CLINICS

Volume 66(8); August 2011

Clinical Science

High prevalence of chronic pelvic pain in women in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil and direct association with abdominal surgery

  • Gabriela Pagano de Oliveira Gonçalves da Silva, Anderson Luís do Nascimento, Daniela Michelazzo, Fernando Filardi Alves Junior, Marcelo Gondim Rocha, Júlio César Rosa-e-Silva, Francisco José Candido-dos-Reis, Antonio Alberto Nogueira, Omero Benedicto Poli-Neto
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1307-1312. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800001.

Expression of Hypoxia-inducible factor 1-α and Vascular endothelial growth factor–C in locally advanced breast cancer patients

  • Luiz Gustavo Oliveira Brito, Viviane Fernandes Schiavon, Jurandyr Moreira de Andrade, Daniel Guimarães Tiezzi, Fernanda Maris Peria, Heitor Ricardo Cosiski Marana
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1313-1319. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800002.

Effects of thyroxine replacement on endothelial function and carotid artery intima-media thickness in female patients with mild subclinical hypothyroidism

  • Monica Dias Cabral, Patricia Teixeira, Debora Soares, Sandra Leite, Elizabeth Salles, Mario Waisman
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1321-1327. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800003.

Color Doppler imaging of the superior ophthalmic vein in patients with Graves' orbitopathy before and after treatment of congestive disease

  • Mário L R Monteiro, Rodrigo B S Moritz, Hélio Angotti-Neto, Joseph E Benabou
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1329-1333. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800004.

Improving the outcomes of elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia in a Brazilian University Hospital

  • Alex Freire Sandes, Juliana Correa da Costa Ribeiro, Rodrigo S. Barroso, Maria R.R. Silva, Maria L.L.F. Chauffaille
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1335-1339. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800005.

Urinary incontinence and vaginal squeeze pressure two years post-cesarean delivery in primiparous women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus

  • Angélica Mércia Pascon Barbosa, Adriano Dias, Gabriela Marini, Iracema Mattos Paranhos Calderon, Steven Witkin, Marilza Vieira Cunha Rudge
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1341-1345. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800006.

Tonsil volume, tonsil grade and obstructive sleep apnea: is there any meaningful correlation?

  • Michel Burihan Cahali, Carolina Ferraz de Paula Soares, Danielle Andrade da Silva Dantas, Gilberto Guanaes Simões Formigoni
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1347-1351. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800007.

Attenuation of neuropsychiatric symptoms and caregiver burden in Alzheimer's disease by motor intervention: a controlled trial

  • Florindo Stella, Ana Paula Canonici, Sebastião Gobbi, Ruth Ferreira Santos-Galduroz, João de Castilho Cação, Lílian Teresa Bucken Gobbi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1353-1360. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800008.

Pharmacogenetics of glucocorticoid replacement could optimize the treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency

  • Ricardo P. P. Moreira, Alexander A. L. Jorge, Larissa G. Gomes, Laura C. Kaupert, João Massud Filho, Berenice B. Mendonca, Tânia A. S. S. Bachega
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1361-1365. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800009.

Subsequent reproductive outcome in women who have experienced a potentially life-threatening condition or a maternal near-miss during pregnancy

  • Rodrigo S. Camargo, Rodolfo C. Pacagnella, José G. Cecatti, Mary A. Parpinelli, João P. Souza, Maria H. Sousa
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1367-1372. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800010.

The TNF-α -308 polymorphism may affect the severity of Crohn's disease

  • Genoile Santana, Maria Teresita Bendicho, Tamara Celi Santana, Lidiane Bianca dos Reis, Denise Lemaire, André Castro Lyra
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1373-1377. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800011.

Detection of cognitive impairment in the elderly by general internists in Brazil

  • Alessandro Ferrari Jacinto, Sonia Brucki, Cláudia Sellitto Porto, Milton de Arruda Martins, Ricardo Nitrini
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1379-1384. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800012.

The relationship between the oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing

  • Rachel Aguiar Cassiani, Carla Manfredi Santos, Luana Casari Parreira, Roberto Oliveira Dantas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1385-1388. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800013.

Comparison of pelvic floor muscle strength evaluations in nulliparous and primiparous women: a prospective study

  • Mônica Orsi Gameiro, Vanessa Oliveira Sousa, Luiz Felipe Gameiro, Rosana Carneiro Muchailh, Carlos Roberto Padovani, João Luiz Amaro
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1389-1393. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800014.

Effects of a multidisciplinar cognitive rehabilitation program for patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

  • Luciane F. Viola, Paula V. Nunes, Monica S. Yassuda, Ivan Aprahamian, Franklin S. Santos, Glenda D. Santos, Paula S. Brum, Sheila M. Borges, Alexandra M. Oliveira, Gisele F. S. Chaves, Eliane C. Ciasca, Rita C. R. Ferreira, Vanessa J. R. de Paula, Oswaldo H. Takeda, Roberta M. Mirandez, Ricky Watari, Deusivania V. S. Falcão, Meire Cachioni, Orestes V. Forlenza
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1395-1400. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800015.

Association analysis of anti-Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen-1 antibodies, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, the shared epitope and smoking status in Brazilian patients with rheumatoid arthritis

  • Michel Alexandre Yazbek, Silvia de Barros-Mazon, Cláudio Lúcio Rossi, Ana Carolina Londe, Lilian Tereza Lavras Costallat, Manoel Barros Bértolo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1401-1406. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800016.

