Sao Paulo Medical Journal

(The median citation count of Sao Paulo Medical Journal is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Environmental cleaning to prevent COVID-19 infection. A rapid systematic review24
Could serum total cortisol level at admission predict mortality due to coronavirus disease 2019 in the intensive care unit? A prospective study23
Analysis of scientific production on the new coronavirus (COVID-19): a bibliometric analysis16
Performance of the Pandemic Medical Early Warning Score (PMEWS), Simple Triage Scoring System (STSS) and Confusion, Uremia, Respiratory rate, Blood pressure and age ≥ 65 (CURB-65) score among patients16
Investigation of mental health among hospital workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study15
Association between salt taste sensitivity threshold and blood pressure in healthy individuals: a cross-sectional study13
Reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction versus chest computed tomography for detecting early symptoms of COVID-19. A diagnostic accuracy systematic review and meta-analysis12
Use of smartphone-based instant messaging services in medical practice: a cross-sectional study12
Venous sinus thrombosis during COVID-19 infection in pregnancy: a case report11
Clinical characteristics and outcomes among Brazilian patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection: an observational retrospective study11
Relationships between Bloom’s taxonomy, judges’ estimation of item difficulty and psychometric properties of items from a progress test: a prospective observational study11
COVID-19: laboratory diagnosis for clinicians. An updating article10
Validity of the short physical performance battery for screening for frailty syndrome among older people in the Brazilian Amazon region. A cross-sectional study10
Impact of super-spreaders on COVID-19: systematic review10
Relationship between depressive symptoms, burnout, job satisfaction and patient safety culture among workers at a university hospital in the Brazilian Amazon region: cross-sectional study with structu9
Dyspnea is associated with poor physical performance among community-dwelling older adults: a population-based cross-sectional study9
Low molecular weight heparin is useful in adult COVID-19 inpatients. Experience during the first Spanish wave: observational study8
Brazilian version of the Self-Estimated Functional Inability because of Pain questionnaire for musculoskeletal injuries relating to dance and sport: translation and cross-cultural adaptation8
Adverse effects associated with favipiravir in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia: a retrospective study8
Evaluation of patients undergoing emergency surgery in a COVID-19 pandemic hospital: a cross-sectional study8
Effects of COVID-19 pandemic on colorectal cancer surgery8
Comparison of different approaches to small saphenous vein reflux treatment: a retrospective study in two centers8
Association between chronic diseases, multimorbidity and insufficient physical activity among older adults in southern Brazil: a cross-sectional study8
Correlation of sleep quality with fatigue and disease activity among patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome: a cross-sectional study8
Prevalence of xerostomia and its association with systemic diseases and medications in the elderly: a cross-sectional study8
Evaluation of knowledge and attitudes among intensive care physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey7
Association between frailty syndrome and sedentary behavior among community-dwelling older adults in the Amazon region: a cross-sectional study7
Evidence for the efficacy of Tai Chi for treating rheumatoid arthritis: an overview of systematic reviews7
What are the perspectives for blood donations and blood component transfusion worldwide? A systematic review of time series studies7
Study of ongoing registered clinical trials on COVID-19: a narrative review7
SARS-CoV-2 and arbovirus infection: a rapid systematic review7
Structural validity of the Brazilian version of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index among patients with knee osteoarthritis7
Clinical profile of individuals with bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: an integrative review7
Prevalence of mental disorders among elderly men: a systematic review and meta-analysis6
Prevalence of burnout among healthcare workers in six public referral hospitals in northeastern Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study6
Nutritional status and appetite-regulating hormones in early treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia among children and adolescents: a cohort study6
Inadequacies of musculoskeletal medicine curriculum for undergraduate medical students: a cross-sectional study6
Poor sanitation and transmission of COVID-19 in Brazil6
Diagnostic accuracy of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging for detecting subscapularis tendon tears: a diagnostic test study6
Occupational stress and work engagement among primary healthcare physicians: a cross-sectional study6
COVID-19 pandemic in São Paulo: a quantitative study on clinical practice and mental health among medical residency specialties5
Life post-COVID-19: symptoms and chronic complications5
The importance of multiprofessional care5
Implementing healthcare professionals’ training during COVID-19: a pre and post-test design for simulation training5
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency general surgery: a retrospective study5
Dexamethasone for treating SARS-CoV-2 infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis5
Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) for use in Brazilian Portuguese: questionnaire validity study5
Trajectory of NAFLD characteristics after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a five-year historical cohort study5
