Search for dissertations about: "congenital heart disease"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words congenital heart disease.

  1. 11. Dental caries and background factors in children with heart disease

    Author : Linda Rosén; Christina Stecksén-Blicks; Annika Rydberg; Göran Dahllöf; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; attitudes; caries; children; dental care; heart disease; medication; saliva; Paedodontics; Pedodonti; odontologi; Odontology;

    Abstract : Congenital heart disease (CHD) is one of the most common congenital anomalies with an incidence of approximately 8–10 cases per 1000 live births. Technical development and continuing improvement in surgical methods have led to early interventions and an increased survival and consequently also a new group of patients in dentistry. READ MORE

  2. 12. Pulse oximetry: Evaluation of a potential tool for early detection of critical congenital heart disease

    Author : Anne de-Wahl Granelli; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : pulse oximetry; duct-dependent; newborn screening; congenital heart disease; perfusion index;

    Abstract : Background: About one third of newborns with life-threatening congenital heart disease leave newborn nurseries without the problem being recognized, and risk death or serious damage from circulatory collapse. The main aim of this thesis has been to evaluate if routine newborn screening with pulse oximetry could improve early in-hospital detection of newborns with duct-dependent circulation (DDC). READ MORE

  3. 13. Children living with type 1 diabetes and congenital heart disease in the West Bank, Palestine -Self-perceived health status, sense of coherence, and the daily life experiences of these children and theri parents

    Author : Kawther Elissa; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescent; child; diabetes mellitus type1; experiences; health status; heart defects; congenital; parents; sense of coherence;

    Abstract : Chronic diseases such as type 1 diabetes (T1D) and congenital heart disease (CHD) are lifelong conditions, need regular treatment, self management, and health care follow-ups. Growing up with these conditions affects the children’s and their parents’ lives at various levels, because of the increased burden and responsibilities imposed on them. READ MORE

  4. 14. When the paediatric heart is affected : impact on nutrition, growth and body composition from infancy to adolescence

    Author : Lena Hansson; Annika Rydberg; Inger Öhlund; Torbjörn Lind; Tanis Fenton; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Congenital heart disease; Patent ductus arteriosus; Preterm infant; Infant growth; Energy intake; Dietary fatty acid; Micronutrient intake; Vitamin D; Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry DXA ; Fontan circulation.; pediatrik; Pediatrics; Food and Nutrition; kostvetenskap; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : BackgroundChildren with complex congenital heart disease (CHD) and very low birth weight (VLBW) infants with a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) are two distinct groups of patients with different clinical care needs. Irrespective of the type of heart condition, nutritional intake and growth is largely affected in these individuals during infancy. READ MORE

  5. 15. Heart rate variability and pacemaker treatment in children with Fontan circulation

    Author : Jenny Alenius Dahlqvist; Annika Rydberg; Urban Wiklund; Jaana Pihkala; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital heart disease; Fontan circulation; heart rate variability; pacemaker; sinus node dysfunction; pediatrik; Pediatrics; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : Background: Fontan surgery is performed in children with univentricular heart defects. Arrhythmias are frequent complications, occasionally requiring pacemaker treatment. Previous data regarding indications and risk factors for pacemaker treatment in Fontan patients is limited and conflicting. READ MORE