Search for dissertations about: "endometriosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word endometriosis.

  1. 1. The Human Endometrium : Studies on Angiogenesis and Endometriosis

    Author : Christian Moberg; Matts Olovsson; Anneli Stavreus-Evers; Lalit Kumar Parameswaran Grace; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; endometrium; angiogenesis; endothelial cell; endometriosis; receptivity; implantation; oestrogen receptor; progesterone receptor; crystallin; interleukin; vasoactive intestinal peptide; peritoneal fluid; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Angiogenesis is thought to play a pivotal role in the cycling endometrium. Coordinated by oestrogen and progesterone, endometrial blood vessel development is primarily mediated by vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A), which promotes endothelial cell (EC) proliferation and protects ECs from induced apoptosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disclosing the invisible : experiences, outcomes and quality of endometriosis healthcare

    Author : Hanna Grundström; Siw Alehagen; Carina Berterö; Preben Kjölhede; Margareta Larsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; endometriosis; persistent pelvic pain; healthcare professionals; healthcare encounters; health-related quality of life; pain thresholds; quantitative sensory testing; central sensitization; hysterectomy;

    Abstract : Introduction: Many women with endometriosis report that their symptoms are normalized and trivialized when they seek medical care and they often experience diagnostic delays, ineffective treatments and physiological, psychological and social consequences. However, there is a knowledge gap when it comes to women’s experiences of different aspects of endometriosis healthcare, and the quality of that care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Endogenous Retroviral RNA Expression in Humans

    Author : Lijuan Hu; Jonas Blomberg; Göran Friman; Francois Mallet; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Microbiology; Human endogenous retrovirus HERV ; HERVE; HERVW; betaretrovirus; gammaretrovirus; RNA expression; real time PCR; endometrium; endometriosis; brain tissue; reproductive tissue; ovarian cancer; ovary; neuroblastoma cell line; Mikrobiologi;

    Abstract : Human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) constitute about 8% of the human genome. There are around 4000 pol-containing retroviral integrations in the human genome, which makes it impractical to measure each of them separately. READ MORE

  4. 4. Endometriosis and ovarian reserve : Inflammation and prognostic markers

    Author : Henrik Falconer; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Endometriosis; infertility; baboon; animal model; FSH; AMH; ovarian reserve;

    Abstract : Introduction: Endometriosis is a common, benign gynecological disease, associated with pelvic pain and infertility. It is generally thought to be caused by retrograde shedding of menstrual tissue with subsequent attachment to peritoneal surfaces. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pathophysiological factors and genetic association in endometriosis

    Author : Johanna Sundqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Introduction: Endometriosis is a common benign gynecological disease where endometrial tissue forms lesions outside the uterine cavity. Endometriosis is estimated to affect about 10% of women of reproductive age, rising to 20-40% in patients with infertility, with a significant impact on physical, mental and social well-being of those affected. READ MORE