D Viasus

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Country: Colombia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prognostic value of serum albumin levels in hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumonia
    Diego Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 66:415-23. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Community-acquired Legionella pneumophila pneumonia: a single-center experience with 214 hospitalized sporadic cases over 15 years
    Diego Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Medicine (Baltimore) 92:51-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Risk stratification and prognosis of acute cardiac events in hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumonia
    Diego Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 66:27-33. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Statins for community-acquired pneumonia: current state of the science
    D Viasus
    Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:143-52. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Effect of statins on outcomes in immunosuppressed patients with bloodstream infection
    D Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:77-82. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Timing of antibiotic administration and outcomes of hospitalized patients with community-acquired and healthcare-associated pneumonia
    A Simonetti
    Service of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:1149-55. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Low incidence of multidrug-resistant organisms in patients with healthcare-associated pneumonia requiring hospitalization
    C Garcia-Vidal
    Infectious Disease, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, University of Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:1659-65. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Factors associated with severe disease in hospitalized adults with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Spain
    D Viasus
    Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:738-46. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Changes in epidemiology, clinical features and severity of influenza A (H1N1) 2009 pneumonia in the first post-pandemic influenza season
    D Viasus
    Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E55-62. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Pneumococcal pneumonia presenting with septic shock: host- and pathogen-related factors and outcomes
    C Garcia-Vidal
    Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 65:77-81. 2010

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Prognostic value of serum albumin levels in hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumonia
    Diego Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 66:415-23. 2013
    ..To investigate whether serum albumin levels within 24 h of admission correlate with outcomes in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  2. doi request reprint Community-acquired Legionella pneumophila pneumonia: a single-center experience with 214 hospitalized sporadic cases over 15 years
    Diego Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Medicine (Baltimore) 92:51-60. 2013
    ..pneumophila cases remained stable over the study period. In recent years, there have been significant changes in diagnosis and treatment, and the inhospital case-fatality rate of L. pneumophila pneumonia has decreased...
  3. doi request reprint Risk stratification and prognosis of acute cardiac events in hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumonia
    Diego Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 66:27-33. 2013
    ..To determine the risk factors and the prognosis of acute cardiac events in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  4. doi request reprint Statins for community-acquired pneumonia: current state of the science
    D Viasus
    Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:143-52. 2010
    ..Most observational studies published to date support the idea that the use of statins may improve the prognosis of CAP. Randomized controlled trials are needed to validate these findings...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of statins on outcomes in immunosuppressed patients with bloodstream infection
    D Viasus
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:77-82. 2011
    ..14). In conclusion, prior statin use is not associated with increased survival in immunosuppressed patients with BSI. Caution is warranted in attributing beneficial effects to statin use in infections among immunocompromised patients...
  6. doi request reprint Timing of antibiotic administration and outcomes of hospitalized patients with community-acquired and healthcare-associated pneumonia
    A Simonetti
    Service of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:1149-55. 2012
    ..58, 95% CI 0.64-3.88) and HCAP patients (OR 0.59, 95% CI 0.19-1.83). In conclusion, antibiotic administration within 4 or 8 h of arrival at the ED did not improve 30-day survival in hospitalized adults for CAP or HCAP...
  7. doi request reprint Low incidence of multidrug-resistant organisms in patients with healthcare-associated pneumonia requiring hospitalization
    C Garcia-Vidal
    Infectious Disease, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, University of Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:1659-65. 2011
    ..In conclusion, most HCAP patients could be treated in the same way as patients with CAP, after carefully ruling out the presence of aspiration pneumonia...
  8. doi request reprint Factors associated with severe disease in hospitalized adults with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Spain
    D Viasus
    Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:738-46. 2011
    ..Younger age, chronic comorbid conditions, morbid obesity and bacterial co-infection are independent risk factors for severe disease, whereas early oseltamivir therapy is a protective factor...
  9. doi request reprint Changes in epidemiology, clinical features and severity of influenza A (H1N1) 2009 pneumonia in the first post-pandemic influenza season
    D Viasus
    Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E55-62. 2012
    ..Physicians should consider influenza A (H1N1) 2009 when selecting microbiological testing and treatment in patients with pneumonia in the upcoming influenza season...
  10. doi request reprint Pneumococcal pneumonia presenting with septic shock: host- and pathogen-related factors and outcomes
    C Garcia-Vidal
    Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 65:77-81. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for septic shock and to ascertain patient outcomes. Serotypes, genotypes and antibiotic resistance of isolated strains were also analysed...