Recent Submissions

  • Are Obesity Indices Useful for Detecting Subclinical Atheromatosis in a Middle-Aged Population? 

    Sánchez Peña, Enric; Sánchez, Marta; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Rius, Ferran; Torres, Gerard; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Ortega, Marta; López Cano, Carolina; Hernández García, Marta; Bueno Díez, Marta; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Salvador, Javier; Lecube Torelló, Albert; ILERVAS project collaborators (Karger Publishers, 2020)
    Objective: There is a close relationship between excess adiposity and cardiovascular disease. Although body mass index (BMI) is the most used approach to estimate excess weight, other anthropometric indices have been ...
  • Dynamics of Anthropometric Indices in a Large Paired Cohort With 10 Years of Follow-Up: Paving the Way to Sarcopenic Obesity 

    Santos, Maria-Dolores; Buti, Miquel; López Cano, Carolina; Sánchez Peña, Enric; Vidal, Antonieta; Hernández García, Marta; Lafarga, Antonia; Gutiérrez Carrasquilla, Liliana; Rius, Ferran; Bueno Díez, Marta; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Frontiers Media, 2020)
    Introduction: Paired cohort investigations assessing the evolution of anthropometric indices are scarce. Here we assessed the 10-year evolution of BMI, total body fat, and lean body mass in 50,019 participants aged 18–90 ...
  • "Cuando la empatía duele". Evaluación multidimensional y propuestas de regulación emocional de la empatía 

    Guilera Lladós, Teresa; Batalla, Iolanda (Psicosomática y Psiquiatría, 2019-07)
    Introducción La empatía es la capacidad de identificar los pensamientos y sentimientos de los demás, y responder con una emoción adecuada. El modelo multidimensional permite discriminar entre la empatía cognitiva y afectiva. ...
  • Psychometric Properties of the SymptoMScreen Questionnaire in a Mild Disability Population of Patients with Relapsing–Remitting Multiple Sclerosis: Quantifying the Patient’s Perspective 

    Meca-Lallana, José E.; Maurino, Jorge; Hernández Pérez, Miguel A.; Sempere, Ángel P.; Brieva Ruiz, Luis; García-Arcelay, Elena; Terzaghi, María; Saposnik, Gustavo; Ballesteros, Javier (Springer, 2020)
    Crucial elements for achieving optimal long-term outcomes in multiple sclerosis (MS) are patient confidence and effective physician-patient communication. Patient-reported instruments may provide the means to fill the gap ...
  • 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 ...
  • T-Type Calcium Channels: A Potential Novel Target in Melanoma 

    Barceló Gómez, Carla; Sisó, Pol; Maiques Carlos, Oscar; de la Rosa, Inés; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma.; Macià Armengol, Anna (MDPI, 2020)
    T-type calcium channels (TTCCs) are overexpressed in several cancers. In this review, we summarize the recent advances and new insights into TTCC biology, tumor progression, and prognosis biomarker and therapeutic potential ...
  • Skin Cancer Prevalence in Outdoor Workers of Ski Resorts 

    Gilaberte, Yolanda; Casanova i Seuma, Josep M. (Josep Manel); García-Malinis, Ana Julia; Arias-Santiago, Salvador; García de la Fuente, María Reyes; Pamiés-Gracia, Marta; Ramirez-Palomino, Javier; Ruiz-Campos, Isabel; Gracia-Cazaña, Tamara; Buendia-Eisman, Agustín (Hindawi, 2018)
    Background. Snow reflectivity and altitude increase the exposure of ski resort workers to solar ultraviolet radiation. The aim was to assess the presence of skin cancer in ski resorts workers and compare it with other ...
  • Cross-sectional study of the association between empathy and burnout and drug prescribing quality in primary care 

    Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon; Esquerda i Aresté, Montse; Galván Santiago, Leonardo; Soler González, Jorge (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
    Objective: The aim of this study was to assess whether burnout and empathy levels among general practitioners (GPs) might influence prescribing performance assessed using pharmaceutical prescription quality standard ...
  • Resistant/Refractory Hypertension and Sleep Apnoea: Current Knowledge and Future Challenges 

    Oscullo, Grace; Torres, Gerard; Campos-Rodríguez, Francisco; Posadas, Tomás; Reina-González, Angela; Sapiña-Beltran, Esther; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Martínez-García, Miguel Angel (MDPI, 2019)
    Hypertension is one of the most frequent cardiovascular risk factors. The population of hypertensive patients includes some phenotypes whose blood pressure levels are particularly difficult to control, thus putting them ...
  • Protective role of renal proximal tubular alpha-synuclein in the pathogenesis of kidney fibrosis 

    Bozić Stanojević, Milica; Caus, Maite; Rodrigues-Diez, Raul; Pedraza González, Neus; Ruiz-Ortega, Marta; Garí Marsol, Eloi; Gallel Vicente, María del Pilar; Panadés, Maria José; Martinez, Ana; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel (Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
    Kidney fibrosis is a highly deleterious process and a final manifestation of chronic kidney disease. Alpha-(α)-synuclein (SNCA) is an actin-binding neuronal protein with various functions within the brain; however, its ...
  • Impact of One-Catheter Strategy with TIG I Catheter on Coronary Catheterization Performance and Economic Costs 

