Lairton Valentin

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Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common single-gene defects in European descent populations with an incidence of about 1 in every 2500 live births and carrier frequency of approximately 1 in 25. The most common mutation at the CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene is a deletion (p.F508del) of the phenylalanine codon 508; its frequency,(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the contribution of complex tasks on virtual reality simulator (VRS) for novice surgeons in laparoscopy learning. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty-five medical students were prospectively randomized in two groups (A: basic skills, n=28 and B: basic and complex skills, n=27) and then trained during two sessions(More)
THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY To study preoperative thresholds of the SF-36 components above which we can predict a high risk of failure in order to improve the quality of life after surgery for patients with minimal endometriosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Design: prospective and multicenter observational study between February 2004 and 2011. PATIENTS 167(More)
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