Igor Cardoso

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DETI-Interact is an interactive system that offers information relevant to students in the lobby of the University of Aveiro's Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics (DETI). The project started in 2009 with a master's thesis addressing interaction with public displays through Android smartphones. Since then, it has evolved(More)
OBJECTIVE : To evaluate quality of life, using the SF-36, in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) who un-derwent surgery for deformity correction, comparing the results in the pre-and post-operative period. METHODS : We evaluated 29 patients, 24 female, mean age 14.5 years, all patients had measurement of Cobb angle greater than 50º, and(More)
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of osteoporosis in patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is believed to be higher than in the general adolescent population. An alternative to radiology for the characterization of bone mineral density may be through correlative indexes like the Osteorisk index, which is easy to access and low in cost, and which helps(More)
Parsonage-Turner Syndrome is a rare disease that affects the musculature of the scapular girdle, leading to muscle atrophy and large motor deficit. The etiology is uncertain, but it is believed that infectious and autoimmune factors are involved. The diagnosis is made by exclusion, and the main differential diagnoses are cervical disc hernias, rotator cuff(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the patient profile that obtains better clinical and quality of life improvement after lumbar spinal stenosis surgery, comparing the results in the pre and postoperative periods. METHODS Thirty-seven patients with lumbar spine stenosis submitted to surgery were prospectively evaluated. Through the 36-Item Short Form General Health(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate bone mineral density among patients with neuromuscular scoliosis secondary to quadriplegic cerebral palsy. METHODS This was a descriptive prospective study in which both bone densitometric and anthropometric data were evaluated. The inclusion criteria used were that the patients should present quadriplegic cerebral palsy, be confined(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the interlaminar and transforaminal block techniques with regard to the state of pain and presence or absence of complications. METHOD This was a randomized double-blind prospective study of descriptive and comparative nature, on 40 patients of both sexes who presented lumbar sciatic pain due to central-lateral or foraminal disk(More)
OBJECTIVE To correlate spinopelvic balance with the development of degenerative spondylolisthesis and disk herniation. METHODS This was a descriptive retrospective study that evaluated 60 patients in this hospital, 30 patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis at the L4-L5 level and 30 with herniated disk at the L4-L5 level, all of whom underwent(More)
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