Search for dissertations about: "congenital heart disease"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words congenital heart disease.

  1. 21. Hemodynamic assessment in patients with congenital heart disease using magnetic resonance imaging

    Author : Pia Sjöberg; Lund Klinisk fysiologi; []
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    Abstract : AbstractAround 1000 children are born with a heart disease in Sweden every year and today most of these children survive and reach adult age. There are around 2.3 million grownups with congenital heart disease in Europe today, a number that is expected to continue to increase. READ MORE

  2. 22. The role of Ro52 autoantibodies in congenital heart block

    Author : Stina Salomonsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Autoantibodies; Ro52; congenital heart block CHB ; Sjögren s syndrome SS ; autoimmunity; inflammation; autoantigen; germinal center GC ;

    Abstract : The presence of B cells producing autoantibodies is a common feature of many autoimmune conditions. The pathogenic role of the autoantibodies is often unclear, but they often serve as diagnostic markers and may be used as prognostic tools in some diseases. READ MORE

  3. 23. Risk factors for autoimmune-mediated congenital heart block

    Author : Sabrina Meisgen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Placental transfer of maternal Ro/SSA and La/SSB autoantibodies during pregnancy is associated with conduction disturbances and inflammation in the developing fetal heart, termed autoimmune-mediated congenital heart block (CHB). Maternal Ro/SSA and La/SSB autoantibodies are the main risk factors associated with the fetal cardiac manifestations to date, however, the low recurrence rate despite persisting autoantibodies in subsequent pregnancies indicates that additional factors determine fetal susceptibility. READ MORE

  4. 24. Transition from child healthcare to adult healthcare for adolescents with congenital heart disease

    Author : Åsa Burström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The life-prospects for adolescents with congenital heart disease (CHD) have improved, and today more than 90% survive to adulthood and need to continue their care into adulthood. During adolescence, the adolescents needs to step by step take over the responsibility for their care from their parents. READ MORE

  5. 25. Heart failure epidemiology with emphasis on young adults

    Author : Carmen Basic; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cardiomyopathy; validity; heart failure; mortality; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Heart failure (HF) is a major health problem worldwide with exponentially increasing incidence with age and the majority of patients being elderly. In recent years, an increase in hospitalization and prevalence of HF in younger persons has been documented in Sweden and Denmark, in contrast to an overall decrease in older patients. READ MORE