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Reduction in cardiovascular events after vascular surgery with atorvastatin: a randomized trial
OBJECTIVES: This prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial was performed to analyze the effect of atorvastatin compared with placebo on the occurrence of a 6-monthExpand
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Incorrect use of thromboprophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in medical and surgical patients: results of a multicentric, observational and cross‐sectional study in Brazil
Summary.  Objectives: Although effective strategies for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) are widely available, a significant number of patients still develop VTE because appropriateExpand
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Reduction in cardiovascular events after vascular surgery with atorvastatin: a randomized trial.
OBJECTIVES This prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial was performed to analyze the effect of atorvastatin compared with placebo on the occurrence of a 6-monthExpand
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Carotid arterial compliance in patients with congestive heart failure secondary to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
Conduit artery distensibility affects the pulsatile component of afterload and may contribute to impaired left ventricular function in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). The objectives ofExpand
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Hyperlipidemia related to the use of HIV-protease inhibitors: natural history and results of treatment with fenofibrate.
Hyperlipidemia has been frequently recorded as a side effect of treating HIV patients with protease inhibitors (PI). This study was initiated to analyze the modifications on blood lipids inExpand
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Multicenter study of perioperative evaluation for noncardiac surgeries in Brazil (EMAPO).
INTRODUCTION The accuracy of perioperative evaluation methods available is better than chance, but their performance is not ideal. OBJECTIVES To compare a new evaluation method (EMAPO) to theExpand
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II Guidelines for perioperative evaluation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology.
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