Patrícia Dos Santos Vigário

Patrícia Dos Santos Vigário
Centro Universitario Augusto Motta · Doutorado em Ciências da Reabilitação

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The creative economy has been gaining more and more importance for the country. In the context of favelas, creativity is above all a driving force for entrepreneurship, which is often presented as a way out of the unemployment that arises from economic slowdowns or lack of qualifications. However, there is a fact capable of accelerating these busin...
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Background: The central sterile supply department (CSSD) is wrongly seen as a place in the hospital environment that does not require skills and physical effort, being commonly a hospital sector for the relocation of functionally-readapted professionals. However, CSSD is a work environment that demands professional experience and presents itself a...
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O tratamento do Diabetes Mellitus (DM) por meio da insulinoterapia leva à produção de resíduos que se não descartados adequadamente podem trazer impactos negativos ao meio ambiente. A presente revisão narrativa tem como objetivo reunir evidências sobre como é feito o descarte dos insumos relacionados ao tratamento do DM usuários de insulina no Bras...
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Introdução: A amputação de membros inferiores impacta na mobilidade dos indivíduos, podendo levar a uma baixa aptidão cardiorrespiratória. O consumo máximo de oxigênio (VO2máx) é tradicionalmente utilizado para descrever a aptidão cardiorrespiratória. Contudo, a sua obtenção nem sempre é viável em populações com limitações funcionais e, por isso, a...
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No Brasil, cerca de 2,4% das crianças com idades entre 0 e 14 anos possuem algum tipo de deficiência. A Paralisia Cerebral (PC) é uma deficiência física de caráter permanente com impactos em diversos órgãos e sistemas e, por isso, estratégias que possibilitem o pleno desenvolvimento de crianças com PC devem ser planejadas e executadas. Objetivo: Re...
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A Variabilidade da Frequência Cardíaca (VFC) é um método não-invasivo utilizado para estimar o controle autonômico cardíaco que pode ser mensurada através do eletrocardiograma (ECG), método padrão-ouro. Dispositivos portáteis que tragam maior praticidade e com menor custo que o ECG, como os cardiofrequencímetros, são uma alternativa mais convenient...
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A Síndrome de Asperger (SA) faz parte da família dos Transtornos Invasivos do Desenvolvimento (TID). Dentre a variedade de sinais e sintomas que os indivíduos com SA podem apresentar destacam-se a dificuldade de interação social, além de interesses específicos em objetos e temas não usuais. O presente estudo teve como objetivo apresentar aspectos r...
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This collection of articles aims to weave a critical reflection on education, sport, culture, and its inclusive principles while respecting social rights and presenting inclusion as the main point. It brings forth the perspective of education against barbarism in the search for human emancipation in counterpoint to a society that kills and triviali...
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Abstract Aim: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is associated with changes in cardiac autonomic control, that can be evaluated by heart rate variability (HRV), for which the electrocardiogram (ECG) is the gold standard. However, the use of ECG is limited to laboratory environments, and new tools are needed for this purpose and that can be applied in the rou...
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Introdução: o Rugby em Cadeira de Rodas (RCR) é uma modalidade com grande demanda energética. Objetivo: comparar a recuperação cardiopulmonar de atletas de RCR de elite internacional (EI, n=16) e nacional (EN, n=06), além de investigar a correlação entre a recuperação e a classificação funcional (CF) dos atletas.Métodos: o teste de esforço cardiopu...
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Background: Postural stability is quite mandatory when practicing high-performance sports. Investigations of postural stability and related variables in judokas with visual impairment can lead to new training plans targeting the improvement of postural stability and ultimately to enhanced performance. Objectives: To investigate postural stability a...
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O objetivo do presente estudo foi identificar o comportamento cinemático dos membros superiores (MMSS) de atletas de Rugby em Cadeira de Rodas (RCR) durante a tarefa de propulsão na cadeira de rodas. Neste estudo seccional foi realizada uma análise cinemática bidimensional dos MMSS de 19 atletas de RCR (idade = 31,5 ± 5,6), durante o teste de veloc...
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O objetivo do presente estudo foi identificar o comportamento cinemático dos membros superiores (MMSS) de atletas de Rugby em Cadeira de Rodas (RCR) durante a tarefa de propulsão na cadeira de rodas. Neste estudo seccional foi realizada uma análise cinemática bidimensional dos MMSS de 19 atletas de RCR (idade = 31,5 ± 5,6), durante o teste de veloc...
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Uma pandemia causada pelo novo coronavírus, o Sars-CoV-2, determinou mudanças na rotina das pessoas em todo o mundo. Dentre elas, o distanciamento social, implementado pela Organização Mundial da Saúde para conter o avanço do contágio entre as pessoas. Tal medida, impactou também na prática de exercícios físicos ao ar livre, restringindo o funciona...
