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    • Circulating renin-angiotensin system and catecholamines in childhood: is there a role for birthweight? 

      Franco, Maria do Carmo Pinho [UNIFESP]; Casarini, Dulce Elena [UNIFESP]; Carneiro-Ramos, Marcella S.; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Barreto-Chaves, Maria Luiza M.; Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP] (Portland Press Ltd, 2008-03-01)
      There have been only a few reports on the sympathoadrenal and renin-angiotensin systems in children of small gestational age. the purpose of the present study was to investigate plasma levels of ACE (angiotensin-converting ...
    • Abnormalities in Metalloproteinase Pathways and IGF-I Axis: A Link Between Birth Weight, Hypertension, and Vascular Damage in Childhood 

      Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP]; Franco, Maria do Carmo Pinho [UNIFESP] (Nature Publishing Group, 2010-01-01)
      BACKGROUNDAlthough numerous studies suggest an inverse relationship between birth weight and cardiovascular disease, the mechanistic basis of this phenomenon is not fully understood. Here, we postulate that alterations in ...
    • Association of ACE Gene Insertion/Deletion Polymorphism With Birth Weight, Blood Pressure Levels, and ACE Activity in Healthy Children 

      Ajala, Aline Rodrigues [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Sandro Soares [UNIFESP]; Rangel, Marina [UNIFESP]; Palomino, Zaira [UNIFESP]; Strufaldi, Maria Wany Louzada [UNIFESP]; Puccini, Rosana Fiorini [UNIFESP]; Araújo, Ronaldo de Carvalho [UNIFESP]; Casarini, Dulce Elena [UNIFESP]; Franco, Maria do Carmo Pinho [UNIFESP] (Nature Publishing Group, 2012-07-01)
      BACKGROUNDThe human angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene contains a polymorphism consisting of either an insertion (I) or a deletion (D) of a 287 bp Alu repetitive sequence in intron 16. the potential role of ACE ...
    • Comparison of nutritional and inflammatory markers in dialysis patients with reduced appetites 

      Carrero, Juan Jesus; Qureshi, Abdul Rashid; Axelsson, Jonas; Avesani, Carla Maria [UNIFESP]; Suliman, Mohammed E.; Kato, Sawako; Barany, Peter; Snaedal-Jonsdottir, Sunna; Alvestrand, Anders; Heimburger, Olof; Lindholm, Bengt; Stenvinkel, Peter (Amer Soc Clinical Nutrition, 2007-03-01)
      Background: Anorexia is common in chronic kidney disease and worsens as the disease progresses. Sex hormones and inflammatory cytokines may be related to feeding behavior.Objective: We hypothesized that appetite would be ...
    • The progression and impact of vascular calcification in peritoneal dialysis patients 

      Ammirati, Adriano Luiz [UNIFESP]; Dalboni, Maria Aparecida [UNIFESP]; Cendoroglo Neto, Miguel [UNIFESP]; Draibe, Sergio Antonio [UNIFESP]; Santos, Raul Dias dos; Miname, Marcio Hiroshi; Canziani, Maria Eugênia Fernandes [UNIFESP] (Multimed Inc, 2007-05-01)
      Background. Progression of coronary artery calcification (CAC) has been described in hemodialysis patients, and severe CAC has been associated with the occurrence of cardiovascular events in this population. Little information ...
    • Resting energy expenditure in peritoneal dialysis patients 

      Bazanelli, Ana Paula [UNIFESP]; Kamimura, Maria Ayako [UNIFESP]; Silva, Camila Barbosa da; Avesani, Carla Maria [UNIFESP]; Lopes, Miriam Ghedini Garcia [UNIFESP]; Manfredi, Silvia Regina [UNIFESP]; Draibe, Sergio Antonio [UNIFESP]; Cuppari, Lilian [UNIFESP] (Multimed Inc, 2006-11-01)
      Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate whether resting energy expenditure (REE) of patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy differs from that of healthy individuals, as well as to investigate the factors ...
    • Overview of peritoneal dialysis in Latin America 

      Pecoits-Filho, Roberto; Abensur, Hugo; Cueto-Manzano, Alfonso M.; Dominguez, Jorge; Divino Filho, Jose Carolino; Fernandez-Cean, Juan; Ortiz, Ana Mireya; Moretta, Gustavo; Ramos, Alfonso; Sanabria, Mauricio; Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP]; Paniagua, Ramon (Multimed Inc, 2007-05-01)
      Latin America is a heterogeneous region comprised of 20 countries, former colonies of European countries, in which Latin-derived Languages are spoken. According to the Latin American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension/ ...
    • Sodium Acetate, An Arterial Vasodilator : Hemodynamic Characterization In Normal Dogs 

      Saragoça, Manoel Antonio da Silva [UNIFESP; Bessa, Angela Maria Alves [UNIFESP]; Mulinari, Rogerio Andrade [UNIFESP]; Draibe, Sergio Antonio [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Artur Beltrame [UNIFESP]; Ramos, Oswaldo Luiz [UNIFESP] (Assn Consumer Res, 1985-01-01)
    • Risk factors and prognosis of posttransplant acute tubular necrosis 

