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    • Social factors related to the clinical severity of influenza cases in Spain during the A (H1N1) 2009 virus pandemic 

      Mayoral, José María; Alonso, Jordi; Garín, Olatz; Herrador, Zaida; Astray, Jenaro; Baricot, Maretva; Castilla, Jesús; Cantón, Rafael; Castro, Ady; Delgado-Rodríguez, Miguel; Ferri, Alicia; Godoy i García, Pere; Gónzález-Candelas, Fernando; Martín, Vicente; Pumarola, Tomás; Quintana, José María; Soldevila, Núria; Tamames, Sonia; Domínguez García, Àngela; CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: During the 2009 influenza pandemic, a change in the type of patients most often affected by influenza was observed. The objective of this study was to assess the role of individual and social determinants ...
    • Sociodemographic factors and clinical conditions associated to hospitalization in influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infected patients in Spain, 2009–2010 

      González-Candelas, Fernando; Astray, Jenaro; Alonso, Jordi; Castro, Ady; Cantón, Rafael; Galán, Juan Carlos; Garín, Olatz; Sáez, Marc; Soldevila, Núria; Baricot, Maretva; Castilla, Jesús; Godoy i García, Pere; Delgado-Rodríguez, Miguel; Martín, Vicente; Mayoral, José María; Pumarola, Tomás; Quintana, José María; Tamames, Sonia; Domínguez García, Àngela; CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      The emergence and pandemic spread of a new strain of influenza A (H1N1) virus in 2009 resulted in a serious alarm in clinical and public health services all over the world. One distinguishing feature of this new influenza ...
    • Stratification of the severity of critically ill patients with classification trees 

      Trujillano Cabello, Javier; Badia Castello, Mariona; Servià Goixart, Lluís; March Llanes, Jaume; Rodríguez Pozo, Ángel (BioMed Central, 2009)
      Background: Development of three classification trees (CT) based on the CART (Classification and Regression Trees), CHAID (Chi-Square Automatic Interaction Detection) and C4.5 methodologies for the calculation of probability ...
    • Suicide, the main cause of referral of patients from a general hospital for psychiatric evaluation 

      Gómez, Elena; Guzmán, Marianela; Yuguero Torres, Oriol (Heighten Science Publications Corporation (HSPC), 2021)
      Introduction: Psychiatric emergencies constitute between 1% - 10% of general emergencies in Spain, of which a quarter will end up being hospital admissions. There is little literature on patients who are referred from ...
    • Surgical dynamometer to simultaneously measure the tension forces and the distance between wound edges during the closure of a laparotomy 

      Roca Enrich, Joan; Nogués Aymamí, Miquel; Villalobos Mori, Rafael; Mias Carballal, Mª Carmen; Comellas Andrés, Martí; Gas Ruiz, Cristina; Olsina Kissler, Jorge Juan (MDPI, 2018)
      The closure of the abdominal wall after making a laparotomy is a major challenge for surgeons, since a significant percentage of closures fail and incisional hernias rise. The suture has to withstand the forces required ...
    • Surgically induced weight loss by gastric bypass improves non alcoholic fatty liver disease in morbid obese patients 

      Vargas, Víctor; Allende, Helena; Lecube Torelló, Albert; Salcedo, Maria Teresa; Baena-Fustegueras, Juan A; Fort, José Manuel; Rivero, Joaquín; Ferrer, Roser; Catalán, Roberto; Pardina, Eva; Ramón y Cajal, Santiago; Guardia, Jaime; Peinado-Onsurbe, Julia (Baishideng Publishing Group, 2012)
      AIM: To evaluate the effects of surgical weight loss (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with a modified Fobi-Capella technique) on non alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese patients. METHODS: A group of 26 morbidly obese ...
    • Telomerase activity and telomere length in the colorectal polyp-carcinoma sequence 

      Valls i Bautista, Cristina; Piñol Felis, Carme; Reñé Espinet, Josep Maria; Buenestado Garcia, Juan; Viñas Salas, Joan (Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva; Arán Ediciones, 2009)
      Objective: the role of telomerase activity and telomere length in the adenoma-carcinoma sequence of colon carcinogenesis has not been well established. The objective of this study was to determine telomerase activity and ...
    • Telomere length is a prognostic factor for overall survival in colorectal cancer 

      Valls i Bautista, Cristina; Piñol Felis, Carme; Reñé Espinet, Josep Maria; Buenestado Garcia, Juan; Viñas Salas, Joan (Wiley, 2011)
      Aim The aim of this study was to determine whether telomere length is an independent prognostic factor for the prevention and survival of colorectal cancer. Method Terminal restriction fragment (TRF) length was determined ...
    • Telomeric repeat factor 1 protein levels correlates with telomere length in colorectal cancer 

      Valls i Bautista, Cristina; Piñol Felis, Carme; Reñé Espinet, Josep Maria; Buenestado Garcia, Juan; Viñas Salas, Joan (Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva; Arán Ediciones, 2012)
      Background: colorectal cancer is the third cancer cause of death in Spain. It is important to investigate new tumoral markers for early diagnosis, disease monitoring and prevention strategies. Telomeres protect the ...
    • The Effect of Enteral Immunonutrition in the Intensive Care Unit: Does It Impact on Outcomes? 

