0000000000000168DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4783213PMC
April 2016

The Elderly are Different: Initiating Dialysis in Frail Geriatric Patients.

Semin Dial 2015 May-Jun;28(3):221-3. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/sdi.12319
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sdi.12319DOI Listing
February 2016

Relationship of Coronary Calcium on Standard Chest CT Scans With Mortality.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Feb 6;9(2):152-9. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California; Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California; Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.06.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4744104PMC
February 2016

The association of renal artery calcification with hypertension in community-living individuals: the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis.

J Am Soc Hypertens 2016 Feb 13;10(2):167-74. Epub 2015 Dec 13.

Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jash.2015.12.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4755920PMC
February 2016

Relationship Between 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Cognitive Function in Community-Living Older Adults: The UCSD Ambulatory Blood Pressure Study.

Am J Hypertens 2015 Dec 19;28(12):1444-52. Epub 2015 Apr 19.

Divisions of Nephrology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA; Veterans' Affairs Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpv042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4654763PMC
December 2015

Urine Collagen Fragments and CKD Progression-The Cardiovascular Health Study.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 Oct 5;26(10):2494-503. Epub 2015 Feb 5.

Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2014070696DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4587692PMC
October 2015

GFR Estimating Equations and Liver Disease.

Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2015 Sep;22(5):337-42

University of California, San Diego, California Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ackd.2015.05.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4552961PMC
September 2015

Urine creatinine-based estimates of fat-free mass in community-dwelling older persons: the Rancho Bernardo study.

J Ren Nutr 2015 Mar 11;25(2):97-102. Epub 2014 Sep 11.

Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California; Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California; Section of Nephrology, Medicine Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jrn.2014.07.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4339511PMC
March 2015

Hitting the mark: blood pressure targets and agents in those with prevalent cardiovascular disease and heart failure.

Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2015 Mar;22(2):140-4

Division of Nephrology, Veterans' Affairs Healthcare System, San Diego, CA and University of California, San Diego, CA; Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA; and Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ackd.2014.10.005DOI Listing
March 2015

Dietary protein intake and change in estimated GFR in the Cardiovascular Health Study.

Nutrition 2014 Jul-Aug;30(7-8):794-9. Epub 2013 Dec 14.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2013.12.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4082792PMC
February 2015

Recognizing our limits: deficiencies in end-of-life education for nephrology trainees.

Am J Kidney Dis 2015 Feb 4;65(2):209-10. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

University of California, San Diego, California; Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.11.001DOI Listing
February 2015

Association of serum bicarbonate with incident functional limitation in older adults.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2014 Dec 7;9(12):2111-6. Epub 2014 Nov 7.

Due to the number of contributing authors, the affiliations are provided in the Supplemental Material.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.05480614DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4255406PMC
December 2014

Serum bicarbonate concentrations and kidney disease progression in community-living elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Oct 18;64(4):542-9. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA; Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA; Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.05.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4177317PMC
October 2014

A fighting chance: how acute care training is failing patients with chronic disease.

Authors:
Dena E Rifkin

Health Aff (Millwood) 2014 Aug;33(8):1481-4

Dena E. Rifkin is a nephrologist and an assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego, and the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System in San Diego. Names and identifying details have been altered to protect patients' privacy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0461DOI Listing
August 2014

My hidden VA list.

Authors:
Dena E Rifkin

N Engl J Med 2014 Jul 4;371(4):299-301. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

From the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, San Diego, and the University of California, San Diego - both in San Diego.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp1406767DOI Listing
July 2014

Association of renin and aldosterone with ethnicity and blood pressure: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Am J Hypertens 2014 Jun 16;27(6):801-10. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California-San Diego, San Diego, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpt276DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4017931PMC
June 2014

Estimated albumin excretion rate versus urine albumin-creatinine ratio for the assessment of albuminuria: a diagnostic test study from the Prevention of Renal and Vascular Endstage Disease (PREVEND) Study.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Mar 21;63(3):415-21. Epub 2013 Dec 21.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA; Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA; Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.10.061DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4110052PMC
March 2014

Alkalotics anonymous: severe metabolic alkalosis.

Am J Med 2014 Jan 28;127(1):25-7. Epub 2013 Sep 28.

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA; Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA. Electronic address:

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January 2014

Kidney function and prevalent and incident frailty.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2013 Dec 31;8(12):2091-9. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Due to the number of contributing authors, the affiliations are provided in the Supplemental Material.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.02870313DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3848393PMC
December 2013

Blood pressure components and decline in kidney function in community-living older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study.

Am J Hypertens 2013 Aug 24;26(8):1037-44. Epub 2013 May 24.

Divisions of Nephrology and of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpt067DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3816322PMC
August 2013

24-hour urine phosphorus excretion and mortality and cardiovascular events.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2013 Jul 28;8(7):1202-10. Epub 2013 Mar 28.

