LIM/47 - Laboratório de Hepatologia por Vírus

O Laboratório de Hepatologia por Vírus é ligado ao Departamento de Doenças Infecciosas e Parasitárias da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP).

Linhas de pesquisa: hepatites por vírus e infecção hospitalar.

Site oficial: http://limhc.fm.usp.br/portal/lim47-laboratorio-de-hepatologia-por-virus/

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Recent Submissions

  1. EFFICACY OF ENDOSCOPIC TOPICAL MITOMYCIN C APPLICATION IN CAUSTIC ESOPHAGEAL STRICTURES IN THE PEDIATRIC POPULATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS

    ARQUIVOS DE GASTROENTEROLOGIA, v.58, n.2, p.253-261, 2021

    ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Caustic ingestion and development of esophageal strictures are recognized major public health problems in childhood. Different therapeutic methods have been proposed in the management of such strictures. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate efficacy and risk of endoscopic topical applicati...

  2. Laparoscopic treatment of giant hiatal hernia with or without mesh reinforcement: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, v.77, p.97-104, 2020

    Background: The use of mesh associated with cruroplasty is still controversial, especially in cases of giant hernias, due to possible complications of the prosthesis reported in the literature, such as infection, chest migration, shrinkage, esophageal and aortic erosion, stenosis and obstruction....

  3. The Brazilian Society of Rheumatology guidelines for axial spondyloarthritis-2019

    ADVANCES IN RHEUMATOLOGY, v.60, n.1, article ID 19, 35p, 2020

    Spondyloarthritis is a group of chronic inflammatory systemic diseases characterized by axial and/or peripheral joints inflammation, as well as extra-articular manifestations. The classification axial spondyloarthritis is adopted when the spine and/or the sacroiliac joints are predominantly invol...

  4. Endoscopic vacuum therapy versus endoscopic stenting for upper gastrointestinal transmural defects: Systematic review and meta-analysis

    DIGESTIVE ENDOSCOPY, v.33, n.6, p.892-902, 2021

    Background: Upper gastrointestinal fistulas, leaks, and perforations represent a high cost burden to health systems worldwide, with high morbidity and mortality rates for affected patients. Management of these transmural defects remains therapeutically challenging. Objectives: The aim of this stu...

  5. EUS-guided gastroenterostomy versus duodenal stent placement and surgical gastrojejunostomy for the palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    LANGENBECKS ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, v.406, n.6, p.1803-1817, 2021

    Purpose Malignant gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) is associated with significant morbidity and decreased quality of life, thereby necessitating effective and safe palliative treatment. As such, we sought to compare endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastroenterostomy (EUS-GE) versus duodenal stent (DS...

  6. Clinical Outcome Evaluation of Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Tunnel Positioning Using Gold Standard Techniques: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    ORTHOPAEDIC JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, v.9, n.6, article ID 23259671211013300, 9p, 2021

    Background: There have been conflicting results about the theoretical advantages of anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Purpose: To evaluate the clinical and functional outcomes comparing anatomic single- versus double-bundle techniques, anatomic versus nonanat...

  7. Effects of intragastric balloon placement in metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    WORLD JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY, v.13, n.7, p.815-829, 2021

    BACKGROUND Metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease corresponds to a clinical entity that affects liver function triggered by the accumulation of fat in the liver and is linked with metabolic dysregulation. AIM To evaluate the effects of the intragastric balloon (IGB) in patients with...

  8. The ""false-positive"" conundrum: IgA reference level overestimates the seroprevalence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2

    JOURNAL OF GLOBAL HEALTH, v.11, article ID 5001, 5p, 2021

    Background On 12 June 2020, Brazil reached the second position worldwide in the number of COVID-19 cases. Authorities increased the number of tests performed, including the identification of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (IgG, IgA, and IgM). There was an overflooding of the market with several tests, ...

  9. Critical points and potential pitfalls of outbreak of IMP-1-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa among kidney transplant recipients: a case-control study

    JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, v.115, p.83-92, 2021

    Background: Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) infection after kidney transplantation (KT) is associated with high mortality. Aim: To analyse an outbreak of infection/colonization with IMP-1-producing CRPA on a KT ward. Methods: A case-control study was conducted. Cases were ident...

  10. Pain relief in chronic pancreatitis: endoscopic or surgical treatment? a systematic review with meta-analysis

    SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, v.35, n.8, p.4085-4094, 2021

    Background and aims Pain is one of the consequences of chronic pancreatitis (CP) that has the greatest impact on the quality of life of patients. Endoscopic and surgical interventions, by producing a decrease in intraductal pancreatic pressure, can provide pain relief. This is the first systemati...