Adriana M Viana

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OBJECTIVE The literature supports that systemic responses to injected vasoconstrictors depend on the volume and concentration administered, patient's age and health status, as well as site of injection. Thus, the influence of mandibular anesthesia technique on hemodynamic and plasma responses to epinephrine-containing local anesthetics was investigated. (More)
Four cases of proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD) in an otherwise healthy infant are described. Antenatal diagnosis was made at 27, 23, 23 and 18 weeks of gestation by routine ultrasound (US) examination. Computer Tomography (CT) was performed after 30 weeks of gestation and confirmed the images obtained by US. The diagnosis was confirmed after(More)
This study evaluated the effect of aerobic versus resistance training on metabolic control in type-1 diabetes patients. Thirteen non-active patients, ranging in age from 13-30, were submitted to a 12-week aerobic exercise (Group A, n = 7) or resistance training (Group B, n = 6) period. Group A training consisted of a 40 min walk or run and Group B training(More)
A 40 year-old man with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome who was treated with intravenous pentamidine suffered a massive spontaneous haemorrhage caused by rupture of a pancreatic pseudocyst after pentamidine-induced pancreatitis. The patient previously presented symptomatic hypoglycaemia, severe nephrotoxicity and hyperkalaemia, while not receiving any(More)
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