Rosa Camila Lucchetta

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The injection of E. Coli into the tail of the epididymis in the rat caused epididymitis. In 20% of the cases, the inflammation is spread through the lymphatic system to the testis. The germinal cells are destroyed in 50% of the cases by the second day, and are not reestablished for several months. Signs of testicular inflammation are not found. The(More)
Mice carrying a rearranged TCR Vbeta 8.2 transgene express the Vbeta protein on the vast majority of peripheral T-cells. The bone marrow and peripheral blood, as well as other lymphoid organs of both untreated animals and animals depleted of T-cells by neonatal thymectomy and/or injection from birth of monoclonal anti-TCR antibodies, contain a small(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate efficacy and safety of amfepramone, fenproporex and mazindol as a monotherapy for the treatment of obese or overweight patients. A systematic review of primary studies was conducted, followed by a direct meta-analysis (random effect) and mixed treatment comparison. Medline and other databases were searched.(More)
OBJECTIVES this observational study aimed to describe the discrepancies identified during medication reconciliation on patient admission to cardiology units in a large hospital. METHODS the medication history of patients was collected within 48 hours after admission, and intentional and unintentional discrepancies were classified as omission, duplication,(More)
Antiobesity pharmacotherapy remains the main point of disagreement among both scientists and regulators. This is probably due to small sample sizes, high levels of heterogeneity, and low methodological quality. For many years, Brazil was one of the largest consumers of appetite suppressants worldwide, with evidence of irrational use of this drug class.(More)
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