Sheila F Soares

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Regardless of its lethal effects upon Escherichia coli (E. coli) cultures trough the production of free radicals (FR), stannous chloride (SnCl2) remains to be the most used reducing agent on the production of technetium-99m radiopharmaceuticals, to obtain images on nuclear medicine. Moreover, authors have reported that vegetal extracts are able to protect(More)
OBJECTIVE Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia and one of the main factors in the clinical deferral of blood donors. This fact prompted the current study that aimed to determine the prevalence and etiology of anemia in blood donor candidates and to evaluate the hematological screening technique used for the exclusion of these donors. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the occurrence and the causes of platelet refractoriness in oncohematologic patients. INTRODUCTION Platelet refractoriness (unsatisfactory post-transfusion platelet increment) is a severe problem that impairs the treatment of oncohematologic patients and is not routinely investigated in most Brazilian services. METHODS Forty-four(More)
BACKGROUND Several irregular red blood cell alloantibodies, produced by alloimmunization of antigens in transfusions or pregnancies, have clinical importance because they cause hemolysis in the fetus and newborn and in transfused patients. OBJECTIVE a prospective analysis of patients treated by the surgical and clinical emergency services of Hospital de(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate platelet activation through P-selectin, and PDGF-AB and TGF beta 1 content, in schistosomiasis patients who developed fibrosis (F3) and who did not present this (F0), and in a control group (C). The results showed that the percentage of P-selectin in platelets without agonist stimulation was 10.6% in F3, 11.1% in F0 and(More)
A case of widespread hematogenous metastases and Trousseau's syndrome is reported in a 40 year-old white housewife with gastric cancer, presenting subdural hematoma, ecchymoses, epistaxis, stomach and uterine bleeding. After undergoing hematoma drainage, she was unsuccessfully treated with platelets, red blood cells, plasma cryoprecipitate transfusions, and(More)
Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma is a lymphoproliferative disorder of mature T lymphocytes associated with infection with human T-cell lymphotrophic virus type I (HTLV-I). Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma is characterized by clinical and laboratory polymorphism that allows it to be classified into four distinct subgroups: smoldering, chronic, acute and(More)
Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma is a lymphoproliferative disorder of mature T lymphocytes associated with infection with human T-cell lymphotrophic virus type I (HTLV-I). Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma is characterized by clinical and laboratory polymorphism that allows it to be classified into four distinct subgroups: smoldering, chronic, acute and(More)
Aline Aparecida Ferreira, Roberto Zulli, Sheila Soares, Vagner de Castro, Helio Moraes-Souza I Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. II Hemocentro Regional de Uberaba Fundação Centro de Hematologia e Hemoterapia de Minas Gerais/HEMOMINAS, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. III Centro de Hematologia e Hemoterapia da(More)