Enrique Quintero

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Publications

  1. pmc Progress and challenges in colorectal cancer screening
    Enrique Quintero
    Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, 38320 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:846985. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Colonoscopy versus fecal immunochemical testing in colorectal-cancer screening
    Enrique Quintero
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain
    N Engl J Med 366:697-706. 2012
  3. doi request reprint [Colonoscopy quality control as a requirement of colorectal cancer screening]
    Enrique Quintero
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España Electronic address
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 36:597-605. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Risk of advanced proximal neoplasms according to distal colorectal findings: comparison of sigmoidoscopy-based strategies
    Antoni Castells
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas CIBEREHD, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:878-86. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Relationship of colonoscopy-detected serrated polyps with synchronous advanced neoplasia in average-risk individuals
    Cristina Alvarez
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital del Mar Cancer Research Program, IMIM Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 78:333-341.e1. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of immunochemical versus guaiac faecal occult blood tests for colorectal cancer screening
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Department of Gastroenterology, Canary Islands Health System, University Hospital of Canary Islands, Ofra s n, La Laguna, 38320, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    J Gastroenterol 45:703-12. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk for high-grade dysplasia or invasive carcinoma in colorectal flat adenomas in a Spanish population
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Department of Gastroenterology University Hospital of the Canary Islands, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 29:602-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in a Spanish population
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 133:736-40. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Screening for familial colorectal cancer with a sensitive immunochemical fecal occult blood test: a pilot study
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Canary Islands, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1062-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational video-based strategy on the behavior process associated with colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled study
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Gastroenterology Department, University Hospital of the Canary Islands Canaries, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:216-22. 2009

