Changchun Wang

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Previous reports of cancer after kidney transplantation have been limited by small numbers of patients in single-center studies and incomplete ascertainment of cases in large registries. We examined rates of malignancies among first-time recipients of deceased or living donor kidney transplantations in 1995-2001 (n = 35 765) using Medicare billing claims.(More)
Allan J. Collins, MD, Robert N. Foley, MB, Charles Herzog, MD, Blanche Chavers, MD, David Gilbertson, PhD, Areef Ishani, MD, MS, Bertram Kasiske, MD, Jiannong Liu, PhD, Lih-Wen Mau, PhD, Marshall McBean, MD, MSc, Anne Murray, MD, MSc, Wendy St. Peter, PharmD, Haifeng Guo, MS, Sally Gustafson, MS, Qi Li, MS, ShuLing Li, MS, Suying Li, PhD, Yi Peng, MS, Yang(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as an independent cardiovascular disease risk state. The relationship between CKD and cardiovascular disease in volunteer and general populations has not been explored. METHODS The National Kidney Foundation Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) is a community-based health-screening program to raise(More)
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BACKGROUND/AIMS It is not known whether sarcopenia is associated with levels of kidney function in community-dwelling adults. METHODS Subjects were adult Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey participants in whom bioimpedance was performed (n = 13,770). Class I sarcopenia was defined as a skeletal mass index of 1-2 standard deviations(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing in the United States, caused in part by older age and increasing prevalences of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. CKD is silent and undetected until advanced stages. The study of populations with earlier stages of kidney disease may improve outcomes of CKD. METHODS The Kidney Early(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the general population based on kidney function. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of noninstitutionalized US adults, which was conducted from 1988 to 1994. Data were gathered on 9 cardiovascular risk(More)