Search for dissertations about: "pituitary gland."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words pituitary gland..

  1. 1. The sella turcica and the pituitary gland : normal variations and diagnostic aspects of pituitary adenomas

    Author : Carin Muhr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Human secretoglobins in normal and neoplastic cells and tissues

    Author : Anna Sjödin; Håkan Hedman; Roger Henriksson; Mårten Fernö; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; secretoglobins; mammaglobin; lipophilin; breast cancer; pituitary; sweat gland; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Secretoglobins is a newly described polypeptide family that has gained a lot of interest in human cancer and inflammation research. Although the first secretoglobin polypeptide was discovered more than 30 years ago, their physiological function is still not known. READ MORE

  3. 3. Endocrine studies in stroke patients

    Author : Tommy Olsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular disorders; elderly; pituitary gland; thyroid gland; adrenal glands; hydrocortisone; dexamethasone suppression test; cortisol excretion; diabetes mellitus; prognosis;

    Abstract : There are a number of links between the endocrine system and the nervous system. In this study, the impact of ischemic stroke on the endocrine system was investigated. Elderly volunteers were studied because data regarding the influence of advanced age on endocrine parameters were lacking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pituitary Tumors - Epidemiology and the Diagnostic Value of 68Ga-DOTATOC PET

    Author : Axel Tjörnstrand; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PET; Pituitary neuroendocrine tumor; pituitary tumor; somatostatin receptor imaging; gallium68; 68Ga; SSTR; SSTR-PET;

    Abstract : Pituitary neuroendocrine tumors (PitNETs) are considered common in the general population. However benign in most cases, these tumors can evoke dramatic morbidity in patients with aggressive tumor growth and/or excess hormone secretion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inflammation-Induced Gene Expression in Brain and Adrenal Gland

    Author : Linda Engström; Anders Blomqvist; Tomas Hökfelt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inflammation; brain; adrenal gland; stress; lipopolysaccharide; interleukin-1; Neurobiology; Neurobiologi;

    Abstract : The autonomic nervous system serves to maintain a constant inner environment, a process termed homeostasis. Thus, in response to the homeostatic challenge posed by infectious agents, the autonomic nervous system answers to signals from the immune system and elicits adaptive physiological and behavioral reactions. READ MORE