Eduardo Massad

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A Reed-Frost model taking into account uncertainties in the diagnostic of the infection
    Renee X de Menezes
    Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postbus 9604, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Bull Math Biol 66:689-706. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Indirect oral immunization of captive vampires, Desmodus rotundus
    Marilene F Almeida
    School of Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo, LIM01 HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Virus Res 111:77-82. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Threshold conditions for a non-autonomous epidemic system describing the population dynamics of dengue
    F A B Coutinho
    School of Medicine, The University of São Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo, CEP 01246 903, SP, Brazil
    Bull Math Biol 68:2263-82. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparing the dynamics of kidney and liver transplantation waiting list in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eleazar Chaib
    Transplantation 84:1209-11. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A hypothesis for the 2007 dengue outbreak in Singapore
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epidemiol Infect 138:951-7. 2010
  6. pmc The brain as a distributed intelligent processing system: an EEG study
    Armando Freitas da Rocha
    Research on Natural and Artificial Intelligence RANI, Jundiai, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 6:e17355. 2011
  7. pmc Estimating the optimal control of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis by the use of a mathematical model
    Laila Massad Ribas
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:810380. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint A mathematical model for optimizing the indications of liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eleazar Chaib
    Department of Medical Informatics, LIM 01, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Av, Dr, Arnaldo 455, São Paulo CEP 01246 903, Brazil
    Theor Biol Med Model 10:60. 2013
  9. pmc Brain activity and medical diagnosis: an EEG study
    Laila Massad Ribas
    School of Medicine, University of São Paulo and LIM 01 HCMFMUSP, Dr, Arnaldo 455, 01246 903, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Neurosci 14:109. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Vectorial capacity, basic reproduction number, force of infection and all that: formal notation to complete and adjust their classical concepts and equations
    Eduardo Massad
    Hospital de Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 107:564-7. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint A Reed-Frost model taking into account uncertainties in the diagnostic of the infection
    Renee X de Menezes
    Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postbus 9604, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Bull Math Biol 66:689-706. 2004
    ..These conditions being functions of the signal's distribution, they can be used to design and evaluate interventions, such as treatment protocols...
  2. ncbi request reprint Indirect oral immunization of captive vampires, Desmodus rotundus
    Marilene F Almeida
    School of Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo, LIM01 HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Virus Res 111:77-82. 2005
    ..The vaccine was shown to be safe and immunogenic to hematophagous bats. No adverse effects to vaccinia virus were observed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Threshold conditions for a non-autonomous epidemic system describing the population dynamics of dengue
    F A B Coutinho
    School of Medicine, The University of São Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo, CEP 01246 903, SP, Brazil
    Bull Math Biol 68:2263-82. 2006
    ..Our model suggests that trans-ovarial infection in the mosquitoes facilitates dengue overwintering. We also explain the delay between the peak in the mosquitoes population and the peak in dengue cases...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparing the dynamics of kidney and liver transplantation waiting list in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eleazar Chaib
    Transplantation 84:1209-11. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A hypothesis for the 2007 dengue outbreak in Singapore
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epidemiol Infect 138:951-7. 2010
    ..Whether our hypothesis is plausible or not should be debated further...
  6. pmc The brain as a distributed intelligent processing system: an EEG study
    Armando Freitas da Rocha
    Research on Natural and Artificial Intelligence RANI, Jundiai, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 6:e17355. 2011
    ..This may be understood as a property of the DIPS...
  7. pmc Estimating the optimal control of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis by the use of a mathematical model
    Laila Massad Ribas
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:810380. 2013
    ..In addition, we show that vector control and the use of insecticide-impregnated dog collars are, by far, more efficient at reducing the prevalence of ZVL in humans. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint A mathematical model for optimizing the indications of liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eleazar Chaib
    Department of Medical Informatics, LIM 01, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Av, Dr, Arnaldo 455, São Paulo CEP 01246 903, Brazil
    Theor Biol Med Model 10:60. 2013
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  9. pmc Brain activity and medical diagnosis: an EEG study
    Laila Massad Ribas
    School of Medicine, University of São Paulo and LIM 01 HCMFMUSP, Dr, Arnaldo 455, 01246 903, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Neurosci 14:109. 2013
    ..EEG signals were analysed using Principal Components (PCA) and Logistic Regression Analysis..
