Fabio R Tavora

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Discrepancies in initial death certificate diagnoses in sudden unexpected out-of-hospital deaths: the role of cardiovascular autopsy
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, 22 South Greene Street, Room NBW43, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:178-82. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint [Frequency of acute plaque ruptures and thin cap atheromas at sites of maximal stenosis]
    Fabio Tavora
    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, University of Maryland, USA
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:143-9, 153-9, 145-51. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Review of isolated ascending aortitis: differential diagnosis, including syphilitic, Takayasu's and giant cell aortitis
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    Pathology 38:302-8. 2006
  4. pmc Monocytes and neutrophils expressing myeloperoxidase occur in fibrous caps and thrombi in unstable coronary plaques
    Fabio R Tavora
    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:27. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple aneurysms of aortocoronary saphenous vein grafts with fatal rupture
    Fabio R Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:e107-10. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Takayasu aortitis with acute dissection and hemopericardium
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, 22 South Greene Street, Room NBW43, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 14:320-3. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Aortitis and ascending aortic aneurysm: description of 52 cases and proposal of a histologic classification
    Allen P Burke
    CVPath Institute, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA
    Hum Pathol 39:514-26. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Bilateral internal carotid absence: a case report of a rare congenital anomaly
    Luis F Gonzalez-Cuyar
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:113-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Total anomalous origin of the coronary circulation from the right pulmonary artery
    Fabio Tavora
    CVPath Institute, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:246-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between clinical and autopsy diagnoses: a comparison of university, community, and private autopsy practices
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:102-9. 2008

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Discrepancies in initial death certificate diagnoses in sudden unexpected out-of-hospital deaths: the role of cardiovascular autopsy
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, 22 South Greene Street, Room NBW43, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:178-82. 2008
    ..The accuracy of death certificates issued for out-of-hospital sudden deaths has been questioned...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Frequency of acute plaque ruptures and thin cap atheromas at sites of maximal stenosis]
    Fabio Tavora
    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, University of Maryland, USA
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:143-9, 153-9, 145-51. 2010
    ..There have been few autopsy studies relating sites of thin cap atheroma (TCFA) to sites of acute plaque rupture in culprit arteries, and sites of maximal narrowing in non-culprit arteries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Review of isolated ascending aortitis: differential diagnosis, including syphilitic, Takayasu's and giant cell aortitis
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    Pathology 38:302-8. 2006
    ..Despite a plethora of literature, a histological classification of aortitis has yet to be attempted...
  4. pmc Monocytes and neutrophils expressing myeloperoxidase occur in fibrous caps and thrombi in unstable coronary plaques
    Fabio R Tavora
    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:27. 2009
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  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple aneurysms of aortocoronary saphenous vein grafts with fatal rupture
    Fabio R Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:e107-10. 2007
    ..His subsequent death due to rupture of SVG aneurysm was documented at autopsy, illustrating the need for aggressive treatment of symptomatic coronary graft aneurysms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Takayasu aortitis with acute dissection and hemopericardium
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, 22 South Greene Street, Room NBW43, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 14:320-3. 2005
    ..This case demonstrates a rare example of aortitis underlying aortic dissection and emphasizes the need for careful histologic examination in cases of aortic root disease...
  7. doi request reprint Aortitis and ascending aortic aneurysm: description of 52 cases and proposal of a histologic classification
    Allen P Burke
    CVPath Institute, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA
    Hum Pathol 39:514-26. 2008
    ..NNA is less often isolated and best classified as giant cell aortitis. Adult NA has histologic features classically associated with Takayasu disease but is limited primarily to the ascending aorta and has no sex predominance...
  8. doi request reprint Bilateral internal carotid absence: a case report of a rare congenital anomaly
    Luis F Gonzalez-Cuyar
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:113-6. 2008
    ..Secondary to the hemodynamical stress through the collateral circulation, affected patients are at an increased risk of developing subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracranial aneurysms...
  9. doi request reprint Total anomalous origin of the coronary circulation from the right pulmonary artery
    Fabio Tavora
    CVPath Institute, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:246-9. 2008
    ..No other congenital anomalies were identified. Total anomalous origin of the coronary arteries from the pulmonary trunk or artery should be considered in cases of sudden unexpected death in infants...
  10. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between clinical and autopsy diagnoses: a comparison of university, community, and private autopsy practices
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:102-9. 2008
    ..02). Additional major findings were present in 28.5% of autopsies. Length of hospital stay before death, institution, and selection bias all affect the rate of major unexpected findings in hospital-based autopsies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occult primary parotid gland acinic cell adenocarcinoma presenting with extensive lung metastasis
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 6825 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20306, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:970-3. 2007
    ..This presentation is unique, showing that peripheral lung tumors of salivary gland type are likely to be metastatic, and careful clinical evaluation is warranted in establishing their primary site of origin...
  12. doi request reprint Postmortem confirmation of Lyme carditis with polymerase chain reaction
    Fabio Tavora
    Department of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:103-7. 2008
    ..Cardiac involvement in Lyme disease is uncommon and typically manifests clinically by conduction disturbances. Postmortem identification of Borrelia burgdorferi has never been reported in a case of Lyme carditis...