R Hurskainen

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in menorrhagia: a systematic review
    Ritva Hurskainen
    BJOG 110:87-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, PL 140, 0029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:487-90. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint [Irregular gynecological bleeding among young fertile women]
    Ritva Hurskainen
    HUS n naistenklinikka, Helsinki
    Duodecim 121:2299-304. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Managing drug-resistant essential menorrhagia without hysterectomy
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hyvinkaa Hospital, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Sairaalank 1, 05850 Hyvinkaa, Finland
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:681-94. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of menorrhagia
    R Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:749-57. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Hysteroscopic tubal sterilization: a systematic review of the Essure system
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hyvinkaa Hospital, Hyvinkaa, Finland
    Fertil Steril 94:16-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system or hysterectomy in the treatment of essential menorrhagia: predictors of outcome
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:401-3. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on sexual functioning among women with menorrhagia: a 5-year randomised controlled trial
    K Halmesmäki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BJOG 114:563-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on lower urinary tract symptoms: a 10-year follow-up study of a randomised trial
    S Heliövaara-Peippo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    BJOG 117:602-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in the treatment of menorrhagia-effect on FSH levels and menopausal symptoms
    K Halmesmäki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital of Päijät Häme, Keskussairaalankatu 7, 15850 Lahti, Finland
    Hum Reprod 19:378-82. 2004

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in menorrhagia: a systematic review
    Ritva Hurskainen
    BJOG 110:87-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, PL 140, 0029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:487-90. 2004
    ..The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system is an effective medical treatment for menorrhagia. Emerging clinical and research evidence suggests that this new treatment modality has major health benefits...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Irregular gynecological bleeding among young fertile women]
    Ritva Hurskainen
    HUS n naistenklinikka, Helsinki
    Duodecim 121:2299-304. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Managing drug-resistant essential menorrhagia without hysterectomy
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hyvinkaa Hospital, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Sairaalank 1, 05850 Hyvinkaa, Finland
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:681-94. 2006
    ..However, second generation ablation techniques may offer better cost-effectiveness than the first generation techniques, but the evidence is insufficient...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of menorrhagia
    R Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:749-57. 2007
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  6. doi request reprint Hysteroscopic tubal sterilization: a systematic review of the Essure system
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hyvinkaa Hospital, Hyvinkaa, Finland
    Fertil Steril 94:16-9. 2010
    ..Female sterilization has undergone changes in the last decade. Besides laparoscopic tubal occlusion, the Essure system is now a viable option, with about 200,000 women sterilized using this method...
  7. ncbi request reprint Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system or hysterectomy in the treatment of essential menorrhagia: predictors of outcome
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:401-3. 2004
    ..However, the treatment with LNG-IUS seemed to be an appropriate alternative to hysterectomy for all women who perceived their MBL heavy...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on sexual functioning among women with menorrhagia: a 5-year randomised controlled trial
    K Halmesmäki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BJOG 114:563-8. 2007
    ..To compare among women with menorrhagia the effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) on sexual functioning...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on lower urinary tract symptoms: a 10-year follow-up study of a randomised trial
    S Heliövaara-Peippo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    BJOG 117:602-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of hysterectomy and levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) among women treated for menorrhagia...
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in the treatment of menorrhagia-effect on FSH levels and menopausal symptoms
    K Halmesmäki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital of Päijät Häme, Keskussairaalankatu 7, 15850 Lahti, Finland
    Hum Reprod 19:378-82. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of hysterectomy and a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) on serum FSH levels and menopausal symptoms...
