Raymundo Parana

Summary

Affiliation: Universidade Federal da Bahia
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anti-Golgi complex antibodies during pegylated-interferon therapy for hepatitis C
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Liver Int 26:1148-54. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint [Hepatitis E]
    Raymundo Parana
    Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 35:247-53. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatotropic viruses in the Brazilian Amazon: a health threat
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:253-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Infection with hepatitis C virus among health care workers in the Brazilian Western Amazon region (Rio Branco, State of Acre)
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, University Hospital of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:165-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint HDV genotypes in the Western Brazilian Amazon region: A preliminary report
    Raymundo Parana
    Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Salvador, Brazil INSERM Unit 271, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IFR 62, Lyon, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:475-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Occult B infection in the Brazilian northeastern region: a preliminary report
    Delvone Almeida
    Medical School of Bahia, Post graduation course in Health and Medicine, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:310-2. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of psychiatric side effects during pegylated interferon- alpha retreatment in nonresponder hepatitis C virus-infected patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
    Liver Int 27:1098-102. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders on the quality of life of brazilian HCV-infected patients
    Susana Batista-Neves
    Hospital Universitario, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 13:40-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Lack of association of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase polymorphisms with interferon-alpha-related depression in hepatitis C
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Medical School, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1491-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver histological alterations in patients with chronic hepatitis C and normal ALT levels in the city of Salvador, Northeast-Brazil
    Nelma Pereira de Santana
    Gastro Hepatology Service Hospital Prof Edgard Santos, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 9:134-41. 2005

Collaborators

  • Lucas C Quarantini
  • Rodrigo A Bressan
  • Delvone Almeida
  • Christian Trepo
  • Karestan C Koenen
  • Aluizio Prata
  • Ajax Mercês Atta
  • Genoile Santana
  • Mitermayer G Reis
  • Luis J O Andrade
  • Maria I Schinoni
  • Vivianne Mello
  • Liana Codes
  • Sebastião Viana
  • João Barberino Santos
  • Acioly L T Lacerda
  • Helma P Cotrim
  • Camila Guindalini
  • Angela Miranda-Scippa
  • Isabela S Oliveira
  • Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
  • Mychelle Morais-de-Jesus
  • Renato Daltro-Oliveira
  • Gabriel M Sousa
  • Susana Batista-Neves
  • Maristella de Araújo Carvalho Sousa
  • Fernanda Ferreira Rios
  • Marcelo Costa Silva
  • Maria Luiza B Sousa Atta
  • Karine Miranda-Pettersen
  • Karine Miranda Pettersen
  • Maria Atta
  • Maria Luiza B Sousa-Atta
  • Lucas Lembrança
  • Andre C Lyra
  • Irismar R de Oliveira
  • Luiz A R de Freitas
  • Susana Carolina Batista-Neves
  • Vitória P A Rego
  • Luciano Kalabric Silva
  • Jose Tavares-Neto
  • Liliane Lins
  • Nelma Pereira de Santana
  • Edgar Carvalho
  • Carolina Alves Costa Silva
  • Gustavo Uzêda Machado
  • Songeli M Freire
  • Lucas P Carvalho
  • Genario Oliveira Santos Junior
  • Luiz Antonio Rodrigues de Freitas
  • Carlos Teles
  • Adriana Dantas Duarte Dias
  • Lucas Araújo-de-Freitas
  • Carlos Teles Santos
  • Luciana Di Domizio Amaral
  • Larissa S Jesus
  • Adriana Dantas-Duarte
  • Patrícia Cavalcanti-Ribeiro
  • Milena S Cabral
  • Liana R Netto
  • Gilvan Santos
  • Milena Cabral
  • Aline S Sampaio
  • Jorge Solla
  • Marcelo Portugal
  • Rodrigo C Oliveira
  • Jessica Medina
  • Mariana M Pereira
  • Ricardo Gadelha
  • Carmen Lívia Parise
  • Irismar Reis de-Oliveira
