Search for dissertations about: "total hip replacement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words total hip replacement.

  1. 1. Early Mortality After Total Hip Arthroplasty In Sweden

    Author : Anne Garland; Nils Hailer; Ashley Blom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : early mortality; total hip replacement; total hip arthroplasty; comorbidity; socioeconomic factor; cemented; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : Every year 16 000 individuals receive a total hip arthroplasty (THA) in Sweden. Even though THA is a common procedure, adverse events do occur. The most dramatic complication is death in the postoperative phase. The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and investigate early mortality after THA in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diseases in the hip - Exploring risk for fracture and osteoarhritis

    Author : Cecilie Hongslo Vala; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; Femoral neck fracture; Trochanteric fracture; Osteoporosis; Osteoarthritis; Total hip replacement; Total knee replacement; Farmers; Homogamy; Assortative mating; Bereavement;

    Abstract : Objective: Hip fracture is the most serious condition linked to low bone mass or osteoporosis, and Sweden has one of the highest incidences in the world. The proportion of elderly is increasing in the Swedish population and in the world, and with increased age comes increased incidence for both fragility fracture and osteoarthritis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Who should have total hip replacement? Use of patient-reported outcome measures in identifying the indications for and assessment of total hip replacement

    Author : Meridith E Greene; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Patient-reported outcome measures; Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register; Harris Joint Registry; total hip replacement; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; surgical recommendations;

    Abstract : Background: Total hip replacement (THR) is a successful treatment for end-stage hip osteoarthritis (OA). Patients commonly seek this treatment to improve physical function, diminish pain, and ultimately to increase health-related quality of life (HRQoL). READ MORE

  4. 4. On Total Disc Replacement

    Author : Svante Berg; Hans Tropp; Tycho Tullberg; Claes Olerud; Gunnar B.J. Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Low back pain consumes a large part of the community’s resources dedicated to health care and sick leave. Back disorders also negatively affect the individual leading to pain suffering, decreased quality-of-life and disability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fast-track programs in total hip and knee replacement at Swedish hospitals - influences on safety, outcome and patients' experiences

    Author : Urban Berg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fast-track; enhanced recovery; hip replacement; knee replacement; care program;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Background Fast-track is a care concept that aims to enhance recovery after surgery, resulting in shortened perioperative hospital stay. By using evidence-based methods in preparation and perioperative care the clinical pathway and care process is optimized to achieve early discharge from hospital based on functional criteria. READ MORE