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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Comparison of the consumption of antidepressants in the immigrant and native populations in a Spanish health region: an observational study 

      Cruz Esteve, María Inés; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Real, Jordi; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Soler González, Jorge; Galván, Leonardo (BioMed Central, 2010)
      BACKGROUND: Health professionals and organizations in developed countries adapt slowly to the increase of ethnically diverse populations attending health care centres. Several studies report that attention to immigrant ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cost-effectiveness of double reading versus single reading of mammograms in a breast cancer screening programme 

      Posso, Margarita; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Puig, Teresa; Bonfill, Xavier (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Objectives: The usual practice in breast cancer screening programmes for mammogram interpretation is to perform double reading. However, little is known about its cost-effectiveness in the context of digital mammography. ...
    • Cost-effectiveness of early detection of breast cancer in Catalonia (Spain) 

      Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Cots, Francesc; Gregori Gomis, Aleix; Pla Farnós, Roger; Román, Rubén; Sala i Serra, Maria; Macià, Francesc; Castells, Xavier; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Breast cancer (BC) causes more deaths than any other cancer among women in Catalonia. Early detection has contributed to the observed decline in BC mortality. However, there is debate on the optimal screening ...
    • Cumulative risk of cancer detection in breast cancer screening by protocol strategy 

      Blanch, Jordi; Sala i Serra, Maria; Román Expósito, Marta; Ederra, M.; Salas, Dolores; Zubizarreta, Raquel; Sánchez-Jacob, Mercedes; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Castells, Xavier (Springer Verlag, 2013)
      Background There is little information on the individual risk of screen-detected cancer in women over successive participations. This study aimed to estimate the 10-year cumulative breast cancer detection risk ...
    • Differences in pharmaceutical consumption and expenses between immigrant and Spanish-born populations in Lleida, (Spain): a 6-months prospective observational study 

      Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Soler González, Jorge; Bosch, Anna; Ruiz-Magaz, Maria Cristina; Galván, Leonardo (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: There are few studies comparing pharmaceutical costs and the use of medications between immigrants and the autochthonous population in Spain. The objective of this study is to evaluate whether there are differences ...
    • Dissemination of periodic mammography and patterns of use, by birth cohort, in Catalonia (Spain) 

      Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Espinàs, Josep Alfons; Pla, Roger; Brugulat, Pilar (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: In Catalonia (Spain) breast cancer mortality has declined since the beginning of the 1990s. The dissemination of early detection by mammography and the introduction of adjuvant treatments are among the possible ...
    • Duration and compliance with antidepressant treatment in immigrant and native-born populations in Spain: a four year follow-up descriptive study 

      Cruz Esteve, María Inés; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Real, Jordi; Soler González, Jorge; Galván, Leonardo (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Background: Non-compliance with antidepressant treatment continues to be a complex problem in mental health care. In immigrant populations non-compliance is one of several barriers to adequate management of mental illness; ...