Amir Kazory, MD

Amir Kazory, MD, FASN, FACC

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Publications

Twitter as an educational tool for point-of-care ultrasonography in nephrology: A "Reach" analysis.
Education for health (Abingdon, England)
2021

The Role of Serum Chloride in Acute and Chronic Heart Failure: A Narrative Review.
Cardiorenal medicine
2021

Resurgence of Urgent-Start Peritoneal Dialysis in COVID-19 and Its Application to Advanced Heart Failure.
Cardiorenal medicine
2021

Pro Re Nata Antihypertensive Medications and Adverse Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients: A Propensity-Matched Cohort Study.
Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979)
2021

Point of Care Ultrasonography for Objective Assessment of Heart Failure: Integration of Cardiac, Vascular, and Extravascular Determinants of Volume Status.
Cardiorenal medicine
2021

Association of early initiation of dialysis with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: A propensity score weighted analysis of the United States Renal Data System.
Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis
2021

Albumin Infusion in Patients with Cirrhosis: Time for POCUS-Enhanced Physical Examination.
Cardiorenal medicine
2021

The quest for noninvasive predictors of pulmonary vascular resistance in heart transplant candidates.
Polish archives of internal medicine
2020

The dynamic relationship between serum chloride and cardiorenal syndrome.
Reviews in cardiovascular medicine
2020

The Promising Role of Lung Ultrasound in Assessment of Volume Status for Patients Receiving Maintenance Renal Replacement Therapy.
Blood purification
2020

The Mismatch of Nutrition and Lifestyle Beliefs and Actions Among Physicians: A Wake-Up Call.
American journal of lifestyle medicine
2020

The Congestion-Creatinine Interplay in Acute Heart Failure: Time to Move Up to the Next Level.
The American journal of medicine
2020

Spurious Low Serum Bicarbonate Level Due to Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: A Clinical Challenge.
The American journal of medicine
2020

SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and intravascular volume management strategies in the critically ill.
Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center)
2020

Preventive care for patients with end-stage kidney disease: crossroads between nephrology and primary care.
Seminars in dialysis
2020

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Objective Volume Management in End-Stage Renal Disease.
Blood purification
2020

Need for Objective Assessment of Volume Status in Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19: The Tri-POCUS Approach.
Cardiorenal medicine
2020

Harnessing Twitter polls for multi-specialty collaboration in standardizing point-of-care ultrasonography in nephrology.
Clinical nephrology
2020

Emergence of Chloride as an Overlooked Cardiorenal Connector in Heart Failure.
Blood purification
2020

Contemporary Management of Severe Acute Kidney Injury and Refractory Cardiorenal Syndrome: JACC Council Perspectives.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2020

The never-ending quest for the appropriate role of ultrafiltration.
European journal of heart failure
2019

Radiographic manifestations of abnormal bone and mineral metabolism in end-stage renal disease.
Clinical case reports
2019

Point of care renal ultrasonography for the busy nephrologist: A pictorial review.
World journal of nephrology
2019

Left Ventricular Assist Device and the Kidney: Getting to the Heart of the Matter.
Blood purification
2019

Integrating Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Into Nephrology Fellowship Training: A Model Curriculum.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
2019

Hepatorenal Syndrome or Hepatocardiorenal Syndrome: Revisiting Basic Concepts in View of Emerging Data.
Cardiorenal medicine
2019

Helping patients and the profession: Nephrology-oriented point-of-care ultrasound program for internal medicine residents.
Clinical nephrology
2019

Expanding the Boundaries of Combined Renal Replacement Therapy for Non-Renal Indications.
Blood purification
2019

Defining the role of peritoneal dialysis in management of congestive heart failure.
Expert review of cardiovascular therapy
2019

Customization of Peritoneal Dialysis in Cardiorenal Syndrome by Optimization of Sodium Extraction.
Cardiorenal medicine
2019

Classic Lesion, Not-So-Classic Cause.
The American journal of medicine
2019

Are We Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Rise in Serum Creatinine and Heart Failure.
Blood purification
2019

Acute kidney injury in non-critical care setting: elaboration and validation of an in-hospital death prognosis score.
BMC nephrology
2019

Team-Based Learning Activities for First-Year Medical Students: Perception of the Learners.
Southern medical journal
2018

