Telma Pereira

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BACKGROUND The authors attempted to resolve the dilemma posed by the lack of unanimity concerning the optimal immunohistochemical (IHC) method for determining and scoring estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR). METHODS Sections for IHC were prepared from paraffin embedded tumor samples from 402 patients with lymph node positive breast(More)
Pregnancy is essentially a physiological event, but neuroendocrinal and psychosocial changes are also important components of this experience. In this context, perceived stress may be enhanced by the activation of certain personality traits, like perfectionism, which in turn may be associated with more psychological distress (PD). The aim of this study was(More)
PURPOSE To report two cases of infectious keratitis that developed 2 and 6 years after LASIK. METHODS Case 1 was a 56-year-old woman who presented with redness and decreased vision in the right eye 6 years after LASIK. Slit-lamp examination revealed inflammation of the flap interface, a partially detached flap, anterior chamber reaction, and hypopyon.(More)
Background: The Eating Attitudes Test (EAT) is the most widely used instrument for evaluating eating disorders in adults and adolescents in a variety of cultures and samples. Objective: The aim of this study was to analyse the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Children’s Eating Attitudes Test (ChEAT). Method: Nine hundred and(More)
BACKGROUND Predicting progression from a stage of Mild Cognitive Impairment to dementia is a major pursuit in current research. It is broadly accepted that cognition declines with a continuum between MCI and dementia. As such, cohorts of MCI patients are usually heterogeneous, containing patients at different stages of the neurodegenerative process. This(More)
Our objective was to test whether data mining techniques, through an unsupervised learning approach, support the three-group diagnostic model of primary progressive aphasia (PPA) versus the existence of two main/classic groups. A series of 155 PPA patients observed in a clinical setting and subjected to at least one neuropsychological/language assessment(More)
PURPOSE To further analyze the refractive and topographic changes occurring with microkeratome lamellar keratotomy and to investigate possible factors associated in eyes with previous penetrating keratoplasty (PK). METHODS The Hansatome microkeratome was used to create a lamellar corneal flap in 21 eyes of 19 patients after PK. The laser ablation was not(More)
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