CLINICS

Volume 68(3); March 2013

Editorial

Connective tissue diseases following silicone breast implantation: where do we stand?

  • Juliane G. Hortolam, Jozélio Freire de Carvalho, Simone Appenzeller
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 281-281. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)E01.

Clinical Science

99mTc-thymine scintigraphy may be a promising method in the diagnosis of breast cancer

  • Monica Pires Ribeiro, Sergio Augusto Lopes de Souza, Flavia Paiva Proença Lobo Lopes, Paulo Henrique Rosado-de-Castro, Lea Mirian Barbosa da Fonseca, Bianca Gutfilen
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 283-289. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA01.

Etiology of liver cirrhosis in Brazil: chronic alcoholism and hepatitis viruses in liver cirrhosis diagnosed in the state of Espírito Santo

  • Patricia Lofego Gonçalves, Maria da Penha Zago-Gomes, Carla Couzi Marques, Ana Tereza Mendonça, Carlos Sandoval Gonçalves, Fausto Edmundo Lima Pereira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 291-295. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA02.

Prima-1 induces apoptosis in bladder cancer cell lines by activating p53

  • Camila B. Piantino, Sabrina T. Reis, Nayara I. Viana, Iran A. Silva, Denis R. Morais, Alberto A. Antunes, Nelson Dip, Miguel Srougi, Katia R. Leite
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 297-303. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA03.

Is there a relationship between endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms and ankylosing spondylitis?

  • Ismail Sari, Yusuf Ziya Igci, Gercek Can, Ali Taylan, Dilek Solmaz, Bulent Gogebakan, Servet Akar, Zeynep Eslik, Giray Bozkaya, Nurullah Akkoc
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 305-309. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA04.

Objective evaluation of plantar hyperhidrosis after sympathectomy

  • Nelson Wolosker, Augusto Ishy, Guilherme Yazbek, José Ribas Milanez de Campos, Paulo Kauffman, Pedro Puech-Leão, Fábio Biscegli Jatene
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 311-315. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA05.

Giant cell arteritis: a multicenter observational study in Brazil

  • Alexandre Wagner Silva de Souza, Karine Yoshiye Kajiyama Okamoto, Fabiano Abrantes, Bruno Schau, Ana Beatriz Santos Bacchiega, Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 317-322. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA06.

Comparison of 7.2% hypertonic saline - 6% hydroxyethyl starch solution and 6% hydroxyethyl starch solution after the induction of anesthesia in patients undergoing elective neurosurgical procedures

  • Liujiazi Shao, Baoguo Wang, Shuangyan Wang, Feng Mu, Ke Gu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 323-328. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA07.

Adverse reactions to antituberculosis drugs in Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Glauciene Santana Damasceno, Lusiele Guaraldo, Elyne Montenegro Engstrom, Mariza Miranda Theme Filha, Reinaldo Souza- Santos, Ana Gloria Godoi Vasconcelos, Suely Rozenfeld
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 329-337. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA08.

Primary myelofibrosis: risk stratification by IPSS identifies patients with poor clinical outcome

  • Bruno Deltreggia Benites, Carolina Silva Costa Lima, Irene Lorand-Metze, Marcia Torresan Delamain, Gislaine Borba Oliveira, Daiane de Almeida, Carmino Antonio de Souza, Jose Vassallo, Katia Borgia Barbosa Pagnano
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 339-343. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA09.

Electrical impedance tomography to evaluate air distribution prior to extubation in very-low-birth-weight infants: a feasibility study

  • Felipe de Souza Rossi, Ana Cristina Zanon Yagui, Luciana Branco Haddad, Alice D'Agostini Deutsch, Celso Moura Rebello
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 345-350. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA10.

Zinc, vitamin A, and glutamine supplementation in Brazilian shantytown children at risk for diarrhea results in sex-specific improvements in verbal learning

  • Aldo A. M. Lima, Michelle P. Kvalsund, Paula P. E. de Souza, Ítalo L. Figueiredo, Alberto M. Soares, Rosa M S Mota, Noélia L Lima, Relana C. Pinkerton, Peter P. Patrick, Richard L. Guerrant, Reinaldo B. Oriá
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 351-358. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA11.

Association between muscle strength and the cardiopulmonary status of individuals living with HIV/AIDS

  • Vagner Raso, Roy J. Shephard, Jorge Casseb, Alberto José da Silva Duarte, Paulo Roberto Santos Silva, Júlia Maria D′Andréa Greve
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 359-364. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA12.