Renal Revival: The Hidden Benefit of Antirejection Medications.
Transplantation
2018

Reappraisal of acute kidney injury after implantation of left ventricular assist device.
Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)
2018

Pulmonary Hypertension or Cardiorenal Syndrome: The Devil Is in the Details.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
2018

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and the Kidney: Getting to the Heart of the Matter.
American journal of nephrology
2018

Hyperkalemia Associated with Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Inhibition in Patients with Heart Failure; Underexplored and Overrated?
Nephron
2018

Extracorporeal Isolated Ultrafiltration for Management of Congestion in Heart Failure and Cardiorenal Syndrome.
Advances in chronic kidney disease
2018

Distinct renal outcomes for transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical repair.
Clinical and experimental nephrology
2018

Diabetes and pregnancy: Risks and opportunities.
Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine
2018

Comment: Aggressive Versus Conservative Initial Diuretic Dosing in the Emergency Department for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy
2018

Catheter Cuff Extrusion Following Exit-Site Infection in an Immunosuppressed Patient: One Case and Two Lessons.
Blood purification
2018

Cardionephrology: Proposal for a Futuristic Educational Approach to a Contemporary Need.
Cardiorenal medicine
2018

Better late than never: the true results of CARRESS-HF.
European journal of heart failure
2018

Ultrafiltration does provide more efficient decongestion compared to conventional treatment for acute heart failure.
International journal of cardiology
2017

Tunneled dialysis catheters might receive "permanent resident" status after a while: a case for caution.
Kidney international
2017

To the Editor: Caring for international patients.
Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine
2017

The lower risk of de novo heart failure associated with peritoneal dialysis; the timing does matter.
International journal of cardiology
2017

Renal functional reserve and pregnancy outcomes.
Kidney international
2017

Pregnancy Outcomes in "Recovered" Acute Kidney Injury: Underscoring Renal Functional Reserve.
Nephron
2017

Need for Raising Awareness - Monitoring Urinary Protein Excretion in Cardiac Transplant Patients Receiving Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Inhibitors.
Nephron
2017

Natriuretic Peptides as Biomarkers for Congestive States: The Cardiorenal Divergence.
Disease markers
2017

Fluid overload as a major target in management of cardiorenal syndrome: Implications for the practice of peritoneal dialysis.
World journal of nephrology
2017

Extracorporeal Ultrafiltration for Fluid Overload in Heart Failure: Current Status and Prospects for Further Research.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2017

Extracorporeal Ultrafiltration for Acute Heart Failure: Lost Battle or Lasting Opportunity?
Blood purification
2017

Exit Site Infection in Peritoneal Dialysis; Need for Follow-Up on Cultures Despite Clinical Improvement.
Blood purification
2017

Decongestion Versus Cytokine Clearance in Acute Heart Failure: Not All that Glitters is Gold.
Therapeutic apheresis and dialysis : official peer-reviewed journal of the International Society for Apheresis, the Japanese Society for Apheresis, the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy
2017

Chronic Kidney Disease in Pregnancy.
Southern medical journal
2017

Bone-eating kidney disease.
SAGE open medical case reports
2017

An 88-year-old patient with ADPKD: underscoring the importance of risk factor modification.
Clinical case reports
2017

ANCA-positive IgA nephropathy without necrotising or crescentic glomerulonephritis: a clinical conundrum.
BMJ case reports
2017

Ultrafiltration Therapy for Heart Failure: Balancing Likely Benefits against Possible Risks.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN
2016

Two tunnels for one peritoneal dialysis catheter: a case for caution.
BMJ case reports
2016

The AVOID-HF Trial: Points to Consider.
JACC. Heart failure
2016

More Efficient Sodium Removal by Ultrafiltration Compared to Diuretics in Acute Heart Failure; Underexplored and Overstated.
Blood purification
2016

Extracorporeal ultrafiltration therapy for acute decompensated heart failure.
Expert review of cardiovascular therapy
2016

Energy Drink Consumption and Cardiac Complications: A Case for Caution.
Journal of addiction medicine
2016

Defining the role of ultrafiltration therapy in acute heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Heart failure reviews
2016

"AVOID"ing harm by a double-edged sword: is there a role for ultrafiltration in heart failure?
Kidney international
2016

