Search for dissertations about: "Rectal cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 141 swedish dissertations containing the words Rectal cancer.

  1. 1. Rectal cancer : Aspects of post-operative complications

    Author : Ingvar Sverrisson; Kennet Smedh; Maziar Nikberg; Abbas Chabok; Anna Martling; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal cancer; Complications; Anastomotic leakage; Abscess; Parastomal hernia; Prostate cancer; Radiation therapy; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to study post-operative complications in patients with rectal cancer.Methods: Post-operative complications in patients operated for rectal cancer was retrospectively analyzed in three prospective registers; the local rectal cancer registry in the Västmanland County, Sweden, the Swedish Colorectal Cancer Registry (SCRCR) and the National Prostate Cancer Registry (NPCR). READ MORE

  2. 2. Rectal Cancer : Surgical Strategies and Histopathological Aspects

    Author : Maziar Hosseinali Khani; Kenneth Smedh; Lars Påhlman; Brendan Moran; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal cancer; APR; en bloc resection; CRM; centralization; stage IV; metastases; palliative surgery; local recurrence; survival; Surgery; Kirurgi; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : The management of rectal cancer has changed in many countries over the last two decades and resulted in improved survival for the majority of rectal cancer patients. In this thesis some surgical strategies and histopathological aspects to improve and clarify the management of rectal cancer patients are investigated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rectal Cancer : Can the Results be Further Improved?

    Author : Joakim Folkesson; Ulf Gunnarsson; Lars Påhlman; Bengt Glimelius; Robert J.C. Steele; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Surgery; Rectal cancer; Anastomotic leak; Survival; Local recurrence; Local excision; International comparison; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : The treatment of rectal cancer is complex and comprises: diagnostic measures; different preoperative treatments; a multitude of surgical and technical choices; possibilities of postoperative treatments and postoperative care and follow up. In this thesis, some aspects of this complex paradigm have been further investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rectal cancer : Aspects of surgery and radiotherapy

    Author : Michael Dahlberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Rectal cancer; surgery; preoperative radiotherapy; local recurrence; survival; adverse effects; cost-effectiveness; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : In rectal cancer, local failure is one of the principle causes of morbidity and mortality. The use of radiotherapy as an adjuvant treatment in resectable rectal cancer is extensively studied in order to lower unacceptably high local failure rates. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rectal cancer : the influence of surgical technique on morbidity, mortality and survival

    Author : Petrus Boström; Martin Rutegård; Markku Haapamäki; Peter Matthiessen; Jörgen Rutegård; Martyn Evans; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rectal cancer; anterior resection; high ligation; level of tie; anastomotic leakage; postoperative pain;

    Abstract : Surgery is still the most common treatment for rectal cancer, being the most effective and cost-efficient modality. However, it is not without risk, nor without controversies. READ MORE