Search for dissertations about: "etiology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 526 swedish dissertations containing the word etiology.

  1. 1. Thyroid cancer : studies on etiology and prognosis

    Author : Arne Hallquist; Lennart Hardell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Thyroid cancer; prognostic factors; etiology; occupation; medical ionizing radiation; reproductive; and family factors;

    Abstract : Thyroid cancer constitutes about 1% of all malignant tumours and the incidence is increasing in Sweden. It is rare in children before the age of 10. During puberty the female to male ratio increases to be two to three times more common in females. The ratio remains constant until menopause and thereafter declines. READ MORE

  2. 2. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease – Is it just the hip? : Epidemiological, Clinical and Psychosocial Studies with special focus on Etiology

    Author : Yasmin D. Hailer; Olof Nilsson; Sharham Bahmanyar; Fritz Hefti; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease; hypertension; ischemic heart disease; coagulation; risk factors; etiology; injury; quality of life; EQ-5D; IPAQ; physical activity; ADHD; ASRS; depression; mortality; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to add some pieces to the etiological puzzle of LCPD with special focus on vascular origin and hyperactivity. Furthermore we wanted to evaluate some consequences of LCPD in adulthood.Swedish registry data were used to identify a cohort of patients with the diagnosis of LCPD. READ MORE

  3. 3. Etiology of gastroesophageal reflux

    Author : Magnus Nilsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Gastroesophageal reflux; esophagitis; etiology; risk factors; population-based; casecontrol study; prevalence; body mass index; hormone replacement therapy; life-style.;

    Abstract : Although gastroesophageal reflux disease is among the most common disorders at all in Western populations, the etiology is largely unknown. The objective of this thesis is to increase the knowledge of the etiology of reflux disease by studying a number of potential risk factors, using population-based methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Risk : epidemiology, etiology and intervention

    Author : Aslak Rautio; Kurt Boman; Anna Norhammar; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Diabetes; Cardiovascular risk; epidemiology; myocardial infarction; stroke; fibrinolysis; insulin treatment; Diabetes; kardiovaskulär risk; epidemilogi; hjärtinfarkt; stroke; fibrinolys; insulinbehandling; cardiovascular disease; hjärt- och kärlforskning;

    Abstract : Background: The Framingham Study from 1988 showed a heavy impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) on the risk and prognosis of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Several other studies have confirmed that DM is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and that patients with DM have a poor prognosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Etiology of oral cancer

    Author : Elsy-Britt Schildt; Mikael Eriksson; Lennart Hardell; Gunnar Steineck; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oral cancer; case-control study; snuff use; smoking; alcohol; HSV-infections; dental factors; occupations; molecular epidemiology; p53;

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