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March 2019


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  1- Factors of recurrence of intraepithelial lesions of the uterine cervix.

2- Duodenoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the diagnosis of biliary and pancreatic pathology.

3- Mephedrone (?Meow Meow?), The New Designer Drug of Abuse: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynimics and Clinical and Forensic Issues

4- Natural history of fetal pyelocaliectasia.

5- Erysipelas.

6- Antidepressant drugs.

7- Pressure ulcer management--Evidence-based interventions.

8- Traumatic Brain Injury: Integrated Approach

9- Genital ulcers caused by sexually transmitted diseases: current therapies, diagnosis and their relevance in HIV pandemy.

10- Current management of gout.

11- Livedo vasculitis.

12- Tarlov's cyst: definition, etiopathogenesis, propaedeutic and treatment.

13- Antibiotic treatment of uncomplicated cystitis in non-pregnant women up to menopause.

14- Uterine inversion.

15- Urolithiasis and renal colic. Therapeutic approach in urology.

16- Surgical basic skills: surgical sutures.

17- Rhabdomyolysis.

18- Glioblastoma multiforme... with multifocal presentation.

19- Neuropathy diagnosis strategy.

20- Intrahepatic cholestasis in pregnancy. Its etiopathogenesis, prognosis and therapy.

  Use of Anterolateral Thigh Free Flap in the Treatment o...


Hypertrophic and keloid scars represent hyperproliferative disorders that can have a significant impact on patients’ lives. The authors present the case of a 53 years-old male with a sternal keloid after ex...  

  Letter to the Editor: Therapies for Osteogenesis Imperf...


Keywords: Osteogenesis Imperfecta; Portugal; Zoledronic Acid

Full letter available here (English only).

  Position Paper of the Portuguese Association of Chronob...


The Circadian Timing System (CTS) is an important regulatory system synchronizing internal medium with external clues. It is a dynamic multi-oscillatory system ensuring predictive adjustme...  

  Translation, Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the ...


Introduction: The scale Satisfaction with Amplification in Daily Life uses a simple and easily administered questionnaire to evaluate the adaptation of individual...  


  40 years of Acta Médica Portuguesa "Doctors have to research and publish more scientific papers to ...

Há 40 anos saía da gráfica a primeira edição da Revista Acta Médica Portuguesa. Quatro décadas e 3884 artigos depois, disponíveis na PubMed, muita coisa mudou e é hoje publicada, agora apenas online, a edição especial qu...  


  The Impact Factor of AMP increased in 2017 from 0.498 to 0.581!
    The figures recently reported by Journal Citation Reports® correspond to the number of citations obtained during the year 2017 of articles published in AMP in 2015 and 2016 divided by the number of articles published in the aforementioned years. This includes a total of 133 citations related to 2...  

  10 minutes with Ricardo Baptista Leite

Ricardo Baptista Leite, medical doctor, member of Parliament and author of the recently published article "The Road towards the Responsible and Safe Legalization of Cannabis Use in Portugal", was interviewed by news Channel SIC notícias about the proposal to legalize cannabis in ...  


  The research paper as a Fairy Tale, by Domhnall MacAuley

In my capacity as Chair of the Jury for the National Research Award of the Swiss College of Primary Care Medicine, I was recently invited to give a Plenary lecture at the Early Career Researchers Academic meeting for academic primary care physicians in Bern, Switzerland. I enjoyed listening to ot...  


  AMP-Student has a new Editor-in-Chief

Bernardo Marques da Silva, 5th year medical student at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, will be AMP-Student’s Editor-in-Chief during 2018. He will be responsible together with a team of Associate-Editors and under the supervision of AMP’s Editor-in-Chief, Tiago Vil...  


  Rethinking Anatomy: How to Overcome Challenges of Medical Educations Evolution

Introduction: Due to scientific and technological development, Medical Education has been readjusting its focus and strategies. Medical curriculum has been adopting a vertical integration model, in which basic and clinical sciences coexist during medical instruction. Th...  

  Clinical Cases  
  Small Bowel Obstruction by Broad Ligament Hernia...  
  Acta Med Port 2019 xxx;32(AOP):xxx-xxx  

Internal hernias are a rare cause of bowel obstruction (1%) and can be caused by broad ligament defects in 4% to 7% of the cases. These defects may be congenital or acquired and are classified according to its anatomical location. This paper reports three cases of small bowel obstructio...


  Letters to the Editor  
  How to Choose the Best Evidence?  
  Online First  

Keywords: Decision Making; Evidence-Based Medicine; Guideline Adherence; Portugal; Practice Patterns, Physicians; Quality Improvement

You can read the Letter to the Editor here:


  Choosing Wisely Portugal - Wise Health Decisions  
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  How is Bariatric Surgery Improving the Quality o...  
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Introduction: Obesity is often accompanied by psychological distress and both can reduce patients' quality of life. Bariatric surgery is proven to be a good method to reduce weight and to alleviate comorbidities, leading ultimately to an improvement in quality of life.