Rudolf Krawczenko Feitoza de Oliveira

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Chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a common fibrotic interstitial lung disease. The prevalence of pulmonary hypertension diagnosed by right heart catheterisation and its cardiopulmonary function findings in patients with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis are unknown. Consecutive symptomatic patients with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis were(More)
Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are heterogeneous disorders, involving a large number of conditions, the approach to which continues to pose an enormous challenge for pulmonologists. The 2012 Brazilian Thoracic Association ILD Guidelines were established in order to provide Brazilian pulmonologists with an instrument that can facilitate the management of(More)
BACKGROUND Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by a pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) of ≤15 mm Hg, given a normal left ventricular filling pressure (LVFP). However, recent studies have shown that, in PAH patients, diagnosis based on PCWP can erroneously classify a significant number of patients compared with diagnosis based on(More)
Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) are common complications in cancer patients and indicate the spread of the primary disease (metastasis). For over a century, malignant effusion has been diagnosed through the observation of changes in the cavity effusion cells, such as the gold-standard Case Study Reis et al.; IJMPCR, 7(3): 1-5, 2016; Article(More)
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