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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

Davita St. Louis Dialysis

2610 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

Office Phone: 314-989-0886
Fax: 314-989-0596

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 St. Louis Dialysis

2610 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

Office Phone: 314-367-9111
Fax: 314-367-9248

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

Chronic Subdural Hematoma; A Questionnaire Survey Of Management Practice In India and review of Literature.
Avanali R, Bhadran B, P KK, Vijayan A, S A, Musthafa AM, Panchal S, Gopal VV
World Neurosurg. 2016 Sep 16; pii: S1878-8750(16)30836-1. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.09.010.

PMID:
    27647025
    [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 Jul 22; pii: S0272-6386(16)30251-7. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.05.014.

PMID:
    27461852
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Jun 23; pii: gfw238.

PMID:
    27342580
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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]
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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; 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; 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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Motorcycle helmet use in Calicut, India: User behaviors, attitudes, and perceptions.
Karuppanagounder K, Vijayan AV
Traffic Inj Prev. 2016; 17(3)292-6. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2015.1055736.

PMID:
    26068550
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Biomarker Enhanced Risk Prediction for Adverse Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients Receiving RRT.
Pike F, Murugan R, Keener C, Palevsky PM, Vijayan A, Unruh M, Finkel K, Wen X, Kellum JA, Biological Markers for Recovery of Kidney (BioMaRK) Study Investigators
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Aug 7; 10(8)1332-9. doi: 10.2215/CJN.09911014.

PMID:
    26048891
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Effect of State Policies on Organ Donation and Transplantation in the United States.
Chatterjee P, Venkataramani AS, Vijayan A, Wellen JR, Martin EG
JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 175(8)1323-9. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.2194.

PMID:
    26030386
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Whole genome comparison of a large collection of mycobacteriophages reveals a continuum of phage genetic diversity.
Pope WH, Bowman CA, Russell DA, Jacobs-Sera D, Asai DJ, Cresawn SG, Jacobs WR, Hendrix RW, Lawrence JG, Hatfull GF, Science Education Alliance Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science, Phage Hunters Integrating Research and Education, Mycobacterial Genetics Course
Elife. 2015 Apr 28; 4e06416. doi: 10.7554/eLife.06416.

PMID:
    25919952
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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