Nathalie de Oliveira Santana

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BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death in diabetic patients. Although exercise echocardiography (EE) is established as a useful method for diagnosis and stratification of risk for CAD in the general population, there are few studies on its value as a prognostic tool in diabetic patients. The purpose of this investigation was(More)
OBJECTIVE The increasing incidence of thyroid nodules demands identification of risk factors for malignant disease. Several studies suggested the association of higher TSH levels with cancer, but influence of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) is controversial. This study aimed to identify the relationship of thyroid cancer with higher TSH levels and(More)
The effects of treatment with NaCl (3, 100 and 300 mM) for 1, 2, 3 and 7 d on plant growth and ion accumulation were analyzed in 2-week and 8-week-old Annona muricata and A. squamosa plants. Fresh mass and root growth inhibition were directly related to the increase in salinity, particularly for A. squamosa. Two-weeks old seedlings were sensitive to 100 and(More)
BACKGROUND Chronotropic incompetence (CI), defined as failure to achieve less than 80% of age-expected heart rate, is a predictor of mortality and adverse cardiovascular events and may confer a worse prognosis in elderly diabetic individuals. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic value of chronotropic incompetence (CI) in elderly diabetic patients(More)
BACKGROUND The literature lacks studies about the prognostic value of exercise stress echocardiography (ESE) in patients with complete left bundle branch block (LBBB) of the bundle of His. OBJECTIVE To assess the prognostic value of ESE in patients with LBBB. METHODS This is a retrospective cohort that evaluated 135 patients with LBBB, from January 2001(More)
CONTEXT Tricyclic antidepressive agents are widely used in suicide attempts and present a variety of deleterious effects. Rhabdomyolysis is a rare complication of such poisoning. CASE REPORT A 55-year-old woman ingested 120 pills of 25 mg clomipramine in a suicide attempt two days before admission. After gastric lavage in another emergency department on(More)
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