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The paucity of epidemiologic data, and the previous impression of high incidence of cerebrovascular disease in Brazil, made us elaborate a prospective institutional study in Joinville, Brazil, with objective of identifying first and recurrent episodes in stroke. This study occurred from March 1995 to March 1996. We evaluated during the first episode of… (More)
We report a case of a 14-year-old girl who underwent arthroscopic subtotal meniscectomy after a bucket-handle tear of the lateral meniscus followed by a pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery. A revision surgery and reconstruction of the artery with a saphena magna patch was necessary to repair the defect. At 1-year follow-up, excellent range of motion,… (More)
From the follow-up of one hundred and thirty patients in a physical conditioning program during the period of one year, partially disabling lesions with preliminary complaints were observed at the beginning of the program in thirteen patients, and lesions during the development of the program were observed in nineteen patients. Within the first group, four… (More)
Authors describe pseudosarcoma, a rare esophageal tumour in a 52-year-old male patient. The tumour of complex histological appearance has characteristic macroscopic, microscopic and clinical features. Although its histogenesis is unclear, it can be well distinguished from the real carcinosarcoma and represents an independent class of tumours.