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Miroslaw J Smogorzewski, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine
IRD 801 2020 Zonal Ave. Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 7307

Publications

William Osler and investigation on trench nephritis. G Ital Nefrol. 2016 Feb; 33 Suppl 66:33. S66. 19. View in: PubMed

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Acute Declines in Renal Function during Intensive BP Lowering: Implications for Future ESRD Risk. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Sep; 28(9):2794-2801. View in: PubMed

Strict blood pressure control associates with decreased mortality risk by APOL1 genotype. Kidney Int. 2017 Feb; 91(2):443-450. View in: PubMed

Strict blood pressure control associates with decreased mortality risk by APOL1 genotype. Kidney Int. 2016 Dec 04. View in: PubMed

Kidney transplantation in the Hispanic population. Clin Transplant. 2016 Feb; 30(2):118-23. View in: PubMed

Science on the kidney in early 19<superscript>th</superscript>-century Europe, based on the work of Jedrzej Sniadecki and Jons J. Berzelius. J Nephrol. 2013 Dec 23; 26(Suppl. 22):45-49. View in: PubMed

Relationship of left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic function with cardiovascular and renal outcomes in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease. Hypertension. 2013 Sep; 62(3):518-25. View in: PubMed

Relationship between ambulatory BP and clinical outcomes in patients with hypertensive CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Nov; 7(11):1770-6. View in: PubMed

Tadeusz Orlowski: founder of nephrology and kidney transplantation in Poland. J Nephrol. 2011 May-Jun; 24 Suppl 17:S66-72. View in: PubMed

Development of a real-time quantitative PCR assay for detection of a stable genomic region of BK virus. Virol J. 2010 Oct 29; 7:295. View in: PubMed

Intensive blood-pressure control in hypertensive chronic kidney disease. N Engl J Med. 2010 Sep 02; 363(10):918-29. View in: PubMed

Intensive blood-pressure control in hypertensive chronic kidney disease. N Engl J Med. 2010 Sep 2; 363(10):918-29. View in: PubMed

Skin blood flow in patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis. J Ren Nutr. 2010 Sep; 20(5 Suppl):S89-94. View in: PubMed

Development of a real-time quantitative PCR assay for detection of a stable genomic region of BK virus. Virol J. 2010; 7:295. View in: PubMed

Foxp3 staining in BK virus allograft nephropathy and comparison with acute cellular rejection. Transplant Proc. 2009 Dec; 41(10):4188-92. View in: PubMed

Historical perspective on the role of the kidney in acid-base regulation. J Nephrol. 2009 Nov-Dec; 22 Suppl 14:108-14. View in: PubMed

Immunosuppressive therapy in glomerular diseases: major accomplishment of Tadeusz Orlowski and his school. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 2009 May; 119(5):333-7. View in: PubMed

Altered acetylcholine metabolism of brain in uremia: role of secondary hyperparathyroidism. J Ren Nutr. 2008 Jan; 18(1):122-6. View in: PubMed

Management of vascular calcification in CKD patients. Semin Nephrol. 2006 Jan; 26(1):38-41. View in: PubMed

The effects of serum calcium and parathyroid hormone and the interaction between them on blood pressure in normal subjects and in patients with chronic kidney failure. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Jan; 15(1):173-7. View in: PubMed

The myopathy of statins. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Jan; 15(1):87-93. View in: PubMed

Amlodipine reverses the elevation in [Ca2+]i and the impairment of phagocytosis in PMNLs of NIDDM patients. Kidney Int. 2003 Dec; 64(6):2188-95. View in: PubMed

Liver metabolism in CRF. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Mar; 41(3 Suppl 1):S127-32. View in: PubMed

The hunger disease of the Warsaw Ghetto. Am J Nephrol. 2002 Jul; 22(2-3):197-201. View in: PubMed

Central nervous dysfunction in uremia. Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Oct; 38(4 Suppl 1):S122-8. View in: PubMed

Dysfunction of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in uremia: role of parathyroid hormone. Kidney Int Suppl. 2001 Feb; 78:S195-6. View in: PubMed

Defects in B-cell function and metabolism in uremia: role of parathyroid hormone. Kidney Int Suppl. 2001 Feb; 78:S186-9. View in: PubMed

Jewish medicine and the University of Padua: contribution of the Padua graduate Toviah Cohen to nephrology. Am J Nephrol. 1999; 19(2):213-21. View in: PubMed

Effect of amlodipine therapy on the monoclonal antibody 3G8-induced calcium signal in polymorphonuclear leukocytes of hemodialysis patients. Am J Nephrol. 1999; 19(4):505-8. View in: PubMed

