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    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Brazil: 1998 national survey 

      Dietrich-neto, Flávia; Callegaro, Dagoberto; Dias-Tosta, Elza; Silva, Helga Cristina Almeida da [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Maria Elizabeth [UNIFESP]; Lima, José Mauro Braz de; Oliveira, Acary Souza Bulle [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2000-09-01)
      OBJECTIVES: To assess the epidemiologic characteristics of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in Brazil in 1998. METHOD: Structured Clinical Report Forms (CRFs) sent to 2,505 Brazilian neurologists from January to September ...
    • Estimating the incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus in a tropical region (Natal, Brazil) 

      Vilar, MJP; Sato, E. I. (Arnold, Hodder Headline Plc, 2002-01-01)
      The objective of the study was to evaluate the incidence of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in a tropical urban community (Natal city, Brazil). Only patients living in Natal, a city in the northeastern area of Brazil, ...
    • Historical epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in selected countries 

      Bruggmann, P.; Berg, T.; Ovrehus, A. L. H.; Moreno, C.; Brandao Mello, C. E.; Roudot-Thoraval, F.; Marinho, R. T.; Sherman, M.; Ryder, S. D.; Sperl, J.; Akarca, U.; Balik, I.; Bihl, F.; Bilodeau, M.; Blasco, A. J.; Buti, M.; Calinas, F.; Calleja, J. L.; Cheinquer, H.; Christensen, P. B.; Clausen, M.; Coelho, H. S. M.; Cornberg, M.; Cramp, M. E.; Dore, G. J.; Doss, W.; Duberg, A. S.; El-Sayed, M. H.; Ergor, G.; Esmat, G.; Estes, C.; Falconer, K.; Felix, J.; Ferraz, Maria Lucia Gomes [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Paulo Roberto [UNIFESP]; Frankova, S.; Garcia-Samaniego, J.; Gerstoft, J.; Giria, J. A.; Goncales, F. L.; Gower, E.; Gschwantler, M.; Guimaraes Pessoa, M.; Hezode, C.; Hofer, H.; Husa, P.; Idilman, R.; Kaberg, M.; Kaita, K. D. E.; Kautz, A.; Kaymakoglu, S.; Krajden, M.; Krarup, H.; Laleman, W.; Lavanchy, D.; Lazaro, P.; Marotta, P.; Mauss, S.; Mendes Correa, M. C.; Muellhaupt, B.; Myers, R. P.; Negro, F.; Nemecek, V.; Ormeci, N.; Parkes, J.; Peltekian, K. M.; Ramji, A.; Razavi, H.; Reis, N.; Roberts, S. K.; Rosenberg, W. M.; Sarmento-Castro, R.; Sarrazin, C.; Semela, D.; Shiha, G. E.; Sievert, W.; Starkel, P.; Stauber, R. E.; Thompson, A. J.; Urbanek, P.; van Thiel, I.; Van Vlierberghe, H.; Vandijck, D.; Vogel, W.; Waked, I.; Wedemeyer, H.; Weis, N.; Wiegand, J.; Yosry, A.; Zekry, A.; Van Damme, P.; Aleman, S.; Hindman, S. J. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-05-01)
      Chronic infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a leading indicator for liver disease. New treatment options are becoming available, and there is a need to characterize the epidemiology and disease burden of HCV. Data ...
    • How Can We Estimate Sepsis Incidence and Mortality? 

      Nunes Gobatto, Andre Luiz; Maccagnan Pinheiro Besen, Bruno Adler; Azevedo, Luciano Cesar Pontes [UNIFESP] (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
      Sepsis is one of the oldest and complex syndromes in medicine that has been in debate for over two millennia. Valid and comparable data on the population burden of sepsis constitute an essential resource for guiding health ...
    • Incidence and Main Risk Factors for Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity in Infants Weighing Less Than 1000 Grams in Brazil 

      Fortes Filho, Joao Borges; Borges Fortes, Barbara Gastal; Tartarella, Marcia Beatriz [UNIFESP]; Procianoy, Renato Soibelmann (Oxford Univ Press, 2013-12-01)
      Objectives: This study evaluated the incidence and risk factors for severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in babies <1000 g at Porto Alegre, Brazil.Methods: Prospective cohort study including premature children with birth ...
    • Incidência de lúpus eritematoso sistêmico em Natal, RN - Brasil 