  • Mauricio Cardeal
  • Amanda Galvão de Almeida
  • Irismar R de-Oliveira
  • Ronald Trindade
  • Isabela Martins
  • Paulo R L Machado
  • Itatiana Ferreira Rodart
  • Aurelino Santana
  • Luiz G C Lyra
  • José Fernando C Figueiredo
  • Maria Betânia Souza da Silva
  • Vanderléia Bárbaro Valente
  • Gisele Barreto Lopes
  • Herbert Almeida
  • Fernando Quadros Costa
  • Ludmila Vitvitski
  • Theomira Carmo
  • Nelma P Santana
  • Ludmila Vitvisk

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Anti-Golgi complex antibodies during pegylated-interferon therapy for hepatitis C
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Liver Int 26:1148-54. 2006
    ..Autoimmune phenomena have been reported with this treatment. In this paper, we describe cases of ALT/GGT flares during Peg-IFN plus ribavirin treatment, which related to the appearance of anti-Golgi antibody and disease progress...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Hepatitis E]
    Raymundo Parana
    Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 35:247-53. 2002
    ..Prevention is achieved by following the habitual hygienic and dietetic recommendations valid for diseases transmitted by contaminated water. There is no effective vaccine against the disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatotropic viruses in the Brazilian Amazon: a health threat
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:253-6. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Infection with hepatitis C virus among health care workers in the Brazilian Western Amazon region (Rio Branco, State of Acre)
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, University Hospital of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:165-9. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint HDV genotypes in the Western Brazilian Amazon region: A preliminary report
    Raymundo Parana
    Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Salvador, Brazil INSERM Unit 271, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IFR 62, Lyon, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:475-9. 2006
    ..Our preliminary results show that HDV genotypes I and III are present in Brazilian Amazonia and that HDV genotype III is not limited to the Amerindian population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Occult B infection in the Brazilian northeastern region: a preliminary report
    Delvone Almeida
    Medical School of Bahia, Post graduation course in Health and Medicine, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:310-2. 2008
    ..Cases of occult hepatitis B infection were identified in this semiarid rural community of northeastern Brazil, where endemicity of HBV is moderate...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of psychiatric side effects during pegylated interferon- alpha retreatment in nonresponder hepatitis C virus-infected patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
    Liver Int 27:1098-102. 2007
    ..Evaluate the incidence of mental disorders using pegylated interferon plus ribavirin retreatment in nonresponder hepatitis C virus-infected patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders on the quality of life of brazilian HCV-infected patients
    Susana Batista-Neves
    Hospital Universitario, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 13:40-3. 2009
    ..The presence of a psychiatric comorbidity was the variable that was most associated with the different scores in the SF-36, compared to other variables such as age, gender, aminotransferase levels, and degree of fibrosis...
  9. doi request reprint Lack of association of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase polymorphisms with interferon-alpha-related depression in hepatitis C
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Medical School, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1491-7. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver histological alterations in patients with chronic hepatitis C and normal ALT levels in the city of Salvador, Northeast-Brazil
    Nelma Pereira de Santana
    Gastro Hepatology Service Hospital Prof Edgard Santos, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 9:134-41. 2005
    ..Patients with chronic hepatitis C can have variable clinical progression. Hepatic histological alterations appear to be milder in asymptomatic subjects who have persistently normal ALT levels...
