Browsing by Author "Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat"

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  • Benazizi, Ikram; Bernal Soriano, Mari Carmen; Pardo Cladellas, Yolanda; Ribera Solé, Aida; Peralta Chiriboga, Alejandro Andrés, 1985-; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Alonso Jaquete, Alfonso; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Lumbreras, Blanca; Parker, Lucy Anne (BioMed Central, 2021)
    Introduction: The Diabetes Health Profile (DHP-18), structured in three dimensions (psychological distress (PD), barriers to activity (BA) and disinhibited eating (DE)), assesses the psychological and behavioural burden ...
  • Atala-Acevedo, Claudia; Zaror, Carlos; Espinoza-Espinoza, Gerardo; Muñoz-Millán, Patricia; Muñoz, Sergio; Martínez-Zapata, María José; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2020)
    Background: The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ (PedsQL™) Oral Health Scale was developed to measure oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). The aim of this study was to cross-culturally adapt the parent-reported ...
  • Zaror, Carlos; Pardo Cladellas, Yolanda; Espinoza-Espinoza, Gerardo; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Muñoz-Millán, Patricia; Martínez-Zapata, María José; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Forero, Carlos G.; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat (Springer, 2018)
    OBJECTIVES: To obtain a systematic and standardized evaluation of the current evidence on development process, metric properties, and administration issues of oral health-related quality of life instruments available for ...
  • Schmidt, Stefanie, 1979-; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Pardo, Yolanda; Valderas Martínez, José María; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Rebollo, Pablo; Rajmil Rajmil, Luis Alberto; García Forero, Carlos; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; EMPRO Group (SpringerOpen, 2014)
    Purpose: The objective was to obtain a standardized evaluation of available prostate cancer-specific quality of life instruments used in patients with early-stage disease. Methods: We carried out systematic literature ...
  • Henríquez Hernández, Luis Alberto; Valenciano, Almudena; Foro Arnalot, Palmira; Álvarez Cubero, María Jesús; Cozar, José Manuel; Suárez Novo, José Francisco; Castells Esteve, Manel; Fernández Gonzalo, Pablo; De-Paula Carranza, Belén; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Guedea, Ferrán; Sancho-Pardo, Gemma; Craven-Bartle, Jordi; Ortiz Gordillo, María José; Cabrera Roldán, Patricia; Rodríguez Melcón, Juan Ignacio; Herrera Ramos, Estefanía; Rodríguez Gallego, Carlos; Lara, Pedro C. (Nature publishing group, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Novel predictors of prognosis and treatment response for prostate cancer (PCa) are required to better individualize treatment. Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in four genes directly (XRCC5 (X-ray repair ...
  • Schmidt, Stefanie, 1979-; Riel, Ricard; Frances, Albert; Lorente Garin, José Antonio; Bonfill, Xavier; Martínez Zapata, María José; Morales Suárez-Varela, María; Cruz, Javier de la; Emparanza, José Ignacio; Sánchez, María José; Zamora, Javier; Goñi, Juan Manuel Ramos; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; EMPARO-CU Study Group (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: The Bladder Cancer Index (BCI) is so far the only instrument applicable across all bladder cancer patients, independent of tumor infiltration or treatment applied. We developed a Spanish version of the BCI, and ...
  • Bonfill, Xavier; Martínez Zapata, María José; Vernooij, Robin W. M.; Sánchez, María José; Morales Suárez-Varela, María; de la Cruz, Javier; Emparanza, José Ignacio; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Pijoán, José Ignacio; Palou, Joan; Schmidt, Stefanie, 1979-; Madrid, Eva; Abraira, Víctor; Zamora, Javier; EMPARO-CU Study Group (BioMed Central, 2017)
    OBJECTIVE: We performed a cohort study in seven hospitals in Spain to determine the clinical characteristics of incident patients with bladder cancer, the diagnostic process, and the conditions that might affect health ...
  • Bonfill, Xavier; Martínez Zapata, María José; Vernooij, Robin W. M.; Sánchez, María José; Morales Suárez-Varela, María; de la Cruz, Javier; Emparanza, José Ignacio; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Pijoán, José Ignacio; Ramos-Goñi, Juan M.; Palou, Joan; Schmidt, Stefanie, 1979-; Abraira, Víctor; Zamora, Javier; EMPARO-CU Study Group (Springer Verlag, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Little is known about the healthcare process for patients with prostate cancer, mainly because hospital-based data are not routinely published. The main objective of this study was to determine the clinical ...
  • Ávila Pacheco, Mónica Marcela, 1984- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-07-17)
    This thesis performs the comparison on patient-reported outcomes (health-related quality of life and patients’ preferences) among radical prostatectomy, external radiotherapy and brachytherapy, in the “Spanish Multicentric ...
