Search for dissertations about: "atrial fibrillation, dissertation, phd thesis"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words atrial fibrillation, dissertation, phd thesis.

  1. 1. Pathophysiological role and clinical relevance of cytokines in hypertensive heart failure. A combined clinical and experimental study

    Author : Espen Haugen; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; Heart failure; cytokines; elderly; hypertension; cardiac remodelling; interleukin 6; etanercept; adiponectin;

    Abstract : Although mortality due to heart failure has decreased significantly in the last decade since the introduction of ACE-inhibitors and ?-adrenergic receptor blockers in the management of heart failure, chronic heart failure is still one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality and has a very high frequency for readmission to hospitalization because of the aggravation of heart failure. This accounts for a significantly higher health-care expenditure that is twice as much the cost for cancer. READ MORE