Aline Lourenso Baptista

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Epithelial remodeling probably contributes to parenchymal deterioration in usual interstitial pneumonia/idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (UIP/IPF), but understanding its mechanisms is still a challenge. The aim of our study was to examine apoptosis and the epithelial changes in the histologic pattern of UIP. After immunohistochemical staining we quantified the(More)
From January 1979 to June 1982 31 patients have had simultaneous ascending aortic aneurysm repair and aortic valve replacement. Fifteen patients (group 1) received a composite graft; seven patients (group 2) had separate aortic valve and supracoronary ascending aorta prostheses; and nine patients (group 3) had aortic valve replacement and "tailoring" of the(More)
Two children with pulmonary metastases from nephroblastomas showed the radiological features of chest wall tumour involvement. Diagnostic surgical exploration subsequently revealed pedunculated and fully resectable peripheral lung metastases. The mechanism by which these pedunculated lesions mimicked the classic 'D sign' of an extrapulmonary (pleural or(More)
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