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  • Delayed babbling at 10 months : observation, detection and a two-year follow-up 

    Lieberman Rubin, Marion (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-11-24)
    Babbling variables that can predict later expressive language, such as presence and onset of canonical babbling (CB), presence of anterior stops and consonant inventory, are suitable targets for a CB screening and the ...
  • Fewer kids : not always by choice - the link between endocrine-disrupting chemicals and female reproductive health 

    Duque Björvang, Richelle (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-11-11)
    Fertility rates are declining from five children per woman in the 1950s to less than three children per woman in 2019. While this is partly due to women choosing to have fewer kids, there are growing evidence that ...
  • Biomarkers and outcome in children with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy 

    Finder, Mikael (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-11-04)
    Approximately 1-6 per 1000 born infants will develop hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) with significant associated mortality and morbidity. For the past 45 years, severity of HIE has been stratified into mild, moderate, ...
  • Leukocyte scintigraphy, SPECT/CT and PET/CT in prosthetic joint infection 

    Teiler, Johan (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-10-22)
    Background: A known complication of arthroplasty is prosthetic joint infection (PJI). It can be challenging to diagnose and treat PJI due to the formation of a biofilm protecting the bacteria in chronic infections from ...
  • Orofacial function in children with speech sound disorders 

    Mogren, Åsa (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-10-21)
    Speech sound disorder (SSD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children and can have different aetiologies and outcome. Speech difficulties often co-exist with other disorders, such as motor ...
  • Adult patients with severe-to-profound hearing impairment : a clinical, register-based, and interview study 

    Turunen-Taheri, Satu (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-10-20)
    In Sweden, roughly 25,000 individuals in the adult population have severe-to-profound hearing impairment, a prevalence rate of 0.2-0.3%. This patient group often needs extended audiological rehabilitation. The general ...
  • Abdominal wall complications after urological surgery 

    Hermann, Maria (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-10-18)
    Background Abdominal wall complications such as incisional hernia, bulging, and pain are known complications of surgery in the abdominal cavity. Most previous studies have been conducted on general surgical procedures, ...
  • Antisecretory factor in the perinatal period 

    Gustafsson, Anna (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-10-01)
    Preterm birth is the major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Human milk, especially mothers’ own milk, has many health benefits for infants, especially infants born preterm. The causes of preterm birth are not yet ...
  • Cholestasis in infants at risk 

    Teng, Jonas (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-09-03)
    Cholestasis is a condition when bile flow from the liver to the intestines is impaired. Unresolved, it may lead to liver transplantation or death. Overall, it affects 1 out of 2500 term infants, but is far more common ...
  • Optimizing treatment : tumor markers and sclerotherapy in head and neck lesions 

    Wendt, Malin (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-05-06)
    Treatment of malignant and benign lesions in the head and neck area is challenging, due to complex anatomy and function. It is thus urgent to find ways to individualize treatment, in order to reduce side-effects, but ...
  • Chronic kidney disease : a clinical model of premature vascular aging 

    Dai, Lu (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-04-27)
    Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are prone to develop an accelerated vascular aging phenotype characterized by vascular calcification (VC), a major culprit of cardiovascular complications and premature death. ...
  • Mapping the immune landscape in solid tumors : implications for immunotherapy 

    Foord, Emelie (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-04-27)
    Our cells are programmed with various safety mechanisms to avoid transformation into tumor cells. In case these fail, we have a guarding immune system ready to recognize and eliminate these cells. Despite these safety ...
  • Complications due to acute rhinosinusitis in children 

    Hultman Dennison, Sofia (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-04-15)
    Background There is a lack of population-based studies of complications to acute rhinosinusitis in children. Previous studies have demonstrated a possible effect of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) on hospital ...
  • Insulin resistance in children and adolescents : mechanisms and clinical effects 

    Ek, Anna E. (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-04-15)
    Background: Insulin resistance is a condition in which insulin does not achieve appropriate response in different target tissues, it is associated with obesity and one of the main culprits in the development of type 2 ...
  • Prostate cancer : population-based screening and markers for long-term clinical outcome 

    Lundgren, Per-Olof (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-04-12)
    In 1988 and 1989 a large screening study for prostate cancer was launched in Stockholm, Sweden. At the time approximately 27 000 men between 55 and 70 years of age resided within a defined area of southern Stockholm. 2400 ...
  • To cut or not to cut : the association between weight loss and cardiometabolic health in adolescents and adults after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 

    Brissman, Markus (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-03-31)
    Energy cannot be destroyed, and in humans excess energy is stored as fat in adipose tissue. Accumulation of fat is thus the result of a positive energy balance, and obesity is defined as an excess amount of adipose tissue. ...
  • Nutritional status and dysphagia in patients with oesophageal cancer : the impact of oncological and surgical treatment 

    Ericson, Jessica (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-03-18)
    The most common symptom of oesophageal cancer is difficulty swallowing, dysphagia, due to the tumour obstructing the oesophageal lumen often resulting in weight loss. In patients diagnosed with oesophageal cancer malnutrition ...
  • Neurophysiological conditions for hearing in children using hearing aids or cochlear implants : an intervention and follow-up study 

    Engström, Elisabet (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-02-19)
    OBJECTIVES The four studies in this thesis examine the central auditory pathways in children with hearing loss (HL) through recording event-related potentials (ERP) and mismatch negativity (MMN). The design of the ...
  • Aspects on advanced procedures during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for complex hepatobiliary disorders 

    Lübbe, Jeanne Adéle (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-02-08)
    Background: The rapid development in endoscopic technology and associated skills has led to an increase in more advanced procedures being performed during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Knowledge ...
  • Consequences of kidney dysfunction in the community : health care-based epidemiological studies from the Stockholm creatinine measurements (scream) project 

    Runesson, Björn (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2021-01-26)
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is affecting an increasing share of the world’s population, and presents a global health problem. The prevalence of CKD in society and its implication for various health outcomes have been ...

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