CLINICS

Volume 66(10); October 2011

Clinical Science

Discrimination of acute lymphoblastic leukemia from systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis at disease onset

  • Mirian S Tamashiro, Nádia Emi Aikawa, Lucia Maria A Campos, Lílian Maria Cristofani, Vicente Odone-Filho, Clovis A Silva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1665-1669. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000001.

Neuroendocrine tumors involving the gastroenteropancreatic tract: a clinicopathological evaluation of 773 cases

  • Bruna Estrozi, Carlos E Bacchi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1671-1675. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000002.

Ischemia-modified albumin in type 2 diabetic patients with and without peripheral arterial disease

  • Shao-gang Shao-gang, Chun-ling WEI, Bing HONG, Wei-nan YU
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1677-1680. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000003.

A novel experience in the use of control charts for the detection of nosocomial infection outbreaks

  • Isabel Cristina Gomes, Sueli Aparecida Mingoti, Cláudia Di Lorenzo Oliveira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1681-1689. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000004.

Concomitant prescribing and dispensing errors at a Brazilian hospital: a descriptive study

  • Maria das Dores Graciano Silva, Mário Borges Rosa, Bryony Dean Franklin, Adriano Max Moreira Reis, Lêni Márcia Anchieta, Joaquim Antônio César Mota
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1691-1697. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000005.

Plasma levels of procalcitonin and eight additional inflammatory molecules in febrile neutropenic patients

  • Letícia Carvalho Neuenschwander, Henrique Bittencourt, Ana Flávia Tibúrcio Ribeiro, Antônio Lúcio Teixeira, Mauro M. Teixeira, Jairo Cerqueira Teixeira, Vandack Nobre
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1699-1705. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000006.

The Brazilian Football Association (CBF) model for epidemiological studies on professional soccer player injuries

  • Gustavo Gonçalves Arliani, Paulo Santoro Belangero, Jose Luiz Runco, Moisés Cohen
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1707-1712. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000007.

Phenotypic and immunohistochemical characterization of sarcoglycanopathies

  • Ana F. B. Ferreira, Mary S. Carvalho, Maria Bernadete D. Resende, Alda Wakamatsu, Umbertina Conti Reed, Suely Kazue Nagahashi Marie
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1713-1719. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000008.

Effects of preoperative inspiratory muscle training in obese women undergoing open bariatric surgery: respiratory muscle strength, lung volumes, and diaphragmatic excursion

  • Marcela Cangussu Barbalho-Moulim, Gustavo Peixoto Soares Miguel, Eli Maria Pazzianotto Forti, Flávio do Amaral Campos, Dirceu Costa
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1721-1727. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000009.

High admission levels of &ggr;-glutamyltransferase predict poor myocardial perfusion after primary percutaneous intervention

  • Uygar Cagdas Yuksel, Turgay Celik, Murat Celik, Baris Bugan, Atila Iyisoy, Halil Yaman
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1729-1734. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000010.

Comparative study of earthquake-related and non-earthquake-related head traumas using multidetector computed tomography

  • Zhi-gang Chu, Zhi-gang Yang, Zhi-hui Dong, Tian-wu Chen, Zhi-yu Zhu, Heng Shao
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1735-1742. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000011.

The search for stability: bar displacement in three series of pectus excavatum patients treated with the Nuss technique

  • Miguel Lia Tedde, José Ribas Milanez de Campos, João-Carlos Das-Neves-Pereira, Fernando Conrado Abrão, Fábio Biscegli Jatene
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1743-1746. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000012.

Correlation of MGMT promoter methylation status with gene and protein expression levels in glioblastoma

  • Miyuki Uno, Sueli Mieko Oba-Shinjo, Anamaria Aranha Camargo, Ricardo Pereira Moura, Paulo Henrique de Aguiar, Hector Navarro Cabrera, Marcos Begnami, Sérgio Rosemberg, Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira, Suely Kazue Nagahashi Marie
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1747-1755. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000013.

Thyroid hormonal disturbances related to treatment of hepatitis C with interferon-alpha and ribavirin

  • Debora Lucia Seguro Danilovic, Maria Cassia Mendes-Correa, Maria Cristina Chammas, Heverton Zambrini, Suemi Marui
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1757-1763. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000014.

