Mirela Foresti Jiménez

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BACKGROUND Neuraminidase inhibitors were widely used during the 2009-10 influenza A H1N1 pandemic, but evidence for their effectiveness in reducing mortality is uncertain. We did a meta-analysis of individual participant data to investigate the association between use of neuraminidase inhibitors and mortality in patients admitted to hospital with pandemic(More)
BACKGROUND Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) is a marker of ovarian function and reserve and reflects the number and size of antral follicles. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of FSH suppression on AMH levels, during the late luteal phase of human menstrual cycle, with the use of oral contraceptives pills (OCP). METHODS Twenty(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the epidemiologic characteristics and underlying conditions that place pregnant women infected with H1N1 virus at increased risk for being admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). METHODS In this cross-sectional study conducted in Porto Alegre, Brazil, with 57 pregnant women hospitalized with the H1N1 influenza during the 2009(More)
Fifty-two women with regular menses were enrolled in the study. The patients were not allowed to use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs within 24 h of any examination. All patients were examined during the mid-luteal phase (6-9 days after ovulation, according to previous ultrasound record). Power Doppler energy levels were classified into five categories(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs) on influenza-related pneumonia (IRP) is not established. Our objective was to investigate the association between NAI treatment and IRP incidence and outcomes in patients hospitalised with A(H1N1)pdm09 virus infection. METHODS A worldwide meta-analysis of individual participant data from 20 634(More)
BACKGROUND A better understanding of the uterine and endometrial vascularization in intrauterine device (IUD)-induced side effects is clearly of paramount importance in terms of both physiological and pathophysiological changes and may permit assessment for future therapeutic treatments. The aim of the study was to quantify the subendometrial(More)
Gestational syphilis is a prevalent disease in Brazil and other low and medium income countries. Desensitization to penicillin is recommended for pregnant women with syphilis who are allergic to β-lactams. This is a descriptive study utilizing outpatient medical records from 2011 to 2015 from a mother and child hospital that is part of the national(More)
Congenital syphilis (CS) is a preventable epidemic disease for which control is hindered by socioeconomic and health system issues. Inadequately treated maternal syphilis (MaS) commonly has serious adverse obstetric outcomes. This study - which is a cross-sectional study in a Brazilian large urban public Mother and Child hospital, making use of secondary(More)
STUDY DESIGN This report describes an infrequent but major complication resulting from a lateral extracavitary approach to the spinal cord. The diagnosis was made via myelography-computed tomography. OBJECTIVES The authors emphasize the importance of a proper approach in diagnosing a subarachnoid-pleural fistula and treating this clinical condition(More)