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    • Maximal expiratory pressure predicts mortality in patients hospitalized in medical and surgical wards 

      Canales González, Elena; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Arán Ediciones, 2018-06)
      Background: the prognostic value of maximal inspiratory and expiratory pressures on functional capacity and mortality of hospitalized patients are not well established. Aim: to evaluate the prognostic value of respiratory ...
    • Methylation status in healthy subjects with normal and high serum folate concentration 

      Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Guerrero Bosagna, Carlos; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, María; Llanos Silva, Miguel; Alliende Rodríguez, María Angélica; Silva, Francisca; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (ELSEVIER, 2008-12)
      Objective: We assessed the impact of high serum folate concentration oil erythrocyte S-adenosylmethionine (SAM), S-adenosylhomocysteine (SAH) concentrations, SAM/SAH ratio, CpG methylation levels across the promoter region ...
    • Natural killer cell cytotoxicity is not regulated by folic acid in vitro 

      Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Miranda, Dante; Muñoz, Estefanía; Montoya, Margarita; Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Elsevier, 2013)
      Objectives: Folate supplementation may be associated with an increased risk of developing several types of cancer and a derangement of immune function.Among the latter, Natural killer (NK) cells are involved in ...
    • Premature loss of muscle mass and function in type 2 diabetes 

      Guerrero, N.; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Leiva Balich, Laura; Henríquez Parada, Sandra (Elsevier, 2016)
      Introduction: Muscle mass and function are among the most relevant factors that contribute to an optimal quality of life, and are strong predictors of mortality in the elderly. Loss of lean tissues and deterioration of ...
    • Proliferation and Differentiation of Human Adipocyte Precursor Cells: Differences Between the Preperitoneal and Subcutaneous Compartments 

      Fernández Gálvez, Mireya; Acuña, M. J.; Reyes, M.; Olivares, D.; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Maza Cave, María Pía de la (Wiley, 2010)
      Human adipocyte precursor cells (APC) have been characterized in their proliferation and differentiation potential from subcutaneous, omental, and mesenteric depots, mostly from morbidly obese patients. Cells from the ...
    • ¿Qué opinan sus lectores de la Revista Médica de Chile? 

      Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Reyes B., Humberto (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2008-09)
      Background: A few objective indicators support the relevance of articles published in medical journals, such as the ISI Impact Factor and Citation indices. However, a feedback from the readers can help to improve a journal. ...
    • Rectus femoris (RF) ultrasound for the assessment of muscle mass in older people 

      Berger, Juan; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Henríquez, Sandra; Leiva Balich, Laura; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Elsevier, 2015)
      Background: Simple and reliable methods to evaluate muscle mass in older people are lacking. Aim: To evaluate ultrasound as a measure of RF muscle mass and quality in healthy subjects of different ages and gender, ...
    • Reduction of serum advanced glycation end-products with a low calorie Mediterranean diet 

      Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Leiva Balich, Laura; Concha, M. J.; Mizón, C.; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Jiménez Jaime, Teresa; Henríquez, Sandra; Uribarri, Jaime; Maza Cave, María Pía de la (Aula Médica Ediciones, 2015)
      Dietary intake of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) increases circulating and tissue levels of these substances, contributing to a state of increased oxidative stress and inflammation. A low dietary AGE intervention ...
    • Results of a community-based weight-bearing resistance training programme for healthy Chilean elderly subjects 

      Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, María; Avendaño, Marcelo; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Gattas, Vivien; Leiva Balich, Laura; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2005-01)
    • Urinary excretion of fluorescent advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in the elderly 

      Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Bravo, A.; Leiva Balich, Laura; Gattas, Vivien; Barrera Acevedo, María; Petermann, M.; Garrido, F.; Uribarri, Jaime; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SERDI EDITION, 2008-03)
    • Variability of formulas to assess insulin sensitivity and their association with the Matsuda index 

      Henríquez, Sandra; Jara, Natalia; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys (2013)
      Objetivo: Evaluar la variabilidad individual de los índices HOMA y QUICKI para resistencia a insulina, utilizando tres muestras de sangre en ayunas obtenidas en un período de 30 minutos. Material y métodos: Se utilizaron ...
    • Variability of glycemic and insulin response to a standard meal, within and between healthy subjects 

      Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Barrera Acevedo, María; Leiva Balich, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Universidad de Chile, 2013)
      Objetivo: Evaluar la variabilidad inter e intra individual de la respuesta glicémica frente a la ingestión de un alimento estándar en sujetos sanos. Material y métodos: Se midió en 6 oportunidades la respuesta glicémica ...
    • Weight increase and overweight are associated with DNA oxidative damage in skeletal muscle 

      Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Olivares, Daniela; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Sierralta, Walter; Gattas, Vivien; Barrera Acevedo, María; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Leiva Balich, Laura; Fernández, Mireya (CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, 2006-12)
      Background and aims: Weight maintenance within normal standards is recommended for prevention of conditions associated with oxidative injury. To compare oxidative damage in a post mitotic tissue, between adults differing ...
    • Weight Increase Is Associated with Skeletal Muscle Immunostaining for Advanced Glycation End Products, Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products, and Oxidation Injury 

      Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Uribarri, Jaime; Olivares, Daniela; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (MARY ANN LIEBERT INC, 2008-12)
      Background: Tissue accumulation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) is associated with ageing, both in diabetics and nondiabetic subjects. Aim: The purpose of this study was to assess immunostaining for AGEs, ...