All publications of “Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos”

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Case-control study of oral disease indexes in individuals with head and neck cancer after antineoplastic therapy

Reyna Aguilar Quispe ORCID logo , Adrielle Lindolpho Cremonesi ORCID logo , Jeanne Kelly Gonçalves ORCID logo , Cassia Maria Fischer Rubira ORCID logo , Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4245

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the oral health of patients with head and neck cancer after antineoplastic treatment, and to compare them with patients with no history of cancer. Methods A total of 75 patients, divided into Study Group, composed of individuals after antineoplastic treatment (n=30), and Control Group, with individuals with no history of cancer (n=45), aged 37 to 79 years. The oral health status was evaluated through the index of decayed, missing or filled permanent teeth (DMFT), community periodontal […]

Chemotherapy protocols and incidence of oral mucositis. An integrative review

Marina Curra, Luiz Alberto Valente Soares Junior, Manoela Domingues Martins, Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018RW4007

ABSTRACT This review aimed to analyze the scientific production on severity of oral mucositis as an adverse effect of chemotherapy. To this end, we performed a search at PubMed databases combining the keywords “oral mucositis” and “chemotherapy protocol”. To describe the investigation, the following variables were considered: journal, year/place, study design, sample, protocol used and incidence of oral mucositis. A total of 547 articles were retrieved, of which 26 were selected. Out of these 26, only 2 reported severity of […]

Oral care and nosocomial pneumonia: a systematic review

Maria Carolina Nunes Vilela, Gustavo Zanna Ferreira, Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos, Nathalie Pepe Medeiros de Rezende

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015RW2980

To perform a systematic review of the literature on the control of oral biofilms and the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia, in addition to assessing and classifying studies as to the grade of recommendation and level of evidence. The review was based on PubMed, LILACS, and Scopus databases, from January 1st, 2000 until December 31st, 2012. Studies evaluating oral hygiene care related to nosocomial infections in patients hospitalized in intensive care units were selected according to the inclusion criteria. Full published […]

Histopathologic diagnosis of chronic graft-versus-host disease of the oral mucosa according to the National Institutes of Health Consensus

Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos, Fábio Luiz Coracin, José Carlos de Almeida Barros, Marina Helena Cury Gallottini

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2974

ObjectiveTo validate the minimal criteria of the histopathologic diagnosis of oral chronic graft-versus-host disease, based on the histopathologic classification of the National Institutes of Health and correlate them with clinical features.MethodsForty-one specimens containing both oral mucosa and salivary glands were analyzed in slides stained with hematoxylin-eosin. The histological specimens were blindly examined by two trained pathologists using criteria recommended for the histopathologic diagnosis of chronic graft-versus-host disease proposed by the National Institutes of Health Consensus. The clinical classification of chronic […]

Invasive candidiasis and oral manifestations in premature newborns

José Endrigo Tinoco-Araujo, Diana Ferreira Gadelha Araújo, Patrícia Gomes Barbosa, Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos, Ana Myriam Costa de Medeiros

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100013

Objective:To investigate prevalence of invasive candidiasis in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and to evaluate oral diseases and Candida spp. colonization in low birth weight preterm newborns.METHODS:A descriptive epidemiological study performed in two stages. First, prevalence of candidiasis was analyzed in a database of 295 preterm patients admitted to hospital for over 10 days and birth weight less than 2,000g. In the second stage, oral changes and Candida spp. colonization were assessed in 65 patients weighing less than 2,000g, up […]