R Elosua

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital del Mar
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of a partial smoke-free legislation on myocardial infarction incidence, mortality and case-fatality in a population-based registry: the REGICOR Study
    Fernando Aguero
    Department of Research in Inflammatory and Cardiovascular Disorders RICAD, IMIM Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e53722. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Dose-response association of physical activity with acute myocardial infarction: do amount and intensity matter?
    Roberto Elosua
    Grupo de Epidemiología y Genética Cardiovascular, IMIM Institut Hospital del Mar d Investigacions Mèdiques, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:567-72. 2013
  3. pmc Implementation of Spanish adaptation of the European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in primary care
    Carlos Brotons
    Research Unit, Sardenya Primary Health Care Center Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Fam Pract 14:36. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analyses of the association between cytochrome CYP2C19 loss- and gain-of-function polymorphisms and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease treated with clopidogrel
    Michel Zabalza
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Genetics, Institut de Recerca Hospital del Mar, Dr Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Heart 98:100-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Response of oxidative stress biomarkers to a 16-week aerobic physical activity program, and to acute physical activity, in healthy young men and women
    R Elosua
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Dr Aiguader 80, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 167:327-34. 2003
  6. doi request reprint [Trends in leisure time physical activity practice in the 1995-2005 period in Girona]
    Ana Redondo
    Grupo de Epidemiología y Genética Cardiovascular, IMIM, Barcelona, España Unidad Docente de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública IMAS UPF ASPB, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:997-1004. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Minnesota Leisure Time Physical Activity Questionnaire In Spanish Women. Investigators of the MARATDON Group
    R Elosua
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1431-7. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between physical activity, physical performance, and inflammatory biomarkers in an elderly population: the InCHIANTI study
    Roberto Elosua
    Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:760-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Interaction between the Gln-Arg 192 variants of the paraoxonase gene and oleic acid intake as a determinant of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and paraoxonase activity
    M Tomas
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Pharmacol 432:121-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity modulates the combined effect of a common variant of the lipoprotein lipase gene and smoking on serum triglyceride levels and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in men
    M Senti
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica IMIM and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Genet 109:385-92. 2001

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Publications73

  1. pmc Impact of a partial smoke-free legislation on myocardial infarction incidence, mortality and case-fatality in a population-based registry: the REGICOR Study
    Fernando Aguero
    Department of Research in Inflammatory and Cardiovascular Disorders RICAD, IMIM Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e53722. 2013
    ..Our aim was to determine the impact of the Spanish 2006 partial smoke-free legislation on acute myocardial infarction (AMI) incidence, hospitalization and mortality rates, and 28-day case-fatality in Girona, Spain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dose-response association of physical activity with acute myocardial infarction: do amount and intensity matter?
    Roberto Elosua
    Grupo de Epidemiología y Genética Cardiovascular, IMIM Institut Hospital del Mar d Investigacions Mèdiques, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:567-72. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Implementation of Spanish adaptation of the European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in primary care
    Carlos Brotons
    Research Unit, Sardenya Primary Health Care Center Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Fam Pract 14:36. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain the degree of awareness and implementation of the Spanish adaptation of the European guidelines on CVD prevention in clinical practice (CEIPC guidelines) among PCPs...
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analyses of the association between cytochrome CYP2C19 loss- and gain-of-function polymorphisms and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease treated with clopidogrel
    Michel Zabalza
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Genetics, Institut de Recerca Hospital del Mar, Dr Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Heart 98:100-8. 2012
    ..A random-effects model was used to summarise the results. In the presence of between-study heterogeneity, a meta-regression analysis was performed to identify study characteristics explaining this heterogeneity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Response of oxidative stress biomarkers to a 16-week aerobic physical activity program, and to acute physical activity, in healthy young men and women
    R Elosua
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Dr Aiguader 80, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 167:327-34. 2003
    ..Regular PA increases endogenous antioxidant activity and LDL resistance to oxidation, and decreases oxidized LDL concentration; 30 min of aerobic PA decreases P-GR and B-GSH-Px activity in the first 30-60 min with a posterior recovery...