  10. ncbi request reprint Vectorial capacity, basic reproduction number, force of infection and all that: formal notation to complete and adjust their classical concepts and equations
    Eduardo Massad
    Hospital de Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 107:564-7. 2012
    ..The analysis was intended to provide a formal notation that complete the classical equations proposed by these authors...
  11. doi request reprint Modeling the impact of global warming on vector-borne infections
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Medicine, University of São Paulo and LIM01 HCFMUSP, SP, Brazil
    Phys Life Rev 8:169-99. 2011
    ..In this work we review some mathematical models that were proposed to study the impact of the increase in ambient temperature on the spread and gravity of some insect-transmitted diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dengue and the risk of urban yellow fever reintroduction in São Paulo State, Brazil
    Eduardo Massad
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 37:477-84. 2003
    ..To propose a mathematical method for the estimation of the Basic Reproduction Number, R0, of urban yellow fever in a dengue-infested area...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fuzzy epidemics
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Public Health and School of Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo, Avenue Dr Arnaldo 455, 01246 903 Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Artif Intell Med 29:241-59. 2003
    ..The results demonstrate that the applications of fuzzy sets in epidemiology is a very promising area of research. The final discussion sets the future stage of fuzzy sets application in epidemiology...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of imperfect vaccines on the evolution of HIV virulence
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, The University of São Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 66:907-11. 2006
    ..Potential ways for further testing the theory/model and the implications of the results are discussed...
  15. pmc Cost risk benefit analysis to support chemoprophylaxis policy for travellers to malaria endemic countries
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Brazil
    Malar J 10:130. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether current malaria chemo-prophylactic policy for travellers is cost effective when adjusted for endemic transmission risk and duration of exposure. a framework, based on partial cost-benefit analysis was used...
  16. ncbi request reprint Forecasting versus projection models in epidemiology: the case of the SARS epidemics
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo, 01246 903, SP, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 65:17-22. 2005
    ..Although SARS can be a devastating infection, early recognition, prompt isolation, and appropriate precaution measures, can be very effective to limit its spread...
  17. ncbi request reprint Yellow fever vaccination: how much is enough?
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Medicine, The University of São Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Av Dr Arnaldo, 455, São Paulo CEP 01246 903, SP, Brazil
    Vaccine 23:3908-14. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of this work is to estimate the optimum proportion to vaccinate against YF taking into account the risks of serious adverse events associated with both the vaccine and natural infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint The risk of acquiring the new influenza A(H1N1) for Brazilian travelers to Chile, Argentina and the USA
    Eduardo Massad
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 105:179-83. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Estimation of R0 from the initial phase of an outbreak of a vector-borne infection
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Trop Med Int Health 15:120-6. 2010
    ..In both cases, the model mirrors the real situations with reasonable accuracy...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Eyam plague revisited: did the village isolation change transmission from fleas to pulmonary?
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Medical Informatics, Av Dr Arnaldo, 455, CEP 01246 903, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 63:911-5. 2004
    ..In the light of our results, it can be said that the hypothesis that confinement facilitated the spread of the infection by increasing the contact rate through direct transmission is plausible...
  21. ncbi request reprint The risk of yellow fever in a dengue-infested area
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, University of São Paulo and LIM01 HCFMUSP, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo, SP01246 903, Brazil
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:370-4. 2001
    ..The theory proposed is illustrated by the case of São Paulo State in southern Brazil, where dengue is endemic and the risk of urban yellow fever is already imminent...
