Search for dissertations about: "Radical prostatectomy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words Radical prostatectomy.

  1. 1. Early Prostate Cancer, On prognostic markers and predictors of treatment outcome after radical prostatectomy

    Author : Ali Khatami; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; PSA doubling time; Active surveillanceradical; Radical prostatectomy; Angiogenesis; Ki-67;

    Abstract : The incidence of prostate cancer (PC) has increased by 4.6% annually in Sweden during the past ten years. Today?s clinically used prognostic markers are not accurate enough to separate the potentially life-threatening tumours from the insignificant ones in 50-80% of newly diagnosed PCs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes in Men with Localized Prostate Cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eva Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; radical prostatectomy; watchful waiting; quality of life; erectil dysfunction; androgen deprivation therapy; robot-assisted radical prostatectomy; inguinal hernia; information; randomized; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi; Urologi; Urology;

    Abstract : Quality-of-life and functional outcomes are important in the choice of treatment for men with localized prostate cancer. These issues were investigated in the present thesis.All living 400 men randomized to radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting from 1989 to 1999 in the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Number 4 (SPCG-4) were included. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inguinal Hernia after Urologic Surgery in Males with Special Reference to Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy. A Clinical, Epidemiological and Methodological Study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Stranne; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; inguinal hernia; radical retropubic prostatectomy; Complication;

    Abstract : Background and aims: In 1996 the first report indicating that inguinal hernia (IH) was a complication to radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) was published. The main aims of this thesis were to further establish this relation, to establish the background incidence of IH in men not subjected to surgery, to identify risk factors for postoperative IH occurrence and to investigate whether postoperative IH is a complication also after other types of surgery performed through a lower midline incision. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adverse effects of curative treatment of prostate cancer

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jon Örn Fridriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; decision aids; radical prostatectomy; radiotherapy; patient readmission; adverse effects; Urology; kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : Background Screening for prostate cancer is debated, there is conflicting data on the net benefit of screening. Men who consider screening need to be informed on the pros and cons. Rehospitalization after surgery can be used as an indicator of general quality of care. For radical prostatectomy, little is known on the readmission rate after surgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Postoperative pain management - predictors, barriers and outcome

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kerstin Wickström Ene; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative pain management; nursing; radical prostatectomy; epidural analgesia; intrathecal analgesia; anxiety and depression; healt-related quality of life; pain predictors;

    Abstract : Despite the availability of clinical practice guidelines, effective analgesics and new technologies for drug administration, the management of postoperative pain continues to remain problematic and unsatisfactory. Nurses play an important role in the pain management. READ MORE