Search for dissertations about: "acute appendicitis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words acute appendicitis.

  1. 1. Acute Abdominal Pain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helena Laurell; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Surgery; acute abdominal pain; diagnostic pitfalls; decision-making; competence; sensitivity; specificity; high age; acute appendicitis; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : The aim was to identify diagnostic difficulties for acute abdominal pain at the emergency department and during hospital stay. A total of 3349 patients admitted to Mora Hospital with acute abdominal pain of up to seven days duration, were registered prospectively for history and clinical signs according to a structured schedule. READ MORE

  2. 2. Antibiotic therapy as single treatment of acute appendicitis

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jeanette Hansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; appendicitis; antibiotic therapy; appendectomy; procalcitonin;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT BACKGROUND Appendectomy has been the established treatment of acute appendicitis during the last century, regarded as a simple and safe procedure, although hampered with postoperative complications and increased standard mortality. Modern research has indicated that selected patients with acute appendicitis can be treated by antibiotic therapy alone. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extracellular matrix remodelling proteases in acute appendicitis and their impact on appendiceal perforation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Solberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; appendicitis; perforation; extracellular matrix; MMP-9; TIMP-1; uPA; PAI-1;

    Abstract : Abstract Background Appendicitis is associated with varying degradation of extracellular matrix involved in tissue injury. The principal aim of this study was to investigate whether immunoreactive techniques could illustrate the course and severity of appendicitis and separate the different inflammatory grades, phlegmonous, gangrenous and perforated appendicitis, from each other and from uninflamed appendix. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epidemiologic studies on acute appendicitis in children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Markus Almström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in children. A considerable effort has been made to develop and improve treatment and outcomes. A PubMed search yields over 20 000 publications on appendicitis. Almost 8 000 abstracts are found if the search is restricted to children. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the treatment of acute appendicitis in children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Jan F Svensson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Acute appendicitis is a common condition in children and the treatment of this condition is both straightforward and complex at the same time. An appendectomy is the most common acute surgical intervention in children and the vast majority of children make a swift recovery without any complications. READ MORE