Lucila Nassif Kerbauy

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BACKGROUND Historically, high-dose methotrexate (HD-MTX) plus consolidation chemotherapy and/or whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) has been the gold standard on Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL) management. We sought to examine and summarize the data, on clinical trial (CT) setting, investigating multi-modality treatment to PCNSL. METHODS We(More)
RATIONALE This is the report of the first case of TAFRO syndrome (Thrombocytopenia, Anasarca, myelofibrosis, Renal dysfunction, Organomegaly) in Latin America. PATIENT CONCERNS The patient was a 61-year-old white woman of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, who presented with a history of 8 days of nausea, vomiting, and fever; severe pitting edema in both legs,(More)
OBJECTIVE Routine thromboprophylaxis, despite its well-known effectiveness and the fact that venous thromboembolism is a potentially avoidable condition, is not fully established in clinical practice. The objectives of the present study were to determine how often thromboprophylaxis is used and the presence of thromboembolism risk factors, and to verify the(More)
Reduced glutamatergic signaling may contribute to cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia. Glutamatergic synapses might be the site of primary abnormalities in this disorder with the dopaminergic changes being secondary to altered glutamatergic transmission. Isolation rearing of rats from weaning has been used as an experimental model for affective disorders(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE For the last nine years, hematologists and oncologists have gathered annually at an educational symposium organized by a Brazilian and an American hospital. During the 2015 Board Review, a survey among the attendees evaluated the differences in management and treatment methods for multiple myeloma (MM). DESIGN AND SETTING(More)
Only a minority of patients find a fully compatible donor for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). In the absence of human leukocyte antigen-matched related or unrelated donors, haploidentical donors (HAPLO) and umbilical cord blood and placental (UCB) cells are alternatives for patients with malignant and non-malignant hematological diseases.(More)
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