Search for dissertations about: "Björn Lindkvist"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Björn Lindkvist.

  1. 1. Acute Pancreatitis. Studies on smoking and protease activation

    University dissertation from Lund University Department of Clinical Sciences Malmö University Hospital

    Author : Björn Lindkvist; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; trypsinogen; Acute pancreatitis; trypsinogen activation peptide cathepsin B; incidence; smoking; nicotine; traumatologi; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatology; Surgery; orthopaedics; Gastroenterologi; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Gastro-enterology;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Activation of pancreatic proteases is considered to be a crucial event in the early phase of acute pancreatitis but the cause of this activation is not known. Most cases of acute pancreatitis can be attributed to either gallstone disease or alcohol abuse. However, little is known about other risk factors. READ MORE