Search for dissertations about: "diabetic retinopathy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words diabetic retinopathy.

  1. 1. Inflammatory mediators in diabetic retinopathy

    University dissertation from Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Carin Gustavsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; inflammation; dyslipidemia; diabetic retinopathy; oxidative stress; TNF-alpha; VCAM-1;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most feared complication of diabetes with an overall prevalence of 21.9-36.8% and may, if untreated, lead to severe visual disability or blindness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diabetic Vascular Complications & Inflammation - role of NFAT and TNFalpha

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Jenny Öhman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; vascular; hyperglycemia; osteopontin; NFAT; diabetes; retinopathy; TNF; UTP;

    Abstract : Vascular complications of diabetes account for the majority of morbidity and mortality among diabetic patients. Large clinical trials have identified hyperglycemia as a risk factor in the development of diabetic vascular complications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health economic aspects of diabetic retinopathy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Emelie Heintz; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes; diabetic retinopathy; health economic evaluations; quality-adjusted life years; costs; quality of life; prevalence;

    Abstract : To ensure that the resources of the health care sector are used effectively, new technologies need to be evaluated before implementation to examine if they generate health outcomes at an acceptable cost. This information can be collected by performing health economic evaluations in which the costs and health outcomes of different technologies are compared. READ MORE

  4. 4. NFAT signaling in chronic and acute inflammation - A novel target for the treatment of diabetic vascular complications and acute pancreatitis?

    University dissertation from Vascular ET-coupling, Lund University

    Author : Anna Zetterqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NFAT; vascular; diabetes; inflammation; atherosclerosis; diabetic retinopathy; acute pancreatitis; osteopontin; VCAM-1; A-285222;

    Abstract : Diabetic patients suffer from macro- and microvascular complications causing increased morbidity and mortality. How hyperglycemia provokes vascular damage remains unclear, but glucose is believed to fuel a harmful low-grade chronic inflammation of the vessel wall. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long term complications in juvenile diabetes mellitus

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Maria Nordwall; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes mellitus type 1; diabetic retinopathy; diabetic nephropathy; diabetic neuropathy; epidemiology; C-peptide; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Diabetology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Diabetologi;

    Abstract : Background/aim. The incidence of microvascular complications has been reported to be unchanged the last decades. However, in randomized clinical trials it has been shown that improved metabolic control can reduce the development of long term complications. READ MORE