Search for dissertations about: "congenital heart disease"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words congenital heart disease.

  1. 16. Physical performance, physical activity, body composition and exercise training in adults with congenital heart disease

    Author : Camilla Sandberg; Bengt Johansson; Karin Wadell; Lena Jonasson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult congenital heart disease; physical performance; physical activity; body composition; exercise training; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Background Adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing population and related to advances in surgical and medical treatment, they now outnumber the children with corresponding lesions. Since a congenital heart lesion often results in reduced exercise capacity, this population is a potential target for physiotherapy. READ MORE

  2. 17. Psychosocial situation of parents of children with congenital heart disease

    Author : Stephen Lawoko; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Congenital heart disease; parents; distress; hopelessness; quality of life; social support; satisfaction with care;

    Abstract : Background: Current knowledge of the psychosocial situation of parents of congenital heart disease children (PCCHD) should be interpreted with caution. Most studies may not be representative of the population in question, and tend to concentrate mainly on describing PCCHD's distress experiences. READ MORE

  3. 18. Thrombosis in Children

    Author : Olof Rask; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child; Estradiol; Heart Defects; Congenital; Hemostasis; Protein C Inhibitor; Risk factors; Thrombophilia; Thromboembolism; Autoantibodies; Adolescent;

    Abstract : Aims: The general objective was to further elucidate thromboembolic disease in children and thereby help improve the care of these patients. More specific aims were as follows: to determine what children are affected by thrombosis; to discern any gender or age differences related to thrombosis; to identify prothrombotic risk factors; to ascertain whether autoantibodies against coagulation proteins constitute a risk factor for childhood thrombosis; to study girls receiving estrogen treatment with regard to induced hemostatic changes and efficacy of the therapy; to investigate long-term effects on the hemostatic system in children subjected to heart surgery. READ MORE

  4. 19. Coding to cure : NMR and thermodynamic software applied to congenital heart disease research

    Author : Markus Niklasson; Patrik Lundström; Malin Lindqvist Appell; Björn Wallner; Katja Petzold; Malmendal Anders; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Regardless of scientific field computers have become pivotal tools for data analysis and the field of structural biology is not an exception. Here, computers are the main tools used for tasks including structural calculations of proteins, spectral analysis of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy data and fitting mathematical models to data. READ MORE

  5. 20. The Psychosocial Situation of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease in Iran

    Author : Bahareh Eslami; Joaquim Soares; Gloria Macassa; Örjan Sundin; Hamid Reza Khankeh; Philip Moons; Mittuniversitetet; []
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    Abstract : Background and objectives:Adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) are a new group of patients with a prevalence of 4 per 1000. They have evolved as a result of significant improvements in medical management during the past decades. READ MORE