Search for dissertations about: "liver disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 396 swedish dissertations containing the words liver disease.

  1. 1. Ultrasound based shear wave elastography of the liver a non-invasive method for evaluation of liver disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Marie Byenfeldt; Anders Elvin; Per Fransson; Odd Helge Gilja; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anthropometric measurement; diagnostic imaging; elasticity imaging technique; blood supply; BMI; body position; fatty liver; liver disease; hepatic steatosis; liver fibrosis; liver stiffness; obesity; postural change; pressure; probe; sex characteristic; shear wave elastography; skin-to-liver capsule distance; transducer and ultrasonography; Radiography; radiografi;

    Abstract : Background: Detecting liver disease at an early stage is important, given that early intervention decreases the risk of developing cirrhosis and subsequently hepatocellular cancer (HCC). The non-invasive ultrasound-based shear wave elastography (SWE) has been used clinically for a decade to assess liver stiffness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Susceptibility to chronic liver disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Maria Antonella Burza; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic liver disease; susceptibility; human genetics; NAFLD; ALD; PNPLA3;

    Abstract : The onset and the progression of chronic liver disease involve environmental and genetic factors. Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) are important players in these processes and are the main storage site for retinol. READ MORE

  3. 3. Osteoporosis in chronic liver disease

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sif Ormarsdóttir; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Chronic liver disease; bone mineral density; osteoporosis; body mass index; corticosteroids; hyperbilirubinemia; vitamin D; insulin-like growth factors; leptin; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Ormarsdóttir, S. 2001. Osteoporosis in Chronic Liver Disease. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Serologic Markers in Screening for Coeliac Disease, Clinical significance and immunogenetic basis

    University dissertation from Department of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Klas Sjöberg; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gastro-enterology; transglutaminase; specificity; sensitivity; prevalence; HLA; liver disease; endomysial antibodies; gliadin antibodies; diabetes; Autoimmune disease; coeliac disease; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : The prevalence of coeliac disease (CD) was initially estimated to 1/1537. Based on serial analysis [GA and endomysial antibodies (EMA)], the prevalence was 6/1970 (0.30%). In autoimmune chronic hepatitis 5. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human intestinal alkaline phosphatase tissue expression and serum levels

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ulla Domar; Umeå universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human alkaline phosphatase; intestinal alkaline phosphatase; blood; blood group; lipid; monoclonal antibody; immunohistochemistry; liver; kidney; pancreas; liver disease; inflammatory bowel disease;

    Abstract : Human alkaline phosphatase (ALP) comprises four isozymes, viz liver/bone/ kidney or tissue unspecific (AP), intestinal (LAP), placental (PLAP) and germ cell or PLAP-like alkaline phosphatase, with their main expression in specific tissues as indicated by their names. The isozymes are coded by different genes, but they are closely related, with more than 50% amino acid sequence homologies. READ MORE