COVID-19 threatens to cause collateral delay in cancer diagnosis5
Impact of bundle implementation on the incidence of peri/intraventricular hemorrhage among preterm infants: a pre-post interventional study5
Brazilian initial experience with lung transplantation due to irreversible lung fibrosis post-COVID-19 in a national reference center: a cohort study5
Reasons for non-vaccination against influenza among older adults with hypertension in Brazil: a cross-sectional study5
Hospitalization, mortality and public healthcare expenditure in Brazil during the COVID-19 crisis: vulnerabilities in the spotlight5
Association of serum levels of secreted frizzled-related protein 5 and Wnt member 5a with glomerular filtration rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic renal disease: a cross-sectio5
Impact of lifestyle on health-related quality of life among young university students: a cross-sectional study5
Risk factors associated with drug therapy among elderly people with Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional study5
Usefulness of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in predicting the severity of COVID-19 patients: a retrospective cohort study5
Diagnostic discrepancies between emergency department admissions and hospital discharges among older adults: secondary analysis on a population-based survey5
Organ transplantation and COVID-195
Association between frailty and depression among hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study4
Association between vitamin D levels and lower-extremity deep vein thrombosis: a case-control study4
COVID-19 and patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases undergoing pharmacological treatments: a rapid living systematic review4
Publicly versus privately funded cardiac rehabilitation: access and adherence barriers. A cross-sectional study4
Can physical activity levels and relationships with energy expenditure change the clinical aspects of sarcopenia and perceptions of falls among elderly women? Observational cross-sectional study4
Quality of life and psychometric evaluation of patients diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome: an observational cohort study4
Academic performance and use of psychoactive drugs among healthcare students at a university in southern Brazil: cross-sectional study4
Evidence from Cochrane systematic reviews for controlling the dissemination of COVID-19 infection. A narrative review4
Are sociodemographic and anthropometric variables effective in screening probable and confirmed sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults? A cross-sectional study4
A case of COVID-19 with papulovesicular rash that progressed to retiform purpura, accompanied by cherry angiomas4
Cross-cultural adaptation, validity and reproducibility of the Back Beliefs Questionnaire among older Brazilians with acute low back pain. A cross-sectional study4
Knee extension strength and handgrip strength are important predictors of Timed Up and Go test performance among community-dwelling elderly women: a cross-sectional study4
Effects of isometric handgrip training on blood pressure among hypertensive patients seen within public primary healthcare: a randomized controlled trial4
Clinical simulation strategies for knowledge integration relating to initial critical recognition and management of COVID-19 for use within continuing education and health-related academia in Brazil: 4
Changes in serum albumin and liver enzymes following three different types of bariatric surgery: six-month follow-up. A retrospective cohort study4
Cohort study on 20 years’ experience of bilateral video-assisted thoracic sympathectomy (VATS) for treatment of hyperhidrosis in 2431 patients4
Relationship between awareness of cervical cancer and HPV infection and attitudes towards HPV vaccine among women aged 15-49 years: a cross-sectional study4
Intra and intersession repeatability and reliability of dynamic parameters in pressure platform assessments on subjects with simulated leg length discrepancy. A cross-sectional research4
Association between falls and cognitive performance among community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study4
Retrospective analysis on efficacy of convalescent plasma in acute respiratory distress syndrome due to COVID-194
Incidence, characteristics and long-term outcomes of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis: a prospective prognosis cohort study in an emergency department4
COVID 19 repercussions in ophthalmology: a narrative review4
Relationship between frailty, social support and family functionality of hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study4
Estimating Brazilian states’ demands for intensive care unit and clinical hospital beds during the COVID-19 pandemic: development of a predictive model4
Evidence of association between the use of drugs and community-dwelling older people frailty: a cross-sectional study4
Frequency of physical activity and stress levels among Brazilian adults during social distancing due to the coronavirus (COVID-19): cross-sectional study4
Prevalence of psoriatic arthritis among patients with plaque psoriasis: a Brazilian retrospective study4
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on compulsory notification of meningitis during the first wave of the pandemic in Brazil: an ecological study using P-score3
Oxidative stress in maternal milk and cord blood in gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective study3
The effect of the shock index and scoring systems for predicting mortality among geriatric patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a prospective cohort study3
Accuracy of endocervical cytological tests in diagnosing preinvasive lesions of the cervical canal in patients with type 3 transformation zone: a retrospective observational study3
