Search for dissertations about: "alcohol cirrhosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words alcohol cirrhosis.

  1. 1. Diagnostic and prognostic value of the AST/ALT ratio as an indicator of cirrhosis in chronic liver disease

    Author : Helena Nyblom; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : alcohol dependence; alcohol-related liver disease; AST ALT ratio; cirrhosis; cholangiocarcinoma; primary biliary cirrhosis; primary sclerosing cholangitis;

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  2. 2. Chronic hepatitis C infection. With special reference to prevalence, aggravating factors and longterm outcome

    Author : Hans Verbaan; Gastroenterologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gastro-enterology; alpha1-antichymotrrypsin; kollagen markers; hepatocellular cancer; cirrhosis; Hepatitis C infection; alcohol; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Since the discovery of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in 1989, it has proved to be a formidable health problem with a major impact on morbidity and mortality throughout the world. In this investigation, patients with chronic hepatitis C infection have been studied with special reference to prevalence, aggravating factors and longterm outcome. READ MORE

  3. 3. Liver cirrhosis-epidemiological and Clinical Aspects

    Author : Steingerður Anna Gunnarsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Liver cirrhosis; etiology; alcoholic liver disease; mortality; portal hypertension; esophageal varices; variceal bleeding; hepatitis C; hepatocellular cancer; malignancies; small intestinal motility; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth;

    Abstract : Liver cirrhosis is the end-stage of many different chronic liver diseases. Limited data exists on the epidemiology, natural history and complications of liver cirrhosis such as esophageal varices and malignancies in the Nordic countries after the discovery of hepatitis C (HCV). READ MORE

  4. 4. Hepatitis C virus infection. Viral genotypes and factors promoting liver fibrosis

    Author : Johan Westin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hepatitis C virus; genotypes; epidemiology; liver fibrosis; histology; scoring; prognosis; alcohol; liver steatosis;

    Abstract : Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with chronic infection in a majority of infected individuals. Chronic hepatitis C may result in liver cirrhosis or hepatocellular cancer and is therefore considered a major health problem worldwide. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on alcoholic liver disease

    Author : Knut Stokkeland; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; alcohol cirrhosis; cytochromes; autoantibodies; mortality; morbidity; prognosis; epidemiology; esophageal varices; lifetime drinking; lifetime alcohol intake;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of alcoholic cirrhosis in Sweden, and the relation between drinking patterns and beverage types and alcoholic cirrhosis, and to evaluate the possible role of autoantibodies in the pathogenesis of alcohol related liver disease. We found that rats had appearance of IgG against rat CYP3A 1 and CYP2E 1 during chronic ethanol feeding We found that patients had reactivity against CYP3A4 and CYP2E I in about 20 to 30% and 10 to 20% of the alcoholic sera. READ MORE