- Research Grants
Felix José Alvarez Ramires in research grants and scholarships supported by FAPESP.
Chagas's disease is a major cause of cardiomyopathy and heart failure in Brazil, causing myocardial dysfunction that is characterized by fibrosis and which is directly related to a complex cascade of pathways that interrelate, such as inflammation, oxidative stress and apoptosis. As well air pollution leads to intense activation of these pathways mentioned, amplifying and intensifying t...
Sympathectomy is a therapeutic modality used to treat certain diseases for decades. Recently, some studies suggest the application of this technique in the treatment of heart failure to replace the use of beta-blockers. However, its physiological effects upon the heart have been slightly studied. The objective of this study is to evaluate the effects of sympathectomy on variables relate...
Chagas' disease has spread throughout Latin America because of the high migration from these countries. About 30% of Chagas' patients will develop cardiomyopathy, and 10% of these will develop severe cardiac damage leading to heart failure. Beta blockade improves symptoms and survival in heart failure patients; however, it has not been well stablished in Chagas' disease. We evaluated th...
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