Search for dissertations about: "Liver cirrhosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 swedish dissertations containing the words Liver cirrhosis.

  1. 1. Liver cirrhosis-epidemiological and Clinical Aspects

    Author : Steingerður Anna Gunnarsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Liver cirrhosis; etiology; alcoholic liver disease; mortality; portal hypertension; esophageal varices; variceal bleeding; hepatitis C; hepatocellular cancer; malignancies; small intestinal motility; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth;

    Abstract : Liver cirrhosis is the end-stage of many different chronic liver diseases. Limited data exists on the epidemiology, natural history and complications of liver cirrhosis such as esophageal varices and malignancies in the Nordic countries after the discovery of hepatitis C (HCV). READ MORE

  2. 2. Diagnostic and prognostic value of the AST/ALT ratio as an indicator of cirrhosis in chronic liver disease

    Author : Helena Nyblom; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; alcohol dependence; alcohol-related liver disease; AST ALT ratio; cirrhosis; cholangiocarcinoma; primary biliary cirrhosis; primary sclerosing cholangitis;

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  3. 3. Primary biliary cirrhosis an epidemiological and clinical study based on patients from northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Per Uddenfeldt; Umeå universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary biliary cirrhosis; incidence; prevalence; disease course; Kveim test; sarcoidosis; rheumatic disorders; lung function; diffusing capacity; Sjögren syndrome; von Willebrand factor;

    Abstract : Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease, which primarily affects middle-aged women. The liver histology is characterized by inflammation and destruction of the intrahepatic bile ducts as well as a high frequency of granuloma. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Gut Dysfunction and Nutritional Factors in Liver Cirrhosis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Evangelos Kalaitzakis; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; liver cirrhosis; malnutrition; gastrointestinal symptoms; health-related quality of life; food intake; energy expenditure; gastric accommodation; gastric barostat; insulin resistance; leptin; ghrelin; intestinal permeability;

    Abstract : Malnutrition is a common finding in patients with liver cirrhosis. Malnutrition has been shown to be associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Its pathogenesis remains unclear but both poor dietary intake and increased energy expenditure have been reported. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is an important clinical problem in cirrhotics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human intestinal alkaline phosphatase tissue expression and serum levels

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ulla Domar; Umeå universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human alkaline phosphatase; intestinal alkaline phosphatase; blood; blood group; lipid; monoclonal antibody; immunohistochemistry; liver; kidney; pancreas; liver disease; inflammatory bowel disease;

    Abstract : Human alkaline phosphatase (ALP) comprises four isozymes, viz liver/bone/ kidney or tissue unspecific (AP), intestinal (LAP), placental (PLAP) and germ cell or PLAP-like alkaline phosphatase, with their main expression in specific tissues as indicated by their names. The isozymes are coded by different genes, but they are closely related, with more than 50% amino acid sequence homologies. READ MORE