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    • Biopharmaceutical industry-sponsored global clinical trials in emerging countries 

      Alvarenga, Lenio Souza; Martins, Elisabeth Nogueira [UNIFESP] (Associação Médica Brasileira, 2010-01-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To evaluate biopharmaceutical industry-sponsored clinical trials placed in countries previously described as emerging regions for clinical research, and potential differences for those placed in Brazil. METHODS: ...

    • Breastfeeding training for health professionals and resultant changes in breastfeeding duration 

      Taddei, Jose Augusto de Aguiar Carrazedo [UNIFESP]; Westphal, Marcia Faria [UNIFESP]; Venancio, Sonia; Bogus, Cláudia; Souza, Sonia [UNIFESP] (Associação Paulista de Medicina - APM, 2000-11-09)
      CONTEXT: Promotion of breastfeeding in Brazilian maternity hospitals. OBJECTIVE: To quantify changes in the breastfeeding duration among mothers served by hospitals exposed to the Wellstart-SLC course, comparing them with ...

    • A cost evaluation of peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis in the treatment of end-stage renal disease in São Paulo, Brazil 

      Abreu, Mirhelen Mendes de [UNIFESP]; Walker, David R.; Sesso, Ricardo C. [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP] (Multimed Inc, 2013-05-01)
      Objective: Conventional hemodialysis (HD) predominates over peritoneal dialysis (PD) around the world. Prospective and comparative studies comparing the costs of these modalities are scarce. in the present prospective ...

    • Early vulnerabilities for psychiatric disorders in elementary schoolchildren from four Brazilian regions 

      Paula, Cristiane Silvestre de [UNIFESP]; Mari, Jair de Jesus [UNIFESP]; Bordin, Isabel Altenfelder Santos [UNIFESP]; Miguel, Euripedes Constantino [UNIFESP]; Fortes, Isabela; Barroso, Natalia [UNIFESP]; Rohde, Luis Augusto; Coutinho, Evandro da Silva Freire (Springer Heidelberg, 2018)
      The purpose of the study is to identify early vulnerabilities for psychiatric disorders among Brazilian elementary school children, controlling for familial and community adversities. This is a cross-sectional study examining ...

    • Energy expenditure of stunted and nonstunted boys and girls living in the shantytowns of Sao Paulo, Brazil 

      Hoffman, Daniel Jay; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Coward, W. Andrew; Wright, Antony; Martins, Paula Andrea [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, Celia de; Tucker, Katherine L.; Roberts, Susan B. (Amer Soc Clinical Nutrition, 2000-10-01)
      Background: Stunting increases the risk of obesity in developing countries. particularly in girls and women, but the underlying reason is not known.Objective: Our objective was to test the hypothesis that stunted children ...

    • Gambling in Brazil Lifetime prevalences and socio-demographic correlates 

      Tavares, Hermano; Carneiro, Elizabeth; Sanches, Marcos; Pinsky, Ilana [UNIFESP]; Caetano, Raul; Zaleski, Marcos; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2010-11-30)
      Gambling has experienced world-wide growth the current study is the first national survey into household gambling conducted in a developing country the sample was a three-stage probabilistic one designed to cover individuals ...

    • The impact of medical education and networking on the outcome of leukemia treatment in developing countries. the experience of International Consortium on Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (IC-APL) 

      Rego, Eduardo M.; Kim, Haesook T.; Ruiz-Argueelles, Guillermo J.; del Rosario Uriarte, Maria; Jacomo, Rafael H.; Gutierrez-Aguirre, Homero; Melo, Raul A. M.; Bittencourt, Rosane; Pasquini, Ricardo; Pagnano, Katia; Fagundes, Evandro M.; Chauffaille, Maria de Lourdes [UNIFESP]; Chiattone, Carlos; Martinez, Lem; Meillon, Luis A.; Gomez-Almaguer, David; Kwaan, Hau; Garces-Eisele, Javier; Gallagher, Robert; Niemeyer, Charlotte M.; Lowenberg, Bob; Ribeiro, Raul; LoCoco, Francesco; Sanz, Miguel A. (Maney Publishing, 2012-04-01)
      Objectives: Several clinical trials conducted in Europe and US reported favorable outcomes of patients with APL treated with the combination of all trans retinoic acid (ATRA) and anthracyclines. Nevertheless, the results ...

    • Implementation of sepsis bundles in public hospitals in Brazil: a prospective study with heterogeneous results 

      Machado, Flavia Ribeiro [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Elaine Maria; Schippers, Pierre|'|de Paula, Ilusca Cardoso; Vendrame Saes, Leticia Sandre; de Oliveira, Francisco Ivanildo, Jr.; Tuma, Paula; Nogueira Filho, Wilson; Piza, Felipe; Guare, Sandra; Mangini, Claudia; Guth, Gustavo Ziggiatti; Pontes Azevedo, Luciano Cesar [UNIFESP]; Resende Freitas, Flavio Geraldo [UNIFESP]; Gomes do Amaral, Jose Luiz [UNIFESP]; Mansur, Nacime Salomao [UNIFESP]; Salomao, Reinaldo [UNIFESP] (Biomed Central Ltd, 2017)
      Background: Public hospitals in emerging countries pose a challenge to quality improvement initiatives in sepsis. Our objective was to evaluate the results of a quality improvement initiative in sepsis in a network of ...

    • Influence of psychosocial risk factors on the trajectory of mental health problems from childhood to adolescence: a longitudinal study 

      Fatori, Daniel; Bordin, Isabel Altenfelder Santos [UNIFESP]; Curto, Bartira Marques [UNIFESP]; Paula, Cristiane Silvestre de [UNIFESP] (Biomed Central Ltd, 2013-01-17)
      Background: Longitudinal epidemiological studies involving child/adolescent mental health problems are scarce in developing countries, particularly in regions characterized by adverse living conditions. We examined the ...

    • Internal tandem duplication of the FLT3 gene confers poor overall survival in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia treated with all-trans retinoic acid and anthracycline-based chemotherapy: an International Consortium on Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia study 

      Lucena-Araujo, Antonio R.; Kim, Haesook T.; Jacomo, Rafael H.; Melo, Raul A.; Bittencourt, Rosane; Pasquini, Ricardo; Pagnano, Katia; Fagundes, Evandro M.; Chauffaille, Maria de Lourdes [UNIFESP]; Chiattone, Carlos S.; Lima, Ana Silvia; Ruiz-Argueelles, Guillermo; Soledad Undurraga, Maria; Martinez, Lem; Kwaan, Hau C.; Gallagher, Robert; Niemeyer, Charlotte M.; Schrier, Stanley L.; Tallman, Martin S.; Grimwade, David; Ganser, Arnold; Berliner, Nancy; Ribeiro, Raul C.; Lo-Coco, Francesco; Lowenberg, Bob; Sanz, Miguel A.; Rego, Eduardo M. (Springer, 2014-12-01)
      Activating internal tandem duplication (ITD) mutations in the fms-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3) gene (FLT3-ITD) are associated with poor outcome in acute myeloid leukemia, but their prognostic impact in acute promyelocytic ...