Fernando Fernández-Bañares

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Affiliation: Hospital Mutua de Terrassa
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of current smoking on the clinical course of microscopic colitis
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1470-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiological risk factors in microscopic colitis: a prospective case-control study
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:411-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Are positive serum-IgA-tissue-transglutaminase antibodies enough to diagnose coeliac disease without a small bowel biopsy? Post-test probability of coeliac disease
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red de Enfermedades Hepaticas y Digestivas CIBERehd, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    J Crohns Colitis 6:861-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Reliability of symptom analysis during carbohydrate hydrogen-breath tests
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas, Hospital Universitary Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:494-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Evolution of the incidence of collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis in Terrassa, Spain: a population-based study
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1015-20. 2011
  6. pmc A short review of malabsorption and anemia
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 15:4644-52. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Fructose-sorbitol malabsorption
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:368-74. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Paucicellular lymphocytic colitis: is it a minor form of lymphocytic colitis? A clinical pathological and immunological study
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Mutua Terrassa, Universitat de Barcelona, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1189-98. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Predisposing HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8 haplotypes of coeliac disease and associated enteropathy in microscopic colitis
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1333-8. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of lymphocyte isolation methods for endoscopic biopsy specimens from the colonic mucosa
    Anna Carrasco
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Research Foundation Mútua de Terrassa, Terrassa, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Immunol Methods 389:29-37. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Impact of current smoking on the clinical course of microscopic colitis
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1470-6. 2013
    ..Whether current smoking worsens the clinical course of microscopic colitis (MC) is unknown. The aim was to evaluate the impact of smoking on the clinical course of MC...
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiological risk factors in microscopic colitis: a prospective case-control study
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:411-7. 2013
    ..The cause of collagenous colitis (CC) and lymphocytic colitis (LC) is unknown and epidemiological risk factors for CC and LC are not well studied. The aim was to evaluate in a case-control study epidemiological risk factors for CC and LC...
  3. doi request reprint Are positive serum-IgA-tissue-transglutaminase antibodies enough to diagnose coeliac disease without a small bowel biopsy? Post-test probability of coeliac disease
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red de Enfermedades Hepaticas y Digestivas CIBERehd, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    J Crohns Colitis 6:861-6. 2012
    ..However, the PPV of a strongly positive tTG will depend on the celiac disease prevalence in the different risk groups of the disease..
  4. doi request reprint Reliability of symptom analysis during carbohydrate hydrogen-breath tests
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas, Hospital Universitary Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:494-8. 2012
    ..Relevance of symptom analysis during hydrogen breath test (HBT) for establishing a clinical diagnosis of sugar intolerance is reviewed...
  5. doi request reprint Evolution of the incidence of collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis in Terrassa, Spain: a population-based study
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1015-20. 2011
    ..The aim was to evaluate changes in the population-based incidence rate of microscopic colitis and its subtypes over time in Terrassa, Spain...
  6. pmc A short review of malabsorption and anemia
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 15:4644-52. 2009
    ..Further controlled trials are needed before making solid recommendations about H. pylori eradication in these cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fructose-sorbitol malabsorption
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:368-74. 2009
    ..Further placebo-controlled studies are needed to obtain definite conclusions about the role of dietary sugar malabsorption in functional bowel disease...
  8. doi request reprint Paucicellular lymphocytic colitis: is it a minor form of lymphocytic colitis? A clinical pathological and immunological study
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Mutua Terrassa, Universitat de Barcelona, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1189-98. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate whether PLC may be considered to be a true microscopic colitis, and in this case, whether it is a minor form of lymphocytic colitis (LC) or a different entity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predisposing HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8 haplotypes of coeliac disease and associated enteropathy in microscopic colitis
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1333-8. 2005
    ..To assess the presence of both genetic and serological markers of coeliac disease in patients with microscopic colitis, and whether there was associated enteropathy...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of lymphocyte isolation methods for endoscopic biopsy specimens from the colonic mucosa
    Anna Carrasco
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Research Foundation Mútua de Terrassa, Terrassa, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Immunol Methods 389:29-37. 2013
    ..004). Mechanical and biopsy culture are not advisable methods because of the low cell yield, and phenotypic alterations and high contamination rate, respectively...
  11. doi request reprint Lymphocytic duodenosis: aetiology and long-term response to specific treatment
    Merce Rosinach
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Plaza Dr Robert 5, Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain
    Dig Liver Dis 44:643-8. 2012
    ..The clinical significance of lymphocytic duodenosis remains unclear...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical relevance of enteropathy associated with systemic autoimmune diseases
    Maria José Vives
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari MútuaTerrassa, Fundació per la Recerca MútuaTerrassa, Universitat de Barcelona, Plaza Dr Robert 5, Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain
    Dig Liver Dis 44:636-42. 2012
    ..To assess whether systemic autoimmune diseases are a risk group for coeliac disease and if there is a systemic autoimmune diseases-associated enteropathy...
