CLINICS

Volume 65(12); December 2010

Editorial

In the December, 2010 issue of CLINICS

  • Mauricio Rocha e Silva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1219-1221. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200001.

Clinical Science

Evaluation of machine learning classifiers in keratoconus detection from orbscan II examinations

  • Murilo Barreto Souza, Fabricio Witzel Medeiros, Danilo Barreto Souza, Renato Garcia, Milton Ruiz Alves
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1223-1228. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200002.

Pathological and ultrastructural analysis of surgical lung biopsies in patients with swine-origin influenza type A/H1N1 and acute respiratory failure

  • Vera Luiza Capelozzi, Edwin Roger Parra, Manoel Ximenes, Ricardo Helbert Bammann, Carmen Silvia Valente Barbas, Marid Irmd Seixas Duarte
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1229-1237. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200003.

Influence of preoperative serum N-terminal pro-brain type natriuretic peptide on the postoperative outcome and survival rates of coronary artery bypass patients

  • Thomas Schachner, Dominik Wiedemann, Hannes Fetz, Guenther Laufer, Alfred Kocher, Nikolaos Bonaros
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1239-1245. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200004.

Reliability of the Brazilian version of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Lung (FACT-L) and the FACT-Lung Symptom Index (FLSI)

  • Franceschini Juliana, José R Jardim, Ana Luisa Godoy Fernandes, Sérgio Jamnik, Ilka Lopes Santoro
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1247-1251. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200005.

Isokinetic assessment of the hip muscles in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee

  • Renata Alqualo Costa, Leda Magalhaes de Oliveira, Sandra Hiroko Watanabe, Anamaria Jones, Jamil Natour
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1253-1259. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200006.

An evaluation of children with Kawasaki disease in Istanbul: a retrospective follow-up study

  • Sinan Mahir Kayiran, Aygün Dindar, Berkan Gurakan
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1261-1265. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200007.

Pediatric lymphomas in Brazil

  • Gabriela Gualco, Claudete E Klumb, Glen N Barber, Lawrence M Weiss, Carlos E Bacchi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1267-1278. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200008.

Prognostic value of podoplanin expression in intratumoral stroma and neoplastic cells of uterine cervical carcinomas

  • Filomena M Carvalho, Fabricia L Zaganelli, Bernardo G L Almeida, Joao Carlos Sampaio Goes, Edmund C Baracat, Jesus P Carvalho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1279-1283. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200009.

Clinical and epidemiological aspects of hepatocellular carcinoma in Brazil

  • Flair Jose Carrilho, Luciana Kikuchi, Fernanda Branco, Carlos Sandoval Gonçalves, Angelo Aves de Mattos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1285-1290. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200010.

Depression and conservative surgery for breast cancer

  • Mauricéia C L de Medeiros, Daniela F Veiga, Miguel Sabino Neto, Luis E F Abla, Yara Juliano, Lydia M Ferreira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1291-1294. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200011.

Forced oscillation technique in the detection of smoking-induced respiratory alterations: diagnostic accuracy and comparison with spirometry

  • Alvaro Camilo Dias Faria, Alessandra Alves da Costa, Agnaldo José Lopes, José Manoel Jansen, Pedro Lopes de Melo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1295-1304. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200012.

Repercussions of training and detraining by water-based exercise on functional fitness and quality of life: a short-term follow-up in healthy older women

  • Danilo Sales Bocalini, Andrey Jorge Serra, Roberta Luksevicius Rica, Leonardo dos Santos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1305-1309. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200013.

Acute effect of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor on serum oxidative status and prolidase activities in men with erectile dysfunction

  • Murat Savas, Ercan Yeni, Ayhan Verit, Mehmet Gulum, Nurten Aksoy, Halil Ciftci, Hakim Celik, Adem Altunkol, Halil Oncel
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1311-1314. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200014.

Morphological and hemodynamic patterns of carotid stenosis treated by endarterectomy with patch closure versus stenting: a duplex ultrasound study

  • Marcia Maria Morales, Alexandre Anacleto, Marcello Azem Buchdid, Paulo Ricardo Baggio Simeoni, Sérgio Ledesma, Crescêncio Cêntola, João Carlos Anacleto, Marcela Aldrovani, Carlos Eli Piccinato
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1315-1323. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200015.

