Júnia Cabral Marques

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OBJECTIVE Analysis of the different ambulatory blood pressure monitoring derived parameters in terms of cardiac structural repercussion, in patients with isolated systolic and mild systolic-diastolic hypertension. SETTING Prospective study involving simultaneously the two-dimensional echocardiographic technique and the ambulatory blood pressure monitoring(More)
PURPOSE To assess the safety and efficacy of photorefractive keratectomy with mitomycin C (PRK-MMC) to correct refractive errors after corneal transplantation. METHODS This was a prospective and noncomparative study of 36 eyes that underwent PRK-MMC after penetrating (n = 34) or lamellar (n = 2) keratoplasty. After mechanical epithelial removal and(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the results of treatment of eyelid xanthelasma (EX) with 70% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) with regard to efficacy, cosmetic appearance, patient satisfaction, and recurrence rate. METHODS Twenty-four patients with EX of up to one third of the affected palpebral area were treated with 70% TCA. All patients were photographed at the start of(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the frequency of atopic keratoconjunctivitis, its symptoms and changes in patients of Pediatric Dermatology Service of 'Santa Casa de Misericordia de São Paulo' Hospital with a previous diagnosis of atopic dermatitis. METHODS Fifty-two patients with atopic dermatitis under 16 years old (mean age 8.9 +/- 4.1 between 2 and 16 years old)(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the performance of automated perimetry of elderly subjects naïve to AP after listening to a Mozart sonata. INTRODUCTION Automated perimetry (AP) is a psychophysical test used to assess visual fields in patients with neurological disorders and glaucoma. In a previous study, Fiorelli et al. showed that young subjects who listened to a(More)
The aim of this study was to analyse the meaning of unexpected hypertensive response during treadmill stress test in resting normotensive individuals without any evidence of cardiovascular pathology. The study group of 52 persons who fulfil the inclusion criteria was compared with a homogenous control population composed by 200 individuals with a suitable(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcomes of the tests used for dry eye diagnosis in patients with hepatitis C virus, and to verify if there is any relationship between the duration of illness and intensity of ocular surface changes. METHODS 25 patients with hepatitis C virus without treatment, and 29 patients with negative serologic tests for hepatitis C virus(More)
OBJECTIVE Comparative analysis of left atrial and left ventricle Doppler inflow patterns in patients with essential systemic mild to moderate hypertension and normal global left ventricular systolic function. PATIENTS A group of out patients with the diagnosis of hypertension referred to the Echocardiographic Laboratory of Egas Moniz Hospital in Lisbon.(More)
OBJECTIVE Analysis of different indices of blood pressure (BP) variability using the ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) method in two populations of hypertensive patients (HTA Group) and normotensive volunteers (NOR Group). SETTING Noninvasive prospective ambulatory study to assess the alterations of the circadian blood pressure profile through(More)