Kamel Kamel

FRCP(C), MB BCh

Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Biography

Research Interests

Dysnatremias, dyskalemias, metabolic acidosis, metabolic alkalosis, nephrolithiasis

Research Activities

1. Clinical disorders of fluid and electrolytes and acid-base balance
2. Metabolic regulation and acid-base balance
3. Pathophysiology of nephrolithiasis

Recent Publications

  1. Kamel, KS, Schreiber, M, Carlotti, AP, Halperin, ML. Approach to the Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Am. J. Kidney Dis. 2016;68 (6):967-972. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.05.034. PubMed PMID:27599629 .
  2. Harel, Z, Kamel, KS. Optimal Dose and Method of Administration of Intravenous Insulin in the Management of Emergency Hyperkalemia: A Systematic Review. PLoS ONE. 2016;11 (5):e0154963. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154963. PubMed PMID:27148740 PubMed Central PMC4857926.
  3. Kamel, KS, Schreiber, M, Halperin, ML. Integration of the response to a dietary potassium load: a paleolithic perspective. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2014;29 (5):982-9. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gft499. PubMed PMID:24789504 .
  4. Kim, N, Cheema-Dhadli, S, Hare, GM, Chong, CK, Halperin, ML, Kamel, KS et al.. Non-natriuretic doses of furosemide: potential use for decreasing the workload of the renal outer medulla with minimal magnesium wasting in the rat. Nephron Physiol. 2012;122 (1-2):7-12. doi: 10.1159/000346741. PubMed PMID:23548701 .
  5. Kamel, KS, Schreiber, M. Asking the question again: are cation exchange resins effective for the treatment of hyperkalemia?. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2012;27 (12):4294-7. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfs293. PubMed PMID:22989741 .
  6. Kamel, KS, Halperin, ML. Intrarenal urea recycling leads to a higher rate of renal excretion of potassium: an hypothesis with clinical implications. Curr. Opin. Nephrol. Hypertens. 2011;20 (5):547-54. doi: 10.1097/MNH.0b013e328349b8f9. PubMed PMID:21788894 .
  7. Cheema-Dhadli, S, Chong, CK, Alazmi, M, Kamel, KS, Halperin, ML. Is there escape from renal actions of vasopressin in rats with a hyponatremia for greater than 48 hours?. Electrolyte Blood Press. 2010;8 (1):10-7. doi: 10.5049/EBP.2010.8.1.10. PubMed PMID:21468192 PubMed Central PMC3041496.
  8. Cheema-Dhadli, S, Chong, CK, Kim, N, Kamel, KS, Halperin, ML. Importance of Residual Water Permeability on the Excretion of Water during Water Diuresis in Rats. Electrolyte Blood Press. 2010;8 (1):1-9. doi: 10.5049/EBP.2010.8.1.1. PubMed PMID:21468191 PubMed Central PMC3041495.
  9. Halperin, ML, Kamel, KS. Some observations on the clinical approach to metabolic acidosis. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 2010;21 (6):894-7. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2009080794. PubMed PMID:20488948 .
  10. Hladunewich, MA, Troyanov, S, Calafati, J, Cattran, DC, Metropolitan Toronto Glomerulonephritis Registry. The natural history of the non-nephrotic membranous nephropathy patient. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4 (9):1417-22. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01330209. PubMed PMID:19661220 PubMed Central PMC2736692.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Staff Physician, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
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