  11. doi request reprint The effect of early virological response in health-related quality of life in HCV-infected patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Hospital Universitario Professor Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    J Med Virol 80:419-23. 2008
    ..019). Differences in other domains were not significant. The present study confirms that active viral infection is one possible reason for the poor Health-Related Quality of Life in this population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection and HCV genotypes among hemophiliacs in the State of Bahia, Northeastern Brazil: analysis of serological and virological parameters
    Luciano Kalabric Silva
    Laboratory of Pathology and Molecular Biology, Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:496-502. 2005
    ..HCV genotype 1 (74%) was the most prevalent followed by genotype 3 (22%) and genotype 2 (4%). Our results indicate that HCV prevalence is still high among hemophiliacs, although HCV transmission was not observed in young hemophiliacs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Serological markers of hepatitis A, B and C viruses in rural communities of the semiarid Brazilian northeast
    Delvone Almeida
    Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, Post graduation Program in Health and Medicine, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:317-21. 2006
    ..The prevalence of C virus was very low, contrasting with the situation in large Brazilian urban centers...
  14. doi request reprint Is the interferon-α-triggered depressive episode a self-limited kind of depression? Four cases of persistent affective symptoms after antiviral treatment in HCV-infected individuals
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Teaching Hospital Psychiatry Service, Bahia, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:914-8. 2010
    ..To discuss relevant aspects in a series of cases in which interferon-α-triggered depressive symptoms persisted up to 4 years after therapy cessation in HCV-infected patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Sociodemographical aspects of seroprevalence of hepatitis A virus in the settlement of Cavunge, a semi-arid region of Bahia State]
    Delvone Almeida
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 39:76-8. 2006
    ..The presence of IgG anti-HAV was analyzed in 891 citizens and 85.9% were positive. The prevalence was similar between genders and increased with age...
  16. doi request reprint Serum levels of Th17 associated cytokines in chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Gabriel M Sousa
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Imunologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Cytokine 60:138-42. 2012
    ..5 pg/mL) than did patients with high HCV loads (16.7 pg/mL, p<0.05). These results suggest that in chronic hepatitis C infection, IL-17F and IL-8 could be associated with the control of liver injury and infection, respectively...
  17. ncbi request reprint Virological and histological re-evaluation of Labrea hepatitis
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Acta Gastroenterol Latinoam 38:284-90. 2008
    ..a peculiar form of fulminant hepatitis known as Labrea hepatitis, probably related to hepatitis B and D, has been reported in Brazilian Amazon as early as the 1930s...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological assessment of liver disease in northeastern Brazil by means of a standardized liver biopsy protocol
    Lucas Lembrança
    Scientific Initiation Program of the Hepatology Unit, University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Ann Hepatol 10:43-9. 2011
    ..The main objective of this study was to describe the profile of patients who were benefitted in a collective effort to perform liver biopsies in Bahia, Brazil...
  19. doi request reprint High frequency of unrecognized mental disorders in HCV-infected patients
    Susana Carolina Batista-Neves
    University Hospital, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:80-2. 2008
    ..This study indexed the frequency of psychiatric disorders among hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychosis during peginterferon-alpha 2a and ribavirin therapy: case report
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Neuropsychiatry Department, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:406-7. 2006
    ..We report a case of psychotic disorder that occurred during therapy with pegylated Interferon-alpha given associated with ribavirin. After good response to psychiatric treatment, it became possible to finish the anti-viral therapy...
  21. doi request reprint Autoimmunity in hepatitis C virus carriers: involvement of ferritin and prolactin
    Gabriel M Sousa
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Imunologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Autoimmun Rev 10:210-3. 2011
    ..Ferritin and prolactin have been associated with active autoimmune diseases as systemic lupus erythematosus and autoantibody production, but have been little studied in viral infections that present autoimmunity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Very low prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in rural communities of northeastern Brazil with a high prevalence of schistosomiasis mansoni
    Jose Tavares-Neto
    Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, Federal University of Bahia, R Marquês de Caravelas 262 101, 40140 210 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:290-3. 2005
    ..In conclusion, no association was observed between HCV and SM in the endemic area studied, especially among patients with the hepatosplenic form of the disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint The fatigue impact scale for daily use in patients with hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus chronic infections
    Karine Miranda-Pettersen
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Medicina e Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Ann Hepatol 14:310-6. 2015
    ..However, the absence of scales to measure fatigue, translated and validated for Brazilian Portuguese, prevents access to information essential in clarifying specific clinical conditions in this population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in saliva is not related to oral health status or viral load
    Liliane Lins
    Laboratório de Patologia e Biologia Molecular, Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    J Med Virol 77:216-20. 2005
    ..These results suggest that HCV-RNA presence in saliva is independent of the viral load and the oral pathology of HCV positive individuals...
