Publications 2018


  1. Abreu, A., Mendes, M., Dores, H., Silveira, C., Fontes, P., Teixeira, M., … & Morais, J. (2018). Mandatory criteria for cardiac rehabilitation programs: 2018 guidelines from the Portuguese Society of CardiologyRevista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition), 37(5), 363-373. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2018.02.006
  2. Alves, M. M., Ribeiro, J., Simões, F. (2018) Creation and application of digital educational resources with universal design for learning in the promotion of inclusion: Research-action in learning the book builder tool | [Criação e aplicação de recursos educativos digitais com o universal design for learning na promoção da inclusão: Investigação-ação na aprendizagem da ferramenta book builder]. Fronteiras: Journal of Social, Technological and Environmental Science, 7(2), 82-107. doi: 10.21664/2238-8869.2018v7i2.p225-251
  3. Baixinho, C. L., dos Anjos Dixe, M., & Henriques, M. A. (2018). Gestionar el ambiente para prevenir la caída en los ancianos institucionalizados: validación de protocoloIndex Enfermería, 72-76.
  4. Baixinho, C. L., Pereira, I. F., Ferreira, Ó. R., & Henriques, H. R. (2018). El vino en los cuidados al enfermo en Portugal de 1701 a 1800. doi: 10.14198/cuid.2018.52.08
  5. Battersby, N., Glasbey, J. C., Neary, P., Negoi, I., Kamarajah, S., … & El‐Hussuna, A. (2018). Evaluating the incidence of pathological complete response in current international rectal cancer practice: the barriers to widespread safe deferral of surgeryColorectal Disease, 20, 58-68. doi: 10.1111/codi.14361
  6. Bento, M. S. P. M., Marques, R. M. D., & Sousa, P. P. (2018). Delirium: intervenciones de enfermería en el adulto hospitalizado–una revisión bibliográfica. Enfermería Global, (52), 640. doi: 6018/eglobal.17.4.302971
  7. Bernardes, R., & Baixinho, C. L. (2018). A physical resilience conceptual model–contributions to gerontological nursingRevista Brasileira de Enfermagem, 71(5), 2589-2593. doi: 1590/0034-7167-2017-0111
  8. Bhangu, A., Minaya‐Bravo, A. M., Gallo, G., Glasbey, J. C., Kamarajah, S., … & Buskens, C. (2018). An international multicentre prospective audit of elective rectal cancer surgery; operative approach versus outcome, including transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME)Colorectal Disease, 20, 33-46. doi: 10.1111/codi.14376
  9. Blonshine, J., Cruz, J., Sajnic, A., & De Brandt, J. (2018). European Respiratory Society International Congress best abstract preview from the allied respiratory professionals from assembly 9Journal of Thoracic Disease, 10(Suppl 25), S3010. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.08.24
  10. Braga, L. M., Parreira, P. M., Oliveira, A. D. S. S., Mónico, L. D. S. M., Arreguy-Sena, C., & Henriques, M. A. (2018). Phlebitis and infiltration: vascular trauma associated with the peripheral venous catheterRevista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 26. doi: 1590/1518-8345.2377.3002
  11. Brandão, C., Ribeiro, J., & Costa, A. P. (2018). Qualitative research: where do we stand now?Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 23(1), 4-4. doi: 10.1590/1413-81232018231.27992017
  12. Campos, A., Campos, E. J., do Carmo, A., Patrício, M., de Sousa, J. P. C., Ambrósio, A. F., & Silva, R. (2018). Choroidal thickness changes stratified by outcome in real-world treatment of diabetic macular edemaGraefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 256(10), 1857-1865. doi: 1007/s00417-018-4072-z
  13. Canhão, H., Rodrigues, A. M., Gregório, M. J., Dias, S. S., Melo Gomes, J. A., Santos, M. J., … & van der Heijde, D. (2018). Common evaluations of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis reach discordant classifications across different populationsFrontiers in Medicine, 5, 40. doi: 3389/fmed.2018.00040
