Search for dissertations about: "hematuria diagnosis"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words hematuria diagnosis.

  1. 1. CT Urography : Efforts to Reduce the Radiation Dose

    Author : Pär Dahlman; Anders Magnusson; Anders Sundin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urinary tract malignancy; renal cell carcinoma; urography; x-ray computed tomography; radiation dosage; dose escalation; hematuria diagnosis; Diagnostic radiology; Diagnostisk radiologi; Radiology; Radiologi;

    Abstract : Computed tomography urography (CTU) is today the imaging method used to investigate patients with suspected urinary tract malignancy, replacing the old imaging method intravenous pyelography (IVP) about a decade ago. The downside of this shift was that the effective radiation dose to the examined patient was eight times higher for CTU compared to IVP. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation of Bladder Tumors with CT Urography in Patients Presenting with Gross Hematuria

    Author : Malin Helenius; Anders Magnusson; Torbjörn Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CT Urography; Bladder tumor; Gross hematuria; Tissue charactarization; Bladder distension; Tumor detection; Radiology; Radiologi;

    Abstract : Bladder tumor is the most common tumor detected in patients presenting with gross hematuria. Early detection and treatment is crucial for good prognosis, however, delay in diagnosis and treatment is common. Routine work-up of gross hematuria includes cystoscopy and Computed Tomography Urography (CTU). READ MORE

  3. 3. Bladder cancer. Urine tumour markers and hematuria

    Author : Hans Boman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bladder neoplasm; bladder cancer; tumour markers in urine; hematuria; NMP 22; BTA stat; UBC; TPS; cytology;

    Abstract : Cancer of the urinary organs is one of the more common cancer forms in Sweden, with bladder cancer as the fourth most common cancer among men, and the seventh most common among women. The bladder cancer incidence is rising with age and is seldom seen before 50 years of age. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality of life and side effects in patients with localized prostate cancer : evaluation with self-assessment questionnaires

    Author : Per Fransson; Sten Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; radiotherapy; complications; self assessment; questionnaires; validation; deferred treatment; quality of life;

    Abstract : Localized prostate cancer (LPC) is predominantly a tumor among older men, and few patients will get symptoms from the disease. All methods to treat LPC with a curative intent have different types and degrees of side effects. READ MORE