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Even today acute diarrhoea is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young children. It is a serious public health problem in less-developed countries, primarily in households whose income is low. As such, it is one of the main causes of death, affecting the undernourished in particular. The potential enteropathogenic agents are distributed… (More)
We developed a new surgical technique to treat coarctation of the aorta. It consists of an aortoplasty in which the left subclavian artery is transected, opened longitudinally, and sutured to the coarctated segment so as to correct the narrowing and also maintain blood flow through the left upper limb.
The authors analyse the experience acquired for surgical treatment of endomyocardiofibrosis. Among the 15 patients submitted to the operation, nine had the biventricular form, four had the disease in the right ventricle and two only in the left ventricle. The surgery consisted of endocardioectomy of the ventricles (RV--04,LV--02, bilateral--08) and… (More)