Carlos E. S. Coelho

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of classic and nonclassic cardiovascular risk factors in patients with acromegaly. METHODS Sixty-two patients with acromegaly (50 with active disease and 12 with controlled acromegaly) and 36 healthy persons (the control group) underwent measurement of lipids, fasting plasma glucose, homeostasis model assessment of(More)
OBJECTIVE To present 2 cases of patients with acromegaly and severe hyperprolactinemia whose primary therapy with cabergoline resulted in hormonal normalization and a considerable reduction in the size of their somatotroph macroadenomas. METHODS We summarize the clinical presentation and the pertinent laboratory findings in 2 patients with acromegaly, as(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cause and the clinical and laboratory features of adrenal incidentalomas (AI) in 52 patients and to assess the evolution of nonsurgically treated lesions during long-term follow-up. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 52 patients with AI undergoing routine follow-up in 2 Brazilian endocrine centers. (More)
The cytology of tracheal wash (TW) or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) of those animals may reveal erythrophagocytosis, erythrocytes and hemosiderophages, which are macrophages containing degradation products of hemoglobin. Hemosiderophages are commonly found in racehorses and in those used for extenuated exercises and indicate pulmonary hemorrhage or previous(More)
The absorption of fat was studied in 49 subjects, using the radioisotopic triolein and oleic acid technics, chemical fecal fat determination, and the vitamin A tolerance test. There is very poor correlation between the peak blood values and the percentage excreted in the stools, either for triolein or for oleic acid. Only very low peak values after(More)
Uma nova ferramenta vem sendo cada vez mais utilizada em geoquímica orgânica. Trata-se da aplicação de inclusões fluidas hospedadas em minerais, principalmente quartzo, de amostras de rocha recuperadas de poços exploratórios. Neste trabalho foi desenvolvido um método novo e prático na análise pontual de amostras de calha oriundas de diversas profundidades(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of physical exercise (marcha gait) on heart rate variability indices in Mangalarga Marchador horses. Twenty-five animals, fourteen females and eleven males, aged 6.4 ± 2.7 years and with a mean weight of 428.3 ± 24.7 kg, were used. Electrocardiograms were recorded at two different time points: rest and(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of oral creatine supplementation on the athletic performance of equines used for barrel racing. Ten healthy Quarter Horses, or Quarter Horse crossbred, weighing 429.7 ± 25.3 kg and with mean age of 3.8 ± 1.2 years, were used. Animals were evaluated in four different moments (M1, M2, M3, M4), and between M3(More)
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