Search for dissertations about: "Gallstone disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words Gallstone disease.

  1. 1. Gallstone disease : Population based studies on risk factors, symptomatology and complications

    Author : Ingvar Halldestam; Kurt Borch; Lars Granström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; gallstone disease; symptomatology; complications; risk factors; Surgical research; Kirurgisk forskning;

    Abstract : Background & aims: Gallstone disease is common, costly and its complications are sometimes life threatening. The aim of this thesis is to determine the prevalence and incidence in relation to putative risk factors in the general population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Complicated gallstone disease in Sweden 1988-2006 : a register study

    Author : Birger Sandzén; Mikael Öman; Erik Nilsson; Roland Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gallstone disease; acute pancreatitis; acute biliary pancreatitis; common bile duct stones; acute cholecystitits; acute gallbladder disease; cholecystectomy; ERCP; endoscopic papillotomy; choledochotomy; Surgery; Kirurgi; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background The gallstone prevalence in the western world is 10-20%. Most gallstones are silent, but symptoms and complications appear in 20-40%. The incidence of symptom development in patients with silent gallstones is 2-4% per year. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gallstone-related symptoms and quality-of-life in patients undergoing gallstone surgery - The Gothenburg Gallstone Questionnaire (GGQ24)

    Author : Simon Pålsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Cholecystectomy; Gallstone disease; Laparoscopic surgery; Quality-of-Life; PROM; Cholelithiasis; Vesica Fellea; Bile Stones; Biliary disease; Cholecystolithiasis; Myocardial Infarction;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with symptomatic gallstone disease can present with years of intermittent suffering or acute complicated disease. The only definitive cure is surgery. Registering both surgical and patient reported outcome measures may provide a more reliable platform to assess the impact of gallstone surgery and improved decision-making. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chrons's disease in Stockholm County : epidemiological panorama and associated gallstone disease

    Author : Annika Lapidus; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Bile acid; biliary lipids; bilirubin; cholesterol; colon; Crohn s disease; epidemiology; gallstone; ileal resection; incidence; prevalence; prognosis.;

    Abstract : Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease of obscure etiology, affecting any part of the gastrointestinal tract but the ileocaecal region in particular. The annual incidence has gradually been increasing, and the clinical pattern has changed; a shift towards colorectal involvement as well as an increasing number of elderly patients has been observed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects on interventions in complicated gallstone disease

    Author : Rozh Noel; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the standard treatment for symptomatic gallstone disease. In 10-15% of these patients, common bile duct stones (CBDS) are encountered. These are managed commonly by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). READ MORE