A Coca

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hypertension and vascular dementia in the elderly: the potential role of anti-hypertensive agents
    Antonio Coca
    Institute of Medicine and Dermatology Hospital Clinic, Univertity of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:1045-54. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure in stroke and cognitive dysfunction
    Antonio Coca
    Hypertension and Vascular Risk Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Medicine and Dermatology, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, C Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:150-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Role of dihydropyridinic calcium channel blockers in the management of hypertension
    Antonio Coca
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hypertension Unit, Institute of Medicine and Dermatology, Hospital Clinico, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:91-105. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint [Stratification and therapeutic objectives of the cardiovascular risk]
    A Coca
    Unidad de Hipertensión Servicio de Medicina Interna Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas August Pi Suñer IDIBAPS Hospital Clínico Universidad de Barcelona Barcelona Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 203:349-50. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint [Blood pressure self measurement: Spanish consensus document]
    A Coca
    Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología, Hospital Clinico IDIBAPS, Barcelona
    Nefrologia 27:139-53. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, double-blind comparison of the efficacy and safety of irbesartan and enalapril in adults with mild to moderate essential hypertension, as assessed by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: the MAPAVEL Study (Monitorización Ambula
    Antonio Coca
    Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Ther 24:126-38. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Manidipine plus delapril in patients with Type 2 diabetes and hypertension: reducing cardiovascular risk and end-organ damage
    Antonio Coca
    Institute of Medicine and Dermatology Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:147-59. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimated risk of a first stroke and conditioning factors in Spanish hypertensive women. The RIMH study
    Antonio Coca
    Hypertension Unit, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Blood Press 15:237-44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cardiovascular disease in Spanish hypertensive women. The RIMHA study
    Antonio Coca
    Unidad de Hipertension Arterial, Servicio de Medicina Interna General, Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 62:1022-31. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Treatment and control of cardiovascular risk in primary care in Spain. The PREVENCAT study]
    Antonio Coca
    Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 126:201-5. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Hypertension and vascular dementia in the elderly: the potential role of anti-hypertensive agents
    Antonio Coca
    Institute of Medicine and Dermatology Hospital Clinic, Univertity of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:1045-54. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure in stroke and cognitive dysfunction
    Antonio Coca
    Hypertension and Vascular Risk Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Medicine and Dermatology, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, C Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:150-9. 2013
    ..Unfortunately most of these studies were cross-sectional and the associations do not establish causality...
  3. doi request reprint Role of dihydropyridinic calcium channel blockers in the management of hypertension
    Antonio Coca
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hypertension Unit, Institute of Medicine and Dermatology, Hospital Clinico, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:91-105. 2013
    ..Therefore, in the light of new studies that include calcium channel blockers alone or in combination, these agents will probably be used even more extensively for the management of hypertension in the following years...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Stratification and therapeutic objectives of the cardiovascular risk]
    A Coca
    Unidad de Hipertensión Servicio de Medicina Interna Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas August Pi Suñer IDIBAPS Hospital Clínico Universidad de Barcelona Barcelona Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 203:349-50. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint [Blood pressure self measurement: Spanish consensus document]
    A Coca
    Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología, Hospital Clinico IDIBAPS, Barcelona
    Nefrologia 27:139-53. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, double-blind comparison of the efficacy and safety of irbesartan and enalapril in adults with mild to moderate essential hypertension, as assessed by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: the MAPAVEL Study (Monitorización Ambula
    Antonio Coca
    Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Ther 24:126-38. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Manidipine plus delapril in patients with Type 2 diabetes and hypertension: reducing cardiovascular risk and end-organ damage
    Antonio Coca
    Institute of Medicine and Dermatology Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:147-59. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimated risk of a first stroke and conditioning factors in Spanish hypertensive women. The RIMH study
    Antonio Coca
    Hypertension Unit, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Blood Press 15:237-44. 2006
    ..The most powerful risk factors were older age, poor BP control, LVH and atrial fibrillation...
