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2018
Beires MT, Silva-Pinto A, Santos AC, Madureira AJ, Pereira J, Carvalho D, Sarmento A, Freitas P

Visceral adipose tissue and carotid intima-media thickness in HIV-infected patients undergoing cART: a prospective cohort study.

BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018 Jan 11;18(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2884-9.
2017
Bettencourt-Silva R, Carvalho D, Matos MJ, Santos AC, Xerinda S, Sarmento A, Freitas P

Changes in thyroid function in a human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infected population on combined antiretroviral therapy

Rev Port Endocrinol Diabetes e Metabolismo, 2016;11(2):175–180
2017

Weight following birth and childhood dietary intake: A prospective cohort study.

Nutrition, 2017 Jan;33:58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2016.08.008. Epub 2016 Sep 8.
2017

Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone and metabolic syndrome - the PORMETS study.

BMC Endocr Disord, 2017 Nov 17;17(1):71. doi: 10.1186/s12902-017-0221-3.
2017

The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Portugal: the PORMETS study.

BMC Public Health, 2017 Jun 8;17(1):555. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4471-9.
2017
Monjardino T, Rodrigues T, Inskip H, Harvey N, Cooper C, Santos AC, Lucas R

Weight Trajectories from Birth and Bone Mineralization at 7 Years of Age.

J Pediatr, 2017 Oct 12. pii: S0022-3476(17)31093-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.08.033. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Cabral M, Fonseca MJ, González-Beiras C, Santos AC, Costa L, Barros H

Maternal smoking: a life course blood pressure determinant?

Nicotine Tob Res, 2017 May 31. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx117. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Bubach S, Loret De Mola C, Hardy R, Dreyfus J, Santos AC, Horta BL

Early menarche and blood pressure in adulthood: systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Public Health (Oxf), 2017 Sep 11:1-9. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx118. [Epub ahead of print]
2017
Neves JS, Castro Oliveira S, Souteiro P, Pedro J, Magalhães D, Guerreiro V, Bettencourt-Silva R, Costa MM, Santos AC, Queirós J, Varela A, Freitas P, Carvalho D; AMTCO Group.

Effect of Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery on Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Levels in Patients with Morbid Obesity and Normal Thyroid Function.

Obes Surg, 2017 Jul 19. doi: 10.1007/s11695-017-2792-5. [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
Grenha I, Oliveira J, Lau E, Santos AC, Sarmento A, Pereira J, Carvalho D, Freitas P

HIV-Infected Patients With and Without Lipodystrophy Under Combined Antiretroviral Therapy: Evaluation of Body Composition.

J Clin Densitom, 2016 Dec 27. pii: S1094-6950(16)30254-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jocd.2016.07.010. [Epub ahead of print]
2016
Birks L, Casas M, Garcia AM, Alexander J, Barros H, Bergström A, Bonde JP, Burdorf A, Costet N, Danileviciute A, Eggesbø M, Fernández MF, González-Galarzo MC; Regina Gražulevičienė, Hanke W, Jaddoe V, Kogevinas M, K, Santos AC, Vrijkotte T, Zugna D, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Cordier S, Vrijheid M.

Occupational Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals and Birth Weight and Length of Gestation: A European Meta-Analysis

Environ Health Perspect, 2016 Nov;124(11):1785-1793. Epub 2016 May 6.
2016
Howe LD, Tilling K, Matijasevich A, Petherick ES, Santos AC, Fairley L, Wright J, Santos IS, Barros AJ, Martin RM, Kramer MS, Bogdanovich N, Matush L, Barros H, Lawlor DA

Linear spline multilevel models for summarising childhood growth trajectories: A guide to their application using examples from five birth cohorts

Stat Methods Med Res, 2016 Oct;25(5):1854-1874. Epub 2013 Oct 9.
2015
2015

A new approach to estimating weight change and its reference intervals during the first 96 hours of life.

