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    • B-Type Natriuretic Peptides Help in Cardioembolic Stroke Diagnosis: Pooled Data Meta-Analysis. 

      Llombart Sebastià, Víctor; Antolin-Fontes, Albert; Bustamante Rangel, Alejandro; Giralt Casellas, Dolors; Rost, Natalia S.; Furie, Karen; Shibazaki, Kensaku; Biteker, Murat; Castillo, José; Rodríguez-Yáñez, Manuel; Fonseca, Ana Caterina; Watanabe, Tetsu; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Zhixin, Wu; Etgen, Thorleif; Hosomi, Naohisa; Kerman, Scott Reza Jafarian; Sharma, Jagdish C.; Knauer, Carolin; Santamarina Pérez, Estevo; Giannakoulas, George; García Berrocoso, Teresa; Montaner Villalonga, Joan (American Heart Association, 2015-03-12)
      Background and Purpose. Determining the underlying cause of stroke is important to optimize secondary prevention treatment. Increased blood levels of natriuretic peptides (B-type natriuretic peptide/N-terminal pro-BNP ...
    • Bacterial infection elicits heat shock protein 72 release from pleural mesothelial cells 

      Varano della Vergiliana, Julius F.; Lansley, Sally M.; Porcel Pérez, José Manuel; Bielsa Martín, Silvia; Brown, Jeremy S.; Creaney, Jenette; Temple, Suzanna E. L.; Waterer, Grant W.; Gary Lee, Y. C. (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) has been implicated in infection-related processes and has been found in body fluids during infection. This study aimed to determine whether pleural mesothelial cells release HSP70 in response ...
    • Baseline residual kidney function and its ensuing rate of decline interact to predict mortality of peritoneal dialysis patients 

      Pérez Fontán, Miguel; Remón Rodríguez, César; Cunha Naveira, Marta da; Borràs, Mercè; Rodríguez Suárez, Carmen; Quirós Ganga, Pedro; Sánchez Álvarez, Emilio; Rodríguez Carmona, Ana (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background Baseline residual kidney function (RKF) and its rate of decline during follow-up are purported to be reliable outcome predictors of patients undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis (PD). The independent contribution ...
    • Bases moleculares de la apoptosis celular y su relación con la patología renal 

      Comella i Carnicé, Joan Xavier; Llecha Cano, Núria; Yuste Mateos, Víctor J. (Víctor José); Boix Torras, Jacint; Sánchez, I.; Bayascas Ramírez, José Ramón (Sociedad Española de Nefrologia, 1999)
      La apoptosis o muerte celular programada (por contraposición a la necrosis o muerte accidental) es un mecanismo desarrollado por los organismos pluricelulares, muy conservado evolutivamente y que se presenta, prácticamente ...
    • Benign and malignant nodular thyroid disease in acromegaly. Is a routine thyroid ultrasound evaluation advisable? 

      Reverter, Jordi L.; Fajardo, Carmen; Resmini, Eugenia; Salinas, Isabel; Mora, Mireia; Llatjós, Mariona; Sesmilo, Gemma; Rius, Ferran; Halperin, Irene; Webb, Susan M.; Ricart, Veronica; Riesgo, Pedro; Mauricio Puente, Dídac; Puig-Domingo, Manuel (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
      Data on the prevalence of benign and malignant nodular thyroid disease in patients with acromegaly is a matter of debate. In the last decade an increasing incidence of thyroid cancer has been reported. The aim of this ...
    • Biomarkers in the diagnosis of pleural diseases: a 2018 update 

      Porcel Pérez, José Manuel (SAGE Publications, 2018)
      The use of biomarkers on pleural fluid (PF) specimens may assist the decision-making process and enhance clinical diagnostic pathways. Three paradigmatic examples are heart failure, tuberculosis and, particularly, malignancy. ...
    • Biweekly cetuximab in combination with FOLFOX-4 in the first-line treatment of wild-type KRAS metastatic colorectal cancer: final results of a phase II, open-label, clinical trial (OPTIMIX-ACROSS Study) 

