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  • A new aproach to electrocardiography : patient specific spatio-temporal ECG 

    Barja Romero, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    En aquest treball hem desenvolupat un nou sistema de visualització per electrocardiogrames, per tal de millorar els sistemes que s'utilitzaven fins ara. Amb l'objectiu de millorar el diagnòstics mèdics, hem desenvolupat ...
  • Antidepressant use in Denmark, Germany, Spain, and Sweden between 2009 and 2014: incidence and comorbidities of antidepressant initiators 

    Forns, Joan; Pottegard, Anton; Reinders, Tammo; Poblador Plou, Beatriz; Morros Padrós, Rosa; Brandt, Lena; Cainzos Achirica, Miguel; Hellfritzsch, M; Schink, Tania; Prados Torres, Alexandra; Giner Soriano, Maria; Hagg, David; Hallas, Jesper; Cortés Martínez, Jordi; Jacquot, Emmanuelle; Deltour, Nicole; Pérez Gutthann, Susana; Pladevall, Miquel; Reutfors, Johan (2019-04-15)
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    Open Access
    Background We aimed to describe patterns of use and characteristics of 10 commonly used antidepressants for the period 2009–2014 in Denmark, Germany, Spain, and Sweden. Methods Adult initiators from 2009 to 2014 of each ...
  • Cardiopulmonary responses to exercise in altered gravity environments 

    Navarro Tichell, Patricia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Cornell University. Bioastronautics and Human Performance
    As the limits of human exploration expand farther into space, there becomes an increasing need to condition and maintain the human body for life beyond our planet. Astronauts on space missions experience various detrimental ...
  • Les Categories de resposta en qüestionaris de qualitat de vida 

    Sais Sunyé, Carolina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    La qualitat de vida relacionada amb la salut (QVRS) es refereix a les avaluacions subjectives que fan els individus respecte a com influeixen la salut, l’atenció sanitària i les activitats de promoció de la salut, en la ...
  • Confined bilayers passively regulate shape and stress 

    Staykova, M.; Arroyo Balaguer, Marino; Rahimi Lenji, Mohammad; Stone, H.A. (2013-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Lipid membranes are commonly confined to adjacent subcellular structures or to artificial substrates and particles. We develop an experimental and theoretical framework to investigate the mechanics of confined membranes, ...
  • Cylindrical geometry: a further step in active microwave tomography 

    Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Cardama Aznar, Ángel; Elias Fusté, Antoni; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 1991-05-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    A prototype imaging system for active microwave tomography using cylindrical geometry has been developed, making it possible to obtain images of the dielectric properties of biological targets at 2.45 GHz. This configuration ...
  • Deep Learning for Protein Function Prediction 

    Alba Avilés, Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-26)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Technische Universität München
    The assignment of functions to proteins is a bottleneck due to the need of costly and time-consuming molecular experiments. This is the reason why more often data analysis methods are used for protein an- notation. In this ...
  • Definition of the viral targets of protective HIV-1-specific T cell responses 

    Pérez-Alvarez, Susana; Mothe, Beatriz; Llano, Anuska; Ibarrondo, Javier; Daniels, Marcus; Miranda, Cristina; Zamarreño, Jennifer; Bach, Vanessa; Zuniga, Rosario; Brander, C.; Sanchez, Jorge; Brumme, Chanson J.; Sánchez-Merino, Victor; Yang, Otto O.; Hildebrand, William H.; Szinger, James J.; Farfan, Marilu; Rolland, Morgane; Martínez-Picado, Javier; Puertas, Maria C.; Berger, Chistoph T.; Brumme, Zabrina L.; Korber, Bette T.; Gatell, Jose M.; Clotet, Bonaventura; Goulder, Philip J.; Walker, Bruce D.; Mullins, James I.; Gómez Melis, Guadalupe; Heckerman, David; Allen, Todd M. (2011-12-07)
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    Open Access
    Background: The efficacy of the CTL component of a future HIV-1 vaccine will depend on the induction of responses with the most potent antiviral activity and broad HLA class I restriction. However, current HIV vaccine ...
  • Disseny d'una màquina per a assaig d'impacte amb material biològic 

