Search for dissertations about: "sigmoidoscopy"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word sigmoidoscopy.

  1. 1. Aspects of participation in sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

    Author : Johannes Blom; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Population-based; colorectal; neoplasms; polyps; mass screening; sigmoidoscopy; patient participation; patient experience; follow-up studies; mortality; registers;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer is an important health problem due to a high morbidity and mortality but it is curable at an early stage and is therefore ideal for screening. Population-based screening of the average risk population using fecal occult blood testing has been demonstrated to decrease mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. On intestinal ischaemia after aortoiliac surgery : Epidemiological, clinical and experimental studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martin Björck; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Ischaemia; intestines; colon; ischaemic colitis; aorta-abdominal; aortic aneurysm-abdominal; aortic rupture; atherosclerosis; postoperative complications; cohort studies; case-control studies; clinical protocols; experimental design; incidence; risk factors; diagnosis; treatment outcome; intra-mucosal pH; pHi; swine; splanchnic circulation; haemodynamics; dobutamine; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : An important cause of death among patients undergoing surgery of the abdominal aorta is intestinal ischaemia. In the Swedish Vascular Registry 2930 aortoiliac operations were identified. The complication was studied in a combined cohort and case-control study, and multivariate analysis performed. The incidence of intestinal ischaemia was 2. READ MORE