Sökning: "rheumatology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 171 avhandlingar innehållade ordet rheumatology.

  1. 1. Immunological mechanisms in systemic autoimmunity : autoantibodies and chemokines in systemic lupus erythematosus and during treatment with TNF inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis

    Författare :Catharina Eriksson; Karl-Gösta Sundqvist; Solbritt Rantapää-Dahlqvist; Mari Norgren; Thomas Skogh; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autoimmunity; chemokines; T-cells; autoantibodies; CD91; Clinical immunology; Klinisk immunologi; Rheumatology; Reumatologi; Clinical Immunology; klinisk immunologi; reumatologi; rheumatology;

    Sammanfattning : Background. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that, without powerful treatment, may lead to irreversible joint damage. During the past decade, anti-cytokine therapy has become available, e.g. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The PD-1 pathway and the complement system in systemic lupus erythematosus

    Författare :Helga Kristjánsdóttir; Marta E Alarcón-Riquelme; Kristján Steinsson; Tom W J Huizinga; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SLE; autoimmune diseases; PD-1; C4AQ0; low MBL; multicase family; Immunology; Immunologi; medicinsk genetik; Medical Genetics;

    Sammanfattning : Autoimmune diseases occur in up to 3-5% of the general population and represent a diverse collection of diseases with regards to clinical manifestations. The unifying factor of autoimmune diseases is tissue and organ damage as a result of an immune response mounted against self-antigens. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Insights into the processes preceding the onset of rheumatoid arthritis

    Författare :Linda Johansson; Solbritt Rantapää Dahlqvist; Mikael Brink; Felipe Andrade; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rheumatoid arthritis; pre-symptomatic individuals; autoantibodies; anti-citrullinated protein peptides antibodies; Epstein-barr virus; neutrophil extracellular traps; periodontitis; Porphyromonas gingivalis; receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand; reumatologi; rheumatology;

    Sammanfattning : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease, characterized by the production of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA) in the majority of all patients and a persistent inflammation in the synovial tissue leading to joint destruction. The aetiology of RA remains to a large extent unknown but is believed to be a complex interplay between genetic, environmental and stochastic factors. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Presence of immunological markers preceding the onset of rheumatoid arthritis

    Författare :Mikael Brink; Solbritt Rantapää Dahlqvist; Anca Irinel Catrina; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autoantibodies; rheumatoid arthritis; anti citrullinated protein antibodies; pre-symptomatic individual; immunologi; Immunology; reumatologi; rheumatology;

    Sammanfattning : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease with an unknown aetiology characterized by joint destruction. Both genetic and environmental factors contribute to the disease development with HLA-DRB1* alleles and smoking identified as most important. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Aspects of disability in early rheumatoid arthritis : a five-year follow-up in the Swedish TIRA project

    Författare :Mathilda Björk; Björn Gerdle; Hälsouniversitetet Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis RA ; disability; hand function; pain intensity; ADL; sick leave; prediction; Rheumatology; Reumatologi;

    Sammanfattning : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a progressive disease, often leading to disability. Because the disease course develops rapidly during the first years after diagnosis, more knowledge is needed about the early disease course to minimize later disability. LÄS MER