Bernardino Roca

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi Pandemic H1N1 influenza-associated myocarditis in a patient with Castleman's disease
    B Roca
    Universitat de Valencia, Spain
    Scott Med J 58:e41-2. 2013
  2. ncbi Impact of education program on influenza vaccination rates in Spain
    Bernardino Roca
    Hospital General of Castellon, Castellon, Spain
    Am J Manag Care 18:e446-52. 2012
  3. doi Nocardiosis complicated with Addison's disease
    B Roca
    Infectious Disease Division, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia and University Jaume I, Spain
    Scott Med J 56:236. 2011
  4. doi Pyomyositis of the iliacus muscle complicated with septic sacroiliitis
    B Roca
    Infectious Disease Division, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Spain
    QJM 101:983-4. 2008
  5. ncbi [Leptospirosis]
    B Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital General de Castellon, Universidad de Valencia
    Rev Med Univ Navarra 50:3-6. 2006
  6. ncbi [Lyme borreliosis]
    Bernardino Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital General de Castellon, Castellon, and Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 127:265-8. 2006
  7. ncbi Presentation and outcome of infective endocarditis in Spain: a retrospective study
    Bernardino Roca
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Hospital General de Castellon, University of Valencia, 12004 Castellon, Spain
    Int J Infect Dis 11:198-203. 2007
  8. ncbi [Mycoplasma infections]
    B Roca
    Servicio de Medina Interna e Infecciones, Hospital General de Castellon, Universidad de Valencia
    Rev Clin Esp 206:239-42. 2006
  9. ncbi [Dermopathy and peripheral neuropathy]
    Bernardino Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital General de Castellon, Castellon de la Plana, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:629-30. 2005
  10. ncbi Control of hypertension in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease
    B Roca
    Hospital General, Castellon, University of Valencia, Madrid, Spain
    QJM 98:581-8. 2005

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Publications44

  1. doi Pandemic H1N1 influenza-associated myocarditis in a patient with Castleman's disease
    B Roca
    Universitat de Valencia, Spain
    Scott Med J 58:e41-2. 2013
    ..This is the first case of such an association described in the literature...
  2. ncbi Impact of education program on influenza vaccination rates in Spain
    Bernardino Roca
    Hospital General of Castellon, Castellon, Spain
    Am J Manag Care 18:e446-52. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of a simple education program on adherence to influenza vaccination...
  3. doi Nocardiosis complicated with Addison's disease
    B Roca
    Infectious Disease Division, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia and University Jaume I, Spain
    Scott Med J 56:236. 2011
    ..After initial improvement with antimicrobial therapy, new symptoms appeared, consisting of persistent vomits, abdominal pain and hypotension, which led to the diagnosis of Addison's disease...
  4. doi Pyomyositis of the iliacus muscle complicated with septic sacroiliitis
    B Roca
    Infectious Disease Division, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Spain
    QJM 101:983-4. 2008
    ..Pyomyositis of the iliacus muscle must be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute pain in the hip region...
  5. ncbi [Leptospirosis]
    B Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital General de Castellon, Universidad de Valencia
    Rev Med Univ Navarra 50:3-6. 2006
    ..Diagnosis is carried out by serology or culture of the microorganism. Treatment consists of antibiotics such as penicillin G, ceftriaxone, doxycycline or amoxicillin...
  6. ncbi [Lyme borreliosis]
    Bernardino Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital General de Castellon, Castellon, and Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 127:265-8. 2006
    ..Diagnosis is usually made with serology tests, and the infection responds well to several antibiotics, especially if given in the early stages of the disease...
  7. ncbi Presentation and outcome of infective endocarditis in Spain: a retrospective study
    Bernardino Roca
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Hospital General de Castellon, University of Valencia, 12004 Castellon, Spain
    Int J Infect Dis 11:198-203. 2007
    ..To analyze cases of infective endocarditis in patients who attended the Hospital General de Castellón, Spain, between 1999 and 2004...
  8. ncbi [Mycoplasma infections]
    B Roca
    Servicio de Medina Interna e Infecciones, Hospital General de Castellon, Universidad de Valencia
    Rev Clin Esp 206:239-42. 2006
    ..In a near future, the antigen or DNA detection molecular techniques will probably permit a much faster and reliable diagnosis. The tetracyclines and fluorquinolones have excellent activity against these microorganisms...
  9. ncbi [Dermopathy and peripheral neuropathy]
    Bernardino Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital General de Castellon, Castellon de la Plana, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:629-30. 2005
  10. ncbi Control of hypertension in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease
    B Roca
    Hospital General, Castellon, University of Valencia, Madrid, Spain
    QJM 98:581-8. 2005
    ..Hypertension is a major cardiovascular risk factor, but knowledge about the real magnitude of the problem and its determinants is lacking...
