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Mediterranean diet, physical activity and subcutaneous advanced glycation end-products' accumulation: a cross-sectional analysis in the ILERVAS project.

Eur J Nutr 2019 May 7. Epub 2019 May 7.

Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism (ODIM) Research Group, IRBLleida, University of Lleida, Avda. Rovira Roure 80, 25198, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-01983-wDOI Listing
May 2019

An in-depth analysis shows a hidden atherogenic lipoprotein profile in non-diabetic chronic kidney disease patients.

Expert Opin Ther Targets 2019 May 17. Epub 2019 May 17.

a Vascular & Renal Translational Research Group, IRBLleida, Spain and Spanish Research Network for Renal Diseases (RedInRen. ISCIII).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14728222.2019.1620206DOI Listing
May 2019

Correction Details.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2019 May 18. Epub 2019 May 18.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfz110DOI Listing
May 2019

Lung function measurements in the prediabetes stage: data from the ILERVAS Project.

Acta Diabetol 2019 Apr 15. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Diabetes and Metabolism Research Unit, Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca (VHIR), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00592-019-01333-6
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April 2019

Effects of Mediterranean Diet and Physical Activity on Pulmonary Function: A Cross-Sectional Analysis in the ILERVAS Project.

Nutrients 2019 Feb 3;11(2). Epub 2019 Feb 3.

Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism (ODIM) research group, IRBLleida, University of Lleida, 25195 Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu11020329DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6413220PMC
February 2019

The influence of sleep apnea syndrome and intermittent hypoxia in carotid adventitial vasa vasorum.

PLoS One 2019 5;14(2):e0211742. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism (ODIM) research group, IRBLleida, University of Lleida, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363284PMC
February 2019

Association of Candidate Gene Polymorphisms With Chronic Kidney Disease: Results of a Case-Control Analysis in the Nefrona Cohort.

Front Genet 2019 26;10:118. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group, Biomedical Research Institute, Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida and RedinRen-ISCIII, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00118DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6399120PMC
February 2019

Influence of Morbid Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Impact on the Carotid Adventitial Vasa Vasorum Signal.

Obes Surg 2018 Dec;28(12):3935-3942

Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism Research Group (ODIM), IRBLleida, University of Lleida, Av. Rovira Roure 80, 25198, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11695-018-3410-xDOI Listing
December 2018

Automatic Methods for Carotid Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging Quantification of Adventitial Vasa Vasorum.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2018 12 8;44(12):2780-2792. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Department of Basic Medical Science, University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain; Institute for Biomedical Research in Lleida, Dr. Pifarré Foundation (IRBLleida), Catalonia, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2018.07.027DOI Listing
December 2018

Peritoneal Dialysis Is an Independent Factor Associated to Lower Intima Media Thickness in Dialysis Patients Free From Previous Cardiovascular Disease.

Front Physiol 2018 4;9:1743. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group, Biomedical Research Institute (IRBLleida), RedinRen RETIC, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01743DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6289076PMC
December 2018

Beyond the traditional lipid parameters in chronic kidney disease.

Nefrologia 2018 Mar - Apr;38(2):109-113. Epub 2017 Nov 11.

Grupo de Investigación Translacional Vascular y Renal, Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Lleida (IRBLleida), Lleida, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nefro.2017.09.008DOI Listing
November 2018

Prevalence and progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with chronic kidney disease and diabetes.

Atherosclerosis 2018 Sep 19;276:50-57. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

Department of Medicine, Barcelona Autonomous University (UAB), Barcelona, Spain; Center for Biomedical Research on Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Diseases (CIBERDEM), Spain; Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, University Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau & Institut d'Investigació Biomédica Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau), Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.07.018DOI Listing
September 2018

Circulating ADAMs are associated with renal and cardiovascular outcomes in chronic kidney disease patients.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2018 Aug 8. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

Department of Nephrology, Hospital del Mar-Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfy240DOI Listing
August 2018

Association of the rs495392 Klotho polymorphism with atheromatosis progression in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2018 Jul 13. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group, Biomedical Research Institute, IRBLleida, RedinRen RETIC, ISCIII, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfy207DOI Listing
July 2018

Calcium Phosphate Product Is Associated with Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis in Type 2 Diabetes.

J Diabetes Res 2017 3;2017:3498368. Epub 2017 Aug 3.

Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Health Sciences Research Institute and University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Carretera Canyet S/N, 08916 Badalona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/3498368DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5559910PMC
May 2018

Association of FGF-2 Concentrations with Atheroma Progression in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 Apr 8;13(4):577-584. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group, Institut de Recerca Biomedica de Lleida, Lleida, Spain; and

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http://cjasn.asnjournals.org/lookup/doi/10.2215/CJN.07980717
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.07980717DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5969461PMC
April 2018

Correction to: Type 2 diabetes-associated carotid plaque burden is increased in patients with retinopathy compared to those without retinopathy.

Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018 04 5;17(1):49. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Health Sciences Research Institute and University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12933-018-0696-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5885292PMC
April 2018

Combination of biomarkers of vascular calcification and sTWEAK to predict cardiovascular events in chronic kidney disease.

Atherosclerosis 2018 03 4;270:13-20. Epub 2018 Feb 4.

Vascular Research Lab, FIIS-Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Autónoma University, Madrid, Spain; Spanish Biomedical Research Centre in Cardiovascular Disease (CIBERCV), Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.01.011DOI Listing
March 2018

Randomised intervention study to assess the prevalence of subclinical vascular disease and hidden kidney disease and its impact on morbidity and mortality: The ILERVAS project.

Nefrologia 2016 Jul-Aug;36(4):389-96. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRBLleida), Lérida, España; Unidad de Diagnóstico y Tratamiento Enfermedades Aterotrombóticas (UDETMA), Servicio de Nefrología, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lérida, España; Servicio de Nefrología, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lérida, España. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nefro.2016.02.008DOI Listing
December 2017

Incremental peritoneal dialysis: Clinical outcomes and residual kidney function preservation.

Nefrologia 2016 May-Jun;36(3):299-303. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

Servicio de Nefrología, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lérida, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nefro.2016.01.006DOI Listing
December 2017

Mineral metabolism factors predict accelerated progression of common carotid intima-media thickness in chronic kidney disease: the NEFRONA study.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2017 Nov;32(11):1882-1891

Nephrology Research Department, Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida (IRBLleida) and REDINREN, Edificio Biomedicina 1. Lab B1-10, Rovira Roure 80, Lleida 25198, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfw306DOI Listing
November 2017

New perspectives on CKD-induced dyslipidemia.

Expert Opin Ther Targets 2017 10 28;21(10):967-976. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

a Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group , Institute for Biomedical Research of Lleida (IRBLleida), REDinREN del ISCIII , Lleida , Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14728222.2017.1369961DOI Listing
October 2017

Effects of the Administration of 25(OH) Vitamin D3 in an Experimental Model of Chronic Kidney Disease in Animals Null for 1-Alpha-Hydroxylase.

PLoS One 2017 20;12(1):e0170654. Epub 2017 Jan 20.

Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group, REDinREN del ISCIII, IRBLleida, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5249163PMC
August 2017

Skin Autofluorescence and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Mild to Moderate Chronic Kidney Disease: A Case-Control Study.

PLoS One 2017 31;12(1):e0170778. Epub 2017 Jan 31.

Endocrinology and Nutrition Department. Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida, Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida (IRBLleida), Universitat de Lleida, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5283665PMC
August 2017

High Levels of Hemoglobin Promote Carotid Adventitial Vasa Vasorum Neoangiogenesis in Chronic Kidney Disease.

Mediators Inflamm 2017 4;2017:3795142. Epub 2017 Jan 4.

Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group, Institut de Recerca Biomedica de Lleida (IRBLleida), Lleida, Spain; Unitat de Detecció i Tractament de Malalties Aterotrombòtiques, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain; Department of Nephrology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/3795142DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5241472PMC
June 2017

Soluble TWEAK and atheromatosis progression in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Atherosclerosis 2017 05 31;260:130-137. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Vascular Research Laboratory, FIIS-Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital, Autónoma University, Madrid, Spain; Spanish Biomedical Research Centre in Cardiovascular Disease (CIBERCV), Spain. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00219150173014
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.03.043DOI Listing
May 2017

Prevalence of Diabetic Foot Disease in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus under Renal Replacement Therapy in Lleida, Spain.

Biomed Res Int 2016 14;2016:7217586. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

DAP-Cat Group, Unitat de Suport a la Recerca Barcelona Ciutat, Institut Universitari d'Investigació en Atenció Primària Jordi Gol (IDIAP Jordi Gol), Sardenya 375, 08006 Barcelona, Spain; CIBER of Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Diseases (CIBERDEM), Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII), Monforte de Lemos 3-5, 28029 Madrid, Spain; Department of Endocrinology & Nutrition, Health Sciences Research Institute and Autonomous University of Barcelona, University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Carretera Canyet, S/N, 08916 Badalona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7217586DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4848423PMC
February 2017

Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis in Asymptomatic Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

