Luis Gustavo Cambrussi Bortolini

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BACKGROUND Graves' disease is commonly treated with curative intent using radioactive iodine (RAI). While higher doses have been shown to increase success rates, more evidence is needed. Further, very few studies assess the time to treatment success without the need for antithyroid drugs after a single dose of RAI within the first year post-dose, despite(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the epidemiological profile and outcomes of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), determining risk factors for increased vigilance. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We studied 924 pregnancies in 916 patients between November 6, 2001 and September 21, 2009. RESULTS Risk factors were found in 95.1% of cases. The prevalence of maternal(More)
The antiepileptic drugs (AED) have been widely used for a great deal of people--in the treatment of epilepsy and other diseases--throughout the world. Continuous and prolonged use of AED may be associated with adverse effects in different systems, including a variety of endocrine and metabolic abnormalities. In this review, the relationship of AED with(More)
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