TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
Address1400 Pressler St
Houston TX 77030-4008
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    1. Chowdhury R, Turcotte AE, Rondon-Berrios H, Workeneh BT. Spurious Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders in the Patient With Cancer: A Review. Am J Kidney Dis. 2023 08; 82(2):237-242. PMID: 36906215; PMCID: PMC10491742.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Carstens MH, Garc?a N, Mandayam S, Workeneh B, Pastora I, Calder?n C, Bertram KA, Correa D. Safety of Stromal Vascular Fraction Cell Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Cause (Mesoamerican Nephropathy). Stem Cells Transl Med. 2023 01 30; 12(1):7-16. PMID: 36545894; PMCID: PMC9887091.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    3. Workeneh BT, Meena P, Christ-Crain M, Rondon-Berrios H. Hyponatremia Demystified: Integrating Physiology to Shape Clinical Practice. Adv Kidney Dis Health. 2023 03; 30(2):85-101. PMID: 36868737; PMCID: PMC9993811.
      Citations:    Translation:Humans
    4. Ratanasrimetha P, Workeneh BT, Seethapathy H. Sodium and Potassium Dysregulation in the Patient With Cancer. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2022 03; 29(2):171-179.e1. PMID: 35817524.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Uppal NN, Workeneh BT, Rondon-Berrios H, Jhaveri KD. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders Associated with Cancer Immunotherapy. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 06; 17(6):922-933. PMID: 35063968; PMCID: PMC9269647.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Tantisattamo E, Ho BT, Workeneh BT. Editorial: Metabolic Changes After Kidney Transplantation. Front Med (Lausanne). 2021; 8:709644. PMID: 34307432; PMCID: PMC8297834.
      Citations: 1     
    7. Workeneh BT, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Moore LW. Progress in the Identification and Management of Protein-Energy Wasting and Sarcopenia in Chronic Kidney Disease. J Ren Nutr. 2021 Jul; 31(4):335-339. PMID: 34053819.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Kang GE, Murphy TK, Kunik ME, Badr HJ, Workeneh BT, Yellapragada SV, Sada YH, Najafi B. The detrimental association between fear of falling and motor performance in older cancer patients with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. Gait Posture. 2021 07; 88:161-166. PMID: 34091147; PMCID: PMC8316411.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Adhikari S, Mamlouk O, Rondon-Berrios H, Workeneh BT. Hypophosphatemia in cancer patients. Clin Kidney J. 2021 Nov; 14(11):2304-2315. PMID: 34754427; PMCID: PMC8572986.
      Citations: 1     
    10. Sada YH, Poursina O, Zhou H, Workeneh BT, Maddali SV, Najafi B. Harnessing digital health to objectively assess cancer-related fatigue: The impact of fatigue on mobility performance. PLoS One. 2021; 16(2):e0246101. PMID: 33636720; PMCID: PMC7910036.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Workeneh BT, Mandayam S. Promoting Peritoneal Dialysis Retention in Underserved Communities. Am J Med Sci. 2021 01; 361(1):1-2. PMID: 33422190.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Workeneh BT, Uppal NN, Jhaveri KD, Rondon-Berrios H. Hypomagnesemia in the Cancer Patient. Kidney360. 2021 01 28; 2(1):154-166. PMID: 35368816; PMCID: PMC8785729.
      Citations:    Translation:Humans
    13. Le N, Moore LW, Fong JVN, Doan T, Mitch WE, Workeneh B, Moore CE. Healthy Eating Index of Living Donor Renal Transplantation Recipients During the First Year Posttransplant. Prog Transplant. 2020 09; 30(3):271-277. PMID: 32677538.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Pandey RK, DiPippo A, Kadia T, Pemmaraju N, Workeneh BT, Jabbour E, Ravandi F, Jain N. Nelarabine-related rhabdomyolysis in a patient with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2020 11; 61(11):2775-2777. PMID: 32654562.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    15. Workeneh BT, Jhaveri KD, Rondon-Berrios H. Hyponatremia in the cancer patient. Kidney Int. 2020 10; 98(4):870-882. PMID: 32497528.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Workeneh B, Moore LW, Nolte Fong JV, Shypailo R, Gaber AO, Mitch WE. Successful Kidney Transplantation Is Associated With Weight Gain From Truncal Obesity and Insulin Resistance. J Ren Nutr. 2019 11; 29(6):548-555. PMID: 30852120.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Zahiri M, Chen KM, Zhou H, Nguyen H, Workeneh BT, Yellapragada SV, Sada YH, Schwenk M, Najafi B. Using wearables to screen motor performance deterioration because of cancer and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in adults - Toward an early diagnosis of CIPN. J Geriatr Oncol. 2019 11; 10(6):960-967. PMID: 30665876; PMCID: PMC6639160.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Mamlouk O, Selamet U, Machado S, Abdelrahim M, Glass WF, Tchakarov A, Gaber L, Lahoti A, Workeneh B, Chen S, Lin J, Abdel-Wahab N, Tayar J, Lu H, Suarez-Almazor M, Tannir N, Yee C, Diab A, Abudayyeh A. Nephrotoxicity of immune checkpoint inhibitors beyond tubulointerstitial nephritis: single-center experience. J Immunother Cancer. 2019 01 06; 7(1):2. PMID: 30612580; PMCID: PMC6322290.
