Search for dissertations about: "kollagen markers"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words kollagen markers.

  1. 1. Molecular and clinical studies of cartilage and bone macromolecules in arthritis

    University dissertation from Department of Rheumatology, Lund University

    Author : Bengt Månsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Skeleton; Prognosis; Tissue damage; Bone markers; Cartilage markers; Rheumatoid arthritis; Psoriatic arthritis; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi;

    Abstract : The pathogenesis of inflammatory arthritides include synovial inflammation and joint tissue destruction. Tissue destruction has traditionally been regarded a consequence of inflammation, but recent observations indicate that the processes are not always closely linked and may proceed uncoupled. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chronic hepatitis C infection. With special reference to prevalence, aggravating factors and longterm outcome

    University dissertation from Department of Rheumatology, Lund University

    Author : Hans Verbaan; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gastro-enterology; alpha1-antichymotrrypsin; kollagen markers; hepatocellular cancer; cirrhosis; Hepatitis C infection; alcohol; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Since the discovery of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in 1989, it has proved to be a formidable health problem with a major impact on morbidity and mortality throughout the world. In this investigation, patients with chronic hepatitis C infection have been studied with special reference to prevalence, aggravating factors and longterm outcome. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skin fibrosis, internal organ involvement and auto antibodies in systemic sclerosis: longitudinal development and impact on survival

    University dissertation from Roger Hesselstrand, Department of Rheumatology, Lund University Hospital

    Author : Roger Hesselstrand; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; Skeleton; proteoglycan; pulmonary hypertension; organ involvement; auto antibodies; survival; systemic sclerosis; prognosis;

    Abstract : Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a connective tissue disease with a highly variable prognosis. Since new treatment strategies are emerging, there is a need for prognostic markers in order to help allocate patients to the optimal treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detecting the Vulnerable Plaque

    University dissertation from Experimental Cardiovascular Research Unit, Lund University

    Author : Andreas Edsfeldt; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Atherosclerosis; Carotid plaque; Inflammation; Diabetes; LpPLA2; suPAR; Cytokines; Lipids;

    Abstract : Myocardial infarction and stroke, mainly caused by a rupture of an atherosclerotic plaque, are two of the most common causes of mortality and morbidity in the world. Previous studies have pointed out inflammation, driven by inflammatory lipids, as the keystone in the formation of the rupture prone vulnerable plaque. READ MORE