Ligia M.S.S. Rugolo

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We analyzed the perinatal outcome of 1,086 pregnancies classified according to the response to the 3-hour 100-gram glucose tolerance test and the diurnal glycemic profile into the Rudge groups corresponding to control pregnant women, class A gestational diabetic women, class A/B to FRH pregnant women and women with daily hyperglycemia. Despite treatment,(More)
BACKGROUND Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are one of the most frequent causative agents of neonatal nosocomial infections, especially in premature and low-weight newborns. Risk factors for infection include extracellular polysaccharide production and consequent biofilm formation that permit adhesion to the smooth surface of catheters and other(More)
The case of a six-day-old neonate admitted in an emergency situation because of dyspnea and increasing cyanosis is reported. Despite abnormal opacification on the chest X-ray and left ventricular overload on the electrocardiogram and echocardiogram, features compatible with the disease, the diagnosis of massive pulmonary arteriovenous fistula affecting the(More)
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