All publications of “Thomaz Gonçalves dos Santos Martins”

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Treatment of ligneous conjunctivitis with heterologous serum

Thiago Gonçalves dos Santos Martins ORCID logo , Thomaz Gonçalves dos Santos Martins ORCID logo , Diogo Gonçalves dos Santos Martins ORCID logo , Maria Carolina Francisco Kuba ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019RC4714

ABSTRACT Ligneous conjunctivitis is a rare form of chronic and recurrent bilateral conjunctivitis, in which thick membranes develop on the tarsal conjunctiva and on other mucosae. We report the case of a 55-year old female patient with bilateral ligneous conjunctivitis who was successfully treated with 50% heterologous serum. There was no recurrence or side effects after one-year follow-up. We suggest the use of 50% heterologous serum should be further studied to better determine its efficacy as a treatment option for […]

Big Data use in medical research

Thiago Gonçalves dos Santos Martins ORCID logo , Ana Luiza Fontes de Azevedo Costa ORCID logo , Thomaz Gonçalves dos Santos Martins ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018ED4087

The current velocity and volume of data generated by websites, electronic sensors and mobile telephones are calculated in exabytes (equal to 1 billion gigabytes) every two days. This amount of data corresponds to what was produced from the begining of the time until 2003. This remarkable figure tends to double every 40 months.() Big data is a huge set of data that exceeds management by human and requires assistance of computerized and/or analytical processing. Although the volume and velocity in […]

Anisocoria after use of dermatological product

Thiago Gonçalves dos Santos Martins, Ana Luiza Fontes de Azevedo Costa, Thomaz Gonçalves dos Santos Martins

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AI4040

A 45-year-old woman sought ophthalmologic care complaining about a sudden visual acuity on her right eye and anisocoria. She denied previous comorbidities and traumas. Upon examination, her ocular motility was normal and no ptosis was seen. Slit-lamp biomicroscopy and fundoscopy exams were normal. The mydriasis of the right eye, with consensual light reflex of the left eye, did not show changes ( ). The patient, when questioned about the use of medication, reported the use on her face, in the […]