Top Renal Studies


  1. Vinsonneau. Continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration versus intermittent haemodialysis for acute renal failure in patients with multiple-organ dysfunction syndrome: A multicentre randomised trial. Lancet 2006; 368:379-385   (abstract)
  2. Palevsky. Intensity of renal support in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. N Engl J Med 2008; 359:7-20.
  3. Ronco. Effects of different doses in continuous veno-venous haemofiltration on outcomes of acute renal failure: a prospective randomised trial. Lancet 2000;356:26-30
  4. Bellomo. Low-dose dopamine in patients with early renal dysfunction: a placebo-controlled randomised trial. Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) Clinical Trials Group. Lancet 2000; 356: 2139-43.
  5. Schiffl. Daily hemodialysis and the outcome of acute renal failure. N Engl J Med 2002;346: 305–310
  6. Uchino. Acute Renal Failure in Critically Ill Patients: A Multinational, Multicenter Study. JAMA. 2005;294:813-818
  7. Pannu. Renal Replacement Therapy in Patients With Acute Renal Failure: A Systematic Review.  JAMA 2008;299:793-805.
  8. Uehlinger. Comparison of continuous and intermittent renal replacement therapy for acute renal failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2005;20:1630-1637
  9. Augustine. A randomized controlled trial comparing intermittent with continuous dialysis in patients with ARF. Am J Kidney Dis 2004;44:1000–1007(abstract)
  10. Mehta. A randomized clinical trial of continuous versus intermittent dialysis for acute renal failure. Kidney Int 2001; 60:1154-1163.
  11. Saudan. Adding a dialysis dose to continuous hemofiltration increases survival in patients with acute renal failure. Kidney Int 2006; 70:1312-1317   (abstract)Skofic. Intermittent high-volume predilution on-line haemofiltration versus standard intermittent haemodialysis in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury: a prospective randomized study.Nephrol Dial Transplant 2012 epublished ahead of print
  12. Bagshaw. A comparison of the RIFLE and AKIN criteria for acute kidney injury in critically ill patients. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2008; 23: 1569–74.
  13. Hoste. RIFLE criteria for acute kidney injury are associated with hospital mortality in critically ill patients: a cohort analysis. Critical Care 2006, 10:R73
  14. Bellomo. The ADQI workgroup: Acute renal failure – definition, outcome measures, animal models, fluid therapy and information technology needs: the Second International Consensus Conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Group. Crit Care 2004 , 8:R204-R212
  15. Payen. Sepsis Occurrence in Acutely Ill Patients (SOAP) Investigators: A positive fluid balance is associated with a worse outcome in patients with acute renal failure. Crit Care 2008; 12:R74.
  16. Uchino. Beginning and Ending Supportive Therapy for the Kidney (B.E.S.T. Kidney) Investigators: Diuretics and mortality in acute renal failure. Crit Care Med 2004; 32:1669-1677(abstract)
  17. Cantarovich. High-dose furosemide for established ARF: A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial. Am J Kidney Dis 2004; 44:402-409.
  18. Mehta. Diuretics, Mortality, and Nonrecovery of Renal Function in Acute Renal Failure. JAMA. 2002;288:2547-2553.
  19. Shilliday. Loop diuretics in the management of acute renal failure: a prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1997;12:2592–2596
  20. Karajala. Diuretics in acute kidney injury. Minerva Anestesiol 2009;75(5):251-7
  21. Bagshaw. Loop diuretics in the management of acute renal failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9:60-68
  22. Ho. Meta-analysis of frusemide to prevent or treat acute renal failure. BMJ 2006;33: 420