Emílio R Villanueva

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Clinical and epidemiologic studies of defined geographic populations can serve as a means of establishing data important for genetic counseling and as a first step in identifying strategies best suited for identification of causes. Under the sponsorship of Operation Smile International, clinical, genetic, and epidemiologic studies were carried out at six(More)
Introduction Diagnostic evaluation of the musculoskeletal system has traditionally been based on medical history, physical examination, and x-rays (techniques that provide limited information), and more recently on computerized axial tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (both very expensive). Ultrasound, a non-invasive and less expensive method, has(More)
This research evaluated the importance of the adsorption properties of chitosan a chitosan/zeolite conjugate film for the removal of Cr(VI) ions from solutions in the 5-260 mg/L concentration range, when the pH was adjusted to 4.0 and 6.0. The uptake capacities of the films formed by chitosan and by the chitosan/zeolite conjugate were calculated by mass(More)
Kawasaki syndrome in adults is very rare, with fewer than 50 cases reported in the English-language literature. We describe the case of a physician with Kawasaki syndrome and summarize the clinical features and treatment of 11 patients in the literature since the last review in 1994. Our patient presented with high fever, conjunctivitis, and arthralgias,(More)
The aim of this paper is to assess the use of antibiotic loaded acrylic cement as a treatment of septic cavities of bones. Seventeen patients have been divided in three groups: infected knee prosthesis, chronic haematogenous osteomyelitis, post-trau-matic osteomyelitis. Results were analysed in the three groups as far as “healing” or recurrence of infection(More)
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