Search for dissertations about: "orthopaedics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 swedish dissertations containing the word orthopaedics.

  1. 1. Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Ring Injuries and Acetabular Fractures : Aspects on Patient-reported Outcome

    Author : Björn Hernefalk; Sune Larsson; Anna Tötterman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pelvic ring injuries; acetabular fractures; patient.reported outcome; surgical treatment; PDI; SF-36; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study the patient perspective on outcome following surgical treatment of pelvic ring injuries and acetabular fractures. All studies were based on patients treated for such injuries at the Department of Orthopaedics, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Orthopaedic Patients with Lower Limb Vascular Injuries

    Author : Karin Bernhoff; Martin Björck; Sari Ponzer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Vascular injuries in lower limbs are rare but serious events. If not detected and managed correctly and timely they can lead to permanent functional impairment and even limb loss. The increasing number of orthopaedic interventions, worldwide, makes awareness of this problem among orthopaedic surgeons important. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metastatic spinal cord compression in prostate cancer : clinical and morphological studies

    Author : Sead Crnalic; Richard Löfvenberg; Anders Widmark; Anders Bergh; Sten Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; bone metastasis; spinal cord compression; surgical treatment; survival prognosis; early diagnosis; androgen receptor; ortopedi; Orthopaedics; patologi; Pathology; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Background: Bone metastases occur in most patients with advanced hormone-refractory prostate cancer causing pain, pathologic fractures, and spinal cord compression. Few studies specifically address surgical treatment of metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) in prostate cancer. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Author : Peter Försth; Bengt Sandén; Helena Brisby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; spinal stenosis; decompression; fusion; degenerative spondylolisthesis; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Neurosurgery; Neurokirurgi;

    Abstract : The incidence of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is steadily rising, mostly because of a noticeably older age structure. In Sweden, LSS surgery has increased continuously over the years and is presently the most common argument to undergo spine surgery. The purpose of the surgery is to decompress the neural elements in the stenotic spinal canal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease – Is it just the hip? : Epidemiological, Clinical and Psychosocial Studies with special focus on Etiology

    Author : Yasmin D. Hailer; Olof Nilsson; Sharham Bahmanyar; Fritz Hefti; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease; hypertension; ischemic heart disease; coagulation; risk factors; etiology; injury; quality of life; EQ-5D; IPAQ; physical activity; ADHD; ASRS; depression; mortality; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to add some pieces to the etiological puzzle of LCPD with special focus on vascular origin and hyperactivity. Furthermore we wanted to evaluate some consequences of LCPD in adulthood.Swedish registry data were used to identify a cohort of patients with the diagnosis of LCPD. READ MORE