Search for dissertations about: "Follow-up studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1726 swedish dissertations containing the words Follow-up studies.

  1. 1. Fixed mandibular retainers : a controlled 12-year follow-up

    Author : Ulrike Schütz-Fransson; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irregularity Index; Long-term stability; Relapse; Orthodontic retainers; Adolescent; Child; Device Removal; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Incisor; Male; Malocclusion; Mandible; Orthodontic Retainers; Recurrence; Risk Factors; Treatment Outcome;

    Abstract : Fixed retainer after orthodontic treatment is an increasing retention appliance. For the mandibular incisors there are two different fixed retainers that are commonly used, either a canine-to-canine retainer bonded only to the canines or a twistflex retainer bonded to each of the mandibular incisors and canines. READ MORE

  2. 2. Choice of post-secondary studies in a stratified system of education : a Swedish follow-up study

    Author : Lars Mählck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Högskolestudier;

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  3. 3. Renal cell carcinoma : factors of importance for follow-up and survival

    Author : Farhood Iranparvar Alamdari; Börje Ljungberg; Torgny Rasmuson; Sven Lundstam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; renal cell carcinoma; follow-up; VEGFR-1; PS; ESR; stage; prognosis; metastasis; surveillance; TNM classification; adrenalectomy; angiogenesis; VEGF; Urology and andrology; Urologi och andrologi;

    Abstract : Background: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is most lethal of the urological cancers, with more than 40% dying of the disease. About 30% of the patients have metastases at initial diagnosis and up to 40% undergoing nephrectomy for localized RCC develop metastasis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related quality of life in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator due to life-threatening arrhythmias : a 5 year follow-up

    Author : Inger Flemme; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; defibrillators implantable; ICD shocks; life-threatening arrhythmia; Quality of life; satisfaction; uncertainty; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to describe self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) due to life-threatening arrhythmias over a S-year period. The design was prospective and longitudinal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation in musculoskeletal disorders : Quantitative and qualitative follow-up studies

    Author : Rita Sjöström; Marie Alricsson; Ragnar Asplund; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disability; mental health; mobility; musculoskeletal; pain; quality of life; rehabilitation; return to work; sick leave; nedsatt förmåga; mental hälsa; rörlighet; muskuloskeletal; smärta; livskvalitet; rehabilitering; återgång i arbete; sjukskrivning; rehabiliteringsvetenskap; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this investigation was to evaluate a seven-weekmultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme, with emphasis onmusculoskeletal disorders, for working-age people, by assessments at thestart and end of the rehabilitation programme, and at follow-upexaminations 6, 12 and 24 months after completion of the programme. Afurther aim was to explore the experiences of people not returning to workduring a period of six years after participation in an extensivemultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme. READ MORE