Search for dissertations about: "Hyperthyroidism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word Hyperthyroidism.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Radioiodine Therapy of Hyperthyroidism - Simplified patient-specific absorbed dose planning

    Author : Helene Jönsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; radiobiologi; Radiofarmaceutisk teknik; Radiopharmaceutical technology; absorbed dose. optimise; hyperthyroidism; therapy; 131-I; radioiodine; Nukleärmedicin; radiobiology; Nuclear medicine;

    Abstract : Radioiodine therapy of hyperthyroidism is the most frequently performed radiopharmaceutical therapy. To calculate the activity of 131-I to be administered for giving a certain absorbed dose to the thyroid, the mass of the thyroid and the individual biokinetic data, normally in the form of uptake and biologic half-time, have to be determined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hyperthyroidism : Incidence and long term quality-of-life

    Author : Mirna Abraham Nordling; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Hyperthyroidism; Thyrotoxicosis; Graves disease; Toxic Multinodular Goitre; Solitary Toxic Adenoma; Incidence; Quality of life; Suicide;

    Abstract : Hyperthyroidism is a common disorder which in general affects approximately 2 % of women and 0.2 % of men. There are three main types of hyperthyroidism, caused by increased thyroid hormone production: Graves disease, toxic multinodular goitre and solitary toxic adenoma. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cats as a biomarker for exposure to POPs in home environments : – with focus on brominated chemicals and associations to feline hyperthyroidism

    Author : Jessica Norrgran Engdahl; Åke Bergman; Adrian Covaci; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : In this thesis, body burden of brominated chemicals such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and brominated phenolic substances are explored. The external exposure of cats to these compounds from house dust and their food was also investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hyperthyroidism and its impact on cardiovascular disease : with special emphasis on atrial fibrillation

    Author : Peter Giesecke; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background Hyperthyroidism is a common disease throughout the world, affecting 0.5%-2% of women and one-tenth as many men at some time. Graves’ disease and toxic nodular goitre are the two most common etiologies. Cardiovascular symptoms are often prominent, and atrial fibrillation (AF) is a well-known complication. READ MORE