Jose Maria Correa Silva

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BACKGROUND Patients undergoing intermediate-risk surgery are typically taken to the ward postoperatively. However, some may develop complications requiring intensive care later. We aimed to evaluate the characteristics of patients undergoing intermediate-risk surgery who required late postoperative admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) and determine(More)
Tannic acid (TA) has well-described antimutagenic and antioxidant activities. The antioxidant activity of TA has been previously attributed to its capacity to form a complex with iron ions, interfering with the Fenton reaction [Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1472, 1999, 142]. In this work, we observed that TA inhibits, in the micromolar range, in vitro Cu(II) plus(More)
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Hyperchloremia associated with acidosis is associated with worse patient evolution if it is not properly diagnosed and treated. The objective of this study was to determine the intraoperative importance of hyperchloremia. METHODS This is a 5-month prospective study. Patients 18 years or older undergoing surgical procedures and(More)
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