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    • Apoptosis-like cell death induction and aberrant fibroblast properties in human incisional hernia fascia 

      Diaz, Ramon; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Guillem Martí, Jordi; López-Cano, Manuel; Huguet, Pere; Ramon-y-Cajal, Santiago; Reventós, Jaume; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia (2011-06-06)
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      Incisional hernia often occurs following laparotomy and can be a source of serious problems. Although there is evidence that a biological cause may underlie its development, the mechanistic link between the local tissue ...
    • Disassembling bacterial extracellular matrix with DNase-coated nanoparticles to enhance antibiotic delivery in biofilm infections 

      Baelo, Aida; Levato, Riccardo; Julian, Esther; Crespo, A.; Astola, Jose; Gavalda, Joan; Engel López, Elisabeth; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Torrents, Eduard (2015-07-10)
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      Covenantee:   Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
      Infections caused by biofilm-forming bacteria are a major threat to hospitalized patients and the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis. There is an urgent necessity for novel therapeutic ...
    • Effect of allogeneic cell-based tissue-engineered treatments in a sheep osteonecrosis model 

      López Fernández, Alba; Barro Ojed, Víctor; Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Vives Armengol, Joaquim; Velez Villa, Roberto; Aguirre Canyadell, Màrius (2020-03-27)
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      Covenantee:   Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca / Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron / Universitat de Barcelona
      Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is defined as a tissue disorder and successive subchondral bone collapse resulting from an ischemic process, which may progress to hip osteoarthritis. Cell therapy with multipotent ...
    • Fabricació d'estructures obertes de titani per rapid prototyping 

      Millán Valera, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
      Aquest treball tracta de la fabricació d’ estructures poroses obertes de titani per rapid prototyping, concretament de la caracterització de les mostres que es fabriquin. Aquest estudi s’ ha centrat en la impressió 3D, ...
    • Millora en el sistema de disseny d'amplicons 

      Muiños Vivancos, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-12)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
      En aquest treball es dissenyen i desenvolupen dues eines, una a partir d’un programa i l’altra obtinguda a partir d’una macro d’Excel, amb l’objectiu d’agilitzar el procés de disseny d’amplicons i millorar l’anàlisi del ...
    • MMPs/TIMPs and inflammatory signalling de-regulation in human incisional hernia tissues 

      Guillem Martí, Jordi; Diaz, Ramon; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; López-Cano, Manuel; Vilallonga, Ramon; Huguet, Pere; Ramon-y-Cajal, Santiago; Sanchez-Niubo, Albert; Armengol, Manel; Reventós, Jaume; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia (2009-11-01)
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      Covenantee:   Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
      Incisional hernia is a common and important complication of laparotomies. Epidemiological studies allude to an underlying biological cause, at least in a subset of population. Interest has mainly focused on abnormal collagen ...
    • Preventive midline laparotomy closure with a new bioabsorbable mesh: An experimental study 

      López Cano, Manuel; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Biel Arrufat, Alejandro; Velasco, Janice; Huguet, Pere; Mestre Vinardell, Aleix; Delgado Garoña, Luis María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia (2013-05)
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      Background Incisional hernia formation is one of the most frequent complications of midline laparotomies requiring reoperation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of prophylactically placing ...
    • Sample size computation for binary composite endpoints 

      Bertran Melines, Alexandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2015-10)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
      In this project we propose a way of computing the needed sample size, for a binary endpoint and for a binary composite endpoint, needed to detect the effect of a certain treatment considering a type I error of alpha and a ...