Luís M. S. Dias

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BACKGROUND Radiation-induced proctosigmoiditis is a serious complication of pelvic radiation therapy. Rectal bleeding occurs among 6% to 8% of these patients and is extremely difficult to manage. Pharmacotherapy is generally ineffective, whereas surgical treatment is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Argon plasma coagulation is a new method of(More)
We report a 45-year-old woman with chronic ulcerative colitis complicated by primary biliary cirrhosis and concomitant chronic pancreatitis. The combination of primary biliary cirrhosis and ulcerative colitis has only rarely been reported, and the association of these diseases with chronic pancreatitis is even rarer. These systemic manifestations of(More)
Aprovação da ata da reunião anterior. Informações. Discussão e aprovação dos pedidos de licença sabática para 2014/2015. Outros assuntos. Visita ao IMDEA-Software para trabalhos no âmbito do projecto "Confiabilidade na Segurança da Informação", de 20 a 23 de janeiro de 2014. Formação "Programação Web" na DRAPN em 08 de janeiro de 2014. Com o objetivo de(More)
This paper documents a work on all-purpose discrete event simulation tools evaluation. Selected tools must be suitable for process design (e.g. manufacturing or services industries). Rather than making specific judgments of the tools, authors tried to measure the intensity of usage or presence in different sources, which they called " popularity ". It was(More)