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  • Sussman, Gordon; Giménez Arnau, Anna Maria; Balp, Maria Magdalena (Wiley, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: ASSURE-CSU revealed differences in physician and patient reporting of angioedema. This post hoc analysis was conducted to evaluate the actual rate of angioedema in the study population and explore differences ...
  • 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 ...
  • Boladeras, Ana; Ferrer, Ferran; Navarro, Valentin; Blas, Rodolfo de; Cunillera, Oriol; Mateo, David; Gutiérrez, Cristina; Martínez, Evelyn; Villà, Salvador; Pera, Joan; Boladeras, Ana; Guedea, Ferrán (Elsevier, 2018)
    AIM: To evaluate the association between dose-volume histogram (DVH) values in organs at risk (OAR) and patient-reported HRQoL outcomes. BACKGROUND: Data on the association between DVHs and health-related quality of life ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, 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 ...
  • Maurer, Marcus; Houghton, K.; Costa, C.; Dabove, F.; Ensina, L.F.; Giménez Arnau, Anna Maria; Guillet, G.; Konstantinou, G.N.; Labrador-Horrillo, M.; Lapeere, H.; Meshkova, R.; Pastorello, E.A.; Velásquez-Lopera, M.; Tamayo Quijano, L.M.; Tamayo Quijano, L.M.; Vestergaard, C.; Chapman-Rothe, N. (Elsevier, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Global chronic urticaria (CU) disease experience and management is not well documented. This study descriptively compares these aspects among CU patients residing in Europe (EU) and Central and South America ...
  • Barata, Anna; Rodrigo Martino, Rodrigo; Gich, Ignasi; García-Cadenas, Irene; Abella Monreal, Eugenia; Barba, Pere; Briones, Javier; Brunet, Salut; Esquirol, Albert; García-Pallarols, Francesc; Garrido, Ana; Granell, Miquel; Martinez , Jaume; Mensa , Irene; Novelli, Silvana; Sanchez Gonzalez, Blanca; Valcárcel, David; Sierra, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    Patient and physician agreement on the most significant symptoms is associated with treatment outcomes and satisfaction with care. Thus, we sought to assess patient and physician agreement on patient-reported quality of ...
  • Pérez Prieto, Daniel; Portillo, María Eugenia; González-Lucena, Gemma; Ginés-Cespedosa, Alberto (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Infection after foot and ankle fractures is a major concern for orthopedic surgeons. It is widely believed that final osteosynthesis should be delayed until the infection is cured. However, there is no literature ...
  • Martí-Pastor, Marc; Pont, Àngels; Ávila, Mónica; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Galilea-Zabalza, Iñigo; Zomeño Fajardo, Maria Dolores; Muñoz, Miguel Ángel; Fitó Colomer, Montserrat; PREDIMED-PLUS Study Investigators (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    We assessed if a 17-item score capturing adherence to a traditional Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) was associated with better health-related quality of life among older Spanish men and women with overweight or obesity harboring ...
  • Ávila Pacheco, Mónica Marcela, 1984-; Patel, Laila; López, Silvia; Cortes-Sanabria, Laura; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Ferrer, Ferran; Boladeras, Ana; Zamora, Victor; Fosså, Sophie; Storås, Anne H.; Sanda, Martin G.; Serra-Sutton, Vicky; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat (Elsevier, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: The aim of this systematic review is to assess the impact of primary treatments with curative intention in patients with localized prostate cancer, measured with Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs), and to examine ...
  • Méndez-Vidal, María José; Molina, Áurea; Anido, Urbano; Chirivella, Isabel; Etxaniz, Olatz; Fernández-Parra, Eva; Guix Arnau, Marta, 1974-; Hernández, Carolina; Lambea, Julio; Montesa, Álvaro; Pinto, Álvaro; Ros, Silverio; Gallardo, Enrique (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Pazopanib is indicated in the first-line treatment of metastatic renal cell cancer (mRCC). The aim of this study was to review the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of pazopanib and see how these aspects ...
  • Belmonte Martinez, Roser; Messaggi-Sartor, Monique, 1984-; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Escalada, Ferran (Springer, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE: Determine the changes in shoulder strength, shoulder range of motion, and arm volume in breast cancer patients treated with sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) or axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) METHOD: ...
  • Scotch, Allison H.; Besses Raebel, Carles; Geyer, Holly L. (Elsevier, 2017)
    Myelofibrosis is a myeloproliferative neoplasm associated with progressive cytopenias and high symptom burden. MF patients with thrombocytopenia have poor prognosis but the presence of thrombocytopenia frequently precludes ...
  • Maurer, Marcus; Giménez Arnau, Anna Maria; Balp, Maria Magdalena (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) can be debilitating, difficult to treat, and frustrating for patients and physicians. Real-world evidence for the burden of CSU is limited. The objective of this study was ...
  • Mokkink, Lidwine B.; Terwee, Caroline B.; Patrick, Donald L.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Stratford, Paul W.; Knol, Dirk L.; Bouter, Lex M.; De Vet, Henrica C. W. (Springer, 2010)
    BACKGROUND: Aim of the COSMIN study (COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health status Measurement INstruments) was to develop a consensus-based checklist to evaluate the methodological quality of studies on ...

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