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  • Epidemiological Characteristics and Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Hepatitis A in Spain in the Context of the 2016/2017 European Outbreak 

    Guerrero-Vadillo, María; Peñuelas, Marina; Domínguez, Ángela; Godoy i García, Pere; Gómez-Barroso, Diana; Soldevila, Núria; Izquierdo, Conchita; Martínez, Ana; Torner, Núria; Avellón, Ana; Rius, Cristina; Varela, Carmen (MDPI, 2022)
    The aim of our study was to describe the results of the epidemiological surveillance of hepatitis A infections in Spain in the context of the 2016/2017 European outbreak, particularly of hepatitis A outbreaks reported ...
  • International consensus conference recommendations on ultrasound education for undergraduate medical students 

    Hoppmann, Richard; Mladenovic, Jeanette; Melniker, Lawrence; Badea, Radu; Blaivas, Michael; Montorfano, Miguel; Abuhamad, Alfred; Noble, Vicki; Hussain, Arif; Prosen, Gregor; Villen, Tomas; Via, Gabriele; Nogue Bou, Ramon Maria; Goodmurphy, Craig; Bastos, Marcus; Nace, G. Stephen; Volpicelli, Giovanni; Wakefeld, Richard J.; Wilson, Steve; Bhagra, Anjali; Kim, Jongyeol; Bahner, David; Fox, Chris; Riley, Ruth; Steinmetz, Peter; Nelson, Bret P.; Pellerito, John; Nazarian, Levon N.; Wilson, L. Britt; Ma, Irene W. Y.; Amponsah, David; Barron, Keith R.; Dversdal, Renee K.; Wagner, Mike; Dean, Anthony J.; Tierney, David; Tsung, James W.; Nocera, Paula; Pazeli, José; Liu, Rachel; Price, Susanna; Neri, Luca; Piccirillo, Barbara; Osman, Adi; Lee, Vaughan; Naqvi, Nitha; Petrovic, Tomislav; Bornemann, Paul; Valois, Maxime; Lanctot, Jean‑Francoise; Haddad, Robert; Govil, Deepak; Hurtado, Laura; Dinh, Vi Am; DePhilip, Robert M.; Hofmann, Beatrice; Lewiss, Resa E.; Parange, Nayana A.; Nishisaki, Akira; Doniger, Stephanie J.; Dallas, Paul; Bergman, Kevin; Barahona, Oscar; Wortsman, Ximena; Smith, Stephen; Sisson, Craig A.; Palma, James; Mallin, Mike; Ahmed, Liju; Mustafa, Hassan (SpringerOpen, 2022)
    Objectives: The purpose of this study is to provide expert consensus recommendations to establish a global ultrasound curriculum for undergraduate medical students. Methods: 64 multi-disciplinary ultrasound experts from ...
  • The Patient-Centered Approach in Rheumatologic Painful Diseases: A Narrative Review 

    Perrot, Serge; Montero Matamala, Antonio; Hanna, Magdi; Varrassi, Giustino (Cureus, 2022)
    A patient-centric approach to pain control represents a paradigm shift in analgesia and one that is both easy to endorse but challenging to execute. As pain mechanisms become increasingly elucidated, the understanding ...
  • Avoid Postoperative Pain To Prevent Its Chronification: A Narrative Review 

    Montero Matamala, Antonio; Hanna, Magdi; Perrot, Serge; Varrassi, Giustino (Cureus, 2022)
    Acute postoperative pain is a normal and expected part of the patient’s postsurgical trajectory, and its intensity, severity, and duration vary with surgery-related and patient factors. In a subset of patients, postoperative ...
  • Delivery of Multimodal Analgesia to Effectively Treat Acute Pain: A Review From Roma Pain Days 

    Hanna, Magdi; Montero Matamala, Antonio; Perrot, Serge; Varrassi, Giustino (Cureus, 2022)
    It is crucial that acute pain be promptly and adequately treated in order to prevent it from transitioning to chronic pain, a devastating and sometimes permanent condition that is challenging to treat and associated with ...
  • New Insights Into the Pharmacological Management of Postoperative Pain: A Narrative Review 

