Search for dissertations about: "osteoporosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 194 swedish dissertations containing the word osteoporosis.

  1. 1. Osteoporosis in SLE

    Author : Katarina Almehed; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : osteoporosis; systemic lupus erythematosus; bone mineral density; health-related quality of life; SF-36; resistin; cross sectional study; vertebral fracture;

    Abstract : As the treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) has become more effective the focus has partly shifted from main concern of short term morbidity and survival to long term complications such as osteoporosis. The aims of this thesis were to a) determine prevalence and risk factors of osteoporosis and of b) vertebral fractures c) evaluate if adequate osteoporotic treatment was provided d) determine if resistin, an adipokine with proposed pro-inflammatory properties, was associated with markers of inflammation or bone mineral density (BMD) and to e) investigate patients self reported health related quality of life (HRQOL) and its relationship to disease variables and employment status in female SLE patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kalciumbrist - osteoporos : parathyreoideaes roll vid adaptionen till lågt kalciumintag hos vuxna råttor

    Author : Olof Ahlgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Disuse osteoporosis : an expermental study in rabbits and dogs

    Author : Helge Semb; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  4. 4. Vitamin A and Osteoporosis : Experimental and Clinical Studies

    Author : Sara Johansson; Håkan Melhus; Andreas Kindmark; Monica Lind; Göran Toss; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Internal medicine; vitamin A; bone; osteoporosis; Invärtesmedicin; Internal medicine; Invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : Vitamin A in high doses is severely toxic to the rat skeleton, and the active metabolite retinoic acid (RA) can induce bone resorption in vitro. An excessive dietary intake of vitamin A has been associated with reduced bone mineral density and an increased risk of hip fracture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Osteoporosis in chronic liver disease

    Author : Sif Ormarsdóttir; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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