Carlos Barrios
The Catholic University of America
AnatomyCancerInternal medicineSurgeryOncologyRetrospective cohort studyPhysical therapyPlaceboMetastatic breast cancerChemotherapyDeformitySpinal cordScoliosisPopulationIn patientPedicle screwAnesthesiaBreast cancerClinical trialMedicine
318Publications
30H-index
2,553Citations
Publications 315
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#1Gustavo WerutskyH-Index: 12
#2Carlos BarriosH-Index: 30
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Summary null null Challenges of health systems in Latin America and the Caribbean include accessibility, inequity, segmentation, and poverty. These challenges are similar in different countries of the region and transcend national borders. The increasing digital transformation of health care holds promise of more precise interventions, improved health outcomes, increased efficiency, and ultimately reduced health-care costs. In Latin America and the Caribbean, the adoption of digital health tools...
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#1Carlos BarriosH-Index: 30
#2Gustavo WerutskyH-Index: 12
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Summary null The increasing burden of cancer represents a substantial problem for Latin America and the Caribbean. Two Lancet Oncology Commissions in 2013 and 2015 highlighted potential interventions that could advance cancer care in the region by overcoming existing challenges. Areas requiring improvement included insufficient investment in cancer control, non-universal health coverage, fragmented health systems, inequitable concentration of cancer services, inadequate registries, delays in dia...
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#1Pablo Vera (CUA: The Catholic University of America)
#2Alejandro LorenteH-Index: 3
Last. Rafael LorenteH-Index: 3
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The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of surgical correction of the thoracic deformity on the cardiorespiratory function of patients with moderate-severe Scheuermann’s hyperkyphosis (SK). A series of 23 adolescents with SK who underwent surgery through an only posterior approach using all pedicle screw constructs were included in the study. Cardiorespiratory parameters were measured during a maximal exercise tolerance test before and 2 years after surgery. Heart rate, oxygen saturation...
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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic remains a public health emergency of global concern, with higher mortality rates in cancer patients as compared to the general population. However, early mortality of COVID19 in cancer patients has not been compared to historical real-world data from oncology population in pre-pandemic times. Methods: Longitudinal multicenter cohort study of patients with cancer and confirmed COVID-19 from Oncoclinicas Group in Brazil from March to December 2020. The primary end...
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#1Jesús BurgosH-Index: 7
#2Carlos BarriosH-Index: 30
Last. Rafael LorenteH-Index: 3
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Elite basketball training causes high levels of physiological stress, which can lead to negative physiological disorders in female athletes. The aim of this study was to establish the impact of physical activity on the rhythm of salivary cortisol secretion in elite female basketball players over one week. The population sample included 9 women professional basketball players. The control group was made up of 9 women who did not do any exercise. Saliva samples were collected from all participants...
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#1Mireia Yeste-Fabregat (University of Valencia)
#2Luis Baraja-Vegas (University of Valencia)H-Index: 3
Last. Carlos Barrios (University of Valencia)H-Index: 30
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(1) Background: Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a clinical condition characterized by localized non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain caused by myofascial trigger points. Diathermy or Tecar therapy (TT) is a form of noninvasive electro-thermal therapy classified as deep thermotherapy based on the application of electric currents. This technique is characterized by immediate effects, and its being used by high performance athletes. (2) Methods: A total of thirty-two participants were included i...
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#1Dolores EscriváH-Index: 2
#2Esther Moreno-Latorre (CUA: The Catholic University of America)H-Index: 1
Last. Carlos BarriosH-Index: 30
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The aim of this study was to analyze whether weight status has a relationship with the prevalence of body self-image dissatisfaction in Mediterranean urban teenagers. A series of 809 adolescents aged 11 to 17 years underwent anthropometric measurements according to ISAK protocols and completed the Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ). The overall overweight prevalence according to International Obesity Task Force (IOTF) criteria was 11.5%, and 2.7% for obesity. Girls showed higher overweight prevalenc...
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