Burnout syndrome and workplace violence among nursing staff: a cross-sectional study3
Synergic effect of simvastatin in combination with amphotericin B against environmental strains of Cryptococcus neoformans from northeastern Brazil: a prospective experimental study3
Grief and ruminative thought after perinatal loss among Turkish women: one-year cohort study3
Effects of participation level and physical activity on eating behavior and disordered eating symptoms in the Brazilian version of the New Moves intervention: data from a cluster randomized controlled3
Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among women living with HIV/AIDS in the interior of the Brazilian state of Pará: cross-sectional study3
Could polyhexanide and chlorine dioxide be used as an alternative to chlorhexidine? A systematic review3
Mental disorders among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic. A cross-sectional study3
Physician and patient-related factors associated with inappropriate prescribing to older patients within primary care: a cross-sectional study in Brazil3
Social media during a pandemic: bridge or burden?3
Baseline laboratory parameters for preliminary diagnosis of COVID-19 among children: a cross-sectional study3
Patients’ preferences regarding physicians’ gender: a clinical center cross-sectional study3
Web of Science Journal Citation Report 2020: the Brazilian contribution to the “Medicine, General & Internal” category of the journal impact factor (JIF) ranking (SCI 2019)3
Influence of foot pain on frailty symptoms in an elderly population: a case-control study3
Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of Sarcopenia and Quality of Life (SarQoL) in Brazil3
Use of artificial intelligence in ophthalmology: a narrative review3
Prevalence and predisposing factors for fatigue in patients with chronic renal disease undergoing hemodialysis: a cross-sectional study3
Sociodemographic determinants of multimorbidity in Brazilian adults and older adults: a cross-sectional study3
Indications for accurate and appropriate use of personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals. A systematic review3
Physical activity and sedentary behavior as multimorbidity discriminators among elderly Brazilians: a cross-sectional study3
Epidemiological profile of inflammatory bowel disease in Caxias do Sul, Brazil: a cross-sectional study3
Is perioperative fasting associated with complications, length of hospital stay and mortality among gastric and colorectal cancer patients? A cohort study3
Prevalence of chondromalacia patella according to patella type and patellofemoral geometry: a retrospective study3
Popular knowledge of stroke in São Paulo: a cross-sectional study within the World Stroke Campaign3
Screening for cognitive impairment among individuals aged 60 years or over: scoping review3
Can p63 serve as a biomarker for diagnosing giant cell tumor of bone? A systematic review and meta-analysis3
Immunohistochemical assessment of symptomatic postmenopausal endometrial polyps in tamoxifen users and nonusers: a case control study3
Barriers to physical activity among adults in primary healthcare units in the National Health System: a cross-sectional study in Brazil3
Use of smartphone-based instant messaging services in medical practice: a cross-sectional study2
Descriptive epidemiological study on patients with movement disorders, with emphasis on Parkinson’s disease2
Biceps tenotomy or tenodesis in association with rotator cuff repair: is there an influence on functional results? A retrospective cohort study2
Inequalities in mammography and Papanicolaou test coverage: a time-series study2
WALANT versus intravenous regional anesthesia for carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized clinical trial2
Trends in Peruvian scientific publications on COVID-19: A bibliometric analysis2
Women’s health anxiety and psychological wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. A descriptive study2
The impact of COVID-19 on kidney transplant activities in Brazil: a descriptive study2
Prediction and reasons for COVID-19 second dose vaccine hesitation: a cross-sectional study in a municipality of Brazil2
Vascular complications in 305 severely ill patients with COVID-19: a cohort study2
Free access to medicines among older adults in primary care: a cross-sectional study2
The brief psychotherapeutic intervention “relaxation, mental images and spirituality”: a systematic review2
Habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior as predictors of dynapenia in older adults: a cross-sectional study2
Major risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea monitored in the home. A cross-sectional study2
Mental health interventions for suicide prevention among indigenous adolescents: a systematic review2
High prevalence of functional dyspepsia in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a cross-sectional study2
Perceived racism or racial discrimination and the risk of adverse obstetric outcomes: a systematic review2
False positivity of Rose Bengal test in patients with COVID-19: case series, uncontrolled longitudinal study2
Are we preparing for the digital healthcare era?2
Diagnostic criteria and outcome measures in randomized clinical trials on carpal tunnel syndrome: a systematic review2
Development of language and arithmetic skills: risk and protective factors. Comparative cross-sectional study2
Long-term results from modified sphincteroplasty in patients with traumatic sphincter injury: a retrospective study2
Association between neck circumference and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: cross-sectional analysis from ELSA-Brasil2
New challenges for lung transplantation in the era of COVID-192
Subclinical thyroid diseases as a non-classical risk factor for cardiovascular diseases2
