Search for dissertations about: "liposuction"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word liposuction.

  1. 1. Liposuction in Dercum's disease. Clinical studies regarding Dercum's disease and the effect of liposuction

    University dissertation from Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Emma Hansson; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dercum s disease; Liposuction; Plastic surgery; Chronic pain; Sensitivity; Neuropeptides; Adipose tissue histology;

    Abstract : Dercum’s disease is a rare condition characterised by obesity, chronic pain (>3 months) in the adipose tissue and a number of diffuse associated symptoms, such as fatigue and malaise. The aetiology of the disease is unknown. The experienced pains are often disabling and resistant to most tried treatments, such as analgesics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Liposuction of lymphedema: Treatment strategy, pathophysiology and long-term outcome

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Mattias Hoffner; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lymphedema; liposuction; SF-36; MRI; breast cancer; erysipelas; quality of life; HRQL; adipose tissue;

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  3. 3. Liposuction and Controlled Compression Therapy in the Treatment of Arm Lymphedema following Breast Cancer

    University dissertation from Surgery Research Unit, Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Håkan Brorson; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; quality of life; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatologi; arm lymphedema; arm lymphoedema; Psychological General Well-Being index; Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; shoulder mobility; Nottingham Health Profile; VAS; lymphoscintigraphy; laser Doppler imaging; skin blood flow; controlled compression therapy; breast cancer; liposuction;

    Abstract : Liposuction and controlled compression therapy in the treatment of arm lymphedema following breast cancer About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. The cancer itself is a worry, but the swollen and heavy arm is an additional handicap for the patients, both physical and psychosocial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lymphedema and Health-Related Quality of Life

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Pia Klernäs; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lymphedema; Sensitivity; Responsiveness; Reliability; Validity; PROM; Questionnaire; Quality of life; Psychometric testing; lymfödem; Livskvalitet; psykometriska tester; reliabilitet; sensitivitet; validitet; responsiveness; enkät;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop a lymphedema-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to evaluate how persons with lymphedema experience HRQoL. Lymphedema is defined as swelling in one or more parts of the body that is due to impaired lymph drainage and transport. READ MORE