Alfredo Vieira

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The clinical efficacy of continuous infusion of piperacillin/tazobactam in critically ill patients with microbiologically documented infections is currently unknown. We conducted a retrospective multicenter cohort study in 7 Portuguese intensive care units (ICU). We included 569 critically ill adult patients with a documented infection and treated with(More)
Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) type 2A are at risk for early medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). We performed different screening tests for MTC--a recently reported biochemical screening test using omeprazole-induced calcitonin (CT) stimulation and DNA analysis--in fifteen members of two non-consanguineous Brazilian families with MEN 2A.(More)
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