Search for dissertations about: "Swedish spine register"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Swedish spine register.

  1. 1. Lumbar spinal stenosis Body mass index and the patient's perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Knutsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antonovsky; back pain; BMI; body mass index; Bygghalsan; cohort study; coping; EQ-5D; excess weight; leg pain; LSS; lumbar spinal stenosis; obesity; ODI Oswestry disability index; overweight; patient-centered; patient-physician relationship; patient-perspective; patient-related-outcome-measure; PROMs; qualitative study; spinal stenosis; salutogenesis; salutogenic; sciatica; spine surgery; suffering; Swedish spine register; Swespine; VAS; weight loss; weight change; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : During recent decades, lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) has become the most common indication for spine surgery, a change that coincides with a higher worldwide prevalence of overweight and obesity. Thus, surgical treatment of LSS in the overweight and obese population is common and increasing in scope. READ MORE

  2. 2. Measures of Patient Safety Studies of Swedish Reporting Systems and Evaluation of an Intervention Aimed at Improved Patient Safety Culture

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annica Öhrn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Unsafe health care delivery results in millions of patients suffering from injuries or death worldwide. A Swedish study estimated the prevalence of preventable adverse events as high as 8.6% in hospital care, which demonstrates that patient safety is no less a problem in Sweden than elsewhere. READ MORE

  3. 3. On lumbar spinal stenosis and disc herniation surgery

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Surgical Science

    Author : Karl-Åke Jansson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Spinal stenosis; disc herniation; surgery; spine surgery; discectomy; population based; epidemiology; mortality; length of stay; reoperation; readmission; health related quality of life; EQ-5D;

    Abstract : Patients with spinal stenosis and disc herniation are most common in spine surgery. Few population based studies of these patients have been made and no studies of their health related quality of life (HRQOL) by the EQ-5D has been published. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outcome after surgery for isthmic spondylolisthesis and degenerative disc disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

    Author : Peter Endler; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Individuals with isthmic spondylolisthesis and lumbar degenerative disc disease may have low back and leg pain. Those with persistent symptoms non-responsive to conservative treatment are sometimes treated surgically. Various surgical methods have been introduced, but long-term outcome comparisons are scarce. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cervical Radiculopathy Studies on Pain Analysis and Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna MacDowall; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical radiculopahy; Artificial disc replacement; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : Background: Knowledge about how to interpret pain-analyzing tools such as the pain drawing test and the visual analog scale (VAS) in cervical spine patients are sparse; hence, they have never been validated for this subgroup of patients. The method of artificial disc replacement (ADR) has been developed as an alternative treatment to fusion surgery after decompression for cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) with radiculopathy. READ MORE