José Antônio Tesser Poloni

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Inflammation is a pivotal component of a variety of diseases, such as atherosclerosis and tumour progression. Various naturally occurring phytochemicals exhibit anti-inflammatory activity and are considered to be potential drug candidates against inflammation-related pathological processes. Capsicum baccatum L. var. pendulum (Willd.) Eshbaugh (Solanaceae)(More)
INTRODUCTION The present study was conducted to determine whether the urinary levels of excreted enzymes, gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), aspartate (AST) and alanine aminotransferases (ALT), can efficiently indicate, within 24 h, an acute nephrotoxicity due to an overdose of paracetamol (PAR). (More)
Urinalysis is the test of urine, which, identifying presence of particles and substances in the sample can provide valuable information about patient's urinary and renal condition as well as about major metabolic functions. Even though being a quick, accurate and cost-effective test, it has not received proper attention, preventing it to achieve its whole(More)
A 60 year-old man was submitted to kidney transplantation in 2013 due to chronic renal insufficiency caused by hypertension. He had recurrent episodes of urinary tract infection and came to the hospital due to a 4 day-long fever, abdominal pain, burning urination and nausea. Routine urinalysis revealed a picture of infection (> 50 leucocytes/high power(More)