Suely Aparecida Pinheiro Palomino

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BACKGROUND The ventricles of the normal heart are virtually devoid of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP). Although ANP occurs in ventricles submitted to elevated wall stress, it is not clear whether(More)
BACKGROUND We searched for any relationship between Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9), and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 (TIMP-1) in(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical and experimental conflicting data have questioned the relationship between infectious agents, inflammation and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was(More)
To investigate the role played by Trypanosoma cruzi in the pathogenesis of chronic chagasic cardiopathy, the myocardiums of 12 hearts from individuals who had this condition were mapped in detail.(More)