Maurício Ferraz de Arruda

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PURPOSE To investigate the effect of zinc sulphate administered by transdermal iontophoresis (TDI) on mechanical resistance of surgical wounds performed in the skin of diabetic rats. METHODS One hundred and sixty male Wistar rats weighing approximately 250 g were submitted to an incision surgery at the anterior region of abdomen and randomly distributed(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether swimming could prevent bone loss and could be indicated to assist in treatment of osteoporosis. METHODS Female rats were divided into 4 groups (n=6), two of them were oophorectomized. Animals from two groups, one oophorectomized and another not oophorectomized, underwent aquatic training for eight weeks. After training,(More)
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