Search for dissertations about: "dexamethasone surgery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words dexamethasone surgery.

  1. 1. On the role of mast cells in chemokine-induced leukocyte recruitment

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Yusheng Wang; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chemokines; mast cells; TNF-alpha; dexamethasone; P-selectin; E-selectin; activation; Medicine human and vertebrates ; endothelial cells; adhesion; Neutrophil; Medicin människa och djur ; recruitment;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Inflammation är vävnadens svar på yttre störning och syftar till att eliminera främmade ämnen såsom bakterier men under vissa omständigheter initieras den inflammatoriska reaktionen av ofarliga substanser eller för starkt mot patogener och kan därmed orsaka vävnadsskada och är en underliggande mekanism vid många vanliga sjukdomar inkluderande allergier, blodförgiftning och inflammatorisk tarmsjukdom. Den viktigaste komponenten i den inflammatoriska reaktionen är vävnadsinfiltrationen av leukocyter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical Studies on Adrenocortical Tumours using  [11C]-metomidate Positron Emission Tomography

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joakim Hennings; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Adrenal tumours, discovered en passant in patients undergoing radiological examinations for non-adrenal disease, so-called adrenal incidentalomas, have increased dramatically in the recent era of more sophisticated diagnostic modalities such as high resolution multidetector computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Furthermore, primary aldosteronism (PA) has been documented in several screening studies as being far more common than previously believed among hypertensive patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experimental and clinical studies on the antiemetic effects of propofol

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bengt Hammas; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; gastric emptying; gastric tone; orocecal transit time; propofol; dopamine; serotonin; morphine; postoperative nausea and vomiting; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; anestesiologi; Anaesthesiology;

    Abstract : Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is still a clinical problem and its incidence is unacceptably high. After the introduction of propofol as an agent for induction and maintenance of anesthesia, it was reported that the incidence of PONV was lower. It was also proposed that propofol possesses antiemetic effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term follow-up of prenatally dexamethasone-treated children at risk for congenital adrenal hyperplasia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Tatja Hirvikoski; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a disorder of steroid genesis affecting approximately 1:10 000 children and leading to increased levels of androgens during foetal life and subsequent virilization of external genitalia in affected girls. However, prenatal virilization can be eliminated by antenatal dexamethasone (DEX) treatment. READ MORE

  5. 5. The HPA axis in type 2 diabetes : some aspects in relation to insulin sensitivity, beta-cell function and IGF-I/IGFBP-1

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Lisa Arnetz; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is characterized by insulin resistance and β-cell failure, abdominal obesity, hypertension and dyslipidemia. These symptoms are also characteristic of states of hypercortisolism. READ MORE