Search for dissertations about: "idiopathic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 177 swedish dissertations containing the word idiopathic.

  1. 1. Idiopathic parkinsonism : epidemiology and clinical characteristics of a population-based incidence cohort

    Author : Jan Linder; Lars Forsgren; Ole-Bjørn Tysnes; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinsonism; Parkinson s disease; Multiple system atrophy; Progressive supranuclear palsy; Incidence; Magnetic resonance tomography; Electromyography; Oculomotor;

    Abstract : Background: Idiopathic parkinsonism is a neurodegenerative syndrome of unknown cause and includes Parkinson’s disease (PD) and atypical parkinsonian disorders. The atypical parkinsonian disorders are: Multiple system atrophy (MSA), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and corticobasal degeneration (CBD). READ MORE

  2. 2. Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis : A Deformity in Three Dimensions

    Author : Ludvig Vavruch; Hans Tropp; Daniel Forsberg; Nils Dahlström; Staffan Wirell; Paul Gerdhem; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Scoliosis is a complex three-dimensional deformity of the spine. Even though it has been known for centuries, treatment of the deformity has focused on correcting only in the frontal plane. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis : health-related quality of life and participation in healthcare encounters

    Author : Veronica Lundberg; Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund; Catharina Eriksson; Torbjörn Lind; Rebecka Janols; Eva Broström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child; Gender; Healthcare professionals; Health-related quality of life; Informant discrepancies; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; Parents; Participation; Pediatrics; Qualitative; Questionnaire; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Background: Growing up with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) can be associated with functional limitations, feelings of being different, and an impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Children’s and parents’ reports of child HRQOL may differ. READ MORE

  4. 4. Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus : Cerebrospinal Fluid Tap Test and Magnetic Resonance Imaging as Preoperative Prognostic Investigations

    Author : Johan Virhammar; Elna-Marie Larsson; Katarina Laurell; Kristina Giuliana Cesarini; Magnus Tisell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; normal pressure hydrocephalus; NPH; cerebrospinal fluid disorders; dementia; MRI; CSF tap test; CBF; ASL; Neurology; Neurologi; Neurokirurgi; Neurosurgery; Radiology; Radiologi;

    Abstract : Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a condition with dilated cerebral ventricles but intracranial pressure within normal limits. The symptoms of gait impairment, cognitive decline and urinary incontinence develop gradually. Treatment with shunt insertion results in improvement in eight out of ten patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus : Aspects on Pathophysiology, Clinical Characteristics and Evaluation Methods

    Author : Fredrik Lundin; Göran Leijon; Carsten Wikkelsø; Bertil Romner; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Introduction. Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a condition with enlargement of the cerebral ventricular system and an intracranial pressure (ICP) within normal limits. READ MORE