Fernanda Branco Assunção Casa

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Contact heat stimuli have been reported to excite mechano-thermal nociceptors and to evoke brain potentials (CHEPs) from the limbs. We investigated whether contact heat evokes reproducible CHEPs from the trigeminal territory and may prove a reliable diagnostic tool in facial neuropathic pain. We applied contact heat stimuli to the perioral and supraorbital(More)
BACKGROUND In patients with breast cancer (BC) undergoing systemic chemotherapy, cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a common problem that can negatively impact quality of life. Guarana (Paullinia cupana) is a plant native to the Amazon basin that has been used as a stimulant since pre-Columbian times. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the(More)
This report concerns two new cases of the Cohen syndrome and gives further information on the variable phenotypical pattern of the disease. The frequency of major and minor clinical signs is reviewed from all the published reports. Among the minor signs we found previously undescribed skeletal abnormalities in one of our patients. The reported delay onset(More)
In the period between February and May 1979, in concomitance with a sharp increase in admittance to the pediatric Division of the Parma General Hospital for acute respiratory infections, we carried out a virologic and serologic investigation on hospitalized children aged 21 days-12 years. The investigation was carried out on 137 patients with respiratory(More)
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