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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 ...
β-carotene and other carotenoids as antioxidants
(Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 1999-10-07) [Resenha]
Carotenoids are natural pigments which are synthesized by plants and are responsible for the bright colors of various fruits and vegetables. There are several dozen carotenoids in the foods that we eat, and most of these ...
Cholesteryl ester storage disease. Report of a case.
(Arquivos de Gastroenterologia, 1987-07-01) [Resenha]
Cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) is a rare disorder of familial incidence characterized by the accumulation of cholesteryl ester and triglycerides in the liver, intestine and bone marrow. Until now only 21 cases ...
Effectiveness and safety of finasteride in male chronic pelvic pain syndrome
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2009-09-21) [Resenha]
Genetic and modifying factors that determine the risk of brain tumors
(Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 2011-03-29) [Resenha]
Some modifying factors may determine the risk of brain tumors. Until now, it could not be attempted to identify people at risk and also to improve significantly disease progression. Current therapy consists of surgical ...
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. ...
Gastrointestinal changes associated to heart failure
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2012-03-01) [Resenha]
Over the last decade, several studies were conducted on the gastrointestinal changes associated to chronic heart failure. This article presents a literature review on the physiopathology and clinical consequences of ...
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 ...
Role of stressful and traumatic life events in obsessive-compulsive disorder
(Neuropsychiatry, 2011-02-01) [Resenha]
Whilst genetic factors are thought to contribute to the development of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the role of environmental factors in OCD is only beginning to be understood. In this article, we review the influence ...
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 ...