Search for dissertations about: "long-term follow-up"

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  1. 1. Long-term follow-up after otitis media in childhood

    Author : Marie Ryding; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otorhinolaryngology; audiology; hörsel- och talorganen; audiologi; auditive system and speech; Otorinolaryngologi; tympanic membrane pathology.; otitis media with effusion; hearing loss; follow-up; acute otitis media; Eustachian tube;

    Abstract : Objective: Most preschool children have suffered from at least one episode of acute otitis media (AOM) and/or secretory otitis media (SOM). Some children have frequent AOM episodes and/or prolonged and recurrent episodes of secretory otitis media (SOM). The long-term out-come and sequelae are not fully clarified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fixed mandibular retainers : a controlled 12-year follow-up

    Author : Ulrike Schütz-Fransson; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irregularity Index; Long-term stability; Relapse; Orthodontic retainers; Adolescent; Child; Device Removal; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Incisor; Male; Malocclusion; Mandible; Orthodontic Retainers; Recurrence; Risk Factors; Treatment Outcome;

    Abstract : Fixed retainer after orthodontic treatment is an increasing retention appliance. For the mandibular incisors there are two different fixed retainers that are commonly used, either a canine-to-canine retainer bonded only to the canines or a twistflex retainer bonded to each of the mandibular incisors and canines. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long-term follow-up of pseudoexfoliation, intraocular pressure and glaucoma : epidemiological studies in northern Sweden

    Author : Siv Åström; Christina Lindén; Hans Stenlund; Bertil Lindblom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pseudoexfoliation; glaucoma; intraocular pressure; age cohort; screening; long-term follow-up;

    Abstract : Purpose An age-cohort was studied with long-term follow-up. The population was born in 1915, living in the municipality of Skellefteå in 1981. The purpose was to investigate the prevalence and incidence of pseudoexfoliation (PEX), its influence on intraocular pressure (IOP) and development of open-angle glaucoma (OAG). READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term follow-up of very low birthweight children : A prospective study from the southeast region of Sweden

    Author : Per-Olof Gäddlin; Ingemar Leijon; Orvar Finnström; Torstein Vik; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Very low birthweight infants; Follow-up studies; Adolescence; Gender; Neonatal risk factors; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Cognitive function; School performance; Health; Quality of Life; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Background: The survival rates for very low birthweight (VLBW; birthweight ≤1500 g) children are increasing, but they run a greater risk than controls of developing neurosensory disabilities and other functional problems during childhood. However, there is a great need for more knowledge regarding long-term outcome to adulthood in VLBW subjects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term cognitive outcome of childhood traumatic brain injury

    Author : Catherine Aaro Jonsson; Ann-Charlotte Smedler; Ingrid Emanuelson; Erland Hjelmquist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; traumatic brain injury; childhood; adolescence; neurosurgical care; cognitive development; executive functions; memory; verbal functions; long-term outcome; recovery; rehabilitation; follow-up; cluster analysis; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : There is limited knowledge of cognitive outcome extending beyond 5 years after childhood traumatic brain injury, CTBI. The main objectives of this thesis were to investigate cognitive outcome at 6-14 years after CTBI, and to evaluate if advancements in the neurosurgical care, starting 1992, did influence long-term outcome and early epidemiology. READ MORE