Alexandra Martins

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The identification of a causal mutation is essential for molecular diagnosis and clinical management of many genetic disorders. However, even if next-generation exome sequencing has greatly improved the detection of nucleotide changes, the biological interpretation of most exonic variants remains challenging. Moreover, particular attention is typically(More)
Contents Introduction 1 1. The aims and background of the handbook 3 2. How crime can be prevented 7 Why crime takes place 7 What works in preventing crime? 16 3. Programmes for crime prevention in the developing world 23 Crime prevention programmes 26 Some projects to tackle criminality 27 Programmes to increase disincentives to crime and improve the(More)
BACKGROUND Pseudomyxoma peritonei is an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of one to two per million (worldwide) per year. It is characterized by the peritoneal deposition of mucinous tumors, most commonly of the appendix, and occasionally from the ovary, coupled by mucinous ascites. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a 76-year-old woman(More)
C Cr ri im mi in na al l j ju us st ti ic ce e a as ss se es ss sm me en nt t t to oo ol lk ki it t The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of(More)
There is an error in Fig 4. The symbol for correlation coefficient "ρ" should be replaced with "r", to match the description in the main text and Figure legend. Please see the correct Fig 4 here. There is a typographical error in the last sentence of the paragraph following Fig 4 (Results section): 'ΔΔHZEI' should be replaced with 'ΔHZEI'. The correct(More)
Dovepress 93 L e t t e r open access to scientific and medical research Open Access Full text Article Dear editor We have read with great interest the paper of de Oliveira et al, in which the authors report the case of a 76-year-old woman who presented with increased abdominal girth and dyspnea for 2 weeks. 1 After extensive investigations, the patient was(More)
This paper describes the first user trials results of an integrated augmented manipulation and communication robotic assistive technology to enable children with disabilities to actively participate, along with their typically developing peers, in academic activities requiring the manipulation of educational items. Five children with different degrees of(More)
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