Fernando Fernández-Bañares

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital Mutua de Terrassa
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi [Screening for celiac disease in high risk groups]
    F Fernandez-Banares
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:561-6. 2005
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. doi 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
  7. doi 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. 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

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Publications35

  1. ncbi [Screening for celiac disease in high risk groups]
    F Fernandez-Banares
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:561-6. 2005
    ..The most widely accepted strategy to investigate the submerged part of the "celiac iceberg" is screening of known risk groups through a systematic search for celiac disease in these groups...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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
    ....
  6. doi 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...
  7. doi 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. doi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi 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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  12. doi 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...
  13. doi 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...
  14. ncbi Intestinal intraepithelial lymphocyte cytometric pattern is more accurate than subepithelial deposits of anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA for the diagnosis of celiac disease in lymphocytic enteritis
    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
    PLoS ONE 9:e101249. 2014
    ..The aim was to evaluate the usefulness of both CD IEL cytometric pattern and anti-TG2 IgA subepithelial deposit analysis (CD IF pattern) for diagnosing lymphocytic enteritis due to CD...
  15. doi 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..
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. doi 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...
  22. doi 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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  23. doi 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...
  24. doi 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. doi 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. 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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  29. doi 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...
  30. doi 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...
  31. doi Pathogenic mechanisms of postinfectious functional gastrointestinal disorders: results 3 years after gastroenteritis
    Fermin Mearin
    Institute of Functional and Motor Digestive Disorders, Centro Medico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1173-85. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the possible mechanisms (inflammation, visceral hypersensitivity, psychological and immunogenetic factors) related to the development of postinfectious (PI) FGID 3 years after a Salmonella outbreak...
  32. doi 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...
  33. pmc Genetic origin, admixture, and asymmetry in maternal and paternal human lineages in Cuba
    Isabel Mendizabal
    Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 8:213. 2008
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  34. ncbi Polyethylene glycol enhances colonic barrier function and ameliorates experimental colitis in rats
    Sebastian Videla
    Digestive System Research Unit, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:571-80. 2007
    ..We aimed to establish whether PEG 4000 affects colonic barrier function and the development of colitis induced by 2,4,6-trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid (TNBS) in rats...
  35. ncbi Insights into the western Bantu dispersal: mtDNA lineage analysis in Angola
    Stéphanie Plaza
    Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Facultat de Ciencies de la Salut i de la Vida, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Genet 115:439-47. 2004
    ....