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Voerman E, Santos S, Golab BP, Amiano P, Ballester F, Barros H, Bergström A, Charles MA, Chatzi L, Chevrier C, Chrousos GP, Eva Corpeleijn E, Nathalie Costet N, Crozier S, Graham Devereux G, Merete Eggesbø M, Ekström S, Fantini MP, Farchi , Santos AC, Standl M, Stoltenberg C, Thiering E, Thijs C, Torrent M, Tough S, Trnovec T, Turner S, Rossem L, Berg A, Vrijheid M, Vrijkotte T, West J, Wijga A, Wright J, Zvinchuk O, Sørensen TIA, La

Maternal body mass index, gestational weight gain, and the risk of overweight and obesity across childhood: An individual participant data meta-analysis

PLoS Med, 2019 Feb; 16(2): e1002744.

Adiposity cut-off points for cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk in the Portuguese population: The PORMETS study.

PLoS One, 2018 Jan 29;13(1):e0191641. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191641. eCollection 2018.
Santos AP, Santos AC, Castro C, Raposo L, Pereira SS, Torres I, Henrique R, Cardoso H, Monteiro MP

Visceral Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Are Associated with Well-Differentiated Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors.

Cancers (Basel), 2018 Aug 27;10(9). pii: E293. doi: 10.3390/cancers10090293.

Newborn weight change and childhood cardio-metabolic traits – a prospective cohort study.

BMC Pediatr, 2018 Jul 2;18(1):211. doi: 10.1186/s12887-018-1184-x.
Santos S, Eekhout I, Voerman E, Gaillard R, Barros H, Charles MA, Chatzi L, Chevrier C, Chrousos GP, Corpeleijn E, Costet N, Crozier S, Doyon M, Eggesbø M, Fantini MP, Farchi S, Forastiere F, Gagliardi L, Georgiu V, Godfrey KM, Gori D, Gro, Santos AC, Smit HA, Sørensen TIA, Standl M, Stanislawski M, Stoltenberg C, Thiering E, Thijs C, Torrent M, Tough SC, Trnovec T, van Gelder MMHJ, van Rossem L, von Berg A, Vrijheid M, Vrijkotte TGM

Gestational weight gain charts for different body mass index groups for women in Europe, North America, and Oceania.

BMC Med, 2018 Nov 5;16(1):201. doi: 10.1186/s12916-018-1189-1.
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, 2018 Jan - Mar;21(1):75-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jocd.2016.07.010. Epub 2016 Dec 27.
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.

Metabolic Syndrome, Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity - The PORMETS Study.

Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets, 2018 Aug 1. doi: 10.2174/1871530318666180801125258. [Epub ahead of print]
Neves JS, Souteiro P, Oliveira SC, Pedro J, Magalhães D, Guerreiro V, Costa MM, Bettencourt-Silva R, Santos AC, Queirós J, Varela A, Freitas P, Carvalho D; AMTCO Group.

Preoperative thyroid function and weight loss after bariatric surgery.

Int J Obes (Lond), 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1038/s41366-018-0071-8. [Epub ahead of print]
Cabral M, Fonseca MJ, González-Beiras C, Santos AC, Costa L, Barros H

Maternal smoking: a life course blood pressure determinant?

Nicotine Tob Res, 2018 May 3;20(6):674-680. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx117
Grangeia A, Alves S, Gonçalves L, Gregório I, Santos AC, Barros H, Barros A, Carvalho F, Moura C

Spectrum of CFTR gene sequence variants in a northern Portugal population.

Pulmonology, 2018 Jan - Feb;24(1):3-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pulmoe.2017.12.007. Epub 2018 Mar 5.
Coelho AR, Moreira FA, Santos AC, Silva-Pinto A, Sarmento A, Carvalho D, Freitas P

Diabetes mellitus in HIV-infected patients: fasting glucose, A1c, or oral glucose tolerance test - which method to choose for the diagnosis?

BMC Infect Dis, 2018 Jul 6;18(1):309. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3221-7.
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, 2018 Jan;28(1):97-103. doi: 10.1007/s11695-017-2792-5.
Costa S, Pinto A, Santos AC, Oliveira A

The association of problematic eating behaviours with food quality and body mass index at 7 years of age.

Eur J Clin Nutr, 2018 May 11. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0169-z. [Epub ahead of print]
Monjardino T, Henriques A, Moreira C, Rodrigues T, Adubeiro N, Nogueira L, Cooper C, Santos AC, Lucas R

Gestational Weight Gain and Offspring Bone Mass: Different Associations in Healthy Weight Versus Overweight Women.

J Bone Miner Res, 2018 Nov 6. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3587. [Epub ahead of print]

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.

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.

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.
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]
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]
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
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.
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.
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.

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.

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.
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, 2015 Dec;79(12):2187-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.09.046. Epub 2015 Oct 13.
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.

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.
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, 2014 Jun 23;14:347. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-347.
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, 2014 Sep;126(3):244-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.03.023. Epub 2014 May 5.
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, 2014 Jun 23;14:348. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-348
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

Environ Res, 2014 Aug;133:170-7. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.05.026. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

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.
Gray LJ, Barros H, Raposo L, Khunti K, Davies MJ, Santos AC

The development and validation of the Portuguese risk score for detecting type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose

Prim Care Diabetes, 2013 Apr;7(1):11-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pcd.2013.01.003. Epub 2013 Jan 26.

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.
van Zeller M, Severo M, Santos AC, Drummond M

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

Respir Med, 2013 Dec;107(12):2046-52. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2013.10.011. Epub 2013 Oct 16.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
Santos AC, Abreu-Lima C

Hipertensão de difícil controle: impacto do estilo de vida

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

O papel da alimentação na Síndrome Metabólica

Rev Factores de Risco, 11: 60-63
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

Changing epidemics

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

Tabagismo em Portugal

Arq Med, 5-6: 207-29.7
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

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
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