CLINICS

Volume 67(6); June 2012

Clinical Science

Warfarin doses for anticoagulation therapy in elderly patients with chronic atrial fibrillation

  • Antonio de Padua Mansur, Julio Yoshio Takada, Solange Desiree Avakian, Celia M.C. Strunz
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 543-546. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)01.

Early interdisciplinary hospital intervention for elderly patients with hip fractures – functional outcome and mortality

  • Francisco José Tarazona-Santabalbina, Ángel Belenguer-Varea, Eduardo Rovira-Daudi, Enmanuel Salcedo-Mahiques, David Cuesta-Peredó, Juan Ramón Doménech-Pascual, María Isabel Salvador-Pérez, Juan Antonio Avellana-Zaragoza
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 547-555. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)02.

Does videothoracoscopy improve clinical outcomes when implemented as part of a pleural empyema treatment algorithm?

  • Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Daniel Reis Waisberg, José Luiz Jesus de Almeida, Marcela Santana Devido, Paulo Manuel Pêgo-Fernandes, Fabio Biscegli Jatene
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 557-563. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)03.

Oxidative stress and quality of life in elderly patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: are there differences after six months of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure treatment?

  • Fabiana Yagihara, Ligia Mendonça Lucchesi, Vânia D'Almeida, Marco Túlio de Mello, Sergio Tufik, Lia Rita Azeredo Bittencourt
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 565-571. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)04.

Burnout Syndrome and associated factors among medical students: a cross-sectional study

  • Edméa Fontes de Oliva Costa, Shirley Andrade Santos, Ana Teresa Rodrigues de Abreu Santos, Enaldo Vieira de Melo, Tarcísio Matos de Andrade
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 573-579. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)05.

Prognostic value of the six-minute walk test in end-stage renal disease life expectancy: a prospective cohort study

  • Leandro de Moraes Kohl, Luis Ulisses Signori, Rodrigo Antonini Ribeiro, Antonio Marcos Vargas Silva, Paulo Ricardo Moreira, Thiago Dipp, Graciele Sbruzzi, Janice Luisa Lukrafka, Rodrigo Della Méa Plentz
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 581-586. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)06.

Interferon-gamma and interleukin-10 production by mononuclear cells from patients with advanced head and neck cancer

  • Luiz C Conti-Freitas, Maria C Foss-Freitas, Rui C M Mamede, Norma T Foss
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 587-590. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)07.

Bone mineral density and body composition in girls with idiopathic central precocious puberty before and after treatment with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist

  • Sandra B Alessandri, Francisco de A. Pereira, Rosângela A Villela, Sonir R. R. Antonini, Paula C L Elias, Jr Martinelli, Margaret de Castro, Ayrton C Moreira, Francisco J A de Paula
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 591-596. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)08.

Reconstruction of chronic lesions in the posterolateral corner of the knee with autologous biceps femoralis and fascia lata grafts

  • Marcus Guilherme de Oliveira, Nilson Roberto Severino, Cezar Teruyuki Kawano
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 597-602. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)09.

Motivation and frustration in cardiology trial participation: The patient perspective

  • Silmara Meneguin, Luiz Antônio Machado César
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 603-607. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)10.

The diameter of the originating vein determines esophageal and gastric fundic varices in portal hypertension secondary to posthepatitic cirrhosis

  • Hai-ying Zhou, Tian-wu Chen, Xiao-ming Zhang, Li-ying Wang, Li Zhou, Guo-li Dong, Nan-lin Zeng, Hang Li, Xiao-li Chen, Rui Li
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 609-614. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)11.

The effect of acute magnesium loading on the maximal exercise performance of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

  • Angélica Florípedes do Amaral, Jr Gallo, Hélio Vannucchi, Júlio César Crescêncio, Elcio Oliveira Vianna, José Antônio Baddini Martinez
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 615-621. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)12.

