Manuel R G Carrapato

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INTRODUCTION Cardiac ultrasounds (US) are not always available at the bedside. Cardiac Troponin I (cTnI), CK-MB and NT-proBNP may be an alternative or complementary to influence evaluation and treatment. OBJECTIVES To determine reference ranges of biochemical markers cTnI, CK-MB and NT-proBNP in normal neonates. METHODOLOGY Cord and blood samples were(More)
Cesarean sections (CS) have greatly increased and many reasons are often evoked. Safer anesthetics and surgical procedures have rendered CS a popular choice for both professionals and mothers alike. CS on maternal request, for nonmedical reasons, is the subject of scientific, legal and ethical dispute. We shall address the CS issues, primarily, from the(More)
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