Josilda Ferreira Cruz

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AIM To evaluate relation between the portal blood flow and the laboratory hepatic screening in patients with schistosomal portal hypertension. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-four patients with schistosomal portal hypertension had studied, being 19 not operated, 23 submitted to esophagogastric devascularization with splenectomy and 22 submitted to distal(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence and evaluate sonographic findings compatible with changes consistent with hepatic steatosis in patients referred for abdominal ultrasonography at four reference centers in Aracaju, SE, Brazil. MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospective, descriptive survey, with analytical and quantitative approach, comprising abdominal(More)
BACKGROUND Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is among the most common chronic diseases of the modern world with a wide variety of factors including genetic, environmental and metabolic. The aim of this study was to verify the association between the degrees of hepatic steatosis at the abdominal ultrasound and the values of aminotransferases(More)
Results The sample comprises 100 patients, 89 women and 11 men, with means of age 44.05 (±11.92) yrs. old, of weight 116.404 (±23.42) kg, of BMI 45.93 (±7.93) kg/m2 and of Abdominal Circumference of 129.08 (±15.531) cm. From the 100 patients, 34(%) reported performing pretreatment for DM2, 73(%) for hypertension and 48(%) for dyslipidemia. According to the(More)
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