Browsing by Author "Ramos, Rafel"

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  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Martínez, David; Ponjoan, Anna; Blanch, Jordi; García Gil, Maria del Mar; Ramos, Rafel; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Cirach, Marta; Khreis, Haneen; Dadvand, Payam; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (MDPI, 2018)
    Introduction: Cities often experience high air pollution and noise levels and lack of natural outdoor environments, which may be detrimental to health. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of air pollution, ...
  • Baena Díez, Jose M.; Garcia Gil, Maria; Comas Cufí, Marc; Ramos, Rafel; Prieto-Alhambra, Daniel; Salvador-González, Betlem; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Dégano, Irene R.; Peñafiel Muñoz, Judith; Grau Magaña, Maria (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
  • Rivera, Marcela, 1982-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Agis, David; Groot, Eric de; Pérez Grau, Laura; Mendez, Michelle A.; Bouso, Laura; Targa, Jaume; Ramos, Rafel; Sala, Joan; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Künzli, Nino (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Epidemiological evidence of the effects of long-term exposure to air pollution on the chronic processes of atherogenesis is limited. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the association of long-term exposure to traffic-related ...
  • Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Rivera, Marcela, 1982-; Agis, David; Bouso, Laura; Deltell, Alexandre; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Ramos, Rafel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vila, Joan; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Künzli, Nino (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2014)
    Background: Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution may increase blood pressure (BP) and induce hypertension. However, evidence supporting these associations is limited, and they may be confounded by exposure ...
  • Fa-Binefa, Manel; Clarà Velasco, Alberto; Pérez-Fernández, Silvia; Grau Magaña, Maria; Dégano, Irene R.; Martí-Lluch, Ruth; Ramos, Rafel; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Elosua Llanos, Roberto (Elsevier, 2019)
    Early smoking onset age (SOA) is a public health concern with scant empirical evidence of its role in health outcomes. The study had two aims: i) to assess whether an early SOA was associated with the risk of fatal and ...
  • Garcia Gil, Maria; Comas Cufí, Marc; Ramos, Rafel; Martí, Ruth; Alves-Cabratosa, Lia; Parramon, Dídac; Prieto-Alhambra, Daniel; Baena Díez, Jose M.; Salvador-González, Betlem; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Dégano, Irene R.; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Grau Magaña, Maria (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    Background: Cardiovascular guidelines do not give firm recommendations on statin therapy in patients with gout because evidence is lacking. Aim: To analyze the effectiveness of statin therapy in primary prevention of ...
  • Zamora, Alberto; Masana, Luís; Comas Cufí, Marc; Vila, Alex; Plana, Nuria; Garcıa-Gil, Maria; Alves-Cabratosa, Lia; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Roman Degano, Irene; Ramos, Rafel; XULA and ISV-Girona groups (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), the most frequent hereditary cause of premature coronary heart disease (CHD), is underdiagnosed and insufficiently treated. OBJECTIVES: The objectives of the study were to ...
  • Masana, Luís; Zamora, Alberto; Plana, Nuria; Comas Cufí, Marc; Garcıa-Gil, Maria; Martí, Ruth; Ponjoan, Anna; Alves-Cabratosa, Lia; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Dégano, Irene R.; Ramos, Rafel (MDPI, 2019)
    In the statin era, the incidence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVD) in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) has not been updated. We aimed to determine the incidence of ASCVD in patients with ...
  • Agüero, Fernando H., 1968-; Gonzalez Zobl, Griselda; Baena Díez, Jose M.; Roman Degano, Irene; Garcia Gil, Maria; Alzamora, María Teresa; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Comas Cufí, Marc; Pera, Guillem; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Ramos, Rafel; Grau Magaña, Maria (Elsevier, 2015)
    OBJECTIVE: To compare the prevalence of lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD) and to assess whether age-associated progression in ankle-brachial index (ABI) differs between individuals with chronic immune-mediated ...
  • Garcia Gil, Maria; Parramon, Dídac; Comas Cufí, Marc; Martí, Ruth; Ponjoan, Anna; Alves-Cabratosa, Lia; Blanch, Jordi; Petersen, Irene; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Grau Magaña, Maria; Salvador-González, Betlem; Ramos, Rafel (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD), a marker of cardiovascular risk, is susceptible to therapeutic intervention but need further study in populations with low incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD). ...
  • Ramos, Rafel; Garcia Gil, Maria; Comas Cufí, Marc; Quesada, Miquel; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Sala, Joan; Grau Magaña, Maria; Martí, Ruth; Ponjoan, Anna; Alves-Cabratosa, Lia; Blanch, Jordi; Bolíbar, Bonaventura (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence is lacking about the effectiveness of risk reduction interventions in patients with asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease. OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess whether statin therapy was associated ...
  • Ramos, Rafel; Comas Cufí, Marc; Martí, Ruth; Balló, Elisabeth; Ponjoan, Anna; Alves-Cabratosa, Lia; Blanch, Jordi; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Grau Magaña, Maria; Elosua-Bayés, Marc; García-Ortiz, Luis; Garcia Gil, Maria (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE: To assess whether statin treatment is associated with a reduction in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality in old and very old adults with and without diabetes. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort ...
  • Dégano, Irene R.; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Grau Magaña, Maria; Salvador-González, Betlem; Ramos, Rafel; Zamora, Alberto; Martí, Ruth; Elosua Llanos, Roberto (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    Education and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are inversely associated but the mediating factors have not been totally elucidated. Our aim was to analyze the mediating role of modifiable risk factors. Cohort study using the ...
  • Barroso, María; Pérez-Fernández, Silvia; Vila, M. Mar; Zomeño Fajardo, Maria Dolores; Martí-Lluch, Ruth; Cordon, Ferran; Ramos, Rafel; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Dégano, Irene R.; Fitó Colomer, Montserrat; Cabezas, Carmen; Salvador, Gemma; Castell, Conxa; Grau Magaña, Maria (Dove Medical Press, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: The validity of a cardiovascular risk self-screening method was assessed. The results obtained for self-measurement of blood pressure, a point-of-care system's assessment of lipid profile and glycated hemoglobin, ...