Otavio Carneiro

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The atherogenic role of a delayed intravascular catabolism of chylomicrons has been suggested by univariate analysis of case-control studies. However, it is not established whether this association is caused by a direct atherogenic effect of these lipoproteins or results from the presence of concurrent and metabolically-related coronary artery disease (CAD)(More)
OBJECTIVES We sought to verify whether the intravascular metabolism of chylomicron-like emulsion may predict the clinical evolution of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) undergoing secondary prevention therapy of CAD. BACKGROUND Case-control studies have suggested an association between impaired intravascular catabolism of triglyceride (TG)-rich(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate arterial blood pressure (BP), variations that occur with age, influence of new habits, in indians of a Xavante tribe, located in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. METHODS The evaluation procedures took place in 9/75 and 10/90. Fifty Xavante were examined in 1975. Thirty-five of them were men and 15 women. The mean age of the men was 45(More)
The aim of this study was to estimate the HLA-A, HLA-B and HLA-DRB1 allele groups frequencies in a population of 1559 volunteer bone marrow donors from the northwestern region of São Paulo State grouped according to ethnicity. An additional objective was to compare the allele frequencies of the current study with data published for other Brazilian(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate, in an isolated group of black individuals from a quilombo--a previous stronghold of rebel slaves (Kalunga) in the north of Goiás, the arterial blood pressure, as it related to age, sex, salt consumption, physical activities, obesity, tobacco and alcoholic beverage consumption and social organization. METHODS We studied 159 people (74(More)
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