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Volvo da vesícula biliar
Rodrigues, Luiz Antonio;Silva, Francisco de Assis David Cruz;
Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgi?es , 1999, DOI: 10.1590/S0100-69911999000600014
Abstract: a case of torsion of the gallbladder is presented. this is a rare condition that occurs when it is associated with anatomical variants related to abnormal fixation of the gallbladder to the liver bed. the blood irrigation is insufficient and the gallbladder develops necrosis. the abnormal implantation occurs in 4% of the population. if the gallbladder losses its fixations to the inferior margin of the liver with the presence of a 1011.g mesocyst a torsion can occur when this gallbladder twists axially with subsequent occlusion of the blood flow. the signs and symptoms are similar to those of severe acute cholecystitis: abrupt onset of the pain and large palpable mass below the right costal margin. the ultrasound can show a very large and anteriorly floating gallbladder: in this case, the ultrasound did not show any abnormal signs, so it is usually diagnosed at laparotomy and the treatement consists of cholecystectomy. this condition should be suspected in acute abdominal pain of unknown origin.
Influence of slaughter weight on the proximate composition and fatty acid profile of feedlot-fattened lamb meat = Influência do peso de abate sobre a composi o centesimal e perfil de ácidos graxos de carnes de cordeiros terminados em confinamento
Makoto Matsushita,Ariovaldo Cruz Martins Júnior,Sandra Terezinha Marques Gomes,Francisco de Assis Fonseca de Macedo
Acta Scientiarum : Technology , 2010,
Abstract: The effects of slaughter weight (28, 32, 36, and 40 kg) on musclecomposition and fatty acid profile were determined in an experiment using samples of the Longissimus dorsi (LD) of 20 ram lamb ( Bergamacia and Corriedale). Mean weight was 12.1 ± 1.05 kg at the beginning. Lambs were fed with a mixture of 30% corn silage, 35% soybean meal, 34% oat hay, and 1% vitamins and minerals, ad libitum. Samples of Longissimus dorsi muscle were analyzed for their content in moisture, ash, crude protein, total lipids, and fatty acid profile. Oleic acid (18:1n-9) was in greater concentration than other fatty acids in all samples investigated. The concentration of saturated fatty acids (SFA) increased (p < 0.05) with an increase in slaughter weight, while monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) decreased. Lambs slaughtered at either 28 or 36 kg hadan n-6/n-3 ratio (2.9 and 2.85, respectively) close to the recommended for humans (4.0 maximum). The overall results showed that slaughtering lamb at 28 kg resulted in the best meat quality as shown by nutritional indexes for humans (PUFA/SFA and n-6/n-3 ratios) and concentrations of crude protein (16.02%) and total lipids (13.24%). Os efeitos do peso de abate (28, 32, 36 e 40 kg) sobre a composi o centesimal e perfil de ácidos graxos foram determinados em um experimento com amostras do músculo Longissimus dorsi (LD), de 20 cordeiros ( Bergamácia e Corriedale). Os cordeiros com peso médio inicial de 12,1 ± 1,05 kg foram alimentados com uma mistura de 30% silagem de milho, 35% farelo de soja, 34% de feno de aveia e 1% de vitaminas e minerais, ad libitum. As amostras de Longissimus dorsi foram submetidas as análises de umidade, cinza, proteína bruta, lipídios totais e perfil de ácidos graxos. O ácido graxo majoritário em todas as amostras foi o oleico (18:1 n-9). A concentra o de ácidos graxos saturados (AGS) aumentou (p < 0,05) com o peso de abate, enquanto os monoinsaturados e poli-insaturados (AGPI) diminuiram. Os cordeiros abatidos com 28 e 36 kg apresentaram raz o n-6/n-3 (2,9 e 2,85, respectivamente) dentro das recomenda es para humanos (máximo 4,0). Os resultados globais mostram que o abate de cordeiros com 28 kg resultou em melhor qualidade da carne como demonstrado por índices nutricionais para uso humano (AGPI/AGS e raz o n-6/n-3) e concentra es de proteína bruta (16,02%) e lipídios totais (13,24%).
Anatomia e densidade básica da madeira de Caesalpinia pyramidalis Tul. (Fabaceae), espécie endêmica da caatinga do Nordeste do Brasil
Silva, Lazaro Benedito da;Santos, Francisco de Assis Ribeiro dos;Gasson, Peter;Cutler, David;
Acta Botanica Brasilica , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-33062009000200015
Abstract: this work aimed to study the anatomy and basic density of caesalpinia pyramidalis wood, used by local populations in the municipalities of serra talhada and sertania (pernambuco), to assess the percentage of wood elements in the trunk and branches in both localities, and in the tree itself, in order to establish total wood potential for energy production. samples of the trunk (dbh) and of branches from six trees of the species were collected in 2002. sample analysis followed the usual methods of wood anatomy studies. based on the anatomical parameters of the trunk and the high basic density (>0.84 g/cm3), we conclude that caesalpinia pyramidalis wood contains an enormous amount of cellulose and lignin. due to these features, this species showed good perspectives for the production of alcohol and charcoal. the trunk and branches can be used for fuel even at the immature stage because of high fiber concentration, low vessel concentration and low amount of parenchyma at this stage in both municipalities.