  9. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cardiovascular disease in Spanish hypertensive women. The RIMHA study
    Antonio Coca
    Unidad de Hipertension Arterial, Servicio de Medicina Interna General, Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 62:1022-31. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Treatment and control of cardiovascular risk in primary care in Spain. The PREVENCAT study]
    Antonio Coca
    Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 126:201-5. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Once-daily fixed-combination irbesartan 300 mg/ hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg and circadian blood pressure profile in patients with essential hypertension
    Antonio Coca
    Hospital Clinico IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Ther 25:2849-64. 2003
    ..Tolerable combinations using higher doses of antihypertensive drugs are frequently required to control blood pressure...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Effect of anti-hypertensive therapy with irbesartan on the absolute cardiovascular risk]
    A Coca
    Unidad de Hipertensión Hospital Clínico Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas Augusto Pi Suñer IDIBAPS Universidad de Barcelona Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 203:183-8. 2003
    ..Tolerability was excellent, with a very low rate of adverse reactions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trough-to-peak ratio, smoothness index, and circadian blood pressure profile after treatment with once-daily fixed combination of losartan 100 and hydrochlorothiazide 25 in essential hypertension
    Antonio Coca
    Hypertension Research Foundation of the Catalan Community Hospitals, Barcelona, Spain
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 39:824-33. 2002
    ..09 for SBP and 7.15 for DBP. No side effects or changes in metabolic parameters were observed. The fixed combination of losartan 100 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 25 was very effective and well tolerated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Economic benefits of treating high-risk hypertension with angiotensin II receptor antagonists (blockers)
    Antonio Coca
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Medicine and Dermatology, Hospital Clinico, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Drug Investig 28:211-20. 2008
    ..There is a paucity of cost-effectiveness data regarding the use of fixed-dose ARB plus thiazide diuretic combination therapies. Longitudinal cost-benefit studies of this attractive and efficacious first-line treatment option are needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation of the gamma subunit of the epithelial Na+ channel and essential hypertension. Relationship with salt sensitivity
    E Poch
    Servicio de Nefrologia, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 13:648-53. 2000
    ..Although these data do not support a major causative role for this polymorphism, we cannot exclude that a functional mutation elsewhere in ENaC might be associated with essential hypertension...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction in salt-sensitive essential hypertension
    E Bragulat
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, , , Barcelona, Spain
    Hypertension 37:444-8. 2001
    ..Impairment of the L-arginine-nitric oxide pathway may be responsible for this abnormal endothelial response...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Strategies for effective control of arterial hypertension in Spain. Consensus document]
    A Coca
    Unidad de Hipertension Arterial, Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Barcelona, Sociedad Española de Hipertensión SEH LELHA, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 206:510-4. 2006
    ..Health care professionals should base their clinical practice on the recommendations of guidelines in order to modify their therapeutic attitudes in patients whose targets have not been achieved...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Self-measurement of blood pressure. Consensus Paper Spain 2007]
    A Coca
    Unidad de Hipertension Arterial, Instituto de Medicina y Dermatología, Hospital Clinico IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 207:197-208. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessment of salt sensitivity in essential hypertension by 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    A de la Sierra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 8:970-7. 1995
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of salt intake on endothelium-derived factors in a group of patients with essential hypertension
    E Bragulat
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, , Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036-Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Sci (Lond) 101:73-8. 2001
    ..However, these alterations are not correlated with changes in blood pressure induced by the high salt intake...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term antihypertensive therapy with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors on red cell sodium transport
    A de la Sierra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 8:622-5. 1995
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria in essential hypertension: clinical and biochemical profile
    A de la Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Biomed Sci 57:287-91. 2000
    ..Likewise, microalbuminuria is associated with the degree of renal impairment, and with increased uric acid and triglycerides and decreased HDL-cholesterol...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detection of a circulating inhibitor of the Na(+)-K(+)-Cl(-) cotransport system in plasma and urine after high salt intake
    I Parés
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinico, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 8:965-9. 1995
    ..These results provide evidence of an Na(+)-K(+)-Cl- cotransport inhibitor factor in plasma and urine from salt-loaded humans, in concordance with previous reports in salt-loaded rats...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lack of correlation between two methods for the assessment of salt sensitivity in essential hypertension
    A de la Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Hypertens 16:255-60. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term irbesartan treatment on endothelium-dependent vasodilation in essential hypertensive patients
    E Bragulat
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Biomed Sci 60:191-6. 2003
    ..These actions may play an important role in the vascular protecting effects of irbesartan...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between cardiovascular risk profile and anti-hypertensive drug use. GEDEC (Spanish group of cardiovascular studies]
    A de la Sierra
    Unidad de Hipertension, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 115:41-5. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the relationship between the cardiovascular risk profile and co-morbid conditions on antihypertensive drug class use...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Absence of an association between the C825T polymorphism of the G-protein beta 3 subunit and salt-sensitivity in essential arterial hypertension]
    D Gonzalez-Nunez
    Servicio de Nefrologia, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Espana
    Nefrologia 21:355-61. 2001
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol withdrawal on 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure among alcohol-dependent patients
    Ramon Estruch
    Alcohol Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Institut de Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Spain
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:2002-8. 2003
    ..We embarked on a study to determine whether different subgroups of alcohol-dependent patients may be identified in relation to the effect of alcohol on BP...
