Search for dissertations about: "Surgery"

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  1. 1. Waiting For Heart Surgery

    University dissertation from Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Bodil Ivarsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system; waiting-time; support; postponement; patient; next of kin; information; experience; complications; cancellation; cardiac surgery; ortopedi; traumatologi; Kirurgi; traumatology;

    Abstract : Patients waiting for cardiac surgery often consider the period from the decision for surgery to the time for the operation as long, heavy and dreary. Therefore, it is important that patients are supplied with structured oral and written information regarding their disease and its treatment, so that they are able to understand and discuss the forthcoming operation, the risk of complications and the possibility that surgery may be delayed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bariatric Surgery Outcomes after Gastric Bypass and Duodenal Switch

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martin Löfling Skogar; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Calcium Homeostasis After Thyroid Surgery

    University dissertation from Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, Lund University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Pia Lindblom; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PTH-peripheral effects; hPTH- 1-34 infusion; EDTA infusion; Set-point; Vitamin D3; PTH; Calcium; Thyroid surgery; Postoperative hypocalcemia; Bone density.; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Reduced thyroid hormones;

    Abstract : Calcium homeostasis after thyroid surgery was studied during the immediate postoperative period and after one year. One day after hemithyroidectomy ionised calcium decreased whereas basal PTH did not change. EDTA stimulated maximal and total PTH secretion and set-point decreased on postoperative day 1 and normalised on day 7. READ MORE

  4. 4. The changing path of inguinal hernia surgery

    University dissertation from Fritz H. Berndsen, Miklabraut 54, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland

    Author : Fritz H Berndsen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; traumatology; Surgery; spermatic cord; recurrence rate; complications; bilaterality; mesh; laparoscopy; randomised multicenter trial; Inguinal hernia; groin hernia; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : Inguinal hernia repair is the most common operation in general surgery and the main challenge has been to lower the recurrence rate. With the introduction of endoscopic repair in the beginning of the 1990´s, the demand for randomised controlled studies has increased resulting in a growing interest in this surgical field. READ MORE

  5. 5. Atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Anders Ahlsson; Giovanni Mariscalco; Örebro universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Thoracic surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Thoraxkirurgi; Kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi; Surgery esp. Thoracic and Cardivascular Surgery; Atrial fibrillation; Inflammation; CABG surgery; Survival analysis; Follow-up studies; Ablation; Microwave; Transmurality; Atrial function; Tissue velocity echocardiography; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; atrial fibrillation; adult; cardiac surgery; coronary artery bypass grafting; valvular surgery; cardiopulmonary bypass; mortalilty; histology; catecholamines; embolism;

    Abstract : Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia seen in clinical practice. In cardiac surgery, one-third of the patients experience episodes of AF during the first postoperative days (postoperative AF), and patients with preoperative AF (concomitant AF) can be offered ablation procedures in conjunction with surgery, in order to restore ordinary sinus rhythm (SR). READ MORE