Facultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Departament de Medicina
Fotografia del professor


Xavier Corbella (Barcelona, 1964) graduated in Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (1988), is specialist in Internal Medicine, PhD of Medicine (Honors) from the University of Barcelona, and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the ESADE Business School. He is Head of the Internal Medicine Department at Bellvitge University Hospital, and holds a position of adjunct Professor of Medicine, Director of the Hestia Chair in Integrated Health and Social Care, and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona). He is the current Secretary General of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM), and has been Medical Director at Althaia-Hospitals (Manresa), CEO at Bellvitge University Hospital, Managing Director of the Southern Metropolitan Health Area of Barcelona, and CEO at Hospital de Sant Pau (Barcelona). He has authored 110 indexed publications, 13 book chapters, and more than 150 invited lectures. He has directed 5 doctoral theses and is currently directing other 8.

Formació Acadèmica del Dr. CORBELLA VIRÓS, Xavier

  • Medicina
    Universitat de Barcelona
  • Graduated in Medicine
    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1988)
  • Especialista en Medicina Interna
    Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (1993)
  • Master en Direcció d'Institucions Sanitàries
    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2001)
  • Master in Business Administration
    ESADE Business School (2005)
  • Diploma en Finances
    ESADE Business School (2009)

Publicacions del Dr. CORBELLA VIRÓS, Xavier


  • Masip, J.; Formiga, F.; Fernández-Castañer, M.; Fernández, P.; Comin, J.; Corbella, X., 2018, "First hospital admission due to heart failure: In-hospital mortality and patient profile", Revista clínica española.
  • Formiga, F.; Moreno-González, R.; Chivite, D.; Yun, S.; Franco, J.; Ariza , A.; Corbella, X., 2018, "Sex differences in 1-year mortality risks in older patients experiencing a first acute heart failure hospitalization", Geriatrics and Gerontology International.
  • Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Ariza , A.; Corbella, X., 2018, "Mild Anemia and Mortality in Very Old Adults Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure.", Journal of the American Geriatrics Ssociety.
  • Martínez-González, M.; Buil-Cosialles, P.; Corella, D.; PREDIMED PLUS Investigadors; Corbella, X., 2018, "Cohort Profile: Design and methods of the PREDIMED-Plus randomized trial.", International journal of epidemiology.
  • Fierbinteanu-Braticevici, C.; Raspe, M.; Preda, A.; Livcane, E.; Lazebnik, L.; Kinova, S.; de Kruijf, E.; Hojs, R.; Hanslik, T.; Durusu-Tanriover, M.; Dentali, F.; Corbella, X.; Castellino, P.; Bivol, M.; Bassetti, S.; Barreto, V.; Ruiz, EM.; Campos, L., 2018, "Medical and surgical co-management - A strategy of improving the quality and outcomes of perioperative care", European Journal of Internal Medicine.
  • Salas-Salvadó, J.; Díaz-López, A.; Ruiz-Canela, M.; PREDIMED PLUS Investigators; Corbella, X., 2018, "Effect of a Lifestyle Intervention Program With Energy-Restricted Mediterranean Diet and Exercise on Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factors: One-Year Results of the PREDIMED-Plus Trial", Diabetes care.
  • González-Navarro, B.; Pinto, X.; Corbella, E.; Jane-Salas, E.; Miedema, MD.; Yeboah, J.; Shea, S.; Nasir, K.; Comin-Colet, J.; Corbella, X.; López-lópez, J.; Blumenthal, R.; Blaha, M.; Cainzos-Achirica, M., 2018, "Associations between self-reported periodontal disease, assessed using a very short questionnaire, cardiovascular disease events and all-cause mortality in a contemporary multi-ethnic population: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).", Atherosclerosis, 278, 110-116.
  • Cainzos-Achirica, M.; Capdevila, C.; Vela, E.; Cleries, M.; Bilal, U.; Garcia-Altes, A.; Enjuanes, C.; Garay, A.; Yun, S.; Farre, N.; Corbella, X.; Comin-Colet, J., 2018, "Individual income, mortality and healthcare resource use in patients with chronic heart failure living in a universal healthcare system: A population-based study in Catalonia, Spain", International journal of cardiology.
  • Cainzos-Achirica, M.; Di Carlo, P.; Handy, C.; Quispe, R.; Roura, G.; Pinto, X.; Blumenthal, R.; Comin, J.; Corbella, X.; Blaha, M., 2018, "Coronary Artery Calcium Score: the "Mammogram" of the Heart?", Current Cardiology Reports, 20, 1020-1029.
  • Fernández, M.; Salazar, A.; Sarvise, C.; Ridao, M.; Casado , M.; Castilla, M.; Fontgivell, B.; García, A.; Corbella, X., 2018, "Impact of the financial crisis on activity and efficiency at a high-technology university hospital", Revista española de salud pública, 92.
