Dilma do Socorro Moraes de Souza

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BACKGROUND Hypothermia is defined as a condition in which core temperature (rectal, esophageal, or tympanic) reaches values below 35 degrees C. This may be accidental, metabolic, or therapeutic. The accidental form is frequent in cold-climate countries and rare in those with tropical or subtropical climate. The aim of this study was to evaluate(More)
Repeated BP measurement at the office allows the diagnosis of hypertension and normotension. To better assess BP behavior, there are methods that analyze BP by using a higher number of measurements, minimizing interferences of the environment, situation and observer. Those alternatives are as follows: 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM); and dwelling BP(More)
Arterial hypertension (AH) is a highly prevalent disease, and is a major cardiovascular (CV) risk factor1; therefore, achieving blood pressure (BP) control goals as soon as possible is paramount to reduce that risk2. That means that approximately 70% of hypertensive individuals will need antihypertensive drug combination3, and up to 30% of hypertensive(More)
BACKGROUND Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is an important risk factor for cardiovascular events, and its detection usually begins with an electrocardiogram (ECG). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of complete left bundle branch block (CLBBB) in hypertensive patients in the diagnostic performance of LVH by ECG. METHODS A total of 2,240 hypertensive(More)
Anatomopathological Aspects of Acute Chagas Myocarditis by Oral Transmission Dilma do Socorro Moraes de Souza1,2, Marialva TF Araujo1, Paulo da Silva Garcez1, Julio Cesar Branco Furtado1, Maria Tereza Sanches Figueiredo1, Rui M.S. Povoa3 Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA)1, Belém, PA; Fundação Pública Estadual Hospital de Clínicas(More)
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