Search for dissertations about: "Fontan circulation"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Fontan circulation.

  1. 1. Heart rate variability and pacemaker treatment in children with Fontan circulation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jenny Alenius Dahlqvist; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital heart disease; Fontan circulation; heart rate variability; pacemaker; sinus node dysfunction; pediatrik; Pediatrics; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : Background: Fontan surgery is performed in children with univentricular heart defects. Arrhythmias are frequent complications, occasionally requiring pacemaker treatment. Previous data regarding indications and risk factors for pacemaker treatment in Fontan patients is limited and conflicting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiopulmonary function, quality of life and effects of exercise in children and adolescents with Fontan circulation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Eva Rylander Hedlund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background Survival of children and adolescents with Fontan circulation has increased over the last decades, and today a large majority survive to adult age. There is increasing concern regarding these children’s impaired physical performance and quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Surgically corrected univentricular hearts. Anatomical, haemodynamic and functional status at a long-term follow-up

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Eva Strömvall-Larsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cavopulmonary connections; univentricular hearts; long-term follow-up; pulmonary; arteriovenous malformations; lung volumes; cardiac output; pulmonary gas exchange and maximal; exercise studies;

    Abstract : The Fontan operation and its modifications are applied to a large spectrum of congenital heart defectswith univentricular physiology. The Fontan circulation is characterised by a reduced, non-pulsatilepulmonary blood flow and the elevated central venous pressure is the main driving force for thepulmonary blood flow. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hemodynamic assessment in patients with congenital heart disease using magnetic resonance imaging

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Pia Sjöberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Cirka 1000 barn föds med hjärtfel i Sverige varje år och idag överlever de flesta och uppnår vuxen ålder. Det finns uppskattningsvis 2.3 miljoner vuxna med medfött hjärtfel i Europa idag, en siffra som förväntas öka. Samtidigt har prevalensen av patienter med komplexa medfödda hjärtfel också ökat de senaste 10 åren. READ MORE