Mariane Marques da Silva

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The case of one 23 year-old girl who had epileptic manifestations is reported. At first, generalized tonic seizures; afterwards, epileptic seizures precipitated by eating. The electroencephalograms showed left temporal lobe dysfunctions. Different types of drugs were used with no success. The best results were obtained by association of sodium valproate,(More)
We report the vestibular abnormalities in 5 patients with the CHARGE association (Coloboma, Heart disease, Atresia of choanae, Retarded growth and development and/or central nervous system anomalies, Genital hypoplasia, and Ear anomalies). All patients had absent vestibular function as indicated by absent vestibulo-ocular reflexes and severe imbalance on(More)
BACKGROUND Nutritional and food intake assessments before and after bariatric surgery may be important to correct eating habits and nutritional deficiencies. AIM To assess the efficiency of the 24-hour food recall (24hR) form as a fast method for assessing nutrient intake before and after a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). METHODS This study analyzed(More)
The factors leading to high postoperative mortality in active infectious endocarditis (IE) are poorly defined. We studied patients operated at an University Hospital between March 1978 and April 1992. We hypothesized that the summation of potential adverse factors would strongly increase mortality after surgery. We studied 39 patients (28 men), age range(More)
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