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Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with cardiovascular and respiratory effects of apneas in humans. During apnea (breath-holding), a number of interacting cardiovascular reflexes are initiated, and together these reflexes are called the “diving response”. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In the present study, the intracellular signalling pathway mediating ß-adrenergic stimulation of the expression of the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene was investigated.VEGF is an activator of angiogenesis, the formation of new blood vessels, and is considered to be a major regulator of both physiologically and pathologically related angiogenesis, as well as being essential for development of the vascular system. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Chronic neuropathic pain caused by injury to or disease in the nervous system is relatively common and results in major suffering, poor quality of life and incapacity. Such pain is a therapeutic challenge because a considerable portion of the patients fails to benefit from pharmacotherapy. LÄS MER
4. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of touch, cold and warmth in health, neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia
Sammanfattning : The general aim of the present thesis is to examine tactile and thermal perceptual (dys)function by quantitative and qualitative tests of patients with neuropathic pain or fibromyalgia, and to compare results with those of healthy persons. A specific aim is to provide individual data for diagnostic purposes, specific to touch, cold, and warmth (profiles). LÄS MER
5. Evaluation of strategies to predict and improve early graft survival in clinical islet transpalntation
Sammanfattning : Transplantation of the islets of Langerhans as a treatment for type 1 diabetes (T1DM) is a procedure still under development. For the last decade it has been possible to obtain insulin independence by repeated infusions of islets. However, most patients must resume insulin therapy in 2-3 years. LÄS MER