    Farré Vives, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-01-11)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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  • Disseny i implementació d'un cluster de computació científica basat en rocks 

    Heredia Genestar, Jose Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-17)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Català: L'Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, és un institut de recent creació el principal objectiu del qual és la recerca en genètica de poblacions i genètica comparativa computacional. Degut al gran creixement que ha viscut ...
  • Effectiveness of a new one-hour blood pressure monitoring method to diagnose hypertension: a diagnostic accuracy clinical trial protocol 

    González de Paz, Luis; Kostov, Belchin Adriyanov; Alvira Balada, Maria del Carme; Colungo, Cristina (2019-05-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Introduction 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is the gold standard diagnostic method for hypertension, but has some shortcomings in clinical practice while clinical settings often lack sufficient devices ...
  • Eigenanalysis analysis and metric multidimensional scaling on hierarchical structures 

    Cuadras, C.M. (Carlos Maria); Oller Sala, Josep Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona. Centre de Càlcul, 1987)
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    The known hierarchical clustering scheme is equivalent to the concept of ul- trametric distance. AII distance can be represented in a spatial model using multidimensional scaling. We relate both clases of representations ...
  • El modelo evolutivo de Kimura, un enlace entre el álgebra, la biología i la estadística 

    Casanellas Rius, Marta (Real Sociedad Matemática Española, 2018-06-01)
    Article
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    El álgebra y la estadística han estado presentes en biología evo- lutiva desde sus inicios. En este artículo mostramos una pequeña parte de la interrelación entre el álgebra, la estadística y la biología evolutiva centrándonos ...
  • Estudi de fiabilitat i validació d’un score per avaluar la bronquiolitis en nens 

    Fabre Mitjans, Noëlle (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Actualment no existeix un gold estàndard per valorar el pronòstic ni la gravetat de la bronquiolitis, tot hi que resultaria molt útil per optimitzar l assistència clínica. En el present treball es va avaluar si l score ...
  • Force transduction and lipid binding in MscL: a continuum-molecular approach 

    Vanegas, Juan Manuel; Arroyo Balaguer, Marino (2014-12-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The bacterial mechanosensitive channel MscL, a small protein mainly activated by membrane tension, is a central model system to study the transduction of mechanical stimuli into chemical signals. Mutagenic studies suggest ...
  • Hybrid cell-centred/vertex model for multicellular systems with equilibrium-preserving remodelling 

    Mosaffa, Payman; Rodríguez Ferran, Antonio; Muñoz Romero, José (John Wiley & sons, 2018-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    We present a hybrid vertex/cell-centred model for mechanically simulating planar cellular monolayers undergoing cell reorganisation. Cell centres are represented by a triangular nodal network, while the cell boundaries are ...
  • Impacto del bilingüismo en el rendimiento cognitivo y en la estructura cerebral de personas sanas a riesgo de padecer la enfermedad de Alzheimer 

    Cuadros Ramos, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2018-06)
    Master thesis
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    Uno de cada tres casos de enfermedad de Alzheimer (EA) es atribuible a factores que son modificables y, en consecuencia, potencialmente evitables. Adicionalmente existen una serie de variables asociadas con la formación ...
  • Machine learning for cancer classification 

    García Ortegón, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Centre de Regulació Genòmica. Departament de Teoria del Senyal i Comunicacions
    In this thesis, we used support vector machines (SVMs) to build a tissue-of-origin classifier of 17 cancer types. Our classifier, which uses RNA expression data from over 20000 genes, works with high accuracy on primary ...
  • Mathematical modeling of calcium handling dysfunctions leading to atrial fibrillation 

    Krizanec, Nikolina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The aim of this master s thesis is to study the basic cardiac cellular electrophysiology in order to understand and examine the role of SK3 channels. Among the many channels present in an atrial myocyte, SK3 channels are ...
  • Mining the integrated connectedness of biomedical systems 

    Przulj, Natasa (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access