Max M Magalhães

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Seventeen patients stung by Tityus serrulatus scorpion were classified as mild (pain at the site of the sting, n = 6), moderate (local pain and one of the following manifestations: vomiting, psychomotor agitation, prostration, sweating, tachypnea, tachycardia and mild arterial hypertension, n = 10) and severe cases (equal moderate cases plus cardiac(More)
INTRODUCTION leptospirosis is a zoonosis of worldwide importance. The disease is endemic in Brazil. This study was conducted to describe the clinical and laboratory presentation of leptospirosis in a metropolitan city of Brazil. METHODS this is a retrospective study including 201 consecutive patients with leptospirosis admitted to tertiary hospitals in(More)
OBJECTIVE The relationship between GH, body composition and leptin in children remains ill-defined. We have therefore examined the impact of severe GH deficiency (GHD) due to a mutation in the GHRH receptor on serum leptin concentrations and body composition in childhood. PATIENTS 12 affected children and young people (GHD) (4 M:8F, age 5.4-20.1 years, 8(More)
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs in 10 to 60% of patients with leptospirosis. The aim of this study is to investigate markers for oliguric AKI in leptospirosis. METHODS A retrospective study was performed with 196 consecutive patients with leptospirosis-associated AKI. These patients were categorized into either oliguric or non-oliguric(More)
The aim of this study was to examine the kinetics of neovascularisation of splenic autoimplants into the abdominal cavity after splenectomy in mice. Sixty-eight female Swiss mice were submitted to splenectomy. The spleen from each animal was sliced and the slices were implanted into the abdominal cavity. Groups of animals were killed after 1, 2, 3, 5, 7,(More)
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