Search for dissertations about: "chronic inflammation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 691 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic inflammation.

  1. 1. Imaging Chronic Pain and Inflammation : Positron Emission Tomography Studies of Whiplash Associated Disorder

    Author : Clas Linnman; Mats Fredrikson; Tomas Furmark; Israel Liberzon; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Whiplash Associated Disorder; PET; brain; chronic pain; rCBF; neurokinin-1; Substance P; inflammation; D-deprenyl; fear of movement; kinesiophobia; ; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is on chronic neck pain after a rear impact car injury, so called whiplash associated disorder (WAD). Three empirical studies using positron emission tomography (PET) with different radioligands have been performed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inflammation and prostate carcinogenesis : influence of immune characteristics and early-adulthood exposure to inflammatory conditions on prostate cancer risk

    Author : Henrik Ugge; Katja Fall; Sabina Davidsson; Jessica Carlsson; Ove Andrén; Lars Henningsohn; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; inflammation; Cutibacterium acnes; acne; appendicitis; cytokines; circulating; inflammation marker; IL6; CXCL8;

    Abstract : Chronic inflammation has been implicated in the development of several types of cancer, and evidence from observational and animal studies suggests that it may play a role also in prostate carcinogenesis. Recent observations have brought Cutibacterium acnes (C. acnes) forward as a possible causative agent in pro-oncogenic prostatic inflammation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inflammation in atherosclerosis

    Author : Ken Jatta; Allan Sirsjö; Michael D. Menger; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Atherosclerosis; chemokine; cytokine; inflammation; Lipopolysacchride; Carotid lesion; interleukin; viperin Cig5; smooth muscle cells; Cardiovascular medicine; Kardiovaskulär medicin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Biomedicin; Biomedicine;

    Abstract : Consequences of atherosclerosis may result in a number of diseases of the cardiovascular system that represent serious health problems and major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although it is initially considered as disease of fibro-lipid and thrombus deposition in the arterial wall, it also involves an ongoing inflammatory response. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic Gastritis : Diagnosis, natural history and consequences

    Author : Stefan Redéen; Kurt Borch; Fredrik Petersson; Christer Christer Staël von Holstein; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background & alms: The main cause of chronic gastritis is Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Clinical manifestations of chronic gastritis are ulcer disease, gastric cancer and mucosa-associated lymphoma tissue (MALT) lymphoma in the stomach. It is uncertain whether gastritis can be diagnosed macroscopically at endoscopy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic stress and intestinal barrier function: Implications for infection and inflammation in intensive salmon aquaculture

    Author : Henrik Sundh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Intestinal barrier function; stress; cortisol; Ussing chamber; welfare; health; inflammation; neutrophils; cytokines; chronic stress;

    Abstract : Aquaculture is a fast growing food-producing sector worldwide. This has increased the awareness among the public as well as governments of the need to secure the welfare and health of farmed fish. Atlantic salmon is, in non-Asian countries, one of the most successful aquacultured species. READ MORE