The ‘silence’ of silent brain infarctions may be related to chronic ischemic preconditioning and nonstrategic locations rather than to a small infarction size

  • Chao Feng, Xue Bai, Yu Xu, Ting Hua, Xue-Yuan Liu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 365-369. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA13.

Conjoined twins – twenty years' experience at a reference center in Brazil

  • Ana Cristina Aoun Tannuri, Julio Americo Pereira Batatinha, Manoel Carlos Prieto Velhote, Uenis Tannuri
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 371-377. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA14.

Fetuin-A levels in hyperthyroidism

  • Barış Onder Pamuk, Hamiyet Yılmaz, Tugba Topcuoglu, Oktay Bilgir, Ozlem Çalan, Gulseren Pamuk, Derun Taner Ertugrul
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 379-383. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA15.

Basic Research

The influence of sleep deprivation and obesity on DNA damage in female Zucker rats

  • Neuli M. Tenorio, Daniel A. Ribeiro, Tathiana A. Alvarenga, Ana Carolina C. Fracalossi, Viviane Carlin, Camila Hirotsu, Sergio Tufik, Monica L. Andersen
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 385-389. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA16.

Blockade of CXCR1/2 chemokine receptors protects against brain damage in ischemic stroke in mice

Ischemia and Reparixin

  • Larissa Fonseca da Cunha Sousa, Fernanda Matos Coelho, Fernanda Matos Coelho, David Henrique Rodrigues, David Henrique Rodrigues, Alline Cristina Campos, Alline Cristina Campos, Lucíola da Silva Barcelos, Lucíola da Silva Barcelos, Mauro Martins Teixeira, Mauro Martins Teixeira, Milene Alvarenga Rachid, Milene Alvarenga Rachid, Antonio Lúcio Teixeira, Antonio Lúcio Teixeira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 391-394. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA17.

Hemodynamic and ventilatory response to different levels of hypoxia and hypercapnia in carotid body-denervated rats

  • João Paulo J. Sabino, Mauro de Oliveira, Humberto Giusti, Mogens Lesner Glass, Helio C. Salgado, Jr Fazan
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 395-399. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)OA18.

Review

Current strategies for preventing renal dysfunction in patients with heart failure: a heart failure stage approach

  • Victor Sarli Issa, Lúcia Andrade, Edimar Alcides Bocchi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 401-409. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)R01.

What has changed in brachial plexus surgery?

  • Marcelo Rosa de Rezende, Gustavo Bersani Silva, Emygdio José Leomil de Paula, Rames Mattar Junior, Olavo Pires de Camargo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 411-418. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)R02.

READERS OPINION

Eat as much as you burn - a good diet and eating less should be more important than an intense exercise program for decreasing morbidity and mortality

  • Mustafa Cakar, Sevket Balta, Sait Demirkol, Omer Kurt, Hakan Sarlak, Zekeriya Arslan
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 419-419. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)LE01.

Hyperventilation increases the rate of the rise in arterial blood desflurane concentration during induction - a Gas Man® simulation

  • Junyong In
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 421-421. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)LE02.

Which device should be chosen for the percutaneous closure of post-traumatic ventricular septal defects?

  • Sait Demirkol, Sevket Balta, Mustafa Cakar, Ugur Kucuk
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 423-423. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)LE03.

Medical information technologies can increase quality and reduce costs

  • Sigfrido Burgos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 425-425. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)LE04.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

Can fasting plasma glucose and glycated hemoglobin levels predict oral complications following invasive dental procedures in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus? A preliminary case-control study

  • Ana Carolina Fragoso Motta, Cristiane Aparecida Nogueira Bataglion, Maria Cristina Foss-Freitas, Milton Cesar Foss, Marilena Chinali Komesu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 427-430. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)RC01.

Design and baseline characteristics of a coronary heart disease prospective cohort: two-year experience from the strategy of registry of acute coronary syndrome study (ERICO study)

  • Alessandra Goulart, Itamar S Santos, Debora Sitnik, Henrique L Staniak, Ligia M Fedeli, Carlos Alberto Pastore, Nelson Samesima, Marcio S Bittencourt, Alexandre C Pereira, Paulo A Lotufo, Isabela M Bensenor
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 431-434. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)RC02.

ERRATA

  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 March; 68(3): 435-435. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(03)ER01.
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