Search for dissertations about: "fludrocortisone"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word fludrocortisone.

  1. 1. Primary Aldosteronism Screening and Diagnosis in Primary Health Care

    Author : Christina Westerdahl; Lund Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hypertension; primary health care; aldosterone; primary aldosteronism; fludrocortisone; aldosterone to renin ratio; renin; captopril;

    Abstract : Arterial hypertension is a very common disorder. In most cases the cause is unknown and therefore classified as essential or primary hypertension. Primary aldosteronism (PA), characterized by an inappropriate aldosterone secretion, has traditionally been estimated to account for approximately 1 % of all hypertensive cases. READ MORE

  2. 2. The kallikrein-kinin system in primary hypertension : dynamics of circulating components of the kallikrein-kinin system in relation to the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system

    Author : K. Peter Öhman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : aldosterone; angiotensin Il; blood pressure; human; prekallikrein; renin; tissue kallikrein; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Kinins are potent vasodilatory and blood pressure lowering peptides, with additional effects on renal handling of electrolytes and water. The kallikrein-kinin system consists of two separate entities, one confined to the circulation and the other to both tissues and the circulation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Addison's disease : epidemiological and clinical studies

    Author : Sigridur Björnsdottir; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Addison’s disease (AD) is a potentially life-threatening condition that often presents with vague and nonspecific symptoms. Patients with AD have increased mortality risk. Data on parity and pregnancy outcome in women with AD are limited. Furthermore, there are no data on fracture risk or drug prescription patterns in patients with AD. READ MORE