Alberto Carlos Moreno Zaconeta

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PURPOSE It was to determine the prevalence of depressive symptoms in a sample of puerperal women from Brasília, Brazil, distinguishing cases with onset after delivery from those already present during pregnancy. METHODS A prospective cohort study with convenience sampling of patients submitted to elective cesarean section at two private hospitals. As an(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To show the technique of interval laparoscopic isthmocervical cerclage using cotton cardiac tape. DESIGN Case report (Canadian Task Force Classification III). SETTING A private practice hospital in Brasília, Brazil. PATIENT A 36-year-old female patient with primary infertility for 2 years caused by previous amputation of the cervix(More)
CONTEXT CRH participates in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and in neural circuits involved in the pathophysiology of depression. During pregnancy, the placenta produces large amounts of CRH, and production ceases abruptly after delivery. The relationship between CRH in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) during pregnancy and peripartum mood disorders has(More)
Case report of a 39-year-old intended mother of a surrogate pregnancy who underwent induction of lactation by sequential exposure to galactagogue drugs (metoclopramide and domperidone), nipple mechanical stimulation with an electric pump, and suction by the newborn. The study aimed to analyze the effect of each step of the protocol on serum prolactin(More)
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