Search for dissertations about: "Helene Holmer"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Helene Holmer.

  1. 1. Bone health and cardiovascular risk in hypopituitary patients on complete hormone replacement, including GH

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Helene Holmer; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sekretion; diabetologi; Endokrinologi; Craniopharyngioma; insulin tolerance test; Endocrinology; secreting systems; diabetology; cardiovascular risk; growth hormone deficiency; fracture incidence; bone mineral density; growth hormone replacement;

    Abstract : Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is associated with decreased bone mineral density (BMD). Low BMD is correlated to increased fracture risk. There are no studies on fracture risk in GHD patients on GH therapy and no studies on BMD in adults with childhood onset (CO) craniopharyngioma (CP) on GH therapy. READ MORE