Luciano Zogbi

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The treatment of hernia, independent of anatomical site and technique utilized, generally involves using prostheses, which may cause complications, despite their unarguable advantage in allowing safe reinforcement. An example of this is possible retraction, which causes discomfort and hernia recurrence. Polypropylene is still the most often used biomaterial(More)
In this manuscript, the authors describe an animal study comparing shrinkage, inflammatory response and fibroplasia in heavyweight (HW-PP) and lightweight polypropylene (LW-PP) meshes. Both meshes were fixed on abdominal fascia of 25 Wistar rats (epifascial onlay placement). They were killed at 7, 28 and 90 days to measure the prostheses. Histological(More)
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of acute lower respiratory illness and to identify associated factors among children less than five years of age in the city of Rio Grande, southern Brazil. Using a cross-sectional survey, a standardized household questionnaire was applied to mothers or guardians. Information was collected on household(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of acute lower respiratory tract infections and the risk factors associated with living conditions among children up to 5 years of age in the city of Rio Grande, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. METHODS A population-based cross-sectional study was carried out with 775 children. A standardized questionnaire(More)
Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is a rare skin neoplasm of low-grade malignancy and fibroblastic origin. AFX is a curable cutaneous disease and the diagnosis depends on knowledge of its clinical and histological features and combined immunohistochemistry markers. This study presents a case of a male patient, aged 90 years, presented with painless skin lesion(More)
BACKGROUND The ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) phenomenon can cause the dysfunction of some transplanted organs and other distant organs. Liver surgery success, including transplantations, may depend on the adverse effects of intestinal mucosa injury arising from temporary porta triad occlusion. The study objective was to examine I/R liver effects on the small(More)
INTRODUCTION Krukenberg tumour (KT) is defined by the World Health Organization as a metastatic ovary carcinoma, usually of gastric origin. The term has also been applied to metastatic tumors originating from adenocarcinomas of other sites, such as the colon. After radical resection of colorectal carcinoma, metachronous ovarian metastases can occur in 1.1%(More)
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