T Strandberg

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia are neglected in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Heikki Poussa
    Department of Surgery, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:138-41. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Differing effects of oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy on cardiovascular risk factors in healthy postmenopausal women
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 92:212-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality in a prospective study in the elderly
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20:1057-60. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Twelve-week, multicenter, randomized, open-label comparison of the effects of rosuvastatin 10 mg/d and atorvastatin 10 mg/d in high-risk adults: a DISCOVERY study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340 FIN 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Ther 26:1821-33. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, 29-y total mortality, and quality of life in men in old age
    Arto Y Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1366-71. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Benefits of optimising drug treatment in home-dwelling elderly patients with coronary artery disease
    Timo Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Drugs Aging 20:585-95. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Mortality and incidence of cancer during 10-year follow-up of the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S)
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, PL 340, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Lancet 364:771-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Low cholesterol, mortality, and quality of life in old age during a 39-year follow-up
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1002-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of midlife weight change on mortality and quality of life in old age. Prospective cohort study
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:950-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of viral and bacterial burden on cognitive impairment in elderly persons with cardiovascular diseases
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 34:2126-31. 2003

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia are neglected in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Heikki Poussa
    Department of Surgery, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:138-41. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate how dyslipidemia was diagnosed and treated in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) in a university vascular clinic...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differing effects of oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy on cardiovascular risk factors in healthy postmenopausal women
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 92:212-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality in a prospective study in the elderly
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20:1057-60. 2000
    ..The results indicate that CRP is associated with several cardiovascular risk factors in the elderly. CRP alone predicts overall and cardiovascular mortality, but the prediction was significant in only the 75-year-old cohort...
  4. ncbi request reprint Twelve-week, multicenter, randomized, open-label comparison of the effects of rosuvastatin 10 mg/d and atorvastatin 10 mg/d in high-risk adults: a DISCOVERY study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340 FIN 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Ther 26:1821-33. 2004
    ..However, approximately 50% to 60% of patients fail to reach recommended cholesterol goals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, 29-y total mortality, and quality of life in men in old age
    Arto Y Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1366-71. 2004
    ..The negative effects of excessive alcohol consumption are well known, but moderate alcohol consumption is advocated for health reasons...
  6. ncbi request reprint Benefits of optimising drug treatment in home-dwelling elderly patients with coronary artery disease
    Timo Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Drugs Aging 20:585-95. 2003
    ..At the societal level, this would be reflected in fewer hospitalisations and institutionalisations, which means decreased cost of elderly care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mortality and incidence of cancer during 10-year follow-up of the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S)
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, PL 340, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Lancet 364:771-7. 2004
    ..We extended post-trial follow-up of participants in the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) to investigate cause-specific mortality and incidence of cancer 5 years after closure of the trial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low cholesterol, mortality, and quality of life in old age during a 39-year follow-up
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1002-8. 2004
    ..We assessed the impact of serum cholesterol level in early midlife on total mortality during up to 39 years of follow-up and on the quality of life (QoL) in old age...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of midlife weight change on mortality and quality of life in old age. Prospective cohort study
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:950-4. 2003
    ..To examine the effects of weight change during midlife on long-term mortality risk and quality of life in old age...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of viral and bacterial burden on cognitive impairment in elderly persons with cardiovascular diseases
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 34:2126-31. 2003
    ..Inflammation and infectious etiology have been implicated in the pathogenesis of dementia. We sought to investigate whether the seropositivity of common infections was associated with cognitive function...
  11. ncbi request reprint What is the most important component of blood pressure: systolic, diastolic or pulse pressure?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 12:293-7. 2003
    ..In this review we compare the relative importance of various blood pressure components...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of dementia]
    Timo Strandberg
    HYKS n geriatrian klinikka PL 340, 00029 HUS
    Duodecim 119:1525-32. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations between change in C-reactive protein and serum lipids during statin treatment
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 32:579-83. 2000
    ..The change in HDL cholesterol explained 20% of the change in CRP during statin treatment. The results are in line with previous suggestions that HDL has anti-inflammatory properties...
  14. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and mortality during an up to 32-year follow-up
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 19:35-9. 2001
    ..Elevated blood pressure is an established risk factor of cardiovascular diseases, but there is a constant debate whether the association is continuous or with a threshold...
