CLINICS

Volume 68(7); July 2013

Editorial

Profile of neurologists in Brazil: a glimpse into the future of epilepsy and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

  • Henrique A. Amorim, Carla A. Scorza, Esper A. Cavalheiro, Marly de Albuquerque, Fulvio A. Scorza
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 896-898. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)01.

Acute iris depigmentation following systemic moxifloxacin

  • Heloisa Moraes do Nascimento, Jacqueline Martins de Sousa, Mauro Silveira de Queiroz Campos, Jr Belfort
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 899-900. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)02.

Clinical Science

Evaluation of sensitivity, motor and pain thresholds across the menstrual cycle through medium-frequency transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

  • Mariana de Brito Barbosa, Elaine Caldeira de Oliveira Guirro, Fabiana Roberta Nunes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 901-908. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)03.

Myositis-specific and myositis-associated autoantibody profiles and their clinical associations in a large series of patients with polymyositis and dermatomyositis

  • Marcela Gran Pina Cruellas, Vilma dos Santos Trindade Viana, Maurício Levy-Neto, Fernando Henrique Carlos de Souza, Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 909-914. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)04.

Cognition, behavior and social competence of preterm low birth weight children at school age

  • Rachel Gick Fan, Mirna Wetters Portuguez, Magda Lahorgue Nunes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 915-921. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)05.

Maternal morbidity and near miss associated with maternal age: the innovative approach of the 2006 Brazilian demographic health survey

  • Jr de Oliveira, Maria Laura Costa, Jose Guilherme Cecatti, João Luiz Pinto e Silva, Fernanda Garanhani Surita
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 922-927. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)06.

Humeral internal rotation osteotomy for the treatment of Erb-Duchenne-type obstetric palsy: clinical and radiographic results

  • Jorge Henrique Assunção, Arnaldo Amado Ferreira Neto, Eduardo Benegas, Raul Bolliger Neto, Flávia Santis Prada, Eduardo Angeli Malavolta, Mauro Emilio Conforto Gracitelli, Gilberto Luis Camanho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 928-933. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)07.

Parental smoking patterns and their association with wheezing in children

  • Claudio Schvartsman, Sylvia Costa Lima Farhat, Samuel Schvartsman, Paulo Hilario Nascimento Saldiva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 934-939. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)08.

Serum albumin level as a risk factor for mortality in burn patients

  • Olivia Alejandra Aguayo-Becerra, Carlos Torres-Garibay, Michel Dassaejv Macías-Amezcua, Clotilde Fuentes-Orozco, Mariana de Guadalupe Chávez-Tostado, Elizabeth Andalón-Dueñas, Arturo Espinosa Partida, Andrea Del Socorro Álvarez-Villaseñor, Ana Olivia Cortés-Flores, Alejandro González-Ojeda Alejandro González-Ojeda
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 940-945. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)09.

The occurrence of dental caries is associated with atherosclerosis

  • Bernhard Glodny, Parinaz Nasseri, Adriano Crismani, Elisabeth Schoenherr, Anna K. Luger, Kristina Bertl, Johannes Petersen
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 946-953. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)10.

(Central) Auditory Processing: the impact of otitis media

  • Leticia Reis Borges, Jorge Rizzato Paschoal, Maria Francisca Colella-Santos
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 954-959. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)11.

The effects of auditory stimulation with music on heart rate variability in healthy women

  • Adriano L. Roque, Vitor E. Valenti, Heraldo L. Guida, Mônica F. Campos, André Knap, Luiz Carlos M. Vanderlei, Lucas L. Ferreira, Celso Ferreira, Luiz Carlos de Abreu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 960-967. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)12.

Influence of obstructive sleep apnea on serum butyrylcholinesterase activity and ischemia-modified albumin levels

  • Liu-Xue Yang, Shao-Gang Ma, Hong Liu, Wei Xu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 968-973. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)13.

Exercise prescription using the heart of claudication pain onset in patients with intermittent claudication

  • Gabriel Grizzo Cucato, Marcel da Rocha Chehuen, Luis Augusto Riani Costa, Raphael Mendes Ritti-Dias, Nelson Wolosker, John Michael Saxton, Cláudia Lúcia de Moraes Forjaz
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 974-978. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)14.

Prevalence and factors associated with frailty in an older population from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: the FIBRA-RJ Study

  • Virgílio Garcia Moreira, Roberto Alves Lourenço
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 979-985. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)15.

Improved relationship between left and right ventricular electrical activation after cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure patients can be quantified by body surface potential mapping

  • Nelson Samesima, Carlos Alberto Pastore, Roberto Andrés Douglas, Martino Martinelli Filho, Anísio A. Pedrosa
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 986-991. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)16.

