Barbara Peleteiro


Affiliation: University of Porto
Country: Portugal


  1. Peleteiro B, Castro C, Morais S, Ferro A, Lunet N. Worldwide Burden of Gastric Cancer Attributable to Tobacco Smoking in 2012 and Predictions for 2020. Dig Dis Sci. 2015;60:2470-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Intensified efforts to control smoking are needed to further reduce the burden of gastric cancer. ..
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    Peleteiro B, Lunet N, Figueiredo C, Carneiro F, David L, Barros H. Smoking, Helicobacter pylori virulence, and type of intestinal metaplasia in Portuguese males. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007;16:322-6 pubmed
    ..High-virulence H. pylori strains and smoking are differentially associated with the complete and incomplete types of intestinal metaplasia, suggesting divergent pathways in gastric carcinogenesis. ..
  3. Kana M, Doctor H, Peleteiro B, Lunet N, Barros H. Maternal and child health interventions in Nigeria: a systematic review of published studies from 1990 to 2014. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:334 pubmed publisher
    ..This systematic review has also shown that more MNCH intervention research and publications of findings is required to generate local and relevant evidence. ..
  4. Shaaban A, Morais S, Peleteiro B. Healthcare Services Utilization Among Migrants in Portugal: Results From the National Health Survey 2014. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..This study illustrates inequalities in healthcare use among migrants in Portugal, and provides useful information for enlightening policymakers and healthcare providers to develop health policies that can address migrants' needs. ..
  5. Kheyre H, Morais S, Ferro A, Costa A, Norton P, Lunet N, et al. The occupational risk of Helicobacter pylori infection: a systematic review. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2018;91:657-674 pubmed publisher
    ..The recognition of this infection as an occupational disease would result in early detection and treatment, as well as prevention and control of its transmission in workplaces. ..
  6. Peleteiro B, Lunet N, Carrilho C, DurĂ£es C, Machado J, La Vecchia C, et al. Association between cytokine gene polymorphisms and gastric precancerous lesions: systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010;19:762-76 pubmed publisher
    ..93; 95% CI, 0.35-2.43; I(2) = 0.0%; 7 studies). The IL1RN*22 genotype seems to consistently increase the risk of gastric precancerous lesions, supporting a role for this polymorphism in the early stages of gastric carcinogenesis. ..
  7. Ibrahim A, Morais S, Ferro A, Lunet N, Peleteiro B. Sex-differences in the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in pediatric and adult populations: Systematic review and meta-analysis of 244 studies. Dig Liver Dis. 2017;49:742-749 pubmed publisher
    ..pylori-related outcomes, including gastric cancer. ..
  8. Chkotua S, Peleteiro B. Mammography Use in Portugal: National Health Survey 2014. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017;14:E100 pubmed publisher
    ..This study illustrates inequalities in mammography use and provides useful information for better allocation of resources in breast cancer screening. ..