Search for dissertations about: "Umeå Universitet."

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  1. 1. On the Clinical Outcome of Different Single Implant Treatment Modalities

    Author : Björn Gjelvold; Umeå universitet Molin Thorén; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Today there are several treatment techniques available to replace a missing tooth. Since the beginning of the 1990s, it has become increasingly common to treat individual tooth loss with dental implants. Important patient factors are survival, success, functionality, aesthetics, oral health and quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Electroconvulsive therapy for depression

    Author : Axel Nordenskjöld; Ingemar Engström; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet Jacobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : electroconvulsive therapy; mood disorders; depressive disorder; major; bipolar disorder; treatment outcome; recurrence; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Aim: The overarching aims of the thesis were to identify clinical characteristics that predict the outcomes of depressed patients treated inclinical practice by ECT, and to elucidate the effectiveness of continuation ECT at preventing relapses and recurrences.Methods: The studies included a retrospective chart review, three studies based on a quality register for ECT, and a randomized controlled trial(RCT) examining the effectiveness of continued ECT. READ MORE

  3. 3. Medical and social conditions in the elderly gender and age differences : the Umeå longitudinal study

    Author : Per Olov Österlind; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Population study; elderly; diseases; social situation; drug consumption; prognostic factors; reference intervals; blood components; electrocardiogram;

    Abstract : In 1981, no representative study of the medical and social conditions among elderly persons in northern Scandinavia was performed. Nor was there such a study in a smaller Swedish town than Gothenburg. This study was initiated to fill that knowledge gap. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prostate cancer : epidemiological studies of risk factors

    Author : Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson; Beatrice Malmer; Henrik Grönberg; Anders Bergh; Peter Iversen; Gunnar Aus; Jan-Erik Damber; Umeå universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; SNP; BRCA2; male breast cancer; inflammation; BPH; P53; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Abstract : In spite of the fact that prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in both Sweden and many other countries in the developed world, little is known of risk factors and predisposing conditions. The only well recognized risk factors are age, race and familial aggregation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cardiovascular risk indicators in adolescents : the Umeå youth study

    Author : Erik Bergström; Lars Åke Persson; Olle Hernell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular risk factors; adolescents; serum lipids; serum insulin; serum ferritin; anthropometry; blood pressure; physical fitness; physical activity; diet; smoking; socio-economic status;

    Abstract : Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVD), particularly coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease, are today major causes of death in the industrialised parts of the world. There are evidence to suggest that the atherosclerotic process starts in childhood, implying that preventive measures should be implemented already in children and adolescents. READ MORE