    Mayoral Rojals, Victor; Charaja, Moises; Leon, Oscar de; Montero Matamala, Antonio; Narvaez Tamayo, Marco Antonio; Varrassi, Giustino (Cureus, 2022)
    Postoperative pain is prevalent and often undertreated. There is a risk that untreated or suboptimally treated postoperative pain may transition into chronic postoperative pain, which can be challenging to treat. Clinical ...
  • Increase of burnout among emergency department professionals due to emotional exhaustion during the SARS-Cov2 pandemic: Evolution from 2016 to 2021 

    Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Rius, Nuria; Soler González, Jorge; Esquerda i Aresté, Montse (Wolters Kluwer Health, 2022)
    The objective is to establish there have been any significant changes in the evolution of levels of burnout and empathy at the different Emergency Department in our region, bearing the severe acute respiratory syndrome ...
  • Costs and Factors Associated with Hospitalizations Due to Severe Influenza in Catalonia (2017–2020) 

    Soler Font, Mercè; Aznar Lou, Ignacio; Basile, Luca; Soldevila Benet, Anna; Godoy i García, Pere; Martínez, Ana; Serrano Blanco, Antoni; Domínguez García, Àngela (MDPI, 2022)
    This study aimed to estimate the cost and factors associated with severe hospitalized patients due to influenza in unvaccinated and vaccinated cases. The study had a cross-sectional design and included three influenza ...
  • Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 reinfections in a Spanish region 

    Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Companys, Maria; Guzmán, Marianela; Maciel, Rita; Llobet, Cecilia; López, Aurora; Olles, Rebeca; Pujol, Violant; Ruiz Montilla, María José; Saura, Mireia; Vidal, Carme; Godoy i García, Pere (SAGE Publications, 2022)
    Objective: We aimed to assess the prevalence and clinical characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 reinfections in a Spanish region. Methods: This is a retrospective observational study in all patients with SARS-CoV-2 infections in ...
  • Ocular Surface plasmacytoma 

    Domínguez Bernaus, Marta; Cid-Bertomeu, Pau; Vilardell, Felip; Huerva, Valentín (European Society of Medicine., 2022)
    Conjunctival plasmacytomas are rare tumours that may be solitary or related with multiple myeloma (MM), a malignant systemic plasma cell neoplasm that tends to metastasize. Plasma cell infiltration of bone ...
  • Ocular surface squamous neoplasia resistant to topical interferon alpha 2b in a patient with follicular lymphoma 

    Huerva, Valentín; Vilaltella Ortiz, Magí (IJO Press Co., Limited, 2021)
  • Response of the human myocardium to ischemic injury and preconditioning: The role of cardiac and comorbid conditions, medical treatment, and basal redox status 

    Casós, Kelly; Ferrer Curriu, Gemma; Soler Ferrer, Paula; Pérez, María-Llanos; Permanyer, Eduard; Blasco Lucas, Arnau; Gracia Baena, Juan Manuel; Castro, Miguel A.; Sureda, Carlos; Barquinero, Jordi; Galiñanes, Manuel (Public Library of Science, 2017)
    Background: The diseased human myocardium is highly susceptible to ischemia/reoxygenation (I/R)-induced injury but its response to protective interventions such as ischemic preconditioning (IPreC) is unclear. Cardiac and ...
  • Ischemic postconditioning of the isolated human myocardium: role of the applied protocol 

    Casós, Kelly; Pérez, María-Llanos; Blasco Lucas, Arnau; Ferrer Curriu, Gemma; Gracia Baena, Juan Manuel; Sureda, Carlos; Permanyer, Eduard; Igual, Alberto; Galiñanes, Manuel (Elsevier, 2015)
    Background: Ischemic postconditioning (IPostC), has been proposed as a useful approach to reduce infarct size in all species, but its clinical utility remains unclear. Objective: To investigate the role played by the ...
  • Hacia el control de la COVID-19 a través de la vacunación: obstáculos, desafíos y oportunidades. Informe SESPAS 2022 

    Godoy i García, Pere; Castilla, Jesús; Astray, Jenaro; Godoy, Sofía; Tuells, José; Barrabeig i Fabregat, Irene; Domínguez García, Àngela (Elsevier, 2022)
    En España se inició el programa de vacunación en un contexto de alta transmisión y baja disponibilidad de vacunas. El objetivo de este artículo es revisar el programa de vacunación frente a la COVID-19 (3-3-2022) y valorar ...
  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on contact tracing of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis 

