Search for dissertations about: "epilepsy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the word epilepsy.

  1. 1. Living with epilepsy : young people with uncomplicated epilepsy and adults with newly debuted epilepsy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Lena Räty; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescence; antiepileptic drug; attitude; epilepsy; health; self-concept; self-esteem; seizure type; seizure control; sense of coherence; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to illuminate experiences of living with uncomplicated epilepsy, i.e. epilepsy without any associated neurological impainnents. The focus was on young people, aged 13- 22 (II, III, IV), and adults, aged 18-65 (I), with newly debuted epilepsy, i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rolandic Epilepsy A Neuroradiological, Neuropsychological and Oromotor Study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Staffan Lundberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; rolandic epilepsy; children; idiopathic focal epilepsy; magnetic resonance imaging; proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy; cognition; neuropsychology; oromotor performance; dichotic listening; hippocampus; classification; Pediatrik; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Rolandic epilepsy (RE) is the most common focal epilepsy syndrome in the pediatric age group with an onset between 3 and 13 years. The syndrome is defined by electro-clinically typical features and has been considered benign according to seizure remission before the age of 16 years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chemogenetics, Induced Neurons and Pluripotent Stem Cells: Towards Advanced Gene and Cell Therapies Targeting Epilepsy

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Natalia Avaliani; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; iPS; Chemogenetics; iN; electrophysiology; gene and cell therapy; Epilepsy;

    Abstract : The complexity of the central nervous system and existence of the blood-brain barrier often causes difficulties for traditional pharmacological treatments of neurological diseases. This thesis explores the feasibility and potential for novel gene and cell therapy approaches, which hold better promise for neurological disorders, while particularly targeting epilepsy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with epilepsy : Young people with uncomplicated epilepsy and adults with newly debuted epilepsy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Unitryck

    Author : Lena Räty; Karlstads universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

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  5. 5. The Burden of Epilepsy using population-based data to define the burden and model a cost-effective intervention for the treatment of epilepsy in rural South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Ryan G Wagner; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Africa; epilepsy; incidence; mortality; cause of death; disability-adjusted life years; out-of-pocket; costs; health care utilization; treatment cascade; adherence; intervention; economic evaluation; community health worker;

    Abstract : Rationale Epilepsy is a common, chronic, neurological condition that disproportionately affects individuals living in low- and middle- income countries, including much of sub-Saharan Africa. Epilepsy is treatable, with the majority of individuals who take anti-epileptic drugs experiencing a reduction, or elimination, of seizures. READ MORE