BI Kopelman

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OBJECTIVE Comparison of three modes of MV: intermittent mandatory ventilation with positive end expiratory pressure (IMV + PEEP), APRV and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in children during cardiac surgery post operative with pulmonary hypertension and mild or moderate pulmonary lesion. METHODS Ten patients were studied with respiratory(More)
Studies of the D-xylose absorption capacity in newborns are scarce and the results reported are controversial. We evaluated the xylose absorption in full term newborns adequate for gestational age in the first days of life and prospectively up to the third month. D-xylosemia values of the first and second hours at birth and at 3-5 days are significantly(More)
OBJECTIVE The aims of this article are to verify if there is any alteration in the secretion of natriuretic atrial factor (NAF) in children submitted to mechanical pulmonary ventilation and if these possible alterations would lead to modification in the urinary volume and in the urinary sodium excretion. METHODOLOGY A prospective study in a tertiary(More)
The present study was undertaken to determine the correlation between free bilirubin and indirect bilirubin in normal newborn infants with non-hemolytic jaundice, and the possible effect of hemolysis on free bilirubin measurement by the peroxidase method. A prospective study protocol was applied at the Neonatal Unit of the Department of Pediatrics, Escola(More)
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