Janaína Costa Cavalcanti

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INTRODUCTION The objective of the study is to identify the main risk factors for death by New World visceral leishmaniasis and establish a coherent pathogenic substrate of severe disease based on clinical findings. METHODS Seventy-six deceased inpatients and 320 successfully treated inpatients with VL were studied in a case control study. RESULTS(More)
INTRODUCTION Glomerular diseases are a frequent etiology of chronic kidney disease, especially in the developing countries. OBJECTIVE To determine the profile of such glomerulopathies in a public hospital located in the city of Brasilia, Federal District. METHODS 121 renal biopsies in different patients were performed by the Renal Division of Hospital(More)
1. Laboratory of Leishmaniasis, Tropical Diseases Institute Natan Portella, Teresina, PI, Brazil. 2. Department of Community Medicine, Federal University of Piauí, Teresina, PI, Brazil. 3. National School of Public Health Sérgio Arouca, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. 4. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.(More)
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