Search for dissertations about: "Annika Lindskog Jonsson"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Annika Lindskog Jonsson.

  1. 1. The role of melanocortin 1 receptor in kidney disease

    Author : Annika Lindskog Jonsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : nephrotic syndrome; proteinuria; adrenocorticotropic hormone; melanocortin 1 receptor; podocytes;

    Abstract : Nephrotic syndrome is a term describing a group of poorly understood glomerular diseases that are responsible for a steadily increasing number of patients requiring active uremic care. Characteristic symptoms of nephrotic syndrome are proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, hyperlipidemia and peripheral edema, and treatment of these symptoms, rather than their cause, is currently the only option available to the clinician. READ MORE