Search for dissertations about: "ultrasonography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the word ultrasonography.

  1. 1. Ultrasonography for Diagnosis, Intervention and Follow-up in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    Author : Louise Laurell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : ultrasonography; color Doppler; juvenile idiopathic arthritis; symptomatic ankles and wrists; synovitis; enthesitis; US-guided steroid injection; follow-up; MRI;

    Abstract : Early therapeutic intervention and the use of novel, highly effective treatments in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) have improved the outcome in many diseased children, but have also increased the need for more precise methods for evaluating disease activity. In this context, both ultrasonography (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) play an important role in adult rheumatology, although these methods have yet not been fully evaluated in JIA. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ultrasonography of the urinary tract in children, with special emphasis on the urinary bladder

    Author : Lennart Müller; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : child; ultrasonography; bladder; detrusor; myelomeningocele; urinary tract infection; permanent renal damage;

    Abstract : Ultrasonography (US) is routinely used in children with urinary tract disorders. However, the bladder is usually evaluated with invasive methods, e.g. voiding cystourethrography (VCU) and cystometry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ultrasonography of the hand

    Author : Margaretha Höglund; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Extremities; hand; joint ligaments; injuries; ganglion; soft tissue neoplasm ultrasound; statistics.;

    Abstract : Ultrasonography of the Hand Margaretha Höglund From the Department of Radiology, Södersjukhuset Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, S-118 83 Stockholm, Sweden Purpose: A joint project of the Departments of Hand Surgery and Radiology at the same hospital in Stockholm to place during eight years from 1989 to 1996. The aim of the project was to evaluate the possible benefits of diagnostic ultrasound in connection with specific clinical problems in hand surgery. READ MORE

  4. 4. Congenital clubfoot : Aspects on epidemiology, residual deformity and patient reported outcome

    Author : Henrik M Wallander; Göran Hansson; Sune Larsson; Michael Benson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital clubfoot; incidence; ultrasonography; forefoot adduction; navicular position; spurious correction; Ilizarov External Fixator; subjective outcome; stiffness; patient reported outcome; norm group; gender difference; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis on congenital clubfoot was to estimate the incidence with a national perspective, analyse residual deformities and their management, and evaluate patient reported long-term quality of life and foot function. Paper I was a prospective, nationwide sampling of 280 children with congenital clubfoot during 1995-96. READ MORE

  5. 5. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm : Experience from a Screening Study in Northern Sweden

    Author : Anders Wanhainen; Martin Björck; Jesper Swedenborg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; abdominal aortic aneurysm; definition; prevalence; ultrasonography; computed tomography; variability; quality of life; SF-36; risk factor; cholesterol; smoking; CRP; heredity; atherosclerosis; screening; cost-effectiveness; cost-utility; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a common problem with life-threatening consequences and was suspected to be a serious health problem in Norsjö, a municipality in northern Sweden. A screening study was undertaken to investigate the prevalence, risk factors associated with AAA and the effect of screening on quality of life (QoL). READ MORE