Search for dissertations about: "chronic liver disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic liver disease.

  1. 1. Susceptibility to chronic liver disease

    Author : Maria Antonella Burza; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : chronic liver disease; susceptibility; human genetics; NAFLD; ALD; PNPLA3;

    Abstract : The onset and the progression of chronic liver disease involve environmental and genetic factors. Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) are important players in these processes and are the main storage site for retinol. READ MORE

  2. 2. Osteoporosis in chronic liver disease

    Author : Sif Ormarsdóttir; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Chronic liver disease; bone mineral density; osteoporosis; body mass index; corticosteroids; hyperbilirubinemia; vitamin D; insulin-like growth factors; leptin; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Ormarsdóttir, S. 2001. Osteoporosis in Chronic Liver Disease. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Serologic Markers in Screening for Coeliac Disease, Clinical significance and immunogenetic basis

    Author : Klas Sjöberg; Gastroenterologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gastro-enterology; transglutaminase; specificity; sensitivity; prevalence; HLA; liver disease; endomysial antibodies; gliadin antibodies; diabetes; Autoimmune disease; coeliac disease; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : The prevalence of coeliac disease (CD) was initially estimated to 1/1537. Based on serial analysis [GA and endomysial antibodies (EMA)], the prevalence was 6/1970 (0.30%). In autoimmune chronic hepatitis 5. READ MORE

  4. 4. Liver-related complications and metabolic comorbidities during long-term follow-up of patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    Author : Kristina Önnerhag; Gastroenterologi; []
    Keywords : Chronic kidney disease CKD ; Epidemiology; Fibrosis; Hepatocellular cancer; Insulin resistance; Liver cirrhosis; Metabolic syndrome; NAFLD; NASH; Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; non-alcoholic steatohepatitis;

    Abstract : Background: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is highly associated with the metabolic syndrome, and due to increasing prevalence of for example obesity it is now the most common liver disease in the world. A minority progress to advanced fibrosis/cirrhosis, which is associated with increased mortality, but it is not entirely clear which patients who have an increased risk of fibrosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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