Volume 65(5); May 2010


In the May 2010 issue of Clinics

  • Mauricio Rocha e Silva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 457-458. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500001.

Clinical Sciences

Perception of difficulties with vision-related activities of daily living among patients undergoing unilateral posterior capsulotomy

  • Firmani M. B. de Senne, Edméa R. Temporini, Carlos E. L. Arieta, Karla D. Pacheco
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 459-468. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500002.

Comparison of five portable peak flow meters

  • Glaucia Nency Takara, Gualberto Ruas, Bruna Varanda Pessoa, Luciana Kawakami Jamami, Valéria Amorim Pires Di Lorenzo, Mauricio Jamami
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 469-474. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500003.

Association of polycystic ovary syndrome and a non-dipping blood pressure pattern in young women

  • Ayse Kargili, Feridun Karakurt, Benan Kasapoglu, Aysel Derbent, Cemile Koca, Yusuf Selcoki
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 475-479. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500004.

Predictors of psychiatric readmissions in the short- and long-term: a population-based study in taiwan

  • Chuan-Hsiung Lin, Wen-Ling Chen, Chih-Ming Lin, Ming-Der Lee, Ming-Chung Ko, Chung-Yi Li
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 481-489. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500005.

Mushroom poisoning: retrospective analysis of 294 cases

  • Sevki Hakan Eren, Yeltekin Demirel, Serdal Ugurlu, Ilhan Korkmaz, Can Aktas, Fatma Mutlu Kukul Güven
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 491-496. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500006.

The bicuspid aortic valve and its relation to aortic dilation

  • Shi-Min Yuan, Hua Jing, Jacob Lavee
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 497-505. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500007.

Subcostal mini incision: a good option for donor nephrectomy

  • Hideki Kanashiro, Jr Falci, Affonso Celso Piovisan, Fernando Saito, Fabio Cesar MirandaTorricelli, Willian Carlos Nahas
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 507-510. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500008.

Sexual dysfunctions among people living with AIDS in Brazil

  • Marco de Tubino Scanavino, Carmita Helena Najjar Abdo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 511-519. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500009.

Research Article

Cited Brazilian papers in general surgery between 1970 and 2009

  • Flavio L. Heldwein, Antonio A. Hartmann, Antonio N. Kalil, Bruno V. D. Neves, Giorigo S. B. Ratti, Jr. Beber, Rafael M. Souza, Armando J. d’Acampora
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 521-529. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500010.

Basic Research

Minimum alveolar concentrations and hemodynamic effects of two different preparations of sevoflurane in pigs

  • Denise A. Otsuki, Denise T. Fantoni, Carla Holms, Jr. Auler
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 531-537. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500011.


Thalamic nuclear abnormalities as a contributory factor in sudden cardiac deaths among patients with schizophrenia

  • Fulvio A. Scorza, Andrea Schmitt, Roberta M. Cysneiros, Ricardo M. Arida, Esper A. Cavalheiro, Wagner F. Gattaz
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 539-546. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500012.

Imbalance between thyroid hormones and the dopaminergic system might be central to the pathophysiology of restless legs syndrome: a hypothesis

  • Jr Pereira, Marcia Pradella-Hallinan, Hugo de Lins Pessoa
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 548-554. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500013.

Letters to the Editor

An iron deficiency anemia of unknown cause: a case report involving gossypiboma

  • Fernando Ferraz de Campos, Fabio Franco, Linda Ferreira Maximiano, João Augusto Santos Martinês, Aloisio Souza Felipe-Silva, Thiago Alexandre Kunitake
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 555-558. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500014.

Spontaneous transvaginal small bowel evisceration: a case report

  • Rogério Serafim Parra, José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha, Omar Feres
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 559-561. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500015.

Delayed pneumothorax and contralateral hydrothorax induced by a left subclavian central venous catheter: a case report

  • Nermin Kelebek Girgin, Semih Arici, Gurkan Turker, Banu Otlar, Leyla Hotaman, Oya Kutlay
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2010 May; 65(5): 562-565. doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322010000500016.
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