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This study evaluates the effects of a short-term Cardio Tai Chi program on the cardiorespiratory fitness and hemodynamic parameters in sedentary adults. Thirty-one sedentary participants (age 58±9 years, body mass 63±12 kg) were subjected to an exercise program during 10 sessions over a 10-day period within 2 weeks. The Cardio Tai Chi program consi...
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BACKGROUND: Respiratory muscle training (RMT) has been recommended to mitigate impacts of spinal cord injuries (SCI), but the optimal dosage in terms of the frequency, intensity, time, and type (FITT principle) to promote health in SCI individuals remains unclear. OBJECTIVE: To discuss research related to the effects of RMT on pulmonary function,...
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O objetivo foi avaliar o estado de humor, o humor deprimido e a qualidade de vida de atletas de rendimento com deficiência visual, assim como a dissimilaridade entre estes constructos e a prática esportiva. Foi realizado um estudo seccional com 44 atletas com baixa visão ou cegueira total (26,8 ± 6,0 anos de idade; 72,7% homens), sendo 11 atletas d...
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The aim was to evaluate mood, depressed mood and quality of life of athletes with visual impairment, as well as the dissimilarity between these constructs and sports practice. A cross-sectional study was carried out with 44 athletes with low vision or total blindness (26.8 ± 6.0 years of age, 72.7% men): 11 five-a-side football players, 14 goalball...
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Objective: Life expectancy is increasing worldwide and studies have been demonstrating that elevated serum thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) concentration in elderly is associated with some better health outcomes. This elevation is somewhat physiological as aging. The aim of this study was to investigate the heart rate (HR) response during a graded...
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Objective: The aim was to evaluate the quality of life (HRQoL) in women with subclinical hypothyroidism (sHT) after 16 weeks of endurance training. Subjects and methods: In the first phase, a cross-sectional study was conducted in which 22 women with sHT (median age: 41.5 (interquartile range: 175) years, body mass index: 26.2 (8.7) kg/m2, thyro...
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Objective: Evaluate the relationship between exogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism and oxidative stress through the analysis of the redox profile of patients with subclinical hyperthyroidism exogenous (SCH) grade I (TSH = 0.1 to 0.4 IU/mL) and grade II (TSH < 0.1 IU/mL). Subjects and methods: We analyzed 46 patients with SCH due to the use of TS...
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Silva PRO, Mainenti, M, Felicio L, Ferreira A, Lopes A, Bernhoeft M, Vigário PS. Cardiorespiratory Fitness of Visually Impaired Footballers through Direct and Indirect Methods: A Pilot Study. JEPonline 2018;21(5):170-183. The purpose of this study was to compare the cardiorespiratory fitness of visually impaired (VI) footballers with non-blind foot...
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive and disabling disease that has been associated with aging. Several factors may potentially impair performance during exercise in elderly patients with COPD. This study was conducted to evaluate what characteristics related to lung function, peripheral muscle strength and endurance can pr...
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de Souza, JAAA, Scudese, E, Paz, GA, Salerno, VP, Vigário, PdS, Miranda, H, and Willardson, JM. Acute hormone responses subsequent to agonist-antagonist paired set vs. traditional straight set resistance training. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2018-The purpose of this study was to compare acute hormone responses and rating of perceived exerti...
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Objective: The aim of the study was to provide a computerized photogrammetric description of the postural alignment of visually impaired athletes. Methods: Twenty-six athletes were evaluated. Athletes were asked to stand at easy with styrofoam balls placed on selected anatomical landmarks, and photographic images were acquired in four viewpoints. P...
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Body image adjustments after a limb loss are essential to rehabilitation. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the Amputee Body Image Scale (ABIS). We analyzed data from a nonprobability sample of 100 participants (71% men, mean age 48.26 ± 18.35 years) by using a confirmatory factor analysis with...
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Background: A strong performance from the quadriceps muscle has been associated with improved dynamic stabilization of the knee and a lower risk of injuries. Therefore, techniques that improve quadriceps muscle activity are often used in physiotherapy programs. Objectives: To evaluate the effect of Kinesio tape (KT) on the isokinetic parameters, in...
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Background: Compare oxidative stress biomarkers, antioxidant capacity, muscle damage and hormone response between vision impaired and non-vision impaired athletes after a single maximal exercise test. Methods: Eight vision impaired and fifteen non-vision impaired athletes performed a maximal aerobic test with blood collected before and after. R...
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Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) traditionally used in clinical practice do not accurately predict exercise intolerance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was to assess whether the nitrogen single-breath washout (N2SBW) test explains exercise intolerance and poor quality of life in stable COPD patien...
