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Rhee, Connie

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California, Irvine
DepartmentMedicine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
CA 92697-3950
Phone(714) 456-5142
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    A Pilot Feasibility Trial of Thyroid Hormone Replacement in Dialysis Patients
    NIH/NIDDK R03DK114642Jul 1, 2017 - Jun 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Hypothyroidism, Cardiovascular Health, and Survival in Kidney Disease
    NIH/NIDDK K23DK102903Jul 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Risk Factors and Sequelae of Thyroid Disease in Patients with Renal Dysfunction
    NIH/NIDDK F32DK093201Jul 1, 2012 - Jun 30, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, You AS, Sim JJ, Soohoo M, Streja E, Molnar MZ, Amin AN, Abbott K, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Hypoglycemia-Related Hospitalizations and Mortality Among Patients With Diabetes Transitioning to Dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Jul 20. PMID: 30037725.
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    2. Gaipov A, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Sumida K, Szabo Z, Akbilgic O, Streja E, Rhee C, Koshy SKG, Canada RB, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Acute kidney injury following coronary revascularization procedures in patients with advanced CKD. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jul 09. PMID: 29986054.
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    3. Soohoo M, Streja E, Obi Y, Rhee C, Gillen DL, Sumida K, Nguyen DV, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Predialysis Kidney Function and Its Rate of Decline Predict Mortality and Hospitalizations After Starting Dialysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Aug; 93(8):1074-1085. PMID: 30078411.
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    4. Rhee C, Obi Y, Mathew AT, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Precision Medicine in the Transition to Dialysis and Personalized Renal Replacement Therapy. Semin Nephrol. 2018 Jul; 38(4):325-335. PMID: 30082053.
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    5. Streja E, Kovesdy CP, Soohoo M, Obi Y, Rhee C, Park C, Chen JLT, Nakata T, Nguyen DV, Amin AN, Jacobsen SJ, Sim JJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Dialysis Provider and Outcomes among United States Veterans Who Transition to Dialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jun 14. PMID: 29903898.
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    6. Ro K, Yuen AD, Du L, Ro CC, Seger CD, Yeh MW, Leung AM, Rhee C. The Impact of Hypothyroidism and Heart Failure on Hospitalization Risk. Thyroid. 2018 Jun 13. PMID: 29897016.
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    7. Chang TI, Streja E, Ko GJ, Naderi N, Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Kashyap ML, Vaziri ND, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H. Inverse Association Between Serum Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Incident Hemodialysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 09; 7(12). PMID: 29886420.
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    8. Ferrey A, You AS, Kovesdy CP, Nakata T, Veliz M, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C. Dialysate Potassium and Mortality in a Prospective Hemodialysis Cohort. Am J Nephrol. 2018 Jun 07; 47(6):415-423. PMID: 29879714.
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    9. Estes JP, Nguyen DV, Chen Y, Dalrymple LS, Rhee C, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sentürk D. Rejoinder: Time-dynamic profiling with application to hospital readmission among patients on dialysis. Biometrics. 2018 Jun 05. PMID: 29870066.
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    10. Estes JP, Nguyen DV, Chen Y, Dalrymple LS, Rhee C, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sentürk D. Time-dynamic profiling with application to hospital readmission among patients on dialysis. Biometrics. 2018 Jun 05. PMID: 29870064.
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    11. Kleine CE, Soohoo M, Ranasinghe ON, Park C, Marroquin MV, Obi Y, Rhee C, Moradi H, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Association of Pre-End-Stage Renal Disease Hemoglobin with Early Dialysis Outcomes. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 47(5):333-342. PMID: 29779027.
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    12. Mathew AT, Obi Y, Rhee C, Chou JA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Incremental dialysis for preserving residual kidney function-Does one size fit all when initiating dialysis? Semin Dial. 2018 May 07. PMID: 29737013.
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    13. Rhee C, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Ravel V, Streja E, You AS, Brunelli SM, Nguyen DV, Brent GA, Kovesdy CP. Thyroid Status and Death Risk in US Veterans With Chronic Kidney Disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 May; 93(5):573-585. PMID: 29728200.
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    14. Wang M, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee C, Chen J, Hao C, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Impact of residual kidney function on hemodialysis adequacy and patient survival. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Apr 23. PMID: 29688442.
