Search for dissertations about: "congenital heart disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words congenital heart disease.

  1. 1. Cardiovascular disease in patients with congenital heart disease

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Maria Fedchenko; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital heart disease; Myocardial infarction; Ischemic heart disease; Coarctation of the aorta; Cardiovascular risk factor;

    Abstract : Background: Today, about 95% of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) survive into adulthood and the survival in patients with CHD has increased considerably during the last decades. With increasing age, patients with CHD are at an increased risk of developing acquired cardiovascular disease, such as ischemic heart disease and myocardial infarction (MI). READ MORE

  2. 2. Being physically active as an adult with congenital heart disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Annika Bay; Bengt Johansson; Kristina Lämås; Malin Berghammer; Camilla Sandberg; Anna Strömberg; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult congenital heart disease; congenital heart disease; heart defect; physical activity; exercise self-efficacy; muscle function; quality of life; nursing; interviews; content analysis; prevention; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Due to advances in medical and surgical care adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing and aging population, that now outnumbers the children with CHD. In general, adults with CHD have reduced aerobic exercise capacity and nearly half of the patients do not reach current recommendations on physical activity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pediatric cardiac metabolism in congenital heart disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Kerstin Åmark; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardioplegia; Myocardial metabolism; Congenital heart disease; ; Cardiac surgery; Pediatrics;

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  4. 4. Psychosocial aspects of living with congenital heart disease child, family, and professional perspectives

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna-Lena Birkeland; Annika Rydberg; Bruno Hägglöf; Lennart Köhler; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breaking bad news; children adolescents; congenital heart disease; communication; content analyse; coping; counselling; interprofessional team; medical education; patient relationships; paediatric cardiology; professional role; psychosocial inventory method; qualitative method; quantitative method stress; teamwork;

    Abstract : Background: The vast majority of infants born with congenital heart disease (CHD) reach adulthood because of the developments in cardiology in recent decades. This thesis aims to describe the psychosocial situation of child/adolescent cardiac patients and their families, investigate the situation faced by parents and siblings initially and over time, investigate the approaches paediatric cardiologists use in encountering the family, and describe the teamwork occurring in paediatric cardiology teams (PCTs) in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. MR Imaging of Congenital Heart Disease at 0.3 T

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nils Malmgren; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Magnetic Resonans Imaging; Congenital Heart Defects; Imaging parameters; Surface coils; Complex Congenital Heart Defects; Postoperative; Pulmonary vessels.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to systematically evaluate the potential of static MR Imaging in congenital heart disease. As low field equlpment was first avaliable, and contlnues to be used, the experienee with this type of imager is reported. Accurate parameter setting is of the greatest importance for efficient cardiac scanning. READ MORE