Marcelo de Jesus Martins

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OBJECTIVES Correlate arterial lactate levels during the intraoperative period of children undergoing cardiac surgery and the occurrence of complications in the postoperative period. AIM Arterial lactate levels can indicate hypoperfusion states, serving as prognostic markers of morbidity and mortality in this population. BACKGROUND Anesthesia for cardiac(More)
BACKGROUND Anesthesia for pediatric cardiac surgery is systematically performed in severely ill patients under abnormal physiological conditions. In the intraoperative period, there are significant variations in blood volume, body temperature, plasma composition, and tissue blood flow, in addition to activation of inflammation, with important consequences.(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES There are deficiencies on Intensive Medicine (IM) teaching in most of medical undergraduate schools. Those deficiencies may imply damages on their clinical competence. The objective of this study was to analyze current status of IM teaching and the medical undergraduate student interest in this speciality. METHODS A(More)
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