Search for dissertations about: "Carotid artery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 124 swedish dissertations containing the words Carotid artery.

  1. 1. Carotid Artery Stenosis Surgical Aspects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Kragsterman; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Surgery; carotid endarterectomy; carotid artery stenosis; carotid clamping; cerebral ischaemia; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Randomised controlled trials (RCT) have demonstrated a net benefit of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in stroke prevention for patients with severe carotid artery stenosis as compared to best medical treatment. Results in routine clinical practice must not be inferior to those in the RCTs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Carotid artery disease plaque features and vulnerability

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Fisnik Jashari; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Carotid atherosclerosis; ultrasound; plaque features; echogenicity; calcification; surface plaque irregularities; subclinical atherosclerosis; cerebrovascular symptoms; Cardiology; kardiologi; cardiovascular disease; hjärt- och kärlforskning;

    Abstract : Background: Atherosclerosis is an important cause of stroke. Ultrasound offers the convenience of real-time and detailed assessment of carotid plaque features as well as arterial wall thickening and composition. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Ophthalmology, Lund University

    Author : Ulf Havelius; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; polycythemia; photoreceptors; 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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Mörkerseendet är en mycket känslig nervfunktion och mycket känsligare för låg syrgastillförsel än högre mentala funktioner. Mörkerseendet är kraftigt reducerat hos patienter med två kliniskt sett så olika tillstånd som förträngd halspulsåder (carotisstenos) och "trögflytande blod" (polycytämi). READ MORE

  4. 4. Screening for asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dominika Högberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Carotid stenosis; carotid atherosclerosis; screening; cost-effectiveness; natural history; carotid ultrasound; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Ischemic stroke is the most common cause of handicap in adults and the third most common cause of death in Sweden. Internal carotid artery atherosclerosis is an important cause and accounts for 20% of ischemic strokes. Screening for carotid atherosclerosis has been debated over the past two decades. READ MORE

  5. 5. Methodological aspects on carotid artery intervention

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Magnus Jonsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; carotid artery stenosis;

    Abstract : In Sweden, approximately 25000 patients suffer a cerebral infarction (stroke) annually. Stroke ranks as the third-leading cause of death, and is the leading cause of functional impairment. Carotid artery stenosis accounts for approximately 15% of all strokes and almost all of these are theoretically preventable. READ MORE