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    • Albuminuria, renal function and blood pressure in undernourished children and recovered from undernutrition 

      Martins, Vinicius J. B.; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Clemente, Ana P. G.; Fernandes, Mariana B. F. [UNIFESP]; Sawaya, Ana L. [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2017)
      Background The objective of this study was to investigate some biomarkers of renal function and blood pressure in children who had recovered from undernutrition. Methods This was cross-sectional, comparative study in which ...
    • Allocation of Initial Modality for Renal Replacement Therapy in Brazil 

      Andrade, Monica Viegas; Puig Junoy, Jaume; Andrade, Eli Iola Gurgel; Acurcio, Francisco de Assis; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Queiroz, Odilon Vanni de; Szuster, Daniele Araujo Campos; Gomes, Isabel Cristina [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Alessandra Maciel; Cherchiglia, Mariangela Leal (Amer Soc Nephrology, 2010-04-01)
      Background and objectives: the use of dialysis modalities for ESRD varies around the world. There is no consensus in literature regarding the most appropriate choice of dialysis method. the aim of this study was to analyze ...
    • Cognitive-behavioral group therapy is an effective treatment for major depression in hemodialysis (HD) patients Reply 

      Duarte, Priscila Silveira [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP] (Nature Publishing Group, 2010-04-01)
    • Cognitive-behavioral group therapy is an effective treatment for major depression in hemodialysis patients 

      Duarte, Priscila Silveira [UNIFESP]; Miyazaki, Maria Cristina; Blay, Sergio Luis [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP] (Nature Publishing Group, 2009-08-01)
      Depression is an important target of psychological assessment in patients with end-stage renal disease because it predicts their morbidity, mortality, and quality of life. We assessed the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral ...
    • Effectiveness and costs of chemical versus electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation 

      Paola, Angelo Amato Vincenzo de [UNIFESP]; Figueiredo, Edilberto [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Veloso, Henrique Horta [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, Luiz Olympio T [UNIFESP]; SOCESP Inv (Elsevier B.V., 2003-04-01)
      Background: Atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and has an important impact on costs of medical assistance. Traditional interventions to convert atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm are ...
    • Effectiveness of a 16-month multicomponent and environmental schoolbased intervention for recovery of poor income overweight/obese children and adolescents: study protocol of the health multipliers program 

      Patriota, Pollyanna Fernandes [UNIFESP]; Filgueiras, Andrea Rocha [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Viviane Bellucci Pires de [UNIFESP]; Alexmovitz, Guilherme Aparecido Costa [UNIFESP]; da Silva, Carlos Eduardo [UNIFESP]; Féres de Carvalho, Vivian Fortuna [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Natalia [UNIFESP]; de Albuquerque, Maria Paula; Domene, Semíramis Martins Álvares [UNIFESP]; do Prado, Wagner Luiz [UNIFESP]; Torres, Gustavo Enrique Salazar; Oliveira, Ana Paula Reis de [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP] (Biomed Central Ltd, 2017)
      Background: Excess of weight is a serious public health concern in almost all countries, afflicting people of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. Studies have indicated the need for developing treatment strategies ...
    • Evaluation of factors associated with chronic low back pain in hemodialysis patients 

      Cristofolini, Tatiana [UNIFESP]; Draibe, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP] (Karger, 2008-01-01)
      Background/Aims: Low back pain is a common and disabling symptom that has not been properly studied in hemodialysis patients. the aim of this study was to evaluate factors associated with chronic low back pain in these ...
    • Factors associated with health-related quality of life after successful kidney transplantation: a population-based study 

      Bohlke, Maristela; Marini, Stela S.; Rocha, Marcos; Terhorst, Lisoneide; Gomes, Rafael H.; Barcellos, Franklin C.; Irigoyen, Maria Claudia C. [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2009-11-01)
      Kidney transplantation improves the quality of life of end-stage renal disease patients. the quality of life benefits, however, pertain to patients on average, not to all transplant recipients. the aim of this study was ...
    • Five-year follow-up of patients with epidemic glomerulonephritis due to Streptococcus zooepidemicus 

      Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Pinto, SWL (Oxford Univ Press, 2005-09-01)
      Background. in 1998 there was a large outbreak of acute glomerulonephritis in Nova Serrana, Brazil, caused by group C Streptococcus zooepidemicus. This study describes the follow-up of these patients, after a mean time of ...
    • Follow-Up Study of Crack Cocaine Users: Situation of the Patients After 2, 5, and 12 Years 

      Dias, Andrea Costa [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Marcelo [UNIFESP]; Dunn, John; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP] (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2008-01-01)
      The purpose of this study was to follow-up 131 crack users and examine drug use, treatment experience, employment status, and mortality at 2, 5, and 12 years. Consecutive crack dependent patients were re-interviewed in ...
    • Gaining Efficiencies: Resources and Demand for Dialysis around the Globe 

