Search for dissertations about: "Epidemiological studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 787 swedish dissertations containing the words Epidemiological studies.

  1. 1. Prostate cancer : epidemiological studies

    Author : Henrik Grönberg; Per Lenner; Peter Iversen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Epidemiology; Incidence; Age; Survival; Mortality; Familyhistory; Genetic factors; Body Mass Index; Diet;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is a large and increasing medical problem both in Sweden and in the rest of the developed world, with about 300.000 new cases diagnosed world wide annually. Despite the high incidence of this disease, little is known about the aetiology of prostate cancer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nickel allergy and hand eczema : epidemiological aspects

    Author : Anna Josefson; Birgitta Meding; Bernt Lindelöf; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; childhood eczema; contact allergy; patch test; population-based; predictive value; questionnaire; self-test; sensitivity; specificity; validity; wet work; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Dermatology and venerology; Dermatologi och venerologi; Dermatology and Venerology; Dermatologi och venereologi;

    Abstract : Nickel allergy is the most prevalent contact allergy and has been discussed as a possible riskfactor for hand eczema. However, hand eczema is one of the most frequently occurring skindiseases and has multifactorial origin. The aim of this thesis was to study the association between nickel allergy and hand eczema in the general population. READ MORE

  3. 3. On intestinal ischaemia after aortoiliac surgery : Epidemiological, clinical and experimental studies

    Author : Martin Björck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Ischaemia; intestines; colon; ischaemic colitis; aorta-abdominal; aortic aneurysm-abdominal; aortic rupture; atherosclerosis; postoperative complications; cohort studies; case-control studies; clinical protocols; experimental design; incidence; risk factors; diagnosis; treatment outcome; intra-mucosal pH; pHi; swine; splanchnic circulation; haemodynamics; dobutamine; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : An important cause of death among patients undergoing surgery of the abdominal aorta is intestinal ischaemia. In the Swedish Vascular Registry 2930 aortoiliac operations were identified. The complication was studied in a combined cohort and case-control study, and multivariate analysis performed. The incidence of intestinal ischaemia was 2. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Laparoscopic Approach in Gastro-Oesophageal Surgery : Experimental and Epidemiological Studies

    Author : Rune Sandbu; Bo Anderberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Gastro-oesophageal surgery; fundoplication; laparoscopy; long-term results; pneumothorax; intra-cranial pressure; positive end-expiratory pressure; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : The extension of laparoscopic procedures into the chest may induce specific pathophysiologic effects.In pigs, we have demonstrated how devastating a combined thoraco-laparoscopic approach can be for gas exchange. Furthermore, the transmission of elevated pressure intra-cranially is a potential danger. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiological Studies of Preeclampsia : Maternal & Offspring Perspectives 

    Author : Jóhanna Gunnarsdóttir; Anna-Karin Wikström; Sven Cnattingius; Ulf Högberg; Alexander Smárason; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Placental dysfunction; blood pressure; small-for-gestational-age; fetal growth restriction; intrauterine; prenatal exposure; postnatal height gain; linear growth;

    Abstract : Preeclampsia is a placental-related disorder characterized by generalized endothelial activation. Vascular predisposition is associated with the occurrence of preeclampsia and the recurrence risk is substantial. READ MORE