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2018
Labricciosa FM, Sartelli M,, Correia S, Abbo LM, Severo M, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Alves C, Melo RB, Baiocchi GL, Paiva JA, Catena F, Azevedo A

Emergency surgeons' perceptions and attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing and resistance: a worldwide cross-sectional survey.

World J Emerg Surg, 2018 Jun 28;13:27. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0190-5. eCollection 2018.
2018
NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), in collaboration with, Azevedo A, Henriques A

Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants.

Int J Epidemiol, 2018, Volume 47, Issue 3, 1 June 2018, Pages 872–883i, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyy016
2018
Andrade N, Alves E, Costa AR, Moura-Ferreira P, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Knowledge about cardiovascular disease in Portugal.

Rev Port Cardiol, 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0870-2551(17)30683-2. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2017.10.017. [Epub ahead of print]
2018
Jensen MT, Pereira M, Araújo C, Malmivaara A, Ferrieres J, Degano IR, Kirchberger I, Farmakis D, Garel P, Torre M, Marrugat J, Azevedo A

Heart rate at admission is a predictor of in-hospital mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes: Results from 58 European hospitals: The European Hospital Benchmarking by Outcomes in acute coronary syndrome Processes study.

Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care, 2018 Mar;7(2):149-157. doi: 10.1177/2048872616672077. Epub 2016 Sep 30.
2018
Fontes-Carvalho R, Sampaio F, Teixeira M, Ruivo C, Ribeiro J, Azevedo A, Leite-Moreira A, Ribeiro VG

Left atrial deformation analysis by speckle tracking echocardiography to predict exercise capacity after myocardial infarction.

Rev Port Cardiol, 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0870-2551(17)30579-6. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2017.10.018. [Epub ahead of print]
2018
Alves E, Costa AR, Moura-Ferreira P, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Health-related knowledge on hypertension among the Portuguese population: results from a population-based survey.

Blood Press, 2018 Jan 24:1-6. doi: 10.1080/08037051.2018.1430503. [Epub ahead of print]
2018
Araújo C, Rocha OL, Viana MP, Dias P, Maciel MJ, Moreira I, Azevedo A

Quality of Care and 30-day Mortality of Women and Men With Acute Myocardial Infarction.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed), 2018 Jul 3. pii: S1885-5857(18)30200-7. doi: 10.1016/j.rec.2018.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]
2018

Childhood Obesity and Impact on the Kidney.

Nephron, 2018 Oct 25:1-4. doi: 10.1159/000492826. [Epub ahead of print]
2018
Henriques A, Teixeira V, Cardoso HF, Azevedo A

The influence of stunting on obesity in adulthood: results from the EPIPorto cohort.

Public Health Nutr , 2018 Mar 15:1-8. doi: 10.1017/S1368980018000460. [Epub ahead of print]
2018
Viana MP, Borges A, Araújo C, Rocha A, Ribeiro AI, Rocha OL, Dias P, Maciel MJ, Moreira I, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Inequalities in access to cardiac rehabilitation after an acute coronary syndrome: the EPiHeart cohort.

BMJ Open, 2018 Jan 3;8(1):e018934. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018934.
2018
Araújo C, Rocha OL, Viana MP, Melão F, Borges A, Severo M, Maciel MJ, Moreira I, Azevedo A

Sex differences in presenting symptoms of acute coronary syndrome: the EPIHeart cohort study.

BMJ Open, 2018 Feb 23;8(2):e018798. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018798.
2018
Mascarenhas J, Rocha OL, Severo M, Friões F, Alvelos M, Bettencourt P, Pimenta J, Azevedo A

Prognostic Effect of Renal Function in Ambulatory Patients With Heart Failure Reduced Ejection Fraction: The Kidney Is a Marker of Cardiac Function.

Can J Cardiol, 2018 Jun 15. pii: S0828-282X(18)30447-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2018.06.006. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)., Henriques A, Lunet N, Azevedo A, Ramos E, Araujo J

Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants.

Lancet, 2017 Jan 7;389(10064):37-55. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31919-5. Epub 2016 Nov 16.
2017
Amaral C, Guimarães Pereira L, Moreto A, Sá AC, Azevedo A

The postoperative venous thromboembolism (TREVO) study - risk and case mortality by surgical specialty.

