Search for dissertations about: "renal scarring"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words renal scarring.

  1. 1. Urinary tract infection and renal scarring

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center (MTC)

    Author : Milan Chromek; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; urinary tract infection; renal scarring; cathelicidin; LL-3 7; NIMP-9; TIMP-1;

    Abstract : Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection. Although most patients with UTI have a good prognosis, there is a risk of serious complications in a group of them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Children with symptomatic urinary tract infection in Göteborg 1970-79 followed for two decades

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Martin Wennerström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urinary tract infection; vesicoureteral reflux; renal scarring; children; adults; renal function; hypertension; ambulatory blood pressure; atrial natriuretic peptide;

    Abstract : Objective: To study a populationbased cohort of subjects, detected after their first known urinary tract infection (UTI) with special focus on: the natural course of vesicoureteral reflux; the prevalence of renal scarring, age at detection and factors of importance for its development; the long term risk of impaired renal function and hypertension. Methods: Analyses of data, prospectively registered during childhood, and an adulthood follow-up investigation evaluating renal function by 51Cr-EDTA clearance and blood pressure by 24-hour ambulatory technique. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urinary Diversion. Long-term renal function and morphology and consequences for metabolism

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Ársæll Axel Kristjánsson; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; metabolism; bacteriuria; renal scarring; refluxing and antirefluxing ureteric anastomosis; tubular dysfunction; Urinary diversion; glomerular filtration rate; acid-base homeostastis; Urology; nephrology; Urologi; nefrologi;

    Abstract : In a long-term prospective follow-up in patients randomized to an ileal or colonic conduit, with implantation of one ureter using antireflux technique and the other without, the fall in the mean total GFR exceeded the expected age-related decline. The fall in the mean separate GFR did not differ between refluxing and antirefluxing anastomosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Infants with urinary tract infection - renal damage and risk factors

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Iulian Preda; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; infants; renal damage; urinary tract infection; imaging;

    Abstract : Background Identification of infants with urinary tract infection (UTI) who are at risk of renal scarring is an important clinical challenge with considerable economic consequences. Few issues in pediatric practice today have been so debated as the appropriate investigation of an infant with UTI. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on the inflammatory response in experimental acute pyelonephritis and its importance for the development of renal scarring

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

    Author : Adli Khalil; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Acute pyelonephritis especially in childhood is a serious and globally common bacterial infection. The infecting microorganism is often derived from the patient's own bowel flora and mainly affects the renal parenchyma and pelvis. READ MORE