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Hospital Universitario de la Princesa
Digestive Department
Diego de León, 62
28.006 Madrid, Spain


Current Position

Hospital Universitario de la Princesa
Head Digestive Department (Since 1971)
Medicine University Professor Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Since 1989).


Relevant Qualifications

  • Member of Internal Medicine Spanish Society (1964)

  • President of Digestive Pathology Spanish Association (1989-1991)

  • President of Digestive National Commission (1990-1992)

  • Founder, Honour President of Digestive "Castellanà" Association (1980)

  • Founder Member of Hepatic Disorders Study Spanish Association (1982)

  • Founder Member of Endoscopic Spanish Association (1982)

  • Member of American Gastroenterological Association (1982)

  • Publishing Cabinet "Revista Clinica Española" (1983)

  • Founder Member of European Helicobacter pylori Study Group (EHPSG) (1987)

  • Member of International Gastrosurgical Club (1988)

  • Member of European Gastroenterological Association (1990-1995)

  • Editor "Hepato-Gastroenterology" (1994)

  • Editor "Helicobacter" (1996)

  • Editor "Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology (Spanish Edition) (1991-1996)

  • Editor "Gut" (Spanish Edition) (1992-1997)


Relevant Experience

  • Nuffield Department of Medicine (Oxford) (1967) Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study

  • Central Middelsex Hospital (London) (1967) Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study

  • Stanford University, Palo Alto (California) (1970) Gastrin and Chronic Gastritis Study

  • Head Digestive Department, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa



  • Main author or co-author of about 300 articles in international and national journals-Co-editor of two text-books on digestive diseases

  • Author of about 50 chapters of books and Director of several monographs


Main Research and Clinical Interest

  • Helicobacter pylori Infection: Epidemiology

  • The urea breath test and other diagnosis and treatment topics

  • Gastric carcinoma and H. pylori infection

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Epidemiology and treatment, breath test for functional diagnosis of digestive diseases. Gastroesophagical reflux disease: pH-metry and manometry studies and treatment.

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