Search for dissertations about: "Acute myocardial infarction"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 261 swedish dissertations containing the words Acute myocardial infarction.

  1. 6. Myocardial metabolism in experimental infarction and heart failure

    Author : Truls Råmunddal; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Myocardial metabolism; Heart failure; Myocardial infarction; Lipotoxic heart disease; Apolipoprotein B; Arrhythmias; Cardiac reserve; Creatine metabolism;

    Abstract : Abstract The heart is an organ heavily dependent on exogenous lipids for the oxidative production of adenosine-triphosphate (ATP) and therefore maintenance of normal cellular energy homeostasis. However, high energy flux organs such as the heart must closely match lipid import and utilization or otherwise lipids will accumulate in the cardiomyocytes. READ MORE

  2. 7. Left ventricular thrombus and stroke after acute myocardial infarction

    Author : Thomas Mooe; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; myocardial infarction; thrombolytic therapy; left ventricular thrombosis; risk factors; cerebral embolism and thrombosis;

    Abstract : A left ventricular thrombus develops in approximately 40% of patients following an anterior myocardial infarction. Embolization from these thrombi has been regarded as the most important cause of stroke following a myocardial infarction. READ MORE

  3. 8. Inflammation, platelet aggregation and prognosis in acute myocardial infarction

    Author : Angelo Modica; Thomas Mooe; Håkan Wallén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Myocardial infarction; C-reactive protein; platelet aggregation; prognosis; Cardiology; Kardiologi; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The incidence of stroke and re-infarction is noticeably high in the first few days following acute myocardial infarction. This finding has raised questions whether the systemic inflammatory reaction secondary to myocardial necrosis is involved. READ MORE

  4. 9. On the dynamic ST-segment during acute myocardial infarction

    Author : Per Johanson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute myocardial infarction; ST-monitoring; prognosis; angiography;

    Abstract : Acute myocardial infarction is the single most common cause of death for both men and women in Sweden. Great efforts have over the years successfully been made to improve immediate treatment and care, and thereby prognosis. However, inadequacies in use of new knowledge and technology have been reported in this field. READ MORE

  5. 10. Cardiac rehabilitation in hospital and at home : a long-term study from the perspective of women who have suffered their first myocardial infarction

    Author : Inger Wieslander; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Myocardial infarction; Social support; Social network; Cardiac rehabilitation programme; Coronary heart disease; women; cardiac rehabilitation programme; coronary heart disease; myocardial infarction; social network; social support; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this licentiate thesis was to describe and compare, from a longitudinal perspective, the extent of cardiac rehabilitation efforts as well as changes in social support and social network in women who have suffered their first myocardial infarction (MI). The studies had a descriptive, comparative and longitudinal design. READ MORE