Search for dissertations about: "thesis acute gallstone pancreatitis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis acute gallstone pancreatitis.

  1. 1. Complicated gallstone disease in Sweden 1988-2006 : a register study

    Author : Birger Sandzén; Mikael Öman; Erik Nilsson; Roland Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gallstone disease; acute pancreatitis; acute biliary pancreatitis; common bile duct stones; acute cholecystitits; acute gallbladder disease; cholecystectomy; ERCP; endoscopic papillotomy; choledochotomy; Surgery; Kirurgi; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background The gallstone prevalence in the western world is 10-20%. Most gallstones are silent, but symptoms and complications appear in 20-40%. The incidence of symptom development in patients with silent gallstones is 2-4% per year. READ MORE

  2. 2. Acute pancreatitis, from local defense to remote organ injury

    Author : Hamid Akbarshahi; Lund Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute pancreatitis; heparan sulfate; damage associated molecular patterns; toll-like receptor4; MyD88; IRF-3; acute lung injury; macrophages; transforming growth factor-beta; Smad;

    Abstract : Acute pancreatitis (AP) is an inflammatory disease of the pancreas. Acute abdominal pain is the most common symptom. Pancreatic injury is mild in 80% of patients, who recover without complications. The remaining patients have a severe disease with local and systemic complications such as acute lung injury (ALI). READ MORE

  3. 3. Acute Pancreatitis. Studies on smoking and protease activation

    Author : Björn Lindkvist; Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; trypsinogen; Acute pancreatitis; trypsinogen activation peptide cathepsin B; incidence; smoking; nicotine; traumatologi; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatology; Surgery; orthopaedics; Gastroenterologi; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Gastro-enterology;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Activation of pancreatic proteases is considered to be a crucial event in the early phase of acute pancreatitis but the cause of this activation is not known. Most cases of acute pancreatitis can be attributed to either gallstone disease or alcohol abuse. However, little is known about other risk factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diet and risk of acute pancreatitis

    Author : Viktor Oskarsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Acute pancreatitis is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. It has a broad spectrum of clinical outcomes, ranging from mild and self-limiting to severe and potentially fatal, and is often followed by recurrent attacks and/or progression to a chronic disease state (so-called chronic pancreatitis); especially if it is classified as non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nitric oxide, arginine and acute pancreatitis

    Author : Per Sandström; Jörgen Larsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Acute pancreatitis is a serious inflammatory condition which is managed symptomatically as there is no causal treatment to offer. The main background causes are alcohol abuse and gallstone disease. The inducing factors lead to a premature activation of pancreatic enzymes in the acinar cells and their subsequent release into the pancreatic tissue. READ MORE