Carlos Gicovate Neto

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OBJECTIVE To assess glucose homeostasis and weight loss in morbidly obese patients undergoing Silastic(R) ring sleeve gas-trectomy. METHODS This was a prospective clinical study. Thirty-three female patients with a mean body mass index (BMI) of 42.33 +/- 1.50 kg/m(2) (range: 40-45 kg/m(2)), a mean age of 36.7 +/- 9.4 years and a mean waist circumference(More)
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) based on BOLD signal has been used to indirectly measure the local neural activity induced by cognitive tasks or stimulation. Most fMRI data analysis is carried out using the general linear model (GLM), a statistical approach which predicts the changes in the observed BOLD response based on an expected(More)
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