  6. doi request reprint [Trends in leisure time physical activity practice in the 1995-2005 period in Girona]
    Ana Redondo
    Grupo de Epidemiología y Genética Cardiovascular, IMIM, Barcelona, España Unidad Docente de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública IMAS UPF ASPB, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:997-1004. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Minnesota Leisure Time Physical Activity Questionnaire In Spanish Women. Investigators of the MARATDON Group
    R Elosua
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1431-7. 2000
    ..It is important to validate PA measurement instruments in different populations. The objective was to validate the Minnesota leisure time PA questionnaire among Spanish women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between physical activity, physical performance, and inflammatory biomarkers in an elderly population: the InCHIANTI study
    Roberto Elosua
    Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:760-7. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine the association between physical activity and physical performance, and inflammatory biomarkers in elderly persons...
  9. ncbi request reprint Interaction between the Gln-Arg 192 variants of the paraoxonase gene and oleic acid intake as a determinant of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and paraoxonase activity
    M Tomas
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Pharmacol 432:121-8. 2001
    ..066). These results suggest that the beneficial effect of increasing oleic acid intake on HDL and PON1 activity at population level is especially observed in subjects carrying the R allele of the PON1-192 polymorphism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity modulates the combined effect of a common variant of the lipoprotein lipase gene and smoking on serum triglyceride levels and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in men
    M Senti
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica IMIM and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Genet 109:385-92. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship of age-related myocardial infarction risk and Gln/Arg 192 variants of the human paraoxonase1 gene: the REGICOR study
    M Senti
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 156:443-9. 2001
    ..Age may also act on MI risk as a function of PON1-192 alleles. The risk of MI increases with advancing age, principally among subjects carrying the low-activity QQ genotype...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity on lipid levels in a population-based sample of men with and without the Arg192 variant of the human paraoxonase gene
    M Senti
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Genet Epidemiol 18:276-86. 2000
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Diet quality and lifestyle associated with free selected low-energy density diets in a representative Spanish population
    H Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1194-200. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of energy density with diet quality, dietary reference intake (DRI) for energy and lifestyle characteristics in free-living people...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship of abdominal adiposity and dyslipemic status in women with a common mutation in the lipoprotein lipase gene. The REGICOR investigators
    M Senti
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 150:135-41. 2000
    ..From a complementary viewpoint, the presence of the H- allele seems to confer a protective lipid profile, even when an adverse anthropometric factor such as abdominal adiposity is present...
  15. ncbi request reprint Population dietary habits and physical activity modification with age
    H Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:302-11. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyse the relation between age and both dietary habits and leisure-time physical activity, and to determine nutrient inadequacy of aged groups in our population...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of symptomatic and asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease and the value of the ankle-brachial index to stratify cardiovascular risk
    R Ramos
    Research on Inflammatory and Cardiovascular Disorders Program RICAD, Unitat de Lípids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular ULEC, Cardiovascular, Epidemiology and Genetics Research Group EGEC, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:305-11. 2009
    ..9 and symptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD), association with cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF), and impact of adding ABI measurement to coronary heart disease (CHD) risk screening...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality differences between men and women following first myocardial infarction. RESCATE Investigators. Recursos Empleados en el Síndrome Coronario Agudo y Tiempo de Espera
    J Marrugat
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    JAMA 280:1405-9. 1998
    ..Mortality after acute myocardial infarction is worse in women than in men, even after adjustment for comorbidity and age dissimilarities between sexes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Amount and intensity of physical activity, fitness, and serum lipids in pre-menopausal women
    A Arquer
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Sports Med 27:911-8. 2006
    ..The association between PA and LDL is dependent on body fat mass, but the association between PA and HDL is independent of it. Only vigorous intensity PA is associated with fitness...
