Search for dissertations about: "Infections"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1550 swedish dissertations containing the word Infections.

  1. 1. Aortic infections : The Nadir of Vascular Surgery

    Author : Karl Sörelius; Anders Wanhainen; Kevin Mani; Björck Martin; Benjamin Ware Starnes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mycotic; aortic; aneurysm; surgery; infection; endovascular repair; open abdomen; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Aortic infections are rare, life-threatening and constitute a major challenge in surgical management. This thesis aims to evaluate short – and long-term outcome of endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) for mycotic aortic aneurysms (MAA) and the subsequent risk of recurrent infections, changes in surgical practice over time for abdominal MAAs in Sweden and outcome for different treatment modalities, as well as the risk of secondary vascular infection after treatment with Open abdomen after aortic surgery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Staphylococcal prosthetic joint infections : similar, but still different

    Author : Staffan Tevell; Bo Söderquist; Åsa Nilsdotter-Augustinsson; Annelies Zinkernagel; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prosthetic joint infections; staphylococcal infections; nasal carriage; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus epidermidis; Staphylococcus capitis; NRCS-A; antibiotic resistance; heterogeneous glycopeptide resistance; whole-genome sequencing; Infektionssjukdomar; Infectious Diseases;

    Abstract : Staphylococci constitute a major part of our commensal flora but are also the most common bacteria causing prosthetic joint infections (PJIs), a dreaded complication of arthroplasty surgery. However, not all staphylococci are the same. READ MORE

  3. 3. Imported infections’ importance : global change driving Dengue dynamics

    Author : Mikkel B. Quam; Joacim Rocklöv; Annelies Wilder-Smith; Eduardo Massad; Dave D. Chadee; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dengue; Zika; Vector-borne Disease; Aedes; Global Change; Climate Change; Viral Evolution; Phylogenetics; Travel; Interconnectivity; Disease Modeling; Madeira; Italy; Japan; Europe;

    Abstract : Background Dengue is a significant problem of international health concern. According to the World Health Organization in 2012, globally, dengue is “the most important mosquito borne viral disease” with incidence 30 higher than it had been 50 years ago. READ MORE

  4. 4. Invasive Pneumococcal Infections

    Author : Erik Backhaus; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Streptococcus pneumoniae; epidemiology; risk factors; pneumonia; meningitis; serotype; clonal complex;

    Abstract : Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of disease, ranging from uncomplicated respiratory infections to severe invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), including bacteraemic pneumonia, septicaemia with unknown focus and meningitis. Case fatality rate (CFR) remains high and antibiotic resistance is increasing globally. S. READ MORE

  5. 5. Silent chlamydia infections : aspects of diagnosis and considerations concerning treatment

    Author : Henning Thejls; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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