Basic Research

Role of cGMP and cAMP in the hemodynamic response to intrathecal sildenafil administration

  • Gabriela Bombarda, João Paulo J. Sabino, Carlos Alberto A. da Silva, Jr. Fazan, Maria Cristina O. Salgado, Helio C. Salgado
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1407-1411. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800017.

The impact of previous para-areolar incision in the upper outer quadrant of the breast on the localization of the sentinel lymph node in a canine model

  • Paulo Henrique Diógenes Vasques, Luiz Gonzaga Porto Pinheiro, João Marcos de Meneses e Silva, José Ricardo de Moura Torres-de-Melo, Karine Bessa Porto Pinheiro, João Ivo Xavier Rocha
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1413-1418. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800018.

Effects of diabetes on myocardial capillary density and serum angiogenesis biomarkers in male rats

  • Majid Khazaei, Ali Reza Fallahzadeh, Mohammad Reza Sharifi, Noushin Afsharmoghaddam, Shaghayegh HaghjooyJavanmard, Ensieh Salehi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1419-1424. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800019.

Endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial injury with covered stents: an experimental study in pigs

  • Sergio Belczak, Erasmo Simão da Silva, Ricardo Aun, Igor Rafael Sincos, Alessandro Rodrigo Belon, Ivan Benaduce Casella, Vitor Gornati
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1425-1430. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800020.

The metabolic dynamics of cartilage explants over a long-term culture period

  • E.K. Moo, N.A. Abu Osman, B. Pingguan-Murphy
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1431-1436. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800021.

Short-term diabetes attenuates left ventricular dysfunction and mortality rates after myocardial infarction in rodents

  • Bruno Rodrigues, Diego Mendrot Taboas Figueroa, Jiao Fang, Kaleizu Teodoro Rosa, Suzana Llesuy, Kátia De Angelis, Maria Cláudia Irigoyen
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1437-1442. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800022.

The effect of subconjunctival bevacizumab on corneal neovascularization, inflammation and re-epithelization in a rabbit model

  • Glauco Reggiani Mello, Marcos Longo Pizzolatti, Daniel Wasilewski, Marcony R. Santhiago, Vinícius Budel, Hamilton Moreira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1443-1449. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800023.

Effects of mycophenolate sodium on mucociliary clearance using a bronchial section and anastomosis rodent model

  • Viviane Ferreira Paes e Silva, Rogerio Pazetti, Sonia de Fatima Soto, Mariana Moreira Quinhones Siqueira, Aristides Tadeu Correia, Fabio Biscegli Jatene, Paulo Manuel Pêgo-Fernandes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1451-1455. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800024.

Rosuvastatin prevents proteinuria and renal inflammation in nitric oxide–deficient rats

  • José Marcos Girardi, Rogério Estevan Farias, Ana Paula Ferreira, Nádia Rezende Barbosa Raposo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1457-1462. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800025.

Review

Surgical treatment of male infertility in the era of intracytoplasmic sperm injection – new insights

  • Sandro C. Esteves, Ricardo Miyaoka, Ashok Agarwal
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1463-1477. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800026.

Letter to The Editor

Caveats in the interpretation of natriuretic peptide levels

  • Chia-Ter Chao
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1479-1479. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800027.

Alopecia areata incognita: a comment

  • Alfredo Rebora
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1481-1481. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800028.

Diastolic dysfunction in end-stage renal disease patient: what the ticking clock has told us?

  • Mustafa Duran, Aydin Unal, Mehmet Tugru Inanc, Fatma Esin, Yucel Yilmaz, Ender Ornek
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1483-1483. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800029.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

Frequency of HLA B*5701 allele carriers in abacavir treated-HIV infected patients and controls from northeastern Brazil

  • Sergio Crovella, Lara Biller, Sergio Santos, Ana Salustiano, Lucas Brandao, Rafael Guimaraes, Ludovica Segat, José Luiz de Lima Filho, Luiz Claudio Arraes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1485-1487. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800030.

Technical Note

Polyvinyl alcohol as a viable membrane in artificial tissue design and development

  • Nahrizul Adib Kadri, Mat Ghazali Raha, Belinda Pingguan-Murphy
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1489-1493. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800031.

CASE REPORT

Gastropleural fistula from gastric perforation due to renal cell carcinoma after bevacizumab chemotherapy: a case report

  • Olívia Meira Dias, Caroline Chaul de Lima Barbosa, Lisete Ribeiro Teixeira, Francisco S. Vargas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1495-1497. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800032.

Endovascular treatment for iliac artery pseudoaneurysm with arteriovenous fistula after abdominal aortic aneurysm open repair

  • Rodrigo Bono Fukushima, Nelson Wolosker, Daniel Augusto Benitti, Pedro Puech-Leao
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1499-1500. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800033.

Clinical and cytogenetic aspects of giant cell tumor of the sternum

  • Edgard Eduard Engel, Marcello Henrique Nogueira-Barbosa, Maurício Eiji de Almeida Santos Yamashita, Federico Enrique Garcia Cipriano, Elvis Terci Valera, Maria Sol Brassesco
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1501-1504. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800034.

Primary progressive aphasia beginning with a psychiatric disorder

  • Leonardo Caixeta, Marcelo Caixeta
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1505-1507. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800035.

Contact-lens-related corneal ulcer caused by klebsiella pneumoniae

  • Tongabay Cumurcu, Pembegul Firat, Ercan Özsoy, Mufide Cavdar, Yusuf Yakupogullari
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1509-1510. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800036.

ERRATA

ERRATA

  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 August; 66(8): 1511-1511. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011000800037.
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