Francisco Carmona

Summary

Affiliation: Universitat de Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does the learning curve of conservative laparoscopic surgery in women with rectovaginal endometriosis impair the recurrence rate?
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Fertil Steril 92:868-75. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Previous cycle cancellation due to poor follicular development as a predictor of ovarian response in cycles stimulated with gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist-gonadotrophin treatment
    Joana Peñarrubia
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 20:622-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Transdermal testosterone may improve ovarian response to gonadotrophins in low-responder IVF patients: a randomized, clinical trial
    Francisco Fábregues
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, C Casanova 143, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 24:349-59. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Reduced plasma fibrinolytic potential in patients with recurrent implantation failure after IVF and embryo transfer
    M Angeles Martínez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 26:510-6. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Human chorionic gonadotrophin stimulation test as a predictor of ovarian response and pregnancy in IVF cycles stimulated with GnRH agonist gonadotrophin treatment: a pilot study
    Francisco Fábregues
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 27:1122-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with transdermal testosterone may improve ovarian response to gonadotrophins in poor-responder IVF patients with normal basal concentrations of FSH
    Juan Balasch
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 21:1884-93. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Initial analysis of variability among basal hormone biomarkers of ovarian reserve
    Joana Peñarrubia
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Reprod Biomed Online 8:191-5. 2004
  8. pmc Early hormonal markers of pregnancy outcome after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Assist Reprod Genet 20:521-6. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Clot lysis time and thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor in severe preeclampsia with or without associated antiphospholipid antibodies
    M Angeles Martínez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Reprod Immunol 86:133-40. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Ovarian luteinizing hormone priming preceding follicle-stimulating hormone stimulation: clinical and endocrine effects in women with long-term hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
    Juan Balasch
    Institute Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2367-73. 2009

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Does the learning curve of conservative laparoscopic surgery in women with rectovaginal endometriosis impair the recurrence rate?
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Fertil Steril 92:868-75. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of surgeon's increasing experience in conservative laparoscopic surgery of women with rectovaginal endometriosis on the surgical outcome of these patients recurrence rate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Previous cycle cancellation due to poor follicular development as a predictor of ovarian response in cycles stimulated with gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist-gonadotrophin treatment
    Joana Peñarrubia
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 20:622-8. 2005
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Transdermal testosterone may improve ovarian response to gonadotrophins in low-responder IVF patients: a randomized, clinical trial
    Francisco Fábregues
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, C Casanova 143, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 24:349-59. 2009
    ..Studies in macaques have indicated that androgens have some synergistic effects with FSH on folliculogenesis. This study investigated the usefulness of pretreatment with transdermal testosterone in low-responder IVF patients...
  4. doi request reprint Reduced plasma fibrinolytic potential in patients with recurrent implantation failure after IVF and embryo transfer
    M Angeles Martínez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 26:510-6. 2011
    ..In this study, we investigated fibrinolytic potential in patients with RIF...
  5. doi request reprint Human chorionic gonadotrophin stimulation test as a predictor of ovarian response and pregnancy in IVF cycles stimulated with GnRH agonist gonadotrophin treatment: a pilot study
    Francisco Fábregues
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 27:1122-9. 2012
    ..Recent evidence supports a specific and broad role of androgen produced by theca cells in reproductive physiology. This pilot study evaluated the usefulness of hCG theca stimulation test in predicting ovarian response and pregnancy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with transdermal testosterone may improve ovarian response to gonadotrophins in poor-responder IVF patients with normal basal concentrations of FSH
    Juan Balasch
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 21:1884-93. 2006
    ..This study investigated the usefulness of testosterone pretreatment in such patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Initial analysis of variability among basal hormone biomarkers of ovarian reserve
    Joana Peñarrubia
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Reprod Biomed Online 8:191-5. 2004
    ....
  8. pmc Early hormonal markers of pregnancy outcome after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Assist Reprod Genet 20:521-6. 2003
    ..To investigate the relative power of HCG, estradiol, and progesterone determinations in the prediction of pregnancy outcome after IVF. These prognostic hormonal factors were studied as single and combined predictors...
