Search for dissertations about: "colposcopy thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words colposcopy thesis.

  1. 1. Colposcopy after cervical dysplasia: psychological aspects

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Charlotte Hellsten; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abnormal cervical smear; HPV; CIN; LEEP; SF-36; MADRS-S; colposcopy; anxiety; Depression; STAI;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to conduct a prospective investigation of anxiety and its long-term effects on women referred for colposcopy after an abnormal cervical smear. The thesis comprises four articles, all based on a study of the current life situation, anxiety (Spielberger's state-trait anxiety inventory, STAI), depression (Montogomery Isberg Depression Rating Scale self-rate), psychosexuality, and quality of life (Health Survey Short Form-36) in 100 women referred for colposcopy and at follow-up six months and two years later. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cervical cancer prevention Studies on possible improvements

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Björn Strander; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; cytology; colposcopy; HPV; cervical neoplasm; epidemiology; treatment; follow up;

    Abstract : Aims: The aim of this study is to target and assess possible improvements for women attending cervical cancer screening programs. Methods: In a randomized study the use of ThinPrep liquid based cytology (LBC) was tested against conventional cytology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genital human papillomaviruses. Studies of their occurrence, type spectrum and expression

    University dissertation from Virology

    Author : Ola Forslund; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mRNA expression; microwell; HPV 70; type determination; CIN; quantification; urine; multifocal infections; hybridization; PCR; HPV; human papillomavirus; Microbiology; bacteriology; virology; mycology; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : The occurrence of genital human papillomavirus infection was determined in different categories of patients by means of PCR. In high proportion of young women attending an adolescent clinic, the presence of HPV DNA was demonstrated in simultaneously urethral and cervical samples, suggesting that genital HPV infections are often multifocal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human papilloma virus association with vulvovaginitis and genital intra-epithelial neoplasia

    University dissertation from Virology

    Author : Elisabeth Bodén; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In many women with gynecological complaints such as itching, burning, discharge, and fissures causing dyspareunia, examination of the vulvovaginal mucosa reveals hyperkeratotic and papillomatous changes. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technique revealed 64% of such lesions to harbour Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)- DNA, whereas Southern blot (SB) technique showed 50% to be positive for HPV- DNA. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tissue tumor marker expression in normal cervical tissue and in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, for women who are at high risk of human papilloma virus infection, are smokers, contraceptive users or in fertile age

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Raghad Samir; Dan Hellberg; Anna Asplund; Pär Sparen; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tumor markers; cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; smoking; contraceptive use; sex steroid hormones; HPV infection; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : The aim of this research was to study the correlation between tissue tumor marker expression and HR-HPV infection, smoking, hormonal contraceptive use and sex steroids in women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or normal epithelium. The study investigated the expression of 11 tumor markers in cervical biopsies obtained from 228 women with different diagnoses ranging from normal cervical epithelium to various stages of CIN. READ MORE