Essays about: "cardiovascular diseases"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the words cardiovascular diseases.

  1. 1. Implementation of an automated,personalized model of the cardiovascularsystem using 4D Flow MRI

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för kardiovaskulär medicin

    Author : Camilla Almquist; [2019]
    Keywords : 4D Flow MRI; Master thesis; Image processing; Heart; Blood flow;

    Abstract : A personalized cardiovascular lumped parameter model of the left-sided heart and thesystemic circulation has been developed by the cardiovascular medicine research groupat Linköping University. It provides information about hemodynamics, some of whichcould otherwise only have been retrieved by invasive measurements. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving Image Quality in Cardiac Computed Tomography using Deep Learning

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för kardiovaskulär medicin

    Author : David Wajngot; [2019]
    Keywords : deep learning; neural network; GAN; cycleGAN; CT; heart; imaging; medical imaging;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular diseases are the largest mortality factor globally, and early diagnosis is essential for a proper medical response. Cardiac computed tomography can be used to acquire images for their diagnosis, but without radiation dose reduction the radiation emitted to the patient becomes a significant risk factor. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changes in food choice during a weight loss trial with dietary treatment in postpartum women with overweight or obesity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Jennie Maley; [2018-10-10]
    Keywords : Postpartum; food choice; overweight; obesity; diet intervention; weight loss; postpartum; livsmedelsval; övervikt; fetma; kostintervention; viktminskning;

    Abstract : Titel:Förändringar i livsmedelsval under en viktminskningsstudie medkostbehandling bland kvinnor med övervikt eller fetma efter graviditetKurs: MED730, Självständigt arbete i klinisk nutrition, 30 hpNivå: Avancerad nivåTermin/år: Vt/2017Handledare: Ena HuseinovicExaminator: Frode SlindeNyckelord:postpartum, livsmedelsval, övervikt, fetma, kostintervention,viktminskningBakgrund: Övervikt och fetma är ett växande problem i världen och är riskfaktorer för sjukdomarsåsom hjärt- kärlsjukdomar och diabetes typ 2. Graviditet kan orsaka övervikt eftersomen del kvinnor har stor viktökning under graviditeten och behåller viktökningen efterförlossning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do long waiting times worsen health outcomes of patients with cardiovascular diseases? A study using data from SHARE survey

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Jesper Carlsson; Lukas Ma; [2018-07-09]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Long hospital waits are causing frustrations among patients and are a fiercely debated topic in many OECD countries. Peoples are worrying about that long waiting times might cause deterioration in patients’ health. This study investigates whether waiting times have any adverse impact on health in patients with cardiovascular diseases. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Study of Vascular Plaque in the Carotid

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI); KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI)

    Author : Victor Thun; Kristin Salmi; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In 2015, cardiovascular diseases caused the death of 17.7 million people - 31 % of all deaths globally - making it deadlier than any other cause.Cardiovascular diseases often result from Arteriosclerosis, a disease where plaque builds up and clogs arteries. READ MORE