Search for dissertations about: "Mean corpuscular volume"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Mean corpuscular volume.

  1. 1. Erythrocyte deformability studies by viscometry and filtrometry

    Author : Sylvi Persson; Pavo Hedner; Bo Sandhagen; Sweden Lund University Hospital of Lund Department of Medicine; []
    Keywords : Erythrocyte deformability; viscometry; Filtrometry; Red cell membrane; Buffer; Filtration pressure; stress factors; Mean corpuscular volume; Sodium-potassium pump; Ouabain; Corticosteroids; Blood storage; Transfusion; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : DOCTORAL DISSERTATION  Abstract The present thesis concerns factors of major importance in filtrometric studies of human erythrocytes, e.g. influence of buffer media, importance of filtration pressure for filtration through micropores and possible effects of damaged and hemolyzed blood cells. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circulating levels and assessment of clinical laboratory analytes, in >80-year-old, apparently healthy, moderately healthy, and frail individuals

    Author : Maria Edvardsson; Ewa Grodzinsky; Märtha Sund-Levander; Anna Milberg; Jan Ernerudh; Peter Ridefelt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Blood samples are often used to investigate the possible presence of disease and to make treatment decisions. In the interpretation of the results, comparison either with previous values from the same individual or with a set of appropriate group-based reference intervals are used. READ MORE

  3. 3. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy : How do we separate myth from reality?

    Author : Mona Göransson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Women; pregnancy; alcohol consumption; binge drinking; screening test; primary care; laboratory markers; foetal alcohol effects;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis, consisting of five studies, was to examine what midwives do when they encounter women with alcohol use during pregnancy; to evaluate and implement screening instruments aimed at identifying at an early stage women with a hazardous level of alcohol consumption; and to provide a basis for preventive measures. The overall objective was to avoid prenatal alcohol exposure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ethyl glucuronide, a new biochemical marker for acute alcohol intake : Studies on possible causes for false-negative or false-positive results

    Author : Helen Dahl; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In recent years, there has been a growing interest in various biochemical markers for detecting acute and chronic alcohol consumption. Biochemical markers for acute and chronic drinking play important roles in detecting alcohol use, abuse and dependence in hospital settings, work place settings, traffic medicine and in forensic toxicology examinations. READ MORE