Search for dissertations about: "emergency surgery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 swedish dissertations containing the words emergency surgery.

  1. 1. Colorectal Cancer : Audit and Health Economy in Colorectal Cancer Surgery in a Defined Swedish Population

    Author : Pia Jestin; Ulf Gunnarsson; Lars Påhlman; Bengt Glimelius; Jörgen Rutegård; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; colorectal cancer; colon cancer; rectal cancer; epidemiology; quality assurance; quality control; health economy; survival; hospital category; emergency surgery; lymph nodes; tumour staging; anastomotic leakage; case-control study; surgical complications; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer is one of the most common malignancies in Sweden, with more than 5000 new cases annually. Median age at time of diagnosis is approximately 75 years. Owing to the ageing population, the incidence of colorectal cancer is increasing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Femoral and Inguinal Hernia : How to Minimize Adverse Outcomes Following Repair

    Author : Ursula Dahlstrand; Ulf Gunnarsson; Gabriel Sandblom; Staffan Wollert; Andrew Kingsnorth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; femoral hernia; inguinal hernia; adverse outcome; complication; recurrence; chronic pain; long-term pain; emergency; mortality; TEP; Lichtenstein; local anesthesia; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Groin hernia is common, and each year 200 repairs per 100 000 adult inhabitants are performed in Sweden. Groin hernias are either inguinal or femoral (2-4%). Elective repair is not associated with an excess mortality, but adverse outcomes include recurrence and long-term pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preparedness for mass-casualty attacks on public transportation

    Author : Annelie Holgersson; Ulf Björnstig; Britt-Inger Saveman; Dzenan Sahovic; Per Örtenwall; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antagonism; disaster medicine; emergency response; emergency organizations; mass transit; preparedness; rescue work; security; terrorism; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background: Public transportation constitutes a vulnerable sector in modern day society with a high probability of generating mass casualties if attacked. By preparing for mass-casualty attacks (MCAs), response can become more effective and public transportation can become a less rewarding target. READ MORE

  4. 4. On intestinal ischaemia after aortoiliac surgery : Epidemiological, clinical and experimental studies

    Author : Martin Björck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Ischaemia; intestines; colon; ischaemic colitis; aorta-abdominal; aortic aneurysm-abdominal; aortic rupture; atherosclerosis; postoperative complications; cohort studies; case-control studies; clinical protocols; experimental design; incidence; risk factors; diagnosis; treatment outcome; intra-mucosal pH; pHi; swine; splanchnic circulation; haemodynamics; dobutamine; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : An important cause of death among patients undergoing surgery of the abdominal aorta is intestinal ischaemia. In the Swedish Vascular Registry 2930 aortoiliac operations were identified. The complication was studied in a combined cohort and case-control study, and multivariate analysis performed. The incidence of intestinal ischaemia was 2. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mortality and morbidity after groin hernia surgery : the role of nationwide registers in finding and analysing rare outcomes

    Author : Hanna Nilsson; Pär Nordin; Ulf Angerås; Hans Stenlund; Andrew Kingsnorth; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Introduction: Groin hernia surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures world-wide. Although mainly uncomplicated, the large volume of these operations makes it important to consider severe postoperative complications. READ MORE