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Quantifying the relative performance of individual scholars has become an integral part of decision-making in research policy. The objective of the present study was to evaluate if the scholarship rank of Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) researchers in Medicine is consistent with their scientific productivity. The Lattes(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the profile and scientific output of medical researchers supported by Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) grants. METHODS Data were extracted from the Lattes curricula of 411 medical researchers with active grants for the 2006–2008 period. The variables of interest were gender, institutional(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe the pattern of inheritance and the clinical features in a large family with tuberous sclerosis (TS), and to focus on the general diagnosis after the initial oral examination. STUDY DESIGN To characterize the pattern of inheritance and the clinical features, 61 familial members were systematically(More)
BACKGROUND Systematic assessments of the scientific production can optimize resource allocation and increase research productivity in Brazil. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the profile and scientific production of researchers in the field of Cardiology who have fellowship in Medicine provided by the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed at evaluating the profile and scientific production of researchers in Nephrology and Urology, receiving grants in the area of Clinical Medicine from the Brazilian National Research Council. METHODS The standardized online curriculum vitae (Curriculum Lattes) of 39 researchers in Medicine receiving grants in the 2006-2008(More)
Congenital malformations and cancer may share common etiological factors and the association between nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate (NSCL/P) and cancers has been observed in different studies. The objective of this study was to evaluate the frequency of cancer in relatives of patients with NSCL/P. This investigation was a cross-sectional,(More)
Clinical manifestations of tuberous sclerosis (TS) are variable, and oral involvement occurs in less than 10% of the affected patients. We reported herein a nine-year-old boy with dental enamel pits and gingival nodular lesions, histologically diagnosed as angiofibromas that leaded to the diagnosis of a family with TS. In this report, we demonstrated the(More)
INTRODUCTION Cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) represent the most common congenital anomalies of the face. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate (nsCL/P). METHODS We conducted an observational, case-control study, with a case study group composed of 61 patients with(More)
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