Search for dissertations about: "Mats Hedberg"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Mats Hedberg.

  1. 1. Pancreatic carcinoma in Malmö, Sweden: Clinical, epidemiological and biochemical aspects

    University dissertation from Department of Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, Lund University

    Author : Mats Hedberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kirurgi; Pancreatic carcinoma; survival rate; epidemiology; incidence rate; risk factors; smoking; weight gain; gastric resection; cholecystokinin; Surgery; pancreatic enzymes; traumatology; traumatologi; ortopedi; orthopaedics;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis has been to assess whether there are indications suggesting that new methods for diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic carcinoma (PCa) has been followed by an improved prognosis, and to assess the possible role of smoking and gastric resection in the causation of the disease. Of the 1,200 new cases PCa diagnosed in Sweden yearly, the majority are older than 70 years, the case fatality rate being close to 100%. READ MORE