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Nery F, Correia S, Macedo C, Gandara J, Lopes V, Valadares D, Ferreira S, Oliveira J, Gomes MT, Lucas R, Rautou PE, Miranda HP, Valla D

Nonselective beta‐blockers and the risk of portal vein thrombosis in patients with cirrhosis: results of a prospective longitudinal study

Aliment Pharmacol Ther, 2019 Jan 22. doi: 10.1111/apt.15137. [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]
Bernardes M, Durães C, Oliveira A, Martins MJ, Lucas R, Costa L, Pereira JG, Ramos I, Machado JC, Simões-Ventura F

LRP5 gene polymorphisms and radiographic joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Osteoporos Int, 2018 Jul 17. doi: 10.1007/s00198-018-4625-3. [Epub ahead of print]
Martins Rocha T, Pimenta S, Bernardo A, Bernardes M, Barbosa M, Lucas R, Vollert J, Costa L, Maier C

Determinants of non-nociceptive pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 2018 Oct-Dec;43(4):291-303.

Biocommentary-ECI highlight September 2017.

Pediatr Res, 2017 Jun 12. doi: 10.1038/pr.2017.142. [Epub ahead of print]
Pereira D, Severo M, Ramos E, Branco J, Santos RA, Costa L, Lucas R, Barros H

Potential role of age, sex, body mass index and pain to identify patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Int J Rheum Dis, 2017 Feb;20(2):190-198. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.12611. Epub 2015 May 27.
Lourenço S, Correia S, Alves L, Carnide F, Silva S, Lucas R

Intergenerational educational trajectories and lower back pain in young women and men.

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 2017 Jan-Mar;42(1):73-81.
Martins A, Monjardino T, Canhão H, Lucas R

Cohort study shows that peripheral dual energy x-ray absorptiometry is of limited epidemiologic use in prepubertal children.

Acta Paediatr, 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1111/apa.13904. [Epub ahead of print]
Marques A, Lucas R, Simões E, Verstappen SMM, Jacobs JWG, da Silva JAP

Do we need bone mineral density to estimate osteoporotic fracture risk? A 10-year prospective multicentre validation study.

BMJ Open, 2017 Sep 26;3(2):e000509. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2017-000509. eCollection 2017.
Monjardino T, Lucas R, Benavides FG

Work and health in Portugal 2016: first report on occupational health in Portugal

Arch Prev Riesgos Labor, 2017 Jan to Mar;20(1):6-9. doi: 10.12961/aprl.2017.20.1.01.
Bernardes M, Vieira TS, Martins MJ, Lucas R, Costa L, Pereira JG, Ventura F, Martins E

Myocardial Perfusion in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Associations with Traditional Risk Factors and Novel Biomarkers.

Biomed Res Int, 2017;2017:6509754. doi: 10.1155/2017/6509754. Epub 2017 May 3.
Martins A, Monjardino T, Nogueira L, Canhão H, Lucas R

Do bone mineral content and density determine fracture in children? A possible threshold for physical activity.

Pediatr Res, 2017 May 3. doi: 10.1038/pr.2017.113. [Epub ahead of print]
Bernardes M, Vieira T, Lucas R, Pereira J, Costa L, Simões-Ventura F, Martins MJ

Serum serotonin levels and bone in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Rheumatol Int, 2017 Oct 9. doi: 10.1007/s00296-017-3836-9. [Epub ahead of print]
Araújo FM, Martins A, Alegrete N, Howe LD, Lucas R

A shared biomechanical environment for bone and posture development in children.

Spine J, 2017 May 4. pii: S1529-9430(17)30181-X. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.04.024. [Epub ahead of print]
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]
Araújo FM, Severo M, Alegrete N, Howe LD, Lucas R

Defining Patterns of Sagittal Standing Posture in Girls and Boys of School Age.

Phys Ther, 2017 Feb 1;97(2):258-267. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20150712.
Araújo FM, Lucas R, Simpkin AJ, Heron J, Alegrete N, Tilling K, Howe LD, Barros H

Associations of anthropometry since birth with sagittal posture at age 7 in a prospective birth cohort: the Generation XXI Study.

BMJ Open, 2017 Jul 26;7(7):e013412. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013412.
Lorente N, Fernàndez-López L, Fuertes R3, Rojas Castro D, Pichon F, Cigan B, Chanos S, Meireles P, Lucas R, Morel S, Slaaen Kaye P, Agustí C, Klavs I, Platteau T, Casabona J; Euro HIV EDAT Study Group.

COBA-Cohort: a prospective cohort of HIV-negative men who have sex with men, attending community-based HIV testing services in five European countries (a study protocol).

BMJ Open, 2016 Jul 13;6(7):e011314. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011314.
Pereira D, Severo M, Santos RA, Barros H, Branco J, Lucas R, Costa L, Ramos E

Knee and hip radiographic osteoarthritis features: differences on pain, function and quality of life

Clin Rheumatol, 2016 Jun;35(6):1555-64. doi: 10.1007/s10067-015-3087-7. Epub 2015 Oct 7.
Marques A, Rodrigues AM, Romeu JC, Ruano A, Barbosa AP, Simões E, Águas F, Canhão H, Alves JD, Lucas R, Branco JC, Laíns J, Mascarenhas M, Simões S, Tavares V, Lourenço O, da Silva JA

Multidisciplinary Portuguese recommendations on DXA request and indication to treat in the prevention of fragility fractures.

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 2016 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Xerinda S, Oliveira, O, Lucas R, Fonseca JE, Varela P, Cotter J, Duarte R

Gaps and barriers to tuberculosis screening among anti-tumor necrosis factor prescribers.

