Renato F Araújo

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OBJECTIVE Patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) have a poorer quality of life than those with other chronic liver diseases. However, some of the factors that determine health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in these patients, such as the degree of liver fibrosis, are still controversial. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of occupational injuries among children and adolescents is not well known in Brazil. This study aims to identify occurrences and characteristics of occupational injuries in children and adolescents at the two major public emergency hospitals in Aracaju, Brazil. METHODS In a cross sectional study, all children and adolescents (5-17(More)
We investigated the association between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in Papanicolaou smears in a Brazilian population. Cross-sectional analysis was performed on 673 samples collected from women attending public health centers in Olinda (PE, Brazil) by conventional cytology methodology and molecular analysis, PCR tests(More)
female, who was observed in a gastroenterology outpatient clinic with a history of abdominal pain and a positive fecal occult blood test. Physical examination was unremarkable. Colonoscopy was performed, and countless pinworms were identified (●" Fig. 1, 2). In the right colon they were observed as a cluster around some feces, resembling a bezoar (●" Fig.(More)
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