Marcelo F Aguiar

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AIM The objective of this study was to evaluate the reliability of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compared with computed tomography (CT) for dental implant planning in respect to bone measurements. METHODS Five dry mandibles were submitted to MRI and CT examinations. Each mandible had three specific sites identified with markers, in a total of 15 sites(More)
The authors report a case of a 5 months old female child with clinical features of Aicardi syndrome: agenesis of the corpus callosum, occular abnormalities ("chorioretinal lacunae" and microphthalmus), infantile spasms, mental retardation, vertebral malformations and thoracic deformity. The pacient was submitted to complementary examinations that confirmed(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess how details on dental restorative composites with different radio-opacities are perceived under the influence of ambient light. METHODS Resin composite step wedges (six steps, each 1-mm thick) were custom manufactured from three materials, respectively: (M1) Filtek™ Z350 (3M/ESPE, Saint Paul, MN); (M2) Prisma AP.H™(More)
OBJECTIVE To alert the pediatricians about the phenotype of the patients with Fragile X Syndrome, because of it's high incidence and the variable degrees of incapacity that may occur. METHODS Case report of two brothers with the classical findings of the Fragile X Syndrome (mental retardation, "Dumbo-like" ears, macroorchidism, among others), confirmed by(More)
To the best of our knowledge this is the seventh case report of monozygotic twins both affected by myasthenia gravis (MG). The monozygotism was proven by sex identity, blood group and HLA determinations ('O' Rh+, A2, A19.2, B40, CW3). One paternal aunt was also affected and the three cases have high titles of anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies and(More)
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