Search for dissertations about: "infections"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1431 swedish dissertations containing the word infections.

  1. 1. Aortic infections The Nadir of Vascular Surgery

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karl Sörelius; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mycotic; aortic; aneurysm; surgery; infection; endovascular repair; open abdomen; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Aortic infections are rare, life-threatening and constitute a major challenge in surgical management. This thesis aims to evaluate short – and long-term outcome of endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) for mycotic aortic aneurysms (MAA) and the subsequent risk of recurrent infections, changes in surgical practice over time for abdominal MAAs in Sweden and outcome for different treatment modalities, as well as the risk of secondary vascular infection after treatment with Open abdomen after aortic surgery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Imported infections’ importance global change driving Dengue dynamics

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Mikkel B. Quam; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dengue; Zika; Vector-borne Disease; Aedes; Global Change; Climate Change; Viral Evolution; Phylogenetics; Travel; Interconnectivity; Disease Modeling; Madeira; Italy; Japan; Europe;

    Abstract : Background Dengue is a significant problem of international health concern. According to the World Health Organization in 2012, globally, dengue is “the most important mosquito borne viral disease” with incidence 30 higher than it had been 50 years ago. READ MORE

  3. 3. Invasive Pneumococcal Infections

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Erik Backhaus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Streptococcus pneumoniae; epidemiology; risk factors; pneumonia; meningitis; serotype; clonal complex;

    Abstract : Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of disease, ranging from uncomplicated respiratory infections to severe invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), including bacteraemic pneumonia, septicaemia with unknown focus and meningitis. Case fatality rate (CFR) remains high and antibiotic resistance is increasing globally. S. READ MORE

  4. 4. Silent chlamydia infections : aspects of diagnosis and considerations concerning treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Henning Thejls; Uppsala universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  5. 5. Tick-Borne Infections in Humans Aspects of immunopathogenesis, diagnosis and co-infections with Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marika Nordberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The tick-borne infectious agents, B. burgdorferi, A. phagocytophilum and the TBE-virus, can all cause clinical disease in humans and may all initially give rise to myalgia, arthralgia, headache and fever. READ MORE