Luis Aparecido Bortolotto

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PURPOSE Evaluation of the beneficial effect of nephrectomy of the atrophic kidney on blood pressure (BP) and renal function. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study of 51 patients with renovascular hypertension (RVH), bearers of atrophic kidney due to severe stenosis or occlusion of the renal artery. Average age was 47.1 +/- 15 years, the median(More)
BACKGROUND Truck drivers work under conditions that predispose them to a high prevalence of risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD); however, these factors have not been fully evaluated and are not usually considered to be within the scope of health or labor services. METHODS An observational cross-sectional study was conducted on(More)
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