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Connie Rhee

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone(714) 456-5142
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    A Randomized Controlled Trial of Thyroid Hormone Supplementation in Hemodialysis Patients
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK122767Jul 9, 2019 - Jun 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    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. Lee Y, Okuda Y, Sy J, Kim SR, Obi Y, Kovesdy CP, Rhee CM, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Ultrafiltration Rate Effects Declines in Residual Kidney Function in Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Nephrol. 2019 Oct 29; 1-8. PMID: 31661683.
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    2. Lee YJ, Okuda Y, Sy J, Obi Y, Kang DH, Nguyen S, Hsiung JT, Park C, Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of Mineral Bone Disorder with Decline in Residual Kidney Function in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. J Bone Miner Res. 2019 Oct 14. PMID: 31610040.
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    3. Suematsu Y, Goto M, Park C, Nunes ACF, Jing W, Streja E, Rhee CM, Cruz S, Kashyap ML, Vaziri ND, Narayanaswami V, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moradi H. Association of Serum Paraoxonase/Arylesterase Activity With All-Cause Mortality in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Oct 01; 104(10):4848-4856. PMID: 30920627.
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    4. Eriguchi R, Obi Y, Soohoo M, Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Mortality Associated with Serum Potassium in Incident Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Am J Nephrol. 2019 Sep 13; 1-9. PMID: 31522173.
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    5. Rhee CM. Thyroid disease in end-stage renal disease. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2019 Sep 02. PMID: 31483325.
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    6. Moradi H, Park C, Igarashi M, Streja E, Argueta DA, Soohoo M, Daglian J, You AS, Rhee CM, Kashyap ML, DiPatrizio NV, Vaziri ND, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Piomelli D. Serum Endocannabinoid Levels in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease. J Endocr Soc. 2019 Oct 01; 3(10):1869-1880. PMID: 31583368.
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    7. Tantisattamo E, Dafoe DC, Reddy UG, Ichii H, Rhee CM, Streja E, Landman J, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Current Management of Patients With Acquired Solitary Kidney. Kidney Int Rep. 2019 Sep; 4(9):1205-1218. PMID: 31517140.
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    8. Akbilgic O, Obi Y, Potukuchi PK, Karabayir I, Nguyen DV, Soohoo M, Streja E, Molnar MZ, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP. Machine Learning to Identify Dialysis Patients at High Death Risk. Kidney Int Rep. 2019 Sep; 4(9):1219-1229. PMID: 31517141.
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    9. Okuda Y, Obi Y, Streja E, Laster M, Rhee C, Langman CB, Jernigan SM, Salusky IB, Tentori F, Schreiber MJ, Brunelli SM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum albumin and hospitalization among pediatric patients with end-stage renal disease who started dialysis therapy. Pediatr Nephrol. 2019 Oct; 34(10):1799-1809. PMID: 31218394.
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    10. Lertdumrongluk P, Streja E, Rhee CM, Moradi H, Chang Y, Reddy U, Tantisattamo E, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopp JB. Survival Advantage of African American Dialysis Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease Causes Related to APOL1. Cardiorenal Med. 2019; 9(4):212-221. PMID: 30995638.
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    11. Soohoo M, Moradi H, Obi Y, Rhee CM, Gosmanova EO, Molnar MZ, Kashyap ML, Gillen DL, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Statin Therapy Before Transition to End-Stage Renal Disease With Posttransition Outcomes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Mar 19; 8(6):e011869. PMID: 30885048.
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    12. Okuda Y, Soohoo M, Tang Y, Obi Y, Laster M, Rhee CM, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Estimated GFR at Dialysis Initiation and Mortality in Children and Adolescents. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 Jun; 73(6):797-805. PMID: 30833086.
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    13. Rhee CM, Ayus JC, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Hyponatremia in the Dialysis Population. Kidney Int Rep. 2019 Jun; 4(6):769-780. PMID: 31194059.
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    14. Saran R, Robinson B, Abbott KC, Agodoa LYC, Bragg-Gresham J, Balkrishnan R, Bhave N, Dietrich X, Ding Z, Eggers PW, Gaipov A, Gillen D, Gipson D, Gu H, Guro P, Haggerty D, Han Y, He K, Herman W, Heung M, Hirth RA, Hsiung JT, Hutton D, Inoue A, Jacobsen SJ, Jin Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kapke A, Kleine CE, Kovesdy CP, Krueter W, Kurtz V, Li Y, Liu S, Marroquin MV, McCullough K, Molnar MZ, Modi Z, 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, Repeck K, Rhee CM, Schaubel DE, Schrager J, Selewski DT, Shamraj R, Shaw SF, Shi JM, Shieu M, Sim JJ, Soohoo M, Steffick D, Streja E, Sumida K, Kurella Tamura M, Tilea A, Turf M, Wang D, Weng W, Woodside KJ, Wyncott A, Xiang J, Xin X, Yin M, You AS, Zhang X, Zhou H, Shahinian V. US Renal Data System 2018 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 Mar; 73(3S1):A7-A8. PMID: 30798791.
