Bruno Squárcio Fernandes Gomes

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OBJECTIVE Our goals were to determine the prevalence and estimate the evolution of spinal deformities in patients suffering from Prader-Willi syndrome; find out which kind of spine deformity predominates regarding genotype and clinical patterns; and evaluate the affect of growth-hormone treatment on the onset and progression of spinal deformities. (More)
TO THE EDITOR: Nearly 1 million new cases of gastric cancer occur worldwide each year, mainly in developing countries (1). Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is now considered a group I carcinogen to gastric cancer and H. pylori eradication in family members is being recommended by different consensus conferences (2–4). Although very effective, the current(More)
BACKGROUND Press-fit acetabular component seating in hip resurfacing can be challenging as a strong interference fit is required. It has not been established whether reducing the acetabular underream minimizes incomplete component seating or leads to increased acetabular loosening. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We examined (1) the incidence and natural history of(More)
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