Ary Serpa-Neto

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic and potential prognostic value of cell-free plasma DNA (CF-pDNA) in patients with suspected or histologically proven prostate cancer (PCa). We included 133 men with a diagnosis of PCa and 33 controls. PCa patients had blood samples prospectively drawn every 3 months for 2 years. CF-pDNA was measured by(More)
The occurrence of postoperative pulmonary complications is strongly associated with increased hospital mortality and prolonged postoperative hospital stay.(1,2) Postoperative pulmonary complications could, at least in part be prevented by using so-called lung protective mechanical ventilation strategies, which may include use of low tidal volume (VT),(More)
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