CLINICS

Volume 68(4); April 2013

Editorial

Is hepatic venous pressure gradient assessment required before liver resection in patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma?

  • Mauricio F. Silva, Simone I. Strasser, Flair J. Carrilho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 437-440. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)01.

Clinical Science

The lung in paracoccidioidomycosis: new insights into old problems

  • Andre Nathan Costa, Gil Benard, Andre Luis Pereira Albuquerque, Carmem Lucia Fujita, Adriana Satie Kono Magri, João Marcos Salge, Maria Aparecida Shikanai-Yasuda, Carlos Roberto Ribeiro Carvalho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 441-448. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)02.

Cognition and biomarkers of oxidative stress in obstructive sleep apnea

  • Leticia Viana Sales, Veralice Meireles Sales de Bruin, Vania D'Almeida, Sabine Pompéia, Orlando Francisco Amodeo Bueno, Sérgio Tufik, Lia Bittencourt
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 449-455. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)03.

Crohn's disease activity assessed by doppler sonography: the role of aortic flow parameters

  • Thais Guaraná Andrade, Homero Soares Fogaça, Celeste Carvalho Siqueira Elia, Melissa Tassano Pitrowsky, Heitor Siffert Pereira de Souza
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 457-462. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)04.

Vibroacoustography for the assessment of total hip arthroplasty

  • Hermes A. S. Kamimura, Liao Wang, Antonio A. O. Carneiro, Randall R. Kinnick, Kai-Nan An, Mostafa Fatemi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 463-468. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)05.

Saint John's wort, an herbal inducer of the cytochrome P4503A4 isoform, may alleviate symptoms of Willis-Ekbom's disease

  • Jr Pereira, Márcia Pradella-Hallinan, Rosana Cardoso Alves
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 469-474. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)06.

Expression of leukocyte-associated immunoglobulin-like receptor-1 (LAIR-1) on osteoclasts and its potential role in rheumatoid arthritis

  • Yuan Zhang, Yong Ding, Yi Huang, Chunmei Zhang, Jin Boquan, Zhuang Ran
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 475-481. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)07.

Protective response in renal transplantation: no clinical or molecular differences between open and laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

  • Christiano Machado, Denise Maria Avancini Costa Malheiros, Ari Adamy, Luiz Sergio Santos, Agenor Ferreira da Silva Filho, William Carlos Nahas, Francine Brambate Carvalhinho Lemos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 483-488. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)08.

Sexual behavior among high school students in Brazil: alcohol consumption and legal and illegal drug use associated with unprotected sex

  • Zila M. Sanchez, Solange A. Nappo, Joselaine I. Cruz, Elisaldo A. Carlini, Claudia M. Carlini, Silvia S. Martins
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 489-494. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)09.

Remote ischemic preconditioning in patients with intermittent claudication

  • Glauco Fernandes Saes, Antonio Eduardo Zerati, Nelson Wolosker, Luciana Ragazzo, Ruben Miguel Ayzin Rosoky, Raphael Mendes Ritti-Dias, Gabriel Grizzo Cucato, Marcelo Chehuen, Breno Quintella Farah, Pedro Puech-Leão
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 495-499. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)10.

Effect of intraoperative HES 6% 130/0.4 on the need for blood transfusion after major oncologic surgery: a propensity-matched analysis

  • Fernando Godinho Zampieri, Otavio T Ranzani, Priscila Fernanda Morato, Pedro Paulo Campos, Pedro Caruso
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 501-509. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)11.

Cortical activity in tinnitus patients and its modification by phonostimulation

  • Katarzyna Pawlak-Osińska, Wojciech Kaźmierczak, Henryk Kaźmierczak, Małgorzata Wierzchowska, Izabela Matuszewska
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 511-515. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)12.

Static and dynamic postural control in low-vision and normal-vision adults

  • Mônica S.V. Tomomitsu, Angelica Castilho Alonso, Eurica Morimoto, Tatiana G. Bobbio, Julia M.D. Greve
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 517-521. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)13.

Comparing percutaneous coronary intervention and thrombolysis in patients with return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest

  • Ying-Qing Li, Shu-Jie Sun, Na Liu, Chun-Lin Hu, Hong-Yan Wei, Hui Li, Xiao-Xing Liao, Li Xin
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 523-529. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)14.

Decreased plasma ADAMTS-13 activity as a predictor of postoperative bleeding in cyanotic congenital heart disease

  • Rosangela P.S. Soares, Sérgio P. Bydlowski, Marcelo B. Jatene, Janete Ferreira Hironaka, Antonio Augusto Lopes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 531-536. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)15.

Predictors of walking capacity in peripheral arterial disease patients

  • Breno Quintella Farah, João Paulo dos Anjos Souza Barbosa, Gabriel Grizzo Cucato, Marcel da Rocha Chehuen, Luis Alberto Gobbo, Nelson Wolosker, Cláudia Lúcia de Moraes Forjaz, Raphael Mendes Ritti- Dias
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 537-541. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)16.

The diagnostic significance of NT-proBNP and troponin I in emergency department patients presenting with palpitations

  • Tarık Ocak, Alim Erdem, Arif Duran, Ümit Yaşar Tekelioğlu, Serkan Öztürk, Suzi Selim Ayhan, Mehmet Fatih Özlü, Mehmet Tosun, Hasan Koçoğlu, Mehmet Yazıcı
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 543-547. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)17.

Basic Research

Exercise training prior to myocardial infarction attenuates cardiac deterioration and cardiomyocyte dysfunction in rats

  • Luiz Henrique Marchesi Bozi, Izabel Regina dos Santos Costa Maldonado, Marcelo Perim Baldo, Márcia Ferreira da Silva, José Bianco Nascimento Moreira, Rômulo Dias Novaes, Regiane Maria Soares Ramos, José Geraldo Mill, Patricia Chakur Brum, Leonardo Bonato Felix, Thales Nicolau Prímola Gomes, Antônio José Natali
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 549-556. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)18.

Effectiveness and safety of iodopovidone in an experimental pleurodesis model

  • Lisete R. Teixeira, Francisco S. Vargas, Juliana Puka, Milena M. P. Acencio, Leila Antonangelo, Ricardo M. Terra, Francisco M. Damico, Fabio G. Pitta, Evaldo Marchi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 557-562. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)19.

Methodological quality of systematic reviews and clinical trials on women's health published in a Brazilian evidence-based health journal

  • Cristiane Rufino Macedo, Rachel Riera, Maria Regina Torloni
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 563-567. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)20.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

The minimal inhibitory concentration for sulbactam was not associated with the outcome of infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter sp. treated with ampicillin/sulbactam

  • Maura S. de Oliveira, Silvia Figueiredo Costa, Ewerton de Pedri, Inneke van der Heijden, Anna Sara S. Levin
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 569-573. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)21.

READERS OPINION

It is important to control for confounders when examining the role of diet in cardiovascular disease prevention

  • Sevket Balta, Sait Demırkol, Mustafa Cakar, Murat Unlu, Ugur Kucuk, Mustafa Dinc
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 575-575. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)22.

Safety concerns in pregnancy

  • Emre Yalcinkaya, Murat Celik, Baris Bugan, Uygar Cagdas Yuksel
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 April; 68(4): 577-577. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(04)23.
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