Robert L. Lins

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BACKGROUND Stopping the detrimental effects of the renin-angiotensin system at the most upstream point of the cascade offers theoretical advantages for cardiovascular protection. This study compares(More)
BACKGROUND There is uncertainty on the effect of different dialysis modalities for the treatment of patients with acute kidney injury (AKI), admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). This controlled(More)
BACKGROUND Aliskiren is the first in a new class of orally effective renin inhibitors for the treatment of hypertension. METHODS In 569 patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension, blood pressure(More)
BACKGROUND A prognostic scoring system for hospital mortality in acute renal failure (Stuivenberg Hospital Acute Renal Failure, SHARF score) was developed in a single-centre study. The scoring system(More)