Search for dissertations about: "thyroid ophthalmopathy"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words thyroid ophthalmopathy.

  1. 1. Molecular Etiology of Graves’ Disease and Associated Ophthalmopathy

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Tereza Planck; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; association study; Graves’ disease; Graves’ ophthalmopathy; immediate early genes; inflammation; adipogenesis; thyrostimulin; BTG2; CYR61; COX2; ZFP36; gene expression; SCD; SNP;

    Abstract : Graves' disease (GD) is a complex autoimmune disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism and diffuse goitre. 25-50% of the patients with GD develop eye symptoms, Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO). The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the molecular etiology of GD and GO. READ MORE

  2. 2. Thyroid associated ophthalmopathy : Treatment for hyperhyroidism and evaluation of methods for measuring saccadic eye movements

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Frank Träisk; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Graves disease; thyroid associated ophthalmopathy; saccade; main sequence; magnetic scleral search coil; infrared reflection; radioiodine; anti-thyroid drugs; smoking;

    Abstract : Thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) is the orbital manifestation of autoimmune thyroid disease that clinically affects about 30-50 % of patients with Graves disease (GD). The clinical features of TAO are in most patients mild and transient. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment and Treatment of Impaired Insulin- Secretion and Action in Type 2 Diabetes

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mozhgan Dorkhan; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Type 2 diabetes; insulin secretion; glucagon test; insulin resistance; insulin glargine; insulin tolerance test; thiazolidinediones; natriuretic peptides; adiponectin; thyroid associated ophthalmopathy; proinsulin;

    Abstract : Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a disease characterised by varying degrees of defect in insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity and associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Optimal glycaemic control reduces the progression of diabetic complications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Presence of extrathyroidal TSH-receptor, with special reference to its role in neonatal regulation of lipolysis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Annika Janson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adaptation; adipocytes; Graves disease; growth hormone; human; hyper thyroidism; infant; insulin; metabolism; TSHR stimulating antibodies; thyrotropin; TSH.;

    Abstract : At birth, the newborn child must utilize stored energy until lactation is established. The main source of energy is fat - that is, triglycerides stored in the white adipose tissue. This study deals with hormonal regulation of lipolysis in the neonatal period. READ MORE