Marcelo Meller Alievi

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P Zielinsky, AL Piccoli Jr, JL Manica, LH Nicoloso, H Menezes, A Busato, MR Moraes, J Silva, L Bender, P Pizzato, L Aita, M Alievi, I Vian and L Almeida Fetal Cardiology Unit, IC/FUC, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Post-Graduation Program and Experimental Animal Laboratory, IC/FUC, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Veterinary School, Federal University of Rio Grande do(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that experimental maternal intake of green tea in late pregnancy causes fetal ductus arteriosus constriction, probably because of prostaglandin inhibition. METHODS AND RESULTS Twelve fetal lambs (pregnancy > 120 days) were assessed before and after maternal administration of green tea (n = 8) or(More)
OBJECTIVE Because we have previously demonstrated the relation between polyphenol-rich foods (PRF) consumption and ductus arteriosus constriction, in this work, pregnant sheep were submitted to oral PRF intake for 14 days to understand how this process occurs. Fetal Doppler echocardiography, oxidative and inflammatory biomarkers and total polyphenol(More)
CASE SUMMARY A 4-month-old cat had bilateral swellings of the mandible, maxilla, humerus and femur, and angular deviations in the axial and appendicular skeleton. The biochemical profile indicated hypercalcemia, hyperphosphatemia and increased parathyroid hormone levels. Because of the poor prognosis, the cat was euthanized. At necropsy, malleable and(More)
A miniature pig was examined because of left pelvic limb lameness after falling from a short height. Clinical examination and radiographs of the pelvic region revealed a left caudoventral hip luxation. Surgical reduction of luxation was performed on the patient under general anesthesia using a transarticular pinning technique. Postoperative radiographs(More)
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