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    • A Brazilian Portuguese version of the Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR): a validation study 

      Paiva, Eduardo S.; Heymann, Roberto E. [UNIFESP]; Rezende, Marcelo C.; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Martinez, Jose Eduardo; Provenza, Jose Roberto; Ranzolin, Aline; Assis, Marcos Renato de; Pasqualin, Vivian D.; Bennett, Robert M. (Springer, 2013-08-01)
      The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) was specifically developed to assess disease severity and functional ability in fibromyalgia patients. in 2009, a revised version of the FIQ was published, the FIQR; this version ...
    • A comparison of quality of life, demographic and clinical characteristics of Brazilian men with fibromyalgia syndrome with male patients with depression 

      Yoshikawa, Gilberto Toshimitsu [UNIFESP]; Heymann, Roberto Ezequiel [UNIFESP]; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Pollak, Daniel Feldman [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2010-02-01)
      The primary aim of this study was to assess the quality of life (Qol) in men with fibromyalgia (FM) as compared to the Qol of depressive patients, using the SF-36 questionnaire. the secondary objectives were as follows: ...
    • Consenso brasileiro do tratamento da fibromialgia 

      Heymann, Roberto Ezequiel [UNIFESP]; Paiva, Eduardo dos Santos; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Pollak, Daniel Feldman [UNIFESP]; Martinez, José Eduardo; Provenza, José Roberto; Paula, Ana Patrícia; Althoff, Antonio Carlos; Souza, Eduardo José do Rosário e; Neubarth, Fernando; Lage, Lais Verderame; Rezende, Marcelo Cruz; Assis, Marcos Renato de [UNIFESP]; Lopes, Maria Lucia Lemos; Jennings, Fabio; Araújo, Rejane Leal Conceição da Costa; Cristo, Valéria Valim; Costa, Evelin Diana Goldenberg; Kaziyama, Helena Hideko Seguchi; Yeng, Lin Tchia; Iamamura, Marta; Saron, Thais Rodrigues Pato; Nascimento, Osvaldo Jose Moreira do; Kimura, Luiz Koiti; Leite, Vilnei Mattioli; Oliveira, Juliano; Araujo, Gabriela Tannus Branco de [UNIFESP]; Fonseca, Marcelo Cunio Machado [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2010-02-01)
    • Data on Treatment from Brazilian Fibromyalgia Patients Registry (EpiFibro) 

      Martinez, Jose E.; Rezende, Marcelo C.; Paiva, Eduardo; Pollak, Daniel Feldman [UNIFESP]; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Provenza, Jose Roberto; Ranzolin, Aline; Ribeiro, Luiz Severiano; Souza, Eduardo J. R.; Heymann, Roberto Ezequiel [UNIFESP]; Assis, Marcos Renato (Wiley, 2016)
    • Diagnosis and pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment of fibromyalgia. Compendium of the best evidence 

      Clark, P.; Gentile, M. J.; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Jannaut, M. J.; Liendo, V.; Rios, C.; Neira, L. Vidal; Messina, O. D. (Prous Science, Sa-thomson Reuters, 2011-04-01)
    • A double-blind, randomized, controlled study of amitriptyline, nortriptyline and placebo in patients with fibromyalgia. An analysis of outcome measures 

      Heymann, Roberto Ezequiel [UNIFESP]; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Feldman, D. [UNIFESP] (Clinical & Exper Rheumatology, 2001-11-01)
      Objective To study the efficacy and tolerability of amitriptyline and nortriptyline in a Brazilian population with fibromyalgia and to evaluate the instruments used to measure the efficacy, of the treatment.Methods A total ...
    • EpiFibro - a nationwide databank for fibromyalgia syndrome - the initial analysis of 500 women 

      Rezende, Marcelo Cruz; Paiva, Eduardo dos Santos; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Ranzolin, Aline; Martinez, Jose Eduardo; Provenza, Jose Roberto; Parolini, Carlos Eugenio Ribeiro; Ribeiro, Luiz Severiano; Souza, Eduardo José do Rosário e; Feldman, Daniel Pollak [UNIFESP]; Assis, Marcos Renato de; Heymann, Roberto Ezequiel [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2013-09-01)
      Introduction: Fibromyalgia syndrome (FS) is a common painful condition of the musculoskeletal system that is typically accompanied by several symptoms in other systems. In Brazil, the prevalence of FS is estimated at 2.5%. ...
    • Equívocos diagnósticos envolvendo as tendinites: impacto médico, social, jurídico e econômico 