  19. pmc Role of age and sex in short-term and long term mortality after a first Q wave myocardial infarction
    J Marrugat
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:487-93. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse whether the risk of death within 28 days and three years after a first Q wave myocardial infarction was higher in hospitalised women than in men...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship of physical activity with dietary cancer-protective nutrients and cancer-related biological and lifestyle factors
    H Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, c Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:339-46. 2003
    ..This should be considered when analysing the relationship between leisure-time PA and cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of sudden cardiac death in Spain]
    J Marrugat
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Cardiol 52:717-25. 1999
    ....
  22. pmc An adaptation of the Framingham coronary heart disease risk function to European Mediterranean areas
    J Marrugat
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:634-8. 2003
    ..To determine whether the Framingham function accurately predicts the 10 year risk of coronary disease and to adapt this predictive method to the characteristics of a Spanish population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relation of maximum blood pressure during exercise and regular physical activity in normotensive men with left ventricular mass and hypertrophy. MARATHOM Investigators. Medida de la Actividad fisica y su Relación Ambiental con Todos los Lípidos en el HOMb
    L Molina
    Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital del Mar Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 84:890-3. 1999
    ..Physical activity practice is related to LV mass, but not to LV hypertrophy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Scientific aspects that justify the benefits of the Mediterranean diet: mild-to-moderate versus heavy drinking
    M I Covas
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Research Unit, Municipal Institute for Medical Research IMIM, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 957:162-73. 2002
    ..Efficacy versus effectiveness, the role of basic and animal research, and bioavailability studies providing evidence is also discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint COL1A1, ESR1, VDR and TGFB1 polymorphisms and haplotypes in relation to BMD in Spanish postmenopausal women
    M Bustamante
    Department of Genetics, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Osteoporos Int 18:235-43. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to test the association between the COL1A1, ESR1, VDR and TGFB1 polymorphisms or haplotypes and bone mineral density (BMD) in Spanish postmenopausal women...
  26. doi request reprint The effect of olive oil polyphenols on antibodies against oxidized LDL. A randomized clinical trial
    Olga Castañer
    Cardiovascular Risk and Nutrition, Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Genetics, and Human Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences Research Groups, Research Institute Hospital del Mar IMIM, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Clin Nutr 30:490-3. 2011
    ..Some data suggest a protective role of OxLDL autoantibodies (OLAB) in atherosclerosis. Our aim was to assess the effect of olive oil polyphenols on the immunogenicity of oxLDL to autoantibody generation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase1-192 polymorphism modulates the nonfatal myocardial infarction risk associated with decreased HDLs
    M Senti
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 21:415-20. 2001
    ..The risk of nonfatal MI is increased in HDL-deficiency states, principally among subjects carrying the low paraoxon-activity QQ genotype...
  28. doi request reprint Long-term endurance sport practice increases the incidence of lone atrial fibrillation in men: a follow-up study
    Lluis Molina
    Cardiology Department, Hospital del Mar, Passeig Maritim 25 29, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Europace 10:618-23. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of lone atrial fibrillation (LAF) in males according to sport practice and to identify possible clinical markers related to LAF among marathon runners...
  29. ncbi request reprint Variants at the APOA5 locus, association with carotid atherosclerosis, and modification by obesity: the Framingham Study
    Roberto Elosua
    US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 47:990-6. 2006
    ..APOA5 variants were associated with CCA IMT, particularly in obese participants. The mechanism of these associations and the effect modification by obesity are independent of fasting triglyceride levels...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes in LDL fatty acid composition as a response to olive oil treatment are inversely related to lipid oxidative damage: The EUROLIVE study
    Arrigo F G Cicero
    GC Descovich Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Disease Research Unit, Internal Medicine, Aging and Kidney Diseases Dept, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:314-20. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the changes in the fatty acid composition of low density lipoproteins (LDL) after sustained consumption of olive oil at real-life doses (25 mL/day) and their relationship with lipid oxidative damage...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lone atrial fibrillation and sport practice. The no gain without pain history revisited again?
    Roberto Elosua
    Int J Cardiol 118:414-5. 2007
  32. pmc Validity of an adaptation of the Framingham cardiovascular risk function: the VERIFICA Study
    Jaume Marrugat
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Carrer Dr Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:40-7. 2007
    ..To assess the reliability and accuracy of the Framingham coronary heart disease (CHD) risk function adapted by the Registre Gironí del Cor (REGICOR) investigators in Spain...
