Search for dissertations about: "anemia complications"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words anemia complications.

  1. 1. Acute Confusional State in Elderly Patients with Hip Fracture. Identification of risk factors and intervention using a prehospital and perioperative management program

    University dissertation from Karin Björkman Björkelund

    Author : Karin Björkman Björkelund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative confusion; mortality; pain; fasting; hypoxemia; complications; ASA; Anemia; transfusion.; anesthesia;

    Abstract : Abstract The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about underlying causes and perioperative risk factors of Acute Confusional State (ACS) in elderly patients with hip fracture and to investigate the effect of a multi-factorial intervention program in order to decrease the number of patients who develop ACS. The aim in paper I was to describe elderly patients with hip fracture on the basis of the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ ASA classification system and to identify preoperative risk factors in relation to the postoperative outcome measured up to 4-months after surgery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vitamin D and its role in obesity and other associated conditions

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Christos Karefylakis; Örebro universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Vitamin D; obesity; Roux-en-Y gastric bypass; secondary hyperpara-thyroidism; anemia; iron deficiency; body composition; cardiorespiratory fitness; Vitamin D C3 epimer;

    Abstract : Vitamin D has received much attention in recent years due to the re-emergence of vitamin D deficiency as a global health issue along with increasing evidence indicating that 1,25-dihydroxivitamin D, the hormonally active form of vita-min D, not only acts in calcium and bone metabolism but also generates ex-traskeletal biological responses.In this thesis, the role of vitamin D in obesity and other associated condi-tions has been studied. READ MORE

  3. 3. New strategies to prevent fetal and neonatal complications in Rhesus D immunization

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

    Author : Eleonor Tiblad; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis was to investigate if fetal and neonatal complications due to RhD immunization in the mother could be prevented by 1) reducing procedurerelated complications in intrauterine blood transfusions and by 2) reducing the incidence of RhD immunization by providing routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis during pregnancy selectively to non-immunized RhD negative women with RhD positive fetuses. Paper I was a retrospective study including 284 intrauterine transfusions in 84 women 1990-2010. READ MORE

  4. 4. Graft viability and transfusion related complications in patients undergoing stem cell transplantation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Oncology-Pathology

    Author : Emma Watz; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a treatment strategy for patients with hematopoietic malignancies and inborn errors of metabolism or immunodeficiencies. A successful clinical outcome depends on many factors, such as underlying disease, the patients’ status, treatment protocol, donor, graft source and occurrence and severity of complications such as graft versus host disease (GVHD) and infections. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pure red cell aplasia in swedish children : Clinical features, epidemiological and etiological aspects of transient erythroblastopenia of childhood and Diamond-Blackfan anemia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Söder Hospital

    Author : Gunnar Skeppner; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Anemia due to impaired erythropoiesis is a rare condition that is more common in children than in adults. Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is the term used to denote anemia due to failure of the bone marrow that affects only the erythropoietic cell line. PRCA exists in two forms only presented in children. READ MORE