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Marta Sofia da Cunha Alves Machado, Elsa Cristina de Freitas Lima Teixeira, Lígia Maria Nogueira Ferreira, Lígia Raquel Gonçalves Basto
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Einstein
Alice Ricardo-Silva, Teresa Cristina Monte Gonçalves, José Francisco Luitgards-Moura, Catarina Macedo Lopes, Silvano Pedrosa da Silva, Amanda Queiroz Bastos, Nathalia Coelho Vargas, Maria-Rosa Goreti Freitas
During a medical entomology course in Boa Vista, Roraima, colonies of Triatoma maculata closely associated with pigeon nests were observed in concrete air-conditioner box located on the external plastered and cemented walls of a modern brick-built apartment block. In only one eight-hole ceramic brick, located inside one air-conditioner box, 127 specimens of T. maculata were collected. T. maculata is a recognised vector of Trypanosoma cruzi in the surrounding area and its domiciliation increases the risk of Chagas disease transmission...
October 13, 2016: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Bruno Gonçalves Schröder E Souza, Tiago Evangelista de Melo, Tales Pereira Lisboa, Marcos Bastos Miranda, Thiago Gonçalves Schroder E Souza, Valdeci Manoel de Oliveira
OBJECTIVE: to obtain information about the current knowledge and habits of parents who transport children in cars in Brazil. METHODS: a cross-sectional survey was conducted using specifically designed self-responded questionnaires, to parents of children attending a private pediatric office in town in southwest Brazil. Data was collected about children's age, gender, height and weight, possession of automobile children's restraint systems (CRS), its type, frequency and adequacy of use, reasons for not possessing or not using the devices...
September 13, 2016: Traffic Injury Prevention
Alexandre Mendes, Alexandra Gonçalves, Nuno Vila-Chã, Margarida Calejo, Inês Moreira, Joana Fernandes, Joana Damásio, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Paul Krack, António Bastos Lima, Sara Cavaco
BACKGROUND: The rate of Parkinson's disease (PD) progression varies widely between patients. Current knowledge does not allow to accurately predict the evolution of symptoms in a given individual over time. OBJECTIVES: To develop regression-based models of PD progression and to explore its predictive value in a three-year follow-up. METHODS: At baseline, 300 consecutive PD patients were assessed using the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) - subscales II and III, Hoehn & Yahr (H&Y) and Schwab and England Independence Scale (S&E); and the Freezing of Gait Questionnaire (FOG-Q)...
October 19, 2016: Journal of Parkinson's Disease
Maria Helena Ornellas, Monique De França Silva, Cristiana Solza, Stella Beatriz Sampaio De Lucena Gonçalves, Liliane Silva De Almeida, Jackline De Paula Ayres-Silva, Taís Leite Seixas, Elenice Ferreira Bastos, Thomas Liehr, Gilda Alves
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) cases comprise a heterogeneous group of hematological disorders that are characterized by impaired hematopoiesis, with cytopenias of different grades and risk of developing acute myeloid leukemia. MDS may rarely be associated with thrombocytosis. In such cases, myelodysplasia and myeloproliferative disorders may overlap, making correct diagnosis difficult. We herein describe a case of MDS with thrombocytosis, Janus kinase 2 gene mutation-positive and Perls' staining-negative, which was initially classified as essential thrombocythemia (ET)...
September 2016: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
Erno Harzheim, Marcelo R Gonçalves, Cynthia Molina-Bastos
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 1, 2016: New England Journal of Medicine
Klaas H J Ultee, Sanne E Hoeks, Frederico Bastos Gonçalves, Eric Boersma, Robert Jan Stolker, Hence J M Verhagen, Ellen V Rouwet
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Although it has become clear that aneurysmal and occlusive arterial disease represent two distinct etiologic entities, it is still unknown whether the two vascular pathologies are prognostically different. We aim to assess the long-term vital prognosis of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysmal disease (AAA) or peripheral artery disease (PAD), focusing on possible differences in survival, prognostic risk profiles and causes of death. METHODS: Patients undergoing elective surgery for isolated AAA or PAD between 2003 and 2011 were retrospectively included...
