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    • The evolution of the ventilatory ratio is a prognostic factor in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 ARDS patients 

      Torres, Antoni; Motos, Anna; Riera, Jordi; Fernández Barat, Laia; Ceccato, Adrián; Pérez Arnal, Raquel; García Gasulla, Dario; Peñuelas, Oscar; Lorente, José Ángel; Rodríguez, Alejandro; de Gonzalo Calvo, David; Almansa, Raquel; Gabarrús, Albert; Menéndez, Rosario; Bermejo Martin, Jesús F.; Ferrer, Ricard; Amaya Villar, Rosario; Añón, José M.; Barberà, Carme; Barberán, José; Blandino Ortiz, Aaron; Bustamante Munguira, Elena; Caballero, Jesús; Carbajales, Cristina; Carbonell, Nieves; Catalán González, Mercedes; Galbán, Cristóbal; Gumucio Sanguino, Víctor D.; de la Torre, Maria del Carmen; Díaz, Emili; Estella, Ángel; Gallego, Elena; García Garmendia, José Luis; Garnacho Montero, José; Gómez, José Manuel; Huerta, Arturo; Jorge García, Ruth Noemí; Loza Vázquez, Ana; Marin Corral, Judith; Martínez de la Gándara, Amalia; Martínez Varela, Ignacio; López Messa, Juan; Albaiceta, Guillermo M.; Novo, Mariana Andrea; Peñasco, Yhivian; Pozo Laderas, Juan Carlos; Ricart, Pilar; Salvador Adell, Inmaculada; Sánchez Miralles, Angel; Sancho Chinesta, Susana; Socias, Lorenzo; Solé Violan, Jordi; Suares Sipmann, Fernando; Tamayo Lomas, Luis; Trenado, José; Barbé Illa, Ferran (BMC; International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM); Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF), 2021)
      Background: Mortality due to COVID-19 is high, especially in patients requiring mechanical ventilation. The purpose of the study is to investigate associations between mortality and variables measured during the first three ...
    • The H-ATOMIC Criteria for the Etiologic Classification of Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage 

      Martí Fàbregas, Joan; Prats Sánchez, Luis; Martínez Domeño, Alejandro; Camps Renom, Pol; Marín, Rebeca; Jiménez Xarrié, Elena; Fuentes, Blanca; Dorado, Laura; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Arias Rivas, Susana; Delgado Mederos, Raquel (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background and Purpose There are no generally accepted criteria for the etiologic classification of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). For this reason, we have developed a set of etiologic criteria and have applied them ...
    • The incidence, prevalence, and mortality of stroke in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, and the US: a literature review 

      Zhang, Younan; Chapman, Ann-Marie; Plested, Melanie; Jackson, Daniel; Purroy Garcia, Francisco (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
      Background. Although the burden of stroke in terms of mortality and disability has been well documented in previous years, data after 2000 are limited. Therefore, the aim of this paper was to identify the epidemiology of ...
    • The induction of C/EBPβ contributes to vitamin D inhibition of ADAM17 expression and parathyroid hyperplasia in kidney disease. 

      Arcidiacono, Maria V.; Yang, Jing; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Dusso Rosso, Adriana (Oxford University Press, 2015-03-01)
      Abstract BACKGROUND: In secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), enhanced parathyroid levels of transforming growth factor-α (TGFα) increase EGF receptor (EGFR) activation causing parathyroid hyperplasia, high parathyroid ...
    • The influence of an educational internet-based intervention in the beliefs and attitudes of primary care professionals on non-specific chronic low back pain: study protocol of a mixed methods approach 

      García-Martínez, Ester; Soler González, Jorge; Rubí Carnacea, Francesc; García-Martínez, Beatriz; Climent Sanz, Carolina; Blanco Blanco, Joan; Valenzuela Pascual, Francesc (BMC, 2019)
      Background: Personal convictions in referral to pain cause misbeliefs in health professionals, which can influence patients who suffer from non-specific chronic low back pain. Likewise, health professionals’ beliefs affect ...
    • The influence of cognitive reserve on psychosocial and neuropsychological functioning in bipolar disorder 

      Forcada Pach, Irene; Mur, Maria; Mora Claramunt, Ester; Vieta i Pascual, Eduard, 1963-; Bartrés-Faz, David; Portella, Maria J. (Elsevier, 2015-02)
      Cognitive reserve (CR) refers to the hypothesized capacity of an adult brain to cope with brain pathology in order to minimize symptomatology. CR was initially investigated in dementia and acute brain damage, but it is ...
    • The influence of sleep apnea syndrome and intermittent hypoxia in carotid adventitial vasa vasorum 

