Sidney M Kobrin, MBBCH

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Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Renal_Electrolyte and Hypertension Division
One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2638
Fax: 215-349-5703
University of the Witwatersrand, 1978.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

In-center Hemodialysis

Home Dialysis

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Diabetic Nephropathy

Kidney Stones

Native and transplant kidney biopsies

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Peritoneal Dialysis

Home Hemodialysis

Description of Other Expertise

Native and transplant kidney biopsies

Selected Publications

Ishida K, Brown MG, Weiner M, Kobrin S, Kasner SE, Messé SR. : Endocarditis Is a Common Stroke Mechanism in Hemodialysis Patients. Stroke. Jnuary 2014.

Kobrin, SM, Tzeremas T: Uremic Pruritis. UpToDate. Burton Rose, Alice Sheridan (eds.). November 2011.

Gakhar B, Kobrin S, Berns JS. : Extracorporeal treatment of cast nephropathy. Semin Dial. Sherman (eds.). 24(1): 9-11, January/February 2011.

Coryell L, Lott JP, Stavropoulos SW, Mondschein JI, Patel AA, Kwak A, Soulen MC, Solomon JA, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Nemeth AA, Kobrin S, Rudnick M, Trerotola SO. : The case for primary placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters in acute kidney injury. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 20(12): 1578-81, December 2009.

Kobrin S, Berns JS: Quinine, a tonic too bitter for dialysis associated muscle cramps? Seminars in Dialysis 2007.

Israni A, Halpern S, Mcfadden C, Korbin S, Wasserstein A, Berns J: Willingness to participate in a randomized Controlled trial of Short daily Dialysis, American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. 2002.

Blam ME, Kobrin S, Siejelman ES, Scotiniotis IA: Downhill esophaageal varices asa n iatrogenic complication of upper extremity hemodialysis access. Amer Journal of Gastroenterology 97(1): 216-218, 2002.

Yurkovic A, Cohen RD, Mantell MP, Kobrin S, Soulen MC, Chittams J, Trerotola SO.: Outcomes of thrombectomy procedures performed in hemodialysis grafts with early failure. J Vasc Interv Radiol 22(3): 317-24, March 2011.

Yan Y, Clark TW, Mondschein JI, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Dagli MS, Soulen MC, Stavropoulos SW, Sudheendra D, Mantell MP, Cohen RD, Kobrin S, Chittams JL, Trerotola SO: Outcomes of percutaneous interventions in transposed hemodialysis fistulas compared with nontransposed fistulas and grafts. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 12, December 2013.

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