Search for dissertations about: "Urology and andrology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Urology and andrology.

  1. 1. Sleep and quality of life in men with lower urinary tract symptoms : and their partners

    Author : Helén Marklund-Bau; Ulla Edéll-Gustafsson; Anders Spångberg; Ralf Peeker; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Benign prostatic obstruction; Disease specific quality of life; Health related quality of life; Inguinal hernia; Insomnia; Lower urinary tract symptoms; Population; Sleep disorders; Sleep quality; Urology and andrology; Urologi och andrologi;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim was to determine how lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) suggestive of benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) affect sleep, health related quality of life and disease specific quality of life, and how the men’s urinary symptoms affect their partners.Subjects and methods: In papers I–II, a descriptive design with a pre-test and post-test was used and in papers III-IV the design was descriptive and comparative. READ MORE

  2. 2. Early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer : observational studies in the National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden and the Västerbotten Intervention Project

    Author : Benny Holmström; Pär Stattin; Håkan Jonsson; Mattias Johansson; Gunnar Aus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; single nucleotide polymorphism; Urology and andrology; Urologi och andrologi; Urology; kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing has caused a steep increase in the incidence of prostate cancer, especially the incidence of localised low risk disease. In order to decrease the overdiagnosis accompanied by PSA testing, analysis of inherited genetic variants have been suggested as potential tools for clinical assessment of disease risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metabolic factors and cancer risk : prospective studies on prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, and cancer overall

    Author : Tanja Stocks; Pär Stattin; Håkan Jonsson; Annie Lukanova; Jaap Seidell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urology and andrology; Urologi och andrologi; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: A large number of prospective studies have shown that overweight and diabetes are related to an increased risk of many cancers, including colorectal cancer. In contrast, diabetes has been related to a decreased risk of prostate cancer, and overweight has been related to an increased risk of fatal, but not of incident, prostate cancer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes in Men with Localized Prostate Cancer

    Author : Eva Johansson; Anna Bill-axelson; Anders Widmark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; radical prostatectomy; watchful waiting; quality of life; erectil dysfunction; androgen deprivation therapy; robot-assisted radical prostatectomy; inguinal hernia; information; randomized; Urology and andrology; Urologi och andrologi; Urologi; Urology;

    Abstract : Quality-of-life and functional outcomes are important in the choice of treatment for men with localized prostate cancer. These issues were investigated in the present thesis. All living 400 men randomized to radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting from 1989 to 1999 in the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Number 4 (SPCG-4) were included. READ MORE

  5. 5. Natural history and prognostic factors in localized prostate cancer

    Author : Ove Andrén; Jan-Erik Johansson; Ola Bratt; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate Cancer; Natural History; Ki-67; Survival; Prognostic factor; Tumor grade; TUR-P; Incidental; Tumor volume; MUC-1; AMACR; Urology and andrology; Urologi och andrologi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery esp. Urology Specific; Kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : The natural history of localized prostate cancer is not fully understood. In most patients the tumor will never progress to a lethal disease, while a subset of patients will ultimately die of the disease. READ MORE