Search for dissertations about: "Mortality on the waiting list"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Mortality on the waiting list.

  1. 1. Waiting time and mortality in coronary artery bypass grafting patients

    Author : Helena Rexius; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : coronary artery bypass grafting; waiting time; mortality; gender; risk score;

    Abstract : Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) has emerged as one of the most common major surgical procedures worldwide. Unfortunately the capacity is still unable to meet the demand in many countries. This leads to waiting times before surgery, prioritisation between patients and ultimately to deaths among the patients on the waiting list.Aims: 1. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pulmonary hypertension. Clinical and pathophysiological studies

    Author : Nedim Selimovic; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Pulmonary hypertension; Echocardiography; Right heart catheterisation; Pulmonary vascular resistance; Pulmonary function tests; Lung transplantation; Mortality on the waiting list; Vascular remodelling; Growth substances; Inflammation; Endothelin;

    Abstract : Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common abnormality, most often associated with various cardiopulmonary diseases. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a devastating pulmonary vascular disease characterised by the proliferation of endothelial, smooth-muscle cells and fibroblasts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anorexia nervosa : treatment expectations, outcome and satisfaction

    Author : Gunilla Paulson-Karlsson; Lauri Nevonen; Ingemar Engström; Jan Rosenvinge; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anorexia nervosa; treatment; adolescents; adults; expectations; outcome; predictors; weight increase; satisfaction; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Anorexia nervosa is a serious mental disorder with high mortality. It has the lowest prevalence compared with other eating-disorder diagnoses and the onset is related to adolescence, with a majority of female patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Experimental approaches and clinical opportunities in metabolic liver diseases

    Author : Ahmad Karadagi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Metabolic liver diseases are uncommon individually, however, collectively they represent significant cause of morbidity and mortality globally. The liver has many diverse functions, such as; detoxification from hazardous compounds, either ingested or produced by the body, and production of vital proteins, e.g. READ MORE