Pedro Paulo Martins de Oliveira

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PURPOSE Several methods of myocardial protection have been used. The use of all-blood solutions modified with glutamate and aspartate has increased. Its use in situations of acute ischemia provides improved contractile function, "resuscitating" the previously lesioned muscle. The dilution preconized by literature is around 25% of the hematocrit. The present(More)
PURPOSE Therapeutic strategies that modulate ventricular remodeling can be useful after acute myocardial infarction (MI). In particular, statins may exert effects on molecular pathways involved in collagen metabolism. The aim of this study was to determine whether treatment with atorvastatin for 4 weeks would lead to changes in collagen metabolism and(More)
Characterization of both myocardial extracellular volume expansion and myocyte hypertrophy by CMR in heart transplantation recipients without active rejection: implications for early cardiac remodeling Otavio R Coelho-Filho, Ravi Shah, Tomas G Neilan, Jose Roberto Mattos Souza, Jose Carlos Barros Júnior, Carlos Fernando R Lavagnoli, Lindemberg da Mota(More)
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