Search for dissertations about: "surgical treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 753 swedish dissertations containing the words surgical treatment.

  1. 1. Aspects on treatment of femoral neck fractures : studies on treatment methods, surgical approach and external validity

    Author : Sebastian Mukka; Arkan Sayed-Noor; Olof Sköldenberg; Lasse Lapidus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; femoral neck fracture; treatment; total hip arthroplasty; hemiarthroplasty; internal fixation; surgical approach; outcome; dislocation; femoral offset; leg length discrepancy; external validity; ortopedi; Orthopaedics;

    Abstract : Femoral neck fracture (FNF) is a great challenge for today´s health care and is associated with high mortality and morbidity in the elderly.  In the short term several studies in the literature have demonstrated improved hip function, quality of life and fewer re-operations in elderly patients treated with total hip arthroplasty (THA) instead of internal fixation (IF). READ MORE

  2. 2. Carotid Artery Stenosis : Surgical Aspects

    Author : Björn Kragsterman; Håkan Pärsson; David Bergqvist; Thomas Mätzsch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Surgery; carotid endarterectomy; carotid artery stenosis; carotid clamping; cerebral ischaemia; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Randomised controlled trials (RCT) have demonstrated a net benefit of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in stroke prevention for patients with severe carotid artery stenosis as compared to best medical treatment. Results in routine clinical practice must not be inferior to those in the RCTs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scaphoid Fractures - epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment

    Author : Peter Jörgsholm; Malmö Handkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Scaphoid fracture; carpal fracture; paediatric; radiography; CT; MRI; arthroscopy; scapholunate ligament injury; radial comminution; surgical treatment; conservative treatment; fracture union;

    Abstract : Abstract The scaphoid is the most commonly fractured carpal bone. The diagnosis is difficult and untreated the long-term results are poor. Approximately 10% do not unite even if they are treated properly. The aim of this thesis was to study scaphoid fracture epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute limb ischaemia : Treatment, outcome and time trends

    Author : Olivia Grip; Martin Bjöck; Clark Zeebregts; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Acute limb ischaemi; Treatment; Open revascularisation; Endovascular revascularisation; Outcome; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Acute limb ischaemia (ALI) is a frequent emergency associated with high rates of amputation and death. Traditionally, patients with ALI were treated with open surgical removal of the occlusion or bypass surgery. During the past few decades, new endovascular techniques developed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acute anterior cruciate ligament injuries : evaluation of surgical och non-surgical treatment

    Author : A. Christer Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This study comprising 6 separate papers is concerned with the treatment of patients with acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. The aim was to compare primary surgical and non-surgical ACL treatment. Treatment was, therefore, instituted at random in all consecutive patients (n = 293) with ACL injury. READ MORE