Search for dissertations about: "ovary"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 swedish dissertations containing the word ovary.

  1. 1. Polycystic ovary syndrome : A study on factors of potential impact on body fat and carbohydrate metabolism

    Author : Gianluca Gennarelli; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; polycystic ovary syndrome; androgens; insulin; insulin resistance; body fat distribution; hypoglycaemia; adrenal; cortisol; ACTH; leptin; gestational diabetes mellitus; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to investigate some factors underlying the metabolic, anthropometric, and endocrine abnormalities of women with the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).An iv insulin tolerance test (0.15 IU bolus) showed substantially preserved glucose counterregulation in women with PCOS (n=18). READ MORE

  2. 2. Polycystic ovary syndrome: ovarian pathophysiology and consequences after the menopause

    Author : Johanna Schmidt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; body composition; bone mineral density; cardiovascular disease; fracture; gene expression; menopause; mortality; ovary; polycystic ovary syndrome; reproductive hormones;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome Ovarian pathophysiology and consequences after the menopause Johanna Schmidt Institute of Clinical Sciences at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2011 The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder affecting ~10% of women. It is characterized by oligo/anovulation, hyperandrogenism, and polycystic ovaries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Matrix degrading proteases in the ovary : expression and function

    Author : Patrik Wahlberg; Tor Ny; Ilpo Huhtaniemi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biochemistry; ovary; ovulation; corpus luteum; plasminogen; PA; MMP; rat; mouse; Biokemi; Biochemistry; Biokemi; medicinsk biokemi; Medical Biochemistry;

    Abstract : Extracellular matrix degrading proteases from the plasminogen (plg) activator (PA) and the matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) systems have been implicated as important mediators of ovulation and corpus luteum (CL) formation and regression. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the expression and regulation of PAs and MMPs in the ovary and to examine their functional roles for CL formation and function. READ MORE

  4. 4. Polycystic ovary syndrome : metabolic, endocrine and anthropometric aspects

    Author : Jan Holte; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  5. 5. Polycystic ovary syndrome – Studies of metabolic and ovarian disturbances and effects of physical exercise and electro-acupuncture

    Author : Louise Mannerås Holm; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : adipocyte size; adipose tissue; androgen excess; animal models; body composition; electro-acupuncture; insulin resistance; ovary; physical exercise; polycystic ovary syndrome;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine abnormality in premenopausal women. The syndrome is characterized by hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dysfunction and polycystic ovarian (PCO) morphology. Metabolic disturbances, such as insulin resistance and obesity, are also associated with PCOS. READ MORE