All publications of “Luciana Pereira Almeida de Piano”

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Diagnosis of growing pains in a Brazilian pediatric population: a prospective investigation

Luciana Pereira Almeida de Piano, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Andrea Pimentel Fonseca Golmia, Adriana Maluf Elias Sallum, Lucia Akemi Nukumizu, Damião Guedes Castro, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010AO1692

ABSTRACT Objective: To establish the clinical aspects of growing pains and to determine, through differential diagnosis, how many patients who referred themselves to a specialized clinic were found to have growing pains. Methods: This study prospectively examined the presence of growing pains in a self-reported population of children and adolescents with signs and symptoms (lower limb pains) of unexplained etiology. Results: A total of 345 children and adolescents were evaluated; 174 (50.4%) were males and 171 (49.6%) were females. Three […]

Total hip and knee joint replacement: perioperative clinical aspects

Luciana Pereira Almeida de Piano, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Morton Scheinberg

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1660

ABSTRACTObjective:To understand the profile of patients undergoing hip and knee replacement during two years, and to compare the data obtained with the literature.Methods:A total of 323 medical records were reviewed to analyze the perioperative data of patients submitted to hip and knee replacement.Results:Osteoarthritis was the main indication for both procedures and male patients were heavier than females (p < 0.05). Hypertension was the prevalent disease among patients. Blood loss was more frequent in knee surgery than in the hip.Conclusions:The profile [...]