CLINICS

Volume 69(4); April 2014

Clinical Science

Daily assessment of arterial distensibility in a pediatric population before and after smoking cessation

  • Pier Paolo Bassareo, Vassilios Fanos, Antonio Crisafulli, Giuseppe Mercuro
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 219-224. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)01.

Effects of glutamine alone or in combination with zinc and vitamin A on growth, intestinal barrier function, stress and satiety-related hormones in Brazilian shantytown children

  • Aldo A. M. Lima, Gregory M. Anstead, Qiong Zhang, Ítalo L. Figueiredo, Alberto M. Soares, Rosa M. S. Mota, Noélia L. Lima, Richard L. Guerrant, Reinaldo B. Oriá
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 225-233. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)02.

Effect of minimally invasive percutaneous plates versus interlocking intramedullary nailing in tibial shaft treatment for fractures in adults: A meta-analysis

  • Guo-Chao He, Hua-Song Wang, Qing-Fu Wang, Zhuang-Hong Chen, Xian-Hua Cai
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 234-240. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)03.

Score for atrial fibrillation detection in acute stroke and transient ischemic attack patients in a Brazilian population: The acute stroke atrial fibrillation scoring system

  • Marcelo Marinho de Figueiredo, Ana Clara Tude Rodrigues, Monique Bueno Alves, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Gisele Sampaio Silva
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 241-246. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)04.

Arginase activity and nitric oxide levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

  • Meral Yüksel, Hacer Kuzu Okur, Zerrin Pelin, Ayliz Velioğlu Öğünç, Levent Öztürk
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 247-252. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)05.

Predictors of hip fracture mortality at a general hospital in South Brazil: an unacceptable surgical delay

  • Tiango Aguiar Ribeiro, Melissa Orlandin Premaor, João Alberto Larangeira, Luiz Giulian Brito, Michel Luft, Leonardo Waihrich Guterres, Odirlei André Monticielo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 253-258. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)06.

Basic Research

Fibrinogen and thrombin concentrations are critical for fibrin glue adherence in rat high-risk colon anastomoses

  • Eliseo Portilla-de Buen, Abel Orozco-Mosqueda, Caridad Leal-Cortés, Gonzalo Vázquez-Camacho, Clotilde Fuentes-Orozco, Andrea Socorro Alvarez-Villaseñor, Michel Dassaejv Macías-Amezcua, Alejandro González-Ojeda
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 259-264. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)07.

Resistance training improves body composition and increases matrix metalloproteinase 2 activity in biceps and gastrocnemius muscles of diet-induced obese rats

  • Markus Vinicius Campos Souza, Richard Diego Leite, Anderson Diogo de Souza Lino, Rita de Cássia Marqueti, Celene Fernandes Bernardes, Heloisa Sobreiro Selistre de Araújo, Eliete Bouskella, Gilberto Eiji Shiguemoto, Sérgio Eduardo de Andrade Perez, Luiz Guilherme Kraemer-Aguiar
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 265-270. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)08.

Review

Liver enzymes serum levels in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis: a comprehensive review

  • Luís Henrique Bezerra Cavalcanti Sette, Edmundo Pessoa de Almeida Lopes
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 271-278. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)09.

Gonadotropin therapy in assisted reproduction: an evolutionary perspective from biologics to biotech

  • Rogério de Barros F. Leão, Sandro C. Esteves
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 279-293. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)10.

Benefits and risks of testosterone treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women: a critical review of studies published in the decades preceding and succeeding the advent of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors

  • Sandra Léa Bonfim Reis, Carmita H. N. Abdo
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 294-303. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)11.

READERS OPINION

P-wave duration dispersion in patients with lichen planus

  • Ilknur Balta, Sevket Balta, Mustafa Demir, Cengiz Ozturk, Sait Demirkol
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 304-304. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)12.

Left ventricular function after recanalization of chronic total occlusion

  • Esra Gucuk Ipek, Yesim Guray, Umit Guray
  • Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 April; 69(4): 305-305. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(04)13.
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