Ferran Barbe

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on the risk of road accidents in sleep apnea patients
    Ferran Barbe
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Palma Mallorca, Universitat IIIes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Respiration 74:44-9. 2007
  2. doi Long-term effect of continuous positive airway pressure in hypertensive patients with sleep apnea
    Ferran Barbe
    Coordinating Center, Institut de Recerca Biomèdica Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:718-26. 2010
  3. doi Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on the incidence of hypertension and cardiovascular events in nonsleepy patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial
    Ferran Barbe
    Coordinator Centre, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    JAMA 307:2161-8. 2012
  4. ncbi Effects of obesity on C-reactive protein level and metabolic disturbances in male patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Antonia Barcelo
    Servei de Analisis Cliniques, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Am J Med 117:118-21. 2004
  5. doi The influence of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea on metabolic hormones
    Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre
    Respiratory Diseases Research Unit, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    Sleep Breath 16:649-56. 2012
  6. doi Non-synonymous polymorphism in the neuropeptide S precursor gene and sleep apnea
    Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre
    Respiratory Diseases Research Unit, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    Sleep Breath 15:403-8. 2011
  7. ncbi Neuropeptide Y and leptin in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: role of obesity
    Antonia Barcelo
    Servei de Analisis Cliniques and Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Institut Universitari de Ciencies de la Salut, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:183-7. 2005
  8. doi Daytime sleepiness and polysomnography in obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Nuria Roure
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Univ Arnau de Vilanova, IRBLLEIDA, Lleida, Catalunya, Spain
    Sleep Med 9:727-31. 2008
  9. doi Rationale and methodology of the impact of continuous positive airway pressure on patients with ACS and nonsleepy OSA: the ISAACC Trial
    Cristina Esquinas
    Respiratory Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova Santa Maria, Lleida, Spain Respiratory Medicine Research Group, IRBLLEIDA, Lleida, Spain
    Clin Cardiol 36:495-501. 2013
  10. doi Vitamin D status and parathyroid hormone levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Antonia Barcelo
    Servei d Anàlisis Clíniques, Hospital Universitari Son Espases, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Respiration 86:295-301. 2013

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on the risk of road accidents in sleep apnea patients
    Ferran Barbe
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Palma Mallorca, Universitat IIIes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Respiration 74:44-9. 2007
    ..Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces daytime somnolence in the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and may contribute to a reduction in the risk of motor vehicle accidents...
  2. doi Long-term effect of continuous positive airway pressure in hypertensive patients with sleep apnea
    Ferran Barbe
    Coordinating Center, Institut de Recerca Biomèdica Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:718-26. 2010
    ..Objectives: This multicenter controlled trial assesses the effects of 1 year of CPAP treatment on blood pressure (BP) in nonsymptomatic, hypertensive patients with OSA...
  3. doi Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on the incidence of hypertension and cardiovascular events in nonsleepy patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial
    Ferran Barbe
    Coordinator Centre, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    JAMA 307:2161-8. 2012
    ..However, its indication for all patients with sleep-disordered breathing, regardless of daytime symptoms, is unclear...
  4. ncbi Effects of obesity on C-reactive protein level and metabolic disturbances in male patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Antonia Barcelo
    Servei de Analisis Cliniques, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Am J Med 117:118-21. 2004
  5. doi The influence of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea on metabolic hormones
    Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre
    Respiratory Diseases Research Unit, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    Sleep Breath 16:649-56. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the independent role of apneas and obesity on plasma levels of metabolic hormones (adiponectin, ghrelin, and leptin) in patients with OSAS...
  6. doi Non-synonymous polymorphism in the neuropeptide S precursor gene and sleep apnea
    Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre
    Respiratory Diseases Research Unit, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    Sleep Breath 15:403-8. 2011
    ..It is important to study neuropeptides related to sympathetic activity regulation and how their function could be modified by genetic variants affecting the expression of these molecules...
  7. ncbi Neuropeptide Y and leptin in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: role of obesity
    Antonia Barcelo
    Servei de Analisis Cliniques and Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Institut Universitari de Ciencies de la Salut, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:183-7. 2005
    ..01). We concluded that NPY and leptin plasma levels are increased in patients with OSAS. Yet, whereas the former appear independent of obesity, the latter are mostly associated with obesity...
  8. doi Daytime sleepiness and polysomnography in obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Nuria Roure
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Univ Arnau de Vilanova, IRBLLEIDA, Lleida, Catalunya, Spain
    Sleep Med 9:727-31. 2008
    ..However, EDS is not universally present in all patients with OSAS. The mechanisms explaining why some patients with OSAS complain of EDS whereas others do not are unknown...
  9. doi Rationale and methodology of the impact of continuous positive airway pressure on patients with ACS and nonsleepy OSA: the ISAACC Trial
    Cristina Esquinas
    Respiratory Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova Santa Maria, Lleida, Spain Respiratory Medicine Research Group, IRBLLEIDA, Lleida, Spain
    Clin Cardiol 36:495-501. 2013
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and a possible cause of increased morbidity and mortality...
  10. doi Vitamin D status and parathyroid hormone levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Antonia Barcelo
    Servei d Anàlisis Clíniques, Hospital Universitari Son Espases, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Respiration 86:295-301. 2013
    ..Objectives: This study examined whether serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and PTH were associated with the presence of MS, diabetes and hypertension among an OSAS population...
  11. ncbi Inflammatory proteins in patients with obstructive sleep apnea with and without daytime sleepiness
    Mónica de la Peña Bravo
    Hospital Universitario Son Dureta, Servicio de Neumologia, Palma de Mallorca, Baleares 07014, Spain
    Sleep Breath 11:177-85. 2007
    ..e., TNFalpha, IL-6, ICAM-1, 8-iso-PGF2alpha, and P-selectin in the context of sleep-disordered breathing...
  12. ncbi Decreased plasma levels of orexin-A in sleep apnea
    Xavier Busquets
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Respiration 71:575-9. 2004
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  13. doi The relationship between floppy eyelid syndrome and obstructive sleep apnoea
    M Jesús Muniesa
    Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:1387-90. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of eyelid hyperlaxity and floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), and the presence of OSA in FES...
  14. ncbi Endothelial function and circulating endothelial progenitor cells in patients with sleep apnea syndrome
    Mónica de la Peña
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Palma de Mallorca, Espana
    Respiration 76:28-32. 2008
    ..Circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) contribute to repair dysfunctional endothelium and have been related to increased cardiovascular risk...
  15. ncbi Obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease
    Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre
    Respiratory Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova Santa Maria, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain Centro de Investigación Biomédica En Red de Enfermedades Respiratorias CIBERES, Madrid, Spain
    Lancet Respir Med 1:61-72. 2013
    ..Data on older patients is similarly scarce. Currently, there is not enough evidence to support treatment with CPAP for primary or secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. ..