Henri Tuomilehto

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Postoperative behavioral changes in children after adenoidectomy
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:1159-64. 2002
  2. doi Sustained improvement in mild obstructive sleep apnea after a diet- and physical activity-based lifestyle intervention: postinterventional follow-up
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:688-96. 2010
  3. pmc Sleep duration, lifestyle intervention, and incidence of type 2 diabetes in impaired glucose tolerance: The Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Care 32:1965-71. 2009
  4. doi Lifestyle intervention with weight reduction: first-line treatment in mild obstructive sleep apnea
    Henri P I Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:320-7. 2009
  5. ncbi Headache induced by an arachnoid cyst of the sphenoid sinus: a rare diagnosis problem?
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, P O Box 1777, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:135-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Sleep duration is associated with an increased risk for the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women - The FIN-D2D survey
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Kuopio, Finland
    Sleep Med 9:221-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Sleep-disordered breathing is related to an increased risk for type 2 diabetes in middle-aged men, but not in women--the FIN-D2D survey
    H Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:468-75. 2008
  8. ncbi Surgical intervention represents a feasible option for patients with mild obstructive sleep apnoea
    Johanna Sahlman
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:1266-73. 2009
  9. doi Symptom score questionnaire for nasolacrimal duct obstruction in adults--a novel tool to assess the outcome after endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy
    Grigori Smirnov
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Eastern Finland, Finland
    Rhinology 48:446-51. 2010
  10. doi The activation of the inflammatory cytokines in overweight patients with mild obstructive sleep apnoea
    Johanna Sahlman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:341-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Postoperative behavioral changes in children after adenoidectomy
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:1159-64. 2002
    ..Behavioral changes, when a proactive pain treatment has been used, have not been systematically studied...
  2. doi Sustained improvement in mild obstructive sleep apnea after a diet- and physical activity-based lifestyle intervention: postinterventional follow-up
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:688-96. 2010
    ..Weight-reduction programs have been observed to represent effective treatment of overweight patients with OSA. However, it is not known whether beneficial changes remain after the end of the intervention...
  3. pmc Sleep duration, lifestyle intervention, and incidence of type 2 diabetes in impaired glucose tolerance: The Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Care 32:1965-71. 2009
    ....
  4. doi Lifestyle intervention with weight reduction: first-line treatment in mild obstructive sleep apnea
    Henri P I Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:320-7. 2009
    ..Obesity is the most important risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, although included in clinical guidelines, no randomized controlled studies have been performed on the effects of weight reduction on mild OSA...
  5. ncbi Headache induced by an arachnoid cyst of the sphenoid sinus: a rare diagnosis problem?
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, P O Box 1777, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:135-7. 2008
    ..Extensive lesions of the sphenoid sinus are relatively rare and can cause non-specific symptoms. Thus they can represent a major pre-operative diagnosis dilemma even with access to advanced imaging techniques...
  6. ncbi Sleep duration is associated with an increased risk for the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women - The FIN-D2D survey
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Kuopio, Finland
    Sleep Med 9:221-7. 2008
    ..To examine the association between sleep duration with type 2 diabetes and abnormal glucose tolerance among middle-aged men and women in Finland...
  7. ncbi Sleep-disordered breathing is related to an increased risk for type 2 diabetes in middle-aged men, but not in women--the FIN-D2D survey
    H Tuomilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:468-75. 2008
    ..To determine the association between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and obesity, diabetes and glucose intolerance among middle-aged men and women in Finland...
  8. ncbi Surgical intervention represents a feasible option for patients with mild obstructive sleep apnoea
    Johanna Sahlman
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:1266-73. 2009
    ..These patients were found to achieve significant improvements in OSA-related symptoms after surgical intervention...
  9. doi Symptom score questionnaire for nasolacrimal duct obstruction in adults--a novel tool to assess the outcome after endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy
    Grigori Smirnov
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Eastern Finland, Finland
    Rhinology 48:446-51. 2010
    ..We have developed a specific Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction Symptom Score (NLDO-SS) questionnaire to evaluate the outcome, and tested it in a prospective clinical trial...
  10. doi The activation of the inflammatory cytokines in overweight patients with mild obstructive sleep apnoea
    Johanna Sahlman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:341-8. 2010
    ..Mild OSA was found to be associated not only with the activation of the pro-inflammatory, but also with the anti-inflammatory systems...
  11. ncbi Effect of weight reduction on rhinometric measurements in overweight patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Tatu Kemppainen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Rhinol 22:410-5. 2008
    ..Elevated nasal resistance and obesity predispose to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Weight loss has been shown to result in an alleviation of OSA, but its effect on nasal airflow has not been studied...
  12. doi Impaired nasal breathing may prevent the beneficial effect of weight loss in the treatment of OSA
    Henry Blomster
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
    Rhinology 49:587-92. 2011
    ..Some patients, however, do not benefit from weight loss. It has been postulated that nasal obstruction may act as an independent risk factor for OSA...
