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II Serie Volume 30 Number 1
January 2017


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  1- Factores de recorrência das lesões intraepiteliais do colo do útero.

2- Duodenoscopia e colangiopancreatografia retrógrada endoscópica (cpre) no diagnóstico da patologia biliar e pancreática. Experiência dos primeiros 150 exames.

3- História natural da dilatação pielocalicial pré-natal.

4- Mefedrona, a Nova Droga de Abuso: Farmacocinética, Farmacodinâmica e Implicações Clínicas e Forenses

5- Erisipela.

6- Abordagem terapêutica das úlceras de pressão--intervenções baseadas na evidência.

7- Drogas antidepressivas.

8- Traumatismo Crânio-Encefálico: Abordagem Integrada

9- Ulceras genitais causadas por infecções sexualmente transmissíveis: actualização do diagnóstico e terapêuticas, e a sua importância na pandemia do VIH.

10- Abordagem actual da gota.

11- Vasculite livedóide.

12- Tratamento antibiótico da cistite não complicada em mulheres não grávidas até à menopausa.

13- Cisto de Tarlov: definição, etiopatogenia, propedêutica e linhas de tratamento.

14- Inversão uterina.

15- Urolitíase e cólica renal. Perspectiva terapêutica em Urologia.

16- Princípios básicos em cirurgia: fios de sutura.

17- Rabdomiólise.

18- Glioblastoma multiforme ... com apresentação multifocal.

19- Abordagem diagnóstica das neuropatias periféricas.

20- Distócia de ombros: uma emergência obstétrica.

  Urethral Foreign Body: An Uncommon Cause for Hematuria


A 59 years-old oligophrenic male, with past history of an intermediate risk prostate cancer treated with external beam radiotherapy and a solid kidney nodule under radiologic surveillance, presented with hematuria dur...  

  Me, the Editor-In-Chief and the Puzzle Work


The Editor
AMP management took me 8 - 10 hours per week and this had to be achieved on top of my clinical work as a gastroenterologist and hepatologist, in addition to research work, teaching, ...  

  Endoscopy Induced Gastric Pneumatosis


A 78 year-old man, being studied for wasting syndrome with unspecific symptoms, performed a contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan, revealing stomach hipodensity and distension with linear hipo...  

  An Overview of Teaching Communication of Bad News in Me...


Introduction: Delivering bad news is very common in medical daily practice. Several studies have shown a lack of effective communication skills amongst medical students, particularly concerning h...  


  Landmarks in My Life

I was 20 and married for a little over than one year when I got pregnant with my first child. Like any other mother, I pictured my baby beautiful and perfect, never thinking for a single moment that in the lottery  of life we do not always get what we dream about. 

Full articl...  


  Applying Informed Consent to Hemophilia and Other Congenital Coagulopathy

Hemophilia is a chronic disease and a blood congenital organic disability that mainly affects male individuals. 
People with such a condition are affected by bleedings, often spontaneous and particularly around bone joints, which at medium and long term causes joint deformities that h...  


  NOVA Medical School - BMJ Research to Publication Program

Much of health research is wasted due to lack of proper planning, implementation or publication of it. Over the past 25 years the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has witnessed the challenges that researchers face. Courses and tips for the production of medical research articles abound in the market...  


  AMP-Student with a new Editor-in-Chief

Joana Revés, a 5th year medical student from NOVA Medical School|Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, is the new Editor-in-Chief of AMP-Student. Joana revés was appointed by the Associate Editors of the Student Corner of Acta Médica Portuguesa and then confirmed by Rui...  


  5th Symposium AMP: Ethics and Education

The 5th Symposium Acta Médica Portuguesa will take place on November 4th at the premises of the Northern Branch of the Portuguese Medical Association. 

This meeting aims at promoting the debate between editors and doctors on themes related to communication and publishing of ...  

  pEVAR e one day surgery  
  Acta Med Port 2016 Jun;29(6):381-388  

Introduction: To evaluate the results of the abdominal aortic aneurism endovascular treatment (EVAR), percutaneously and with local anesthesia, according to the concept of one day surgery.
Material and Methods: Unicentric, retrospective analysis of patient...


  Medical Images  
  Scrotal Cystocele by Computed Tomography and Ult...  
  Online First  

A 44-year-old man is investigated for an intermittent left inguinal swelling and sent for ultrasound investigation which suggested an inguinal hernia. Because of discrepancy with the symptoms, a computed tomography (CT) is performed which reveals a scrotal cystocele.
Scrotal cystocele is t...


  Clinical Cases  
  Single Fetal Death in Monochorionic Twin Pregnan...  
  Online First  

The incidence of single fetal death in twin pregnancy varies from 0.5% - 6.8%, leaving the surviving fetus with increased morbi-mortality.
The prognosis is worse in monochorionic pregnancies. In addressing these cases it should be noted referral to tertiary center with differentiated perin...


  Mumps Outbreak among Highly Vaccinated Teenagers...  
  Acta Med Port 2015 Jul-Aug;28(4):435-441  

Introduction: Mumps vaccine was introduced in the National Immunization Program in Portugal in 1987, rapidly reaching a national coverage > 92%, with important reduction in the annual incidence of the disease. We report a mumps outbreak in the Central Region of Portugal, occur...