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Arnold B. Alper Jr., MD, MPH

Arnold Alper, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Selected Publications

Paramesh AS, Zhang R, Fonseca V, Killackey MT, Alper B, Slakey D, Florman S. Pancreas transplantation – a controversy in evolution. Journal of the Lousiana State Medical Society 159(6):319- 329, 2007

Zhang R, Alper B, Simon E, Florman S, Slakey D. Management of Metabolic Bone Disease in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Am J Med Sci 335(2):120-125, 2008

Balamuthusamy S, Paramesh A, Zhang R, Florman S, Shenava R, Islam T, Wagner J, Killackey M, Alper B, Simon EE, Slakey D. The Effects of Body Mas s Index on Graft Survival in Adult Recipients Transplanted with Single Pediatric Kidneys. Am J Nephrol 29(2):94-101, 2008

Alper AB, Campbell RC, Anker SD, Bakris G, Wahle C, Love TE, Hamm LL, Mujib M, Ahmed A. A propensity-matched study of low serum potassium and mortality in older adults with chronic heart failure. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Aug 6

Hyre AD, Cohen AJ, Kutner N, Alper AB, Dreisbach AW, Kimmel PL, Muntner P. Pyschosocial status of hemodialysis patients one year after Hurricane Katrina. Am J Med Sci 336(2):94-98, 2008

Muntner P, Jones TM, Hyre AD, Melamed ML, Alper A, Raggi P, Leonard MB. Association of serum intact parathyroid hormone with lower estimated glomerular filtration rate. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4(1):186-194, 2009

Kobori H, Alper AB, Shenava R, Katsurada A, Saito T, Ohashi N, Urushihara M, Miyata K, Satou R, Hamm LL, Navar LG. Urinary angiotensinogen as a novel biomarker of the intrarenal renin-angiotensin system status in hypertensive adults. Hypertension 53(2):344-50, 2009

Paramesh A, Zhang R, Yau CL, Balamuthusamy S, Shenava R, Killackey M, Alper B, Simon E, Slakey D, Florman S. Long-term outcome of single pediatric donor kidney transplants between African-American and non-African-American adults. Clin Nephrol 72(1):55-61, 2009

Amatya, A., Florman, S., Paramesh, A., Amatya, A., McGee, J., Killackey, M., Ren, Q., Alper, B., Heneghan, J., Simon, E., Sullivan, K., Slakey, D. and Zhang, R., HLA-matched kidney transplantation in the era of modern immunosuppressive therapy. Dialysis & Transplantation, 39: 193–198, 2010

Alper AB, Yi Y, Rahman M, Webber Ls, Magee L, von Dadelszen P, Pridjian G, Aina-Mumuney A, Saade G, Morgan J, Nuwayhid B, Belfort M, Puschett J. Performance of estimated glomerular filtration rate prediction equations in preeclamptic patients. Am J Perinatol (accepted for publication 2010).

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