Search for dissertations about: "treatment on lumbar disc herniation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words treatment on lumbar disc herniation.

  1. 1. Corticosteroids in Lumbar Disc Surgery

    Author : Anders Lundin; Olle Nilsson; Björn Rydevik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; lumbar disc heniation; corticosteroids; outcome; thermal quantitative sensory testing; QST; VAS; disability rating index; DRI; microscopic discectomy; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : In a prospective randomised double-blind study eighty patients with MRI verified lumbar disc herniation and corresponding clinical findings underwent microscopic disc removal. The patients were peroperatively given systemic and local corticosteroids or placebo, and followed for 2 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. On lumbar spinal stenosis and disc herniation surgery

    Author : Karl-Åke Jansson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Spinal stenosis; disc herniation; surgery; spine surgery; discectomy; population based; epidemiology; mortality; length of stay; reoperation; readmission; health related quality of life; EQ-5D;

    Abstract : Patients with spinal stenosis and disc herniation are most common in spine surgery. Few population based studies of these patients have been made and no studies of their health related quality of life (HRQOL) by the EQ-5D has been published. READ MORE

  3. 3. On lumbar disc herniation : aspects of outcome after surgical treatment

    Author : Peter Elkan; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Knowledge about sciatica has grown immensely since the days of Hippocrates. Even so one must be impressed with the anatomical insights of those ancient times. Today we are able to describe at a molecular level how the intervertebral disc degenerates and how a herniation is evolved and its physical consequences for the patient. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early active rehabilitation after surgical treatment for lumbar disc herniation. A biopsychosocial function analysis

    Author : Gunilla Kjellby-Wendt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lumbar disc herniation; surgery; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Introduction. Active rehabilitation initiated directly after surgical treatment after lumbar disc herniation has not previously been evaluated.Aims. The aim was to evaluate the effects of two home training programs, an early active training concept and a less active training program, after surgical treatment for lumbar disc herniation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term outcome of lumbar disc herniation surgery. Studies on different influencing factors

    Author : Katarina Silverplats; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lumbar disc herniation surgery; clinical outcome; long-term follow-up; scar formation; expectation; satisfaction; predictive factors; health related quality of life HRQoL ;

    Abstract : Background: A majority of patients suffering from sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation experience a positive natural history and respond well to non-surgical treatment. Patients who fail conservative treatment and are treated surgically have been reported to get satisfactory result in about 70-90% in short-term (1-2 year) follow-up. READ MORE