Scientific outreach

Challenges of induced breastfeeding and relaxation
Challenges of induced breastfeeding and relaxation 936 630 Guillem Cebrian

Induced breastfeeding and lactation are processes that allow breastfeeding in mothers who do not conceive in cases of adoption, surrogacy and in babies born in pairs of two women. However, these processes involve a number of challenges. This is the introduction to the scientific article published last August in the Journal of Nursing, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Journal of Human Lactation. Below we talk about it with the two members of the research group in

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Identification of critical patient-ventilator complex interactions
Identification of critical patient-ventilator complex interactions 1080 810 Guillem Cebrian

Recently, research has begun to predict the behavior of critically ill patients during mechanical ventilation and their response to the machine. The first step has been to develop a method based on a series of sample entropy calculations in order to identify complex patient-ventilator interactions during mechanical ventilation. This initial phase of the research has already led to a first publication in Scientific Reports,…

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Tricin as a potential enhancer for the treatment of cisplatin-based skin cancer
Tricin as a potential enhancer for the treatment of cisplatin-based skin cancer 585 409 Guillem Cebrian

At the end of December 2019, we talked about the effectiveness of trichina as an adjuvant of cisplatin in treatment. Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common type of skin cancer. It causes the abnormal growth of squamous cells in the epidermis and represents 20-25% of all skin cancers in Spain. This study led by an I3PT team, led by Sílvia Gil, in close collaboration with…

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Accelerated surgery in patients with a hip fracture is feasible, safe, and has benefits
Accelerated surgery in patients with a hip fracture is feasible, safe, and has benefits 1080 605 Guillem Cebrian

More than 40 professionals from Parc Taulí in the services of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, UFFIS, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy have participated in a clinical trial led at our center by Dr. Mariano Balaguer, from the TOC service, to evaluate the effectiveness of accelerated surgical treatment in patients with a hip fracture. The first results of this study, called HIP ATTACK, have been published in an article in the prestigious journal The…

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The 5 manifestations of COVID-19 on the skin
The 5 manifestations of COVID-19 on the skin 1080 644 Guillem Cebrian

On April 22, an investigation led by Dr. was published in Actas Dermosifiliográficas. Jorge Romaní (Parc Taulí Dermatology Service) on a hitherto atypical clinical picture of perniotic and acral lesions, and its probable link with COVID-19. Due, among other things, to this article, a multicenter rapid prospective nationwide consensus study was initiated with 375 cases. The resulting article was published on April 29 in the British…

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Central adrenal insufficiency is rare in adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome
Central adrenal insufficiency is rare in adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome 1080 675 Guillem Cebrian

Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a disease of uncommon genetic origin considered, however, the most common cause of genetic obesity. According to data extracted from the web portal of the Spanish SPW Association, this disease affects one in 15.000 newborns. A scientific article on this disease was recently published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism with the participation of several international researchers who are experts in this syndrome. Among them is Dr.…

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