    Costa-Mateu, Joan; Fernández-Rodríguez, Diego; Rivera, Kristian; Casanova, Juan; Irigaray, Patricia; Zielonka, Marta; Pereyra-Acha, Eduardo; Aldomá, Albina; Worner, Fernando (Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia, 2019)
    Background: Coronary angiography with two catheters is the traditional strategy for diagnostic coronary procedures. TIG I catheter permits to cannulate both coronary arteries, avoiding exchanging catheters during coronary ...
  • Design, optimization and validation of genes commonly used in expression studies on DMH/AOM rat colon carcinogenesis model 

    Bars-Cortina, David; Riera-Escamilla, Antoni; Gou, Gemma; Piñol Felis, Carme; Motilva Casado, Mª José (PeerJ, 2019-01-29)
    Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as colon cancer, is the third most common form of cancer worldwide in men and the second in women and is characterized by several genetic alterations, among them the expression of several ...
  • Sympathetic Hyperactivity and Sleep Disorders in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes 

    López Cano, Carolina; Gutiérrez Carrasquilla, Liliana; Sánchez Peña, Enric; González, Jessica; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Martí, Raquel; Hernández García, Marta; Cao, Gonzalo; Ribelles, Mercè; Gómez Arbonés, Javier; Barril, Silvia; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Hernández, Cristina; Simó, Rafael; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Frontiers Media, 2019)
    Introduction: Many studies on the impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on sleep breathing have shown a higher prevalence and severity of sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) in those with T2DM. Moreover, an increased ...
  • Depression and Apathy After Transient Ischemic Attack or Minor Stroke: Prevalence, Evolution and Predictors 

    Carnes Vendrell, Anna; Deus Yela, Juan; Molina Seguin, Jessica; Pifarré Paredero, Josep; Purroy Garcia, Francisco (Nature Research, 2019)
    Few previous studies have focused on affective impairment after transient ischemic attack (TIA) and/or minor stroke. The aim was to establish the prevalence, evolution and predictors of post-stroke depression (PSD) and ...
  • EV-associated miRNAs from pleural lavage as potential diagnostic biomarkers in lung cancer 

    Roman-Canal, Berta; Moiola, Cristian P.; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Bonnin, Sarah; Ruiz Miró, Maria; González, Esperanza; Ojanguren, Amaia; Recuero, José Luis; Gil-Moreno, Antonio; Falcón-Pérez, Juan M.; Ponomarenko, Julia; Porcel Pérez, José Manuel; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Colas, Eva (Nature Research, 2019)
    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women in the world, accounting for the 25% of cancer mortality. Early diagnosis is an unmet clinical issue. In this work, we focused to develop a ...
  • Genome-Wide Association Study of VKORC1 and CYP2C9 on acenocoumarol dose, stroke recurrence and intracranial haemorrhage in Spain 

    Cullell, Natalia; Carrera, Caty; Muiño, Elena; Torres-Aguila, Nuria-Paz; Cárcel-Márquez, Jara; González-Sánchez, Jonathan; Gallego Fabrega, Cristina; Molina, Jessica; Besora, Sarah; Sotoca, Javier; Buongiorno, Maria-Teresa; Jiménez-Conde, Jordi; Giralt-Steinhauer, Eva; de Torres-Chacón, Reyes; Montaner, Joan; Mancha, Fernando; Cabezas, Juan A.; Martí Fàbregas, Joan; Prats Sánchez, Luis; Camps Renom, Pol; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Cambray Carner, Serafí; Freijo, María del Mar; Vives-Bauzá, Cristòfol; Tur, Silvia; Font, Maria-Àngels; López-Cancio, Elena; Hernandez-Perez, Maria; Obach, Victor; Calleja, Ana; Arenillas, Juan; Rodríguez-Yáñez, Manuel; Castillo, José; Sobrino, Tomas; Fernández-Cádenas, Israel; Krupinski, Jerzy (Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
    Acenocoumarol is an oral anticoagulant with significant interindividual dose variations. Variants in CYP2C9 and VKORC1 have been associated with acenocoumarol maintenance dose. We analysed whether any of the 49 polymorphisms ...
  • Skin Autofluorescence Measurement in Subclinical Atheromatous Disease: Results from the ILERVAS Project 

    Sánchez Peña, Enric; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Miquel, Eva; Kerkeni, M.; Hernández, Cristina; Simó, Rafael; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Japan Atherosclerosis Society, 2019)
    AIM: Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) have been involved in the atherogenic process in the high-risk population. The goal of this study was to demonstrate that AGEs are related to subclinical atheromatous disease in ...
  • Assessment of Inner Retinal Layers and Choroidal Thickness in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Study 

    Carbonell, Marc; Alonso, Núria; Castelblanco Echavarría, Esmeralda; Real, Jordi; Ramírez-Morros, Anna; Simó, Rafael; Hernández, Cristina; Jurjo Campo, Carmen; Traveset Maeso, Alicia; Valldeperas, Xavier; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (MDPI, 2019)
    Recent studies have shown that retinal neurodegeneration may precede visible vascular changes in diabetic retinopathy (DR). In addition, the relationship of choroidal thickness (CT) with DR stage is not well defined. To ...
  • Obesity, a Diet-Induced Inflammatory Disease 

    Lecube Torelló, Albert; López Cano, Carolina (MDPI, 2019)
  • 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 ...

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