Renato Moreira Arcieri

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We report a study concerning 100 patients affected by essential thrombocythemia: 90 adult (age greater than 20 years) and 10 pediatric subjects. The diagnosis was made by chance (78%), because of hemorrhages (10%), thrombosis (9%), vasomotor symptoms (29%). In the adult group, single-agent chemotherapy was performed with good remission using pipobroman or(More)
This study analyses the status and work reality of Community Health Agents, with the purpose of contributing to the improvement of the Brazilian Health System (SUS) in small cities. It was discussed aspects related to their participation in the team of the Family Health Program (PSF) and their interaction with the community. It was observed a lack of(More)
Sixty probable carriers of haemophilia from 25 families were studied by using coagulation phenotype and DNA analysis: 33 with haemophilia A and 27 with haemophilia B. Coagulation phenotype was based on factor VIII/IX assay and DNA analysis on the examination of restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs) within and closely linked to factor VIII or IX:(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between early childhood caries and socio-behavioral variables and the health locus of control in a group of children 24 to 35 months of age in Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil. All children of both sexes enrolled in 7 municipal daycare centers were evaluated (n = 110). Exams were performed by an examiner(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of zidovudine (ZDV) treatment on progression to AIDS are not completely clear. This study evaluated the effects of ZDV treatment on the progression to AIDS in HIV-positive hemophiliacs. METHODS A retrospective study was carried out on HIV-infected hemophiliacs: it included 238 individuals, 119 each from the treated and the(More)
Haemophilia A (HA) patients with high responding inhibitors require therapies with bypassing agents to control bleedings or Immune Tolerance Induction (ITI) to attempt inhibitor eradication and restore FVIII therapy. The aim of this study was to assess the therapeutic management and product consumption of HA inhibitor patients and the relative costs in(More)
BACKGROUND AIDS represents an important public health problem in Italy. Long-term health care policy planning requires knowledge about the variability of the risk of mortality. The AIDS Surveillance Registry (RAIDS), maintained by the AIDS Operational Centre (COA) of the National Health Institute of Italy, provides valuable information to study the(More)
The Health Commission of the Conference between the Italian State and Regions recognized the need to establish an institutional accreditation model for Haemophilia Centres (HCs) to be implemented by 21 Regions in order to provide patients with haemophilia and allied inherited coagulations disorders with high and uniform standards of care. The Italian(More)
Biosecurity is currently a concern for all health-related services, including dentistry, since infection control has a relevant importance. In dental practice, health-related occupations have contact with a great number of individuals who are potentially capable to transmit pathogens. This study comprised a descriptive evaluation of the universal precaution(More)