Search for dissertations about: "MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology.

  1. 1. Natural history and prognostic factors in localized prostate cancer

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ove Andrén; Örebro universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate Cancer; Natural History; Ki-67; Survival; Prognostic factor; Tumor grade; TUR-P; Incidental; Tumor volume; MUC-1; AMACR; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Surgery esp. Urology Specific; Kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : The natural history of localized prostate cancer is not fully understood. In most patients the tumor will never progress to a lethal disease, while a subset of patients will ultimately die of the disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sleep and quality of life in men with lower urinary tract symptoms and their partners

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Helén Marklund-Bau; Ulla Edéll-Gustafsson; Anders Spångberg; Ralf Peeker; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Benign prostatic obstruction; Disease specific quality of life; Health related quality of life; Inguinal hernia; Insomnia; Lower urinary tract symptoms; Population; Sleep disorders; Sleep quality; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim was to determine how lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) suggestive of benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) affect sleep, health related quality of life and disease specific quality of life, and how the men’s urinary symptoms affect their partners.Subjects and methods: In papers I–II, a descriptive design with a pre-test and post-test was used and in papers III-IV the design was descriptive and comparative. READ MORE

  3. 3. Early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer observational studies in the National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden and the Västerbotten Intervention Project

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Benny Holmström; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; single nucleotide polymorphism; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi; Urology; kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing has caused a steep increase in the incidence of prostate cancer, especially the incidence of localised low risk disease. In order to decrease the overdiagnosis accompanied by PSA testing, analysis of inherited genetic variants have been suggested as potential tools for clinical assessment of disease risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes in Men with Localized Prostate Cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eva Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; radical prostatectomy; watchful waiting; quality of life; erectil dysfunction; androgen deprivation therapy; robot-assisted radical prostatectomy; inguinal hernia; information; randomized; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi; Urologi; Urology;

    Abstract : Quality-of-life and functional outcomes are important in the choice of treatment for men with localized prostate cancer. These issues were investigated in the present thesis.All living 400 men randomized to radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting from 1989 to 1999 in the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Number 4 (SPCG-4) were included. READ MORE

  5. 5. Metabolic factors and cancer risk prospective studies on prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, and cancer overall

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för kirurgi och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Tanja Stocks; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: A large number of prospective studies have shown that overweight and diabetes are related to an increased risk of many cancers, including colorectal cancer. In contrast, diabetes has been related to a decreased risk of prostate cancer, and overweight has been related to an increased risk of fatal, but not of incident, prostate cancer. READ MORE