publication . Article . 2017

Implicações da doença hepática alcoólica na aterosclerose de pacientes autopsiados

Silveira,Luciano Alves Matias da; Torquato,Bianca Gonçalves Silva; Oliveira,Mariana Silva; Juliano,Guilherme Ribeiro; Oliveira,Lívia Ferreira; Cavellani,Camila Lourencini; Ramalho,Luciana Santos; Espindula,Ana Paula; Teixeira,Vicente de Paula Antunes; Ferraz,Mara Lúcia Fonseca;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017 Journal: Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira (issn: 1806-9282, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Associação Médica Brasileira
Abstract
Summary Introduction: Alcoholism is a major public health problem, which has a high social cost and affects many aspects of human activity. Liver disease is one of the first consequences of alcohol abuse, and steatosis, liver cirrhosis and hepatitis may occur. Other organs are also affected with pathological changes, such as pancreatitis, cardiomyopathies, dyslipidemias and atherosclerosis. Objective: To identify the occurrence and degree of atherosclerosis in alcohol-dependent individuals with liver cirrhosis, observing macroscopic and microscopic changes in lipid and collagen deposits and in the liver. We also aimed to verify the association of lipid and colla...
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free text keywords: atherosclerosis, alcoholic liver cirrhosis, autopsy, aterosclerose, cirrose hepática alcoólica, autópsia, Medicine (General), R5-920, Alcoholic cirrhosis, Gastroenterology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Pathology, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Internal medicine
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publication . Article . 2017

Implicações da doença hepática alcoólica na aterosclerose de pacientes autopsiados

Silveira,Luciano Alves Matias da; Torquato,Bianca Gonçalves Silva; Oliveira,Mariana Silva; Juliano,Guilherme Ribeiro; Oliveira,Lívia Ferreira; Cavellani,Camila Lourencini; Ramalho,Luciana Santos; Espindula,Ana Paula; Teixeira,Vicente de Paula Antunes; Ferraz,Mara Lúcia Fonseca;