Andrea Souza

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Chagasic patients with cardiomyopathy have low levels of selenium (Se), a fundamental trace element. We evaluated the effect of supplementing infected mice with Se (0.25–16 ppm). Supplementation with(More)
Cardiac damage is a frequent manifestation of Chagas disease, which is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. Selenium (Se) is an essential micronutrient, the deficiency of which has been(More)
Chagas disease, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, remains a serious public health problem in Latin America. In relation to digestive problems, 4.5% of patients show mega syndromes(More)
Chagas’ disease caused by infection with Trypanosoma cruzi leads to a myocardiopathy that evolves from the acute to the chronic phase. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an important tool for(More)