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    • M918V RET mutation causes familial medullary thyroid carcinoma: study of 8 affected kindreds 

      Martins-Costa, Maria Cecilia [UNIFESP]; Cunha, Lucas Leite [UNIFESP]; Lindsey, Susan Chow [UNIFESP]; Camacho, Cléber Pinto [UNIFESP]; Dotto, Renata Pires [UNIFESP]; Furuzawa, Gilberto Koiti [UNIFESP]; Sousa, Maria Sharmila Alina de [UNIFESP]; Kasamatsu, Teresa Sayoko [UNIFESP]; Kunii, Ilda Sizue [UNIFESP]; Martins, Marcio Maciel [UNIFESP]; Machado, Alberto L. [UNIFESP]; Martins, João Roberto Maciel [UNIFESP]; Dias-da-Silva, Magnus Régios [UNIFESP]; Maciel, Rui Monteiro de Barros [UNIFESP] (Bioscientifica Ltd, 2016)
      Germline mutations in codon 918 of exon 16 of the RET gene (M918T) are classically associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B ( MEN 2B) with highly aggressive medullary thyroid cancer (MTC), pheochromocytoma and ...
    • Magnetic enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (MELISA) for determination of specific IgG in paracoccidioidomycosis 

      Camargo, Zoilo Pires de [UNIFESP]; Guesdon, J. L.; Drouhet, E.; Improvisi, L. (Carfax Publ Co, 1984-01-01)
    • Magnitude and frequency variations of vector-borne infection outbreaks using the Ross-Macdonald model: explaining and predicting outbreaks of dengue fever 

      Amaku, M.; Azevedo, F.; Burattini, Marcelo Nascimento [UNIFESP]; Coelho, G. E.; Coutinho, F. A. B.; Greenhalgh, D.; Lopez, L. F.; Motitsuki, R. S.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Massad, E. (Cambridge Univ Press, 2016)
      The classical Ross-Macdonald model is often utilized to model vector-borne infections
    • Mating plugs and male sperm storage in Bothrops cotiara (Serpentes, Viperidae) 

      Barros, Veronica A.; Rojas, Claudio Augusto [UNIFESP]; Almeida-Santos, Selma M. (British Herpetol Soc, 2017)
      We describe two new aspects of male reproduction in the pit viper Bothrops cotiara: the formation of mating plugs and epididymal sperm storage. Based on histological analyses of specimens (four males and three females), ...
    • Methodological adequacy of articles published in two open-access Brazilian cardiology periodicals 

      Macedo, Cristiane Rufino [UNIFESP]; Silva, Davi Leite da; Puga, Maria Eduarda dos Santos [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2010-03-04)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: The use of rigorous scientific methods has contributed towards developing scientific articles of excellent methodological quality. This has made it possible to promote their citation and increase the ...
    • Modeling Importations and Exportations of Infectious Diseases via Travelers 

      Lopez, Luis Fernandez; Amaku, Marcos; Coutinho, Francisco Antonio Bezerra; Quam, Mikkel; Burattini, Marcelo Nascimento [UNIFESP]; Struchiner, Claudio Jose; Wilder-Smith, Annelies; Massad, Eduardo (Springer, 2016)
      This paper is an attempt to estimate the risk of infection importation and exportation by travelers. Two countries are considered: one disease-free country and one visited or source country with a running endemic or epidemic ...
    • Modulation of growth hormone secretion through the action of growth hormone secretagogues and ghrelin 

      Lengyel, Ana-Maria J. [UNIFESP]; Paiva Cunha de Sa, Larissa Bianca [UNIFESP] (Soc Iberoamericana Informacion Cientifica-s I I C, 2008-11-01)
      Growth hormone-releasing hormone and somatostatin modulate growth hormone secretion. A third mechanism has been discovered in the last decade, involving the action of growth hormone secretagogues. Ghrelin is a new acylated ...
    • Molecular characterization and antifungal susceptibility testing of Cryptococcus neoformans sensu stricto from southern Brazil 