      López Delgado, Juan Carlos; Grau Carmona, Teodoro; Trujillano Cabello, Javier; García Fuentes, Carlos; Mor Marco, Esther; Bordeje Laguna, Mª Luisa; Portugal Rodríguez, Esther; Lorencio Cardenas, Carol; Vera Artazcoz, Paula; Macaya Redin, Laura; Martinez Carmona, Juan Francisco JF,; Mateu Campos, Lidón; Gero Escapa, María; Gastaldo Simeon, Rosa; Vila García, Belén; Flordelis Lasierra, Jose Luis; Montejo González, Juan Carlos; Servià Goixart, Lluís (MDPI, 2022-05-01)
      Background: The present research aimed to evaluate the effect on outcomes of immunonutrition (IMN) enteral formulas during the intensive care unit (ICU) stay. Methods: A multicenter prospective observational study was ...
    • The effectiveness of influenza vaccination in preventing hospitalisations of elderly individuals in two influenza seasons: a multicentre case–control study, Spain, 2013/14 and 2014/15 

      Domínguez, Ángela; Soldevila, Núria; Toledo, Diana; Godoy i García, Pere; Espejo, Elena; Fernandez, Maria Amelia; Mayoral, José María; Castilla, Jesús; Egurrola, Mikel; Tamames, Sonia; Astray, Jenaro; Morales, María (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 2017)
      Influenza vaccination may limit the impact of influenza in the community. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in preventing hospitalisation in individuals aged ≥ 65 years in Spain. ...
    • The regression time of ocular surface squamous neoplasia using topical interferon alfa-2b does not depend on the initial tumor size 

      Vilaltella Ortiz, Magí; Huerva, Valentín (Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2021)
      Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine if the initial tumor size correlates with the time to regression after topical interferon alfa-2b (1 million IU/mL) therapy in the treatment of ocular surface squamous ...
    • The Risk of Hospitalization in COVID-19 Patients Can Be Predicted by Lung Ultrasound in Primary Care 

      Martínez Redondo, Javier; Comas Rodríguez, Carles; Pujol Salud, Jesús; Crespo Pons, Montserrat; García-Serrano, Cristina; Ortega Bravo, Marta; Palacín Peruga, Jose María (MDPI, 2021)
    • The role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of macular edema secondary to retinal vascular diseases 

      Ascaso, Francisco J.; Huerva, Valentín; Grzybowski, Andrzej (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
      Macular edema (ME) is a nonspecific sign of numerous retinal vascular diseases. This paper is an updated overview about the role of inflammatory processes in the genesis of both diabetic macular edema (DME) and ME secondary ...
    • The role of morbid obesity in the promotion of metabolic disruptions and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis by Helicobacter Pylori 

      Lecube Torelló, Albert; Valladares, Silvia; López Cano, Carolina; Gutiérrez Carrasquilla, Liliana; Ciudin, Andreea; Fort, José Manuel; Reñé Espinet, Josep Maria; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Torres, Inés de; Bueno Díez, Marta; Pallares, Judit; Baena-Fustegueras, Juan A (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Helicobacter pylory (HP) infection has been associated to an increased rate of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and liver disease through its effect on insulin resistance and systemic inflammation. However, results are inconstant ...
    • The role of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of necrotizing soft tissue infections 

      Magalhães, Luís; Pereira Martins, Sara Raquel; Nogue Bou, Ramon Maria (SpringerOpen, 2020)
      Background: Necrotizing soft tissue infections are associated with high morbidity and mortality, even when the correct treatment is initiated. The diagnosis of these conditions is hard and the most sensitive methods are ...
    • The Use of Multiple Correspondence Analysis to Explore Associations between Categories of Qualitative Variables and Cancer Incidence 

      Florensa Cazorla, Dídac; Godoy i García, Pere; Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Pedrol, Tere; Mesas, Miquel; Pinol, Ramon (IEEE, 2021)
      Background: Previous works have shown that risk factors for some kinds of cancer depend on people's lifestyle (e.g. rural or urban residence). This article looks into this, seeking relationships between cancer, age group, ...
    • Tobacco Smoking and Second-Hand Smoke Exposure Impact on Tuberculosis in Children 

      Altet, Neus; Latorre, Irene; Jiménez-Fuentes, María Ángeles; Soriano Arandes, Antoni; Villar-Hernández, Raquel; Milà, Celia; Rodríguez Fernández, Pablo; Muriel Moreno, Beatriz; Comella-Del-Barrio, Patricia; Godoy i García, Pere; Millet, Joan Pau; de Souza-Galvão, Maria Luiza; Jiménez-Ruiz, Carlos A.; Domínguez, Jose (MDPI, 2022)
      Little is known about whether second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure affects tuberculosis (TB). Here, we investigate the association of cigarette smoke exposure with active TB and latent TB infection (LTBI) in children, analyzing ...
    • Trends and patterns in the use of computed tomography in children and young adults in Catalonia — results from the EPI-CT study 

      Bosch de Basea, Magda; Salotti, Jane A.; Pearce, Mark S.; Muchart, Jordi; Riera, Luis; Barber, Ignasi; Pedraza, Salvador; Pardina Solano, Marina Asunción; Capdevila, Antoni; Espinosa, Ana; Cardis, Elisabeth (Springer, 2016)
      Background Although there are undeniable diagnostic benefits of CT scanning, its increasing use in paediatric radiology has become a topic of concern regarding patient radioprotection. Objective To assess the rate of CT ...
    • Tuberculosis en el Centro Penitenciario Ponent. Años 1994-1999 

      Bullich Espax, C.; Godoy i García, Pere (Sociedad Española de Salud Penitenciaria, 2002)
      Fundamento: Descripción de una serie de casos de tuberculosis (TBC) y evolución del número de casos anuales de la enfermedad en un centro penitenciario de Lleida. Análisis de las diferencias en función del origen español ...