Vanessa Assis da Silva

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BACKGROUND To evaluate the prognostic value of the ratio between positive and total dissected lymph nodes in patients with colon cancer who underwent primary tumor surgical resection. METHODS Retrospective chart review of consecutive patients with colon cancer treated at hospitals affiliated to the ABC Foundation School of Medicine, Santo André.(More)
We present the case of a 60-year-old female patient who had been in menopause for 14 years and presented a pulmonary nodule on chest X-ray diagnosed in the postoperative follow-up evaluation of breast cancer. The patient had a history of mastectomy and ipsilateral axillary lymphadenectomy for invasive ductal breast carcinoma, as well as of hormone therapy,(More)
Sir: Polyradiculitis Guillain-Barr6 (GBS) may occur after a variety of diseases [1]. These include infections of the upper respiratory tract or with CMV, EBV or Campylobacterjejuni. Other cases, however, have been described in connection with immunisations [2]. We report on a previously healthy 13year-old boy who presented at our hospital with GBS. Symptoms(More)
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