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Incidence of variant hemoglobins in newborns attended by a public health laboratory

Flávia Mylla de Sousa Reis, Renata Rodrigues de Oliveira Castelo Branco, Amanda Mota Conceição, Letícia Paula Benvindo Trajano, José Felipe Pinheiro do Nascimento Vieira, Pablo Ricardo Barbosa Ferreira, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4150

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the incidence of variant hemoglobins in different health regions. Methods A descriptive, observational, and cross-sectional study with a quantitative approach based on secondary data in the internal records of the neonatal screening service – Laboratório Central de Saúde Pública do Estado do Piauí (PI, Brazil). The variables related to sex, ethnicity and positive diagnosis for variant hemoglobins were analyzed, with further population distribution of hemoglobinopathies among the macroregions of the state. Results A total of 69,180 […]

Associated factors with mammographic changes in women undergoing breast cancer screening

Ricardo Soares de Sant'Ana, Jacó Saraiva de Castro Mattos, Anderson Soares da Silva, Luanes Marques de Mello, Altacílio Aparecido Nunes

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3708

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate association of sociodemographic, anthropometric, and epidemiological factors with result of mammogram in women undergoing breast cancer screening.Methods:This is a cross-sectional study with data obtained through interviews, anthropometric measurements, and mammography of 600 women aged 40 to 69 years at the Preventive Medicine Department of Hospital de Câncer de Barretos, Brazil, in 2014. The results of these examinations in the BI-RADS categories 1 and 2 were grouped and classified in this study as normal mammogram outcome, and those of […]

Active search of women as an efficacy factor for a breast and cervical cancer screening program in the city of Jundiaí, São Paulo, Brazil

João Bosco Ramos Borges, Renata Guarisi, Andressa de Araújo Lacerda, Juliana Letícia Poli, Pítia Cárita de Godoy Borges, Sirlei Siani Moraes

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010a01454

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare the profile of women looking for gynecological care to the profile of women invited to participate in the program, assessing breast and cervical cancer risk factors in each group and comparing Papanicolaou’s test and mammography results.Methods:Medical records of 46 women participating in a breast and cervical cancer prevention program and 42 medical reports of women that regularly visited the primary healthcare unit from August to December 2006 were examined.Results:The mean interval between the last Papanicolaou’s tests was of […]