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Stephen Arnoff


Christine P. Bastl, MD


Professor Emeritus, Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-3381

FAX: 215-707-4148

Email: bastl@temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation


Educational Background:


BA, Chemistry, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 1966


MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, 1970


Internship, Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1970-1971


Internship, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1971-1973


Fellowship, Nephrology, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital and West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital, New Haven, CT, 1973-1974

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clinical Interests:

  • Kidney diseases
  • Glomerulonephritis

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board certification(s):

  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1971
  • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1973
  • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine in Subspecialty of Nephrology, 1976

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professional affiliations:

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • The Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease - American Heart Association
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Pennsylvania Society of Nephrology
  • Women in Nephrology
  • Renal Physician's Association

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research interests:

  • Quality of dialysis care
  • Disorders of potassium balance
  • Lactic acidosis
  • Internal potassium balance
  • Renal transplant rejection

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

8690788. Schulman G, Lindemeyer R, Barman A, Karnik S, Bastl CP, Atrial natriuretic peptide inhibits mineralocorticoid receptor function in rat colonic surface cells. J Clin Invest 98:1(157-66)1996 Jul 1

8166236. Schulman G, Robertson NM, Elfenbein IB, Eneanya D, Litwack G, Bastl CP, Mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid receptor steroid binding and localization in colonic cells. Am J Physiol 266:3 Pt 1(C729-40)1994 Mar

1329534. Bastl CP, Schulman G, Cragoe EJ Jr, Glucocorticoids inhibit colonic aldosterone-induced conductive Na+ absorption in adrenalectomized rat. Am J Physiol 263:3 Pt 2(F443-52)1992 Sep

1405311. Bastl CP, Hayslett JP, The cellular action of aldosterone in target epithelia. Kidney Int 42:2(250-64)1992 Aug

1653533. Bastl CP, Bressler L, Schulman G, Mendez M, Cragoe EJ Jr, Low-dose glucocorticoids maintain Na-H exchange in distal colon of adrenalectomized rats. Am J Physiol 261:3 Pt 2(F545-53)1991 Sep

2603952. Bastl CP, Schulman G, Cragoe EJ Jr, Low-dose glucocorticoids stimulate electroneutral NaCl absorption in rat colon. Am J Physiol 257:6 Pt 2(F1027-38)1989 Dec

3202186. Bastl CP, Effect of spironolactone on glucocorticoid-induced colonic cation transport. Am J Physiol 255:6 Pt 2(F1235-42)1988 Dec

2956277. Bastl CP, Regulation of cation transport by low doses of glucocorticoids in in vivo adrenalectomized rat colon. J Clin Invest 80:2(348-56)1987 Aug

2943734. Schulman G, Miller-Diener A, Litwack G, Bastl CP, Characterization of the rat colonic aldosterone receptor and its activation process. J Biol Chem 261:26(12102-8)1986 Sep 15

6693382. Bastl CP, Barnett CA, Schmidt TJ, Litwack G, Glucocorticoid stimulation of sodium absorption in colon epithelia is mediated by corticosteroid IB receptor. J Biol Chem 259:2(1186-95)1984 Jan 25

6839021. Rao AK, Niewiarowski S, James P, Holt JC, Harris M, Elfenbein B, Bastl C, Effect of heparin on the in vivo release and clearance of human platelet factor 4. Blood 61:6(1208-14)1983 Jun

7036739. Narins RG, Jones ER, Stom MC, Rudnick MR, Bastl CP, Diagnostic strategies in disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base homeostasis. Am J Med 72:3(496-520)1982 Mar

7059066. Rudnick MR, Bastl CP, Elfenbein IB, Sirota RA, Yudis M, Narins RG, Cimetidine-induced acute renal failure. Ann Intern Med 96:2(180-2)1982 Feb

