Eduardo Maffini da Rosa

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OBJECTIVE To assess whether the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery of patients with coronary artery disease is greater than that of individuals without that disease. METHODS Case-control prospective study of prevalence assessing the thickness of the intima and media layers of 29 patients with coronary artery disease and 29 individuals(More)
2. Anderson JL, Adams CD, Antman EM, Bridges CR, Califf RM, Casey DEJ, et al. ACC/AHA 2007 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: a Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the 2002 Guidelines for the(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical and epidemiological studies have demonstrated a strong association between eating habits and chronic diseases, particularly cardiovascular events, although not all the mechanisms of action are understood. OBJECTIVE To describe and analyze the cardiovascular risk (CVR) in vegetarians and omnivores residing in Greater Vitória, State of(More)
François Lamontagne and colleagues recently reported an association between receipt of pneumococcal vaccination and a lower risk of myocardial infarction with an adjusted odds ratio of 0.53. Paradoxically, they reported greater protection with more remote vaccination. If these results are to be considered an undistorted reflection of the true protection(More)
Eduardo Maffini da Rosa1,2,3,4, Bruno Garcia Restelatto1, Verônica Poyer1 Universidade de Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil1; Instituto de Cardiologia do RS Fundação Universitária de Cardiologia, IC-FUC, Brazil2; Instituto de Pesquisa Clínica para Estudos Multicêntricos (IPCEM) do CECS-UCS, RS, Brazil3; Liga Acadêmica de Estudos e Ações em Cardiologia da(More)
Moreover, regarding the diagnosis of an infectious entity, we believe in the importance of the association of the serology and the clinical picture, considering that the isolated use of the serological method can yield false-positive results, including the cases where there is laboratory error. Therefore, we believe that the probability of a high antibody(More)
1. Braga CYY, Rivetti LA, Stella FP. Efetividade e segurança dos stents farmacológicos em um serviço de cardiologia em Curitiba-PR. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2010;95(1):3-11. 2. Campos CAHM, Ribeiro EE, Lemos PA, Falcão JL, Spadaro AG, Kajita LJ, et al. Perfil de segurança dos stents farmacológicos nas síndromes coronárias agudas: dados do Registro INCOR. Rev Bras(More)