Search for dissertations about: "oral dysfunction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words oral dysfunction.

  1. 1. Impairment of intra-oral sensation, discrimination ability, and swallowing function following radiotherapy and surgery for oral and pharyngeal cancer

    Author : Ingrid Bodin; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Oral cancer; pharyngeal cancer; radiotherapy; surgery; intra-oral sensation; sensibility; swallowing; intra-oral discrimination; deglutition disorders; dysphagia; function; dysfunction; radiography; cineradiography; follow-up; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; diagnostisk radiologi; Diagnostic Radiology;

    Abstract : Oral and pharyngeal cancer is commonly treated with a combination of radiotherapy and surgery. It is a clinical knowledge that patients often experience severe swallowing disorders following treatment. Since surgical sequelae are instantaneous and obvious, little attention has been paid to other concurrent effects of the treatment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Therapeutic aspects of oral and pharyngeal swallowing dysfunction. Videoradiographic and videomanometric analyses of adult healthy volunteers and dysphagic patients

    University dissertation from M Bülow, Dept of Diagn Radiology, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Margareta Bülow; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medical instrumentation; tomography; radiology; Clinical physics; Therapy; Videoradiography; Videomanometry; Dysphagia; Dysfunction; Swallowing; Klinisk fysiologi; radiologi; tomografi; medicinsk instrumentering;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Dysfagi är ett symptom på onormal sväljningsförmåga. Detta symptom kan förekomma i samband med många olika sjukdomstillstånd men är vanligast i samband med olika neurologiska sjukdomar t ex stroke. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants of adverse events during oral anticoagulant treatment

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Marcus Lind; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oral anticoagulants; warfarin; mortality; bleeding; biomarkers; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Treament with oral anticoagulation is highly effective in reducing the burden of thromboembolic complications in several clinical conditions. The number of patients receiving oral anticoagulation is growing steadily. InSwedenabout 1.5 percent of the population receives treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swallowing dysfunction among older people in short-term care : prevalence, effect of intervention, and risk of mortality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Patricia Hägglund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; swallowing disorder; dysphagia; elderly care; intermediate care; undernutrition; oral health; treatment; rehabilitation; quality of life; mortality risk; survival;

    Abstract : Objectives: Swallowing dysfunction (dysphagia) is a common, but often neglected condition among geriatric patients that can cause severe complications such as malnutrition, aspiration pneumonia and death. The aims of this thesis were to (i) describe the study design and method of the multidisciplinary and multicenter project SOFIA (Swallowing function, Oral health, and Food Intake in old Age), (ii) study the prevalence of and the relationship between swallowing dysfunction and risk of undernutrition among older individuals in short-term care, (iii) study the effect of oral neuromuscular training on swallowing dysfunction among older individuals, and (iv) to investigate the association between poor oral health, swallowing dysfunction and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Platelet dysfunction in diabetes mellitus : : Impact of hyperglycemia and glycoprotein GPIIb/IIIa inhibition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Masoud Razmara; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, due to diabetic angiopathy. Hyperglycemia is one of the factors that may cause platelet dysfunction in diabetic patients. This work investigated mechanisms underlying hyperglycemia-induced platelet dysfunction, and its impact in DM patients. READ MORE