Search for dissertations about: "aortic valve endocarditis"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words aortic valve endocarditis.

  1. 1. Aortic valve imaging - Towards new standards in prosthetic valve endocarditis

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Erika Fagman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prosthetic valve endocarditis; aortic valve endocarditis; ECG-gated CT; cardiac CT; 18F-FDG PET CT;

    Abstract : Background: Aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is a disease with high mortality, and diagnosis is difficult. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has been the mainstay imaging modality in the diagnostic workup, but TEE has diagnostic shortcomings. Thus, new imaging methods might improve the diagnostic workup of PVE. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aortic valve surgery: Clinical studies after autograft, homograft and prosthetic valve replacement

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Obaid Aljassim; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aortic valve surgery; Ross operation; Homograft; Doppler-Catheter gradients;

    Abstract : Aortic Valve Surgery Clinical studies after autograft, homograft and prosthetic valve replacement Obaid Aljassim, MD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Anaesthesia, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg Introduction and Aims: Aortic valve disease in symptomatic adult patients often requires surgery. Several alternatives are available: repair, mechanical and biological prostheses, homograft and the Ross procedure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prosthetic aortic heart valves

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

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

    Abstract : Background Aortic valve replacement (AVR) can be performed with different types of valve prostheses. There is no perfect aortic valve prosthesis, and the prosthetic choice for each patient requires careful consideration. This thesis evaluates mortality, morbidity, and prosthetic valve function after AVR with different aortic valve prostheses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Follow-up of adults with congenitally malformed hearts with focus on individualised and computer-based education and psychosocial support A descriptive and interventional study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Helén Rönning; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital heart disease; education; information; instrument development; multidisciplinary team; nursing; phenomenography; psychometrics; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Many adults with congenitally malformed hearts are at risk for complications such as decreased function and capacity of the heart due to the heart defect and previously surgery. This advocates self-management behaviours related to medical treatments, physical activity, preventions of endocarditis, some restrictions regarding suitable employment and spare time activities, birth control and pregnancy, but also lifestyle concerns such as refraining from smoking and healthy eating. READ MORE