EKHA has authored or contributed to the following publications.


Noels et al. Post-translational modifications in kidney diseases and associated cardiovascular risk. Nat. Rev. Nephrol., …, …-…, 2024. Available here    Supplementary information

Zoccali et al. A new era in the science and care of kidney diseases. Nat. Rev. Nephrol., …, …-…, 2024. Available here

Sever et al, Facts and myths about altruistic donation. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant., …, …-…, 2024. Available here


Vanholder et al, Inequities in kidney health and kidney care. Nat. Rev. Nephrol., …, …-…, 2023. Available here

Sever et al. Disasters in kidney care: pitfalls and solutions. Nat. Rev. Nephrol., …, …-…, 2023 Available here

Pawlowicz-Szarska et al, Distribution, preparedness and management of Ukrainiann adult refugees on dialysis – an international survey by the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force of the European Renal Association. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant., …, …-…, 2023. Accessible here.

Vanholder et al, Policy forum in the European Parliament: Calling for a paradigm shift towards green kidney care. J. Nephrol., …, …-…, 2023. Available here.

Vanholder et al, A policy call to address rare kidney disease in health care plans. Clin. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol., 2023, …, …-…. Available here.

Wieringa et al, Coordinating efforts to optimize next-generation kidney replacement therapies: the European Kidney Health Alliance work group ‘Breakthrough innovation. Clin. Kidney J., 16, 885-890, 2023

Ramada et al, Portable, wearable and implantable artificial kidney systems: needs, opportunities and challenges. Nat. Rev. Nephrol, …, …-…, 2023. Available here.

Tuglular et al, Lessons learnt during the war in Ukraine: a report from the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force of ERA. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2023. …, …-… Available here.

Boenink et al. Factors influencing kidney transplantation rates. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant, 2023; ….: ….-… Available here.

Stigant et al, Our Shared Responsibility – The Urgent Necessity of Global Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care. Kidney Int, 2023, …, …-… Available here.


EDTAKI: a Nephrology and Public Policy Committee platform call for more European involvement in acute kidney injury 2022; 37: 740-748 Available here.

Kidney transplantation during mass disasters—from COVID-19 to other catastrophes: a Consensus Statement by the DESCARTES Working Group and Ethics Committee of the ERA. M. S. Sever, Vanholder R., Oniscu G., Abramowicz D., Van Biesen W., Maggiore U.,  Watschinger B., Mariat C., Buturovic-Ponikvar J., Crespo M., Mjoen G., Heering P., Peruzzi L., Gandolfini I., Hellemans R., Hilbrands L. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2022;, gfac251, Accessible here.

Armed conflicts and kidney patients: a consensus statement from the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force of the ERA. M. S. Sever, Vanholder R., Luyckx V., Eckardt K.-U., Kolesnyk M., Wiecek A., Pawlowicz-Szlarska E., Gallego D., Shroff R., Škoberne A., Nistor I., Sekkarie M., Ivanov D., Noruišiene E., Tuglular S., on behalf of the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force of the ERA, Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2022;, gfac247, Accessible here

Green nephrology. Vanholder R, Kidney Dial, 2022; 2: 434-438. Available here

Continuing kidney care in conflicts. Vanholder R., De Weggheleire A., Ivanov D.D., Luyckx V., Slama S., Sekkarie M., Sever M.S., Shroff R. Nature Rev. Nephrol., __, ___-__, 2022. Doi: 10.1038/s41581-022-00588-7

The European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and the decade of the kidneyTM. Vanholder R., Conway P.T., Gallego D., Scheres E., Wieringa F. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant, …, …-…, 2022. Doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfac211. Available here.

Wars and kidney patients: a statement by the European Kidney Health Alliance related to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Vanholder, R., Gallego D., & Sever, M.S. Available here. J Nephrol, 35(2), 377-380, 2022.

A Nephrology and Public Policy Committe (NPPC) platform call for more European involvement in AKI. Vanholder R., Rondeau E., Anders H.J., Carlson N., Fliser D., Kanbay M., Lopes J.A., Murray P.T., Ortiz A., Sanz A.B., Selby N.M., Wiecek A., Massy Z.A. Edtaki. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 37(4), 740-748, 2022.

The European Green Deal and nephrology: a call for action by the European Kidney Health Alliance. Vanholder R., Agar J., Braks M., Gallego D., Gerritsen K.G.F., Harber M., Noruisiene J., Pancirova J., Piccoli G., Stamatialis D., Wieringa F. Nephrol Dial Transplant, __, __-__, 2022.

Patient-reported factors influencing the choice of their kidney replacement treatment modality. De Jong R., Stel V.S., Rahmel A., Murphy M., Vanholder R.C., Massy Z.A., Jager K.J. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant., 37(3)., 477-488, 2022.

Future directions of dialysis. Vanholder R. Kidney Dial, 2, 153-162, 2022.


