Sökning: "Ville Wallenius"

Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade orden Ville Wallenius.

  1. 1. Hormonal regulation of liver and tumor growth

    Författare :Ville Wallenius; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Liver; cytokine; interleukin-6; tumor necrosis factor; primary liver growth promoter; cyproterone acetate; nafenopin; hepatocyte growth factor; HGF receptor; tumor; sarcoma; N-terminal; truncated;

    Sammanfattning : The aims of this thesis were to investigate the regulatory functions of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) on liver growth, and the importance of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) and the HGF receptor (Met) for growth of mesenchyme-derived tumors. The studies on different types of liver growth, measured as weight, DNA and protein content, and DNA synthesis, were performed on mice lacking the IL-6 or the TNF receptor-1 gene back-crossed to the C57bl/6 strain. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Role of Interleukin-6 in the Febrile Response

    Författare :Namik Hamzic; Camilla Nilsberth; Anders Blomqvist; Ville Wallenius; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Sammanfattning : Everyone who has been exposed to influenza or a bacterial infection knows how it feels to be sick. Apart from not being willing to participate in social activities, losing your appetite and experiencing pain, you have also most likely suffered from increased body temperature which defines fever, one of the most prominent signs of an acute ongoing infection. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Bariatric Surgery : Outcomes after Gastric Bypass and Duodenal Switch

    Författare :Martin Löfling Skogar; Magnus Sundbom; Ville Wallenius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Body composition; fat-free mass; resting metabolic rate; bariatric surgery; obesity; Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass; Duodenal Switch; air-displacement plethysmography; Bod Pod; indirect calorimetry assessment; BAROS; quality of life; weight loss; diabetes; hypertension; dyslipidmia; depression; pain; antidepressants; opioids; complications; healthcare consumption; adverse events; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Sammanfattning : Obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. A BMI >40 kg/m2 shortens life expectancy by about 10 years. The obesity related comorbidities diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and sleep apnea contributes to the increased risk of cardiovascular events. There is also an increased risk of some forms of cancer (e. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Register-based studies on cholecystectomy : Quality of life after cholecystectomy, and cholecystectomy incidence and complications after gastric bypass

    Författare :Viktor Wanjura; Gabriel Sandblom; Eva Szabo; Ville Wallenius; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cholecystectomy; gastric bypass; bariatric; obesity; incidence; complications; register; gastrointestinal symptoms; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Sammanfattning : Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) is standard surgical treatment for patients with symptomatic gallstone disease, albeit not without complications. Assessing the impact on quality of life is crucial for appropriate cholecystectomy patient selection, and the Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI) is a 36-item questionnaire validated for this purpose. LÄS MER