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 2016 May 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Meireles P, Lucas R, Martins A, Carvalho AC, Fuertes R, Brito J, Campos MJ, Mendão L, Barros H

The Lisbon Cohort of men who have sex with men

BMJ Open, 12;5(5):e007220. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007220
Lourenço S, Araújo FM, Severo M, Cunha Miranda L, Carnide F, Lucas R

Patterns of biomechanical demands are associated with musculoskeletal pain in the beginning of professional life: a population-based study.

Scand J Work Environ Health, May 1;41(3):234-46. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3493
Lourenço S, Costa L, Rodrigues AM, Carnide F, Lucas R

Gender and psychosocial context as determinants of fibromyalgia symptoms in young adults from the general population

Rheumatology (Oxford), Oct;54(10):1806-15. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kev110. Epub 2015 May 14.
Goncalves M, Amici R, Lucas R, Akerstedt T, Cirignotta F, Horne J, Léger D, Mcnicholas WT, Partinen M, Téran-Santos J, Peigneux P, Grote L

Sleepiness at the wheel across Europe: a survey of 19 countries

J Sleep Res, Jun;24(3):242-53.
Lourenço S, Carnide F, Benavides FG, Lucas R

Psychosocial Work Environment and Musculoskeletal Symptoms among 21-Year-Old Workers: A Population-Based Investigation (2011-2013)

PLoS One, Jun 15;10(6):e0130010. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130010
Lucas R, Ramos E, Prata M, Rodrigues A., Costa L, Severo M, Canhão H, Fonseca JE, Barros H

Changes in serum RANKL and OPG with sexual development and their associations with bone turnover and bone mineral density in a cohort of girls.

Clin Biochem, 2014 Aug;47(12):1040-6. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2014.04.012. Epub 2014 Apr 22
Deblonde J, Hamers FF, Callens S, Lucas R, Barros H, Rüütel K, Hemminki E, Temmerman M

HIV testing practices as reported by HIV-infected patients in four European countries

AIDS Care, 26(4):487-96

A comparison of methods to assess intimate partner abuse 1 year postpartum

Ann Epidemiol, 2014 May;24(5):404-6. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.02.005. Epub 2014 Feb 15.

Associations between a priori-defined dietary patterns and longitudinal changes in bone mineral density in adolescents

Public Health Nutr , 2014 Jan;17(1):195-205. doi: 10.1017/S1368980012004879. Epub 2012 Nov 13.

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.
Lourenço S, Lucas R, da Silva DF, Ramos E, Barros H

Depressive symptoms are not associated with forearm bone accrual during adolescence

Arch Osteoporos, 2014;9:173. doi: 10.1007/s11657-014-0173-4. Epub 2014 Mar 12
Lourenço S, Lucas R, Araújo FM, Bogas M, Santos RA, Barros H

Osteoarthritis medical labelling and health-related quality of life in the general population

Health Quality of Life Outcomes, 12(1): 146
Carvalho C, Fuertes R, Lucas R, Martins A, Campos MJ, Mendão L, Schmidt AJ, Barros H

HIV testing among Portuguese men who have sex with men--results from the European MSM Internet Survey (EMIS).

HIV Med, 2013 Oct;14 Suppl 3:15-8. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12058.
Fraga S, Lucas R, Costa D, Barros H

Interviewer effects when investigating abuse were not compatible with effect modification but instead with confounding

J Clin Epidemiol, 2013 Aug;66(8):911-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.07.020. Epub 2013 May 4.
Rodrigues AM, Caetano-Lopes J, Vale AC, Aleixo I, Pena AS, Faustino A, Sepriano A, Polido-Pereira J, Vieira-Sousa E, Lucas R, Romeu JC, Monteiro J., Vaz MF, Fonseca JE, Canhão H

Smoking is a predictor of worse trabecular mechanical performance in hip fragility fracture patient

J Bone Miner Metab, 30(6):692-9
Santos ML, Abreu C, Xerinda S, Tavares M, Lucas R, Sarmento A

Severe imported malaria in an intensive care unit: a review of 59 cases

Malaria Journal, 11:96
Caetano-Lopes J, Lopes A., Rodrigues A., Fernandes D, Monjardino T, Lucas R, Monteiro J, Konttinen Y, Canhão H, Fonseca JE

Upregulation of inflammatory genes and downregulation of sclerostin gene

PLoS One, 2011;6(2):e16947
Nogueira ML, Lucas R, Ramos I, Barros H

Osteodensimetric curves in a female population

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 36(2):126-36
Nogueira ML, Lucas R, Ramos I, Barros H

Curvas osteodensitométricas numa população de mulheres

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 36:126-136
Costa JA, Ribeiro A, Bogas M, Varino C, Costa L, Rodrigues A, Araújo D, Lucas R

Estudo Epidemiológico das Fracturas do Fémur Proximal no Distrito de Viana do Castelo - Incidência e Frequência de Factores de Risco

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 34: 358-366
Canhão H, Lucas R, Fonseca JE, Costa L, Romeu JC, Branco J, Barros H

Factors influencing calcaneus quantitative ultrasound measurements in an urban population

Clin Exp Rheumatol, 26(1):67-72
Lucas R, Silva C, Costa L, Araújo D, Barros H

Male ageing and bone mineral density in a sample of Portuguese men

Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 33(3):306-313
Lucas R, Lunet N, Carvalho R, Langa J, Muanantatha M, Nkunda LP, Barros H

Patterns in the use of medicines by university students in Maputo, Mozambique

Cad Saúde Pública, 23(12): 2845-52

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Panorama da Doença Reumática em Portugal: 4º Inquérito Nacional de Saúde. In Doenças Reumáticas em Portugal: da Investigação às Políticas de Saúde.

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O estado da Reumatologia em Portugal

Porto: Observatório Nacional das Doenças Reumáticas
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