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Neuropsychological outcomes and health-related quality of life of children operated for nonsyndromic craniosynostosis


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Title: Neuropsychological outcomes and health-related quality of life of children operated for nonsyndromic craniosynostosis
Authors: Kljajic, Marizela
E-mail: marizela.kljajic@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 6-Apr-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Plastic Surgery
Parts of work: I. Kljajić M, Maltese G, Tarnow P, Sand P, Kölby L. The Cognitive Profile of Children with Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019; 143:5, 1037-1052.
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II. Kljajić M, Maltese G, Tarnow P, Sand P, Kölby L. Sustained Attention and Vigilance of Children Treated for Sagittal and Metopic Craniosynostosis. Child Neuropsychology 2020; 26:4, 475-488.
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III. Kljajić M, Maltese G, Tarnow P, Sand P, Kölby L. Children Treated for Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis Exhibit Average Adaptive Behavior Skills with Only Minor Shortcomings. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021; 147:2, 453-464.
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IV. Kljajić M, Maltese G, Tarnow P, Sand P, Kölby L. Health- Related Quality of Life of Children Treated for Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2021-04-30
Disputation: Fredagen den 30 april 2021, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: nonsyndromic craniosynostosis
neuropsychological functioning
adaptive behavior skills
health-related quality of life
Abstract: The primary aim of this thesis was to assess the intelligence quotient, attention function, adaptive behavior skills, and health-related quality of life of children operated for nonsyndromic craniosynostosis. The secondary aim was to evaluate whether surgical methods for treating sagittal synostosis were related to the outcomes. The participants were tested using a range of psychological tests, including The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children 4th Edition (WISC-IV), The Conners Contin... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-246-3 (PRINT)
978-91-8009-247-0 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67336
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