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Lower Urinary Tract symptoms in women - aspects on epidemiology and treatment
Lower urinary tract symptoms in women – aspects on epidemiology and treatment Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are common conditions that compromise a person’s quality of life and result in increased health care costs ...
COPD: Incidence, prognosis and co-morbidity with special focus on heart disease
The aim of the thesis was to contribute to the knowledge on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with respect to incidence, risk factors, prognosis and comorbidities. With the epidemiological approach, samples from ...
Studies of tibial fractures using the Swedish Fracture Register
This thesis has two topics. First, the creation and application of the Swedish Fracture Register (SFR) is described. Second, a series of studies of tibial fractures based on data from the SFR follows. Until the start ...
Epidemiology of cutaneous malignant melanoma in Western Sweden
The incidence of cutaneous malignant melanoma (melanoma) has been rising worldwide for the past decades, causing a major public health problem. The overall aim for this thesis was to study the epidemiology of melanoma ...