Cláudio Eduardo de Oliveira Cavalcanti

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In patients diagnosed with oral cancer, the most important prognostic indicator for patient survival after primary treatment is metastasis to the cervical lymph nodes or distal sites. Therefore, we evaluated the utility of photodynamic therapy (PDT) mediated by aluminum-chloride-phthalocyanine entrapped in liposomes for the prevention of metastasis to(More)
BACKGROUND The increasing incidence of cancer and the search for more effective therapies with minimal collateral effects have prompted studies to find alternative new treatments. Among these, photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been proposed as a very promising new modality in cancer treatment with the lowest rates of side effects, revealing itself to be(More)
The case of woman with diagnosis on non-hemorrhagic pituitary macroadenoma producing reversible occlusion of the internal carotid artery is presented. The obstruction of the internal carotid artery by a pituitary tumor is rare, particularly in the absence of hypophyseal apoplexy. The neuroradiological correlation becomes fundamentally important to(More)
The purpose of this report is to analyze the case of a newborn with hydrocephalus who, after a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt, began to develop close to normal from a neurological viewpoint, as well as showing computerized tomografical visualization of the cerebral mantle, not observed in earlier tests.
It is reported the case of a 57 years-old man from Maranhão State who presented Parkinson's syndrome. Images proper to calcified cysticerci were found in the basal ganglia at the CT-scan examination. Considerations are made as to: the low frequency of cysticercosis in the northern region of the country where the patient lives; the association of symptomatic(More)
Fifty patients with prolapse of the mitral valve and clinical diagnosis of migraine are analyzed, all being given a cardio-circulatory examination for an adequate clinical correlation between both illnesses. In this study we show a comparison of the patient's age, the duration and frequency of cephalic attacks, and their relationship to prolapse of the(More)
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