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    • Acetylsalicylic acid prevents intermittent hypoxia-induced vascular remodeling in a murine model of sleep apnea 

      Suarez-Giron, Monique C.; Castro-Grattoni, Anabel L.; Torres, Marta; Farré, Ramon; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Gozal, David; Picado, Cesar; Montserrat i Capdevila, Josep; Almendros, Isaac (Frontiers Media, 2018)
      Study objectives: Chronic intermittent hypoxia (CIH), a hallmark feature of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), induces accelerated atherogenesis as well as aorta vascular remodeling. Although the cyclooxygenase (COX) pathway ...
    • Assessing sleep health in a European population: results of the catalan health survey 2015 

      Dalmases, Mireia; Benítez, Iván; Mas, Anna; Garcia-Codina, Oriol; Medina-Bustos, Antonia; Escarrabill, Joan; Saltó, Esteve; Buysse, Daniel J.; Roure, Núria; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      Objective To describe the overall sleep health of the Catalan population using data from the 2015 Catalan Health Survey and to compare the performance of two sleep health indicators: sleep duration and a 5-dimension sleep ...
    • Association between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Community-Acquired Pneumonia 

      Chiner, Eusebi; Llombart, Mónica; Valls Marsal, Joan; Pastor, Esther; Sancho-Chust, José; Luz Andreu, Ada; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Barbé Illa, Ferran (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: We hypothesized that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can predispose individuals to lower airway infections and community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) due to upper airway microaspiration. This study evaluated the ...
    • Cardiac troponin values in patients with acute coronary syndrome and sleep apnea: a pilot study 

      Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Soler, Xavier; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Florés, Marina; Maisel, Alan; Malhotra, Atul; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Bertran, Sandra; Aldomá, Albina; Worner, Fernando; Valls Marsal, Joan; Lee, Chi-Hang; Turino, Cecilia; Galera, Estefanía; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel (Elsevier, 2018)
      Background: An analysis of cardiac injury markers in patients with OSA who sustain an episode of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) may contribute to a better understanding of the interactions and impact of OSA in subjects with ...
    • Central sleep apnoea is related to the severity and short-term prognosis of acute coronary syndrome 

      Florés, Marina; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Aldomá, Albina; Worner, Fernando; Galera, Estefanía; Seminario, Asunción; Torres, Gerard; Dalmases, Mireia; Montserrat i Capdevila, Josep; Garmendia, Onintza; Barbé Illa, Ferran (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Objective To evaluate the relation of central sleep apnoea (CSA) to the severity and short-term prognosis of patients who experience acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Methods Observational study with cross-sectional and ...
    • Characterization of the CPAP-treated patient population in Catalonia 

      Turino, Cecilia; Bertran, Sandra; Gavaldá, Ricard; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Woehrle, Holger; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Escarrabill, Joan; Colls, Cristina; García-Altés, Anna; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Barbé Illa, Ferran (Public Library of Science, 2017)
      There are different phenotypes of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), many of which have not been characterised. Identification of these different phenotypes is important in defining prognosis and guiding the therapeutic ...
    • Circulating microRNA profile as a potential biomarker for obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis 

      Santamaria-Martos, Fernando; Benítez, Iván; Ortega Delgado, Francisco José; Zapater, Andrea; Giron, Cristina; Pinilla, Lucía; Pacual, Lydia; Cortijo, Anunciación; Dalmases, Mireia; Fernandez-Real, Jose Manuel; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel (Nature Publishing Group, 2019)
      Evaluation of microRNAs (miRNAs) could allow characterization of the obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and help diagnose it more accurately. We aimed to examine circulating miRNA profiles to establish the differences between ...
    • Comparative analysis of predictive methods for early assessment of compliance with continuous positive airway pressure therapy 

      Rafael-Palou, Xavier; Turino, Cecilia; Steblin, Alexander; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Vargiu, Eloisa (BMC, 2018)
      Background: Patients suffering obstructive sleep apnea are mainly treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Although it is a highly effective treatment, compliance with this therapy is problematic to achieve ...
    • Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on the Incidence of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Eventsin Nonsleepy Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

      Barbé Illa, Ferran; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Carmona, Carmen; Barceló Bennasar, Antònia; Chiner, Eusebi; Masa, Juan F.; González, Mónica; Marín, J. M.; García Río, Francisco; Díaz de Atauri, María Josefa; Terán, Joaquin; Mayós Pérez, Mercè; Peña, Mónica de la; Monasterio, Carmen; Campo, Félix del; Montserrat i Capdevila, Josep (American Medical Association, 2013)
      Context Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the first-line treatment for patients with symptomatic obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, its indication for all patients with sleep-disordered breathing, ...
    • Effect of obstructive sleep apnoea on severity and short-term prognosis of acute coronary syndrome 

