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    • Are serum cystatin C levels influenced by steroid doses in lupus nephritis patients? 

      Madureira E Silva, Marcus Vinicius [UNIFESP]; Moscoso Solorzano, Grace [UNIFESP]; Nishida, Sonia Kiyomi [UNIFESP]; Mastroianni Kirsztajn, Gianna [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Nefrologia, 2011-09-01)
      INTRODUCTION: Cystatin C is considered a promising test to evaluate glomerular filtration rate, since it has characteristics of an ideal endogenous marker, being similar or even superior to serum creatinine according to ...

    • Charcot Neuroarthropathy After Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplant 

      Rangel, Erika B. [UNIFESP]; Sa, Joao R. [UNIFESP]; Gomes, Samirah A. [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Aluizio B. [UNIFESP]; Melaragno, Claudio S. [UNIFESP]; Gonzalez, Adriano M. [UNIFESP]; Linhares, Marcelo M. [UNIFESP]; Medina-Pestana, Jose O. [UNIFESP] (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012-09-27)
      Background. Immunosuppressive regimen is associated with several metabolic adverse effects. Bone loss and fractures are frequent after transplantation and involve multifactorial mechanisms.Methods. A retrospective analysis ...

    • Chronic unpredictable stress exacerbates lipopolysaccharide-induced activation of nuclear factor-kappa B in the frontal cortex and hippocampus via glucocorticoid secretion 

      Munhoz, Carolina Demarchi; Lepsch, Lucilia Brochado; Kawamoto, Elisa Mitiko; Malta, Marília Brinati; Lima, Larissa de Sá; Avellar, Maria Christina Werneck [UNIFESP]; Sapolsky, Robert M.; Scavone, Cristoforo (Soc Neuroscience, 2006-04-05)
      Although the anti-inflammatory actions of glucocorticoids (GCs) are well established in the periphery, these stress hormones can increase inflammation under some circumstances in the brain. the transcription factor nuclear ...

    • Corticosteróides sistêmicos na prática dermatológica. Parte I: Principais efeitos adversos 

      Freitas, Thais Helena Proença De [UNIFESP]; Souza, Daniella Abbruzzini Ferreira De (Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia, 2007-02-01)
      Systemic corticosteroids have been used in dermatological practice for approximately 60 years due to their anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. The challenge of corticosteroid therapy is to counterbalance the ...

    • Dexamethasone-induced cardiac deterioration is associated with both calcium handling abnormalities and calcineurin signaling pathway activation 

      Guimaraes, Fabiana de Salvi [UNIFESP]; Moraes, Wilson Max Almeida Monteiro de [UNIFESP]; Marchesi Bozi, Luis Henrique; Souza, Pamela R.; Antonio, Ednei Luiz [UNIFESP]; Bocalini, Danilo Sales [UNIFESP]; Tucci, Paulo José Ferreira [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Daniel Araki [UNIFESP]; Brum, Patricia Chakur; Medeiros, Alessandra [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2017)
      Dexamethasone is a potent and widely used anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drug. However, recent evidences suggest that dexamethasone cause pathologic cardiac remodeling, which later impairs cardiac function. The ...

    • Effect of adrenalectomy and glucocorticoid therapy on lipid metabolism of lactating rats 

      Couto, Rosany Carvalho do [UNIFESP]; Couto, Gilmar Eduardo Costa do [UNIFESP]; Oyama, Lila Missae [UNIFESP]; Dâmaso, Ana Raimunda [UNIFESP]; Silveira, Vera Lucia Flor [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, Claudia Maria da Penha Oller do [UNIFESP] (Georg Thieme Verlag, 1998-10-01)
      Although adrenal glucocorticoids were known to be important for adequate milk production, little is known about their effects on the metabolism of mammary glands during lactation. in this study, lactating Wistar rats on ...

    • Effects of adrenal hormones on the expression of adiponectin and adiponectin receptors in adipose tissue, muscle and liver 

      Oliveira, Cristiane de [UNIFESP]; Iwanaga-Carvalho, Carla; Mota, João Felipe [UNIFESP]; Oyama, Lila Missae [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Eliane Beraldi [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, Claudia Maria da Penha Oller do [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2011-11-01)
      Background: Adiponectin, an insulin-sensitive hormone that is primarily synthesized in adipose tissue, exerts its effects by binding to two receptors, adipoR1 and adipoR2. Little is known regarding the effects of glucocorticoids ...

    • Estimulação tátil-cinestésica: uma integração entre pele e sistema endócrino? 

      Fogaça, Monalisa C. [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Werther Brunow de [UNIFESP]; Verreschi, Ieda Therezinha do Nascimento [UNIFESP] (Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira, 2006-09-01)
      A literature review on skin neuroendocrine aspects and the consequences of the tactile- kinesthetic stimulation on the adrenal cortex are presented. The articles were identified through MEDLINE and LILACS data bases, using ...

    • Eventos adversos do tratamento medicamentoso de pacientes com doenças reumáticas autoimunes na infância: uma coorte retrospectiva em centro único 

      Said, Manar [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2018-03-08)
      Introdução: As doenças reumáticas autoimunes (DRAIs) são doenças inflamatórias decorrentes de alterações no sistema imunológico, e se manifestam com comprometimento de articulações e de outros órgãos e sistemas. O tratamento ...

    • Expressão Espaço-Temporal Do Receptor De Glicocorticoide No Desenvolvimento Epididimário 

      Thimoteo, Daniel Soares [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2017-07-31)
      O epidídimo é um órgão do trato reprodutor masculino responsável pela maturação, transporte, estocagem e proteção dos espermatozoides e, assim fundamental para fertilidade masculina. O desenvolvimento embrionário e pós-natal ...