      Siena, Cesar; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2009-12-01)
      Evidence of the clinical, social, and economic impact of mistaken diagnoses of tendonitis and other chronic painful disorders are analyzed. The objective of this review is to call attention to the possible diagnostic hyper ...
    • O exercício legal da medicina em LER/DORT 

      Techy, Antonio; Siena, Cesar; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2009-08-01)
      In order to have a good patient-physician relationship, besides practicing a fair and updated technical medicine, the physician is obligated to have knowledge of and follow the laws, rules and regulations, which grant ...
    • Fibromialgia, LER, entre outras confusões diagnósticas 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2006-02-01)
      This is a typical case, extremely common on daily practice, occuring in several areas of our country, involving a young female patient, active professionally, deviated from her job for several years, arguing total lack of ...
    • Fibromyalgia: clinical and occupational aspects 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Goldenfum, Marco Aurelio; Siena, César Augusto Fávaro (Assoc Medica Brasileira, 2012-05-01)
      Fibromyalgia: clinical and occupational aspectsFibromyalgia (FM) is a clinical syndrome commonly observed in daily medical practice and its etiopathogenesis is still unclear. As it is characterized by chronic musculoskeletal ...
    • Investigation on Brazilian Clinical Practices in Rheumatoid Arthritis the Brazilian Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Practices Investigation-BRACTICE 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Radu Halpern, Ari Stiel; Bertolo, Manoel Barros (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011-06-01)
      Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory autoimmune disease causing significant social, medical, and economic impact. Several therapeutic regimens are available within the medical arsenal. the rational and ...
    • Lombalgia ocupacional 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Goldenfum, Marco Aurélio; Siena, César (Associação Médica Brasileira, 2010-01-01)
      The occupational low back pain presents multifactorial aetiology, important prevalence and incidence. Characterized by pain of varying duration and intensity, low back pain may lead to disability. Low back pain causes ...
    • O ombro em uma linha de produção: estudo clínico e ultrassonográfico 

      Maeda, Ernesto Youiti [UNIFESP]; Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Ascencio, João Eduardo Barile; Pollak, Daniel Feldman [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2009-08-01)
      INTRODUCTION: The correlation among shoulder pain, abnormal physical examination and ultrasonography is controversial in the occupational scenario. OBJECTIVE: Establish the association between pain, physical examination ...
    • Prevalência da síndrome da fibromialgia em pacientes diagnosticados como portadores de lesões por esforço repetitivos (LER) 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 1997)
      Nos ultimos anos, aqui no Brasil, muitos pacientes tem sido diagnosticados como portadores de LER. Tal fenomeno representa, para o nosso pais, uma importante fonte de incapacidade, ainda nao bem entendida, e que tem ...
    • Prevalência da síndrome do cólon irritável em pacientes com fibromialgia 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Heymann, Roberto [UNIFESP]; Pollak, Daniel Feldman [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2006-02-01)
      INTRODUCTION: Fibromyalgia is a prevalent syndrome of widespread pain and multiple tender points, with no inflammatory, dystrophic or degenerative changes, probably related to abnormal central modulation of pain processing. ...
    • A síndrome anserina 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Kuromoto, Jorge (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2010-06-01)
      Knee pain is a common complaint in clinical practice, and pes anserinus tendino-bursitis syndrome (PATB) has been frequently diagnosed based only on clinical features that may cause equivocal interpretations. Patients ...
    • Ultrassonografia no diagnóstico da tendinite e eletroneuromiografia no diagnóstico da neuropatia periférica e da radiculopatia do membro superior: visão do reumatologista 

      Helfenstein Junior, Milton [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Mario Soares; Maia, Anna Beatriz Assad; Siena, César Augusto Fávaro; Techy, Antonio (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2013-06-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the value ascribed by Brazilian rheumatologists to ultrasonography (US) for diagnosing tendinitis and to electromyography (EMG) for diagnosing peripheral neuropathy and upper limb radiculopathy. ...