All publications of “Yuri Philippe Pimentel Vieira Antunes”

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Clinical features and overall survival among elderly cancer patients in a tertiary cancer center

Yuri Philippe Pimentel Vieira Antunes, Diogo Diniz Gomes Bugano, Auro del Giglio, Rafael Aliosha Kaliks, Theodora Karnakis, Lucíola de Barros Pontes

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3067

ABSTRACTObjective To evaluate the epidemiological profile and overall survival of a large population of elderly individuals diagnosed with solid tumors in a tertiary hospital.Methods This retrospective study included patients aged >65 years, diagnosed with solid tumors between January 2007 and December 2011, at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil. The medical records were reviewed to obtain information about clinical variables and overall survival.Results A total of 806 patients were identified, and 58.4% were male. Mean age was 74 years […]

Assessment of adherence to the guidelines for the management of nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy

Monique Sedlmaier França, Pedro Luiz Serrano Usón Junior, Yuri Philippe Pimentel Vieira Antunes, Bernard Lobato Prado, Carlos del Cistia Donnarumma, Taciana Sousa Mutão, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3097

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess adherence of the prescribing physicians in a private cancer care center to the American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline for antiemetic prophylaxis, in the first cycle of antineoplastic chemotherapy.Methods:A total of 139 chemotherapy regimens, of 105 patients, were evaluated retrospectively from 2011 to 2013.Results:We observed 78% of non-adherence to the guideline rate. The main disagreements with the directive were the prescription of higher doses of dexamethasone and excessive use of 5-HT3 antagonist for low risk emetogenic chemotherapy regimens. […]

Prevalence of renal insufficiency in elderly cancer patients in a tertiary cancer center

Lucíola de Barros Pontes, Yuri Philippe Pimentel Vieira Antunes, Diogo Diniz Gomes Bugano, Theodora Karnakis, Auro del Giglio, Rafael Aliosha Kaliks

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao3003

Objective To estimate the prevalence of abnormal glomerular filtration rate in elderly patients with solid tumors.Methods A retrospective study with patients aged >65 years diagnosed with solid tumors between January 2007 and December 2011 in a cancer center. The following data were collected: sex, age, serum creatinine at the time of diagnosis and type of tumor. Renal function was calculated using abbreviated Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) formulae and then staged in accordance with the clinical practice guidelines […]