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Anitha Vijayan, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Renal Diseases
Director, Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Director, Acute Dialysis Unit, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Specialty Areas

Nephrology
Hypertension Management
Dialysis Management

Board Certifications

Nephrology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease/renal failure, high blood pressure, hypertension, proteinuria, hematuria, metabolic and electrolyte disorders, lupus nephritis, glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, kidney stones, hemodialysis, CRRT, therapeutic plasma exchange, living kidney donor evaluations

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-362-7603
Fax: 314-747-3743

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 200
Office Phone: 314-362-7603
Fax: 314-747-5213

Davita Florissant Dialysis

10887 W. Florissant Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63136

Davita Shrewsbury Dialysis

119 Kenrick Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 314-961-8180

Davita North County Dialysis

13119 New Halls Ferry Road
Florissany, MO 63033
Phone: 866-544-6741

Education

Education

Fellowship: Nephrology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1999
Residency: Internal Medicine, St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield, Missouri 1996
Senior House Officer: Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas 1993
MBBS : University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Rhinosporidiosis: Report of an extra-ductal facial lesion.
Nambiar SS, Radhakrishnan S, Vijayan A
IDCases. 2016 Dec 21; 740-43. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2016.11.004.

PMID:
    28070493
    [PubMed - in process]
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Arthroscopic Retrieval of over 100 Loose Bodies in Shoulder Synovial Chondromatosis: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Raval P, Vijayan A, Jariwala A
Orthop Surg. 2016 Nov; 8(4)511-515. doi: 10.1111/os.12294.

PMID:
    28032713
    [PubMed - in process]
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Invasive pneumococcal disease in children aged younger than 5 years in India: a surveillance study.
Manoharan A, Manchanda V, Balasubramanian S, Lalwani S, Modak M, Bai S, Vijayan A, Shet A, Nagaraj S, Karande S, Nataraj G, Yewale VN, Joshi SA, Iyer RN, Santosham M, Kahn GD, Knoll MD, Alliance for Surveillance of Invasive Pneumococci (ASIP) Study Group.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 9; pii: S1473-3099(16)30466-2. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30466-2.

PMID:
    27956163
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Optimal Role of the Nephrologist in the Intensive Care Unit.
Askenazi DJ, Heung M, Connor MJ Jr, Basu RK, Cerdá J, Doi K, Koyner JL, Bihorac A, Golestaneh L, Vijayan A, Okusa MD, Faubel S, American Society of Nephrology Acute Kidney Injury Advisory Group.
Blood Purif. 2016 Dec 3; 43(1-3)68-77.

PMID:
    27923227
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Falsely Elevated Plasma Creatinine Due to an Immunoglobulin M Paraprotein.
McGill MR, Vijayan A, Trulock EP, Witt CA, Kohler GD, Scott MG
Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Nov; 68(5)789-792. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.05.014.

PMID:
    27461852
    [PubMed - in process]
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Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Questionnaire Survey of Management Practice in India and Review of Literature.
Avanali R, Bhadran B, Krishna Kumar P, Vijayan A, Arun S, Musthafa AM, Panchal S, Gopal VV
World Neurosurg. 2016 Dec; 96355-361. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.09.010.

PMID:
    27647025
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical adjudication in acute kidney injury studies: findings from the pivotal TIMP-2*IGFBP7 biomarker study.
Liu KD, Vijayan A, Rosner MH, Shi J, Chawla LS, Kellum JA
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2016 Oct; 31(10)1641-6. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw238.

PMID:
    27342580
    [PubMed - in process]
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Investigating the real-world emission characteristics of light-duty gasoline vehicles and their relationship to local socioeconomic conditions in three communities in Los Angeles, California.
Park SS, Vijayan A, Mara SL, Herner JD
J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2016 Oct; 66(10)1031-44. doi: 10.1080/10962247.2016.1197166.

PMID:
    27268732
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prolonged Intermittent Renal Replacement Therapy.
Edrees F, Li T, Vijayan A
Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2016 May; 23(3)195-202. doi: 10.1053/j.ackd.2016.03.003.

