RSS submission
 

Collections

Recent submissions

  • Clinical and radiological aspects of traumatic pelvic ring injury 

    Bakhshayesh, Peyman (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-10-21)
    Epidemiological data regarding High-Energy Traumatic Pelvic Ring Injury in Sweden was missing. Further, there was no data regarding current knowledge and level of experience of Swedish first line trauma officers about ...
  • Oncological safety and health-related quality of life after reconstructive breast cancer surgery 

    Coudé Adam, Hannah (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-10-02)
    The main aim of this thesis was to gain knowledge about the oncological safety of nipple- sparing mastectomy (NSM) with immediate implant-based reconstruction and delayed Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flap ...
  • Geometric, biomechanical and molecular analyses of abdominal aortic aneurysm 

    Lindquist Liljeqvist, Moritz (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-08-20)
    Background Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is defined as a dilatation of the abdominal aorta of 30 mm in diameter or more. Main risk factors are smoking, age and male sex. Pathophysiological features include ...
  • Development, evaluation and patient experiences of eHealth in the care of abdominal aortic aneurysm 

    Nilsson, Olga (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-08-14)
    Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a weakening and widening of the abdominal aorta to a diameter of 30 mm or more. It is a fairly common condition among older men, and rarely occurs in women. The condition is generally ...
  • New diagnostic approaches for venous thromboembolism and thrombophilia 

    Farm, Maria (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-05-15)
    Background: Venous thromboembolism is a serious disease comprising both pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis. Venous thromboembolism causes considerable mortality and morbidity, with residual symptoms such as pulmonary ...
  • Applications of the golden angle in cardiovascular MRI 

    Fyrdahl, Alexander (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-05-15)
    The use of radial trajectories has been seen as a potential solution to highly efficient cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). By acquiring a broad range of spatial frequencies per repetition time, the acquisition ...
  • Genetic causes and underlying disease mechanisms in early-onset osteoporosis 

    Kämpe, Anders (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-05-14)
    Adult-onset osteoporosis is a disorder that affects a significant proportion of the elderly population worldwide and entails a substantial disease burden for the affected individuals. Childhood-onset osteoporosis is a ...
  • Epidemiological studies on comorbidity, heritability and co-aggregation in organ-specific autoimmune diseases 

    Skov, Jakob (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-05-13)
    Autoimmunity is caused by loss of tolerance, whereby the immune system fails to distinguish self from non-self. The autoimmune panorama entails more than 100 diseases that collectively affect close to 5% of the total ...
  • Advanced electrocardiography in myocardial electrical remodeling : insights from cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging 

    Maanja, Maren (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-05-08)
    The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a common diagnostic tool in cardiology thanks to its high accessibility and low cost. However, in several cardiovascular diagnoses, including left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), current ...
  • Myocardial hypertrophy and extracellular volume by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging 

    Lundin, Magnus (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-05-05)
    Cardiovascular disease contributes greatly to the disease burden in many developed countries. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is a powerful imaging modality that can diagnose a vast range of these diseases. When ...
  • Ewing sarcoma : treatment, prognosis and late effects 

    Hesla, Asle Charles (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-04-17)
    Ewing sarcoma (ES) is a rare and aggressive childhood/adolescent malignancy which relies on a multidisciplinary treatment approach for cure. The overall survival rate for this young patient group has hardly improved over ...
  • Pulmonary hypertension and heart failure : physiological markers assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance 

    Ramos, João (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-04-09)
    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is clinically and physiologically associated with heart failure, both with reduced and preserved ejection fraction (HFrEF and HFpEF). In HFpEF, the most likely underlying pathophysiological ...
  • Immediate breast reconstruction : patient information, regional variations and effects of radiotherapy 

    Frisell, Carl Axel (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-03-26)
    The type of surgical treatment in breast cancer shows strong regional variation. The aim of studies I-III was to specifically investigate causes of the disparity in breast conservation and immediate breast reconstruction ...
  • Prediction of individuals at high absolute risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 

    Wang, Qiaoli; Lagergren, Jesper; Xie, Shao-Hua (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and SurgerySchool of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences, King's College London, United Kingdom, 2020-03-18)
    Background and Aims: This study aimed to develop a prediction model for identifying individuals at high absolute risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) for endoscopic screening at a curable stage based on readily ...
  • Global time trends in the incidence of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 

    Wang, Qiao-Li; Xie, Shao-Hua; Wahlin, Karl; Lagergren, Jesper (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-03-18)
    Background & Aims: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is the dominant histological type of esophageal cancer worldwide (90%). We aimed to provide an update of the global temporal trends in the incidence of ...
  • Association between levels of sex hormones and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma and Barrett’s esophagus 

    Xie, Shaohua; Fang, Rui; Huang, Mingtao; Dai, Juncheng; Thrift, Aaron P.; Anderson, Lesley A.; Chow, Wong-Ho; Bernstein, Leslie; Gammon, Marilie D.; Risch, Harvey A.; Shaheen, Nicholas J.; Reid, Brian J.; Wu, Anna H.; Iyer, Prasad G.; Liu, Geoffrey; Corley, Douglas A.; Whiteman, David C.; Caldas, Carlos; Pharoah, Paul D.; Hardie, Laura J.; Fitzgerald, Rebecca C.; Shen, Hongbing; Vaughan, Thomas L.; Lagergren, Jesper (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-03-18)
    Background & Aims: Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) occurs most frequently in men. We performed a Mendelian randomization analysis to investigate whether genetic factors that regulate levels of sex hormones associated ...
  • Association between metformin use and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a population-based cohort study 

    Wang, Qiao-Li; Santoni, Giola; Ness-Jensen, Eivind; Lagergren, Jesper; Xie, Shao-Hua (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and SurgeryHUNT Research Centre, Department of Public Health and Nursing, NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Levanger, NorwayMedical Department, Levanger Hospital, Nord-Trøndelag Hospital Trust, Levanger, NorwaySchool of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences, King's College London, United Kingdom, 2020-03-11)
    Objectives: Esophageal cancer is a highly fatal malignant neoplasm, with two etiologically different histological types. A large prospective study is expected to elucidate the specific risk of the 90% subtype of esophageal ...
  • Clinical aspects of Lynch syndrome 

    Salomé, Jenny von (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-03-05)
    Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in women and the third most common cancer in men worldwide, with 1.8 million new cases and almost 861000 deaths in 2018. Approximately 5–10% of the annual CRC burden can ...
  • Diet and postprandial risk markers for complications in type 2 diabetes 

    Olofsson, Camilla (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-02-21)
    The period after a meal is complex with fluctuation in blood glucose, lipids and other metabolic responses. This may induce and/or increase inflammation and contribute to future development of diabetic complications. ...
  • Measures to prevent microembolization in cardiac surgery and during angiography with special reference to carbon dioxide 

    Nyman, Jesper (Inst för molekylär medicin och kirurgi / Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, 2020-02-21)
    Background: Cardiovascular interventions including open heart surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and coronary angiography may introduce air and particulate arterial embolism that may lead to tissue lesions of the ...

View more