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    • Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Llanos Silva, Miguel; Tamayo, Daniela; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (2007)
      Background and aims: Several studies have shown the beneficial effects of folate treatment in improving cardiovascular function. However, the mechanisms involved have not been clearly identified. The aim of this study is ...
    • Oliveros R., María Soledad; Avendaño, Marcelo; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Pedreros, Cristian; Müller, Hans (2011)
      Background: Exercise training during the dialytical procedure may have positive cardiovascular effects and prevent or revert muscle wasting in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis. Aim: To evaluate the effects of an ...
    • Valenzuela, Carina; Castillo, Valeska; Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Aguirre, Carolina; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Llanos Silva, Miguel (Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2014)
      The endocannabinoid system (SEC) is an important modulator of several metabolic functions. This system is composed by cannabinoid receptors type 1 and 2 (RCB1 and RCB2), their endogenous ligands, known as endocannabinoids, ...
    • Ibacache Álvarez, Camila; Correa Burrows, Paulina; Burrows Argote, Raquel; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Kim, Elissa; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Jofré, Boris; Blanco, Estela; Gahagan, Sheila; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (MDPI, 2020)
      An inexpensive and simple method to determine non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the abdominal ultrasound, but there are still doubts about its accuracy. We assessed the precision of a semi-quantitative ultrasound ...
    • Olguín, Thiare; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Barrera, Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Elsevier Ltd, 2017)
      © 2016 European Society for Clinical Nutrition and MetabolismProblem Up to 35% of hospitalized patients may experience functional decline during or after hospitalization. Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) and handgrip ...
    • Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Llanos Silva, Miguel; Tamayo, Daniela; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (2007)
      The endogenous cannabinoid receptor agonist anandamide (AEA) exerts vascular effects such as vasodilatation and hypotension. In this study, we determined the effect of AEA on endothelin-1 production by cultured human ...
    • Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2005-10)
    • Bites, Ana Celia; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera, Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Leiva Balich, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la (Elsevier, 2012-06-15)
      Background: Functional limitations may be a mortality risk among older people. The aim of this work is to determine if body composition and strength are risk factors related to mortality in older Chilean people. Methods: ...
    • Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Cases, Tania; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Leiva, Laura (Elsevier, 2017)
      To assess if there is an association between socioeconomic status and quality of life, functional status and markers of aging, we studied 86 women aged 73 7 years, who answered the WHO Qol Bref quality of life survey. Mini ...
    • García, Gonzalo; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Mella, Javiera; Quiroga, Erik; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Cavada Chacón, Gabriel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Aula Medica Ediciones, 2013-07)
      Background: Obesity has long been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of substantial weight loss induced by bariatric surgery on carotid intima ...
    • Barrera Acevedo, María; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva Balich, Laura; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Japan Geriatrics Society, 2014)
      Aim: To explore the usefulness of carotid ultrasound examination as a marker of aging and predictor of disability among older people. Methods: Carotid ultrasound, measuring carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) and ...
    • Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Jara, Natalia; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Claudio, Silva; Pañella, Loreto; Henríquez, Sandra; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (AULA MEDICA EDICIONES, 2015)
      Background/Aims: To measure skeletal muscle lipid infiltration, its association with insulin resistance (IR) lean mass and function, in Chilean men differing in age and body composition. Our hypothesis was that muscle lipid ...
    • Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Jara, Natalia; Leiva, Laura; Barrera, Gladys; Claudio, Silva; Pañella, Loreto; Henríquez, Sandra; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Grupo Aula Medica S.A., 2015)
      © 2015, Grupo Aula Medica S.A. All rights reserved. Background/Aims: To measure skeletal muscle lipid infiltration, its association with insulin resistance (IR) lean mass and function, in Chilean men differing in age and ...
    • Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Jara, Natalia; Leiva, Laura; Barrera, Gladys; Silva, Claudio; Pañella, Loreto; Henríquez, Sandra; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Grupo Aula Medica S.A., 2015)
      © 2015, Grupo Aula Medica S.A. All rights reserved. Background/Aims: To measure skeletal muscle lipid infiltration, its association with insulin resistance (IR) lean mass and function, in Chilean men differing in age and ...
    • Gattas, Vivien; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Leiva, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Steenhout, Philippe; Klassen, Petra; Voss, Theresa; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2007-07)
      In acute illnesses, plasma glucose levels are often increased and generally parallel the severity of stress. Hyperglycemia caused by reduced insulin sensitivity and reduced insulin secretion is associated with increased ...
    • Montequin González, María José (Universidad de Chile, 2006)
      En los últimos años se han identificado y estudiado funciones del ácido fólico relacionadas con la salud cardiovascular y el desarrollo de enfermedades tumorales en los individuos. El consumo de esta vitamina produce una ...
    • Bravo, María Verónica; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Leiva Balich, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Barrera, Gladys; Maza, Javier de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2008-08)
      Background: Antibiotic-associated diarrhea is one of the most common adverse effects of antimicrobials. Any antimicrobial can potentially produce diarrhea but beta-lactamics have a higher risk. Among these, amoxicillin is ...
    • Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, María; Leiva Balich, Laura; Gattas, Vivien; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Haschke, Ferdinand; Steenhout, Philippe; Klassen, Petra; Hager, Corinne; Offord, Elizabeth; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (AMER COLLEGE NUTRITION, 2006-06)
      Objective: To study the effects of a special nutritional supplement on bone mineral density and bone turnover markers in Chilean elderly subjects with femoral osteoporosis. Setting: Public primary health care clinics in ...
    • Jiménez Jaime, Teresa; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Henríquez Parada, Sandra; Rodríguez Silva, Juan; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Aula Médica Ediciones, 2015)
      Energy expenditure (EE) may decrease in subjects on hypocaloric diets, in amounts that exceed body mass loss, favoring weight regain. Objective: to verify if a short-term caloric restriction lowers Resting Energy ...
    • Bravo, María Verónica; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Leiva, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Barrera, Gladys; De La Maza, Javier; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (2008)
      Background: Antibiotic-associated diarrhea is one of the most common adverse effects of antimicrobials. Any antimicrobial can potentially produce diarrhea but beta-lactamics have a higher risk. Among these, amoxicillin is ...