September 2016: Atherosclerosis
Hassan Baderkhan, Frederico M Bastos Gonçalves, Nelson Gomes Oliveira, Hence J M Verhagen, Anders Wanhainen, Martin Björck, Kevin Mani
PURPOSE: To analyze the effects of aortic anatomy and endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) inside and outside the instructions for use (IFU) on outcomes in patients treated for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA). METHODS: All 112 patients (mean age 73 years; 102 men) treated with standard EVAR for rAAA between 2000 and 2012 in 3 European centers were included in the retrospective analysis. Patients were grouped based on aortic anatomy and whether EVAR was performed inside or outside the IFU...
July 5, 2016: Journal of Endovascular Therapy
Luciane Ribeiro, Ronaldo Rocha Bastos, Marcel de Toledo Vieira, Luiz Cláudio Ribeiro, Maria Teresa Bustamante Teixeira, Isabel Cristina Gonçalves Leite
The objectives were to estimate the prevalence of non-adherence to Pap smear testing in women attending prenatal care and to identify associated factors. This was a cross-sectional population-based study in 308 women from a rural municipality (county) in Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Complex stratified cluster sampling was used. Statistical analysis used the chi-square test and logistic regression model with the variables that presented p-value ≤ 0.05 in the bivariate model. Prevalence of lack of Pap smear test was 21...
June 20, 2016: Cadernos de Saúde Pública
Priscila Guimarães de Marcondes, Lilian Gonçalves Bastos, Julio Cesar Madureira de-Freitas-Junior, Murilo Ramos Rocha, José Andrés Morgado-Díaz
Radiotherapy is widely used for advanced rectal tumors. However, tumor recurrence after this treatment tends to be more aggressive and is associated with a poor prognosis. Uncovering the molecular mechanism that controls this recurrence is essential for developing new therapeutic applications. In the present study, we demonstrated that radiation increases the EphA4 activation level of the survivor progeny of colorectal cancer cells submitted to this treatment and that such activation promoted the internalization of a complex E-cadherin-EphA4, inducing cell-cell adhesion disruption...
June 21, 2016: Tumour Biology: the Journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine
F Bastos Gonçalves
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2016: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Elke K M Tjeertes, K H J Ultee, R J Stolker, H J M Verhagen, F M Bastos Gonçalves, A G M Hoofwijk, S E Hoeks
BACKGROUND: It is unclear how mortality and causes of death vary between patients and surgical procedures and how occurrence of postoperative complications is associated with prognosis. This study describes long-term mortality rates and causes of death in a general surgical population. Furthermore, we explore the effect of postoperative complications on mortality. METHODS: A single-centre analysis of postoperative complications, with mortality as primary endpoint, was conducted in 4479 patients undergoing surgery...
November 2016: World Journal of Surgery
Dhelfeson Willya Douglas de Oliveira, Evandro Silveira de Oliveira, André Felipe Miranda Mota, Victor Hugo Urzedo Pereira, Vinícius Oliveira Bastos, José Cristiano Ramos Glória, Patricia Furtado Gonçalves, Olga Dumont Flecha
AIM: Cervical dentin hypersensitivity (CDH) is defined as an acute pain of short duration that occurs in dentin exposed to the oral environment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effi cacy of three desensitizing toothpastes (Sensodyne® Rapid-Relief, Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief, Nano P®) for immediate and intermediate-term relief of CDH, when compared with a control toothpaste (Cocoricó®). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eight patients were enrolled in this clinical study...
