Alberto Ruano-Ravina
Publications 265
#1Martínez González C (University of Oviedo)H-Index: 5
Last.Pere CasanH-Index: 29
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#2Alberto Ruano-Ravina (University of Santiago de Compostela)H-Index: 25
Last.Elkin V. Lemos-LuengasH-Index: 1
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Background Treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is recommended in pregnant women and prior to urologic procedures with anticipated mucosal disruption. However, there is still insufficient evidence of the usefulness of treating ASB prior to urologic procedures. Therefore, the aim of this study was to ascertain the risk of infections in patients undergoing urologic surgery based on the presence of ASB. Methods We conducted a cohort study among patients undergoing urologic surgery at a singl...
#1Alberto Ruano-Ravina (University of Santiago de Compostela)H-Index: 25
#2Alberto Fernández-Villar (Grupo México)H-Index: 16
Last.José Luis López-Campos (CSIC: Spanish National Research Council)H-Index: 25
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#1María Lorenzo-González (University of Santiago de Compostela)H-Index: 2
#2Alberto Ruano-Ravina (Ciber)H-Index: 25
Last.Juan Miguel Barros-Dios (Ciber)H-Index: 18
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Abstract Background The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between do-it-yourself activities entailing the exposure to carcinogenic substances and the risk of lung cancer. Methods We pooled individual data from different case-control studies conducted in Northwestern Spain which investigated residential radon and lung cancer. Cases had an anatomopathologically confirmed primary lung cancer and controls were selected at the pre-surgery unit with uncomplicated surgeries. Both cases a...
Background There is a relationship between Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and the development of lung cancer (LC). The aim of this study is to analyse several blood markers and compare their concentrations in patients with only COPD and LC + COPD.
#1Sara Fernández-García (Grupo México)H-Index: 3
#2Cristina Represas-Represas (Grupo México)H-Index: 8
Last.Alberto Fernández Villar (Grupo México)
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Resumen Introduccion Apenas existe evidencia si la dependencia para las actividades basicas de la vida diaria (ABVD) o instrumentales (AIVD) son predictores de mortalidad tras una agudizacion grave de EPOC (AEPOC). Ademas, no se ha evaluado si su inclusion en un score multidimensional puede mejorar esta prediccion. Metodologia Estudio prospectivo de cohortes, con seguimiento de pacientes tras un alta por AEPOC y analisis multivariante de variables clinico-demograficas y de dependencia (indices d...
Background. Vertical facial growth has a high prevalence. Nonspecialized professionals have shown low sensitivity to identify patients at risk. In the face of this difficulty, we designed and valid...