Abdullah K. Salahudeen

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A reduction in cold ischemia time (CIT) can be associated with better renal allograft outcomes. However, few published surveys of CIT of deceased donor kidneys transplanted in the United States are available. We therefore surveyed the CIT using the United Network for Organ Sharing data of the last decade. A reduction in CIT was observed during the 10-year(More)
We report 2 cases of ileal replacement of the ureters: 1 bilateral and 1 unilateral with a single kidney. Hyperchloremic acidosis developed in both patients and osteomalacia was proved by iliac bone biopsy. Patient 1 had symptomatic bone disease and control of acidosis with sodium bicarbonate was difficult because of associated hypertension. The level of(More)
Ervin R Fox MD (efox@medicine.umsmed.edu) Emelia J Benjamin MD (emelia@bu.edu) Daniel F Sarpong PhD (daniel.f.sarpong@jsums.edu) Harsha Nagarajarao MD (hnagarajarao@medicine.umsmed.edu) Jason K Taylor MD (jktaylor@medicine.umsmed.edu) Michael W Steffes PhD (steff001@tc.umn.edu) Abdullah K Salahudeen MD (aksalahu@mdanderson.org) Michael F Flessner MD(More)
BACKGROUND African Americans have an increased incidence and worse prognosis with chronic kidney disease (CKD--estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR] <60 ml/min/1.73 m2) than their counterparts of European-descent. Inflammation has been related to renal disease in non-Hispanic whites, but there are limited data on the role of inflammation in renal(More)
Dyslipidemia is a cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor that is associated with enhanced atherosclerosis and plaque instability. Renal insufficiency is associated with abnormalities in lipoprotein metabolism in both the early and the advanced stages of chronic renal failure. These include alterations in apolipoprotein A (apo A)- and B- containing(More)
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