Search for dissertations about: "liver steatosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words liver steatosis.

  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. Liver tissue characterization and influence of chemotherapy in liver surgery

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Jan Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal liver metastases; liver regeneration; incisional hernia; steatosis; hepatic microcirculation; diffuse reflectance spectroscopy; DRS; sidestream dark-field imaging; SDF; laser speckle contrast imaging; LSCI;

    Abstract : Background & Aims: Primary liver cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer worldwide. In the western world, the majority of liver malignancies consist of colorectal metastases. Liver resection is the primary treatment for cure in liver tumor disease. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hepatitis C virus infection. Viral genotypes and factors promoting liver fibrosis

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Johan Westin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hepatitis C virus; genotypes; epidemiology; liver fibrosis; histology; scoring; prognosis; alcohol; liver steatosis;

    Abstract : Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with chronic infection in a majority of infected individuals. Chronic hepatitis C may result in liver cirrhosis or hepatocellular cancer and is therefore considered a major health problem worldwide. READ MORE

  4. 4. Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases Effects of Chemotherapy on Liver Parenchyma and Resections

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jozef Urdzik; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Current multimodal treatment of colorectal cancer liver metastasis often combines liver resections with preoperative chemotherapy with a 5-year survival of 40-50%. Preoperative chemotherapy includes conversion of initially non-resectable situation and control of micrometastatic disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: an emerging liver disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Cecilia Söderberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to evaluate what NAFLD is from a molecular perspective, what influences the disease progression and what the prognosis of the disease is. Fatty liver has earlier often been associated with excessive alcohol intake and only in the last two decades has it been viewed as a condition in non- drinkers i.e. READ MORE