Search for dissertations about: "rCBF"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the word rCBF.

  1. 1. Human brain function evaluated with rCBF-SPECT memory and pain related changes and new diagnostic possibilities in Alzheimer’s disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Torbjörn Sundström; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; brain imaging; rCBF; SPECT; early diagnosis; brain atlas; HMPAO; Alzheimer´s disease; Whiplash; neuropsychological function; episodic memory; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Radiological research Diagnostic radiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Radiologisk forskning Diagnostisk radiologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this doctoral thesis was to study the influence of memory, pain, age and education on the regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF), i.e. brain function, in early Alzheimer's disease (AD) and in chronic neck pain patients in comparison to healthy controls and in healthy elderly per se. READ MORE

  2. 2. Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Studies in Anxiety Disorders

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Michelgård Palmquist; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Positron emission tomography; PET; amygdala; fear; anxiety; anxiety disorders; specific phobia; social phobia; posttraumatic stress disorder; PTSD; regional cerebral blood flow; rCBF; substance P; SP; neurokinin 1 receptor; NK1; GR205171; STAI-S; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Cell biology Neurobiology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Cellbiologi Neurobiologi; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Cell biology Neuroscience; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Cellbiologi Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Experimental brain research; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Experimentell hjärnforskning; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Molecular neurobiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Molekylär neurobiologi; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Radiological research Radiation biology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Radiologisk forskning Strålningsbiologi; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Neurobiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Neurobiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Neurobiology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Neurobiologi;

    Abstract : Anxiety disorders are very common and the primary feature is abnormal or inappropriate anxiety. Fear and anxiety is often mediated by the amygdala, a brain structure rich in substance P (SP) and neurokinin 1 (NK1) receptors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Imaging Chronic Pain and Inflammation Positron Emission Tomography Studies of Whiplash Associated Disorder

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Clas Linnman; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Whiplash Associated Disorder; PET; brain; chronic pain; rCBF; neurokinin-1; Substance P; inflammation; D-deprenyl; fear of movement; kinesiophobia; ; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is on chronic neck pain after a rear impact car injury, so called whiplash associated disorder (WAD). Three empirical studies using positron emission tomography (PET) with different radioligands have been performed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advances in quantitative emission tomography : development and analysis of methods for validation and correction

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Cathrine Jonsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SPECT; Quantification; rCBF; Scatter correction; Phantoms; medicinsk strålningsfysik; Medical Radiation Physics;

    Abstract : The nuclear medicine imaging techniques SPECT and PET are sensitive tools in mapping various physiological and biochemical processes in vivo. This work was devoted to investigations of methodological and physical properties of the SPECT technique as well as developing methods for validation and correction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceived Self-image, Intellectual Ability, Frontal Lobe Function, and Perceived Ward Atmosphere among Patients with Psychosis

    University dissertation from Department of Psychology, Lund University

    Author : Jan-Åke Jansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; WAIS-R; SASB; rCBF; COPES; ward atmosphere; self-image; self-control; schizophrenia; psychoses; Frontal lobe function; intelligence;

    Abstract : These studies were conducted at the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Unit (PRU), characterised by a supportive ego-strenghtening psychodynamic approach. The general aim of the thesis was to study how intellectual ability and perceived self-image were related to perceived ward atmosphere among patients with psychosis. READ MORE