All publications of “Sílvia Mansur Reimão”

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Mediastinal tumor: not always a lymphoma

Silvia Mansur Reimão, Rogério Colaiacovo, Marco Antonio Ribeiro Camunha, Thiago Trolez Amancio, Vanderlei Segatelli, Gustavo Andrade de Paulo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AI3981

A 45-year-old male patient, hospitalized and under investigation of mediastinal mass, presenting with sudoresis, malaise, and dysphagia. Computed tomography showed eccentric parietal thickening of the middle third of esophagus, with mass effect and upstream ectasia, with no expressive increase of metabolic activity. Additionally, there are cervical, axillary, pulmonary hilar, portocaval space, and unspecific iliac lymph nodes ( and ). […]

Fecal microbiota transplant by push enteroscopy to treat diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile

Arnaldo José Ganc, Ricardo Leite Ganc, Sílvia Mansur Reimão, Alberto Frisoli Junior, Jacyr Pasternak

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015MD3106

ABSTRACTClostridium difficile is the major etiological agent of pseudomembranous colitis and is found in up to 20% of adult inpatients. The recommended treatment is antibiotic therapy with metronidazole and/or vancomycin. However, the recurrence rate may reach up to 25% and it increases in each episode. The newest alternative to treat diarrhea due to recurrent Clostridium difficile is fecal microbiota transplantation. The procedure was performed in 12 patients, with a 6-month follow-up on 10 of them. Of the ten cases, bacterial […]