Search for dissertations about: "colitis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 175 swedish dissertations containing the word colitis.

  1. 1. Ulcerative colitis colorectal cancer risk and surveillance in an unselected population

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Jan Lindberg; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : ulcerative colitis; colonoscopic surveillance; colorectal cancer; dysplasia; DNA aneuploidy; cytokeratin; colorectal resection; early onset; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that mainly affects the colon and rectum. Onset of disease is most common between the ages of 15-35 years. There is an observed increased risk of colorectal cancer associated with the disease. The risk is often described to be 2% after 10 years, 8% after 20 years and 18% after 30 years disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. Collagenous Colitis A Study of Inflammatory Mediators and Growth Factors Based on Segmental Colorectal Perfusion and Immunohistochemistry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yesuf Ahmed Taha; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : General; Collagenous; Collagenous colitis; inflammatory mediators; Steroid treatment; Eosinophil Cationic Protein; Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor bFGF ; Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor VEGF ; albumin; ALLMÄNT;

    Abstract : Collagenous colitis (CC) is an inflammatory bowel disease of unknown etiology. It is characterized by watery diarrhoea without blood, normal endoscopic findings but microscopically colonic mucosal inflammation and increased thickness of the subepithelial collagen band, the latter being a pathognomonic sign. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ulcerative colitis : Imaging of inflammation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Sven Almer; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflannnatory disorder of unknown origin engaging the large bowel. Based on the need for accurate assessment of inflammation, three different non-invasive techniques, two leukocyte scintigraphy techniques and one radiological method, were evaluated in the assessment of active inflammation in altogether 131 patients with ulcerative colitis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microscopic colitis : studies of epidemiology, clinical features and nitric oxide

    University dissertation from Linköpin : Linköping Universitet

    Author : Martin Olesen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Lymphocytic colitis (LC) and collagenous colitis (CC) arc newly recognised inflammatory bowel diseases belonging to the group of microscopic colitides (MC). They are characterised clinically by chronic non-bloody and watery diarrhoea, and a macroscopically normal or near normal colonic mucosa where diagnostic histopathological abnormalities are found. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microscopic colitis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Marie-Rose Mellander; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and a common cause of chronic non-bloody diarrhoea, especially in elderly women. There are two main subtypes, lymphocytic colitis (LC) and collagenous colitis (CC) which are clinically indistinguishable and can be separated only by their characteristic histopathological features. READ MORE