      Fernandez-Plana, Julen; Pericay, Carles; Quintero, Guillermo; Alonso, Vicente; Salud Salvia, Maria Antonieta; Mendez, Miguel; Salgado, Mercedes; Saigi, Eugeni; Cirera, Luis (BMC, 2014)
      Background: This phase II study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of biweekly cetuximab in combination with oxaliplatin, leucovorin, and fluorouracil (FOLFOX-4) as first-line treatment of metastatic wild-type KRAS ...
    • Bodas de plata: 25 años de la primera demostración del efecto directo del fósforo en la célula paratiroidea 

      Bover, Jordi; Trinidad, Pedro; Jarac, Aquiles; Soler Majoral, Jordi; Martín Malo, Alejandro; Torrese, Armando; Frazão, João; Ureña-Torres, Pablo; Dusso Rosso, Adriana; Aranai, Carolt; Graterol, Fredzzia; Romero, Gregorio; Troya, Maribel; Samaniego, Diana; D’Marco, Luis; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Arenas, María Dolores; Torregrosai, Vicente; Navarro González, Juan F.; Lloret, María Jesús; Ballarín, José; Boschp, Ricardo J.; Górriz, José L.; Martin de Francisco, Angel Luis; Gutiérrez, Orlando; Ara, Jordi; Felsenfeld, Arnold; Canalejo, Antonio; Almadén, Yolanda (Elsevier, 2022)
      Aunque el fósforo es un elemento indispensable para la vida, en la naturaleza no se encuentra en estado nativo sino combinado en forma de fosfatos inorgánicos (PO43−), con niveles plasmáticos estrechamente regulados que ...
    • BRAFV600E Mutant Allele Frequency (MAF) Influences Melanoma Clinicopathologic Characteristics 

      Soria, Xavier; Vilardell, Felip; Maiques Carlos, Oscar; Barceló Gómez, Carla; Sisó, Pol; de la Rosa, Inés; Velasco Sánchez, Ana; Cuevas Sánchez, Dolors; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Rodrigo, Alberto; Macià Armengol, Anna; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma. (MDPI, 2021)
      Background: Cutaneous melanoma shows high variability regarding clinicopathological presentation, evolution and prognosis. Methods: Next generation sequencing was performed to analyze hotspot mutations in different areas ...
    • Brain structural correlates of emotion recognition in psychopaths 

      Pera Guardiola, Vanessa; Contreras-Rodríguez, Oren; Batalla, Iolanda; Kosson, David; Menchón, José M.; Pifarré Paredero, Josep; Bosque, Javier; Cardoner, N. (Narcís); Soriano-Mas, Carles (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Individuals with psychopathy present deficits in the recognition of facial emotional expressions. However, the nature and extent of these alterations are not fully understood. Furthermore, available data on the functional ...
    • Breakdown in the brain network subserving moral judgment in criminal psychopathy 

      Pujol Salud, Jesús; Batalla, Iolanda; Contreras-Rodríguez, Oren; Harrison, Ben J.; Pera Guardiola, Vanessa; Hernández-Ribas, Rosa; Real, Eva; Bosa, Laura; Soriano-Mas, Carles; Deus Yela, Juan; López-Solà, Marina; Pifarré Paredero, Josep; Menchón, José M.; Cardoner, N. (Narcís) (Oxford University Press, 2012)
      Neuroimaging research has demonstrated the involvement of a well-defined brain network in the mediation of moral judgment in normal population, and has suggested the inappropriate network use in criminal psychopathy. We ...
    • Bronchial Aspirate-Based Profiling Identifies MicroRNA Signatures Associated With COVID-19 and Fatal Disease in Critically Ill Patients 

      Molinero, Marta; Benítez, Iván; González, Jessica; Gort Paniello, Clara; Moncusí Moix, Anna; Rodríguez Jara, Fátima; García Hidalgo, María C.; Torres, Gerard; Vengoechea Aragoncillo, José Javier; Gómez Falguera, Silvia; Cabo Gambín, Ramón; Caballero, Jesús; Bermejo Martin, Jesús F.; Ceccato, Adrián; Fernández Barat, Laia; Ferrer, Ricard; García Gasulla, Dario; Menéndez, Rosario; Motos, Anna; Peñuelas, Oscar; Riera, Jordi; Torres, Antoni; Barbé Illa, Ferran; de Gonzalo Calvo, David (Frontiers Media, 2022)
      Background: The pathophysiology of COVID-19-related critical illness is not completely understood. Here, we analyzed the microRNA (miRNA) profile of bronchial aspirate (BAS) samples from COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients ...
    • C-reactive protein and other predictors of poor outcome in patients hospitalized with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

