Search for dissertations about: "sinus node dysfunction"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words sinus node dysfunction.

  1. 1. Heart rate variability and pacemaker treatment in children with Fontan circulation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jenny Alenius Dahlqvist; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital heart disease; Fontan circulation; heart rate variability; pacemaker; sinus node dysfunction; pediatrik; Pediatrics; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : Background: Fontan surgery is performed in children with univentricular heart defects. Arrhythmias are frequent complications, occasionally requiring pacemaker treatment. Previous data regarding indications and risk factors for pacemaker treatment in Fontan patients is limited and conflicting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation : Clinical, hormonal and electrophysiological aspects of the Maze operation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Surgical Science

    Author : Anders Albåge; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia, associated with significant mortality and morbidity, due to hemodynamic impairment and the increased risk of stroke. Traditional pharmacological treatment may be insufficient or cause intolerable side-effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cardiac involvement in familial amyloidosis with polyneuropathy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Peter Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [1984]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; amyloidosis; arrhythmias; cardiac pacing; cardiac radionuclide; imaging; echocardiography; electrocardiography; pathology;

    Abstract : Familial amyloidosis with polyneuropathy (FAP) is a neuropathic form of heredofamilial systemic amyloidosis. Clusters of patients have been reported predominantly from Portugal, Japan and Sweden. The present study examines the involvement of the heart in individuals with the Swedish variety of FAP. READ MORE

  4. 4. Atrial fibrillation and its association to cardiac function and structure in cardiovascular disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : David Waldenhjort; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Title: Atrial fibrillation and its association to cardiac function and structure in cardiovascular disease Aim: To study associations between atrial fibrillation (AF) and echocardiographic measures of left atrial (LA) and left ventricular (LV) parameters in patients with underlying cardiovascular disease. Hypothesis: LA and LV dysfunction can predict AF in heart failure (HF) or ischemic stroke. READ MORE