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Therapeutic interventions to reduce the risk of progression from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes mellitus
(Therapeutics And Clinical Risk Management, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
Clinical trials have demonstrated that it is possible to prevent diabetes through lifestyle modification, pharmacological intervention, and surgery. This review aims to summarize the effectiveness of these various therapeutic ...
Phantom development for radiographic image optimization of chest, skull and pelvis examination for nonstandard patient
(Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
The construction of the adapted patient equivalent phantom (APEP) to simulate the X-ray scattering and absorption by chest, skull and pelvis of nonstandard patient in conventional radiographic equipment is presented. This ...
A complete dosimetric characterization of two Sr-90-Y-90 dermatologic applicators
(Nuclear Instruments & Methods In Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment, 2011-03-11) [Artigo]
A complete dosimetric characterization of two Amershan Sr-90-Y-90 dermatologic applicators is described in this present work. The dosimetric parameters analyzed are: percentage depth dose curve, radial dose distribution, ...
Microbiological evaluation of different strategies for management of snakes in captivity
(Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health: Part A Current Issues, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
Keeping snakes in captivity to produce venom for scientific research and production of inputs is now a worldwide practice. Maintaining snakes in captivity involves capture, infrastructure investments, management techniques, ...
Objective CT-Based Quantification of Lung Sequelae in Treated Patients With Paracoccidioidomycosis
(Medicine, 2014-11-01) [Artigo]
This study presents methodology for objectively quantifying the pulmonary region affected by emphysemic and fibrotic sequelae in treated patients with paracoccidioidomycosis. This methodology may also be applied to any ...
Letter to the Editors regarding the article published in volume 30, number 3
(Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2014-07-01) [Artigo]
Effects of dexmedetomidine on pulse pressure variation changes induced by hemorrhage followed by volume replacement in isoflurane-anesthetized dogs
(Journal Of Veterinary Emergency And Critical Care, 2014-11-01) [Artigo]
ObjectivesTo evaluate the effects of dexmedetomidine (DEX) on changes in pulse pressure variation (PPV) induced by hemorrhage followed by volume replacement (VR) during isoflurane (ISO) anesthesia.DesignProspective, ...
Screening for In Vitro and In Vivo Antitumor Activities of the Mushroom Agaricus Blazei
(Nutrition and Cancer-an International Journal, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
We have investigated the in vitro antitumor activity of the mushroom Agaricus blazei Murill on human cancer cell lines as well as its potential anticancer activity in a model of rat colon carcinogenesis. The in vitro ...
A new fibrin sealant as a three-dimensional scaffold candidate for mesenchymal stem cells
(Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 2014-06-10) [Artigo]
Introduction: The optimization of an organic scaffold for specific types of applications and cells is vital to successful tissue engineering. In this study, we investigated the effects of a new fibrin sealant derived from ...
Pharmaceutical applications of AC Biosusceptometry
(European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2010-01-01) [Artigo]
AC Biosusceptometry offers an alternative to investigate noninvasively and without ionizing radiation the behavior of solid dosage forms in vitro and in the human gastrointestinal tract. This versatility allowed applying ...