Search for dissertations about: "Uterine Fibroids"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Uterine Fibroids.

  1. 1. Molecular mechanisms involved in the growth of human uterine leiomyomas

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Xuxia Wu; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human uterine leiomyomas; myometrium; the menstrual cycle; estrogen; progesterone; cellular proliferation; apoptosis; oncogene; growth factor; growth factor receptor.;

    Abstract : Human uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) are benign neoplasms arising from uterine smooth muscle cells, and are suggested to be sex steroid dependent. The aim of this study was to investigate the molecular mechanisms by which sex steroids, mainly estrogen and progesterone, influence the growth of Ieiomyomas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transvaginal sonography of the endometrium in postmenopausal women

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Berit Gull; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Transvaginal sonography; endometrium; postmenopausal bleeding; cancer; ; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Postmenopausal bleeding (PMB)may be a sign of endometrial cancer (EC)but EC canalso be found in postmenopausal women without bleeding.The traditionally acceptedmethod of evaluating the endometrium is dilatation and curettage (D&C)or endometrialbiopsy. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the Mode of Hysterectomy : with Emphasis on Recovery and Well‐Being

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Pär Persson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus and it is the most common major gynaecological surgical procedure worldwide. Hysterectomy is most often indicated by benign conditions such as irregular uterine bleeding with or without uterine fibroids. Several modes of hysterectomy are available each using a different surgical approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Idiopathic menorrhagia : Studies of angiogenesis and surgical therapy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Miriam Mints; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Menorrhagia; TCRE; endometrium; angiogenesis; VEGF; VEGFR1; -2; -3; gaps.;

    Abstract : Background Excessive menstrual bleeding, menorrhagia (i.e. > 80 nil loss of blood) is a com-mon gynecological problem in women of reproductive age, accounting for over 20% of visits to gynecology outpatient clinics. The disorder may not only cause iron deficiency anemia but also considerable social discomfort and reduction in the quality of life. READ MORE