Grupo de Doenças Cerebrovasculares

Membros

 
Estágio de Complementação Especializada em Doenças Cerebrovasculares
 
Objetivos
Capacitar o médico neurologista a conduzir todas as etapas de avaliação e orientação do paciente com doença vascular cerebral, além de familiarizá-lo com projetos de pesquisa e ensaios clínicos.

Estagiários (2012-2013)

  • Ana Luíza V. de Araújo
  • Camila Galvão
  • João Roberto S. Domingues

 
Cursos

Curso de Extensão Universitária – Pesquisa Clínica e Neurociências
Início: Março de 2012

Iniciação Científica
Disciplina: “Doenças Cerebrovasculares”, dentro do Conjunto de Disciplinas “Pesquisa Científica em Medicina”.

Publicações (Clique para expandir)

  • Cortical activation during executed, imagined, observed, and passive wrist movements in healthy volunteers and stroke patients.
    Szameitat AJ, Shen S, Conforto A, Sterr A.
    Neuroimage. 2012 Aug 1;62(1):266-80. Epub 2012 May 11.

  • Ischemic stroke in young adults: an overview of etiological aspects.
    Yamamoto FI.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2012 Jun;70(6):462-6.

  • Plasticity of adult sensorimotor system in severe brain infarcts: challenges and opportunities.
    Sterr A, Conforto AB.
    Neural Plast. 2012;2012:970136. Epub 2012 Mar 22.

  • Predicting outcome after acute basilar artery occlusion based on admission characteristics.
    Greving JP, Schonewille WJ, Wijman CA, Michel P, Kappelle LJ, Algra A; BASICS Study Group.
    Neurology. 2012 Apr 3;78(14):1058-63. Epub 2012 Mar 21.

  • Sonothrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
    Bor-Seng-Shu E, Nogueira Rde C, Figueiredo EG, Evaristo EF, Conforto AB, Teixeira MJ.
    Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Jan;32(1):E5. Review.

  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation in mild to severe hemiparesis early after stroke: a proof of principle and novel approach to improve motor function.
    Conforto AB, Anjos SM, Saposnik G, Mello EA, Nagaya EM, Santos W Jr, Ferreiro KN, Melo ES, Reis FI, Scaff M, Cohen LG.
    J Neurol. 2012 Jul;259(7):1399-405. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

  • Consensus paper: roles of the cerebellum in motor control-the diversity of ideas on cerebellar involvement in movement.
    Manto M, Bower JM, Conforto AB, Delgado-García JM, da Guarda SN, Gerwig M, Habas C, Hagura N, Ivry RB, Mariën P, Molinari M, Naito E, Nowak DA, Oulad Ben Taib N, Pelisson D, Tesche CD, Tilikete C, Timmann D.
    Cerebellum. 2012 Jun;11(2):457-87.

  • Increased variability of motor cortical excitability to transcranial magnetic stimulation in migraine: a new clue to an old enigma.
    Conforto AB, Moraes MS, Amaro E Jr, Young WB, Lois LA, Gonçalves AL, Peres MF.
    J Headache Pain. 2012 Jan;13(1):29-37. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

  • Stroke lesion in cortical neural circuits and post-stroke incidence of major depressive episode: a 4-month prospective study.
    Terroni L, Amaro E, Iosifescu DV, Tinone G, Sato JR, Leite CC, Sobreiro MF, Lucia MC, Scaff M, Fráguas R.
    World J Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Oct;12(7):539-48. Epub 2011 Apr 12

  • Abnormal sensory integration affects balance control in hemiparetic patients within the first year after stroke.
    Oliveira CB, Medeiros ÍR, Greters MG, Frota NA, Lucato LT, Scaff M, Conforto AB.
    Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011;66(12):2043-8. Erratum in: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012;67(2):203.

  • Avoiding pitfalls in diagnosing basilar artery occlusive disease: clinical and imaging clues – case report. Conforto AB, Ciríaco JG, Yamamoto FI, Puglia Júnior P, Leite Cda C, Martin Mda G, Scaff M. Sao Paulo Med J. 2010 May;128(3):171-3.
  • Acute basilar artery occlusion in the Basilar Artery International Cooperation Study: does gender matter? Arnold M, Fischer U, Compter A, Gralla J, Findling O, Mattle HP, Kappelle LJ, Tanne D, Algra A, Schonewille WJ; BASICS Study Group.
    Stroke. 2010 Nov;41(11):2693-6. Epub 2010 Oct 14.

