Search for dissertations about: "hypocalcemia"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word hypocalcemia.

  1. 1. Calcium metabolism and cytokines in critical illness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Carlstedt; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; calcium; critical illness; hemodynamics; hypocalcemia; IL-6; mortality; TNF-alpha; severity of disease; sepsis; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Hypocalcemia is a common finding in critically ill patients, particularly in those with sepsis, and has been found to be associated with increased mortality. The pathogenesis of this altered calcium metabolism is unknown and the effects of calcium supplementation are poorly investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Calcium Homeostasis After Thyroid Surgery

    University dissertation from Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, Lund University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Pia Lindblom; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PTH-peripheral effects; hPTH- 1-34 infusion; EDTA infusion; Set-point; Vitamin D3; PTH; Calcium; Thyroid surgery; Postoperative hypocalcemia; Bone density.; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Reduced thyroid hormones;

    Abstract : Calcium homeostasis after thyroid surgery was studied during the immediate postoperative period and after one year. One day after hemithyroidectomy ionised calcium decreased whereas basal PTH did not change. EDTA stimulated maximal and total PTH secretion and set-point decreased on postoperative day 1 and normalised on day 7. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quantitative morphological studies of the parathyroid gland

    University dissertation from Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, Lund University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Hans-Olov Larsson; Ronny Lorentzon; Lennart Boquist Lennart Boquist; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parathyroids; stereology; electron microscopy;

    Abstract : This work is based upon a series of quantitative morphological studies of the parathyroid glands of Mongolian gerbils and rats. Standard stereological methods were used on light and electron microscopical levels. READ MORE