Search for dissertations about: "Plastic Surgery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the words Plastic Surgery.

  1. 1. In vitro and in vivo studies of tissue engineering in reconstructive plastic surgery

    Author : Fredrik R.M. Huss; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Plastic surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Plastikkirurgi; Tissue engineering; plastic surgery; guided tissue regeneration; Plastikkirurgi; Plastic Surgery;

    Abstract : To correct, improve, and maintain tissues, and their functions, are common denominators in tissue engineering and reconstructive plastic surgery. This can be achieved by using autolo-gous tissues as in flaps or transplants. However, often autologous tissue is not useable. READ MORE

  2. 2. Liposuction in Dercum's disease. Clinical studies regarding Dercum's disease and the effect of liposuction

    University dissertation from Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Emma Hansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dercum s disease; Liposuction; Plastic surgery; Chronic pain; Sensitivity; Neuropeptides; Adipose tissue histology;

    Abstract : Dercum’s disease is a rare condition characterised by obesity, chronic pain (>3 months) in the adipose tissue and a number of diffuse associated symptoms, such as fatigue and malaise. The aetiology of the disease is unknown. The experienced pains are often disabling and resistant to most tried treatments, such as analgesics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Liposuction and Controlled Compression Therapy in the Treatment of Arm Lymphedema following Breast Cancer

    University dissertation from Surgery Research Unit, Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Håkan Brorson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; quality of life; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatologi; arm lymphedema; arm lymphoedema; Psychological General Well-Being index; Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; shoulder mobility; Nottingham Health Profile; VAS; lymphoscintigraphy; laser Doppler imaging; skin blood flow; controlled compression therapy; breast cancer; liposuction;

    Abstract : Liposuction and controlled compression therapy in the treatment of arm lymphedema following breast cancer About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. The cancer itself is a worry, but the swollen and heavy arm is an additional handicap for the patients, both physical and psychosocial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamic skull reshaping for sagittal craniosynostosis

    University dissertation from Surgery Research Unit, Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : José Guimarães-Ferreira; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Craniosynostosis; Sagittal synostosis; Plastic surgery; Craniofacial; surgery; Spring mediated cranioplasty; Modified pi-plasty; procedure; Roentgencephalometry.;

    Abstract : Objectives: The present investigation was aimed at expanding the knowledge base regarding the skull morphology in sagittal craniosynostosis and at assessing the safety and efficacy of two dynamic cranioplasty procedures, the modified pi-plasty procedure and the spring-mediated cranioplasty. Methods: The patient population consisted of children with non-syndromic sagittal craniosynostosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bone grafts and dental implants in the reconstruction of the severely atrophied, edentulous maxilla

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; dental implants; maxilla; grafted bone; implant failure; clinical study; computed tomography; cutting torque; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; plastikkirurgi; Plastic Surgery;

    Abstract : In two prospective, clinical studies the stability of implants and prosthetic constructions were evaluated after three years of loading. In the first study, the implant and the bridge stability of 39 patients with 1-stage bone grafts, were compared to a reference-group of 37 patients who did not need bone grafts. READ MORE