Search for dissertations about: "small intestinal bacterial overgrowth"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.

  1. 1. Liver cirrhosis-epidemiological and Clinical Aspects

    Author : Steingerður Anna Gunnarsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Liver cirrhosis; etiology; alcoholic liver disease; mortality; portal hypertension; esophageal varices; variceal bleeding; hepatitis C; hepatocellular cancer; malignancies; small intestinal motility; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth;

    Abstract : Liver cirrhosis is the end-stage of many different chronic liver diseases. Limited data exists on the epidemiology, natural history and complications of liver cirrhosis such as esophageal varices and malignancies in the Nordic countries after the discovery of hepatitis C (HCV). READ MORE

  2. 2. Peripheral and central factors in the pathophysiology of irritable bowel syndrome

    Author : Iris Posserud; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : irritable bowel syndrome IBS ; visceral perception; rectal perception; visceral hypersensitivity; gastrointestinal symptoms; hypervigilance; selective attention; stress; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; rectal barostat; small bowel motility; gastrointestinal dysmotility;

    Abstract : Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder characterized by abdominal pain and/or discomfort together with abnormal bowel habits. The pathophysiology is complex and incompletely understood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gastrointestinal symptoms in chronic renal failure. Prevalence and pathophysiological mechanisms

    Author : Hans Strid; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Chronic renal failure; end-stage renal disease; gastrointestinal symptoms; overuse; proton pump inhibitors; H2-receptor antagonists; quality of life; manometry; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; gastric emptying; Helicobacter pylori;

    Abstract : Chronic renal failure (CRF) has a varying etiology and is characterised by an increasing accumulation of toxic metabolic waste products in the blood. Malnutrition is a common finding in uraemic patients and is regarded as a marker for morbidity and mortality. Many factors, including gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, lead to malnutrition in CRF. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gastrointestinal involvement in familial amyloidosis with polyneuropathy : a clinical study

    Author : Lars Steen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; amyloidosis; electromyogram; malabsorption syndrome; gastric acid; gastroscopy; radioisotopes; radiography; intestinal mucosa;

    Abstract : Familial Amyloidosis with Polyneuropathy was first recognized in Portugal and reported by Andrade in 1952. The disease is rare, but clustering of the patients has been reported from Portugal, Japan and northern Sweden. The gastrointestinal involvement in the Swedish form of the disease was studied in this investigation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The upper gastrointestinal tract in chronic alcoholics

    Author : Truls Hauge; Lund Medicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; alkaline phosphatase; mucosal bacterial growth; Helicobacter pylori; morphology; upper gastrointestinal endoscopy; chronic alcoholics; upper gastrointestinal tract; gamma-glutamyl transferase; neuropeptides.; Gastro-enterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Background: Gastrointestinal symptoms such as dyspepsia, diarrhoea, and nausea are often seen in alcoholics. The causes are not clear. The stomach and upper small intestine are exposed to high alcohol concentrations. READ MORE