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The main purpose of the present study was to compare the reference metabolic equivalent (MET) value and observed resting oxygen uptake (VO2) for defining cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2max) and characterizing the energy cost of treadmill running. A heterogeneous cohort of 114 healthy men volunteered to participate. In Part 1 of the study, 114 men [m...
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Background: Subjects with spinal cord injuries (SCI) have impaired autonomic cardiac regulation and increased risk of cardiovascular disease. In face of the insufficient research data on the autonomic control of physically active subjects with SCI, this study aimed at describing the chronotropic response, as well as the heart rate recovery behavio...
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The present study investigated the relationship between percentages of heart rate reserve (%HRR) and oxygen uptake reserve (%VO2R) during a cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) and discrete bouts of isocaloric cycling and treadmill running. Thirty men visited the laboratory three times for anthropometrical and resting VO2 assessments, and perform c...
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We aimed to evaluate the influence of wheelchair rugby (WR) classification and competitive level on the seated limits of stability of athletes with disabilities. Twenty-eight athletes were recruited from international and national level WR teams. Athletes were distributed into three groups per their classification: low-point (0.5–1.5-point); mid-po...
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Serum thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) levels increase with age. This elevation has been associated with better outcomes in very elderly subjects; however, little is known about the relationship between TSH below the lower limit of the reference range and health-related outcomes. Here, we investigated the association between cognitive impairment o...
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Background/Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine rest interval length between agonist–antagonist paired set training (PS) on maximal repetition performance, rating of perceived exertion, and neuromuscular fatigue. Methods: Fourteen trained men (age, 24.2 ± 1.1 years; height, 175 ± 5.5 cm; body mass, 76.6 ± 7.0 kg) performed two experi...
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Objective. The present study aimed to characterize the functional capacity, disease status, cardiorespiratory fitness and quality of life of a sample of patients with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA). The associations between these measures were also investigated. Methods. Fourteen individuals with SCA were included. Cardiorespiratory fitness was asses...
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Objective Investigate the differences in cardiopulmonary (CP) capacity and Quality of Life (QOL) between healthy elderly (≥ 65 years) with different TSH levels (< 1.0 and ≥ 1.0 μIU/mL) both within the normal range. Also, evaluate the effects of TSH elevation on CP test and QOL, by administering methimazole to subjects with initial lower-normal TSH,...
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Background: No studies have described and evaluated the association between hemodynamics, physical limitations and quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) without concomitant cardiovascular or respiratory disease. Objective: To describe the hemodynamic profile, quality of life and physical capacity of patients with PH from gro...
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As there are few studies on the impact of respiratory and functional status on the quality of life domains in adults with cystic fibrosis, this study aimed to evaluate the association between respiratory function, functional capacity and quality of life in these subjects. This is a cross-sectional study, where adults with clinical and laboratorial...
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Aim: To systematically review studies that investigated the basal metabolic rate (BMR) and resting metabolic rate (RMR) of physically disabled adult subjects. Methods: The studies were identified via MedLine, Science Direct, Science Search, Scientific Electronic Library Online, Wiley, Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature, Coch...
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INTRODUÇÃO: O treinamento desportivo em diversas modalidades está associado à presença de lesões, principalmente quando apresenta grande volume e intensidade. Poucos estudos nacionais investigaram a prevalência de lesão em tenistas, porém, as informações sobre a localização, o tipo e o mecanismo das lesões que acometem esse grupo de atletas são imp...
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[Purpose] A significant increase in the number of oldest old has occurred worldwide. The aim of this study was to characterize the functional capacity of the oldest old residents in a long-stay institution in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [Subjects and Methods] All participants were evaluated according to the following metrics: anthropometry, body compos...
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[Purpose] Complaint of pain is common in computer workers, encouraging the investigation of pain-related workplace factors. This study investigated the relationship among work-related characteristics, psychosocial factors, and pain among computer workers from a university center. [Subjects and Methods] Fifteen subjects (median age, 32.0 years; inte...
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Objectives: To evaluate relationships between nutritional status, sarcopenia and osteoporosis in older women. Subjects and methods: We studied 44 women, 67-94 years, by mini-nutritional assessment (MAN), glomerular filtration corr. 1.73 m(2), body mass index (BMI), arm circumference and calf (CP and CB), bone mineral density and body composition...
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Objective: To evaluate if a supervised exercise training program improves the quality of life (QoL) of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) patients on TSH-suppressive therapy with levothyroxine (L-T4). Subjects and methods: Initially, a cross-sectional study was performed to compare the QoL and the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) betwe...
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The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of static stretching (SS) volume on repetition performance for upper and lower body exercises. Fifteen trained men participated. Ten repetition maximum (10RM) test and retest were applied to the bench-press (BP) and lying leg curl (LLC) exercises. Four protocols were used: non-stretching protocol (...
