Search for dissertations about: "Stroke recovery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the words Stroke recovery.

  1. 1. Aspects on stroke outcome survival, functional status, depression and sex differences in Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Marie Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; stroke; stroke outcome; registry; sex differences; case fatality; functional recovery; depression; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. In Sweden, about 30 000 strokes occur each year. The aim of this thesis was to analyse survival, functional outcome and self-reported depression after stroke, and to explore possible differences between men and women in stroke care and outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical Findings and Outcome after Stroke. Including a Translational Stem Cell Therapy Perspective

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Hossein Delavaran; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; recovery; outcome; cognitive function; Upper extremity motor impairment; Stem cell therapy;

    Abstract : Background and Purpose: Stroke is one of the dominant causes of death and adult disability in the world. There is a need for novel therapeutic approaches to improve functional recovery and outcome after stroke, and experimental studies have shown that stem cell-based therapies (SCT) hold much potential in this regard. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke recovery activity-dependent mechanisms

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Miriana Quattromani; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke recovery; Photothrombosis; Enriched environment; Bioluminescence imaging; Toll-like receptor 2; Microglia; Neurons; Extracellular matrix; Perineuronal nets; Aggrecan; Proteases; Parvalbumin; Resting-state functional connectivity;

    Abstract : Stroke is the leading cause of disability in developed countries and among the major causes of death worldwide. During a stroke, neurons deprived of their normal metabolic substrates cease to function in seconds and show signs of structural damage after only a few minutes which result in the impairment of sensory and motor function. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of enriched environment on gene expression and stroke recovery

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Annica Rönnbäck; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; experimental stroke; recovery; memory; inducible transcription factors; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the major course of long-term disabilities in industrialized countries. Most surviving stroke patients show some degree of spontaneous recovery, but persistent symptoms in sensorimotor and cognitive functions are common. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mild stroke - consequences in everyday life, coping and life satisfaction

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Gunnel Carlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; mild stroke; cognition; post-stroke fatigue; qualitative method; coping; life satisfaction;

    Abstract : Abstract Aim: The aim of this thesis was to explore the life situation one year after an apparently mild stroke, and to compare life satisfaction between patients and their spouses. Method: Seventy-five patients with mild stroke participated. Neurological and cognitive impairment was assessed. READ MORE