  11. doi request reprint The effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on cardiovascular disease risk factors in menorrhagia patients: a 10-year follow-up of a randomised trial
    S Heliövaara-Peippo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Maturitas 69:354-8. 2011
    ..To compare, whether women with menorrhagia, treated with either hysterectomy or LNG-IUS, differ in their cardiovascular risk profile during 10-year follow-up...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and other characteristics of women complaining of menorrhagia, with and without actual increased menstrual blood loss
    R Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    BJOG 108:281-5. 2001
    ..Better understanding of the factors, which explain complaints of menorrhagia in women with normal bleeding could improve both medical outcomes and reduce the cost of treatment for menorrhagia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Expression of sex steroid receptors and Ki-67 in the endometria of menorrhagic women: effects of intrauterine levonorgestrel
    R Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 140, Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Hum Reprod 6:1013-8. 2000
    ..No significant differences were found in the parameters studied between the women with and without breakthrough bleeding 6 months after insertion of an LNG-IUS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ovarian cyst formation in women using the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system vs. hysterectomy
    P Inki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Turku, Finland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 20:381-5. 2002
    ..To analyze the effect of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) on ovarian cyst formation, endometrial thickness and the size of uterus and uterine fibroids by ultrasonography...
  15. ncbi request reprint Induction of endometrial plasminogen activator-inhibitor 1: a possible mechanism contributing to the effect of intrauterine levonorgestrel in the treatment of menorrhagia
    E Rutanen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Fertil Steril 73:1020-4. 2000
    ..However, continuous induction of PAI-1 may contribute to the therapeutic effect of LNG-IUS in treating menorrhagia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and costs with the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system or hysterectomy for treatment of menorrhagia: randomized trial 5-year follow-up
    Ritva Hurskainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    JAMA 291:1456-63. 2004
    ..Both the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) and hysterectomy have proven effective for treatment of menorrhagia but there are no long-term comparative studies measuring cost and quality of life...
  17. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms as predictors of discontinuation of treatment of menorrhagia by levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, P O Box 220, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 14:70-5. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that diagnosing and treating depression among patients having menstrual problems may improve the continuity of LNG-IUS treatment of menorrhagia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting choice of treatment for menorrhagia in gynaecology outpatient clinics
    Sirkku Vuorma
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 56:1653-60. 2003
    ..The treatment plan accorded with pre-treatment preference in 72% of the women preferring hysterectomy and in 74% of those preferring a conservative option...
  19. doi request reprint The effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on lower abdominal pain and back pain among women treated for menorrhagia: a five-year randomized controlled trial
    Satu Heliövaara-Peippo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1389-96. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the changes in lower abdominal pain and back pain among women with menorrhagia treated by hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS)...
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial among women with heavy menstruation -- impact of a decision aid on treatment outcomes and costs
    Sirkku Vuorma
    National R and D Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Expect 7:327-37. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of a decision aid for menorrhagia on treatment outcomes and costs over a 12-month follow-up...
  21. doi request reprint Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study on the effect of misoprostol on ease of consecutive insertion of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Oskari Heikinheimo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Contraception 81:481-6. 2010
    ..Misoprostol has been studied intensively to produce cervical dilatation. To date, no studies have evaluated the effectiveness, safety or acceptability of this treatment for repeat intrauterine device insertions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility of levonorgestrel intrauterine system compared with hysterectomy and second generation endometrial ablative techniques in managing patients with menorrhagia in the UK
    John P Clegg
    CATALYST Health Economics Consultants, Northwood, Middlesex, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1637-48. 2007
    ..e. microwave endometrial ablation (MEA) and thermal balloon endometrial ablation (TBEA)) and hysterectomy in the UK...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlates of women's preferences for treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding
    Sirkku Vuorma
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, PO Box 220, 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 49:125-32. 2003
    ..Doctors should pay more attention to motivating women for a trial of conservative treatment since only half of the women reported previous treatment for their menstrual problem...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient information booklet on treatment decision--a randomized trial among women with heavy menstruation
    Sirkku Vuorma
    STAKES, National R and D Centre for Welfare and Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Health Expect 6:290-7. 2003
    ..Does a patient information booklet influence treatment for menorrhagia?..
  25. ncbi request reprint [Woman and von Willebrand disease]
    Ritva Hurskainen
    HYKS n naistenklinikka Haartmaninkatu 2 00290 Helsinki
    Duodecim 119:33-40; quiz 40, 78. 2003