Search for dissertations about: "incontinence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 146 swedish dissertations containing the word incontinence.

  1. 1. Faecal incontinence : Aspects of diagnosis and treatment

    Author : Asbjörn Österberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Faecal incontinence; anorectal manovolumetry; high pressure zone profile; pudendal nerve terminal motor latency; fibre density; questionnaire; electrostimulation; levatorplasty; sphincteroplasty; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Rectal reservoir function and anal pressures were investigated using anorectal manovolumetry in 48 patients with faecal incontinence and in 25 control subjects. Resting and squeeze pressures were lower in patients (p... READ MORE

  2. 2. Urinary incontinence : prevalence, treatment seeking behaviour, experiences, and perceptions among persons with and without urinary leakage

    Author : Gunnel Andersson; Jan-Erik Johansson; Kerstin Nilsson; Eva Sahlberg-Blom; Eva Samuelsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; UI; prevalence; impact on daily life; healthcare-seeking; cultural study; Medicine; Medicin; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to describe urinary incontinence (UI) from a population perspective and to describe experiences and perceptions of UI from an individual perspective. This includes assessing the prevalence of urinary incontinence as well as describing treatment seeking and experiences of living with UI. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female urinary incontinence : impact on sexual life and psychosocial wellbeing in patients and partners, and patient-reported outcome after surgery

    Author : Margareta Nilsson; Ann Lalos; Othon Lalos; Håkan Lindkvist; Martin Stjernquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; female; partner relationship; patient-reported outcomes; overactive bladder; sexual life; social impact; suburethral slings; quality of life; urgency; urinary incontinence; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: Urinary incontinence (UI) and urgency are common conditions and can have a profound influence on many aspects of life. Approximately one in four women has UI and one in ten has daily symptoms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of surgical methods for treatment of female stress urinary incontinence

    Author : Maud Ankardal; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : urinary incontinence; female; surgery; colposuspension; laparoscopic; laparoscopy; tension-free vaginal tape; stress urinary incontinence; mixed urinary incontinence; quality of life; long term results; health care costs; cost analyses; health priorities; vaginal surgery; Sweden;

    Abstract : Aims: Paper I & II: To compare the subjective and objective results of open Burch colposuspension and laparoscopic colposuspension using sutures or mesh and staples in randomised trials. Paper III: To assess the short and long term results of the Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT)-procedure in a large observational study and to identify factors predictive of successful outcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor. A comparison with caesarean section in one-para women

    Author : Maria Gyhagen; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; urinary incontinence; pelvic organ prolapse; fecal incontinence; vaginal delivery; caesarean section; BMI; epidemiology; subtypes; bothersome; severity; anal incontinence; episiotomy; perineal tear;

    Abstract : Abstract Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor: A comparison with caesarean section in one-parae women Urinary incontinence (UI), symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse (sPOP), and faecal and anal incontinence (FI and AI) are the three major sequelae of childbirth. It has as yet not been finally settled whether in the long term vaginal delivery (VD) is detrimental to pelvic floor function in comparison to caesarean section (CS). READ MORE