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OBJECTIVE To study the potential for prenatal magnetic resonance imaging to predict pulmonary hypoplasia in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Tertiary care centre. PARTICIPANTS Thirteen cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (11 left, 2 right) without associated anomalies and 74 controls. METHODS(More)
A number of studies suggest the involvement of glutamate in central hyperalgesia through NMDA receptors in animal models of inflammation. Most studies analyze glutamate effects at the spinal cord level. In this work, the effects of morphine, dizocilpine and riluzole on the hyperalgesia induced by carrageenan administration in the rat paw model were(More)
Myofibroblastic tumor (MIT) is characterized by the infiltration of different organs, most commonly the lungs, with nodular lesions composed of myofibroblasts and inflammatory cells, which can be identified by specific patterns in the immunohistochemical studies. When it involves the peritoneum it is difficult to eradicate, tends to relapse and it has an(More)
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