All publications of “Maurício Bernstein”

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Low-energy femoral shaft fracture in elderly patient with prolonged use of alendronate

José Ricardo Negreiros Vicente, Daniel Seguel Rebolledo, Marcos Camargo Leonhardt, Mauricio Bernstein

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082011AI1406

Fractures in the proximal femur occur in female and male elderly population due to low-energy trauma in osteoporotic bones. In order to prevent these fractures, treatment of osteoporosis has been indicated, particularly using biphosphonates(). Alendronate was the first drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in 1995, to treat osteoporosis(). This drug acts in bone metabolism, inhibiting osteoclasts, inducing their apoptosis(), raising the bone mineral density and reducing the incidence of osteoporotic fractures(). […]

Cefepime-induced encephalopathy in patient without renal failure

Fernando Morgadinho Santos Coelho, Maurício Bernstein, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Rosilene Motta Elias Coelho, Marcelo Wachemberg, Letícia Pereira de Brito Sampaio, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010rc1121

ABSTRACTThis case report describes neurotoxicity in an older patient on cefepime 2 g twice a day. The 81-year-old male patient developed non-convulsive status epilepticus during cefepime treatment with 1 g twice a day. There was recovery 30 days after discontinuation of cefepime.