Cyntia Maria Sampaio Viana

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OBJECTIVE To validate a Portuguese-language version of the COPD assessment test (CAT) for use in Brazil and to assess the reproducibility of this version. METHODS This was multicenter study involving patients with stable COPD at two teaching hospitals in the city of Fortaleza, Brazil. Two independent observers (twice in one day) administered the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after twelve months of smoking cessation. METHODS This was a prospective study to evaluate the effectiveness of a smoking cessation program on the quality of life of 60 self-referred subjects, at a public hospital, during the period of August 2006 to December 2007. The program(More)
BACKGROUND Systemic inflammation plays an important role in the initiation, promotion, and progression of lung carcinogenesis. In patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), fibrinogen levels correlate with neoplasia. Here we compared the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) with chest physical therapy (CPT) on fibrinogen and albumin levels in(More)
Title:the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation versus chest physical therapy on the levels of fibrinogen and albumin in patients with lung cancer undergoing lung resection: a randomized clinical trial
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