Search for dissertations about: "acute coronary syndrome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 swedish dissertations containing the words acute coronary syndrome.

  1. 1. Acute coronary syndrome bleeding, platelets and gender

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Holm; Eva Swahn; Joakim Alfredsson; Sofia Sederholm Lawesson; Christina Christersson; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : BACKGROUNDBleeding complications increase mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Potential gender difference in bleeding regarding prevalence, location, severity and prognostic impact is still controversial and not well investigated. In regard to this aspect the relevance of triple antithrombotic therapy (TAT) is questioned. READ MORE

  2. 2. Platelet reactivity and comorbidities in acute coronary syndrome

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fredrik Björklund; Thomas Mooe; David Erlinge; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute coronary syndrome; myocardial infarction; platelet reactivity; platelet aggregation; Inflammation; infection; diabetes mellitus; chronic kidney disease; acute kidney injury; Cardiology; kardiologi;

    Abstract : Background In the event of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), the risk of death and complications such as stroke and re-infarction is high during the first month. Diabetes, impaired kidney function, elevated markers of systemic inflammation and high level of platelet reactivity have all been associated with worsened prognosis in ACS patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. On secondary prevention after acute coronary syndrome -what, when, and who

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Daniel Huber; Thomas Mooe; Nikolai Stenfors; Annika Rosengren; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular disease; acute coronary syndrome; secondary prevention; nurse-led; statins; randomized controlled trial.; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : BackgroundCardiovascular disease, of which coronary heart disease constitutes the lion’s share, is the leading cause of premature morbidity and mortality worldwide. Management of the condition has evolved rapidly in recent decades, and mortality has more than halved in the western world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Platelet Inhibition, Revascularization, and Risk Prediction in Non-ST-elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Daniel Lindholm; Stefan James; Christoph Varenhorst; James de Lemos; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coronary artery disease; myocardial infarction; acute coronary syndrome; non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome; P2Y12 inhibitors; ticagrelor; biomarkers; revascularization; percutaneous coronary intervention; risk prediction; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and ischemic heart disease is the most common manifestation. Despite improved outcomes during the last decades, patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are still at substantial risk of recurrent ischemic events and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. The initial phase of an acute coronary syndrome symptoms, patients' response to symptoms and opportunity to reduce time to seek care and to increase ambulance use

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Marie Thuresson; Johan Herlitz; Kurt Boman; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute coronary syndrome; pre-hospital delay; ambulance use; symptoms; decision making; Medicin; Medicine; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to describe the initial phase of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in overall terms from a national perspective and to evaluate the impact of an information campaign designed to inform the public about how to act when suspecting an ACS. A total of 1939 patients at 11 hospitals in Swedenwith diagnosed ACS and symptom onset outside hospital completed a questionnaire(I-IV). READ MORE