  • Formiga, F.; Moreno-González, R.; Chivite, D.; Yun, S.; Ariza , A.; Corbella, X., 2018, "Lower admission blood pressure as an independent predictor of 1-year mortality in elderly patients experiencing a first hospitalization for acute heart failure", Hellenic Journal of Cardiology.
  • Handy, C.; Quispe, R.; Pinto, X.; Blaha, M.; Blumenthal, R.; Michos, E.; Lima, J.; Guallar, E.; Ryu, S.; Cho, J.; Kaye, J.; Comin, J.; Corbella, X.; Cainzos-Achirica, M., 2018, "Synergistic Opportunities in the Interplay Between Cancer Screening and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment: Together We Are Stronger", Circulation, 138, 727-734.
  • CAINZOS, M.; TRAPERO-BERTRAN, M.; Bilal, U.; Corbella, X.; Comin-Colet, J., 2018, "CHF Care and Costs: What Is The Efficiency of Investing in Quality?", JACC-Heart Failure.
  • Corbella, X.; Barreto, V.; Bassetti, S.; Bivol, M.; Castellino, P.; de Kruijf, E.; Dentali, F.; Durusu-Tanriover, M.; Fierbinteanu-Braticevici, C.; Hanslik, T.; Hojs, R.; Kinova, S.; Lazebnik, L.; Livcane, E.; Raspe, M.; Campos, L., 2018, "Hospital ambulatory medicine: A leading strategy for Internal Medicine in Europe", European Journal of Internal Medicine, 54, 17-20.
  • Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Salvatori, M.; Moreno, R.; Ariza, A.; Corbella, X., 2018, "Lymphocyte-to-white blood cells ratio in older patients experiencing a first acute heart failure hospitalization", European Geriatric Medicine, 9, 365-370.
  • Garcia-Arellano, A.; Martínez-González, MA.; Ramallal, R.; SUN and Predimed Study Group; Corbella, X., 2018, "Dietary inflammatory index and all-cause mortality in large cohorts: The SUN and PREDIMED studies.", Clinical nutrition.
  • Londono, K.; Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Moreno, R.; Migone de Amicis, M.; Corbella, X., 2018, "Prognostic influence of prior chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients admitted for their first episode of acute heart failure", Internal and Emergency Medicine, 13, 351-357.
  • Chivite, D.; Formiga, F.; Corbella, X.; Conde-Martel, A.; Aramburu, O.; Carrera, M.; Dávila, M.; Pérez-Silvestre, J.; Manzano, L.; Montero-Pérez-Baquero, M.; RICA Investigators, 2018, "Basal functional status predicts one-year mortality after a heart failure hospitalization in elderly patients - The RICA prospective study.", International journal of cardiology, 254, 182-188.
  • Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Brasé, A.; Petit, I.; Moreno-González, R.; Arévalo-Lorido , J.C.; Corbella, X., 2018, "Clinical characteristics and prognosis in patients with a first acute heart failure hospitalization according to admission hyponatremia.", Acta Clinica Belgica, 1-6.
  • Rubio-Rivas, M.; Corbella, X.; RESCLE investigators, Autoimmune Diseases Study Group (GEAS), 2017, "First clinical symptom as a prognostic factor in systemic sclerosis: results of a retrospective nationwide cohort study.", Clinical rheumatology.
  • Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Montero, A.; Petit, I.; Moreno-González, R.; Franco, J.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Association between diabetes and mortality in elderly patients admitted for a first episode of acute heart failure.", Geriatrics and Gerontology International.
  • Formiga, F.; Moreno-González, R.; Chivite, D.; Franco, J.; Montero, A.; Corbella, X., 2017, "High comorbidity, measured by the Charlson Comorbidity Index, associates with higher 1-year mortality risks in elderly patients experiencing a first acute heart failure hospitalization.", Aging Clinical and Experimental Research.
  • Rubio-Rivas, M.; Simeon, C.P.; Velasco, C.; Alfonso, B.; Espinosa, G.; Corbella, X.; Colunga, D.; Equribide-Arberas, M.; Ortego-Centeno, N.; Vargas-Hitos, JA; Freire, M.; Ríos, J.; Trapiella, L.; Rodriguez-Carballeira, M.; Fonollosa-Pla, V., 2017, "Changes in the pattern of death of 987 patients with systemic sclerosis from 1990 to 2009 from the nationwide Spanish Scleroderma Registry (RESCLE)", Clinical and experimental rheumatology, 35, S40-S47.
  • Migone de Amicis, M.; Chivite, D.; Corbella, X.; Capellini, M.D.; Formiga, F., 2017, "Anemia is a mortality prognostic factor in patients initially hospitalized for acute heart failure", Internal and Emergency Medicine, 12, 749-756.
