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Interleukin 15 and 17 in Staphylococcus aureus arthritis
Staphylococcus aureus–induced arthritis leads to severe joint destruction and high mortality despite antibiotic treatment. Thus, there is a need to identify new treatment targets in addition to antibiotic therapy. Interleukin ...
Slutrapport Forskningsprogrammet TVANE: Effekter av buller och vibrationer från tåg- och vägtrafik - tågbonus, skillnader och samverkan mellan tåg- och vägtrafik
(Göteborgs universitet, Sahlgrenska akademin, Medicinska institutionen, Avd för Samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Enh för Arbets- och miljömedicin, 2011)
The challenge of communication during home mechanical ventilation
The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and describe experience of communication during home mechanical ventilation (HMV) in adults, thereby contributing to increased knowledge and awareness of issues related to ...
Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Evaluations of Some Side Effects of Orthodontic Treatment
In the late 1990s a new imaging modality, Cone Beam CT (CBCT) that enables high quality three-dimensional imaging at lower doses than Computed Tomography (CT), was introduced in dento-maxillofacial imaging. In 2005 the ...
Low back pain and widespread pain in primary health care: Early access to physical therapy, treatment and prognostic factors
Abstract Low back pain (LBP) and widespread pain (WP) are common and incur considerable costs to society mainly due to work disability. Identification of prognostic factors, intervention and early access to care seems ...
Radiobiological effects of alpha-particles from Astatine-211: From DNA damage to cell death
ABSTRACT In recent years, the use of high linear energy transfer (LET) radiation for radiotherapeutic applications has gained increased interest. Astatine-211 (211At) is an -particle emitting radionuclide, promising ...
Women's alcohol and drug use. Risk indicators from everyday life
Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore how various aspects of everyday life, measured using self-reported experiences from childhood, adolescence and adulthood were associated with alcohol and drug use in a ...
Executive dysfunctions in elderly persons with mild stroke
ABSTRACT The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the performance of personal activities of daily living (P-ADL) related to cognitive and executive dysfunctions in elderly patients with mild stroke in the acute ...
Mechanisms for and consequences of cellular lipid accumulation - Role of the Very Low Density Lipoprotein (VLDL) receptor
Lipid accumulation in non adipose tissue is associated with various cases of tissue dysfunction and tissue failure. Reduced availability of oxygen is known to cause intracellular lipid accumulation in cardiomyocytes as ...
Regulation of vascular endothelial t-PA expression in inflammation: Potential target for pharmacological modulation
The endogenous fibrinolytic system is important for preventing occluding thrombosis and subsequent tissue infarction. The main activator of the fibrinolytic system in the vascular compartment is tissue-type plasminogen ...