Sökning: "Surveillance colonoscopy"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade orden Surveillance colonoscopy.
Sammanfattning : In a population-based study in the county of Södermanland, 6066 colonoscopies performed in 4304 patients from 1979 to 1995 inclusive were evaluated. As indications, bleeding increased and polyps and unclear x-ray findings decreased. Surveillance (cancer, polyps, colitis) was fairly stable. LÄS MER
2. Risk and survival for colorectal cancer in northern Sweden : sociodemographic factors and surveillance programs
Sammanfattning : BackgroundColorectal cancer (CRC) – i.e., cancer in the colon or rectum – is one of the most common cancers both globally and in Sweden. The risk for CRC is mainly related to age, heredity, and life-style risk factors. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a disease with a high and rising incidence in the industrialized countries. It is the third leading cause of death among cancers in Sweden and the forth worldwide. Important etiological factors are both environmental and lifestyle as well as heritable factors. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis focuses on the clinical results from a ten-year long follow-up surveillance program, including regular colonoscopy, for subjects (n=304, 780 colonoscopies) with increased risk of colorectal cancer, and on psychological aspects of the program. The cohort included persons with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) and persons assumed to be at increased risk of colorectal cancer because they had two (Two close relatives, TCR) or three or more relatives (Hereditary colorectal cancer, HCRC) afflicted with colorectal cancer. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The association between ulcerative colitis (UC) and cancer in a defined geographical region in Sweden was analyzed. UC patients have an increased overall risk of cancer of 40%, mainly due not only to the well-known increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) but also to the risk of hepatobiliary cancer associated with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). LÄS MER