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Evaluation of mast cells in periapical cysts, dentigerous cysts, and keratocystic odontogenic tumors.
BACKGROUND Several cell types are associated with the development of cystic and tumoral odontogenic lesions. Among inflammatory cells, mast cells can be associated with their pathogenesis. The aim ofExpand
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Oral squamous cell carcinoma grading systems--analysis of the best survival predictor.
BACKGROUND The TNM system has been used for decades in an attempt to predict clinical behavior and appropriate therapy for oral squamous cell carcinomas. Histopathologic classifications can be usefulExpand
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Avaliação bacteriológica e físico-química das carnes do dorso e coxa de rã (Rana catesbeiana) processadas em matadouro comercial Bacteriological and physical-chemical characteristics evaluation of
The aim of this work was evaluate the bacteriological and physical-chemical characteristics of bullfrog’s (Rana catesbeiana) leg and back meat. The samples of frog meat were frozen and storaged atExpand
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High prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S. aureuscolonization among healthy children attending public daycare centers in informal settlements in a large urban center in
BackgroundIn the past decade methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become increasingly prevalent in community settings. Attending a daycare center (DCC) is a known risk factor forExpand
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A comparison of two reciprocating instruments using bending stress and cyclic fatigue tests.
The aim of this study was to comparatively evaluate the bending resistance at 45º, the static and dynamic cyclic fatigue life, and the fracture type of the WaveOne (Dentsply Maillefer, Ballaigues,Expand
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Estudo do perfil lipídico em crianças e jovens do ambulatório pediátrico do Hospital Universitário Antônio Pedro associado ao risco de dislipidemias
Atherosclerotic plaques form early in childhood and progress slowly until adult life, when clinical manifestations show. The goal of this study was to analyze the concentrations in plasma of totalExpand
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Concordance between cytopathology and incisional biopsy in the diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma.
Oral cytopathology is a simple, non-invasive technique that could be used for early detection of oral premalignant and malignant lesions, but the effectiveness of this diagnostic approach remainsExpand
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Antimicrobial activity of calcium hydroxide pastes on Enterococcus faecalis cultivated in root canal systems.
The effectiveness of calcium hydroxide pastes: Calen and PMCC-Calen associated to chemo-mechanical preparation was assessed on Enterococcus faecalis grown within root canals. Seventy incisors wereExpand
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Evaluation of Bcl-2, Bcl-x and cleaved caspase-3 in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors and neurofibromas.
AIMS To study the expression of Bcl-2, Bcl-x, as well the presence of cleaved caspase-3 in neurofibromas and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. The expression of Bcl-2 and Bcl-x and theExpand
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Organochlorine compound levels in fertile and infertile women from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was quantify organochlorine compounds in women seeking for infertility treatment (n = 15) and in spontaneously pregnant ones (n = 21). MATERIALS AND METHODS AExpand
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