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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, ...
Intravaginal electrical stimulation: a randomized, double-blind study on the treatment of mixed urinary incontinence
(Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 2006-01-01) [Artigo]
Background the aim of this study was to compare effective and sham intravaginal electrical stimulation (IES) in treating mixed urinary incontinence. Methods. Between January 2001 and February 2002, 40 women were randomly ...
Comparative Study Between Porcine Small Intestinal Submucosa and Buccal Mucosa in a Partial Urethra Substitution in Rabbits
(Journal of Endourology, 2012-05-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: Several urethral conditions may require tissue substitution. One collagen-base biomaterial that recently emerged as an option is small intestinal submucosa (SIS). The aim of this study was to compare the results ...
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 ...
Heart rate variability indices in the time domain in healthy dogs supplemented with omega n-3
(Semina. Ciências Agrárias, 2014) [Artigo]
The analysis of heart rate variability (HRV) in the time domain was performed by dynamic electrocardiographic monitoring for twenty-four hours (Holter method) in ten male and ten female healthy mixed-breed dogs before and ...
Serological profile of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in apparently healthy dogs of the city of Botucatu, São Paulo state, Brazil
(Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases, 2006-04-26) [Artigo]
Toxoplasmosis is a zoonosis caused by Toxoplasma gondii, a coccidian protozoan of worldwide distribution. The seroprevalence in canine population can be an alternative for measuring T. gondii urban spreading. A total of ...
Comparison of pelvic floor muscle strength evaluations in nulliparous and primiparous women: a prospective study
(Clinics, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to compare the pelvic floor muscle strength of nulliparous and primiparous women.METHODS: A total of 100 women were prospectively distributed into two groups: Group 1 (G1) (n = 50) included ...
The role of salt abuse on risk for hypercalciuria
(Nutrition Journal, 2011-01-06) [Artigo]
Background: Elevated sodium excretion in urine resulting from excessive sodium intake can lead to hypercalciuria and contribute to the formation of urinary stones. The aim of this study was to evaluate salt intake in ...
Prevalence of blood group antigens in paracoccidioidomycosis-patients
(Mycoses, 2012-06-01) [Resumo]