  29. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in primary Sjögren's syndrome: a case-control study in 624 patients
    M Perez-de-Lis
    Sjögren Syndrome Research Group AGAUR, Laboratory of Autoimmune Diseases Josep Font, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Department of Autoimmune Diseases, Barcelona, Spain
    Lupus 19:941-8. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Increased insulin resistance in salt sensitive essential hypertension
    V Giner
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Hypertens 15:481-5. 2001
    ..To determine the possible relationship between insulin resistance and salt sensitivity in essential hypertension...
  31. doi request reprint Factors associated with therapeutic inertia in hypertension: validation of a predictive model
    Josep Redon
    Unidad de Hipertension, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Valencia y CIBERON, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    J Hypertens 28:1770-7. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint [Stratification and degree of control of cardiovascular risk factors in hypertensive Spanish population. Results of the DICOPRESS study]
    Montserrat Martin-Baranera
    Unidad de Epidemiologia, Consorci Sanitari Integral, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 129:247-51. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint [Quality indicators in Hypertension Care Units: indicators of structure in the QUALIHTA study]
    E Poch
    Servicio de Nefrologia, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 206:541-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the minimum-required indicators of quality of care in Hypertension Units at two levels of delivered care (secondary and tertiary) in Spain...
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of different echocardiographic diagnostic criteria on the prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension: the VITAE study. Ventriculo Izquierdo Tension Arterial España
    A Coca
    Hypertension Unit, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Hypertens 17:1471-80. 1999
    ..The prevalence of echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension ranges from 12 to 96% depending on the threshold values used to define it, and on the selection bias...
  35. ncbi request reprint Silent cerebral white matter lesions in middle-aged essential hypertensive patients
    Cristina Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Hypertens 20:519-24. 2002
    ..This study investigates which factors related to hypertension per se are associated with the presence of WML in asymptomatic, middle-aged, never-treated essential hypertensive patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint White matter lesions and cognitive impairment as silent cerebral disease in hypertension
    Cristina Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona University of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, 170 Villarroel, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:494-501. 2006
    ..Some authors have suggested that the presence of white matter lesions in hypertensive patients could be considered an early marker of brain damage...
  37. ncbi request reprint Renin-angiotensin system genetic polymorphisms and cerebral white matter lesions in essential hypertension
    Cristina Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Hypertension 39:343-7. 2002
    ..However, because of the small sample size, these results require confirmation in a larger study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Correlation between silent cerebral white matter lesions and left ventricular mass and geometry in essential hypertension
    Cristina Sierra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 15:507-12. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between the presence of silent WMLs and left ventricular mass and geometry in middle-aged individuals with hypertension that had never been treated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the circadian blood pressure pattern in 24-h versus 48-h recordings: the Spanish Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Registry
    Raquel Hernández-del Rey
    Hypertension and Vascular Risk Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital General de L Hospitalet, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Hypertens 25:2406-12. 2007
    ..To assess the reproducibility of the circadian blood pressure (BP) pattern over a 48-h period by comparing the first 24 h of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) with the following 24 h and with the mean over 48 h...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Impact of components and methods of measurement of blood pressure on damage of target organs and cardiovascular complications in arterial hypertension]
    Alejandro de la Sierra
    Unidad de Hipertensión Servicio de Medicina Interna Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS Universidad de Barcelona España
    Med Clin (Barc) 119:125-9. 2002
    ....
  41. doi request reprint The ACTION study: nifedipine in patients with symptomatic stable angina and hypertension
    Cristina Sierra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Medicine and Dematology, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:1055-62. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to provide an update on the status of the reported ACTION study results from different studies and subgroups...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relation of left ventricular hypertrophy to regional cerebral blood flow: single photon emission computed tomography abnormalities in essential hypertension
    Cristina Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital ClAnic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:700-5. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that the presence of LVH in middle-aged patients with essential hypertension is associated with a reduction of regional cerebral blood flow in the striatum area...
  43. doi request reprint Vascular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of stroke
    Cristina Sierra
    Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC H3T 1E2, Canada
    Curr Hypertens Rep 13:200-7. 2011
    ..This article reviews recent data on vascular mechanisms that participate in the pathogenesis of stroke...
  44. doi request reprint [Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and electrocardiographic criteria of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients treated in primary care]
    Francisco Javier Tovillas-Morán
    Equip d Atenció Primària Martí i Julià, Cornellá, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 135:397-401. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the relationship between MACE occurrence in a cohort of hypertensive subjects in PHC and different electrocardiographic criteria recorded...
