Search for dissertations about: "Orthopaedics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 swedish dissertations containing the word Orthopaedics.

  1. 1. Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Ring Injuries and Acetabular Fractures : Aspects on Patient-reported Outcome

    Author : Björn Hernefalk; Sune Larsson; Anna Tötterman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pelvic ring injuries; acetabular fractures; patient.reported outcome; surgical treatment; PDI; SF-36; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study the patient perspective on outcome following surgical treatment of pelvic ring injuries and acetabular fractures. All studies were based on patients treated for such injuries at the Department of Orthopaedics, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Orthopaedic Patients with Lower Limb Vascular Injuries

    Author : Karin Bernhoff; Martin Björck; Sari Ponzer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Vascular injuries in lower limbs are rare but serious events. If not detected and managed correctly and timely they can lead to permanent functional impairment and even limb loss. The increasing number of orthopaedic interventions, worldwide, makes awareness of this problem among orthopaedic surgeons important. READ MORE

  3. 3. Surgical treatment of spinal metastasis

    Author : Christian Carrwik; Yohan Robinson; Nasir Quraishi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; spine surgery; oncology; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study surgical treatment of spinal metastasis from several points of view, with a focus on predictive tools and survival after surgery. Study I includes 315 patients treated surgically at Uppsala University Hospital 2006-2012 due to spinal metastatic disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Metastatic spinal cord compression in prostate cancer : clinical and morphological studies

    Author : Sead Crnalic; Richard Löfvenberg; Anders Widmark; Anders Bergh; Sten Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; bone metastasis; spinal cord compression; surgical treatment; survival prognosis; early diagnosis; androgen receptor; Orthopaedics; ortopedi; Pathology; patologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Background: Bone metastases occur in most patients with advanced hormone-refractory prostate cancer causing pain, pathologic fractures, and spinal cord compression. Few studies specifically address surgical treatment of metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) in prostate cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Author : Peter Försth; Bengt Sandén; Helena Brisby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; spinal stenosis; decompression; fusion; degenerative spondylolisthesis; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Neurosurgery; Neurokirurgi;

    Abstract : The incidence of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is steadily rising, mostly because of a noticeably older age structure. In Sweden, LSS surgery has increased continuously over the years and is presently the most common argument to undergo spine surgery. The purpose of the surgery is to decompress the neural elements in the stenotic spinal canal. READ MORE