  9. doi request reprint Clot lysis time and thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor in severe preeclampsia with or without associated antiphospholipid antibodies
    M Angeles Martínez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Reprod Immunol 86:133-40. 2010
    ..We conclude that increased TAFI antigen levels and impaired fibrinolysis are pathogenetic factors in preeclampsia, regardless of whether or not preeclampsia is associated with the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies...
  10. doi request reprint Ovarian luteinizing hormone priming preceding follicle-stimulating hormone stimulation: clinical and endocrine effects in women with long-term hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
    Juan Balasch
    Institute Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2367-73. 2009
    ..Patients with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH), who may be totally LH deficient, remain the primary clinical model for investigating the physiology of gonadotropin actions on ovarian steroidogenesis and follicular development...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor levels in serum and plasma from patients undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for IVF
    Dolors Manau
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Spain
    Hum Reprod 22:669-75. 2007
    ..This study investigated VEGF concentrations in paired serum and plasma samples from patients undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for IVF...
  12. doi request reprint Expression pattern of osteopontin and αvβ3 integrin during the implantation window in infertile patients with early stages of endometriosis
    Gemma Casals
    Institut Clinic of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, C Casanova 143, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 27:805-13. 2012
    ..To study endometrial receptivity in terms of osteopontin (OPN) and αvβ3 integrin expression and co-expression in infertile women with early stages of endometriosis...
  13. doi request reprint Risk of thromboembolic events after recurrent spontaneous abortion in antiphospholipid syndrome: a case-control study
    Maria Angeles Martinez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:61-6. 2012
    ..To investigate whether patients having antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) as the only aetiological factor for recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) are at increased risk of thrombosis later in life...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of two doses of recombinant human luteinizing hormone supplementation in down-regulated women of advanced reproductive age undergoing follicular stimulation for IVF: a randomized clinical study
    Francisco Fábregues
    Institut Clinic of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d́Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, C Casanova 143, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 158:56-61. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of mid-follicular recombinant human luteinizing hormone (rhLH) supplementation in down-regulated women of advanced reproductive age undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF)...
  15. doi request reprint Thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor and clot lysis time in women with recurrent miscarriage associated with the antiphospholipid syndrome
    M Angeles Martínez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Fertil Steril 94:2437-40. 2010
    ..Patients with unexplained recurrent miscarriage have an impairment in fibrinolysis demonstrated by increased CLT, that can be at least partly explained by higher TAFI antigen levels...
  16. doi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies may impair factor XIIa-dependent activation of fibrinolysis in pregnancy: in vitro evidence with human endothelial cells in culture and monoclonal anticardiolipin antibodies
    Isabel Lázaro
    Faculty of Medicine, Institut Clínic of Ginecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:87.e1-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the in vitro activation of the contact complex with the use of human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) in culture and monoclonal anticardiolipin antibodies (MaCL)...
  17. doi request reprint The effect of different hormone therapies on anti-müllerian hormone serum levels in anovulatory women of reproductive age
    Francisco Fábregues
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:216-24. 2011
    ..To investigate the effect of oral contraceptives (OC), metformin and ovulation induction with gonadotropins on circulating anti-müllerian hormone (AMH)...
  18. doi request reprint Osteopontin and alphavbeta3 integrin as markers of endometrial receptivity: the effect of different hormone therapies
    Gemma Casals
    Institut Clinic of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Barcelona, Spain
    Reprod Biomed Online 21:349-59. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Day-5 inhibin B serum concentrations and antral follicle count as predictors of ovarian response and live birth in assisted reproduction cycles stimulated with gonadotropin after pituitary suppression
    Joana Peñarrubia
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Fertil Steril 94:2590-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the usefulness of day-5 inhibin B and antral follicle count (AFC) in predicting ovarian response and live birth in the first cycle of assisted reproduction...
  20. doi request reprint Thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor and clot lysis time in pregnant patients with antiphospholipid syndrome: relationship with pregnancy outcome and thrombosis
    Maria Angeles Martinez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Villarroel, 170 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Reprod Immunol 62:381-9. 2009
    ..This study evaluated Thrombin Activatable Fibrinolysis Inhibitor (TAFI) levels, TAFI gene polymorphisms and Clot Lysis Time (CLT) in pregnant patients with APS in relation to pregnancy outcome and thrombosis...