  22. doi request reprint The risk of chikungunya fever in a dengue-endemic area
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Travel Med 15:147-55. 2008
    ..In addition, traveling to these areas is popular, making the potential risk of infections transmitted by the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes very high...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anogenital warts contributing to the risk of squamous intraepithelial lesions among HIV-positive women of São Paulo, Brazil
    Maria Alice G Gonçalves
    Division of Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J STD AIDS 14:309-13. 2003
    ..These results point out the importance of the use of barrier methods and routine early genitoscopy/treatment for HIV-infected partners...
  24. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and related risk behaviors in a community of recyclable waste collectors of Santos, Brazil
    Mauro Abrahão Rozman
    Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Católica de Santos, Santos, SP, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:838-43. 2008
    ..To estimate the seroprevalence of HIV, hepatitis B and C and syphilis and to describe risk behaviors associated to their transmission among recyclable waste collectors...
  25. doi request reprint Modeling the dynamics of viral evolution considering competition within individual hosts and at population level: the effects of treatment
    Marcos Amaku
    University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Bull Math Biol 72:1294-314. 2010
    ..Implications for cases of real diseases are briefly discussed...
  26. pmc Modeling the risk of malaria for travelers to areas with stable malaria transmission
    Eduardo Massad
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo and LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Rua Teodoro Sampaio, 115, CEP 05405 000 São Paulo, S P, Brazil
    Malar J 8:296. 2009
    ..The risk of acquiring malaria is complex and a number of factors including transmission intensity, duration of exposure, season of the year and use of chemoprophylaxis have to be taken into account estimating risk...
  27. pmc Theoretical impact of insecticide-impregnated school uniforms on dengue incidence in Thai children
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Glob Health Action 6:20473. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Why dengue and yellow fever coexist in some areas of the world and not in others?
    Marcos Amaku
    School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Biosystems 106:111-20. 2011
    ..We construct a model of transmission that allows all of the above hypotheses to be tested. We conclude that the Asian and the African hypotheses can explain the observed phenomena, whereas other hypotheses fail to do so...
  29. doi request reprint Risk estimates of dengue in travelers to dengue endemic areas using mathematical models
    Eduardo Massad
    Medical Informatics, The University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Travel Med 16:191-3. 2009
    ..Dengue has emerged as a frequent problem in international travelers. The risk depends on destination, duration, and season of travel. However, data to quantify the true risk for travelers to acquire dengue are lacking...
  30. ncbi request reprint Risk of symptomatic dengue for foreign visitors to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
    Eduardo Massad
    LIM01, Hospital de Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 109:394-7. 2014
    ..Furthermore, estimates of dengue cases in international travellers during the World Cup can help to anticipate the theoretical risk for exportation of dengue into currently non-infected areas. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Designing a vaccination strategy against dengue
    Marcos Amaku
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 54:S18-21. 2012
    ..Our results point to an optimal age to introduce the dengue vaccine in the routine immunization programme at two years of age and an age interval to introduce a mass vaccination between three and 14 years of age...
  32. doi request reprint The impact of climate on Leptospirosis in São Paulo, Brazil
    Micheline S Z S Coelho
    Coordenação de Desenvolvimento e Pesquisa CDP, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia, INMET, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo, CEP 01246 903, SP, Brazil
    Int J Biometeorol 56:233-41. 2012
    ..5% in hospital admissions. Additionally, the relative risk of leptospirosis varied from 1.1 to 2.0 when the precipitation varied from 20 to 140 mm...
  33. ncbi request reprint The 1918 influenza A epidemic in the city of São Paulo, Brazil
    Eduardo Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Rua Teodoro Sampaio 115, CEP 05405 000, SP, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 68:442-5. 2007
    ....
  34. doi request reprint A fuzzy reed-frost model for epidemic spreading
    Neli R S Ortega
    Discipline of Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Bull Math Biol 70:1925-36. 2008
    ..Simulations considering a real problem with data of the viral epidemic in a children daycare are performed and the results are compared with a stochastic Reed-Frost generalization...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Behavior associated with HIV and HCV infection in female prison inmates in São Paulo, Brazil]
    Leila Strazza
    Departamento de Medicina Legal, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:197-205. 2007
    ..In conclusion, parenteral risk was associated with HIV and HCV infection and sexual risk with HIV. Appropriate and continuous preventive programs are recommended in the prison...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationship among epidemiological parameters of six childhood infections in a non-immunized Brazilian community
    Marcos Amaku
    Departamento de Patologia, Faculdade de Medicina Preventiva e Saúde Animal, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil, 05508 270
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:897-900. 2009
    ..Our seroprevalence data may illustrate a case of the above-mentioned mechanisms working together within the same population...
