Search for dissertations about: "Karolinska Institutet."

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  1. 1. Indoor environment and recurrent wheezing in young children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine

    Author : Gunnel Emenius; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child; Child; asthma; allergy; wheezing; air pollution; NO2; indoor air quality; building construction; ventilation system; indoor humidity; house dust mites; damp buildings; moisture; moulds; prospective studies;

    Abstract : Recurrent wheezing is one of the most common causes of morbidity and hospitalisation among infants and young children in many westernised countries. Respiratory infections and exposure to tobacco smoke have been identified as important risk factors. The indoor environment is also clearly of importance since we spend most of our time indoors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mood disorders and consequences of pharmacological treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet University Library

    Author : Alexander Viktorin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Mental health issues are medical problems getting increased attention throughout the world, and depression, only one among several types of mental illnesses, are currently reported as the second leading cause of disability world wide by the World Health Organization. Along this development, increased number of psychiatric diagnoses and increased utilization of medication can be observed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse : Clinical, radiological and histopathological aspects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyds Hospital

    Author : Daniel Altman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bowel function; Cystodefecoperitoneography; Histology; Pelvic organ prolapse. Rectal prolapse; Rectocele; Safety; Xenograft;

    Abstract : Objective: To assess the use of cystodefecoperitoneography (CDP) in clinical and radiological diagnosis of cystocele; to study the correlation between clinical and radiological findings at CDP and to evaluate if anatomical topography and structural abnormality corresponds to symptomatic presentation when assessing posterior vaginal wall prolapse; to evaluate if xenograft used at rectocele repair was associated with adverse clinical and histological inflammatory reactions; to prospectively examine if rectocele repair using xenograft is a safe method providing satisfactory clinical and symptomatical outcome; and to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of genital prolapse and urinary incontinence in female patients operated for rectal prolapse. Methods: The following methods were used: The Pelvic organ prolapse quantification system (POPQ), CDP, bowel function questionnaires, pelvic floor surveys, histological, histopathological and clinical inflammatory quantification. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Human Papillomavirus in Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Cervix

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyds Hospital

    Author : Sonia Andersson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervix; Adenocarcinoma; HPV; Prevalence; Age; PCR; DNA-sequencing; p53; HPV16 - E6 gene - polymorphism;

    Abstract : Background: Cervical carcinoma is the third most common malignant disease in women worldwide. The absolute frequency of adenocarcinoma of cervix uteri has increased during the last decade and accounts for about 15-20% of invasive cervical cancers. READ MORE

  5. 5. A clinical study of uncemented hip arthroplasty : Radiological findings of host-bone reaction to the stem

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyds Hospital

    Author : Henrik Bodén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Arthroplasty; bone remodelling; DEXA; fixation; geometrical design; hydroxyapatite; osteoarthritis; scintigraphy; stem size; stress-shielding; tapered; titanium; uncemented; weight-bearing.;

    Abstract : In total hip arthroplasty (THA), the main reason for failure leading to revision is aseptic loosening. Both mechanical and biological effects act in the loosening process, the factors may be implant design, fixation mode or technique, as well as biological factors unique to the individual. READ MORE