Viviane Samoel Rodrigues

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INTRODUCTION Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronic intestinal ailment with a multifactorial etiology, whose incidence has increased during the last three decades. Recently, a role for mesenteric fat has been proposed in CD pathophysiology, since fat hypertrophy is detected nearby the affected intestinal area; however, there are few studies on this aspect. AIM(More)
The article analyzes conditions associated with low scores on the Social Skills Inventory (SSI) among crack users in Greater Metropolitan Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, based on a cross-sectional study in a convenience sample of 519 individuals interviewed in 2011. Low SSI scores occurred in 52.8% of the sample, and there were no differences(More)
Crohn’s disease (CD) is a chronic intestinal disease with a multifactorial etiology. Recently, a role for mesenteric fat has been proposed in CD pathophysiology, since fat hypertrophy is detected close to the affected intestinal area; however, there are few studies regarding autophagy and the hypertrophied mesenteric tissue in CD. To evaluate(More)
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