Renato José Kist de Mello

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We identified the etiological agents responsible for two fatal cases of rhinocerebral mucormycosis with the classical risk factor for uncontrolled type II diabetes mellitus. Their initial symptoms did not point immediately to the suspicion of mucormycosis. Case 1, caused by Rhizopus microsporus var. oligosporus, was a 52-year-old man who presented with a(More)
BACKGROUND The increasing use of living kidney donors requires knowledge about long-term effects, especially number and causes of donors with chronic renal failure (CRF), and discussion about a regular follow-up program for donors, policies giving priority to kidney donors on the waiting list for a kidney, and a national record of donors. METHODS We(More)
BACKGROUND Streptococcus bovis is a classical etiology of endocarditis and is associated with colonic lesions. No series of cases from Brazil has been described. OBJECTIVES To describe aspects of S. bovis endocarditis. METHODS This is a case series of patients admitted to a cardiac surgery referral center, during the years 2005-2014. Clinical,(More)
patient upright. The patient ingested food of three different consistencies – liquid, pasty and solid – with barium sulfate contrast suspension. The study was performed by a speech therapist under the guidance of a radiologist. Such study demonstrated the presence of two diverticular structures in communication with the cervical esophagus, located below the(More)
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