Search for dissertations about: "Graves’ disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Graves’ disease.

  1. 1. Graves' disease : etiology, prognostic factors and treatment

    Author : Brita Winsa; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Outcome of Graves disease

    Author : Mats Holmberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Graves disease; Mental fatigue; Depression; Anxiety; Magnetic resonance volumetry; Hippocampus; Volumetry; Quality of life;

    Abstract : Graves' disease (GD) is an autoimmune condition with elevated thyroid hormone levels and symptoms suggesting an affected brain. These symptoms often resolve with treatment but, for some patients, GD results in a long period of reduced well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Molecular Etiology of Graves’ Disease and Associated Ophthalmopathy

    Author : Tereza Planck; diabetes och endokrinologi Genomik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; association study; Graves’ disease; Graves’ ophthalmopathy; immediate early genes; inflammation; adipogenesis; thyrostimulin; BTG2; CYR61; COX2; ZFP36; gene expression; SCD; SNP;

    Abstract : Graves' disease (GD) is a complex autoimmune disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism and diffuse goitre. 25-50% of the patients with GD develop eye symptoms, Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO). The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the molecular etiology of GD and GO. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hyperthyroidism : a chronic disease?

    Author : Gabriel Sjölin; Göran Wallin; Mikael Lantz; Laszlo Hegedus; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hyperthyroidism; Graves’ disease; toxic nodular goitre; longterm follow-up; Quality of Life; radioactivated iodine; antithyroid drugs; thyroidectomy; index patient;

    Abstract : During 2003-2005, approximately 3,000 de novo hyperthyroid patients were collected in Sweden and became one of the world's largest hyperthyroidism studies. This dissertation shows that many people diagnosed with hyperthyroidism live with its impacts even after excess of thyroid hormone has ended. READ MORE

  5. 5. Calcium Homeostasis in Patients with Graves' Disease

    Author : Maria Annerbo; Per Hellman; Peter Stålberg; Peyman Björklund; Filipsson Nyström Helena; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Graves Disease; Calcium homeostasis; Total thyroidectomy; Bone metabolism; Calcium sensing receptor; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Patients with Graves´ Disease (GD) have a higher risk of developing more severe and prolonged hypocalcaemia after total thyroidectomy (TT) than patients who undergo surgery for benign atoxic goitre. Since TT is the most effective treatment for GD, it is crucial to identify mechanisms for postoperative hypocalcaemia. READ MORE