      Vilar, Maria José Pereira; Rodrigues, Juliana Martins; Sato, Emilia Inoue [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2003-12-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To study the incidence of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in the city of Natal, Brazil. METHODS: Only patients living in the city of Natal, older than 15 years old, who fulfilled at least 4 of ACR criteria ...
    • Incidência de pneumonia associada à ventilação mecânica em pacientes submetidos à aspiração endotraqueal pelos sistemas aberto e fechado: estudo prospectivo - dados preliminares 

      Zeitoun, Sandra Salloum [UNIFESP]; Barros, Alba Lucia Bottura Leite de [UNIFESP]; Diccini, Solange [UNIFESP]; Juliano, Yara [UNIFESP] (Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto / Universidade de São Paulo, 2001-01-01)
      This a randomized clinical trial in which 20 patients were prospectively evaluated for the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), of whom 12 received endotracheal suctioning by an open-suction method and 8 by ...
    • A populational-based survey on the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of urinary incontinence in older adults-results from the "SABE STUDY" 

      Nunes Tamanini, Jose Tadeu [UNIFESP]; Pallone, Leticia Valerio; Ferreira Sartori, Marair Gracio [UNIFESP]; Batista Castello Girao, Manoel Joao [UNIFESP]; Ferreira dos Santos, Jair Licio; de Oliveira Duarte, Yeda Aparecida; van Kerrebroeck, Philip E. V. A. (Wiley, 2018)
      AimsTo estimate the prevalence and incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) and identify the associated risk factors in a cohort of elderly individuals in Brazil. MethodsIn 2006, individuals aged 60 years were selected from ...
    • The present and future disease burden of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with today's treatment paradigm 

      Razavi, H.; Waked, I.; Sarrazin, C.; Myers, R. P.; Idilman, R.; Calinas, F.; Vogel, W.; Mendes Correa, M. C.; Hezode, C.; Lazaro, P.; Akarca, U.; Aleman, S.; Balik, I.; Berg, T.; Bihl, F.; Bilodeau, M.; Blasco, A. J.; Brandao Mello, C. E.; Bruggmann, P.; Buti, M.; Calleja, J. L.; Cheinquer, H.; Christensen, P. B.; Clausen, M.; Coelho, H. S. M.; Cramp, M. E.; Dore, G. J.; Doss, W.; Duberg, A. S.; El-Sayed, M. H.; Ergor, G.; Esmat, G.; Falconer, K.; Felix, J.; Ferraz, Maria Lucia Gomes [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Paulo Roberto [UNIFESP]; Frankova, S.; Garcia-Samaniego, J.; Gerstoft, J.; Giria, J. A.; Goncales, F. L.; Gower, E.; Gschwantler, M.; Guimaraes Pessoa, M.; Hindman, S. J.; Hofer, H.; Husa, P.; Kaberg, M.; Kaita, K. D. E.; Kautz, A.; Kaymakoglu, S.; Krajden, M.; Krarup, H.; Laleman, W.; Lavanchy, D.; Marinho, R. T.; Marotta, P.; Mauss, S.; Moreno, C.; Murphy, K.; Negro, F.; Nemecek, V.; Ormeci, N.; Ovrehus, A. L. H.; Parkes, J.; Pasini, K.; Peltekian, K. M.; Ramji, A.; Reis, N.; Roberts, S. K.; Rosenberg, W. M.; Roudot-Thoraval, F.; Ryder, S. D.; Sarmento-Castro, R.; Semela, D.; Sherman, M.; Shiha, G. E.; Sievert, W.; Sperl, J.; Starkel, P.; Stauber, R. E.; Thompson, A. J.; Urbanek, P.; Van Damme, P.; van Thiel, I.; Van Vlierberghe, H.; Vandijck, D.; Wedemeyer, H.; Weis, N.; Wiegand, J.; Yosry, A.; Zekry, A.; Cornberg, M.; Muellhaupt, B.; Estes, C. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-05-01)
      The disease burden of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is expected to increase as the infected population ages. A modelling approach was used to estimate the total number of viremic infections, diagnosed, treated and new infections ...
    • Prevalence and 7-year incidence of Type II diabetes mellitus in a Japanese-Brazilian population: an alarming public health problem 

      Gimeno, Sueli Godoy Agostinho [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Sandra Roberta Gouvea [UNIFESP]; Franco, Laercio Joel [UNIFESP]; Hirai, Amelia Toyomi [UNIFESP]; Matsumura, Luiza Kimiko [UNIFESP]; Moises, R. S. (Springer, 2002-12-01)
      Aims/hypothesis. in 1993, the prevalence of glucose intolerance was studied in a sample of 647 first-generation and second-generation Japanese-Brazilians. Their cohort was followed until 2000, when a second survey was ...