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    • A compositional study of biochemical and haematological factors involved in calf lameness 

      Thiele, Mona Christin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2021-01)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Lameness in beef and dairy farming has become a big economical and animal welfare problem. In this master thesis, we analyse the problem of calf lameness through data provided by the Institute of Agrifood Research and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Análisis de la conectividad funcional espacial con señal fMRI. Un estudio de resting-state 

      Saura López, Judith (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2020-06)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Para entender mejor la conectividad cerebral se han realizado muchos estudios de resonancia magnética funcional. Sin embargo, estos estudios están centrados en la conectividad funcional. En este estudio, se introducen ...
    • Análisis del efecto competitivo de la mortalidad en un ensayo clínico para el tratamiento de la bacteriemia por Staphylococcus aureus resistente a la Meticilina 

      Reidel, Sara Isabel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2020-06)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   Hospital de Bellvitge Prínceps d'Espanya / Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge
      Mortality rate in methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia ranges from 13% to 30%. BACSARM is a randomized, multicenter clinical trial to compare treatment success efficacy of Daptomycin plus Fosfomycin ...
    • 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)
      Article
      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)
      Article
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • EMODnet ingestion portal: Wake up your data! Set them free for blue society 

      Schaap, Dick M.A.; Gorringe, Patrick (SARTI, 2018)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Estimation of synaptic conductances using control theory 

      Tresserras Pujadas, Lluc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Unveiling the input a neuron receives and distinguishing between excitation and inhibition provides information on local connectivity and brain operating conditions. However, experimental techniques do not allow direct ...
    • 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
      Restricted access - author's decision
      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 ...