Search for dissertations about: "Urinary tract"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 swedish dissertations containing the words Urinary tract.

  1. 1. Urinary tract infection : a serious health problem in old women

    Author : Irene Eriksson; Birgitta Olofsson; Yngve Gustafson; Lisbeth Fagerström; Olle Söderhamn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; urinary tract infection; old women; risk factors; delirium; experience; nursing; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Medical sciences;

    Abstract : Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection in women of all ages but the incidence and prevalence increase with age. Despite the high incidence of UTI, little is known about its impact on morale or subjective wellbeing and daily life in old women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Stroke Patients

    Author : Sigrid Tibaek; Människan i rörelse: hälsa och rehabilitering; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke : Urinary incontinence: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training; Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this thesis were to investigate the prevalence, severity and bother of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in a clinical sample of stroke patients and to evaluate the effect of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) in women with urinary incontinence after ischemic stroke. The thesis consisted of 6 articles based on 4 studies and a review. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cytokines and Neutrophils in the Urinary Tract Mucosa

    Author : Long Hang; immunologi och glykobiologi - MIG Avdelningen för mikrobiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Immunology; neutrophils; chemokines; urinary tract infection; mucosa; epithelial cells; serology; transplantation; Immunologi; serologi;

    Abstract : This study investigated the urinary tract cytokine reponse to infection and the role of chemokines for neutrophil recruitment to the urinary tract. The results suggest that 1) IL-8 and TGFb are consitutively produced by uroepithelial cells in vivo, and that uroepithelial cells are stimulated to produce IL-1b and IL-6 by uropathogenic Escherichia coli. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lower Urinary Tract symptoms in women – Aspects on epidemiology and treatment

    Author : Anna Lena Wennberg; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : Urinary incontinence; Overactive bladder; Lower urinary tract symptoms; Epidemiology; Prevalence; Incidence; Progression; Twins; Genetic; Heritability;

    Abstract : Lower urinary tract symptoms in women – aspects on epidemiology and treatment Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are common conditions that compromise a person’s quality of life and result in increased health care costs for society. The aims of this thesis were to describe the prevalence and natural course of different LUTS in women (Paper I), to assess prevalence changes over time (Paper II), and to evaluate the importance of genetic factors on LUTS (Paper III). READ MORE

  5. 5. Urinary tract infection and renal scarring

    Author : Milan Chromek; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : urinary tract infection; renal scarring; cathelicidin; LL-3 7; NIMP-9; TIMP-1;

    Abstract : Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection. Although most patients with UTI have a good prognosis, there is a risk of serious complications in a group of them. READ MORE