Ultrafiltration for congestive heart failure: the past and the present.
Current opinion in cardiology
2015

Quiz Page October 2015: Acute Kidney Injury in an Intravenous Drug User.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
2015

Peritoneal dialysis for chronic cardiorenal syndrome: Lessons learned from ultrafiltration trials.
World journal of cardiology
2015

Osmoregulatory mechanisms differentiate MDMA-associated hyponatremia from psychogenic polydipsia.
The Journal of emergency medicine
2015

Peritoneal dialysis reduces the number of hospitalization days in heart failure patients refractory to diuretics.
Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
2014

Extracorporeal ultrafiltration for heart failure: focus on organ cross talk and clinical trials.
Nephrologie & therapeutique
2014

Could the pattern of water consumption alter its potential medicinal effects?
Kidney international
2014

Congestion Can Modify the Impact of Worsening Renal Function On the Outcomes of Patients With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

2014

Cardiorenal interactions in acute decompensated heart failure: contemporary concepts facing emerging controversies.
Journal of cardiac failure
2014

Ultrafiltration therapy for acute decompensated heart failure: lessons learned from 2 major trials.
American heart journal
2013

Synthetic marijuana and acute kidney injury: an unforeseen association.
Clinical kidney journal
2013

Methotrexate nephrotoxicity: Novel treatment, new approach.
Journal of oncology pharmacy practice : official publication of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners
2013

Cardiorenal syndrome: ultrafiltration therapy for heart failure--trials and tribulations.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN
2013

Bilateral renal infarction: an uncommon presentation of fibromuscular dysplasia.
Clinical kidney journal
2013

Ultrafiltration therapy for cardiorenal syndrome: physiologic basis and contemporary options.
Blood purification
2012

Ultrafiltration for acute decompensated heart failure: financial implications.
International journal of cardiology
2012

The impact of red wine on blood pressure dizziness continues.
Circulation research
2012

Spurious hyperphosphatemia: a case for caution.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
2012

Emerging therapies for heart failure: renal mechanisms and effects.
Heart failure reviews
2012

Ecstasy-associated acute severe hyponatremia and cerebral edema: a role for osmotic diuresis?
The Journal of emergency medicine
2012

Direct ion-selective electrode method is useful in diagnosis of pseudohyponatremia.
The Journal of emergency medicine
2012

Can we treat fluid overload with fluid? Role of peritoneal dialysis in management of heart failure.
European journal of heart failure
2012

Valacyclovir Neurotoxicity Can Be Effectively Managed By Hemodialysis
European journal of neurology
2011

Ultrafiltration for acute decompensated heart failure: cost, reimbursement, and financial impact.
Clinical cardiology
2011

Impact of pre-transplant dialysis modality on post-transplant diabetes mellitus after kidney transplantation.
Clinical transplantation
2011

Impact of Endothelin Receptor Antagonists On Renal Function in Patients With Heart Failure

2011

Hyponatremia After Head Injury: a Complex Cerebro-Renal Connection Beyond Siadh

2011

Ultrafiltration does not affect certain predictors of outcome in heart failure.
International journal of cardiology
2010

Overcoming financial constraints of ultrafiltration for heart failure.
The American journal of cardiology
2010

Need for a unified decision-making tool for ultrafiltration therapy in heart failure; call for action.
American heart journal
2010

Loop diuretics for heart failure-associated hyponatremia.
The American journal of medicine
2010

Kidney-Related Effects of Emerging Medications for Heart Failure

2010

Impact of Vasopressin Receptor Antagonists On Kidney-Related Parameters in Patients With Heart Failure
European Heart Journal Supplements
2010

Hyponatremia in heart failure: revisiting pathophysiology and therapeutic strategies.
Clinical cardiology
2010

Haemodialysis, not ultrafiltration, can correct hyponatraemia in heart failure.
European journal of heart failure
2010

Emergence of blood urea nitrogen as a biomarker of neurohormonal activation in heart failure.
The American journal of cardiology
2010

Coexistent P-Anca and Anti-Gbm Antibody Glomerular Disease Associated With Endometrial Cancer

2010

Ultrafiltration for heart failure: how fast should we move?
American heart journal
2009