Mechanisms through which high glucose concentration raises [Ca2+]i in renal proximal tubular cells. Kidney Int. 1998 Oct; 54(4):1206-13. View in: PubMed

High glucose concentration causes a rise in [Ca2+]i of cardiac myocytes. Kidney Int. 1998 May; 53(5):1237-43. View in: PubMed

PTH-PTHrP receptor in chronic renal failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 1998; 13 Suppl 1:50-7. View in: PubMed

Parathyroid hormone, chronic renal failure and the liver. Kidney Int Suppl. 1997 Nov; 62:S5-7. View in: PubMed

Uremic cardiomyopathy: role of parathyroid hormone. Kidney Int Suppl. 1997 Nov; 62:S12-4. View in: PubMed

Elevated cytosolic calcium and impaired proliferation of B lymphocytes in type II diabetes mellitus. Am J Kidney Dis. 1997 Jul; 30(1):98-104. View in: PubMed

Elevation of [Ca2+]i of renal proximal tubular cells and down-regulation of mRNA of PTH-PTHrP, V1a and AT1 receptors in kidney of diabetic rats. Kidney Int. 1997 Jun; 51(6):1950-5. View in: PubMed

Impaired Na(+)-H+ exchanger activity of hepatocytes in chronic renal failure. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1997 Jun; 8(6):929-34. View in: PubMed

Amlodipine prevents and reverses the elevation in [Ca2+]i and the impaired phagocytosis of PMNL of diabetic rats. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 1997 Feb; 12(2):265-72. View in: PubMed

A longitudinal study on the effect of nifedipine therapy and its discontinuation on [Ca2+]i and proliferation of B lymphocytes of dialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 1997 Feb; 29(2):233-8. View in: PubMed

Parathyroidectomy does not affect mRNA of PTH-PTHrP receptor in kidney, liver, and heart. Am J Nephrol. 1997; 17(2):187-92. View in: PubMed

Time course of the effect of nifedipine therapy and its discontinuation on [Ca2+]i and phagocytosis of polymorphonuclear leukocytes from hemodialysis patients. Am J Nephrol. 1997; 17(1):12-6. View in: PubMed

Renal mRNA of PTH-PTHrP receptor, [Ca2+]i and phosphaturic response to PTH in phosphate depletion. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1997; 23(1):48-57. View in: PubMed

Role of elevated cytosolic calcium in the pathogenesis of complications in diabetes mellitus. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1997; 23(3-6):253-60. View in: PubMed

Influence of Judaism and Jewish physicians on Greek and Byzantine medicine and their contribution to nephrology. Am J Nephrol. 1997; 17(3-4):233-40. View in: PubMed

Pathways through which glucose induces a rise in [Ca2+]i of polymorphonuclear leukocytes of rats. Kidney Int. 1996 Dec; 50(6):2032-40. View in: PubMed

Nifedipine reverses the abnormalities in [Ca2+]i and proliferation of B cells from dialysis patients. Kidney Int. 1996 Oct; 50(4):1249-54. View in: PubMed

Abnormalities in hepatic lipase in chronic renal failure: role of excess parathyroid hormone. J Clin Invest. 1996 May 15; 97(10):2167-73. View in: PubMed

The heart in uremia. Semin Nephrol. 1996 May; 16(3):214-21. View in: PubMed

Elevation of cytosolic calcium of rat cardiac myocytes in phosphate depletion. Kidney Int. 1996 Jan; 49(1):251-4. View in: PubMed

Effects of parathyroid hormone on hepatocyte pHi and Na(+)-H+ exchanger activity. Am J Nephrol. 1996; 16(5):431-41. View in: PubMed

Polymorphonuclear leukocytes in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: abnormalities in metabolism and function. Ann Intern Med. 1995 Dec 15; 123(12):919-24. View in: PubMed

Parathyroid hormone stimulates the generation of inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate in brain synaptosomes. Am J Kidney Dis. 1995 Nov; 26(5):814-7. View in: PubMed

Impaired agonist-induced calcium signaling in hepatocytes from chronic renal failure rats. Kidney Int. 1995 Oct; 48(4):1324-31. View in: PubMed

Function and metabolism of brain synaptosomes in chronic renal failure. Artif Organs. 1995 Aug; 19(8):795-800. View in: PubMed

Chronic renal failure increases cytosolic Ca2+ of hepatocytes. Am J Physiol. 1995 Jul; 269(1 Pt 1):G103-9. View in: PubMed

