All publications of “Igor Rafael Sincos”

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Prospective randomized trial comparing radiofrequency ablation and complete saphenous vein stripping in patients with mild to moderate chronic venous disease with a 3-year follow-up

Igor Rafael Sincos ORCID logo , Anna Paula Weinhardt Baptista ORCID logo , Felipe Coelho Neto ORCID logo , Nicos Labropoulos ORCID logo , Luciane Basílio Alledi ORCID logo , Emmanuel Machado de Marins ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4526

ABSTRACT Objective: To compare the use of the radiofrequency thermoablation of the saphenous vein with the ligation technique, and complete removal of the saphenous vein, from the saphenofemoral junction to the ankle. Methods: A total of 49 patients with chronic venous disease in the Comprehensive Classification System for Chronic Venous Disorders (CEAP) classes 2 to 4 for clinical signs, etiology, anatomic distribution and pathophysiology, were assessed at baseline, after 4 weeks, and after 1 year. The parameters assessed were complications, […]

Coral reef aorta, emergency surgical: case report and literature review

Sergio Quilici Belczak, Igor Rafael Sincos, Ricardo Aun, Kaline Viana Costa, Etianne Andrade Araujo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014RC2772

Coral reef aorta is described as an uncommon entity characterized by the presence of coarse calcifications, which are developed in the visceral aorta. These calcifications grow toward the lumen of the artery and can result in significant stenosis, so that causing malperfusion of the lower limbs, visceral ischemia or hypertension secondary to renal involvement. We report here a case of a 54-year-old patient with coral reef aorta and symptomatic. The clinical presentation of the patient required the surgical approach. A […]

Treatment of varicose ulcer of the lower limbs by surgery and Unna boot: savings for the Brazilian healthcare system

Sergio Quilici Belczak, Vitor Cervantes Gornati, Ricardo Aun, Igor Rafael Sincos, Hélio Fragoso

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011gs1984

ABSTRACTObjective:To perform an analysis of the costs of treatment of varicose ulcers by radical surgery of varices and the use of Unna boot.Methods:Fifteen outpatients were selected to receive treatment of varicose ulcers with radical surgery and Unna boot. The total cost of treatment was calculated (hospitalization, surgery, dressings, and outpatient’s follow-up visits) and compared to the cost of clinical follow-up with daily simple dressing changes.Results:The proposed treatment was on average 55.71% more economical than the management with daily dressings (approximately […]