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Physical Activity Patterns During Pregnancy in a Sample of Portuguese Women: A Longitudinal Prospective Study
Background Physical activity (PA) patterns during pregnancy have not been explored in depth and most previous studies lack assessment of variables such as type, frequency, duration and intensity ofExpand
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[Sclerosing mesenteritis].
The Sclerosing Mesenteritis is a rare idiopathic disease. It represents the final stadium of progression of the chronic inflammatory illnesses of the intestinal mesentery, with predominance ofExpand
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Prognostic factors for recovery in Portuguese patients with Bell’s palsy
Objective: The main aim of this study was to identify the prognostic factors that contribute to complete recovery at 6 weeks and 6 months in patients with Bell’s palsy. Material and Methods: This isExpand
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Functional hepatocellular regeneration in elderly patients undergoing hepatectomy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS More than 50% of liver tumours occur in patients aged 65 years or more. Assessment of functional liver regeneration capacity is crucial to minimize postoperative liver failure. WeExpand
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Prognostic scores in a gastroenterology intensive care unit.
BACKGROUND Several prognostic systems have been developed and validated in general Intensive Care Units (ICUs). No assessment of these scores was performed in specialized Gastroenterology IntensiveExpand
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Case 183: Obliterative portal venopathy.
Obliterative portal venopathy—which is characterized clinically by the presence of portal hypertension in the absence of liver insufficiency—has recently been described as a non–AIDS-defining hepaticExpand
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Multifocal colonic mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma with synchronous tubular adenoma: a coincidental association?
Dear Editor: Primary colorectal lymphoma is a rare condition, accounting for 10% to 20% of all gastrointestinal lymphomas and 0.2% to 0.6% of all large bowel malignancies. Most colonic lymphomas areExpand
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Are corticosteroids useful in all degrees of severity and rapid recovery of Bell’s palsy?
Abstract Conclusions The results provide preliminary evidence that corticosteroids were not effective in all grades of dysfunction and for achieving a rapid remission in the early phase of BP,Expand
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[Pelvic floor muscle training programmes: a systematic review].
BACKGROUND Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is involuntary leakage from effort or exertion or from sneezing or coughing and it is usually related to increased urethral mobility and/or poor intrinsicExpand
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Endoscopic management of afferent loop syndrome caused by enteroliths and anastomotic stricture. A case report.
Afferent loop syndrome (ALS) is a rare complication of Billroth-II gastrojejunostomy. Causes of afferent loop obstruction include adhesions, internal hernias, intestinal strictures or malignancy.Expand
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