Manel Borrell

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OBJECTIVE The aim was to investigate the effect of diets with different lipid content on rat myocardial tissue lipid composition and their possible influence on myocardial electrical activity. METHODS 60 male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomised in three dietary feeding groups. Half the animals were used for the myocardial lipid study and the other half(More)
Cardiac transplantation has succeeded in improving the survival of the patients with terminal heart failure spectacularly. Nevertheless, in the transplant recipients the cardiac response to the effort is limited. In order to increase the cardiac output, the denervated heart needs an important increase of the precharge, since its chronotropic response is(More)
The aim of the study was to compare the effect of the administration of a mixture of fibres on body weight-loss, satiety, lipid profile and glucose metabolism. We included 200 overweight or obese patients in a parallel, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, who were randomised to receive, in the context of an energy-restricted diet for a period(More)
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