      Barbé Illa, Ferran; Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Abad, Jorge; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Mediano, Olga; Amilibia, Jose; Masdeu, María José; Florés, Marina; Barceló Bennasar, Antònia; Peña, Mónica de la; Aldomá, Albina; Worner, Fernando; Valls Marsal, Joan; Castellà, Gerard; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel (European Respiratory Society, 2015)
      The goal of this study was to evaluate the influence of obstructive sleep apnoea on the severity and short-term prognosis of patients admitted for acute coronary syndrome. Obstructive sleep apnoea was defined as an ...
    • Effect of Patient Sex on the Severity of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Newly Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Admitted by an Acute Coronary Syndrome 

      Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Abad, Jorge; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Mediano, Olga; Cabriada, Valentín; Masdeu, María José; Terán, Joaquin; Masa, Juan F.; Peña, Mónica de la; Aldomá, Albina; Worner, Fernando; Valls Marsal, Joan; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: The cardiovascular consequences of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) differ by sex. We hypothesized that sex influences the severity of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in patients with OSA. OSA was defined as an ...
    • Effects of Ethnicity on the Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Pooled Analysis of the ISAACC Trial and Sleep and Stent Study. 

      Koo, Chieh-Yang; Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Loo, Germaine; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Zhang, Junjie; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Li, Ruogu; Mayós Pérez, Mercè; Sethi, Rithi; Abad, Jorge; Drager, Luciano; Coloma, Ramón; Hein, Thet; Ho, Hee-Hwa; Jim, Man-Hong; Ong, Thun-How; Tai, Bee-Choo; Aldomá, Albina; Lee, Chi-Hang; Barbé Illa, Ferran (ElsevierAustralian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS)Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), 2017)
      Objective: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an increasing yet under-recognized risk factor for acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We sought to determine the effects of ethnicity on the prevalence of OSA in patients presenting ...
    • Erectile dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea patients: A randomized trial on the effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) 

      Pascual, Mercè; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Castro-Grattoni, Anabel L.; Auguet, Josep M.; Pascual, Lydia; Vilà, Manel; Cortijo, Anunciación; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      Objectives Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is among the least studied risk factors for erectile dysfunction (ED). We aimed to determine ED prevalence in newly-diagnosed OSA patients, describe their main characteristics ...
    • Estudio de intervención aleatorizado para evaluar la prevalencia de enfermedad ateromatosa y renal ocultas y su impacto en la morbimortalidad: Proyecto ILERVA 

      Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Farràs-Sallés, Cristina; Abajo, María; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Arroyo, David; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Buti, Miquel; Lecube Torelló, Albert; Portero Otín, Manuel; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Torres, Gerard; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira (Sociedad Española de Nefrología, 2016)
      Antecedentes y objetivos: La enfermedad renal crónica (ERC) y la ateromatosis son 2 enfermedades interrelacionadas que aumentan el riesgo de morbimortalidad cardiovascular. Los objetivos del proyecto ILERVAS son: 1) conocer ...
    • GESAP trial rationale and methodology: management of patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea in primary care units compared to sleep units 

      Tarraubella Balanya, Núria; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Nadal Braque, Núria; Castro-Grattoni, Anabel L.; Gómez Falguera, Silvia; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Barbé Illa, Ferran (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-12)
      BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by repeated episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep. This leads to arterial hypoxemia and sleep disruption and causes daytime ...
    • Impact of obstructive sleep apnea on the levels of placental growth factor (PlGF) and their value for predicting short-term adverse outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome 

      Barceló Bennasar, Antònia; Bauçà, Josep Miquel; Yañez, Aina; Fueyo, Laura; Gomez, Cristina; Peña, Mónica de la; Pierola, Javier; Rodriguez, Alberto; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Abad, Jorge; Mediano, Olga; Amilibia, Jose; Masdeu, María José; Terán, Joaquin; Montserrat i Capdevila, Josep; Mayos, Mercè; Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Barbé Illa, Ferran (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background Placental growth factor (PlGF) induces angiogenesis and promotes tissue repair, and plasma PlGF levels change markedly during acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Currently, the impact of obstructive sleep apnea ...
    • Long-term Effect of CPAP Treatment on Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Resistant Hypertension and Sleep Apnea. Data From the HIPARCO-2 Study 

      Navarro-Soriano, Cristina; Martínez-García, Miguel Angel; Torres, Gerard; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Caballero-Eraso, Candela; Lloberes, Patricia; Díaz Cambriles, Trinidad; Somoza, María; Masa, Juan F.; González, Mónica; Mañas, Eva; de la Pena, Mónica; García-Río, Francisco; Montserrat, Josep Maria; Muriel, Alfonso; Oscullo, Grace; García-Ortega, Alberto; Posadas, Tomás; Campos-Rodríguez, Francisco; Spanish Sleep Network (Elsevier, 2020)
      Background: There is some controversy about the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on the incidence of cardiovascular events (CVE). However, the incidence of CVE among patients with both obstructive sleep ...
    • Sleep Apnea and Hypertension: Are there gender differences? The Vitoria Sleep Cohort 

      Cano-Pumarega, Irene; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Esteban, Andrés; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Egea, Carlos; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Spanish Sleep Network (American College of Chest Physicians, 2017-03-11)
      Background Evidence from longitudinal studies has reported contradictory results regarding the association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and hypertension. In a previous analysis of the Vitoria Sleep Cohort, we ...