Juliano Freire

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The majority of the websites encapsulating online information are dynamic and hence too sophisticated for many traditional search engines to index. With the ever growing quantity of such hidden web pages, this issue continues to raise diverse opinions between the research and practitioner among the web mining communities. Several aspects enriching these(More)
The behavior of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system was evaluated in response to an increasing zinc intake. This oligoelement can modify the activity of the angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE). Six healthy normotensive volunteers received 30 mg of zinc sulphate orally for 4 days and 600 mg for 4 additional days. On the first, fifth and ninth days(More)
Seven cases of anterior urethral stricture were studied. The diagnosis was made by exclusion of the inflammatory and traumatic causes. In three cases the stricture was located in the bulbar and in four cases in the penile urethra. The results obtained were good, with a follow-up of 5 to 50 months. Considerations are made about embryogenic, diagnostic,(More)
We report the case of a male patient with a carcinoma of the upper third of the esophagus who presented a tracheal rupture during a transhiatal esophagectomy. The clinical picture was characterized by a severe alteration of the ventilatory function that required selective intubation and, later on, a right thoracotomy for repairing the tracheal lesion. After(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the clinical applicability of the expert system URGSANT as a help in making up decisions in emergencies. MATERIAL AND METHODS URGSANT is an expert system implemented in INSIGT 2+ which is structured in a modular and hierarchical form. It contemplates 44 urgent situations relating to the central nervous system, hematopoietic,(More)
Although the issue of clinical introduction of chloroform in Spain was rather controversial, we can assure now with no doubt that first news of its discovery reached our country by the end of November and beginning of December of 1847. The cities first receiving those first news were Cádiz, Madrid, Barcelona, and Santiago de Compostela; in the latter two(More)
This case report presents a 51 year old female patient who had a train accident in 1999. She suffered bilateral trans-tibial and bilateral trans-radial amputations. In this paper, the evolution of the right transradial amputation where eventually a Krukenberg procedure was performed, is described as is its good functional outcome after rehabilitation(More)