Eloisa Bonfa

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint TNF blockers show distinct patterns of immune response to the pandemic influenza A H1N1 vaccine in inflammatory arthritis patients
    Ivan Leonardo Avelino França
    Disciplina de Reumatologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo, n 455, 3 andar, sala 3190, Cerqueira Cesar São Paulo, 05403 010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2091-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint High disease activity: an independent factor for reduced immunogenicity of the pandemic influenza a vaccine in patients with juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus
    Lucia M A Campos
    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1121-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Exercise as a therapeutic tool to counteract inflammation and clinical symptoms in autoimmune rheumatic diseases
    Luiz Augusto Perandini
    Rheumatology Division, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Autoimmun Rev 12:218-24. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Influenza A/H1N1 vaccination of patients with SLE: can antimalarial drugs restore diminished response under immunosuppressive therapy?
    Eduardo F Borba
    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Reumatologia Av Dr Arnaldo, n 455, 3 andar, sala 3190, Sao Paulo 05403 010, Brazil
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:1061-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis
    Manoel Neves
    School of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1538-43. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza A H1N1/2009 vaccine in juvenile dermatomyositis: reduced immunogenicity in patients under immunosuppressive therapy
    Vanessa R Guissa
    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:583-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Vertebral fracture assessment by dual X-ray absorptiometry: a valid tool to detect vertebral fractures in community-dwelling older adults in a population-based survey
    Diogo S Domiciano
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:809-15. 2013
  8. doi request reprint EBV reactivation serological profile in primary Sjögren's syndrome: an underlying trigger of active articular involvement?
    Sandra Gofinet Pasoto
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 33:1149-57. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Is anti-TNF switching in refractory Still's disease safe and effective?
    Nádia Emi Aikawa
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1129-34. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Creatine in type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Bruno Gualano
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:770-8. 2011

Collaborators

  • Hamilton Roschel
  • Jozelio Freire de Carvalho
  • Julio C B Moraes
  • Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
  • Marcelo Tatit Sapienza
  • Ana C Ribeiro
  • Suzana B V Mello
  • Marcello Cocuzza
  • Paulo R Menezes
  • Adriana M E Sallum
  • Bruno Gualano
  • Nalini M Rajamannan
  • Licia Maria Henrique da Mota
  • Percival D Sampaio-Barros
  • Ieda Maria Magalhaes Laurindo
  • Clovis A Silva
  • Nadia E Aikawa
  • Nádia Emi Aikawa
  • Rosa M R Pereira
  • Sandra Gofinet Pasoto
  • Ricardo Fuller
  • Cleonice Bueno
  • Vilma S T Viana
  • Eduardo F Borba
  • Carla G S Saad
  • Lucia M A Campos
  • Jozelio F Carvalho
  • Sandra G Pasoto
  • Ana Luisa Calich
  • Fernanda Rodrigues Lima
  • Manoel Neves
  • Carla Gonçalves Schain Saad
  • Camille P Figueiredo
  • Maria A Ishida
  • Mauricio Levy Neto
  • Jaqueline B Lopes
  • Elaine Pires Leon
  • Luiz Augusto Perandini
  • Carlos Nobre Rabelo-Júnior
  • Vilma Santos Trindade Viana
  • Katia T Kozu
  • Ana L Calich
  • Diogo S Domiciano
  • Christiano R R Alves
  • Márcia E Kuroishi
  • Valeria F Caparbo
  • Liliam Takayama
  • Marcia Scazufca
  • Breno Pires Almeida
  • Renata Miossi
  • Clovis Artur Silva
  • Renato Romera Natalino
  • Alexander Roberto Precioso
  • Henrique Pires Chakkour
  • Elaine P Leon
  • João L Miraglia
  • Ivan Leonardo Avelino França
  • Vilma dos Santos Trindade Viana
  • Ana Lúcia DE Sá Pinto
  • Vanessa R Guissa
  • Carlos Ewerton Maia Rodrigues
  • Cynthia Savioli
  • Lissiane K N Guedes
  • Maria do Carmo S Timenetsky
  • Celio R Goncalves
  • Rosa Maria Rodrigues Pereira
  • Alexander R Precioso
  • Ana Lúcia de Sá-Pinto
  • Fabiana Braga Benatti
  • Clovis A A Silva
  • Ivan L A França
  • Antonio Herbert Lancha
  • Roberta Potenza da Cunha Ribeiro
  • Patrícia Andrade de Macedo
  • Roberta Gonçalves Marangoni
  • Karla R Castro
  • Bárbara Santos Pires da Silva
  • Fabiana B Benatti
  • Aline C C Tritto
  • Lucia M Campos
  • Eduardo Borba
  • Vilma S Viana
  • Fernanda R Lima
  • Adriana A Jesus
  • Bianca M Santiago
