Search for dissertations about: "national register"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 395 swedish dissertations containing the words national register.

  1. 1. Coarctation of the aorta : register and imaging studies

    Author : Daniel Rinnström; Bengt Johansson; Michael Henein; Martin Ugander; Gerhard-Paul Diller; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coarctation of the aorta; adult congenital heart disease; hypertension; left ventricular hypertrophy; body mass index; height; weight; register; CMR;

    Abstract : Background Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) constitutes 5-8 % of all congenital heart disease (CHD) and is associated with long-term complications such as hypertension (HTN) and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). Factors associated with HTN, LVH, and diffuse myocardial fibrosis, are not yet fully explored in this population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Register-based studies on cholecystectomy : Quality of life after cholecystectomy, and cholecystectomy incidence and complications after gastric bypass

    Author : Viktor Wanjura; Gabriel Sandblom; Eva Szabo; Ville Wallenius; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cholecystectomy; gastric bypass; bariatric; obesity; incidence; complications; register; gastrointestinal symptoms; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) is standard surgical treatment for patients with symptomatic gallstone disease, albeit not without complications. Assessing the impact on quality of life is crucial for appropriate cholecystectomy patient selection, and the Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI) is a 36-item questionnaire validated for this purpose. READ MORE

  3. 3. Causes and treatment of chronic respiratory failure : experience of a national register

    Author : Torbjörn Gustafson; Kerstin Ström; Karl Franklin; Kjell Torén; Kurt Boman; Leif Bjermer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Internal medicine; Invärtesmedicin; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; pulmonary fibrosis; kyphoscoliosis; respiratory failure; sex; smoking; occupation; survival; long-term oxygen therapy; mechanical ventilation; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) or home mechanical ventilation (HMV) can improve survival time in chronic respiratory failure. A national quality register could be an aid to identifying risk markers and optimizing therapy for respiratory failure. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register. Validity and Outcome

    Author : Otto Robertsson; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; outcome.; survival; register; Swedish; revision; Knee; arthroplasty; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register (SKAR) was initiated in 1975 to prospectively follow patients operated on with knee arthroplasty. With revisions utilized as the end-point in survival analyses, it is of importance that all revisions of included patients are reported. READ MORE

  5. 5. On drug use, multiple medication and polypharmacy in a national population

    Author : Bo Hovstadius; Göran Petersson; Sven Tågerud; Bengt Åstrand; Björn Wettermark; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : drug use; multiple medication; polypharmacy; register; prevalence; therapeutic intensity; acquisition cost.; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : The application of multiple medications has successively increased during a number of years and has thereby increased the potential risks of adverse drug reactions, interactions and non-adherence to drug therapy. This may result in unnecessary health expenditure, directly due to redundant drug sales, and indirectly due to the increased hospitalization caused by drug-related problems. READ MORE