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    • Abnormalities in the NF-κB family and related proteins in endometrial carcinoma 

      Pallares, Judit; Martínez-Guitarte, Jose Luis; Dolcet Roca, Xavier; Llobet Navàs, David; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Palacios, José; Prat, Jaime; Matias-Guiu, Xavier (Wiley, 2004)
      The NF-κB family of transcription factors regulates a wide variety of cellular processes including cell growth, differentiation, and apoptosis. A tissue microarray was constructed from paraffin wax-embedded blocks from ...
    • An assessment of existing models for individualized breast cancer risk estimation in a screening program in Spain 

      Arrospide, Arantzazu; Forné Izquierdo, Carles; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Torà, Núria; Mar, Javier; Baré, Marisa (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the calibration and discriminatory power of three predictive models of breast cancer risk. Methods: We included 13,760 women who were first-time participants in the ...
    • Anys potencials de vida perduts: comparació de tres mètodes de càlcul 

      Mingot i Lluís, Marta; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Borrell i Thió, Carme (Ajuntament de Barcelona. Àrea de Sanitat, Salut Pública i Medi Ambient, 1991)
      En l’estudi es comparen dos mètodes de càlcul dels Anys Potencials de Vida Perduts (de 0 a 65 anys i d'1 a 70 anys) amb un tercer (de 0 anys a Ev), considerat a priori el més adequat; al mateix temps es vol corroborar que ...
    • 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 ...
    • Assessing the impact of early detection biases on breast cancer survival of Catalan women 

      Roso-Llorach, Albert; Forné Izquierdo, Carles; Macià, Francesc; Galcerán, Jaume; Marcos-Gragera, Rafael; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya, 2014)
      Survival estimates for women with screen-detected breast cancer are affected by biases specific to early detection. Lead-time bias occurs due to the advance of diagnosis, and length-sampling bias because tumors detected ...
    • Assessment of the effects of decision aids about breast cancer screening: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Pérez Lacasta, María José; Pons Rodríguez, Anna; Garcia, Montse; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
      The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and observational studies is to assess the effect of decision aids (DAs) in women aged 50 and below facing the decision to be ...
    • Bayesian joint ordinal and survival modeling for breast cancer risk assessment 

      Armero, Carmen; Forné Izquierdo, Carles; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Forte, Anabel; Perpiñán, Hèctor; Gómez, Guadalupe; Baré, Marisa (Wiley, 2016)
      We propose a joint model to analyze the structure and intensity of the association between longitudinal measurements of an ordinal marker and time to a relevant event. The longitudinal process is defined in terms of a ...
    • Benefits of low weekly doses of methotrexate in steroid-dependent asthmatic patients. A doubleblind, randomized, placebo-controlled study 

      Comet, Ricard; Domingo, Christian; Larrosa, Marta; Morón, Anisi; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Amengual, Maria José; Martín, Albert (Elsevier, 2006)
      Background: Though several drugs have been tested, the choice of the ideal steroidsparing agent in steroid-dependent asthmatic patients remains unclear. Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerance of ...
    • Breast cancer incidence and overdiagnosis in Catalonia (Spain) 

      Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Marcos-Gragera, Rafael; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2010)
      Introduction: Early detection of breast cancer (BC) with mammography may cause overdiagnosis and overtreatment, detecting tumors which would remain undiagnosed during a lifetime. The aims of this study were: first, to ...
    • 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 Nervous System Metastases in Women who Receive Trastuzumab-Based Therapy for Metastatic Breast Carcinoma 

      Bendell, Johanna C.; Domchek, Susan M.; Burstein, Harold J.; Harris, Lyndsay; Younger, Jerry; Kuter, Irene; Bunnell, Craig; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Gelman, Rebecca; Winer, Eric (Wiley, 2003)
      BACKGROUND: Women with HER-2 overexpressing metastatic breast carcinoma benefit from trastuzumab-based therapy, but trastuzumab does not cross the blood-brain barrier. The authors characterized central nervous system (CNS) ...
    • 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 ...
    • Clinical and biologic implications of recurrent genomic aberrations in myeloma 

      Fonseca, Rafael; Blood, Emily; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Harrington, David; Oken, Martin M.; Kyle, Robert A.; Dewald, Gordon W.; Van Ness, Brian; Van Wier, Scott A.; Henderson, Kimberly J.; Bailey, Richard J.; Greipp, Philip R. (American Society of Hematology, 2003)
      Nonrandom recurrent chromosomal abnormalities are ubiquitous in multiple myeloma (MM) and include, among others, translocations of the immunoglobulin heavy chain locus (IgH). IgH translocations in MM result in the ...
    • Comparative exposure to antipsychotic medications in immigrant and native-born populations of a Spanish health region 

      Cruz Esteve, María Inés; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Real, Jordi; Galván, Leonardo; Pifarré Paredero, Josep (Elsevier, 2012)
      Background: Raised rates of psychoses among ethnic minorities have been reported. Exposure to antipsychotic medications can give information on mental illness management and ethnic-related differences. Objective: To ...
    • Comparison of cytospat and pipelle endometrial biopsy instruments 

      Antoni, Jordi; Folch, Eulalia; Costa, Jordi; Foradada, Carlos M.; Cayuela, Enric; Combalia, Neus; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (Elsevier, 1997)
      OBJECTIVE: To compare two endometrial biopsy techniques, based on the quality of material obtained, cost effectiveness, and pain during the procedure. STUDY DESIGN: A single blind, randomized prospective study. RESULTS: A ...
    • Comparison of Immigrant and Native-Born Population Adherence to Antipsychotic Treatment in a Spanish Health Region 

      Forcada Pach, Irene; Pera Guardiola, Vanessa; Cruz Esteve, María Inés; Pifarré Paredero, Josep; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Galván, Leonardo (Springer Verlag, 2013)
      Previous studies report that immigrants underuse psychiatric hospitalization services and are less exposed to antipsychotic medication. The objective of this study is to determine whether immigrant and Spanish native ...
    • Competing risks to breast cancer mortality in Catalonia 

      Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Gispert i Magarolas, Rosa; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Pla, Roger; Espinàs, Josep Alfons; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: Breast cancer mortality has experienced important changes over the last century. Breast cancer occurs in the presence of other competing risks which can influence breast cancer incidence and mortality trends. ...
    • Complementary medicine use before and 1 year following genetic testing for BRCA1/2 mutations 

      Di Gianni, Lisa M.; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Emmons, Karen; Garber, Judy E. (American Association for Cancer Research, 2006)
      PURPOSE: We explored change in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by unaffected women and cancer survivors from enrollment into a randomized BRCA1/2 testing program to CAM use 1 year following results ...
    • Contribution of early detection and adjuvant treatments to breast cancer mortality reduction in Catalonia, Spain 

      Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Puig, Teresa; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
      Background: Reductions in breast cancer (BC) mortality in Western countries have been attributed to the use of screening mammography and adjuvant treatments. The goal of this work was to analyze the contributions of both ...
    • Cost-effectiveness and harm-benefit analyses of risk-based screening strategies for breast cancer 

      Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Forné Izquierdo, Carles; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Sala i Serra, Maria; Pla Farnós, Roger; Castells, Xavier; Domingo, Laia; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Interval Cancer Study Group (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      The one-size-fits-all paradigm in organized screening of breast cancer is shifting towards a personalized approach. The present study has two objectives: 1) To perform an economic evaluation and to assess the harm-benefit ...