Eduardo Gregório Chamlian

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INTRODUCTION Chagas disease is a major cause of cardiomyopathy and sudden death in our country. It has a high mortality when their patients develop New York Heart Association (NYHA) class IV. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to analyze the clinical outcome of patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy with congestive heart failure with optimized(More)
Insulin resistance is an underlying cause of metabolic changes associated with cardiovascular diseases. Glucocorticoids are known determinant factors of insulin resistance. We quantified glucocorticoid receptor alpha (GRα) mRNA and 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11β-HSD1) mRNA in various tissues of 35 patients with previously established(More)
Background The use of vena cava filter has been broadly indicated for the prevention of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) in patients with contraindication for the use of anticoagulants, PTE recurrence during anticoagulation, prophylactic and temporary use in surgical patients with high risk of thromboembolism, and with contraindication for anticoagulation.(More)
BACKGROUND This multicenter study evaluated experience with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) as a bridge to orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT) in children. METHODS The application of ICD therapy continues to expand in pediatric populations, due in part to improved technology and new indications, including the prevention of sudden death(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the performance of the European Risk System in Cardiac Operations (EuroSCORE) model to predict mortality in patients undergoing myocardial revascularization at the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery of Santa Casa de São Paulo Medical School. METHODS From May 2005 to November 2006, 100 consecutive patients(More)
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