  15. ncbi request reprint Birth outcome in relation to licorice consumption during pregnancy
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 153:1085-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, heavy glycyrrhizin exposure during pregnancy did not significantly affect birth weight or maternal blood pressure, but it was significantly associated with lower gestational age...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of cardiovascular drugs by home-dwelling coronary patients aged 75 years and older. A population-based cross-sectional survey in Helsinki, Finland
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 57:513-6. 2001
    ..Elderly individuals constitute an increasing proportion of coronary patients, and up-to-date information is needed of their treatments in the community...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multifactorial cardiovascular disease prevention in patients aged 75 years and older: A randomized controlled trial: Drugs and Evidence Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) Study
    T E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, and the Division of Cardiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am Heart J 142:945-51. 2001
    ..The aim of the Drug and Evidence Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) study is to test the applicability and effectiveness of established CVD treatments in elderly patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Isolated diastolic hypertension, pulse pressure, and mean arterial pressure as predictors of mortality during a follow-up of up to 32 years
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki
    J Hypertens 20:399-404. 2002
    ..To compare mortality associated with various blood pressure components in middle-aged men during up to 32 years of follow-up...
  19. ncbi request reprint Possibilities of multifactorial cardiovascular disease prevention in patients aged 75 and older: a randomized controlled trial: Drugs and Evidence Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) Study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic and Division of Cardiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 24:1216-22. 2003
    ..The aim of this pre-planned, first-year analysis of the Drugs and Evidence-Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) Study was to determine the feasibility of prevention efforts in elderly cardiovascular patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Hypertension among very elderly]
    Timo Strandberg
    HYKS n yleissisätautien ja geriatrian klinikka, HUS
    Duodecim 121:1421-6. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Living will, resuscitation preferences, and attitudes towards life in an aged population
    Marja Liisa Laakkonen
    Helsinki City Hospital Koskela, Helsinki, Finland
    Gerontology 50:247-54. 2004
    ..The growth of life-sustaining medical technology and greater attention to medical care at the end of life have provoked interest in issues related to advance care planning...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of inappropriate medications and their prognostic significance among in-hospital and nursing home patients with and without dementia in Finland
    Minna M Raivio
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Drugs Aging 23:333-43. 2006
    ..This study examines the use of inappropriate drugs and their impact on mortality and use of health services among Finnish elderly nursing home and hospital patients. Patients with dementia were studied as a special subgroup...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of nonmalignant pain in home-dwelling older people: a population-based survey
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Helsinki University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1861-5. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of delirium in frail older people
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:158-63. 2005
    ..86, 95% CI 1.1-3.1), at 2 years (OR 1.76, 95% CI 1.1-2.8), and for permanent institutionalization (OR 2.45, 95% CI 1.2-4.9). Delirious patients with prior dementia tended to have a better prognosis than those without...
  25. doi request reprint Association between anticholinergic drugs and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele and poorer cognitive function in older cardiovascular patients: a cross-sectional study
    Juho Uusvaara
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:427-31. 2009
    ..To clarify the association between anticholinergic drugs and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele carrier status (APOE4) and cognitive dysfunction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate drug prescribing in home-dwelling, elderly patients: a population-based survey
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 162:1707-12. 2002
    ..In 1997, a US expert panel developed explicit criteria on potentially inappropriate drugs for the general elderly population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preterm birth and licorice consumption during pregnancy
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 156:803-5. 2002
    ..07, 95% confidence interval: 1.17, 8.05 for the fully adjusted model). In conclusion, heavy glycyrrhizin exposure was associated with preterm delivery and may be a novel marker of this condition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Interaction of herpesviridae, APOE gene, and education in cognitive impairment
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, P O Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Neurobiol Aging 26:1001-4. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical findings, outcome and treatment in patients > or = 75 years with acute myocardial infarction
    Mervi Kotamäki
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:781-6. 2003
    ..Our aim was to characterize current clinical course, medication and invasive treatment in elderly patients with AMI, compare treatment between sexes and also with data from 1994...
  30. doi request reprint The effect of smoking in midlife on health-related quality of life in old age: a 26-year prospective study
    Arto Y Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PL 340, 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 168:1968-74. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the long-term effect of smoking in midlife on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in old age...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cognitive decline and mortality of aged people over a 10-year period
    Reijo S Tilvis
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:268-74. 2004
    ..According to the hypothesis of our 10-year prospective study, the predictive values of different risk indicators change over time in a general 75+ population...
