Search for dissertations about: "Amputation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the word Amputation.

  1. 1. Lower Limb Amputation in Patients with Vascular Disease

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Anton Johannesson; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rehabilitation outcome; prosthetic; mortality; amputation; Incidence; limb;

    Abstract : The current prevalence of persons amputated at transmetatarsal level or higher in Sweden can be estimated to be between 5000 and 5500 persons (approx. 0.06 % of the population). The majority of these are patients with vascular disease (≈ 80%). READ MORE

  2. 2. Amputation for vascular disease. Prognostic factors for healing, long-term outcome and costs

    University dissertation from Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University

    Author : Magnus Eneroth; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; costs; deep foot infections; supplementary nutrition; prognostic factors; outcome; diabetes mellitus; Amputation; vascular disease; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : General characteristics and outcome was evaluated in 177 consecutive patients who underwent a major amputation in a defined population. Smoking and diabetes lowered the mean amputation age. Healing failure at six months was seen in 24% of transtibial and in 11% of transfemoral amputees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Functioning in prosthetic users provided with and without a microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knee – relative effects on mobility, self-efficacy and attentional demand

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Saffran Möller; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; amputation; trans-femoral amputation; adaptive prosthetic knee; prosthetic limb; self-report; mobility; self-efficacy; attention; brain; gait; neuroimaging; functional near-infrared spectroscopy; cognitive load; brain activity;

    Abstract : Background: To undergo a lower limb amputation is a traumatic experience affecting the individual on physical as well as psychological levels and often leading to limitations in a person´s daily life. Following an amputation individual often receive a prosthesis to address impairments in mobility and functioning. READ MORE

  4. 4. The patient with unilateral trans-tibial amputation for vascular disease : functional assessments, prognostic factors and cost of prostheses

    University dissertation from RPT, Dept of Orthopaedics, Helsingborg Hospital, SE-251 87 Helsingborg, Sweden

    Author : Ylva Hermodsson; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatologi; orthopaedics; standing balance; amputation; Activities of daily living; functional assessment; costs; mortality; gait; prognostic factors; outcome; prosthetic fitting; vascular disease.; Surgery; Kirurgi; traumatology; ortopedi; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system;

    Abstract : The patient with unilateral trans-tribal amputation for vascular disease. Functional assessments, prognostic factors and cost of prostheses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic limb-threatening ischaemia - Prognosis after intervention

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Erik Baubeta Fridh; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Amputation; arterial occlusive disease; atherosclerosis; magnetic resonance angiography; mortality; peripheral arterial disease; comorbidity;

    Abstract : Introduction: Lower-extremity arterial disease (LEAD) is a major health problem worldwide. Chronic limb-threatening ischaemia (CLTI) is the most severe manifestation of LEAD. Open or endovascular recanalization is recommended for most patients with CLTI. READ MORE