Jaume Almirall

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BACKGROUND Refractory arterial hypertension (RAH) is frequently associated to a non-dipping blood pressure (BP) pattern; this profile has been shown to have a worse clinical prognosis. It is a common clinical practice that patients receive anti-hypertensive medication preferentially in the morning. Non-dipping could be related to the timing of(More)
503 Italian Lazio Region. Lack of association with diabetes complications. Herrera BM et al. Evidence for genetic regulation of vitamin D status in twins with multiple sclerosis. (vitamin D 25-hydroxylase) gene is associated with susceptibility to type 1 diabetes and vitamin D levels in Germans.and CYP24-mRNA expression in German type 1 diabetes patients.(More)
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. We read with interest the article by Seck SM et al. (1) recently has appeared in the(More)
Letters to the Editor will be published, if suitable, as space permits. They should not exceed 1000 words (typed double-spaced) in length and may be subject to editing or abridgment. To the Editor: We read with great interest the recent article by de la Sierra et al 1 about the prevalence and factors associated with circadian blood pressure patterns in a(More)
Membrane bioincompatibility was demonstrated by successive white blood cell counts and C3a generation. Pulse wave analysis was obtained by applanation tonometry (SphygmoCor) in a sequential way: basal, after 30 minutes with nul ultrafiltration, and after a complete dialysis with ultrafiltration. At 15 minutes of haemodialysis, significant decrease in(More)
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