Elevated cytosolic calcium of adipocytes in chronic renal failure. Kidney Int. 1995 Jun; 47(6):1624-9. View in: PubMed

Down-regulation of PTH-PTHrP receptor of heart in CRF: role of [Ca2+]i. Kidney Int. 1995 Apr; 47(4):1182-6. View in: PubMed

Effect of treatment of hemodialysis patients with nifedipine on metabolism and function of polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Am J Kidney Dis. 1995 Mar; 25(3):440-4. View in: PubMed

Pathways involved in PTH-induced rise in cytosolic Ca2+ concentration of rat renal proximal tubule. Am J Physiol. 1995 Feb; 268(2 Pt 2):F330-7. View in: PubMed

New actions of parathyroid hormone. Introduction. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1995; 21(1-3):7-8. View in: PubMed

The mechanisms responsible for the PTH-induced rise in cytosolic calcium in various cells are not uniform. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1995; 21(1-3):13-28. View in: PubMed

PTH, chronic renal failure and myocardium. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1995; 21(1-3):55-62. View in: PubMed

Effects of parathyroid hormone on cytosolic calcium of rat adipocytes. Endocrinology. 1994 Nov; 135(5):1837-44. View in: PubMed

Phosphate depletion impairs leucine-induced insulin secretion. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1994 Nov; 5(5):1259-65. View in: PubMed

Abnormal leucine-induced insulin secretion in chronic renal failure. Am J Physiol. 1994 Nov; 267(5 Pt 2):F853-60. View in: PubMed

Mechanisms of PTH-induced rise in cytosolic calcium in adult rat hepatocytes. Am J Physiol. 1994 Nov; 267(5 Pt 1):G754-63. View in: PubMed

Mechanisms through which parathyroid hormone mediates its deleterious effects on organ function in uremia. Semin Nephrol. 1994 May; 14(3):219-31. View in: PubMed

Altered cytosolic calcium homeostasis in rat cardiac myocytes in CRF. Kidney Int. 1994 Apr; 45(4):1113-9. View in: PubMed

Hypokalemic effects of intravenous infusion or nebulization of salbutamol in patients with chronic renal failure: comparative study. Am J Kidney Dis. 1994 Feb; 23(2):266-71. View in: PubMed

Sequence of appearance of the metabolic derangements in rat brain synaptosomes during phosphate depletion. Nephron. 1994; 67(1):54-8. View in: PubMed

PTH-PTHrP receptor mRNA is downregulated in chronic renal failure. Am J Nephrol. 1994; 14(1):41-6. View in: PubMed

Derangements in acetylcholine metabolism in brain synaptosomes in chronic renal failure. Kidney Int. 1993 Sep; 44(3):630-7. View in: PubMed

Verapamil prevents chronic renal failure-induced abnormalities in lipid metabolism. Am J Kidney Dis. 1993 Jul; 22(1):158-63. View in: PubMed

Parathyroid hormone increases cytosolic calcium concentration in adult rat cardiac myocytes. Am J Physiol. 1993 Jun; 264(6 Pt 2):H1998-2006. View in: PubMed

Parathyroid hormone raises cytosolic calcium in pancreatic islets: study on mechanisms. Kidney Int. 1993 Mar; 43(3):554-60. View in: PubMed

Abnormal norepinephrine metabolism in rat brain synaptosomes in phosphate depletion. Am J Nephrol. 1993; 13(1):43-52. View in: PubMed

Parathyroid hormone-parathyroid hormone related protein receptor messenger RNA is present in many tissues besides the kidney. Am J Nephrol. 1993; 13(3):210-3. View in: PubMed

Elevated basal levels of cytosolic calcium of thymocytes in chronic renal failure. Am J Nephrol. 1993; 13(2):155-9. View in: PubMed

Parathyroid hormone increases cytosolic calcium of thymocytes. Nephron. 1993; 64(4):592-9. View in: PubMed

Decreased O2 consumption by PMNL from humans and rats with CRF: role of secondary hyperparathyroidism. Kidney Int. 1992 Sep; 42(3):602-9. View in: PubMed

Impaired phagocytosis in chronic renal failure is mediated by secondary hyperparathyroidism. Kidney Int. 1992 Jun; 41(6):1501-5. View in: PubMed

On the mechanisms of impaired phagocytosis in phosphate depletion. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1992 Apr; 2(10):1484-9. View in: PubMed

Reduced activity of Na(+)-K+ ATPase of pancreatic islets in chronic renal failure: role of secondary hyperparathyroidism. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1992 Feb; 2(8):1355-9. View in: PubMed