      Herkert, Patricia Fernanda; Meis, Jacques F.; Salvador, Gabriel Lucca de Oliveira; Gomes, Renata Rodrigues; Vicente, Vania Aparecida; Muro, Marisol Dominguez; Pinheiro, Rosangela Lameira; Colombo, Arnaldo Lopes [UNIFESP]; Schwarzbold, Alexandre Vargas; Oliveira, Carla Sakuma de; Ferreira, Marcelo Simao; Queiroz-Telles, Flavio; Hagen, Ferry (Microbiology Soc, 2018)
      Purpose. Cryptococcosis is acquired from the environment by the inhalation of Cryptococcus cells and may establish from an asymptomatic latent infection into pneumonia or meningoencephalitis. The genetic diversity of a ...
    • Molecular Epidemiology of Agents of Human Chromoblastomycosis in Brazil with the Description of Two Novel Species 

      Gomes, Renata R.; Vicente, Vania A.; de Azevedo, Conceicao M. P. S.; Salgado, Claudio G.; da Silva, Moises B.; Queiroz-Telles, Flavio; Marques, Sirlei G.; Santos, Daniel Wagner de Castro Lima [UNIFESP]; de Andrade, Tania S.; Takagi, Elizabeth H.; Cruz, Katia S.; Fornari, Gheniffer; Hahn, Rosane C.; Scroferneker, Maria L.; Caligine, Rachel B.; Ramirez-Castrillon, Mauricio; de Araujo, Daniella P.; Heidrich, Daiane; Colombo, Arnaldo Lopes [UNIFESP]; de Hoog, G. S. (Public Library Science, 2016)
      The human mutilating disease chromoblastomycosis is caused by melanized members of the order Chaetothyriales. To assess population diversity among 123 clinical strains of agents of the disease in Brazil we applied sequencing ...
    • Monitoring serum beta-2 microglobulin is useful for detecting patients with increased risk of acute rejection during reduction in immunosuppression 

      Camara, Niels Olsen Saraiva [UNIFESP]; Nishida, Sonia Kiyomi [UNIFESP]; Silva, M. S.; Pestana, Jose Osmar Medina [UNIFESP]; Pereira, Aparecido Bernardo [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP]; Pacheco-Silva, Alvaro [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 1998-12-01)
    • Naturally Occurring Amino Acids in Helix 10 of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor Mediate Isoform-Specific TH Gene Regulation 

      Pinto, Vitor M. S. [UNIFESP]; Minakhina, Svetlana; Qiu, Shuiqing; Sidhaye, Aniket; Brotherton, Michael P.; Suhotliv, Amy; Wondisford, Fredric E. (Oxford Univ Press Inc, 2017)
      Thyroid hormone (TH) action is mediated by the products of two genes, TH receptor (THR) a (THRA) and THRb (THRB) that encode several closely related receptor isoforms with differing tissue distributions. The vast majority ...
    • Network Analysis to Risk Stratify Patients With Exercise Intolerance 

      Oldham, William M.; Oliveira, Rudolf Krawczenko Feitoza de [UNIFESP]; Wang, Rui-Sheng; Opotowsky, Alexander R.; Rubins, David M.; Hainer, Jon; Wertheim, Bradley M.; Alba, George A.; Choudhary, Gaurav; Tornyos, Adrienn; MacRae, Calum A.; Loscalzo, Joseph; Leopold, Jane A.; Waxman, Aaron B.; Olschewski, Horst; Kovacs, Gabor; Systrom, David M.; Maron, Bradley A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2018)
      Rationale: Current methods assessing clinical risk because of exercise intolerance in patients with cardiopulmonary disease rely on a small subset of traditional variables. Alternative strategies incorporating the spectrum ...
    • Obesity, Bariatric Surgery, and Vitamin D 

      Borges, Joao Lindolfo C.; Miranda, Isabella Santiago de M.; Sarquis, Marta M. S.; Borba, Victoria; Maeda, Sergio Setsuo [UNIFESP]; Lazaretti-Castro, Marise [UNIFESP]; Blinkey, Neil (Elsevier Science Inc, 2018)
      The high prevalence of obesity is a worldwide problem associated with multiple comorbidities, including cardiovascular diseases. Vitamin D deficiency with secondary hyperparathyroidism is common in obese individuals and ...
    • Obstructive sleep apnea knowledge and attitudes among recent medical graduates training in Ecuador 

