Search for dissertations about: "congenital heart disease"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words congenital heart disease.

  1. 6. Respiratory tract infections in children with congenital heart disease

    Author : Elin Granbom; Estelle Naumburg; Uwe Ewald; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Respiratory tract infection; Respiratory syncytial virus; Congenital heart disease; CHD; RSV; Palivizumab; Prophylax; Pediatrics; pediatrik;

    Abstract : Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection is common among young children. Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is a risk factor of severe illness and hospitalization. READ MORE

  2. 7. Congenital Heart Disease, Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Author : Anna Björk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital Heart Disease; Diabetes Mellitus; Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus; Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Mortality; Morbidity;

    Abstract : Worldwide, 1% of all live born children are born with a congenital heart disease (CHD) and currently >95% reach adulthood due to better diagnostics and medical care. At the same time, Diabetes Mellitus (DM), type 1 (T1DM) and type 2 (T2DM), is increasing worldwide. READ MORE

  3. 8. Living with a congenital heart disease - adolescents' and young adults' experiences

    Author : Malin Berghammer; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : congenital heart disease; health; hermeneutics; interviews; quality of life; sense of coherence;

    Abstract : LIVING WITH A CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: ADOLESCENTS’ AND YOUNG ADULTS’ EXPERIENCES Malin Berghammer Institute of Health and Caring Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Abstract Adolescents and young adults with a congenital heart disease (CHD) belong to a new and in several respects unexplored population within health research. They represent a diversity of heart defects requiring different surgical procedures and interventions that create different physiological and anatomical structures, with various impacts on life. READ MORE

  4. 9. Physical fitness and exercise in adults with congenital heart disease

    Author : Linda Ashman Kröönström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult congenital heart disease; Physical fitness; Exercise; Muscle function; Health-related quality of life;

    Abstract : Background: The population of patients with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) is growing, and the estimated life expectancy has increased. Therefore, factors related to lifestyle, such as physical activity (PA), exercise, and the risk of lifestyle-related diseases, to which these patients may be more susceptible, are becoming increasingly important to study. READ MORE

  5. 10. Autoantibodies in congenital heart block

    Author : Robert Klauninger; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Neonatal lupus erythematosus (NLE) affects neonates of Ro/SSA and La/SSB positive women. NLE is associated with several clinical manifestations including skin rash, cytopenia and congenital heart block (CHB). CHB is the most severe manifestation which can develop into a lethal atrioventricular (AV) block. READ MORE