Heda Maria Barska dos Santos Amarante

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UNLABELLED Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at risk of having vitamin D deficiency (25-OHD) and low bone mineral density (BMD). OBJECTIVES To measure 25OHD in a young group of IBD(More)
BACKGROUND Literature data have shown high specificity of antiendomysial antibodies (EmA IgA) in celiac disease. The scarcity of Brazilian reports concerning this subject motivated the present study.(More)
Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisae antibody (ASCA) and perinuclear anti-neutrophil cytoplasmatic antibody (pANCA) remain the most well-established markers in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and both may(More)
BACKGROUND The portal hypertension in cirrhotic patients is the main cause of this illness complication, that are clinically translated to visible collateral circulation in the abdominal wall,(More)
BACKGROUND The sustained response rates of chronic hepatitis C therapy to interferons alpha 2A and 2B associated to ribavirin are described as approximately 40%. Nevertheless, studies on the(More)