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Risk-assessment algorithm and recommendations for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in medical patients
(Vascular Health and Risk Management, 2007-10-16) [Resenha]
The risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in medical patients is high, but risk assessment is rarely performed because there is not yet a good method to identify candidates for prophylaxis. Purpose: To perform a systematic ...
Effectiveness and safety of finasteride in male chronic pelvic pain syndrome
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2009-09-21) [Resenha]
Diabetes and pregnancy: An update of the problem
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2007-12-01) [Resenha]
Pregnancies complicated by diabetes account for about 7% of all pregnancies attended by the Brazilian Unified Healthcare System (SUS) and are one of the main causes of maternal/perinatal morbidity and mortality in Brazil. ...
Treatment of pulmonary thromboembolism in patients with systemic blood pressure stability and right ventricular dysfunction
(Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, 2008-02-01) [Resenha]
Pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) ranges from incidental, clinically unimportant thromboembolism to massive embolism with sudden death. Its treatment is well established in two groups of patients: heparin for those with ...
Peritoneal dialysis in acute renal failure
(Renal Failure, 2006-09-01) [Resenha]
The definition of adequate dialysis in acute renal failure (ARF) is complex and involves the time of referral to dialysis, dose, and dialytic method. Nephrologist experience with a specific procedure and the availability ...
A systematic review of anti-inflammatories for mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome
(Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease, 2009-09-01) [Resenha]
The purpose of this study was to evaluate anti-inflammatory drugs in the medium- and long-term management of mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The authors conducted a systematic review of the literature on the ...
Cardiovascular remodeling induced by passive smoking
(Inflammation and Allergy - Drug Targets, 2009-12-01) [Resenha]
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death in many developed countries. The major risk factors for CHD are smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, and lack of physical activity. ...
Treatment of atherosclerotic renovascular disease
(Current Hypertension Reviews, 2008-05-01) [Resenha]
Treatment of atherosclerotic renovascular disease is controversial and revascularization is not a beneficial approach to all patients. Conditions as progressive deterioration of renal function, refractory hypertension or ...