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    15. Chen Y, Rhee C, Senturk D, Kurum E, Campos L, Li Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Nguyen D. Association of US Dialysis Facility Staffing with Profiling of Hospital-Wide 30-Day Unplanned Readmission. Kidney Dis (Basel). 2019 Jun; 5(3):153-162. PMID: 31259177.
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    16. Ko GJ, Obi Y, Chang TI, Soohoo M, Eriguchi R, Choi SJ, Gillen DL, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Factors Associated With Withdrawal From Dialysis Therapy in Incident Hemodialysis Patients Aged 80 Years or Older. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Jun; 20(6):743-750.e1. PMID: 30692035.
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    17. Hsiung JT, Kleine CE, Naderi N, Park C, Soohoo M, Moradi H, Rhee CM, Obi Y, Kopple JD, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Association of Pre-End-Stage Renal Disease Serum Albumin With Post-End-Stage Renal Disease Outcomes Among Patients Transitioning to Dialysis. J Ren Nutr. 2019 Jul; 29(4):310-321. PMID: 30642656.
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    18. Adams AL, Li BH, Bhandari S, Kamat S, Sundar S, Krasa H, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Jacobsen SJ, Sim JJ. Chronic hyponatremia and association with osteoporosis among a large racially/ethnically diverse population. Osteoporos Int. 2019 Apr; 30(4):853-861. PMID: 30635697.
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    19. Dratch A, Kleine CE, Streja E, Soohoo M, Park C, Hsiung JT, Rhee CM, Obi Y, Molnar MZ, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Mean Corpuscular Volume and Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Nephron. 2019; 141(3):188-200. PMID: 30625478.
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    20. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Davis J, Gandhi K, Rhee CM, Page V. Asian Americans & chronic kidney disease in a nationally representative cohort. BMC Nephrol. 2019 01 09; 20(1):10. PMID: 30626357.
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    21. Rhee CM, Kovesdy CP, Ravel VA, Streja E, Sim JJ, You AS, Gatwood J, Amin AN, Molnar MZ, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Glycemic Status and Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease According to Transition Versus Nontransition to Dialysis. J Ren Nutr. 2019 Mar; 29(2):82-90. PMID: 30448393.
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    22. Ko GJ, Obi Y, Soohoo M, Chang TI, Choi SJ, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. No Survival Benefit in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians with Extended Hemodialysis Treatment Time. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 48(5):389-398. PMID: 30423584.
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    23. Rhee CM, Chou JA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Dialysis Prescription and Sudden Death. Semin Nephrol. 2018 11; 38(6):570-581. PMID: 30413252.
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    24. You AS, Sim JJ, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Nguyen DV, Brent GA, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Association of thyroid status prior to transition to end-stage renal disease with early dialysis mortality. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Oct 08. PMID: 30299498.
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    25. Wang M, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee CM, Chen J, Hao C, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Impact of residual kidney function on hemodialysis adequacy and patient survival. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 10 01; 33(10):1823-1831. PMID: 29688442.
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    26. Li Y, Nguyen DV, Chen Y, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sentürk D. Modeling time-varying effects of multilevel risk factors of hospitalizations in patients on dialysis. Stat Med. 2018 12 30; 37(30):4707-4720. PMID: 30252153.
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    27. Obi Y, Nguyen DV, Zhou H, Soohoo M, Zhang L, Chen Y, Streja E, Sim JJ, Molnar MZ, Rhee CM, Abbott KC, Jacobsen SJ, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Development and Validation of Prediction Scores for Early Mortality at Transition to Dialysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 09; 93(9):1224-1235. PMID: 30104041.
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    28. Ko GJ, Rhee CM, Obi Y, Chang TI, Soohoo M, Kim TW, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Vascular access placement and mortality in elderly incident hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Aug 09. PMID: 30107612.
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    29. Lee YJ, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Residual kidney function in twice-weekly hemodialysis: irreplaceable contribution to dialysis adequacy. Ann Transl Med. 2018 Aug; 6(16):317. PMID: 30363974.
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    30. Ro K, Yuen AD, Du L, Ro CC, Seger C, Yeh MW, Leung AM, Rhee CM. Impact of Hypothyroidism and Heart Failure on Hospitalization Risk. Thyroid. 2018 09; 28(9):1094-1100. PMID: 29897016.
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    31. Rhee CM, 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 11; 72(5):701-710. PMID: 30037725.
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    32. Gaipov A, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Sumida K, Szabo Z, Akbilgic O, Streja E, Rhee CM, 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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    33. Soohoo M, Streja E, Obi Y, Rhee CM, 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 08; 93(8):1074-1085. PMID: 30078411.
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    34. Rhee CM, Obi Y, Mathew AT, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Precision Medicine in the Transition to Dialysis and Personalized Renal Replacement Therapy. Semin Nephrol. 2018 07; 38(4):325-335. PMID: 30082053.
