Gustavo Vasconcelos Alves

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Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is the second most common cancer in pregnancy. Its management is a challenge for both doctors and patients, and the best timing for surgery is unclear. A systematic review evaluating the prognosis of DTC in pregnant patients was conducted. After reviewing 401 unique citations and 54 full texts, 4 studies that compared the(More)
INTRODUCTION Primary hypoparathyroidism is a rare condition caused by parathyroid hormone deficiency and characterized by hypocalcemia. The clinical manifestations of primary hypoparathyroidism include tetany, seizures, paresthesias, dementia, and parkinsonism. Psychiatric manifestations such as mood disorders are unusual and may constitute a major(More)
UNLABELLED Hypovitaminosis D has been reported in tropical countries, but this hormone has seldom been studied in Brazil. Our purpose was to study the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in patients hospitalized in internal medicine wards in Southern Brazil. Possible associated factors were studied. We studied 81 adult patients in early spring. Mean serum(More)
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