Search for dissertations about: "alcohol-related liver disease"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words alcohol-related liver disease.

  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. 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

  3. 3. Vehicle-related injuries : with emphasis on fatality prevention

    Author : Mats Öström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fatalities; injury; prevention; traffic; disease; alcohol; helmet; airbag;

    Abstract : According to WHO, Sweden should aim to reduce unintentional fatalities, particularly vehicle-related injuries, by 25% by the year 2000. The aim of this thesis was to analyze vehicle-related injuries and injury events, especially the contributory effects of alcohol and disease and the injury reducing capacity of helmets and airbags in order to point out some preventive measures. READ MORE