PMID:
    27113696
    [PubMed - in process]
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The incidence and importance of anaemia in patients undergoing cardiac surgery in the UK - the first Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists national audit.
Klein AA, Collier TJ, Brar MS, Evans C, Hallward G, Fletcher SN, Richards T, Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists (ACTA).
Anaesthesia. 2016 Jun; 71(6)627-35. doi: 10.1111/anae.13423.

PMID:
    26993159
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical Use of the Urine Biomarker [TIMP-2] × [IGFBP7] for Acute Kidney Injury Risk Assessment.
Vijayan A, Faubel S, Askenazi DJ, Cerda J, Fissell WH, Heung M, Humphreys BD, Koyner JL, Liu KD, Mour G, Nolin TD, Bihorac A, American Society of Nephrology Acute Kidney Injury Advisory Group.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Jul; 68(1)19-28. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.12.033.

PMID:
    26948834
    [PubMed - in process]
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Degradation of fluorescent high-visibility colors used in safety garments for the Australian railway industry.
Vijayan A, Islam S, Jones M, Padhye R, Arnold L
J Safety Res. 2016 Feb; 561-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jsr.2015.11.008.

PMID:
    26875158
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of Diagnostic Ability of Storage Phosphor Plate in Detecting Proximal Caries with Direct Measurement by Stereomicroscope: A Pilot Study.
Vivek V, Thomas S, Nair BJ, Vineet AD, Thomas J, Ranimol P, Vijayan AK
Clin Pract. 2015 Sep 28; 5(3)763. doi: 10.4081/cp.2015.763.

PMID:
    26664712
    [PubMed]
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Relationship of 1,25 dihydroxy Vitamin D Levels to Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients with Acute Kidney Injury.
Vijayan A, Li T, Dusso A, Jain S, Coyne DW
J Nephrol Ther. 2015 Feb; 5(1)pii: 190.

PMID:
    26295008
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Multi-Center, Randomized, Controlled, Pivotal Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of a Selective Cytopheretic Device in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury.
Tumlin JA, Galphin CM, Tolwani AJ, Chan MR, Vijayan A, Finkel K, Szamosfalvi B, Dev D, DaSilva JR, Astor BC, Yevzlin AS, Humes HD, SCD Investigator Group.
PLoS One. 2015 Aug 5; 10(8)e0132482. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132482.

PMID:
    26244978
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outpatient Dialysis for Patients with AKI: A Policy Approach to Improving Care.
Heung M, Faubel S, Watnick S, Cruz DN, Koyner JL, Mour G, Liu KD, Cerda J, Okusa MD, Lukaszewski M, Vijayan A, American Society of Nephrology Acute Kidney Injury Advisory Group.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Oct 7; 10(10)1868-74. doi: 10.2215/CJN.02290215.

PMID:
    26220818
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Chimeric HIV-1 gp120 Fused with Vaccinia Virus 14K (A27) Protein as an HIV Immunogen.
Vijayan A, García-Arriaza J, Raman SC, Conesa JJ, Chichón FJ, Santiago C, Sorzano CÓ, Carrascosa JL, Esteban M
PLoS One. 2015 Jul 24; 10(7)e0133595. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133595.

PMID:
    26208356
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Aches, pains and headache: an unusual combination of hypothyroidism, vitamin D deficiency, cervical radiculopathy and cortical vein sinus thrombosis.
Ittyachen AM, Vijayan A, Kottam P, Jose A
BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 8; 2015pii: bcr2015209888. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-209888.

PMID:
    26156835
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Promoting Kidney Function Recovery in Patients with AKI Requiring RRT.
Cerdá J, Liu KD, Cruz DN, Jaber BL, Koyner JL, Heung M, Okusa MD, Faubel S, AKI Advisory Group of the American Society of Nephrology.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Oct 7; 10(10)1859-67. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01170215.

PMID:
    26138260
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term prognosis and a prediction model for acute bowel ischaemia following cardiac surgery.
Ariyaratnam P, Vijayan A, Cale AR, Cowen ME, Haqzad Y, Balasubramanian S, Loubani M
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep; 21(3)336-41. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivv148.

PMID:
    26070320
    [PubMed - in process]
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