Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron

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Organization: Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
Country: Spain

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  1. ncbi Complete pathological remission in a patient with hormone-receptor positive and c-erbB-2 expression-negative breast cancer treated with FAC chemotherapy during pregnancy
    Octavi Córdoba
    Breast Unit, Service of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Vail d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Tumori 96:629-32. 2010
  2. ncbi [Influence of the age at the start of pubertal growth on adult height]
    Antonio Carrascosa
    Servicio de Pediatría y de Endocrinología Pediátrica, Hospital Universitario Materno Infantil Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona CIBERER Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 130:645-9. 2008
  3. ncbi [Etiology of community-acquired lower urinary infections and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli: a national surveillance study]
    Antonia Andreu
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 130:481-6. 2008
  4. doi Safety and efficacy of home intravenous antimicrobial infusion therapy in older patients: a comparative study with younger patients
    J Perez-lopez
    Hospital at Home Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1188-92. 2008
  5. ncbi [Cerebral gliomatosis]
    M C Edo
    Unidad de Neuroinmunología Clínica, Hospital de la Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 23:110-1. 2008
  6. doi Valganciclovir as treatment for cytomegalovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients
    Oscar Len
    Spanish Network for Research on Infection in Transplantation, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 46:20-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Paraneoplastic vasculitis in patients with solid tumors: report of 15 cases
    Roser Solans-Laque
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vall d Hebron University General Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Rheumatol 35:294-304. 2008
  8. ncbi Possible prognostic value of leukotriene B(4) in acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Joan R Masclans
    Intensive Care Unit, Area General, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron de Barcelona, Department of Medicine, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, UAB, corrected Barcelona Spain
    Respir Care 52:1695-700. 2007
  9. ncbi Hygiene, microbial diversity and immune regulation
    Francisco Guarner
    Digestive System Research Unit, CIBERehd, University Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 23:667-72. 2007
  10. ncbi [Surgical strategies in short bowel syndrome]
    J Bueno
    Unidadde Trasplante Hepático Pediáitrico, Departamento de Cirugia Pediatrica, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 22:103-12. 2007

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Complete pathological remission in a patient with hormone-receptor positive and c-erbB-2 expression-negative breast cancer treated with FAC chemotherapy during pregnancy
    Octavi Córdoba
    Breast Unit, Service of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Vail d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Tumori 96:629-32. 2010
    ..This case illustrates how the integrated work of different specialists can obtain excellent oncological and obstetrical results in the care of pregnant women with breast cancer...
  2. ncbi [Influence of the age at the start of pubertal growth on adult height]
    Antonio Carrascosa
    Servicio de Pediatría y de Endocrinología Pediátrica, Hospital Universitario Materno Infantil Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona CIBERER Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 130:645-9. 2008
    ..However, little is known on the influence of this fact on normal adult height distribution. Our aim was to compare adult height reached in the 5 maturing groups, according to age at pubertal onset...
  3. ncbi [Etiology of community-acquired lower urinary infections and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli: a national surveillance study]
    Antonia Andreu
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 130:481-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine, in Spain, the etiology of community-acquired lower urinary infections and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli isolates...
  4. doi Safety and efficacy of home intravenous antimicrobial infusion therapy in older patients: a comparative study with younger patients
    J Perez-lopez
    Hospital at Home Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1188-92. 2008
    ..Home intravenous antimicrobial infusion therapy has proved its safety and efficacy in a great number of infections. Despite this there are few published studies about this way of managing in the elderly patient...
  5. ncbi [Cerebral gliomatosis]
    M C Edo
    Unidad de Neuroinmunología Clínica, Hospital de la Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 23:110-1. 2008
  6. doi Valganciclovir as treatment for cytomegalovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients
    Oscar Len
    Spanish Network for Research on Infection in Transplantation, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 46:20-7. 2008
    ..Valganciclovir, which has an oral bioavailability of 60%, has proven to be useful for prophylaxis of CMV infection in high-risk SOT recipients and for treating retinitis in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome...
  7. ncbi Paraneoplastic vasculitis in patients with solid tumors: report of 15 cases
    Roser Solans-Laque
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vall d Hebron University General Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Rheumatol 35:294-304. 2008
    ..To review all cases of concurrent vasculitis and solid tumors diagnosed at our Department over a 15-year period and explore evidence that would support the notion of vasculitis being a true paraneoplastic syndrome...
