Candid Villanueva

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical trial: a randomized controlled study on prevention of variceal rebleeding comparing nadolol + ligation vs. hepatic venous pressure gradient-guided pharmacological therapy
    C Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:397-408. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing ligation and sclerotherapy as emergency endoscopic treatment added to somatostatin in acute variceal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hepatol 45:560-7. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Current endoscopic therapy of variceal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Servei de Patologia Digestiva, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Avgda Sant Antoni M Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 22:261-78. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Variceal bleeding : pharmacological treatment and prophylactic strategies
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Drugs 68:2303-24. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute hemodynamic response to beta-blockers and prediction of long-term outcome in primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterology 137:119-28. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of portal hypertension in the prevention of community-acquired spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    Begoña González-Suárez
    Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:49-55. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of terlipressin and high somatostatin dose during acute variceal bleeding in nonresponders to the usual somatostatin dose
    Candid Villanueva
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:624-30. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Development of ascites in compensated cirrhosis with severe portal hypertension treated with β-blockers
    Virginia Hernandez-Gea
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Servei de Patologia Digestiva, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:418-27. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of hemodynamic response to treatment for portal hypertension and influence on complications of cirrhosis
    Candid Villanueva
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Avgda Sant Antoni M Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    J Hepatol 40:757-65. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Transfusion strategies for acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    N Engl J Med 368:11-21. 2013

Collaborators

  • Carlos Guarner
  • Joaquim Balanzo
  • Begoña González Suárez
  • Maria Poca
  • Angela Puente
  • Virginia Hernandez-Gea
  • Xavier Torras
  • German Soriano
  • Alan Colomo
  • Carles Aracil
  • Isabel Graupera
  • Josep Minana
  • Begoña González-Suárez
  • Marta Roque
  • Ignasi Gich
  • Ignasi J Gich
  • Joan Cordoba
  • Maria Torrens
  • Victor Vargas
  • Isabel Garupera
  • Eva Roman
  • Adolfo Gallego
  • Xavier Cusso
  • Sergio Sainz

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Clinical trial: a randomized controlled study on prevention of variceal rebleeding comparing nadolol + ligation vs. hepatic venous pressure gradient-guided pharmacological therapy
    C Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:397-408. 2009
    ..Hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) monitoring of therapy to prevent variceal rebleeding provides strong prognostic information. Treatment of nonresponders to beta-blockers +/- nitrates has not been clarified...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing ligation and sclerotherapy as emergency endoscopic treatment added to somatostatin in acute variceal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hepatol 45:560-7. 2006
    ..However, which emergency endoscopic treatment combines better with drugs has not been clarified. This study compares the efficacy and safety of variceal ligation and sclerotherapy as emergency endoscopic treatment added to somatostatin...
  3. doi request reprint Current endoscopic therapy of variceal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Servei de Patologia Digestiva, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Avgda Sant Antoni M Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 22:261-78. 2008
    ..As compared to beta-blockers, endoscopic ligation reduces the risk of first bleeding without affecting mortality, and should be used in patients with contraindications or intolerance to beta-blockers...
  4. doi request reprint Variceal bleeding : pharmacological treatment and prophylactic strategies
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Drugs 68:2303-24. 2008
    ..Compared with beta-blockers, EVL reduces the risk of first bleeding without any differences in mortality and should be offered to patients with large varices who have contraindications or an intolerance to beta-blockers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute hemodynamic response to beta-blockers and prediction of long-term outcome in primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterology 137:119-28. 2009
    ..We investigated the long-term prognostic value of an acute response to beta-blockers and whether the target reduction in HVPG can be improved in primary prophylaxis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of portal hypertension in the prevention of community-acquired spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    Begoña González-Suárez
    Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:49-55. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of terlipressin and high somatostatin dose during acute variceal bleeding in nonresponders to the usual somatostatin dose
    Candid Villanueva
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:624-30. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess the hemodynamic effects of terlipressin and high somatostatin dose during acute variceal bleeding in nonresponders to the usual somatostatin dose...
  8. doi request reprint Development of ascites in compensated cirrhosis with severe portal hypertension treated with β-blockers
    Virginia Hernandez-Gea
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Servei de Patologia Digestiva, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:418-27. 2012
    ..Our aim was to assess the relationship between changes in HVPG induced by β-blockers and development of ascites in compensated cirrhosis with severe PHT...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of hemodynamic response to treatment for portal hypertension and influence on complications of cirrhosis
    Candid Villanueva
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Avgda Sant Antoni M Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    J Hepatol 40:757-65. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the long-term maintenance of hemodynamic response and its influence on complications of cirrhosis...
  10. doi request reprint Transfusion strategies for acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Candid Villanueva
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    N Engl J Med 368:11-21. 2013
    ..The hemoglobin threshold for transfusion of red cells in patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding is controversial. We compared the efficacy and safety of a restrictive transfusion strategy with those of a liberal transfusion strategy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Drugs plus ligation to prevent rebleeding in cirrhosis: an updated systematic review
    Angela Puente
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Liver Int 34:823-33. 2014
    ..We performed a systematic review to assess the value of combined therapy with EVL and β-blockers ± ISMN as compared with each treatment alone to prevent rebleeding...
  12. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in cirrhosis is associated with falls: a prospective study
    German Soriano
    Department of Gastroenterology, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Hepatology 55:1922-30. 2012
    ..2; 95% confidence interval, 3.4-30.4; P < 0.001). The 1-year probability of falling was 52.3% in patients with CD and 6.5% in those without (P < 0.001)...
  13. pmc Prognostic markers in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension who have not bled
    Maria Poca
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Dis Markers 31:147-54. 2011
    ..However, whether it can adequately determine clinically significant portal hypertension, and risk of developing varices and decompensation, should be established. Magnetic Resonance Elastography is also promising...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal and variceal bleeding: hemodynamic studies
    Joaquim Balanzo
    Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau, 8025 Barcelona, Spain
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 18:17-22. 2004