      Citations: 82     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Strati P, Glass WF, Abdelrahim M, Selamet U, Tchakarov A, Workeneh BT, Verstovsek S, Abudayyeh A. Renal complications of primary myelofibrosis. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 02; 60(2):507-510. PMID: 29966471.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Ahmed S, Guffey D, Minard C, Workeneh B. Efficacy of loop diuretics in the management of undocumented patients with end-stage renal disease. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Aug; 34(8):1552-5. PMID: 27260551.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Workeneh B, Shypailo R, DeCastro I, Shah M, Guffey D, Minard CG, Mitch WE. Adverse Effects of Sporadic Dialysis on Body Composition. Nephron. 2015; 131(1):73-7. PMID: 26314556.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Ahmed S, Truong LD, Workeneh B. Fraternal twins with job's syndrome and immune complex nephritis. CEN Case Rep. 2016 May; 5(1):61-66. PMID: 28509165; PMCID: PMC5411662.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    
    23. Razzak Chaudhary S, Workeneh BT, Montez-Rath ME, Zolopa AR, Klotman PE, Winkelmayer WC. Trends in the outcomes of end-stage renal disease secondary to human immunodeficiency virus-associated nephropathy. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Oct; 30(10):1734-40. PMID: 26175146; PMCID: PMC4829059.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Workeneh B, Guffey D, Minard CG, Mitch WE. Causes for Withdrawal in an Urban Peritoneal Dialysis Program. Int J Nephrol. 2015; 2015:652953. PMID: 26064683; PMCID: PMC4430635.
      Citations: 4     
    25. Shah MK, Workeneh B, Taffet GE. Hypernatremia in the geriatric population. Clin Interv Aging. 2014; 9:1987-92. PMID: 25429210; PMCID: PMC4242070.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Zhou X, Workeneh B, Hu Z, Li R. Effect of immunosuppression on the human mesangial cell cycle. Mol Med Rep. 2015 Feb; 11(2):910-6. PMID: 25370945; PMCID: PMC4262500.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    27. Peck BW, Workeneh B, Kadikoy H, Abdellatif A. Sodium hypochlorite-induced acute kidney injury. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Mar; 25(2):381-4. PMID: 24626008.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Workeneh B, Bajaj M. The regulation of muscle protein turnover in diabetes. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2013 Oct; 45(10):2239-44. PMID: 23838169.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    29. Workeneh B, Mitch WE. High-protein diet in diabetic nephropathy: what is really safe? Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Aug; 98(2):266-8. PMID: 23824718.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Workeneh B, Sangsiraprapha W, Addison D, Longfield E. A novel case of persistent Bartters-like syndrome associated with gentamicin exposure. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2013 Jan; 24(1):144-6. PMID: 23354214.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Ahmed S, Truong L, Eknoyan G, Workeneh B. Evolving spectrum of HIV-associated nephropathy. Nephron Clin Pract. 2012; 121(3-4):c131-5. PMID: 23208246.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Xu J, Li R, Workeneh B, Dong Y, Wang X, Hu Z. Transcription factor FoxO1, the dominant mediator of muscle wasting in chronic kidney disease, is inhibited by microRNA-486. Kidney Int. 2012 Aug; 82(4):401-11. PMID: 22475820; PMCID: PMC3393843.
      Citations: 100     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    33. Peck B, Workeneh B, Kadikoy H, Patel SJ, Abdellatif A. Spectrum of sodium hypochlorite toxicity in man-also a concern for nephrologists. NDT Plus. 2011 Aug; 4(4):231-5. PMID: 25949487; PMCID: PMC4421444.
      Citations: 7     
    34. Tan JC, Busque S, Workeneh B, Ho B, Derby G, Blouch KL, Sommer FG, Edwards B, Myers BD. Effects of aging on glomerular function and number in living kidney donors. Kidney Int. 2010 Oct; 78(7):686-92. PMID: 20463656; PMCID: PMC3353650.
      Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Workeneh BT, Mitch WE. Review of muscle wasting associated with chronic kidney disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Apr; 91(4):1128S-1132S. PMID: 20181807.
      Citations: 104     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Workeneh B, Abbasi F, Reaven G. Fasting urine pH is independent of insulin sensitivity. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Mar; 91(3):586-8. PMID: 20032494.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    37. Tan JC, Workeneh B, Busque S, Blouch K, Derby G, Myers BD. Glomerular function, structure, and number in renal allografts from older deceased donors. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Jan; 20(1):181-8. PMID: 18815243; PMCID: PMC2615719.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Workeneh BT, Rondon-Berrios H, Zhang L, Hu Z, Ayehu G, Ferrando A, Kopple JD, Wang H, Storer T, Fournier M, Lee SW, Du J, Mitch WE. Development of a diagnostic method for detecting increased muscle protein degradation in patients with catabolic conditions. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Nov; 17(11):3233-9. PMID: 17005936.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Workeneh B, Balakumaran A, Bichet DG, Mitch WE. The dilemma of diagnosing the cause of hypernatraemia: drinking habits vs diabetes insipidus. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2004 Dec; 19(12):3165-7. PMID: 15575005.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. The Influence of Kidney Disease on Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism. 1-16.
    41. Spectrum of sodium hypochlorite toxicity in man - Also a concern for nephrologists. NDT Plus. 4:231-235.
    42. Assessment of the associated particle prompt gamma neutron activation technique for total body nitrogen measurement in vivo. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 296:143-148.
    43. Causes for withdrawal in an Urban peritoneal dialysis program. International Journal of Nephrology. 2015.
    44. Chronic Kidney Disease. 3021-3072.
    45. Efficacy of loop diuretics in the management of undocumented patients with end-stage renal disease. American Journal of Emergency Medicine.
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