  8. ncbi Possible prognostic value of leukotriene B(4) in acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Joan R Masclans
    Intensive Care Unit, Area General, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron de Barcelona, Department of Medicine, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, UAB, corrected Barcelona Spain
    Respir Care 52:1695-700. 2007
    ..To study the major eicosanoids implicated in the pathophysiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in order to estimate their relative prognostic values...
  9. ncbi Hygiene, microbial diversity and immune regulation
    Francisco Guarner
    Digestive System Research Unit, CIBERehd, University Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 23:667-72. 2007
    ..Sanitation, antibiotics and vaccines have done more to extend life expectancy than any other medical innovation. Concern exists, however, about the link between hygiene and increased incidence of immune-mediated disorders...
  10. ncbi [Surgical strategies in short bowel syndrome]
    J Bueno
    Unidadde Trasplante Hepático Pediáitrico, Departamento de Cirugia Pediatrica, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 22:103-12. 2007
    ..Although experience is greater with Bianchi's technique, short-term outcomes of serial transversal enteroplasty (STEP) are promising. STEP is simpler and may be applied even to previously elongated bowels by the Bianchi's technique...
  11. ncbi Yield of early rest and stress myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography and electrocardiographic exercise test in patients with atypical chest pain, nondiagnostic electrocardiogram, and negative biochemical markers in the emergency
    Jaume Candell-Riera
    Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 99:1662-6. 2007
    ..The sensitivity of radionuclide tests is higher, but their widespread use does not appear warranted because their positive predictive value and incidence of complications is low...
  12. ncbi Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and its intracellular signaling pathways in cocaine addiction
    M Corominas
    Psychiatry Service, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Psychiatry Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuropsychobiology 55:2-13. 2007
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  13. ncbi Short postal questionnaire and selective clinical examination combined with repeat mailing and telephone reminders as a method of follow-up in hernia surgery
    M Lopez-Cano
    Department of Surgery, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Hernia 11:397-402. 2007
    ..We assessed the usefulness of a short postal questionnaire and selective clinical examination combined with repeat mailing and telephone reminders for quality assessment in hernia surgery...
  14. ncbi Efficacy and safety of 'rescue therapy' with mycophenolate mofetil in resistant primary glomerulonephritis--a multicenter study
    Alfons Segarra
    Servicio de Nefrologia, Anexo planta 7, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Paseo Valle Hebrón 119 129, Barcelona 08035, Spain
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1351-60. 2007
    ..Studies of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in primary glomerulonephritis have varied in their inclusion criteria, regimen and follow-up compromising assessments of efficacy and optimal dose...
  15. doi Prognostic value of preoperative indexed end-systolic left ventricle diameter in the outcome after surgery in patients with chronic aortic regurgitation
    Antonia Sambola
    Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am Heart J 155:1114-20. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the usefulness of indexed ESD (IESD) of the left ventricle in the management of patients with severe isolated chronic AR...
  16. ncbi Neuropharmacology of stress-induced mucosal inflammation: implications for inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome
    Javier Santos
    Digestive Diseases Research Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Institut de Recerça Vall d Hebron and Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Department of Medicine, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Mol Med 8:258-73. 2008
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  17. doi Individual variations of serum testosterone in patients with prostate cancer receiving androgen deprivation therapy
    Juan Morote
    Department of Urology, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Autonoma University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 103:332-5; discussion 335. 2009
    ..To analyse individual variations in serum testosterone level, the cumulative rate of 'breakthrough' increases over castrate levels, and to evaluate whether the increases can be predicted...
  18. doi Randomized trial of peginterferon alfa-2b and ribavirin for 48 or 72 weeks in patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 and slow virologic response
    Maria Buti
    Liver Unit, Valle d Hebron Ciberehd University Hospital, and Biomedical Research Center Network in the Area of Hepatic and Digestive Disorders of the Carlos III Health Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    Hepatology 52:1201-7. 2010
    ..5% of slow responders treated for 48 weeks and 8.2% of those treated for 72 weeks. Among slow responders with a <2-log drop in HCV RNA at week 8, SVR was 39% in the 72-week arm and 19% in the 48-week arm...
  19. doi [Internet-based Continuing Medical Education. Presentation of the first experience of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine]
    A San Jose
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario, Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 210:567-72. 2010
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  20. ncbi [Multiple sclerosis epidemiological situation update: pertinence and set-up of a population based registry of new cases in Catalonia]
    S Otero
    Servicio de Medicina Preventiva y Epidemiologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 50:623-33. 2010
    ..The few prospective studies in our area together with the increase in the disease in other regions, justifies an epidemiological MS project in order to describe the incidence and temporal trends of MS...