  • Francisco Tustumi
  • Margarete Borges Gualhardo Vendramini
  • Osmar Saito
  • Maria C G Otaduy
  • Eduardo Cançado

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint TNF blockers show distinct patterns of immune response to the pandemic influenza A H1N1 vaccine in inflammatory arthritis patients
    Ivan Leonardo Avelino França
    Disciplina de Reumatologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo, n 455, 3 andar, sala 3190, Cerqueira Cesar São Paulo, 05403 010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2091-8. 2012
    ..Trial Registration: ClinicalTrials.gov, www.clinicaltrials.gov, NCT01151644...
  2. doi request reprint High disease activity: an independent factor for reduced immunogenicity of the pandemic influenza a vaccine in patients with juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus
    Lucia M A Campos
    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1121-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the disease safety of and the possible influence of disease parameters and therapy on nonadjuvant influenza A H1N1 vaccine response of juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients...
  3. doi request reprint Exercise as a therapeutic tool to counteract inflammation and clinical symptoms in autoimmune rheumatic diseases
    Luiz Augusto Perandini
    Rheumatology Division, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Autoimmun Rev 12:218-24. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Influenza A/H1N1 vaccination of patients with SLE: can antimalarial drugs restore diminished response under immunosuppressive therapy?
    Eduardo F Borba
    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Reumatologia Av Dr Arnaldo, n 455, 3 andar, sala 3190, Sao Paulo 05403 010, Brazil
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:1061-9. 2012
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of pandemic 2009 influenza A (H1N1) in SLE under different therapeutic regimens...
  5. doi request reprint Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis
    Manoel Neves
    School of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1538-43. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of creatine (CR) supplementation combined with strengthening exercises in knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza A H1N1/2009 vaccine in juvenile dermatomyositis: reduced immunogenicity in patients under immunosuppressive therapy
    Vanessa R Guissa
    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:583-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the present paper is to assess the influence of demographic, muscle enzymes, JDM scores and treatment on non-adjuvanted influenza A H1N1/2009 vaccine immunogenicity in juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) patients...
  7. doi request reprint Vertebral fracture assessment by dual X-ray absorptiometry: a valid tool to detect vertebral fractures in community-dwelling older adults in a population-based survey
    Diogo S Domiciano
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:809-15. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the performance of Vertebral Fracture Assessment (VFA) by dual x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) with radiographs to identify vertebral fractures in community-dwelling older adults...
  8. doi request reprint EBV reactivation serological profile in primary Sjögren's syndrome: an underlying trigger of active articular involvement?
    Sandra Gofinet Pasoto
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 33:1149-57. 2013
    ..573), not suggesting cross-reactivity. The higher anti-EA-D frequency associated with joint activity raises the possibility that a subclinical EBV reactivation may trigger or perpetuate the articular involvement in pSS...
  9. doi request reprint Is anti-TNF switching in refractory Still's disease safe and effective?
    Nádia Emi Aikawa
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1129-34. 2011
    ..7%) patients and three of four (75%) required switching. Regarding safety, five of six (83.3%) had adverse events. Anti-TNF treatment with switching seems to be a valid approach for refractory SD patients...
  10. doi request reprint Creatine in type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Bruno Gualano
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:770-8. 2011
    ..Creatine supplementation improves glucose tolerance in healthy subjects...
  11. doi request reprint Pandemic unadjuvanted influenza A (H1N1) vaccine in dermatomyositis and polymyositis: immunogenicity independent of therapy and no harmful effect in disease
    Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Vaccine 31:202-6. 2012
    ..Further studies are necessary to identify any long-term adverse effects in patients with these diseases...