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    15. Saran R, Robinson B, Abbott KC, Agodoa LYC, Bhave N, Bragg-Gresham J, Balkrishnan R, Dietrich X, Eckard A, Eggers PW, Gaipov A, Gillen D, Gipson D, Hailpern SM, Hall YN, Han Y, He K, Herman W, Heung M, Hirth RA, Hutton D, Jacobsen SJ, Jin Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kapke A, Kovesdy CP, Lavallee D, Leslie J, McCullough K, Modi Z, Molnar MZ, Montez-Rath M, Moradi H, Morgenstern H, Mukhopadhyay P, Nallamothu B, Nguyen DV, Norris KC, O'Hare AM, Obi Y, Park C, Pearson J, Pisoni R, Potukuchi PK, Rao P, Repeck K, Rhee C, Schrager J, Schaubel DE, Selewski DT, Shaw SF, Shi JM, Shieu M, Sim JJ, Soohoo M, Steffick D, Streja E, Sumida K, Tamura MK, Tilea A, Tong L, Wang D, Wang M, Woodside KJ, Xin X, Yin M, You AS, Zhou H, Shahinian V. US Renal Data System 2017 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Mar; 71(3S1):A7. PMID: 29477157.
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    16. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Obi Y, Rhee C, Streja E, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Prognostic significance of pre-end-stage renal disease serum alkaline phosphatase for post-end-stage renal disease mortality in late-stage chronic kidney disease patients transitioning to dialysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Feb 01; 33(2):264-273. PMID: 28064159.
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    17. Chang TI, Streja E, Soohoo M, Ko GJ, Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Kashyap ML, Vaziri ND, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H. Increments in serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol over time are not associated with improved outcomes in incident hemodialysis patients. J Clin Lipidol. 2018 Mar - Apr; 12(2):488-497. PMID: 29456130.
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    18. Obi Y, Park C, Soohoo M, Sumida K, Hamano T, Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Association of Pre-ESRD Serum Calcium With Post-ESRD Mortality Among Incident ESRD Patients: A Cohort Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2018 Jan 17. PMID: 29342320.
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    19. Chou JA, Streja E, Nguyen DV, Rhee C, Obi Y, Inrig JK, Amin A, Kovesdy CP, Sim JJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Intradialytic hypotension, blood pressure changes and mortality risk in incident hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jan 01; 33(1):149-159. PMID: 28444336.
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    20. Kistler BM, Benner D, Burrowes JD, Campbell KL, Fouque D, Garibotto G, Kopple JD, Kovesdy CP, Rhee C, Steiber A, Stenvinkel P, Ter Wee P, Teta D, Wang AYM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Eating During Hemodialysis Treatment: A Consensus Statement From the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism. J Ren Nutr. 2018 Jan; 28(1):4-12. PMID: 29249295.
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    21. Yu JZ, Rhee C, Ferrey A, Li A, Jin A, Chang Y, Reddy U, Lau WL, Chou J, Inrig J, Kalantar-Zadeh K. There's no place like home: 35-year patient survival on home hemodialysis. Semin Dial. 2018 May; 31(3):300-304. PMID: 29265477.
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    22. Rhee C, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Further clarifying the relationship between metformin, acute kidney injury and lactic acidosis. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 Dec 13; 14(1):70. PMID: 29234161.
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    23. Neumiller JJ, Rhee C, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Will Canagliflozin Lend Credence to the Potential Effects of Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2 Inhibitors on Renal Endpoints in Diabetic Nephropathy. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(6):459-461. PMID: 29227973.
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    24. Obi Y, Streja E, Mehrotra R, Rivara MB, Rhee C, Soohoo M, Gillen DL, Lau WL, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Impact of Obesity on Modality Longevity, Residual Kidney Function, Peritonitis, and Survival Among Incident Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Dec 06. PMID: 29223620.
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    25. Sumida K, Diskin CD, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Rhee C, Streja E, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Pre-End-Stage Renal Disease Hemoglobin Variability Predicts Post-End-Stage Renal Disease Mortality in Patients Transitioning to Dialysis. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(5):397-407. PMID: 29130991.
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    26. Catabay C, Obi Y, Streja E, Soohoo M, Park C, Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Hamano T, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Lymphocyte Cell Ratios and Mortality among Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(5):408-416. PMID: 29130984.
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    27. Rhee C, Ahmadi SF, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Low-protein diet for conservative management of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 Apr; 9(2):235-245. PMID: 29094800.
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    28. Park C, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee C, Catabay CJ, Vaziri ND, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum uric acid, protein intake and mortality in hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Oct 01; 32(10):1750-1757. PMID: 28064158.
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    29. Chang TI, Ngo V, Streja E, Chou JA, Tortorici AR, Kim TH, Kim TW, Soohoo M, Gillen D, Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of body weight changes with mortality in incident hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Sep 01; 32(9):1549-1558. PMID: 27789782.
