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Influence of clinical therapy and nutritional counseling on the recurrence of urolithiasis
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2014-06-01) [Artigo]
PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of combined clinical therapy and nutritional guidance on the recurrence of urolithiasis. METHODS: From our registry of patients with recurrent urolithiasis we selected 57 who had at least ...
Comparison of efficiency between two artificial insemination methods using frozen-thawed semen in domestic cat (Felis catus) Artificial insemination in domestic cats
(Animal Reproduction Science, 2009-09-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency of the intravaginal (IVAI) vs. intrauterine artificial insemination (IUAI) using frozen-thawed sperm in the domestic cat. Semen was collected from two tom cats using an ...
Tropical Healthcare Epidemiology: Weather Determinants of the Etiology of Bloodstream Infections in a Brazilian Hospital
(Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
We studied the influence of weather on the etiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in a hospital in Brazil during the years 2005--2010. Monthly average temperatures were positively associated with higher ...
Dimensional analysis of burden in family caregivers of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
(Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2012-08-01) [Artigo]
Aims: Obsessivecompulsive disorder (OCD) also generates emotional burden in the patient's family members, but no study has evaluated the specific dimensions of burden. The objectives were to evaluate the dimensions of the ...
Morphologic changes in the urethral epithelium in an ethanol-drinking rat strain (UChA and UChB)
(Micron, 2007-01-01) [Artigo]
The extreme use of ethanol causes metabolic and pathologic changes in testes and urogenital system in different animal species. The enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) catalyses the conversion of ethanol into carcinogenic ...
Application of diet quality index reviewed before and after nutritional guidance
(Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2013-01-01) [Resumo]
Antimicrobial resistance and persistence of Staphylococcus epidermidis clones in a Brazilian university hospital
(Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 2013-10-01) [Artigo]
Oxacillin is an alternative for the treatment of Staphylococcus spp. infections; however, resistance to this drug has become a major problem over recent decades. The main objective of this study was to epidemiologically ...
Intermaxillary fixation as co-adjuvant treatment for morbid obesity
(Obesity Surgery, 2004-06-01) [Artigo]
Background: the effective long-term treatments for morbid obesity is bariatric surgery. However, the associated surgical and anesthetic risks led the authors to evaluate intermaxillary fixation, a less aggressive procedure, ...
The relationship between the degree of thrombocytopenia and infection with Ehrlichia canis in an endemic area
(Veterinary Research, 2004-01-01) [Artigo]
Ehrlichia canis is the causative agent of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis. In order to evaluate platelet counts as a screening test for E. canis in an endemic area, 217 whole blood samples from dogs were divided into three ...
Pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation in different body positions in nulliparous healthy women and its correlation with sexual activity
(International Braz J Urol, 2013-11-01) [Artigo]
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess pelvic floor muscle (PFM) strength in different body positions in nulliparous healthy women and its correlation with sexual activity.Materials and Methods: Fifty healthy ...