What is the role of direct renin inhibitors in the treatment of chronic glomerulonephritis?

Updated: Feb 24, 2020
  • Author: Moro O Salifu, MD, MPH, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Preliminary studies using aliskiren, [23] a direct renin inhibitor, show reductions in proteinuria over 6 months, but larger studies did not show benefit.


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