      Neil, Nancy; Walker, David R.; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Blackburn, Juan Carlos; Tschosik, Elizabeth A.; Sciaraffia, Vito; Garcia-Contreras, Fernando; Capsa, Dimitrie; Bhattacharyya, Samir K. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009-01-01)
      End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a debilitating condition resulting in death unless treated. Treatment options are transplantation and dialysis. Alternative dialysis modalities are peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis ...
    • Genome Sequence of a Lancefield Group C Streptococcus zooepidemicus Strain Causing Epidemic Nephritis: New Information about an Old Disease 

      Beres, Stephen B.; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Pinto, Sergio Wyton L.; Hoe, Nancy P.; Porcella, Stephen F.; Deleo, Frank R.; Musser, James M. (Public Library Science, 2008-08-21)
      Outbreaks of disease attributable to human error or natural causes can provide unique opportunities to gain new information about host-pathogen interactions and new leads for pathogenesis research. Poststreptococcal ...
    • GFR estimated from cystatin C versus creatinine in children born small for gestational age 

      Franco, Maria C. P. [UNIFESP]; Nishida, Sonia K. [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2008-06-01)
      Background: Low birth weight caused by intrauterine growth restriction may be a risk factor for renal impairment in the adult life.Study Design: A cross-sectional study.Setting & Participants: 71 children aged 8 to 13 years ...
    • Importance of renal mass on graft function outcome after 12 months of living donor kidney transplantation 

      Douverny, Joao Batista [UNIFESP]; Baptista-Silva, Jose Carlos [UNIFESP]; Pestana, Jose Osmar Medina [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP] (Oxford Univ Press, 2007-12-01)
      Background. Few studies have directly measured the kidney weight and investigated donor parameters related to it. the aim of this study was to evaluate the kidney weight and its relationship to creatinine clearance (CrCl) ...
    • Inequality in pediatric kidney transplantation in Brazil 

      Koch Nogueira, Paulo Cesar [UNIFESP]; Camargo de Carvalho, Maria Fernanda; Feltran, Luciana de Santis [UNIFESP]; Konstantyner, Tulio [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2016)
      Background The aim of this study was to describe the access and factors associated with kidney transplantation for children in different regions of Brazil. Methods We analyzed a cohort of 1211 children enrolled on the ...
    • Influence of Maternal Height and Weight on Low Birth Weight: A Cross-Sectional Study in Poor Communities of Northeastern Brazil 

      Alencar Britto, Revilane Parente de [UNIFESP]; Toledo Florencio, Telma Maria; Benedito Silva, Ana Amelia; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Cavalcante, Jairo Calado; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP] (Public Library Science, 2013-11-11)
      Background: Low birth weight (LBW) is associated with an increased risk of mortality, adverse metabolic conditions, and long-term chronic morbidities. the relationship between LWB and short maternal stature coupled with ...
    • Metabolic study in dysmorphic hematuria 

      Vaisbich, Maria Helena [UNIFESP]; Kirsztajn, Gianna Mastroianni [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Pereira, Aparecido Bernardo [UNIFESP]; Ajzen, Horacio [UNIFESP] (Karger, 1992-01-01)
    • A microcomputer-based transplantation registry 

      Anção, Meide Silva [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Draibe, Sergio Antonio [UNIFESP]; Sigulem, Daniel [UNIFESP] (Springer, 1996-03-01)
      We describe a microcomputer-based program developed for the Brazilian Kidney Transplant Registry. The system can construct life tables and survival curves online, without the need to export the database. From 1987 through ...
    • Predictors of employment after successful kidney transplantation - a population-based study 

      Bohlke, Maristela [UNIFESP]; Marini, Stela Scaglioni; Gomes, Rafael Hisse; Terhorst, Lisoneide; Rocha, Marcos; Poli de Figueiredo, Carlos Eduardo; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Irigoyen, Maria Claudia [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008-07-01)
      Introduction: Kidney transplantation is currently the treatment of choice for end-stage renal disease. As the successful transplantation improves the physical and mental quality of life, it is expected that the transplant ...
    • Prospective study of progression of kidney dysfunction in community-dwelling older adults 

      Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Prado, Fernando [UNIFESP]; Vicioso, Belinda [UNIFESP]; Ramos, Luiz R. (Blackwell Publishing, 2008-03-01)
      Aim: Few prospective studies have assessed renal dysfunction in older persons. We sought to define kidney dysfunction among a community-based cohort of elderly subjects and to determine the factors for its progression.Mehtods: ...