J Cardiovasc Nurs 2016 Mar-Apr;31(2):E1-7

Esther Rubinat, RN, MSc Research Nurse, PhD Student, Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova; and Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida, University of Lleida, Spain. Josep Ramon Marsal, Stat Statistician, Unitat de Suport a la Recerca de Lleida, Institut Universitari d'Investigació en Atenció Primària Jordi Gol (IDIA Jordi Gol), Lleida; and Unitat de Epidemiologia, Servicio de Cardiología, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain. Teresa Vidal, RN Nurse, Unitat de Detecció i Tractament de Malalties Aterotrombòtiques, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova; and Department of Nephrology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain. Cristina Cebrian, RN Nurse, Primary Health Care Center Primer de Maig, Lleida, Spain. Mireia Falguera, MD General Practitioner, Primary Health Care Center Igualada Nord, Spain. Ma. Belen Vilanova, MD General Practitioner, Primary Health Care Center Igualada Nord, Spain. Àngels Betriu, MD, PhD Coordinator, Unitat de Detecció i Tractament de Malalties Aterotrombòtiques, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova; and Department of Nephrology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain. Elvira Fernández, MD, PhD Head of Department and Associate Professor, Unitat de Detecció i Tractament de Malalties Aterotrombòtiques, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova; and Department of Nephrology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain. Josep Franch, MD, PhD General Practitioner, Primary Health Care Center Raval Sud; and Institut Universitari d'Investigació en Atenció Primària Jordi Gol, Barcelona, Spain. Dídac Mauricio, MD, PhD Chief Physician, Unitat de Detecció i Tractament de Malalties Aterotrombòtiques, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida; Institut Universitari d'Investigació en Atenció Primària Jordi Gol, Barcelona; and Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Hospital Germans Trias Pujol, Badalona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0000000000000236DOI Listing
January 2017

Vascular Calcification Induced by Chronic Kidney Disease Is Mediated by an Increase of 1α-Hydroxylase Expression in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.

J Bone Miner Res 2016 10 4;31(10):1865-1876. Epub 2016 May 4.

Nephrology Research Department, REDinREN del ISCIII, IRBLleida, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.2852DOI Listing
October 2016

Increased Burden of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Retinopathy.

Diabetes Care 2016 Sep 8;39(9):1614-20. Epub 2016 Jun 8.

Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Germans Trias i Pujol Health Science Research Institute and University Hospital, Badalona, Spain CIBERDEM, Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII), Madrid, Spain

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc15-2671DOI Listing
September 2016

What is the optimal level of vitamin D in non-dialysis chronic kidney disease population?

World J Nephrol 2016 Sep;5(5):471-81

Pablo Molina, Sandra Beltrán, Belén Vizcaíno, Verónica Escudero, Julia Kanter, Ana I Ávila, José L Górriz, Luis M Pallardó, Department of Nephrology, Dr Peset University Hospital, 46017 Valencia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5527/wjn.v5.i5.471DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5011254PMC
September 2016

Soluble TWEAK and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients with CKD.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2016 Mar 4;11(3):413-22. Epub 2016 Jan 4.

Vascular Research Laboratory, Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital-Health Research Institute, Madrid, Spain; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.07900715DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4791813PMC
March 2016

Predictors of Subclinical Atheromatosis Progression over 2 Years in Patients with Different Stages of CKD.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2016 Feb 14;11(2):287-96. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Experimental Nephrology, Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida (IRBLleida), Lleida, Spain;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.01240215DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4741032PMC
February 2016

Microangiopathy of common carotid vasa vasorum in type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Aug 3;241(2):334-8. Epub 2015 Jun 3.

Unitat de Detecció i Tractament de Malalties Aterotrombòtiques, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Rovira Roure, 80, 25198 Lleida, Spain; Department of Endocrinology & Nutrition, University Hospital and Health Sciences Research Institute Germans Trias Pujol, Carretera Canyet S/N, 08916 Badalona, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.05.024DOI Listing
August 2015

Association of serum phosphorus with subclinical atherosclerosis in chronic kidney disease. Sex makes a difference.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Jul 28;241(1):264-70. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

Experimental Nephrology Laboratory, IRBLLEIDA. Av. Rovira Roure 80, 25198 Lleida, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.02.048DOI Listing
July 2015

Soluble TWEAK is associated with atherosclerotic burden in patients with chronic kidney disease.

J Nephrol 2013 Nov-Dec;26(6):1105-13. Epub 2013 Jan 28.

Unit for Detection and Treatment of Atherothrombotic Diseases, Arnau de Vilanova University Hospital, IRBLLEIDA, Lleida - Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jn.5000245DOI Listing
June 2015

Soluble TWEAK levels predict the presence of carotid atherosclerotic plaques in subjects free from clinical cardiovascular diseases.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Apr 7;239(2):358-63. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Vascular Research Lab, IIS- Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.01.040DOI Listing
April 2015

The induction of C/EBPβ contributes to vitamin D inhibition of ADAM17 expression and parathyroid hyperplasia in kidney disease.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2015 Mar 7;30(3):423-33. Epub 2014 Oct 7.