Rev Port Cardiol, 2017 Aug 31. pii: S0870-2551(17)30285-8. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2016.11.007. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Paiva D, Silva S, Severo M, Moura-Ferreira P, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Limited Health Literacy in Portugal Assessed with the Newest Vital Sign.

Acta Medica Portuguesa, 2017, 30(12): 861-869. https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.9135
2017
Rocha OL, Severo M, Friões F, Lourenço P, Silva S, Bettencourt P, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Prognostic Effect of the Dose of Loop Diuretic Over Five Years in Chronic Heart Failure.

J Card Fail, 2017 Apr 5. pii: S1071-9164(17)30094-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.04.001. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Araújo C, Rocha OL, Viana MP, Dias P, Maciel MJ, Moreira I, Azevedo A

Missed Opportunities in Symptomatic Patients before a First Acute Coronary Syndrome: The EPIHeart Cohort Study.

Cardiology, 2017 Dec 23;139(2):71-82. doi: 10.1159/000484713. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Osório F, Ferro L, Garrido L, Henriques A, Cruz J, Fangueiro R, Fougo JL, Azevedo A

Satisfaction with a therapeutic sleeve for arm lymphedema secondary to breast cancer treatment: Controlled crossover trial.

Porto Biomedical Journal, 2017;2(1):13–17
2017
Norton P, Costa V, Teixeira J, Azevedo A, Roma Torres A, Amaro J, Cunha L

Prevalence and Determinants of Bullying Among Health Care Workers in Portugal.

Workplace Health Saf, 2017 Jan 1:2165079916666545. doi: 10.1177/2165079916666545. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Almeida JG, Fontes-Carvalho R, Sampaio F, Ribeiro J, Bettencourt P, Frank A Flachskampf, Leite-Moreira A, Azevedo A

Impact of the 2016 ASE/EACVI recommendations on the prevalence of diastolic dysfunction in the general population

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, 2017 Dec 11. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jex252. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Gama H, Torre C, Guerreiro JP, Azevedo A, Costa S, Lunet N

Use of generic and essential medicines for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Portugal.

BMC Health Serv Res, 2017 Jun 29;17(1):449. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2401-2.
2017
Morato M, Costa L, Sousa T, Cosme D, Schaefer F, Areias JC, Guerra A, Caldas-Afonso A, Barros H, Azevedo A, Albino-Teixeira A

Longer duration of obesity is associated with a reduction in urinary angiotensinogen in prepubertal children.

Pediatr Nephrol, 2017 Mar 23. doi: 10.1007/s00467-017-3639-y. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Ladeiras-Lopes R, Fontes-Carvalho R, Vilela EM, Bettencourt P, Moreira A, Azevedo A

Diastolic Function Is Impaired in Patients With Prehypertension: Data From the EPIPorto Study.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed), 2017 Dec 16. pii: S1885-5857(17)30549-2. doi: 10.1016/j.rec.2017.11.015. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Dégano IR, Subirana I, Fusco D, Tavazzi L, Kirchberger I, Farmakis D, Ferrières J, Azevedo A, Torre M, Garel P, Brosa M, Davoli M, Meisinger C, Bongard V, Araújo C, Lekakis J, Francès A, Castell C, Elosua R, Marrugat J; EUROTRACS investigators.

Percutaneous coronary intervention reduces mortality in myocardial infarction patients with comorbidities: Implications for elderly patients with diabetes or kidney disease.

Int J Cardiol , 2017 Dec 15;249:83-89. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.07.054.
2017
Alves L, Barros H, Azevedo A, Marques-Vidal P

Inequalities in obesity in Portugal: regional and gender differences.

Eur J Public Health , 2017 Apr 11. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx041. [Epub ahead of print]
2017

Disability-adjusted life years lost due to ischemic heart disease in mainland Portugal, 2013.

Rev Port Cardiol, 2017 Mar 16. pii: S0870-2551(17)30131-2. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2016.08.011. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Araújo C, Pereira M, Rocha OL, Dias P, Azevedo A

Sex-related inequalities in management of patients with acute coronary syndrome-results from the EURHOBOP study.

