Search for dissertations about: "dexamethasone"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the word dexamethasone.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elisabeth Wigenstam; Anders Bucht; Thomas Sandström; Kjell Larsson; [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

  4. 4. Depression after stroke

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Monica Åström; Rolf Adolfsson; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular disorders; stroke; depression; living conditions; life satisfaction; social network; dysphasia; self-care ability; cerebral atrophy; dexamethasone;

    Abstract : Both stroke and depression are major health problems in the elderly. In this study, the prevalence of major depression after stroke was investigated in a well-defined sample of acute stroke patients (n=80), followed up at 3 months, 1 year, 2 and 3 years after the stroke event. Links to biological and psychosocial factors were examined. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from University of Cape Town

    Author : Lage Ahrenstedt; Deon Bezuidenhout; Michael Malkoch; [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