Search for dissertations about: "Katarina Laurell"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Katarina Laurell.

  1. 1. Headache in Schoolchildren : Epidemiology, Pain Comorbidity and Psychosocial Factors

    Author : Katarina Laurell; Matti Sillanpää; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Children; Headache; Tension-type headache; Migraine; Prevalence; Incidence; Prognosis; Pain; Psychosocial factors; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi;

    Abstract : Headache is the most frequently reported pain in children and is associated with missed schooldays, anxiety, depressive symptoms and various physical symptoms. A secular trend of increasing headache prevalence has been suggested. Few studies have focused on tension-type headache among children from the general population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus : epidemiology and diagnostics

    Author : Johanna Andersson; Katarina Laurell; Jan Malm; Per Kristian Eide; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus; epidemiology; prevalence; gait disorders; neuroimaging cognitive impairment; urinary incontinence; quality of life; depression;

    Abstract : Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a progressive neurological condition characterized by a deterioration of gait, cognition, and continence. The diagnosis is based on a combination of enlarged ventricles seen in neuroimaging, with typical clinical findings. iNPH often affects elderly individuals (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Treatment with the monoclonal antibody rituximab in Multiple Sclerosis : a study based on an academic clinical trial

    Author : Pierre de Flon; Anders Svenningsson; Martin Gunnarsson; Katarina Laurell; Sten Fredrikson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Multiple sclerosis; Rituximab; Cytokines; Immunological profile; Neurofilament light; Treatment satisfaction; neurologi; Neurology;

    Abstract : Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, inflammatory disease, affecting the central nervous system. A growing number of disease modifying treatment alternatives entails a need for an individualised risk-benefit- convenience analysis in the counselling of patients and methods to monitor the treatment effect, including markers for subclinical inflammation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human papillomavirus in sinonasal inverted papilloma, recurrent respiratory papilloma and non-malignant tonsils

    Author : Anna M. Holm; Katarina Olofsson; Karin Nylander; Göran Laurell; Stina Syrjänen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human papillomavirus; recurrent respiratory papillomatosis; sinonasal inverted papilloma; non-malignant tonsillar disease; Epstein-Barr virus; immune system; p16; Hyaluronan; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Background: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is known to cause recurrent respiratory papilloma (RRP) and certain types of oropharyngeal cancer. HPV has also been associated with sinonasal inverted papilloma (SIP). READ MORE

  5. 5. Recurrent events and secondary prevention after acute cerebrovascular disease

    Author : Anna-Lotta Irewall; Thomas Mooe; Katarina Laurell; Lindgren Arne; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; transient ischemic attack; secondary prevention; socioeconomic position; prognosis; randomized controlled trial;

    Abstract : Background Patients who experience a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) are at high risk of recurrent stroke, but little is known about temporal trends in unselected populations. Reports of low adherence to recommended treatments indicate a need for enhanced secondary preventive follow-up to achieve the full potential of evidence-based treatments. READ MORE