Search for dissertations about: "thesis on fractures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 381 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on fractures.

  1. 1. Scaphoid fractures : Studies on diagnosis and treatment

    Author : Bertil Vinnars; Bengt Gerdin; Lars Adolfsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Surgery; Scaphoid Bone; Wrist Joint; Wrist Injuries; Fracture Healing; Cost of Illness; Health Care Costs; Outcome Assessment Health Care ; Arthroplasty; Radiography; Health status; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Scaphoid fracture is most common in young individuals of working age. Without adequate diagnosis and treatment, long-term results are poor. Operative treatment is being recommended increasingly often instead of a long time in cast, although there is no evidence-based support for its superiority. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects on calcaneal fractures

    Author : Per-Henrik Ågren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with calcaneal fractures. The impetus for this work was to answer the question as to whether to operate or not on calcaneal fractures. The thesis consists of 4 articles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Bone and Fractures

    Author : Helene Wagner; Karl Michaëlsson; Håkan Melhus; Nancy Pedersen; Kristina Åkesson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; heritability; twin study; osteoporotic fractures; vertebral fractures; balance; bone mineral density; bone area; bone markers; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : Sweden and Norway have the worldwide highest incidence of osteoporotic fractures. As these fractures constitute a tremendous and growing problem, primary prevention is of great importance. The principal causes of an osteoporotic fracture are a fall and a fragile skeleton. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tibial shaft fractures : An epidemiological and clinical study

    Author : Abbas Emami; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Tibial fractures; epidemiology; external fixation; infected nonunions; ultrasound stimulation; serum bone markers; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : The epidemiological features of tibial shaft fractures were studied in Uppsala during two 5-year periods. The incidence decreased in men below 20 years of age in the late 1980's compared with the early 1970's (mostly due to a reduction of fractures sustained in traffic accidents), while the incidence increased in women over 80. READ MORE

  5. 5. Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Ring Injuries and Acetabular Fractures : Aspects on Patient-reported Outcome

    Author : Björn Hernefalk; Sune Larsson; Anna Tötterman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pelvic ring injuries; acetabular fractures; patient.reported outcome; surgical treatment; PDI; SF-36; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study the patient perspective on outcome following surgical treatment of pelvic ring injuries and acetabular fractures. All studies were based on patients treated for such injuries at the Department of Orthopaedics, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden. READ MORE