Antonio Cabrita

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Kidney transplantation in type 2 diabetic patients: a matched survival analysis
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 45:2141-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Predictors of steal syndrome in hemodialysis patients
    Ana Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Hemodial Int 16:539-44. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Noncutaneous neoplasms after kidney transplantation: analysis at single center
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 45:1102-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Pregnancy after kidney transplantation: graft, mother, and newborn complications
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 45:1088-91. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Metformin in patients with chronic kidney disease: strengths and weaknesses
    Ana Rocha
    Nephrology Department, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal
    J Nephrol 26:55-60. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Temporal trends in peritonitis rates, microbiology and outcomes: the major clinical complication of peritoneal dialysis
    Ana Rocha
    Nephrology Department, CHP Hospital Santo Antonio, Porto, Portugal
    Blood Purif 33:284-91. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of end-stage renal disease after liver transplantation in transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR V30M)
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital de Santo Antonio, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 43:189-93. 2011
  8. doi request reprint New tunneled haemodialysis catheter placement preserving the vasculature
    Ana Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital de Santo Antonio, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Vasc Access 13:108-10. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation and anemia in familial amyloidosis ATTR V30M
    Idalina Beirão
    Nephrology, Santo Antonio General Hospital, Porto, Portugal
    Amyloid 14:33-7. 2007
  10. pmc Two-in-one protocol: simultaneous small-pore and ultrasmall-pore peritoneal transport quantification
    Ana Paula Bernardo
    Nephrology Department, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Hospital de Santo Antonio, and ICBAS UP, Porto, Portugal
    Perit Dial Int 32:537-44. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Kidney transplantation in type 2 diabetic patients: a matched survival analysis
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 45:2141-6. 2013
    ..Some concerns have been raised about the kidney transplantation (KT) results in diabetic patients. Therefore, we compared outcomes between diabetic and non-diabetic KT patients...
  2. doi request reprint Predictors of steal syndrome in hemodialysis patients
    Ana Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Hemodial Int 16:539-44. 2012
    ..5-17.9). Being diabetic is the factor most predictive of having steal syndrome. In diabetic women, with a proximal access, it seems preferable to construct fistulas with end-to-side anastomosis to minimize the risk...
  3. doi request reprint Noncutaneous neoplasms after kidney transplantation: analysis at single center
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 45:1102-5. 2013
    ..In conclusion, our data showed a significant number of tumors that generally not described to be higher lesions among KT. We achieved an early diagnosis and a lack of impact on death-censored graft survival...
  4. doi request reprint Pregnancy after kidney transplantation: graft, mother, and newborn complications
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 45:1088-91. 2013
    ..03 to 1.50) mg/dL. Death-censored graft survival did not differ from the control group. In conclusion, pregnancy after KT may be associated with serious maternal and fetal complications. We did not observe an increased risk of graft loss...
  5. doi request reprint Metformin in patients with chronic kidney disease: strengths and weaknesses
    Ana Rocha
    Nephrology Department, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal
    J Nephrol 26:55-60. 2013
    ..The reality of severe metformin-induced lactic acidosis in the absence of chronic renal impairment raises the question of limitation of its use in these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Temporal trends in peritonitis rates, microbiology and outcomes: the major clinical complication of peritoneal dialysis
    Ana Rocha
    Nephrology Department, CHP Hospital Santo Antonio, Porto, Portugal
    Blood Purif 33:284-91. 2012
    ..11 ep/p-y (p ≤ 0.001). Trend analysis showed a favorable, but changing evolution, highlighting the importance of accurate longitudinal PD center registry data and quality control...
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of end-stage renal disease after liver transplantation in transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR V30M)
    A Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital de Santo Antonio, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 43:189-93. 2011
    ..Concerning ESRD, there was no clear benefit of transplantation in the early stages. Patients with normal renal function and lower levels of proteinuria showed slower progression to ESRD, irrespective of their duration of neuropathy...
  8. doi request reprint New tunneled haemodialysis catheter placement preserving the vasculature
    Ana Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital de Santo Antonio, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Vasc Access 13:108-10. 2012
    ..Catheters functioned appropriately and no complications were recorded. We conclude that this maneuver can be used to resolve an extruded tunneled hemodialysis catheter while at the same time preserving other vascular access routes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation and anemia in familial amyloidosis ATTR V30M
    Idalina Beirão
    Nephrology, Santo Antonio General Hospital, Porto, Portugal
    Amyloid 14:33-7. 2007
    ..The increase of anemia after OLT and the maintenance of a defective endogenous Epo production after liver transplantation excluded an inhibitory effect of the circulating TTR V30M on the Epo-producing cells...
