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Pooja Budhiraja, M.B.B.S.

  1. Nephrologist

Publications

  1. Garcia Valencia OA, Thongprayoon C, Jadlowiec CC, Mao SA, Leeaphorn N, Budhiraja P, Craici IM, Gonzalez Suarez ML, Cheungpasitporn W. AI-driven translations for kidney transplant equity in Hispanic populations. Sci Rep. 2024 Apr 12; 14 (1):8511
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  2. Garcia Valencia OA, Thongprayoon C, Jadlowiec CC, Mao SA, Leeaphorn N, Budhiraja P, Khoury N, Vaitla P, Suppadungsuk S, Cheungpasitporn W. Evaluating Global and Temporal Trends in Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation: Public Awareness and Engagement. Clin Pract. 2024 Mar 29; 14 (2):590-601
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  3. Alajous S, Budhiraja P. New-Onset Diabetes Mellitus after Kidney Transplantation. J Clin Med. 2024 Mar 27; 13 (7)
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  4. Me HM, Budhiraja P, Nair S, Kodali L, Ryan M, Khamash H, Heilman R, Wagler J, Ruch B, Jadlowiec CC, Moss A, Reddy KS. Utilizing kidneys from a donor with bile-cast nephropathy. Am J Transplant. 2024 Jan; 24(1):141-144. Epub 2023 Aug 25.
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  5. Punukollu R, Ohara SY, Budhiraja P, Smith ML, Kumm K, Ruch B, Misra S, Reddy KS, Heilman RL, Jadlowiec CC. Duration of Dialysis in Acute Kidney Injury Donors and Transplant Outcomes. J Am Coll Surg. 2024 Jan 1; 238 (1):61-69 Epub 2023 Oct 23
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  6. Garcia Valencia OA, Thongprayoon C, Miao J, Suppadungsuk S, Krisanapan P, Craici IM, Jadlowiec CC, Mao SA, Mao MA, Leeaphorn N, Budhiraja P, Cheungpasitporn W. Empowering inclusivity: improving readability of living kidney donation information with ChatGPT. Front Digit Health. 2024; 6:1366967 Epub 2024 Apr 10
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  7. Budhiraja P, Nguyen M, Heilman R, Kaplan B. The Role of Allograft Nephrectomy in the Failing Kidney Transplant. Transplantation. 2023 Dec 1; 107 (12):2486-2496 Epub 2023 May 01
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  8. Budhiraja P, Butterfield R, Gea-Banacloche J, Swaminathan S, Smith ML, Khamash HA, Me HM, Kodali L, Mour GK, Nair S, Misra S, Heilman RL. Outcomes of asymptomatic histologic pyelonephritis of kidney transplant. Clin Transplant. 2023 Dec; 37 (12):e15125 Epub 2023 Sept 13
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  9. Jadlowiec CC, Ohara SY, Punukollu R, Wagler J, Ruch B, Kumm K, Budhiraja P, Me HM, Mathur AK, Reddy KS, Khamash H, Heilman R. Outcomes with transplanting kidneys offered through expedited allocation. Clin Transplant. 2023 Nov; 37 (11):e15094 Epub 2023 Aug 10
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  10. Yetmar ZA, Kudva YC, Seville MT, Bosch W, Dean PG, Huskey JL, Budhiraja P, Jarmi T, Kukla A, Beam E. BK polyomavirus DNAemia in pancreas transplant recipients compared to pancreas-kidney recipients. Clin Transplant. 2023 Nov; 37 (11):e15135 Epub 2023 Sept 13
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  11. Budhiraja P, Reddy KS, Heilman RL, Jadlowiec CC, Khamash H, Reddy S, Katariya N, Chakkera HA. Favorable outcomes in Hispanic recipients receiving simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2023 Oct; 37 (10):e15062 Epub 2023 June 28
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  12. Punukollu R, Ryan M, Misra S, Budhiraja P, Ohara S, Kumm K, Guerra G, Reddy KS, Heilman R, Jadlowiec CC. Past, Current, and Future Perspectives on Transplanting Acute Kidney Injury Kidneys. Clin Pract. 2023 Aug 14; 13(4):944-958.
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  13. Abu Jawdeh BG, Smith ML, Hudson MR, Mour GK, Budhiraja P, Rosenthal JL. Case report: JC polyomavirus nephropathy in simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation: the role of viral-specific in situ hybridization staining. Front Med (Lausanne). 2023; 10:1282827 Epub 2023 Oct 20
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  14. Budhiraja P, Heilman RL, Reddy KS, Jadlowiec CC, Khamash HA, Ninan J, Reddy S, Me HM, Misra S, Katariya N, Chakkera HA. Favorable Outcomes in Older Recipients Receiving Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney Transplantation. Transplant Direct. 2022 Dec; 8 (12):e1413 Epub 2022 Nov 17
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  15. Gupta S, Gea-Banacloche J, Me HM, Chascsa DMH, Heilman RL, Budhiraja P, Yaman RN, Vikram HR, Zhang N, Joseph AM, Kodali L. Infections following rejection therapies in kidney and liver transplant recipients. Transpl Infect Dis. 2022 Dec; 24 (6):e13981 Epub 2022 Nov 09
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  16. Budhiraja P, Heilman RL, Edwards AS, Kaplan B. The Problem With Predicting Uncommon Events: The Critical Effect of Prevalence in Test Performance. Transplant Proc. 2022 Sep; 54 (7):1742-1744 Epub 2022 July 30
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  17. Das D, Wagler J, Ohara S, Nguyen M, Frasco PE, Smith M, Khamash H, Mathur AK, Budhiraja P, Reddy K, Heilman R, Jadlowiec C. Outcomes of dual kidney transplants from high KDPI kidneys are superior compared to single kidney high KDPI transplants at 1 year. Clin Transplant. 2022 Aug; 36 (8):e14737 Epub 2022 June 05
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  18. Budhiraja P, Reddy KS, Butterfield RJ, Jadlowiec CC, Moss AA, Khamash HA, Kodali L, Misra SS, Heilman RL. Duration of delayed graft function and its impact on graft outcomes in deceased donor kidney transplantation. BMC Nephrol. 2022 Apr 19; 23 (1):154
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  19. Chakkera HA, Kaplan B, Budhiraja P, Behmen S, Fitz-Patrick D, Butterfield RJ. VO2peak prior to transplant differentiates survival post kidney transplant. Clin Transplant. 2022 Feb; 36 (2):e14517 Epub 2021 Nov 07
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  20. Budhiraja P, Kaplan B, Kalot M, Alayli AE, Dimassi A, Chakkera HA, Heilman R, Edwards AS, Mustafa RA. Current State of Evidence on Kidney Transplantation: How Fragile Are the Results? Transplantation. 2022 Feb 1; 106 (2):248-256
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  21. Kodali L, Budhiraja P, Gea-Banacloche J. COVID-19 in kidney transplantation-implications for immunosuppression and vaccination. Front Med (Lausanne). 2022; 9:1060265 Epub 2022 Nov 23
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  22. Jadlowiec CC, Frasco P, Macdonough E, Wagler J, Das D, Budhiraja P, Mathur AK, Katariya N, Reddy K, Khamash H, Heilman R. Association of DGF and Early Readmissions on Outcomes Following Kidney Transplantation. Transpl Int. 2022; 35:10849 Epub 2022 Dec 23
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  23. Budhiraja P, Heilman RL, Jadlowiec CC, Smith ML, Ryan MS, Khamash HA, Kodali L, Moss AA, Mathur AK, Reddy KS. Successful outcomes with transplanting kidneys from deceased donors with acute kidney injuryon temporary renal replacement therapy. Clin Transplant. 2021 Dec; 35 (12):e14465 Epub 2021 Sept 23
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  24. Budhiraja P, Kalot MA, Alayli AE, Dimassi A, Kaplan B, Chakkera HA, Mustafa RA. Reporting and Handling of Missing Participant Data in Systematic Reviews of Kidney Transplant Studies. Transplantation. 2021 Aug 1; 105 (8):1708-1717
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  25. Budhiraja P, Kaplan B, Mustafa RA. Handling of MIssing Data. Transplantation. 2019 Jul; 16.
  26. Gupta A, Montgomery RN, Bedros V, Lesko J, Mahnken JD, Chakraborty S, Drew D, Klein JA, Thomas TS, Ilahe A, Budhiraja P, Brooks WM, Schmitt TM, Sarnak MJ, Burns JM, Cibrik DM. Subclinical Cognitive Impairment and Listing for Kidney Transplantation. CJASN. 2019 Apr; 14(4):567-75.
  27. Budhiraja P, Kaplan B. External Validation of Kidney Donor Risk Index Does Not Mitigate Its Basic Limitations. Transplantation. 2018 Jan; 102(1):5-6.
  28. Savin VJ, Sharma M, Zhou J, Gennochi D, Sharma R, Srivastava T, Ilahe A, Budhiraja P, Gupta A, McCarthy E. Multiple Targets for Novel Therapy of FSGS Associated with Circulating Permeability Factor. Biomed Res Int. 2017 Aug; 8(10).
  29. McGreal K, Budhiraja P, Jain N, Yu AL. Current challenges in the evaluation and management of hyponatremia. Kidney Disease (Basel). 2016; 6:56-63.
  30. Thajudeen B, Budhiraja P, Meister E, Popovtzer M. Improvement in glomerular filtration rate may decrease mortality among type-2 diabetics with chronic kidney disease lacking proteinuria: A retrospective study. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2015 Jul-Aug; 26 (4):702-7
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  31. lahe A, Budhiraja P, Kaplan B. Polyclonal and Monoclonal Antibodies in Renal Transplant: An update. Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension. 2015; 24:563-9.
  32. Budhiraja P, Thajudeen B, Popovtzer M. Absence of Albuminuria in Type 2 Diabetics with Classical Diabetic Nephropathy. JBiSe. 2013 May; 6(5A).
  33. Budhiraja P. Nocturia and disturbed sleep: where do we stand? J Clin Sleep Med. 2013; 9(3):263-4.
  34. Thajudeen B, Budhiraja P, Bracamonte E. Bilateral Renal Artery Thrombosis Secondary to Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis. Clinical Kidney Journal. 2013; 6(5):503-6.
  35. Budhiraja P, Budhiraja R, Goodwin JL, Allen RP, Newman AB, Koo BB, Quan SF. Incidence of restless legs syndrome and its correlates. J Clin Sleep Med. 2012 Apr 15; 8 (2):119-24
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  36. Budhiraja R, Parthasarathy S, Budhiraja P, Habib MP, Wendel C, Quan SF. Insomnia in patients with COPD. Sleep. 2012 Mar 1; 35 (3):369-75 Epub 2012 Mar 01
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  37. Belen C, Budhiraja P, Bracamonte E, Popovtzer M. Biopsy-proven acute tubular necrosis associated with vancomycin in an adult patient. Ren Fail. 2012; 34 (4):502-5 Epub 2012 Feb 14
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  38. Budhiraja R, Roth T, Hudgel DW, Budhiraja P, Drake CL. Prevalence and polysomnographic correlates of insomnia comorbid with medical disorders. Sleep. 2011 Jul 1; 34 (7):859-67 Epub 2011 July 01
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  39. Budhiraja P, Popovtzer M. Azathioprine-related myelosuppression in a patient homozygous for TPMT*3A. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2011 Jun 28; 7 (8):478-84 Epub 2011 June 28
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  40. Budhiraja R, Budhiraja P, Quan SF. Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disorders. Respir Care. 2010 Oct; 55 (10):1322-32; discussion 1330-2
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  41. Budhiraja P, Chen Z, Popovtzer M. Sodium bicarbonate versus normal saline for protection against contrast nephropathy. Ren Fail. 2009; 31 (2):118-23
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  42. Budhiraja P. Distressing nocturia. J Clin Sleep Med. 2008 Dec 15; 4 (6):605-6
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  43. Budhiraja R, Parthasarathy S, Drake CL, Roth T, Sharief I, Budhiraja P, Saunders V, Hudgel DW. Early CPAP use identifies subsequent adherence to CPAP therapy. Sleep. 2007 Mar; 30 (3):320-4
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