Search for dissertations about: "cystisk fibros"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words cystisk fibros.

  1. 1. Cystisk fibros i Sverige : speciellt med hänsyn till tidig diagnos

    Author : Hans Kollberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. CFTR in pancreatic islets

    Author : Anna Edlund; Diabetes - öcellsexocytos; []
    Keywords : CFTR; CF; CFRD; Cystic fibrosis; Cystisk fibros; Diabetes; Insulin; Beta cell; Glukagon; Glucagon; Alpha cell; Alfa-cell; Anoctamin; ANO1; ANO;

    Abstract : AbstractCystic fibrosis (CF) is caused by mutations in the anion channel and protein regulator CFTR. The most common co-morbidity in CF is CF-related diabetes (CFRD) affecting ~50% of adult patients. The etiopathology of CFRD is largely unknown but the destruction of the exocrine pancreas is thought to contribute. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tomosynthesis in pulmonary cystic fibrosis

    Author : Kristina Vult von Steyern; Lund Diagnostisk radiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cystic fibrosis; Lung; Radiation dose; Radiography; Scoring methods; Tomography; spiral computed; X-ray computed;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to investigate whether chest tomosynthesis might be used in pulmonary cystic fibrosis, to design and validate a tomosynthesis scoring system, and to determine the effective dose from chest tomosynthesis in children. In a prospective study starting in 2008 clinical chest radiography or computed tomography (CT) were supplemented with a tomosynthesis examination of the lungs. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Mechanisms Impairing Airway Host Defence in Cystic Fibrosis

    Author : Sandra Jovic; Lund Lungmedicin och Allergologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease, caused by mutations of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene. The gene codes for a protein that serve as chloride channel. In cystic fibrosis, this protein is lacking or has a defect function resulting in a thick and sticky mucus of the airways. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cystic Fibrosis - long term results of a treatment package including preventive physical exercise

    Author : Louise Lannefors; Lund Lungmedicin och Allergologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cystic fibrosis; physiotherapy; survival; physical exercise; airway clearance; working capacity; lung function;

    Abstract : Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a severe hereditary disorder leading to progressive deterioration of lung function and death. This thesis describes the demography of CF in Sweden, its treatment, with special reference to physiotherapy, and its effects on lung function and peak working capacity (PWC). READ MORE