The effect of proliferative hypertrophic scars on determining treatment options for preventing recurrence of vesicourethral anastomotic stenosis after radical prostatectomy: a single-center cross-sect2
Functional outcomes among stroke patients in Alagoas, Brazil: observational study2
Self-reported depression and anxiety among COPD patients. A case-control study2
Colonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among healthcare students: an integrative review2
Amount of physical activity necessary for a normal level of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in ELSA-Brasil: a cross-sectional study2
Clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors among first-year students at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study2
Experience of 2003 SARS has a negative psychological impact on healthcare workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study2
25-Hydroxyvitamin D as a biomarker of vitamin D status in plaque psoriasis and other dermatological diseases: a cross-sectional study2
Prevalence of burnout and predictive factors among oncology nursing professionals: a cross-sectional study2
Augmented reality in interventional radiology education: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials2
Evaluation of anti-COVID-19 measures taken by the parents of children with celiac disease: a cross-sectional study2
Fecal calprotectin levels used as a noninvasive method for screening for chronic gastritis in pediatric patients. A descriptive study2
Classification of plastic surgery malpractice complaints brought before the São Paulo Medical Board that were treated as professional-misconduct cases: a cross-sectional study2
What do Cochrane systematic reviews say about congenital vascular anomalies and hemangiomas? A narrative review2
Intravenous zoledronate for postmenopausal women with osteopenia and osteoporosis: a systematic review and metanalysis1
Alcohol consumption is associated with excessive risk of multiple sclerosis: a meta-analysis observational study1
The first appointment with a nephrologist: Brazilian patients’ demographic and kidney function characteristics. A retrospective study1
Recent dengue virus infection: epidemiological survey on risk factors associated with infection in a medium-sized city in Mato Grosso1
Relationship between dialysis quality and brain compliance in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD): a cross-sectional study1
Global research trends related to coronavirus disease 2019 and the aged: a bibliometric analysis1
Neck pain and associated factors in a sample of high school students in the city of Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil: cross-sectional study1
Exome sequencing of 500 Brazilian patients with rare diseases: what we have learned1
Does Enoxaparin treatment have any effects on the placenta in women with unexplained histories of habitual abortion? A case control study1
Leydig and Sertoli cell function in individuals with genital ambiguity, 46,XY karyotype, palpable gonads and normal testosterone secretion: a case-control study1
Prediction of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality using central hemodynamic indices among elderly people: systematic review and meta-analysis1
Critical analysis on the use of cholecalciferol as a COVID-19 intervention: a narrative review1
What anthropometric indicators are associated with insulin resistance? Cross-sectional study on children and adolescents with diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus1
Isotemporal substitution of sleep or sedentary behavior with physical activity in the context of frailty among older adults: a cross-sectional study1
Impact of home-based aerobic training combined with food orientation on food consumption, daily physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness among breast cancer survivors: six-month clinical trial1
Ultrasound techniques for the detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip: a systematic review and meta-analysis1
Common mental disorders among medical students: systematic review and meta-analysis of Brazilian studies1
Impact of physical activity during weekdays and weekends on fat mass among adults: 12-month cohort study1
Effect of prophylactic transcatheter arterial chemoembolization on hepatocellular carcinoma with microvascular invasion after R0 resection. A case-control study1
HANDS-ON: Training Simulation in Surgery1
Brazilians’ level of knowledge, attitudes and practices towards COVID-19: a cross-sectional study1
COVID-19: long-term respiratory consequences1
Performance and reference intervals of thrombin generation test: results from the Brazilian longitudinal study of adult health (ELSA-Brasil). A cross-sectional study1
Reactions of physicians in the state of São Paulo to the use of telemedicine during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: cross-sectional study1
Scanning of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation as an etiological risk factor in patients with acute ischemic stroke: prospective study1
Relationships between self-reported dyspnea, health conditions and frailty among Brazilian community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study1
Databases, big data and artificial intelligence: what healthcare professionals need to know about them1
Clinical characteristics and factors associated with acute kidney injury among patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease: an observational retrospective study1
Suicide mortality in the city of São Paulo: epidemiological characteristics and their social factors in a temporal trend between 2000 and 2017. Retrospective study1
One-year mortality of hematopoietic stem cell recipients admitted to an intensive care unit in a dedicated Brazilian cancer center: a retrospective cohort study1
Effect of liberal or conservative oxygen therapy on the prognosis for mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients: a meta-analysis1
