Search for dissertations about: "Renal dialysis"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the words Renal dialysis.

  1. 11. Renal insufficiency, mortality and myocardial infarction

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Enviromental Medicine

    Author : Martin Holzmann; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with dialysis-dependent renal insufficiency (RI) have a markedly increased risk of dying or developing cardiovascular disease. Among patients who have coronary heart disease (CHD), moderate or severe RI is associated with increased mortality. READ MORE

  2. 12. Low molecular mass proteins as markers for renal function and dialysis efficiency

    University dissertation from Division of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Veronica Lindström; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Kidney disease is a growing problem in the whole world. It is important to find these patients in an early state of the disease because then they can be treated and dialysis treatment can be avoided. To measure the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) an invasive technigue is used. READ MORE

  3. 13. Malnutrition in patients with chronic renal failure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Abdul Rashid Tony Qureshi; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic renal failure; malnutrition; serum albumin; hand-grip strength; amino acids; inflammation;

    Abstract : Protein-energy malnutrition is common in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) and may contribute to a poor clinical outcome. However, the role of nutrition in this regard has not been clearly defined. READ MORE

  4. 14. Renal and extrarenal signs of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Henrik Hadimeri; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autosomal dominant polycystic disease; extrarenal manifestations; arterial aneurysms; arterio-venous fistulas; continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis; echocardiography;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical impact of renal and extrarenal manifestations of ADPKD (Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease). For this purpose, prospective and retrospective analyses of patients with ADPKD in different populations were performed. READ MORE

  5. 15. Analysis of risk factors in patients with severe chronic kidney disease. The role of atorvastatin

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Benny Holmberg; Bernd G Stegmayr; Christer Andersson; Peter M Nilsson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Atorvastatin; cholesterol; chronic kidney disease; haemodialysis; cholesterol; lipids; peritoneal dialysis; risk factors; statins; inter dialysis weight gain;

    Abstract : Background and aim: There had been no randomized end-point studies with statins for patients with severe renal failure. The purpose of this prospective, open, randomized, controlled study was to investigate whether atorvastatin (10 mg/day) would alter cardiovascular end-points and the overall mortality rate of patients with chronic kidney disease stage 4 or 5 (creatinine clearance</30 ml/min) and to influence risk factors. READ MORE