  33. ncbi request reprint Secular trends of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors in a Mediterranean population
    Helmut Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, c Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:557-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate time trends of obesity, abdominal obesity, and cardiovascular risk factors (CRFs) according to BMI and waist circumference (WC) categories in a Mediterranean population...
  34. ncbi request reprint [The estimated incidence and case fatality rate of ischemic and hemorrhagic cerebrovascular disease in 2002 in Catalonia]
    Jaume Marrugat
    Unidad de Lípidos y Epidemiología Cardiovascular, Instituto Municipal de Investigacion Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:573-80. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to obtain an estimate of the incidence of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) in the Spanish population in 2002...
  35. doi request reprint Hypertension confirmation and blood pressure control rates in epidemiological surveys
    Quintí Foguet
    Hospital Consortium of Vic, Spain
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:263-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate hypertension confirmation and control rates after 6-year follow-up in a population-based cohort...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence in the eligibility for weight loss treatment in a Mediterranean population
    Helmut Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Parc de Recerca Biomedica de Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 99:442-6. 2008
    ..This trend is more pronounced in older age groups and among the population with a basic educational level...
  37. ncbi request reprint Trends in cardiovascular risk factor prevalence (1995-2000-2005) in northeastern Spain
    Maria Grau
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Municipal Institute for Medical Research IMIM, Carrer Dr Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:653-9. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the trends of cardiovascular risk factor prevalence between 1995 and 2005 in the 35-74-year-old population of Gerona, Spain...
  38. ncbi request reprint Smoking and myocardial infarction case-fatality: hospital and population approach
    Roberto Elosua
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:561-7. 2007
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Physical activity, height, and left atrial size are independent risk factors for lone atrial fibrillation in middle-aged healthy individuals
    Lluis Mont
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, C Villarroel 170, Barcelona, 08036 Catalonia, Spain
    Europace 10:15-20. 2008
    ..The aetiology of atrial fibrillation (AF) remains unknown in some patients. The aim of the study was to identify new risk factors for developing lone AF (LAF)...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Association between paraoxonase-1 and paraoxonase-2 polymorphisms and the risk of acute myocardial infarction]
    Monica Guxens
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 61:269-75. 2008
    ..However, previous findings have been contradictory. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the PON1-192 and PON2-311 polymorphisms and their interaction on AMI risk...
  41. ncbi request reprint Circulating oxidized LDL is associated with increased waist circumference independent of body mass index in men and women
    Tanja Weinbrenner
    Department of Public Health, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Campus San Juan, Alicante, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:30-5; quiz 181-2. 2006
    ..Obesity is associated with oxidative stress, and the oxidation of LDL is thought to play a crucial role in the generation of atherosclerotic lesions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of the KCNMB1 E65K genetic polymorphism against diastolic hypertension in aging women and its relevance to cardiovascular risk
    Mariano Senti
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Circ Res 97:1360-5. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint [Coronary risk estimation in Spain using a calibrated Framingham function]
    Jaume Marrugat
    Unitat de Lípids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica IMIM Barcelona Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 56:253-61. 2003
    ..Color-coded charts were prepared that show the exact probability of CHD corresponding to each combination of risk factors, shown in separate cells on the chart...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of age in cardiovascular risk factor clustering in non-diabetic population free of coronary heart disease
    Rafael Ramos
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:299-304. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction population incidence and in-hospital management factors associated to 28-day case-fatality in the 65 year and older
    Jaume Marrugat
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:231-7. 2004
    ..We sought to determine MI hospitalisation and incidence rates, and 28-day case-fatality, in the 65 year and older population, and to analyse whether their management and prognosis differed from that of younger patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Obesity modulates the association among APOE genotype, insulin, and glucose in men
    Roberto Elosua
    Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory and Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Obes Res 11:1502-8. 2003
    ..Obesity, insulin resistance, and apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype have all been associated with coronary heart disease. We examined the interaction between obesity and APOE genotype in determining fasting insulin and glucose levels...
