Search for dissertations about: "mouth diseases"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words mouth diseases.

  1. 1. Medical and social conditions in the elderly gender and age differences : the Umeå longitudinal study

    Author : Per Olov Österlind; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Population study; elderly; diseases; social situation; drug consumption; prognostic factors; reference intervals; blood components; electrocardiogram;

    Abstract : In 1981, no representative study of the medical and social conditions among elderly persons in northern Scandinavia was performed. Nor was there such a study in a smaller Swedish town than Gothenburg. This study was initiated to fill that knowledge gap. READ MORE

  2. 2. Classification algorithms and analysis methods for quantitative tissue characterization of oral lesions from digital color images

    Author : Artur Chodorowski; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; mouth diseases; discriminant function; oral lesions; color image analysis; statistical classification;

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  3. 3. Studies on Vitamin B12 and Folate Deficiency Markers in the Elderly : A Population-based Study

    Author : Karin Björkegren; Kurt Svärdsudd; Åke Schwan; Herman Nilsson-Ehle; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Cobalamin; folate; MMA; tHcy; multivitamin; symptoms; survey; treatment trial; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : The aims of this study were to document the levels of cobalamin, folate, methylmalonic acid (MMA) and total homocysteine (tHcy) in serum and their relations to symptoms, clinical findings, and other factors in order to improve the possibilities of detecting early deficiency of vitamin B12 or folate, and to study the effects of cobalamin and folic acid treatment over a three-year period. The study population consisted of a 20% random sample of persons 70 years or older living in Älvkarleby in mid-Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies on the prevention of periodontal diseases

    Author : Anna Bogren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []

    Abstract : Studies on the Prevention of Periodontal Diseases Anna Bogren Dental plaque contains bacteria that colonize the subgingival area and causes periodontal diseases. Effective plaque removal is therefore a key issue in the prevention of the development/progression of periodontal diseases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deposition and clearance of inhaled particles in patients with obstructive airway diseases

    Author : Katharina Svartengren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; bronchial asthma; chronic bronchitis; immotile-cilia syndrome; tracheobronchial clearance; mucus; cough; particle deposition; laryngoscopy; lung function;

    Abstract : A large part of the population (at least 10%) suffers from asthma or chronic bronchitis. Knowledge ofdeposition and clearance of inhaled particles in the respiratory tract in this group of patients is essential forestimating environmental health hazards, as well as optimal effects of therapeutic aerosols. READ MORE