Sergio Miguel Macedo da Silva Galo

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OBJECTIVE To determine serum levels of TNF-alpha (tumor necrosis factor alpha) as a prediction of endometriosis. DESIGN Prospective clinical case control study. SETTING Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Department of Pathology, Jessenius Faculty Hospital, Kollarova 2, Martin, Slovakia. METHODS The serum TNF-alpha was determined in women who(More)
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic carotid disease represents approximately 20% of the causes of ischemic stroke. Effective treatment options, such as endovascular or surgical revascularization procedures, are available. Doppler Ultrasound (DUS) is a non-invasive, inexpensive, routine exam used to evaluate the presence of internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis. We(More)
Protein p53 is the tumor suppressor involved in cell cycle control and apoptosis. As a transcription factor p53 controls many cell processes and helps in prevention of cancer development. The p53 gene is polymorphic. Polymorphisms can affect the important regions involved in protein tumor suppressor activity. The well-known polymorphisms are the(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the effects of uterine contractions on ductus venosus (DV) pulsatility during the first stage of labor. METHODS Twenty healthy women were examined. Measurements were taken at three stages of cervical dilatation (<4 cm, 4-7 cm and >or=8 cm) during and between contractions. Peak velocity during ventricular systole (S) and atrial(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to analyze the incidence, causes and management in women with chronic pelvic pain and to evaluate the role of laparoscopy. DESIGN A prospective non-randomized clinical trial on 86 women with chronic pelvic pain. SETTING Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics, JMF CU Martin, Slovak Republic. METHODS A prospective(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate a case of unrecognized endometrial cancer at endometrial ablation. SUBJECT Case report. SETTING Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Department of Pathology, Jessenius Faculty Hospital, Martin, Slovakia. SUBJECT AND METHOD Authors describe a case of an early endometrial cancer diagnosed from material obtained by(More)
OBJECTIVE Hysteroscopy represent standard diagnostic and therapeutic method in the treatment of endometrial pathology, where patient selection for this procedure depends in majority on preoperative uterine ultrasound scan. Hysteroscopy can be used for removal of polyps or myomas, endometrial tumor resection, synechiolysis, sterilisation or removal of(More)
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Intrinsic oculomotor nerve hematoma is an exceptional cause of third nerve palsy. This case report illustrates the clinical, radiological, and intraoperative relevance of this rare pathological finding. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 25-year-old woman with a 12-year history of gross total resection of cerebellar medulloblastoma and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess feasibility and physiological variation of fetal ductus venosus Doppler velocimetry during the first stage of labor between uterine contractions. STUDY DESIGN A prospective cross-sectional study including 23 healthy women with low-risk pregnancies. Maximum velocities during ventricular systole (S) and atrial contraction (A) were(More)