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    30. Yu J, Ravel VA, You AS, Streja E, Rivara MB, Potukuchi PK, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C. Association between Testosterone and Mortality Risk among U.S. Males Receiving Dialysis. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(3):195-203. PMID: 28858868.
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    31. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Ravel VA, Soohoo M, Rhee C, Streja E, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Association between vascular access creation and deceleration of estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in late-stage chronic kidney disease patients transitioning to end-stage renal disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Aug 01; 32(8):1330-1337. PMID: 27242372.
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    32. Ko GJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Goldstein-Fuchs J, Rhee C. Dietary Approaches in the Management of Diabetic Patients with Kidney Disease. Nutrients. 2017 Jul 31; 9(8). PMID: 28758978.
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    33. Rhee C, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Diabetes mellitus: Complex interplay between metformin, AKI and lactic acidosis. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 Sep; 13(9):521-522. PMID: 28736433.
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    34. Kim T, Streja E, Soohoo M, Rhee C, Eriguchi R, Kim TW, Chang TI, Obi Y, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum Ferritin Variations and Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(2):120-130. PMID: 28704813.
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    35. Rhee C, Chen Y, You AS, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Budoff MJ, Brent GA, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Nguyen DV. Thyroid Status, Quality of Life, and Mental Health in Patients on Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Aug 07; 12(8):1274-1283. PMID: 28705886.
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    36. Molnar MZ, Streja E, Sumida K, Soohoo M, Ravel VA, Gaipov A, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Rhee C, Lu JL, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Pre-ESRD Depression and Post-ESRD Mortality in Patients with Advanced CKD Transitioning to Dialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Sep 07; 12(9):1428-1437. PMID: 28679562.
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    37. Rhee C. Serum Potassium and the Long Interdialytic Interval: Minding the Gap. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Jul; 70(1):4-7. PMID: 28646982.
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    38. Rhee C, You AS, Koontz Parsons T, Tortorici AR, Bross R, St-Jules DE, Jing J, Lee ML, Benner D, Kovesdy CP, Mehrotra R, Kopple JD, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Effect of high-protein meals during hemodialysis combined with lanthanum carbonate in hypoalbuminemic dialysis patients: findings from the FrEDI randomized controlled trial. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Jul 01; 32(7):1233-1243. PMID: 27659126.
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    39. Ravel VA, Streja E, Mehrotra R, Sim JJ, Harley K, Ayus JC, Amin AN, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C. Serum sodium and mortality in a national peritoneal dialysis cohort. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Jul 01; 32(7):1224-1233. PMID: 27358272.
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    40. Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Ravel VA, Streja E, Brunelli SM, Soohoo M, Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Brent GA, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of Glycemic Status During Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease With Early Dialysis Mortality in Patients With Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2017 08; 40(8):1050-1057. PMID: 28592525.
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    41. Bolasco P, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C. Conservative management of chronic kidney disease: how to avoid or defer dialysis. Panminerva Med. 2017 06; 59(2):115. PMID: 28290185.
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    42. Soohoo M, Ahmadi SF, Qader H, Streja E, Obi Y, Moradi H, Rhee C, Kim TH, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of serum vitamin B12 and folate with mortality in incident hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Jun 01; 32(6):1024-1032. PMID: 27190367.
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    43. Kim T, Rhee C, Streja E, Soohoo M, Obi Y, Chou JA, Tortorici AR, Ravel VA, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Mortality Associated with Serum Potassium in a Large Hemodialysis Cohort. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 45(6):509-521. PMID: 28528336.
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    44. Eriguchi R, Obi Y, Streja E, Tortorici AR, Rhee C, Soohoo M, Kim T, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Longitudinal Associations among Renal Urea Clearance-Corrected Normalized Protein Catabolic Rate, Serum Albumin, and Mortality in Patients on Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jul 07; 12(7):1109-1117. PMID: 28490436.
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    45. Wang M, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee C, Lau WL, Chen J, Hao C, Hamano T, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of Parameters of Mineral Bone Disorder with Mortality in Patients on Hemodialysis according to Level of Residual Kidney Function. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jul 07; 12(7):1118-1127. PMID: 28487345.
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    46. Rhee C, You AS, Nguyen DV, Brunelli SM, Budoff MJ, Streja E, Nakata T, Kovesdy CP, Brent GA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Thyroid Status and Mortality in a Prospective Hemodialysis Cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 05 01; 102(5):1568-1577. PMID: 28324018.
