Search for dissertations about: "diverticular disease"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words diverticular disease.

  1. 1. Aspects on diverticular disease

    Author : Fredrik Hjern; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Diverticular disease; diverticulitis; risk factors; antibiotics; CT colonography; colonoscopy; genital fistula; medical and surgical treatment;

    Abstract : Objective: The aims of this thesis were to evaluate the influence of ethnicity and other sociodemographic factors on the rate of diverticular disease (DD) (Paper I), to compare findings specific for DD and acceptance of CT Colonography (CTC) and conventional Colonoscopy (CC) in patients examined after diverticulitis (AD) (Paper II), to evaluate the value of antibiotics in conservative treatment of patients with mild AD (Paper III) and to study patients with diverticular fistulas to the female genital tract (Paper IV). Methods: In paper I, Swedish national registers with information about health and socio-demographic indicators were used to study ethnicity and other socio-demographic factors and the risk of hospital admission due to DD in a national cohort (4. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological studies on diverticular disease of the colon

    Author : Johan Granlund; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Objective: The aims of this thesis were to evaluate if there is an association between diverticular disease and colorectal cancer (Paper I), to assess any genetic contribution to the occurrence of diverticular disease (Paper II), determine how common hospitalization and surgery for diverticular disease are in measures of admission rates, incidence rates and lifetime risk (Paper II), and to estimate mortality in diverticulitis patients, needing hospital care (Paper IV). Methods: Swedish national registries were cross-linked through individual personal identification numbers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiological and pathophysiological studies on diverticular disease in the colon

    Author : M. Ellionore Järbrink-Sehgal; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Diverticular disease of the colon is common and is associated with a high and increasing societal burden with great economical and human costs. Prevalence increases with age and with an overall aging population, investigating risk factors are important. The pathogenesis is complex and poorly understood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Obesity and Common Surgical Disorders, Effects on Incidence and Complications

    Author : Anders Rosemar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obesity; complications; BMI; diverticular disease; groin hernia; postoperative complications; groin hernia repair; surgery; incidence;

    Abstract : Background: Overweight and obesity are becoming increasingly common, not only in the developed countries but also in developing countries. It is well documented that obesity increases the risk of several medical disorders; however, less is known of effects of obesity on common surgical disorders and treatments. READ MORE