Search for dissertations about: "Oto-Rhino-Laryngology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the word Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.

  1. 1. Clinical Aspects of Tinnitus- Course, Cognition, PET, and the Internet

    Author : Gerhard Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Tinnitus; PET; Internet; self-help; masking; cognitive-behavioural treatment; cognition; structured interview; psychological effects; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to develop novel ways to study tinnitus, to investigate the course of tinnitus, and to study the effects of cognitive-behaviour therapy on tinnitus related distress. Data from 377 tinnitus patients were collected.A group of 216 patients completed audiological measures and were assessed in a structured interview. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nasal obstruction – impact on insomnia symptoms and sleep-disordered breathing

    Author : Caroline Bengtsson; Eva Lindberg; Lars Jonsson; Jenny Theorell-Haglöw; Søren Berg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic rhinosinusitis; CRS; nasal obstruction; sleep; sleep apnoea.; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; Oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Background: Nasal obstruction is very common in the general population, but the role of nasal obstruction in sleep quality is not clear. Nasal obstruction is also prevalent in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and may contribute to poor adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Medical Treatment and Grading of Bell's Palsy

    Author : Thomas Berg; Mats Holmström; Lars Jonsson; Mats Engström; Dan Bagger-Sjöbäck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bell s palsy; facial grading; prednisolone; valaciclovir; Sunnybrook; House-Brackmann; Yanagihara; last observation carried forward; complete-case analysis; Otorhinolaryngology; Otorhinolaryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis was to evaluate the effect of prednisolone and valaciclovir in a large number of Bell's palsy patients. The incidence and intensity of pain around the ear, in the face or in the neck during the first two months of palsy, and its prognostic value, was also assessed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impaired reparative processes in particular related to hyaluronan in various cutaneous disorders : a structural analysis

    Author : Ulf Bertheim; Bengt Gerdin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : hyaluronan; scar tissue; diabetes mellitus; basal cell carcinoma; skin; wound healing; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Cutaneous reparative processes, including wound healing, are highly developed procedures in which a chain of actions occurs to reconstitute the function of the wounded tissue. To prevent a delayed or excessive reparative process it is important to understand how this procedure develops and is maintained. READ MORE

  5. 5. Middle Ear Cholesteatoma : Surgical Treatment, Follow-up and Hearing Restoration

    Author : Lennart Edfeldt; Helge Rask-Andersen; Juha Silvola; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; Oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Although middle-ear cholesteatoma is a major topic in otological research, its etiology and pathogenesis remain unclear. Pediatric cholesteatoma is considered more aggressive than adult cholesteatoma, as it has a higher rate of growth, is more often infected and exhibits wider extension. READ MORE