  • Mañá, J.; Rubio-Rivas, M.; Villalba, N.; Marcoval, J.; Iriarte, A.; Molina-Molina, M.; Llatjós, R.; García, O.; Martínez-Yelamos, S.; Vicens-Zygmunt, V.; Gámez, C.; Pujol, R.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Multidisciplinary approach and long-term follow-up in a series of 640 consecutive patients with sarcoidosis: Cohort study of a 40-year clinical experience at a tertiary referral center in Barcelona, Spain.", Medicine, 96, e7595.
  • Padros, G.; Ferrer, A.; Formiga, F.; Cunillera, O.; Badía, T.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Prevalence of Prediabetes and Associated Factors in the Oldest Old. A Cross Sectional Study in the Octabaix Cohort", International Journal of Gerontology, 11, 90-94.
  • Formiga, F.; Masip, J.; Chivite, D.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Applicability of the heart failure Readmission Risk score: A first European study.", International journal of cardiology, 236, 304-309.
  • Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Utility of the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score in patients admitted due to acute heart failure.", International journal of cardiology, 203.
  • Becerra-Tomas, N.; Díaz-Lopez, A.; Rosique, N.; Ros, E.; Buil, P.; Corella, D.; Estruch, R.; Fitó, M.; Serra, L.; Arós, F.; Lamuela Raventos, R.; Fiol, M.; Santos, J.; Díez, J.; Portoles, O.; Salas, J.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Legume consumption is inversely associated with type 2 diabetes incidence in adults: A prospective assessment from the PREDIMED study.", Clinical nutrition.
  • Cabello, I.; Servitge, O.; Corbella, X.; Bardes, I.; Pintó, X., 2017, "Omega-3 fatty acids as adjunctive treatment for bexarotene-induced hypertriglyceridaemia in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.", Clinical and experimental dermatology, 3, 276-281.
  • Rubio-Rivas, M.; Moreno, R.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Occupational and environmental scleroderma. Systematic review and meta-analysis", Clinical rheumatology, 36, 569-582.
  • Camprubí, D.; Mitjavila, F.; Arostegui, J.; Corbella, X., 2017, "Efficacy of anakinra in an adult patient with recurrent pericarditis and cardiac tamponade as initial manifestations of tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome due to the R92Q TNFRSF1A variant.", International journal of rheumatic diseases.
  • Formiga, F.; Ferrer, A.; de Ulíbarri, J.; Badía, T.; Montero, A.; Soldevila, L.; Moreno, R.; Corbella, X., 2016, "Detecting malnutrition and predicting mortality in the Spanish oldest old: Utility of the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score compared with the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) score", European Geriatric Medicine, 7, 566-570.
  • Riera-Mestre, A.; Valls, A.; PUJOL, R.; Corbella, X., 2016, "Quality of pulmonary embolism's hospital discharge reports.", Revista clínica española, 8, 455-457.
  • Formiga, F.; Ferrer, A.; Corbella, X., 2016, "High rate of mortality in Spanish community-dwelling population aged 85 with atrial fibrillation after three years of follow-up: The Octabaix study", AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING, 35, 216-219.
  • Rubio-Rivas, M.; Formiga, F.; Grillo, S.; Gili, F.; Cabrera, C.; Corbella, X., 2016, "Lymphopenia as prognostic factor for mortality and hospital length of stay for elderly hospitalized patients", Aging cinical and experimental research, 28, 721-727.
  • ROSON, B.; Corbella, X.; Perney, P.; Borras, A.; Stauber, R.; Lember, M.; Arutyunov, A.; Ruza, I.; vaclavik, J.; Sánchez García, J.L.; Pujol, R., 2016, "Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Risk Factors for Non-recording of Alcohol Use in Hospitals across Europe: The ALCHIMIE Study", Alcohol and alcoholism, 51, 457-464.
  • Franco, J.; Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Cerdà, P.; Corbella, X., 2016, "Prognostic Role of Hyperuricemia in Acute Heart Failure.", Revista española de cardiología, 69, 699-700.
  • Formiga, F.; Ferrer, A.; Padros, G.; Montero, A.; Gimenez-Argente, C.; Corbella, X., 2016, "Evidence of functional declining and global comorbidity measured at baseline proved to be the strongest predictors for long-term death in elderly community residents aged 85 years: a 5-year follow-up evaluation, the OCTABAIX study.", Clinical interventions in aging (Online), 437-444.
  • Formiga, F.; Ferrer, A.; Padros, G.; Gimenez-Argente, C.; Lopez Pisa, R.; Corbella, X., 2016, "High serum levels of ferritin at baseline are not associated with an increased risk of mortality in oldest old community-dwelling adults: The OCTABAIX study", Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 16, 284-286.
  • Pedrós, C.; Formiga, F.; Corbella, X.; Arnau, J.M., 2016, "Adverse drug reactions leading to urgent hospital admission in an elderly population: prevalence and main features.", European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
  • Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Navarro, M.; Montero, A.; Duaso, E.; Ruíz, D.; Perez-Castejon, J.; Lopez-Soto, A.; Corbella, X., 2016, "Characteristics of falls producing hip fracture in patients on oral anticoagulants", Acta Clinica Belgica, 71, 171-174.