Estudo comparativo da madeira de Mimosa ophthalmocentra Mart. ex Benth e Mimosa tenuiflora (Willd.) Poir. (Fabaceae-Mimosoideae) na caatinga nordestina
Silva, Lazaro Benedito da;Santos, Francisco de Assis Ribeiro dos;Gasson, Peter;Cutler, David;
Acta Botanica Brasilica , 2011, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-33062011000200006
Abstract: due to the economic importance of the wood of mimosa l. species in northeastern brazil's caatinga and to the fact that mimosa ophtalmocentra mart. ex benth. ("jurema-de-imbira") is confused with mimosa tenuiflora (willd.) poir. ("jurema-preta") and vice versa, this research aimed to present new data related to the anatomy and basic density of the wood of both species; to contribute to the taxonomic study for differentiating them; to identify anatomical characters of the wood relating them to the caatinga environment; and to present the energetic potential that they possess. the anatomical study and wood density determination were carried out with samples at dbh level and with two branches of individuals within the municipalities of serra talhada and sertania (pernambuco). the species both differed in bark type, color of heartwood and sapwood, besides the different anatomical characteristics found in the wood. mimosa ophtalmocentra has distinct growth layers consisting of parenchyma lines containing crystals, scarce parenchyma and smaller quantity of rays. mimosa tenuiflora, on the other hand, also has growth layers, but without crystals, axial parenchyma vasicentric, confluent and in bands, and greater percentage of rays. both species have some wood elements with anatomical characteristics typical of representatives of mimosa, contributing therefore to a better taxonomic understanding of the genus. based on wood anatomical parameters and elevated basic density (> 0.84 g/cm3), the conclusion was reached that both species have great perspectives for the production of fuel alcohol and charcoal since juvenile wood age. because mimosa ophthalmocentra has scarce parenchyma and fewer rays, it shows greater energetic potential than mimosa tenuiflora.
DETERMINING INDICATORS OF URBAN HOUSEHOLD WATER CONSUMPTION THROUGH MULTIVARIATE STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES
Gledsneli Maria Lima Lins,Walter Santa Cruz,Zédna Mara Castro Lucena Vieira,Francisco de Assis Costa Neto
Journal of Urban and Environmental Engineering , 2010,
Abstract: Water has a decisive influence on populations’ life quality – specifically in areas like urban supply, drainage, and effluents treatment – due to its sound impact over public health. Water rational use constitutes the greatest challenge faced by water demand management, mainly with regard to urban household water consumption. This makes it important to develop researches to assist water managers and public policy-makers in planning and formulating water demand measures which may allow urban water rational use to be met. This work utilized the multivariate techniques Factor Analysis and Multiple Linear Regression Analysis – in order to determine the participation level of socioeconomic and climatic variables in monthly urban household consumption changes – applying them to two districts of Campina Grande city (State of Paraíba, Brazil). The districts were chosen based on socioeconomic criterion (income level) so as to evaluate their water consumer’s behavior. A 9-year monthly data series (from year 2000 up to 2008) was utilized, comprising family income, water tariff, and quantity of household connections (economies) – as socioeconomic variables – and average temperature and precipitation, as climatic variables. For both the selected districts of Campina Grande city, the obtained results point out the variables “water tariff” and “family income” as indicators of these district’s household consumption.
Entomological surveillance of Chagas disease in Berilo municipality, Jequitinhonha Valley, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Assis, Girley Francisco Machado de;Azeredo, Bernardino Vaz de Mello;Gorla, David;Diotaiuti, Liléia;Lana, Marta de;
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S0037-86822009000600001
Abstract: this study aimed to evaluate the chagas disease control program which has operated since 1982 in the municipality of berilo in the jequitinhonha valley, minas gerais, brazil, based on evaluation of 5,242 domiciliary units (dus) and 7,807 outbuildings over an eight-year period of epidemiological surveillance implanted in 1997. a total of 391 triatomines (280 panstrongylus megistus and 111 triatoma pseudomaculata) were captured, indicating the continued predominance of the former species. however, triatoma pseudomaculata is clearly becoming more important in this region, with intradomiciliary colonies being detected in recent years. entomological parameters, such as dispersion (17%) and intradomiciliary infestation (0.15%) indices, are compatible with the results of the epidemiological surveillance. the majority of dus were of construction type a (plaster over bricks) or c (plaster over adobe). twenty-five percent of the inhabitants of the dus infested by triatomines were reactive in elisa, iha and iif tests for trypanosoma cruzi antigens.
