María Jesús Pinazo

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Immunosuppression and Chagas disease: a management challenge
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e1965. 2013
  2. pmc Epidemiology of imported malaria among children and young adults in Barcelona (1990-2008)
    Mireia Garcia-Villarrubia
    Epidemiology Service, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Pza Lesseps, 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 10:347. 2011
  3. pmc Imported malaria among African immigrants: is there still a relationship between developed countries and their ex-colonies?
    Juan Pablo Millet
    Epidemiology Service, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 8:111. 2009
  4. pmc Short-term follow-up of chagasic patients after benzonidazole treatment using multiple serological markers
    Ana Fernández-Villegas
    Departamento de Biologia Molecular, Instituto de Parasitologia y Biomedicina Lopez Neyra Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Parque Tecnológico de Ciencias de Salud Avda, del Conocimiento s n 18100 Granada, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 11:206. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Hypercoagulability biomarkers in Trypanosoma cruzi -infected patients
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Roselló, 132 4th, 08032 Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb Haemost 106:617-23. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Recommendations for management of Chagas disease in organ and hematopoietic tissue transplantation programs in nonendemic areas
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Roselló, 132 4th 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Rev (Orlando) 25:91-101. 2011
  7. pmc Tolerance of benznidazole in treatment of Chagas' disease in adults
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Tropical Diseases Section, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:4896-9. 2010
  8. pmc Successful treatment with posaconazole of a patient with chronic Chagas disease and systemic lupus erythematosus
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Tropical Care Section, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:583-7. 2010
  9. pmc Benznidazole-related adverse drug reactions and their relationship to serum drug concentrations in patients with chronic chagas disease
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:390-5. 2013
  10. pmc Chagas disease among the Latin American adult population attending in a primary care center in Barcelona, Spain
    Carme Roca
    El Clot Primary Care Center, Institut Catala de la Salut, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1135. 2011

