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Physical abuse of older people reported at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Recife, Pernambuco State, Brazil.
This cross-sectional study aimed to determine the profile of physical abuse against older people who underwent forensic examination at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Recife, Pernambuco State,Expand
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Bioprosthetic mesh of bacterial cellulose for treatment of abdominal muscle aponeurotic defect in rat model
The use of meshes for treatment of hernias continues to draw attention of surgeons and the industry in the search of an ideal prosthesis. The purpose of this work is to use meshes manufactured fromExpand
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[Living conditions and occupational organization associated with common mental disorders].
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of common mental disorders (CMD) and evaluate their association with living conditions and occupational organization. METHODS A cross-sectional survey of aExpand
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Comparative study of safety and efficacy of synthetic surgical glue for mesh fixation in ventral rectopexy
BackgroundVentral mesh rectopexy (VMR) is a surgical option to treat rectal prolapse with pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD). Using synthetic surgical glue to fix the mesh to the anterior rectal wallExpand
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[Living conditions and infant mortality: intra-urban differentials in Recife, Pernambuco State, Brazil].
The objective of this study was to show infant mortality differentials in different areas of Recife, analyzing the relationship between living conditions and mortality risk. An ecological studyExpand
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[Infant mortality rate and social disparity at Recife, the metropolis of the North-East of Brazil].
We analyzed differences in infant mortality between areas of Recife, a city in the North East of Brazil, analyzing the relationship between living conditions and the risk of death. We compared infantExpand
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Predictors of poor follow-up after bariatric surgery.
OBJECTIVE to identify predictive factors of loss of follow-up of patients submitted to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy in a 48-month period. METHODS we conducted a retrospective,Expand
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[The Geography of Hunger: clinical interpretation of landscapes or critical epidemiology?].
This article provides a new interpretation of Geografia da Fome [The Geography of Hunger], by Josué de Castro, focusing on the convergence of three fields of knowledge: geography, clinical science,Expand