  37. doi request reprint The impact of hepatitis A virus infection on hepatitis C virus infection: a competitive exclusion hypothesis
    Marcos Amaku
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Bull Math Biol 75:82-93. 2013
    ..We discuss the potential clinical implications of our findings...
  38. doi request reprint Theoretical impact of an anti-HCV vaccine on the annual number of liver transplantation
    Eleazar Chaib
    Liver Transplantation Surgery Unit, Lim 37, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 75:324-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the advent of a hepatitis C vaccine is welcome however, decision makers should be prepared for a very long time living with this scourge...
  39. doi request reprint A comparative analysis of the relative efficacy of vector-control strategies against dengue fever
    Marcos Amaku
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Orlando Marques de Paiva, 87, Cidade Universitaria, Sao Paulo, SP, 05508 270, Brazil
    Bull Math Biol 76:697-717. 2014
    ..Our results suggest that reducing the contact between vector and hosts (biting rates) is as efficient as the logistically difficult but very efficient adult mosquito's control. ..
  40. doi request reprint Maximum equilibrium prevalence of mosquito-borne microparasite infections in humans
    Marcos Amaku
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Prof Dr Orlando Marques de Paiva 87, CEP 05508 270 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Comput Math Methods Med 2013:659038. 2013
    ..02% for malaria and dengue, respectively. The equilibrium analysis demonstrated that there is a maximum prevalence for the mosquito-borne microparasitic infections. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting compliance with the measles vaccination schedule in a Brazilian city
    Patricia Logullo
    Department of Medical Computer Science, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 126:166-71. 2008
    ..Risk factors associated with children's failure to receive the measles vaccine at the correct age were studied in the city of São Paulo, Brazil...
  42. doi request reprint Modeling the competition between viruses in a complex plant-pathogen system
    Marcos Amaku
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytopathology 100:1042-7. 2010
    ..As shown below, this is sufficient to explain the swap of strains; that is, the dominant MAV was replaced by PAV, also in agreement with Power's expectations...
  43. pmc Sexual harassment in the physician-patient interaction: analysis of charges against doctors in the state of São Paulo
    Claudio Cohen
    Legal Medicine, Medical Ethics, Social and Occupational Medicine, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 64:1075-83. 2009
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  44. ncbi request reprint The vulnerability of Brazilian female prisoners to HIV infection
    L Strazza
    Laboratório de Investigação Médica, LIM 01, Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 37:771-6. 2004
    ..Although the use of injectable substances is associated with HIV infection, our results point to sexual behavior as the most important component of HIV transmission in the female prisoner population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Modeling and simulating morphological evolution in an artificial life environment
    P S Panse Silveira
    Discipline of Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Comput Biomed Res 31:1-17. 1998
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Correlation between HIV and HCV in Brazilian prisoners: evidence for parenteral transmission inside prison
    M Burattini
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 34:431-6. 2000
    ..Mathematical techniques were applied to estimate time-dependent incidence densities of HIV infection among inmates...
  47. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma infection in a metropolitan region of Brazil
    G C V R Fernandes
    Departamento de Patologia and LIM 01 HC, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1809-15. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Studies on mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae) and anthropic environment. 12-host-seeking behaviour of Anopheles albitarsis s.l. in south-eastern Brazil
    O P Forattini
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 30:299-303. 1996
    ..The crepuscular rhythms showed an unimodal sunset pattern with most blood-seeking females caught during dusk. The absence of differences between indoor and outdoor behavior was confirmed for both species of the complex...
