Search for dissertations about: "ophthalmology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the word ophthalmology.

  1. 1. Visual Impairment and Vision-Related Quality of Life in Glaucoma

    University dissertation from Ophthalmology

    Author : Dorothea Peters; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the impact of glaucoma on the patients’ vision from both a measurement based and a functionally based perspective. The risk of visual disability is probably the most important question for a newly diagnosed glaucoma patient and maintaining vision-related quality of life (VRQOL) has become the ultimate goal of glaucoma treatment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Glaucoma Characteristics and Risk Factors - Results from Malmö Eye Survey

    University dissertation from Department of Ophthalmology, UMAS, 20502 Malmö

    Author : Kirsti Grødum; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ophtalmology; vascular disease; Oftalmologi; myopia; optic disc hemorrhages; mortality; refraction; glaucoma; population screening;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on data from a large glaucoma screening, comprising 32, 918 elderly citizens of Malmö and data from retrospective analysis of glaucoma patients’ charts from the Eye Department of Malmö University Hospital. The definition of glaucoma was based on reproducible visual field defects and/or glaucomatous optic nerve head damage in both groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improved computerized perimetric threshold strategies

    University dissertation from Dept of Ophthalmology, Malmö University Hospital, S-20502 Malmö. Sweden

    Author : Boel Bengtsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; normal limits; probability maps; test time; clinical testing; test strategies. glaucoma; test algorithms; false positive answers; Visual field testing; computerized perimetry; Ophtalmology; Oftalmologi;

    Abstract : Perimetric threshold examination is the most important method for diagnosing and monitoring patients with glaucoma. Such examination, however, is time-consuming and often difficult for the elderly patients in whom glaucoma is prevalent. Shorter test strategies have been proposed, but unfortunately also with lower test quality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical Studies on Dark Adaptation: with Particular Reference to Carotid Artery Disease

    University dissertation from Department of Ophthalmology, Malmö University Hospital, S-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Ulf Havelius; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; photoreceptors; polycythemia; phlebotomy; ocular blood flow; headache; dilation lag; dark adaptometry; dark adaptation; color Doppler imaging; carotid artery stenosis; carotid artery disease; carotid endarterectomy; pupil; pupillometry; retinal blood flow; Ophtalmology; Oftalmologi;

    Abstract : Purpose: To study dark adaptation in patients with symptomatic carotid artery disease or polycythemia before and after treatment. This necessitated determinations of pupillary changes as such may influence the findings. To determine whether changes in the retinal blood flow in light and darkness occur in healthy humans. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inflammatory mediators in diabetic retinopathy

    University dissertation from Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Carin Gustavsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dyslipidemia; inflammation; diabetic retinopathy; oxidative stress; TNF-alpha; VCAM-1;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most feared complication of diabetes with an overall prevalence of 21.9-36.8% and may, if untreated, lead to severe visual disability or blindness. READ MORE