Luciano Kowalsky Coelho

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A clinical and epidemiological study of 267 cases of envenomation by Loxosceles spp. (loxoscelism), notified to Centro de Informações Toxicológicas de Florianópolis (Santa Catarina State, Brazil), was conducted between January 1985 and December 1995. Most of the incidents occurred along the coast of the mid-southern region of the state, during the warmest(More)
CONTEXT The development of simple, accurate and low-expense techniques for detection of Helicobacter pylori infection has great relevance. OBJECTIVE To determine the accuracy of a rapid 14C-urea breath test (UBT) employing a very simple device for breathed air collection. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Hospital das Clínicas of the Faculty of(More)
PURPOSE The objective of this comparative study was to report on the use of 2 different pharmaceutical protocols involving 2 different anesthetic techniques (IV and balanced) to induce hypotension in patients submitted to orthognathic surgery by assessing the patients' intra- and postoperative physiologic response and hemodynamic stability. PATIENTS AND(More)
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