  • Katz, Alan; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Becerra Bachino, Virginia, 1975-; Cunillera, Oriol; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Pardo, Yolanda; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Multicentric Spanish Group of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer (BioMed Central, 2012)
    BACKGROUND: As the long-term efficacy of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) becomes established and other prostate cancer treatment approaches are refined and improved, examination of quality of life (QOL) following ...
  • Zaror, Carlos; Atala-Acevedo, Claudia; Espinoza-Espinoza, Gerardo; Muñoz-Millán, Patricia; Muñoz, Sergio; Martínez-Zapata, María José; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: The Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) measures the impact of dental diseases on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life both in children and their families. The aim of this study was to develop a ...
  • Becerra Bachino, Virginia, 1975- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016-02-08)
    L'objectiu global d'aquesta tesi va ser avaluar l'eficiència, des de la perspectiva dels sistemes de salut, dels tractaments més establerts per als pacients diagnosticats amb càncer de pròstata localitzat. El "Estudi ...
  • Becerra Bachino, Virginia, 1975-; Ávila Pacheco, Mónica Marcela, 1984-; Jiménez Conde, Jordi; Cortes-Sanabria, Laura; Pardo Cladellas, Yolanda; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Cots Reguant, Francesc; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Multicentric Spanish Group of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: Our objective was to assess the efficiency of treatments in patients with localized prostate cancer, by synthesizing available evidence from European economic evaluations through systematic review. Methods: ...
  • Hernández, Gimena; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Dima, Alexandra L.; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Martí-Pastor, Marc; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Van Ganse, Eric; Laforest, Laurent; Bruin, Marijn de; Mayoral, Karina; Serra-Sutton, Vicky; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; ASTRO-LAB group (JMIR Publications, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: The EuroQol-5 Dimension (EQ-5D), developed in 1990, is a most widely used generic tool to measure the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and considered suitable for patients with asthma. In 2009, the EuroQol ...
  • Henríquez Hernández, Luis Alberto; Valenciano, Almudena; Foro Arnalot, Palmira; Álvarez Cubero, María Jesús; Cozar, José Manuel; Suárez Novo, José Francisco; Castells Esteve, Manel; Fernández Gonzalo, Pablo; De-Paula Carranza, Belén; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Guedea, Ferrán; Sancho-Pardo, Gemma; Craven-Bartle, Jordi; Ortiz Gordillo, María José; Cabrera Roldán, Patricia; Rodríguez Melcón, Juan Ignacio; Herrera Ramos, Estefanía; Rodríguez Gallego, Carlos; Lara, Pedro C. (Elsevier, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer (PCa) is an androgen-dependent disease. Nonetheless, the role of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genes encoding androgen metabolism remains an unexplored area. PURPOSE: To investigate ...
  • Martí-Pastor, Marc; Pont, Àngels; Ávila Pacheco, Mónica Marcela, 1984-; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Forero, Carlos G.; Pardo Cladellas, Yolanda; Tresserras i Gaju, Ricard, 1957-; Medina-Bustos, Antonia; Garcia-Codina, Oriol; Cabasés, Juan; Rajmil Rajmil, Luis Alberto; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: The EQ-5D has been frequently used in national health surveys. This study is a head-to-head comparison to assess how expanding the number of levels from three (EQ-5D-3L) to five in the new EQ-5D-5L version has ...
  • Galante, Mariana; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Sicuri, Elisa; Cots Reguant, Francesc; García-Altés, Anna; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Domínguez García, Àngela; Alonso Caballero, Jordi (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
    Background: The aim of this study was to estimate healthcare resource utilization, work absenteeism and cost per patient with pandemic influenza (H1N1)2009, from its beginning to March 2010, in Spain. We also estimated the ...
  • Sureda Gomila, Antoni; Fumadó Ciutat, Lluis; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Garín, O.; Bonet, X.; Mir, M.C.; Abascal, J.M.; Vigués, F.; Cecchini Rosell, Lluís; Suárez Novo, José Francisco (BioMed Central, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to describe Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) of localized prostate cancer patients in an Active Surveillance (AS) program, and to compare them with those undergoing radical ...
  • Martí-Pastor, Marc; Pérez Albarracín, Glòria; German, Danielle; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Gotsens Miquel, Mercè, 1983-; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    Background: Studies on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) inequalities according to sexual orientation are scarce. The aim of this study was to assess HRQoL inequalities between lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people ...
  • Hernández, Gimena; Dima, Alexandra L.; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Martí-Pastor, Marc; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Van Ganse, Eric; Laforest, Laurent; Bruin, Marijn de; Mayoral, Karina; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; ASTRO-LAB group (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    Background: The aim was to evaluate the impact of asthma on patients’ Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) by comparing asthmatic women and men with reference norms, to examine the factors which contributed to an impaired ...