Int J Clin Pract, 2017 Dec 22. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.13049. [Epub ahead of print]
2016
Costa L, Sousa T, Morato M, Cosme D, Afonso J, Moura C, Mota C, Areias JC, Guerra A, Schaefer F, Afonso AC, Barros H, Albino-Teixeira A, Azevedo A

Association of myeloperoxidase levels with cardiometabolic factors and renal function in prepubertal children

Eur J Clin Invest, 2016 Jan;46(1):50-9. doi: 10.1111/eci.12564. Epub 2015 Dec 1.
2016
Pereira JM, Azevedo A, Basílio C, Sousa-Dias C, Mergulhão P, Paiva JA

Mid-regional proadrenomedullin: An early marker of response in critically ill patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia?

Rev Port Pneumol (2006), 2016 May 5. pii: S2173-5115(16)30018-5. doi: 10.1016/j.rppnen.2016.03.012. [Epub ahead of print]
2016
Costa L, Morato M, Sousa T, Cosme D, Guimarães JT, Guerra A, Schaefer F, Afonso AC, Azevedo A, Albino-Teixeira A

Urinary fibrogenic cytokines ET-1 and TGF-β1 are associated with urinary angiotensinogen levels in obese children

Pediatr Nephrol, 2016 Mar;31(3):455-64. doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3232-1. Epub 2015 Oct 19.
2016
Araújo C, Pereira M, Viana MP, Rocha OL, Bennet K, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Regional variation in coronary heart disease mortality trends in Portugal, 1981-2012.

Int J Cardiol , 2016 Sep 16;224:279-285. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.09.059. [Epub ahead of print]
2016

A biopsychosocial approach to the interrelation between motherhood and women's excessive weight

Porto Biomedical Journal, 2016, Volume 1, Issue 2, May–June , Pages 59-64
2016
Costa L, Schaefer F, Afonso AC, Bustorff M, Guimarães JT, Guerra A, Barros H, Azevedo A

Normalization of glomerular filtration rate in obese children.

Pediatr Nephrol, 2016 Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print]
2016
Pais C, Costa L, Moura C, Mota C, Severo M, Guerra A, Areias JC, Schaefer F, Caldas-Afonso A, Barros H, Santos AC, Azevedo A

Accelerated growth during childhood is associated with increased arterial stiffness in prepubertal children.

Int J Cardiol , 2016 Feb 1;204:83-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.149. Epub 2015 Nov 23.
2016
Costa L, Sousa T, Morato M, Cosme D, Afonso J, Areias JC, Schaefer F, Guerra A, Caldas-Afonso A, Azevedo A, Albino-Teixeira A

Oxidative stress and nitric oxide are increased in obese children and correlate with cardiometabolic risk and renal function.

Br J Nutr, 2016 Sep;116(5):805-15. doi: 10.1017/S0007114516002804. Epub 2016 Aug 2.
2016
Rocha OL, Severo M, Friões F, Lourenço P, Bettencourt P, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Validity of the Seattle Heart Failure Model for prognosis in a population at low coronary heart disease risk

J Cardiovasc Med, 2016 Sep;17(9):653-8. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000048.
2016
Costa L, Cosme D, Nogueira-Silva L, Morato M, Sousa T, Moura C, Mota C, Guerra A, Albino-Teixeira A, Schaefer F, Lopes C, Caldas-Afonso A, Azevedo A

Gender and obesity modify the impact of salt intake on blood pressure in children.

Pediatr Nephrol, 2016 Feb;31(2):279-88. doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3210-7. Epub 2015 Sep 29.
2016
Pereira M, Lopes-Conceição L, Bennet K, Dias P, Rocha OL, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Trends in pharmacological therapy following an acute coronary syndrome in Portugal: a systematic review

J Cardiovasc Med, 2016 Sep;17(9):639-46. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000258.
2015
Friões F, Lourenço P, Almeida PB, Rocha OL, Guimarães JT, Januzzi JL, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P

Prognostic value of sST2 added to BNP in acute heart failure with preserved or reduced ejection fraction

Clin Res Cardiol, 2015 Jun;104(6):491-9. doi: 10.1007/s00392-015-0811-x. Epub 2015 Jan 14.
2015

Weight change and its determinants in Portuguese adult women: a longitudinal analysis in the EPIPorto cohort

