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BACKGROUND Elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) generally have an unfavorable clinical course and are under-represented in clinical trials. The aim of this study was to analyze the prognosis and treatment outcome of elderly AML patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied 205 AML patients aged 65 years or older at our hospital. Prior to study(More)
The objective of the present study was to estimate the prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV 2) antibodies in child bearing women of 2 Brazilian populations with different socioeconomic status and to determine the risk of neonatal HSV exposure by means of maternal cultures at the onset of labor. The study was conducted at 2 hospitals: A, serving(More)
Histologic and bacteriologic analyses of endometrium were performed before and on day 15 after minocycline treatment of 20 patients with acute salpingitis. Endometritis was diagnosed in 15 patients before and in nine after treatment. Neisseria gonorrhoeae was recovered from the cervix and endometrium of seven patients but was not isolated after treatment.(More)
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