All publications of “Paulo Kauffman”

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The therapeutic challenge of giant splenic artery aneurysm: a case repport

Paulo Kauffman, Antonio Luiz de Vasconcellos Macedo, Roberto Sacilotto, Adriano Tachibana, Sergio Kuzniec, Lucas Lembrança Pinheiro, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017RC3873

ABSTRACT Giant splenic artery aneurysm is a rare condition that represents an eminent life threatening for the patient, requiring, therefore, urgent surgical correction. A 61-year-old woman, former smoker, hypertensive, hypercholesterolemic and multipara sought our service because of a large tumor in the mesogastrium, which was an abdominal ultrasound finding. Despite the size of the tumor, the patient was asymptomatic. The angiotomography and the magnetic resonance image of the abdomen were suggestive of giant splenic artery aneurysm with more than 10cm […]

Cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery: an infrequent cause of intermittent claudication

Paulo Kauffman, Sergio Kuzniec, Roberto Sacilotto, Marcelo Passos Teivelis, Nelson Wolosker, Adriano Tachibana

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014rc2818

Intermittent claudication is frequently associated with atherosclerotic disease, but differential diagnosis must be sought in patients with no traditional risk factors. Cystic adventitial disease, of unknown etiology, most frequently affects the popliteal artery, and occasionally presents as intermittent claudication. We report a case of this disease and the surgical treatment, and discuss some aspects related to etiopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this condition.

Analysis of oxybutynin treatment for hyperhidrosis in patients aged over 40 years

Nelson Wolosker, Mariana Krutman, Marcelo Passos Teivelis, Rafael Pessanha de Paula, Paulo Kauffman, Jose Ribas Milanez de Campos, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2841

Objective:Our aim was to analyze the effectiveness of oxybutynin for hyperhidrosis treatment in patients over 40 years.Methods: Eighty-seven patients aged over 40 years were divided into two groups. One group consisted of 48 (55.2%) patients aged between 40 and 49 years, and another was composed of 39 (44.8%) patients aged over 50 years (50 to 74 years). A comparative analysis of Quality of Life and level of hyperhidrosis between the groups was carried out 6 weeks after a protocol treatment […]

Oxybutynin treatment for hyperhidrosis: a comparative analysis between genders

Nelson Wolosker, Mariana Krutman, Taiz Pereira Donozo Almeida Campdell, Paulo Kauffman, Jose Ribas Milanez de Campos, Pedro Puech-Leão

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400002

Objective:To assess the results of palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis treatment in males and females using low doses of oxybutynin.METHODS:A retrospective analysis was conducted in 395 women and 170 men followed up in our service with complaint of palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis.RESULTS:A total of 70% of patients in both groups presented partial or great improvement in the level of hyperhidrosis after treatment. The best results were obtained in the female group, in which 40% classified their improvement as “great”. Approximately 70% […]