Search for dissertations about: "Anna E. Engberg"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Anna E. Engberg.

  1. 1. Biomaterials and Hemocompatibility

    Author : Anna E. Engberg; Kristina Nilsson Ekdahl; Peter Zipfel; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Complement; Coagulation; Whole blood; Biomaterials; Polymers and Hemocompatibility; Immunology; Immunologi; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Biomaterials are commonly used in the medical clinic today; however, artificial materials can activate the cascade systems in the blood (complement-, coagulation-, contact- and fibrinolytic systems) as well as the platelets to various degrees. When an artificial surface comes in contact with blood, plasma proteins will be adsorbed to the surface within seconds. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inflammatory Signaling Across the Blood-Brain Barrier and the Generation of Fever

    Author : Anna Eskilsson; David Engblom; Annika Thorsell; Göran Engberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Fever is a cardinal sign of inflammation and is evolutionary conserved. Fever is known to be beneficial during acute inflammation, but over time and if very high it can be detrimental. READ MORE