Search for dissertations about: "alcoholic liver disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words alcoholic liver disease.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Susceptibility to chronic liver disease

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Maria Antonella Burza; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [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

  3. 3. Serologic Markers in Screening for Coeliac Disease, Clinical significance and immunogenetic basis

    University dissertation from Department of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Klas Sjöberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; transglutaminase; Gastro-enterology; specificity; sensitivity; prevalence; HLA; liver disease; endomysial antibodies; gliadin antibodies; diabetes; Autoimmune disease; coeliac disease; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : The prevalence of coeliac disease (CD) was initially estimated to 1/1537. Based on serial analysis [GA and endomysial antibodies (EMA)], the prevalence was 6/1970 (0.30%). In autoimmune chronic hepatitis 5. READ MORE

  4. 4. Liver cirrhosis-epidemiological and Clinical Aspects

    University dissertation from Department of Medicine, Lund University

    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

  5. 5. 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