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    • Electroacupuncture and Moxibustion Attenuate the Progression of Renal Disease in 5/6 Nephrectomized Rats 

      Paterno, Josne Carla [UNIFESP]; Freire, Anaflavia de Oliveira [UNIFESP]; Soares, Maria Fernanda Sanches [UNIFESP]; Franco, Marcello Fabiano [UNIFESP]; Schor, Nestor [UNIFESP]; Teixeira, Vicente de Paulo Castro [UNIFESP] (Karger, 2008-01-01)
      Background/Aim: Chronic kidney disease is a worldwide public health problem and the prevention of its progression is still a major challenge in nephrology. Specific therapies that inhibit or attenuate this process are ...

    • Mycophenolate mofetil in children with steroid/cyclophosphamide-resistant nephrotic syndrome 

      Mello, Valderez Raposo de; Rodrigues, Maira Tinte; Mastrocinque, Tais Helena; Laranjo Martins, Simone Paiva; Braga de Andrade, Olberes Vitor; Medeiros Guidoni, Eliana Biondi; Scheffer, Daniel Kashiwamura; Martini Filho, Dino; Toporovski, Julio; Benini, Vanda (Springer, 2010-03-01)
      The purpose of this study was to assess the results of therapy with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS) who were both steroid- and cyclophosphamide-resistant. Treatment lasted ...

    • The polysaccharide fraction of Propionibacterium acnes modulates the development of experimental focal segmental glomerulosclerosis 

      Reis, Vanessa Oliveira [UNIFESP]; Silva, Janice Costa [UNIFESP]; Souza, Gabriela Trindade [UNIFESP]; Semedo, Patricia [UNIFESP]; Buscariollo, Bruna [UNIFESP]; Pereira, Rafael Luiz [UNIFESP]; Cenedeze, Marcos Antonio [UNIFESP]; Pacheco-Silva, Alvaro [UNIFESP]; Longo-Maugeri, Ieda M. [UNIFESP]; Saraiva Camara, Niels Olsen [UNIFESP]; Keller, Alexandre Castro [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2012-09-01)
      The pathogenesis of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) appears to be associated with type-2 cytokines and podocyte dysfunction. in this study, we tested the hypothesis that immunization with the polysaccharide ...