Search for dissertations about: "dexamethasone"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 swedish dissertations containing the word dexamethasone.

  1. 1. Dexamethasone in horses

    Author : Carl Ekstrand; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Equine athletes and companion horses are commonly treated with glucocorticoids such as dexamethasone. Care of sick or injured animals is vital for the animal welfare. To protect the integrity of equine sport, legal therapeutic substances are regulated during competition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mechanisms of Sensitization to Apoptosis in Multiple Myeloma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Hammarberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Pathology; multiple myeloma; apoptosis; IGF-1; mTOR; IAP; GSK3; rapamycin; PPP; dexamethasone; CT99021; Patologi;

    Abstract : Multiple myeloma (MM) is a hematological tumor of plasma blast/plasma cell origin heterogeneous with respect to the morphological differentiation stage of the tumor cells, genetic alterations and course of disease. A challenge in MM research is to overcome resistance to therapy, which inevitably arises. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hormonal programming and adrenal function. Studies in children and in a rat model

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Jovanna Dahlgren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; cortisol; dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate; small for gestational age; short stature; cytokines; dexamethasone; insulin sensitivity; androgenization;

    Abstract : Prenatal events during specific time windows have been found to be followed by permanent changes affecting neuroendocrine, so called programming. Undernutrition, placental dysfunction or maternal stress, are apparent examples of such stimuli. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pathogenesis and treatment of chemical-induced lung injury

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elisabeth Wigenstam; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chemical-induced lung injury; dexamethasone; melphalan; vitamin E; respiratory mechanics; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Inhalation of chemical substances can cause irritation to airways and in high doses acute airway injury. When mice are exposed to the alkylating nitrogen mustard analogue melphalan they develop an acute airway inflammation with a rapid influx of neutrophils to the lungs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drug Eluting Hydrogels Design, Synthesis and Evaluation

    University dissertation from University of Cape Town

    Author : Lage Ahrenstedt; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Drug delivery; PEGylation; Rapamycin; Dexamethasone; Controlled release; Hydrogels; Slow release;

    Abstract : Hydrogels have successfully proved themselves useful for drug delivery applications and several delivery routes have been developed over the years. The particular interest in this work was to design, synthesise and evaluate in situ forming drug eluting hydrogels, which have the potential to ameliorate the healing of cardiovascular diseases. READ MORE