  21. pmc Leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 induces alpha-synuclein expression via the extracellular signal-regulated kinase pathway
    Iria Carballo-Carbajal
    Department of Neurodegeneration, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University Clinics Tübingen, Germany
    Cell Signal 22:821-7. 2010
    ..This pathway linking the two dominant PD genes LRRK2 and SNCA may offer an interesting target for drug therapy in both familial and sporadic disease...
  22. doi [Hard metal interstitial lung disease]
    M Angeles Montero
    Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 46:489-91. 2010
    ..The evaluation of wedge biopsies by scanning electronic microscope can be very helpful in those cases without a specific diagnosis...
  23. ncbi [Antiepileptic drugs in the control of the impulses disorders]
    C Roncero
    Servicio de Psiquiatria, Escuela de Enfermería 5 planta, Hospital Vall Hebron, Paseo de Vall Hebrón 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 37:205-12. 2009
    ..The results must be considered as provisional and must be updated in the future, since they are mostly based on case reports, case series or opened clinical trials, their being little knowledge based on double blind clinical trials...
  24. doi Very low-molecular-mass fragments of albumin in the plasma of patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
    Joan Lopez Hellin
    Fisopatologia Renal, CIBBIM, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:871-80. 2009
    ..FSGS can be of either genetic origin, caused by mutations in slit diaphragm proteins, such as podocin, or idiopathic origin of unknown cause...
  25. ncbi Percutaneous embolization of vascular fistulas using coils or Amplatzer vascular plugs
    Josep Girona
    Servicio de Cardiología y Hemodinámica Pediátrica, Area del Cor, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 62:765-73. 2009
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  26. doi Phase II randomized study of trabectedin given as two different every 3 weeks dose schedules (1.5 mg/m2 24 h or 1.3 mg/m2 3 h) to patients with relapsed, platinum-sensitive, advanced ovarian cancer
    J M del Campo
    Department of Medical Oncology, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Oncol 20:1794-802. 2009
    ..This randomized, open-label, phase II clinical trial evaluated the optimal regimen of trabectedin administered every 3 weeks in patients with platinum-sensitive, relapsed, advanced ovarian cancer (AOC)...
  27. pmc Minimal important differences of the SRS-22 Patient Questionnaire following surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis
    Juan Bago
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, P masculine Vall d Hebron, 119, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Spine J 18:1898-904. 2009
    ..If the purpose is to analyze sum score changes (either the raw or average values), the MID-A is preferable because it includes the patient's evaluation of the results of surgery...
  28. doi Anti-epidermal growth factor receptor monoclonal antibodies in cancer treatment
    Jaume Capdevila
    Medical Oncology Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Treat Rev 35:354-63. 2009
    ..In this review, the authors examine the development of monoclonal antibodies against EGFR and the effects of this blockage in cell cycle, as well as the most important trials with these monoclonal antibodies in several tumor types...
  29. ncbi [Treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon]
    V Fonollosa-Pla
    Servicio de Medicina Interna Enfermedades Autoinmunes Sistémicas, Hospital General Universitario Vall d Hebron, Departamento de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 209:21-4. 2009
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  30. pmc Senescence induction; a possible cancer therapy
    Matilde E Lleonart
    Pathology Department, Fundació Institut de Recerca Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Cancer 8:3. 2009
    ..These findings offer new perspectives in the modulation of senescence and open new approaches for cancer therapy...
  31. ncbi Early antiviral treatment of hepatitis C virus recurrence after liver transplantation in HIV-infected patients
    Lluis Castells
    Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, Hospital Universitari Vail d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Antivir Ther 11:1061-70. 2006
    ..To investigate the efficacy of early antiviral treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) recurrence in HIV/HCV-coinfected patients undergoing liver transplantation for end-stage liver disease...
  32. ncbi [Diagnostic methodology for the biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer after radiotherapy]
    Javier Maldonado Pijoan
    Oncologia Radioterapica, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autíonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 59:1053-62. 2006
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  33. pmc Efficacy of nebulized liposomal amphotericin B in treatment of experimental pulmonary aspergillosis
    Joan Gavalda
    Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Division, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:3028-30. 2005
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  34. ncbi Behavior of cross-sectional surveys in the hospital setting: a simulation model
    Jose Rossello-Urgell
    Servicio de Medicina Preventiva y Epidemiologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, P Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:362-8. 2005
    ..With the hypothesis that within the hospital setting prevalence may be lower than incidence, the aim of this study was to analyze the behavior of point prevalence as it relates to cumulative incidence and duration of infection...