      Ruiz González, Agustín; Lacasta García, José Daniel; Ibarz Escuer, Mercedes; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Falguera i Sacrest, Miquel; Porcel Pérez, José Manuel (Wiley, 2008)
      Background and objective: CRP is elevated in patients with acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD), but there is little information on whether this biomarker can help to identify adverse short-term clinical outcomes. Methods: ...
    • Calcium channel expression and applicability as targeted therapies in melanoma 

      Macià Armengol, Anna; Herreros Danés, Judit; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma.; Cantí Nicolás, Carles (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
      The remodeling of Ca2+ signaling is a common finding in cancer pathophysiology serving the purpose of facilitating proliferation, migration, or survival of cancer cells subjected to stressful conditions. One particular ...
    • Calcium phosphate product is associated with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes 

      Ramírez-Morros, Anna; Granado Casas, Minerva; Alcubierre Calvo, Núria; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Real, Jordi; Castelblanco Echavarría, Esmeralda; Esquerda, Aureli; Cao, Gonzalo; Rubinat, Esther; Hernández García, Marta; Alonso, Núria; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2017)
      Aims. To assess whether circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25OHD) and mineral metabolism-related factors (serum phosphate, calcium, and parathormone) are associated with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis (SCA), defined ...
    • Capecitabine and bevacizumab as first-line treatment in elderly patients with metastatic colorectal cancer 

      Feliu, Jaime; Safont, M. J.; Salud Salvia, Maria Antonieta; Losa, F.; García-Girón, C.; Bosch, Carlos; Escudero, P.; López, R.; Madroñal, C.; Bolaños, M.; Gil, M.; Llombart, A.; Castro-Carpeño, J.; González-Barón, M. (Nature Publishing Group; Cancer Research UK, 2010)
      BACKGROUND: The efficacy and safety of capecitabine and bevacizumab in elderly patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) considered unsuitable for receiving first-line chemotherapy with an irinotecan or oxaliplatin-based ...
    • Capecitabine and irinotecan with bevacizumab 2-weekly for metastatic colorectal cancer: the phase II AVAXIRI study 

      Garcia-Alfonso, Pilar; Chaves, Manuel; Muñoz, Andrés; Salud Salvia, Maria Antonieta; García-Gonzalez, Maria; Grávalos, Cristina; Massuti, Bartomeu; González-Flores, Encarna; Queralt, Bernardo; López-Ladrón, Amelia; Losa, F.; Gómez, Maria Jose; Oltra, Amparo; Aranda, Enrique (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: The optimal sequence of chemotherapeutic agents is not firmly established for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). This phase II multi-centre study investigated the efficacy and tolerability ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cardiovascular risk factors and the impact on prognosis in patients with chronic kidney disease secondary to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease 

      Gorriz, Jose L.; Arroyo, David; D’Marco, Luis; Torra, Roser; Tomás, Patricia; Puchades, María Jesús; Panizo, Nayara; Pantoja, Jonay; Montomoli, Marco; Llisterri, José Luis; Pallares Carratalá, Vicente; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel (BMC, 2021)
      Background: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most frequent hereditary renal disease. There is an increased rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in ADPKD. In this study, we evaluate the prevalence ...
    • Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Atrial Fibrillation Associated with Ischaemic Heart Disease 

      Pérez Mur, Jesús; Gutiérrez, Eric; Valls, Joan; Fornés, Sònia; Yuguero Torres, Oriol (Science Repository OÜ, 2020)
      Objective: To describe cardiovascular risk factors in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in relation with ischaemic diseases in an emergency service. Methodology: Cross-sectional study of patients with AF attended in the (ES) of ...