José Luis López-López

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The metabolic syndrome comprises a cluster of cardiometabolic risk factors, with insulin resistance and adiposity as its central features. Identifying individuals with metabolic syndrome is important due to its association with an increased risk of coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Attention has focused on the visceral adipose tissue(More)
AIM  To determine the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) and the frequency of root canal treatment in a sample of Spanish adults. DESIGN  A descriptive cross-sectional study. SETTING  Barcelona, Spain. PARTICIPANTS  A total of 397 adult subjects, 49% males and 51% females. METHODS  Digital panoramic radiographs were used. Periapical status was(More)
OBJECTIVE A case control study to identify risk factors for burning mouth syndrome (BMS). MATERIAL AND METHODS Quantitative analysis was carried out on the total salivary flow at rest and stimulated; subjective xerostomia, ingestion of medicines and the psychological states of anxiety and depression in 40 patients with BMS and 40 controls. RESULTS The(More)
AIM   To describe a case of endodontic sealer (AH Plus) penetration within the mandibular canal after root canal treatment with resolution of pain and paraesthesia after a non-surgical approach, including treatment with prednisone and pregabalin. SUMMARY   A 37-year-old woman underwent root canal treatment of the left mandibular second molar tooth.(More)
UNLABELLED The use of implants for oral rehabilitation of edentulous spaces has recently been on the increase, which has also led to an increase in complications such as peri-implant inflammation or peri-implantitis. Chronic inflammation is a risk factor for developing oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). OBJECTIVES To review the literature of cases that(More)
There has been an increase in the incidence of carcinoma of the tongue, particularly among alcohol and tobacco non-users. However, the number of studies that would allow a better understanding of etiological factors and clinical features, particularly in the Portuguese population, is very limited. This study was based on patients with squamous cell(More)
INTRODUCTION Bone defects are rather common after oral surgery and may prove difficult to repair. OBJECTIVE We provide a histomorphological analysis of the bone regenerative capacity of platelet-rich plasma at different concentrations and the extraction of platelet-rich bone marrow, compared with beta-tricalcium phosphate. METHODOLOGY We performed an(More)
In Spain a significant number of individuals die from atherosclerotic disease of the coronary and carotid arteries without having classic risk factors and prodomal symptoms. The diagonal ear lobe crease (DELC) has been characterized in the medical literature as a surrogate marker which can identify high risk patients having occult atherosclerosis. This(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical characteristics of the orofacial pain of cardiac origin in patients visited when doing a treadmill exercise test, at the cardiology service of the Can Ruti Hospital in Badalona (Barcelona, Spain). STUDY DESIGN The sample of that study included thirty patients visiteding when doing a treadmill exercise test, at the(More)
To report an uncommon case of hand, foot and mouth disease, (HFMD) in an immunocompetent adult; a highly infectious disease, characterized by the appearance of vesicles on the mouth, hands and feet, associated with coxsackieviruses and enteroviruses; including a literature review. A 23 year Caucasian male with no medical or surgical history, no allergies,(More)