Search for dissertations about: "prednisolone"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the word prednisolone.

  1. 1. Bell's Palsy - Medical Treatment and Influence of Prognostic Factors

    Author : Sara Axelsson; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bell’s palsy; Treatment; Recovery; Prognostic factors; Prednisolone; Valaciclovir; Facial grading; Sunnybrook;

    Abstract : Bell’s palsy is an acute onset of peripheral facial nerve dysfunction. Despite extensive research the aetiology is unclear. The most prevailing theory is that reactivation of viruses such as Herpes simplex type-1 or Varicella zoster may cause Bell’s palsy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Medical Treatment and Grading of Bell's Palsy

    Author : Thomas Berg; Mats Holmström; Lars Jonsson; Mats Engström; Dan Bagger-Sjöbäck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bell s palsy; facial grading; prednisolone; valaciclovir; Sunnybrook; House-Brackmann; Yanagihara; last observation carried forward; complete-case analysis; Otorhinolaryngology; Otorhinolaryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis was to evaluate the effect of prednisolone and valaciclovir in a large number of Bell's palsy patients. The incidence and intensity of pain around the ear, in the face or in the neck during the first two months of palsy, and its prognostic value, was also assessed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of fracture prevention - The role of fracture liaison services and alendronate

    Author : Kristian F Axelsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Osteoporosis; Prevention; Fracture; Fracture liaison service; Alendronate; Elderly; Prednisolone;

    Abstract : Objective: In an ageing population, osteoporotic fractures become more common and cause increased morbidity, mortality and societal cost. This thesis aimed to determine the potential role of fracture liaison services (FLS) and alendronate treatment on fracture risk in those with a recent fracture, in the elderly and in those treated with oral prednisolone. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic hepatitis B : immunological, virological and clinical aspects in the natural course and during the combined prednisolone and interferon-alpha-2b therapy

    Author : Guo-Zhong Fei; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HBV; IgM and IgG anti-preS2; IgM anti-HBc; CD4 CD8 ratio; lymphocyte subpopulations; HBV DNA; ALT; chronic hepatitis; prednisolone; interferon-alpha;

    Abstract : The aims of this study were to characterize the IgM and IgG antibody responses to well-defined B-cell epitopes within the preS2 region of the HBV envelope proteins in sera from Chinese and Caucasian patients with chronic HBV infection in relation to viral load and liver disease activity. In addition, the effects of the combined prednisolone and interferon- alpha-2b therapy on these parameters, as well as on the peripheral lymphocyte subsets, were studied in Chinese patients with chronic hepatitis B. READ MORE

  5. 5. Endothelial cell interactions with neutrophils : studies of adhesion and effects of lipoxygenase metabolites and antirheumatic drugs

    Author : Mikael Heimbürger; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; adhesion; auranofin; endothelium; gold sodium thiomalate; leukotrienes; lipoxins; neutrophils; PPAR; prednisolone;

    Abstract : Inflammation is a process of vital importance in the defence and elimination of microorganisms as well as in the repair of the damaged tissue. However, inadequate or excessive inflammation leads to inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. READ MORE