  25. doi request reprint Inflammation biomarkers in chronic hepatitis C: association with liver histopathology, HCV genotype and cryoglobulinemia
    Maria Atta
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas e Toxicologicas, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Inflamm Res 61:1101-6. 2012
    ..This work investigated the profile of inflammation biomarkers in patients with chronic hepatitis C and its association with liver fibrosis, hepatic necroinflammatory activity, viral genotypes and cryoglobulinemia...
  26. doi request reprint Serum cytokine profile in hepatitis C virus carriers presenting cryoglobulinaemia and non-organ-specific autoantibodies
    Ajax M Atta
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas e Toxicologicas, Faculdade de Farmacia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Barao de Jeremoabo s n, 40170115 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Microb Pathog 48:53-6. 2010
    ..0001) and IFN-gamma (p=0.015), and IL-5 with IFN-gamma (p=0.015). We concluded that the serum profile of cytokines in HCV carriers presenting autoimmune markers may be mainly represented by increased IL-2, IL-5 and BAFF...
  27. doi request reprint A neuropsychological study comparing patients infected with HCV and HBV without psychiatric comorbidities
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    J Med Virol 81:1184-8. 2009
    ....
  28. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection as a traumatic experience
    Mychelle Morais-de-Jesus
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Medicina e Saúde, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 9:e110529. 2014
    ..Additionally, we investigated its association with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the impact of PTSD diagnosis on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in HCV infected subjects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of sustained virologic response on quality of life in chronic HVC carriers
    Renato Daltro-Oliveira
    Faculdade de Medicina da Bahia, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Ann Hepatol 12:399-407. 2013
    ..Thus, we sought to review systematically the evidence in the literature and perform a meta-analysis of HRQOL changes caused by sustained virologic response (SVR)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Thyroid disorders in patients with chronic hepatitis C using interferon-alpha and ribavirin therapy
    Luis Jesuino de Oliveira Andrade
    School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 15:377-81. 2011
    ..To investigate the frequency of thyroid disorders (TD) in patients with chronic hepatitis C before and during interferon-alpha (IFN-α) and ribavirin (RIB) treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Thyroid dysfunction in hepatitis C individuals treated with interferon-alpha and ribavirin--a review
    Luis Jesuino de Oliveira Andrade
    Post Graduate Course in Medicine and Health, Medicine School, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:144-8. 2008
    ..This review includes a summary of thyroid disease associated with chronic HCV infection, interferon-alpha and ribavirin for treatment of HCV and potential to induce thyroid dysfunction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of amantadine on depressive symptoms in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with pegylated interferon: a randomized, controlled pilot study
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Brazil
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:138-43. 2006
    ..Assess the effect of amantadine on depressive symptoms during interferon alfa therapy for hepatitis C virus infection...
