FranciscoJoséFariasBorges dos Reis

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The goal of this manuscript is to set up a novel methodology for the calculation of the effective mechanical properties of biological membranes viewed as repetitive networks of elastic filaments, based on the discrete asymptotic homogenization method. We will show that for some lattice configurations, flexional effects due to internal structure mechanisms(More)
One-hundred and forty-five chemotherapy patients receiving cisplatin- and non-cisplatin-containing regimens participated in an open evaluation of ondansetron, a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, in the prophylaxis of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting. The study had two groups of patients, one receiving cisplatin-containing regimens (Group A) and the other,(More)
BACKGROUND Neuromuscular electrostimulation has become a promising issue in cardiovascular rehabilitation. However there are few articles published in the literature regarding neuromuscular electrostimulation in patients with heart failure during hospital stay. METHODS This is a randomized controlled pilot trial that aimed to investigate the effect of(More)
The aim of the study was to verify if moderate physical training affects leptin content in visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue of adult rats subjected to a low-protein diet during the perinatal period. Male Wistar rats were divided into 2 groups according to their mother's diet during gestation and lactation: control (17% casein, C, n=12) and(More)
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