Pranav S. Garimella

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BACKGROUND Optimum management to prevent recurrent kidney stones is uncertain. PURPOSE To evaluate the benefits and harms of interventions to prevent recurrent kidney stones. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, Cochrane, and other databases through September 2012 and reference lists of systematic reviews and randomized, controlled trials (RCTs). STUDY SELECTION 28(More)
BACKGROUND The clinical implications of ankle-brachial index (ABI) cutpoints are not well defined in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) despite increased prevalence of high ABI attributed to arterial stiffness. We examined the relationship of ABI with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality among CKD patients. METHODS AND RESULTS(More)
Urinary uromodulin (uUMOD) is the most common secreted tubular protein in healthy adults. However, the relationship between uUMOD and clinical outcomes is still unclear. Here we measured uUMOD in 192 participants of the Cardiovascular Health Study with over a 30% decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) over 9 years, 54 with incident end-stage(More)
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cause for hospitalization, but there are limited data regarding acute kidney injury requiring dialysis (AKI-D) in AF hospitalizations. We aimed to assess temporal trends and outcomes in AF hospitalizations complicated by AKI-D utilizing a nationally representative database. METHODS AND RESULTS Utilizing the(More)
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