Search for dissertations about: "pregnancy with heart disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words pregnancy with heart disease.

  1. 1. Vascular mechanical properties and endothelial function with special reference to pregnancy and hormonal influences

    University dissertation from Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University

    Author : Jana Brodszki; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gynaecology; andrology; reproduction; sexuality; Obstetrik; gynekologi; andrologi; reproduktion; sexualitet; Obstetrics; systemic lupus erythematosus; hormone therapy; preeclampsia; pregnancy; endothelial function; arterial stiffness; vessels; ultrasound; cardiovascular disease;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity. Early recognition of vascular changes, both structural and functional, may help to identify individuals at risk for CVD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Follow-up of adults with congenitally malformed hearts with focus on individualised and computer-based education and psychosocial support A descriptive and interventional study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Helén Rönning; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital heart disease; education; information; instrument development; multidisciplinary team; nursing; phenomenography; psychometrics; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Many adults with congenitally malformed hearts are at risk for complications such as decreased function and capacity of the heart due to the heart defect and previously surgery. This advocates self-management behaviours related to medical treatments, physical activity, preventions of endocarditis, some restrictions regarding suitable employment and spare time activities, birth control and pregnancy, but also lifestyle concerns such as refraining from smoking and healthy eating. READ MORE

  3. 3. Autoantibodies in congenital heart block

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

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

    Abstract : Neonatal lupus erythematosus (NLE) affects neonates of Ro/SSA and La/SSB positive women. NLE is associated with several clinical manifestations including skin rash, cytopenia and congenital heart block (CHB). CHB is the most severe manifestation which can develop into a lethal atrioventricular (AV) block. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being born with congenital heart block : risk factors, growth and development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Amanda Skog; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Congenital heart block (CHB) is a rare but life-threatening disease associated with the presence of Ro and La autoantibodies in the mother of the child affected. CHB is one of the manifestations of neonatal lupus erythematosus (NLE) that may also include several other manifestations such as a skin rash and cytopenias. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cardiac disease in pregnancy and consequences for reproductive outcomes, comorbidity and survival

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Kristina Kernell; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : BackgroundAdvances in medical treatment during the last 50 years have resulted in more individuals with congenital heart disease (CHD) and Marfan syndrome reaching childbearing age. The substantial physiological changes during pregnancy result in a high-risk situation, and pregnancy is a major concern in women with these conditions. READ MORE