Search for dissertations about: "Pentraxin 3"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Pentraxin 3.

  1. 1. Oxidative Stress, Angiogenesis and Inflammation in Normal Pregnancy and Postpartum

    Author : Maria Palm; Ove Axelsson; Samar Basu; Charlotta Grunewald; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Angiogenesis; inflammation; IL-6; F2-isoprostanes; oxidative stress; Pentraxin 3; PGF2α; PlGF; pregnancy; sFlt1; TNF-α; VEGF-A; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The aims were to investigate oxidative stress (I), angiogenesis (II) and inflammation (III-IV) in healthy women during pregnancy and postpartum. Oxidative stress was estimated by measurement of 8-iso-PGF2α and the antioxidants α- and γ-tocopherol. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiovascular function and biomarkers in women with preeclampsia

    Author : Rangeen Rafik Hamad; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Preeclampsia; endothelial function; FMD; thrombin; microparticle; menstrual cycle; ventricular diastolic function; echocardiography; NT-pro-BNP; cystatin C; CRP; inflammation; hemostasis; Pentraxin 3; angiogenesis; pregnancy; follow-up;

    Abstract : Background: Preeclampsia (PE) is a multisystem disorder peculiar to human pregnancy and characterized by the onset of hypertension and proteinuria after the 20th week of gestation. The pathophysiology of this disorder is still not clear. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vascular and inflammatory markers in chronic kidney disease

    Author : Bodil Sjöberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), inflammation and malnutrition are harmful and highly prevalent conditions with influence on the atherosclerotic process and outcome. The risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is substantially increased in CKD patients compared with healthy individuals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Role and therapeutic potential of non-coding RNAs in vascular remodeling and atherosclerotic plaque formation

    Author : Suzanne M. Eken; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Atherosclerosis and its clinical sequelae remain a world leading cause of disease and death, despite recent advances in primary and secondary prevention. The silently progressive character of the disease, in combination with the influence of individual patient characteristics, makes acute events difficult to predict and prevent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Radiation-induced vascular inflammation : translational studies

    Author : Tinna Christersdottir Björklund; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Radiotherapy has been shown to increase the risk for localized cardiovascular disease in a growing population of cancer survivors. However, irradiation, as a risk factor for vascular complications in free flap surgery, has been debated. READ MORE