All publications of “Debora Pastore Bassitt”

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Quality of life and functional capacity of elderly women with knee osteoarthritis

Janice Chaim Alves, Debora Pastore Bassitt

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200013

Objective:To correlate functional ability and quality of life of elderly women with knee osteoarthritis.METHODS:Cross-sectional study composed of 40 elderly women with knee osteoarthritis. We used the following instruments: identification questionnaire, Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC), and World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire-OLD (WHOQOL-OLD). The significance level was 0.05 (5%), and confidence intervals were 95%. For statistical analysis we used parametric statistical tests, descriptive analysis, test for equality of two proportions, Pearson’s correlation, correlation test, and analysis […]

Quality of life and prevalence of osteoarticular pain in patients submitted to bariatric surgery

Rute Grans, Cyntia Francesca Warth, José Francisco de Mattos Farah, Debora Pastore Bassitt

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400004

Objective:To analyze quality of life and observe the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in patients submitted to bariatric surgery.METHODS:A prospective, observational and comparative study with 26 individuals aged 18 to 60 years, 25 women, which included two evaluations, one preoperative and the other approximately 42 months after surgery. The Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) and the Human Body Diagram with Visual Analogue Scale were employed.RESULTS:The individual samples showed grade III obesity, with a predominance of postoperative overweight, […]