Search for dissertations about: "BPH"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word BPH.

  1. 1. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies of risk factors

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; SNP; BRCA2; male breast cancer; inflammation; BPH; P53; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi;

    Abstract : In spite of the fact that prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in both Sweden and many other countries in the developed world, little is known of risk factors and predisposing conditions. The only well recognized risk factors are age, race and familial aggregation. READ MORE

  2. 2. On investigations of patients with lower urinary tract symptoms due to suspected bladder outlet obstruction

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Tomas Knutson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LUTS; BPH; bladder outlet obstruction; overactive bladder; pressure flow studies; PGA-stents;

    Abstract : Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are caused by a variety of different diseases, including cancer in the urinary tract, overactive bladder (OB) and bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). In order to find the most plausible cause of the patientís LUTS, a number of different investigations have been developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the natural history, diagnosis and treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Stepan Vesely; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lower urinary tract symptoms LUTS ; benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH ; bladder outlet obstruction; transurethral prostatectomy TURP ; transurethral microwave thermotherapy TUMT ;

    Abstract : There are a number of important issues which remain unknown or poorly understood in the natural history of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The standard investigation of patients with BPH gives controversial results in relation to the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). READ MORE

  4. 4. A functional genomics approach to study prostate disorders

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

    Author : See-Tong Pang; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; BPH; androgen; DNA microarray; gene expression; CGH; SKY; oxidative stress.;

    Abstract : Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer (PCa) are the two most common prostatic disorders in elderly man. Currently, the causes of both diseases are still not clear. However, androgen is a well recognized risk factor for both diseases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Metabolism of free and complexed prostate - specific antigen and their utility for diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer

    University dissertation from Department of Urology, Malmö University Hospital, 205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Thomas Björk; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; benign prostatic hyperplasia; alpha-1-antichymotrypsin; PSA; prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; Urology; nephrology; Urologi; nefrologi;

    Abstract : Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a glycoprotein produced by the prostate gland. It occurs in several molecular forms in the blood and assays have been developed to measure free PSA and PSA in complex with alpha-1-antichymotrypsin (PSA-ACT). READ MORE