Camila Gonçalves Ferreira

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The ability to integrate echocardiographic for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) into RHD prevention programs is limited because of lack of financial and expert human resources in endemic areas. Task shifting to nonexperts is promising; but investigations into workforce composition and training schemes are needed. The objective of this study was to test(More)
Ketamine is an anesthetic with antidepressant properties. The rapid and lasting effect of ketamine observed in preclinical and clinical research makes it a promising therapeutic to improve current major depression (MD) treatment. Our work intended to evaluate whether the combined use of classic antidepressants (imipramine or fluoxetine) and ketamine would(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a semi-automated PET-image tumor segmentation algorithm for gross tumor volume (GTV) delineation in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirty-two patients with locally advanced cervical cancer were retrospectively evaluated. Semi-automated PET-image-based GTV delineation was applied using a previous(More)
Cervical carcinomas are almost universally associated with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infections, and are a leading cause of cancer death in women worldwide. Since the late 1990s, when a spate of studies reported the benefit of cisplatin-based chemotherapy, there had been a dearth of clinical trials in cervical cancer (CC). More effective(More)
BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease is the main cause of death in Brazil. In the Brazilian public health system, the in-hospital mortality associated with acute myocardial infarction is high. The Minas Telecardio 2 Project (Projeto Minas Telecardio 2) aims at implementing a myocardial infarction system of care in the Northern Region of Minas Gerais (MG) to(More)
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