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    47. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E, Rhee C, Reddy UG, Soohoo M, Wang Y, Ravel V, You AS, Jing J, Sim JJ, Nguyen DV, Gillen DL, Saran R, Robinson B, Kovesdy CP. Seasonal variations in transition, mortality and kidney transplantation among patients with end-stage renal disease in the USA. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 May 01; 32(5):907. PMID: 28371867.
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    48. Rhee C, Brunelli SM, Subramanian L, Tentori F. Measuring patient experience in dialysis: a new paradigm of quality assessment. J Nephrol. 2018 Apr; 31(2):231-240. PMID: 28432639.
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    49. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Crowley ST, Beddhu S, Chen JLT, Daugirdas JT, Goldfarb DS, Jin A, Kovesdy CP, Leehey DJ, Moradi H, Navaneethan SD, Norris KC, Obi Y, O'Hare A, Shafi T, Streja E, Unruh ML, Vachharajani TJ, Weisbord S, Rhee C. Renal Replacement Therapy and Incremental Hemodialysis for Veterans with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease. Semin Dial. 2017 05; 30(3):251-261. PMID: 28421638.
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    50. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Rhee C, Soohoo M, Chen JLT, Molnar MZ, Obi Y, Gillen D, Nguyen DV, Norris KC, Sim JJ, Jacobsen SS. Transition of care from pre-dialysis prelude to renal replacement therapy: the blueprints of emerging research in advanced chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Apr 01; 32(suppl_2):ii91-ii98. PMID: 28201698.
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    51. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E, Rhee C, Reddy UG, Soohoo M, Wang Y, Ravel V, You AS, Jing J, Sim JJ, Nguyen DV, Gillen DL, Saran R, Robinson B, Kovesdy CP. Seasonal variations in transition, mortality and kidney transplantation among patients with end-stage renal disease in the USA. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Apr 01; 32(suppl_2):ii99-ii105. PMID: 28201764.
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    52. Streja E, Goldstein L, Soohoo M, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C. Modeling longitudinal data and its impact on survival in observational nephrology studies: tools and considerations. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Apr 01; 32(suppl_2):ii77-ii83. PMID: 28340135.
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    53. Ghahremani-Ghajar M, Rojas-Bautista V, Lau WL, Pahl M, Hernandez M, Jin A, Reddy U, Chou J, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C. Incremental Hemodialysis: The University of California Irvine Experience. Semin Dial. 2017 05; 30(3):262-269. PMID: 28295607.
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    54. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Ravel VA, Soohoo M, Rhee C, Streja E, Sim JJ, Yamagata K, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Blood Pressure Before Initiation of Maintenance Dialysis and Subsequent Mortality. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Aug; 70(2):207-217. PMID: 28291617.
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    55. Norris KC, Williams SF, Rhee C, Nicholas SB, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Ebony Boulware L. Hemodialysis Disparities in African Americans: The Deeply Integrated Concept of Race in the Social Fabric of Our Society. Semin Dial. 2017 05; 30(3):213-223. PMID: 28281281.
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    56. Saran R, Robinson B, Abbott KC, Agodoa LY, Albertus P, Ayanian J, Balkrishnan R, Bragg-Gresham J, Cao J, Chen JL, Cope E, Dharmarajan S, Dietrich X, Eckard A, Eggers PW, Gaber C, Gillen D, Gipson D, Gu H, Hailpern SM, Hall YN, Han Y, He K, Hebert H, Helmuth M, Herman W, Heung M, Hutton D, Jacobsen SJ, Ji N, Jin Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kapke A, Katz R, Kovesdy CP, Kurtz V, Lavalee D, Li Y, Lu Y, McCullough K, Molnar MZ, Montez-Rath M, Morgenstern H, Mu Q, Mukhopadhyay P, Nallamothu B, Nguyen DV, Norris KC, O'Hare AM, Obi Y, Pearson J, Pisoni R, Plattner B, Port FK, Potukuchi P, Rao P, Ratkowiak K, Ravel V, Ray D, Rhee C, Schaubel DE, Selewski DT, Shaw S, Shi J, Shieu M, Sim JJ, Song P, Soohoo M, Steffick D, Streja E, Tamura MK, Tentori F, Tilea A, Tong L, Turf M, Wang D, Wang M, Woodside K, Wyncott A, Xin X, Zang W, Zepel L, Zhang S, Zho H, Hirth RA, Shahinian V. US Renal Data System 2016 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 03; 69(3 Suppl 1):A7-A8. PMID: 28236831.
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    57. Chang TI, Streja E, Soohoo M, Kim TW, Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Kashyap ML, Vaziri ND, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H. Association of Serum Triglyceride to HDL Cholesterol Ratio with All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Apr 03; 12(4):591-602. PMID: 28193609.