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BACKGROUND: Although there is some evidence that the progression of lung disease associated with protein malnutrition and metabolic impairments contribute to muscle mass atrophy and dysfunction, the causes of exercise limitation in patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) are still poor understood. OBJECTIVE: The primary aim of this study was to charact...
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This study aimed to verify the impact of levothyroxine replacement on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a Brazilian sample of primary hypothyroidism patients. A cross-sectional study was performed with 2,057 consecutive primary hypothyroidism patients on levothyroxine (LT4) replacement at four referral centers in Brazil (median age = 53; 25...
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Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the fatigue perception, the muscle function, and the health-related quality of life (QoL) in subclinical hyperthyroidism (SCH) induced by levothyroxine in the treatment of differentiated thyroid carcinoma, in comparison with a group of euthyroid (EU) subjects. Patients and methods: A cross-sectio...
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To evaluate the impact of subclinical hypothyroidism (sHT) treatment on health-related quality of life (QoL), psychiatric symptoms, clinical score, and muscle function. In this randomized double-blind study, patients were assigned either to treatment (n = 35) or placebo (n = 36). Clinical and psychiatric symptoms were assessed by the Zulewski, Hami...
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O estudo objetivou identificar o quanto os fatores motivacionais determinam a permanência de jovens atletas no voleibol de alto nível e compará-los quanto ao gênero e categoria. A coleta de dados foi realizada por meio da aplicação do questionário de Escala de Motivos para a Prática Esportiva (EMPE) a 96 jovens atletas de vôlei de quadra (46 menina...
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Subclinical thyrotoxicosis (scTox) may be associated with alterations in body composition and fatigue that can be possibly reversed with physical activity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether the systematic practice of physical activity improves lower extremity muscle mass and fatigue perception in patients with scTox. We studied 3...
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To evaluate the functional and hemodynamic responses during exercise and its recovery in patients with subclinical hyperthyroidism (SCH). A cross-sectional study was carried out with 29 patients on TSH-suppressive therapy with levothyroxine for thyroid carcinoma and 35 euthyroid subjects. All volunteers underwent a cardiopulmonary exercise testing...
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The purpose of this study was to compare repetition performance when resting 1 minute vs. 3 minutes between sets and exercises for an upper-body workout performed in 2 different sequences. Sixteen recreationally trained men completed 4 experimental resistance exercise sessions. All sessions consisted of 3 sets with an 8-repetition maximum load for...
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Neuromuscular abnormalities and low exercise tolerance are frequently observed in overt hypothyroidism, but it remains controversial if they can also occur in subclinical hypothyroidism (sHT). The aim of this study is to evaluate neuromuscular symptoms, muscle strength, and exercise capacity in sHT, compared with healthy euthyroid individuals. A cr...
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The objective of this study was to investigate the health status of women with overt and subclinical hypothyroidism and relate it to the presence of clinical signs and symptoms of the disease. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 232 women divided into 3 groups: overt hypothyroidism (n = 14); subclinical hypothyroidism (n = 152), and controls (...
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Although muscle metabolism and exercise capacity seem to be affected in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism, there is little evidence indicating improvement of the exercise tolerance due to levothyroxine (L-T(4)) replacement. The aim of the present study was to verify possible cardiopulmonary changes during exercise in patients with subclinica...
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OBJETIVOS: O objetivo do presente estudo foi identificar a presença de transtorno do comportamento alimentar (TCA) ou síndromes precursoras e o grau de distorção da imagem corporal em atletas de elite de nado sincronizado. Essa modalidade é considerada de risco para desenvolvimento de TCA por valorizar, além de outros aspectos, a leveza e beleza de...
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OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to identify the Eating Behavior Disorder (EBD) or precursory syndromes and the level of distortion of the body image of elite synchronized swimming athletes. This sport modality is considered of risk for development of eating disorders for valuing, among other aspects, the softness and beauty of movement...
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El ambiente deportivo puede ser un medio amplificador de presiones socioculturales motivadas por el ideal del cuerpo magro. La presente investigación tiene por objeto verificar la presencia de comportamientos sugestivos de trastornos del comportamiento alimenticio (TCAs), de alteraciones de la imagen corporal y de disfunciones menstruales en atleta...
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O ambiente esportivo pode ser um meio ampliador de pressões socioculturais motivadas pelo ideal de corpo magro. A presente investigação teve o objetivo de verificar a presença de comportamentos sugestivos de transtornos do comportamento alimentar (TCAs), de alterações na imagem corporal e de disfunções menstruais em atletas da EEFD-UFRJ. Foram aval...

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