Maria Aparecida Dalboni

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We evaluated neutrophil activation by measuring its phagocytic ability and oxidative burst activity in 16 patients with sepsis and 16 healthy volunteers. We also focused on neutrophil apoptosis as a(More)
Hypertension has a significant relevance as a cardiovascular risk factor. A consistent increase on world’s Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) incidence has been associated with an epidemic cardiovascular risk(More)
BACKGROUND Non-dialysed chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients may have altered resting energy expenditure (REE) because of the important metabolic functions of the kidneys. The aim of the present(More)
In an in vivo crossover trial, we compared a cellulosic with a synthetic dialyzer with respect to polymorphonuclear cells (PMN) function and apoptosis, cytokine serum levels and synthesis by(More)