Search for dissertations about: "cholangiocarcinoma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word cholangiocarcinoma.

  1. 1. Cholangiocarcinoma in primary sclerosing cholangitis

    Author : Annika Bergquist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Primary sclerosing cholangitis; pancreatic carcinoma; cholangiocarcinoma; ulcerative colitis; biliary dysplasia; apoptosis; Ki-67; p53; bcl-2.;

    Abstract : Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown causes closely associated with ulcerative colitis. PSC is a progressive disease leading to liver failure and need for liver transplantation. Cholangiocarcinoma (CC) occurs in 10-20% of patients with PSC. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chemoradiation in Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Author : Adalsteinn Gunnlaugsson; Bröstca-genetik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biliary tract cancer; capecitabine; cholangiocarcinoma; chemoradiation; colon cancer; enteritis 5-fluorouracil; gallbladder cancer; oxaliplatin; pancreatic cancer; rectal cancer.;

    Abstract : Locally advanced inextirpable gastrointestinal cancer has poor prognosis and is associated with high morbidity. One treatment option is to use radiotherapy, often combined with chemotherapy (chemoradiation), either as preoperative treatment to facilitate surgery or in the palliative setting to relieve symptoms. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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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  4. 4. Endoscopic methods for detecting malignancy in patients with ulcerative colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis

    Author : Bo Lindberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Ulcerative colitis; primary sclerosing cholangitis; cholangiocarcinoma; colorectal cancer; dysplasia; brush cytology; Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography ERCP .;

    Abstract : Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic ulcerative inflammatory bowel disease affecting the mucosa of the large intestine. UC patients have an increased risk for the development of colorectal cancer mainly associated with long duration and extensive involvement of the colitis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inflammatory bowel disease - risk factors for adverse outcomes, and preventive measures

    Author : Dan Kornfeld; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Kornfeld D. 1997 Inflammatory bowel disease-risk factors for adverse outcomes, andpreventive measures. READ MORE