  • Interhemispheric asymmetry of corticomotor excitability after chronic cerebellar infarcts.
    Farias da Guarda SN, Cohen LG, da Cunha Pinho M, Yamamoto FI, Marchiori PE, Scaff M, Conforto AB.
    Cerebellum. 2010 Sep;9(3):398-404.

  • Basilar artery occlusive disease in stroke survivors in a multiethnic population.
    Ciríaco JG, Leite Cda C, dMartin MG, Barros CV, Puglia P Jr, Caldas JG, Scaff M, Conforto AB.
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 Apr;112(3):233-6. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

  • Effects of somatosensory stimulation on motor function after subacute stroke.
    Conforto AB, Ferreiro KN, Tomasi C, dos Santos RL, Moreira VL, Marie SK, Baltieri SC, Scaff M, Cohen LG.
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2010 Mar-Apr;24(3):263-72. Epub 2009 Nov 2.

  • Importance of retardation and fatigue/interest domains for the diagnosis of major depressive episode after stroke: a four months prospective study.
    Terroni Lde M, Fráguas R, Lucia M, Tinone G, Mattos P, Iosifescu DV, Scaf M.
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr. 2009 Sep;31(3):202-7.

  • [Stroke in a neurology ward: etiologies, complications and length of stay].
    de Paulo RB, Guimarães TM, Helito PV, Marchiori PE, Yamamoto FI, Mansur LL, Scaff M, Conforto AB.
    Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2009 May-Jun;55(3):313-6. Portuguese.

  • Treatment and outcomes of acute basilar artery occlusion in the Basilar Artery International Cooperation Study (BASICS): a prospective registry study.
    Schonewille WJ, Wijman CA, Michel P, Rueckert CM, Weimar C, Mattle HP, Engelter ST, Tanne D, Muir KW, Molina CA, Thijs V, Audebert H, Pfefferkorn T, Szabo K, Lindsberg PJ, de Freitas G, Kappelle LJ, Algra A; BASICS study group.
    Lancet Neurol. 2009 Aug;8(8):724-30. Epub 2009 Jul 3.

  • Balance control in hemiparetic stroke patients: main tools for evaluation.
    de Oliveira CB, de Medeiros IR, Frota NA, Greters ME, Conforto AB.
    J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008;45(8):1215-26. Review.

  • Spontaneous cervical artery dissection: an update on clinical and diagnostic aspects.
    Campos-Herrera CR, Scaff M, Yamamoto FI, Conforto AB.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2008 Dec;66(4):922-7. Review.
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    Effects of somatosensory stimulation on the excitability of the unaffected hemisphere in chronic stroke patients.
    Conforto AB, Santos RL, Farias SN, Marie SK, Mangini N, Cohen LG.
    Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2008 Dec;63(6):735-40.

  • Stroke management in a university hospital in the largest South American city.
    Conforto AB, Paulo RB, Patroclo CB, Pereira SL, Miyahara Hde S, Fonseca CB, Yamamoto FI, Marchiori PE, Evaristo EF, Scaff M.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2008 Jun;66(2B):308-11.

  • Neurological picture. Multidetector-row computed tomography in the diagnosis of Collet-Sicard syndrome.
    Lucato LT, Passos RB, Campos CR, Conforto AB, McKinney AM.
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2008 May;79(5):521. No abstract available.

  • Endovascular treatment of a basilar artery dissecting aneurysm.
    Patroclo CB, Puglia Jr P, Leite Cda C, Yamamoto FI, Ciríaco JG, Scaff M, Conforto AB.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2007 Dec;65(4A):1012-4.

  • Screening for MELAS mutations in young patients with stroke of undetermined origin.
    Conforto AB, Yamamoto FI, Oba-Shinjo SM, Pinto JG, Hoshino M, Scaff M, Marie SK.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2007 Jun;65(2B):371-6.

  • “Salt and pepper” in the eye and face: a prelude to brainstem ischemia.
    Conforto AB, Martin Mda G, Ciríaco JG, Leite CC, Campos CR, Yamamoto FI, Puglia P Jr, Gattás G, Scaff M.
    Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 Aug;144(2):322-5.

  • Primary headaches and painful spontaneous cervical artery dissection.
    Campos CR, Calderaro M, Scaff M, Conforto AB.
    J Headache Pain. 2007 Jun;8(3):180-4.

