Search for dissertations about: "Joints physiopathology"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Joints physiopathology.

  1. 1. Muscle function in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis A two-year follow-up

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hans Lindehammar; Lars Larsson; [2004]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; arthritis; juvenile rheumatoid; physiopathology; muscle; skeletal; pathology; physiopathology; Muscular atrophy; etiology; physiopathology; arthritis; juvenile rheumatoid; complications; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : This is a study of muscle function in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease that primarily affects the synovial membrane of joints. Muscle weakness, atrophy and pain occur in adult RA. This may be a consequence of joint pain, stiffness and immobility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disease activity, function and costs in early rheumatoid arthritis

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Eva Hallert; Thomas Skogh; Jan Persson; Ronald van Vollenhoven; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antirheumatic agents; Rheumatoid arthritis; Cost of illness; Health care costs; Joints physiopathology; Sex factors; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Rheumatology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Reumatologi;

    Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a major cause of progressive joint damage and disability, and is associated with decline in quality of life, reduced ability to work and increased health care utilisation. The economic consequences of the disease are substantial for the individuals and their families and for the society as a whole. READ MORE