Search for dissertations about: "Follow-up studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1345 swedish dissertations containing the words Follow-up studies.

  1. 1. Renal cell carcinoma factors of importance for follow-up and survival

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Farhood Iranparvar Alamdari; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; renal cell carcinoma; follow-up; VEGFR-1; PS; ESR; stage; prognosis; metastasis; surveillance; TNM classification; adrenalectomy; angiogenesis; VEGF; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi;

    Abstract : Background: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is most lethal of the urological cancers, with more than 40% dying of the disease. About 30% of the patients have metastases at initial diagnosis and up to 40% undergoing nephrectomy for localized RCC develop metastasis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health-related quality of life in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator due to life-threatening arrhythmias : a 5 year follow-up

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Inger Flemme; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; defibrillators implantable; ICD shocks; life-threatening arrhythmia; Quality of life; satisfaction; uncertainty; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; quality of life;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to describe self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) due to life-threatening arrhythmias over a 5-year period. The design was prospective and longitudinal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation in musculoskeletal disorders Quantitative and qualitative follow-up studies

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Rita Sjöström; Mittuniversitetet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disability; mental health; mobility; musculoskeletal; pain; quality of life; rehabilitation; return to work; sick leave; nedsatt förmåga; mental hälsa; rörlighet; muskuloskeletal; smärta; livskvalitet; rehabilitering; återgång i arbete; sjukskrivning; rehabiliteringsvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this investigation was to evaluate a seven-weekmultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme, with emphasis onmusculoskeletal disorders, for working-age people, by assessments at thestart and end of the rehabilitation programme, and at follow-upexaminations 6, 12 and 24 months after completion of the programme. Afurther aim was to explore the experiences of people not returning to workduring a period of six years after participation in an extensivemultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term follow-up of pseudoexfoliation, intraocular pressure and glaucoma epidemiological studies in northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Siv Åström; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pseudoexfoliation; glaucoma; intraocular pressure; age cohort; screening; long-term follow-up;

    Abstract : Purpose An age-cohort was studied with long-term follow-up. The population was born in 1915, living in the municipality of Skellefteå in 1981. The purpose was to investigate the prevalence and incidence of pseudoexfoliation (PEX), its influence on intraocular pressure (IOP) and development of open-angle glaucoma (OAG). READ MORE

  5. 5. Muscle function in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis A two-year follow-up

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hans Lindehammar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2004]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; arthritis; juvenile rheumatoid; physiopathology; muscle; skeletal; pathology; physiopathology; Muscular atrophy; etiology; physiopathology; arthritis; juvenile rheumatoid; complications; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : This is a study of muscle function in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease that primarily affects the synovial membrane of joints. Muscle weakness, atrophy and pain occur in adult RA. This may be a consequence of joint pain, stiffness and immobility. READ MORE