Rodolfo Queiroz

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PURPOSE To assess the use of doxycycline as a sclerosing agent after percutaneous drainage of postoperative lymphoceles. MATERIALS AND METHODS Symptomatic postoperative lymphoceles (n = 21) in 18 patients were treated by percutaneous tube drainage for an average of 10.8 days. Sclerosis was performed when the patient became asymptomatic, drainage had(More)
OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were to evaluate the safety and efficacy of limited-dose tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) in patients with acute vascular occlusion and to compare these results with those obtained in equivalent patients receiving urokinase. METHODS We compared the results of 60 patients receiving catheter-directed urokinase from(More)
A 77-year-old man had an inferior vena cava Greenfield filter placed for bilateral deep venous thrombosis acquired during a complicated hospitalization for a hip fracture. The filter migrated and lodged at the level of the tricuspid valve. We describe a transvenous retrieval approach which is safer and performed under more controlled technique than(More)
Spontaneous massive retroperitoneal hemorrhage from an adrenal gland is a rare event. A thoughtful and meticulous approach to such a patient, with appropriate diagnostic studies, ICU and surgical care are essential for patient survival. In patients with active bleeding, angiographic embolization is a valuable adjunct to achieve hemostasis, to allow for(More)
PURPOSE To compare inter- and intraobserver agreement at thoracic aortic angiography with that at intravascular ultrasonography (US) in the work-up of patients suspected of having thoracic aortic injury. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three blinded readers performed a retrospective review of 95 thoracic aortic angiograms and 23 intravascular US images obtained in(More)
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