Mário Sérgio Oliveira

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Frequency of chromosome aberrations detected by conventional cytogenetics is a very useful parameter in biological radiodosimetry. It can be used for estimating absorbed doses in individuals working with radioactive sources and individuals accidentally exposed to radiation. In the first case subjects wear physical dosimeters as a routine safety habit. Our(More)
Two thousand four hundred and forty-four Brazilian school children were classified as Light, Medium and Dark according to a subjective jedgment of the proportion of Negro admixture, and studied for weight, height, span and upper-segment/lower-segment (US/LS) ratio. The mean US/LS ratio decreases significantly as the proportion of Negro admixture increases(More)
The authors report the case of 15-year-old girl with a history of palpitations and shortness of breath during exercise. The electrocardiogram showed ventricular preexcitation suggesting a Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome with a posteroseptal accessory pathway. During the electrophysiological study a left posterospetal accessory pathway was identified and an(More)
Fulminant myocarditis associated with influenza A virus is exceedingly rare, with only a few cases reported in the literature. We describe a previously healthy 10-year-old boy, with a three-day history of flu-like symptoms without antiviral treatment. He was hospitalized with dehydration and hypothermia in the context of persistent vomiting, when he(More)
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