Search for dissertations about: "Acne"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word Acne.

  1. 1. Inflammation and prostate carcinogenesis : influence of immune characteristics and early-adulthood exposure to inflammatory conditions on prostate cancer risk

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Henrik Ugge; Örebro universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; inflammation; Cutibacterium acnes; acne; appendicitis; cytokines; circulating; inflammation marker; IL6; CXCL8;

    Abstract : Chronic inflammation has been implicated in the development of several types of cancer, and evidence from observational and animal studies suggests that it may play a role also in prostate carcinogenesis. Recent observations have brought Cutibacterium acnes (C. acnes) forward as a possible causative agent in pro-oncogenic prostatic inflammation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Photdynamic therapy for treatment of Acne Vulgaris in clinical studies; dose response and mode of action

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Camilla Hörfelt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Photodynamic therapy; Acne Vulgaris; Delta-aminolaevulinic acid; Methyl-aminolaevulinic acid; Porphyrins; Propionibacterium acnes; Fluorescence imaging;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) for treatment of Acne Vulgaris. Acne Vulgaris is one of the most common skin disorders. Conventional treatments target the pathogenic factors and include a variety of topical and oral medications such as antibiotics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Characterisation of antibiotic-resistant Propionibacterium acnes from acne vulgaris and other diseases

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Cristina Oprica; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; P. acnes; acne vulgaris; clinical isolates; antimicrobial resistance; PFGE.;

    Abstract : Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) is an anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium that belongs to the normal microflora. The skin is the major habitat but it can also be found in other body regions. P. READ MORE

  4. 4. Propionibacterium acnes and its phages

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Rolf Lood; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Propionibacterium acnes; biofilm; bacteriophage; Siphovirus; pseudolysogeny; heme oxygenase; free radicals; recombinant protein expression; vector;

    Abstract : Microorganisms are everywhere! They can tolerate many diverse extreme environments, such as the human body. Even though many of us might associate the word microorganism with infections and disease, most are actually either harmless or even beneficial for us. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts in Children Technical Considerations and Treatment of Certain Complications

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kai Arnell; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Surgery; Hydrocephalus; papilloedema; abdominal cyst; cerebrospinal fluid shunt; shunt infection; intraventricular antibiotic instillation; intraventricular antibiotic concentrations; in-vitro testing; antisiphon device; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Ventriculo-peritoneal shunting is the most commonly used method for the treatment of paediatric hydrocephalus. Despite improved shunts and surgical techniques there are still complications. This retrospective study focuses on diagnoses and treatment of shunt malfunction and infections. Cost/benefit of using an adjustable shunt was assessed. READ MORE