After being anaesthetised and undergoing major surgery, up to one in five patients have increased levels of the protein troponin in their blood. This can be a sign of heart damage.
Putting patients to sleep using various forms of anaesthesia has been used in medicine for over a century. However, there is still a lot we don’t know about its effects.
CircM is a strategic research network for researchers at Linköping University and Region Östergötland within the research field circulation and cardio-metabolic risk factors.
The cardiovascular system is a fascinating organ system whose task is to supply all the body’s organs with oxygen and nutrients, as well as carrying away waste products.
Research on the nervous system has made great strides in recent years. At Linköping University we are focusing among other things on the research on addictions, dementia and hearing disorders.
Research in the field of inflammation stretches over a broad area. Important areas are vaccines and human genetic factors in virus infections, resistance to antibiotics, tick-borne infections, and the role of inflammation in cardiovascular disease.
Nursing science focuses on generating knowledge of health promotion, aiming to maintain and improve health, alleviate suffering and create conditions for a peaceful death.
The Division of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology (KKF) is a division at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences. The division is a merger of the previous divisions of Clinical Chemistry and Drug Research.
What characterizes the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV) is the wide breadth of research and education. BKV is one of the largest departments at LiU with affiliation mainly to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences conducts research and education within medicine, healthcare and public health.