Sökning: "Second-trimester abortion"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden Second-trimester abortion.

  1. 1. Second trimester medical abortion : perceptions and experiences

    Författare :Inga-Maj Andersson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Second-trimester abortion;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Second-trimester abortions account for 10 - 15 % of all induced abortions worldwide with a wide variation of permits in different countries. In Sweden, second-trimester abortions account for less than 10 % of the total number of induced abortions. The indication can be fetal or socioeconomic. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Improving medical abortion : using mifepristone in combination with a prostaglandin analogue

    Författare :Christian Fiala; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Medical abortion; mifepristone; misoprostol; slow release; home use; hCG; ultrasound; verification of expulsion; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug; pain relief; second trimester; uterine contractility; acceptability;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Induced abortion is still a major health problem in the world and the most frequently performed intervention in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with an estimated total of 46 millions worldwide each year. Medical abortion with mifepristone and prostaglandin was first introduced in 1988, and is now approved in 29 countries. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Prenatal Diagnosis of Haemophilia - psychological, social and ethical aspects

    Författare :Ulf Tedgård; Enheten för pediatrisk hematologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reproduction; sense of coherence; risk factors; psychological reactions; genetic counselling; chorionic villus sampling; fetal blood sampling; fetoscopy; Haemophilia; prenatal diagnosis; therapeutic abortion; follow-up study; Pediatrics; Pediatri;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this study has been to study the psychological, social and ethical aspects for carriers of haemophilia and their spouses, related to the development of techniques for carrier testing and for prenatal diagnosis (PD) of haemophilia. This was investigated by a semi-structured follow-up interview with 29 carriers of haemophilia with experience of PD by fetal blood sampling (FBS), and with 29 carriers (and 23 spouses) with experience of PD by chorionic villus sampling (CVS). LÄS MER

  4. 4. Maternal deaths in Mozambique : an audit approach with special reference to adolescence, abortion and violence

    Författare :Ana Carla L Granja; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Adolescence; matemal mortality; audit; avoidability; antenatal care; malaria; pregnancy-induced hypertension; abortion; violence; Mozambique.;

    Sammanfattning : The main purpose of the present thesis was to elucidate the causes and circumstances that surround maternal deaths occurring in Hospital Central de Maputo (HCM). The specific aims were 1: to identify the major causes of direct and indirect matemal deaths, and by utilizing the audit approach, to address the avoidability aspect in each case, 2: to estimate the contribution of malaria to matemal mortality, 3: to compare the main causes of direct and indirect matemal death in adolescents with those in non-adolescents, and the prevalence of risk factors used in antenatal cards with the intention to identify "high risk pregnancy" among such women, 4: to review pregnancy-related deaths due to injuries in HCM, and to elucidate the contribution of violence (homicide and suicide) to these deaths, 5: to estimate the trends of matemal mortality in a ten year period, with special reference to adolescents, and to compare the contribution of induced abortion to matemal mortality in two periods in which different policies regarding abortion were applied. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Human parvovirus B19 : studies on the pathogenesis of infection

    Författare :Thomas Tolfvenstam; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Sammanfattning : Human parvovirus B19 (B19) causes the common childhood disease erythema infectiosum. The virus is transmitted by the respiratory route, infects erythroid progenitor cells, and thereby inhibits erythropoiesis. The seroprevalence in the adult population is 50-70%, rising to over 80% among the elderly. LÄS MER