Sökning: "human papilloma-virus"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 22 avhandlingar innehållade orden human papilloma-virus.

  1. 1. Human papilloma virus : association with vulvovaginitis and genital intra-epithelial neoplasia

    Författare :Elisabeth Bodén; Umeå universitet; []

    Sammanfattning : In many women with gynecological complaints such as itching, burning, discharge, and fissures causing dyspareunia, examination of the vulvovaginal mucosa reveals hyperkeratotic and papillomatous changes. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technique revealed 64% of such lesions to harbour Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)- DNA, whereas Southern blot (SB) technique showed 50% to be positive for HPV- DNA. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The battleground of two Infections and a cancer: Human Papilloma Virus, premalignant lesions of the cervix and their interaction with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in southwestern Nigeria

    Författare :Oliver Ezechi; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antiretroviral drugs; Human papilloma virus; cervical cancer; HIV AIDS; pre-cancerous lesions; Nigeria;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The highest numbers of HIV-infected women are in sub- Saharan Africa, where the natural progression of HIV disease in the absence of treatment results in death before the onset of invasive cervical cancer. With improved access to treatment, several studies outside West Africa demonstrated an increased risk of pre-invasive cervical lesions among HIV-infected women and the positive impact of treatment on the outcome. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Significance of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Analysis for the Detection of Precancerous Cervical Lesions : Impact of Self Sampling

    Författare :Karin Sanner; Matts Olovsson; Ingrid Wikström; Erik Wilander; Sven-Eric Olsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :human papilloma virus; HPV; self-sampling; organized screening; cervical cancer screening; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Sammanfattning : Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer, with about 500 000 new cases per year among women worldwide. With a well-organized screening programme the number of cases can be reduced by more than 50%. In spite of having such a screening programme there are still around 450 new cases yearly in Sweden. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Identification and clinical implementation of biomarkers for cervical cancer

    Författare :Malin Berggrund; Ulf Gyllensten; Stefan Enroth; Matts Olovsson; Pär Sparén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Cervical cancer; Human papilloma virus; Screening; Self-sampling; Biomarkers; Vaginal microbiota; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction of organised screening programs and prophylactic vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) have successfully reduced the incidence of cervical cancer globally. In Sweden, the incidence has been reduced by about 50 % since the introduction of the national screening programme in the late 1960’s. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Cervical cancer studies on prevention and treatment

    Författare :Lotten Darlin; Lund Obstetrik och gynekologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; human papilloma virus; HPV; screening; HPV test; self-sampling; sentinel node;

    Sammanfattning : Cervical cancer is the fourth most common reason for cancer death amongst women worldwide, with 500 000 new cases every year. Most of these women live in developing countries. Cervical screening programs can reduce the incidence by 50%, but are not common in the developing world. LÄS MER