All publications of “Dan Carai Maia Viola”

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Analysis of epidemiology, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors in patients with back pain admitted to an orthopedic emergency unit

Alberto Ofenhejm Gotfryd, Edgar Santiago Valesin Filho, Dan Carai Maia Viola, Mario Lenza, Joselito Adriano da Silva, Angélica Santos Emi, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3320

ABSTRACTObjective:To correlate epidemiological data, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors as predictors for clinical manifestation of back pain in patients treated at the orthopedic emergency unit of a Brazilian tertiary care hospital, and to evaluate their interest in participating in a hypothetical program for physical rehabilitation.Methods:This is an observational cross-sectional study. We evaluated 210 patients from the emergency department of a tertiary hospital with a major complaint of back pain. We used: epidemiological multiple-choice questionnaires developed for this study; Oswestry questionnaire for […]

Advanced units: quality measures in urgency and emergency care

Dan Carai Maia Viola, Eduardo Cordioli, Carlos Henrique Sartorato Pedrotti, Mauro Iervolino, Antonio da Silva Bastos Neto, Luis Roberto Natel de Almeida, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014GS2894

Objective:To evaluate, through care indicators, the quality of services rendered to patients considered urgency and emergency cases at an advanced emergency care unit.Methods: We analyzed data from managerial reports of 64,891 medical visits performed in the Emergency Care Unit of the Ibirapuera Unit at Care during the period from June 1st, 2012 through May 31st, 2013. The proposed indicators for the assessment of care were rate of death in the emergency care unit; average length of stay of patients in […]

Epidemiology of total hip and knee replacement: a cross-sectional study

Mario Lenza, Silvia de Barros Ferraz, Dan Carai Maia Viola, Reynaldo Jesus Garcia Filho, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Mario Ferretti

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200011

Objective:To describe the epidemiologic characteristics and adverse events of patients submitted to total hip and total knee replacement.METHODS:A cross-sectional study retrospectively assessing medical chart data of all total hip and total knee replacements performed at a private hospital, between January 2007 and December 2010 Patients submitted to total hip and total knee replacement, with consent of surgeons were included. Incomplete records and/or missing data of the hospital database were excluded. The categorical variables analyzed were age, gender, type of arthroplasty […]

Platelet-rich plasma for long bone healing

Mário Lenza, Silvia de Barros Ferraz, Dan Carai Maia Viola, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Mario Ferretti

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100023

Objective:To evaluate effectiveness of the use of platelet-rich plasma as coadjuvant for union of long bones.METHODS:The search strategy included the Cochrane Library (via Central) and MEDLINE (via PubMed). There were no limits as to language or publication media. The latest search strategy was conducted in December 2011. It included randomized clinical trials that evaluated the use of platelet-rich plasma as coadjuvant medication to accelerate union of long bones (acute fractures, pseudoarthrosis and bone defects). The outcomes of interest for this […]

Spine surgery cost reduction at a specialized treatment center

Dan Carai Maia Viola, Mario Lenza, Suze Luize Ferraz de Almeida, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Claudio Luiz Lottenberg, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100018

Objective:To compare the estimated cost of treatment of spinal disorders to those of this treatment in a specialized center.METHODS:An evaluation of average treatment costs of 399 patients referred by a Health Insurance Company for evaluation and treatment at the Spine Treatment Reference Center of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. All patients presented with an indication for surgical treatment before being referred for assessment. Of the total number of patients referred, only 54 underwent surgical treatment and 112 received a conservative treatment […]