  • Isolated bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia after ischemic stroke.
    de Andrade DC, Lucato LT, Yamamoto FI, Marchiori PE, Scaff M, Conforto AB.
    J Neuroophthalmol. 2007 Jun;27(2):125-6.

  • Effects of somatosensory stimulation on motor function in chronic cortico-subcortical strokes.
    Conforto AB, Cohen LG, dos Santos RL, Scaff M, Marie SK.
    J Neurol. 2007 Mar;254(3):333-9. Epub 2007 Mar 7.
    Bilateral occipital infarcts associated with carotid atherosclerosis and a persistent hypoglossal artery.
    Conforto AB, de Souza M, Puglia P Jr, Yamamoto FI, da Costa Leite C, Scaff M.
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2007 May;109(4):364-7. Epub 2007 Jan 16.

  • [Clinical and interventional revascularization in the acute ischemic stroke: national opinion].
    Raffin CN, Fernandes JG, Evaristo EF, Siqueira Neto JI, Friedrich M, Puglia P, Darwich R; Sociedade Brasileira de Doenças Cerebrovasculares.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2006 Jun;64(2A):342-8. Epub 2006 Jun 9. Portuguese.

  • Intracerebral hemorrhage in postpartum cerebral angiopathy associated with the use of isometheptene.
    Campos CR, Yamamoto FI.
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2006 Nov;95(2):151-2. Epub 2006 Sep 25. No abstract available.

  • Cerebral microbleeds and intravenous thrombolysis: case report.
    Conforto AB, Lucato LT, Leite Cda C, Evaristo EF, Yamamoto FI, Scaff M.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2006 Sep;64(3B):855-7.

  • Facial sensory symptoms in medullary infarcts.
    Conforto AB, Yamamoto FI, Leite Cda C, Scaff M, Marie SK.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2005 Dec;63(4):946-50. Epub 2005 Dec 15.

  • Bilateral carotid artery dissection with thyrotoxicosis.
    Campos CR, Basso M, Evaristo EF, Yamamoto FI, Scaff M.
    Neurology. 2004 Dec 28;63(12):2443-4. No abstract available.

  • [Neuroprotective agents in stroke: national opinion].
    Freitas GR, Noujaim Jel K, Haussen SR, Yamamoto FI, Novak EM, Gagliardi RJ; Sociedade Brasileira de Doenças Cerebrovasculares.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2005 Sep;63(3B):889-91. Epub 2005 Oct 18. Portuguese. Erratum in: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2005 Dec;63(4):1120.

  • [Spontaneous cervical carotid and vertebral arteries dissection: study of 48 patients].
    Campos CR, Evaristo EF, Yamamoto FI, Puglia P Jr, Lucato LT, Scaff M.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2004 Jun;62(2B):492-8. Epub 2004 Jul 20. Portuguese.

  • Progressive cervicocranial arteriopathy with dilatations and stenoses: case report.
    Conforto AB, Puglia P Jr, Yamamoto FI, Scaff M.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2004 Sep;62(3B):899-902. Epub 2004 Oct 5.

  • Magnetic resonance imaging of Wallerian degeneration in stroke.
    Fregni F, Conforto AB, Martin MG, Leite CC, Yamamoto FI, Scaff M.
    Arch Neurol. 2003 Oct;60(10):1466-7. No abstract available.

  • Contribution of the ipsilateral motor cortex to recovery after chronic stroke.
    Werhahn KJ, Conforto AB, Kadom N, Hallett M, Cohen LG.
    Ann Neurol. 2003 Oct;54(4):464-72. Erratum in: Ann Neurol. 2004 Jan;55(1):148.

  • [Poststroke depression: risk factors and antidepressant treatment].
    Terroni Lde M, Leite CC, Tinone G, Fráguas Jr R.
    Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2003 Oct-Dec;49(4):450-9. Epub 2004 Feb 4. Review. Portuguese.

  • Increase in hand muscle strength of stroke patients after somatosensory stimulation.
    Conforto AB, Kaelin-Lang A, Cohen LG.
    Ann Neurol. 2002 Jan;51(1):122-5.

  • Intracranial vertebral artery dissection presenting as subarachnoid hemorrhage: successful endovascular treatment.
    Conforto AB, Yamamoto F, Evaristo EF, Puglia P Jr, Caldas JG, Scaff M.
    Acta Neurol Scand. 2001 Jan;103(1):64-8.