Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney InjuryJournal of Intensive Care Medicine.  34:94-103. 2019
2018 A Monte Carlo Simulation Approach for Beta-Lactam Dosing in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Prolonged Intermittent Renal Replacement TherapyJournal of Clinical Pharmacology.  58:1254-1265. 2018
2018 Pneumaturia and Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by a HiddenPelvic MalignancyAmerican Journal of Medicine.  131:e421-e422. 2018
2018 Challenges of performing renal replacement therapy in the intensive care unit: The nephrologist perspectiveClinical Nephrology.  90:11-17. 2018
2018 Renal replacement therapy intensity for acute kidney injury and recovery to dialysis independence: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysisNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  33:1017-1024. 2018
2017 Managing issues in dialysis for the patient with AKIClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  12:1538-1542. 2017
2017 Renal Support for Acute Kidney Injury in the Developing WorldKidney International Reports.  2:559-578. 2017
2017 Current state of the art for renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with acute kidney injuryIntensive Care Medicine.  43:841-854. 2017
2016 Nomenclature for renal replacement therapy and blood purification techniques in critically ill patients: Practical applicationsCritical Care.  20. 2016
2016 Nomenclature for renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: Basic principlesCritical Care.  20. 2016
2016 Precision Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy and Solute ControlBlood Purification.  42:238-247. 2016
2016 We Use Heparin as the Anticoagulant for CRRTSeminars in Dialysis.  29:272-274. 2016
2016 Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of extended infusion versus short infusion piperacillin-tazobactam in critically Ill patients undergoing CRRTClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  11:1377-1383. 2016
2015 Assessing continuous renal replacement therapy as a rescue strategy in cardiorenal syndrome 1Clinical Kidney Journal.  8:87-92. 2015
2015 A prospective international multicenter study of AKI in the intensive care unitClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  10:1324-1331. 2015
2015 A multi-center, randomized, controlled, pivotal study to assess the safety and efficacy of a selective cytopheretic device in patients with acute kidney injuryPLoS ONE.  10. 2015
2015 Levels of protein C and soluble thrombomodulin in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury: A multicenter prospective observational studyPLoS ONE.  10. 2015
2014 A continuous veno-venous hemofiltration protocol with anticoagulant citrate dextrose formula A and a calcium-containing replacement fluidLife support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs.  37:499-502. 2014
2014 A patient with AKI after cardiac surgeryClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  9:1470-1478. 2014
2014 Efficacy and safety of 5 anesthetics in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio)Aalas Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science.  53:198-203. 2014
2013 Association between renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury and mortalityJournal of Critical Care.  28:1011-1018. 2013
2013 The effect of the selective Cytopheretic device on acute kidney injury outcomes in the intensive care unit: A multicenter pilot studySeminars in Dialysis.  26:616-623. 2013
2013 The author repliesNew England Journal of Medicine.  368:1160-1161. 2013
2013 Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)Studies in Computational Intelligence.  405:929-1009. 2013
2013 KDOQI US commentary on the 2012 KDIGO clinical practice guideline for acute kidney injuryAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  61:649-672. 2013
2012 Continuous renal-replacement therapy for acute kidney injuryNew England Journal of Medicine.  367:2505-2514. 2012
2012 Advances in continuous renal replacement therapy: Citrate anticoagulation updateBlood Purification.  34:88-93. 2012
2012 Critical care nephrology: Management of acid-base disorders with CRRTKidney International.  82:9-18. 2012
2012 Regional citrate anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement therapy: The better alternative?American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  59:745-747. 2012
2012 Solute clearance in CRRT: Prescribed dose versus actual delivered doseNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  27:952-956. 2012
2012 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Piperacillin-Tazobactam in 42 patients treated with Concomitant CRRTClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  7:452-457. 2012
2012 Hepatorenal syndrome: The 8 th international consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) GroupCritical Care.  16. 2012
2011 Renal kallikrein excretion and epigenetics in human acute kidney injury: Expression, mechanisms and consequencesBMC Nephrology.  12. 2011
2011 Management of complications in renal replacement therapySeminars in Dialysis.  24:164-168. 2011
2011 Renal replacement therapy in special settings: Extracorporeal support devices in liver failureSeminars in Dialysis.  24:197-202. 2011
