João Augusto dos Santos Martinês

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
OBJECTIVES In 2012, a new acute respiratory distress syndrome definition was proposed for adult patients. It was later validated for infants and toddlers. Our objective was to evaluate the prevalence, outcomes, and risk factors associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome in children up to 15 years according to the Berlin definition. DESIGN A(More)
expansile, heterogeneous, lobulated lesion measuring 6.0 × 4.1 cm on the upper wall, with blurring of the adjacent fat (Figure 2). Freezing biopsy and tumor resection were performed. The surgical specimen measured 10.0 × 7.5 × 4.0 cm, was brownish colored and had a pedicle measuring 2.0 × 1.5 cm. Anatomopathological analysis confirmed IMT with areas of(More)
I Divisão de Clinica Médica do Hospital Universitário, Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo/SP, Brazil. II Divisão de Clinica Cirúrgica do Hospital Universitário, Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo/SP, Brazil. III Serviço de Iconologia do Hospital Universitário, Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo/SP, Brazil. IV Serviço de Anatomia Patológica do Hospital(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Noninvasive strategies for evaluating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have been investigated over the last few decades. Our aim was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a new hepatic ultrasound score for NAFLD in the ELSA-Brasil study. DESIGN AND SETTINGS Diagnostic accuracy study conducted in the ELSA center, in the(More)
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the pricing performance of agricultural market advisory services in hogs. Pricing recommendations are available for all quarters from the beginning of 1995 through the end of 2001. The results show that average differences between advisory programs and market benchmarks are small in nominal terms for all three(More)
Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) encompasses a group of disorders caused by the obstruction to the hepatic venous outflow at the level of the small or large hepatic veins, the inferior vena cava, or any combination thereof. Clinical manifestation of the subacute form is characterized by supramesocolic abdominal discomfort, abdominal distension, fever, and lower(More)
Although the Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is well known and frequently found in hospitals and nursing care facilities, many cases are also reported outside these boundaries. In general, this pathogen infects debilitated patients either by comorbidities or by any form of immunodeficiency. In cases of respiratory infection, tobacco abuse seems to play an(More)
Primary lung lymphoma is a rare entity accounting for approximately 0.3% of all primary neoplasia of the lung and includes diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBL) and lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LYG). Considering that clinical features may be similar, whereas epidemiology, morphology, and radiological features are different, the authors report a case of a(More)
Although infective endocarditis (IE) has been described in reports dating from the Renaissance, the diagnosis still challenges and the outcome often surprises. In the course of time, diagnostic criteria have been updated and validated to reduce misdiagnosis. Some risk factors and epidemiology have shown dynamic changes since degenerative valvular disease(More)
In 2005, the combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE) was first defined as a distinct entity, which comprised centrilobular or paraseptal emphysema in the upper pulmonary lobes, and fibrosis in the lower lobes accompanied by reduced diffused capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide (DLCO). Recently, the fibrosis associated with the connective(More)