7204573. Kliger AS, Binder HJ, Bastl C, Hayslett JP, Demonstration of active potassium transport in the mammalian colon. J Clin Invest 67:4(1189-96)1981 Apr

6160892. Bastl CP, Musial J, Kloczewiak M, Guzzo J, Berman I, Niewiarowski S, Role of kidney in the catabolic clearance of human platelet antiheparin proteins from rat circulation. Blood 57:2(233-8)1981 Feb

6446588. Guzzo J, Niewiarowski S, Musial J, Bastl C, Grossman RA, Rao AK, Berman I, Paul D, Secreted platelet proteins with antiheparin and mitogenic activities in chronic renal failure. J Lab Clin Med 96:1(102-13)1980 Jul

7399487. Narins RG, Rudnick MR, Bastl CP, The kidney in health and disease: XVIII: lactic acidosis and the elevated anion gap (II). Hosp Pract 15:6(91-8)1980 Jun

6768669. Narins RG, Rudnick MR, Bastl CP, Lactic acidosis and the elevated anion gap (I). Hosp Pract 15:5(125-9, 133-6)1980 May

7369359. Bastl CP, Binder HJ, Hayslett JP, Role of glucocorticoids and aldosterone in maintenance of colonic cation transport. Am J Physiol 238:3(F181-6)1980 Mar

6766204. Narins RG, Rudnick MR, Bastl CP, Case 38-1979: Ethylene glycol poisoning. N Engl J Med 302:8(466)1980 Feb 21

623264. Bastl C, Kliger AS, Binder HJ, Hayslett JP, Characteristics of potassium secretion in the mammalian colon. Am J Physiol 234:1(F48-53)1978 Jan

921441. Flis RS, Scoblionco DP, Bastl CP, Popovtzer MM, Dopamine-related polyuria in patients with gram-negative infection. Arch Intern Med 137:11(1547-50)1977 Nov

879324. Bastl C, Finkelstein FO, Sherwin R, Hendler R, Felig P, Hayslett JP, Renal extraction of glucagon in rats with normal and reduced renal function. Am J Physiol 233:1(F67-71)1977 Jul

142857. Bastl C, Hayslett JP, Binder HJ, Increased large intestinal secretion of potassium in renal insufficiency. Kidney Int 12:1(9-16)1977 Jul

868918. Bastl C, Katz MA, Shear L, Uremia with low serum creatinine-an entity produced by marked creatinine secretion. Am J Med Sci 273:3(289-92)1977 May-Jun

876441. Finkelstein FO, Kliger AS, Bastl C, Yap P, Sequential clearance and dialysance measurements in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients. Nephron 18:6(342-7)1977

835884. Schachter EN, Finkelstein FO, Bastl C, Smith GJ, Diagnostic problems in pulmonary-renal syndromes. Am Rev Respir Dis 115:1(155-9)1977 Jan

787617. Finkelstein FO, Siegel NJ, Bastl C, Forrest JN Jr, Kashgarian M, Kidney transplant biopsies in the diagnosis and management of acute rejection reactions. Kidney Int 10:2(171-8)1976 Aug

1249205. Sherwin RS, Bastl C, Finkelstein FO, Fisher M, Black H, Hendler R, Felig P, Influence of uremia and hemodialysis on the turnover and metabolic effects of glucagon. J Clin Invest 57:3(722-31)1976 Mar

814260. Finkelstein FO, Bastl C, Schiff M, Siegel NJ, Listeria sepsis immediately preceding renal transplant rejection. JAMA 235:8(844-5)1976 Feb 23

1106931. Bastl CP, Hendler ED, Finkelstein FO, Leukocyte responses to acute renal transplant rejection. Clin Nephrol 4:6(228-33)1975 Dec

785454. Finkelstein FO, Kliger AS, Bastl C, Yap P, Goffinet J, Chronic peritoneal dialysis in diabetic patients with end-stage renal failure. Proc Clin Dial Transplant Forum 5:(142-5)1975 Nov

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