Amanda Pereira Mota

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Gastric leiomyosarcoma has rarely been diagnosed prior to operation. Three cases are presented in which a cytological diagnosis compatible with leiomyosarcoma could be made preoperatively by exfoliative cytology using a brushing technique under direct vision. Data which favor the diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma are: (1) spindle-shaped cells with malignant(More)
Background: The adoption of different criteria to determine the occurrence of the hypertriglyceridemic waist (HTW) can result in inaccurate interpretations, compromising the diagnosis of patients at risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic agreement of HTW using different cut-off points for waist circumference in(More)
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