Volume 68(5); May 2013

Clinical Science

Modulatory effect of BclI GR gene polymorphisms on the obesity phenotype in Brazilian patients with Cushing's disease

  • Ricardo P. P. Moreira, Tânia A. S. S. Bachega, Márcio C. Machado, Berenice B. Mendonca, Marcello D. Bronstein, Maria Candida B. Villares Fragoso
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 579-585. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)01.

Late recognition and illness severity are determinants of early death in severe septic patients

  • Flavia R. Machado, Reinaldo Salomão, Otelo Rigato, Elaine M. Ferreira, Guilherme Schettino, Tatiane Mohovic, Carla Silva, Isac Castro, Eliezer Silva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 586-591. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)02.

Expression of aldehyde dehydrogenase after neoadjuvant chemotherapy is associated with expression of hypoxia-inducible factors 1 and 2 alpha and predicts prognosis in locally advanced breast cancer

  • Daniel Guimarães Tiezzi, Willian Simões Clagnan, Larissa Raquel Mouro Mandarano, Christiani Bisinoto de Sousa, Heitor Ricardo Cosiski Marana, Marcelo Guimarães Tiezzi, Jurandyr Moreira de Andrade
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 592-598. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)03.

Effect of the tocotrienol-rich fraction on the lifespan and oxidative biomarkers in Caenorhabditis elegans under oxidative stress

  • Goon Jo Aan, Mohd Shahril Aszrin Zainudin, Noralisa Abdul Karim, Wan Zurinah Wan Ngah
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 599-604. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)04.

Analysis of performance and age of the fastest 100-mile ultra-marathoners worldwide

  • Christoph Alexander Rüst, Beat Knechtle, Thomas Rosemann, Romuald Lepers
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 605-611. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)05.

Gender differences in non-adherence among Brazilian patients initiating antiretroviral therapy

  • Palmira de Fatima Bonolo, Maria das Graças Braga Ceccato, Gustavo Machado Rocha, Francisco de Assis Acúrcio, Lorenza Nogueira Campos, Mark Drew Crosland Guimarães
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 612-620. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)06.

Chloroquine diphosphate: a risk factor for herpes zoster in patients with dermatomyositis/polymyositis

  • Gilmara Franco da Cunha, Fernando Henrique Carlos de Souza, Maurício Levy-Neto, Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 621-627. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)07.

Familial steroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome: seven cases from three families in China

  • Yonghui Xia, Jianhua Mao, Xia Jin, Wenjing Wang, Lizhong Du, Aimin Liu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 628-631. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)08.

Low-intensity resistance exercise does not affect cardiac autonomic modulation in patients with peripheral artery disease

  • Aluísio H. R. Andrade Lima, Breno Quintella Farah, Lausanne B. C. C. Rodrigues, Alessandra S. Miranda, Sérgio L. C. Rodrigues, Marilia de A. Correia, Dario C. Sobral Filho, Cláudia L. M. Forjaz, Wagner Luiz Prado, Nelson Wolosker, Raphael M. Ritti-Dias
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 632-637. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)09.

Basal cytokeratin as a potential marker of low risk of invasion in ductal carcinoma in situ

  • Fernando N. Aguiar, Henrique N. Mendes, Cinthya S. Cirqueira, Carlos E. Bacchi, Filomena M. Carvalho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 638-643. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)010.

Oscillation mechanics of the respiratory system in never-smoking patients with silicosis: pathophysiological study and evaluation of diagnostic accuracy

  • Paula Morisco de Sá, Agnaldo José Lopes, José Manoel Jansen, Pedro Lopes de Melo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 644-651. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)11.

The role of micro RNAs let7c, 100 and 218 expression and their target RAS, C-MYC, BUB1, RB, SMARCA5, LAMB3 and Ki-67 in prostate cancer

  • Sabrina T. Reis, Luciana S. Timoszczuk, José Pontes-Junior, Nayara Viana, Iran A. Silva, Nelson Dip, Miguel Srougi, Katia R. M. Leite
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 652-657. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)12.

The relationship between low maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and gestational diabetes mellitus according to the severity of 25-hydroxyvitamin D deficiency

  • Sayid Shafi Zuhur, Rumeysa Selvinaz Erol, Idris Kuzu, Yuksel Altuntas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 658-664. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)13.

Effects of ACE inhibition on endothelial progenitor cell mobilization and prognosis after acute myocardial infarction in type 2 diabetic patients

  • Jia-Yin Sun, Lin Zhai, Qiao-Ling Li, Jia-Xin Ye, Li-Na Kang, Jun Xie, Biao Xu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 665-673. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)14.

Immunohistochemical profile of high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast

  • Amanda Arantes Perez, Rafael Malagoli Rocha, Débora Balabram, Átila da Silva Souza, Helenice Gobbi
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 674-678. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)15.

Fatal pulmonary embolism in hospitalized patients: a large autopsy-based matched case-control study

  • Solange Aparecida Petilo Carvalho Bricola, Edison Ferreira Paiva, Arnaldo Lichtenstein, Reinaldo José Gianini, Jurandir Godoy Duarte, Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo, Jose Eluf-Neto, Milton Arruda Martins
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 679-685. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)16.

Prognostic impact of serum albumin levels on the recurrence of stage I non-small cell lung cancer

  • Ying Jin, Li Zhao, Fang Peng
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 686-693. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)17.

Basic Research

Effect of curcumin on human colon cancer multidrug resistance in vitro and in vivo

  • Wei-Dong Lu, Yong Qin, Chuang Yang, Lei Li
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 694-701. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)18.

The impact of topically applied preservation solutions on the respiratory epithelium of tracheal grafts submitted to cold ischemia: functional and morphological analysis

  • Artur Eugênio de Azevedo-Pereira, Juliana Akemi Saka, Karina Andrighetti de Oliveira-Braga, Rogério Pazetti, Mauro Canzian, Paulo Manuel Pêgo-Fernandes, Fabio Biscegli Jatene
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 702-709. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)19.


Exercise training as a preventive tool for age-related disorders: a brief review


Clinical outcome of a patient cohort with acute hepatitis B

  • Laura Alves de Souza, Angelo Alves de Mattos, Maristela Fiorini, Polyanna Ribeiro, Cristiane Valle Tovo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 718-720. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)21.

BOLD MRI at 1.5 Tesla in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: preliminary experience

  • Andrea S. Doria, Adrian Crawley, Paul Babyn, Tammy Rayner, Marjorie McLimont, Rahim Moineddin, Ronald Laxer, Brian Feldman
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 721-724. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)22.


Future studies should consider multiple predisposing conditions in predicting weaning failure from mechanical ventilation in patients after cardiac surgery

  • Mehmet Aydogan, Sevket Balta, Ugur Kucuk, Sait Demirkol, Murat Unlu, Seyfettin Gumus
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 725-725. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)23.

Anaplastic lymphoma kinase gene rearrangement and non-small cell lung cancer management: a step forward in personalized therapy

  • Ramon Andrade De Mello, António Araújo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 May; 68(5): 726-726. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(05)24.
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