  14. Chakravarthy, U., Taylor, S. R., Koch, F. H. J., de Sousa, J. P. C., & Bailey, C. (2018). Changes in intraocular pressure after intravitreal fluocinolone acetonide (ILUVIEN): real-world experience in three European countriesBritish Journal of Ophthalmology, bjophthalmol-2018. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312284
  15. Conde, S. V., Sacramento, J. F., & Guarino, M. P. (2018). Carotid body: a metabolic sensor implicated in insulin resistancePhysiological Genomics, 50(3), 208-214. doi:10.1152/physiolgenomics.00121.2017
  16. Costa, C., Feijó, S., Monteiro, P., Martins, L., & Gonçalves, J. R. (2018). Role of bronchoscopy in foreign body aspiration management in adults: A seven year retrospective studyPulmonology. doi: 1016/j.rppnen.2017.12.001
  17. Dias, M. C. R., Martins, J. N., Chen, A., Quaresma, S. A., Luís, H., & Caramês, J. (2018). Prognosis of indirect composite resin cuspal coverage on endodontically treated premolars and molars: an in vivo prospective studyJournal of Prosthodontics, 27(7), 598-604. doi: 10.1111/jopr.12545
  18. Dias, S. S., Mbofana, F., Cassy, S. R., Dias, S., Augusto, G. F., Agadjanian, V., & Martins, M. R. (2018). Estimating risk factors for HIV infection among women in Mozambique using population-based survey dataAfrican Journal of AIDS Research, 17(1), 62-71. Doi: 10.2989/16085906.2017.1405824
  19. Dias, S. S., Rodrigues, A. M., Gregório, M. J., de Sousa, R. D., Branco, J. C., & Canhão, H. (2018). Cohort Profile: The Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases Cohort (EpiDoC)International Journal of Epidemiology, 47(6), 1741-1742j. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyy185
  20. Frade, J., Nunes, C., Mesquita, J. R., Nascimento, M. S. J., & Gonçalves, G. (2018). Rubella antibodies in cord blood sera in Portugal: association with maternal age and vaccination statusEpidemiology & Infection, 146(5), 600-605. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818000237
  21. Freitas, F., Ribeiro, J., Brandão, C., de Souza, F. N., Costa, A. P., & Reis, L. P. (2018). In case of doubt see the manual: a comparative analysis of (self) learning packages qualitative research softwareAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, (pp. 176-192). Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-61121-1_16
  22. Gaspar, M. C., Fonseca, D. A., Antunes, M. J., Frigerio, C., Gomes, N. G., Vieira, M., … & Campos, M. G. (2018). Polyphenolic characterisation and bioactivity of an Oxalis pes-caprae L. leaf extractNatural Product Research, 32(6), 732-738. doi: 1080/14786419.2017.1335728
  23. Gaspar, M. C., Pais, A. A., Sousa, J. J., Brillaut, J., & Olivier, J. C. (2018). Development of levofloxacin-loaded PLGA microspheres of suitable properties for sustained pulmonary releaseInternational Journal of Pharmaceutics, 556, 117-124. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2018.12.005
  24. Gil, I. C., Parente, D., Rama, N., (…), Sales, I., Faria, V. (2018). Pancreatic adenocarcinoma presenting as acute large bowel obstruction: Case report. Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology, 23(3), 204-208. doi: 10.21614/sgo-23-3-204
  25. Gil, I. C., Rama, N., Parente, D., Sales, I., Alves, P., Clara, P., … & Faria, V. (2018). Intracorporeal versus Extracorporeal Anastomosis in Laparoscopic Right Colectomy: Short-Term OutcomesSurgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology, 23(1), 71-78.8. doi: 10.21614/sgo-23-1-33
