Search for dissertations about: "NAFLD"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word NAFLD.

  1. 1. Genetic variants for liver fat accumulation and circulating triglyceride levels

    University dissertation from Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - genetic epidemiology

    Author : Ivana Stojkovic; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; genetic variations; NAFLD; triglycerides; ALAT; dietary intake; type 2 diabetes; cardiovascular disease;

    Abstract : Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), obesity and type 2 diabetes(T2D) are strongly associated and today their prevalence reaches epidemic proportions. NAFLD has a multi-factorial aetiology, both genetic and environmental factors are equally important. READ MORE

  2. 2. Protein kinase STK25 is a regulator of hepatic lipid partitioning and whole body metabolism

    University dissertation from Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - genetic epidemiology

    Author : Manoj Amrutkar; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NAFLD; NASH; Liver lipid metabolism; Type 2 diabetes; STK25;

    Abstract : In past decade, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and associated metabolic complications have become a major global threat for human health with epidemic increase in incidence. Currently available treatments for T2D have several limitations and side effects making it difficult safely reach adequate metabolic control. READ MORE

  3. 3. Susceptibility to chronic liver disease

    University dissertation from Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - genetic epidemiology

    Author : Maria Antonella Burza; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic liver disease; susceptibility; human genetics; NAFLD; ALD; PNPLA3;

    Abstract : The onset and the progression of chronic liver disease involve environmental and genetic factors. Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) are important players in these processes and are the main storage site for retinol. READ MORE

  4. 4. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease A clinical and histopathological study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mattias Ekstedt; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Gastroenterology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Fatty liver has previously often been associated with excessive alcohol consumption. During the last two decades, the interest in fatty liver occurring in non-drinkers i.e. non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has increased dramatically. READ MORE