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Título: Cirurgia do Timo num Serviço de Cirurgia Geral
Autor: Mega, R
Coelho, F
Pimentel, T
Ribeiro, R
Novo de Matos
Araújo, A
Palavras-chave: Timectomia
Estudos Retrospectivos
Cirurgia do Timo
HSJ
Data: 2005
Editora: Centro Editor Livreiro da Ordem dos Médicos
Citação: Acta Med Port 2005: 18 (4): 267-270
Resumo: AIMS: Evaluation of thymectomy cases between 1990-2003, in a General Surgery Department. Evaluation of the therapeutic efficacy in Miastenia Gravis patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective study based on evaluation of data from Serviço de Cirurgia, Neurologia and Consult de Neurology processes, between 1990-2003, of 15 patients submitted to total thymectomy. RESULTS: 15 patients, aged 17 to 72, 11 female and 4 male. Miastenia Gravis was the main indication for surgery, for uncontrollable symptoms or suspicion of thymoma. In patients with myasthenia, surgery was accomplish after compensation of symptoms. There weren't post-surgery complications. Pathology were divided in thymic hyperplasia and thymoma. Miastenia patients have there symptoms diminished or stable with reduction or cessation of medical therapy. CONCLUSIONS: Miastenia was the most frequent indication for thymectomy. Surgery was good results, with low morbimortality, as long as the protocols are respected.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.17/131
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