Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Novel treatment of a totally occluded venous outflow tract of an arteriovenous graftJournal of Vascular Access.  20:333-336. 2019
2018 Erratum: Outcomes of fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided placement versus laparoscopic placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters (Clinical Kidney Journal DOI: 10.1093/ckj/sfx132)Clinical Kidney Journal.  12:308. 2018
2018 Predicting graft survival among kidney transplant recipients: A Bayesian decision support modelDecision Support Systems.  106:97-109. 2018
2018 Bariatric surgery is associated with renal function improvementSurgical Endoscopy.  32:276-281. 2018
2018 Outcomes of fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided placement versus laparoscopic placement of peritoneal dialysis cathetersClinical Kidney Journal.  11:549-554. 2018
2013 Surgical management of cephalic arch occlusive lesions: Are there predictors for outcomes?Seminars in Dialysis.  26. 2013
2013 Painless myocardial ischemia is associated with mortality in patients with chronic kidney diseaseNephron.  122:9-16. 2013
2013 Dilator-Assisted Banding for Managing Complications Associated with Excessive Hemodialysis Access FlowSeminars in Dialysis.  26:100-105. 2013
2012 Partial Aneurysmectomy is Effective in Managing Aneurysm-associated Complications of Arteriovenous Fistulae for Hemodialysis: Case Series and Literature ReviewSeminars in Dialysis.  25:357-364. 2012
2012 Academic interventional nephrology: A model for training, research, and patient careClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  7:521-524. 2012
2011 Thrombectomy of prosthetic dialysis grafts using mechanical plus "No-wait lysis" Approach requires less procedure time and radiation exposureSeminars in Dialysis.  24:694-697. 2011
2011 Role of lean body mass in estimating glomerular filtration rate in Alzheimer diseaseNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  26:2222-2231. 2011
2010 Economic analysis of cinacalcet in combination with low-dose vitamin D versus flexible-dose vitamin D in treating secondary hyperparathyroidism in hemodialysis patientsAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  56:1108-1116. 2010
2010 Primary amyloidosis of the kidney.West Virginia Medical Journal.  106:22-24. 2010
2009 Cryoglobulinemic Glomerulopathy Complicating Helicobacter pylori-Associated Gastric Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue LymphomaAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  54:770-774. 2009
2008 Visual vignetteEndocrine Practice.  14:651. 2008
2008 The correlation between spontaneous and balloon induced angina: clinical implications.West Virginia Medical Journal.  104:24-26. 2008
2008 Visual vignetteEndocrine Practice.  14:651. 2008
2006 Extensive upper extremity arterial thrombosis as the initial manifestation of nephrotic syndrome.West Virginia Medical Journal.  102:16-17. 2006
2006 Laser extraction of infected pacemaker and ICD leads: early experience at Charleston Area Medical Center.West Virginia Medical Journal.  102:20-22. 2006
2005 Osler-Weber-Rendu syndromeBritish heart journal.  91:1572. 2005
2005 Fatal subclavian stent infection remote from implantationCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  65:535-539. 2005
2005 Fracture of the osteoporotic cervical spine from a low-level trauma.West Virginia Medical Journal.  101:71-72. 2005
2005 Porphyria cutanea tarda in a patient with HIV-infection.West Virginia Medical Journal.  101:19-21. 2005
2004 Carotid stenting for symptomatic radiation-induced arteritis complicated by recurrent aneurysm formationCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  63:507-511. 2004
2004 High-output congestive heart failure successfully treated with transcatheter coil embolization of a large renal arteriovenous fistulaCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  63:373-376. 2004
2004 Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator infection caused by Tsukamurella.West Virginia Medical Journal.  100:185-186. 2004
2004 Methadone-induced torsade de pointes in a patient with normal baseline QT interval.West Virginia Medical Journal.  100:147-148. 2004
2004 Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura following cardiovascular surgery: a case report.West Virginia Medical Journal.  100:64-66. 2004

Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by LUTONIX, INC. 2018 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2017 - 2020
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1997
  • West Virginia University, Internship 2002
  • West Virginia University, Residency 2004
  • University Of Arizona- AKDHC, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011
  • Kansas University, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2010
  • Full Name

  • Ammar Almehmi