  21. doi request reprint Combined laparoscopic surgery and pentoxifylline therapy for treatment of endometriosis-associated infertility: a preliminary trial
    Montserrat Creus
    Institut Clinic of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 23:1910-6. 2008
    ..Thus, this study investigated the usefulness of combined laparoscopic surgery and pentoxifylline therapy in the treatment of infertility associated with minimal to mild endometriosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impaired factor XIIa-dependent activation of fibrinolysis in treated antiphospholipid syndrome gestations developing late-pregnancy complications
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:457-65. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the potential role of impaired factor XII-dependent activation of fibrinolysis in treated antiphospholipid syndrome gestations developing late-pregnancy complications...
  23. doi request reprint Ovarian endometrioma but not deep infiltrating endometriosis is associated with increased serum levels of interleukin-8 and interleukin-6
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    J Reprod Immunol 95:80-6. 2012
    ..OE but not DIE are associated with increased serum levels of IL-6 and IL-8, and thus these may become useful tools for discriminating OE alone from DIE...
  24. doi request reprint Ovarian cystectomy versus laser vaporization in the treatment of ovarian endometriomas: a randomized clinical trial with a five-year follow-up
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Fertil Steril 96:251-4. 2011
    ..To investigate the effect of two laparoscopic techniques for treatment of ovarian endometriomas on recurrence rate...
  25. ncbi request reprint Materno-fetal immunogenetic disparity: the biological basis for in vitro fertilization treatment in patients with unexplained recurrent abortion?
    Montserrat Creus
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Reprod Immunol 50:420-6. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that it is possible to potentiate maternal immune functions so as to improve reproductive performance by replacing several embryos into the uterus, thus favoring the recognition of fetal antigens...
  26. doi request reprint Outcome from consecutive ICSI cycles in patients treated with recombinant human LH and those supplemented with urinary hCG-based LH activity during controlled ovarian stimulation in the long GnRH-agonist protocol
    Francisco Fábregues
    Faculty of Medicine, Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:430-5. 2013
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of thrombophilia in women with severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and cost-effectiveness of screening
    Francisco Fábregues
    Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Fertil Steril 81:989-95. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine and vitamin B12 serum levels, red blood cell folate concentrations, C677T methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene mutation and risk of recurrent miscarriage: a case-control study in Spain
    Montserrat Creus
    Clinical Institute of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Cl inic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Chem Lab Med 51:693-9. 2013
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the possible association between hyperhomocysteinemia and its causative genetic or acquired factors and RM in Catalonia, a Mediterranean region in Spain...
  29. ncbi request reprint LH serum levels during ovarian stimulation as predictors of ovarian response and assisted reproduction outcome in down-regulated women stimulated with recombinant FSH
    Joana Peñarrubia
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine University of Barcelona, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 18:2689-97. 2003
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Comparison of a new reusable gynecologic laparoscopic electric morcellator with a disposable morcellator: a preliminary trial
    M Angeles Martínez-Zamora
    Institut Clinic de Ginecologia, Obstetrícia i Neonatologia Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:595-8. 2009
    ..Significantly fewer and longer pieces of tissue were removed with the reusable morcellator. No iatrogenic organ damage was observed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Class III-IV proliferative lupus nephritis and pregnancy: a study of 42 cases
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Reprod Immunol 53:182-8. 2005
    ..A growing number of women with lupus nephritis wish pregnancy. Our aim was to analyze maternal and fetal outcome in pregnancies with the most severe forms (proliferative or class III-IV) of lupus nephritis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of tubal sterilization on ovarian follicular reserve and function
    Francisco Carmona
    Institut Clnic of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clnic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:447-52. 2003
    ..If so, this may also result in a significant decrease of the total follicular pool. We performed a long-term evaluation of ovarian reserve and function after tubal sterilization in a longitudinal prospective comparison cohort...