Ultrafiltration for decompensated heart failure: renal implications.
Heart (British Cardiac Society)
2009

The case: a female with hyponatremia. Diagnosis: Postpartum panhypopituitarism (Sheehan syndrome).
Kidney international
2009

The Impact of Ultrafiltration Therapy On Renal Function in Patients With Refractory Heart Failure

2009

Successful management of respiratory failure can improve renal function.
American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
2009

Impact of ultrafiltration on renal function in patients with decompensated heart failure.
Congestive heart failure (Greenwich, Conn.)
2009

Chronic Ambulatory Ultrafiltration for Patients With Refractory Heart Failure: Renal Implications

2009

Anemia: the point of convergence or divergence for kidney disease and heart failure?
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2009

Ureteral stent placement and BK virus allograft nephropathy in renal transplant recipients.
Transplantation
2008

Ultrafiltration for heart failure: assessment of intravascular volume status through ECG modifications.
Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc
2008

Shortened hemofilter survival time due to lipid infusion in continuous renal replacement therapy.
Nephron. Clinical practice
2008

Pretransplant serum vitamin D levels and risk of cancer after renal transplantation.
Transplantation
2008

Physicians, their appearance, and the white coat.
The American journal of medicine
2008

Nephrotic range proteinuria associated with unilateral renal artery stenosis.
International urology and nephrology
2008

Mycophenolate mofetil as a possible therapeutic option for idiopathic membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
NDT plus
2008

Contemporary trends in the pharmacological and extracorporeal management of heart failure: a nephrologic perspective.
Circulation
2008

Uncovering the hemodynamic profiles of patients with orthostatic hypotension.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
2007

The rise and fall of natriuretic peptides in acute kidney injury: a misunderstood relationship?
Reviews in cardiovascular medicine
2007

The UNLOAD trial: a "nephrologic" standpoint.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2007

Simultaneous development of Fanconi syndrome and acute renal failure associated with cidofovir.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
2007

Removal of BNP and inflammatory cytokines by haemodiafiltration in refractory heart failure.
Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
2007

Primary malfunction of a peritoneal dialysis catheter due to encasement in an encapsulating sheath.
Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
2007

Primary hyperaldosteronism in a patient with end-stage renal disease.
Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
2007

Metabolic syndrome and atherosclerotic events in renal transplant recipients.
Transplantation
2007

Is metformin safe in patients with mild renal insufficiency?
Diabetes care
2007

BK virus-associated urologic complications.
Pediatric transplantation
2007

24-hour blood pressure monitoring in the evaluation of supine hypertension and orthostatic hypotension.
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.)
2007

Rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure in a patient treated with daptomycin.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
2006

Relevance of Toll-like receptor-4 polymorphisms in renal transplantation.
Kidney international
2005

Posttransplant diabetes mellitus and atherosclerotic events in renal transplant recipients: a prospective study.
Transplantation
2005

Polyomavirus in a lung transplant patient.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
2005

Cytomegalovirus and thromboembolism in renal transplantation.
Transplantation
2005

Clinical relevance of BK virus quantitative PCR in renal transplantation.
Intervirology
2005

Predicting coronary heart disease in renal transplant recipients: a prospective study.
Kidney international
2004

Post-transplant erythrocytosis and thromboembolic events: an error.
Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
2004

Polyomaviruses and transplant patients: new concepts.
Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
2004

New-onset diabetes after transplantation: one point to consider.
Transplantation
2004

Long-term toxicity of antithymocyte globulin induction may vary with choice of agent: a single-center retrospective study.
Transplantation
2004

Cytomegalovirus-associated venous thromboembolism in renal transplant recipients: a report of 7 cases.
Transplantation
2004

Acquired hypercoagulable state in renal transplant recipients.
Thrombosis and haemostasis
2004

The first case of JC virus allograft nephropathy.
Transplantation
2003

Fracture and cardiac migration of an implanted venous catheter.
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
2003

Research Interests

For a summary of Dr. Kazory's academic interests and expertise please see above.
Dr. Kazory’s clinical interests include management of kidney-related complications of heart failure such as renal disease and electrolyte abnormalities, management of chronic kidney disease due to various causes, and providing renal replacement therapy for patients with kidney failure in the outpatient dialysis unit (hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis).