Naim S. Issa, M.D.

  1. Nephrologist

Publications

  1. Basu A, Prieto M, Kosberg C, Mai ML, Khamash HA, Jadlowiec CC, Issa NS, Dean PG, Lorenz EC, Stegall MD, Schinstock CA. Ten Years of Kidney Paired Donation at Mayo Clinic: The Benefits of Incorporating ABO/HLA Compatible Pairs. Transplantation. 2019 Sep 4 Epub 2019 Sept 04
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  2. Issa N, Vaughan LE, Denic A, Kremers WK, Chakkera HA, Park WD, Matas AJ, Taler SJ, Stegall MD, Augustine JJ, Rule AD. Larger nephron size, low nephron number, and nephrosclerosis on biopsy as predictors of kidney function after donating a kidney. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jul; 19 (7):1989-1998 Epub 2019 Feb 01
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  3. Issa N, Sanchez OA, Kukla A, Riad SM, Berglund DM, Ibrahim HN, Matas AJ. Weight gain after kidney donation: Association with increased risks of type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Clin Transplant. 2018 Sep; 32 (9):e13360 Epub 2018 Aug 18
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  4. Serrano OK, Kandaswamy R, Gillingham K, Chinnakotla S, Dunn TB, Finger E, Payne W, Ibrahim H, Kukla A, Spong R, Issa N, Pruett TL, Matas A. Rapid Discontinuation of Prednisone in Kidney Transplant Recipients: 15-Year Outcomes from the University of Minnesota. Transplantation. 2017 Apr 03;
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  5. Sheta M, Riad S, Deepak U, Issa N, Birkenbach M, Ibrahim HN, Kukla A. Costimulation pathway blockade in kidney transplant recipients with de-novo rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Nephrol Case Stud. 2017; 5:16-19 Epub 2017 Feb 17
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  6. Sheta M, Riad S, Issa, N, Ibrahim HN, Birkenbach M, Kukla A. Costimulation Pathway Blockade In Kidney Transplant Recipients With De Novo Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Nephrology in press.2016;
  7. Ibrahim HN, Foley RN, Reule SA, Spong R, Kukla A, Issa N, Berglund DM, Sieger GK, Matas AJ. Renal Function Profile in White Kidney Donors: The First 4 Decades. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Feb 17;
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  8. Issa,, Kandaswamy ,, Kukla ,. Who Gets Transplanted Under the New Kidney Allocation System (kas)? A Single Center Expreience American Journal of Transplantation .2016;16:55-56.
  9. Rouphael B, Lankireddy S, Lazaryan A, Kukla A, Ibrahim HN, Matas AJ, Issa N. Outcomes of kidney retransplantation in recipients with prior post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Clin Transplant. 2016 Jan; 30: (1)60-5.
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  10. Issa N, Kukla A, Jackson S, Riad SM, Foster MC, Matas AJ, Eckfeldt JH, Ibrahim HN. Comparison of cystatin C and creatinine-based equations for GFR estimation after living kidney donation. Transplantation. 2014 Oct 27; 98: (8)871-7.
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  11. MacDonald D, Kukla AK, Ake S, Berglund D, Jackson S, Issa N, Spong R, Matas AJ, Ibrahim HN. Medical outcomes of adolescent live kidney donors. Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Jun; 18: (4)336-41.
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  12. Berglund D, MacDonald D, Jackson S, Spong R, Issa N, Kukla A, Reule S, Weber M, Matas AJ, Ibrahim HN. Low birthweight and risk of albuminuria in living kidney donors. Clin Transplant. 2014 Mar; 28: (3)361-7.
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  13. Issa N, Ortiz F, Reule SA, Kukla A, Kasiske BL, Mauer M, Jackson S, Matas AJ, Ibrahim HN, Najafian B. The renin-aldosterone axis in kidney transplant recipients and its association with allograft function and structure. Kidney Int. 2014 Feb; 85: (2)404-15.
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  14. Kukla A, Issa N, Jackson S, Spong R, Foster MC, Matas AJ, Mauer MS, Eckfeldt JH, Ibrahim HN. Cystatin C enhances glomerular filtration rate estimating equations in kidney transplant recipients. Am J Nephrol. 2014; 39: (1)59-65.
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  15. Issa N, Kukla A. Peritoneal dialysis immediately after kidney transplantation. Adv Perit Dial. 2014; 30:83-6.
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  16. Faravardeh A, Eickhoff M, Jackson S, Spong R, Kukla A, Issa N, Matas AJ, Ibrahim HN. Predictors of graft failure and death in elderly kidney transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2013 Dec 27; 96: (12)1089-96.
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  17. Issa N, Kukla A, Ibrahim HN. Calcineurin inhibitor nephrotoxicity: a review and perspective of the evidence. Am J Nephrol. 2013; 37: (6)602-12.
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  18. Haidar F, Kisserli A, Tabary T, McGregor B, Noel LH, Reveil B, Toupance O, Rieu P, Thervet E, Legendre C, Morelon E, Issa N, Cohen JH. Comparison of C4d detection on erythrocytes and PTC-C4d to histological signs of antibody-mediated rejection in kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2012 Jun; 12: (6)1564-75.
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  19. Issa N, Kukla A, Ibrahim HN. The over-exaggerated chronic nephrotoxicity of calcineurin inhibitors. Arab J Urol. 2012 Jun; 10: (2)169-74.
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  20. Kukla A, Issa N, Ibrahim HN. Pregnancy in renal transplantation: Recipient and donor aspects in the Arab world. Arab J Urol. 2012 Jun; 10: (2)175-81.
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  21. Issa N, Lankireddy S, Kukla A. Should peritoneal dialysis be the preferred therapy pre-kidney transplantation? Adv Perit Dial. 2012; 28:89-93.
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  22. Issa N, Amer H, Dean PG, Kremers WK, Kudva YC, Rostambeigi N, Cosio FG, Larson TS, Habermann TM, Stegall MD, Griffin MD. Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder following pancreas transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2009 Aug; 9: (8)1894-902.
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  23. Issa N, Krowka MJ, Griffin MD, Hickson LJ, Stegall MD, Cosio FG. Pulmonary hypertension is associated with reduced patient survival after kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2008 Nov 27; 86 (10):1384-8
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  24. Issa N, Cosio FG, Gloor JM, Sethi S, Dean PG, Moore SB, DeGoey S, Stegall MD. Transplant glomerulopathy: risk and prognosis related to anti-human leukocyte antigen class II antibody levels. Transplantation. 2008 Sep 15; 86 (5):681-5
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  25. Issa N, Meyer KH, Arrigain S, Choure G, Fatica RA, Nurko S, Stephany BR, Poggio ED. Evaluation of creatinine-based estimates of glomerular filtration rate in a large cohort of living kidney donors. Transplantation. 2008 Jul 27; 86: (2)223-30.
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  26. Issa N, Poggio ED, Fatica RA, Patel R, Ruggieri PM, Heyka RJ. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis and its association with gadolinium exposure during MRI. Cleve Clin J Med. 2008 Feb; 75: (2)95-7, 103-4, 106 passim.
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  27. Issa N, Stephany B, Fatica R, Nurko S, Krishnamurthi V, Goldfarb DA, Braun WE, Dennis VW, Heeger PS, Poggio ED. Donor factors influencing graft outcomes in live donor kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2007 Mar 15; 83: (5)593-9.
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  28. Issa N, Messer J, Paganini EP. Renal assist device and treatment of sepsis-induced acute kidney injury in intensive care units. Contrib Nephrol. 2007; 156:419-27.
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  29. Poggio ED, Wang X, Weinstein DM, Issa N, Dennis VW, Braun WE, Hall PM. Assessing glomerular filtration rate by estimation equations in kidney transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2006 Jan; 6: (1)100-8.
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