Search for dissertations about: "Gastroenterology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the word Gastroenterology.

  1. 1. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease : A clinical and histopathological study

    Author : Mattias Ekstedt; Stergios Kechagias; Stefan Lindgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Fatty liver has previously often been associated with excessive alcohol consumption. During the last two decades, the interest in fatty liver occurring in non-drinkers i.e. non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has increased dramatically. READ MORE

  2. 2. The emotional motor system and gastrointestinal symptoms

    Author : Pontus Karling; Lars Agréus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anxiety; ANS; autonomic nervous system; cortisol; DST; emotional motor system; functional; gastrointestinal symptoms; GSRS-IBS; gut; HADS; heart rate variability; HPA axis; IBS; irritable bowel syndrome; stress; unipolar depression; val158met COMT polymorphism; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : There is a significant comorbidity between anxiety/depression and functional gastrointestinal syndromes, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional dyspepsia. The pathophysiological link between emotions and the gut is not known. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clinical and Experimental Studies on Inflammatory Bowel Disease with special emphasis on Collagenous Colitis

    Author : Michael Wagner; Marie Carlson; Maria Lampinen; Per Sangfelt; Erik Hertervig; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Collagenous colitis; inflammatory bowel disease; ulcerative colitis; Crohn´s disease; faecal markers; eosinophil; T-cells; ECP; EPX; MPO; calprotectin; flowcytometry; chromogranin A; chromogranin B; secretoneurin; budesonide; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : This thesis describes studies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and collagenous colitis (CC). We investigated mucosal eosinophil and neutrophil granulocytes and T-cells involved in the inflammatory processes and aimed at determining whether these processes are reflected in the faecal (F) contents of specific proteins secreted by cells in the intestinal mucosa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neuro-immune regulation of macromolecular permeability in the normal human colon and in ulcerative colitis

    Author : Conny Wallon; Johan Dabrosin Söderholm; Peter Naredi; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Colitis; ulcerative; colon; sigmoid; cytology; immunohistochemistry; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Persistent stress and life events affect the course of ulcerative colitis (UC) by largely unknown mechanisms. Regulation of epithelial permeability to antigens is crucial for the balance between inflammation and immuno-surveillance, and increased intestinal permeability has been shown in patients with ulcerative colitis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Irritable Bowel Syndrome : Diagnostic Symptom Criteria and Impact of Rectal Distensions on Cortisol and Electrodermal Activity

    Author : Susanna Walter; Olof Hallböök; Göran Bodemar; Magnus Simrén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS ; diarrhoea- and constipation-predominant; stress; nervous; cortisol; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : In a population prevalence questionnaire study we demonstrated that constipation and fecal incontinence are common problems in the general Swedish population with a similar magnitude as in other Western countries. 95.6% of the population had between three bowel movements per day and three per week. READ MORE