Renato Stefanini

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OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of otorhinolaryngologic symptoms and findings of physical examination of the upper airway (UA) of a representative sample of the adult population of São Paulo, Brazil, and the association between these findings. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING Population sample. METHODS A total of 1101 randomly selected(More)
BACKGROUND In intensive care units (ICUs), critically ill patients may be exposed to several risk factors for developing acute rhinosinusitis, including nasogastric tubes, mechanical ventilation, and prolonged periods in the supine position. The incidence of acute rhinosinusitis can be as high as 83%, the third or fourth most frequent ICU infection and it(More)
UNLABELLED Few studies in the literature have looked into the cardiovascular and metabolic effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) in children. OBJECTIVE This study aims to evaluate the metabolic profile of non-obese children with OSAS. METHODS Fifty-two children were enrolled in this study, 21 girls and 31 boys. Patients were divided into(More)
Blood group systems ABO, RH, MNS, KEL, FY, LU and P, red cell enzymes ACP1, PGM1, PGM2, ADA, DIA and PHI, serum markers GC, HP, IGHG1, IGHG3 and IGK were examined in about 900 individuals sampled in 11 Sardinian isolates. The genetic differentiation turned out to be relatively high and the relevance of selected and neutral genes has been evaluated.
INTRODUCTION Obesity is a factor that is strongly related to the occurrence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults, although this association remains controversial for children. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and upper airway charactheristics, obtained by questionnaires, physical examination and laboratory tests, among(More)
UNLABELLED Nosocomial sinusitis is a common complication of patients in ICUs. Its diagnosis is important, and early treatment is required to avoid serious complications such as pneumonia, sepsis, meningitis, and intracranial abscesses. AIM To identify the germs causing sinusitis in ICUs by nasal swabs and maxillary sinus puncture, and to correlate these(More)
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