Search for dissertations about: "Urology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 swedish dissertations containing the word Urology.

  1. 1. The patient with bladder cancer. From symptoms, through treatment, with special reference to psychosocial consequences of radical cystectomy

    University dissertation from Department of Urology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Åsa G E Månsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; philosophical attitudes; psychosocial intervention; projective test; postoperative adjustment; Bladder cancer; cystectomy; quality of life; Urology; nephrology; Urologi; nefrologi;

    Abstract : Factors determining patient`s and doctor`s delay in diagnosis of bladder cancer were type of initial symptoms, level of health service first consulted and number of steps in the referral system. No correlation was found between psychosocial factors and patient`s delay. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of Feedback Microwave Thermotherapy in Symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    University dissertation from Department of Urology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Sonny Schelin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nephrology; Urologi; nefrologi; Urology; PET; Schelin Catheter; epinephrine; local anaesthetics; microwave thermotherapy; intraprostatic blood flow; PLFT; Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia; intraprostatic temperature; CoreTherm;

    Abstract : Abstract: The purpose of this thesis was to evaluate ProstaLund Feedback Treatment® (PLFT®) and the CoreTherm® device with regard to biophysics, mechanisms of action, treatment indications, additional techniques, efficacy and safety in the treatment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The application of two biophysical equations in the PLFT software is explained. READ MORE

  3. 3. Familial and Hereditary Prostate Cancer

    University dissertation from Dept of Surgery, Helsingborgs Lasarett, SE-251 87 Helsingborg, Sweden

    Author : Ola Bratt; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nephrology; Urology; screening; risk perception; hereditary; androgen receptor; genetics; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; Urologi; nefrologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on research concerning epidemiological, clinical, and psychological aspects of familial and hereditary prostate cancer. Epidemiology: Male first-degree relatives of prostate cancer patients had a three-fold increased prostate cancer risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Experimental Bladder Reconstruction

    University dissertation from Avdelningen för urologi, institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper i Lund (IKVL)

    Author : Hans Frederiksen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urology; smooth muscle; detrusor; matrix; nerves; subtotal cystectomy; bladder regeneration; enterocystoplasty; nephrology; Urologi; nefrologi;

    Abstract : Reduced urinary bladder capacity is a clinically significant problem. The surgical methods that have been available to treat this, such as urinary diversion or surgically augmenting the bladder by incorporation of intestinal segments, all have serious drawbacks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pelvic floor dysfunction. A vaginal surface EMG study in healthy and incontinent women

    University dissertation from Marianne Gunnarsson, Högsvägen 10, S-244 41 Kävlinge, Sweden

    Author : Marianne Gunnarsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nephrology; Urologi; nefrologi; Urology; vaginal surface EMG.; traumatic delivery; pelvic floor muscles; neuromuscular dysfunction; Female incontinence; magnetic stimulation;

    Abstract : Dysfunction of the pelvic floor can lead to incontinence and different forms of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Urinary incontinence is a common problem and about 500 000 persons in Sweden, mostly (2/3) women, suffering from incontinence. READ MORE