  13. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection as a cause of iron deficiency anaemia of unknown origin
    Helena Monzón
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 19:4166-71. 2013
    ..To assess the aetiological role of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in adult patients with iron-refractory or iron-dependent anaemia of previously unknown origin...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sugar malabsorption in functional abdominal bloating: a pilot study on the long-term effect of dietary treatment
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Nutr 25:824-31. 2006
    ..Gas-related complaints (i.e., passage of flatus), which are present in a subgroup of these patients, might be associated with carbohydrate malabsorption...
  15. ncbi request reprint Systematic evaluation of the causes of chronic watery diarrhea with functional characteristics
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2520-8. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Intestinal spirochetosis and chronic watery diarrhea: clinical and histological response to treatment and long-term follow up
    Maria Esteve
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mutua Terrassa Hospital, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1326-33. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Mild enteropathy as a cause of iron-deficiency anaemia of previously unknown origin
    Helena Monzón
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa and Research Foundation Mútua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Dig Liver Dis 43:448-53. 2011
    ..We assessed whether mild enteropathy with negative coeliac serology may be gluten-dependent, and a cause of iron-deficiency anaemia. In cases not responding to gluten-free diet, the role of Helicobacter pylori infection was evaluated...
  18. doi request reprint Is a gluten-free diet necessary in Marsh I intestinal lesions in patients with HLADQ2, DQ8 genotype and without gastrointestinal symptoms?
    Maria Esteve
    Department of Gastroenterology Hospital Universitari Mútua de Terrassa, Fundació per Recerca Mútua de Terrassa, Universitat de Barcelona, Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:505-10. 2012
    ..Arguments are provided to prescribe a GFD to manage extraintestinal symptoms. By contrast, there are not enough reasons to prescribe a GFD to prevent long-term complications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Drug consumption and the risk of microscopic colitis
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:324-30. 2007
    ..Microscopic colitis is a rare disease of unknown etiology. It has been described that some drugs could cause or worsen the disease; however, the scientific evidence is limited...
  20. pmc Impact of mass screening for gluten-sensitive enteropathy in working population
    Meritxell Mariné
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Mútua de Terrassa, Research Foundation Mútua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, 08221 Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 15:1331-8. 2009
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  21. pmc Case-control study for colorectal cancer genetic susceptibility in EPICOLON: previously identified variants and mucins
    Anna Abuli
    Department of Gastroenterology, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, CIBERehd, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    BMC Cancer 11:339. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Lack of clinical usefulness of Das-1 monoclonal antibody and mucin expression as risk markers of gastric carcinoma in patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia
    Montserrat Forné
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Spain
    Am J Clin Pathol 131:99-105. 2009
    ..Das-1 expression was associated with GIM from patients with gastric cancer. However, this relation was weaker than previously reported, precluding clinical usefulness as a premalignant marker of GIM...
  23. ncbi request reprint Collagenous and lymphocytic colitis. evaluation of clinical and histological features, response to treatment, and long-term follow-up
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:340-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the clinical features, response to treatment, and long-term follow-up of CC and LC in a large group of patients prospectively diagnosed in a single center...
  24. doi request reprint Apoptosis resistance of mucosal lymphocytes and IL-10 deficiency in patients with steroid-refractory Crohn's disease
    Rebeca Santaolalla
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Research Foundation Mútua de Terrassa, Terrassa, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1490-500. 2011
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  25. pmc Aberrant gene promoter methylation associated with sporadic multiple colorectal cancer
    Victoria Gonzalo
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en el Area temática de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e8777. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Prevalence and factors related to hepatitis B and C in inflammatory bowel disease patients in Spain: a nationwide, multicenter study
    Carme Loras
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Fundació per la Recerca Mútua de Terrassa, Plaça Dr Robert no 5, Catalonia, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:57-63. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study are to assess the prevalence of HBV and HCV infection in IBD, in a nationwide study, and to evaluate associated risk factors...
  27. doi request reprint Efficacy of anti-TNF therapies in refractory severe microscopic colitis
    Maria Esteve
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    J Crohns Colitis 5:612-8. 2011
    ..Aims 1) To report the frequency of refractory microscopic colitis in the database of the participant hospitals. 2) To describe the therapeutic response to anti-TNF therapy among the refractory cases...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls and errors in the diagnosis of collagenous and lymphocytic colitis
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Terrassa, Spain
    J Crohns Colitis 2:343-7. 2008
    ..Finally, the pathologist should be motivated to use objective histological criteria to make the diagnosis. In this context, it is important to define the terminology as clearly as possible to avoid confusion...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nutritional care of the patient with constipation
    Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:575-87. 2006
    ..Lactulose, which is a substrate for lactic acid bacteria (prebiotic), is effective to treat patients with chronic constipation...
  30. doi request reprint Susceptibility genetic variants associated with colorectal cancer risk correlate with cancer phenotype
    Anna Abuli
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital del Mar, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Gastroenterology 139:788-96, 796.e1-6. 2010
    ..Characterization of such a correlation would improve CRC management and prevention programs. We assessed the association between these genetic variants and CRC phenotype in patients and modeled pairwise combinations to detect epistasis...
  31. doi request reprint How do we manage vaccinations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease?
    Maria Esteve Comas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, ES 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Dig Dis 27:370-4. 2009
    ..Decreased response has been reported for hepatitis B and pneumoccocal vaccination. In those cases, testing for serological responses to vaccine should be performed and booster doses may be required...