T M Varejão Strabelli

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PURPOSE To evaluate clinical findings and etiology of bacterial infections diagnosed in 100 consecutive heart transplantations. METHODS One hundred consecutive heart transplant patients were studied. Follow-up after heart transplantation varied from 3 to 90 (mean 25.38 +/- SD 25.97) months. Etiology of bacterial infection was established using the Centers(More)
BACKGROUND To realize if cardiac surgery could interfere with the evolution of HIV infected patients to the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). METHODS The study group consisted of 30 HIV positive patients (0.21%) among 14,785 who underwent cardiac surgery at the Heart Institute of University of Sao Paulo Medical School (Incor-FMUSP) from November(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate prevalence, causes, clinical aspects, topography and deaths due to fungal infections diagnosed in a series of patients submitted to heart transplantation. METHODS 100 consecutive patients submitted to heart transplantation were studied. Follow-up was three to 90 (mean 25.38 +/- 25.97) months. Fungal infections were diagnosed by the(More)
PURPOSE To analyse prevalence, clinical features and organ involvement in viral infections occuring after heart transplantation. METHODS One hundred consecutive heart transplantation patients were studied. The follow-up was three to 90 (mean 23.32 +/- 25.97) months. Viral infections were diagnosed using the Center for Disease Control criteria. RESULTS(More)
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