Ihab Michel Wahba, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3900 Woodland Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7934
Cairo University, 1991.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiorenal syndrome
Resistant hypertension
Disorders of water balance (Sodium disorders)
Acid-base disorders
Drug nephrotoxicity
Drug dosing in CKD and ESRD
Dialysis care
Gadolinium and kidney disease
Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis

Description of Other Expertise

Teaching medical students, residents and fellows

Description of Research Expertise

Drug dosing in dialysis
Drug nephrotoxicity
Cardiorenal syndrome
Intra-abdominal hypertension
Obesity and renal disease
Acute kidney injury
Resistant hypertension

Selected Publications

Fink J, Joy M, St Peter W, Wahba IM: Finding a common language for patient safety in CKD. CJASN 7(4): 689-95, 2012.

Dadfarmay S, Wahba IM : Acute kidney injury due to pulmonary embolism: The case for congestive kidney failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant Plus 4: 295-298, 2011.

Cedergreen J, Markin C, Wahba I: Pulmonary hypertension is an independent risk factor for chronic kidney disease (poster presentation). The American Thoracic Society 2009.

Wahba IM, Olyaei A, Rozansky D, Bennett WM: Handling of drugs in children with abnormal renal function. Pediatric Nephrology. Avner ED, Harmon WE, Niaudet P, Yoshikawa N (eds.). 6th Edition: 1693-1712, 2009.

Palevsky PM, Zhang JH, O'Connor TZ, et al.: VA/NIH Acute Renal Failure Trial Network, "Intensity of renal support in critically ill patients with acute renal failure" N Engl J Med 359: 7-20, 2009.

Erley CM, Wahba IM, Porter G: Imaging agents in patients with renal dysfunction Clinical Nephrotoxins DeBore ME, Porter GA, Bennett WM, Deray G (eds.). 3rd Edition: 402-426, 2009.

Olyaei A, Wahba IM, Bennett WM: Prescribing drugs for dialysis patients. Principles and Practice of Dialysis. William & Wilkins, 4th Edition: 149-195, 2009.

Cedergreen JC, Markin CJ, Wahba IM: Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Am J of Respit and Crit Care Med 179: A4864, 2009.

Wahba, IM, Simpson, EL, White, K: Authors reply to: Gadolinium exposure in organ donors may cause nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in transplant recipients never exposed to gadolinium. Am J Transplant 8(5): 1076, 2008.

Wahba IM, Simpson EL, White K: Gadolinium is not the only trigger for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: insights from two cases and review of the recent literature. Am J Transplant 7(10): 2425-32, 2007.

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