Search for dissertations about: "Gerd Lärfars"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Gerd Lärfars.

  1. 1. Human polymorphonuclear granulocytes in inflammation : studies with an emphasis on nitric oxide

    Author : Gerd Lärfars; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Polymorphonuclear granulocytes; inflammation; nitric oxide; leukotrienes; tumor necrois factor; rheumatoid arthritis; interferon-gamma; chronic granulomatous disease;

    Abstract : The function of the polymorphonuclear neutrophil granulocyte (PMN) is of vital importance in inflammation. For the defense against infections PMNs are armored with different weapons such as chemotaxis, phagocytosis and production of cytotoxic substances. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology of venous thromboembolism with focus on risk markers

    Author : Magdalena Johansson; Lars Johansson; Marcus Lind; Jan-Håkan Jansson; Gerd Lärfars; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Venous thromboembolism; venous thrombosis; deep vein thrombosis; pulmonary embolism; incidence; risk markers; diabetes; glucose; alcohol consumption; alcohol dependence; physical activity; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a vascular disease with an incidence of approximately 140 cases per 100,000 person-years in adults. The incidence of VTE has increased over the last decades, and more than 20% of affected individuals die in the first year after diagnosis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Efficacy and safety of warfarin treatment in venous thromboembolic disease

    Author : Per Sandén; Anders Själander; Peter Svensson; Gerd Lärfars; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Warfarin; Venous thromboembolism; Bleeding;

    Abstract : BackgroundAs a major cause of morbidity and mortality treatment of venous thromboembolism is important, with the correct use of anticoagulants it is possible to greatly reduce both mortality and morbidity. Warfarin is among the most widely used anticoagulants being effective in treatment and prevention of venous thromboembolism with few negative side effects other than bleeding complications. READ MORE