Reyes Figueredo

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Neurocysticercosis (NC) is an endemic condition in several areas of Brazil. It is most likely the major responsible for the high prevalence of epilepsy in our country, estimated in 1-2% of general population. We performed a study to evaluate NC as aetiology of epilepsy in the west of Santa Catarina. This state belong to southern Brazil and it has a very(More)
Average blood loss after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) usually ranges from 1500 to 1900 cc, including both the postoperative drain and hidden blood loss. This represents about 46% of TKA patients requiring postoperative blood transfusion. Not only the risks of disease transmission but also those of ABO incompatibility, infection due to immunosupression,(More)
We aimed to characterize the clinical profile and to establish the prevalence of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) among 939 consecutive patients referred to our epilepsy clinic. Inclusion criteria in the study were: a) myoclonic jerks, preferably on awakening; b) beginning of the symptoms between 8 and 26 year-of-age; c) typical pattern of(More)
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