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    58. You AS, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Lerner L, Nakata T, Lopez N, Lou L, Veliz M, Soohoo M, Jing J, Zaldivar F, Gyuris J, Nguyen DV, Rhee C. Association of Growth Differentiation Factor 15 with Mortality in a Prospective Hemodialysis Cohort. Cardiorenal Med. 2017 Feb; 7(2):158-168. PMID: 28611789.
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    59. Kim T, Rhee C, Streja E, Obi Y, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Longitudinal trends in serum ferritin levels and associated factors in a national incident hemodialysis cohort. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 02 01; 32(2):370-377. PMID: 28186572.
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    60. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C, Chou J, Ahmadi SF, Park J, Chen JL, Amin AN. The Obesity Paradox in Kidney Disease: How to Reconcile it with Obesity Management. Kidney Int Rep. 2017 Mar; 2(2):271-281. PMID: 28439569.
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    61. Wong LL, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Page V, Hayashida G, You AS, Rhee C. Insights from Screening a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Population for Chronic Kidney Disease. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 45(3):200-208. PMID: 28125810.
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    62. Rhee C, Ghahremani-Ghajar M, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Incremental and infrequent hemodialysis: a new paradigm for both dialysis initiation and conservative management. Panminerva Med. 2017 Jun; 59(2):188-196. PMID: 28090764.
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    63. Seger CD, He X, Braverman LE, Yeh MW, Bernet VJ, Singh RJ, Rhee C, Leung AM. Negligible Thyroid Hormone Content Present in Nonprescription U.S. Weight Loss Products. Thyroid. 2017 02; 27(2):300-301. PMID: 27897088.
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    64. Eriguchi R, Obi Y, Rhee C, Chou JA, Tortorici AR, Mathew AT, Kim T, Soohoo M, Streja E, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Changes in urine volume and serum albumin in incident hemodialysis patients. Hemodial Int. 2017 10; 21(4):507-518. PMID: 27885815.
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    65. Kim S, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee C. Reply to "Is mean platelet volume a prognostic marker for hemodialysis patients?" Int J Cardiol. 2017 02 15; 229:45-46. PMID: 27894740.
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    66. Obi Y, Nguyen DV, Streja E, Rivara MB, Rhee C, Lau WL, Chen Y, Kovesdy CP, Mehrotra R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Development and Validation of a Novel Laboratory-Specific Correction Equation for Total Serum Calcium and Its Association With Mortality Among Hemodialysis Patients. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Mar; 32(3):549-559. PMID: 27714897.
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    67. Laster M, Soohoo M, Hall C, Streja E, Rhee C, Ravel VA, Reddy U, Norris KC, Salusky IB, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Racial-ethnic disparities in mortality and kidney transplant outcomes among pediatric dialysis patients. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 Apr; 32(4):685-695. PMID: 27796622.
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    68. Rhee C, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Risks of Metformin in Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease: Lessons Learned from Taiwanese Data. Nephron. 2017; 135(2):147-153. PMID: 27760420.
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    69. Wang M, Chou J, Chang Y, Lau WL, Reddy U, Rhee C, Chen J, Hao C, Kalantar-Zadeh K. The role of low protein diet in ameliorating proteinuria and deferring dialysis initiation: what is old and what is new. Panminerva Med. 2017 Jun; 59(2):157-165. PMID: 27759735.
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    70. Rhee C. The interaction between thyroid and kidney disease: an overview of the evidence. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Oct; 23(5):407-15. PMID: 27428519.
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    71. Rhee C, Ravel VA, Streja E, Mehrotra R, Kim S, Wang J, Nguyen DV, Kovesdy CP, Brent GA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Thyroid Functional Disease and Mortality in a National Peritoneal Dialysis Cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 11; 101(11):4054-4061. PMID: 27525529.
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    72. Wang J, Streja E, Soohoo M, Chen JL, Rhee C, Kim T, Molnar MZ, Kovesdy CP, Mehrotra R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Concurrence of Serum Creatinine and Albumin With Lower Risk for Death in Twice-Weekly Hemodialysis Patients. J Ren Nutr. 2017 01; 27(1):26-36. PMID: 27528412.
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    73. Mathew A, Obi Y, Rhee C, Chen JL, Shah G, Lau WL, Kovesdy CP, Mehrotra R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Treatment frequency and mortality among incident hemodialysis patients in the United States comparing incremental with standard and more frequent dialysis. Kidney Int. 2016 11; 90(5):1071-1079. PMID: 27528548.
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