  • Ramírez, R.; Pedro-Botet, J.; Garcia, M.; Corbella, E.; Merino, J.; ZAMBÓN, D.; Corbella, X.; Pintó, X., 2015, "Erectile Dysfunction and cardiovascular risk factors in a Mediterranean diet cohort.", Internal Medicine Journal.
  • Sanclemente-Ansó, C.; Salazar, A.; Bosch, X.; Capdevila, C.; Gimenez-Requena, A.; Roson-Hernandez, B.; Corbella, X., 2015, "Perception of quality of care of patients with potentially severe diseases evaluated at a distinct quick diagnostic delivery model: a cross-sectional study", BMC Health Services Research, 15, 434.
  • Sanclemente-Ansó, C.; Bosch, X.; Salazar, A.; Moreno, R.; Capdevila, C.; Rosón, B.; Corbella, X., 2015, "Cost-minimization analysis favors outpatient quick diagnosis unit over hospitalization for the diagnosis of potentially serious diseases", European Journal of Internal Medicine.
  • Formiga, F.; Chivite, D.; Ruiz, D.; Navarro, M.; Perez Castejon, J.M.; Duaso, E.; Montero, A.; Lopez-Soto, A.; Corbella, X., 2015, "Clinical evidence of diabetes mellitus end-organ damage as risk factor for falls complicated by hip fracture: A multi-center study of 1225 patients.", Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 109, 233-237.
  • Guembe, M.; Pérez-Granda, M.; Capdevila, JA.; Barberán, J.; Pinilla, B.; Martín-Rabadán, P.; Bouza, E.; NUVE Study Group; Corbella, X., 2015, "Nationwide study on the use of intravascular catheters in internal medicine departments.", Journal of Hospital Infection, 90, 135-141.
  • Ferrer, A.; Formiga, F.; Cunillera, O.; Megido, M.J.; Corbella, X.; Almeda, J.; OCTABAIX STUDY GROUP, 2015, "Predicting factors of health-related quality of life in octogenarians: a 3-year follow-up longitudinal study.", Quality of life research, 24, 2701-2711.
  • Riera-Mestre, A.; Romera, A.; Fernandez, A.; Corbella, X., 2014, "Long-term follow-up after anticoagulant treatment withdrawal in patients with deep venous thrombosis and inferior vena cava agenesis", European Journal of Internal Medicine, 25, e113-e114.
  • Rubio-Rivas, M.; Royo, C.; Simeon, C.P.; Corbella, X.; Fonollosa, V., 2014, "Mortality and survival in systemic sclerosis: Systematic review and meta-analysis.", Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 44, 208-219.
  • Formiga, F.; Ferrer, A.; Padros, G.; Corbella, X.; Cos, L.; Sinclair, AJ., 2014, "Diabetes Mellitus as a Risk Factor for Functional and Cognitive Decline in Very Old People: The Octabaix Study.", Journal of American Medical Directors Association, 15, 924-928.
  • Formiga, F.; Ferrer, A.; Corbella, X., 2014, "The Difficult Way to Become a Centenarian. The NonaSantfeliu Study: Ten Years of Follow-Up.", Journal of the American Geriatrics Ssociety, 62, 1792-1793.
  • Corbella, X., 2014, "Clinical management: Patients, professionals, managers and politicians with the challenge of each one comprehensively taking the place of the other", Medicina clínica, 143, 395-397.
  • Chivite, D.; Formiga, F.; Corbella, X., 2014, "[Organ-protection therapy. A new therapeutic approach for acute heart failure?].", Medicina clínica.
  • Ferre-Ybarz, L.; SALINAS, R.; Nevot, S.; Gómez, C.; Franquesa , J.; Trapé, J.; Oliveras Alsina, P.; Pons, M.; Corbella, X., 2014, "Allergy medical care network:A new model of care for specialties", Allergologia et Immunopathologia, 43, 48-56.
  • Formiga, F.; Ferrer, A.; Padros, G.; Contra, A.; Corbella, X.; Pujol, R., 2013, "Thyroid status and functional and cognitive status at baseline and survival after 3 years of follow-up: the OCTABAIX study.", European Journal of Endocrinology, 170, 69-75.
  • Sanclemente-Ansó, C.; Salazar, A.; Bosch, X.; Capdevila, C.; VALLANO, A.; Català, I.; FERNANDEZ-ALARZA, F.; ROSON, B.; Corbella, X., 2013, "A quick diagnosis unit as an alternative to conventional hospitalization in a tertiary public hospital: a descriptive study.", Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej, 23, 582-588.
  • Gornals, J.B.; Moreno, R.; Castellote, J.; Loras, C.; Barranco, R.; Català, I.; Xiol, X.; Fabregat, J.; Corbella, X., 2013, "Single-session endosonography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for biliopancreatic diseases is feasible, effective and cost beneficial.", Digestive and Liver Diseases.