J Epidemiol Community Health, 2015 Dec;69(12):1162-8. doi: 10.1136/jech-2015-205840. Epub 2015 Jul 10.
2015
Gomes J, Damasceno A, Carrilho C, Lobo V, Lopes H, Madede T, Pravinrai P, Silva-Matos C, Diogo D, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Triggering of stroke by ambient temperature variation: a case-crossover study in Maputo, Mozambique.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 2015 Feb;129:72-7. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2014.12.002. Epub 2014 Dec 17.
2015
Alvelos M, Couto M, Rocha OL, Almeida PB, Guimarães JT, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P

Measuring renal function in acute heart failure: A place for old and new equations

Int J Cardiol , 2015 Oct 1;196:70-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.171. Epub 2015 May 31.
2015
Fontes-Carvalho R, Azevedo AI, Sampaio F, Teixeira M, Bettencourt N, Campos L, Gonçalves FR, Ribeiro VG, Azevedo A, Leite-Moreira A

The Effect of Exercise Training on Diastolic and Systolic Function After Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Randomized Study

Medicine (Baltimore), Sep;94(36):e1450. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000001450.
2015

Healthy excessive weight in Portuguese women 4years after delivery of a liveborn.

Prev Med, 2015 Jun;75:49-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.03.009. Epub 2015 Mar 12.
2015
Monteiro S, Matias A, Loureiro T, Cunha M, Azevedo A, Montenegro N

Amniocentesis in a tertiary referral centre: still the same old story?

Acta Obstet Ginecol Port, 9(5):376-382
2015
Fontes-Carvalho R, Ladeiras-Lopes R, Bettencourt P, Leite-Moreira A, Azevedo A

Diastolic dysfunction in the diabetic continuum: association with insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular diabetology, 14:4
2015
Friões F, Rocha OL, Almeida PB, Silva N, Guimarães JT, Omland T, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P

Prognostic Value of Osteoprotegerin in Acute Heart Failure

Can J Cardiol, 2015 Oct;31(10):1266-71. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2015.04.003. Epub 2015 Apr 9.
2015

Model-based patterns of cardiovascular risk factors in Mozambique

Ann Hum Biol , 2015 Mar;42(2):159-66. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2014.932010. Epub 2014 Jul 10.
2015
Fontes-Carvalho R, Gonçalves A, Severo M, Lourenço P, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Bettencourt P, Leite-Moreira A, Azevedo A

Direct, inflammation-mediated and blood-pressure-mediated effects of total and abdominal adiposity on diastolic function: EPIPorto study

Int J Cardiol , 1;191:64-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.04.250
2015
2015
Dégano IR, Subirana I, Torre M, Grau M, Vila J, Fusco D, Kirchberger I, Ferrieres J, Malmivaara A, Azevedo A, Meisinger C, Bongard V, Farmakis D, Davoli M, Häkkinen U, Araújo C, Lekakis j, Elosua R, Marrugat J, on behalf of The EURHOBOP investigators

A European benchmarking system to evaluate in-hospital mortality rates in acute coronary syndrome: The EURHOBOP project.

Int J Cardiol , 182C:509-516.
2015
Barros V, Pereira M, Araújo C, Braga P, Azevedo A

Use of drug-eluting vs. bare-metal stents after an acute coronary syndrome in Portugal: The EURHOBOP study.

Rev Port Cardiol, 2015, Jul 7. pii: S0870-2551(15)00158-4. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2015.03.006.
2015
Pinho E, Lourenço P, Silva S, Rocha OL, Leite AB, Gomes F, Pimenta J, Azevedo A

Higher BMI in heart failure patients is associated with longer survival only in the absence of diabetes

J Cardiovasc Med, 2015 Aug;16(8):576-82. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0b013e328364be3c.
2015

Social Trajectory and Body Image Satisfaction in Childbearing Women

Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2015 Jun;19(6):1237-44. doi: 10.1007/s10995-014-1629-2.
2015
Costa L, Caldas-Afonso A, Schaefer F, Guimarães JT, Bustorff M, Guerra A, Barros H, Azevedo A

Decreased renal function in overweight and obese prepubertal children

Pediatric Research, 2015 Oct;78(4):436-44. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.130. Epub 2015 Jul 7.
2015
Alves L, Azevedo A, Barros H, Vollenweider P, Marques-Vidal P

Prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors in Portuguese living in Portugal and Portuguese who migrated to Switzerland

BMC Public Health, Mar 31;15:307. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1659-8
2015
Silva F, Borges T, Ribeiro A, Mesquita R, Rocha OL, Magalhães D, Silva JC, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P

Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: Should we submit patients without angina to coronary angiography?

