Sökning: "hypopharynx"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade ordet hypopharynx.

  1. 1. Laryngopharyngeal reflux - development and refinement of diagnostic tools

    Författare :Olle Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reflux; pH-monitoring; validation; questionnaires; larynx; hypopharynx;

    Sammanfattning : Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR), characterized by symptoms of chronic cough, hoarseness, throat clearing, globus, laryngospasm, throat pain and excessive mucus has in recent years been recognized as an extra-esophageal manifestation of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). There are still many questions to be answered regarding how to diagnose the LPR disease and how to effectively select patients that may benefit from treatment. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Human papillomavirus infection in healthy youth and in hypopharyngeal cancer

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Oncology-Pathology

    Författare :Nathalie Hou Grün; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to follow the prevalence of human papillomavirus in the oral cavity and in the cervix in youth during the period of 2008-2015, a period when HPV vaccination was gradually introduced to young girls in Sweden. In addition, we explored the prevalence of HPV in hypopharyngeal cancer during the period 2000-2012 on the basis that there has been an epidemic of HPV positive tonsillar and base of tongue cancer, which arise in locations with close physiological proximity to the hypopharynx. LÄS MER