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    • Assessment of the length of sick leave in patients with ischemic heart disease 

      Català Tella, Nausica; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Real, Jordi; Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Galván, Leonardo (BioMed Central, 2017-01-18)
      Background The prevalence of ischemic heart disease is high. Few recent studies have investigated the periods of sick leave of these patients. Our aim is to determine the length of sick leave after an acute coronary syndrome, ...
    • Association between CASP8 –652 6N Del Polymorphism (rs3834129) and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Results from a Multi-Centric Study 

      Pardini, Barbara; Verderio, Paolo; Pizzamiglio, Sara; Nici, Carmela; Maiorana, Maria Valeria; Naccarati, Alessio; Vodickova, Ludmila; Vymetalkova, Veronika; Veneroni, Silvia; Daidone, Maria Grazia; Ravagnani, Fernando; Bianchi, Tiziana; Bujanda, Luis; Carracedo, Angel; Castells, Antoni; Ruiz-Ponte, Clara; Morreau, Hans; Howarth, Kimberley; Jones, Angela; Castellví-Bel, Sergi; Li, Li; Tomlinson, Ian; Van Wezel, Tom; Vodicka, Pavel; Radice, Paolo; Peterlongo, Paolo (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      The common −652 6N del variant in the CASP8 promoter (rs3834129) has been described as a putative low-penetrance risk factor for different cancer types. In particular, some studies suggested that the deleted allele (del) ...
    • Association between low empathy and high burnout among primary care physicians and nurses in Lleida, Spain 

      Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon; Esquerda i Aresté, Montse; Vivanco, Luis; Soler González, Jorge (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      Background: Burnout is a growing problem among healthcare professionals and may be mitigated and even prevented by measures designed to promote empathy and resilience. Objectives: We studied the association between burnout ...
    • Association between Sick Leave Prescribing Practices and Physician Burnout and Empathy 

      Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Esquerda i Aresté, Montse; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon; Soler González, Jorge (Public Library of Science, 2015-07-21)
      Objectives: To investigate the association between sick leave prescription and physician burnout and empathy in a primary care health district in Lleida, Spain. Methods: This descriptive study included 108 primary care ...
    • Association of Candidate Gene Polymorphisms With Chronic Kidney Disease: Results of a Case-Control Analysis in the Nefrona Cohort 

      Valls, Joan; Cambray Carner, Serafí; Pérez-Guallar, Carles; Bozić Stanojević, Milica; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Rodríguez, Isabel; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel (Frontiers Media, 2019)
      Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major risk factor for end-stage renal disease, cardiovascular disease and premature death. Despite classical clinical risk factors for CKD and some genetic risk factors have been identified, ...
    • Association of FGF-2 Concentrations with Atheroma Progression in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients 

      Bozić Stanojević, Milica; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Ortiz, Alberto; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel (American Society of Nephrology, 2018)
      Background and objectives: Atherosclerosis is highly prevalent in CKD. The rate of progression of atherosclerosis is associated with cardiovascular events. Fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF-2) is a member of the FGF family ...
    • Association of serum phosphorus with subclinical atherosclerosis in chronic kidney disease. Sex makes a difference 

      Martín, Marisa; Valls Marsal, Joan; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2015-02-28)
      Abstract BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Serum phosphate has been associated to cardiovascular disease in the general population and this effect seems ...
    • Association of α-klotho with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus 

      Castelblanco Echavarría, Esmeralda; Hernández García, Marta; Alonso, Núria; Ribes Betriu, Aina; Real, Jordi; Granado Casas, Minerva; Rossell, Joana; Rojo López, Marina Idalia; Dusso Rosso, Adriana; Julve, Josep; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (BMC, 2022)
      Background Compelling evidence suggests that the fbroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) / α-klotho axis is impaired in subjects with diabetes mellitus. We examined the relationship between parameters related to calcium/phosphate ...
    • Autophagy in the physiological endometrium and cancer 

      Devis, Laura; Eritja Sánchez, Núria; Davis, Meredith L.; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Llobet Navàs, David (Taylor & Francis, 2020-05-13)
      Autophagy is a highly conserved catabolic process and a major cellular pathway for the degradation of long-lived proteins and cytoplasmic organelles. An increasing body of evidence has unveiled autophagy as an indispensable ...
    • 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 ...