Int J Cardiol , 190:131-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.04.115. Epub 2015 Apr 15.
2014
Paiva D, Silva S, Severo M, Ferreira P, Santos O, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the health literacy assessment tool METER in the Portuguese adult population

Patient Educ Couns, 2014;97(2):269-75 doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2014.07.024. Epub 2014 Jul 22
2014
Araújo FM, Gouvinhas C, Fontes F, La Vecchia C, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Trends in cardiovascular diseases and cancer mortality in 45 countries from five continents (1980-2010)

Eur J Prev Cardiol, 2014 Aug;21(8):1004-17. doi: 10.1177/2047487313497864. Epub 2013 Jul 24.
2014
Pimentel R, Couto M, Rocha OL, Friões F, Bettencourt P, Azevedo A

Prognostic value of worsening renal function in outpatients with chronic heart failure

Eur J Intern Med , 2014 Sep;25(7):662-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2014.06.002. Epub 2014 Jun 27.
2014
Gouvinhas C, Severo M, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Worldwide patterns of ischemic heart disease mortality from 1980 to 2010

Int J Cardiol , 2014 Jan 1;170(3):309-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.11.004. Epub 2013 Nov 13.
2014
2014

Impact of breast cancer treatments on sleep disturbances - A systematic review

Breast, Dec;23(6):697-709. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2014.09.003. Epub 2014 Oct 1
2014
Gomes J, Damasceno A, Carrilho C, Lobo V, Lopes H, Madede T, Pravinrai P, Silva-Matos C, Diogo D, Azevedo A, Lunet N

On the Causal Paths Underlying the Relation between Atmospheric Temperature and Acute Stroke

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis, 23(1):195-7
2014
Mendes J, Azevedo A, Amaral TF

Handgrip Strength at Admission and Time to Discharge in Medical and Surgical Inpatients

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 2014 May;38(4):481-8. doi: 10.1177/0148607113486007. Epub 2013 Apr 22.
2014
Pereira M, Araújo C, Dias P, Lunet N, Subirana I, Marrugat J, Capewell S, Bennet K, Azevedo A

Age and sex inequalities in the prescription of evidence-based pharmacological therapy following an acute coronary syndrome in Portugal: the EURHOBOP study

Eur J Prev Cardiol, 2014 Nov;21(11):1401-8. doi: 10.1177/2047487313494580. Epub 2013 Jun 20
2014
Ribeiro V, Pereira M, Melao F, Oliveira SM, Araújo C, Vila J, Dias P, Azevedo A

Determinants and outcomes of atrial fibrillation complicating myocardial infarction: the EURHOBOP study in Portugal

Int J Cardiol , 2014 Oct 20;176(3):1426-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.08.042. Epub 2014 Aug 13.
2014
Gomes J, Damasceno A, Carrilho C, Lobo V, Lopes H, Madede T, Pravinrai P, Silva-Matos C, Diogo D, Azevedo A, Lunet N

The effect of season and temperature variation on hospital admissions for incident stroke events in Maputo, Mozambique

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis, 23(2):271-7
2014
Gama H, Oliveira LA, Pereira ML, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Use of medicines by homeless people in Porto, Portugal

Cad Saúde Pública, 30(1):207-12
2014
Viana MP, Rocha OL, Mendes S, Friões F, Lourenço P, Bettencourt P, Lunet N, Azevedo A

Medication Adherence to Specific Drug Classes in Chronic Heart Failure

Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 2014 Oct;20(10):1018-26.
2014

Individual and contextual characteristics as determinants of sagittal standing posture: a population-based study of adults

Spine J, 2014 Oct 1;14(10):2373-83. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.01.040. Epub 2014 Jan 31.
2013

Long-Term Maintenance of Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy: An Analysis of the Birth Cohort Generation XXI.