  49. doi request reprint The potential impact of using donations after cardiac death on the liver transplantation program and waiting list in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eleazar Chaib
    Liver and Transplantation Surgery Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Liver Transpl 14:1732-6. 2008
    ..On the basis of this model, the projected number of averted deaths is about 41,487 in the next 20 years...
  50. doi request reprint The influence of climate variables on dengue in Singapore
    Edna Pinto
    Department of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Environ Health Res 21:415-26. 2011
    ..2-2.8 for maximum temperature and increased from 1.3-3.3 for minimum temperature. Therefore, the variable temperature (maximum and minimum) was the best predictor for the increased number of dengue cases in Singapore...
  51. pmc Social networks shape the transmission dynamics of hepatitis C virus
    Camila Malta Romano
    Laboratory of Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics, Department of Microbiology, Biomedical Sciences Institute ICBII, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 5:e11170. 2010
    ..We conclude that social factors may play a key role in determining the rate and pattern of HCV spread, and should influence future intervention policies...
  52. doi request reprint Modeling the emergence of HIV-1 drug resistance resulting from antiretroviral therapy: insights from theoretical and numerical studies
    Silvia Martorano Raimundo
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Biosystems 108:1-13. 2012
    ..By performing numerical simulations we show that Hopf bifurcation may occur. The model suggests that the individuals with drug-resistant infection may play an important role in the epidemic of HIV...
  53. ncbi request reprint Threshold conditions for infection persistence in complex host-vectors interactions
    Luiz Fernandes Lopez
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, LIM01 HCFMUSP, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo 01246 903, SP, Brazil
    C R Biol 325:1073-84. 2002
    ..Another definition of R0 given by Diekmann, Heesterbeek and Metz, and denoted in this paper R0NGO is discussed and applied as an alternative to calculate the thresholds for infection establishment...
  54. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with genital warts in HIV-positive Brazilian women
    Maria Alice G Gonçalves
    Division of Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Tumori 89:9-15. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to identify risk factors associated with the history of genital warts among HIV-positive women...
  55. ncbi request reprint Optimal age for vaccination against measles in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, taking into account the mother's serostatus
    R A Zanetta
    , , Brazil
    Vaccine 20:226-34. 2001
    ..Therefore, a change to an earlier age of routine vaccination is not justified by our results...
  56. doi request reprint A hypothesis for explaining single outbreaks (like the Black Death in European cities) of vector-borne infections
    M N Burattini
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Rua Teodoro Sampaio 115, CEP 05405 000, SP, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 73:110-4. 2009
    ..Given the ever-increasing worldwide transportation network, providing a high degree of mobility from endemic to virgin areas, the proposed mechanism may have important implications for public health planning...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mental retadation: a MRI study of 146 Brazilian children
    Armando Freitas da Rocha
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:186-92. 2006
    ..Neuropsychomotor development was delayed in 80% of the children in both groups. Aggressiveness is the most frequent finding in the post-natal children history...
  58. pmc Fuzzy cognitive map in differential diagnosis of alterations in urinary elimination: a nursing approach
    Maria Helena Baena de Moraes Lopes
    Nursing Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Int J Med Inform 82:201-8. 2013
    ..To develop a decision support system to discriminate the diagnoses of alterations in urinary elimination, according to the nursing terminology of NANDA International (NANDA-I)...
  59. pmc Boosting virology in Brazil
    Maria Inês de Moura Campos Pardini
    University of Sao Paulo State, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS Biol 6:e57. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Brazilian population profile of 15 STR markers
    Cintia Fridman
    Department of Legal Medicine, Ethics and Occupational Health, Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Forensic Sci Int Genet 2:e1-4. 2008
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  61. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of rubella antibodies in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, 8 years after the introduction of vaccine
    Dirce M T Zanetta
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto FAMERP, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
    Vaccine 21:3795-800. 2003
    ..The efficacy of the proposed strategy depends on better routine vaccination coverage. A second dose of vaccine should also be considered...