Yield of gherkin in response to doses of bovine manure
Oliveira, Arnaldo Nonato P de;Oliveira, Ademar P de;Leonardo, Francisco de Assis P;Cruz, Iordam da S;Silva, Damiana F da;
Horticultura Brasileira , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-05362009000100020
Abstract: considering the importance of gherkin in northeastern brazil, studies focusing on increasing its quality and yield are powerful tools to improve people social and economical condition in this region. the effects of doses of bovine manure were evaluated in gherkin yield in an experiment using cultivar nordestino, from may to september 2006, at the federal university of paraíba, in areia county, paraíba state, brazil. the experimental design was randomized complete blocks, with five treatments (0; 10; 20; 30, and 40 t ha-1) of bovine manure, in four replications. the working area in each experimental plot corresponded to 80 m2, including 20 plants, with 2.0 x 2.0 m spaces. the highest number of fruits per plant (30) was achieved with 32.2 t ha-1 of bovine manure. both fruit production per plant and fruit yield increased with doses of bovine manure, with maximum values of respectively 1,306 g and 19.5 t ha-1, when 40 t ha-1 of bovine manure were used.
Consumo de volumosos, produ??o e composi??o físico-química do leite de cabras F1 Boer × Saanen
Osmari, Elisa K?hler;Cecato, Ulysses;Macedo, Francisco de Assis Fonseca de;Roma, Cláudio Fabrício da Cruz;Faveri, Juliana Cantos;Ayer, Ilan Munhoz;
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S1516-35982009001200025
Abstract: the effects were assessed of supplying supplementary roughage on intake, milk yield and milk physical and chemical composition in f1 (boer ×saanen) goats. eighteen females were placed in three stalls, and received as ad libitum supplement sorghum silage, corn silage and mulberry hay (mht), with daily control of dry matter intake. the average daily production per week was calculated by gathering the milk data in three post-parturition periods: 1 (34-40 days/7 days); 2 [(64-70 days/7 days) + (91-97 days)/7 days)]/2 and 3 (125-131 days/7 days). daily spot-average of each period (dsap) was calculated from the reference dates of average daily production per week, that was correlated with the composition of fat, protein, lactose, total solids composition and the somatic cell count. the weekly data for acidity and density were grouped in 37, 81±13, 128 and 151±10 days post-parturition. using mixed models, the animal was computed as random and the fixed effects were three supplements and three periods (composition, average daily production per week and per period) or four (acidity and density). mulberry hay intake (0.657 kg) was greater than corn silage (0.604 kg) that was greater than sorghum silage (0.305 kg). in period 2, the ether extract composition was smaller because of the decrease in fat and lactose. in period 3, protein and acidity increased and density was great in periods 1 (1.0270) and 3 (1.0277). mastitis increased scc in period 2. the type of supplement was not significant for protein, but there was post partum period ×supplement effect. the other variables were not influenced by the type of supplement, only by the post-partum period. mulberry hay increased the supplement intake by the goats compared to corn and sorghum silage, but it did not improve milk yield = means and composition. grazing boer ×saanen goats with supplementation have good milk production potential.
Jornalismo de variedades: cartografia de uma especialidade da imprensa
Assis, Francisco de;
Intercom: Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Comunica??o , 2011, DOI: 10.1590/S1809-58442011000100006
Abstract: the article provides a historical and evolutionary overview on the references regarding variety journalism, confronting ideas and articulating stances that most resemble the market features. its main goal is to better conceptualize this journalistic practice, which has been conquering significant space in newspapers and magazines, but that still lacks theoretical marking. the methodology is based on bibliographical research. with a special attention to the brazilian scenery, the text unveils the changes shaped by the press, since the nineteenth century, that ended up on the current design of what may be considered variety journalism: a specialty that deals with arts and entertainment focusing on leisure options available to the readership.
Mercado de terras e trajetórias tecnológicas na Amaz?nia
Costa, Francisco de Assis;
Economia e Sociedade , 2012, DOI: 10.1590/S0104-06182012000200002
Abstract: the dynamics of the rural economy in the amazon has been observed through the phenomenon of deforestation and evaluated primarily by environmental risks and inequalities in distribution. the article indicates possibilities of change and, at the same time, demonstrates the obstacles to overcome. starting from the observation of the agrarian economy of the region as a totality in motion, it establishes the foundation of the development on six technological trajectories, explaining the asymmetries of capacity between them in the context of their relations with institutions. among these, special focus is led to the mediations that ensure production and land market. regarding the latter, the article indicates policy measures to constrain it.
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