Health literacy problems of kidney patients
Lameire, N., & Vanholder, R. Available here.

Expanding Utilization of Home Dialysis: An Action Agenda From the First International Home Dialysis Roundtable
Mendu, M. L., Divino-Filho, J. C., Vanholder, R., Mitra, S., Davies, S. J., Jha, V., … & International Home Dialysis Roundtable Steering Committee. Available here.

Roadmap: Organ donation and transplantation: a multi-stakeholder call to action
Vanholder, R., Domínguez-Gil, B., Busic, M., Cortez-Pinto, H., Craig, J. C., Jager, K. J., … & Oniscu, G. C. Available here.

Fighting the unbearable lightness of neglecting kidney health: the decade of the kidney
Vanholder, R., Annemans, L., Bello, A. K., Bikbov, B., Gallego, D., Gansevoort, R. T., … & Wieringa, F. Available here.

International Society of Nephrology Global Kidney Health Atlas: structures, organization, and services for the management of kidney failure in Western Europe
Kelly, D. M., Anders, H. J., Bello, A. K., Choukroun, G., Coppo, R., Dreyer, G., … & Board, I. W. E. R. Available here.

EDTAKI: A nephrology and public policy committee platform call for more European involvement in AKI
Vanholder, R., Rondeau, E., Anders, H. J., Carlson, N., Fliser, D., Kanbay, M., … & Massy, Z. A. Avalaible here.

Results of the European EDITH nephrologist survey on factors influencing treatment modality choice for end-stage kidney disease
de Jong, R. W., Jager, K. J., Vanholder, R. C., Couchoud, C., Murphy, M., Rahmel, A., … & Stel, V. S. Available here.

Patient-reported factors influencing the choice of their kidney replacement treatment modality
de Jong, R. W., Stel, V. S., Rahmel, A., Murphy, M., Vanholder, R. C., Massy, Z. A., & Jager, K. J. Available here.

Data sharing under the General Data Protection Regulation, time to harmonize law and research ethics?
Vlahou, A., Hallinan, D., Apweiler, R., Argiles, A., Beige, J., Benigni, A., … & Vanholder, R. Available here.

COVID-19 and policy changes for kidney disease: the need for a ‘decade of the kidney’
Vanholder, R., & Lameire, N. Available here.

Mass Disasters and Burnout in Nephrology Personnel: From Earthquakes and Hurricanes to COVID-19 Pandemic
Sever, M. S., Ortiz, A., Maggiore, U., Bac-García, E., & Vanholder, R. Available here.

Supplemented ERA-EDTA Registry data evaluated the frequency of dialysis, kidney transplantation and comprehensive conservative management for patients with kidney failure in Europe
Stel, V. S., de Jong, R. W., Kramer, A., Andrusev, A. M., Baltar, J. M., Barbullushi, M., … & Jager, K. J. Available here.

A roadmap for optimizing chronic kidney disease patient care and patient-oriented research in the Eastern European nephrology community
Sever, M. Ş., Jager, K. J., Vanholder, R., Stengel, B., Harambat, J., Finne, P., … & Massy, Z. A. Available here.


A call for harmonization of European kidney care: dialysis reimbursement and distribution of kidney replacement therapies
van der Tol, A., Stel, V. S., Jager, K. J., Lameire, N., Morton, R. L., Van Biesen, W., & Vanholder, R. Available here.

Health Policy for Dialysis Care in Canada and the United States
Tonelli, M., Vanholder, R., & Himmelfarb, J.  Available here.

The current and future landscape of dialysis
Himmelfarb, J., Vanholder, R., Mehrotra, R., & Tonelli, M. Available here.

Funding kidney research as a public health priority: challenges and opportunities
Zoccali, C., Vanholder, R., Wagner, C. A., Anders, H. J., Blankenstijn, P. J., Bruchfeld, A., … & Wanner, C. Available here.


How to increase kidney transplant activity throughout Europe-an advocacy review by the European Kidney Health Alliance
Vanholder, R., Stel, V. S., Jager, K. J., Lameire, N., Loud, F., Oberbauer, R., … & Zoccali, C.  Available here.

Nephrology and Public Policy Committee propositions to stimulate research collaboration in adults and children in Europe
Massy, Z. A., Caskey, F. J., Finne, P., Harambat, J., Jager, K. J., Nagler, E., … & Zoccali, C. Available here.


Further approaches to reduce the cost of renal replacement therapy
Vanholder, R., Annemans, L., Brown, E., Gansevoort, R., Gout-Zwart, J. J., Lameire, N., … & Zoccali, C. Available here.

Reducing the costs of chronic kidney disease while delivering quality health care: a call to action
Vanholder, R., Annemans, L., Brown, E., Gansevoort, R., Gout-Zwart, J. J., Lameire, N., … & Zoccali, C. Available here.