Search for dissertations about: "prader"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word prader.

  1. 1. Prader-Willi syndrome : diagnosis and effects of growth hormone treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Ann Christin Lindgren; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DNA methylation test; genomic imprinting; glucose intolerance; growth hormone; Prader Willi syndrome; respiratory function;

    Abstract : Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare neurogenetic disorder characterised by hypotonia (especially pronounced in the perinatal period) with "failure to thrive", hypogonadism, hypoventilation, dysmorphic features, final short stature and mental retardation. From the age of 2 years hyperphagia develops leading to obesity if the caloric intake is not limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psychiatric problems in Prader-Willi syndrome: Symptom development and clinical management

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Margareta Wigren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Endocrine and metabolic aspects of adult Prader Willi syndrome with special emphasis on the effect of growth hormone treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Molecular Medicine

    Author : Charlotte Höybye; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prader Willi syndrome; adults; obesity; GH; IGF-I; psycho-social functioning; GH treatment;

    Abstract : Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a complex genetic disorder characterized by muscular hypotonia, hyperphagia, obesity and behavioural problems. Partial growth hormone (GH) deficiency and hypogonadism are common. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies on the regulation and in vitro metabolic effects of leptin in children and adults

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Amira M. I Elimam; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Leptin; growth hormone; cortisol; Dexamethasone; insulin; fasting; total parenteral nutrition; meal timing; obese children; Prader Willi syndrome; adipocyte; lipolysis; lipogenesis.;

    Abstract : Leptin is a protein hormone secreted by adipocytes, which binds to receptors in the brain to affect food intake and energy expenditure. The leptin receptor is a member of the cytokine receptor family and is widely distributed in the body suggesting a broader role for leptin. READ MORE

  5. 5. Insulin and growth hormone: regulation of adipocyte metabolism during infancy and childhood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, -

    Author : Ashraf Fawzy Kamel; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; human; rat; development; adipocytes; lipolysis; lipogenesis; glucose transport GLUT1; GLUT4; insulin; insulin receptor; growth hormone; growth hormone receptor microdialysis; obesity; Prader-Willi syndrome;

    Abstract : The aim of the present investigation was to investigate the role of insulin and growth (GH) in adipose tissue metabolism during development. Lipolysis and lipogenesis were studied in isolated adipocytes from humans and rats of various ages. READ MORE