Search for dissertations about: "arm lymphedema"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words arm lymphedema.

  1. 1. Liposuction and Controlled Compression Therapy in the Treatment of Arm Lymphedema following Breast Cancer

    University dissertation from Surgery Research Unit, Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Håkan Brorson; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; quality of life; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatologi; arm lymphedema; arm lymphoedema; Psychological General Well-Being index; Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; shoulder mobility; Nottingham Health Profile; VAS; lymphoscintigraphy; laser Doppler imaging; skin blood flow; controlled compression therapy; breast cancer; liposuction;

    Abstract : Liposuction and controlled compression therapy in the treatment of arm lymphedema following breast cancer About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. The cancer itself is a worry, but the swollen and heavy arm is an additional handicap for the patients, both physical and psychosocial. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lymphedema and Health-Related Quality of Life

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Pia Klernäs; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lymphedema; Sensitivity; Responsiveness; Reliability; Validity; PROM; Questionnaire; Quality of life; Psychometric testing; lymfödem; Livskvalitet; psykometriska tester; reliabilitet; sensitivitet; validitet; responsiveness; enkät;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop a lymphedema-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to evaluate how persons with lymphedema experience HRQoL. Lymphedema is defined as swelling in one or more parts of the body that is due to impaired lymph drainage and transport. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self performed treatment in female cancer survivors with secondary lymphedema

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

    Author : Helene Lindquist; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]

    Abstract : Background and aim: Many female cancer survivors who suffer from the consequences of secondary lymphedema experience physical, physiological and social limitations. Many studies have been made of some elements of self-care in the management of lymphedema but there are few if any studies of all of the potential elements that self-care might consist of. READ MORE

  4. 4. Molecular Etiology of Graves’ Disease and Associated Ophthalmopathy

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Tereza Planck; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; association study; Graves’ disease; Graves’ ophthalmopathy; immediate early genes; inflammation; adipogenesis; thyrostimulin; BTG2; CYR61; COX2; ZFP36; gene expression; SCD; SNP;

    Abstract : Graves' disease (GD) is a complex autoimmune disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism and diffuse goitre. 25-50% of the patients with GD develop eye symptoms, Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO). The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the molecular etiology of GD and GO. READ MORE