Luciano Janussi Vacanti

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OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical and hemodynamic variables obtained with exercise testing in elderly patients SW >75 years. METHODS This study assessed 100 patients aged 75-94 years (80+/-4 years) undergoing symptom-limited exercise testing, 65% of whom were asymptomatic, 25% had nonanginal chest pain, and 10% had typical precordialgia. Of the 100(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the percentage of patients suitable to the objectives preconized by III Diretrizes sobre Dislipidemias da Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia (3rd Guidelines on Dyslipidemia of Brazilian Society of Cardiology), in a low income population. To determine whether there was a difference of that percentage in high risk patients, according to(More)
OBJECTIVE Data on sexual disfunction (SD) after myocardial infarction (MI) are sketchy, especially in our community and in regard to predictors. Both males and females, with active sexual life and no sexual dysfunction prior to MI were evaluated in order to investigate SD incidence after MI, as well as to identify the possible variables associated. (More)
This study aimed to identify the associated variables of erectile dysfunction (ED) in post myocardial infarction (MI) patients without previous sexual dysfunction (SD). Out of the 37 patients, 15 (40%) had ED. Patients significantly reduced the frequency of coitus (P<0.05). Out of nine patients with distress, eight presented ED, and of 28 patients without(More)
OBJECTIVE To define the prognostic value and cost-effectiveness of the treadmill stress test (TST) in comparison to the dipyridamole myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (DIP), in individuals > or = 75 years of age. METHODS Consecutive and prospective assessment of 66 patients (40% male) aged 81 +/- 5 years of which 57% were hypertensive, 38% had(More)
Spinal cord injures are associated with a high incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and, in consequence, associated also with a greater frequency of pulmonary emboli (PE), reported in the literature to occur in 70 to 100% of those cases . The extent of the pulmonar vascular obstruction is probably the most important determinant of the right ventricular(More)
Mailing address: Luciano Janussi Vacanti Av. Coronel Joaquim Montenegro, 81/22 11035-001 Santos, SP Brazil E-mail: lvacanti@cardiol.br, lucvacanti@lusiada.br Sent for publication on 12/10/2003 Accepted on 01/21/2005 English version by Regina Alfarano Objective Data on sexual disfunction (SD) after myocardial infarction (MI) are sketchy, especially in our(More)