João Araújo Ribeiro

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The Brazilian Peritoneal Dialysis Multicenter Study (BRAZPD) was launched in December 2004 aiming to collect data monthly and continuously from a representative cohort, allowing for a continuous snapshot of the peritoneal dialysis (PD) reality in the country. This is an observational study of PD patients comprising follow-up from December 2004 to February(More)
Nine hundred fifty-two patients with gunshot wound injuries admitted between July 1, 1989 and June 30, 1990 in a level one trauma center in South Central Los Angeles were studied retrospectively. The authors attempted to define those periods that gunshot injuries were most likely to occur, to characterize the involved high-risk populations, and to estimate(More)
The effects of intra-carotid injections of adenosine, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and alpha-beta-methylene ATP were studied on arterial blood pressure of anaesthetized cats. Adenosine and ATP decreased arterial blood pressure, whilst the ATP stable analogue, alpha-beta-methylene ATP caused a dose-dependent increase in arterial blood pressure. These results(More)
This article reports on best practice e-learning applications in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GIS. The rating is based, on results of the Computer Assisted Teaching CONtest (CATCON), a competition organised by ISPRS WG VI/2 that takes place every two years, on observation of recent developments, and on the short-term project " Analysis of e-learning(More)
OBJECTIVE We have analysed the association of the +24T>C polymorphism (rs3813946) in CR2, the cellular receptor for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), in the susceptibility for the development of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). METHODS A retrospective case-control study was developed with peripheral blood samples from 111 individuals with NPC and 608 healthy(More)
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