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  1. pmc Progress and challenges in colorectal cancer screening
    Enrique Quintero
    Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, 38320 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:846985. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Colonoscopy versus fecal immunochemical testing in colorectal-cancer screening
    Enrique Quintero
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain
    N Engl J Med 366:697-706. 2012
    ..Colonoscopy and fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) are accepted strategies for colorectal-cancer screening in the average-risk population...
  3. doi request reprint [Colonoscopy quality control as a requirement of colorectal cancer screening]
    Enrique Quintero
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España Electronic address
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 36:597-605. 2013
    ..The implementation of training programs and screening colonoscopy quality controls are strongly recommended to guarantee the success of population-based colorectal cancer screening. ..
  4. doi request reprint Risk of advanced proximal neoplasms according to distal colorectal findings: comparison of sigmoidoscopy-based strategies
    Antoni Castells
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas CIBEREHD, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:878-86. 2013
    ..This study was aimed at comparing the existing strategies of postsigmoidoscopy referral to colonoscopy in terms of accuracy and resources needed...
  5. doi request reprint Relationship of colonoscopy-detected serrated polyps with synchronous advanced neoplasia in average-risk individuals
    Cristina Alvarez
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital del Mar Cancer Research Program, IMIM Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 78:333-341.e1. 2013
    ..The presence of proximal serrated polyps and large (≥10 mm) serrated polyps (LSP) has been correlated with colorectal neoplasia...
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of immunochemical versus guaiac faecal occult blood tests for colorectal cancer screening
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Department of Gastroenterology, Canary Islands Health System, University Hospital of Canary Islands, Ofra s n, La Laguna, 38320, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    J Gastroenterol 45:703-12. 2010
    ..This study was performed to compare the accuracy of a sensitive immunochemical test with the guaiac test for detecting significant neoplasia (advanced adenomas and CRC) in an average-risk population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk for high-grade dysplasia or invasive carcinoma in colorectal flat adenomas in a Spanish population
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Department of Gastroenterology University Hospital of the Canary Islands, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 29:602-9. 2006
    ..to determine the frequency and malignancy risk of colonic flat adenomas among patients with colorectal polyps in a Spanish population...
  8. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in a Spanish population
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 133:736-40. 2009
    ..We intended to investigate the use of the recommended screening tests for colorectal cancer detection in a sample of average-risk subjects...
  9. doi request reprint Screening for familial colorectal cancer with a sensitive immunochemical fecal occult blood test: a pilot study
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Canary Islands, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1062-7. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational video-based strategy on the behavior process associated with colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled study
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Gastroenterology Department, University Hospital of the Canary Islands Canaries, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:216-22. 2009
    ..Low public awareness is an important barrier for colorectal cancer screening participation...
  11. pmc Validation of Fujinon intelligent chromoendoscopy with high definition endoscopes in colonoscopy
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of the Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5266-73. 2009
    ..To validate high definition endoscopes with Fujinon intelligent chromoendoscopy (FICE) in colonoscopy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased activity and expression of gelatinases in ischemic colitis
    Carlos Medina
    Gastroenterology Department and Research Unit, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2393-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that ischemic colitis induces increased activity and expression of MMP-9 and MMP-2 in the involved colonic mucosa. These changes may contribute to tissue degradation and remodeling of the colonic mucosa in ischemic colitis...
  13. doi request reprint Gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection assisted by a new traction method: the clip-band technique. A feasibility study in a porcine model (with video)
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:1137-41. 2011
    ..Several traction methods have been proposed to facilitate submucosal dissection, but they are usually not widely available or are difficult to apply...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of colon capsule endoscopy on medical decision making in patients with incomplete colonoscopies
    Onofre Alarcon-Fernandez
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:534-40.e1. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of CCE in helping physicians make decisions about patients with incomplete conventional colonoscopies (ICCs)...
  15. pmc Endoscopic submucosal dissection training with pig models in a Western country
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of the Canary Islands, Ofra s n, La Laguna, 38320 Tenerife, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 16:2895-900. 2010
    ..To test a strategy for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) training in animal models designed to overcome the initial learning curve...
  16. doi request reprint One-day versus two-day cleansing for colon capsule endoscopy: a prospective randomized pilot study
    Laura Ramos
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 37:101-6. 2014
    ..Standard bowel cleansing for colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) requires a liquid diet and bowel laxatives for at least 2 days, which is a major drawback of this procedure and affects tolerance and acceptability...
  17. ncbi request reprint Role of gap junctions modulating hepatic vascular tone in cirrhosis
    Manuel Hernandez-Guerra
    Liver Unit, University Hospital of the Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain Department of Internal Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Liver Int 34:859-68. 2014
    ..Recently, vascular Cx have been observed in liver cells implicated in liver blood flow regulation. Here, we investigated the role of Cx in the regulation of intrahepatic vascular tone in cirrhosis...
  18. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer: participation, knowledge, and barriers against screening
    Antonio Z Gimeno Garcia
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Canary Islands, Ofra s n, La Cuesta, Taco, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1165-71. 2011
    ..Family history is one of the most important risk factors for developing colorectal cancer (CRC), and medical organizations recommend CRC screening in this population. However, the use of CRC screening is still low in our country...
  19. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of postpolypectomy bleeding in colorectal polyps larger than 10 mm
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Research Unit, University Hospital of Canary Islands, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:520-6. 2012
    ..It is well-established that the risk of postpolypectomy bleeding (PPB) increases with polyp size, but little is known about the factors that predict PPB in polyps larger than 10 mm...
  20. ncbi request reprint An early flat depressed lesion in the cecum progressing to an advanced cancer in 20 months
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:859-61. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint The timing of bowel preparation before colonoscopy determines the quality of cleansing, and is a significant factor contributing to the detection of flat lesions: a randomized study
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Unidad de Endoscopia 10 a Planta, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, C Ofra s n, 38320 La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 12:6161-6. 2006
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Chronic intermittent hypoxia aggravates intrahepatic endothelial dysfunction in cirrhotic rats
    Manuel Hernandez-Guerra
    Liver Unit, University Hospital of the Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain
    Hepatology 57:1564-74. 2013
    ..These functional responses were associated with the presence of increased hepatic oxidative stress without changes in p-eNOS after CIH exposure. In normal rats, no hemodynamic changes were found...
  23. doi request reprint Susceptibility genetic variants associated with colorectal cancer risk correlate with cancer phenotype
    Anna Abuli
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital del Mar, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Gastroenterology 139:788-96, 796.e1-6. 2010
    ..Characterization of such a correlation would improve CRC management and prevention programs. We assessed the association between these genetic variants and CRC phenotype in patients and modeled pairwise combinations to detect epistasis...
  24. pmc Immunogenicity and acceptance of influenza A (H1N1) vaccine in a cohort of chronic hepatitis C patients receiving pegylated-interferon treatment
    Manuel Hernandez-Guerra
    Liver Unit, University Hospital of the Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e48610. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Up-regulation of gelatinases in the colorectal adenoma-carcinoma sequence
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 42:3246-52. 2006
    ..The present study demonstrates that MMP-9 is markedly up-regulated in the adenomatous tissue and suggests that this gelatinase might be a marker for early colorectal carcinogenesis...
  26. pmc Aberrant gene promoter methylation associated with sporadic multiple colorectal cancer
    Victoria Gonzalo
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en el Area temática de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e8777. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint [Chemical or immunological tests for the detection of fecal occult blood in colorectal cancer screening?]
    Enrique Quintero
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 32:565-76. 2009
    ..For all these reasons, the current recommendation is that the new quantitative I-FOBT tests replace C-FOBT tests when the strategy of population-based screening through annual or biannual fecal occult blood testing is considered...
  28. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of dextran sodium sulphate induced colitis in matrix metalloproteinase-9 deficient mice
    Alfredo Santana
    Gastroenterology Department and Research Unit, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 12:6464-72. 2006
    ..To study whether matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) is a key factor in epithelial damage in the dextran sodium sulphate (DSS) model of colitis in mice...
  29. doi request reprint Clinical patterns and outcomes of ischaemic colitis: results of the Working Group for the Study of Ischaemic Colitis in Spain (CIE study)
    Miguel A Montoro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital San Jorge, Huesca, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:236-46. 2011
    ..We performed such a study to evaluate the clinical presentation, outcome, and mortality as well as clinical variables associated with poor prognosis...
  30. doi request reprint [Primary pancreatic lymphoma diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy]
    Antonio Z Gimeno-Garcia
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 33:638-42. 2010
    ..However, the usefulness of EUS-FNA in the PPL has been poorly studied because of the rarity of this entity. We report a case of a patient with HIV infection and PPL diagnosed by EUS-FNA...