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Obi, Yoshitsugu

TitleAssistant Adjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California, Irvine
DepartmentMedicine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
Irvine CA 92697-3950
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    1. 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 Aug 10. PMID: 30104041.
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    2. 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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    3. Soohoo M, Molnar MZ, Ujszaszi A, Obi Y, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E. Red blood cell distribution width and mortality and hospitalizations in peritoneal dialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jul 18. PMID: 30032278.
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    4. 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 Aug; 93(8):1074-1085. PMID: 30078411.
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    5. Rhee CM, 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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    6. 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 Jun 14. PMID: 29903898.
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    7. Oka T, Hamano T, Sakaguchi Y, Yamaguchi S, Kubota K, Senda M, Yonemoto S, Shimada K, Matsumoto A, Hashimoto N, Mori D, Monden C, Takahashi A, Obi Y, Yamamoto R, Takabatake Y, Kaimori JY, Moriyama T, Horio M, Matsui I, Isaka Y. Proteinuria-associated renal magnesium wasting leads to hypomagnesemia: a common electrolyte abnormality in chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 May 22. PMID: 29796601.
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    8. 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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    9. 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 May 07. PMID: 29737013.
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    10. Ui T, Obi Y, Shimomura A, Lefor AK, Fazl Alizadeh R, Said H, Nguyen NT, Stamos MJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Sata N, Ichii H. High and low estimated glomerular filtration rates are associated with adverse outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for gastrointestinal malignancies. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Apr 27. PMID: 29718365.
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    11. 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 Apr 23. PMID: 29688442.
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    12. Lau WL, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Parathyroidectomy in the Management of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar 09. PMID: 29523679.
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    13. 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 Mar; 71(3S1):A7. PMID: 29477157.
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    14. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E, Daugirdas JT. Prediction equation for calculating residual kidney urea clearance using urine collections for different hemodialysis treatment frequencies and interdialytic intervals. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Mar 01; 33(3):530-539. PMID: 28340192.
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    15. 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 Feb 01; 33(2):264-273. PMID: 28064159.
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    16. 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 Jan 17. PMID: 29342320.
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    17. Rivara MB, Ravel V, Streja E, Obi Y, Soohoo M, Cheung AK, Himmelfarb J, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mehrotra R. Weekly Standard Kt/Vurea and Clinical Outcomes in Home and In-Center Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar 07; 13(3):445-455. PMID: 29326306.
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    18. 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 Jan 01; 33(1):149-159. PMID: 28444336.
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    19. Hosojima M, Shimada H, Obi Y, Kuwahara S, Kaseda R, Kabasawa H, Kondo H, Fujii M, Watanabe R, Suzuki Y, Kadowaki M, Miyazaki S, Saito A. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Crossover Pilot Trial of Rice Endosperm Protein Supplementation in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 21; 7(1):18003. PMID: 29269937.
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    20. 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. 2017 Dec 06. PMID: 29223620.
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    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Incremental and Once- to Twice-Weekly Hemodialysis: From Experience to Evidence. Kidney Int Rep. 2017 Sep; 2(5):781-784. PMID: 29270485.
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    24. Shimomura A, Obi Y, Fazl Alizadeh R, Li S, Nguyen NT, Stamos MJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Ichii H. Association of pre-operative estimated GFR on post-operative pulmonary complications in laparoscopic surgeries. Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 26; 7(1):6504. PMID: 28747700.
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    25. 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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    26. 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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    27. 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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    28. Suematsu Y, Obi Y, Shimomura A, Alizadeh RF, Vaziri ND, Nguyen NT, Stamos MJ, Ichii H. Risk of Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism Among Pregnant Women. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 01; 120(3):479-483. PMID: 28595858.
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    29. 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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    30. 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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    31. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E, Rhee CM, 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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    32. 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 CM. 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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    33. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP, Streja E, Rhee CM, 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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    34. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E, Rhee CM, 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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    35. Streja E, Goldstein L, Soohoo M, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. 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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    36. Obi Y, Chou J, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Introduction to the Critical Balance - Residual Kidney Function and Incremental Transition to Dialysis. Semin Dial. 2017 05; 30(3):232-234. PMID: 28335077.
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    37. Ghahremani-Ghajar M, Rojas-Bautista V, Lau WL, Pahl M, Hernandez M, Jin A, Reddy U, Chou J, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Incremental Hemodialysis: The University of California Irvine Experience. Semin Dial. 2017 05; 30(3):262-269. PMID: 28295607.
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    38. 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 CM, 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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    39. Kim T, Rhee CM, 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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    40. Moghadamyeghaneh Z, Hanna MH, Fazlalizadeh R, Obi Y, Foster CE, Stamos MJ, Ichii H. A Nationwide Analysis of Kidney Autotransplantation. Am Surg. 2017 Feb 01; 83(2):162-169. PMID: 28228203.