  32. doi request reprint Inflammation markers and malnutrition as risk factors for infections and impaired health-related quality of life among older nursing home residents
    Liisa K Kuikka
    University of Helsinki, Department of General Practice and Helsinki University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, Mannerheimintie 172 PL 41, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:348-53. 2009
    ..To explore malnutrition and inflammation markers as risk factors for poor outcome such as infections and impaired health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) among nursing home residents...
  33. ncbi request reprint Do gestational age and weight for gestational age predict concordance in parental perceptions of infant temperament?
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:331-6. 2006
    ..To study whether infant weight for gestational age, and gestational age predict mother- and father-rated infant temperament (IBQ) at 6 months...
  34. doi request reprint Maternal licorice consumption and detrimental cognitive and psychiatric outcomes in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1137-46. 2009
    ..Data are compatible with adverse fetal "programming" by overexposure to glucocorticoids and caution against excessive intake of licorice-containing foodstuffs during pregnancy...
  35. pmc Exercise rehabilitation on home-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease--a randomized, controlled trial. Study protocol
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, PO Box 20, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Trials 11:92. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of intensive exercise rehabilitation lasting for one year on mobility and physical functioning of home-dwelling patients with AD...
  36. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study found that cardiovascular risk in middle age predicted mortality and quality of life in old age
    Arto Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 4, FIN 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:415-21. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular risk reduction, while saving lives, may prolong the time with disability and impair the quality of life in survivors. We compared the consequences of middle age cardiovascular risk in old age...
  37. ncbi request reprint Delirium among patients with and without dementia: does the diagnosis according to the DSM-IV differ from the previous classifications?
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:271-7. 2004
    ..It is not known how DSM-IV classification, compared with the DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and ICD-10, identifies delirium among individuals with and without dementia and whether the symptom profiles differ between these two subgroups...
  38. ncbi request reprint Interest in healthy lifestyle and adherence to medications: Impact on mortality among elderly cardiovascular patients in the DEBATE Study
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    University of Helsinki, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Helsinki, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 67:44-9. 2007
    ..We examined how a patient-centered consultation can help the physician to evaluate older patients' adherence to medical care and a healthy lifestyle. We hypothesised that an accurate estimate of adherence should be shown in their prognosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent geriatric intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium: effects on costs and health-related quality of life
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Unit of General Practice, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:56-61. 2008
    ..We studied the effects of multicomponent geriatric treatment on costs of care and HRQoL in delirious inpatients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Detection and documentation of dementia and delirium in acute geriatric wards
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:31-5. 2004
    ..3%) in medical records. In 64/77 (83.1%) cases signs of confusion were recorded in nurses' notes. Poor detection and documentation may lead to undertreatment of both disorders...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of different diagnostic criteria on prevalence rates for delirium
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, HUS, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:156-62. 2003
    ..The DSM-IV and ICD-10 had the largest number of patients not overlapping with any other diagnostic group. The newest DSM-IV classification found more cases of delirium especially among acutely ill, hospitalized patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Small body size at birth and behavioural symptoms of ADHD in children aged five to six years
    J Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1167-74. 2006
    ..However, the evidence stems from highly selected groups with birth outcomes biased towards the extreme low end of the distribution in birth weight. Whether a similar association exists among the normal range of term birth is unclear...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of different diagnostic criteria on prognosis of delirium: a prospective study
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:240-4. 2004
    ..The DSM-IV has simplified the criteria of delirium. It identifies new, acutely ill and relatively nondependent subjects as delirious who share the poor prognosis of patients diagnosed with the previous criteria...
  44. doi request reprint Poor sleep and altered hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical and sympatho-adrenal-medullary system activity in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2254-61. 2010
    ..Neuroendocrine alterations, with well-known links with health, may offer insight into why poor sleep is associated with poor health. Yet, studies testing associations between sleep and neuroendocrine activity in children are scarce...
  45. ncbi request reprint Depressive vulnerability in parents and their 5-year-old child's temperament: a family system perspective
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Fam Psychol 20:648-55. 2006
    ..The influence of personality-based depressive traits on child temperamental outcomes and effective parenting is discussed with reference to between-dyad family dynamics...
  46. ncbi request reprint Continuity of father-rated temperament from infancy to middle childhood
    Niina Komsi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Infant Behav Dev 31:239-54. 2008
    ..These findings give empirical credence to Rothbart's theory and to father-rated temperamental continuity from infancy onwards...
