Search for dissertations about: "Kenny A. Rodriguez-Macias Wallberg"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Kenny A. Rodriguez-Macias Wallberg.

  1. 1. Artery Wall Imaging and Effects of Postmenopausal Estrogen Therapy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kenny A. Rodriguez-Macias Wallberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; artery wall thickness; tunica media; tunica intima; arterial stiffness; carotid; aorta; cardiovascular disease; atherosclerosis; menopause; estrogen; hormone therapy; ultrasound; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : Postmenopausal estrogen therapy, initiated early in the menopause, seems to protect against development of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. This thesis concerns studies of artery wall thickness and arterial stiffness estimated by noninvasive ultrasound techniques in long-term estrogen treated postmenopausal women who initiated therapy at the time of the menopause. READ MORE