Renato de Oliveira

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BACKGROUND The initial dose of recombinant Follicle Stimulating Hormone [rFSH] to be used in assisted reproduction treatment depends on several factors, mainly the cause of the infertility and the patient's age. For young patients [≤35 years] usually an initial dose of around 150 IU of rFSH is recommended, but there are no studies proving that this should(More)
A 59-year-old asymptomatic man, who had undergone cardiac valve surgery 40 years earlier, demonstrated a paracardiac mass on routine chest x-ray (Figure 1). Subsequently , a chest computed tomography scan was performed, which showed a 14.0ϫ9.5 cm heterogeneous lesion, with lobulated contours, along the inferior aspect of the left and right ventricles(More)
Solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura causing bulging of the thoracic wall in a 44-year-old man A 44-year-old male patient presented with right chest pain for 6 years, along with progressive swelling in the same region. He did not report fever, weight loss, trauma or previous surgery. On physical examination, a 5 cm focal bulge was observed in the right(More)
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