Márcia Rocha Carneiro Barreiros

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Paracoccidioidomycosis is the most prevalent systemic fungal infection in Latin America, particularly in Brazil. This disease is caused by the single dimorphic species Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and is the most significant type of mycosis in our environment. As a deep mycosis, it is not limited to the epithelial surface of the organism, invading(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the safety and efficacy of radiofrequency atrio-ventricular junctional ablation. DESIGN Consecutive group of patients with refractory atrial tachyarrhythmias in whom catheter ablation of the atrio-ventricular junction was performed. SETTING Cardiology Department at University Hospital. INTERVENTIONS Atrio-ventricular junctional(More)
Our purpose was to assess the efficacy and safety of intravenous ATP for the acute termination of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. There were 14 women and 10 men, aged 38 +/- 15 years. Three patients had evidence of structural heart disease (Ebstein's anomaly associated to atrial septal defect, operated mitral stenosis with insertion of a mechanical(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the experience and results in the diagnosis and catheter ablation of atrioventricular accessory (AP) pathways during the initial electrophysiologic study. DESIGN We performed catheter ablation at the time of an initial electrophysiologic study in 22 consecutive patients (12 W and 10 M, mean age 42 +/- 15) with Wolff-Parkinson-White(More)
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