  33. doi request reprint Peripheral lymphocyte subsets in chronic hepatitis C: Effects of 12 weeks of antiviral treatment with interferon-alpha plus ribavirin
    Isabela S Oliveira
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Imunologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Microb Pathog 91:155-60. 2016
    ..An early virological response at 12-weeks of treatment with IFN-α plus ribavirin seems to be associated a significant improvement in the proportion of NK cells of HCV treated patients. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Chronic hepatitis C and fibrosis: evidences for possible estrogen benefits
    Liana Codes
    Medicine School of Bahia, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 11:371-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper was to describe data from literature concerning the interaction between chronic hepatitis C and estrogens, pregnancy, use of oral contraceptives, menopause and hormone reposition therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical and histopathological features of NASH in workers exposed to chemicals with or without associated metabolic conditions
    Helma P Cotrim
    Faculdade de Medicina, Hospital Universitário Prof Edgar Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Liver Int 24:131-5. 2004
    ..Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) has been associated with exposure to chemicals among workers from an industrial complex in Brazil. We investigated the NASH profile of these individuals associated or not with metabolic conditions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and progression of hepatic fibrosis in hepatitis C patients
    Maria Isabel Schinoni
    Edgard Santos University Hospital, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:117-21. 2006
    ..We have made an overview of the various mechanisms by which the cell, more specifically the hepatic cell, is affected by apoptosis, and how it interacts with the hepatitis C virus and the immune system...
  37. ncbi request reprint  Hepatoportal sclerosis related to the use of herbals and nutritional supplements. Causality or coincidence?
    Fernanda Ferreira Rios
    Federal University of Bahia, School of Medical Sciences, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Ann Hepatol 15:932-938. 2016
    ..It is important to consider whether the use of dietary supplements and herbs can trigger or contribute to the occurance of HPS. We report a possible association of HPS with the consumption of herbals and / or dietary supplements...
  38. doi request reprint HCV/HTLV coinfection: Does HTLV-1 interfere in the natural history of HCV-related diseases?
    Marcelo Costa Silva
    Department of Hepatology, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    J Med Virol 88:1967-72. 2016
    ..J. Med. Virol. 88:1967-1972, 2016. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  39. doi request reprint Serum levels of immunoglobulin free light chains in patients with chronic hepatitis C presenting cryoglobulinemia
    Isabela S Oliveira
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Imunologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 18:638-42. 2014
    ..We concluded that HCV-infected patients presenting cryoglobulinemia have vigorous polyclonal B-lymphocyte activation due to chronic HCV infection and persistent immune stimulation. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Current aspects of antibiotic prophylaxis for upper gastrointestinal bleeding in cirrhosis patients
    Delvone Almeida
    CPgM Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 6:266-8. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, antibiotic prophylaxis is not widely recommended for cirrhotic patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Type 1 reaction in leprosy: characteristics and association with hepatitis B and C viruses]
    Vitória P A Rego
    Servico de Dermatologia, Hospital Universitário Prof Edgar Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua João das Botas S N, Salvador, BA
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:546-9. 2007
    ..026, Fisher's exact test). This suggests that these agents may have a role as risk factors for developing reversal reactions...
  42. doi request reprint SEQUENCE SIMILARITY BETWEEN THYROID SELF-PROTEIN AND HEPATITIS C VIRUS POLYPROTEIN: possible triggering mechanism of autoimmune thyroiditis
    Maristella de Araújo Carvalho Sousa
    Programa de Pos Graduacao em Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheus, BA, Brasil
    Arq Gastroenterol 53:185-91. 2016
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Grading scale of visceral adipose tissue thickness and their relation to the nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Luis Jesuino de Oliveira Andrade
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheus, BA, Brasil
    Arq Gastroenterol 51:118-22. 2014
    ..The mesenteric fat is drained by the portal system, being related to the metabolic syndrome which is an impor-tant risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Peripheral insulin resistance during treatment of chronic hepatitis C with peguilated interferon plus ribavirin
    Vivianne Mello
    Post Graduation Course in Medicine and Health, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    J Med Virol 78:1406-10. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between the use of peguilated interferon and the development of insulin resistance (IR) in these patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical, histologic and serologic evaluation of patients with acute non-A-E hepatitis in north-eastern Brazil: is it an infectious disease?
    Raymundo Parana
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, University Hospital of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil, CPgMS UFBA, Bahia Salvador, Brazil
    Int J Infect Dis 7:222-30. 2003
    ..The course of the disease and the histologic patterns are similar to those recorded for known viruses. Continuous survey for the specific etiologic agents is needed...