Search for dissertations about: "palatal muscles"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words palatal muscles.

  1. 1. Middle ear structure in relation to function the rat in middle ear research

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nils Albiin; Umeå universitet.; [1985]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rats; Eustachian tube; ear; middle; tympanic membrane; palatal muscles; mucous membrane; blood vessels; mast cells; otitis media; microscopy; electron;

    Abstract : The present study was undertaken to evaluate the rat as a model for middle ear re­search. The rat was chosen primarily because the gross structure of its middle ear shows several similarities to that of man. READ MORE

  2. 2. Palatal plate therapy in children with Down syndrome : A longitudinal study of effects on oral motor function

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Odontology

    Author : Kerstin Carlstedt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Articulation; children; communication preference; craniofacial growth; Down syndrome; dental maturity; functional appliances; growth hormone; muscle tone; oral dysfunction; tonsils; video registration;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate the effect of palatal plate therapy on the oral motor function children with Down syndrome (DS) during 4 years by comparing the baseline values of the treatment group with those of a control group (CG). The effects of palatal plate therapy on speech production errors and communicative preference after 4 years of treatment were also studied and articulation was analyzed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of surgical methods for sleep apnea and snoring

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Thorbjörn Holmlund; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep apnea syndromes; adverse effects; mortality; radiofrequency; sham surgery; randomized controlled trial; daytime sleepiness; snoring; tonsillar hypertrophy; tonsillectomy; cytoskeleton; desmin; dystrophin; muscle fiber; palatopharyngeus; soft palate; uvula.; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Background: Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are both common disorders with a number of negative health effects. The safety and efficacy of treating snoring and OSA surgically have been questioned and there has been a lack of studies in the field. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nerve lesions in pharynx : an aetiology of obstructive sleep apnoea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Danielle Friberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : "Heavy snorers disease" is defined as the progression from habitual snoring to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Apart from a significant weight gain, the aetiology underlying progression to a collapse of the upper airways during inspiration and sleep remains unclear. READ MORE