Acta Paediatr, 2015 Oct;104(10):1028-34. doi: 10.1111/apa.12894. Epub 2015 Jan 30.
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
Dória M, Neto AP, Santos AC, Barros H, Fernandes S, Moura CP

Prevalence of 35delG and Met34Thr GJB2 variants in Portuguese samples

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, Oct 13. pii: S0165-5876(15)00507-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.09.046. [Epub ahead of print]
2015
Belo S, Santos AC, Madureira AJ, Pereira J, Sarmento A, Carvalho D, Freitas P

IL-4 and IL-6 levels and adipose tissue distribution in HIV-1 patients under antiretroviral therapy

J Endocrinol Invest, 2015 Jul;38(7):779-84. doi: 10.1007/s40618-015-0256-0. Epub 2015 Feb 27.
2015

Umbilical cord blood adipokines and newborn weight change

Arch Gynecol Obstet, 2015 May;291(5):1037-40. doi: 10.1007/s00404-014-3534-8. Epub 2014 Nov 11.
2014
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Madureira AJ, Martinez E, Pereira J, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Adipokines, hormones related to body composition, and insulin resistance in HIV fat redistribution syndrome

BMC Infectious Diseases, 14:347
2014
Almeida LM, Santos AC, Caldas JP, Ayres de Campos D, Dias S

Obstetric care in a migrant population with free access to health care

Int J Gynecol Obstet, (in press)
2014
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Madureira AJ, Martinez E, Pereira J, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Carotid intima media thickness is associated with body fat abnormalities in HIV-infected patients

BMC Infectious Diseases, 14:348
2014
Pestana D, Faria G, Sá C, Fernandes VC, Teixeira D, Norberto S, Faria A, Meireles M, Marques C, Correia-Sá L, Cunha A, Guimarães JT, Taveira-Gomes A, Santos AC, Domingues VF, Delerue-Matos C, Monteiro R, Calhau C

Persistent organic pollutant levels in human visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in obese individuals—Depot differences and dysmetabolism implications

[Epub ahead of print]
2014

Determinants of Weight Changes During the First 96 Hours of Life in Full-Term Newborns

Birth, 2014 Jun;41(2):160-8. doi: 10.1111/birt.12087. Epub 2014 Mar 17.
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
van Zeller M, Severo M, Santos AC, Drummond M

5-Years APAP adherence in OSA patients - Do first impressions matter?

Respir Med, [Epub ahead of print]
2012
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Madureira AJ, Xerinda S, Martinez E, Pereira J, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Central/Peripheral Fat Mass Ratio Is Associated With Increased Risk of Hypertension in HIV-Infected Patients

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich), 14(9):593-600
2012
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Mesquita J, Matos MJ, Madureira AJ, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Lipodystrophy defined by Fat Mass Ratio in HIV infected patients is associated with a high prevalence of glucose disturbances and insulin resistance

BMC Infectious Diseases, 12:180
2012
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Matos MJ, Madureira AJ, Marques R, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Prevalence of obesity and its relationship to clinical lipodystrophy in HIV-infected adults on anti-retroviral therapy

J Endocrinol Invest, 35(11):964-70
2012
Mota P, Morais Cardoso S, Drummond M, Santos AC, Almeida J, Wink JC

Prevalence of new-onset insomnia in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome treated with nocturnal ventilatory support

Rev Port Pneumol, 18 (1): 15-21
2012
2012
Vrijheid M, Casas M, Bergström A, Carmichael A, Cordier S, Eggesbø M, Eller E, Fantini MP, Fernández MF, Fernández-Somoano A, Gehring U, Grazuleviciene R, Hohmann C, Karvonen AM, Keil T, Kogevinas M, Koppen G, Krämer U, Kuehni CE, Magnus P, Majewska R, Andersen AMN, Patelarou E, Petersen MS, Pierik FH, Polanska K, Porta D, Richiardi L, Santos AC, Slama R, Sram RJ, Thijs C, Tischer C, Toft G, Trnovec T, Vandentorren S, Vrijkotte TGM, Wilhelm M, Wright J, Nieuwenhuijsen M

European birth cohorts for environmental health research.

