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 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 evaluate spinopelvic balance using the pelvic incidence, sacral slope and pelvic tilt among patients with lumbar disk hernias who underwent surgical treatment. METHODS thirty patients at the spinal services of Hospital Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Vitória and Hospital Vila Velha were evaluated by measuring their spinopelvic balance from the(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)
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