Lack of reliable clinical predictors to identify obstructive sleep apnea in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Flávia B. Nerbass, Rodrigo P. Pedrosa, Pedro R. Genta, Murillo O. Antunes, Edmundo Arteaga-Fernández, Luciano F. Drager, Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 992-996. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)17.

Assessment of the left atrial volume index and plasma NT-proANP level in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction

  • Ahmet Bacaksiz, Mehmet Akif Vatankulu, Mehmet Kayrak, Hasan Huseyin Telli, Selim S. Ayhan, Osman Sonmez, Ayse Alp, Sadik Buyukbas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 997-1003. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)18.

Interleukin 10 (IL10) and transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1) gene polymorphisms in persistent IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy

  • Cristina Miuki Abe Jacob, Antonio Carlos Pastorino, Thelma Suely Okay, Ana Paula BM Castro, Andrea Keiko F. Gushken, Letícia Aki Watanabe, Vanessa CZ Frucchi, Léa Campos de Oliveira
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1004-1009. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)19.

Basic Research

Aerobic exercise training induces metabolic benefits in rats with metabolic syndrome independent of dietary changes

  • Paula Wesendonck Caponi, Alexandre Machado Lehnen, Graziela Hünning Pinto, Júlia Borges, Melissa Markoski, Ubiratan F. Machado, Beatriz D'Agord Schaan
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1010-1017. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)20.

FTY720 induces apoptosis in B16F10-NEX2 murine melanoma cells, limits metastatic development in vivo, and modulates the immune system

  • Felipe V. Pereira, Denise C. Arruda, Carlos R. Figueiredo, Mariana H. Massaoka, Alisson L. Matsuo, Valquiria Bueno, Elaine G. Rodrigues
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1018-1027. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)21.

Biomechanical analysis of the acetabular buttress-plate: are complex acetabular fractures in the quadrilateral area stable after treatment with anterior construct plate-1/3 tube buttress plate fixation?

  • Yong-De Wu, Xian-Hua Cai, Xi-Ming Liu, Hong-Xi Zhang
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1028-1033. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)22.

Temporal relationship of serum markers and tissue damage during acute intestinal ischemia/reperfusion

  • Francisco Javier Guzmán-de la Garza, Juan Manuel Ibarra-Hernández, Paula Cordero-Pérez, Pablo Villegas-Quintero, Claudia Ivette Villarreal-Ovalle, Liliana Torres-González, Norma Edith Oliva-Sosa, Gabriela Alarcón-Galván, Nancy Esthela Fernández-Garza, Linda Elsa Muñoz-Espinosa, Carlos Rodrigo Cámara-Lemarroy, José Gerardo Carrillo-Arriaga
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1034-1038. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)23.

Review

A differential diagnosis of inherited endocrine tumors and their tumor counterparts

  • Sergio P. A. Toledo, Jr Lourenço, Rodrigo A. Toledo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1039-1056. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)24.

RAPID COMMUNICATION

Methadone in post-herpetic neuralgia: A pilot proof-of-concept study

  • Manoel J. Teixeira, Massako Okada, Ana Sofia Cueva Moscoso, Mariana Yumi Takahashi Puerta, Lin T. Yeng, Ricardo Galhardoni, Sérgio Tengan, Daniel Ciampi de Andrade
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1057-1060. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)25.

Evaluation of sublingual microcirculation in children with dengue shock

  • Daniella Mancino da Luz Caixeta, Fernanda Moraes Daniel Fialho, Zina Maria Almeida Azevedo, Paulo Ferrez Collett-Solberg, Nivaldo Ribeiro Villela, Eliete Bouskela
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1061-1064. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)26.

Goal-directed fluid optimization based on stroke volume variation and cardiac index during one-lung ventilation in patients undergoing thoracoscopy lobectomy operations: a pilot study

  • Jian Zhang, Chao Qin Chen, Xiu Zhen Lei, Zhi Ying Feng, Sheng Mei Zhu
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1065-1070. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)27.

READERS OPINION

Hyperuricemia may be related to contrast-induced nephropathy after percutaneous coronary intervention

  • Sait Demirkol, Sevket Balta, Emin Ozgur Akgul, Mustafa Cakar, Hakan Sarlak, Omer Kurt
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1071-1071. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)28.

Rare association of cutaneous vasculitis, IgA nephropathy and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome with tuberculous lymphadenitis

  • Azar Baradaran, Hamid Nasri
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1072-1072. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)29.

Is mean platelet volume itself a sufficient indicator of coronary syndrome X?

  • Baris Bugan, Lutfi Cagatay Onar
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 July; 68(7): 1073-1073. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(07)30.
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