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  • Aspects on interventions in complicated gallstone disease 

    Noel, Rozh (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-09-15)
    Background: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the standard treatment for symptomatic gallstone disease. In 10-15% of these patients, common bile duct stones (CBDS) are encountered. These are managed commonly by ...
  • Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Central America and Sri Lanka : renal morphology and clinical characteristics 

    Wijkström, Julia (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-09-07)
    Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global health problem. The most common etiologies of CKD are diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and glomerulonephritis, but over the last several decades a high prevalence of ...
  • Hormonal effect on the inner ear : two endocrine syndromes 

    Bonnard, Åsa (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-09-07)
    Hearing loss is a major problem in our society with more than 5 % of the population world-wide suffering from disabling hearing loss according to the WHO. There are many endocrine syndromes associated with hearing loss. ...
  • Aspects on the role of prophylactic procedures to influence post-ERCP complication rates 

    Olsson, Greger (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-08-17)
    Background: When the technique to use ERCP was introduced almost fifty years ago, the morbidity in treatment of hepato-biliary diseases decreased due to the introduction of this miniinvasive modality, reducing the need ...
  • Orbital blow out fracture : to operate or not to operate - that is the question 

    Alinasab, Babak (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-06-02)
    When the eye socket is exposed to severe blunt trauma the pressure in the socket increases. As a protection mechanism to prevent the eye from disruption, the thin bony walls surrounding the eye fracture. Such a fracture ...
  • Evidence based care of the very preterm infant : studies on thermal care and breastfeeding in Europe 

    Wilson, Emilija (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-05-26)
    Very preterm birth occurs in approximately 1.5% of all births in Europe. Advances in neonatal intensive care has contributed to a decline in mortality and morbidity, nevertheless very preterm birth (birth before 32 weeks ...
  • Hemorrhagic and thromboembolic complications following cholecystectomy 

    Strömberg, Jonas (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-05-24)
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallstone disease is one of the most common procedures in the Western world. The overall complication rate is 10%. Whereas most complications are easily managed, bile duct injuries may ...
  • ACL injury and surgery : aspects on function, muscular morphometry and effusion 

    Lindström, Maria (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-05-19)
    Background: ACL injury and reconstructive surgery, globally and in Sweden, has an established orthopedic treatment course. Reconstruction usually is performed on indication of knee instability after attempting an intensive ...
  • Cruciate ligament injury : crunching the numbers 

    Nordenvall, Richard (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-04-28)
    Cruciate Ligament (CL) injury is a serious injury that occurs primarily during activities like soccer, handball, floorball, alpine skiing, etc. Patients are generally young and the injury often results in early discontinuation ...
  • On lumbar disc herniation : aspects of outcome after surgical treatment 

    Elkan, Peter (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-04-28)
    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 ...
  • Innate mechanisms in upper airway inflammation with focus on epithelium and neutrophils 

    Arebro, Julia (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-04-27)
    Mucosal inflammation is a key feature in allergic rhinitis (AR) and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP). The traditional idea of the epithelium as a simple barrier and neutrophils as a homogenous cell ...
  • Consequences of preterm birth on lung function, physical activity and exercise capacity 

    Svedenkrans, Jenny (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-04-21)
    The incidence of preterm birth is increasing worldwide. Some of the survivors of preterm birth will be affected by varying degrees of disabilities like lower cognitive or respiratory function. Moreover, the survivors will ...
  • Interprofessional collaboration in the ICU : facilitating progress in teams of learners 

    Conte, Helen (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-04-20)
    Background: Looking across research on health care education, few studies have explored processes of collaboration in interprofessional teams of participants at an interprofessional training unit (ITU) in intensive care. ...
  • Nasal epithelial cells : innate immunity and inflammation 

    Tengroth, Lotta (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-04-07)
    The surface epithelium that lines the nasal passages is often the first tissue in the airway to encounter inhaled pathogens. It collaborates closely with the innate immune system, a subsystem of the immune system that ...
  • Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea - evaluation of questionnaire and surgical treatment 

    Borgström, Anna (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-02-23)
    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a major pediatric health problem and is associated with potentially severe consequences if left untreated. Diagnosing OSA in children can be challenging since the clinical symptoms are ...
  • Liver regeneration and function following portal vein occlusion and hepatectomy 

    Sparrelid, Ernesto (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2017-02-06)
    Background: Portal vein occlusion (PVO) and associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) are two strategies employed to render patients with unresectable liver tumours resectable ...
  • Studies of drug disposition in hemodialysis patients : impact of genetics, inflammation and vitamin D 

    Molanaei, Hadi (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2016-12-28)
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients are at a high risk for drug adverse effects due to accumulation of drugs, which normally are excreted via the kidneys. It is believed that drugs that are metabolized by the liver are ...
  • Peptide and non-peptide biomarkers of mortality in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease 

    Sun, Jia (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2016-11-23)
    Over the last decade, multiple studies have attempted to identify better risk prediction tools specific to the chronic kidney disease (CKD) population. In many cases, these studies have evaluated the use of various peptide ...
  • Cochlear implantation : experimental and clinical studies 

    Smeds, Henrik (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2016-11-18)
    Cochlear implantation makes hearing restoration possible in patients with severe to profound hearing loss. However, patients with residual hearing, where a cochlear implant may be combined with acoustic stimulation, and ...
  • Consequences of outsourcing referrals for radiological examinations 

    Tavakol Olofsson, Parvin (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2016-11-14)
    Background: Demands for ever more effective healthcare and care accessibility for all patients continue to increase the workload in diagnostic radiology departments. Along with rapid developments in imaging technology which ...

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