  26. Glasbey, J. C., Blanco‐Colino, R., Kelly, M., Singh, B., Bhangu, A., … & Buchs, N. C. (2018). Association of mechanical bowel preparation with oral antibiotics and anastomotic leak following left sided colorectal resection: an international, multi‐centre, prospective auditColorectal Disease, 20, 15-32. doi: 10.1111/codi.14362
  27. Godinho, G. F., Cavalheiro, A., Luís, H. S., & Mexia, R. (2018). Validation of the Oral Impacts on Daily Performance index among the Portuguese populationCiência & Saúde Coletiva, 23(12), 4351-4360. doi: 1590/1413-812320182312.33792016
  28. Gomes, N., Caroço, J., Martinho, R., Rijo, R., Querido, A., & dos Anjos Dixe, M. (2018). Help2CARE-Towards a digital platform to help to care for dependent persons and caregiversProcedia Computer Science, 138, 221-227. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2018.10.032
  29. Gonçalves, A. C., Cruz, J., Marques, A., Demain, S., & Samuel, D. (2018). Evaluating physical activity in dementia: a systematic review of outcomes to inform the development of a core outcome setAge and Ageing, 47(1), 34-41. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afx135
  30. Lee, H. D., Mendes, A. I., Spolaôr, N., Oliva, J. T., Parmezan, A. R. S., Wu, F. C., & Fonseca-Pinto, R. (2018). Dermoscopic assisted diagnosis in melanoma: Reviewing results, optimizing methodologies and quantifying empirical guidelinesKnowledge-Based Systems, 158, 9-24. doi: 10.1016/j.knosys.2018.05.016
  31. Lopes, E., Fernandes, T., Machado, M. P., Carriço, J. A., Melo-Cristino, J., Ramirez, M., … & Portuguese Group for the Study of Streptococcal Infections. (2018). Increasing macrolide resistance among Streptococcus agalactiae causing invasive disease in non-pregnant adults was driven by a single capsular-transformed lineage, Portugal, 2009 to 2015Eurosurveillance, 23(21). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.21.1700473
  32. Luís, H. S., Luís, L. S., Bernardo, M., & Dos Santos, N. R. (2018). Randomized controlled trial on mouth rinse and flossing efficacy on interproximal gingivitis and dental plaqueInternational Journal of Dental Hygiene, 16(2), e73-e78. doi: 10.1111/idh.12307
  33. Marques, A., Oliveira, A., Machado, A., Jácome, C., Cruz, J., Pinho, T., … & Brooks, D. (2018). Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy as a career choice—perspective of students and physiotherapists in PortugalPhysiotherapy Theory and Practice, 1-23. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2018.1469059
  34. Martinková, P., Freeman, J., Drabinová, A., Erosheva, E., Cattaneo, D., Jonsdottir, J., … & Alves-Guerreiro, J. (2018). Physiotherapeutic interventions in multiple sclerosis across Europe: Regions and other factors that matterMultiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 22, 59-67. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2018.03.005
  35. Martins, J. D., Zachariah, J., Tierney, E. S. S., Truong, U., Morris, S. A., Kutty, S., … & Thomas, B. (2018). Rationale and design of long-term outcomes and vascular evaluation after successful coarctation of the aorta treatment studyAnnals of Pediatric Cardiology, 11(3), 282. doi: 10.4103/apc.APC_64_18
  36. Mesquita, J., Castro-de-Sousa, J. P., Vaz-Pereira, S., Neves, A., Passarinha, L. A., & Tomaz, C. T. (2018). Vascular endothelial growth factors and placenta growth factor in retinal vasculopathies: current research and future perspectivesCytokine & Growth Factor Reviews, 39, 102-115. doi: 10.1016/j.cytogfr.2017.11.005
  37. Mesquita, J., Castro-de-Sousa, J. P., Vaz-Pereira, S., Neves, A., Passarinha, L. A., & Tomaz, C. T. (2018). Evaluation of the growth factors VEGF-a and VEGF-B in the vitreous and serum of patients with macular and retinal vascular diseasesGrowth Factors, 36(1-2), 48-57. doi: 10.1080/08977194.2018.1477140