[Comparison of the effects of sodium fluoride and calcidiol on the remodeling of the endosteal surface of the rib cortex in dogs after administration of prednisone]. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 1992 Feb; 87(2):89-95. View in: PubMed

Mechanism of organ dysfunction in phosphate depletion: a critical role for a rise in cytosolic calcium. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1992; 18(2-5):133-40. View in: PubMed

Mechanisms underlying elevated [Ca2+]i in brain synaptosomes in states with chronic excess of PTH. J Endocrinol Invest. 1992; 15(9 Suppl 6):97-104. View in: PubMed

Abnormalities in pancreatic islet function and metabolism in presence and absence of excess PTH: role of high [Ca2+]i. J Endocrinol Invest. 1992; 15(9 Suppl 6):163-9. View in: PubMed

Reduced phospholipid contents of brain synaptosomes in phosphate depletion. Am J Physiol. 1991 Dec; 261(6 Pt 1):E742-7. View in: PubMed

Effect of chronic renal failure on Ca2+ ATPase of brain synaptosomes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1991 Dec; 2(6):1115-21. View in: PubMed

Chronic parathyroid hormone excess in vivo increases resting levels of cytosolic calcium in brain synaptosomes: studies in the presence and absence of chronic renal failure. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1991 Apr; 1(10):1162-8. View in: PubMed

Impaired phagocytosis in dialysis patients: studies on mechanisms. Am J Nephrol. 1991; 11(2):102-11. View in: PubMed

Cytosolic calcium is normally distributed in brain synaptosomes of normal and chronic renal failure rats. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1991; 17(6):369-71. View in: PubMed

Phosphate depletion increases cytosolic calcium of brain synaptosomes. Am J Physiol. 1991 Jan; 260(1 Pt 2):F12-8. View in: PubMed

Effect of potassium chloride on cytosolic calcium of brain synaptosomes of rats with chronic renal failure. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1991; 17(3):194-7. View in: PubMed

The usefulness of hyperimmune globulin for treatment of overt cytomegalovirus infection in allograft recipients. Transplant Proc. 1990 Aug; 22(4):1818-9. View in: PubMed

Effect of verapamil on CRF-induced abnormalities in phospholipid contents of brain synaptosomes. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med. 1990 May; 194(1):16-20. View in: PubMed

Verapamil corrects abnormalities in norepinephrine metabolism of brain synaptosomes in CRF. Am J Physiol. 1990 Apr; 258(4 Pt 2):F1036-41. View in: PubMed

IgA nephropathy: a long-term progressive study. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1990; 16(1):54-6. View in: PubMed

Abnormal norepinephrine uptake and release in brain synaptosomes in chronic renal failure. Kidney Int. 1989 Sep; 36(3):458-65. View in: PubMed

Effects of verapamil on the abnormalities in fatty acid oxidation of myocardium. Kidney Int. 1989 Sep; 36(3):453-7. View in: PubMed

Effect of chronic renal failure and parathyroid hormone on phospholipid content of brain synaptosomes. Am J Physiol. 1989 Apr; 256(4 Pt 2):F705-10. View in: PubMed

Rapid separation and quantitation of major phospholipids in biological samples by combined high-performance liquid chromatography and automated phosphorus analyzer. Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1989; 15(4):209-13. View in: PubMed

Immunogenicity of allogeneic pancreatic islet grafts: the effect of in vitro culture and the site of transplantation. Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 1989; 37(1-2):11-6. View in: PubMed

Verapamil reverses PTH- or CRF-induced abnormal fatty acid oxidation in muscle. Kidney Int. 1988 Dec; 34(6):774-8. View in: PubMed

Fatty acid oxidation in the myocardium: effects of parathyroid hormone and CRF. Kidney Int. 1988 Dec; 34(6):797-803. View in: PubMed

[Cryptococcosis in patients with transplanted kidney treated with steroids and azathioprine]. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 1988 Aug-Sep; 80(2-3):113-23. View in: PubMed

Chronic renal failure, parathyroid hormone and fatty acids oxidation in skeletal muscle. Kidney Int. 1988 Feb; 33(2):555-60. View in: PubMed

The influence of the H-2 receptor antagonist ranitidine on cadaver kidney allograft function. Int Urol Nephrol. 1986; 18(2):205-10. View in: PubMed

[Mucormycosis of nasal sinuses in a patient after kidney transplantation]. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 1985 May; 73(5):321-8. View in: PubMed

[Gastric secretion and gastrin metabolism in kidney diseases]. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 1976 Oct; 56(3):383-90. View in: PubMed

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