Enrique González-Sarmiento

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BACKGROUND Persistence of anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an overall marker of treatment success. OBJECTIVE To assess the survival of anti-TNF treatment and to define the potential predictors of drug discontinuation in RA, in order to verify the adequacy of current practices. DESIGN An observational, descriptive,(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Dyslipidemia is frequently related to metabolic syndrome, which carries high cardiovascular risk. Statin therapy sometimes fails to achieve the recommended plasma lipid targets. The aim of this study was to evaluate the joint effect of ezetimibe and statin on lipid profile in dyslipidemic patients not achieving target values with(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence of both non-calf intermittent claudication (IC) and classic IC in patients with no known atherosclerotic disease, and their accuracy to detect peripheral arterial disease (PAD). DESIGN Cross sectional, observational study conducted at 96 internal medicine services. MATERIALS AND METHODS 1487 outpatients with no(More)
Treatment of type 2 diabetes in the elderly represents a major challenge both in terms of clinical management and public health. Aging is causing a marked increase in the pandemic of diabetes in elderly people. However, scientific evidence to support the most appropriate treatment for diabetes in the elderly is scarce. Given the heterogeneity of the elderly(More)
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