Alexandre Charifo Ali

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety of oxidized-raffinose cross-linked human hemoglobin, Hemolink, in normal healthy volunteers. DESIGN Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. SETTING Clinical research facility of a contract research organization. PATIENTS Forty-two healthy adult male volunteers of which 33 received Hemolink. INTERVENTIONS(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the perceptions of body size among adolescents in Trinidad and to determine whether there were ethnic differences. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING Secondary schools in Trinidad. SUBJECTS A stratified random sample of 1139 adolescents, aged 14-17 y. MEASUREMENTS Silhouettes of different body sizes were used to determine(More)
Mozambique is a country with vast forestry resources that include native wood species with high commercial value. Thus, the trade of timber as raw material, as well as wooden finished products are commercial options of considerable valuable for the country. This work presents information about anatomical characteristics, physical and mechanical properties(More)
The interferences of o-raffinose cross-linked hemoglobin (Hemolink) were examined and compared in two serum creatinine methods on the Hitachi 717 [Boehringer Mannheim (BMC) and Synermed] and in an enzymatic creatinine method on the Vitros 750 (Johnson & Johnson). Interference was considered significant when the change in creatinine concentration from the(More)
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