Héctor Sanz

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES To update the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated coronary risk in Spain, using the harmonized definition and the new World Health Organization proposal (metabolic premorbid syndrome), which excludes diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. METHODS Individual data pooled analysis study of 24,670 individuals(More)
BACKGROUND Multimorbidity is associated with higher mortality, increased disability, a decline in functional status and a lower quality of life. The objective of the study is to explore patterns of multimorbidity in an elderly population. METHODS 328 community inhabitants aged 85 years were included. Socio-demographic variables and data from the global(More)
OBJECTIVES The unification of criteria for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome, together with the subsequent World Health Organization (WHO) proposal to eliminate diabetes and cardiovascular diseases from the diagnostic criteria, will change estimates of the known prevalence of this syndrome. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in individuals aged 35-74 years in 10 of Spain's autonomous communities and determine the geographic variation of cardiovascular risk factors distribution. METHODS Pooled analysis with individual data from 11 studies conducted in the first decade of the 21st century. The(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to assess the concurrent and construct validity of two diet-quality indices, a modified Mediterranean diet score (mMDS) and a Mediterranean-like diet score (MLDS) additionally incorporating unhealthy food choices, as determined by an FFQ. DESIGN A validation study assessing FFQ intake estimates compared with ten(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES To determine whether mortality from acute myocardial infarction has reduced in Spain and the possibly related therapeutic factors. METHODS Nine thousand, nine hundred and forty-nine patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction admitted to the Coronary Care Unit were identified from PRIAMHO I, II and MASCARA(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the value of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) calculated by different formulas for predicting the risk of death in heart failure (HF) outpatients. BACKGROUND Patients with both HF and renal insufficiency have a poor prognosis. Three formulas are mostly used to assess renal function:(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence, detection, treatment and degree of control of cardiovascular risk factors in Extremadura. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Population study in Don Benito-Villanueva de la Serena health area (Badajoz). PARTICIPANTS A random sample of the people between 25 and 79 years, who lived in this area, was selected. (More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The treatment and control of cardiovascular risk factors both play key roles in primary prevention. The aim of the present study is to analyze the proportion of primary prevention patients aged 35-74 years being treated and controlled in relation to their level of coronary risk. METHODS Pooled analysis with individual data from(More)
1. Hamerman D. Toward an understanding of frailty. Ann Intern Med 1999;130:945–950. 2. Walston J, Hadley EC, Ferrucci L et al. Research agenda for frailty in older adults: Toward a better understanding of physiology and etiology: Summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Frailty in Older Adults. J Am(More)