Search for dissertations about: "scoliosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word scoliosis.

  1. 1. Scoliosis in cerebral palsy

    Author : Katina Pettersson; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebral pares; scoliosis; Risk factors; Braces; CPCHILD; RELIABILITY; Validity; CHILDREN; Adults;

    Abstract : BackgroundIndividuals with cerebral palsy (CP) have an increased risk for scoliosis, especially those with low gross motor function, affecting both quality of life and overall function. The aims were to increase the knowledge on the development of, and predictors for scoliosis and the use of spinal orthoses in individuals with CP, and also to evaluate the Caregiver Priorities and Child Health Index of Life with Disabilities (CPCHILD) questionnaire to examine health-related quality of life (HRQoL). READ MORE

  2. 2. Adolescents' experiences of undergoing scoliosis surgery : psychological aspects and patterns of pain

    Author : Anna-Clara Rullander; Viveca Lindh; Karin Enskär; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Scoliosis; Nursing; Perioperative care; Pain; Adolescent; Recovery;

    Abstract : Background: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) affects 1 – 3% of all children aged 10 – 16 years; of these approximately 80% are girls. Scoliosis surgery is a major (one of the most extensive) elective paediatric orthopaedic procedure and is known to cause severe and excruciating pain that requires advanced postoperative pain management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis : A Deformity in Three Dimensions

    Author : Ludvig Vavruch; Hans Tropp; Daniel Forsberg; Nils Dahlström; Staffan Wirell; Paul Gerdhem; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Scoliosis is a complex three-dimensional deformity of the spine. Even though it has been known for centuries, treatment of the deformity has focused on correcting only in the frontal plane. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outcome of treatment for scoliosis. A multi-disciplinary follow-up at least 20 years after surgery or brace treatment in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with comparison to a matching control group

    Author : Aina Danielsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; scoliosis; spinal fusion; brace treatment; radiography; magnetic resonance imaging; osteoarthritis; spirometry; outcome studies; quality of life;

    Abstract : Introduction: The long term outcome of treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), with brace or surgery, has previously not been fully established.Aims: To evaluate the outcome in terms of radiological appearance, degenerative changes, pulmonary function and different aspects of health related quality of life at least twenty years after completed treatment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hip and Spine in Cerebral Palsy

    Author : Måns Persson-Bunke; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebral palsy; windswept hip deformity; scoliosis; children; posture;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Children with cerebral palsy (CP) have an increased risk of scoliosis, contractures including windswept hip deformity (WS), and hip dislocation. In 1994, a follow-up program and registry for children and adolescents with CP (CPUP) was initiated in Sweden to allow the early detection and prevention of hip dislocations and other musculoskeletal deformities. READ MORE