Rita de Cássia Lanes Ribeiro

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INTRODUCTION Epidemiological studies have shown an association between coronary heart disease and emerging cardiovascular risk factors, such as, levels of fibrinogen and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP). OBJECTIVES To verify the ability of biochemical indicators in discriminating changes in the levels of hs-CRP and fibrinogen, in apparently(More)
INTRODUCTION A comparative study of the various methods of nutritional assessment currently available in oncology are necessary to identify the most appropriate one, as well as the relationships that exist among the different instruments. OBJECTIVE To compare the nutritional diagnosis obtained by the Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA)(More)
INTRODUCTION Visceral fat accumulation is associated with several changes, such as, increased production of inflammatory biomarkers, especially, C-reactive protein (CRP) and fibrinogen. Anthropometric measurements for central adiposity evaluation, such as, waist circumference (WC) and sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) have been highlighted. However, there(More)
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