Kaísa Trovão Diniz

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OBJECTIVE Some case reports have suggested primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and peripheral polyneuropathy (PPN) are associated; however, there are no reports of studies examining this possible relationship. The aim of this study was to evaluate peripheral nerve conduction in subjects with PHPT. METHODS The study involved 17 patients with PHPT. Mean(More)
BACKGROUND One of the components of the Kangaroo Method (KM) is the adoption of the Kangaroo Position. The skin-to-skin contact and the vertical position the child adopts when in this position may provide sensorial, vestibular and postural stimuli for the newborn. The Kangaroo Position may encourage vestibular stimuli and a flexed posture of the limbs,(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the electromyographic activity of preterm newborns placed in the kangaroo position with the activity of newborns not placed in this position. DESIGN A cohort study. SETTING A Kangaroo Unit sector and a Nursery sector in a secondary and tertiary care at a mother-child hospital in Recife, Brazil. PARTICIPANTS Preterm infants of(More)
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