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    35. Streja E, Kovesdy CP, Soohoo M, Obi Y, Rhee CM, 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 07 06; 13(7):1055-1062. PMID: 29903898.
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    36. Chang TI, Streja E, Ko GJ, Naderi N, Rhee CM, 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 06 09; 7(12). PMID: 29886420.
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    37. Ferrey A, You AS, Kovesdy CP, Nakata T, Veliz M, Nguyen DV, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Dialysate Potassium and Mortality in a Prospective Hemodialysis Cohort. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 47(6):415-423. PMID: 29879714.
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    38. Estes JP, Nguyen DV, Chen Y, Dalrymple LS, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sentürk D. Rejoinder: Time-dynamic profiling with application to hospital readmission among patients on dialysis. Biometrics. 2018 12; 74(4):1404-1406. PMID: 29870066.
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    39. Estes JP, Nguyen DV, Chen Y, Dalrymple LS, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sentürk D. Time-dynamic profiling with application to hospital readmission among patients on dialysis. Biometrics. 2018 12; 74(4):1383-1394. PMID: 29870064.
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    40. Kleine CE, Soohoo M, Ranasinghe ON, Park C, Marroquin MV, Obi Y, Rhee CM, 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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    41. Mathew AT, Obi Y, Rhee CM, Chou JA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Incremental dialysis for preserving residual kidney function-Does one size fit all when initiating dialysis? Semin Dial. 2018 07; 31(4):343-352. PMID: 29737013.
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    42. Rhee CM, 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 05; 93(5):573-585. PMID: 29728200.
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    43. Obi Y, Park C, Soohoo M, Sumida K, Hamano T, Rhee CM, 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 06; 33(6):1027-1036. PMID: 29342320.
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    44. 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 CM, 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 03; 71(3 Suppl 1):A7. PMID: 29477157.
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    45. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Obi Y, Rhee CM, 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 02 01; 33(2):264-273. PMID: 28064159.
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    46. Chang TI, Streja E, Soohoo M, Ko GJ, Rhee CM, 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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    47. Kistler BM, Benner D, Burrowes JD, Campbell KL, Fouque D, Garibotto G, Kopple JD, Kovesdy CP, Rhee CM, 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 01; 28(1):4-12. PMID: 29249295.
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    48. Chou JA, Streja E, Nguyen DV, Rhee CM, 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 01 01; 33(1):149-159. PMID: 28444336.
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    49. Yu JZ, Rhee CM, 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 05; 31(3):300-304. PMID: 29265477.
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    50. Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Further clarifying the relationship between metformin, acute kidney injury and lactic acidosis. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 12 13; 14(1):70. PMID: 29234161.
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    51. Neumiller JJ, Rhee CM, 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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    52. Obi Y, Streja E, Mehrotra R, Rivara MB, Rhee CM, 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. 2018 06; 71(6):802-813. PMID: 29223620.
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    53. Sumida K, Diskin CD, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Rhee CM, 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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    54. Catabay C, Obi Y, Streja E, Soohoo M, Park C, Rhee CM, 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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    55. Rhee CM, 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 04; 9(2):235-245. PMID: 29094800.
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    56. Park C, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee CM, 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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    57. Chang TI, Ngo V, Streja E, Chou JA, Tortorici AR, Kim TH, Kim TW, Soohoo M, Gillen D, Rhee CM, 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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    58. Yu J, Ravel VA, You AS, Streja E, Rivara MB, Potukuchi PK, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. 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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    59. Sumida K, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Lu JL, Ravel VA, Soohoo M, Rhee CM, 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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    60. Ko GJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Goldstein-Fuchs J, Rhee CM. Dietary Approaches in the Management of Diabetic Patients with Kidney Disease. Nutrients. 2017 Jul 31; 9(8). PMID: 28758978.
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    61. Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Diabetes mellitus: Complex interplay between metformin, AKI and lactic acidosis. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 09; 13(9):521-522. PMID: 28736433.
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    62. Kim T, Streja E, Soohoo M, Rhee CM, 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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    63. Rhee CM, 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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    64. Molnar MZ, Streja E, Sumida K, Soohoo M, Ravel VA, Gaipov A, Potukuchi PK, Thomas F, Rhee CM, 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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    65. Rhee CM. Serum Potassium and the Long Interdialytic Interval: Minding the Gap. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 07; 70(1):4-7. PMID: 28646982.
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    66. Rhee CM, 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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    67. Ravel VA, Streja E, Mehrotra R, Sim JJ, Harley K, Ayus JC, Amin AN, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. 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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    68. Rhee CM, 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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    69. 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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    70. Soohoo M, Ahmadi SF, Qader H, Streja E, Obi Y, Moradi H, Rhee CM, 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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    71. Kim T, Rhee CM, 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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    72. Eriguchi R, Obi Y, Streja E, Tortorici AR, Rhee CM, 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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    73. Wang M, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee CM, 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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