Marcelo Fernando Ronsoni

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Mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes enzymatic (MRCCE) activities were successfully evaluated in frozen brain samples. Epilepsy surgery offers an ethical opportunity to study human brain tissue surgically removed to treat drug resistant epilepsies. Epilepsy surgeries are done with hemodynamic and laboratory parameters to maintain physiology, but there(More)
BACKGROUND Although several prognostic models have been proposed for cirrhotic patients listed for transplantation, the performance of these scores as predictors of mortality in patients admitted for acute decompensation of cirrhosis has not been satisfactorily investigated. AIMS To study MELD, MELD-Na, MESO, iMELD, Refit-MELD and Refit MELD-Na models as(More)
INTRODUCTION Changes in hormone blood levels during the acute phase of traumatic brain injury (TBI) have been described in the literature. The objective was to investigate the association among several hormones plasma levels in the acute phase of severe TBI and the hospital mortality rate of male patients. METHODS The independent association among plasma(More)
INTRODUCTION Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often reported by patients with epilepsy and may be related to endocrine system abnormalities, side effects of antiepileptic drugs, psychiatric comorbidities, and family or social difficulties. AIMS This study aimed to identify independent predictor factors for ED in patients with epilepsy. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES(More)
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