All publications of “Ricardo Prado Golmia”

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Bone health in cerebral palsy and introduction of a novel therapy

Morton Aaron Scheinberg, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Adriana Maluf Elias Sallum, Maria Guadalupe Barbosa Pippa, Aline Pinheiros dos Santos Cortada, Telma Gomes da Silva

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3321

ABSTRACTObjective To assess the bone health status of children with cerebral palsy and the therapeutic effect of denosumab in a subgroup of children with cerebral palsy and decreased bone mass.Methods Children with cerebral palsy were evaluated according to their motor disability score (classification system gross motor functions III to V), bone density and bone turnover markers. Dual X-ray energy absorption was used to measure the lumbar spine, and total body, except the head. Thereafter a group of children with cerebral […]

Comparison of thromboprophylaxis patterns in arthroplasty in public and private hospitals

Aline Pinheiro dos Santos Cortada, Telma Gomes da Silva, André Campos da Silva, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Renata Leborato Guerra, Maíra Libertad Soligo Takemoto, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015GS3057

ObjectiveTo compare therapy for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism and costs related to hospitalization of patients undergoing total knee and hip replacement within the context of the Brazilian health system.MethodsA retrospective study of patients undergoing arthroplasty in 2010 in a public hospital and two private hospitals in the state of São Paulo, conducted by means of medical record review. Costs were estimated based on the use of health care resources during hospitalization. A descriptive analysis was performed using frequency and mean […]

Retention rates of infliximab and tocilizumab during a 3-year period in a Brazilian hospital

Ricardo Prado Golmia, Morton Aaron Scheinberg

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400015

Objective:To compare the efficacy and the period of use of tocilizumab and infliximab during treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patients.METHODS:The period of use of two biologics with different mechanisms of action were compared in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patients. RES: ULTS: Both medications showed efficacy, but the period of use with no loss of efficacy was longer in patients receiving tocilizumab when compared to infliximab.CONCLUSION:Tocilizumab maintains a period of use significantly longer as compared with infliximab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis […]

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 [...]