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OBJECTIVE To assess the role of insulin-like growth factor-1 and cholesterol as predictors of acute kidney injury mortality in intensive care unit patients. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. (More)
Dengue fever (DF) is currently the most important human viral mosquito-borne infection of public health significance, with millions of infections each year. The main dengue vector is the female of(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute tubular necrosis (ATN) is usually studied as a single entity, without distinguishing between ischaemic, nephrotoxic and mixed aetiologies. In the present study we evaluated the(More)
The aim of the study was to examine, in papillary muscles and in a whole heart preparation, the effects of isoproterenol on the myocardial mechanical activity at different extracellular Ca2+(More)