  10. pmc Two-in-one protocol: simultaneous small-pore and ultrasmall-pore peritoneal transport quantification
    Ana Paula Bernardo
    Nephrology Department, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Hospital de Santo Antonio, and ICBAS UP, Porto, Portugal
    Perit Dial Int 32:537-44. 2012
    ..Our aim was to simultaneously quantify small-solute transport, FWT, and small-pore ultrafiltration (SPUF) during a single PET procedure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of peritoneal transport and membrane status in peritoneal dialysis: focus on incident fast transporters
    Anabela S Rodrigues
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital Geral de Santo Antonio, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Nephrol 27:84-91. 2007
    ..We prospectively investigated the relationship of peritoneal solute transport with markers of inflammation, angiogenesis, and membrane status, with a focus on fast transporters...
  12. doi request reprint Peritoneal membrane evaluation in routine clinical practice
    Anabela S Rodrigues
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital General Santo Antonio, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Blood Purif 25:497-504. 2007
    ..Establishment of reference values for small solute transport, sodium sieving and effluent CA125 with 3.86% (4 h) peritoneal equilibration test (PET), and comparison with fast-fast PET with regard to small solute transport categories...
  13. doi request reprint Low serum levels of prohepcidin, but not hepcidin-25, are related to anemia in familial amyloidosis TTR V30M
    Idalina Beirão
    Department of Nephrology, HGSA, Santo Antonio General Hospital, Porto, Portugal
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 41:175-8. 2008
    ..In general, the decreased observed/expected EPO levels in FAP-I correlated with the prohepcidin levels, therefore raising the possibility that a common defect in these two hormones may be somehow involved in the genesis of the disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of residual renal function loss in peritoneal dialysis: is previous renal transplantation a risk factor?
    Ana Bernardo
    Nephrology Department, Hospital Amato Lusitano, Castelo Branco, Portugal
    Adv Perit Dial 25:110-4. 2009
    ..Diabetes was a determinant of the time course of RRF decline in PD. Peritoneal dialysis after RT failure offered short-term RRF protection that was similar to that seen in PD-first patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal fast transport in incident peritoneal dialysis patients is not consistently associated with systemic inflammation
    Anabela S Rodrigues
    Nephrology Department, Hospital Geral Santo Antonio, Porto, Portugal
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:763-9. 2006
    ..Our objective was to investigate if fast transport status in incident patients is associated with markers of inflammation and atherosclerosis, and its relationship to patient survival...
  16. doi request reprint Renal transplantation in AA amyloidosis associated with Whipple's disease
    Sofia Rocha
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital de Santo Antonio, Porto, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal
    Amyloid 18:240-4. 2011
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of kidney transplantation in a patient with amyloidosis due to WD. Recurrence of amyloidosis in renal graft is not expected...
  17. ncbi request reprint Exit site infections: systematic microbiologic and quality control are needed
    Cristina Freitas
    Department of Nephrology, Sant Antonio General Hospital, Porto, Portugal
    Adv Perit Dial 25:26-31. 2009
    ..aureus ESI rate without an alarming incidence of gram-negative or Pseudomonas infections. Routine microbiologic and quality control is mandatory for strategies individualized to the dialysis center...
  18. pmc Posttransplant allosensitization in low immunological risk kidney and kidney-pancreas graft recipients
    Jorge Malheiro
    Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation Department, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Hospital de Santo Antonio, Largo Prof Abel Salazar, 4099 001 Porto, Portugal
    Biomed Res Int 2014:438945. 2014
    ..Conclusions. Allosensitization against HLA class II ± I after transplant was associated with adverse kidney graft outcomes. A screening protocol seems advisable within the first year in low immunological risk patients. ..
  19. doi request reprint Long-term peritoneal dialysis experience: quality control supports the use of fluconazole to prevent fungal peritonitis
    Karina Lopes
    Nephrology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Quinta dos Vales, Coimbra, Portugal
    Int J Artif Organs 36:484-8. 2013
    ..Fungal peritonitis (FP) is rare, but it is associated with high morbidity and mortality...
