Soraya Alves Jacinto Oliveira

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OBJECTIVES To identify the main clinical and laboratory features of disseminated histoplasmosis (DH) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients and compare them with those of HIV patients with other opportunistic diseases. METHODS Retrospective study of HIV patients comparing the clinical and laboratory data of patients with and without DH. Univariate(More)
An inadvertent consequence of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is the degeneration of some of the microinjected oocytes. Most patients may not suffer any disadvantage through losing oocyte(s) during micromanipulation; however, in some circumstances, this can result in a reduction of the chances for pregnancy. This study reports a clinical pregnancy(More)
Maternal care is the main source of signals and stimuli for proper development, growth, and production of adjustment responses to stressful factors. Adverse experiences in childhood are associated with a vulnerability to developing abusive ethanol ingestion via alterations of the response of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Alcoholism causes global(More)
We performed a retrospective study of 164 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with disseminated histoplasmosis to identify the risk factors for death. Death occurred in 32% of the cases. Univariate analysis identified the following risk factors: diarrhea (odds ratio [OR] = 3.9, P = 0.001), neurologic manifestations (OR = 5.8, ; P = 0.001),(More)
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