Felipe Duarte Silva

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PURPOSE To present a review about a comparative study of bile duct ligation versus carbon tetrachloride Injection for inducing experimental liver cirrhosis. METHODS This research was made through Medline/PubMed and SciELO web sites looking for papers on the content "induction of liver cirrhosis in rats". We have found 107 articles but only 30 were(More)
We describe a case of graft-versus-host disease that developed in the recipient of an orthotopic liver transplant. A maculopapular eruption developed on postoperative day 25. After the diagnosis of graft-versus-host disease was made aggressive therapy was instituted, which resulted in a complete recovery.
OBJECTIVE To describe the main epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic and treatment aspects of children with acute pancreatitis. SOURCES Systematic review of MEDLINE and SciELO databases in the last 5 years on acute pancreatitis in children, as well as consultation of relevant references on the texts obtained. SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS Cases of acute(More)
BACKGROUND Traditionally, elective abdominal procedures in cirrhotic patients have been largely discouraged due to high morbidity and mortality consequent to complications of cirrhosis, described by several authors. Other services, however, obtained different results, advocating in favor of elective surgery. METHODS A literature review using as key-words(More)
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic syndrome with autoimmune features and is associated with other immunological diseases such as autoimmune pancreatitis and inflammatory bowel disease. In addition to primary biliary cirrhosis, PSC is one of the most common chronic cholestatic liver diseases. The diagnosis of PSC is a challenge(More)
The development of an effective vaccine for hepatitis C is of paramount importance, given the global disease burden and its public health impact. We simulated a theoretical vaccine with 98% efficacy and coverage of 95% of the susceptible population, an achievable program. The simulated period of vaccination varied from 0 to 70 years and we calculated,(More)
s of the 19th Annual Congress of the SBRA, Búzios, RJ, 05-08 August 2015 tes fertilization among women performing IVF/ICSI. Methods: A case-control study was performed. The population comprised women with diagnosis of endometriosis, with or without endometrioma cysts, presenting to IVF/ ICSI procedures. Risk (Odds Ratio – OR) of endometrioma to generate(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Academic leagues have been consolidated as instruments of medical teaching and for the introducing of medical students to practice of specialties, including anesthesiology. As the role of leagues in the development process of competencies and learning of their students is not well known, the learning of members of an anesthesiology(More)
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic syndrome with autoimmune features and is associated with other immunological diseases such as autoimmune pancreatitis and inflammatory bowel disease. In addition to primary biliary cirrhosis, PSC is one of the most common chronic cholestatic liver diseases. The diagnosis of PSC is a challenge(More)
Human thyrotropin (hTSH) is a glycoprotein with three potential glycosylation sites: two in the α-subunit and one in the β-subunit. These sites are not always occupied and occupancy is frequently neglected in glycoprotein characterization, even though it is related to folding, trafficking, initiation of inflammation and host defense, as well as congenital(More)
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