Flávio Augusto Naoum

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Patients with beta-thalassemia trait have been reported to present lower plasma concentrations of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and lower frequencies of acute myocardial infarction than normal subjects. In this study, the metabolism of LDL was tested in 12 patients with heterozygous beta-thalassemia trait (HBT) and 13 healthy subjects without the disease by(More)
Infections and Myelokathexis (WHIM) syndrome is a very rare form of severe congenital neutropenia with approximately only 40 cases reported until now. The name of this syndrome, WHIM, describes its main features that include, but are not limited to warts, hypogamma-globulinemia, recurrent bacterial Infections and myelokathexis (retention and apoptosis of(More)
Anemia is a frequent complication in cancer patients, both at diagnosis and during treatment, with a multifactorial etiology in most cases. Iron deficiency is among the most common causes of anemia in this setting and can develop in nearly half of patients with solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Surprisingly, this fact is usually neglected by the(More)
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