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  • PET/CT with 18F-FDG and 68Ga-DOTATOC in pulmonary carcinoid imaging 

    Uhlén, Natalja (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2019-10-11)
    Background: PET/CT, positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography, with 18F-FDG (2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose) is well established in oncological imaging. Pulmonary carcinoid tumours may have metabolic ...
  • Is modulation of glucocerebrosidase a viable new treatment for Parkinson's disease? 

    Zurbruegg, Mark (Inst för neurovetenskap / Dept of Neuroscience, 2019-09-30)
    Background: Parkinson`s disease is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder. There are currently no treatments that cure Parkinson’s disease (PD) or slow its progression. There is therefore an urgent need for ...
  • The dependency of image quality on acquisition protocol and image processing in chest tomosynthesis 

    Jadidi, Masoud (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2019-08-02)
    The digital tomosynthesis (DTS) technique is a next generation of the old tomography technique, the use of which has been extended during the past decade. The interest in this technique has increased more and more in ...
  • Teamarbete och informationsöverföring inom perioperativ vård : operationssjuksköterskans perspektiv 

    Sandelin, Annika (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2019-06-12)
    Bakgrund: Ett säkert genomförande av en kirurgisk intervention fordrar professionell kompetens, med såväl tekniska som icke-tekniska färdigheter. En säker vård kräver adekvat information om patienten och planerade ...
  • Har den kliniska obduktionen spelat ut sin roll? 

    Rosendahl, Anders (Inst för laboratoriemedicin / Dept of Laboratory Medicine, 2019-05-03)
    Background: The total number of autopsies has dropped during the last decades to less than a quarter of the number during the 1980-ies. We studied the consequences of a decrease in the autopsy frequency for the accuracy ...
  • Home-cage monitoring of mouse behaviours across life-span 

    Pernold, Karin (Inst för neurovetenskap / Dept of Neuroscience, 2019-04-25)
    Background and aim: The academic research involving animal testing is struggling with problems of reproducibility and a few of the specific reasons pointed out are for example insufficient reporting of animal strains and ...
  • The importance of thyroid function for female reproduction 

    Akram, Frida Hosseini (Inst för kliniska vetenskaper, Danderyds sjukhus / Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, 2019-02-18)
    Background: Thyroid dysfunction is one of the most common endocrine disorder. Thyroid dysfunction affects the female reproductive system and can be manifested by menstrual irregularities, pregnancy loss and infertility. ...
  • Diabetic foot care in Sweden 

    Wennberg, Linda (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2019-02-11)
    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a growing global disorder associated with several complications that include micro- and macrovascular disturbances. Conditions affecting the foot make up one of the major complications of the ...
  • Patient experiences and the influence on health literacy and self-care using mHealth to manage symptoms during radiotherapy for prostate cancer 

    Christiansen, Mats (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2019-02-01)
    Introduction: Prostate cancer is a diagnosis that can affect the men’s quality of life both due to the symptoms related to the disease and the treatment the men receive. Treatment with radiotherapy for prostate cancer ...
  • From nucleus to mitochondria : a ubiquitination study 

    Richard, Thibaud JC (Inst för cell- och molekylärbiologi / Dept of Cell and Molecular Biology, 2019-01-18)
    Ubiquitination is a post-translational modification achieved by an enzymatic cascade. This post-translational modification is involved in many crucial cellular processes across different cellular compartments such as ...
  • Patient and organisational perspectives of initial trauma care 

    Granström, Anna (Inst för fysiologi och farmakologi / Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2018-10-18)
    Physical trauma is one of the major causes of death and disability worldwide. In Sweden a similar pattern can be seen despite having a well-organised health-care system. Improvements in trauma care can increase survival ...
  • Jämlik vård ur ett prehospitalt akutsjukvårdsperspektiv 

    Alm Pfrunder, Annika (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-05-23)
    Bakgrund: Målsättningen för jämlik vård är enligt Världshälsoorganisationen (WHO) och Hälso- och sjukvårdslagen (HSL) 1982:763 att hälso- och sjukvården ska ge god hälsa och en vård på lika villkor för hela befolkningen, ...
  • Vaccine safety, vaccine effectiveness and other determinants for successful immunisation programmes 

    Lamb, Favelle (Inst för medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik / Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2018-05-11)
    The studies in this thesis examined several key determinants for successful uptake of vaccinations in the Nordic countries, with focus on vaccine safety and vaccine effectiveness. In study I, we investigated whether ...
  • Calling for change : the effectiveness of helpline counselling and spontaneous change in problematic alcohol use 

    Säfsten, Eleonor (Inst för folkhälsovetenskap / Dept of Public Health Sciences, 2018-04-12)
    Population studies have estimated the remission rate from alcohol use disorders as well as the life course trajectory of alcohol consumption. However, less is known about the spontaneous change to low-risk use in populations ...
  • Lyft och överflyttning med och utan hjälpmedel för personer med förvärvad hjärnskada : funktionell utvärdering av selar och byglar 

    Klint Edlund, Carola (Inst för folkhälsovetenskap / Dept of Public Health Sciences, 2018-02-01)
    I de flesta vård- och omsorgsverksamheter pågår försök att hitta de optimala förutsättningarna för att lyfta personer, barn och vuxna, och samtidigt skona personalens ryggar. I Sverige är utbudet av hjälpmedel för att ...
  • The use of computerised clinical decision support system in maternal and neonatal care in rural Africa : enthusiasm and concerns 

    Zakane, Sidagna Alphonse (Inst för laboratoriemedicin / Dept of Laboratory Medicine, 2017-12-15)
    Background: Maternal and neonatal mortality rates remain high in sub-Saharan Africa. The shortage of skilled Healthcare Workers (HCWs) and poor access to guidelines are plausible reasons for the reported low quality in ...
  • Sickness absence, disability pension, and permanent medical impairment after a car crash 

    Elrud, Rasmus (Inst för klinisk neurovetenskap / Dept of Clinical Neuroscience, 2017-12-15)
    Background: Road traffic injuries constitute a major public health problem worldwide. Permanent medical impairment (PMI) is used as a measure of seriousness of injuries in Sweden. There is little knowledge on consequences ...
  • Näringsintag och utsläpp av växthusgaser från svenska matvanor ur ett epidemiologiskt perspektiv 

    Sjörs, Camilla (Inst för medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik / Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2017-10-24)
    Studierna i denna avhandling undersöker: o Hur väl en enkät med frågor om matvanor skattar utsläpp av växthusgaser (klimatgaser) från mat jämfört med en referensmetod (delstudie I). o Om näringsintag och följsamhet till ...
  • Monitoring calls in telephone advice nursing : parents´and telenurses´experiences 

    Sandelius, Susanna (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-09-22)
    Background: Approximately 2 million of the 4.5 million calls made in 2016 to the 1177 healthcare advice line resulted in the telenurse providing self-care advice to the care seeker. In some of these calls, the care seekers ...
  • Occupational safety and health interventions : incentives and economic consequences 

    Martinsson, Camilla (Institutet för miljömedicin / Institute of Environmental Medicine, 2017-08-28)
    Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to extend the knowledge of factors that from an employer perspective could increase the use of research based occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions and work-place health ...

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