Search for dissertations about: "Weight Loss"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 381 swedish dissertations containing the words Weight Loss.

  1. 16. Bariatric Surgery Outcomes after Gastric Bypass and Duodenal Switch

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martin Löfling Skogar; Magnus Sundbom; Ville Wallenius; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Body composition; fat-free mass; resting metabolic rate; bariatric surgery; obesity; Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass; Duodenal Switch; air-displacement plethysmography; Bod Pod; indirect calorimetry assessment; BAROS; quality of life; weight loss; diabetes; hypertension; dyslipidmia; depression; pain; antidepressants; opioids; complications; healthcare consumption; adverse events; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. A BMI >40 kg/m2 shortens life expectancy by about 10 years. The obesity related comorbidities diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and sleep apnea contributes to the increased risk of cardiovascular events. There is also an increased risk of some forms of cancer (e. READ MORE

  2. 17. Recurrent Pregnancy Loss. Aspects of Epidemiology, Immunology, Treatment and Obstetric Outcomes

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Emma Råsmark; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Recurrent pregnancy loss; Epidemiology; Reproductive immunology; low-molecular weight heparin; Obstetric complications; Early pregnancy; Miscarriage;

    Abstract : Aims: Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), defined as three consecutive miscarriages, is a multifaceted problem whose resolution needs a broad approach. In this thesis, epidemiology, immunology, treatment and obstetrical outcomes are explored. READ MORE

  3. 18. Health-related Quality of Life in Obesity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jan Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obesity; weight loss; quality of life; mood; anxiet; y depression; psychosocial functioning; eating behavior; restraint eating; emotional eating; psychometric methods; factor structure; responsiveness; prediction; gastric surgery; controlled clinical trial; outcome measure;

    Abstract : Aims: to document the impact of obesity on health-related quality of life (HRQL), to evaluate the effects of weight reduction treatment on HRQL, and to validate and improve methods for the assessment of HRQL in obesity. Methods: a) SOS comprises a cross-sectional study, an ongoing prospective intervention trial, and a longitudinal population study (n=1135). READ MORE

  4. 19. Obesity-associated inflammation in adipose tissue

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Malin Alvehus; Tommy Olsson; Agneta Holmäng; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adipose tissue; inflammation; pro-inflammatory cytokines; serum; obesity; weight loss; menopause;

    Abstract : Background: Excess body fat, particularly in the visceral depot, is linked to increased mortality and morbidity, including the development of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Chronic low-grade inflammation in adipose tissue may be a key mediator of obesity-associated diseases. READ MORE

  5. 20. Beyond the basal ganglia

    University dissertation from Institutionen för Experimentell Medicinsk Vetenskap, Lunds Universitet

    Author : Jorien m van der Burg; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hypothalamus; gastro-intestinal tract; Huntington s disease; metabolism; weight loss;

    Abstract : Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal, hereditary disorder caused by a mutation in the gene encoding the protein huntingtin. Although mutant huntingtin is ubiquitously expressed throughout the body, HD research has mainly focused on the role of the basal ganglia. READ MORE