Search for dissertations about: "FVC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word FVC.

  1. 1. Inflammatory Markers, Respiratory Diseases, Lung Function and Associated Gender Differences

    Author : Inga Sif Ólafsdóttir; Christer Janson; Anders Blomberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; C-reactive protein; matrix metalloproteinase-9; tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1; COPD; FEV1; FVC; lung function; systemic inflammation; gender differences; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Systemic inflammation is associated with impaired lung function. Inflammation is part of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but the local and systemic inflammatory pattern differs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lung function after cardiac surgery : With special reference to atelectasis and ventilation-perfusion relationships

    Author : Arne Tenling; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Cardiac surgery; thoracic epidural analgesia; vital capacity manoeuvre; computed tomography; ventilation-perfusion relationships; gas exchange; atelectasis; respiratory inductive plethysmography; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; anestesiologi; Anaesthesiology;

    Abstract : Patients undergoing cardiac surgery were investigated before and after the operation.Ventilation-perfusion (VA/Q) relationships were examined by the multiple inert gas elimination method, and atelectasis and aeration of the lungs were examined by computedtomography (CT). READ MORE

  3. 3. Indoor environment and tobacco smoke exposure in relation to allergic disease and lung function

    Author : Jesse D. Thacher; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Asthma and other allergy related diseases are the most common chronic diseases in childhood, and have become a major public health concern. The rapid increase in the occurrence of these diseases, especially in high-income countries, has led to the study of the role ofvarious environmental and lifestyle factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Functional ability in non-ambulatory people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy or spinal muscular atrophy assessed with the EK scale

    Author : Birgit F. Steffensen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Duchenne muscular dystrophy; EK scale; functional ability; natural history; nonambulatory stage; predictor; reliability; scoliosis; spinal muscular atrophy; treatment; validity.;

    Abstract : Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) are neuromuscular diseases characterised by profound global skeletal muscle weakness leading to severe physical disability. The EK scale, an instrument for assessment of functional ability in nonambulatory people with DMD or SMA, was developed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decision-making and risk responsibility related to the use of food biotechnology

    Author : Ashkan Pakseresht; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to knowledge about consumer decision-making and risk perception related to the use of biotechnology in food production. Paper I presents a meta-analysis that examined the systematic evidence from existing research on consumers’ evaluation of biotechnology in food products. READ MORE