Eduardo Cardoso

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Granuloma faciale (GF) is an uncommon inflammatory dermatosis that usually presents on the face as reddish brown or violaceous papules and nodules that may coalesce into plaques. Eosinophilic angiocentric fibrosis (EAF) is a rare fibrosing condition that shares many histologic characteristics with GF and is regarded by some authors as a mucosal counterpart(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcomes after the implementation of a multimodal protocol (ACERTO protocol) with patients undergoing colorectal operations. METHODS Fifty-three patients (37 M and 16 F; 57 [18-82] years old) submitted to various colorectal operations were prospectively studied in two different periods of time: from January 2004 through July 2005(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to review clinical, imagiologic, and surgical outcomes of tracheal resection in the management of laryngotracheal stenosis. METHODS The study used a retrospective analysis of adult patients managed in a tertiary academic hospital who underwent thyrotracheal, cricotracheal, or tracheal end-to-end anastomosis between 1997(More)
PFAPA syndrome is characterized by periodic fever, pharyngitis, cervical adenitis and aphthous stomatitis. The bouts of fever can last for days or even weeks. Between crises, patients remain asymptomatic for variable periods. It appears before the age of five and has limited duration (4-8 years). Its aetiopathogeny is unknown. Corticoids are the treatment(More)
Introduction. The aim of this study was to assess the vascular benefits of dark chocolate in healthy and young individuals. Methods. A randomized and controlled trial was carried out involving 60 healthy volunteers, randomized into two groups: control group (CG; n = 30) and intervention group (IG; n = 30). The IG ingested a daily dosage of 10 g of dark(More)
Sleep staging is a crucial step before the scoring the sleep apnoea, in subjects that are tested for this condition. These patients undergo a whole night polysomnography recording that includes EEG, EOG, ECG, EMG and respiratory signals. Sleep staging refers to the quantification of its depth. Despite the commercial sleep software being able to stage the(More)
m Implantation of posterior ch.unber lenses (intmcalar lens = IOL) is an established method to replace opaque lenses. Prefered positioning of implanted lenses is in the capsular bag. either with or without touching the posterior capsule. Purpose of the present study is to determine the real position of the implanted lens in relation to the posterior capsule(More)
Introduction: x he photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is a safe, predictable sur ical method to correct low myopia. However, the stability of this technic is still unclear, and the few results concerning its follow-up over 12 months are controversial. Puroose: To evaluate the stability of the PRK in the correction of low myopia and the visual outcome over 18(More)
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