  • Corbella, X.; Ortiga, B.; Juan, A.; Ortega, N.; Gómez-Vaquero, C.; Capdevila, C.; Bardes, I.; Alonso, G.; Ferre, C.; Soler, M.; Mañez, R.; Jaurrieta, E.; Pujol, R.; Salazar, A., 2013, "Alternatives to conventional hospitalization for improving lack of access to inpatient beds: a 12-year cross-sectional analysis", Journal of Hospital Administration, 2 (2), 9-21.
  • Corbella, X.; Salazar, A.; Pujol, R., 2012, "Major ambulatory medicine", European Journal of Internal Medicine.
  • Ortiga, B.; Salazar, A.; JOVELL, AJ.; Escarrabill, J.; MARCA, G.; Corbella, X., 2012, "Standardizing admission and discharge processes to improve patient flow: a cross sectional study.", BMC Health Services Research.
  • Juan, A.; Jacob, J.; Llopis, F.; Gomez-Vaquero, C.; Ferre, C.; Perez-Mas, J.R.; Palom, X.; Giol, J.; Ramon, J.M.; Salazar, A.; Corbella, X., 2011, "Análisis de la seguridad y la eficacia de una unidad de corta estancia en el tratamiento de la neumonía adquirida en la comunidad", Emergencias, 23, 175-182.
  • Ortiga, B.; Capdevila, C.; Salazar, A.; Viso, MF.; Bartolome, C.; Corbella, X., 2010, "Effectiveness of a Surgery Admission Unit for patients undergoing major elective surgery in a tertiary university hospital", BMC Health Services Research, 10.
  • Gomez-Vaquero, C.; Salazar, A.; Juan, A.; Pérez-Mas, JR.; Jacob, J.; Corbella, X., 2009, "Efficacy of a holding unit to reduce access block and attendance pressure in the emergency department.", Emergency medicine journal, 26, 571-572.
  • Salazar, A.; Juan, A.; Ballbe, R.; Corbella, X., 2007, "Emergency short-stay unit as an effective alternative to in-hospital admission for acute chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation.", American journal of emergency medicine, 25, 486-487.
  • Juan, A.; Llopis, F.; Masuet, C.; Biosca, M.; Salazar, A.; Corbella, X., 2007, "Estudio comparativo de pacientes con agudización de EPOC tratados con moxifloxacino oral frente a otros antibióticos por vía endovenosa en una unidad de corta estancia de urgencias", Emergencias, 19, 65-69.
  • RELLO, J.; KOLLEF, M.; DIAZ, E.; SANDIUMENGE, A.; DEL CASTILLO, Y.; Corbella, X.; ZACHSKORN, R., 2006, "Reduced burden of bacterial airway colonization with a novel silver-coated endotracheal tube in a randomized multiple-center feasibility study.", Critical care medicine, 34, 2766-2772.
  • Juan, A.; Salazar, A.; ALVAREZ, A.; PEREZ, JR.; GARCIA, L.; Corbella, X., 2006, "Effectiveness and safety of an emergency department short-stay unit as an alternative to standard inpatient hospitalisation.", Emergency medicine journal, 23, 833-837.
  • Vadillo, M.; Pujol, R.; Corbella, X.; GORRIZ, MT.; RABASA, P.; BERNAT, R., 2006, "Improvements in clinical diagnostic accuracy after a 5-year systematic analysis of clinical and autopsy discrepancies", Archives of pathology and laboratory medicine, 130, 1261-1262.
  • Salazar, A.; Bardes, I.; Juan, A.; OLONA, N.; SABIDO, M.; Corbella, X., 2005, "High mortality rates from medical problems of frequent emergency department users at a university hospital tertiary care centre", European journal of emergency medicine, 12, 2-5.
  • PUJOL, R.; Corbella, X., 2004, "[The internist as a consulting physician in primary health care].", Medicina clínica, 122, 60-61.
  • Montero, A.; ARIZA, J.; Corbella, X.; DOMENECH, A.; CABELLOS, C.; AYATS, J.; TUBAU, F.; BORRAZ, C.; Gudiol, F., 2004, "Antibiotic combinations for serious infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a mouse pneumonia model.", Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 54, 1085-1091.
  • Nolla, JM.; Gómez-Vaquero, C.; Corbella, X.; Ordoñez, S.; García-Gómez, C.; Pérez, A.; Cabo, J.; Valverde, J.; Ariza, J., 2003, "Group B streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) pyogenic arthritis in nonpregnant adults", Medicine, 82, 119-128.
  • Montero, A.; Corbella, X.; Ariza, J., 2003, "Clinical relevance of Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia.", Critical care medicine, 31, 2557-2559.
  • AGUSTI, C.; Pujol, M.; ARGERICH, MJ.; Ayats, J.; BADIA, M.; Domínguez, MA.; Corbella, X.; Ariza, J., 2002, "Short-term effect of the application of selective decontamination of the digestive tract on different body site reservoir ICU patients colonized by multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii", Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 49, 205-208.