  12. doi request reprint Short and long-term effects of pandemic unadjuvanted influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine on clinical manifestations and autoantibody profile in primary Sjögren's syndrome
    Sandra Gofinet Pasoto
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Vaccine 31:1793-8. 2013
    ..This is the first study indicating that influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine induces long-term changes in autoantibody profile restricted to SS spectrum without a deleterious effect in disease course...
  13. pmc Immunogenicity of influenza H1N1 vaccination in mixed connective tissue disease: effect of disease and therapy
    Renata Miossi
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:129-34. 2013
    ..To assess the potential acute effects regarding the immunogenicity and safety of non-adjuvanted influenza A H1N1/2009 vaccine in patients with mixed connective tissue disease and healthy controls...
  14. pmc Cardiac autonomic impairment and chronotropic incompetence in fibromyalgia
    Roberta Potenza da Cunha Ribeiro
    Division of Rheumatology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Av, Dr, Arnaldo, 455, Cerqueira Cesar, Brazil
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R190. 2011
    ..We aimed to gather knowledge on the cardiac autonomic modulation in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) in response to exercise and to investigate whether this population suffers from chronotropic incompetence (CI)...
  15. pmc Intestinal microsporidiosis: a hidden risk in rheumatic disease patients undergoing anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy combined with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs?
    Nádia Emi Aikawa
    Division of Rheumatology, CEDMAC Unit, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:1171-5. 2011
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the presence of microsporidiosis and other intestinal parasites in rheumatic disease patients undergoing anti-tumor necrosis factor/disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Reduced seroprotection after pandemic H1N1 influenza adjuvant-free vaccination in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: implications for clinical practice
    Ana C M Ribeiro
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:2144-7. 2011
    ..Reduced response to pandemic (2009) H1N1 (pH1N1) vaccine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was recently reported...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of creatine supplementation on measured glomerular filtration rate in postmenopausal women
    Manoel Neves
    Division of Rheumatology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:419-22. 2011
    ..73 m(2); PL-PRE: 85.15 ± 8.54 mL·min(-1) per 1.73 m(2), POST: 87.18 ± 9.64 mL·min(-1) per 1.73 m(2); p = 0.81). Thus, we concluded that creatine supplementation does not affect glomerular filtration rate in postmenopausal women...
  18. doi request reprint Persistent periodontal disease hampers anti-tumor necrosis factor treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis
    Cynthia Savioli
    Dentistry Division, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Rheumatol 18:180-4. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate prospectively the influence and the evolution of periodontal disease (PD) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients submitted to anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic hip fractures in non-elderly patients: relevance of associated co-morbidities
    Sandra G Pasoto
    Rheumatology Division, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, 3 andar, sala 3190, Sao Paulo, SP 01246 903, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 32:3149-53. 2012
    ..Non-elderly patients with OHF have a peculiar demographic profile and associated co-morbidities. These findings reinforce the need of early osteoporosis diagnosis and rigorous fracture prevention in patients with DM and alcoholism...
  20. doi request reprint Lupus anticoagulant: a marker for stroke and venous thrombosis in primary Sjögren's syndrome
    Sandra Gofinet Pasoto
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 31:1331-8. 2012
    ..253). Our study identified LA as an important marker for APS in pSS, particularly for stroke in young patients, warranting routine evaluation of these antibodies and rigorous intervention in modifiable risk factors...
  21. doi request reprint Glucocorticoid: major factor for reduced immunogenicity of 2009 influenza A (H1N1) vaccine in patients with juvenile autoimmune rheumatic disease
    Nadia E Aikawa
    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Disciplina de Reumatologia, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Cerqueira Cesar, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil 01246 903
    J Rheumatol 39:167-73. 2012
    ..To assess the immunogenicity and safety of non-adjuvanted influenza A H1N1/2009 vaccine in patients with juvenile autoimmune rheumatic disease (ARD) and healthy controls, because data are limited to the adult rheumatologic population...