  62. pmc A mathematical model for shortening waiting time in pancreas-kidney transplantation
    Eleazar Chaib
    Eleazar Chaib, Marcelo Augusto F Ribeiro Jr, Vinicius Rocha Santos, Roberto Ferreira Meirelles Jr, Luiz Augusto Carneiro D Albuquerque, Eduardo Massad, Liver and Pancreas Transplantation Surgery Unit, LIM 37 and LIM 01, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Av Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar 255, Level 9, 05403 010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    World J Gastrointest Surg 3:119-22. 2011
    ..To simulate a hypothetical increase of 50% in the number of pancreas-kidney (PK) transplantations using less-than-ideal donors by a mathematical model...
  63. ncbi request reprint A mixed ectoparasite--microparasite model for bat-transmitted rabies
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo, Av. Dr. Arnaldo 455, SP 01246-903, Brazil
    Theor Popul Biol 60:265-79. 2001
    ..We modeled this complex interaction and we also demonstrate that bat control measures are more effective in reducing rabies prevalence and mortality by rabies than cattle vaccination...
  64. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of a hypothetical hepatitis C vaccine compared to antiviral therapy
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epidemiol Infect 137:241-9. 2009
    ..Selective vaccination proved to be the strategy with the best cost-effectiveness ratio, followed by indiscriminate vaccination and anti-HCV therapy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus seroepidemiology in an urban community of São Paulo, Brazil
    L N Almeida
    Departamento de Patologia, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 35:124-9. 2001
    ..Seroepidemiological studies are necessary to understand the transmission dynamics of the disease. The purpose of the study was to quantify the transmission rate of CMV disease in a community in the state of São Paulo, Brazil...
  66. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of human parvovirus B19 in a suburban population in São Paulo, Brazil
    E M M Huatuco
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:443-9. 2008
    ..To analyze the prevalence of IgG antibodies to human parvovirus B19...
  67. ncbi request reprint Modelling the natural history of HIV infection in individuals and its epidemiological implications
    F A Coutinho
    School of Medicine, , and LIM01/HCFMUSP. Av.Dr. Arnaldo 455, CEP 01246-903, SP, Brazil
    Bull Math Biol 63:1041-62. 2001
    ..Due to the epidemiological importance of this fact, it is clear that further improvement on virological research to better understand the dependence of HIV transmissibility on the viral concentration in biological fluids is necessary...
  68. pmc Varicella transmission in two samples of children with different social behaviour in the State of São Paulo, Brazil
    A L Yu
    LIM 01/HCFMUSP, School of Medicine, , Brazil
    Epidemiol Infect 127:493-500. 2001
    ..In conclusion, social changes affecting contact among children may influence varicella epidemiology...
  69. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition and susceptibility to enteroparasites: reinfection rates after mass chemotherapy
    S R M Saldiva
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:166-71. 2002
    ..13). We demonstrate that, although maternal literacy and per capita income rate are indeed confounding variables, malnutrition contributes to an increase in the risk of enteroparasite infections...
  70. pmc The elimination of Chagas' disease from Brazil
    E Massad
    School of Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo, LIM 01 HCFMUSP, Brazil
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1153-64. 2008
    ..25) explains why vectorial transmission was interrupted relatively easily. In addition, I used a mathematical model to forecast how long the remaining cases of the disease, as well as the additional vertically transmitted cases will last...
  71. pmc Modelling the control strategies against dengue in Singapore
    M N Burattini
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epidemiol Infect 136:309-19. 2008
    ..In addition, the model showed that the mixed strategy of adulticide and larvicide methods introduced by the government seems to be very effective in reducing the number of cases in the first weeks after the start of control...
  72. pmc Positive selection results in frequent reversible amino acid replacements in the G protein gene of human respiratory syncytial virus
    Viviane F Botosso
    Butantan Institute, Virology Branch, Butanta, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS Pathog 5:e1000254. 2009
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Can the human brain do quantum computing?
    A F Rocha
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Lim 01 HC FMUSP, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, SP 01246 903, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 63:895-9. 2004
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation: waiting list dynamics in the state of São Paulo, Brazil
    E Chaib
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 37:4329-30. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate the performance of our state liver transplantation program and analyze when the number of liver transplantations will meet our waiting list demand...