2010 Development, implementation, and results of the ASN in-training examination for fellowsClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  5:328-334. 2010
2009 Citrate anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) in patients with acute kidney injury admitted to the intensive care unitNDT Plus.  2:439-447. 2009
2009 A comparison of observed versus estimated baseline creatinine for determination of RIFLE class in patients with acute kidney injuryNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  24:2739-2744. 2009
2009 Outcomes of critically ill children requiring continuous renal replacement therapyJournal of Critical Care.  24:394-400. 2009
2009 Anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement therapySeminars in Dialysis.  22:141-145. 2009
2009 The clinical application of CRRT - Current statusSeminars in Dialysis.  22:107. 2009
2009 Timing of renal replacement therapy and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injuryJournal of Critical Care.  24:129-140. 2009
2009 Discontinuation of continuous renal replacement therapy: A post hoc analysis of a prospective multicenter observational studyCritical Care Medicine.  37:2576-2582. 2009
2008 The epidemiology of severe acute kidney injury: From BEST to PICARD, in acute kidney injury: New conceptsNephron.  109. 2008
2008 Standard versus high-dose CVVHDF for ICU-related acute renal failureJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  19:1233-1238. 2008
2008 Delivery of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: What are the key issues?Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  3:869-875. 2008
2008 Efficacy and safety of renal tubule cell therapy for acute renal failureJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  19:1034-1040. 2008
2008 Treatment of patients with cardiac surgery associated-acute kidney injuryLife support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs.  31:190-196. 2008
2007 Continuous renal replacement therapy: A worldwide practice survey: The Beginning and Ending Supportive Therapy for the Kidney (B.E.S.T. Kidney) InvestigatorsIntensive Care Medicine.  33:1563-1570. 2007
2007 Sustained low-efficiency dialysisContributions to Nephrology.  156:320-324. 2007
2007 Septic acute kidney injury in critically ill patients: Clinical characteristics and outcomesClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  2:431-439. 2007
2007 Patient and kidney survival by dialysis modality in critically ill patients with acute kidney injuryLife support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs.  30:281-292. 2007
2006 Citrate-Based Replacement Solutions with Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration: Not as Simple as It SoundsAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  47:1086. 2006
2006 A practical citrate anticoagulation continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration protocol for metabolic control and high solute clearance.Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  1:79-87. 2006
2005 Acute renal failure in critically ill patients: A multinational, multicenter studyJournal of the American Medical Association.  294:813-818. 2005
2005 Renal replacement therapies for acute renal failure: Does dose matter?American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  45:1139-1143. 2005
2005 External validation of severity scoring systems for acute renal failure using a multinational databaseCritical Care Medicine.  33:1961-1967. 2005
2005 Renal replacement therapy III: IHD, CRRT, SLEDCritical Care Clinics.  21:367-378. 2005
2004 Vascular grafts for hemodialysis: Types, sites and techniquesContributions to Nephrology.  142:73-93. 2004
2004 Diuretics and mortality in acute renal failureCritical Care Medicine.  32:1669-1677. 2004
2002 Normal radiographs in patients with persistent "hip pain" - Value of magnetic resonance imagingJournal of Rheumatology.  29:2463-2465. 2002
2001 Simplified citrate anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement therapyKidney International.  60:370-374. 2001
2000 Dilative cardiomyopathy leading to congestive heart failure in a male squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)Journal of Medical Primatology.  29:42-45. 2000
1999 Predictors of adequacy of arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patientsKidney International.  56:275-280. 1999

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2016 Anticoagulation for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy.  380-385.e1. 2016
2016 Complications of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).  211-219. 2016
2015 Clinical pearls: Renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in the postoperative period.  37-51. 2015
2014 Renal kallikrein excretion and epigenetics in human acute kidney injury: Expression, mechanisms and consequences.  1-28. 2014
2013 Acute kidney injury: Definitions and general approach.  165-173. 2013
2013 Specific etiologies.  199-236. 2013
2013 Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)..  929-1009. 2013

Research Overview

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine in Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1994
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1997
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1999
  • Full Name

  • Ashita Tolwani