Search for dissertations about: "paediatric cardiology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words paediatric cardiology.

  1. 1. When the paediatric heart is affected : impact on nutrition, growth and body composition from infancy to adolescence

    Author : Lena Hansson; Annika Rydberg; Inger Öhlund; Torbjörn Lind; Tanis Fenton; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Congenital heart disease; Patent ductus arteriosus; Preterm infant; Infant growth; Energy intake; Dietary fatty acid; Micronutrient intake; Vitamin D; Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry DXA ; Fontan circulation.; pediatrik; Pediatrics; Food and Nutrition; kostvetenskap; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : BackgroundChildren with complex congenital heart disease (CHD) and very low birth weight (VLBW) infants with a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) are two distinct groups of patients with different clinical care needs. Irrespective of the type of heart condition, nutritional intake and growth is largely affected in these individuals during infancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psychosocial aspects of living with congenital heart disease : child, family, and professional perspectives

    Author : Anna-Lena Birkeland; Annika Rydberg; Bruno Hägglöf; Lennart Köhler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breaking bad news; children adolescents; congenital heart disease; communication; content analyse; coping; counselling; interprofessional team; medical education; patient relationships; paediatric cardiology; professional role; psychosocial inventory method; qualitative method; quantitative method stress; teamwork;

    Abstract : Background: The vast majority of infants born with congenital heart disease (CHD) reach adulthood because of the developments in cardiology in recent decades. This thesis aims to describe the psychosocial situation of child/adolescent cardiac patients and their families, investigate the situation faced by parents and siblings initially and over time, investigate the approaches paediatric cardiologists use in encountering the family, and describe the teamwork occurring in paediatric cardiology teams (PCTs) in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young children with atrial septal defect

    Author : Gustaf Tanghöj; Estelle Naumburg; Petru Liuba; Gunnar Sjöberg; Henrik Holmström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; atrial septal defect; preterm infants; adverse event; heart surgery; incidence; risk factors; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : Background: Secundum atrial septal defect (ASD II), situated within the fossa ovalis, is the third most common congenital heart defect and even more common among preterm children. Spontaneous closure usually occurs during the first year of life. Most children with an ASD II remain asymptomatic during early childhood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Radiation dose and related risk in interventional cardiology

    Author : Angeliki Karambatsakidou; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Cardiac catheterization procedures are classified as high radiation dose procedures, European Directive 2013/59/Euratom, and may result in skin injuries (deterministic effects) and/or increased cancer risk (stochastic effects). The radiation-induced effects can be expressed differently depending on whether the patient is a child or an adult. READ MORE

  5. 5. Respiratory tract infections in children with congenital heart disease

    Author : Elin Granbom; Estelle Naumburg; Uwe Ewald; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Respiratory tract infection; Respiratory syncytial virus; Congenital heart disease; CHD; RSV; Palivizumab; Prophylax; Pediatrics; pediatrik;

    Abstract : Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection is common among young children. Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is a risk factor of severe illness and hospitalization. READ MORE