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    41. Obi Y, Hamano T, Wada A, Tsubakihara Y. Vitamin D Receptor Activator Use and Cause-specific Death among dialysis Patients: a Nationwide Cohort Study using Coarsened Exact Matching. Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 31; 7:41170. PMID: 28139665.
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    42. Rhee CM, 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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    43. Ko GJ, Obi Y, Tortorici AR, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Dietary protein intake and chronic kidney disease. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2017 Jan; 20(1):77-85. PMID: 27801685.
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    44. Eriguchi R, Obi Y, Rhee CM, 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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    45. Obi Y, Nguyen DV, Streja E, Rivara MB, Rhee CM, 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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    46. Sakaguchi Y, Hamano T, Nakano C, Obi Y, Matsui I, Kusunoki Y, Mori D, Oka T, Hashimoto N, Takabatake Y, Takahashi A, Kaimori JY, Moriyama T, Yamamoto R, Horio M, Sugimoto K, Yamamoto K, Rakugi H, Isaka Y. Association between Density of Coronary Artery Calcification and Serum Magnesium Levels among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. PLoS One. 2016; 11(9):e0163673. PMID: 27662624.
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    47. Mathew A, Obi Y, Rhee CM, 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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    48. Obi Y, Mikami S, Hamano T, Obi Y, Tanaka H, Shimomura A, Rakugi H, Inoue T, Isaka Y. Intravenous Vitamin B6 Increases Resistance to Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents in Hemodialysis Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Ren Nutr. 2016 Nov; 26(6):380-390. PMID: 27475338.
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    49. Yang X, Soohoo M, Streja E, Rivara MB, Obi Y, Adams SV, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Mehrotra R. Serum Magnesium Levels and Hospitalization and Mortality in Incident Peritoneal Dialysis Patients: A Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Oct; 68(4):619-627. PMID: 27261330; PMCID: PMC5035573 [Available on 10/01/17].
    50. Hayashi T, Kimura T, Yasuda K, Sasaki K, Obi Y, Rakugi H, Isaka Y. Cardiac troponin T elevation at dialysis initiation is associated with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality on dialysis in patients without diabetic nephropathy. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2017 Apr; 21(2):333-341. PMID: 27178276.
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    51. Mathew AT, Fishbane S, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Preservation of residual kidney function in hemodialysis patients: reviving an old concept. Kidney Int. 2016 08; 90(2):262-271. PMID: 27182000.
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    52. Obi Y, Rhee CM, Mathew AT, Shah G, Streja E, Brunelli SM, Kovesdy CP, Mehrotra R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Residual Kidney Function Decline and Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Dec; 27(12):3758-3768. PMID: 27169576.
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    53. Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Yet Another Vitamin D Analogue for the Management of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism: A Triton among the Minnows? Am J Nephrol. 2016; 43(3):221-4. PMID: 27101129.
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    54. Obi Y, Mehrotra R, Rivara MB, Streja E, Rhee CM, Lau WL, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Hidden Hypercalcemia and Mortality Risk in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 06; 101(6):2440-9. PMID: 27045726.
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    55. Soohoo M, Feng M, Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee CM, Lau WL, Wang J, Ravel VA, Brunelli S, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Changes in Markers of Mineral and Bone Disorders and Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Nephrol. 2016; 43(2):85-96. PMID: 26950688.
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    56. Hayashi T, Kimura T, Yasuda K, Sasaki K, Obi Y, Nagayama H, Ohno M, Uematsu K, Tamai T, Nishide T, Rakugi H, Isaka Y. Early Nephrology Referral 6 Months Before Dialysis Initiation Can Reduce Early Death But Does Not Improve Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcome on Dialysis. Circ J. 2016; 80(4):1008-16. PMID: 26876973.
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    57. Obi Y, Streja E, Rhee CM, Ravel V, Amin AN, Cupisti A, Chen J, Mathew AT, Kovesdy CP, Mehrotra R, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Incremental Hemodialysis, Residual Kidney Function, and Mortality Risk in Incident Dialysis Patients: A Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Aug; 68(2):256-265. PMID: 26867814; PMCID: PMC4969165 [Available on 08/01/17].
    58. Obi Y, Eriguchi R, Ou SM, Rhee CM, Kalantar-Zadeh K. What Is Known and Unknown About Twice-Weekly Hemodialysis. Blood Purif. 2015; 40(4):298-305. PMID: 26656764; PMCID: PMC4870141 [Available on 11/17/16].
    59. Obi Y, Kim T, Kovesdy CP, Amin AN, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Current and Potential Therapeutic Strategies for Hemodynamic Cardiorenal Syndrome. Cardiorenal Med. 2016 Feb; 6(2):83-98. PMID: 26989394; PMCID: PMC4790039.