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Publications22

  1. pmc Immunosuppression and Chagas disease: a management challenge
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e1965. 2013
    ..International consensus guidelines based on expert opinion would greatly contribute to standardizing the management of immunosuppressed patients with Chagas disease...
  2. pmc Epidemiology of imported malaria among children and young adults in Barcelona (1990-2008)
    Mireia Garcia-Villarrubia
    Epidemiology Service, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Pza Lesseps, 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 10:347. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology and determine the trends of imported malaria in patients under 20 years old in the city of Barcelona, Spain, during an 18-year period...
  3. pmc Imported malaria among African immigrants: is there still a relationship between developed countries and their ex-colonies?
    Juan Pablo Millet
    Epidemiology Service, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 8:111. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare cases of imported malaria originating from the Spanish ex-colony of Equatorial Guinea (EG) with those originating from the rest of Africa (RA)...
  4. pmc Short-term follow-up of chagasic patients after benzonidazole treatment using multiple serological markers
    Ana Fernández-Villegas
    Departamento de Biologia Molecular, Instituto de Parasitologia y Biomedicina Lopez Neyra Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Parque Tecnológico de Ciencias de Salud Avda, del Conocimiento s n 18100 Granada, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 11:206. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to search for immunological markers that could be altered in the sera from Chagas disease patients after benznidazole treatment, and therefore have a potential predictive diagnostic value...
  5. doi request reprint Hypercoagulability biomarkers in Trypanosoma cruzi -infected patients
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Roselló, 132 4th, 08032 Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb Haemost 106:617-23. 2011
    ..The results also support further research on haemostasis parameters as candidates for early surrogate biomarkers of cure or progression of Chagas disease...
  6. doi request reprint Recommendations for management of Chagas disease in organ and hematopoietic tissue transplantation programs in nonendemic areas
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Roselló, 132 4th 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Rev (Orlando) 25:91-101. 2011
    ..A single registry of transplants in Trypanosoma cruzi infected donors and/or recipients will provide and disseminate experience in this area, which has shown a low recorded incidence to date...
  7. pmc Tolerance of benznidazole in treatment of Chagas' disease in adults
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Tropical Diseases Section, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:4896-9. 2010
    ..This study describes the profile of side effects of benznidazole in a cohort of Trypanosoma cruzi-infected patients in a European country...
  8. pmc Successful treatment with posaconazole of a patient with chronic Chagas disease and systemic lupus erythematosus
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Tropical Care Section, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:583-7. 2010
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  9. pmc Benznidazole-related adverse drug reactions and their relationship to serum drug concentrations in patients with chronic chagas disease
    María Jesús Pinazo
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:390-5. 2013
    ..Benznidazole serum concentrations do not appear to be related to the appearance of serious ADRs. Further, well-controlled studies are necessary to establish the optimal regimen for benznidazole in adults with chronic CD...
  10. pmc Chagas disease among the Latin American adult population attending in a primary care center in Barcelona, Spain
    Carme Roca
    El Clot Primary Care Center, Institut Catala de la Salut, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1135. 2011
    ..We studied the prevalence of Chagas disease in Latin American patients treated at a health center in Barcelona and evaluated its clinical phase. We make some recommendations for screening for the disease...
  11. doi request reprint Myocardial involvement in Chagas disease: insights from cardiac magnetic resonance
    Ander Regueiro
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 165:107-12. 2013
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) has emerged as a non-invasive tool to assess cardiac tissue characteristics. There is scarce data available on CMR in patients with Chagas' disease...
  12. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of Chagas disease screening of pregnant Latin American women and of their infants in a non endemic area
    Elisa Sicuri
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Trop 118:110-7. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Refractory giardiasis in Spanish travellers
    Jose Muñoz Gutierrez
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Travel Med Infect Dis 11:126-9. 2013
    ..Moreover, we discuss various treatment strategies to tackle G. duodenalis that is refractory to nitroimidazoles...
  14. pmc High antibody responses against Plasmodium falciparum in immigrants after extended periods of interrupted exposure to malaria
    Gemma Moncunill
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e73624. 2013
    ..Malaria immunity is commonly believed to wane in the absence of Plasmodium falciparum exposure, based on limited epidemiological data and short-lived antibody responses in some longitudinal studies in endemic areas...
  15. doi request reprint [Utility of an immunochromatographic test for Chagas disease screening in primary healthcare]
    Paulo López-Chejade
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 28:169-71. 2010
    ..Chagas disease is a common condition among Latin American immigrants living in Spain...
  16. doi request reprint Chagas disease in Spain, the United States and other non-endemic countries
    Joaquim Gascon
    Centre de Salut Internacional, CRESIB, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, C Villarroel, 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Trop 115:22-7. 2010
    ..High priorities include the implementation of appropriate screening, evaluation and clinical management, and better assessment of the true burden associated with this disease...
  17. doi request reprint Bolivian migrants with Chagas disease in Barcelona, Spain: a qualitative study of dietary changes and digestive problems
    Elizabeth Posada
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, C Rosselló 132 4 2ª, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Int Health 3:289-94. 2011
    ..Careful questioning using the Rome III criteria is however required to ensure its diagnosis. Radiological studies are also required to confirm the role of Chagas disease and identify potentially serious intestinal damage. ..
  18. doi request reprint Clinical profile of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in a non-endemic setting: immigration and Chagas disease in Barcelona (Spain)
    Jose Munoz
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Trop 111:51-5. 2009
    ..Chagas disease is no longer limited to Latin America and is becoming frequent in industrialised countries in Europe and United States...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluating Chagas disease progression and cure through blood-derived biomarkers: a systematic review
    Ana Requena-Méndez
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, C Rosello 132 4, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:957-76. 2013
    ..At the same time, studies evaluating more than one biomarker are useful to compare the efficacy among them given the lack of a recognized gold standard. ..
  20. doi request reprint [Endothelial function and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels in patients with Chagas disease living in a nonendemic area]
    Ana García-Alvarez
    Instituto Clínico del Tórax, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:891-6. 2011
    ..Our purpose was to assess endothelial function and systemic levels of nitric oxide and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in patients with the indeterminate form and with chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy living in a nonendemic area...
  21. pmc Increased expression levels of the pvcrt-o and pvmdr1 genes in a patient with severe Plasmodium vivax malaria
    Carmen Fernandez-Becerra
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Rosello 132, 4a planta, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 8:55. 2009
    ..There are increasing reports of severe clinical cases exclusively associated with Plasmodium vivax infections. Notably, this severity has been recently suggested to be associated with chloroquine resistance...
  22. pmc Cytokine profiling in immigrants with clinical malaria after extended periods of interrupted exposure to Plasmodium falciparum
    Gemma Moncunill
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e73360. 2013
    ..falciparum appeared to be reduced. Understanding the mechanisms to maintain non-pathogenic effector responses is important to develop new malaria control strategies. ..