Search for dissertations about: "rectal compliance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words rectal compliance.

  1. 1. Slow Transit Constipation : Aspects of Diagnosis and Treatment

    Author : Erik Lundin; Urban Karlbom; Wilhelm Graf; Anders Dolk; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; colectomy; constipation; radio-opaque markers; rectal compliance; rectal sensation; scintigraphy; segmental colonic resection; segmental colonic transit; sphincter pressure; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Oral 111-Indium-DTPA colonic scintigraphy was used to assess segmental transit in 23 patients with slow transit constipation (STC) and 13 controls. The transit time did not differ between patients and controls in the right colon, whereas the patients had a consistent delay from the transverse colon and distally (P... READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimising Radiotherapy in Rectal Cancer Patients

    Author : Calin Radu; Bengt Glimelius; Åke Berglund; Lars Påhlman; Ragnar Hultborn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal cancer; locally advanced; radiotherapy; FDG-PET; peripheral boost; protons; quality-of-life; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Abstract : Rectal cancer is the eight most common cancer diagnosis in Sweden in both men and women, with almost 2000 new cases per year. Radiotherapy, which is an important treatment modality for rectal cancer, has evolved during the past decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Colonic pouch anastomosis after rectal excision for cancer

    Author : Olof Hallböök; Neil J. M. Mortensen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Total mesorectal excision; low anterior resection; colonic pouch; coloanal anastomosis; neorectum; quality of life; laser-Doppler flowmetry; gut peptides; anorectal physiology; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Anastomoses at the level of the pelvic floor will become increasingly more common in rectal cancer surgery when total mesorectal excision is used as a standard procedure to obtain local mdicality. A consequence of such low anastomoses is increased risk of healing disturbances and poor distal bowel function, The aim of this thesis was to focus on reconstruction after total mesorectal excision. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preoperative radiotherapy in rectal cancer : aspects of different regimens

    Author : David Pettersson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In Sweden approximately 2000 patients are annually diagnosed with a rectal cancer. The main treatment of the cancer is surgery. Radiotherapy (RT) is used as an adjuvant treatment in >60% of these patients to improve local control and in some patients to downsize a primary non resectable tumour to facilitate surgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of ERAS-care pathways within colo-rectal surgery

    Author : Ulf Gustafsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Almost half of all in-patients in Sweden are treated with surgery. Fast postoperative recovery is important not only for each patient undergoing surgery but also from a health economical perspective. Within traditional care, the rate of postoperative recovery after major abdominal surgery has been slow with high morbidity and long hospital stays. READ MORE