School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.11181012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3700702PMC
July 2013

Associations between coronary calcification on chest radiographs and mortality in hemodialysis patients.

Am J Kidney Dis 2012 Dec 9;60(6):990-7. Epub 2012 Aug 9.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92161, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.06.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3496035PMC
December 2012

Challenges to physician-patient communication about medication use: a window into the skeptical patient's world.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2012 30;6:11-8. Epub 2011 Dec 30.

Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S25971DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3262486PMC
October 2012

Long-term assessment of inflammation and healthy aging in late life: the Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2012 Sep 24;67(9):970-6. Epub 2012 Feb 24.

Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 208 South Park Drive, Colchester, VT 05446, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glr261DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3436091PMC
September 2012

Influence of patients' coronary artery calcium on subsequent medication use patterns.

Am J Health Behav 2012 Sep;36(5):628-38

San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego, Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.36.5.5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3753401PMC
September 2012

Apolipoprotein E and kidney function in older adults.

Clin Nephrol 2012 Sep;78(3):174-80

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5414/cn107427DOI Listing
September 2012

Renal artery calcification and mortality among clinically asymptomatic adults.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2012 Sep 29;60(12):1079-85. Epub 2012 Aug 29.

Division of Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92161, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2012.06.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3684424PMC
September 2012

Does AKI truly lead to CKD?

J Am Soc Nephrol 2012 Jun 29;23(6):979-84. Epub 2012 Mar 29.

Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1-Annex, Torrance, CA 90509-2910, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2011121185DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3358766PMC
June 2012

Interdialytic creatinine change versus predialysis creatinine as indicators of nutritional status in maintenance hemodialysis.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2012 Feb 20;27(2):771-6. Epub 2011 Jul 20.

Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfr389DOI Listing
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February 2012

Bound by a promise: advance directives and "uninformed consent".

Am J Kidney Dis 2012 Feb;59(2):A29-31

University of California, San Diego, USA.

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February 2012

Longitudinal association of depressive symptoms with rapid kidney function decline and adverse clinical renal disease outcomes.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2011 Apr 10;6(4):834-44. Epub 2011 Mar 10.

Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Center for Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Tilburg University, P.O. Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands.

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April 2011

Association between baseline kidney function and change in CRP: an analysis of the cardiovascular health study.

Nephron Clin Pract 2010 22;115(2):c114-21. Epub 2010 Apr 22.

Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Diego and Veterans' Affair Hospital, San Diego, CA 92093-9111, USA.

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February 2011

Discontinuity and its discontents.

Authors:
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Am J Kidney Dis 2010 Nov;56(5):A38-9

University of California, San Diego, and VA Medical Center, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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November 2010

Medication adherence behavior and priorities among older adults with CKD: a semistructured interview study.

Am J Kidney Dis 2010 Sep 31;56(3):439-46. Epub 2010 Jul 31.

University of California, San Diego, and San Diego VA Medical Center, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.

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September 2010

Chronic kidney disease: an inherent risk factor for acute kidney injury?

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2010 Sep 5;5(9):1690-5. Epub 2010 Aug 5.

Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA.

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September 2010

Medication issues in older individuals with CKD.

Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2010 Jul;17(4):320-8

Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA.

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July 2010

Albuminuria, impaired kidney function and cardiovascular outcomes or mortality in the elderly.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2010 May 15;25(5):1560-7. Epub 2009 Dec 15.

Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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May 2010

Feeding the hungry ghosts.

Authors:
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Am J Kidney Dis 2010 Jan;55(1):A33-4

University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.

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January 2010

Doctors without metaphors.

Authors:
Dena E Rifkin

Am J Kidney Dis 2009 Nov;54(5):A35-6

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November 2009

Kidney function and the risk of cardiovascular disease.

BMJ 2009 Jun 29;338:b1307. Epub 2009 Jun 29.

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June 2009

Rapid kidney function decline and mortality risk in older adults.

Arch Intern Med 2008 Nov;168(20):2212-8

Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, 750 Washington St, Box 391, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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November 2008

Glomerular filtration rate <45 ml/min/1.73 m2 with microalbuminuria was associated with increased CV death.

Evid Based Med 2008 Jun;13(3):89

Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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June 2008

Glomerular filtration rate less than 45 mL/min/1.73 m2 with microalbuminuria was associated with increased risk for CV death.

ACP J Club 2008 May;148(3):14

Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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May 2008

Effect of work-hour regulations on outcomes.

Authors:
Dena E Rifkin

Ann Intern Med 2008 Mar;148(6):483; author reply 483

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March 2008

A bedside tool predicted the need for dialysis after cardiac surgery.

ACP J Club 2007 May-Jun;146(3):81

Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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May 2007