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  1. 1. Stroke : patient characteristics, efficacy of a stroke unit and evaluation of hemodilution therapy

    Author : Tage Strand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Acute cerebrovascular disease; blood viscosity; cerebral infarction; hemodilution therapy; stroke unit;

    Abstract : Stroke is a major health problem in all developed countries. These studies, performed in a stroke unit at a medical department, were designed to characterize essential clinical features of the different cerebrovascular disorders on admission to hospital, to evaluate the efficacy of admitting unselected stroke patients to a stroke unit and, to evaluate hemodilution as a therapeutical regime in patients with cerebral infarction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stroke during cardiac surgery : risk factors, mechanisms and survival effects

    Author : Magnus Hedberg; Karl Gunnar Engström; Patrik Boivie; Jan van der Linden; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; cardiac surgery; adult; risk factors; mortality; embolism; aortic cross-clamp; aortic cannulation; Thoracic surgery; Thoraxkirurgi; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery;

    Abstract : Introduction: Neurological complications and stroke in association with cardiac surgery is a serious problem. The stroke event can occur during surgery (early stroke) or in the postoperative period with a symptom free interval (delayed stroke). READ MORE

  3. 3. Electrical Bioimpedance Cerebral Monitoring : From Hypothesis and Simulation to First Experimental Evidence in Stroke Patients

    Author : Seyed Reza Atefi; Fernando Seoane; Michael Bodo; Kaj Lindecrantz; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Electrical Biompedance Spectroscopy; Stroke; Hemorrhage; Ischemia; FEM; HFSS; Electrical Potentials; Människan i vården; Människan i vården;

    Abstract : Stroke is amongthe leading causes of death worldwide and requires immediate care to prevent death or permanent disability. Unfortunately, the current stateof stroke diagnosis is limited to fixed neuroimaging facilities that do not allow rapid stroke diagnosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inflammation and lifestyle in cardiovascular medicine

    Author : Jonas Andersson; Kurt Boman; Jan-Håkan Jansson; Lars Johansson; Joep Perk; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; C-reactive protein; cardiovascular disease; stroke; atrial fibrillation; lifestyle; interleukin-6; tumor necrosis factor-α; exercise; physical activity; obesity; the metabolic syndrome; fibrinolysis; Cardiology; Kardiologi; Cardiology; kardiologi;

    Abstract : Despite major advances in the treatment and prevention of atherosclerosis the last several decades, cardiovascular disease still accounts for the majority of deaths in Sweden. With the population getting older, more obese and with rising numbers of diabetics, the cardiovascular disease burden may increase further in the future. READ MORE

  5. 5. Radiotherapy in Early Breast Cancer

    Author : Fredrika Killander; Bröstca-genetik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pentoxifylline; cyclophosphamide; tamoxifen; side effects; randomised trial; Breast cancer; radiotherapy;

    Abstract : Radiotherapy (RT) after mastectomy has been part of the treatment for early breast cancer since the 1940s. The treatment reduces the risk of loco-regional recurrences, but implies risk of late side effects that can begin decades after RT. READ MORE