Search for dissertations about: "imt"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the word imt.

  1. 1. Atherosclerosis in 64-year-old women with diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance

    Author : Gerhard Brohall; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : Systematic review; Atherosclerosis; Type-2 diabetes; IMT; Vascular remodelling; IGT;

    Abstract : Atherosclerosis in 64-year-old women with diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance The incidence of obesity and type-2 diabetes (t2D) is rising around the world. T2D is accompanied by an increased risk of macrovascular, atherosclerotic diseases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regulation of aortic wall mechanics and stress : An experimental study in man

    Author : Håkan Åstrand; Toste Länne; Matts Karlsson; Martin Björck; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aorta; wall stress; remodeling; IMT; gender; diabetes mellitus; aging; collagen; elastin; Vascular surgery; Kärlkirurgi;

    Abstract : The abdominal aorta (AA) in man is a vulnerable artery prone to atherosclerosis as well as aneurysmatic dilation. The underlying aortic composition, mechanical properties as well as the mechanisms responsible for age-related changes and vascular disease are however largely unknown. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neutrophil mediators and their receptors in the pathogenesis and prognosis of cardiovascular disease

    Author : Helena Grauen Larsen; Kardiovaskulär forskning - immunitet och ateroskleros; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular disease; Coronary Artery Disease; Inflammation; S100A12; S100A8 A9; sRAGE; IMT; MACE; Mortality; GWAS; rs2070600; Psychological stress;

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  4. 4. Vascular ultrasound for the assessment of carotid atherosclerosis

    Author : Davide Vanoli; Per Lindqvist; Christine Kremer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ultrasound; Plaque; IMT; Atherosclerosis; CEUS; Carotid vessels; cardiovascular disease; hjärt- och kärlforskning;

    Abstract : Background: Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a common cause for mortality globally, and is expected to remain the single leading cause of death as the global population ages and as life expectancy increases.Cardiovascular screening models have been developed, and continue to be developed, to identify individuals at high-risk of CVD. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ultrasound evaluation of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular sources of cerebral embolism

    Author : Robert Wetterholm; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : stroke; atherosclerosis; aorta; echocardiography; ultrasound; IMT; MES; WHHL;

    Abstract : The search for embolic sources has high priority in patients presenting with suspected cerebral embolism. Non-invasive cardiovascular ultrasound is frequently used to reveal the presence of carotid stenosis and cardiac disorders with embolic potential. READ MORE