  47. ncbi request reprint Relationship between physical activity and oxidative stress biomarkers in women
    Maria Isabel Covas
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal de Investigació Mèdica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:814-9. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between physical activity and levels of plasma lipid peroxides, superoxide dismutase in erythrocytes (SOD), and glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) in whole blood activities...
  48. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and alcohol consumption: impact on other cardiovascular and cancer risk factors in a southern European Mediterranean population
    Helmut Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 88:273-81. 2002
    ..Moderate alcohol consumption was not associated with an unhealthy diet pattern or adverse lipid profile. The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet appear to be strongly counteracted by smoking...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity: on the road]
    Roberto Elosua
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:573-4. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body mass index, serum cholesterol, leisure-time physical activity, and diet in a Mediterranean Southern-Europe population
    Helmut Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM and Department of Nutrition, Sports Medicine Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 90:431-9. 2003
    ..An increases of BMI may be more deleterious in populations in which it is accompanied by other risk factors such as a higher intake of total fat and, particularly, of saturated fatty acids, or lower leisure-time physical activity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Distinct left bundle branch block pattern in ischemic and non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Antoni Bayes-Genis
    Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, C San Antonio Ma Claret 167, 08025, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:165-70. 2003
    ..In the present study we sought to investigate whether patients with dilated cardiomyopathy of ischemic or non-ischemic etiology can be differentiated on the basis of LBBB pattern...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Hospital resources and myocardial infarction case fatality. The IBERICA study]
    Eva E Alvarez-León
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, IMIM, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 57:514-23. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of ischaemic heart disease in Spain: estimation of the number of cases and trends from 1997 to 2005]
    Jaume Marrugat
    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 55:337-46. 2002
    ..The large amount of information on rates of acute coronary syndrome accumulated in Spain over the last two decades is summarized in this paper, which also estimates the number of cases expected in 2002 and the trend for 1997 to 2005...
  54. ncbi request reprint Regional variability in population acute myocardial infarction cumulative incidence and mortality rates in Spain 1997 and 1998
    Jaume Marrugat
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:831-9. 2004
    ..Myocardial infarction (MI) incidence and mortality display a high geographic variation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase1-192 polymorphism modulates the effects of regular and acute exercise on paraoxonase1 activity
    Marta Tomas
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Lipid Res 43:713-20. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the effects of regular and acute exercise on PON1 activity levels are modulated by PON1-192 polymorphism. Changes were less evident for the PON1-55 polymorphism...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity. An efficient and underused way of preventing cardiovascular disease from childhood to old age]
    Roberto Elosua
    Rev Esp Cardiol 58:887-90. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Sport practice and the risk of lone atrial fibrillation: a case-control study
    Roberto Elosua
    Unitat de Lipids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 108:332-7. 2006
    ..In a recent study, we reported sport practice to be more frequent in LAF patients than in the general population. The aim of the study was to determine the association between sport practice and the prevalence of LAF in men...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Analysis with the propensity score of the association between likelihood of treatment and event of interest in observational studies. An example with myocardial reperfusion]
    Helena Marti
    Unidad de Lípidos y Epidemiología Cardiovascular, IMIM, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 58:126-36. 2005
    ..We report an application of PS to assess the association between reperfusion treatment and 28-day case fatality in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and its determinants in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Judith Garcia-Aymerich
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1667-73. 2004
    ..Surprisingly, little is known about their levels of physical activity practice. We assessed the levels and determinants of physical activity practice in severe COPD patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the traditional mediterranean diet is inversely associated with body mass index and obesity in a spanish population
    Helmut Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr 134:3355-61. 2004
    ..These data suggest that the traditional Mediterranean dietary pattern is inversely associated with BMI and obesity. This finding may be useful in the development of dietary approaches for dietary counseling and the prevention of obesity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Short-term (28 days) prognosis between genders according to the type of coronary event (Q-wave versus non-Q-wave acute myocardial infarction versus unstable angina pectoris)
    Jaume Marrugat
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 94:1161-5. 2004
    ..8% women). Mortality rates were higher in women with first Q-wave myocardial infarction but not in the other patients after adjusting for confounding variables...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Trends in the proportion of patients younger than 75 years with acute myocardial infarction and Killip class III and IV. variables associated with occurence and case-fatality: 1978-1997]
    Izabella Rohlfs
    Servicio de Cardiología Hospital Universitario de Girona Dr Josep Trueta Gerona España
    Rev Esp Cardiol 55:1117-23. 2002
    ..Acute pulmonary edema (Killip III) or cardiogenic shock (Killip IV) is associated with a higher mortality in the acute phase of myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Meta-analysis of the scientific evidence on the usefulness of sporadic intake of acetylsalicylic acid in the prevention of coronary heart disease]
    Gloria Pueyo
    Química Farmacéutica Bayer S A Barcelona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:166-9. 2002
    ..The present study was aimed at determining whether the sporadic intake of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) shows a protective effect on the appearance or attenuation of coronary disease events...