  45. ncbi request reprint Quick diagnosis units: a potentially useful alternative to conventional hospitalisation
    Xavier Bosch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med J Aust 191:496-8. 2009
    ..They reduce costs without lowering the quality of diagnostic practice or patient care, and free acute-care beds for patients in need of treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Silent cerebral white matter lesions and cognitive function in middle-aged essential hypertensive patients
    Cristina Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 17:529-34. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate cognitive function in asymptomatic middle-aged hypertensive patients according to the presence or absence of white matter lesions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamics and silent cerebral white matter lesions in middle-aged essential hypertensive patients
    Cristina Sierra
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Blood Press 13:304-9. 2004
    ..This increased pulsatility is also associated with higher pulse pressure values, suggesting a pathogenetic link between pulse pressure, pulsatility and the development of WML...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and left ventricular geometric patterns in hypertensive patients treated in primary care
    Francisco J Tovillas-Morán
    Equipo de Atención Primaria Martí i Julià, 08940 Cornellà, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 62:246-54. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) in hypertensive patients seen in primary care and to identify any association with LV geometric pattern...
  49. ncbi request reprint Molecular basis of salt sensitivity in human hypertension. Evaluation of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system gene polymorphisms
    E Poch
    Nephrology Department, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Hypertension 38:1204-9. 2001
    ..The BP response to high salt intake was different among genotypes of ACE I/D and 11betaHSD G534A, suggesting that these polymorphisms may be potentially useful genetic markers of salt sensitivity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability and silent cerebral damage in essential hypertension
    Elisenda Gómez-Angelats
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 17:696-700. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the association between blood pressure variability and the presence of silent cerebral white matter lesions in middle-aged asymptomatic essential hypertensives...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cardiac damage in hypertensive patients with inverse white coat hypertension. Hospitalet study
    Raquel Hernández del-Rey
    Unit of Hypertension and Vascular Risk, Department of Internal Medicine, Consorci Sanitari de la Creu Roja a Catalunya, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Blood Press 12:89-96. 2003
    ..Few studies have assessed the relationship between ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and cardiac damage in essential hypertensive patients with inverse white coat hypertension (IWCH)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Disturbances of transmembranous sodium transport systems induced by ethanol in human erythrocytes. An approach to the pressor effect of alcohol
    A Coca
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinico, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 2:784-7. 1989
    ..Therefore, alcohol consumption could potentiate those genetic abnormalities of Na+ transport and contribute to the pathogenesis of essential hypertension...
  53. pmc Predicting stroke risk in hypertensive patients with coronary artery disease: a report from the INVEST
    Antonio Coca
    Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 39:343-8. 2008
    ..Accordingly, factors predicting stroke risk in hypertensive, clinically stable coronary artery disease patients were determined with data from the INternational VErapamil SR-trandolapril STudy (INVEST)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of atherosclerosis markers in salt-sensitive hypertension
    Maria Larrousse
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, Villaroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 19:87-93. 2006
    ..We evaluated several serum markers of atherosclerosis and endothelial function in a group of essential hypertensive patients classified on the basis of their salt sensitivity...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Lack of association between blood pressure variability and left ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension]
    Elisenda Gómez Angelats
    Unidad de Hipertension, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Universitat de Barcelona IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:731-4. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the association between BP variability, defined through different instrument measures, and LVH in a group of essential hypertensive patients...
  56. doi request reprint Previous antimalarial therapy in patients diagnosed with lupus nephritis: influence on outcomes and survival
    A Siso
    Department of Autoimmune Diseases, Laboratory of Autoimmune Diseases Josep Font, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Statistical Unit, Barcelona, Spain
    Lupus 17:281-8. 2008
    ..This, together with other published data, suggests that antimalarials should be considered a mandatory therapeutic option in all patients diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Finapres and Portapres devices]
    C Sierra
    Unidad de Hipertension, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona
    Nefrologia 22:12-5. 2002
  58. doi request reprint Outcomes in biopsy-proven lupus nephritis: evaluation of 190 white patients from a single center
    Antoni Siso
    Laboratory of Autoimmune Diseases Josep Font, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Department of Autoimmune Diseases, and Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine AC, Institut Clinic de Medicina i Dermatologia, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Medicine (Baltimore) 89:300-7. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that biopsy-proven LN in white patients has an excellent prognosis. Ethnicity should be considered a key factor when evaluating the prognosis and therapeutic response to different agents in patients with LN...
