Pedro Puech Leão

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This paper presents a demand-led growth model grounded in a coherent stock-flow monetary accounting framework, where all stocks and flows are accounted for. Wealth is allocated between assets on Tobinesque principles, but no equilibrium condition is necessary to bring the " demand " for money into equivalence with its " supply. " Growth and profit rates, as(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the effects of strength training (ST) in walking capacity in patients with intermittent claudication (IC) compared with walking training (WT) effects. METHODS Thirty patients with IC were randomized into ST and WT. Both groups trained twice a week for 12 weeks at the same rate of perceived exertion. ST consisted of three sets of 10(More)
Nine of 217 (4.15%) patients with infective endocarditis who were followed from October 1978 to February 1984 had extracranial mycotic aneurysms (MA). Age range of patients was 6-43 years (mean of 24.8 years) and 7 were male. Etiologic agents were Streptococcus viridans (3 cases), Staphylococcus aureus (2 cases), Staphylococcus epidermidis (1 case), and(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of contrast-enhanced ultrasound with a second-generation contrast agent in distinguishing between occlusion and pseudo-occlusion of the cervical internal carotid artery, comparing it with that of conventional Doppler ultrasound and the gold standard, computed tomography angiography. (More)
Owing to the vasoconstrictive effect of nicotine, smoking may potentially interfere in the results of the drug-induced erection test for papaverine hydrochloride. To investigate the effect of smoking on this test, 12 patients between 22 and 65 years old underwent the following protocol: phase 1--intracavernous injection of 100 mg. papaverine hydrochloride(More)
Purpose: Avastin® (bevacizumab) is an anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) monoclonal antibody given as an off-label drug by intravitreal administration for treatment of ocular diseases. The drug's clinical application and its cost-benefit profile has generated demand for its division into single-use vials to meet the low volume and low-cost doses(More)
The authors report the implantation of a Palmaz stent in the superficial femoral artery using an approach not previously described, the peroneal artery. A 64-year-old man was admitted with extensive necrosis of the right foot. Physical examination showed a normal right femoral pulse but absence of popliteal and tibial pulses. Arteriography showed a(More)