Vianda S Stel

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Residual renal function at the start of dialysis and clinical outcomes
    Vianda S Stel
    Department of Medical Informatics, ERA EDTA Registry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3175-82. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Instrumental variable analysis
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1694-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Time trend in access to the waiting list and renal transplantation: a comparison of four European countries
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3621-31. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Survival analysis II: Cox regression
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephron Clin Pract 119:c255-60. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Survival analysis I: the Kaplan-Meier method
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephron Clin Pract 119:c83-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Level of renal function in patients starting dialysis: an ERA-EDTA Registry study
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3315-25. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The randomized controlled trial
    Vianda S Stel
    European Renal Association European Dialysis and Transplant Association Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c337-42. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The randomized clinical trial: an unbeatable standard in clinical research?
    V S Stel
    Department of Medical Informatics, ERA EDTA Registry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 72:539-42. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of co-morbidity in different European RRT populations and its effect on access to renal transplantation
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, J1b 113 1, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2803-11. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Global differences in dialysis modality mix: the role of patient characteristics, macroeconomics and renal service indicators
    Moniek W M van de Luijtgaarden
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1264-75. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Residual renal function at the start of dialysis and clinical outcomes
    Vianda S Stel
    Department of Medical Informatics, ERA EDTA Registry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3175-82. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the association between estimated GFR (eGFR) at the start of dialysis and mortality within Europe...
  2. doi request reprint Instrumental variable analysis
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1694-9. 2013
    ..The second aim is to compare the results from observational studies using the instrumental variable method with those from RCTs aiming to answer the same study question. ..
  3. doi request reprint Time trend in access to the waiting list and renal transplantation: a comparison of four European countries
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3621-31. 2012
    ..To examine the time trend and international differences in access to the waiting list and renal transplantation of patients with end-stage kidney disease...
  4. doi request reprint Survival analysis II: Cox regression
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephron Clin Pract 119:c255-60. 2011
    ..The purpose of this article is to explain the basic concepts of the Cox regression method, and to provide some guidance regarding the presentation of the results...
  5. doi request reprint Survival analysis I: the Kaplan-Meier method
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephron Clin Pract 119:c83-8. 2011
    ..To do this, we use a clinical example derived from the nephrology literature...
  6. doi request reprint Level of renal function in patients starting dialysis: an ERA-EDTA Registry study
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3315-25. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint The randomized controlled trial
    Vianda S Stel
    European Renal Association European Dialysis and Transplant Association Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c337-42. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, if conducted properly, RCTs remain the gold standard for studying the effects of therapy and other interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint The randomized clinical trial: an unbeatable standard in clinical research?
    V S Stel
    Department of Medical Informatics, ERA EDTA Registry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 72:539-42. 2007
    ..Usually, results from observational studies are needed to come to a hypothesis that can subsequently be tested within an RCT. Moreover, observational data are most often more useful than RCTs for non-therapeutic studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of co-morbidity in different European RRT populations and its effect on access to renal transplantation
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, J1b 113 1, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2803-11. 2005
    ..This study compared the prevalence of co-morbidity in patients starting renal replacement therapy (RRT) between European countries and further examined how co-morbidity affects access to transplantation...
  10. doi request reprint Global differences in dialysis modality mix: the role of patient characteristics, macroeconomics and renal service indicators
    Moniek W M van de Luijtgaarden
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1264-75. 2013
    ..Since chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy is relatively less expensive compared with haemodialysis (HD) and because there is no survival difference between PD and HD, identifying factors associated with PD use is important...
  11. ncbi request reprint Confounding effect of comorbidity in survival studies in patients on renal replacement therapy
    Jeannette G van Manen
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, J1B 125, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:187-95. 2007
    ..After taking other confounding factors into account, the impact of comorbidity on mortality was investigated when comparing mortality between five European countries, dialysis modalities and renal disease groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint The 2006 ERA-EDTA Registry annual report: a précis
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nephrol 22:1-12. 2009
    ..This paper provides a summary of the 2006 European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Registry report...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of comorbid and demographic factors on dialysis modality choice and related patient survival in Europe
    Moniek W M van de Luijtgaarden
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:2940-7. 2011
    ..We assessed dialysis modality choice within subgroups of patients with these comorbidities and in different age categories and subsequently evaluated the association between modality choice and patient survival in these subgroups...