  13. ncbi Pain treatment and recovery after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Tatu P Kemppainen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Laryngoscope 117:1434-8. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi The health-related quality-of-life impact of nocturnal awakenings in the middle-aged and older Finnish population
    Saku Väätäinen
    Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Unit PHORU, School of Pharmacy, Social Pharmacy, University of Eastern Finland, B O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Qual Life Res 22:2737-48. 2013
    ..The aim of the study is to examine the health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) impact of the nocturnal awakenings and the duration of the sleep in the Finnish middle-aged and older population...
  15. ncbi Endothelial function is well preserved in obese patients with mild obstructive sleep apnea
    Henry Blomster
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 1777, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Sleep Breath 18:177-86. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate whether overweight patients with mild OSA displayed endothelial dysfunction, and to assess the effect of 1-year lifestyle intervention with an early very low calorie diet in endothelial function...
  16. doi Mitomycin C in revision endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy: a prospective randomized study
    Elina Penttilä
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Eastern Finland, Finland
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:425-8. 2011
    ..We conducted a prospective, randomized study to evaluate if the use of MMC improves the success in endonasal revision DCR procedure...
  17. doi Strong expression of HSP47 in metaplastic nasal mucosa may predict a poor outcome after primary endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy: a prospective study
    Grigori Smirnov
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 89:e132-6. 2011
    ..In this prospective study we assessed the expression of heat shock protein 47 (HSP47), a regulator of fibrosis, in the biopsies of nasal mucosa isolated from patients undergoing primary endoscopic DCR (EN-DCR)...
  18. doi Silicone tubing is not necessary after primary endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy: a prospective randomized study
    Grigori Smirnov
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Rhinol 22:214-7. 2008
    ..The benefit of silicone tubing after DCR is still controversial. We conducted a prospective, randomized study to evaluate the necessity of bicanalicular silicone tubes after primary EN-DCR...
  19. ncbi Craniofacial morphology but not excess body fat is associated with risk of having sleep-disordered breathing--the PANIC Study (a questionnaire-based inquiry in 6-8-year-olds)
    Tiina Ikavalko
    Oral and Maxillofacial Department, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Pediatr 171:1747-52. 2012
    ..Furthermore, children with cross bite had a 3.3 times higher risk of having SDB than those without cross bite, and children with a convex facial profile had a 2.6 times higher risk of having SDB than those with a normal facial profile...
  20. ncbi Repeated early debridement does not provide significant symptomatic benefit after ESS
    Tatu Kemppainen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University, Kuopio, Finland
    Rhinology 46:238-42. 2008
    ..Postoperative debridement is considered essential after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS), however, its effect on postoperative symptoms is largely unexplored...
  21. doi Etoricoxib for pain management during thyroid surgery--a prospective, placebo-controlled study
    Grigori Smirnov
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:92-7. 2008
    ..To assess the efficacy of etoricoxib in pain treatment during thyroid surgery...
  22. ncbi Evolution of mild obstructive sleep apnea after different treatments
    Johanna Sahlman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Laryngoscope 117:1107-11. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prognosis of mild obstructive sleep apnea in relation to different treatment modalities...
  23. ncbi A 14-year prospective follow-up study of children treated early in life with tympanostomy tubes: Part 1: Clinical outcomes
    Hannu Valtonen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:293-8. 2005
    ..To determine 14-year otological outcomes in young children treated with early insertion of ventilation tubes (VTs) for recurrent acute otitis media or otitis media with effusion (OME)...
  24. ncbi A 14-year prospective follow-up study of children treated early in life with tympanostomy tubes: Part 2: Hearing outcomes
    Hannu Valtonen
    Author Affiliations Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:299-303. 2005
    ..To determine hearing outcomes in young children receiving early and repeated tympanostomy tube insertion for recurrent acute otitis media or otitis media with effusion...
  25. doi Risk factors for sleep-disordered breathing: the role of craniofacial structure
    Riitta Pahkala
    Oral and Maxillofacial Department, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 69:137-43. 2011
    ..To evaluate possible differences in craniofacial structure between overweight patients and normal-weight patients with mild sleep-disordered breathing (SDB)...
  26. ncbi Acetaminophen is highly effective in pain treatment after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Tatu Kemppainen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Laryngoscope 116:2125-8. 2006
    ..In the present study, we have evaluated the incidence and severity of pain and the efficacy and safety of acetaminophen (paracetamol) for pain management in patients undergoing ESS...
  27. ncbi Silicone tubing after endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy: is it necessary?
    Grigori Smirnov
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Rhinol 20:600-2. 2006
    ..In this study the success of EN-DCR combined with or without bicanalicular silicone stents was evaluated in patients with nasolacrimal obstructions...
  28. doi Evaluation of a novel ambulatory device for screening of sleep apnea
    Pekka Tiihonen
    Departments of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio Univeristy Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Telemed J E Health 15:283-9. 2009
    ..2% of home recordings were technically perfect and 80.8% of recordings were diagnostically acceptable. In conclusion, the novel device was found clinically applicable, technically reliable, and sensitive for the diagnostics of OSA...