      Oliveira, Ana Francisco Franco de [UNIFESP]; Sanders, Helady Martins de [UNIFESP]; Moura, Luiz Antonio Ribeiro de [UNIFESP]; Pestana, Jose Osmar Medina [UNIFESP]; Pacheco-Silva, Alvaro [UNIFESP] (Marcel Dekker Inc, 1997-01-01)
    • Rhabdomyolysis due to hyperosmolarity leading to acute renal failure 

      Rosa, Eduardo Cantoni [UNIFESP]; Lopes, Antonio Carlos [UNIFESP]; Liberatori Filho, Aroldo Walter [UNIFESP]; Schor, Nestor [UNIFESP] (Marcel Dekker Inc, 1997-01-01)
      Authors present the case of a 37-year-old man admitted to the emergency room of Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo-Escola Paulista de Medicina, with hyperosmolar coma, following progressive muscle discomfort and loss of ...
    • Nephrotoxicity of low-osmolality contrast media 

      Laranja, Sandra Maria Rodrigues [UNIFESP]; Ajzen, Horacio [UNIFESP]; Schor, Nestor [UNIFESP] (Marcel Dekker Inc, 1997-01-01)
      To evaluate renal function after the use of a low-osmolality radiological contrast medium (CM), we prospectively analyzed 39 patients submitted to the following examinations: arteriography (n = 32), phlebography (n = 3), ...
    • Hipertensäo arterial essencial 

      Kohlmann Junior, Osvaldo [UNIFESP]; Marson, Odair [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Artur Beltrame [UNIFESP] (Moreira Jr Editora Ltda, 1989-12-01)
    • Avaliaçäo da eficácia, segurança e tolerabilidade do maleato de enalapril versus nifedipina no tratamento da hipertensäo arterial essencial leve e moderada 

      Plavnik, Frida Liane [UNIFESP]; Marson, Odair [UNIFESP]; Rodrigues, Cibele Isaac Saad [UNIFESP]; Neves, Francisco de Assis Rocha [UNIFESP]; Paula, Rogerio Baumgratz de [UNIFESP]; Kohlmann Junior, Osvaldo [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Artur Beltrame [UNIFESP] (Moreira Jr Editora Ltda, 1990-01-01)
    • Inibidores da enzima conversora 

      Ribeiro, Artur Beltrame [UNIFESP]; Kohlmann Junior, Osvaldo [UNIFESP]; Marson, Odair [UNIFESP] (Moreira Jr Editora Ltda, 1990-09-01)
    • Tratamento medicamentoso da hipertensäo arterial essencial 

      Plavnik, Frida Liane [UNIFESP]; Kohlmann Junior, Osvado [UNIFESP]; Marson, Odair [UNIFESP]; Zanella, Maria Teresa [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Artur Beltrame [UNIFESP] (Moreira Jr Editora Ltda, 1991-03-01)
    • Cystatin C and inflammatory markers in kidney transplant recipients 

      Lima, José Ribamar; Salgado, Joao Victor; Ferreira, Teresa Cristina; Oliveira, Maria Ines; Santos, Alcione Miranda dos; Salgado Filho, Natalino [UNIFESP] (Assoc Medica Brasileira, 2011-05-01)
      Objective: Kidney transplantation is the best option for patients with end-stage renal disease. This study evaluated the profile of cystatin C (CysC), interleukin 2 (IL-2), IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) ...
    • Efeitos da abordagem interdisciplinar na qualidade de vida e em parâmetros laboratoriais de pacientes com doença renal crônica 

      Santos, Fabiane Rossi dos; Filgueiras, Maria Stella Tavares; Chaoubah, Alfredo; Bastos, Marcus Gomes [UNIFESP]; Paula, Rogerio Baumgratz de [UNIFESP] (Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Psiquiatria, 2008-01-01)
      Background: Multidisciplinary team-based care (MDC) of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) before the beginning of the renal replacement therapy may improve their quality of life. Objectives: This study aimed to ...
    • Predictors of quality of life among patients on dialysis in southern Brazil 

      Bohlke, Maristela [UNIFESP]; Nunes, Diego Leite; Marini, Stela Scaglioni; Kitamura, Cleison; Andrade, Marcia; Von-Gysel, Maria Paula Ost (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2008-09-04)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Quality of life (QoL) is considered important as an outcome measurement, especially for long-term diseases such as chronic renal failure. The present study searched for predictors of QoL in a sample ...
    • Impact of a poison control center on the length of hospital stay of poisoned patients: retrospective cohort 

      Galvão, Tais Freire; Silva, Marcus Tolentino; Silva, Carolina Dalene; Barotto, Adriana Melo; Gavioli, Izabela Lucchese; Bucaretchiv, Fabio; Atallah, Álvaro Nagib [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2011-01-06)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Poison control centers play an essential role in caring for poisoned patients, albeit without secure funding for their activities. The aim here was to investigate differences in length of hospital ...
    • Renal abnormalities in Ankylosing Spondylitis 

      Vilar, Maria José Pereira [UNIFESP]; Cury, Silvia Elisa [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP]; Atra, Edgard [UNIFESP] (Scandinavian University Press, 1997-01-01)
      Renal abnormalities have been reported in Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) patients. Possible mechanisms include the effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), an increased incidence of glomerulonephritis, ...