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Yolk sac remnant in a mini-pony foal
(Equine Pratice, 1997-04-01) [Artigo]
Few reports are available concerning yolk sac remnants in the equine species, with little information on histopathological findings. A stillborn mini-pony foal showed a fluid-filled mass, measuring about 10 cm in circumference, ...
Survey radiography and computerized tomography imaging of the thorax in female dogs with mammary tumors
(Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2010-03-09) [Artigo]
Background: Accurate early diagnosis of lung metastases is important for establishing therapeutic measures. Therefore, the present study aimed to compare survey thoracic radiographs and computerized tomography (CT) scans ...
Factors associated with the prevalence of hypertension and control practices among elderly residents of São Paulo city, Brazil
(Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2013-11-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to analyze the prevalence of hypertension and control practices among the elderly. The survey analyzed data from 872 elderly people in São Paulo, Brazil, through a cluster sampling, stratified ...
AC biosusceptometry in the study of drug delivery
(Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2005-06-15) [Artigo]
Conventionally, pharmaceutical substances are administered orally because the gastrointestinal tract possesses the appropriate features for drug absorption. Nevertheless, the gastrointestinal tract physiology is complex ...
Preoperative somatostatin analogues versus direct transsphenoidal surgery for newly-diagnosed acromegaly patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis using the GRADE system
(Pituitary, 2015-08-01) [Artigo]
Whether the preoperative use of somatostatin analogues (SA) improves surgical outcomes in acromegaly is still a matter of debate.We conducted a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials that compared the short-term ...
Frequency and clinical predictors of coronary artery disease in chronic renal failure renal transplant candidates
(Renal Failure, 2015-05-01) [Artigo]
Background/aims: Cardiovascular diseases are major causes of mortality in chronic renal failure patients before and after renal transplantation. Among them, coronary disease presents a particular risk; however, risk ...
Tobacco smoke induces ventricular remodeling associated with an increase in NADPH oxidase activity
(European Heart Journal, 2011-08-01) [Resumo]
FUNCTIONAL AND ULTRASTRUCTURAL EVALUATION OF MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION PROVIDED BY INTERMITTENT CORONARY SINUS PERFUSION IN THE ISOLATED DOG HEART
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 1991-01-01) [Artigo]
1. The protection offered by intermittent perfusion of of cardioplegic solution through the coronary sinus was investigated in isovolumic blood-perfused dog heart preparations submitted to 60 min of ischemia and 45 min of ...
Triiodothyronine (T3) does not induce RANKL expression in rat ROS 17/2.8 cells
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia, 2008-02-01) [Artigo]
Osteoclastogenesis may be regulated via activation of the RANK/RANKL (receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B/ receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand) system, which is mediated by osteoblasts. However, ...
Tropical Healthcare Epidemiology: Weather Determinants of the Etiology of Bloodstream Infections in a Brazilian Hospital
(Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
We studied the influence of weather on the etiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in a hospital in Brazil during the years 2005--2010. Monthly average temperatures were positively associated with higher ...