Search for dissertations about: "hip"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 506 swedish dissertations containing the word hip.

  1. 1. Revision Hip Arthroplasty : Impaction Bone Grafting and Low-Dose CT-Based Measurements of Bone Density and Migration

    Author : Hampus Stigbrand; Gösta Ullmark; Nils Hailer; Per Wretenberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Revision Hip Arthroplasty; Bone Grafting; Computed Tomography; Bone Mineral Density; CTMA; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : Aseptic loosening of total hip replacements is always associated with bone defects, either due to removal of the existing implant or osteolysis. Bone defects can be handled during revision surgery with impaction bone grafting (IBG). READ MORE

  2. 2. Prosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip : Cause and Effect

    Author : Peter Wildeman; Bo Söderquist; Per Wretenberg; Viktor Lindgren; Nils Hailer; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prosthetic joint infection; infection; arthroplasty; hip; Staphylococcus aureus; Cutibacterium avidum; hip; outcome; PROM;

    Abstract : Every year, 18 000 patients in Sweden and more than 1 million worldwide undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA). The operation is of great benefit to patients, but is associated with several complications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Silicon nitride for total hip replacements

    Author : Maria Pettersson; Cecilia Persson; Håkan Engqvist; Staffan Jacobson; Kenneth Holmberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SiNx; Si3N4; coatings; CoCr; Ti; alloy; tribology; wear; corrosion; dissolution; debris; hip; arthroplasty; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot materialvetenskap; Engineering Science with specialization in Materials Science;

    Abstract : For more than 50 years total hip replacements have been a common and successful procedure to increase patient mobility and quality of life. The 10-year implant survival rate is 97.8%. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fall-Related Hip Fracture : Predisposing and Precipitating Factors

    Author : Breiffni Leavy; Liisa Byberg; Anna Cristina Åberg; Michaëlsson Karl; Melhus Håkan; Ann Bremander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Co-existing disease; Epidemiology; Fall circumstances; Hip fracture; In-depth interviews; Mixed methods; Physical activity perceptions; Psychotropic drugs; Qualitative; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Geriatrics; Geriatrik; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : A physically inactive lifestyle is a predisposing risk factor for fall-related hip fracture. The circumstances, or precipitating factors, surrounding hip fractures are, however, not well understood, a factor of relevance for Swedish adults who have one of the highest hip fracture risks in the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patients with Hip Fracture : Various aspects of patient safety

    Author : Anna-Karin Gunnarsson; Lena Gunningberg; Sune Larsson; Kenneth B Jonsson; Anne-Marie Boström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; patient safety; nutrition; cranberry; patient involvement; adverse event; elderly; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate whether patient safety can be improved for patients with hip fracture by nutritional intervention and by pharmacological treatment with cranberry concentrate. Another aim was to describe the patients’ experience of involvement in their care. READ MORE