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Colonoscopy as a useful tool in determining the transition zone in transanal endorectal pull-through in Hirschsprung's disease
(International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 2012-11-01) [Carta]
Morphologic and biomechanical changes of thoracic and abdominal aorta in a rat model of cigarette smoke exposure
(Annals of Vascular Surgery, 2013-08-01) [Artigo]
Background: Smoking is the most relevant environmental factor that affects the development of aortic aneurysm. Smokers have elevated levels of elastase activity in the arterial wall, which leads to weakening of the aorta. ...
Clinical patterns and epidemiological characteristics of facial melasma in Brazilian women
(Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Background Melasma is a common acquired chronic hypermelanosis of sun-exposed areas which significantly impacts quality of life. There are few epidemiological studies in medical literature concerning these patients. Objective ...
Morphologic changes and the expression of alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone and melanocortin-1 receptor in melasma lesions: A comparative study
(American Journal of Dermatopathology, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Melasma is a common acquired symmetrical hypermelanosis characterized by irregular light- to dark-brown macules on sun-exposed skin areas. The literature shows few studies on its physiopathogeny. However, changes in ...
DNA repair gene polymorphism is associated with the genetic basis of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease
(Cardiovascular Pathology, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
Background: Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (CAD) is a multifactorial process that appears to be caused by the interaction of environmental risk factors with multiple predisposing genes. It is nowadays accepted ...
Dietary, anthropometric, and biochemical determinants of plasma high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol in free-living adults
(Cholesterol, 2011-04-28) [Artigo]
The level of high-density lipoprotein is thought to be critical in inhibiting lesion formation as well as reducing the lipid load of preexisting atherosclerotic lesions. With the aim of determining the main determinants ...
Chromosomal imbalances in successive moments of human bladder urothelial carcinoma
(Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, 2013-08-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To understand developmental characteristics of urinary bladder carcinomas (UBC) by evaluating genomic alterations and p53 protein expression in primary tumors, their recurrences, and in the morphologically normal ...
Fine needle aspirate cell blocks are reliable for detection of hormone receptors and HER-2 by immunohistochemistry in breast carcinoma
(Cytopathology, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Aims: To evaluate the reliability of fine needle aspirate cell blocks in the assessment of oestrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and HER-2/neu proteins by immunohistochemistry in comparison with surgical ...
Photodynamic therapy for the treatment of induced mammary tumor in rats
(Lasers in Medical Science, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
The objective of this work was to evaluate photodynamic therapy (PDT) by using a hematoporphyrin derivative as a photosensitizer and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as light source in induced mammary tumors of Sprague-Dawley ...
Comparative study of the behavior of p53 immunoexpression in smoking associated lesions: Reinke's edema and laryngeal carcinoma
(Inhalation Toxicology, 2013-01-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To assess the behavior of the immunoexpression of protein p53 in Reinke's edema and laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Study design: retrospective. Methods: we recovered the histological paraffin blocks of ...