Antonio Torres

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Levofloxacin for the treatment of respiratory tract infections
    Antoni Torres
    University of Barcelona, Respiratory Department, Villarroel 170 Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:1203-12. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Biomarkers and community-acquired pneumonia: tailoring management with biological data
    Antoni Torres
    Department of Pneumology, Clinic Institute of Thorax, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33:266-71. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting treatment failure in patients with community acquired pneumonia: a case-control study
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Servei de Pneumologia, Institut del Tòrax, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Res 15:75. 2014
  4. pmc The aetiology and antibiotic management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults in Europe: a literature review
    A Torres
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Ciber de enfermedades respiratorias CIBERES, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 33:1065-79. 2014
  5. pmc Risk factors for community-acquired pneumonia in adults in Europe: a literature review
    Antoni Torres
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Ciber de enfermedades respiratorias CIBERES, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 68:1057-65. 2013
  6. pmc Importance of Aspergillus spp. isolation in Acute exacerbations of severe COPD: prevalence, factors and follow-up: the FUNGI-COPD study
    Arturo Huerta
    Department of Pneumology, Institute of Thorax ICT, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, University of Barcelona UB, CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias CIBERES 06 06 0028, Villarroel 170, 08037 Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Res 15:17. 2014
  7. pmc Pandemic and post-pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection in critically ill patients
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Center, Parc Taulí Hospital Sabadell, CibeRes, Sabadell, Spain
    Crit Care 15:R286. 2011
  8. pmc Colour of sputum is a marker for bacterial colonisation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Marc Miravitlles
    Fundació Clínic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Res 11:58. 2010
  9. pmc Does ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis need antibiotic treatment?
    Antonio Torres
    Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Crit Care 9:255-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment failure in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Amalia Alcón Domínguez
    Anesthesia Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 27:104-14. 2006

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Levofloxacin for the treatment of respiratory tract infections
    Antoni Torres
    University of Barcelona, Respiratory Department, Villarroel 170 Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:1203-12. 2012
    ..High-dose (750 mg), short-course (5 days) therapy regimens may offer improved treatment, especially in HAP, due to higher drug concentrations, increased adherence and the potential to reduce the development of resistance...
  2. doi request reprint Biomarkers and community-acquired pneumonia: tailoring management with biological data
    Antoni Torres
    Department of Pneumology, Clinic Institute of Thorax, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33:266-71. 2012
    ..Data from the literature appear to support the use of biomarkers in routine clinical practice to improve the decision making in CAP...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting treatment failure in patients with community acquired pneumonia: a case-control study
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Servei de Pneumologia, Institut del Tòrax, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Res 15:75. 2014
    ..Those patients have increased mortality and are a target population for randomized clinical trials...
  4. pmc The aetiology and antibiotic management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults in Europe: a literature review
    A Torres
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Ciber de enfermedades respiratorias CIBERES, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 33:1065-79. 2014
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  5. pmc Risk factors for community-acquired pneumonia in adults in Europe: a literature review
    Antoni Torres
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Ciber de enfermedades respiratorias CIBERES, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 68:1057-65. 2013
    ..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) causes considerable morbidity and mortality in adults, particularly in the elderly...
  6. pmc Importance of Aspergillus spp. isolation in Acute exacerbations of severe COPD: prevalence, factors and follow-up: the FUNGI-COPD study
    Arturo Huerta
    Department of Pneumology, Institute of Thorax ICT, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, University of Barcelona UB, CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias CIBERES 06 06 0028, Villarroel 170, 08037 Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Res 15:17. 2014
    ..However, the importance of Aspergillus spp. in the clinical management of AECOPD still remains unclear...
  7. pmc Pandemic and post-pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection in critically ill patients
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Center, Parc Taulí Hospital Sabadell, CibeRes, Sabadell, Spain
    Crit Care 15:R286. 2011
    ..There is a vast amount of information published regarding the impact of 2009 pandemic Influenza A (pH1N1) virus infection. However, a comparison of risk factors and outcome during the 2010-2011 post-pandemic period has not been described...
  8. pmc Colour of sputum is a marker for bacterial colonisation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Marc Miravitlles
    Fundació Clínic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Res 11:58. 2010
    ..Bacterial colonisation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) contributes to airway inflammation and modulates exacerbations. We assessed risk factors for bacterial colonisation in COPD...
  9. pmc Does ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis need antibiotic treatment?
    Antonio Torres
    Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Crit Care 9:255-6. 2005
    ..We will discuss the strengths and drawbacks of the article on this topic published in this issue by Nseir et al...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment failure in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Amalia Alcón Domínguez
    Anesthesia Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 27:104-14. 2006
    ..Treatment failure can be defined by the pattern of resolution of VAP, which is clearly established in the literature...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microbiologic features and outcome of pneumonia in transplanted patients
    Carlos Cervera
    Services of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 55:47-54. 2006
    ..001). SOT patients with nosocomial pneumonia, or those who needed mechanical ventilation, had a high mortality rate and benefits from the fiberoptic diagnostic techniques...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the usefulness of sputum culture for diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia using the PORT predictive scoring system
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Intern Med 164:1807-11. 2004
    ..The usefulness of sputum culture in guiding microbiological diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia is controversial. We evaluate and assess it using the Patients Outcome Research Team (PORT) predictive scoring system...
  13. doi request reprint Influenza pneumonia: a comparison between seasonal influenza virus and the H1N1 pandemic
    R Riquelme
    Universidad San Sebastian, Servicia de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Puerto Montt, Puerto Montt, Spain
    Eur Respir J 38:106-11. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Guideline tyranny: a response to the article by Baum and Kaltsas
    Lionel Mandell
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1117-8. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society consensus guidelines on the management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults
    Lionel A Mandell
    McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 44:S27-72. 2007
  16. pmc The PIRO concept: I is for infection
    Jean Louis Vincent
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 7:252-5. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of BRT and Delvotest microbial inhibition tests as affected by composition of ewe's milk
    Rafael Althaus
    Departamento de Ciencia Animal, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera, 14, Apartado 22012, 46071 Valencia, Spain
    J Food Prot 66:473-8. 2003
    ..18 mg/liter versus 6.85 mg/liter). Further analyses are needed to confirm the possible presence of antimicrobial residues in this particular type of milk sample...