  64. ncbi request reprint Ambient air pollution is associated with increased risk of hospital cardiac readmissions of myocardial infarction survivors in five European cities
    Stephanie von Klot
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Circulation 112:3073-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the short-term effects of urban air pollution on cardiac hospital readmissions in survivors of myocardial infarction, a potentially susceptible subpopulation...
  65. doi request reprint New electrocardiographic diagnostic criteria for the pathologic R waves in leads V1 and V2 of anatomically lateral myocardial infarction
    Antoni Bayes de Luna
    Cardiology Service, Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau ICCC, Barcelona, Spain
    J Electrocardiol 41:413-8. 2008
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of population coronary heart disease risk estimated by the Framingham original and REGICOR calibrated functions]
    Rafael Ramos
    Equipo de Atención Primaria Salt Servicio de Atención Primaria Gironès Sud La Selva Unidad Docente de Medicina de Familia Institut Català de la Salut Girona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:521-6. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular risk factors. Insights from Framingham Heart Study]
    Christopher J O'Donnell
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA
    Rev Esp Cardiol 61:299-310. 2008
    ..The emphasis is on the identification of risk factors, and the assessment of their predictive ability and their implications for disease prevention...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Myocardial infarction. Population case-fatality in seven Spanish autonomous communities: the IBERICA Study]
    Jose Garcia
    Servicio de Epidemiología Consejería de Sanidad y Consumo Murcia España
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:606-12. 2003
    ..The magnitude of the problem of myocardial infarction (MI) is better understood by assessing the population case-fatality than by analyzing only the number of patients attending hospitals...
  69. ncbi request reprint Association of APOE genotype with carotid atherosclerosis in men and women: the Framingham Heart Study
    Roberto Elosua
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NIH, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 45:1868-75. 2004
    ..22 mm) than the APOE3 group (0.90 mm) or the APOE2 group (0.84 mm). The E2 allele was associated with lower carotid atherosclerosis in women, and the E4 allele was associated with higher internal carotid IMT in diabetic men...
  70. ncbi request reprint Concordance of electrocardiographic patterns and healed myocardial infarction location detected by cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Antonio Bayes de Luna
    Institute of Cardiology, Institut Catalá de Ciencias Cardiovasculares, Service of Cardiology Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 97:443-51. 2006
    ..Therefore, the terms posterior and high lateral infarction are incorrect and should be changed to lateral wall and limited anterolateral wall MI...
  71. ncbi request reprint Association between well-characterized lipoprotein-related genetic variants and carotid intimal medial thickness and stenosis: The Framingham Heart Study
    Roberto Elosua
    The Department of Biostatistics, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States The USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 189:222-8. 2006
    ..To determine the association of well-characterized lipoprotein-related genetic variants with carotid intimal medial thickness (IMT) and stenosis...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Collaboration between public health and health assistance in the decrease of cardiovascular mortality]
    Roberto Elosua
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 82:367-70. 2008