  38. Miranda, P. S. F., Aquino, J. M. G., Monteiro, R. M. P. D. C., Dixe, M. D. A. C. R., Luz, A. M. B. D., & Moleiro, P. (2018). Sexual behaviors: study in the youthEinstein (São Paulo), 16(3). doi:10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4265
  39. Montenegro Sá, F., Guardado, J., Antunes, A., & Morais, J. (2018). A rare late finding in corrected tetralogy of Fallot: a case reportEuropean Heart Journal-Case Reports. 2(2), yty060. doi: 10.1093/ehjcr/yty060
  40. Montenegro Sá, F., Ruivo, C., Santos, L. G., Antunes, A., Saraiva, F., Soares, F., & Morais, J. (2018). Myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries: a single-center retrospective studyCoronary Artery Disease, 29(6), 511-515. doi: 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000619
  41. Morais, J. (2018) The Portuguese Society of CardiologyEuropean Heart Journal. 2018 Mar 7;39(10):828-829. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy053
  42. Morais, N., Greten, H. J., Santos, M. J., & Machado, J. P. (2018). Immediate effects of acupuncture on the mechanosensitivity of the median nerve: an exploratory randomised trialAcupuncture in Medicine, 36(3), 132-138. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2016-011357
  43. Moreira, P., Sousa, A. S., Guerra, R. S., Santos, A., Borges, N., Afonso, C., … & Padrão, P. (2018). Sodium and potassium urinary excretion and their ratio in the elderly: results from the Nutrition UP 65 studyFood & Nutrition Research, 62. doi: 10.29219/fnr.v62.1288
  44. Oliveira, A., Cruz, J., Jacome, C., & Marques, A. (2018). The Unsupported Upper Limb Exercise Test in people without disabilities: assessing the within-day test–retest reliability and the effects of age and genderPhysiotherapy Canada, 70(1), 11-21. doi: 10.3138/ptc.2016-42
  45. Pereira, M. E. D., Barbosa, A., & Dixe, M. D. A. (2018). Palliative care for end‐of‐life patients in a basic emergency serviceScandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 32(3), 1056-1063. doi: 10.1111/scs.12551
  46. Presado, M. H. C. V., Colaço, S., Rafael, H., Baixinho, C. L., Félix, I., Saraiva, C., & Rebelo, I. (2018). Aprender com a simulação de alta fidelidadeCiência & Saúde Coletiva, 23, 51-59. doi: 10.1590/1413-81232018231.23072017
  47. Reis, C., Dias, S., Rodrigues, A. M., Sousa, R. D., Gregório, M. J., Branco, J., … & Paiva, T. (2018). Sleep duration, lifestyles and chronic diseases: a cross-sectional population-based studySleep Science, 11(4), 217. doi: 10.5935/1984-0063.20180036
  48. Reis, H. I., Pereira, A. P., & Almeida, L. S. (2018). Intervention effects on communication skills and sensory regulation on children with ASD. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 11(3), 346-359. doi: 10.1080/19411243.2018.1455552
  49. Reis, H. I., Vale, C., Camacho, C., Estrela, C., & Dixe, M. D. A. (2018). Burnout among Occupational Therapists in Portugal: A Study of Specific FactorsOccupational Therapy in Health Care, 1-15. doi: 10.1080/07380577.2018.1497244
  50. Ribeiro, J., Inácio, A., Teixeira, L., Pereira, I., Lopes, I., & Gonçalves, I. (2018). Perspective of clients and healthcare professionals about Occupational Therapy Intervention in Vocational Rehabilitation: a descriptive-exploratory study at a professional rehabilitation centre in PortugalAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, (pp. 277-290). Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-61121-1_24
  51. Ribeiro, M. J., Sacramento, J. F., Gallego‐Martin, T., Olea, E., Melo, B. F., Guarino, M. P., … & Conde, S. V. (2018). High fat diet blunts the effects of leptin on ventilation and on carotid body activityJournal of Physiology, 596(15), 3187-3199. doi: 10.1113/JP275362
