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    • Scleroderma in children - a report of 11 cases 

      Goldenberg, José [UNIFESP]; Duarte, Angela Luzia Branco Pinto [UNIFESP]; Hilário, Maria Odete Esteves [UNIFESP]; Atra, Edgard [UNIFESP]; Naspitz, Charles Kirov [UNIFESP] (Expansion Sci Francaise, 1993-02-01)
      Scleroderma is uncommon in children and adolescents. Eighty-four cases have been reported. With reference to a new series of 11 cases, the clinical features and course of the disease are described. Prognosis was good. There ...
    • Corticosteroids in patients with rheumatoid arthritis - Utility measurements for evaluating risks and benefits 

      Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP]; Quaresma, Marina Rodrigues [UNIFESP]; Goldsmith, C. H.; Bennett, K.; Atra, Edgard [UNIFESP] (Expansion Sci Francaise, 1994-04-01)
      The purpose of this study was to use the utility approach to evaluate the risks and benefits of corticosteroid therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients. The utility approach provides us with a quantitative measure of the ...
    • Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy in children - Report of 2 cases 

      Goldenberg, José [UNIFESP]; Hilário, Maria Odete Esteves [UNIFESP]; Naspitz, Charles Kirov [UNIFESP]; Atra, Edgard [UNIFESP]; Duarte, Angela Luzia Branco Pinto [UNIFESP] (Expansion Sci Francaise, 1988-12-01)
    • 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)
    • Titration of antibodies to Paracoccidioides brasiliensis by erythro-immunoassay (EIA) 

      Camargo, Zoilo Pires de [UNIFESP]; Guesdon, J. L.; Drouhet, E.; Improvisi, L. (Carfax Publ Co, 1984-01-01)
    • 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 ...
    • Lapatinib for treatment of advanced or metastasized breast cancer: systematic review 

      Riera, Rachel [UNIFESP]; Soarez, Patricia Coelho de [UNIFESP]; Puga, Maria Eduarda dos Santos [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2009-09-03)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Around 16% to 20% of women with breast cancer have advanced, metastasized breast cancer. At this stage, the disease is treatable, but not curable. The objective here was to assess the effectiveness ...
    • Teriparatide (recombinant human parathyroid hormone 1-34) in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: systematic review 

      Trevisani, Virginia Fernandes Moça [UNIFESP]; Riera, Rachel; Imoto, Aline Mizusaki; Saconato, Humberto; Atallah, Álvaro Nagib [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2008-09-04)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of the bone tissue microarchitecture. Teriparatide stimulates the formation and action of osteoblasts, which are ...
    • 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 ...
    • Statins for progression of aortic valve stenosis and the best evidence for making decisions in health care 

      Thiago, Luciana; Tsuji, Selma Rumiko [UNIFESP]; Atallah, Alvaro Nagib [UNIFESP]; Puga, Maria Eduarda dos Santos [UNIFESP]; Gois, Aecio Flavio Teixeira de [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2011-01-06)
      In the Western world, calcified aortic valve stenosis is the most common form of valvular heart disease, affecting up to 3% of adults over the age of 75 years. It is a gradually progressive disease, characterized by a long ...
    • Combination Therapy with Methotrexate and Chloroquine in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Multicenter Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial 

      Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP]; Pinheiro, Geraldo da Rocha Castelar [UNIFESP]; Helfenstein Junior, Milton[UNIFESP]; Albuquerque, E.; Rezende, C.; Roimicher, Luis; Brandao, Leticia de Campos [UNIFESP]; Silva, S. C.; Pinheiro, Geraldo da Rocha Castelar; Atra, Edgard [UNIFESP] (Scandinavian University Press, 1994-01-01)
      To compare the efficacy of the combination therapy Methotrexate (MTX) and Chloroquine (CHLO) with MTX and Placebo (PLA) in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.A total of 82 patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), diagnosed ...
    • Growth of the human metatarsal bones in the fetal period (13–24 weeks postconception): a quantitative study 

      Vasconcellos, Henrique Ayres de [UNIFESP]; Prates, José Carlos [UNIFESP]; Moraes, LGB; Rodriques, H. C. (Springer, 1992-12-01)
      We studied metatarsal growth in 600 metatarsal bones (60 pairs of feet) taken from 60 human fetuses (35 males and 25 females) ranging in age from 13 to 24 weeks postconception. The data obtained for the total length (TL) ...
    • Endotoxins, asthma, and allergic immune responses 

