Search for dissertations about: "Oculomotor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word Oculomotor.

  1. 1. Idiopathic parkinsonism epidemiology and clinical characteristics of a population-based incidence cohort

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jan Linder; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinsonism; Parkinson s disease; Multiple system atrophy; Progressive supranuclear palsy; Incidence; Magnetic resonance tomography; Electromyography; Oculomotor;

    Abstract : Background: Idiopathic parkinsonism is a neurodegenerative syndrome of unknown cause and includes Parkinson’s disease (PD) and atypical parkinsonian disorders. The atypical parkinsonian disorders are: Multiple system atrophy (MSA), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and corticobasal degeneration (CBD). READ MORE

  2. 2. Late effects on hearing and balance after treatment for childhood cancer

    University dissertation from Otorhinolaryngology, Clinical Sciences

    Author : Einar-Jon Einarsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Childhood cancer; Chemotherapy; Late effects; Hearing; Word Recogniton; Postural Control; Oculomotor Control; Subjective horizontal and vertical; Visual dependence; Self-reported disability and handicap.;

    Abstract : During the last several decades, improvements in diagnostic skills and in the treatment of children with cancer have substantially increased the number of long term survivors of childhood cancer. Treatment of children with cytostatic drugs is known to create a range of late adverse effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diagnostic considerations on whiplash associated disorders

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Carsten Tjell; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Whiplash associated disorders; neck propriocepdon; oculomotor function; smooth pursuit eye movements; velocity gain; tension headache; cervical vertigo; auditory brainstem response; vestibular tests; hearing impairment; speech recognition; reading ability; cognitive function;

    Abstract : Whiplash is caused by an acceleration-/deceleration transfer of energy to the neck. It commonly occurs in motor vehicle accidents. The force may result in lesions of the cervical spine and soft tissues, which may result in many clinical manifestations: whiplash associated disorders (WAD), according to the Quebec classification. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute toluene effects on neurotransmission in the central nervous system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Karl Stengård; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acetylcholine; aspartate; cerebellum; dopamine; GABA; globus pallidus; glutamate; microdialysis; rat; striatum; toluene; ;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to develop a method to study the effects of toluene in thecentral nervous system of the rat. Microdialysis on awake rats was used to studytoluene's effects on the transmission of dopamine, acetylcholine, glutamate andaspartate in the striatum, and on GABA in the striatum, the cerebellum and the globuspallidus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of the infrared reflection method for saccadic eye movement velocity analysis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Frank Träisk; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Infrared reflection; Scleral search coil; Saccade; Main sequence; Eye-tracking.;

    Abstract : Saccades are rapid eye movements that change the orientation of the eyes onto objects of interest. In an every day situation saccadic eye movements are used for e.g. reading, scanning objects and enviromnents. READ MORE