  20. pmc Peritoneal membrane phosphate transport status: a cornerstone in phosphate handling in peritoneal dialysis
    Ana Paula Bernardo
    Nephrology Department, Amato Lusitano Hospital, Castelo Branco, Portugal
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:591-7. 2011
    ..Phosphate control impacts dialysis outcomes. Our aim was to define peritoneal phosphate transport in peritoneal dialysis (PD) and to explore its association with hyperphosphatemia, phosphate clearance (PPhCl), and PD modality...
  21. doi request reprint Low erythropoietin production in familial amyloidosis TTR V30M is not related with renal congophilic amyloid deposition. A clinicopathologic study of twelve cases
    Idalina Beirão
    Centro de Estudos de Paramiloidose, Department of Nephrology, Santo Antonio General Hospital, Porto, Portugal
    Nephron Clin Pract 109:c95-9. 2008
    ..4 +/- 2.8) years...
  22. pmc Over ten-year kidney graft survival determinants
    Anabela Malho Guedes
    Servico de Nefrologia, Hospital de Santo Antonio, 4099 001 Porto, Portugal Serviço de Nefrologia, Hospital de Faro, Rua Leão Penedo, 8000 Faro, Portugal
    Int J Nephrol 2012:302974. 2012
    ..Measures that address these issues (careful donor selection, preemptive KT, and effective immunosuppressive protocols) are still warranted...
  23. doi request reprint Peritoneal phosphate removal varies by peritoneal dialysis regimen: an underestimated parameter of phosphate control
    Carlos Botelho
    Department of Nephrology, CHP Santo António Hospital, Porto, Portugal
    J Nephrol 26:183-90. 2013
    ..Our objective was to investigate peritoneal P clearance and its relationship with standard adequacy targets, hyperphosphatemia and automated PD (APD) parameters...
  24. doi request reprint Moncrief-Popovich technique is an advantageous method of peritoneal dialysis catheter implantation
    Sandra Brum
    Nephrology Department, CHP Hospital Santo Antonio, Largo Abel Salazar, 4000 Porto Portugal
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3070-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the rate of catheter-related complications and survival in a single-centre university hospital PD unit, according to the method of catheter implantation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Overweight rather than malnutrition is widely prevalent in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Ana P Bernardo
    Nephrology Department, Hospital Amato Lusitano, Castelo Branco, Portugal
    Adv Perit Dial 25:119-24. 2009
    ..048). Instead of malnutrition, overweight was highly prevalent in our PD patients. Overweight was not associated with demographic- or modality-related factors, nor with fast transport or markers of systemic inflammation...
  26. doi request reprint Cost analysis of renal replacement therapy by transplant in a system of bundled payment of dialysis
    Maria João Rocha
    Nephrology Department, HSA CHP, Porto, Portugal
    Clin Transplant 26:529-31. 2012
    ..71 €/yr. Break-even point for cost is at 32 months, and from there on, RT is less expensive. Strategies aimed at increasing RT are needed as it confers better survival than RRT by dialysis with lower costs to Portuguese health system...
  27. ncbi request reprint Kidney and anemia in familial amyloidosis type I
    Idalina Beirão
    Department of Nephrology, Santo Antonio General Hospital, Porto, Portugal
    Kidney Int 66:2004-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of anemia in FAP type I Portuguese patients and to evaluate the contribution of erythropoietin (Epo) to its genesis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of effluent markers cancer antigen 125, vascular endothelial growth factor, and interleukin-6: relationship with peritoneal transport
    Anabela Rodrigues
    Nephrology Department, Hospital Geral de Santo Antonio, Porto, Portugal
    Adv Perit Dial 20:8-12. 2004
    ..The VEGF produced by mesothelial cells can mediate early peritoneal hyperpermeability in some populations. Later, mesothelial mass is lost and is no longer related to increased intraperitoneal VEGF or IL-6...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: a rare pulmonary toxicity of sirolimus
    Sofia L Pedroso
    Nephrology Department, Hospital Geral de Santo Antonio, Porto, Portugal
    Transpl Int 20:291-6. 2007
    ..PAP is a very rare complication of SRL therapy with only a few cases described. Withdrawal of SRL with conversion to another immunosuppressant seems to be an appropriate procedure in this condition...
  30. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal rest may successfully recover ultrafiltration in patients who develop peritoneal hyperpermeability with time on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Anabela Rodrigues
    Nephrology Department, Hospital Geral Santo Antonio, Porto, Portugal
    Adv Perit Dial 18:78-80. 2002
    ..If a pause is initiated soon after diagnosis of UF failure, results may improve further. We urge prospective studies to better determine the best and timely therapeutic approach in patients with loss of ultrafiltration...