Search for dissertations about: "VCP"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word VCP.

  1. 1. Predicting postoperative pain. Clinical and genetic studies of relationships between pain sensitivity and pain after surgery

    Author : Anna KM Persson; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : Elektrisk smärttröskel; genetik och smärta; smärtprediktion; postoperativ smärta; VAS; smärtkänslighet; smärta efter kirurgi; nålsättning; Perifer kateterisering; Electrical pain threshold; prediction of postoperative pain; pain genetics; pain prediction; postoperative pain; venous cannulation; gender and pain; VCP;

    Abstract : Many patients experience pain after surgery. Postoperative pain may lead to delayed mobilization, persisting pain, and psychosocial distress. Others are given excessive analgesic doses and experience side effects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Microbial and epigenetic factors in the pathogenesis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma

    Author : Xiaoying Zhou; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : While uncommon in most of the world, nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) shows an unusual geographic and ethnic distribution, being highly prevalent in Southern China and Southeast Asia. Genetic susceptibility, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and additional environmental exposures are well established risk factors for NPC in endemic areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inflammation modulating effects of prostaglandins and Omega-3 fatty acids

    Author : Inger Vedin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Omega-(omega6) and omega3 fatty acids (FA) and their metabolites (eikosanoids, such as prostaglandins, PG) are important modulators of immune and inflammatory responses in various ways. The aim of this thesis was to assess some in vitro and ex vivo effects of these lipids on blood leukocytes. READ MORE