Silvio Costa

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on the haematological dynamics of an acute inflammatory process after an iatrogenic muscular lesion. DESIGN Controlled laboratory study. SETTING Research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Eighteen male Wistar rats (weight 350 to 450g) were submitted to surgical incision in the biceps(More)
Rhamdia quelen morphophysiological responses to propofol sedation were examined. The purpose was to investigate whether propofol would be a suitable drug to be used in fish transport procedures. Fish were exposed to 0, 0.4 or 0.8 mg L−1 propofol for 1, 6 or 12 h in 40 L tanks, simulating open transport systems. Propofol was able to prevent the peak of(More)
This paper provides evidence on the causal impact of oil discoveries on local development. Novel data on the drilling of 20,000 oil wells in Brazil allows us to exploit a quasi-experiment: municipalities where oil was discovered constitute the treatment group while municipalities with drilling but no discovery are the control group. The results show that(More)
GridFTP, included in the Globus Toolkit, is a high-performance, reliable and secure data transfer protocol used in Grid Computing. SETA, an acronym in Portuguese for Specialized File Transfer Service, is a web application developed using the Globus Java API [1], called jGlobus, and was inspired by Globus Online (GO) [2]. This tool was driven by the(More)
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