Drumond Freitas

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UNLABELLED Diabetes mellitus is associated with significant cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The authors describe the clinical and angiographic profile of a diabetic population undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, with one-year follow-up. METHODS We retrospectively studied 769 patients (241 diabetic [D] and 528 nondiabetic [ND]) in terms(More)
Patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) have specific factors that enhance the risk for erectile dysfunction (ED), such as low cardiac output and the use of drugs with vasodilator effect. ED can negatively affect interpersonal relationships and self-esteem, with significant impact on the quality of life. We hypothesized that the improvement of the(More)
The human T-lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) is a retrovirus associated with a chronic myelopathy known as HTLV-I-Associated Myelopathy or Tropical Spastic Paraparesis (HAM/TSP). The main objective was to assess the frequency of erectile dysfunction (ED) in HTLV-I-infected individuals from Salvador and other cities from Bahia, Brazil, as well as to verify(More)
Thrombolytic treatment in patients with acute ischemic stroke improves their clinical prognosis when administered within three hours of symptom onset. We report the case of a 57-year-old patient with a history of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and hypertension who developed an anterior acute myocardial infarction after systemic thrombolytic treatment for(More)
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