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Extraocular muscle fixation to porous polyethylene orbital implants using 2-octyl-cyanoacrylate
(European Journal of Ophthalmology, 2009-07-01) [Artigo]
PURPOSE. To evaluate the efficacy of bioadhesive in attaching the extraocular muscles to porous polyethylene spheres in rabbit enucleated cavities.METHODS. A prospective, experimental study was performed. Eight adult New ...
Hiperinsuflação manual combinada com compressão torácica expiratória para redução do período de internação em UTI em pacientes críticos sob ventilação mecânica
(Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia, 2012-08-01) [Artigo]
OBJETIVO: Embora a hiperinsuflação manual (HM) seja largamente usada para a remoção de secreções pulmonares, não há evidências para sua recomendação como rotina na prática clínica. O objetivo do estudo foi avaliar o efeito ...
Differential morphofunctional characteristics and gene expression in fast and slow muscle of rats with monocrotaline-induced heart failure
(Journal of Molecular Histology, 2011-06-01) [Artigo]
Heart failure (HF) is characterized by limited exercise tolerance, skeletal muscle atrophy, a shift toward fast muscle fiber, and myogenic regulatory factor (MRF) changes. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) also contribute to ...
Administration of physiologic levels of triiodothyronine increases leptin expression in calorie-restricted obese rats, but does not influence weight loss
(Metabolism-clinical and Experimental, 2010-01-01) [Artigo]
Obesity has become a major public health problem, most commonly treated via dietary restriction to promote weight loss. Although leptin and thyroid hormones are involved in the regulation of energy balance, the role of ...
Anti-inflammatory effects of Hymenaea courbaril essential oil compounds on pterygium fibroblasts
(Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2017-06-01) [Resumo]
Respiratory pressures and expiratory peak flow rate of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
(Medical Science Monitor, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
Background: To evaluate clinical and laboratorial parameters that predict decreased respiratory function in patients subjected to coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG).Material/Methods: This was a prospective study ...
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in elderly Japanese-Brazilians
(Medical Science Monitor, 2012-02-01) [Artigo]
Background: Prevalence of individuals with a high cardiovascular risk is elevated in elderly populations. Although metabolic syndrome (MS) increases cardiovascular risk, information is scarce on the prevalence of MS in the ...
Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Japanese-Brazilians According to Specific Definitions for Ethnicity
(Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, 2010-04-01) [Artigo]
Background: The American Heart Association/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (AHA/NHLBI), revising the National Cholesterol Evaluation Program for Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III), and the International ...
Usefulness of Clinical, Ultrasonographic, Hysteroscopic, and Immunohistochemical Parameters in Differentiating Endometrial Polyps From Endometrial Cancer
(Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 2014-03-01) [Artigo]
Study Objective: To evaluate the usefulness of clinical, ultrasonographic, hysteroscopic, and immunohistochemical parameters in differentiating endometrial polyps from endometrial cancer.Design: Cross-sectional study ...
Obesity Preserves Myocardial Function During Blockade of the Glycolytic Pathway
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2014-10-01) [Artigo]
Background: Obesity is defined by excessive accumulation of body fat relative to lean tissue. Studies during the last few years indicate that cardiac function in obese animals may be preserved, increased or diminished. ...