  59. doi request reprint [Hypertension in the elderly population]
    Cristina Sierra
    Unidad de Hipertension Arterial, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 43:53-9. 2008
    ..In addition, although there is recent evidence of the benefit of antihypertensive treatment in the oldest old (> 85 years), comprehensive geriatric assessment and individualized treatment should be applied in daily clinical practice...
  60. ncbi request reprint ACE inhibition and cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in essential hypertension: the end of the search or a need for further investigations?
    Luis M Ruilope
    Hypertension Unit, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 15:367-71. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint [Accuracy of the automated oscillometric device Lohmeier B-606, for blood pressure measurement in hospitals]
    Dolors Estrada
    Unidad de Hipertension, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 119:492-4. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of an automated oscillometric device, Lohmeier B-606, for clinical use in hospitals, according to there commendations of the European Society of Hypertension...
  62. ncbi request reprint High blood pressure, alcohol and cardiovascular risk
    Ramon Estruch
    Department of Medicine, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investgació Biomèdica August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hypertens 23:226-9. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular risk profile of uncontrolled hypertensive patients. The Control-Project study]
    Emilio Márquez-Contreras
    Centro de Salud La Orden, Huelva, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 128:86-91. 2007
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Progressive effects of valsartan compared with amlodipine in prevention of diabetes according to categories of diabetogenic risk in hypertensive patients: the VALUE trial
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Blood Press 17:170-7. 2008
    ..We conclude that valsartan compared with amlodipine reduces the risk of developing diabetes mellitus, particularly in hypertensive patients with the highest susceptibility for development of diabetes...
  65. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal fall of blood pressure with antihypertensive therapy and recurrence of ischaemic stroke: 'the lower the better' revisited
    Cristina Sierra
    J Hypertens 23:1131-2. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of hypertension: the point of view of the Spanish Society of Hypertension]
    Josep Redon
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:739-40. 2003
  67. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in hypertensive patients with high cardiovascular risk: a cross-sectional analysis of a 20,000-patient database in Spain
    Manuel Gorostidi
    Hospital San Agustin, Aviles, Asturias, Spain
    J Hypertens 25:977-84. 2007
    ..To evaluate ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) parameters in a broad sample of high-risk hypertensive patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint Effects of valsartan compared to amlodipine on preventing type 2 diabetes in high-risk hypertensive patients: the VALUE trial
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Hypertens 24:1405-12. 2006
    ..Type 2 diabetes is emerging as a major health problem, which tends to cluster with hypertension in individuals at high risk of cardiovascular disease...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Leptin, obesity, and arterial hypertension]
    Josep Vidal Cortada
    Med Clin (Barc) 126:695-6. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adverse outcome among patients with hypertension and coronary artery disease
    Carl J Pepine
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0277, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:547-51. 2006
    ..We sought to determine predictors for adverse outcomes in hypertensive patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Aldosterone escape with diuretic or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor/angiotensin II receptor blocker combination therapy in patients with mild to moderate hypertension
    Samira Ubaid-Girioli
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Hypertension, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:770-4. 2007
    ..05), whereas plasma renin activity was increased only in the HCTZ group (0.9+/-0.2-1.7+/-0.2 ng/mL/h; P<.05). The increase in plasma aldosterone level after 12 weeks of HCTZ and IRBE+QUIN therapy suggests early aldosterone escape...
  72. ncbi request reprint High blood pressure and brain oedema in acute stroke: the relevance of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring during the first 24 h after stroke onset
    Antonio Coca
    J Hypertens 21:2023-5. 2003
  73. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction in essential arterial hypertension and effects of sildenafil: results of a Spanish national study
    Pedro Aranda
    Hospital Carlos Haya, Malaga, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 17:139-45. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in hypertensive patients in specialized care hypertension units (SCHUs) and to assess the effectiveness and tolerability of sildenafil treatment...
  74. ncbi request reprint Cyclo-oxygenase-2-specific inhibitors and cardiovascular morbidity
    Luis M Ruilope
    Unidad de Hipertension, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:261-4. 2002
  75. ncbi request reprint [Concerning World Heart Day]
    Alberto Morales Salinas
    Rev Esp Cardiol 59:184. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint [Limitations in the Clinical Assessment of Obesity: comments on the American Heart Association's 2006 Statement]
    Alberto Morales
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:992-3. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint [Selective inhibitors of cyclooxigenase-2 (Coxibs) and cardiovascular morbidity]
    Luis Miguel Ruilope
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:219-21. 2002