Influence of air pollutants on pneumonia hospitalizations among children in a town in the Brazilian Legal Amazon region: a time series study1
The role of the surgeon in treating patients with lung cancer. An updating article1
Knowledge of and adherence to standard precautions in a hemodialysis unit: a cross-sectional study1
COVID-19: better trustworthiness of clinical evidence through clinical trials and systematic reviews1
The effect of prophylactic rewarming on postoperative nausea and vomiting among patients undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy: a prospective randomized clinical study1
Longitudinal evaluation of the Ophthalmology residents in Brazil: an observational prospective study1
Pulmonary embolism in patients with COVID-19 and its treatment based on low-molecular-weight heparin1
Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection among asymptomatic children in southeastern Brazil: a cross-sectional study1
The Brazilian version of the Hip Sports Activity Scale: translation and cross-cultural adaptation1
Prematurity and functional gastrointestinal disorders in infancy: a cross-sectional study1
Molecular aspects of COVID-19 and its relationship with obesity and physical activity: a narrative review1
Is vitamin D status relevant to psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis? A retrospective cross-sectional study1
Awareness of stroke among patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis: a cross-sectional study1
Effectiveness and safety of tocilizumab for COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials1
Early reduction of pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients using a long-term mechanical ventricular assistance device: a cross-sectional study1
Economic crises, behavioral changes and hospitalization due to affective disorders in Brazil between 2003 and 2017: a nationwide cross-sectional study1
Population-based analysis of the epidemiology of the surgical correction of hyperhidrosis in 1,216 patients over 11 years: a cross-sectional study1
Moonlighting and physician residents’ compensation: is it all about money? A cross-sectional Brazilian study1
Deficiency of vitamins C and E in women of childbearing age in Brazil: a systematic review and meta-analysis1
Polyphenols for improvement of inflammation and symptoms in rheumatic diseases: systematic review1
Prevalence risk of sarcopenia in older Brazilian adults during the pandemic: A cross-sectional analysis of the Remobilize Study1
Highlights of clinical and laboratory parameters among severe COVID-19 patients treated with tocilizumab: a retrospective observational study1
The impact of COVID-19 on the development and consolidation of telemedicine1
Neuromodulation in acute traumatic brain injury: a tool in the rehabilitation process that needs to be investigated1
Computed tomography with low-dose radiation versus standard-dose radiation for diagnosing fractures: systematic review and meta-analysis1
Dermatological manifestations relating to nutritional deficiencies after bariatric surgery: case report and integrative literature review1
Four weeks of exercise regimen for sedentary workers with rounded shoulder posture: a randomized controlled study1
Awareness towards stroke among high school students in Brazil: a cross-sectional study1
Effect of transient obstructive cholestasis on liver histology: a cross-sectional study1
Theory-based training to promote breast cancer screening among women with breast cancer worries: randomized controlled trial1
Direct healthcare costs and their relationships with age at start of drug use and current pattern of use: a cross-sectional study1
What editors, reviewers, researchers and librarians need to know about the PRESS, MECIR, PRISMA and AMSTAR instruments with regard to improving the methodological quality of searches for information f1
Muscle depletion in cirrhotic patients assessed using computed tomography: a cross-sectional study1
Some lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic virus1
Telementored ultrasonography: a narrative review1
Post-COVID-19 cardiological alterations1
Efficacy of methimazole before the administration of radioactive iodine in the management of Graves’ disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis1
Daily physical activity, human development index and insomnia in a representative sample of Brazilian adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis1
Diabetes and hypertension are associated with lowered cognitive performance among middle-aged Brazilian adults: cross-sectional analyses nested in the longitudinal Pró-Saúde study1
Prostate examination among adult and elderly subjects in southern Brazil: a cross-sectional population-based study1
Risk factors for hospitalization and death due to COVID-19 among frail community-dwelling elderly people: a retrospective cohort study1
Subclinical thyroid disorders should not be considered to be a non-classical risk factor for cardiovascular diseases1
First facts on the distribution of personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic and facts revealed by medical entities in Brazil: a cross-sectional study1
Association of salivary alpha-2-macroglobulin with glycemia and glycated hemoglobin in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis study1
Perfusion index: Could this be a new triage tool for upper gastrointestinal system bleeding in the emergency department? A prospective cohort study1
Knowledge of healthcare professionals about poliomyelitis and postpoliomyelitis: a cross-sectional study1
Assessment of the strength of recommendation and quality of evidence: GRADE checklist. A descriptive study1
Incidence of multimorbidity and associated factors during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil: a cohort study1