Search for dissertations about: "Congenital heart defect CHD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Congenital heart defect CHD.

  1. 1. Being physically active as an adult with congenital heart disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Annika Bay; Bengt Johansson; Kristina Lämås; Malin Berghammer; Camilla Sandberg; Anna Strömberg; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult congenital heart disease; congenital heart disease; heart defect; physical activity; exercise self-efficacy; muscle function; quality of life; nursing; interviews; content analysis; prevention; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Due to advances in medical and surgical care adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing and aging population, that now outnumbers the children with CHD. In general, adults with CHD have reduced aerobic exercise capacity and nearly half of the patients do not reach current recommendations on physical activity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Right ventricular volume load and function in congenital heart defects

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Sigurdur Sverrir Stephensen; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital heart defect CHD ; Right ventricular function; Tetralogy of Fallot; Atrial septal defect; Cardiac Pumping;

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  3. 3. Functional and morphological MR studies in congenital cardiovascular malformations

    University dissertation from Catarina Holmqvist, Department of Radiology, University hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Catarina Holmqvist; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medicinsk instrumentering; tomografi; radiologi; Klinisk fysiologi; Contrast-enhanced MR angiography.; Coarctation; Intra-cardiac shunts; Conduits; Tetralogy of Fallot; Function; Flow; MR velocity mapping; Infants; Children; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Angiocardiography; Heart; Congenital heart defects; medical instrumentation; tomography; radiology; Clinical physics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to evaluate new MR techniques permitting qualitative and quantitative analysis of cardiac function and measurement of velocity and flow, and later on contrast-enhanced MR angiography, techniques largely unexplored in children with CHD. Infants with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect were examined pre-operatively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children with Congenital Heart Defects. Intellectual Functioning and Family Impact

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Carmen Ryberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; intellectual functioning; self-reports; proxy reports; congenital heart defects; neurodevelopment; mothers and fathers of children with congenital heart defects.;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present doctoral thesis was to investigate intellectual functioning and the influence of the children with congenital heart defects in their families. We analyzed how the severity of the heart defect, the child's age, and the socio-economic status of the child's family were related to the intellectual functioning of the children and to the impact on the family. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living with a congenital heart disease - adolescents' and young adults' experiences

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Malin Berghammer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; congenital heart disease; health; hermeneutics; interviews; quality of life; sense of coherence;

    Abstract : LIVING WITH A CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: ADOLESCENTS’ AND YOUNG ADULTS’ EXPERIENCES Malin Berghammer Institute of Health and Caring Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Abstract Adolescents and young adults with a congenital heart disease (CHD) belong to a new and in several respects unexplored population within health research. They represent a diversity of heart defects requiring different surgical procedures and interventions that create different physiological and anatomical structures, with various impacts on life. READ MORE