Esther Martínez-Sánchez

Learn More
The aim was to determine the validity and usefulness of hand-held dynamometry for measuring muscle strength in independent community-dwelling older persons. Cross-sectional study was performed in 281 subjects aged over 65, mean age of 74.3 years. The strength of six muscle groups was measured in three consecutive attempts using JAMAR hand-held dynamometers.(More)
The relation between age and mortality after hip fracture was analyzed in elderly patients. 5.5% of the 31,884 patients died. Compared to those 65–74 years old, the multivariate OR for mortality for those 75–84 and ≥85 were 2.11 (95% CI: 1.61–2.77) and 4.10 (95% CI: 3.14–5.35). To analyze the impact of Elixhauser comorbidities on the relation between age(More)
INTRODUCTION To describe the neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) in elderly patients with either mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Alzheimer's disease (AD) and their relevance in the differential diagnosis between the two entities. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 179 subjects, aged more than 64 years old, with either MCI (n=90) or AD (n=89) and Global(More)
INTRODUCTION To evaluate the effectiveness of Sildenafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with depression; and the satisfaction with differents aspects of life. METHODS A multicenter, observational, prospective and non-comparative study conducted in primary care units. Effectiveness was measured by the questionnarie International(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis and its relationship with cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) is not well known in high functioning older adults. These data can help to decide if the implementation of preventive measures is necessary in this population. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and progression of subclinical(More)
  • 1