OBJECTIVE We compared end-to-side neurorraphy with and without the perineural sheath. METHOD Twenty rats were used. The peroneal nerve was sectioned and the distal end was sutured to the lateral face of the tibial nerve. We removed the perineural sheath only on the right side, but not on the left side. The proximal end of the peroneal nerve was curved… (More)
INTRODUCTION Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality. In patients with nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) stage IIIB/IV treatment with chemotherapy plus bevacizumab led to significant improvements in progression-free and median overall survival (OS). AIM To report the experience of five Portuguese centers in treating… (More)
In this note we answer a question concerning lineability of the set of non-absolutely summing operators.