Roberto Saad Júnior

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Here, we describe two cases of lung metastasis of adamantinoma of long bones, a low-grade bone neoplasm that rarely metastasizes. In both cases, the clinical presentation of the metastases was characterized by spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to tumor cavitation, a phenomenon described in only three of the studies reviewed in the literature. Clinical,(More)
BACKGROUND Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer has been demonstrated to be effective in reducing cancer mortality. However, these studies have not been undertaken in countries where the incidence of granulomatous disease is high. The First Brazilian Lung Cancer Screening Trial (BRELT1) has completed initial accrual and is now in(More)
Objective: To report the results obtained in three patients with diffuse pulmonary emphysema during the preand post-operative periods following a new surgical technique: collateral ventilation with lung parenchyma drainage. Methods: Patients suffering from pulmonary failure and disabling dyspnea, despite having received the gold standard treatment,(More)
BACKGROUND The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a widely used parameter to study obesity; however it does not assess the distribution of body adiposity. Ultrasonography is a reliable method of measuring subcutaneous (SAT), visceral (VAT) and Total adipose tissue of the abdomen (TAT) to determine the influence of abdominal fat on pulmonary function by directly(More)
Here, we report the case of a patient with a slowly-progressing anterior mediastinal teratoma submitted to surgical resection. The anatomopathological examination of the sample revealed malignant degeneration to carcinoid tumor. Such evolution is very rare, and we have found only three related studies in the literature. We describe the clinicopathological(More)
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