  • Corbella, X.; Salazar, A.; Maiques, JM.; Juan, A., 2002, "[Emergency department short-stay unit as an alternative to standard inpatient care hospitalization]. Corbella X, Salazar A, Maiques JM, Juan A. .", Medicina clínica, 118, 515-516.
  • Salazar, A.; Corbella, X.; SANCHEZ, JL.; ARGIMON, JM.; Escarrabill, J., 2002, "How to manage the ED crisis when hospital and/or ED capacity is reaching its limits. Report about the implementation of particular interventions during the Christmas crisis.", European journal of emergency medicine, 9, 79-80.
  • Montero, A.; ARIZA, J.; Corbella, X.; DOMENECH, A.; CABELLOS, C.; AYATS, J.; TUBAU, F.; ARDANUY, C.; Gudiol, F., 2002, "Efficacy of colistin versus beta-lactams, aminoglycosides, and rifampin as monotherapy in a mouse model of pneumonia caused by multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii.", Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 46, 1946-1952.
  • Salazar, A.; Corbella, X.; Onaga, H.; Ramon, R.; Pallares, R.; Escarrabill, J., 2001, "Impact of a resident strike on emergency department quality indicators at an urban teaching hospital", Academic Emergency Medicine, 8, 804-808.
  • ESCARRABILL, J.; Corbella, X.; Salazar, A.; SANCHEZ, J., 2001, "The collapse of the hospital emergency services during the winter", Atención primaria, 27, 137-140.
  • Salazar, A.; Corbella, X.; Escarrabill, J., 2001, "Prospective survey of patients leaving the emergency department before being attended by a physician", Medicina clínica, 116, 35.
  • Corbella, X.; Montero, A.; PUJOL, M.; DOMINGUEZ, MA.; AYATS, J.; ARGERICH, MJ.; GARRIGOSA, F.; ARIZA, J.; Gudiol, F., 2000, "Emergence and rapid spread of carbapenem resistance during a large and sustained hospital outbreak of multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii", Journal of clinical microbiology, 38, 4086-4095.
  • Corbella, X.; PUJOL, M.; ARGERICH, MJ.; Ayats, J.; SENDRA, M.; PEÑA, C.; Ariza, J., 1999, "Environmental sampling of Acinetobacter baumannii: moistened swabs versus moistened sterile gauze pads", Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 20, 458-460.
  • Fernandez-Viladrich, P.; Corbella, X.; CORRAL, L.; TUBAU, F.; MATEU, A., 1999, "Successful treatment of ventriculitis due to carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii with intraventricular colistin sulfomethate sodium", Clinical infectious diseases, 28, 916-917.
  • Corbella, X.; ARIZA, J.; ARDANUY, C.; VUELTA, M.; TUBAU, F.; SORA, M.; PUJOL, M.; Gudiol, F., 1998, "Efficacy of sulbactam alone and in combination with ampicillin in nosocomial infections caused by multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii", Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 42, 793-802.
  • PUJOL, M.; Corbella, X.; PEÑA, C.; Pallares, R.; DORCA, J.; VERDAGUER, R.; DIAZ-PRIETO, A.; Ariza, J.; Gudiol, F., 1998, "Clinical and epidemiological findings in mechanically-ventilated patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia", European journal of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, 17, 622-628.
  • SANTIN, M.; ROVIRA, J.; CAPDEVILA, O.; PODZAMCZER, D.; Corbella, X.; Gudiol, F., 1998, "[Estimating the costs of health care for patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus in a university hospital in Catalonia].", Revista Clínica Española-error, 198, 429-432.
  • CAPDEVILA, O.; ZURITA, A.; DOMINGO, E.; Corbella, X.; Alcaide, F.; MONFORT, JL.; FERNANDEZ-VILADRICH, P., 1998, "Multiple cranial osteolytic lesions due to Mycobacterium kansasii in a patient with AIDS", Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, 30, 305-306.
  • Ayats, J.; Corbella, X.; Ardanuy, C.; Dominguez, M.; Ricart, A.; Ariza, J.; Martin, R.; Liñares, J., 1997, "Epidemiological significance of cutaneous, pharyngeal, and digestive tract colonization by multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii in ICU patients", Journal of Hospital Infection, 37, 287-295.
  • Montero, A.; Corbella, X.; LOPEZ, J.A.; SANTIN, M.; BALLÓN, I.H., 1997, "Campylobacter fetus-associated aneurysms: report of a case involving the popliteal artery and review of the literature.", Clinical infectious diseases, 24, 1019-1021.
  • Corbella, X.; Dominguez, M.; PUJOL, M.; Ayats, J.; SENDRA, M.; Pallares, R.; Ariza, J.; Gudiol, F., 1997, "Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage as a marker for subsequent staphylococcal infections in intensive care unit patients", European journal of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, 16, 351-357.
