Fabiola Esteves Garcia

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PURPOSE To examine the refractive outcome in 950 consecutive eyes having laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) by 1 surgeon with experience in keratomileusis. SETTING Outpatient excimer laser surgical facility. METHODS This study comprised 950 consecutive eyes of 475 patients having LASIK as a primary procedure with a LaserSight 200 excimer laser (8.51(More)
BACKGROUND Increasingly accurate prediction of Type I Diabetes Mellitus (DMI), based on analysis of autoantibody markers, has become possible in first-degree relatives of patients with diabetes (PDMI). These markers indicate autoimmune process against pancreatic islet beta-cells. Anti-GAD and anti-IA2 are considered predictive of DMI, whose prevalences are(More)
INTRODUCTION The Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease has a prevalence of ∼12% of the urban population in Brazil. Koufman proposed the term to designate Laryngeal Pharyngeal Reflux (LPR) symptoms, signs or tissue damage resulting from aggression of the gastrointestinal contents in the upper aerodigestive tract. Belafsky et al proposed a score that points to(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of atopic diseases in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1) has been reported as lower. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of allergic diseases and allergic sensitisation in Brazilian children and adolescents with DM1. PATIENTS AND METHODS 96 patients with DM1 (aged 4-18 years, 45 boys) followed for at(More)
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