Gabriel Assis Lopes do Carmo

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To provide a review in the available literature about the safe fertility-preserving management in gynecological malignancies, focusing on the selection criteria of the patients, treatment options and follow-up. Literature survey. The incidence of cancer in women who still want to get pregnant is increasing significantly. An early detection in gynecological(More)
BACKGROUND Accurate estimates of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) burden are needed to justify improved integration of RHD prevention and screening into the public health systems, but data from Latin America are still sparse. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of RHD among socioeconomically disadvantaged youth (5-18years) in Brazil and examine risk(More)
When dealing with surgical patients, a perioperative evaluation is essential to anticipate complications and institute measures to reduce the risks. Several algorithms and exams have been used to identify postoperative cardiovascular events, which account for more than 50% of perioperative mortality. However, they are far from ideal. Some of these(More)
BACKGROUND Ankle-brachial index (ABI) is an excellent method for the diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) when it is performed with Doppler. However, this device is not always available for primary care physicians. The ABI measured with stethoscope is an easy alternative approach, but have not been proved to be useful. OBJECTIVE To assess the(More)
Stroke is one of the most important causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide and, for a long time, was the leading cause of death in developed countries. Atherothrombotic carotid stenosis is one of the most important etiologies behind this event. If properly recognized and treated, lives can be saved, as well as long-term disabilities prevented. With(More)
patients still have 58% chance of experiencing an acute myocardial infarction, even when the admission hs-cTn is in the upper level and its first-hour change is low (18 in 31). The current article adds important information to the understanding of the hs-cTn pattern of change in coronary and noncoronary cardiac artery diseases. This may be the first step(More)
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the association of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) and cardiovascular complications after noncardiac surgery. METHODS We prospectively evaluated patients referred for noncardiac surgery. The ABI was performed before surgery. Patients with abnormal ABI (≤ 0.9) were included in the peripheral artery disease (PAD) group and the(More)
OBJECTIVES Cardiology referral is common for patients admitted for non-cardiac diseases. Recommendations from cardiologists may involve complex and aggressive treatments that could be ignored or denied by other physicians. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of patients who were given recommendations during cardiology referrals and to(More)
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