  22. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of the 2009 non-adjuvanted influenza A/H1N1 vaccine in a large cohort of autoimmune rheumatic diseases
    Carla G S Saad
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo Disciplina de Reumatologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:1068-73. 2011
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Abatacept and reduced immune response to pandemic 2009 influenza A/H1N1 vaccination in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Ana C Ribeiro
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:476-80. 2013
    ..To evaluate the influence of abatacept (ABA) and associated contributing factors on pandemic 2009 influenza A/H1N1 vaccine immunogenicity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  24. doi request reprint Penile alterations with severe sperm abnormalities in antiphospholipid syndrome associated with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Carlos Nobre Rabelo-Júnior
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sala 3133, Sao Paulo, SP, CEP 01246 903, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 32:109-13. 2013
    ..Penis assessment should be routinely done in SLE-APS patients with fertility problems. We also identified that intravenous cyclophosphamide underlies severe sperm alterations in these patients...
  25. doi request reprint NT-proBNP levels may be influenced by inflammation in active ankylosing spondylitis receiving TNF blockers: a pilot study
    Julio C B Moraes
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo, 455 3o andar Reumatologia, sala 3190, Sao Paulo, SP 01246 903, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 32:879-83. 2013
    ..The short-term reduction of NT-proBNP levels in these patients receiving anti-TNF therapy appears to reflect an improvement in inflammatory status...
  26. doi request reprint Anti-ribosomal P protein: a novel antibody in autoimmune hepatitis
    Ana L Calich
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Liver Int 33:909-13. 2013
    ..The similarity in autoimmune background between autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and SLE-associated hepatitis raises the possibility that anti-rib P antibodies might also have relevance in AIH...
  27. doi request reprint Antibodies to ribosomal P proteins in lupus nephritis: a surrogate marker for a better renal survival?
    Patrícia Andrade de Macedo
    Rheumatology Division, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Autoimmun Rev 10:126-30. 2011
    ..To define if antibodies to ribosomal P proteins disclose a better lupus nephritis long-term survival...
  28. doi request reprint Anti-TNF therapy for polymyalgia rheumatica: report of 99 cases and review of the literature
    Nádia Emi Aikawa
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo, 455 3o andar Reumatologia, sala 3190, Sao Paulo 01246 903, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 31:575-9. 2012
    ..This study demonstrated a good clinical and laboratory response to anti-TNF therapy in patients with PMR, with or without glucocorticoid...
  29. doi request reprint Fatal rhabdomyolysis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Jozelio Freire de Carvalho
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Cerqueira Cesar, Sao Paulo, SP, 01246 903, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 31:1243-5. 2011
    ..Despite treatment, the patient developed pulmonary congestion and she died. The authors also review in this article rhabdomyolysis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus...
  30. doi request reprint Testicular Sertoli cell function in ankylosing spondylitis
    Breno Pires Almeida
    Division of Rheumatology of Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 32:1075-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this was the first study to report, using a specific marker, a normal testicular Sertoli cell function in AS patients with mild to moderate disease activity...
  31. doi request reprint Association of arterial events with the coexistence of metabolic syndrome and primary antiphospholipid syndrome
    Carlos Ewerton Maia Rodrigues
    University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1576-83. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the clinical significance of MetS in patients with primary antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)...
  32. pmc Intra-articular methotrexate associated to lipid nanoemulsions: anti-inflammatory effect upon antigen-induced arthritis
    Suzana B V Mello
    Rheumatology Division, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:443-9. 2013
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether an association between methotrexate and lipidic nanoemulsions (LDE) could improve MTX intra-articular action...
  33. doi request reprint Creatine supplementation in fibromyalgia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Christiano R R Alves
    University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1449-59. 2013
    ..To investigate the efficacy and safety of creatine supplementation in fibromyalgia patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dyslipidaemia in juvenile dermatomyositis: the role of disease activity
    Katia T Kozu
    Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, Children s Institute, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:638-44. 2013
    ..To evaluate the presence of dyslipidaemia in JDM and its possible risk factors...
