All publications of “Telma Gomes da Silva”

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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 […]