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Human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer precursor lesions in women living by Amazon rivers: investigation of relations with markers of oxidative stress

Bruna Emanuelle Sanches Borges ORCID logo , Elza Baia de Brito ORCID logo , Hellen Thais Fuzii ORCID logo , Cláudia Simone Baltazar ORCID logo , Aline Barreto Sá ORCID logo , Camile Irene Mota da Silva ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4190

ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the relation between oxidative stress markers, human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer precursor lesions. Methods The study comprised women aged 14 to 60 years living in communities located by Amazon rivers in the state of Pará (Itaituba, Limoeiro do Ajuru and Bragança, 126, 68 and 43 women respectively). Papanicolau smears and polymerase chain reaction tests for human papillomavirus DNA detection were performed. Blood samples were collected to test malondialdehyde, total and oxidized glutathione levels. Results Malondialdehyde, […]

Evaluation of quality of sleep in women with stress urinary incontinence before and after surgical correction

Josyandra Paula de Freitas, Mariana Pereira Inácio Silvestri, César Eduardo Fernandes, Emerson de Oliveira

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4205

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the quality of sleep in women with urinary incontinence before and after sling surgery. Methods: A prospective study of case series of women with urodynamic diagnosis of stress urinary incontinence. To evaluate the subjective quality of sleep, two specific questionnaires were used and validated for the Portuguese Language: Epworth Sleepiness Scale and Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. The questionnaires were applied before and 6 months after surgical repair. Results: When analyzing the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, there was […]

A mobile interventional radiology unit: innovation and social responsibility

Nestor Hugo Kisilevzky, Henrique Elkis, Francielle Aparecida Gusmao

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1468

ABSTRACTObjective:To present the preliminary results of a feasibility study performed to determine the value of a mobile interventional radiology unit used to promote a uterine embolization program for low-income patients.Methods:Forty patients with symptomatic fibroids were treated with uterine embolization. Procedures were performed in four public hospitals in the metropolitan area of Sao Paulo. This study was approved by the institutional research ethics committee and all patients signed an informed consent form. A mobile interventional radiology unit, named ANGIOMOVEL, was conceived […]