  75. ncbi request reprint Vaccination against rubella: analysis of the temporal evolution of the age-dependent force of infection and the effects of different contact patterns
    M Amaku
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria Preventiva e Saude Animal, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Prof Dr Orlando Marques de Paiva 87, Sao Paulo, SP 05508 000, Brazil
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 67:051907. 2003
    ..This gives support to a mixed strategy, proposed by Massad et al., accepted and implemented by the government of the State of São Paulo, Brazil...
  76. doi request reprint Potential effect of using ABO-compatible living-donor liver transplantation
    E Chaib
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 41:3775-8. 2009
    ..03. Use of LDLT can reduce the pressure on our liver transplantation waiting list by decreasing its size by at least 16.5% at 20 years after its introduction. Such a program could save an estimated 3600 lives over the same period...
  77. ncbi request reprint Uncertainties regarding dengue modeling in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Paula Mendes Luz
    Program de Computação Científica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Jaineiro, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 98:871-8. 2003
    ..Finally, we stress the point that epidemiologists, mathematicians, and entomologists need to interact more to find better approaches to the measuring and interpretation of the transmission dynamics of arthropod-borne diseases...
  78. ncbi request reprint The change from intravenous to crack cocaine and its impact on reducing HIV incidence in Brazilian prisons
    Marcelo Nascimento Burattini
    Int J STD AIDS 16:836-7. 2005
  79. ncbi request reprint Fuzzy logic model based on the differential nursing diagnosis of alterations in urinary elimination
    Maria Helena Baena de Moraes Lopes
    Nursing Dept, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, UNIFESP FMUSP SP, Campinas, Brazil
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:117-20. 2006
    ..5%) the model showed a different diagnosis. It is concluded that the model proposed here, despite of its simplicity, presents good performance. However, it is recommended more tests before widely used as support for clinical decision...
  80. ncbi request reprint HIV and related infections in a sample of recyclable waste collectors of Brazil
    Mauro Abrahão Rozman
    Int J STD AIDS 18:653-4. 2007
  81. doi request reprint An optimal vaccination strategy against rotavirus
    Eduardo Massad
    Vaccine 26:2807. 2008
  82. ncbi request reprint A certificate program in health informatics: Brazil/USA experience
    Heimar F Marin
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:800. 2006
    ..Researches conducted by the certificate students were relevant to Brazil's health needs. The goal is to promote better health informatics education, regardless of geographic distribution of students...
  83. ncbi request reprint Training in health informatics in Brazil
    Eduardo P Marques
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Stud Health Technol Inform 90:757-60. 2002
    ..The main goal of this program is to train professionals in establishing medical informatics programs in Brazilian universities and major healthcare facilities...
  84. ncbi request reprint The intensity of transmission of hepatitis A and heterogeneities in socio-environmental risk factors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Liz Maria de Almeida
    Núcleo de Estudos de Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Av Brig Trompowski, S N, HUCFF, 5o andar Ala Sul, sala 25, Ilha do Fundao, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:605-10. 2002
    ..This may have public health implications, since hepatitis A is more severe in adults. In this context, specific vaccination programmes may be necessary, as in developed countries...
  85. ncbi request reprint Perception of disability in a public health perspective: a model based on fuzzy logic
    Antonio Jose Leal Costa
    Institute of Public Health Studies NESC UFRJ, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Med Inform 73:647-56. 2004
    ..Such findings are encouraging, since the QWB is considered a consistent and valid approach for disability assessment and quality-of-life evaluation...
  86. ncbi request reprint Fear of injections is a reason for not to vaccinate their children, say caretakers
    Patricia Logullo
    Vaccine 26:141-3. 2008
  87. ncbi request reprint Expected number of deaths in the liver transplantation waiting list in the state of São Paulo, Brazil
    Eleazar Chaib
    Transpl Int 21:290-1. 2008