Search for dissertations about: "macular oedema"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words macular oedema.

  1. 1. Aspects on Function in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Author : Christina Winther; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : age-related macular degeneration; macula; macular oedema; rarebit; reading test; reading speed; self-test; smartphone application; vision test; visual acuity;

    Abstract : Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of severe visual loss among persons ≥ 60 years. AMD can be categorized in one of three stages: early, intermediate, or late. In early AMD visual symptoms are inconspicuous whereas, in the late stage, severe loss of vision is common. Late AMD has dry and wet forms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Retinal Vein Occlusion A clinical study of electrophysiology, certain prognostic factors and treatment

    Author : Charlotte Lindberg; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ophtalmology; Oftalmologi; multifocal electroretinography vitrectomy; electroretinography; factor V Leiden; retinal vein occlusion; prognostic factors;

    Abstract : The influence of the factor V Leiden mutation on the development of neovascular complications in central retinal vein occlusion was studied. The presence of the mutation was found to enhance the risk of developing neovascular complications almost threefold compared to in patients without the mutation. READ MORE

  3. 3. A study of the foveal structure in prematurely born children by the use of optical coherence tomography

    Author : Rebecka Rosén; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : During the last decades there has been a rapid development in techniques for retinal imaging. The optical coherence tomography (OCT) examination is non-invasive, fast and patient-friendly which are good qualities when examining children. There is a steadily increasing survival rate of extremely premature infants due to improved neonatal care. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health economic aspects of diabetic retinopathy

    Author : Emelie Heintz; Lars-Åke Levin; Ann-Britt Wiréhn; Josephine Mauskopf; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes; diabetic retinopathy; health economic evaluations; quality-adjusted life years; costs; quality of life; prevalence;

    Abstract : To ensure that the resources of the health care sector are used effectively, new technologies need to be evaluated before implementation to examine if they generate health outcomes at an acceptable cost. This information can be collected by performing health economic evaluations in which the costs and health outcomes of different technologies are compared. READ MORE

  5. 5. Insulin treatment of elderly type 2 diabetic patients

    Author : Jonas Tovi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Type 2 diabetes; elderly; insulin treatment; costs; ambulatory blood pressure; monitoring; well-being; symptoms; polyneuropathy; IGFBP-1 IGF-I; retinopathy;

    Abstract : In this study, the effect of improved metabolic control through insulin treatment was investigated in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes with secondary failure of oral treatment. Forty, consecutive, elderly patients (mean age 75.3 (5.9) (mean and SD), range 67-86 years) were studied. READ MORE