  14. doi request reprint Conservative care in Europe--nephrologists' experience with the decision not to start renal replacement therapy
    Moniek W M van de Luijtgaarden
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:2604-12. 2013
    ..We aimed to estimate the occurrence of conservative care in Europe and evaluated opinions about which factors nephrologists consider important in their decision not to offer RRT...
  15. doi request reprint Association between pre-transplant dialysis modality and patient and graft survival after kidney transplantation
    Anneke Kramer
    ERA EDTA Registry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:4473-80. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine this relationship using the instrumental variable method and to compare the results with standard Cox regression...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of timing of the first kidney transplantation on survival in children initiating renal replacement therapy
    Anneke Kramer
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1256-64. 2012
    ..Our aim was to estimate the effect of timing of the first transplantation on patient survival in children, for the first time also taking into account the mortality on dialysis before transplantation...
  17. doi request reprint Characteristics and survival of young adults who started renal replacement therapy during childhood
    Anneke Kramer
    Department of Medical Informatics, ERA EDTA Registry, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:926-33. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe patient demographics, primary renal diseases, treatment history and determine the risk factors for mortality of these young adults who started RRT in childhood...
  18. doi request reprint Factors influencing the decision to start renal replacement therapy: results of a survey among European nephrologists
    Moniek W M van de Luijtgaarden
    European Renal Association European Dialysis and Transplant Association Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:940-8. 2012
    ..Little is known about the criteria nephrologists use in the decision of when to start renal replacement therapy (RRT) in early referred adult patients. We evaluated opinions of European nephrologists on the decision for when to start RRT...
  19. doi request reprint The issue of studying the effect of interventions in renal replacement therapy -- to what extent may we be deceived by selection and competing risk?
    Kitty J Jager
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3836-9. 2010
    ..We suggest that the results from well-conducted high-quality studies in incident RRT patients without or with only very limited in- and exclusion criteria are likely the ones best qualified to be extrapolated to other RRT populations...
  20. pmc Exploring the association between macroeconomic indicators and dialysis mortality
    Anneke Kramer
    European Renal Association European Dialysis and TransplantationAssociation Registry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1655-63. 2012
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The valuable contribution of observational studies to nephrology
    K J Jager
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 72:671-5. 2007
    ..Strengths and weaknesses of the different observational study designs are discussed. Finally, it is concluded that both observational studies and RCTs fulfill a complementary and valuable role in nephrology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of general population mortality on the north-south mortality gradient in patients on replacement therapy in Europe
    P C W van Dijk
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 71:53-9. 2007
    ..Our data support the hypothesis that general population mortality is an important factor to take into account when making RRT mortality comparisons...
  23. doi request reprint Diagnostic methods I: sensitivity, specificity, and other measures of accuracy
    Karlijn J van Stralen
    Department of Medical Informatics, ERA EDTA Registry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 75:1257-63. 2009
    ..Therefore, it is not sufficient to determine the accuracy of a single test; one also needs to determine its additional value to the patient's diagnosis, treatment, or outcome as part of a diagnostic strategy...
  24. pmc Longitudinal association of body mass index and waist circumference with left ventricular mass in hypertensive predialysis chronic kidney disease patients
    Vianda S Stel
    ERA EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:iv136-45. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the association of both body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) with left ventricular mass (LVM) in hypertensive predialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint A classification tree for predicting recurrent falling in community-dwelling older persons
    Vianda S Stel
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1356-64. 2003
    ..To develop a classification tree for predicting the risk of recurrent falling in community-dwelling older persons using tree-structured survival analysis (TSSA)...
  26. ncbi request reprint A risk profile for identifying community-dwelling elderly with a high risk of recurrent falling: results of a 3-year prospective study
    S M F Pluijm
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 17:417-25. 2006
    ..The aim of the prospective study reported here was to develop a risk profile that can be used to identify community-dwelling elderly at a high risk of recurrent falling...
  27. ncbi request reprint Functional limitations and poor physical performance as independent risk factors for self-reported fractures in older persons
    V S Stel
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 15:742-50. 2004
    ..This study examined whether three aspects of functioning (i.e., functional limitations, physical performance, and physical activity) were associated with fractures in older men and women...
  28. ncbi request reprint The QUEST initiative anemia study in ESRD: rationale and study protocol
    Lucia Del Vecchio
    Department of Hypertension and Preventive Nephrology, IRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 20:547-53. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint The QUEST initiative anemia study in transplant patients: rationale and study protocol
    Wim Van Biesen
    Renal Division, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent Belgium
    J Nephrol 20:543-6. 2007