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Disparities in cancer epidemiology and care delivery among Brazilian indigenous populations

Pedro Nazareth Aguiar Jr., Gustavo Trautman Stock, Gilberto de Lima Lopes Jr., Michelle Samora de Almeida, Hakaru Tadokoro, Bárbara de Souza Gutierres, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3754

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess aspects related to cancer in indigenous population.Methods:This is a retrospective study developed in a public university hospital. We included patients with 18 or more years of age, diagnosed with solid tumors, and followed between 2005 and 2015. Clinical features were assessed by descriptive statistics, and survival was evaluated by Kaplan-Meier curves and multivariate Cox regression.Results:Fifty patients were included. The cancer incidence was 15.73 per 100,000. The mean age at diagnosis was 54 years and most patients were female […]

Clinical aspects of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 cases reported during the pandemic in Brazil, 2009-2010

Érika Valeska Rossetto, Expedito José de Albuquerque Luna

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3331

ABSTRACTObjective:To describe the clinical aspects of cases of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in Brazil.Methods:A descriptive study of cases reported in Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação (SINAN), 2009-2010.Results:As the final classification, we obtained 53,797 (56.79%) reported cases confirmed as a new influenza virus subtype, and 40,926 (43.21%) cases discarded. Fever was the most common sign, recorded in 99.74% of the confirmed and 98.92% of the discarded cases. Among the confirmed cases, the presence of comorbidities was reported in 32.53%, and in […]

Expenses related to hospital admissions for the elderly in Brazil: perspectives of a decade

Rodrigo Eurípedes da Silveira, Álvaro da Silva Santos, Mariana Campos de Sousa, Taciana Silva Alves Monteiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400019

Objective:To describe the profile of morbidities and expenses related to hospitalization of the elderly compared to the adult population (20 to 59 years).METHODS:A descriptive, cross-sectional investigation of hospitalizations of the elderly (60 years or older) in Brazil during the period from 2002 to 2011, with data from DATASUS and based on ICD-10.RESULTS:Although the highest number of hospitalizations were in the adult age range, the expenses were greater with the elderly, and in this case especially with mental and behavioral disorders, […]

Costs for in hospital treatment of urinary lithiasis in the Brazilian public health system

Fernando Korkes, Jarques Lúcio da Silva II, Ita Pfeferman Heilberg

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011gs2143

ABSTRACTObjective:To estimate costs associated to hospital treatment of urinary lithiasis in the Brazilian public health system as well as to evaluate demographic and epidemiological data referred to hospital admissions in the Brazilian public health system (or unified health care system).Methods:Data from the Informatic Department of Brazilian public health system were obtained as referred to costs in hospital admissions for urinary lithiasis during 2010 and also epidemiological data from 1996 through 2010.Results:There were 69,039 hospital admissions for urinary lithiasis, totaling 0.61% […]