      Silva, JR Lapa; Silva, MD Possebon da [UNIFESP]; Lefort, J.; Vargaftig, B. B. (Elsevier B.V., 2000-11-02)
      Asthma severity depends to a great extent on the levels of endotoxin present in the microenvironment. Although favouring a Th1 cytokine response that could be beneficial to the asthmatic, lipopolysaccharide (LPS) aggravates ...
    • 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)
    • Her2/neu expression by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction in the peripheral blood of prostate cancer patients 

      Fantinato, Ana Paula [UNIFESP]; Tobias-Machado, Marcos; Fonseca, Fernando; Pinto, Jorge Luiz Freire [UNIFESP]; Wroclawski, Marcelo Langer; Wroclawski, Eric; Verotti, Mauricio; del Giglio, Auro (Pensiero Scientifico Editor, 2007-09-01)
      Background/aims: Evaluation of Her2/neu expression in the peripheral blood mononuclear cell fraction of prostate cancer patients by RT-PCR may afford an opportunity for the detection of circulating tumor cells and thus ...
    • Immune Responses to a Recombinant Glycoprotein E Herpes Zoster Vaccine in Adults Aged 50 Years or Older 

      Cunningham, Anthony L.; Heineman, Thomas C.; Lal, Himal; Godeaux, Olivier; Chlibek, Roman; Hwang, Shinn-Jang; McElhaney, Janet E.; Vesikari, Timo; Andrews, Charles; Choi, Won Suk; Esen, Meral; Ikematsu, Hideyuki; Choma, Martina Kovac; Pauksens, Karlis; Ravault, Stephanie; Salaun, Bruno; Schwarz, Tino F.; Smetana, Jan; Vanden Abeele, Carline; Van den Steen, Peter; Vastiau, Ilse; Weckx, Lily Yin [UNIFESP]; Levin, Myron J. (Oxford Univ Press Inc, 2018)
      Background. The herpes zoster subunit vaccine (HZ/su), consisting of varicella-zoster virus glycoprotein E (gE) and AS01(B) Adjuvant System, was highly efficacious in preventing herpes zoster in the ZOE-50 and ZOE-70 trials. ...
    • Cri-du-Chat Syndrome interactome network: Correlating genotypic variations to associated phenotypes 

      Leite, Giuseppe Gianini Figueiredo [UNIFESP]; Azevedo, Hatylas; Oliveira, Talita Mendes de [UNIFESP]; Furtado, Danielle Zildeana Sousa [UNIFESP]; Assuncao, Nilson Antonio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Science Bv, 2018)
      Cri-du-Chat Syndrome (CDCS) is a rare genetic disorder caused by the partial deletion of the chromosome 5 short arm (5p-) that results in morpho-physiological abnormalities. This study reports a network view of the genes ...
    • Duplex Scan and Histologic Assessment of Acute Renal Injury in a Kidney-Kidney Crosstalk Swine Experimental Model 

      Baptista-Sincos, Anna Paula W.; Sincos, Igor Rafael; Coelho, Felipe; Wolosker, Nelson; Aun, Ricardo; Paula, Vitoria P. de; Kaufmann, Oskar Grau [UNIFESP] (Mosby-Elsevier, 2018)
      Objective: The objective of this study was to identify the effect of two left renal vasculature occlusion strategies on the duplex ultrasound-assessed rheology and histology of the contralateral kidney. Methods: Pigs were ...
    • Patellofemoral Cartilage Repair 

      Mestriner, Alexandre Barbieri [UNIFESP]; Ackermann, Jakob; Gomoll, Andreas H. (Springer, 2018)
      Purpose of Review This review provides an overview of well-established and newly developed cartilage repair techniques for cartilage defects in the patellofemoral joint (PFJ). An algorithm will be presented for approaching ...
    • Wuhan large pig roundworm virus identified in human feces in Brazil 

      Luchs, Adriana; Leal, Elcio; Komninakis, Shirley Vasconcelos [UNIFESP]; Milagres, Flavio Augusto de Padua; Brustulin, Rafael; Teles, Maria da Aparecida Rodrigues; Gill, Danielle Elise; Deng, Xutao; Delwart, Eric; Sabino, Ester Cerdeira; Costa, Antonio Charlys da (Springer, 2018)
      We report here the complete genome sequence of a bipartite virus, herein denoted WLPRV/human/BRA/TO-34/201, from a sample collected in 2015 from a two-year-old child in Brazil presenting acute gastroenteritis. The virus ...