Search for dissertations about: "esophagogastric junction"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words esophagogastric junction.

  1. 1. Perioperative complications in obese patients A thesis on risk reducing strategies

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Fredrik Ander; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intubation time; videolaryngoscopy; obesity; esophagogastric junction; remifentanil; esmolol; high-resolution manometry; pulmonary aspiration; postoperative pain; postoperative opioid-sparing;

    Abstract : Aspiration of gastric content and delayed or failed intubation are the leading causes of anesthesia-related mortality and morbidity. In the recovery period, airway obstruction with subsequent hypoxia is a relatively common cause of morbidity, and is highly associated to the amount of opioids administered, especially in obese patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Esophageal stenting in the palliation of malignant strictures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Urs Wenger; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stent; brachytherapy; neoplasm; esophagus; cardia; quality of life; dysphagia; symptoms; palliative treatment; health economy.;

    Abstract : Background: The prognosis among patients with esophageal or cardia cancer is worse than that in most cancer diseases. Moreover, more than half of the patients with carcinoma of the esophageal or gastric cardia diagnosed in Sweden present with an advanced disease where the only available treatment is palliation. READ MORE