Search for dissertations about: "recurrence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 493 swedish dissertations containing the word recurrence.

  1. 1. Aspects in mammographic screening : Detection, prediction, recurrence and prognosis

    Author : Mercidyl Gelig Thurfjell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Breast neoplasms; recurrence; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; diagnostisk radiologi; Diagnostic Radiology;

    Abstract : Screening mammograms comprising of 32 first round, 10 interval and 32 second round detected cancers and 46 normal were examined by an expert screener, a screening radiologist, a clinical radiologist and a computer-assisted diagnosis (CAD) system. The expert screener, screening radiologist, clinical radiologist and the CAD detected 44, 41, 34 and 37 cancers, respectively, while their respective specificities were 80%, 83%, 100% and 22%. READ MORE

  2. 2. Metastases from Renal Cell Carcinoma. Recurrence Patterns, Detection and Management

    Author : Saeed Dabestani; Lund Obstetrik och gynekologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Renal Cell Carcinoma; Follow-up; Recurrence; Metastasectomy; Local Therapy; Survival; Renal Cell Carcinoma; Follow-up; Surveillance; Recurrence; Metastasectomy; Local Therapy; Survival;

    Abstract : This thesis provides novel insights into the detection, recurrence patterns and management of metastases from renal cell carcinoma (RCC). In paper I the role of metastasectomy and other local therapies were clarified in a robust systematic review. READ MORE

  3. 3. Recurrent groin hernia - Outcome after surgery

    Author : Dan Sevonius; Lund Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Groin hernia; inguinal hernia; recurrence; re-recurrence; mesh repair; chronic pain; hernia register;

    Abstract : Background: According to the Swedish Hernia Register (SHR), the reoperation rate after recurrent groin hernia is more than twice that following primary hernia repair. Aims: To study the impact of method of mesh repair used in recurrent groin hernia surgery on re-recurrence as well as chronic pain and physical disability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects on local recurrence after rectal cancer surgery

    Author : Karl Kodeda; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal neoplasms; Neoplasms recurrence; local; Methodology; Rectal washout; Rectal irrigation; Anterior resection; Quality assurance registry; Follow-up; Array-CGH; Tumour DNA;

    Abstract : Background: Local recurrence after rectal cancer surgery has a profound impact on affected patients’ lives. The overall aim of this thesis was to acquire a deeper understanding of local recurrence after rectal cancer surgery, with a long-term hope of minimising the incidence and mitigating the effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Audit of groin hernia repair

    Author : Anders Kald; Lloyd M. Nyhus; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Groin hernia; inguinal hernia; complications; re-operation; recurrence; audit; cost-effectiveness; mesh; laparoscopy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Inguinal hernia repair is the most frequent procedure in general surgery. In the USA approximately 700,000 groin hernioplasties are carried out annually and accounts for almost US$ 3 billion in annual health care revenue. In Sweden approximately 20,000 hernia operations are performed annually and more than 3,000 of them are recurrent hernias. READ MORE