Nicotine Tob Res, 2013 Sep;15(9):1598-607. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntt026. Epub 2013 Mar 18.
2013
Bastos J, Peleteiro B, Barros R, Alves L, Severo M, Pina MF, Pinto H, Carvalho S, Marinho A, Guimarães JT, Azevedo A, La Vecchia C, Barros H, Lunet N

Sociodemographic Determinants of Prevalence and Incidence of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Portuguese Adults

Helicobacter, 2013 Dec;18(6):413-22. doi: 10.1111/hel.12061. Epub 2013 Jun 3.
2013
Gama H, Damasceno A, Silva-Matos C, Diogo D, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Low prevalence of hypertension with pharmacological treatments and associated factors.

Rev Saúde Pública, 2013, 47(2):301-8
2013
Damasceno A, Padrão P, Silva-Matos C, Prista A, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Cardiovascular risk in Mozambique: who should be treated for hypertension?

J Hypertens, 2013 Dec;31(12):2348-55. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3283656a0a.
2013
Pereira M, Azevedo A, Lunet N, Carreira H, O\'Flaherty M, Capewell S, Bennet K

Explaining the Decline in Coronary Heart Disease Mortality in Portugal Between 1995 and 2008

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 2013 Nov;6(6):634-42. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000264. Epub 2013 Nov 5.
2013

Impact of risk factors on hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, in primiparae and multiparae.

Ann Hum Biol , 2013 Sep-Oct;40(5):377-84. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2013.793390. Epub 2013 May 17.
2013
Bettencourt P, Lourenço P, Azevedo A

Influence of socioeconomic status on therapy and prognosis after an acute heart failure episode

Int J Cardiol , 2013 Oct 12;168(5):4985-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.07.131. Epub 2013 Aug 12.
2013
Gomes J, Damasceno A, Carrilho C, Lobo V, Lopes H, Madede T, Pravinrai P, Silva-Matos C, Diogo D, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Determinants of early case-fatality among stroke patients in Maputo, Mozambique and impact of in-hospital complications

Int J Stroke, 2013 Oct;8 Suppl A100:69-75. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-4949.2012.00957.x. Epub 2013 Jan 20.
2013
Alves L, Azevedo A, Barros H, Paccaud F, Marques-Vidal P

Portuguese Migrants in Switzerland: Healthcare and Health Status Compared to Portuguese Residents

PLoS One, 2013 Oct 8;8(10):e77066. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077066. eCollection 2013.
2012
Carreira H, Pereira M, Azevedo A, Lunet N

Trends in the prevalence of smoking in Portugal: a systematic review

BMC Public Health, 12(1):958
2011
Mascarenhas J, Falcão H, Lourenço P, Paulo C, Patacho M, Bettencourt P, Azevedo A

Population-Based Study on the Prevalence of Spirometric Obstructive Pattern

Respir Care, 56(5):619-25
2011
2011
Martins J, Lourenço P, Araújo JP, Mascarenhas J, Lopes R, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P

Prognostic implications of diuretic dose in chronic heart failure

J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther , 16: 185-191
2011
2010
Damasceno A, Gomes J, Azevedo A, Carrilho C, Lobo V, Lopes H, Madede T, Pravinrai P, Silva-Matos C, Jalla S, Stewart S, Lunet N

An epidemiological study of stroke hospitalisations in Maputo, Mozambique: a high burden of disease in a resource poor country

Stroke, 41(11):2463-9
2010
2010
Pimenta J, Paulo C, Mascarenhas J, Gomes A, Azevedo A, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Bettencourt P

Wet BNP, fluid and hemodynamic status at discharge in acute heart failure - Reply

Int J Cardiol , 145(2):335-6
2010
Gonçalves A, Almeida PB, Lourenço P, Alvelos M, Bettencourt P, Azevedo A

Clinical significance of impaired relaxation pattern in middle-aged and elderly adults in the general population

Rev Port Cardiol, 29(12): 1799-1806
2010
Lourenço P, Araújo JP, Paulo C, Mascarenhas J, Friões F, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P

Higher c-reactive protein predicts worse prognosis in acute heart failure only in non-infected patients

Clin Cardiol , 33(11): 708-714
2009
Amorim ML, Vasconcelos C, Oliveira DC, Azevedo A, Calado E, Faria NA, Pereira M, Castro AP, Moreira A, Aires E, Cabeda JM, Ramos MH, Amorim JM

Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Nasal Colonization Among Patients and Healthcare Workers in a Portuguese Hospital: A Pre-intervention Study Toward the Contro

Microb Drug Resist, 15: 19-26
2009
Lourenço P, Araújo JP, Azevedo A, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

The cyclic guanosine monophosphate/B-type natriuretic peptide ratio and mortality in advanced heart failure

Eur J Heart Fail, 11(2): 185-190
2009
Araújo JP, Friões F, Azevedo A, Lourenço P, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

Variability of High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein in Chronic Heart Failure

Cardiol, 113: 180-183
2009
Lourenço P, Azevedo A, Araújo JP, Bettencourt P

Natriuretic peptide system is not exhausted in severe heart failure

J Cardiovasc Med, 10(1): 39-43
2009
Araújo JP, Lourenço AP, Azevedo A, Friões F, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

Prognostic value of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in Heart Failure - a systematic review

J Card Fail, 15: 256-266
2009
Correia N, Carvalho C, Friões F, Araújo JP, Almeida J, Azevedo A

Haemolytic anaemia secondary to arsenic poisoning: a case report

Cases J, 2: 7768
2009
Araújo JP, Friões F, Azevedo A, Lourenço P, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

Variability of High-Sensitive C-Reactive Protein in Chronic Heart Failure

Cardiol, 113(3): 180-183
2008
Gonçalves A, Azevedo A, Almeida R, Mascarenhas J, Patacho M, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

Left ventricular systolic function in the prognosis of patients hospitalized due to worsening heart failure

Rev Port Cardiol, 27: 177-182
2008
Azevedo A, Bettencourt P, Friões F, Alvelos M, Abreu-Lima C, Hense HW, Barros H

Depressive symptoms and heart failure stages

Psychosomatics, 49(1):42-48
2008
Azevedo A, Bettencourt P, Alvelos M, Martins E, Abreu-Lima C, Hense HW, Barros H

Health-related quality of life and stages of heart failure

Int J Cardiol , 129(2):238-244
2008
Azevedo A, Bettencourt P, Friões F, Alvelos M, Abreu-Lima C, Hense HW, Barros H

Gender differences in heart failure

Psychosomatics, 49(1):42-48
2008
Araújo JP, Friões F, Azevedo A, Lourenço P, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

Cholesterol - a marker of nutritional status in mild to moderate heart failure

Int J Cardiol , 129(1):65-68
2008
Lopes RJ, Lourenço AP, Mascarenhas J, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P

Safety of spironolactone use in ambulatory heart failure patients

Clin Cardiol , 31(11): 509-513
2007
Bettencourt P, Azevedo A, Fonseca L., Araújo JP, Ferreira S, Almeida R, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A

Prognosis of decompensated heart failure patients with preserved systolic function is predicted by NT-proBNP variations during hospitalization

Int J Cardiol , 117(1): 75-79
2007
Azevedo A, Bettencourt P, Pimenta J, Friões F, Abreu-Lima C, Hense HW, Barros H

Clinical syndrome suggestive of heart failure is frequently attributable to noncardiac disorders – population-based study

Eur J Heart Fail, 9(4): 391-396
2007
Pimenta J, Almeida R, Araújo JP, Azevedo A, Friões F, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

Amino terminal B-type natriuretic peptide, renal function and prognosis in acute heart failure: a hospital cohort study

J Card Fail, 13: 275-280
2006
Morais A, Maia P, Azevedo A, Amaral C, Tavares J

Stress and burnout among Portuguese anaesthesiologists

Eur J Anaesthesiol, 23 (5): 433-9
2006
Araújo JP, Azevedo A, Lourenço P, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

Intraindividual variation of amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with stable heart failure

Am J Cardiol, 98(9): 1248-1250
2006
Azevedo A, Bettencourt P, Dias P, Abreu-Lima C, Hense HW, Barros H

Population-based study on the prevalence of the stages of heart failure

Heart, 92(8): 1161-1163
2005
Alvelos M, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P, Pimenta J, Azevedo A, Rocha-Gonçalves F

Effect of Saline Load and Metoclopramide on the Renal Dopaminergic System in Patients with Heart Failure and Healthy Controls