  52. Rocca, B., Fox, K. A., Ajjan, R. A., Andreotti, F., Baigent, C., Collet, J. P., … & Patrono, C. (2018). Antithrombotic therapy and body mass: an expert position paper of the ESC Working Group on ThrombosisEuropean Heart Journal, 39(19), 1672-1686f. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy066
  53. Rodrigues, A. M., Gregório, M. J., Sousa, R. D., Dias, S. S., Santos, M. J., Mendes, J. M., … & Canhão, H. (2018). Challenges of ageing in Portugal: data from the EpiDoC cohortActa Médica Portuguesa, 31(2), 80-93. doi: 10.20334/amp.9817
  54. Sá, F. M., Ruivo, C., Santos, L. G., Antunes, A., Soares, F. C., Baptista, J., & Morais, J. (2018). Ultra-rapid progression of coronary artery disease or undiagnosed unstable plaque? A brief review from a case reportRevista Portuguesa de Cardiologia, 37(3), 259-264. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2017.04.005
  55. Sacramento, J. F., Chew, D. J., Melo, B. F., Donegá, M., Dopson, W., Guarino, M. P., … & Ramnarain, N. (2018). Bioelectronic modulation of carotid sinus nerve activity in the rat: a potential therapeutic approach for type 2 diabetesDiabetologia, 61(3), 700-710. doi: 10.1007/s00125-017-4533-7
  56. Sampaio, F., Ribeiras, R., Galrinho, A., Teixeira, R., João, I., Trabulo, M., … & Morais, J. (2018). Consensus document on transthoracic echocardiography in PortugalRevista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition), 37(8), 637-644. doi: 10.1016/j.repce.2018.05.012
  57. Sánchez‐Guillén, L., Nepogodiev, D., Sivrikoz, E., van Elst, T., Minaya‐Bravo, A. M., … & El‐Hussuna, A. (2018). Safety of primary anastomosis following emergency left sided colorectal resection: an international, multi‐centre prospective auditColorectal Disease, 20, 47-57. doi: 10.1111/codi.14373
  58. Santos, A. I., Carreira, B. P., Izquierdo-Alvarez, A., Ramos, E., Lourenço, A. S., Filipa Santos, D., … & Marina, A. (2018). S-Nitrosylation of Ras Mediates Nitric Oxide-Dependent Post-Injury Neurogenesis in a Seizure ModelAntioxidants and Redox Signaling, 28(1), 15-30. doi: 10.1089/ars.2016.6858
  59. Santos, J. M., Assuncao, P. A., da Silva Cruz, L. A., Tavora, L. M., Fonseca-Pinto, R., & Faria, S. M. (2018). Lossless coding of light field images based on minimum-rate predictorsJournal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 54, 21-30. doi: 1016/j.jvcir.2018.03.003
  60. Schiariti, V., Longo, E., Shoshmin, A., Kozhushko, L., Besstrashnova, Y., Król, M., … & Mwale, M. (2018). Implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Core Sets for Children and Youth with Cerebral Palsy: Global Initiatives Promoting Optimal FunctioningInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(9), 1899. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15091899
  61. van der Pool, A., Rawlings, A., Sánchez-Guillén, L., (…), Go, K., Tan, S (2018). The impact of conversion on the risk of major complication following laparoscopic colonic surgery: an international, multicentre prospective auditColorectal Disease, 20 Suppl 6:69-8. doi: 10.1111/codi.14371


  1. Carrão, L., Santos, R., Espanha, M., Armada-da-Silva, P., Amaral, A., Amado, S., Almeida, H., Faria, P. & Veloso, A. (2018). The Role of Ultrasound Imaging of Musculotendinous Structures in the Elderly Population. In S. Brandão, T. Da Roza, I. Ramos & T. Mascarenhas (eds.), Women’s Health and Biomechanics: Where Medicine and Engineering Meet. Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, vol 29. Springer, Cham.
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