Search for dissertations about: "Heart Surgery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 241 swedish dissertations containing the words Heart Surgery.

  1. 1. Heart Valve Surgery Preoperative Assessment and Clinical Outcome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Laila Hellgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Heart valve surgery; magentic resonance imaging; echocardiography; operative mortality; survival; complications; quality of life; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi;

    Abstract : A more global analysis of the outcome of heart valve surgery is desirable to reflect the actual benefit for the patient. This thesis focuses on the preoperative assessment of the patient, and the outcome after surgery with regard to operative mortality, long-term survival, valve-related complications, and quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Waiting For Heart Surgery

    University dissertation from Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Bodil Ivarsson; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system; waiting-time; support; postponement; patient; next of kin; information; experience; complications; cancellation; cardiac surgery; ortopedi; traumatologi; Kirurgi; traumatology;

    Abstract : Patients waiting for cardiac surgery often consider the period from the decision for surgery to the time for the operation as long, heavy and dreary. Therefore, it is important that patients are supplied with structured oral and written information regarding their disease and its treatment, so that they are able to understand and discuss the forthcoming operation, the risk of complications and the possibility that surgery may be delayed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diabetes and Coronary Surgery Metabolic and clinical studies on diabetic patients after coronary surgery with special reference to cardiac metabolism and high-dose GIK

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Zoltán Szabó; Folke Nilsson; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes; heart; coronary surgery; cardiac surgery; myocardial metabolism; free fatty; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Thoracic surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Thoraxkirurgi;

    Abstract : Introduction An increasing proportion of the patients undergoing cardiac surgery have diabetes mellitus, in particular type II diabetes. In spite of this, diabetic patients have received limited attention in this setting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery A Study of Causes and Risk Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Jidéus; Dan Lindblom; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Atrial fibrillation; catecholamines; coronary artery bypass surgery; heart rate variability; neuropeptides; premature atrial contraction; thoracic epidural anaesthesia; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi;

    Abstract : The aim was to study pathophysiological mechanisms and risk factors for developing atrial fibrillation (AF) after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), and the effect of thoracic epidural anaesthesia (TEA).The study comprised 141 patients undergoing CABG, including 45 patients randomised for TEA intra- and postoperatively. READ MORE

  5. 5. Glutamate for metabolic intervention in coronary surgery with special reference to the GLUTAMICS-trial

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Mårten Vidlund; Rolf Svedjeholm; Torbjörn Ivert; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; myocardial ischemia; coronary artery bypass; cardiac surgery; acute coronary syndrome; glutamate; metabolic intervention; postoperative heart failure; myocardial recovery; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Myocardial ischemia is a major cause of postoperative heart failure and adverse outcome in coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Conventional treatment of postoperative heart failure with inotropic drugs may aggravate underlying ischemic injury. READ MORE