Environ Health Perspect, 2012 Jan;120(1):29-37. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1103823. Epub 2011 Aug 29.
2012
Leite A, Santos AC, Monteiro M, Gomes L, Veloso M, Costa M

Impact of overweight and obesity in carotid intima-media thickness of Portuguese adolescents

Acta Paediatr, 101(3):e115-21
2012
Mota PC, Morais A, Palmares C, Beltrão M, Melo N, Santos AC, Delgado L

Diagnostic value of CD103 expression in bronchoalveolar lymphocytes in sarcoidosis

Respir Med, 106(7):1014-20
2011
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Souto S, Santos AC, Xerinda S, Marques R, Martinez E, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Impact of Lipodystrophy on the prevalence and components of metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected patients

BMC Infectious Diseases, 11: 242
2011
2011
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Mesquita J, Correia F, Xerinda S, Marques R, Martinez E, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Assessment of body fat composition disturbances by bioimpedance analisys in HIV-infected adults

J Endocrinol Invest, 34(10):e321-9
2011
Mota PC, Drummond M, Winck JC, Santos AC, Almeida J, Marques JA

APAP impact on metabolic syndrome in obstructive sleep apnea patients

Sleep Breath, 15(4):665-72
2011
Leite AL, Santos AC, Gomes L, Campos RA, Veloso M, Costa M

Efeito do género nos determinantes da espessura intima-média carotídea em adolescentes e crianças Portuguesas

Acta Ped Port, (in press)
2010
Freitas P, Santos AC, Carvalho D, Pereira J, Marques R, Martinez E, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Fat Mass Ratio: An Objective Tool to Define Lipodystrophy in HIV-Infected Patients Under Antiretroviral Therapy

J Clin Densitom, 13(2):197-203
2010
Freitas P, Santos AC, Carvalho D, Pereira J, Marques R, Martinez E, Sarmento A, Medina JL

Fat mass ratio: an objective tool to define lipodystrophiy in HIV-infected patients under antiretroviral therapy

J Clin Densitom, 13(2):197-203
2009
Santos AC, Abreu-Lima C

Hipertensão de difícil controle: impacto do estilo de vida

Rev Bras Hipertens, 16 (suppl 1): S5-S6
2008

O papel da alimentação na Síndrome Metabólica

Rev Factores de Risco, 11: 60-63
2007
Cardoso MJ, Cardoso J, Santos AC, Vrieling C, Christie D, Liljegren G, Azevedo I, Johansen J, Rosa J, Amaral N, Saaristo R, Sacchini V, Barros H, Oliveira MC

Factors determining esthetic outcome after breast cancer conservative treatment

Breast J, 13 (2): 140-146
2006

Changing epidemics

Acta Medica Portuguesa, 19: 281-8
2005
Fraga S, Sousa S, Santos AC, Melo M, Lunet N, Padrão P, Barros H

Tabagismo em Portugal

Arq Med, 5-6: 207-29.7
2005
2002
Lopes C, Ramos E, Santos AC, Casal S, Pereira JC, Martinez C, Ferreira A, Barros H

Quantificação da ingestão de ácidos gordos. Comparação entre os resultados de um questionário semi-quantitativo de frequência alimentar,

Arq Med, 16 (suppl 6): 7-11

Book Chapters

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

Reports

Theses

Association between post-natal growth and high blood pressure in childhood

Augusta Urugwiro
2017
Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos
Course: Master in Public Health, University of Porto

Association between caesarean delivery and childhood adiposity: results from a Portuguese birth cohort study

Keshu Wang
2015
Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos
Course: Master in Epidemiology, University of Porto
2015
Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos
Course: PhD in Public Health, University of Porto

Growth trajectories and vascular outcomes in early childhood.

Catarina Pais Pereira
2015
Supervisor: Ana Azevedo , Co-Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos
Course: Master in Public Health, University of Porto

Impacto da formação em alimentação na prática profissional: Exemplo do exército português

Dina Ferreira
2015
Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos
Course: Master in Health Education, University of Porto

Effect of breastfeeding on child and maternal adiposity 4-5 years after birth: results from the Portuguese birth cohort

Diana Manuela Fernandes Moreira
2013
Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos , Co-Supervisor: kk
Course: Master in Public Health, University of Porto
2012
Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos , Co-Supervisor: kk
Course: Master in Epidemiology, University of Porto

Hiperuricemia e resistência à insulina

Estela Maria Ribeiro Gonçalves de Abreu
2010
Supervisor: Ana Cristina Santos , Co-Supervisor: kk
Course: Master in Public Health, University of Porto