2016: Journal of the International Academy of Periodontology
Priscila Conrado Guerra Nunes, Simone Alves Faria Sampaio, Nieli Rodrigues da Costa, Marcos Cesar Lima de Mendonça, Monique da Rocha Queiroz Lima, Saraiva Eliane M Araujo, Flávia Barreto dos Santos, Jaqueline Basto Santos Simões, Bianca de Santis Gonçalves, Rita Maria Ribeiro Nogueira, Ana Maria Bispo de Filippis
Dengue virus-type 2 (DENV-2) caused three outbreaks, in the years 1990, 1998, and 2008, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 2008 outbreak was the most severe in reported cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. To investigate virological and epidemiological factors that may have contributed to the pathogenic profile of 2008 epidemic, 102 patients sera obtained during the epidemic and inter-epidemic periods of three outbreaks were analysed by qRT-PCR to estimate viremia levels and their correlation with the clinical, immunological, and demographic patient characteristics...
July 2016: Journal of Medical Virology
Ricardo Gabbay de Souza, João C Namorado Clímaco, Annibal Parracho Sant'Anna, Tiago Barreto Rocha, Rogério de Aragão Bastos do Valle, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves Quelhas
Brazil has an increasing rate of e-waste generation, but there are currently few adequate management systems in operation, with the largest share of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) going to landfill sites or entering informal chains. The National Solid Waste Policy (2010) enforces the implementation of reverse logistics systems under the shared responsibility of consumers, companies and governments. The objective of this paper is to assess sustainability and prioritise system alternatives for potential implementation in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro...
February 4, 2016: Waste Management
Fernanda Ferreira Cruz, Lucas Felipe Bastos Horta, Lígia de Albuquerque Maia, Miquéias Lopes-Pacheco, André Benedito da Silva, Marcelo Marco Morales, Cassiano Felippe Gonçalves-de-Albuquerque, Christina Maeda Takiya, Hugo Caire de Castro-Faria-Neto, Patricia Rieken Macedo Rocco
Silicosis is an occupational lung disease with no effective treatment. We hypothesized that dasatinib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, might exhibit therapeutic efficacy in silica-induced pulmonary fibrosis. Silicosis was induced in C57BL/6 mice by a single intratracheal administration of silica particles, whereas the control group received saline. After 14 days, when the disease was already established, animals were randomly assigned to receive DMSO or dasatinib (1 mg/kg) by oral gavage, twice daily, for 14 days...
2016: PloS One
F Bastos Gonçalves
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Ana Paula Cunha Belchior, Luciano Bastos Lopes, Vitor Salvador Picão Gonçalves, Rômulo Cerqueira Leite
The aim of the present study was to estimate the prevalence and regional spread of bovine tuberculosis in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, to identify herd-level risk factors, and to provide guidance for disease control and mitigation of its impact in public health. The study comprised a large-scale random sample survey of 22,990 animals and 1586 herds, distributed in seven regions. A questionnaire was applied on each farm to collect epidemiological and herd management data. Overall, 5.04 % of herds and 0...
February 2016: Tropical Animal Health and Production
Frederico Bastos Gonçalves, Klaas H J Ultee, Sanne E Hoeks, Robert J Stolker, Hence J M Verhagen
BACKGROUND: Life expectancy and causes of death after abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair are not well characterized. Population aging and improved secondary prevention may have modified the prognosis of these patients. We designed a retrospective cohort study to determine the vital prognosis, causes of death, and differences in outcome after intact and ruptured AAA. METHODS: All patients with AAA treated from 2003 to 2011 at a single university institution in The Netherlands were analyzed...
March 2016: Journal of Vascular Surgery
Monick Lindenmeyer Guimarães, Bianca Cristina Leires Marques, Neilane Bertoni, Sylvia Lopes Maia Teixeira, Mariza Gonçalves Morgado, Francisco Inácio Bastos
Person who inject illicit substances have an important role in HIV-1 blood and sexual transmission and together with person who uses heavy non-injecting drugs may have less than optimal adherence to anti-retroviral treatment and eventually could transmit resistant HIV variants. Unfortunately, molecular biology data on such key population remain fragmentary in most low and middle-income countries. The aim of the present study was to assess HIV infection rates, evaluate HIV-1 genetic diversity, drug resistance, and to identify HIV transmission clusters in heavy drug users (DUs)...
2015: PloS One
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