Search for dissertations about: "individual patient data meta-analysis"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words individual patient data meta-analysis.

  1. 1. International Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty: Influence of Patient, Implant, and Surgical factors on Total Hip Arthroplasty Survivorship in Sweden, the US, and Australia

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Elizabeth W. Paxton; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Total Hip Arthroplasty; International outcomes; Variation in clinical practices; Risk of hip arthroplasty revision; meta-analysis;

    Abstract : Abstract Background Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is debilitating disease resulting in pain, stiffness, and reduced physical function. Although total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a successful treatment for OA, some THAs require revision surgery due to infection, dislocation, aseptic loosening, fracture and other reasons. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effect of antihypertensive treatment at different blood pressure levels

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University

    Author : Mattias Brunström; Bo Carlberg; Mats Eliasson; Sverre Kjeldsen; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; blood pressure; hypertension; antihypertensive treatment; cardiovascular disease; randomized controlled trial; systematic review; meta-analysis; standardization;

    Abstract : BackgroundHigh blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death. The shape of association between blood pressure and the risk of cardiovascular events is debated. Some researchers suggest that the association is linear or log-linear, whereas others suggest it is J-shaped. READ MORE

  3. 3. Major determinants of outcome and dosing in warfarin treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Jonatan Lindh; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to identify factors that determine individual patients sensitivity to the anticoagulant warfarin, and to quantify the effect of such factors on different measures of anticoagulation control. As part of this project, a large bio-bank was prospectively collected, with DNA and clinical data from more than 1500 patients starting warfarin treatment (the WARG cohort). READ MORE

  4. 4. Measurement of mania and depression

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Mats Adler; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: In psychiatry, the assessment of symptom severity is being increasingly assisted by rating scales, in clinical practice as well as in research and quality control. Transforming the subjective symptoms of psychiatric disorders into valid numerical measures is subjected to numerous confounding factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Very low energy diets in the treatment of obesity : studies of obstructive sleep apnoea, side-effects, and treatment discontinuation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Huddinge

    Author : Kari Johansson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: The prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically during the last decades worldwide. Obesity is associated with increased risk of morbidity and mortality, leading to an increased suffering for the individual patient and an increased burden on the health care system. Currently, the most effective treatment is bariatric surgery. READ MORE