Audrey Torres Barbosa

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the safety and efficacy of percutaneous thrombus fragmentation (PTF) for massive pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients with contraindications to the administration of thrombolytics. METHODS Between July 1999 and August 2005, 10 patients (7 males, 3 females, age 57+/-18 years) with massive PE and contraindications to the administration(More)
Administration of either thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) or arginine vasopressin (a-VP) into the rabbit third ventricle elevated intraocular pressure (IOP). IOP was increased 3.6 mmHg 45 min after TRH (10 ng/0.1 ml) administration and increased 6.4 mmHg 45 min following delivery of a-VP (5 micrograms/0.1 ml). Outflow facility and episcleral venous(More)
In the present investigation we studied the fusogenic process developed by influenza A, B and C viruses on cell surfaces and different factors associated with virus and cell membrane structures. The biological activity of purified virus strains was evaluated in hemagglutination, sialidase and fusion assays. Hemolysis by influenza A, B and C viruses ranging(More)
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