  35. doi request reprint Vaccinations in juvenile chronic inflammatory diseases: an update
    Clovis A Silva
    Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, Instituto da Criança, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar 647, Cerqueira Cesar, Sao Paulo, SP 05403 000, Brazil
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:532-43. 2013
    ..Vaccine safety, short-term and long-term changes in disease parameters, and the immunogenicity and influence of immunosuppressive agents are outlined for each combination of disease and vaccine. ..
  36. doi request reprint Serum phosphate and hip bone mineral density as additional factors for high vascular calcification scores in a community-dwelling: the São Paulo Ageing & Health Study (SPAH)
    Camille P Figueiredo
    Bone Metabolism Laboratory, Rheumatology Division, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Bone 52:354-9. 2013
    ..To analyze the association between abdominal aortic calcification scores (AACS) and bone metabolism parameters in a well-characterized general population of older adults...
  37. doi request reprint Low bone mass in juvenile onset sclerosis systemic: the possible role for 25-hydroxyvitamin D insufficiency
    Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
    Disciplina de Reumatologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 31:1075-80. 2011
    ..We have identified a remarkable high prevalence of 25OHD insufficiency in JoSSc. Its correlation with hip BMAD suggests a causal effect and reinforces the need to incorporate this hormone evaluation in this disease management...
  38. doi request reprint Late response to anti-TNF-α therapy in refractory mucocutaneous lesions of Behçet's disease
    Nádia Emi Aikawa
    Disciplina de Reumatologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Cerqueira Cesar, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 31:1097-9. 2011
    ..We reported those patients who were successfully treated with infliximab and adalimumab, despite their late response...
  39. ncbi request reprint Anti-lipoprotein lipase antibodies in patients with hypertriglyceridemia without associated autoimmune disease
    Jozelio Freire de Carvalho
    Department of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:350-3. 2011
    ..Anti-lipoprotein lipase antibodies have been described in rare cases of patients with hypertriglyceridemia. However, no systematic study evaluating these antibodies in patients with this lipid abnormality has been undertaken...
  40. pmc Decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Roberta Gonçalves Marangoni
    Rheumatology Division, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:1549-52. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence of dyslipoproteinemia in a homogeneous cohort of polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients...
  41. doi request reprint Creatine supplementation does not impair kidney function in type 2 diabetic patients: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial
    Bruno Gualano
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:749-56. 2011
    ..CR supplementation does not affect kidney function in type 2 diabetic patients, opening a window of opportunities to explore its promising therapeutic role in this population. ClinicalTrials.gov registration number: NCT00992043...
  42. doi request reprint Male gender results in more severe lupus nephritis
    Jozelio Freire de Carvalho
    Rheumatology Division, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo e Hospital das Clínicas, Avenida Dr Arnaldo 455, 3 masculine andar, sala 3190, Sao Paulo, SP, 01246 903, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 30:1311-5. 2010
    ..Moreover, the frequencies of dialysis, renal transplantation and death were similar between the two groups. These data suggest that male patients had a more severe LN compared to women diagnosed with this renal abnormality...
  43. doi request reprint Cutaneous vasculitis in systemic lupus erythematosus: association with anti-ribosomal P protein antibody and Raynaud phenomenon
    Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo, 455, sala 3190, 3 andar, CEP 01246 903, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 30:173-7. 2011
    ..42; 95% CI = 1.76-6.66). In summary, SLE cutaneous vasculitis characterizes a subgroup of patients with more RP and anti-P antibodies but not accompanied by a higher frequency of renal and central nervous system involvements...
  44. doi request reprint Effects of anti-TNF therapy on glucose metabolism in patients with ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Bárbara Santos Pires da Silva
    Department of Biomedicine, City University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Biologicals 38:567-9. 2010
    ..9 +/- 4.9 mg/day, 3.7 +/- 4.8 mg/day and 2.6 +/- 4.0 mg/day, respectively; p = 0.23). During the first six months of treatment, anti-TNF therapy does not seem to influence glucose metabolism in JIA, AS or PsA...
  45. pmc Infliximab induces increase in triglyceride levels in psoriatic arthritis patients
    Karla R Castro
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clin Dev Immunol 2011:352686. 2011
    ..To evaluate lipid profile changes after anti-TNF therapy in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA)...