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Nuria Vilarrasa
Carlos III Health Institute
63Publications
21H-index
1,707Citations
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Study Objectives:To determine whether an intensive weight-loss program (IWLP) is effective for reducing weight, the severity of sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) and metabolic variables in patients with o...
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#1Fernando Guerrero-Pérez (Bellvitge University Hospital)H-Index: 2
#2Anna Casajoana (Bellvitge University Hospital)H-Index: 5
Last.Nuria Vilarrasa (Bellvitge University Hospital)H-Index: 21
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Background To compare changes in bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with morbid obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) a year after being randomized to metabolic gastric bypass (mRYGB), sleeve gastrectomy (SG), and greater curvature plication (GCP). We also analyzed the association of gastrointestinal hormones with skeletal metabolism.
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#1Miriam Ejarque (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 8
#2Fernando Guerrero-Pérez (Bellvitge University Hospital)H-Index: 2
Last.Nuria Vilarrasa (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 21
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We aimed to explore the relationship between GLP-1 receptor (GLP-1R) expression in adipose tissue (AT) and incretin secretion, glucose homeostasis and weight loss, in patients with morbid obesity and type 2 diabetes undergoing bariatric surgery. RNA was extracted from subcutaneous (SAT) and visceral (VAT) AT biopsies from 40 patients randomized to metabolic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy or greater curvature plication. Biochemical parameters, fasting plasma insulin, glucagon and area under t...
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#1Trevor Steward (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 11
#2Maria Picó-Pérez (University of Minho)H-Index: 3
Last.Fernando Fernández-Aranda (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 42
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Maladaptive emotion regulation contributes to overeating and impedes weight loss. Our study aimed to compare the voluntary downregulation of negative emotions by means of cognitive reappraisal in adult women with obesity (OB) and female healthy controls (HC) using a data-driven, multimodal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) approach. Women with OB (n = 24) and HC (n = 25) carried out an emotion regulation task during functional MRI scanning. Seed-to-voxel resting-state connectivity patterns derive...
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In the article cited above, the clinical trial number was mistakenly given as NCT1410475, clinicaltrials.gov. …
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#1Mercè GasaH-Index: 3
Last.Jordi DorcaH-Index: 32
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#1Albert Lecube (University of Lleida)H-Index: 5
#2Enric Sánchez (University of Lleida)H-Index: 3
Last.Nuria Vilarrasa (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 21
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Introduction/Purpose The assessment of the patients’ motivation as a predictor of behavioral change via five stages (pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance) and four processes (emotional re-evaluation, weight management actions, environmental restructuring, and weight consequences evaluation) of change.
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#1Victoria Ceperuelo-Mallafré (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 18
#2Gemma Llauradó (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 10
Last.Sonia Fernández-Veledo (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 12
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OBJECTIVE To determine the potential use of baseline circulating succinate to predict type 2 diabetes remission after bariatric surgery. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Forty-five obese patients with diabetes were randomly assigned to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), sleeve gastrectomy (SG), or laparoscopic greater curvature plication. Anthropometric parameters were evaluated, and a complete biochemical analysis including circulating serum succinate concentrations was performed at baseline and 1 yea...
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Altered activity in decision-making neural circuitry may underlie the maladaptive food choices found in obesity. Here, we aimed to identify the brain regions purportedly underpinning risk-taking behavior in individuals with obesity. Twenty-three adult women with obesity and twenty-three healthy weight controls completed the Risky Gains Task during functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). This task allows participants to choose between a safe option for a small, guaranteed monetary reward an...
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