Search for dissertations about: "esophageal varices"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words esophageal varices.

  1. 1. Liver cirrhosis-epidemiological and Clinical Aspects

    Author : Steingerður Anna Gunnarsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Liver cirrhosis; etiology; alcoholic liver disease; mortality; portal hypertension; esophageal varices; variceal bleeding; hepatitis C; hepatocellular cancer; malignancies; small intestinal motility; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth;

    Abstract : Liver cirrhosis is the end-stage of many different chronic liver diseases. Limited data exists on the epidemiology, natural history and complications of liver cirrhosis such as esophageal varices and malignancies in the Nordic countries after the discovery of hepatitis C (HCV). READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on alcoholic liver disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Knut Stokkeland; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; alcohol cirrhosis; cytochromes; autoantibodies; mortality; morbidity; prognosis; epidemiology; esophageal varices; lifetime drinking; lifetime alcohol intake;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of alcoholic cirrhosis in Sweden, and the relation between drinking patterns and beverage types and alcoholic cirrhosis, and to evaluate the possible role of autoantibodies in the pathogenesis of alcohol related liver disease. We found that rats had appearance of IgG against rat CYP3A 1 and CYP2E 1 during chronic ethanol feeding We found that patients had reactivity against CYP3A4 and CYP2E I in about 20 to 30% and 10 to 20% of the alcoholic sera. READ MORE