Search for dissertations about: "kidney failure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the words kidney failure.

  1. 1. 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; Södertörns högskola.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; haemodialysis; kidney transplantation; kidney failure; patienthood; culture; phenomenology; embodiment; medical practice; neoliberalism;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen undersöker de två behandlingsalternativ, hemodialys och njurtransplantation, som är tillgängliga för personer med njursvikt. I fokus för undersökningen står de former av person- och patientskap som skapas och upprätthålls i hemodialys- och njurtransplantationsvården samt i de njursjukas vardagsliv. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Delshad Akrawi; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sofia Jönsson; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. High-resolution Imaging of Cleared and Expanded Kidney Tissue Samples

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : David Unnersjö Jess; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kidney; Renal Pathology; Microscopy; Super-resolution microscopy; Tissue expansion; Foot processes; Glomerular filtration; Podocytes; Biologisk fysik; Biological Physics;

    Abstract : The kidney is one of the most important and complex organs in the humanbody with the task of filtering hundreds of litres of blood daily. It is responsiblefor the salt and acid/base balance in the body, as well as secretinghormones important for red blood cell production and blood pressure regulation. READ MORE