      Cherrez-Ojeda, Ivan; Carlos Calderon, Juan; Fernandez Garcia, Andrea; Jeffe, Donna B.; Santoro, Ilka [UNIFESP]; Vanegas, Emanuel; Cherrez, Annia; Cano, Jose; Betancourt, Freddy; Simancas-Racines, Daniel (Biomed Central Ltd, 2018)
      Background: We aimed to assess recent Latin American medical school graduates' knowledge and attitudes about OSA and examine whether their knowledge and attitudes about OSA differed from practicing physicians. Methods: ...
    • Open-Label, Randomized Study of Transition From Tacrolimus to Sirolimus Immunosuppression in Renal Allograft Recipients 

      Tedesco-Silva, Helio [UNIFESP]; Peddi, V. Ram; Sanchez-Fructuoso, Ana; Marder, Brad A.; Russ, Graeme R.; Diekmann, Fritz; Flynn, Alison; Hahn, Carolyn M.; Li, Huihua; Tortorici, Michael A.; Schulman, Seth L. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
      Background. Calcineurin inhibitor-associated nephrotoxicity and other adverse events have prompted efforts to minimize/eliminate calcineurin inhibitor use in kidney transplant recipients. Methods. This open-label, randomized, ...
    • Opinions of Brazilian resuscitation instructors regarding resuscitation in the delivery room of extremely preterm newborns 

      Ambrosio, Cristiane Ribeiro [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Maria Fernanda Branco de [UNIFESP]; Guinsburg, Ruth [UNIFESP] (Soc Brasil Pediatria, 2016)
      Objective: To describe the opinions of pediatricians who teach resuscitation in Brazil on initiating and limiting the delivery room resuscitation of extremely preterm infants. Method: Cross-sectional study with electronic ...
    • Optical Coherence Tomography Features Preceding the Onset of Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration 

      Ferrara, Daniela; Silver, Rachel E.; Louzada, Ricardo N.; Novais, Eduardo A. [UNIFESP]; Collins, Giliann K.; Seddon, Johanna M. (Assoc Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, 2017)
      PURPOSE. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive disease with multifactorial etiology. There is a need to identify clinical features that are harbingers of advanced disease. We evaluated morphologic features ...
    • Oral health care in the Xingu Indigenous Park, Brazil, from 2004 to 2013: an analysis based on evaluation indicators 

      Lemos, Pablo Natanael [UNIFESP]; Rodrigues, Douglas Antonio [UNIFESP]; Frazao, Paulo; Hirooka, Lucila Brandao; Guisilini, Alana Cristina; Narvai, Paulo Capel (Cadernos Saude Publica, 2018)
      In 2011, the Brazilian National Oral Health Policy redefined its model of care for indigenous peoples, recommending the use of epidemiology and follow-up of the impact of activities using adequate indicators. The current ...
    • Orthopaedics injuries in male professional football players in Brazil: a prospective comparison between two divisions 

      Arliani, Gustavo Goncalves [UNIFESP]; Schmidt Lara, Paulo Henrique [UNIFESP]; Astur, Diego Costa [UNIFESP]; Pedrinelli, Andre [UNIFESP]; Pagura, Jorge Roberto [UNIFESP]; Cohen, Moises [UNIFESP] (Cic Edizioni Int, 2017)
      Background: Football is a high-speed contact sport and the risk of injury is high. The objective of this study was to compare the two main divisions (A1 and A2) of the Sao Paulo Football Championship and to perform a ...
    • P2X(7) receptor and klotho expressions in diabetic nephropathy progression 

      Rodrigues, A. M. [UNIFESP]; Serralha, R. S. [UNIFESP]; Farias, C. [UNIFESP]; Punaro, Giovana Rita [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, M. J. S. [UNIFESP]; Higa, Elisa Mieko Suemitsu [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2018)
      Diabetes mellitus is characterized by increased levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS), leading to high levels of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and the activation of purinergic receptors (P2X(7)), which results in cell ...