Search for dissertations about: "retinopathy"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the word retinopathy.

  1. 16. Ophthalmological follow-up in young adults born premature and screened for retinopathy of prematurity

    Author : Dýrleif Pétursdóttir; Eva Larsson; Gerd Holmström; Marita Andersson Grönlund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Long-term follow-up; prematurity; refraction; retinopathy of prematurity; strabismus; visual function; visual-motor integration; young adults; Ophtalmology; Oftalmiatrik;

    Abstract : Prematurely born children have a higher risk of ophthalmological and neurodevelopmental disorders than those born at term. There is a paucity of long-term prospective follow-up studies on the visual function of prematurely born adults. READ MORE

  2. 17. Diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus. A study on medical risk indicators and treatment outcome

    Author : Monica Lövestam Adrian; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ophtalmology; treatment outcome; risk-indicators; Type 1 diabetes; sight-threatening retinopathy; Oftalmologi;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication to diabetes mellitus and is still a major cause of impaired vision in the Western world. The aim of the present study was to identify medical risk factors influencing the development and progression of retinopathy in type 1 diabetic patients, and to investigate the effects of laser treatment on visual acuity and glare. READ MORE

  3. 18. Hyperglycaemia and diabetic eye complications - a clinical and epidemiological study

    Author : Marianne Henricsson; Oftalmologi (Malmö); []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mortality; blindness; cataract surgery; oral antihyperglycaemic agents; hyperglycaemia; insulin treatment; non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus; diabetic retinopathy; insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; Ophtalmology; Oftalmologi;

    Abstract : Aim: To study the relationship between hyperglycaemia and the onset/progression of retinopathy, blindness/moderate visual impairment or death, as well as the impact of improved glycaemic control on retinopathy in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). Methods: Between January 1990 and October 1995 a total of 3,220 diabetic patients were enrolled in a programme for control and screening for retinopathy. READ MORE

  4. 19. A New Model for Assessment of Change in Visual Function in Diabetes

    Author : Karl-Johan Hellgren; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetic retinopathy; visual function; perimetry;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to determine whether perimetry using a new model to interpret deterioration or improvement in the visual field can be employed to assess change in visual function over time in diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy has long been considered a microvascular disease, but it is still a matter of debate to what extent diabetes also affects retinal neurons. READ MORE

  5. 20. Long term complications in juvenile diabetes mellitus

    Author : Maria Nordwall; Johnny Ludvigsson; Knut Borch-Johnsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes mellitus type 1; diabetic retinopathy; diabetic nephropathy; diabetic neuropathy; epidemiology; C-peptide; Diabetology; Diabetologi;

    Abstract : Background/aim. The incidence of microvascular complications has been reported to be unchanged the last decades. However, in randomized clinical trials it has been shown that improved metabolic control can reduce the development of long term complications. READ MORE