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  • Technical and functional validation of a teleoperated multirobots platform for minimally invasive surgery 

    Leporini, Alice; Oleari, Elettra; Landolfo, Carmela; Sanna, Alberto; Larcher, Alessandro; Gandaglia, Giorgio; Fossati, Nicola; Muttin, Fabio; Capitanio, Umberto; Montorsi, Francesco; Sayols Baixeras, Narcís; Hernansanz Prats, Alberto; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (2020-05)
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    Nowadays Robotic assisted Minimally Invasive Surgeries (R-MIS) are the elective procedures for treating highly accurate and scarcely invasive pathologies, thanks to their ability to empower surgeons’ dexterity and skills. ...
  • Nonlinear T-wave time warping-based sensing model for non-invasive personalised blood potassium monitoring in hemodialysis patients: a pilot study 

    Palmieri, Flavio; Gomis Román, Pedro; Ruiz Laiglesia, José Esteban; Ferreira, Dina; Martín-Yebra, Alba; Pueyo, Esther; Martínez, Juan Pablo; Ramírez, Julia; Laguna, Pablo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-04-12)
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    Background: End-stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis (ESRD-HD) therapy are highly susceptible to malignant ventricular arrhythmias caused by undetected potassium concentration ([K+]) variations (¿[K+]) out ...
  • Assessment of trunk flexion in arm reaching tasks with electromyography and smartphone accelerometry in healthy human subjects 

    Castillo Escario, Yolanda; Kumru, Hatice; Valls Solé, Josep; García Alen, Loreto; Vidal Samsó, Joan; Jané Campos, Raimon (Nature, 2021-03-08)
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    Trunk stability is essential to maintain upright posture and support functional movements. In this study, we aimed to characterize the muscle activity and movement patterns of trunk flexion during an arm reaching task in ...
  • MMP1 drives tumor progression in large cell carcinoma of the lung through fibroblast senescence 

    Ikemori, Rafael; Llorente, A; Maqueda González, María de los Ángeles; Dávalos Errando, Antoni; Perera Lluna, Alexandre; Reguart, Noemí; Quiroz, Luis; Alcaraz Casademunt, Jordi (2021-03)
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    Large cell carcinoma (LCC) is a rare and aggressive lung cancer subtype with poor prognosis and no targeted therapies. Tumor-associated fibroblasts (TAFs) derived from LCC tumors exhibit premature senescence, and coculture ...
  • Monitoring blood potassium concentration in hemodialysis patients by quantifying T-wave morphology dynamics 

    Palmieri, Flavio; Gomis Román, Pedro; Ferreira, Dina; Ruiz, José Esteban; Bergasa, Beatriz; Martín-Yebra, Alba; Bukhari, H.A.; Pueyo Paules, Esther; Mártinez, Juan Pablo; Ramírez, Julia; Laguna, Pablo (Nature, 2021-02-16)
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    We investigated the ability of time-warping-based ECG-derived markers of T-wave morphology changes in time (dw) and amplitude (da), as well as their non-linear components (dNLw and dNLa), and the heart rate corrected ...
  • Self-healable and eco-friendly hydrogels for flexible supercapacitors 

    Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; García Torres, José Manuel (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2021-03-11)
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    One limitation of wearable electronics, and at the same time a challenge, is the lack of energy storage devices with multiple functionalities produced using clean and environmental-friendly strategies. Here, a multifunctional ...
  • Conducting polymer nanoparticles for voltage-controlled release of pharmacological chaperones 

    Enshaei, Hamidreza; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Saperas Plana, Núria; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021)
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    Pharmacological chaperones (PCs) are low-molecular weight chemical molecules used in patients for the treatment of some rare diseases caused primarily by protein instability. A controlled and on-demand release of PCs via ...
  • Aggregation propensity of therapeutic fibrin-homing pentapeptides: Insights from experiments and molecular dynamics simulations 

    Zanuy Gomara, David; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Conflitti, Paolo; Bocchinfuso, Gianfranco; Palleschi, Antonio; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-11-28)
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    CREKA (Cys–Arg–Glu–Lys–Ala) and its engineered analogue CRMeEKA, in which Glu has been replaced by N-methyl-Glu to provide resistance against proteolysis, are emerging pentapeptides that were specifically designed to bind ...
  • Nanotheranostic Interface Based on Antibiotic-Loaded Conducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Real-Time Monitoring of Bacterial Growth Inhibition 

    Enshaei, Hamidreza; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turon, Pau; Saperas Plana, Núria; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2020-12-18)
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    Conducting polymers have been increasingly used as biologically interfacing electrodes for biomedical applications due to their excellent and fast electrochemical response, reversible doping–dedoping characteristics, high ...
  • Systematic review on wearable lower-limb exoskeletons for gait training in neuromuscular impairments 

    Rodríguez Fernández, Antonio; Lobo Prat, Joan; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2021-02-01)
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    Gait disorders can reduce the quality of life for people with neuromuscular impairments. Therefore, walking recovery is one of the main priorities for counteracting sedentary lifestyle, reducing secondary health conditions ...
  • MultiPaths: a Python framework for analyzing multi-layer biological networks using diffusion algorithms 

    Marín-Llaó, Josep, Josep; Mubeen, Sarah; Perera Lluna, Alexandre; Hofmann-Apitius, Martin; Picart Armada, Sergio; Domingo-Fernández, Daniel (2020-12-26)
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    High-throughput screening yields vast amounts of biological data which can be highly challenging to interpret. In response, knowledge-driven approaches emerged as possible solutions to analyze large datasets by leveraging ...
  • Electroresponsive alginate-based hydrogels for controlled release of hydrophobic drugs 

    Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Cazorla, Eric; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; García Torres, José Manuel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-11-09)
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    Stimuli-responsive biomaterials have attracted significant attention for the construction of on-demand drug release systems. The possibility of using external stimulation to trigger drug release is particularly enticing ...

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