Search for dissertations about: "proximal humerus fracture and thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words proximal humerus fracture and thesis.

  1. 1. Studies on patients with a proximal humerus fracture. With special reference to mortality, fragility, morbidity and outcome

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Christian Olsson; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine human and vertebrates ; outcome; fragility; morbidity; proximal humerus fracture; mortality; Medicin människa och djur ;

    Abstract : Fractures of the proximal part of the humerus occur frequently, especially in elderly women. The present thesis summarizes a series of studies analysing the impact on fracture outcome of factors related both to the fracture itself and to the patient. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology of Physical Activity and Fragility Fractures

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karl Stattin; Liisa Byberg; Jonas Björk; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; fracture; fragility fracture; epidemiology; cohort study; proteomic; walking; exercise; cross-country skiing; skiing; Vasaloppet.; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Fragility fractures mainly affect elderly individuals and often cause long term pain, loss of function and higher mortality rates. Physical activity improves balance, increases muscle strength and bone mineral density, and may reduce the risk of fragility fractures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health-Related Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporotic Fractures

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Inger Hallberg; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Göran Toss; Olle Svensson; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bone Mineral Density; Hip Fracture; Osteoporosis; Spinal Deformity Index; Vertebral fracture; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Background: The global burden of osteoporosis includes considerable numbers of fractures, morbidity, mortality and expenses, due mainly to vertebral, hip and forearm fractures. Underdiagnosis and undertreatment are common. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inflammation in Cancellous and Cortical Bone Healing

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Love Tätting; Per Aspenberg; Anna Fahlgren; Jan Ernerudh; Jörg Cammenga; Louis C. Gerstenfeld; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Fractures in humans most commonly occur near the joints, in the metaphyseal bone area mainly consisting of cancellous bone. Despite this, mainly cortical fractures, located in the diaphyseal bone area, have been studied in experimental models of bone healing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Treatment of displaced proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Per Olerud; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The optimal treatment for patients with displaced fractures of the proximal humerus, especially elderly patients with osteoporosis, is still controversial. For the 2- and 3-part fractures according to the Neer classification, there is a trend towards more frequent surgical interventions with modern locking plates. READ MORE