Camila Vicente dos Santos

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INTRODUCTION Rotation thromboelastometry (ROTEM®) can be used for hypercoagulability evaluation. Cushing's syndrome (CS) is associated with hypercoagulability; however, ROTEM® has never been evaluated in this setting. OBJECTIVE To evaluate hypercoagulability in CS using ROTEM® and to correlate these parameters with coagulation markers and with the(More)
OBJECTIVE Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) can be cured by parathyroidectomy, and the preoperative location of enlarged pathologic parathyroid glands is determined by imaging studies, especially cervical ultrasonography and scintigraphy scanning. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the use of preoperative cervical ultrasonography and/or(More)
Hypercortisolism is associated with various systemic manifestations, including central obesity, arterial hypertension, glucose intolerance/diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, nephrolithiasis, osteoporosis, gonadal dysfunction, susceptibility to infections, psychiatric disorders, and hypercoagulability. The activation of the hemostatic system contributes to the(More)
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