  • RIGUAL, M.E.; Corbella, X.; Montero, A.; MARRÓN, A.; Carratalà, J., 1997, "[Pubic osteitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a patient addicted to intravenous drugs]", Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiología clínica, 15, 223.
  • Corbella, X.; Pujol, M.; Ayats, J.; SENDRA, M.; Ardanuy, C.; Dominguez, M.; Liñares, J.; Ariza, J.; Gudiol, F., 1996, "Relevance of digestive tract colonization in the epidemiology of nosocomial infections due to multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii.", Clinical infectious diseases, 23, 329-334.
  • PEÑA, C.; PUJOL, M.; PALLARES, R.; Corbella, X.; VIDAL, T.; TORTRAS, N.; ARIZA, J.; Gudiol, F., 1996, "[Estimation of costs attributable to nosocomial infection: prolongation of hospitalization and calculation of alternative costs].", Medicina clínica, 106, 441-444.
  • ROMERO-MENOR, C.; Vadillo, M.; MARTIN, F.; ROMAGOSA, V.; Corbella, X., 1995, "Cardiac angiosarcoma presenting as diffuse pulmonary disease.", European heart journal, 16, 2005-2006.
  • Salazar, A.; Mana, J.; Corbella, X.; ALBAREDA, J.M.; PUJOL, R., 1995, "Splenomegaly in sarcoidosis: a report of 16 cases.", Sarcoidosis vasculitis and diffuse lung diseases, 12, 131-134.
  • Carratalà, J.; Alcaide, F.; Fernández-Sevilla, A.; Corbella, X.; Liñares, J.; Gudiol, F., 1995, "Bacteremia due to viridans streptococci that are highly resistant to penicillin: increase among neutropenic patients with cancer.", Clinical infectious diseases, 20, 1169-1173.
  • VADILLO, M.; Corbella, X.; MASCARÓ, J.; RUFÍ, G.; NIUBÓ, R., 1995, "[Multisite tuberculous spondylitis as a presentation of miliary tuberculosis].", Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiología clínica, 13, 123-124.
  • Corbella, X.; Vadillo, M.; TORRAS, J.; PUJOL, M.; RAFECAS, A.; Gudiol, F., 1995, "[Presentation, diagnosis and treatment of pyogenic liver abscess: analysis of a series of 63 cases].", Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiología clínica, 13, 80-84.
  • Corbella, X.; Vadillo, M.; CABELLOS, C.; Fernandez-Viladrich, P.; RUFÍ, G., 1995, "Hypersensitivity hepatitis due to pyrazinamide", Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, 27, 93-94.
  • Corbella, X.; Salazar, A.; MAÑÁ, J.; VIDALLER, A., 1994, "Sarcoid pleural effusion: a report of two cases.", Sarcoidosis vasculitis and diffuse lung diseases, 11, 135-137.
  • Corbella, X.; MITJAVILA, F.; CAMPOY, E.; SAEZ, A.; MOGA, I.; VIDALLER, A., 1994, "Chronic ascites in late onset systemic lupus erythematosus with antiphospholipid antibodies.", Journal of rheumatology, 21, 1141-1143.
  • Vadillo, M.; Corbella, X.; PAC, M.; Fernandez-Viladrich, P.; Pujol, R., 1994, "Multiple liver abscesses due to Yersinia enterocolitica discloses primary hemochromatosis: three cases reports and review.", Clinical infectious diseases, 18, 938-941.
  • Vadillo, M.; Corbella, X.; Carratala, J., 1994, "AIDS presenting as septic shock caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.", Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, 26, 105-106.
  • IBAÑEZ-NOLLA, J.; Carratala, J.; CUCURULL, J.; Corbella, X.; OLIVERAS, A.; CURULL, V.; Liñares, J.; Gudiol, F., 1993, "[Thoracic actinomycosis].", Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiología clínica, 11, 433-436.
  • Corbella, X.; Carratala, J.; RUFÍ, G.; Gudiol, F., 1993, "Unusual manifestations of miliary tuberculosis: cutaneous lesions, phalanx osteomyelitis, and paradoxical expansion of tenosynovitis.", Clinical infectious diseases, 16, 179-180.
  • Pujol, M.; Corbella, X.; Carratala, J.; Gudiol, F., 1992, "Community-acquired bacteremic Pseudomonas cepacia pneumonia in an immunocompetent host.", Clinical infectious diseases, 15, 887-888.
  • Corbella, X.; Carratala, J.; CASTELLS, M.; BERLANGA, B., 1992, "Fluconazole treatment in Torulopsis glabrata upper urinary tract infection causing ureteral obstruction.", Journal of urology, 147, 1116-1117.
  • Corbella, X.; MASCARÓ, J.; SANTÍN, M.; Carratala, J., 1992, "[Acute kidney failure due to sulfadiazine in the treatment of cerebral toxoplasmosis].", Revista clínica española, 190, 330-331.
