Sofia Madeira

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AIMS To evaluate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MS) in dyslipidemia consultations, according to the criteria established by the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III); to classify patients with MS according to ATP III risk categories and prevention type (primary versus secondary); and to evaluate evolution to(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence, main causes, and risk factors of iatrogenic disease occurring in a department of internal medicine. METHODS Over a 1-year period, physicians systematically filled out a 2-page questionnaire for all patients admitted to the ward. A database was created and the data were statistically analyzed.(More)
The authors report the case of a 39-year-old male patient who had an ischemic stroke (complete infarction of right anterior cerebral circulation) and an acute myocardial infarction during the same year. Molecular study revealed he was homozygous for the 677C-->T mutation in the gene coding for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, a key enzyme of folate(More)
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