Cleudsom Neri

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The term undifferentiated connective tissue diseases is used to define conditions characterized by the presence of signs and symptoms suggestive of a systemic autoimmune disease that do not satisfy the classificative criteria for defined connective tissue diseases (CTD) such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Sjögren's syndrome (SS), rheumatoid(More)
The major stages of oligodendrocyte differentiation are defined by the presence or absence of certain myelin-specific proteins. Events leading to the successful processing of these proteins, such as the folding, assembly, and trafficking of these proteins through the biosynthetic pathway, are largely undefined. In the present study, we have examined both(More)
This study evaluates the feasibility of outpatient intravenous antibiotic therapy in orthopedic patients. A team was organized to run the outpatient antibiotic therapy program and criteria were outlined for the selection of patients. A total of 16 patients were treated in this manner. A substantial reduction in health care cost was achieved without(More)
The term undifferentiated connective tissue diseases (UCTD) is used to identify systemic autoimmune diseases not fulfilling classificative criteria for defined connective tissue diseases (CTD). Aim of the present study was to evaluate the evolution to defined CTD of an historical cohort of 91 UCTD patients followed at our Unit and to describe clinical and(More)
Naltrexone significantly attenuated self-injurious behavior in a 20-year-old mildly retarded autistic male patient. The patient was videotaped daily and behavior was evaluated with a time-sampling procedure. Behavioral ratings of SIB frequency, SIB severity, and activity were collected automatically with a computerized system. Learning and memory were(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare mortality rates due to respiratory diseases among elderly individuals residing in the Federal District of Brasília, Brazil, prior to and after the implementation of a national influenza vaccination campaign. METHODS This was an ecological time series analysis. Data regarding the population of individuals who were over 60 years of age(More)
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