  11. ncbi Tuberculous meningitis presenting with unusually severe hyponatremia
    Bernardino Roca
    Department of Medicine, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Spain
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:1029-30. 2006
    ..The hyponatremia was probably due to the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, and resolved after instituting water restriction and antituberculous medication...
  12. ncbi [Chlamydial infections]
    B Roca
    Servicio de Medicina Interna e Infectiones, Hospital General de Castellon, Universidad de Valencia
    An Med Interna 24:292-9. 2007
    ..psittaci and C. pneumoniae, which mostly produce respiratory infections. The last two microorganisms are now classified in a different genus, known as Chlamydophila...
  13. pmc Presentation and outcome of tuberculous meningitis in adults in the province of Castellon, Spain: a retrospective study
    B Roca
    Infectious Diseases Division, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Spain
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1455-62. 2008
    ..Tuberculous meningitis is a rare and frequently difficult to recognize disease, which results in significant morbidity and mortality. We found an association of mortality with SIADH and lower level of serum cholesterol...
  14. ncbi [Q fever]
    B Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital General de Castellon, Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Valencia
    An Med Interna 24:558-60. 2007
    ..Diagnosis is usually made by serology. The acute form of the infection responds well to tetracyclines and other antibiotics. But endocarditis is difficult to treat, and its prognosis is grim...
  15. ncbi Pharmacogenomics of antiretrovirals
    Bernardino Roca
    Infectious Disease Division, Departmen of Medicine, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Spain
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 3:132-5. 2008
    ..The present article shows some recent patents related to the treatment of viral infections...
  16. ncbi Castleman's Disease. A Review
    Bernardino Roca
    Medicine and Infectious Disease Department, Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    AIDS Rev 11:3-7. 2009
    ..An association of the disease with HIV infection has been found. Many uncertainties remain concerning the etiopathogenesis and the optimal treatment of this rare condition...
  17. doi [Epistaxis and systemic disease]
    Bernardino Roca
    Hospital General de Castellon, Universidad de Valencia, Castellon de la Plana, Espana
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 60:456-8. 2009
    ..Finally, clinical manifestations of Wegener's granulomatosis are reviewed, with especial emphasis on otolaryngologic complaints...
  18. doi Factors associated with mortality in patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospitalized in General Medicine departments
    Bernardino Roca
    Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Castellon, Spain
    Intern Emerg Med 6:47-54. 2011
    ..In conclusion, comorbidity is an important contributor to mortality among patients hospitalized in General Medicine departments because of COPD exacerbation...
  19. doi Hepatitis C virus co-infection and sexual risk behaviour are associated with a high homocysteine serum level in HIV-infected patients
    Bernardino Roca
    Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia and University Jaume I, Spain
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13323. 2012
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  20. ncbi HAART with didanosine once versus twice daily: adherence and efficacy
    Bernardino Roca
    Infectious Disease Division, Hospital General of Castellon, Catalunya, 33 A, 4 12004 Castellón, Spain
    Int J Infect Dis 9:195-200. 2005
    ..Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) containing didanosine taken twice daily was compared with HAART containing didanosine taken once daily in terms of adherence and efficacy...
  21. ncbi Intradural extramedullary tuberculoma of the spinal cord: a review of reported cases
    Bernardino Roca
    Infectious Disease Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital General of Castellon, Castellon, Spain
    J Infect 50:425-31. 2005
    ..To avoid the permanent disability that this condition may provoke, an early diagnosis and prompt treatment is critical...
  22. ncbi Hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus coinfection in Spain
    Bernardino Roca
    Hospital General, Castellon, Spain
    J Infect 47:117-24. 2003
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  23. ncbi A sewing needle in the liver
    Bernardino Roca
    Department of Medicine, Hospital General of Castellon, Castellon, Spain
    South Med J 96:616-7. 2003
    ..Incidentally, abdominal radiographs revealed a sewing needle in the right upper quadrant, and computed tomography (CT) showed that the needle was lodged in the liver parenchyma...
  24. ncbi [Metabolic disorders and human immunodeficiency virus infection]
    B Roca Villanueva
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital General de Castellon
    Rev Clin Esp 203:612-4. 2003
  25. ncbi [Metabolic disorders associated with HIV and antiretroviral therapy]
    B Roca
    Unidad de Enfermadades Infecciosas, Hospital General, Castellon
    An Med Interna 20:585-93. 2003
    ..In this article, metabolic disorders associated with HIV, as well as those provoked by antiretroviral therapy, are comprehensively reviewed...
  26. ncbi Usefulness of a hypertension education program
    Bernardino Roca
    Department of Medicine, General Hospital of Castellon, Castellon, Spain
    South Med J 96:1133-7. 2003
    ..Our objective was to assess knowledge about hypertension, its medical consequences in hospitalized patients with hypertension and in their relatives, and to evaluate the usefulness of a simple education program to improve such knowledge...
