Search for dissertations about: "Bengt Isaksson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Bengt Isaksson.

  1. 1. Insulin resistance in pancreatic cancer

    Author : Bengt Isaksson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Pancreatic cancer; glucose transport; glucose metabolism; insulin signaling; insulin resistance; uncoupling proteins; obstructive jaundice; IAPP; risk factors.;

    Abstract : The dismal prognosis of pancreatic cancer (PC) is related to metabolic complications of the tumor. Impaired glucose tolerance or diabetes due to insulin resistance, and cachexia are observed early and frequently in these patients. The basic mechanisms of PC-associated insulin resistance and weight loss are not fully understood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical studies of RNA as a prognostic and diagnostic marker for disease

    Author : Helena Isaksson; Torbjörn Nilsson; Bengt Sorbe; Gisela Helenius; Ola Hammarsten; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gene expression; ovarian cancer; hypercalprotectinaemia; hyperzincaemia; ischemia; biomarker;

    Abstract : Technologies for RNA detection are evolving rapidly and gives an op-portunity for discovery of new markers for early detection of complex diseases. Today in clinical work we rely on signs and symptoms in com-bination with the measurement of protein levels for diagnosis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Future Train Traffic Control : Development and deployment of new principles and systems in train traffic control

    Author : Gunnika Isaksson-Lutteman; Bengt Sandblad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : The train traffic control system of the future requires new solutions and strategies in order to better meet tomorrow’s demands and goals. Uppsala University and Trafikverket have been collaborating for several years in research regarding train traffic control and how to improve traffic controllers’ support systems and working environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Symptoms, prehospital delay and long-term survival in men vs. women with myocardial infarction : a combined register and qualitative study

    Author : Rose-Marie Isaksson; Mats Eliasson; Christine Brulin; Karin Zingmark; Bengt Fridlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; myocardial infarction; symptoms; prehospital delay; men and women; long-term survival; time trend; experiences; Nursing; Omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to study symptoms, prehospital delay and time trends in long-term survival in men and women with myocardial infarction (MI). The study was based on quantitative and qualitative data collections. READ MORE

  5. 5. Colorectal Liver Metastases : Onco-surgical Strategies & Prognostic Factors

    Author : Petter Frühling; Bengt Isaksson; Ville Sallinen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; liver metastases; chemotherapy; oncological treatment; prognostic factors; predictive model; simultaneous resection; liver-first; colorectal-first;

    Abstract : The management of patients with colorectal cancer with liver metastases has improved over the past decades. There have been significant developments in terms of surgery, local therapies, anesthesia and oncological treatment. Nevertheless, there is no consensus on what constitutes optimal treatment strategy. READ MORE