Expression of e-cadherin, n-cadherin and snail and their correlation with clinicopathological variants: an immunohistochemical study of 132 invasive ductal breast carcinomas in Egypt

  • Hanan Mohamed Abd ElMoneim, Nasser Mohammed Zaghloul
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1765-1771. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000015.

Cost estimate of hospital stays for premature newborns in a public tertiary hospital in Brazil

  • Claudia Maria Desgualdo, Rachel Riera, Paola Zucchi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1773-1777. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000016.

Dietary counseling on long-term weight loss in overweight hypertensive patients

  • Márcia Regina Simas Gonçalves Torres, Thaís da Silva Ferreira, Lívia de Paula Nogueira, Danielle Carvalho Sant'Anna do Nascimento, Antonio Felipe Sanjuliani
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1779-1785. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000017.

Basic Research

Comparison between the effects of platelet-rich plasma and bone marrow concentrate on defect consolidation in the rabbit tibia

  • Marco Antonio Batista, Tomaz Puga Leivas, Consuelo Junqueira Rodrigues, Géssica Cantadori Funes Arenas, Donizeti Rodrigues Belitardo, Roberto Guarniero
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1787-1792. doi: 10.1590/S1807-593220110007000018.

Simvastatin-induced cardiac autonomic control improvement in fructose-fed female rats

  • Renata Juliana da Silva, Nathalia Bernardes, Janaina de O. Brito, Iris Callado Sanches, Maria Cláudia Irigoyen, Kátia De Angelis
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1793-1796. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000019.

Respiratory mechanics do not always mirror pulmonary histological changes in emphysema

  • Adriana Martins Anciães, Clarice Rosa Olivo, Carla Máximo Prado, Keila H Kagohara, Tatiana da Silva Pinto, Henrique T Moriya, Thais Mauad, Mílton de Arruda Martins, Fernanda Degobbi Tenorio Quirino dos Santos Lopes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1797-1803. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000020.

Adrenomedulline improves ischemic left colonic anastomotic healing in an experimental rodent model

  • Oguzhan Karatepe, Idris Kurtulus, Orhan Yalcin, Muharrem Battal, Gulcin Kamali, Timucin Aydin
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1805-1810. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000021.

Abdominal adiposity, insulin and bone quality in young male rats fed a high-fat diet containing soybean or canola oil

  • Carlos Alberto Soares da Costa, Aluana Santana Carlos, Aline de Sousa dos Santos, Alexandra Maria Vieira Monteiro, Egberto Gaspar de Moura, Celly Cristina Alves Nascimento-Saba
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1811-1816. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000022.

Review

A review of the epidemiology and treatment of Merkel cell carcinoma

  • João Pedreira Duprat, Gilles Landman, João Victor Salvajoli, Eduard Rene Brechtbühl
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1817-1823. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000023.

Sepsis-associated encephalopathy: not just delirium

  • Fernando Godinho Zampieri, Marcelo Park, Fabio Santana Machado, Luciano Cesar Pontes Azevedo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1825-1831. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000024.

Letter to The Editor

Further peer review failures

  • Horacio Rivera
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1833-1833. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000025.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

Implantation of platelet-rich fibrin and cartilage granules facilitates cartilage repair in the injured rabbit knee: preliminary report

  • Tzong-Fu Kuo, Ming-Fang Lin, Yun-Ho Lin, Ying-Chun Lin, Rou-Jen Su, Hui-Wen Lin, Wing P. Chan
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1835-1838. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000026.

CASE REPORT

Familial adenomatous polyposis and desmoid tumors

  • Ana Elisa Moraes Righetti, Cristiane Jacomini, Rogerio Serafim Parra, Ana Luiza Normanha Ribeiro de Almeida, José Joaquim Ribeiro Rocha, Omar Féres
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1839-1842. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000027.

Interleukin-6-producing pheochromocytoma presenting with fever of unknown origin

  • Sema Yarman, Ozlem Soyluk, Esma Altunoglu, Refik Tanakol
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1843-1846. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000028.

The importance of multidisciplinary evaluation for differentiating between mental retardation and antisocial behavior in sex offenders: a case study

  • Paula Approbato de Oliveira, Christian César Cândido de Oliveira, Cristiana Castanho de Almeida Rocca, Ana Paula Gonzaga Costa, Sandra Scivoletto
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 October; 66(10): 1847-1848. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001000029.
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