Ivone Do Carmo Gonçalves Torres

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Two radioaerosol preparations, TechneScan -DTPA (99mTc-DTPA, 40 mCi/3 ml; IPEN-CNEN, São Paulo, SP, Brazil) and TechneScan -DTPA/AEROSOL (99mTc-DTPA/A, 15 mCi/1.5 ml with 0.5 ml ethanol; Mallinckrodt Medical, St. Louis, MO, USA), were compared in pulmonary ventilation studies in terms of total radiocounts and clearance after inhalation. An aerosol with(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of (18)F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ((18)F-FDG-PET/CT) for detecting early cancer in carriers of germline TP53 mutation, the genetic defect underlying Li-Fraumeni and related syndromes, which predisposes to many forms of cancer throughout life. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) uptake on positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) and serum levels of different cytokines and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in patients with Takayasu arteritis (TA) and associations with disease activity. METHODS Serum levels of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), interleukin(More)
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