Victorio Macho

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AIM The present study focuses on the relationship between dental caries and saliva components such as phosphate, calcium, potassium, chloride as well as α-amylase in children with Down syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-five Caucasian sibling pairs, with the mean age of 13±4 years compose the final sample. Stimulated whole saliva was collected from DS(More)
Physical and chemical modifications of atelocollagen materials have been carried out to improve their physical, chemical and biological properties. We have studied the influence of physical modification using ultraviolet irradiation and of chemical modification using hexamethylene diisocyanate on the physical properties of layered atelocollagen materials.(More)
AIM This article intends to describe the characteristics of Down syndrome children in order to facilitate their management in the dental office. METHODS A review of literature was made limited to articles published between 2003 and 2013. The article is based on a literature search in PubMed and the authors' clinical experience with the patient group. (More)
Aromatic disk-shaped molecules tend to self-organize into a herringbone packing where the disks are inclined at angles ±θ with respect to the axis of the column. In discotic liquid crystals this can introduce defects between stacks of limited length. In a C(3)-symmetric hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene, solid-state NMR, x-ray scattering, and rheology identifies(More)
One of the most promising trends in Domain Independent AI<lb>Planning, nowadays, is state-space heuristic planning. The planners of this<lb>category construct general but efficient heuristic functions, which are used as a<lb>guide to traverse the state space either in a forward or a in backward direction.<lb>Although specific problems may favor one or the(More)
OBJECTIVE A case of cholesterol granuloma of tunica vaginalis, with an equivocal ultrasound image but typical histopathological picture, is described. PATIENT AND METHOD A 33-year-old man complained of a painless scrotal mass of 17 years duration. The mass was 10 cm in diameter, could not be transilluminated and appeared as paratesticular and solid on(More)
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