Search for dissertations about: "kidney failure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 swedish dissertations containing the words kidney failure.

  1. 1. Please Be Patient : A Cultural Phenomenological Study of Haemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation Care

    Author : Martin Gunnarson; Fredrik Svenaeus; Susanne Lundin; Klaus Lindgaard Høyer; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; haemodialysis; kidney transplantation; kidney failure; patienthood; culture; phenomenology; embodiment; medical practice; neoliberalism; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the practice of haemodialysis and kidney transplantation, the two medical therapies available for persons with kidney failure, from a phenomenological perspective. A basic assumption made in the thesis is that contemporary biomedicine is deeply embedded in the cultural, historical, economic, and political circumstances provided by the particular local, national, and transnational contexts in which it is practiced. READ MORE

  2. 2. Please Be Patient : A Cultural Phenomenological Study of Haemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation Care

    University dissertation from Lund Studies in Arts and Cultural Sciences

    Author : Martin Gunnarson; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; haemodialysis; kidney transplantation; kidney failure; patienthood; culture; phenomenology; embodiment; medical practice; neoliberalism;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the practice of haemodialysis and kidney transplantation, the two medical therapies available for persons with kidney failure, from a phenomenological perspective. A basic assumption made in the thesis is that contemporary biomedicine is deeply embedded in the cultural, historical, economic, and political circumstances provided by the particular local, national, and transnational contexts in which it is practiced. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiology of kidney failure and glomerulonephritis in Sweden. Hereditary and non-hereditary factors

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Delshad Akrawi; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; kidney failure; glomerulonephritis; epidemiological study; Familial relative risk;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Kidney disease is recognised as an important worldwide health burden. Kidney failure is the result of acute and chronic kidney disease and is associated with morbidity and mortality. Chronic kidney failure is associated with high-costs for society and low quality of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Angiotensin II in Experimental Acute Kidney Injury and Cardiorenal Failure

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sofia Jönsson; Michael Hultström; Helle Prætorius Øhrwald; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heart failure; Acute kidney injury; Angiotensin II; Fluid balance; Cardiac function; Renal function;

    Abstract : Blood pressure and fluid regulation are kept constant through the interaction between heart and kidneys. When the systemic blood pressure decreases, the levels of the hormone Angiotensin II increase, leading to vasoconstriction and therefore increased blood pressure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Molecular mechanisms of the kidney in health and disease

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kerstin Ebefors; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; kidney; gene expression; glomerulus; proteoglycans;

    Abstract : In 2010, 307 Swedish patients received a new kidney through transplantation, and the first of April 2011, 603 patients were on the kidney transplant waiting list. In Sweden over 8000 patients are presently in active uremic care with about half in dialysis and the other half with a functional kidney graft. READ MORE