Association between ear creases and peripheral arterial disease

  • Paulo Müller Ramos, Juliana Hammoud Gumieiro, Hélio Amante Miot
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1325-1327. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200016.

Basic Research

Beneficial effects of treadmill training in experimental diabetic nerve regeneration

  • Tais Malysz, Jocemar Ilha, Patrícia Severo do Nascimento, Kátia De Angelis, Beatriz D'Agord Schaan, Matilde Achaval
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1329-1337. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200017.

ATZ (3-amino-1,2,4-triazole) injected into the fourth cerebral ventricle influences the Bezold–Jarisch reflex in conscious rats

  • Vitor E Valenti, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Monica A Sato, Celso Ferreira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1339-1343. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200018.

Renin angiotensin system and cardiac hypertrophy after sinoaortic denervation in rats

  • Aline Cristina Piratello, Ivana Moraes-Silva, Janaina Paulini, Pamella Ramona Souza, Raquel Sirvente, Vera Salemi, Karin Flues, Edson Dias Moreira, Cristiano Mostarda, Tatiana Cunha, Dulce Elena Casarini, Maria Claudia Irigoyen
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1345-1350. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200019.

Comparison of prophylactic and therapeutic use of short-chain fatty acid enemas in diversion colitis: a study in Wistar rats

  • Ariano José Freitas de Oliveira, Francisco Edilson Leite Pinto Júnior, Maria Célia Carvalho Formiga, Syomara Pereira da Costa Melo, José Brandão-Neto, Ana Maria de Oliveira Ramos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1351-1356. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200020.

Effects of Urtica dioica on hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats

  • Hayati Kandis, Sami Karapolat, Umran Yildirim, Ayhan Saritas, Suat Gezer, Ramazan Memisogullari
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1357-1361. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200021.

Passive stiffness of rat skeletal muscle undernourished during fetal development

  • Ana Elisa Toscano, Karla Mônica Ferraz, Raul Manhães de Castro, Francis Canon
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1363-1369. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200022.

Hot water extract of Chlorella vulgaris induced DNA damage and apoptosis

  • Yasmin Anum Mohd Yusof, Suhana Md. Saad, Suzana Makpol, Nor Aripin Shamaan, Wan Zurinah Wan Ngah
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1371-1377. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200023.

Review

The locomotor system as seen in Brazilian scientific journals: a mini review

  • Mauricio Rocha e Silva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1379-1382. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200024.

Letter to The Editor

Genital and oral human papillomavirus infection in a patient from the group of women who have sex with women

  • Helena Lucia B dos Reis, Dennis Carvalho Ferreira, Aline Garcia Forattini, Philippe Godefroy Souza, José Alexandre da Rocha Curvelo, Mauro Romero Leal Passos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1383-1385. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200025.

Reexpansion pulmonary edema after therapeutic thoracentesis

  • Olívia Meira Dias, Lisete Ribeiro Teixeira, Francisco S Vargas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1387-1389. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200026.

Clinical signs of alcohol intoxication as markers of refusal to provide blood alcohol readings in emergency rooms: an exploratory study

  • Flavio Pechansky, Lisia Von Diemen, Mauro Soibelman, Raquel De Boni, Daniela Benzano Bumaguin, Maria Carolina Fürst
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1391-1392. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200027.

Double-chambered left ventricle in an adult: diagnosis by CMRI

  • Marcelo Souto Nacif, Ricardo A F Mello, Orly O Lacerda Junior, Christophe T Sibley, Renato A Machado, Edson Marchiori
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1393-1395. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200028.

Interesting facts on the antihyerlipidemic effect of peucedanum pastinacifolium

  • Srijit Das
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1397-1397. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200029.

Technical Note

LCT-22018G>A single nucleotide polymorphism is a better predictor of adult-type hypolactasia/lactase persistence in Japanese-Brazilians than LCT-13910C>T

  • Rejane Mattar, Maria Monteiro para Maria do Socorro Monteiro, Joyce Matie Silva para Joyce Matie Kinoshita da Silva, Flair Carrilho para Flair José Carrilho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 December; 65(12): 1399-1400. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010001200030.
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