  35. ncbi Phase II study of efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of trastuzumab monotherapy administered on a 3-weekly schedule
    Jose Baselga
    Vall d Hebron, University Hospital, Department of Medical Oncology, Pg Vall d Hebron, 119 129, E 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 23:2162-71. 2005
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  36. ncbi Three properties of the hepatitis C virus RNA genome related to antiviral strategies based on RNA-therapeutics: variability, structural conformation and tRNA mimicry
    Jordi Gomez
    Servicio de Medicina Interna Hepatología, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Pharm Des 10:3741-56. 2004
    ..In the second section, we briefly describe several of the RNA-based therapeutic strategies against HCV now under development...
  37. ncbi [Transient neonatal myeloproliferative disorder in the absence of Down syndrome]
    P Bastida Vila
    Servicio de Hematologia, Hospital Universitario Materno Infantil Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    An Pediatr (Barc) 61:546-50. 2004
    ..Caution must be exercised before initiating chemotherapy in these patients. We discuss the differential diagnosis with congenital leukemia and the prognostic and therapeutic implications that this entails...
  38. ncbi [Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin lymphomas in otorhinolaryngology]
    A Enrique
    Servicio de ORL, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 55:387-9. 2004
    ..Non-Hodgkin lymphoma have extranodal involvement more frequently and also a more advance disease at diagnosis. It is important to include the lymphoma in the differential diagnosis of any cervical mass or ENT lesion...
  39. ncbi Predictive factors of quality-of-life improvement and continuous positive airway pressure use in patients with sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome: study at 1 year
    Patricia Lloberes
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Chest 126:1241-7. 2004
    ..To assess predictive factors of quality-of-life (QoL) improvement and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) use in patients with sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) after 1 year of treatment with CPAP...
  40. ncbi [Modafinil and fatigue in multiple sclerosis]
    N Tellez
    Unitat de Neuroimmunologia Clinica, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 19:434-7. 2004
    ..Although few studies exist on modafinil in MS patients with fatigue, the results suggest this drug as a promising treatment, because of its efficacy and safety, and should encourage us to continue working in this area...
  41. ncbi [Clinical impact of PET in pediatrics]
    I Roca
    Hospital Univesitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 23:359-68; quiz 369-71. 2004
  42. pmc Validation of specific inhalation challenge for the diagnosis of occupational asthma due to persulphate salts
    X Munoz
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Departamento de Biologia Celular, Fisiología e Immunología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:861-6. 2004
    ..The significant value of tests used to certify the diagnosis of occupational asthma due to persulphate salts remains uncertain...
  43. ncbi Comparison of conventional nighttime with automatic or manual daytime CPAP titration in unselected sleep apnea patients: study of the usefulness of daytime titration studies
    Patricia Lloberes
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Med 98:619-25. 2004
    ..Pressure selected with AutoSet is significantly higher than with conventional daytime or nighttime titration, although not significant in terms of treatment compliance and symptom improvement...
  44. ncbi Regional wall motion and wall thickening visual scores from gated SPECT in anterior and infero-lateral myocardial infarctions
    Jaume Candell-Riera
    Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 25:201-6. 2004
    ..The relationship between the visual scores for wall motion (WM) and wall thickening (WT) of different left ventricular regions in patients with anterior and infero-lateral myocardial infarctions was evaluated using gated SPECT...
  45. ncbi Fetal growth regulation and intrauterine growth retardation
    Antonio Carrascosa
    Children s Hospital Vall d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:435-43. 2004
    ..In addition children born SGA without postnatal catch-up are shorter and have higher weight than age-, height- and sex-matched controls born AGE...
  46. ncbi Intravitreous hepatocyte growth factor in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy: a case-control study
    Rafael Simo
    Diabetes Research Unit, Endocrinology Division, Hospital Univesitari Vall d Hebron, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 71:36-44. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that HGF is related to pathological conditions in which fibroproliferative processes or wound healing are involved rather than with angiogenesis itself...
  47. ncbi [Towards the comprehension of heterogeneity of clinical manifestations related with antiphospholipid antibodies]
    Jaume Alijotas Reig
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari, Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:187-9. 2005
  48. ncbi Dialogical relationship and cultural imagination: a hermeneutic approach to intercultural psychotherapy
    Adil Qureshi
    Transcultural Psychiatry Program, Servei de Psiquiatria, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Psychother 59:119-35. 2005
    ..Recommendations are given for improving the intercultural therapy process, and draw strongly on the twin notions of the dialogical relationship and cultural imagination...
