Cesar Augusto Araujo

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UNLABELLED Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection present higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM). However, the mechanism of this association and the role of antiviral treatment are still unclear. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between the use of peguilated interferon and the development of insulin(More)
AIMS The effects of glargine insulin therapy in pregnancies are not well established. We compared maternal and neonatal outcomes of women with pregestational and gestational diabetes treated with glargine or NPH insulin. METHODS A prospective cohort study was conducted analyzing outcomes from 56 women with pregestational and 82 with gestational diabetes(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to analyze chest CT scans of patients with thoracic textiloma. METHODS This was a retrospective study of 16 patients (11 men and 5 women) with surgically confirmed thoracic textiloma. The chest CT scans of those patients were evaluated by two independent observers, and discordant results were resolved by consensus. (More)
Human T lymphotropic virus (HTLV)-I is known to cause HTLV-I-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) and other pronounced disease in less than 4% of those infected. However, evidence is accumulating that a proportion of HTLV-I carriers have neurological and urological symptoms without fulfilling criteria for HAM/TSP. Brain white matter(More)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent and multifactorial neuropsychiatric disorder in the human population worldwide. Complex etiology and clinical heterogeneity have challenged the research, diagnostics and treatment of the disease. Hyperactive and impulsive behaviour has also been observed in dogs, and they could offer a(More)
Because the esophagus is a tubular muscular structure only partially filled with air and surrounded by major structures (vessels, lungs, and heart), its radiologic evaluation cannot be performed solely by conventional chest radiograph or barium studies. The emergence of newer techniques has had a dramatic effect on the use of luminal contrast examinations(More)
Diseases of the mediastinum comprise a wide spectrum of benign and malignant entities that share the same anatomic site within the chest. Correct management often requires a multidisciplinary approach. Diagnostic imaging modalities such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasonography, and positron emission tomography play a(More)
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