Search for dissertations about: "leiomyoma"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word leiomyoma.

  1. 1. Effects of some Endocrine Disruptors on Human and Grey Seal Uterine Cells

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Carolina Bredhult; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; Reproductive toxicology; Baltic grey seal; leiomyoma; myometrial cells; endometrial endothelial cells; hormones; endocrine disruptors; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The effects of environmental contaminants in humans and animals are of great concern. Some contaminants are endocrine disruptors that may interfere with the endogenous hormonal signalling and disturb, for example, reproductive organs and functions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regulatory importance of cyclic nucleotides in smooth muscle growth of the urogenital tract

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Per Adolfsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Smooth muscle hyperplasia/hypertrophy is, if not responsible for, so at least involved in those diseases, which impair life quality for most people in today's society.This thesis, presents a pharmacological investigation, related to the regulatory role of cyclic nucleotides, of smooth muscle hyperplasia/hypeitrophy in human uterine leiomyoma and benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). READ MORE

  3. 3. Progesterone receptor modulators in contraception : clinical implications of ovarian and endometrial effects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Cecilia Berger; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background Emergency contraception (EC) offers a last chance to prevent an unwanted pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse (UPSI) but before pregnancy occurs, for example after contraceptive failure, non-use of contraception or after rape. Progesterone receptor modulators (PRMs) exert their effect through acting as partial antagonists and partial agonists of the progesterone receptor (PR) and have proven effective for EC in low doses by postponing or inhibiting ovulation if it was taken preovulatory in the menstrual cycle. READ MORE