Cassia Righy Shinotsuka

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Dynamins are a family of approximately 100-kDa GTPases that are thought to play a pivotal role in the formation of endocytic coated vesicles. There are three dynamin genes in mammals: dynamin I is neuron-specific, dynamin II shows ubiquitous expression, and dynamin III is expressed in testis, brain, and lung. However, most studies on the functions of(More)
INTRODUCTION Delirium and coma are a frequent source of morbidity for ICU patients. Several factors are associated with the prognosis of mechanically ventilated (MV) cancer patients, but no studies evaluated delirium and coma (acute brain dysfunction). The present study evaluated the frequency and impact of acute brain dysfunction on mortality. METHODS(More)
A significant number of landmark studies have been published in the last decade that increase the current knowledge on sedation for critically ill patients. Therefore, many practices that were considered standard of care are now outdated. Oversedation has been shown to be hazardous, and light sedation and no-sedation protocols are associated with better(More)
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