CLINICS

Volume 67(2); February 2012

Editorial

Bioethicists must rethink the concept of death: the idea of brain death is not appropriate for cryopreservation

  • Claudio Cohen
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 93-94. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)01.

Clinical Science

Genotype analysis of the human endostatin variant p.D104N in benign and malignant adrenocortical tumors

  • Beatriz Marinho de Paula Mariani, Ericka Barbosa Trarbach, Tamaya Castro Ribeiro, Maria Adelaide Albergaria Pereira, Berenice Bilharinho Mendonca, Maria Candida Barisson Villares Fragoso
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 95-98. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)02.

Characterization of human adipose-derived stem cells and expression of chondrogenic genes during induction of cartilage differentiation

  • Adila A Hamid, Ruszymah Bt Hj Idrus, Aminuddin Bin Saim, Somasumdaram Sathappan, Kien-Hui Chua
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 99-106. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)03.

Does administering albumin to postoperative gastroschisis patients improve outcome?

  • Ana Cristina A Tannuri, Luanna M Silva, Antonio José G Leal, Augusto César F de Moraes, Uenis Tannuri
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 107-111. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)04.

Establishment of the bacterial fecal community during the first month of life in Brazilian newborns

  • Kátia Brandt, Carla R Taddei, Elizabeth H Takagi, Fernanda F Oliveira, Rubens T D Duarte, Isabel Irino, Marina B Martinez, Magda Carneiro-Sampaio
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 113-123. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)05.

Is the measurement of inferior thyroid artery blood flow velocity by color-flow Doppler ultrasonography useful for differential diagnosis between gestational transient thyrotoxicosis and Graves' disease? A prospective study

  • Sayid Shafi Zuhur, Alper Özel, Selvinaz Velet, Mehmet Sait Buğdacı, Esra Çil, Yüksel Altuntas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 125-129. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)06.

Liver enzymes in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis

  • Isabella Ramos de Oliveira Liberato, Edmundo Pessoa de Almeida Lopes, Maria Alina Gomes de Mattos Cavalcante, Tiago Costa Pinto, Izolda Fernades Moura, Luiz Loureiro Júnior
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 131-134. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)07.

Gamma-tocotrienol modulation of senescence-associated gene expression prevents cellular aging in human diploid fibroblasts

  • Suzana Makpol, Azalina Zainuddin, Kien Hui Chua, Yasmin Anum Mohd Yusof, Wan Zurinah Wan Ngah
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 135-143. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)08.

Visual acuity and retinal function in patients with Bardet-Biedl syndrome

  • Adriana Berezovsky, Daniel Martins Rocha, Paula Yuri Sacai, Sung Song Watanabe, Nívea Nunes Cavascan, Solange Rios Salomão
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 145-149. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)09.

Classification of the severity of diabetic neuropathy: a new approach taking uncertainties into account using fuzzy logic

  • Andreja P Picon, Neli R S Ortega, Ricky Watari, Cristina Sartor, Isabel C N Sacco
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 151-156. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)10.

Clinical and serological manifestations associated with interferon-α levels in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Mariana Postal, Nailu Angélica Sinicato, Karina Oliveira Peliçari, Roberto Marini, Lilian Tereza Lavras Costallat, Simone Appenzeller
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 157-162. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)11.

Basic Research

Comparison of two peptide radiotracers for prostate carcinoma targeting

  • Bluma Linkowski Faintuch, Erica A Oliveira, Eutimio G F Nunez, Ana M Moro, P K Nanda, Charles J Smith
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 163-170. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)12.

The protective effect of cilostazol on isolated rabbit femoral arteries under conditions of ischemia and reperfusion: the role of the nitric oxide pathway

  • Mariana R.G.A. Santos, Andréa C Celotto, Verena K Capellini, Paulo R B Evora, Carlos E Piccinato, Edwaldo E Joviliano
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 171-178. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)13.

READERS OPINION

The detection of cysto-biliary communications during surgery for liver hydatid cysts: let's speak the unspoken

  • Oktay Irkörücü, Enver Reyhan, Hasan Erdem
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 179-179. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)14.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

Prevalence of erectile dysfunction in chronic renal disease patients on conservative treatment

  • José Fernando Pereira Mesquita, Thiago Faria Ramos, Felipe Pereira Mesquita, José Murillo Bastos Netto, Marcus Gomes Bastos, André Avarese de Figueiredo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 181-183. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)15.

Interobserver concordance in the BI-RADS classification of breast ultrasound exams

  • Maria Julia G Calas, Renan M.V.R. Almeida, Bianca Gutfilen, Wagner C.A. Pereira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 185-189. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)16.

CASE REPORT

Paroxetine-induced severe sleep bruxism successfully treated with buspirone

  • Aysel Milanlıoglu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 191-192. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)17.

Acupuncture and exercise capacity: A case report

  • Reginaldo Ceolin do Nascimento, Carlos Alberto Cordeiro Hossri, Otavio Berwanger, Vitor Oliveira Carvalho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 193-194. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)18.

A combined minimally invasive approach for the treatment of aortoesophageal fistula caused by the ingestion of a chicken bone: case report and literature review

  • Xiaodong Chen, Jianwen Li, Jie Chen, Yu Zhou, Yuanqi Zhang, Hongfei Ding, Shuichuan Huang, Zhi Zhang
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 195-197. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)19.

Laparoscopic repair of an incarcerated bochdalek hernia in an elderly man

  • Toygar Toydemir, Hakan Akıncı, Mehmet Tekinel, Erdoğan Süleyman, Bülent Acunaş, Mehmet Ali Yerdel
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 199-201. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)20.

ERRATA

ERRATA

  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 February; 67(2): 203-203. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(02)21.
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