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A snakebite caused by a bushmaster (Lachesis muta): report of a confirmed case in State of Pernambuco, Brazil
(Revista Da Sociedade Brasileira De Medicina Tropical, 2015-09-01) [Artigo]
We report a case of envenomation caused by a bushmaster (Lachesis muta) in a male child in State of Pernambuco, Brazil. The victim showed discrete local manifestations, but presented altered blood coagulation 2 hours after ...
Metalloproteinase inhibition protects against reductions in circulating adrenomedullin during lead-induced acute hypertension
(Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 2015-06-01) [Artigo]
Intoxication with lead (Pb) results in increased blood pressure by mechanisms involving matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). Recent findings have revealed that MMP type two (MMP-2) seems to cleave vasoactive peptides. This ...
Correlations among antiangiogenic factors and trace elements in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
(Journal Of Trace Elements In Medicine And Biology, 2015-01-01) [Artigo]
Although a number of studies have measured circulating levels of some trace elements in preeclampsia (PE) and compared to healthy pregnant (HP), there is no consensus yet about the deficiency of some metals and development ...