Hannu Paajanen

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Totally extraperitoneal endoscopic (TEP) treatment of sportsman's hernia
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Mikkeli, Mikkeli, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:215-8. 2004
  2. doi request reprint A single-surgeon randomized trial comparing three meshes in lichtenstein hernia repair: 2- and 5-year outcome of recurrences and chronic pain
    Hannu Paajanen
    Kuopio University Hospital, PL 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Surg 11:81-4. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Impact of obesity and associated diseases on outcome after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio 70600, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:509-13. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy in diabetic patients and postoperative outcome
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Surg Endosc 25:764-70. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Effect of heavy training in contact sports on MRI findings in the pubic region of asymptomatic competitive athletes compared with non-athlete controls
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Skeletal Radiol 40:89-94. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for chronic groin pain in athletes is more effective than nonoperative treatment: a randomized clinical trial with magnetic resonance imaging of 60 patients with sportsman's hernia (athletic pubalgia)
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Surgery 150:99-107. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and etiological factors of sport-related groin injuries in top-level soccer compared to non-contact sports
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:261-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of tissue glue versus absorbable sutures for mesh fixation in local anaesthetic Lichtenstein hernia repair
    H Paajanen
    Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland Central Hospital of Mikkeli, Mikkeli, Finland
    Br J Surg 98:1245-51. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy in surgical training
    Satu Suuronen
    Department of Surgery, Mikkeli Central Hospital, Mikkeli, Finland
    Dig Surg 27:384-90. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of training level and surgical experience on survival in colorectal cancer
    Marja Hilska
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:524-31. 2004

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Totally extraperitoneal endoscopic (TEP) treatment of sportsman's hernia
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Mikkeli, Mikkeli, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:215-8. 2004
    ..No immediate or long-term complications were associated with the operation. The placement of a retropubic mesh was safe and a mini-invasive method to repair sportsman's hernia and chronic groin pain of athletes...
  2. doi request reprint A single-surgeon randomized trial comparing three meshes in lichtenstein hernia repair: 2- and 5-year outcome of recurrences and chronic pain
    Hannu Paajanen
    Kuopio University Hospital, PL 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Surg 11:81-4. 2013
    ..Chronic pain may be a major long-term problem related to mesh material and operative trauma in inguinal hernioplasty...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of obesity and associated diseases on outcome after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio 70600, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:509-13. 2012
    ..In symptomatic gallstone disease, obesity and related comorbidities increased the conversion rate, but not the operative risks of LC...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy in diabetic patients and postoperative outcome
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Surg Endosc 25:764-70. 2011
    ..We evaluated retrospectively the impact of preoperative risk factors and outcome of diabetic patients after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) compared with open cholecystectomy (OC) for symptomatic gallstones...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of heavy training in contact sports on MRI findings in the pubic region of asymptomatic competitive athletes compared with non-athlete controls
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Skeletal Radiol 40:89-94. 2011
    ..Little is known of the pubic MR imaging findings of asymptomatic heavy training athletes in contact sports...
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for chronic groin pain in athletes is more effective than nonoperative treatment: a randomized clinical trial with magnetic resonance imaging of 60 patients with sportsman's hernia (athletic pubalgia)
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Surgery 150:99-107. 2011
    ..Endoscopic mesh repair may offer a faster recovery for athletes with sportsman's hernia than nonoperative therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and etiological factors of sport-related groin injuries in top-level soccer compared to non-contact sports
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:261-6. 2011
    ..Groin injuries and chronic pain are relatively common in soccer and other contact sports. Our aim was to define the gender-related frequency of both acute and chronic groin injuries in soccer compared to non-contact endurance sports...
  8. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of tissue glue versus absorbable sutures for mesh fixation in local anaesthetic Lichtenstein hernia repair
    H Paajanen
    Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland Central Hospital of Mikkeli, Mikkeli, Finland
    Br J Surg 98:1245-51. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the feasibility and safety of tissue cyanoacrylate glue versus absorbable sutures for mesh fixation in Lichtenstein hernioplasty...