    60. Obi Y, Qader H, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Latest consensus and update on protein-energy wasting in chronic kidney disease. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2015 May; 18(3):254-62. PMID: 25807354; PMCID: PMC4506466.
    61. Obi Y, Hamano T, Isaka Y. Prevalence and prognostic implications of vitamin D deficiency in chronic kidney disease. Dis Markers. 2015; 2015:868961. PMID: 25883412; PMCID: PMC4391696.
    62. Obi Y, Ichimaru N. [Clinical and epidemiological studies of kidney transplantation in Japan: a review of literature]. Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi. 2015; 57(8):1303-10. PMID: 26817156.
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    63. Shimomura A, Matsui I, Hamano T, Ishimoto T, Katou Y, Takehana K, Inoue K, Kusunoki Y, Mori D, Nakano C, Obi Y, Fujii N, Takabatake Y, Nakano T, Tsubakihara Y, Isaka Y, Rakugi H. Dietary L-lysine prevents arterial calcification in adenine-induced uremic rats. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Sep; 25(9):1954-65. PMID: 24652795; PMCID: PMC4147981.
    64. Hamano T, Nakano C, Obi Y, Fujii N, Matsui I, Tomida K, Mikami S, Inoue K, Shimomura A, Kusunoki Y, Rakugi H, Isaka Y, Tsubakihara Y. Fibroblast growth factor 23 and 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels are associated with estimated glomerular filtration rate decline. Kidney Int Suppl (2011). 2013 Dec; 3(5):469-475. PMID: 25019032.
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    65. Obi Y, Hamano T, Ichimaru N, Tomida K, Matsui I, Fujii N, Okumi M, Kaimori JY, Yazawa K, Kokado Y, Nonomura N, Rakugi H, Takahara S, Isaka Y, Tsubakihara Y. Vitamin D deficiency predicts decline in kidney allograft function: a prospective cohort study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Feb; 99(2):527-35. PMID: 24285688.
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    66. Obi Y, Hamano T. The change history of the INDEPENDENT Study in the ClinicalTrials.gov database. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Jan; 63(1):164. PMID: 24377650.
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    67. Inoue K, Hamano T, Nango N, Matsui I, Tomida K, Mikami S, Fujii N, Nakano C, Obi Y, Shimomura A, Kusunoki Y, Rakugi H, Isaka Y, Tsubakihara Y. Multidetector-row computed tomography is useful to evaluate the therapeutic effects of bisphosphonates in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. J Bone Miner Metab. 2014 May; 32(3):271-80. PMID: 23832575.
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    68. Kaimori JY, Iwai S, Hatanaka M, Teratani T, Obi Y, Tsuda H, Isaka Y, Yokawa T, Kuroda K, Ichimaru N, Okumi M, Yazawa K, Rakugi H, Nonomura N, Takahara S, Kobayashi E. Non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging in rats for prediction of the fate of grafted kidneys from cardiac death donors. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e63573. PMID: 23667641; PMCID: PMC3647057.
    69. Kaimori JY, Ichimaru N, Isaka Y, Hashimoto F, Fu X, Hashimura Y, Kaito H, Iijima K, Kyo M, Namba T, Obi Y, Hatanaka M, Matsui I, Takabatake Y, Okumi M, Yazawa K, Nonomura N, Rakugi H, Takahara S. Renal transplantations from parents to siblings with autosomal recessive Alport syndrome caused by a rearrangement in an intronic antisense Alu element in the COL4A3 gene led to different outcomes. CEN Case Rep. 2013 May; 2(1):98-101. PMID: 28509228.
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    70. Hayashi T, Kimura T, Yasuda K, Obi Y, Sasaki K, Iio K, Miyasato K, Kamimura T, Kitamura H, Tsubakihara Y, Rakugi H, Isaka Y. Prognostic significance of left ventricular hypertrophy observed at dialysis initiation depends on the pre-dialysis use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2013 Apr; 17(2):294-303. PMID: 23100176.
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    71. Obi Y, Ichimaru N, Kato T, Kaimori JY, Okumi M, Yazawa K, Rakugi H, Nonomura N, Isaka Y, Takahara S. A single daily dose enhances the adherence to immunosuppressive treatment in kidney transplant recipients: a cross-sectional study. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2013 Apr; 17(2):310-5. PMID: 23089939.
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    72. Obi Y, Hamano T. [Phosphate and the risk of mortality]. Clin Calcium. 2012 Oct; 22(10):1515-23. PMID: 23023631.
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    73. Yasuda K, Kimura T, Sasaki K, Obi Y, Iio K, Yamato M, Rakugi H, Isaka Y, Hayashi T. Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide level predicts kidney prognosis in patients with predialysis chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Oct; 27(10):3885-91. PMID: 23114906.
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