Search for dissertations about: "Johanna Gustafsson"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Johanna Gustafsson.

  1. 1. Studies on cardiovascular risk factors in systemic lupus erythematosus

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

    Author : Johanna Gustafsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]

    Abstract : Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune, inflammatory disease that mainly affects women. The prognosis of SLE has improved dramatically, but mortality rates are still higher than in the general population. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of peridontitis and hepatocyte growth factor in systemic inflammation

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Johanna Lönn; Torbjörn Bengtsson; Fariba Nayeri; Anders Gustafsson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hepatocyte growth factor; Porphyromonas gingivalis; periodontitis; systemic inflammation; coronary artery disease; chronic renal failure; lipoxin; Biomedicin; Biomedicine;

    Abstract : An essential goal in addressing inflammation is the return of tissue to homeostasis. Persistent infections often cause prolonged response and accumulation of immune cells, inducing imbalance in pro- and anti-inflammatory mediators, tissue destruction, and chronic inflammation. READ MORE