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy in surgical training
    Satu Suuronen
    Department of Surgery, Mikkeli Central Hospital, Mikkeli, Finland
    Dig Surg 27:384-90. 2010
    ..Open cholecystectomy (OC) may still be necessary in surgical training to perform safe conversions of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Our aim was to study the outcome of LCs and OCs performed by surgical trainees...
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of training level and surgical experience on survival in colorectal cancer
    Marja Hilska
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:524-31. 2004
    ..The effect of surgical training level, experience, and operation volume on complications and survival in colorectal cancer during a 10-year period in a medium-volume university hospital was retrospectively studied...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pubic magnetic resonance imaging findings in surgically and conservatively treated athletes with osteitis pubis compared to asymptomatic athletes during heavy training
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Mikkeli, Mikkeli, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 36:117-21. 2008
    ..Osteitis pubis is characterized by diffuse pain, inflammation, and bony changes in the pubic symphysis. Bone marrow edema in magnetic resonance imaging is associated with stress injury and osteitis of the pubic bone...
  12. ncbi request reprint Do absorbable mesh sutures cause less chronic pain than nonabsorbable sutures after Lichtenstein inguinal herniorraphy?
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Mikkeli Central Hospital, Finland
    Hernia 6:26-8. 2002
    ..The absorbable suture material does not appear to cause less neuropathic pain after Lichtenstein operation than nonabsorbable sutures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy in chronic abdominal pain: a prospective nonrandomized long-term follow-up study
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Mikkeli, 50100 Mikkeli, Finland
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:110-4. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess the long-term efficacy of diagnostic laparoscopy and adhesiolysis on the treatment of intractable chronic abdominal pain...
  14. pmc Ten-year audit of Lichtenstein hernioplasty under local anaesthesia performed by surgical residents
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Kuopio, Puijonlaaksontie 2, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Surg 10:24. 2010
    ..To analyse in a prospective trial the long-term results of Lichtenstein hernioplasty performed by surgical trainees...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of routine contrast-enhanced CT on costs and use of hospital resources in patients with acute abdomen. Results of a randomised clinical trial
    Tiina Lehtimäki
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FI 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Radiol 23:2538-45. 2013
    ..To evaluate the costs of treatment and use of hospital resources when comparing routine abdominal CT and selective imaging practice based on clinical assessment in patients with acute abdomen...
  16. doi request reprint Does preoperative core needle biopsy increase surgical site infections in breast cancer surgery? Randomized study of antibiotic prophylaxis
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:317-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of this randomized trial was to determine whether a prophylactic antibiotic would prevent SSI under these conditions...
  17. doi request reprint Role of quantitative cholescintigraphy for planning laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with gallbladder dyskinesia and chronic abdominal pain
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:16-9. 2009
    ..0003). Quantitative cholescintigraphy is a useful aid when considering the treatment options in patients with chronic biliary-type abdominal pain and a negative abdominal ultrasound...
  18. doi request reprint Commentary: Nationwide analysis of complications related to inguinal hernia surgery in Finland: a 5 year register study of 55,000 operations
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Mikkeli, Mikkeli, Finland
    Am J Surg 199:746-51. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of severe complications of adult inguinal hernia surgery from 2003 to 2007 using data from the Finnish National Patient Insurance Association...
  19. pmc A prospective randomized controlled multicenter trial comparing antibiotic therapy with appendectomy in the treatment of uncomplicated acute appendicitis (APPAC trial)
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Surg 13:3. 2013
    ..However, the use of antibiotic therapy in the treatment of uncomplicated AA is still controversial...
  20. pmc Outpatient antibiotic use and the incidence of acute appendicitis in Finland: a nationwide study from 1990-2008
    Imre Ilves
    1 Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:352-6. 2013
    ..Other factors, such as improved diagnosis of AA, may have some role in the decreasing incidence of AA. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of various staging and grading systems in proximal colon cancer
    Marja Hilska
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Finland
    Eur J Surg 168:84-90. 2002
    ..To compare the ability of various methods of staging and grading to predict survival in proximal colon cancer...