Search for dissertations about: "spina bifida"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words spina bifida.

  1. 1. Children with spina bifida and their mothers in Palestine. Lived experiences, self perceived health and sense of coherence

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Maha Sudki Hmeidan Nahal; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Childhood; Disability; Experience; Family; Mother; Palestine; Perceived health; Phenomenological-hermeneutical; Spina bifida; Stigma; Sense of coherence;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The overall aim in this thesis was to describe the lived experiences of children with spina bifida (SB) and their mothers while living under specific social and cultural conditions in West Bank, Palestine. A further aim was to gain knowledge about the impact of SB on self-perceived health and sense of coherence (SOC) among a group of children and adolescents with SB in comparison to their healthy peers. READ MORE

  2. 2. To get things done, the challenge in everyday life for children with spina bifida. Quality of performance, autonomy and participation

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Marie Peny-Dahlstrand; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; spina bifida; myelomeningocele; lipo-myelomenigocele; performance skills; autonomy; participation; Assessment of Motor and Process Skills AMPS ; School Function Assessment SFA ;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge of the quality of performance of everyday activities, autonomy and participation in children with spina bifida (SB) and to explore how they relate to each other. Methods: In Study I, the quality of performance of everyday activities in 50 children with SB (of the 65 in a population-based cohort) aged 6 to14 years was assessed with the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS). READ MORE

  3. 3. Fetal Anomalies Surveillance and Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hashem Amini; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy termination; fetal anomalies; antenatal diagnosis; ultrasound; second trimester; fetal MRI; CNS anomalies; pregnancy management; non-CNS anomalies; fetal autopsy; birth defects registry; ascertainment; spina bifida; cleft lip palate; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : The aims were to investigate the accuracy of ultrasound in diagnosis of structural fetal anomalies with special focus on false positive findings (I), to evaluate the additional value of second trimester fetal MRI on pregnancy management (II-III) and to estimate the ascertainment in the Swedish Birth Defects Registry and incidence of spina bifida and cleft lip/palate (IV).Retrospectively, 328 fetal autopsies were identified where pregnancies were terminated due to ultrasonographically diagnosed fetal anomalies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Functions of PDGF-A and -C. Essential ligands for the PDGF alpha receptor

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Hans Boström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; platelet-derived growth factor; PDGF-A; PDGF-C; PDGF alpha receptor; extracellular retention; gene targeting; mouse development; epithelial-mesenchymal interaction; lung; alveolar formation; spina bifida; gastrointestinal villus;

    Abstract : Altered protein kinase activity is a contributing factor in many diseases including most formsof human malignancies, and there is reason to believe that protein kinases will prove to be majordrug targets in the treatment of cancer. Protein kinases mediate most of the signal transduction ineukaryotic cells, regulating cellular events such as transcription, metabolism, proliferation,cytoskeletal rearrangement, migration, differentiation and apoptosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pragmatic ability in children with early onset brain damage and children with pragmatic language impairnent

    University dissertation from Department of Logopedics, Phoniatrics and Audiology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Pernille Holck; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pragmatic ability; children; cerebral palsy; spina bifida with hydrocephalus; conversation; pragmatic language impairment; linguistic and cognitive abilities;

    Abstract : The general purpose was to study pragmatically related abilities in children with early-onset brain damage, i.e. children with cerebral palsy (CP) and children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus (SBH), and in a group of children with pragmatic language impairment (PLI). In study I and III children with CP, SBH and PLI were compared. READ MORE