  • Corbella, X.; Carratala, J.; FERRÉ, C.; RUFÍ, G., 1991, "[Endocarditis caused by Corynebacterium jeikeium].", Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiología clínica, 9, 379-380.
  • Carratala, J.; Corbella, X.; DOMINGUEZ, MA.; Gudiol, F., 1991, "Development of resistance to ciprofloxacin during therapy for a Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung abscess.", Clinical infectious diseases, 13, 764-765.
  • Corbella, X.; CASANOVAS, T.; BENASCO, C.; CASAIS, L., 1991, "Budd-Chiari syndrome complicating Behçet's disease.", American journal of gastroenterology, 86, 526-527.
  • Corbella, X.; SIRVENT, J.M.; Carratala, J., 1991, "Fluconazole treatment without catheter removal in Candida albicans peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis.", American journal of medicine, 90, 277.

Capítols de llibre

  • Corbella, X.; CONTEL, JC., 2012, "Nuevos retos para la enfermería comunitaria en la atención a la cronicidad", Cuidar: Arte y Ciencia. UIC Publicacions, 195-216.
  • RIDAO, M.; Corbella, X., 2010, "Disseny i desenvolupament de nous models organitzatius dels professionals d'infermeria", Gestió d'Infermeria. Documenta Universitaria, 219-228.
  • ARIZA, J.; Corbella, X., 2002, "Acinetobacter: Epidemiology and Control", Infection Control in the ICU Environment. KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS, COP, 77-92.
  • Corbella, X., 2001, "An approach to controlling Acinetobacter outbreaks in the ICUs", Infection in Critically Ill: an ongoing challenge. Springer-Verlag, 161-171.
  • Corbella, X., 1999, "Empiema y shock hipovolémico después de vómito intenso", Casos clínicos en Enfermedades Infecciosas. Momento Médico Iberoamericana, SL, 25-28.
  • Corbella, X.; ARIZA, J., 1998, "Medidas de Control de un brote epidémico en UCI por Acinetobacter baumannii multirresistente", Acinetobacter baumannii en pacientes críticos. Merck Sharp and Dohme, SA, 125-142.
  • Gudiol, F.; Corbella, X., 1996, "Sepsis de origen desconocido (Cap. 38)", Pautas de actuación en Medicina de Urgencias. JM Gómez, R Pujol, R Sabaté (eds.) Ed. Mosby, 207-208.
  • Gudiol, F.; Corbella, X., 1996, "Infección del tracto urinario (Cap. 33)", Pautas de actuación en Medicina de Urgencias. JM Gómez, R Pujol, R Sabaté (eds.) Ed. Mosby, 181-187.
  • RUFÍ, G.; Corbella, X., 1996, "Gastroenteritis infecciosa aguda (Cap. 32)", Pautas de actuación en Medicina de Urgencias. JM Gómez, R Pujol, R Sabaté (eds.) Ed. Mosby, 177-179.
  • RUFÍ, G.; Corbella, X., 1996, "Endocarditis infecciosa (Cap. 31)", Pautas de actuación en Medicina de Urgencias. JM Gómez, R Pujol, R Sabaté (eds.) Ed. Mosby, 173-175.
  • Corbella, X.; Gudiol, F., 1993, "Enfermedades producidas por bacilos gram positivos y cocos gram negativos", Manual de Medicina. MASSON- Salvat, 1516-1524.

Projectes de recerca del Dr. CORBELLA VIRÓS, Xavier

  • Efecto de una pérdida de peso con dieta mediterránea hipocalórica y promoción de la actividad física en la prevención primaria cardiovascular: Estudio PREDIMED-PLUS.
  • Riesgo de acidosis láctica asociado al uso de metformina en pacientes diabéticos tipo 2 con enfermedad renal crónica moderada-severa: estudio de casos y controles.
  • Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) among Older People across Europe (SCOPE).
  • Epidemiologia de la resistència antibiòtica de l’àrea del Baix Llobregat.
  • Estudio microbiológico y epidemiológico de las infecciones por Staphylococcus coagulasa-negativo. Sensibilidad antibiótica y caracterización clonal.
  • Estudio de la eficacia antibiótica en el modelo de neumonía experimental en el ratón por Acinetobacter baumannii multirresistente.
  • Estudio y control de un brote de infección nosocomial por Acinetobacter baumannii multirresistente. Caracterización epidemiológica de sus marcadores (fenotípicos y genotípicos) y de los mecanismos de resistencia asociados.
  • Estudio de la sensibilidad a los antibióticos de Streptococcus grupo viridans aislados en sangre en 1992-1994. Mecanismos de resistencia a penicilina.
  • Prevención de la bacteriemia de catéter por organismos sensibles a la vancomicina en pacientes con neoplasias hematológicas y neutropenia.
  • Bacteriemia nosocomial en pacientes tratados con antibióticos: importancia de la selección de la flora microbiana.