Effect of continuous and interval exercise training on the PETCO2 response during a graded exercise test in patients with coronary artery disease

  • Enéas A Rocco, Danilo M L Prado, Alexandre G Silva, Jaqueline M. A. Lazzari, Pedro C Bortz, Débora F. M. Rocco, Carla G Rosa, Valter Furlan
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 623-627. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)13.

Basic Research

In vitro comparative study of white and dark polycaprolactone trifumarate in situ cross-linkable scaffolds seeded with rat bone marrow stromal cells

  • Kama Bistari Muhammad, Wan Abu Bakar Wan Abas, Kah Hwi Kim, Belinda Pingguan-Murphy, Norita Mohd Zain, Haris Akram
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 629-637. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)14.

Lean diesel technology and human health: a case study in six Brazilian metropolitan regions

  • Paulo Afonso de André, Mariana Matera Veras, Simone Georges El Khouri Miraglia, Paulo Hilário Nascimento Saldiva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 639-645. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)15.

The effects on mucociliary clearance of prednisone associated with bronchial section

  • Karina Andrighetti de Oliveira Braga, Natalia Aparecida Nepomuceno, Aristides Tadeu Correia, Fabio Biscegli Jatene, Paulo Manuel Pêgo-Fernandes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 647-651. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)16.

Review

Is exercise an alternative treatment for chronic insomnia?

  • Giselle Soares Passos, Dalva Lucia Rollemberg Poyares, Marcos Gonçalves Santana, Sergio Tufik, Marco Túlio de Mello
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 653-659. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)17.

Cranberries and lower urinary tract infection prevention

  • Marcelo Hisano, Homero Bruschini, Antonio Carlos Nicodemo, Miguel Srougi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 661-667. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)18.

READERS OPINION

A familial rearrangement(3;5;9) with paternal and maternal transmission leading to a duplication 3p/deletion 5p infant

  • Horacio Rivera, María G Domínguez
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 669-671. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)19.

Cardiorespiratory parameters before and after acupuncture: observations in a healthy and diseased state

  • Vikram Mohan, Srijit Das
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 673-673. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)20.

Anesthesia-related mortality in children: the better we know the patient, the better we can predict it

  • Eduardo Mekitarian Filho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 675-675. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)21.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

Endothelial function in patients with slow coronary flow and normal coronary angiography

  • Luis Ulisses Signori, Alexandre Schaan de Quadros, Graciele Sbruzzi, Thiago Dipp, Renato D Lopes, Beatriz D'Agord Schaan
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 677-680. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)22.

Technical Note

Prophylaxis of fungal infections in transplant patients

  • Edson Abdala, Sílvia Figueiredo Costa, Tania Mara Varejão Strabelli, Lígia Camera Pierrotti, Marlova Luzzi Caramori, Luis Sérgio Fonseca de Azevedo, Karim Y Ibrahim, Frederico Luiz Dulley, Glaucia Fernanda Varkulja, Gilberto de Castro Junior, Gisele Madeira Duboc de Almeida, Heloisa Helena de Souza Marques, Maria Aparecida Shikanai-Yasuda, Comissão de Infecção em Imunodeprimidos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 681-684. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)23.

CASE REPORT

Abdominal pain, arthritis, and nephrotic syndrome in a Syrian patient

  • Bruno Eduardo P Balbo, André Albuquerque Silva, Andressa Godoy Amaral, Denise M. A. C. Malheiros, Luiz Fernando Onuchic, Rui Toledo Barros
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 685-688. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)24.

An atypical presentation of Kawasaki disease: a 10-year-old boy with acute exudative tonsillitis and bilateral cervical lymphadenitis

  • Chiew-Yee Yap, Lung-Huang Lin, Nan-Koong Wang
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 689-692. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)25.

Anesthesia in a child with Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome undergoing mitral valve replacement

  • Cem Sayilgan, Lale Yuceyar, Sedat Akbas, Hulya Erolcay
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 693-696. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(06)26.
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