Elizabeth Galamba Fernandes Abreu

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis (OM) in pediatric cancer patients taking methotrexate. BACKGROUND DATA OM is a very common, potentially severe side effect, caused by treatment with radiotherapy and chemotherapy for cancer. METHODS Forty(More)
The availability of an ultramicroanalytic system (SUMA) and species-specific antigen of M. leprae obtained by chemical synthesis, have made possible the standardization and validation of an ultramicroELISA assay for detecting specific human IgM antibodies to this mycobacterium. The specificity of this test to demonstrate the infection with M. leprae was(More)
Relationship existing between enamel resistance (by developed colorimetric technique) and previous experience of caries and with further incidence, at a term of a year, was studied in schoolchildren aged 6, 8, 10 and 12 years. The study comprised 336 children in 1985-1986 period and 385 children in 1985-1987 period. Non significant positive correlation was(More)
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