Search for dissertations about: "Growth restriction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words Growth restriction.

  1. 1. Early growth, retinopathy of prematurity and insulin-like growth factors in preterm infants

    Author : Eva Engström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Preterm; ROP; nutrition; growth; growth restriction; IGF-I; IGF-II; IGFBP-3;

    Abstract : Aims:Paper I: To perform measurements of the lower leg length (LLL) in preterm infants, compare and evaluate handling error and precision of two instruments, and estimate the time required to show growth.Paper II-IV: To investigate whether low postnatal levels of serum IGF-I are associated with abnormal retinal vessel development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local public expenditure : Equality, quality and growth

    Author : Emelie Värja; Linda Andersson; Lars Hultkrantz; Niklas Jakobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sports; growth; spatial econometrics; day activity service programs; intellectual disabilities; regional differences; local expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The focus of this dissertation is local government expenditure, where growth, quality, and equality is in the center of attention Essay 1: Sports and Local Growth in Sweden: Is a Sports Team Good for Local Economic Growth? The purpose of Essay 1 is to analyzethe effect of professional sports on the municipality’s tax base. I find no indications of a positive effect on the growth rate of per capita income from having a team in the top series. READ MORE

  3. 3. Symphysis Fundus Measurements for Detection of Intrauterine Growth Retardation

    Author : Eva Bergman; Ove Axelsson; Helle Kieler; Max Petzold; Reynir Tomas Geirsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : symphysis-fundus measurements; small for gestational age; intrauterine growth retardation; fetal growth; self-administered; relative growth; screening method; statistical surveillance; fetal surveillance;

    Abstract : A case-control study was performed to evaluate the Swedish population-based symphysis fundus (SF) reference curves. The study included 242 small for gestational age (SGA) neonates (169 term and 73 preterm infants) as cases and 296 non-SGA infants as controls. Two Swedish SF curves were evaluated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growth factors and vasoactive substances in intrauterine growth restriction and preeclampsia

    Author : Eva Östlund; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Cordocentesis; IUGR; preeclampsia; prediction; IGF-I; IGFBP- 1; TGF-beta 1; blood gases; hypoxia; vasoconstriction; endothelin; erythropoietin; fibronectin; placenta.;

    Abstract : Fetal growth restriction (FGR) is, next to prematurity, the second leading cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. To reduce perinatal morbidity and mortality it is important to identify such fetuses in utero in order to monitor their development, and to determine the most optimal time for delivery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development in children born very preterm after intrauterine growth restriction with abnormal fetal blood flow

    Author : Eva Morsing; Lund Pediatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; umbilical artery; cognitive development; lung function; cardiovascular function; very preterm infants; Doppler ultrasound; Intrauterine growth restriction;

    Abstract : Delivery of fetuses with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) with abnormal umbilical artery blood flow in the second trimester represents a clinical dilemma. So far, no evidence based management protocols are available adressing when to deliver these fetuses. READ MORE