Search for dissertations about: "gastrointestinal symptoms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 140 swedish dissertations containing the words gastrointestinal symptoms.

  1. 1. The emotional motor system and gastrointestinal symptoms

    Author : Pontus Karling; Lars Agréus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anxiety; ANS; autonomic nervous system; cortisol; DST; emotional motor system; functional; gastrointestinal symptoms; GSRS-IBS; gut; HADS; heart rate variability; HPA axis; IBS; irritable bowel syndrome; stress; unipolar depression; val158met COMT polymorphism; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : There is a significant comorbidity between anxiety/depression and functional gastrointestinal syndromes, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional dyspepsia. The pathophysiological link between emotions and the gut is not known. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adolescent type 1 diabetes : Eating and gastrointestinal function

    Author : Maria Lodefalk; Peter Bang; Jan Åman; Hans-Jacob Bangstad; Sweden Stockholm Karolinska institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; type 1 diabetes; adolescence; food habits; gastrointestinal symptoms; incretins; ghrelin; eating disorders; gastric emptying; postprandial glycaemia; Pediatrik; Pediatrics; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) are given nutritional education, but the knowledge about their adherence to the food recommendations and associations between dietary intake and metabolic control is poor. Gastrointestinal symptoms are more prevalent in adults with T1DM than in healthy controls, which may be due to disturbed gastrointestinal motility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Functional Dyspepsia : Symptoms and Response to Omeprazole in the Short Term

    Author : Elisabeth Bolling-Sternevald; Hans Glise; Rein Seensalu; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Dyspepsia; drug therapy; omeprazole; gastrointestinal symptoms; peptic ulcer disease PUD ; malignancy; gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD ; dyspeptic symptoms; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Gastrointestinal symptoms have a prevalence of 20-40% in the general adult population in the Western world. These symptoms are generally considered to be poor predictors of organic findings [e.g. peptic ulcer disease (PUD) or malignancy]. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gastrointestinal symptoms in chronic renal failure. Prevalence and pathophysiological mechanisms

    Author : Hans Strid; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Chronic renal failure; end-stage renal disease; gastrointestinal symptoms; overuse; proton pump inhibitors; H2-receptor antagonists; quality of life; manometry; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; gastric emptying; Helicobacter pylori;

    Abstract : Chronic renal failure (CRF) has a varying etiology and is characterised by an increasing accumulation of toxic metabolic waste products in the blood. Malnutrition is a common finding in uraemic patients and is regarded as a marker for morbidity and mortality. Many factors, including gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, lead to malnutrition in CRF. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diet and Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Patients with Prostate Cancer Treated with Radiotherapy

    Author : Anna Pettersson; Ingela Turesson; Birgitta Johansson; Christina Persson; Clare Shaw; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dietary intervention; gastrointestinal symptoms; prostate cancer; radiotherapy; randomized controlled trial; health-related quality of life; questionnaire design; nutritional assessment; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Objective The main objective of this thesis was to explore the effects of diet on gastrointestinal symptoms in prostate cancer patients treated with local curative radiotherapy, by evaluating dietary intake prior to treatment (Study I), the psychometric properties of a new questionnaire on patient-reported gastrointestinal side effects (Study II), and the effect of a dietary intervention on acute and long-term gastrointestinal symptoms up to 2 years after radiotherapy completion (Study III-IV).Methods A total of 130 men with localized prostate cancer referred to dose-escalated radiotherapy (ED2 87-102 Gy, α/β=3 Gy) were recruited to a dietary intervention trial. READ MORE