Flávia Carnieli Silva

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OBJECTIVES To study the main anatomical landmarks related to the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh (LCN) in the infrainguinal region and to define reliable criteria for identifying the nerve during the surgery and electrophysiological study. METHODS Bilateral dissections of 60 adult non-fixed cadavers were performed with measurements of the distance(More)
Background: Efficacy and safety of slow oral immunotherapy (SOIT) is not yet clear, especially regarding tolerance acquisition. Methods: We recruited 32 cow's milk (CM) allergy confirmed by oral food challenge (OFC). Twenty-five subjects were enrolled as SOIT group, and remaining 7 were as control. The inclusion criteria were as follows; (1) CM allergy(More)
Conclusions: The presence of allergic rhinoconjuntivitis symptoms in the last 12 months doubles the risk for the presence of wheezing in Mexican children. Background: There is increasing evidence that the disorder of eosinophil apoptosis contributes to the mechanism of prominent airway inflammation in asthma. However the relationship between dysregulation(More)
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