Múcio Tavares de Oliveira

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BACKGROUND The treatment of heart failure has evolved in recent decades suggesting that survival is increasing. OBJECTIVE To verify whether there has been improvement in the survival of patients with advanced heart failure. METHODS We retrospectively compared the treatment and follow-up data from two cohorts of patients with systolic heart failure(More)
OBJECTIVE In Brazil, there are few descriptions in the literature on the angiographic pattern and clinical characteristics of young patients with acute coronary syndrome, despite the evident number of cases in the population. The objective of this study was to evaluate which clinical characteristics are most closely related to the acute coronary syndrome in(More)
BACKGROUND To correlate underlying diseases, in autopsies of patients with pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) to histological findings and manifestations reviewed in the medical records. METHODS The autopsy records between 2001 and 2008 of 291 patients whose cause of death was PTE were reviewed. The following data were obtained: age, sex, clinical "in vivo"(More)
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