Amanda Athayde

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The decision to operate on a patient older than 70 years for an intracranial meningioma is always difficult. Therefore a series of meningiomas treated surgically in 30 cases older than 70 years has been reconsidered and studied according to the following parameters: Karnofsky's rating scale, physiological status of the patient (A.S.A. criteria), perifocal(More)
After randomized clinical trials produced impact and questions at the medical community on menopause hormonal therapy (MHT), the Department of Female Endocrinology and Andrology of the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology convened a group of specialists to produce an informative, critical and position paper, offering guidelines for those who practice or are(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate insulin sensitivity and the metabolic features in normal weight and overweight/obese patients with PCOS. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Forty-nine (49) patients from 18 to 45 years were retrospectively evaluated and divided into 2 groups, according to the body mass index (BMI): group 1 (18.5-24.9 kg/m(2)) and group 2 (25-40 kg/m(2)). Collected(More)
The authors report a series of 19 patients with one (17 cases) or two (2 cases) pericallosal aneurysms referred during the past 10 years. Of the 19 patients, 18 had a ruptured pericallosal aneurysm and one was asymptomatic. On admission two were graded I, four graded II, six graded III, and six graded IV. Of the latter group two patients died from(More)
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