  49. ncbi Immunosuppression based on mycophenolate mofetil in stable liver transplanted patients
    Itxarone Bilbao
    Liver Transplantation Unit of the Department of General Surgery, Hospital Vall Hebron, Universidad Autonoma Barcelona, Spain
    Int Immunopharmacol 6:1977-83. 2006
    ..To analyze our results with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in stable liver transplantation (LT) patients presenting with adverse events (AE) related to prolonged use of calcineurin inhibitors (CNI)...
  50. ncbi Mycophenolic Acid reaches therapeutic levels whereas mycophenolate mofetil does not
    R Vilalta Casas
    Pediatric Nephrology Department, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Proc 38:2400-1. 2006
    ..We proposed that using mycophenolic acid, instead of the salt mycophenolate mofetil, may help us to reach target levels...
  51. ncbi Adjuvant trastuzumab: a milestone in the treatment of HER-2-positive early breast cancer
    Jose Baselga
    Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Oncology Service, Barcelona, Spain
    Oncologist 11:4-12. 2006
    ..Overall, results from clinical trials are sufficiently compelling to consider 1 year of adjuvant trastuzumab treatment for women with HER-2-positive EBC based on the risk:benefit ratio demonstrated in these studies...
  52. ncbi Adherence to nCPAP in patients with coronary disease and sleep apnea without sleepiness
    Gabriel Sampol
    Respiratory Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Med 101:461-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in our experience adherence to nCPAP treatment in patients with CAD and OSA is not influenced by the absence of sleepiness...
  53. ncbi New p53 related genes in human tumors: significant downregulation in colon and lung carcinomas
    M E Lleonart
    Department of Pathology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Oncol Rep 16:603-8. 2006
    ..These results could unravel a novel set of regulatory suppressor genes involved in human colon and lung tumors...
  54. ncbi [Treatment for Legionnaires' disease. Macrolides or quinolones?]
    Vicenc Falco
    Servicios de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:360-4. 2006
    ..Macrolides and fluoroquinolones are the recommended treatment for Legionnaires' disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the clinical efficacy of clarithromycin, azithromycin and levofloxacin in patients with Legionnaires' disease...
  55. ncbi Experience with starting tacrolimus postoperatively after transsternal extended thymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis
    José M Ponseti
    Unit of Myasthenia Gravis, Department of Surgery, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:885-95. 2006
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  56. ncbi Anticholinesterasics in the treatment of cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis
    J Porcel
    2a planta EUI, Unitat de Neuroimmunologia Clinica, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Ps Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurol Sci 245:177-81. 2006
    ..Finally, we discuss future issues to take into consideration for AChEI treatments in the context of MS...
  57. ncbi The end-effectors of preconditioning protection against myocardial cell death secondary to ischemia-reperfusion
    David Garcia-Dorado
    Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron, 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Cardiovasc Res 70:274-85. 2006
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  58. ncbi Heterozygous Hb Hope [beta136(H14)Gly --> Asp] in association with heterozygous beta0-thalassemia with apparent homozygous expression, in a Spanish patient
    David Beneitez
    Unitat d Anèmies i Eritropatologia, Hematologia, Laboratoris Clínics, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Hemoglobin 30:45-9. 2006
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first description of a case of Hb Hope in a Spanish family...
  59. ncbi Hepatitis B virus genome variability and disease progression: the impact of pre-core mutants and HBV genotypes
    Maria Buti
    Liner Unit, Hospital General Universitari Pall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Virol 34:S79-82. 2005
    ..Analyses of both naturally occurring viral variants and in vitro mutagenesis studies have identified some mutations that have a role in viral latency, pathogenesis of liver disease, immune escape, and resistance to antiviral therapy...
  60. ncbi [Systematic review of pharmacologic treatment in fibromyalgia]
    Cayetano Alegre de Miquel
    Unidad de Reumatologia, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:784-7. 2005
  61. ncbi [Minimal residual disease in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a new concept of complete remission]
    P Bastida Vila
    Servicio de Oncohematología Infantil, Hospital Universitario Materno Infantil Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    An Pediatr (Barc) 63:390-5. 2005
    ..More sensitive techniques are required to measure residual leukemia and establish a new definition of complete remission...
  62. ncbi Lactic acidosis related to nucleoside therapy in HIV-infected patients
    Vicenc Falco
    Infectious Diseases Division, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, P masculine Vall d Hebron 119 129 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1321-9. 2003
    ..Therapy is based on supportive measures and discontinuation of all antiretroviral drugs. Administration of essential vitamin coenzymes, electron acceptors and L-carnitine may be useful in some cases...