Luis Felipe da Fonseca Reis

Luis Felipe da Fonseca Reis
Centro Universitario Augusto Motta

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Introduction
Luis Felipe da Fonseca Reis currently works at Centro Universitario Augusto Motta. Luis Felipe does research in Respiratory Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine and Physiotherapy. Their most recent publication is 'A long-term pulmonary rehabilitation program progressively improves exercise tolerance, quality of life and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with COPD'.
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August 2003 - present
Centro Universitario Augusto Motta
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  • Research Director

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Background: Support and treatment options have been widely discussed in recent decades with the aim of improving morbidity, mortality and quality of life of chronic respiratory disease (COPD) patients. Although it is believed that longer pulmonary rehabilitation programs can provide better results, most of the evidence comes from short-term progra...
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Airflow directioning is a manual respiratory physiotherapy technique known as unilateral chest compression. Airflow directioning is usually carried out in the respiratory physical therapy practices to expansion of the contra-lateral hemithorax. This study aims to analyze the histopathological aspects of the treatment with airflow directioning in an...
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RESUMO Introdução: a silicose é uma doença crônica e difusa do pulmão, desenvolvida por trabalhadores expostos a inalação de par-tículas minerais de sílica cristalina. Depois da inalação, as partículas de sílica são fagocitadas por macrófagos alveolares (MA) que, quando ativados, irão liberar mediadores infl amatórios, espécies reativas de oxigênio...
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RESUMO Silicose é uma doença pulmonar crônica caracterizada por lesões fibróticas e granulomatosas pelo acúmulo de partículas de sílica inaladas. Os macrófagos alveolares são as primeiras células a entrar em contato com essas partículas e promovendo conseqüentemente sua ativação e liberação de diversas citocinas e outros mediadores, provocando o ac...
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Mast cells and eosinophils actively participate in tissue repair and are prominent components of Schistosoma mansoni granulomas. Since pentoxifillyne (PTX) is an immunomodulatory and antifibrotic substance, we aimed to characterize, by morphological techniques, the effect of this drug on fibrosis developed inside murine hepatic schistosomal granulo...

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