      López Cano, Carolina; Rius, Ferran; Sánchez Peña, Enric; Gaeta, Anna Michela; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Hernández García, Marta; Bueno Díez, Marta; Gutiérrez Carrasquilla, Liliana; Dalmases, Mireia; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Public Library of Science, 2019)
      Subjects with sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) show an increased carotid intima-media thickness. However, no data exist about earlier markers of atheromatous disease, such as the proliferation and expansion of the ...
    • The modality of dialysis does not influence atheromatous vascular disease progression or cardiovascular outcomes in dialysis patients without previous cardiovascular disease 

      Borràs, Mercè; Pérez Fontán, Miguel; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Bajo, Auxiliadora; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira (Public Library of Science, 2017)
      There is limited and inconclusive information regarding the influence of the modality of renal replacement therapy on the atherosclerotic burden of patients on dialysis. The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence ...
    • The neuronal ischemic tolerance is conditioned by the Tp53 Arg72Pro polymorphism 

      Ramos-Araque, Maria E.; Rodriguez, Cristina; Vecino, Rebeca; Cortijo Garcia, Elisa; Lera Alfonso, Mercedes de; Sanchez Barba, Mercedes; Colàs Campàs, Laura; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Arenillas, Juan F.; Almeida, Angeles; Delgado-Esteban, Maria (Springer Verlag, 2018)
      Cerebral preconditioning (PC) confers endogenous brain protection after stroke. Ischemic stroke patients with a prior transient ischemic attack (TIA) may potentially be in a preconditioned state. Although PC has been ...
    • The PDK1 Inhibitor Dichloroacetate Controls Cholesterol Homeostasis Through the ERK5/MEF2 Pathway 

      Khan, Abrar Ul Haq; Allende-Vega, Nerea; Gitenay, Delphine; Gerbal-Chaloin, Sabine; Gondeau, Claire; Vo, Dang-Nghiem; Belkahla, Sana; Orecchioni, Stefania; Talarico, Giovanna; Bertolini, Francesco; Bozić Stanojević, Milica; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Bejjani, Fabienne; Jariel, Isabelle; Lopez-Mejia, Isabel C.; Fajas, Lluis; Lecellier, Charles-Henri; Hernandez, Javier; Daujat, Martine; Villalba, Martin (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
      Controlling cholesterol levels is a major challenge in human health, since hypercholesterolemia can lead to serious cardiovascular disease. Drugs that target carbohydrate metabolism can also modify lipid metabolism and ...
    • The profile of general practitioners (GPs) who publish in selected family practice journals 

      Soler González, Jorge; Ruiz-Magaz, Maria Cristina; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Providing support for research is one of the key issues in the ongoing attempts to improve Primary Care. However, when patient care takes up a significant part of a GP's time, conducting research is difficult. ...
    • The role of morbid obesity in the promotion of metabolic disruptions and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis by Helicobacter Pylori 

      Lecube Torelló, Albert; Valladares, Silvia; López Cano, Carolina; Gutiérrez Carrasquilla, Liliana; Ciudin, Andreea; Fort, José Manuel; Reñé Espinet, Josep Maria; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Torres, Inés de; Bueno Díez, Marta; Pallares, Judit; Baena-Fustegueras, Juan A (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Helicobacter pylory (HP) infection has been associated to an increased rate of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and liver disease through its effect on insulin resistance and systemic inflammation. However, results are inconstant ...
    • The Spanish Society of Nephrology (SENEFRO) commentary to the Spain GBD 2016 report: Keeping chronic kidney disease out of sight of health authorities will only magnify the problem 

      Ortiz, Alberto; Sanchez-Niño, Maria-Dolores; Crespo-Barrio, Marta; De-Sequera-Ortiz, Patricia; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; García-Maset, Rafael; Macía-Heras, Manuel; Pérez Fontán, Miguel; Rodríguez, Mariano; Salgueira-Lazo, Mercedes; Sánchez Álvarez, Emilio; Santamaría-Olmo, Rafael; Simal-Blanco, Fernando; Pino, María Dolores del (Elsevier, 2019)
      The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study measures the health of populations worldwide and by country on an annual basis and aims at helping guide public policy on health issues. The GBD estimates for Spain in 2016 and ...
    • The variant rs1867277 in FOXE1 gene confers thyroid cancer susceptibility through the recruitment of USF1/USF2 transcription factors 