    Godoy i García, Pere; Parrón, Ignacio; Barrabeig i Fabregat, Irene; Caylà, Joan A.; Clotet, Laura; Follia, Núria; Carol, Monica; Orcau, Angels; Alsedà Graells, Miquel; Ferrús, Gloria; Plans, Pere; Jane, Mireia; Millet, Joan Pau; Domínguez García, Àngela (Oxford University Press, 2022)
    Background: The COVID-19 pandemic could have negative effects on tuberculosis (TB) control. The objective was to assess the impact of the pandemic in contact tracing, TB and latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in contacts ...
  • The Effect of Enteral Immunonutrition in the Intensive Care Unit: Does It Impact on Outcomes? 

    López Delgado, Juan Carlos; Grau Carmona, Teodoro; Trujillano Cabello, Javier; García Fuentes, Carlos; Mor Marco, Esther; Bordeje Laguna, Mª Luisa; Portugal Rodríguez, Esther; Lorencio Cardenas, Carol; Vera Artazcoz, Paula; Macaya Redin, Laura; Martinez Carmona, Juan Francisco JF,; Mateu Campos, Lidón; Gero Escapa, María; Gastaldo Simeon, Rosa; Vila García, Belén; Flordelis Lasierra, Jose Luis; Montejo González, Juan Carlos; Servià Goixart, Lluís (MDPI, 2022-05-01)
    Background: The present research aimed to evaluate the effect on outcomes of immunonutrition (IMN) enteral formulas during the intensive care unit (ICU) stay. Methods: A multicenter prospective observational study was ...
  • Factors associated with higher rate of Complete Pathologic Response after Long-Course Neoadjuvant Treatment for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients – Results from a retrospective cohort study focused on Inflammatory Indexes 

    Cerdán Santacruz, Carlos; Codina Corrons, Laia; Merichal Resina, Mireia; Milla Collado, Lucía; Trujillano Cabello, Javier; Tarragona Foradada, Jordi; Mestres Petit, Núria; Sierra Grañón, Enrique; Olsina Kissler, Jorge Juan (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, 2021)
    BACKGROUND: Pathologic complete response (pCR) after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (NCRT) has a prognostic value in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). This study aimed to evaluate the ability to predict pCR using ...
  • Weak Association between Skin Autofluorescence Levels and Prediabetes with an ILERVAS Cross-Sectional Study 

    Sánchez Peña, Enric; Kerkeni, M.; Hernández García, Marta; Gavaldá, Ricard; Rius, Ferran; Sauret, Ariadna; Torres, Gerard; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Castro-Boqué, Eva; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Mauricio Puente, Dídac; Farràs-Sallés, Cristina; Buti, Miquel; Godoy i García, Pere; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Lecube Torelló, Albert (MDPI, 2022)
    A large body of evidence demonstrates a relationship between hyperglycemia and increased concentrations of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs). However, there is little information about subcutaneous AGE accumulation ...
  • Tobacco Smoking and Second-Hand Smoke Exposure Impact on Tuberculosis in Children 

    Altet, Neus; Latorre, Irene; Jiménez-Fuentes, María Ángeles; Soriano Arandes, Antoni; Villar-Hernández, Raquel; Milà, Celia; Rodríguez Fernández, Pablo; Muriel Moreno, Beatriz; Comella-Del-Barrio, Patricia; Godoy i García, Pere; Millet, Joan Pau; de Souza-Galvão, Maria Luiza; Jiménez-Ruiz, Carlos A.; Domínguez, Jose (MDPI, 2022)
    Little is known about whether second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure affects tuberculosis (TB). Here, we investigate the association of cigarette smoke exposure with active TB and latent TB infection (LTBI) in children, analyzing ...
  • Prealbumin as Tumor Marker in Head and Neck Cancer in Adults 

    Cerdá Esteve, Mariaina; Ruiz, Agustín; Trujillano Cabello, Javier; Gudelis, Mindaugas; Bonet, M.; Sanz S., Miguel; Bellera, M.P.; Sarroca, E. (Heighten Science Publications Inc, 2021)
    Introduction: Nowadays clinicians don't have a useful tumoral marker to perform the follow up of patients affected of head and neck cancers (H&NC). Objectives: To analyse the operative characteristics of prealbumin (PRB) ...

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