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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 478 avhandlingar innehållade orden predictive factors.
Sammanfattning : A series of 131 women with cervical carcinoma FIGO stage I-IV were treated with external radiotherapy and intracavitary brachytherapy. In 47 patients (36%) concomitant chemotherapy was given. One hundred and twenty-one tumors (92%) achieved complete remission. Addition of chemotherapy increased primary cure rate to 98%. LÄS MER
2. Beyond the established risk factors of myocardial infarction : lifestyle factors and novel biomarkers
Sammanfattning : Age, male sex, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, and obesity are considered as established risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Several of these established cardiovascular risk factors are strongly influenced by lifestyle. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Esophageal carcinoma is a malignancy with a poor prognosis and is the sixth cause of cancer related death worldwide. In Sweden approximately 400 new cases are diagnosed every year. The aim of this present thesis was to investigate predictive factors for esophageal carcinoma patients. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Radiotherapy (RT) and surgery are the only two curative treatments for patients with laryngeal cancer (LC). RT has the advantage that it offers a possibility to preserve a functioning larynx and hence a functioning normal voice. The response of tumors to RT is heterogeneous, even within the same tumor stage. LÄS MER
5. Psychosocial factors in patients with lumbar disc herniation : enhancing postoperative outcome by the identifiction of predictive factors and optimised physiotherapy
Sammanfattning : Psychosocial factors have been advanced as an explanation for the development of chronic disability in 20 to 30% of patients treated by lumbar disc surgery. Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to study the role of psychosocial factors in patients undergoing first-time lumbar disc surgery in relation to the outcome of both surgery and subsequent physiotherapy. LÄS MER