Sökning: "loop diuretics"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden loop diuretics.

  1. 1. Implantable devices in heart failure : Studies on biventricular pacing and continuous hemodynamic monitoring

    Författare :Frieder Braunschweig; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Implantable devices; congestive heart failure; biventricular pacing; hemodynamic monitoring; ambulatory; hospitalizations; positron emission tomography; stress; blood flow; loop diuretics; natriuretic peptides; hemodynamics.;

    Sammanfattning : Chronic heart failure is a highly symptomatic syndrome associated with increasing prevalence, frequent hospital admissions and high treatment costs. Despite recent advances in drug therapy, morbidity and mortality are still high. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Drug use and side effects in th elderly : Findings from the Kungsholmen project

    Författare :Galina Passare; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Drug utilisation; elderly; side effects; adverse drug reactions; hypotension; hyponatremia; hypernatremia; hypokalaemia; hyperkalaemia; hyperglycemia; renal insufficiency; self-reported symptoms; antidepressants; anxiolytics;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to find occurrence of drug side effects in the elderly by studying the association between changes in clinical parameters and prevalence of self-reported symptoms and the use of drugs in an elderly population. The studies were performed in the Kungsholmen project, a longitudinal population based study of aging and dementia in Stockholm. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Osteoporosis in elderly women in primary health care

    Författare :Helena Salminen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Objective: All the studies are parts of the PRIMOS (Primary Health Care and Osteoporosis) project. Study I investigates the relationship between central Dual X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) measurements of the hip and spine and peripheral measurements of the calcaneus using Dual X-ray and Laser (DXL) technique. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Growth hormones in chronic kidney disease

    Författare :Erik Nilsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Several hormonal systems are disrupted in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and disturbances of the growth hormone axis could contribute to increased morbidity and mortality through effects on cardiovascular health, energy metabolism and inflammation. The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about hormonal alterations and their consequences in CKD, focusing on cardiovascular disease (CVD), mortality and the growth hormone axis in end-stage renal disease. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Osteoporosis, balance and nutrition in elderly women in primary care

    Författare :Hans Lundin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Objective: Some people get skeletal fractures as a result of a trauma which wouldn’t cause a fracture in a healthy individual. These fractures are sometimes referred to as “fragility fractures”. Common sites for fragility fractures are the spine, hip, upper arm, shoulder, distal forearm and pelvis. LÄS MER