  47. ncbi request reprint Fetal programming of temperamental negative affectivity among children born healthy at term
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Dev Psychobiol 48:633-43. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Neither atypical nor conventional antipsychotics increase mortality or hospital admissions among elderly patients with dementia: a two-year prospective study
    Minna M Raivio
    Memory Research and Treatment Centers Finland Medical Center Hemo Oy, Lahti, Finland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:416-24. 2007
    ..Antipsychotics are widely used to manage behavioral disorders in patients with dementia. Recently, serious concerns have been raised about the stroke and mortality risk of atypical antipsychotics when administered to patients with dementia...
  49. ncbi request reprint The association between weight gain up to midlife, 30-year mortality, and quality of life in older men
    Timo E Strandberg
    Arch Intern Med 167:2260-1. 2007
  50. doi request reprint Low low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cancer risk
    Timo E Strandberg
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:91-2; author reply 92. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint Frailty in elderly people
    Timo E Strandberg
    University of Oulu, Oulu, FIN 90014, Finland
    Lancet 369:1328-9. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Statin treatment is associated with clearly reduced mortality risk of cardiovascular patients aged 75 years and older
    Timo E Strandberg
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:213-4; author reply 214. 2008
  53. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in elderly patients with familial hypercholesterolemia
    Laura Hyttinen
    North Karelia Central Hospital, Joensuu, Finland
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:228-34. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of elderly patients with FH...
  54. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic medication and stroke outcome
    Minna M Raivio
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1027; author reply 1027-8. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Secondary prevention of stroke is important: but all hypertensive drugs are not created equal?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Stroke 36:1225-6. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Physical and cognitive functioning and resuscitation preferences of aged patients
    Marja Lilsa Laakkonen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:168-70. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol and glucose metabolism and recurrent cardiovascular events among the elderly: a prospective study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:708-14. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic beverage preference, 29-year mortality, and quality of life in men in old age
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:213-8. 2007
    ..We compared 29-year mortality and quality of life in old age by alcoholic beverage preference (beer, wine, or spirits) in a cohort of men whose socioeconomic status was similar in their adult life...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in midlife and psychological well-being among older men
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 166:2266-71. 2006
    ..We investigated whether cardiovascular disease risk in midlife is related to psychological well-being in older men (aged 69-84 years old)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Long waiting list for by-pass surgery
    Timo E Strandberg
    Age Ageing 32:360. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's disease and angiogenesis
    Timo E Strandberg
    Lancet 361:1298-9; author reply 1299-300. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for preterm delivery
    Timo E Strandberg
    Lancet 361:436; author reply 436-7. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent geriatric intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged, Malmin Kauppatie 26, 00700 Helsinki, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:176-81. 2006
    ..Treatment is mainly based on common sense with wide variations in practice. We investigated whether intensified, multicomponent geriatric treatment could improve the prognosis of delirious patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Older people's reasoning for resuscitation preferences and their role in the decision-making process
    Marja Liisa Laakkonen
    Helsinki City Hospital Koskela, P O Box 6410, FIN 00099 Helsinki, Finland
    Resuscitation 65:165-71. 2005
    ..To investigate older patients' reasoning for their cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) preferences and the related decision-making process (DMP)...
  65. doi request reprint Isolated systolic blood pressure measurement
    Timo E Strandberg
    Lancet 372:1033-4. 2008
  66. ncbi request reprint Social contacts and their relationship to loneliness among aged people - a population-based study
    Pirkko E Routasalo
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
    Gerontology 52:181-7. 2006
    ..Emotional loneliness and social isolation are major problems in old age. These concepts are interrelated and often used interchangeably, but few studies have investigated them simultaneously thus trying to clarify their relationship...
  67. ncbi request reprint Multifactorial intervention to prevent recurrent cardiovascular events in patients 75 years or older: the Drugs and Evidence-Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) study: a randomized, controlled trial
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Am Heart J 152:585-92. 2006
    ..We aimed to examine whether better use of preventive methods and treatments of cardiovascular disease would reduce recurrent events in home-dwelling patients 75 years or older...
  68. ncbi request reprint The MEGA study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Lancet 368:2051-2; author reply 2052. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Re: Education and dementia: what lies behind the association?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Neurology 71:1555-6; author reply 1556. 2008