Search for dissertations about: "eye stroke"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words eye stroke.

  1. 1. Sleep apnea and sleep : diagnostic aspects

    Author : Carin Sahlin; Karl Franklin; Eva Lindberg; Eva Svanborg; Åke Tegelberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep apnea; sleep stages; snoring; stroke; polysomnography; Cheyne-Stokes respiration; supine-dependency; Cardiovascular medicine; Kardiovaskulär medicin; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with sleep apnea have frequent apneas and hypopneas during sleep. Apneas can be either central or obstructive. The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) is the mean number of apneas and hypopneas per hour of sleep. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical and kinematic assessments of upper limb function in persons with post-stroke symptoms

    Author : Gudrun M Johansson; Charlotte K Häger; Helena Grip; Erika Franzén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Cross-sectional studies; Arm; Hand; Gait; Outcome assessment; Clinical laboratory techniques;

    Abstract : Stroke is a common and multifaceted disease that often involves motor deficits in the upper limb. This thesis investigated reliability and validity of existing clinical assessments of upper limb function in persons with post-stroke symptoms and in non-disabled controls. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of Ischaemia on the Neuroretina and Retinal Blood Vessels

    Author : Bodil Gesslein; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; protein kinase C; tumor necrosis factor; mitogen-activated protein kinases; pig; blood vessels; mfERG; Retinal ischaemia; vascular endothelial growth factor; hypoxia-inducible factor;

    Abstract : Identification of the intracellular signal transduction pathways activated in retinal ischaemia may be important in revealing novel pharmacological targets. The retinal blood vessels are key organs in circulatory failure, and in this work the retinal vasculature was therefore examined separately from the neuroretina. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health effects of air pollution in Iceland : respiratory health in volcanic environments

    Author : Hanne Krage Carlsen; Anna Oudin; Thorarinn Gislason; Kadri Meister; Bertil Forsberg; Gunilla Wieslander; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Respiratory health; air pollution; volcanic ash; epidemiology; hydrogen sulfide.; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Air pollution has adverse effects on human health. The respiratory system is the most exposed and short-term changes in air pollution levels have been associated with worsening of asthma symptoms and increased rates of heart attacks and stroke. Air pollution in cities due to traffic is the major concern, as many people are exposed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Atopic dermatitis in adults : epidemiological studies of comorbidity and studies of patients on systemic treatment

    Author : Lina Ivert; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is one of the most common chronic skin disorders globally. It is an itchy inflammatory skin disease that can have a detrimental impact on health-related quality of life. In recent years, AD has been associated with non-atopic conditions, though this requires further exploration. READ MORE