Search for dissertations about: "IgA nephropathy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words IgA nephropathy.

  1. 1. IgA Nephropathy – Mucosal Immunity and Treatment Options

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hilde Kloster Smerud; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; IgA nephropathy; mucosal immunity; gastrointestinal sensitivity; food allergens; pharmacological treatment; budesonide; statin; clinical trial; renal transplantation; recurrence; Internal Medicine; Internmedicin;

    Abstract : In the present studies we have explored the link between food hypersensitivity and IgA nephropathy (IgAN) and evaluated treatment options in primary and recurrent disease.Approximately one third of our IgAN patients had a rectal mucosal sensitivity to gluten, as demonstrated by increased local mucosal nitric oxide production and/or myeloperoxidase release after gluten challenge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical and histopathologic studies in kidney transplant patients. With focus on IgA nephropathy

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Poul Michael Freese; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; IgA nephropathy; kidney transplantation; graft survival; histopathology; kidney biopsy; renal allograft biopsy; chronic allograft nephropathy; immunohistochemistry;

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  3. 3. Studies of the pathogenesis of IgA nephropathy and Henoch-Schönlein purpura, with special reference to Streptococcus pyogenes infections and complement

    University dissertation from Department of Pediatrics, Lund University

    Author : Roland Schmitt; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; IgA nephropathy; Henoch-Schönlein purpura; Streptococcus pyogenes; M protein; complement;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish IgA-nefropati (IgAN) är den vanligaste formen av primär inflammation av njurarna och Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) den vanligaste formen av kärlinflammation i barndomen. HSP kan också drabba njurarna och kallas då Henoch-Schönlein nefropati (HSN). Orsaken till båda sjukdomar är inte helt klarlagd ännu. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factors predicting progression of chronic kidney disease in IgA nephropathy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Sigrid Lundberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Glomerulonephritis (GN) is the main cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients on renal replacement therapy, with IgA nephropathy (IgAN) being the most frequent single diagnosis. Patients with reduced kidney function and/or proteinuria have an increased risk of premature cardiovascular disease (CVD). READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic studies of glomerulonephritis with special focus on IgA nephropathy and Lupus nephritis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Mai Tuyet Vuong; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : IgA nephropathy and nephritis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) are two common forms of glomerulonephritis with unknown etiology. As for many other complex diseases, both genetic and environmental factors could be of importance for disease development. READ MORE