J Cardiovasc Pharmacol, 45(3): 197-203
2004
Bettencourt P, Friões F, Azevedo A, Dias P, Pimenta J, Rocha-Gonçalves F, Ferreira A

Prognostic information provided by serial measurements of brain natriuretic peptide in heart failure

Int J Cardiol , 93: 45-48
2004
Bettencourt P, Azevedo A, Pimenta J, Friões F, Ferreira S, Ferreira A

NT-proBNP predicts outcome after hospital discharge in heart failure patients

Circulation, 110: 2168-2174
2003
Almeida P, Azevedo A, Rodrigues R, Dias P, Friões F, Vazques B, Abreu-Lima C, Bettencourt P, Barros H

B-type natriuretic peptide and left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients

Rev Port Cardiol, 22(3):327-36
2003
Almeida P, Azevedo A, Rodrigues R, Dias P, Friões F, Vazques B, Abreu-Lima C, Bettencourt P, Barros H

Peptídeo natriurético tipo B e hipertrofia ventricular em hipertensos

Rev Port Cardiol, 22: 327-336
2003
Friões F, Azevedo A, Castro A, Alvelos M, Pimenta J, Vazques B, Bettencourt P, Barros H

Impact of cardiovascular risk factors in an urban sample of Portuguese adults according to the Framingham risk prediction models

Rev Port Cardiol, 22(4):511-20
2003
2002
Pimenta J, Pereira M, Castro A, Dias P, Azevedo A, Bettencourt P, Ferreira A

Activação neurohumoral, regulação da excreção renal de sódio e tratamento vasodilatador na insuficiência cardíaca

Rev Port Cardiol, 21(2): 157-162
2002
Barreira JL, Baptista MJ, Moreira J, Azevedo A, Areias JC

Understanding of endocarditis risk improves compliance with prophylaxis

Rev Port Cardiol, 21 (9): 939-951
2002
Almeida P, Azevedo A, Castro A, Friões F, Ferreira A, Bettencourt P

B-type natriuretic peptide is related to left ventricular mass in hypertensive patients but not in athletes

Cardiol, 98(3): 113-115
1999
Azevedo A, Machado AP, Barros H

Tobacco smoking among Portuguese high-school students

Bull World Health Organ (BLT), 77(6):509-14
1999

Book Chapters

2017
Paiva D, Azevedo A, Lunet N, Moura Ferreira P, Barros H, Silva S

(2017), “Medição da literacia em saúde individual: o Newest Vital Sign”, in Moura Ferreira P, Lunet N, Silva S (orgs.), A Informação sobre Saúde dos Portugueses: Fontes, Conhecimentos e Comportamentos,

Lisboa: Associação para Investigação e Desenvolvimento da Faculdade de Medicina. ISBN: 978-989-20-6542-7
2017

(2017), “Conhecimento sobre a diabetes”, in Moura Ferreira P, Lunet N, Silva S (orgs.), A Informação sobre Saúde dos Portugueses: Fontes, Conhecimentos e Comportamentos, Lisboa,

Lisboa: Associação para Investigação e Desenvolvimento da Faculdade de Medicina. ISBN: 978-989-20-6542-7
2017
Henriques A, Azevedo A, Lunet N, Moura Ferreira P, Barros H, Carmo I, Silva S

(2017), “Conhecimento sobre a obesidade”, in Moura Ferreira P, Lunet N, Silva S (orgs.), A Informação sobre Saúde dos Portugueses: Fontes, Conhecimentos e Comportamentos, Lisboa,

Associação para Investigação e Desenvolvimento da Faculdade de Medicina: 83-101. ISBN: 978-989-20-6542-7
2011

Clinical epidemiology: principles revisited in an approach to study heart failure

In: Lunet N (editor). Epidemiology. InTech, 2011 [ISBN 978-953-308-442-8].
2009
Azevedo A, Santos AC, Ribeiro L, Azevedo I

The metabolic syndrome. In: Soares R, Costa C. Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Angiogenesis in the Metabolic Syndrome

1-20
2009
Azevedo A, Santos AC, Ribeiro L, Azevedo I

The metabolic syndrome.

In: Soares R, Costa C. Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Angiogenesis in the Metabolic Syndrome London, Springer, 2009: pp. 1-20

Editorials / Letters