Paulo Almeida

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BACKGROUND The authors aimed to confirm the depth of six mm in order to achieve an optimal eradication of the lesion. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective observational study of 94 cervical surgical pieces from women aged 17 to 22 years with a cyto-colpo-histopathological diagnosis of high-grade squamous cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN II(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes is a common disease in pediatric populations. Family functioning has been related to child adaptation to diabetes. PURPOSE To determine the impact of family factors on diabetes, particularly the influence of family support and family environment on adherence to treatment, quality of life, and metabolic control in Portuguese adolescents(More)
Over the years, there have been many deaths due to cervical cancer among indigenous women of the Parque Indigena do Xingu as a consequence of low screening coverage. Since 2005, however, the coverage index of cervical lesion screening has been high: 97.6% among at-risk women in 2005 and 92.6% in 2007. Cytological alterations occurred in 12.6% and 6% of the(More)
INTRODUCTION An over-population of vaginal microorganisms causing inflammatory processes renders it difficult to properly assess the cytopathological exam that aims to screen precedent cervical lesions. On the contrary, the occurrence of the microbial flora saprophyte does not influence correct cythodiagnosis. OBJECTIVE To assess the composition of(More)
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