WaIdyr Rodrigues

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Chronic graft-vs-host disease (cGVHD) is a serious systemic immunological complication of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT). Ocular GVHD (O-GVHD) is frequently associated with cGVHD. Secondary corneal epithelial changes can occur in the setting of advanced chronic O-GVHD-associated keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), which(More)
Results of household surveys carried out in four states in the Northeast of Brazil showed that female sterilization is the most prevalent method among women who want no more children. Many women who indicated an interest in tubal ligation, however, had not been sterilized. Access to sterilization depends on the type of hospital in which the child was(More)
This study presents information on cesarean section rates for the last baby born to 1,746 women in Northeast Brazil between January 1978 and the date of a 1980 household survey. For hospital deliveries, the c-section rate is 19 per cent. Rates were highest in the major urban areas and lowest in rural areas. Within residence categories, the section rate was(More)
CLINICAL CASE An 85 year-old woman presented with a flat anterior chamber of the left eye, severe ocular hypertension, and a normal ultrasound examination in the day following a penetrating keratoplasty (PK). The clinical status did not respond to maximum medical therapy, laser posterior capsulotomy, anterior hyaloidotomy, and complete 23 G vitrectomy. The(More)
The problem of whether contraceptives, and IUDs specifically, can be regarded as abortifacients, is discussed. It is impossible to reach a general agreement as to the stage of development of the fertilized ovum at which an individual human life, such potential life requires appropriate conditions and environment in order to develop. Nidation is a critical(More)