Adriano de Paula Sabino

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The contribution of mutations in the prothrombin (FII G20210A), methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (C677T) genes and factor V Leiden (FVL) to the pathogenesis of arterial thrombosis remains controversial. In this study, these polymorphisms were investigated by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism in a group of 53 patients that(More)
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a lymphoproliferative disease that affects B lymphocytes in most cases. Leukemic lymphocytes have prolonged longevity, defined by resistance to apoptosis. These cells can accumulate in peripheral blood, bone marrow, and solid lymphoid organs. CLL may be indolent or aggressive and has a range of prognostic factors such(More)
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a kidney replacement therapy for end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. Despite being a lifesaving treatment, the rate of mortality in patients under PD is elevated, mainly due to the chronic peritoneal dysfunction which is characterized by inflammation, peritoneal fibrosis and neoangiogenesis. The inflammatory process is(More)
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