Search for dissertations about: "sham treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words sham treatment.

  1. 1. On the tissue response to hafnium, titanium and thin calcium phosphate coatings

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Sham Mohammadi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hafnium; titanium; calcium phosphates; hydroxyapatite; implants; bone; soft tissue; histomorphometry;

    Abstract : Background: Titanium (Ti) is the gold standard material for load-bearing implants. Although high success rates have been reported for Ti implants, failures do occur. Alternative materials/surface modifications might further improve the performances of Ti implants, particularly in situations with non-optimal local tissue conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ocular accomodation. Studies of amplitude, insufficiency, and facility training in young school children

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Bertil Sterner; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Accommodation; amplitude; children; dysfunction; facility; flip lens; insufficiency; ocular; sham treatment; subjective; training.;

    Abstract : Aims: The purpose of this thesis was to establish the sufficiency of the ocular accommodation and to characterize accommodative problems and related symptoms among otherwise healthy young school children. The purpose was also to evaluate an accommodative facility training technique by studying the effect of the training on relative accommodation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Treatment Modalities for Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnant Women

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Helen Elden; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pelvic girdle pain; pregnancy; acupuncture; non-penetrating sham acupuncture; stabilising exercises; randomised controlled trial.;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) affects about 20% of pregnant women. It causes great suffering for the individual and high costs for society. Persisting PGP have been reported in 10 to 75% three months after pregnancy and some women have also stated that PGP has been the beginning of a chronic condition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of surgical methods for sleep apnea and snoring

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Thorbjörn Holmlund; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep apnea syndromes; adverse effects; mortality; radiofrequency; sham surgery; randomized controlled trial; daytime sleepiness; snoring; tonsillar hypertrophy; tonsillectomy; cytoskeleton; desmin; dystrophin; muscle fiber; palatopharyngeus; soft palate; uvula.; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Background: Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are both common disorders with a number of negative health effects. The safety and efficacy of treating snoring and OSA surgically have been questioned and there has been a lack of studies in the field. READ MORE

  5. 5. Placebo effects in health and disease : how expectations shape treatment outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Annelie Rosén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The context in which a medical treatment is administrated influences treatment outcomes. As of today, the health care system has little knowledge about the non-specific components that contribute to the positive effect of a given therapy, often referred to as the placebo component, and how this may be harnessed in order to maximize treatment effects. READ MORE