  27. ncbi Catastrophic antiphospholipid-antibody syndrome and danazol
    B Roca
    Infectious and Immunologic Disease Division, Medicine Department, Hospital General of Castellon, Spain
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 13:209-10. 2003
    ..We report a case of catastrophic antiphospholipid-antibody syndrome, with renal and neurological manifestations, which presented shortly after the institution of danazol for the treatment of refractory thrombocytopenia...
  28. ncbi HIV infection presenting with Fournier's gangrene
    B Roca
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital General of Castellon, Spain
    Neth J Med 53:168-71. 1998
    ..We report the case of a patient with Fournier's gangrene as the presenting sign of HIV infection. The process began with balanitis and rapidly destroyed the penis. Aggressive medical and surgical management proved successful...
  29. ncbi [Extrahepatic manifestations of hepatitis C virus infection]
    Bernardino Roca
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital General de Castellon, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:467-70. 2004
    ..In some patients with hepatitis C virus infection, the extrahepatic manifestations predominate and their proper diagnosis and management is very important...
  30. ncbi Miliary tuberculosis in a patient with eosinophilic fasciitis
    Bernardino Roca
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Disease and Dermatology, General Hospital of Castellon, Castellon, Spain
    South Med J 98:107-10. 2005
    ..Other conditions, especially neoplasms and infections, have been described in association with eosinophilic fasciitis, but this is the first reported case of miliary tuberculosis associated with the disease...
  31. ncbi Primary non-hodgkin lymphoma of the larynx
    Bernardino Roca
    Medicine and Otolaryngology Departments, Hospital General of Castellon, Spain
    South Med J 98:388-9. 2005
    ..Although cases of aggressive course and poor response to therapy exist, primary large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the larynx is generally considered a relatively benign and radiosensitive tumor...
  32. pmc Dyslipidaemia in HIV-infected women on antiretroviral therapy. Analysis of 922 patients from the Spanish VACH cohort
    Vicente Estrada
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Womens Health 11:36. 2011
    ..The objective of the study is to describe the lipid profile in a large cohort of HIV-infected women on contemporary ART and analyse differences between regimes and patient's characteristics...
  33. ncbi Adverse drug reactions to antiretroviral medication
    Bernardino Roca
    Hospital General of Castellon, University of Valencia, Spain
    Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 14:1785-92. 2009
    ..Adverse reactions are common with antiretrovirals, and they are an important cause of medication non-adherence and suboptimal control of HIV infection. In this article we review the most relevant of those toxicities...
  34. doi Prevalence and impact of body physical changes in HIV patients treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy: results from a study on patient and physician perceptions
    Esther Cabrero
    Medical Department, Abbott Laboratories, Avenida de Burgos 91, Madrid, Spain
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:5-13. 2010
    ..Physicians should be aware of the psychosocial consequences of BPC in HIV patients in order to improve patient well-being...
  35. ncbi [Adherence to antiretroviral therapy]
    Bernardino Roca
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:379-81. 2002
  36. ncbi Epidemiological trends of HIV infection in Spain: preventative plans have to be oriented to new target populations (Spanish VACH Cohort)
    Ignacio Suarez-Lozano
    Hospital Infanta Elena, Huelva, Spain
    AIDS 16:2496-9. 2002
  37. ncbi [Changing trends in HIV epidemics: recent diagnoses in the Spanish VACH cohort (2000-2002)]
    Ramon Teira
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital de Basurto, Bilbao, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:213-7. 2005
    ..Studying the changing trends of HIV epidemics is a useful means of evaluating the results of current preventive plans as well as of defining future needs and objectives...
  38. ncbi [Predictors of progression and death in patients with advanced HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy]
    Sergio Reus
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas Hospital General Universitario de Alicante Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:142-9. 2004
    ..To assess the factors associated with progression of infection and death in HIV-positive patients with severe immunodepression in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  39. ncbi Minocycline hypersensitivity reaction with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Bernardino Roca
    Intensive Care Med 29:338. 2003
  40. ncbi Interleukin 2 treatment in HIV-1 infection
    Bernardino Roca
    Lancet 367:1054. 2006
  41. ncbi Spinal cord compression from intradural extramedullary tuberculoma
    Bernardino Roca
    Am J Med 117:620-1. 2004
  42. ncbi Structured treatment interruption for patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Bernardino Roca
    N Engl J Med 349:2268-9; author reply 2268-9. 2003
  43. ncbi Severe rhabdomyolysis and cerivastatin-gemfibrozil combination therapy
    Bernardino Roca
    Ann Pharmacother 36:730-1. 2002
  44. ncbi Chronic aortic dissection as a cause of fever of unknown origin
    Bernardino Roca
    South Med J 96:530. 2003