Search for dissertations about: "rheumatology locomotion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words rheumatology locomotion.

  1. 1. Treatment of arthritis with tumour necrosis factor antagonists. Clinical, immunological and biochemical aspects

    University dissertation from Department of Rheumatology, Lund University

    Author : Meliha C Kapetanovic; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; Skeleton; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; ANA; infusion reaction; influenza vaccination; pneumococcal vaccination; COMP; TNF antagonists; spondylarthropathies; arthritis; rheumatoid arthritis;

    Abstract : Abstract The treatment of arthritis has undergone a dramatic change since biological agents targeting specific mediators of the disease process have been introduced. Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) antagonists have been shown to reduce signs and symptoms of disease and to retard the development of tissue damage in the majority of patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Molecular and clinical studies of cartilage and bone macromolecules in arthritis

    University dissertation from Department of Rheumatology, Lund University

    Author : Bengt Månsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Skeleton; Prognosis; Tissue damage; Bone markers; Cartilage markers; Rheumatoid arthritis; Psoriatic arthritis; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi;

    Abstract : The pathogenesis of inflammatory arthritides include synovial inflammation and joint tissue destruction. Tissue destruction has traditionally been regarded a consequence of inflammation, but recent observations indicate that the processes are not always closely linked and may proceed uncoupled. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skin fibrosis, internal organ involvement and auto antibodies in systemic sclerosis: longitudinal development and impact on survival

    University dissertation from Roger Hesselstrand, Department of Rheumatology, Lund University Hospital

    Author : Roger Hesselstrand; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; Skeleton; proteoglycan; pulmonary hypertension; organ involvement; auto antibodies; survival; systemic sclerosis; prognosis;

    Abstract : Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a connective tissue disease with a highly variable prognosis. Since new treatment strategies are emerging, there is a need for prognostic markers in order to help allocate patients to the optimal treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the etiology and pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus with special reference to environmental factors

    University dissertation from Anders Bengtsson, Dept of Rheumatology, University Hospital, S-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Anders Bengtsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; Skeleton; Risk factors; Human parvovirus B19; Immune complex; Disease activity; Interferon-alpha; SLE; Retrovirus;

    Abstract : Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a complex autoimmune disease in which environmental factors interact with genetic factors in the development of the disease process and evolution of clinical manifestations. In this thesis both exogenous factors and host factors were investigated, as well as important immunopathological aspects including involvement of immune complex (IC), the complement system and interferon-alpha (IFN-α). READ MORE

  5. 5. Rheumatoid Arthritis in a 10-Year Perspective, Outcome for Patients Followed from Early Disease

    University dissertation from Elisabet Lindqvist, Department of Rheumatology, Lund University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Elisabet Lindqvist; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reumatologi; muskelsystem; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; COMP; Skeleton; muscle system; Anti-IL-1alpha; Anti-CCP; Rheumatoid factor isotypes; Mortality; Radiographic progression; Joint damage; Disease activity; HAQ; SOFI; Disability; Prognosis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Outcome;

    Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by persistent inflammation, progressive joint damage and disability. This thesis describes the outcome after 10 years in a cohort of 183 RA patients (116 women, 67 men) recruited 1985-89. The mean age was 51 years and symptom duration 11 months at inclusion. READ MORE