Austin Academic Centre - Theses
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Acute severe ulcerative colitis: clinical and translational studies
Acute Severe Ulcerative Colitis (ASUC) is a life-threatening condition that affects 20% of people with ulcerative colitis at some point in their life. Intravenous corticosteroids are first line therapy; however, approximately ...
An integrated eHealth strategy to optimise outpatient disease and psychological management in inflammatory bowel disease
The increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) over the past decade has resulted in increased health care resource utilisation and longer specialist outpatient waiting lists. IBD is associated with an increased ...
Management choices in prostate cancer
The thesis examines two main issues in prostate cancer management. Firstly, the role of imaging modalities including multiparametric MRI prostate and PSMA PET scan in the detection and surveillance of prostate cancer. ...
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: a secondary network epilepsy
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a severe epilepsy that usually begins in childhood. Diverse aetiologies can cause LGS, including structural and genetic abnormalities. However, the electroclinical phenotype that emerges ...
Pattern of lymph node metastasis in colorectal cancer liver metastasis
Background Hepatic resection is the standard treatment for resectable colorectal liver metastasis. There is evidence that lymphatics play a role in disease recurrence post-surgery. The aim of this retrospective study is ...
Prediction and assessment of pathological complete response following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer
Introduction The management of patients with rectal cancer who develop a pathological complete response (pCR) following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) presents an ongoing challenge to clinicians. Some authors have ...