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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Uribarri, Jaime; Castillo, María Dolores del; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Filip, Rosana; Gugliucci, Alejandro; Luevano Contreras, Claudia; Macias Cervantes, Maciste; Markowicz Bastos, Deborah; Medrano, Alejandra; Menini, Teresita; Portero Otin, Manuel; Rojas, Armando; Rodrigues Sampaio, Geni; Wrobel, Kazimierz; Wrobel, Katarzyna; Garay Sevilla, Eugenia (American Society for Nutrition, 2015)
      Over the past 2 decades there has been increasing evidence supporting an important contribution from food-derived advanced glycation end products (AGEs) to the body pool of AGEs and therefore increased oxidative stress ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 (Grupo Aula Medica S.A., 2015)
      © 2015, Grupo Aula Medica S.A. All rights reserved. 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 ...
    • Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, Maria; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva, L.; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (The British Dietetic Association, 2015)
      Background: Lack of weight gain throughout adult life could mimic the beneficial effects of energy restriction in humans. The present study aimed to assess the effects of weight stability or gain, over a period of 10 ...
    • Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera, Gladys; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva, Laura; Backhouse, Claudia; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (2009)
      Introduction. The inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme could be useful to avoid sarcopenia in the elderly. Materials and methods. We compared in a prospective double blind trial, the effects of treatment with enalapril ...
    • Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, María; Leiva Balich, Laura; Gattas, Vivien; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Avendaño, Marcelo; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2006-08)
      The aim was to assess the effects of resistance training and vitamin D supplementation on physical performance of healthy elderly subjects. Ninety-six subjects, aged 70 years or more with 25 OH vitamin D levels of 16 ng/ml ...
    • Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Mendoza, Laura; Petermann, Margarita; Glasinovic, Andrea; Paulinelli, Paola; Barrera, Gladys; Rosenberg, Irwin; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (2002)
      Objetives: To compare endothelium-dependent vasomotor response in healthy younger and older subjects without classic cardiovascular risk factors, with high and normal fasting homocysteine (tHcy) levels. Design: We compared ...
    • Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, María; Boggiano, Carolina; Herrera, Tomás; Pérez, Yanet; Gattas, Vivien; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2008-11)
      Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) has had a positive impact on co-morbidities associated with obesity. However, in the long-term it can induce micronutrient deficiencies. Aim: To perform a complete nutritional assessment ...
    • Henríquez, Sandra; Barrera, Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Jara, Natalia; Leiva, Laura; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2014)
      © 2014, Sociedad Medica de Santiago. All rights reserved. Background: The Chilean Ministry of Health developed a healthy lifestyles intervention directed to adults with overweight and cardiovascular risk factors, called ...
    • Pakozdi, Tamara; Leiva Balich, Laura; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Henríquez, Sandra; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Aula Médica Ediciones, 2015)
      Aim: to asses Total Energy Expenditure (TEE) in healthy Chilean institutionalized or independently older people Methods: twenty seven young (27-30 years), 27 institutionalized (> 65 years old) and 27 free-living older ...
    • Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Nieto, Susana; Petermann, Margarita; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (1996)
      Alcohol ingestion may promote lipid peroxidation, and the presence of polyunsaturated fatty acids in liver lipids may be essential for the generation of liver damage through this mechanism. The aim of this study is to ...
    • Rodríguez, Juan M.; Miranda, Dante; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2015)
      Folic acid (FA) consumption at high levels has been associated with colon cancer risk. Several mechanisms have been proposed to explain this association. The Notch signal pathway has been implicated in the regulation of ...
    • Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Petermann, Margarita M.; Barrera, Gladys; Gattas, Vivien; Escobar, Edgardo; Yañez, Paulina; Glasinovic, Andrea; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (2002)
      Background: The relationship between hyperhomocysteinemia and cardiovascular disease has not been totally elucidated. Hypothesis: The study aimed to verify the association between hyperhomocysteinemia and endothelial ...
    • Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Vásquez, Marcela; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Garrido, Argelia; Barrera, Gladys; Gattas, Vivien; Glasinovic, Andrea; Leiva, Laura; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (2004)
      The mechanism by which homocysteine (Hcy) causes endothelial dysfunction is probably mediated by oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of oxidative stress on endothelial function in young and ...