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Genetic and modifying factors that determine the risk of brain tumors
(Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 2011-03-29) [Resenha]
Some modifying factors may determine the risk of brain tumors. Until now, it could not be attempted to identify people at risk and also to improve significantly disease progression. Current therapy consists of surgical ...
Gastrointestinal changes associated to heart failure
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2012-03-01) [Resenha]
Over the last decade, several studies were conducted on the gastrointestinal changes associated to chronic heart failure. This article presents a literature review on the physiopathology and clinical consequences of ...
Energy Metabolism in Cardiac Remodeling and Heart Failure
(Cardiology in Review, 2013-05-01) [Resenha]
Fatty acids are the main substrates used by mitochondria to provide myocardial energy under normal conditions. During heart remodeling, however, the fuel preference switches to glucose. In the earlier stages of cardiac ...
Incentive spirometry for prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications in upper abdominal surgery
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014-01-01) [Resenha]
BackgroundThis is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in The Cochrane Library 2008, Issue 3.Upper abdominal surgical procedures are associated with a high risk of postoperative pulmonary complications. The risk ...
Zinc supplementation for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults with insulin resistance
(Cochrane Database Of Systematic Reviews, 2015-01-01) [Resenha]
BackgroundDiabetes is associated with long-term damage, dysfunction and failure of various organs, especially the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart and blood vessels. The risk of developing type 2 diabetes increases with age, ...