Renal Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA Division of Experimental Nephrology, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfu311DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4339686PMC
March 2015

Parathyroid-specific epidermal growth factor-receptor inactivation prevents uremia-induced parathyroid hyperplasia in mice.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2015 Mar 16;30(3):434-40. Epub 2014 Oct 16.

Renal Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA Division of Experimental Nephrology, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain Renal Division, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Universidad de Lleida, Lleida, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4339687PMC
March 2015

Type 2 diabetes-associated carotid plaque burden is increased in patients with retinopathy compared to those without retinopathy.

Cardiovasc Diabetol 2015 Mar 18;14:33. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Health Sciences Research Institute and University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4389661PMC
March 2015

High phosphate diet increases arterial blood pressure via a parathyroid hormone mediated increase of renin.

J Hypertens 2014 Sep;32(9):1822-32

aNephrology Research Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Research, IRB Lleida bDepartment of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Salamanca, Salamanca cDepartment of Nephrology, Hospital del Mar-IMIM, Barcelona dDepartment of Medicine and Animal Surgery, University of Cordoba, Cordoba eDepartment of Nephrology and UDETMA, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000000261DOI Listing
September 2014

Lack of vitamin D receptor causes stress-induced premature senescence in vascular smooth muscle cells through enhanced local angiotensin-II signals.

Atherosclerosis 2014 Aug 13;235(2):247-55. Epub 2014 May 13.

Experimental Nephrology Laboratory, Department of Experimental Medicine, Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida (IRBLLEIDA), Lleida, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2014.05.911DOI Listing
August 2014

Prevalence of subclinical atheromatosis and associated risk factors in chronic kidney disease: the NEFRONA study.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2014 Jul 28;29(7):1415-22. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Nephrology Service and Unit for the Detection and The treatment of Atherothrombotic diseases (UDETMA), University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain Experimental Nephrology Laboratory at Institut de Recerca Biomedica de Lleida (IRBLleida), Lleida, Spain Bone and Mineral Research Unit, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain.

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July 2014

Role of local bioactivation of vitamin D by CYP27A1 and CYP2R1 in the control of cell growth in normal endometrium and endometrial carcinoma.

Lab Invest 2014 Jun 14;94(6):608-22. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

Pathology Group, Pathology and Molecular Genetics Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, University of Lleida, and IRB-Lleida (Lleida Institute for Biomedical Research), Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/labinvest.2014.57DOI Listing
June 2014

The role of carotid ultrasound in assessing carotid atherosclerosis in individuals at low-to-intermediate cardiovascular risk.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2013 Dec 26;66(12):929-34. Epub 2013 Oct 26.

UDETMA, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, IRBLleida, Lleida, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rec.2013.05.030DOI Listing
December 2013

A low fractional excretion of Phosphate/Fgf23 ratio is associated with severe abdominal Aortic calcification in stage 3 and 4 kidney disease patients.

BMC Nephrol 2013 Oct 12;14:221. Epub 2013 Oct 12.

Nephrology Service and Unit for the Detection and Treatment of Atherothrombotic diseases (UDETMA), Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Av Rovira Roure, 25198 Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-14-221DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3852798PMC
October 2013

Pseudo-enhancement does not explain the increased carotid adventitial vasa vasorum signal in diabetic patients.

Atherosclerosis 2013 Aug 24;229(2):459-61. Epub 2013 Jun 24.

Department of Nephrology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Rovira Roure, 80, 25198 Lleida, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.06.007DOI Listing
August 2013

Microangiopathy of large artery wall: a neglected complication of diabetes mellitus.

Atherosclerosis 2013 May 16;228(1):142-7. Epub 2013 Feb 16.

Department of Nephrology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Rovira Roure 80, 25198 Lleida, Spain.

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A new role for vitamin D receptor activation in chronic kidney disease.

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N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors are expressed in rat parathyroid gland and regulate PTH secretion.

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1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 regulates VEGF production through a vitamin D response element in the VEGF promoter.

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RANKL increases vascular smooth muscle cell calcification through a RANK-BMP4-dependent pathway.

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Differential effects of vitamin D analogs on vascular calcification.

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Patients with learning difficulties: outcome on peritoneal dialysis.

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A forgotten method to induce experimental chronic renal failure in the rat by ligation of the renal parenchyma.

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Haemoperitoneum caused by bilateral renal cyst rupture in an ACKD peritoneal dialysis patient.

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Influence of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and 25-hydroxyvitamin D on blood pressure in apparently healthy subjects.

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BB genotype of the vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism postpones parathyroidectomy in hemodialysis patients.

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Higher impact of mineral metabolism on cardiovascular mortality in a European hemodialysis population.

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