      Landa, Iñigo; Ruiz-Llorente, Sergio; Montero-Conde, Cristina; Inglada-Pérez, Lucía; Schiavi, Francesca; Leskelä, Susanna; Pita, Guillermo; Milne, Roger; Maravall Royo, Javier; Ramos, Ignacio; Andía, Víctor; Rodríguez-Poyo, Paloma; Jara-Albarrán, Antonino; Meoro, Amparo; Peso, Cristina del; Arribas, Luis; Iglesias, Pedro; Caballero, Javier; Serrano, Joaquín; Picó, Antonio; Pomares, Francisco; Giménez, Gabriel; López-Mondéjar, Pedro; Castello, Roberto; Merante-Boschin, Isabella; Pelizzo, Maria-Rosa; Mauricio Puente, Dídac; Opocher, Giuseppe; Rodríguez-Antona, Cristina; González- Neira, Anna; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Santisteban, Pilar; Robledo, Mercedes (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      In order to identify genetic factors related to thyroid cancer susceptibility, we adopted a candidate gene approach. We studied tag- and putative functional SNPs in genes involved in thyroid cell differentiation and ...
    • Thoracoscopy for Spontaneous Pneumothorax 

      Porcel Pérez, José Manuel; Lee, Pyng (MDPI, 2021)
      Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) is the treatment of choice for recurrence prevention in patients with spontaneous pneumothorax (SP). Although the optimal surgical technique is uncertain, bullous resection using ...
    • Tiotropium versus Salmeterol for the Prevention of Exacerbations of COPD 

      Vogelmeier, Claus; Hederer, Bettina; Glaab, Thomas; Schmidt, Hendrik; Rutten-van Mölken, Maureen P.M.H.; Beeh, Kai M.; Fabbri, Leonardo M. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2011)
      Background Treatment guidelines recommend the use of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators to alleviate symptoms and reduce the risk of exacerbations in patients with moderate-to-very-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary ...
    • Transfer to the Local Stroke Center vs Direct Transfer to Endovascular Center of Acute Stroke Patients with Suspected Large Vessel Occlusion in the Catalan Territory (RACECAT): study protocol of a cluster randomized within a cohort trial 

      Abilleira, Sònia; Pérez de la Ossa, Natalia; Jiménez, Xavier; Cardona, Pere; Cocho, Dolores; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Serena, Joaquín; San Román, Luis; Urra, Xabier; Vilaró, Marta; Cortés Martínez, Jordi; González Alastrué, José Antonio; Chamorro, Ángel; Gallofre, Miquel; Jovin, Tudor G.; Molina, Carlos; Cobo Valeri, Erik; Dávalos Errando, Antoni; Ribó, Marc (Wiley; World Stroke Organization; SAGE Publications, 2019)
      Rationale: Optimal pre-hospital delivery pathways for acute stroke patients suspected to harbor a large vessel occlusion (LVO) have not been assessed in randomized trials. Aim: To establish whether stroke subjects with ...
    • Tratamiento de reperfusión en el ictus isquémico agudo por disección arterial cervicocerebral: descripción de los resultados de un estudio nacional multicéntrico 

      Campo Caballero, D.; de la Riva, P.; de Arce, A.; Martínez Zabaleta, M.; Rodríguez Antigüedad, J.; Ekiza, J.; Iruzubieta, P.; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Fuentes, B.; de Lera Alfonso, M.; Krupinski, Jerzy; Mengual Chirife, J.J.; Palomeras, Ernest; Guisado Alonso, Daniel; Rodríguez Yáñez, M.; Ustrell, X.; Tejada García, J.; de Felipe Mimbrera, A.; Paré Curell, M.; Tembl, J.; Cajaraville, S.; Garcés, Moisés; Serena, Joaquín (Elsevier, 2020)
      Introducción: El ictus isquémico (II) por disección arterial cervicocerebral (DAC) es una entidad infrecuente y existen pocos datos sobre el uso de terapias de reperfusión como la fibrinólisis intravenosa y la trombectomía ...
    • Treatment strategies after acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Impact on mortality 

      Casas-Méndez, Luis Fernando; Abadías, María José; Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Bardés Robles, Ignasi; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      Introduction Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is a common reason for presentation to emergency departments (ED), but the management of these episodes is often heterogeneous regardless ...
    • Trends in the consumption rates of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-related drugs in the health region of Lleida from 2002 to 2015 

      Torres Bondia, Francisco Ignacio; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Galván, Leonardo; Buti, Miquel; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Piñol Ripoll, Gerard (Biomed Central, 2020-06-01)
      Background: The high prevalence and long-term use of benzodiazepines (BZDs) treatment are debated topics because of the risk they can cause to the patients. Despite the current information on the risk-benefit balance of ...