Search for dissertations about: "local recurrence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 swedish dissertations containing the words local recurrence.

  1. 1. Aspects on local recurrence after rectal cancer surgery

    Author : Karl Kodeda; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal neoplasms; Neoplasms recurrence; local; Methodology; Rectal washout; Rectal irrigation; Anterior resection; Quality assurance registry; Follow-up; Array-CGH; Tumour DNA;

    Abstract : Background: Local recurrence after rectal cancer surgery has a profound impact on affected patients’ lives. The overall aim of this thesis was to acquire a deeper understanding of local recurrence after rectal cancer surgery, with a long-term hope of minimising the incidence and mitigating the effects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Metastases from Renal Cell Carcinoma. Recurrence Patterns, Detection and Management

    Author : Saeed Dabestani; Lund Obstetrik och gynekologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Renal Cell Carcinoma; Follow-up; Recurrence; Metastasectomy; Local Therapy; Survival; Renal Cell Carcinoma; Follow-up; Surveillance; Recurrence; Metastasectomy; Local Therapy; Survival;

    Abstract : This thesis provides novel insights into the detection, recurrence patterns and management of metastases from renal cell carcinoma (RCC). In paper I the role of metastasectomy and other local therapies were clarified in a robust systematic review. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects in mammographic screening : Detection, prediction, recurrence and prognosis

    Author : Mercidyl Gelig Thurfjell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Breast neoplasms; recurrence; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; diagnostisk radiologi; Diagnostic Radiology;

    Abstract : Screening mammograms comprising of 32 first round, 10 interval and 32 second round detected cancers and 46 normal were examined by an expert screener, a screening radiologist, a clinical radiologist and a computer-assisted diagnosis (CAD) system. The expert screener, screening radiologist, clinical radiologist and the CAD detected 44, 41, 34 and 37 cancers, respectively, while their respective specificities were 80%, 83%, 100% and 22%. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk Factors of Tumour Recurrence and Reduced Survival in Rectal Cancer

    Author : Fredrik Jörgren; Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Tumour Marker; Ezrin; Intestinal Perforation; Neoplasm Recurrence; Rectal Neoplasms; Local; Neoplasm Metastasis; Survival Rate; Risk Factors; Surgical; Anastomosis;

    Abstract : In Sweden, 2000 patients are diagnosed with rectal cancer annually. In 1995, the Swedish Rectal Cancer Registry (SRCR) was launched to supervise and assure the quality of the management of rectal cancer. Advances in the management of rectal cancer have reduced the local recurrence (LR) rate and improved survival. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rectal Cancer : Can the Results be Further Improved?

    Author : Joakim Folkesson; Ulf Gunnarsson; Lars Påhlman; Bengt Glimelius; Robert J.C. Steele; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Surgery; Rectal cancer; Anastomotic leak; Survival; Local recurrence; Local excision; International comparison; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : The treatment of rectal cancer is complex and comprises: diagnostic measures; different preoperative treatments; a multitude of surgical and technical choices; possibilities of postoperative treatments and postoperative care and follow up. In this thesis, some aspects of this complex paradigm have been further investigated. READ MORE