CLINICS

Volume 67(9); September 2012

Clinical Science

Contrasting diagnosis performance of forced oscillation and spirometry in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and respiratory symptoms

  • Alvaro Camilo Dias Faria, Wellington Ribeiro Barbosa, Agnaldo José Lopes, Geraldo da Rocha, Castelar Pinheiro, Pedro Lopes de Melo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 987-994. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)01.

Low mechanical ventilation times and reintubation rates associated with a specific weaning protocol in an intensive care unit setting: a retrospective study

  • Cilene Saghabi de Medeiros Silva, Karina T. Timenetsky, Corinne Taniguchi, Sedila Calegaro, Carolina Sant'Anna A. Azevedo, Ricardo Stus, Gustavo Faissol Janot de Matos, Raquel A.C. Eid, Carmen Silvia Valente Barbas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 995-1000. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)02.

Etiological diagnosis reduces the use of antibiotics in infants with bronchiolitis

  • Ângela Esposito Ferronato, Alfredo Elias Gilio, Alexandre Archanjo Ferraro, Milena de Paulis, Sandra E. Vieira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1001-1006. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)03.

Reduced salivary flow and colonization by mutans streptococci in children with Down syndrome

  • Cristina Areias, Benedita Sampaio-Maia, Maria de Lurdes Pereira, Álvaro Azevedo, Paulo Melo, Casimiro Andrade, Crispian Scully
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1007-1011. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)04.

Prevalence of celiac disease among blood donors in SÃO PAULO – the most populated city in Brazil

  • Marília Lage Alencar, Carmen Lucia Ortiz-Agostinho, Iêda Nishitokukado, Adérson O.M.C. Damião, Clarice P. Abrantes-Lemos, André Zonetti de Arruda Leite, Thales de Brito, Dalton de Alencar Fischer Chamone, Maria Elizabeth Rossi da Silva, Daniel Giannella-Neto, Aytan Miranda Sipahi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1013-1018. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)05.

Evaluation of the mean platelet volume in patients with cardiac syndrome X

  • Sait Demirkol, Sevket Balta, Murat Unlu, Uygar Cagdas Yuksel, Turgay Celik, Zekeriya Arslan, Ugur Kucuk, Mehmet Yokusoglu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1019-1022. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)06.

Isokinetic analysis of ankle and ground reaction forces in runners and triathletes

  • Natália Mariana Silva Luna, Angelica Castilho Alonso, Guilherme Carlos Brech, Luis Mochizuki, Eduardo Yoshio Nakano, Júlia Maria D'Andréa Greve
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1023-1028. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)07.

Hyperventilation accelerates the rise of arterial blood concentrations of desflurane in gynecologic patients

  • Chih-Cherng Lu, Tso-Chou Lin, Che-Hao Hsu, Mu-Hsien Yu, Ta-Liang Chen, Ruei-Ming Chen, Chih-Hung Ku, Shung-Tai Ho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1029-1034. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)08.

Comparison of standard 4-row versus 6-row 3-D linear cutter stapler in creation of gastrointestinal system anastomoses: a prospective randomized trial

  • Alper Sozutek, Tahsin Colak, Ahmet Dag, Tolga Olmez
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1035-1038. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)09.

Increased fibroblast telomerase expression precedes myofibroblast α-smooth muscle actin expression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • Daniel Reis Waisberg, Edwin Roger Parra, João Valente Barbas-Filho, Sandra Fernezlian, Vera Luiza Capelozzi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1039-1046. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)10.

Helicobacter pylori as a potential target for the treatment of central serous chorioretinopathy

  • Antonio Marcelo Barbante Casella, Rodrigo Fabri Berbel, Gláucio Luciano Bressanim, Marcus Rudolph Malaguido, José Augusto Cardillo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1047-1052. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)11.

The influence of tourniquet use and operative time on the incidence of deep vein thrombosis in total knee arthroplasty

  • Arnaldo José Hernandez, Adriano Marques de Almeida, Edmar Fávaro, Guilherme Turola Sguizzato
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1053-1057. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)12.

A clinical comparison between DisCoVisc and 2% hydroxypropylmethylcellulose in phacoemulsification: a fellow eye study

  • Rodrigo F. Espíndola, Emerson F.S. Castro, Marcony R. Santhiago, Newton Kara-Junior
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1059-1062. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)13.

Basic Research

The effect of beta-blockade on myocardial remodelling in Chagas' cardiomyopathy

  • Walace de Souza Pimentel, Felix José Alvarez Ramires, Barbara Maria Ianni, Vera Maria Cury Salemi, Angelina Morand Bianchi Bilate, Edécio Cunha-Neto, Adriana Morgan de Oliveira, Fábio Fernandes, Charles Mady
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1063-1069. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)14.

Correlation of lifetime progress of atherosclerosis and morphologic markers of severity in humans: new tools for a more sensitive evaluation

  • Mara Lúcia da Fonseca Ferraz, Douglas Montielle Silva Nascimento, João Paulo Hanel Rorato, Ana Paula Espindula, Lívia Ferreira Oliveira, Luciana Santos Ramalho, Maria Helena Soares, Camila Lourencine Cavellani, Flávia Aparecida Oliveira, Sanívia Aparecida de Lima Pereira, Rosana Rosa Miranda Corrêa, Vicente de Paula Antunes Teixeira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1071-1075. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)15.

The effects of alpha-tocopherol supplementation on fracture healing in a postmenopausal osteoporotic rat model

  • Sharlina Mohamad, Ahmad Nazrun Shuid, Norazlina Mohamed, Fazalina Mohd Fadzilah, Sabarul Afian Mokhtar, Shahrum Abdullah, Faizah Othman, Farihah Suhaimi, Norliza Muhammad, Ima Nirwana Soelaiman
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1077-1085. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)16.

Exercise alleviates hypoalgesia and increases the level of calcitonin gene-related peptide in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord of diabetic rats

  • Patrícia Severo do Nascimento, Gisele Agustini Lovatel, Jocemar Ilha, Léder L Xavier, Beatriz D'Agord Schaan, Matilde Achaval
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1087-1091. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)17.

Synergistic growth inhibition by sorafenib and vitamin K2 in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells

  • Yafei Zhang, Bicheng Zhang, Anran Zhang, Yong Zhao, Jie Zhao, Jian Liu, Jianfei Gao, Dianchun Fang, Zhiguo Rao
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1093-1099. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)18.

Comparison of lung preservation solutions in human lungs using an ex vivo lung perfusion experimental model

  • Israel L. Medeiros, Paulo M. Pêgo-Fernandes, Alessandro W. Mariani, Flávio G. Fernandes, Fernando V. Unterpertinger, Mauro Canzian, Fabio B. Jatene
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1101-1106. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)19.

Review

What types of unintentional injuries kill our children? Do infants die of the same types of injuries? A systematic review

  • Janete Honda Imamura, Eduardo Juan Troster, Carlos Augusto Cardim de Oliveira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1107-1116. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)20.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

Inflammation and circulating endothelial progenitor cells in patients with coronary artery disease and residual platelet reactivity

  • Antonio Eduardo P. Pesaro, Jr Serrano, Marcelo Katz, Alexandre H. Campos, Renato D. Lopes, Luciana C. Marti, Herlon S. Martins, Rodrigo S. Sunahara, Raul C. Maranhao, José C. Nicolau
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1117-1121. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)21.

ERRATA

ERRATA

  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 September; 67(9): 1123-1123. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2012(09)22.
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