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Africanized honeybee stings: how to treat them
(Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2011-12-01) [Artigo]
INTRODUÇÃO: As abelhas africanizadas (AHBs) migraram do Brasil em 1956 para todo o continente Americano. Apesar de produtivas, são agressivas causando acidentes fatais. O objetivo foi avaliar pacientes atendidos no Hospital ...
Comparison between procalcitonin and C-reactive protein for early diagnosis of children with sepsis or septic shock
(Inflammation Research, 2010-08-01) [Artigo]
The objective of the paper is to examine the behavior of C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin (PCT) in the first 12 h of admission and verify which performs better to differentiate children with septic conditions.Septic ...
Bone metabolism biomarkers, body weight, and bone age in healthy Brazilian male adolescents
(Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2012-06-01) [Artigo]
Eighty-seven male volunteers were grouped according to bone age (BA): 10-12 years (n=25), 13-15 years (n=36), and 16-18 years (n=26), and the following were recorded for each: weight (kg), height (m), BMI (kg/m(2)), calcium ...
Prone positioning attenuates TNF-alpha production in rabbits with lung injury under protective conventional mechanical ventilation (CMV)
(Frontiers in Immunology, 2013) [Resumo]
High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation Associated With Inhaled Nitric Oxide Compared to Pressure-Controlled Assist/Control Ventilation and Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Children: Randomized, Non-Blinded, Crossover Study
(Pediatric Pulmonology, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To compare the acute oxygenation effects of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) plus inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) with pressure-controlled assist/control ventilation (PCACV) plus iNO in acute hypoxemic ...
Role of plasma PlGF, PDGF-AA, ANG-1, ANG-2, and the ANG-1/ANG-2 ratio as predictors of preeclampsia in a cohort of pregnant women
(Pregnancy Hypertension, 2019-04-01) [Artigo]
Introduction: Preeclampsia affects 3–5% of pregnancies worldwide and is the primary cause of maternal-fetal and neonatal mortality. Previous studies show that alterations in maternal concentrations of angiogenic factors, ...
Chronic active disease pattern predicts early damage in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus
(Lupus, 2015) [Artigo]
The objective of this article is to assess disease activity patterns and their relationship to damage, death and growth failure in a cohort of juvenile lupus. Chronic active, relapsing-remitting and long quiescent activity ...
Production of leukotriene B4 by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
(Yeast, 2012-06-01) [Artigo]
Paracoccidioides brasiliensis is the agent of paracoccidioidomycosis, the most prevalent deep mycosis in Latin America. The production of eicosanoids during fungal infection has been associated with the biology of these ...
Progression of articular and extraarticular damage in oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis
(Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 2011-09-01) [Artigo]
Objective Evaluate damage in oligoarticular JIA, estimating its frequency, risks and probability over time.Methods A cross-sectional and retrospective analysis of Juvenile Arthritis Damage Index (JADI) scoring, with both ...
Bone mineral density in healthy female adolescents according to age, bone age and pubertal breast stage
(The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 2011) [Artigo]
This study was designed to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in healthy female Brazilian adolescents in five groups looking at chronological age, bone age, and pubertal breast stage, and determining BMD behavior for each ...