Search for dissertations about: "Surgery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2266 swedish dissertations containing the word Surgery.

  1. 1. Bariatric Surgery : Outcomes after Gastric Bypass and Duodenal Switch

    Author : Martin Löfling Skogar; Magnus Sundbom; Ville Wallenius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Body composition; fat-free mass; resting metabolic rate; bariatric surgery; obesity; Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass; Duodenal Switch; air-displacement plethysmography; Bod Pod; indirect calorimetry assessment; BAROS; quality of life; weight loss; diabetes; hypertension; dyslipidmia; depression; pain; antidepressants; opioids; complications; healthcare consumption; adverse events; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. A BMI >40 kg/m2 shortens life expectancy by about 10 years. The obesity related comorbidities diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and sleep apnea contributes to the increased risk of cardiovascular events. There is also an increased risk of some forms of cancer (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diabetes and Coronary Surgery : Metabolic and clinical studies on diabetic patients after coronary surgery with special reference to cardiac metabolism and high-dose GIK

    Author : Zoltán Szabó; Folke Nilsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes; heart; coronary surgery; cardiac surgery; myocardial metabolism; free fatty; Thoracic surgery; Thoraxkirurgi;

    Abstract : Introduction An increasing proportion of the patients undergoing cardiac surgery have diabetes mellitus, in particular type II diabetes. In spite of this, diabetic patients have received limited attention in this setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Heart Valve Surgery : Preoperative Assessment and Clinical Outcome

    Author : Laila Hellgren; Elisabeth Ståhle; Mårten Rosenquist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Heart valve surgery; magentic resonance imaging; echocardiography; operative mortality; survival; complications; quality of life; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : A more global analysis of the outcome of heart valve surgery is desirable to reflect the actual benefit for the patient. This thesis focuses on the preoperative assessment of the patient, and the outcome after surgery with regard to operative mortality, long-term survival, valve-related complications, and quality of life. READ MORE

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

    Author : Michael Dahlberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery : an analysis of risk factors, mechanisms, and survival effects

    Author : Giovanni Mariscalco; Bengt Åberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; atrial fibrillation; adult; cardiac surgery; coronary artery bypass grafting; valvular surgery; cardiopulmonary bypass; mortalilty; histology; catecholamines; embolism; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: Despite the recent improvements in surgical techniques and postoperative patient care, atrial fibrillation (AF) remains the most frequent complication after cardiac surgery. Although postoperative AF is often regarded as a benign clinical condition, this arrhythmia has significant adverse effects on patient recovery and postoperative survival. READ MORE